The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 97 98
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.35% 0.32% 0.083%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.78% 2.26% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Median salary £41,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.95% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

OpenStack is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 169 177 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 19.49% 14.29% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 160 156 204
Median salary £40,000 £38,240 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.60% +1.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing OpenStack as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in South Wales

OpenStack
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack in South Wales.

Salary trend for OpenStack in South Wales

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in South Wales

OpenStack
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen - 2 £41,500 -
Cardiff +1 1 £60,000 +14.28%
OpenStack
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) nginx
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Terraform
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) PaaS
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) GitHub
5 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) nginx
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) GitHub
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) OpenBSD
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Rackspace