Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 375 265 450
Rank change year-on-year -110 +185 -31
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 67 21 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.47% 1.88% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 55
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £47,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% -17.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £75,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -14.06% +2.40%

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 2,715 1,119 3,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.44% 13.77% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,736 953 3,099
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,853 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,855 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OpenStack as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenStack in the South East.

Salary trend for OpenStack in the South East

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenStack in the South East over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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 -59 56 £52,500 +13.51% 9
Berkshire -27 51 £52,500 +10.53% 5
West Sussex - 8 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire -28 4 - - 3
Hampshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -56 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 38 (56.72%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) Kubernetes
3 29 (43.28%) Python
4 27 (40.30%) Docker
5 26 (38.81%) DevOps
6 23 (34.33%) Social Skills
7 20 (29.85%) Open Source
8 19 (28.36%) Azure
9 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
9 16 (23.88%) Perl
9 16 (23.88%) Ansible
10 15 (22.39%) AWS
11 14 (20.90%) Microservices
11 14 (20.90%) Private Cloud
11 14 (20.90%) Terraform
12 13 (19.40%) Front End Development
12 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
12 13 (19.40%) VMware
12 13 (19.40%) Java
13 12 (17.91%) Oracle
13 12 (17.91%) Windows
13 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (17.91%) Degree
13 12 (17.91%) JIRA
13 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
14 11 (16.42%) TDD
14 11 (16.42%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
15 9 (13.43%) GitHub

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 8 (11.94%) Confluence
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Azure
2 15 (22.39%) AWS
3 9 (13.43%) GitHub
4 8 (11.94%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (11.94%) GCP
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (4.48%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.99%) Serverless
8 1 (1.49%) PaaS
8 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) PBX
1 8 (11.94%) Softswitch
1 8 (11.94%) VoIP
2 5 (7.46%) BGP
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (7.46%) MPLS
3 4 (5.97%) HTTP
3 4 (5.97%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.49%) 5G
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) SNMP
5 1 (1.49%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.49%) VoWiFi
5 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.97%) SQLite
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) JIRA
2 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) GitLab
General
1 23 (34.33%) Social Skills
2 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Electronics
5 3 (4.48%) Finance
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) French Language
6 1 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Architect
2 12 (17.91%) Developer
3 10 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Design Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (11.94%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Voice Design Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Junior
6 6 (8.96%) Junior DevOps
6 6 (8.96%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Backend Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Platform Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Core Network Architect
8 4 (5.97%) IP Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Juniper Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Vue.js
2 5 (7.46%) LAMP
2 5 (7.46%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (5.97%) Node.js
3 4 (5.97%) React
3 4 (5.97%) REST
3 4 (5.97%) Spring
3 4 (5.97%) Spring Boot
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) WebAssembly
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Private Cloud
2 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.45%) Cloud Native
3 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.45%) User Experience
3 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) SUSE
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Solaris
5 4 (5.97%) VMS
6 1 (1.49%) Unix
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) DevOps
2 20 (29.85%) Open Source
3 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.90%) Microservices
5 13 (19.40%) Front End Development
6 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
7 11 (16.42%) TDD
8 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.94%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (10.45%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (10.45%) Edge Computing
10 7 (10.45%) Open Source Development
11 6 (8.96%) API Design
12 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure as Code
13 4 (5.97%) Critical Thinking
13 4 (5.97%) Domain Models
13 4 (5.97%) Event-Driven
13 4 (5.97%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) Python
2 16 (23.88%) Perl
3 13 (19.40%) Java
4 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.94%) Ruby
5 5 (7.46%) SQL
6 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.97%) C
6 4 (5.97%) Go
6 4 (5.97%) R
6 4 (5.97%) Rust
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (10.45%) Master's Degree
4 4 (5.97%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Docker
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.97%) KVM
5 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (44.78%) Kubernetes
2 16 (23.88%) Ansible
3 14 (20.90%) Terraform
4 7 (10.45%) Rancher
5 4 (5.97%) Packer
6 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) VMware
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle
3 8 (11.94%) GENBAND
3 8 (11.94%) Google
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.94%) Sonus
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.46%) Juniper
6 3 (4.48%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) HP