Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 396 283 423
Rank change year-on-year -113 +140 +40
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 49 37 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 2.37% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 38
10th Percentile £37,500 £62,125 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £63,438 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.69% +31.82% -
75th Percentile £74,063 £78,750 £64,063
90th Percentile £82,500 - £79,125
England median annual salary £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.00% -

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 2,359 1,559 3,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.23% 15.68% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,583 1,306 2,795
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £77,500
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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -67 27 £55,000 -24.14% 4
Berkshire -36 23 £55,000 -24.14% 1
Surrey -52 14 - - 5
West Sussex - 4 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 3
East Sussex - 3 £52,500 -
Kent - 1 - -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 30 (61.22%) Python
3 23 (46.94%) DevOps
4 22 (44.90%) Kubernetes
5 21 (42.86%) Ansible
6 20 (40.82%) Docker
6 20 (40.82%) Perl
7 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (36.73%) Microservices
7 18 (36.73%) Terraform
8 17 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (32.65%) Java
9 16 (32.65%) AWS
10 15 (30.61%) Bash
11 14 (28.57%) REST
11 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (28.57%) VMware
11 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 13 (26.53%) Finance
12 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
12 13 (26.53%) Statistics
12 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
12 13 (26.53%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
13 11 (22.45%) Grafana
13 11 (22.45%) InfluxDB
13 11 (22.45%) Social Skills
13 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
13 11 (22.45%) Open Source

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 (16.33%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.08%) Ethereum
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) AWS
2 10 (20.41%) GitHub
3 9 (18.37%) Azure
4 5 (10.20%) GCP
5 4 (8.16%) Serverless
6 3 (6.12%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (6.12%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.08%) GitHub Actions
7 2 (4.08%) SaaS
7 2 (4.08%) Stackdriver
8 1 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) PBX
1 6 (12.24%) Softswitch
1 6 (12.24%) VoIP
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) NaaS
3 1 (2.04%) NGN
3 1 (2.04%) SD-WAN
3 1 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) InfluxDB
2 9 (18.37%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.16%) SQLite
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 2 (4.08%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
1 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.33%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) GitLab
3 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.04%) Emacs
General
1 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.53%) Finance
3 11 (22.45%) Social Skills
4 9 (18.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 9 (18.37%) Law
5 4 (8.16%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Games
7 1 (2.04%) French Language
7 1 (2.04%) Marketing
7 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Design Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Developer
2 6 (12.24%) Junior
2 6 (12.24%) Junior DevOps
2 6 (12.24%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Voice Design Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Backend Developer
4 4 (8.16%) IT Support
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Integrator
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) REST
2 10 (20.41%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (12.24%) Spring
3 6 (12.24%) Spring Boot
4 5 (10.20%) Node.js
5 4 (8.16%) React
5 4 (8.16%) WebAssembly
6 2 (4.08%) Smart Contracts
7 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.04%) Web Services
7 1 (2.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (18.37%) Cyber Defence
2 9 (18.37%) Cyberattack
2 9 (18.37%) Replication
2 9 (18.37%) Smartphone
2 9 (18.37%) Social Media
3 6 (12.24%) Private Cloud
4 5 (10.20%) Cybercrime
5 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
7 2 (4.08%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Debian
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) DevOps
2 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Microservices
3 17 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
4 13 (26.53%) Statistics
4 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
5 11 (22.45%) Open Source
6 9 (18.37%) Business Continuity
6 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
6 9 (18.37%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
6 9 (18.37%) Release Management
6 9 (18.37%) Server Hardening
6 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.37%) Threat Intelligence
7 8 (16.33%) CI/CD
8 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (12.24%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) Python
2 20 (40.82%) Perl
3 16 (32.65%) Java
4 15 (30.61%) Bash
5 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
6 8 (16.33%) Ruby
7 6 (12.24%) SQL
8 4 (8.16%) C
8 4 (8.16%) Go
8 4 (8.16%) R
8 4 (8.16%) Rust
9 1 (2.04%) Java 11
9 1 (2.04%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (8.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) Docker
2 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.41%) KVM
4 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (18.37%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (18.37%) Xen
5 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) Kubernetes
2 21 (42.86%) Ansible
3 18 (36.73%) Terraform
4 11 (22.45%) Grafana
5 9 (18.37%) logstash
5 9 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (18.37%) Puppet
6 4 (8.16%) Packer
7 2 (4.08%) Kibana
7 2 (4.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) Perforce
3 6 (12.24%) GENBAND
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Sonus
4 3 (6.12%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Ciena
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Pega
5 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.04%) WSO2