Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > South East
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 321 374 458
Rank change year-on-year +53 +84 -52
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 52 44 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.66% 1.72% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 53
10th Percentile £61,250 £39,883 £41,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £40,133 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +45.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +17.39% -8.00% -3.85%

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 1,958 2,556 3,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.91% 13.91% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,527 2,057 3,223
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,173 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £34,643
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 7 May 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 7 May 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
Berkshire +47 29 £72,500 +20.83% 4
Thames Valley +41 29 £72,500 +72.84% 4
Hampshire +48 20 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Surrey +17 2 £65,000 -10.34% 1
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 - 2
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 32 (61.54%) Ansible
2 27 (51.92%) DevOps
3 23 (44.23%) OpenShift
3 23 (44.23%) Linux
4 21 (40.38%) Private Cloud
5 20 (38.46%) Terraform
5 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (36.54%) Law
7 18 (34.62%) Docker
8 15 (28.85%) Kubernetes
8 15 (28.85%) VMware
8 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
8 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (28.85%) Azure
9 14 (26.92%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 12 (23.08%) Scrum
10 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 12 (23.08%) Software Deployment
11 11 (21.15%) Technical Leadership
11 11 (21.15%) Service Management
12 10 (19.23%) Puppet
12 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (19.23%) IT Strategy
13 9 (17.31%) Business Case
13 9 (17.31%) Public Cloud
13 9 (17.31%) PaaS
13 9 (17.31%) REST
13 9 (17.31%) Cisco
13 9 (17.31%) ITIL

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 6 (11.54%) Camunda
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 23 (44.23%) OpenShift
2 15 (28.85%) Azure
3 9 (17.31%) PaaS
4 8 (15.38%) IaaS
5 5 (9.62%) AWS
6 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.85%) SaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.92%) GCP
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
1 2 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.92%) 5G
2 1 (1.92%) BGP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.92%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) MPLS
2 1 (1.92%) SNMP
2 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.92%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.92%) VoWiFi
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 19 (36.54%) Law
2 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.54%) Influencing Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Social Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Architect
2 12 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Strategy Manager
5 6 (11.54%) Automation Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Network Technical Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Design Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Design Authority
6 5 (9.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) REST
2 6 (11.54%) Django
2 6 (11.54%) Flask
2 6 (11.54%) OpenDaylight
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.92%) LAMP
4 1 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) Spring
4 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Private Cloud
2 9 (17.31%) Public Cloud
3 7 (13.46%) Cloud Native
4 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Windows
4 6 (11.54%) Unix
5 4 (7.69%) Solaris
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) DevOps
2 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Collaborative Working
4 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 12 (23.08%) Software Deployment
4 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 11 (21.15%) Service Management
5 11 (21.15%) Technical Leadership
6 10 (19.23%) IT Strategy
7 9 (17.31%) Business Case
7 9 (17.31%) ITIL
8 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (15.38%) Kanban
9 7 (13.46%) Decision-Making
9 7 (13.46%) Open Source
9 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
9 7 (13.46%) SIEM
9 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Python
2 3 (5.77%) C
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) Java 8
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.92%) GRC
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Docker
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) KVM
4 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (61.54%) Ansible
2 20 (38.46%) Terraform
3 15 (28.85%) Kubernetes
4 10 (19.23%) Puppet
5 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (11.54%) Salt
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.85%) SCCM
6 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) VMware
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.54%) Arista
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (5.77%) Juniper
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.85%) Sophos
7 2 (3.85%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) BiZZdesign
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.92%) Google
8 1 (1.92%) Pega
8 1 (1.92%) Sparx
8 1 (1.92%) WSO2