Period
to 7 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
England > South East
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 448 407
Rank change year-on-year +153 -41 +8
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 34 66 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 1.71% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 62 103
Median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,977 £40,125 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £75,000 £72,400
England median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -19.23% +4.00% -

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 1,472 3,858 5,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.23% 14.71% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 3,094 4,306
Median annual salary £47,500 £49,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.55% +9.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

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 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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 +129 29 £41,947 -44.07% 2
Oxfordshire +64 16 £41,947 -58.05%
Berkshire +101 9 £47,500 -36.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +69 4 £45,000 -
Surrey +86 3 £75,000 +26.85%
Hampshire +56 1 £55,000 -4.35%
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 31 (91.18%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) DevOps
3 15 (44.12%) Azure
4 14 (41.18%) Docker
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (35.29%) Degree
7 11 (32.35%) Middleware
7 11 (32.35%) Python
7 11 (32.35%) Physics
7 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
7 11 (32.35%) AWS
8 9 (26.47%) Ansible
8 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
8 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
9 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 8 (23.53%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) Ubuntu
9 8 (23.53%) GCP
9 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 8 (23.53%) Fintech
9 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (20.59%) Windows
11 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
12 5 (14.71%) Puppet
12 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (14.71%) KVM
12 5 (14.71%) Rust

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 7 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) CloudStack
3 4 (11.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Azure
2 11 (32.35%) AWS
3 8 (23.53%) GCP
4 4 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (11.76%) Datadog
5 3 (8.82%) Heroku
5 3 (8.82%) PaaS
6 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) AMQP
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) Neo4j
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) CircleCI
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Administrator
1 12 (35.29%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (32.35%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (32.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Linux Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Python Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Flex
2 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (11.76%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) JMS
3 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) D3.js
4 1 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.94%) React
4 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Cyberattack
2 4 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Ubuntu
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) DevOps
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Physics
4 8 (23.53%) Fintech
4 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
7 4 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (5.88%) High Availability
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Python
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.71%) C
4 5 (14.71%) Rust
5 3 (8.82%) Go
6 2 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Haskell
7 1 (2.94%) R
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Docker
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) KVM
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (11.76%) LXC
5 3 (8.82%) vCloud
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
1 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 4 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (11.76%) logstash
3 4 (11.76%) Mesos
3 4 (11.76%) Prometheus
3 4 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (11.76%) Terraform
4 1 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
2 4 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) New Relic
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) VMware