Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 399 415 501
Rank change year-on-year +16 +86 +80
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 136 140 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.57% 2.42% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 121 111
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £33,375 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 5,294 5,777 7,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.03% 18.27% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,475 4,859 6,766
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,097 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.13% +2.44% +5.88%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
Hampshire +27 65 £58,250 +5.91% 3
Thames Valley +37 56 £55,000 -21.43% 8
Berkshire +45 48 £55,000 -21.43% 3
Surrey -35 13 £42,000 -13.85% 4
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 - 4
East Sussex -33 5 £45,000 - 1
Kent +16 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £68,750 - 1
Middlesex +10 1 - -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 85 (62.50%) Linux
2 81 (59.56%) VMware
3 79 (58.09%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (44.85%) DevOps
6 55 (40.44%) Python
7 54 (39.71%) Docker
8 53 (38.97%) MySQL
9 50 (36.76%) Java
9 50 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (36.76%) Software Engineering
9 50 (36.76%) Ansible
10 48 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 48 (35.29%) SQL
11 47 (34.56%) TDD
12 46 (33.82%) Kubernetes
13 44 (32.35%) Data Centre
14 39 (28.68%) Puppet
15 34 (25.00%) Open Source
15 34 (25.00%) Degree
16 33 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (23.53%) NoSQL
17 32 (23.53%) Scrum
18 29 (21.32%) MongoDB
19 28 (20.59%) CentOS
20 27 (19.85%) Jenkins
21 26 (19.12%) Cloud Foundry
21 26 (19.12%) Spring
22 25 (18.38%) Ruby
22 25 (18.38%) Microservices

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 26 (19.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.94%) Alfresco
5 4 (2.94%) CMS
5 4 (2.94%) Drupal
5 4 (2.94%) Liferay
5 4 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.47%) Apache
6 2 (1.47%) Confluence
6 2 (1.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.74%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) Jetty
7 1 (0.74%) nginx
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 79 (58.09%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.82%) OpenShift
4 10 (7.35%) SaaS
5 8 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (3.68%) PaaS
8 4 (2.94%) GitHub
9 3 (2.21%) Heroku
9 3 (2.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.44%) TCP/IP
2 20 (14.71%) HTTP
3 17 (12.50%) Internet
4 14 (10.29%) SSL
4 14 (10.29%) VPN
5 13 (9.56%) IPsec
6 12 (8.82%) LAN
6 12 (8.82%) WAN
7 8 (5.88%) DNS
8 7 (5.15%) DHCP
8 7 (5.15%) SAN
9 6 (4.41%) NAS
10 5 (3.68%) Firewall
11 4 (2.94%) AMQP
11 4 (2.94%) BGP
11 4 (2.94%) EIGRP
11 4 (2.94%) MPLS
11 4 (2.94%) OSPF
11 4 (2.94%) RIP
12 2 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (38.97%) MySQL
2 32 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 29 (21.32%) MongoDB
4 20 (14.71%) MariaDB
5 18 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (10.29%) Redis
7 13 (9.56%) RDBMS
7 13 (9.56%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.68%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.94%) Big Data
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.74%) Impala
Development Applications
1 27 (19.85%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.29%) Maven
3 13 (9.56%) Vagrant
4 10 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.94%) Ant
5 4 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.94%) GitLab
5 4 (2.94%) Subversion
6 2 (1.47%) Gradle
6 2 (1.47%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (5.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Developer
1 27 (19.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (19.12%) Cloud Engineer
2 26 (19.12%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (11.03%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.29%) Linux Support
4 14 (10.29%) Linux Support Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) Java Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 12 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (8.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (8.09%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Python Developer
10 7 (5.15%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.12%) Spring
2 21 (15.44%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (13.24%) Web Services
4 17 (12.50%) HTML
5 15 (11.03%) HTML5
6 12 (8.82%) REST
7 11 (8.09%) Spring Boot
8 8 (5.88%) RESTful
9 7 (5.15%) Spring Integration
10 6 (4.41%) Django
10 6 (4.41%) Velocity
11 5 (3.68%) JSON
12 4 (2.94%) EJB
12 4 (2.94%) Hystrix
12 4 (2.94%) J2EE
12 4 (2.94%) Java EE
12 4 (2.94%) Java EE 5
12 4 (2.94%) Middleware
12 4 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.71%) Public Cloud
3 16 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 14 (10.29%) Private Cloud
5 12 (8.82%) User Experience
6 9 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.41%) Blog
8 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.94%) Cloud Native
9 3 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.74%) CMDB
11 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.74%) Replication
11 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.50%) Linux
2 28 (20.59%) CentOS
3 19 (13.97%) Ubuntu
4 17 (12.50%) Windows
5 9 (6.62%) Unix
6 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.47%) Debian
8 1 (0.74%) VMS
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.85%) DevOps
3 50 (36.76%) Software Engineering
4 47 (34.56%) TDD
5 34 (25.00%) Open Source
6 33 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (23.53%) Scrum
8 25 (18.38%) Microservices
9 24 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (16.91%) Configuration Management
11 22 (16.18%) BDD
12 20 (14.71%) Extreme Programming
12 20 (14.71%) OWASP
13 17 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 14 (10.29%) ITIL
15 13 (9.56%) API Integration
15 13 (9.56%) Identity Management
15 13 (9.56%) Performance Testing
15 13 (9.56%) Security Testing
15 13 (9.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.44%) Python
2 50 (36.76%) Java
3 48 (35.29%) SQL
4 25 (18.38%) Ruby
5 21 (15.44%) JavaScript
6 19 (13.97%) Perl
7 14 (10.29%) Bash Shell
7 14 (10.29%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.62%) C
9 8 (5.88%) PHP
10 6 (4.41%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.94%) Scala
12 3 (2.21%) C++
12 3 (2.21%) Go
13 1 (0.74%) C#
13 1 (0.74%) Groovy
13 1 (0.74%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.74%) R
13 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) CCNA
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) MCSE
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) GCP
2 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (39.71%) Docker
2 50 (36.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.50%) vSphere
4 15 (11.03%) Xen
5 7 (5.15%) KVM
6 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.94%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (36.76%) Ansible
2 46 (33.82%) Kubernetes
3 39 (28.68%) Puppet
4 20 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (8.09%) Nagios
5 11 (8.09%) Terraform
6 6 (4.41%) cPanel
7 5 (3.68%) Salt
8 2 (1.47%) Grafana
8 2 (1.47%) logstash
9 1 (0.74%) Rancher
Vendors
1 81 (59.56%) VMware
2 24 (17.65%) Oracle
3 19 (13.97%) Red Hat
4 17 (12.50%) SaltStack
5 10 (7.35%) Atlassian
5 10 (7.35%) Cisco
6 9 (6.62%) Ivanti
7 8 (5.88%) Citrix
7 8 (5.88%) Juniper
7 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.41%) Google
8 6 (4.41%) New Relic
9 4 (2.94%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.94%) IBM
9 4 (2.94%) OpenText
9 4 (2.94%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.21%) EMC
11 2 (1.47%) NetApp
11 2 (1.47%) Splunk
12 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow