Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 503 491 682
Rank change year-on-year -12 +191 +91
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 376 636 471
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.11% 1.61% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 233 442 294
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £41,800
25th Percentile £55,750 £55,000 £48,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
75th Percentile £97,500 £99,688 £81,250
90th Percentile £145,000 £142,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.48%

OpenShift is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 33,907 39,541 41,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.09% 34.83% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27,891 32,562 33,481
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £39,114
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenShift as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenShift.

Salary trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenShift over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenShift within the UK over the 6 months to 12 April 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
England -38 337 £73,500 -2.00% 114
London -45 179 £85,000 -2.86% 62
UK excluding London +47 169 £60,000 +9.09% 74
South East +65 57 £72,500 +31.82% 14
Work from Home -87 50 £70,000 +33.33% 19
South West -28 25 £52,000 -0.95% 10
North of England +40 23 £61,250 +12.90% 17
Wales +35 20 £42,000 -23.64% 9
Midlands +48 18 £75,000 +30.43% 9
East of England +46 18 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Midlands +43 17 £76,250 +27.08% 6
North West +31 12 £67,500 +26.17% 11
Yorkshire +11 6 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Scotland -2 6 £42,500 -26.09% 11
North East - 5 £37,500 - 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £80,000 - 2
East Midlands +25 1 £55,000 +2.33% 3

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT jobs citing OpenShift 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 with a requirement for OpenShift.

1 288 (76.60%) Kubernetes
2 244 (64.89%) DevOps
3 231 (61.44%) Docker
4 197 (52.39%) Azure
5 194 (51.60%) AWS
6 180 (47.87%) Ansible
7 171 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
8 158 (42.02%) Java
9 151 (40.16%) Red Hat
10 136 (36.17%) Jenkins
11 130 (34.57%) Linux
12 129 (34.31%) Finance
13 127 (33.78%) Microservices
14 126 (33.51%) GCP
15 110 (29.26%) Terraform
16 97 (25.80%) Python
17 83 (22.07%) Spring
18 76 (20.21%) Google
19 75 (19.95%) SQL
20 72 (19.15%) Git (software)
21 70 (18.62%) Scrum
22 69 (18.35%) Spring Boot
23 67 (17.82%) PaaS
24 65 (17.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 64 (17.02%) IBM
26 63 (16.76%) Cloud Native
27 56 (14.89%) Puppet
28 55 (14.63%) PowerShell
28 55 (14.63%) Bash Shell
28 55 (14.63%) C#

OpenShift
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 53 (14.10%) OpenStack
2 42 (11.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.99%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.72%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.19%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.66%) Confluence
7 8 (2.13%) IIS
7 8 (2.13%) nginx
8 7 (1.86%) CloudStack
9 6 (1.60%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.06%) Apache
11 3 (0.80%) CMS
11 3 (0.80%) JBoss
11 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.53%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.27%) Camunda
13 1 (0.27%) GemFire
13 1 (0.27%) Traefik
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 197 (52.39%) Azure
2 194 (51.60%) AWS
3 126 (33.51%) GCP
4 67 (17.82%) PaaS
5 33 (8.78%) IBM Cloud
6 29 (7.71%) Amazon EKS
7 26 (6.91%) GitHub
8 24 (6.38%) SaaS
9 23 (6.12%) Serverless
10 18 (4.79%) IaaS
11 13 (3.46%) Amazon S3
12 12 (3.19%) Apigee
12 12 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (2.13%) AWS Fargate
15 8 (2.13%) npm
16 7 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
16 7 (1.86%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.59%) DNS
2 19 (5.05%) DHCP
3 17 (4.52%) NAS
3 17 (4.52%) SAN
4 16 (4.26%) Firewall
5 10 (2.66%) VLAN
6 9 (2.39%) AMQP
6 9 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.06%) Internet
9 3 (0.80%) VPN
10 2 (0.53%) FTP
10 2 (0.53%) MPLS
11 1 (0.27%) 5G
11 1 (0.27%) Calico
11 1 (0.27%) Network Security
11 1 (0.27%) SSL
11 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.04%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (6.65%) MongoDB
3 23 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 22 (5.85%) Redis
5 20 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.46%) Big Data
6 13 (3.46%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.46%) MySQL
7 10 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (2.66%) GIS
8 9 (2.39%) MariaDB
9 8 (2.13%) Flink
10 6 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.53%) DB2
12 2 (0.53%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.53%) HBase
12 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.27%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 136 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 72 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 47 (12.50%) Maven
4 41 (10.90%) TeamCity
5 27 (7.18%) JIRA
6 25 (6.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 24 (6.38%) GitLab
8 21 (5.59%) Artifactory
9 19 (5.05%) Gradle
10 18 (4.79%) SonarQube
11 14 (3.72%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.66%) GoCD
14 8 (2.13%) Vagrant
15 7 (1.86%) CircleCI
15 7 (1.86%) JUnit
16 6 (1.60%) Hudson
16 6 (1.60%) Selenium
17 4 (1.06%) Mockito
17 4 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 129 (34.31%) Finance
2 31 (8.24%) Banking
3 22 (5.85%) Law
3 22 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.26%) Advertising
5 15 (3.99%) Public Sector
6 14 (3.72%) Front Office
7 13 (3.46%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.39%) Games
9 4 (1.06%) Electronics
9 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.06%) Marketing
9 4 (1.06%) Retail
10 3 (0.80%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (17.55%) Developer
3 61 (16.22%) Architect
4 56 (14.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 50 (13.30%) Java Developer
6 42 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (8.78%) Senior DevOps
8 30 (7.98%) Platform Engineer
9 29 (7.71%) Senior Developer
10 28 (7.45%) Cloud Architect
10 28 (7.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 25 (6.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (5.32%) Java Architect
13 19 (5.05%) DevOps Architect
14 17 (4.52%) Applications Support
14 17 (4.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
15 16 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
15 16 (4.26%) Java Engineer
16 15 (3.99%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (22.07%) Spring
2 69 (18.35%) Spring Boot
3 44 (11.70%) Kafka
4 42 (11.17%) .NET
5 27 (7.18%) Node.js
6 24 (6.38%) REST
7 19 (5.05%) React
7 19 (5.05%) Web Services
8 18 (4.79%) Hibernate
8 18 (4.79%) Java EE
8 18 (4.79%) LDAP
9 17 (4.52%) Elastic Stack
9 17 (4.52%) Spring Cloud
10 14 (3.72%) .NET Framework
11 13 (3.46%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.93%) .NET Core
12 11 (2.93%) GraphQL
13 9 (2.39%) JMS
14 8 (2.13%) J2EE
14 8 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.76%) Cloud Native
2 43 (11.44%) Private Cloud
3 34 (9.04%) Data Centre
4 29 (7.71%) Public Cloud
5 23 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (5.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.66%) Derivative
8 10 (2.66%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.66%) User Experience
9 9 (2.39%) Equities
10 8 (2.13%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
11 7 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.86%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.60%) Blog
13 4 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 130 (34.57%) Linux
2 65 (17.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (9.04%) Windows
4 19 (5.05%) Unix
5 11 (2.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.27%) SUSE
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (64.89%) DevOps
2 171 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (33.78%) Microservices
4 70 (18.62%) Scrum
5 52 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (13.03%) Mentoring
7 47 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 42 (11.17%) Infrastructure as Code
9 38 (10.11%) Coaching
10 36 (9.57%) Technical Leadership
11 35 (9.31%) Configuration Management
11 35 (9.31%) Software Engineering
12 30 (7.98%) Domain-Driven Design
12 30 (7.98%) Thought Leadership
13 29 (7.71%) Re-Platforming
14 28 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (7.45%) Software Delivery
15 26 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (6.65%) High Availability
16 25 (6.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 158 (42.02%) Java
2 97 (25.80%) Python
3 75 (19.95%) SQL
4 55 (14.63%) Bash Shell
4 55 (14.63%) C#
4 55 (14.63%) PowerShell
5 33 (8.78%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.79%) Go
7 14 (3.72%) Ruby
8 12 (3.19%) Groovy
9 11 (2.93%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.93%) Scala
10 10 (2.66%) C++
11 9 (2.39%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.60%) Java 8
12 6 (1.60%) XPath
13 4 (1.06%) C
13 4 (1.06%) PHP
14 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.53%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 24 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.52%) CCNP
3 17 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (2.93%) Degree
4 11 (2.93%) MCSD
4 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.66%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.39%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.80%) CISSP
8 3 (0.80%) OSCP
9 2 (0.53%) OCP
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.53%) RHCE
9 2 (0.53%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.27%) CISA
10 1 (0.27%) CISM
10 1 (0.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.93%) SLA
2 10 (2.66%) HIPAA
2 10 (2.66%) PMBOK
2 10 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.39%) GDPR
4 6 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.06%) QA
6 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.27%) NCSC
System Software
1 231 (61.44%) Docker
2 36 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 17 (4.52%) Virtual Servers
4 17 (4.52%) XenApp
4 17 (4.52%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.33%) vSphere
7 4 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.53%) Gluster
9 2 (0.53%) NFS
9 2 (0.53%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.27%) Ceph
10 1 (0.27%) HDFS
10 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 288 (76.60%) Kubernetes
2 180 (47.87%) Ansible
3 110 (29.26%) Terraform
4 56 (14.89%) Puppet
5 24 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (5.59%) HAProxy
7 18 (4.79%) vRealize
8 15 (3.99%) Grafana
9 13 (3.46%) Prometheus
10 11 (2.93%) Rancher
11 10 (2.66%) Rundeck
12 9 (2.39%) Salt
12 9 (2.39%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.86%) Consul
13 7 (1.86%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (1.86%) Packer
14 6 (1.60%) Graphite
14 6 (1.60%) Nagios
14 6 (1.60%) Opsview
14 6 (1.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 151 (40.16%) Red Hat
2 76 (20.21%) Google
3 64 (17.02%) IBM
4 50 (13.30%) Oracle
5 42 (11.17%) VMware
6 37 (9.84%) SAP
7 28 (7.45%) Microsoft
8 23 (6.12%) Cisco
9 22 (5.85%) Splunk
10 18 (4.79%) F5
11 17 (4.52%) Citrix
11 17 (4.52%) Dell
11 17 (4.52%) Infoblox
12 9 (2.39%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.86%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.06%) Fortinet
14 4 (1.06%) SaltStack
14 4 (1.06%) Veracode
15 3 (0.80%) Juniper
15 3 (0.80%) Sybase