Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 456 534
Rank change year-on-year +51 +78 +71
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 144 143 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 2.19% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 84 128 116
South East median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,300 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,875 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,250 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +9.09% +4.76%

OpenStack is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 5158 6518 8222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.89% 18.43% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4336 5574 7023
South East median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +5.39%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the South East

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack in the South East.

Salary trend for OpenStack in the South East

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the South East

OpenStack
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +51 56 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Hampshire +43 54 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Berkshire +52 48 £60,000 -11.11%
East Sussex +17 20 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 - 2
Middlesex - 4 - -
Surrey -19 3 - -
Kent +27 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £75,000 -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 105 (72.92%) Linux
2 84 (58.33%) DevOps
3 72 (50.00%) Puppet
4 71 (49.31%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (48.61%) Python
5 70 (48.61%) Ansible
6 67 (46.53%) VMware
7 66 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (40.28%) Docker
9 56 (38.89%) Jenkins
10 54 (37.50%) Degree
11 44 (30.56%) Data Centre
12 42 (29.17%) Open Source
13 41 (28.47%) Microsoft Azure
14 39 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (26.39%) Kubernetes
15 38 (26.39%) Cloud Foundry
16 36 (25.00%) MySQL
17 33 (22.92%) CentOS
18 32 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
19 30 (20.83%) Public Cloud
19 30 (20.83%) Ubuntu
19 30 (20.83%) Software Engineering
19 30 (20.83%) Java
20 28 (19.44%) TDD
21 26 (18.06%) Configuration Management
21 26 (18.06%) SQL
22 25 (17.36%) TCP/IP
22 25 (17.36%) Red Hat

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (26.39%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.56%) Confluence
3 8 (5.56%) Jetty
3 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.78%) Alfresco
4 4 (2.78%) CMS
4 4 (2.78%) Drupal
4 4 (2.78%) Liferay
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.69%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 71 (49.31%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (28.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (13.19%) IaaS
3 19 (13.19%) OpenShift
4 17 (11.81%) PaaS
5 10 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (6.25%) SaaS
7 7 (4.86%) Heroku
8 5 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.08%) GitHub
10 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.36%) TCP/IP
2 23 (15.97%) VPN
3 20 (13.89%) Internet
4 19 (13.19%) SSL
5 18 (12.50%) IPsec
6 15 (10.42%) HTTP
7 14 (9.72%) LAN
8 13 (9.03%) Network Security
9 10 (6.94%) DNS
10 9 (6.25%) WAN
11 8 (5.56%) BGP
11 8 (5.56%) OSPF
11 8 (5.56%) SAN
12 6 (4.17%) DHCP
13 5 (3.47%) VLAN
14 4 (2.78%) Firewall
15 3 (2.08%) EIGRP
15 3 (2.08%) MPLS
15 3 (2.08%) RIP
16 2 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.00%) MySQL
2 14 (9.72%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.72%) Redis
3 11 (7.64%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.56%) Big Data
7 5 (3.47%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.69%) Impala
8 1 (0.69%) Riak
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.03%) Maven
3 9 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.56%) JIRA
4 8 (5.56%) Vagrant
5 7 (4.86%) Ant
6 5 (3.47%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.47%) Travis CI
7 3 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.08%) GitLab
7 3 (2.08%) Subversion
8 2 (1.39%) Gradle
9 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.86%) Finance
3 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (1.39%) Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Law
5 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (17.36%) Cloud Engineer
2 24 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (15.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 21 (14.58%) Administrator
5 20 (13.89%) DevOps Administrator
5 20 (13.89%) Linux Administrator
5 20 (13.89%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 20 (13.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 19 (13.19%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (11.11%) Linux Support
7 16 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
7 16 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 15 (10.42%) Developer
9 14 (9.72%) Consultant
10 13 (9.03%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (9.03%) Platform Support Engineer
11 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.19%) Web Services
2 17 (11.81%) RabbitMQ
3 16 (11.11%) HTML
4 12 (8.33%) REST
5 10 (6.94%) CSS
6 6 (4.17%) Django
6 6 (4.17%) HTML5
6 6 (4.17%) Spring
6 6 (4.17%) Velocity
7 4 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.08%) JSON
8 3 (2.08%) Node.js
9 2 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.39%) Middleware
9 2 (1.39%) Sensu
9 2 (1.39%) XHTML
9 2 (1.39%) XML
10 1 (0.69%) Angular 2
10 1 (0.69%) Pyramid
10 1 (0.69%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 30 (20.83%) Public Cloud
3 24 (16.67%) Cloud Native
4 17 (11.81%) Private Cloud
5 16 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 11 (7.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (6.94%) Enterprise Cloud
8 9 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (5.56%) User Experience
10 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.69%) CMDB
12 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.69%) Fintech
12 1 (0.69%) Replication
12 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 105 (72.92%) Linux
2 33 (22.92%) CentOS
3 30 (20.83%) Ubuntu
4 19 (13.19%) Windows
5 13 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (8.33%) Unix
7 4 (2.78%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.69%) AIX
8 1 (0.69%) Debian
8 1 (0.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.69%) VMS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.33%) DevOps
2 66 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (29.17%) Open Source
4 39 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 28 (19.44%) TDD
7 26 (18.06%) Configuration Management
8 20 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (11.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (11.81%) Scrum
10 15 (10.42%) ITIL
11 14 (9.72%) Identity Management
11 14 (9.72%) Kanban
12 13 (9.03%) API Integration
13 12 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
13 12 (8.33%) Task Automation
14 11 (7.64%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (7.64%) Problem Management
15 10 (6.94%) Load Balancing
16 9 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (48.61%) Python
2 30 (20.83%) Java
3 26 (18.06%) SQL
4 20 (13.89%) PHP
5 19 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 19 (13.19%) Perl
5 19 (13.19%) Ruby
6 14 (9.72%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.86%) C
9 6 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.78%) Go
11 3 (2.08%) Scala
12 2 (1.39%) C++
12 2 (1.39%) Groovy
13 1 (0.69%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.69%) R
13 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (37.50%) Degree
2 23 (15.97%) Security Cleared
3 22 (15.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.17%) CISSP
6 5 (3.47%) CCIE
6 5 (3.47%) CCIE Security
6 5 (3.47%) VCAP
7 4 (2.78%) Master's Degree
8 3 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.39%) MCSE
9 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.69%) CCNA
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) GCP
3 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 58 (40.28%) Docker
2 38 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.81%) vSphere
4 13 (9.03%) Xen
5 10 (6.94%) vCloud
6 7 (4.86%) KVM
7 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.47%) VMware NSX
8 4 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (2.78%) LXC
8 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.69%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 72 (50.00%) Puppet
2 70 (48.61%) Ansible
3 38 (26.39%) Kubernetes
4 32 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (8.33%) Nagios
5 12 (8.33%) Terraform
6 5 (3.47%) cPanel
7 4 (2.78%) Graphite
7 4 (2.78%) Icinga
7 4 (2.78%) Mesos
7 4 (2.78%) Salt
8 3 (2.08%) CloudForms
9 2 (1.39%) Grafana
9 2 (1.39%) logstash
10 1 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.69%) Rancher
Vendors
1 67 (46.53%) VMware
2 25 (17.36%) Red Hat
3 24 (16.67%) Oracle
4 17 (11.81%) SaltStack
5 12 (8.33%) Cisco
6 11 (7.64%) Google
7 9 (6.25%) Atlassian
7 9 (6.25%) LANDesk
7 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.56%) Citrix
8 8 (5.56%) New Relic
9 7 (4.86%) Rackspace
9 7 (4.86%) ServiceNow
10 6 (4.17%) Juniper
11 5 (3.47%) Isilon
12 4 (2.78%) IBM
12 4 (2.78%) OpenText
13 3 (2.08%) AppDynamics
14 2 (1.39%) EMC
14 2 (1.39%) NetApp