Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 432 500
Rank change year-on-year +27 +68 +92
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 148 156 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 2.41% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 87 138 146
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +18.18%
10th Percentile £33,600 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £77,500 £71,875
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.49%

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 5300 6467 8299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.44% 18.38% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4457 5514 7035
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 £26,750 £25,868
90th Percentile £65,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Hampshire +48 66 £58,250 +16.50% 2
Thames Valley +50 57 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Berkshire +46 48 £60,000 -11.11% 3
East Sussex -1 15 £45,000 -
Surrey -34 6 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £68,750 -
Kent +17 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 102 (68.92%) Linux
2 77 (52.03%) DevOps
3 76 (51.35%) VMware
4 70 (47.30%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (44.59%) Python
7 65 (43.92%) Puppet
7 65 (43.92%) Ansible
8 59 (39.86%) Docker
9 51 (34.46%) Data Centre
10 49 (33.11%) Degree
11 47 (31.76%) Jenkins
12 43 (29.05%) Kubernetes
12 43 (29.05%) Open Source
12 43 (29.05%) MySQL
13 41 (27.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 41 (27.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (25.00%) CentOS
16 36 (24.32%) Software Engineering
16 36 (24.32%) Cloud Foundry
17 34 (22.97%) Public Cloud
18 33 (22.30%) Java
18 33 (22.30%) TDD
19 31 (20.95%) SQL
20 29 (19.59%) Opscode Chef
21 27 (18.24%) Oracle
22 26 (17.57%) Ubuntu
23 25 (16.89%) TCP/IP
24 24 (16.22%) VPN

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 36 (24.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.08%) Confluence
3 9 (6.08%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.41%) Jetty
4 8 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.70%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.70%) CMS
6 4 (2.70%) Drupal
6 4 (2.70%) Liferay
7 2 (1.35%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 70 (47.30%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (27.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (10.81%) OpenShift
4 12 (8.11%) PaaS
5 10 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (6.76%) IaaS
6 9 (6.08%) SaaS
7 7 (4.73%) Heroku
8 4 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.70%) GitHub
8 4 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.89%) TCP/IP
2 24 (16.22%) VPN
3 19 (12.84%) SSL
4 18 (12.16%) IPsec
5 17 (11.49%) Internet
6 15 (10.14%) HTTP
7 13 (8.78%) LAN
7 13 (8.78%) Network Security
8 11 (7.43%) SAN
9 9 (6.08%) BGP
9 9 (6.08%) OSPF
10 8 (5.41%) WAN
11 7 (4.73%) DNS
12 6 (4.05%) DHCP
12 6 (4.05%) VLAN
13 5 (3.38%) Firewall
13 5 (3.38%) NAS
14 4 (2.70%) EIGRP
14 4 (2.70%) MPLS
14 4 (2.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.05%) MySQL
2 20 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 14 (9.46%) Redis
5 10 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.76%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.08%) Big Data
7 8 (5.41%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) Impala
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 47 (31.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.43%) Maven
3 9 (6.08%) JIRA
4 7 (4.73%) Vagrant
5 5 (3.38%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.70%) Ant
6 4 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.70%) GitLab
6 4 (2.70%) Subversion
7 2 (1.35%) Gradle
8 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (7.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (1.35%) Banking
3 2 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (19.59%) Cloud Engineer
2 28 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (15.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (14.19%) Developer
5 19 (12.84%) Linux Support
5 19 (12.84%) Linux Support Engineer
5 19 (12.84%) Support Engineer
6 18 (12.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 16 (10.81%) Administrator
7 16 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (10.14%) DevOps Administrator
8 15 (10.14%) Linux Administrator
8 15 (10.14%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 15 (10.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 14 (9.46%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (8.78%) Platform Support Engineer
11 12 (8.11%) Consultant
11 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (6.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (6.08%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.19%) Web Services
2 19 (12.84%) HTML
3 17 (11.49%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (9.46%) REST
5 11 (7.43%) HTML5
6 9 (6.08%) CSS
7 7 (4.73%) Django
7 7 (4.73%) Spring
8 6 (4.05%) Velocity
9 5 (3.38%) JSON
10 4 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.03%) Middleware
11 3 (2.03%) Node.js
12 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (1.35%) RESTful
12 2 (1.35%) Sensu
13 1 (0.68%) Angular 2
13 1 (0.68%) Hystrix
13 1 (0.68%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 51 (34.46%) Data Centre
2 34 (22.97%) Public Cloud
3 24 (16.22%) Cloud Native
4 15 (10.14%) Computer Science
4 15 (10.14%) Private Cloud
5 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.76%) Enterprise Cloud
7 9 (6.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (4.73%) User Experience
9 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.68%) CMDB
12 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.68%) Replication
12 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 102 (68.92%) Linux
2 37 (25.00%) CentOS
3 26 (17.57%) Ubuntu
4 21 (14.19%) Windows
5 11 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.76%) Unix
7 1 (0.68%) Debian
7 1 (0.68%) VMS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (52.03%) DevOps
2 67 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (29.05%) Open Source
4 39 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (24.32%) Software Engineering
6 33 (22.30%) TDD
7 23 (15.54%) Configuration Management
8 22 (14.86%) Scrum
9 21 (14.19%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (12.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (12.84%) ITIL
11 14 (9.46%) Identity Management
11 14 (9.46%) Kanban
12 13 (8.78%) API Integration
12 13 (8.78%) Task Automation
13 12 (8.11%) BDD
13 12 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (7.43%) Collaborative Working
14 11 (7.43%) Continuous Deployment
14 11 (7.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.59%) Python
2 33 (22.30%) Java
3 31 (20.95%) SQL
4 23 (15.54%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.86%) Ruby
6 18 (12.16%) Perl
7 17 (11.49%) PHP
8 15 (10.14%) Bash Shell
9 13 (8.78%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.41%) C
11 6 (4.05%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.70%) Go
12 4 (2.70%) Scala
13 2 (1.35%) C++
13 2 (1.35%) Groovy
14 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.68%) R
14 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (33.11%) Degree
2 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
3 22 (14.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.05%) CISSP
6 5 (3.38%) CCIE
6 5 (3.38%) CCIE Security
6 5 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.38%) VCAP
7 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.35%) CCNA
8 2 (1.35%) MCSE
8 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) GCP
2 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 59 (39.86%) Docker
2 41 (27.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.19%) vSphere
4 15 (10.14%) Xen
5 10 (6.76%) vCloud
6 9 (6.08%) KVM
7 6 (4.05%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.38%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.68%) oVirt
10 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (43.92%) Ansible
1 65 (43.92%) Puppet
2 43 (29.05%) Kubernetes
3 29 (19.59%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (10.14%) Terraform
5 11 (7.43%) Nagios
6 6 (4.05%) cPanel
7 5 (3.38%) Salt
8 2 (1.35%) Grafana
8 2 (1.35%) logstash
9 1 (0.68%) CloudForms
9 1 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 76 (51.35%) VMware
2 27 (18.24%) Oracle
3 24 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.46%) Cisco
4 14 (9.46%) SaltStack
5 10 (6.76%) Atlassian
5 10 (6.76%) Citrix
5 10 (6.76%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.08%) Google
6 9 (6.08%) LANDesk
7 7 (4.73%) Juniper
7 7 (4.73%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.05%) New Relic
9 5 (3.38%) Isilon
10 4 (2.70%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.70%) IBM
10 4 (2.70%) OpenText
10 4 (2.70%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.03%) EMC
12 2 (1.35%) Splunk