Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 482 493 658
Rank change year-on-year +11 +165 +200
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 300 666 512
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.16% 1.58% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 244 440 344
Median annual salary £70,500 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +15.38% +1.96%
10th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £145,000 £142,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25,967 42,104 39,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.85% 33.58% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21,914 34,632 31,512
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Top 16 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 20 January 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 -1 276 £72,500 -3.33% 59
UK excluding London +139 146 £60,000 +9.09% 46
London -11 142 £83,750 -4.29% 31
South East +136 38 £72,500 +18.37% 4
Work from Home -48 37 £73,500 +40.00% 10
South West +26 29 £50,500 -1.46% 12
Midlands +80 21 £72,500 +52.63% 3
North of England +88 20 £60,000 -4.00% 7
West Midlands +88 20 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Wales +51 16 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East of England +103 14 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Yorkshire +46 10 £60,000 -9.43% 5
North West +88 8 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Scotland +30 8 £41,500 -29.42% 13
North East - 2 £67,500 -
East Midlands +46 1 £52,500 +10.53%

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 232 (77.33%) Kubernetes
2 210 (70.00%) DevOps
3 196 (65.33%) Docker
4 181 (60.33%) AWS
5 177 (59.00%) Ansible
6 146 (48.67%) Azure
6 146 (48.67%) Red Hat
7 139 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (43.33%) Jenkins
9 114 (38.00%) Java
10 112 (37.33%) Linux
11 106 (35.33%) Terraform
12 103 (34.33%) Microservices
13 93 (31.00%) Finance
14 85 (28.33%) Python
15 80 (26.67%) GCP
16 70 (23.33%) PaaS
17 65 (21.67%) Scrum
18 62 (20.67%) Cloud Native
19 61 (20.33%) Spring
20 59 (19.67%) Spring Boot
21 57 (19.00%) Git (software)
22 55 (18.33%) SQL
23 54 (18.00%) IBM
24 53 (17.67%) Puppet
25 50 (16.67%) Google
26 49 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 46 (15.33%) Oracle
28 43 (14.33%) Bash Shell
29 42 (14.00%) 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 40 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 37 (12.33%) OpenStack
3 29 (9.67%) Tomcat
4 21 (7.00%) Apache Spark
5 20 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 17 (5.67%) Apache
7 16 (5.33%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.33%) Confluence
10 6 (2.00%) CMS
10 6 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.00%) IIS
11 3 (1.00%) JBoss
12 2 (0.67%) Camunda
12 2 (0.67%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.67%) nginx
12 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 10 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 181 (60.33%) AWS
2 146 (48.67%) Azure
3 80 (26.67%) GCP
4 70 (23.33%) PaaS
5 38 (12.67%) SaaS
6 36 (12.00%) IBM Cloud
7 29 (9.67%) GitHub
8 28 (9.33%) Amazon EKS
9 21 (7.00%) IaaS
10 20 (6.67%) Serverless
11 13 (4.33%) Amazon S3
12 12 (4.00%) Apigee
12 12 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (3.67%) AWS Fargate
14 10 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (1.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.33%) AMQP
2 13 (4.33%) DNS
3 12 (4.00%) SAN
4 11 (3.67%) DHCP
4 11 (3.67%) Firewall
5 10 (3.33%) NAS
6 8 (2.67%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.00%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.33%) Internet
8 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.33%) VLAN
9 3 (1.00%) VPN
10 2 (0.67%) HTTP
10 2 (0.67%) MPLS
11 1 (0.33%) GPON
11 1 (0.33%) Network Security
11 1 (0.33%) NGN
11 1 (0.33%) OpenFlow
11 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.00%) MongoDB
2 37 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 30 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 26 (8.67%) Relational Database
5 25 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (6.33%) Redis
7 15 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 12 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.00%) MySQL
9 10 (3.33%) GIS
10 8 (2.67%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.33%) DataStax
11 7 (2.33%) Flink
12 4 (1.33%) Big Data
13 3 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.00%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.67%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.67%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 130 (43.33%) Jenkins
2 57 (19.00%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.33%) JIRA
3 28 (9.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 23 (7.67%) Artifactory
5 22 (7.33%) GitLab
6 17 (5.67%) CircleCI
7 15 (5.00%) Maven
8 14 (4.67%) TeamCity
9 13 (4.33%) Gradle
9 13 (4.33%) SonarQube
10 11 (3.67%) Bitbucket
10 11 (3.67%) Selenium
11 10 (3.33%) GoCD
12 7 (2.33%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.00%) Cypress.io
13 6 (2.00%) JUnit
14 4 (1.33%) Mockito
14 4 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 93 (31.00%) Finance
2 18 (6.00%) Games
3 17 (5.67%) Banking
4 15 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 12 (4.00%) Law
6 11 (3.67%) Advertising
6 11 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.00%) Back Office
7 3 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (23.33%) Architect
2 69 (23.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (11.33%) Developer
3 34 (11.33%) DevOps Architect
4 32 (10.67%) Cloud Architect
5 31 (10.33%) Java Architect
6 30 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
7 27 (9.00%) Platform Engineer
8 25 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 25 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 23 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (7.33%) AWS Architect
11 21 (7.00%) AWS DevOps
12 20 (6.67%) Java Developer
12 20 (6.67%) Senior Developer
12 20 (6.67%) Technical Architect
13 17 (5.67%) Java Technical Architect
14 16 (5.33%) Cloud Native Architect
14 16 (5.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 14 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.33%) Spring
2 59 (19.67%) Spring Boot
3 40 (13.33%) REST
4 35 (11.67%) .NET
5 32 (10.67%) Kafka
6 25 (8.33%) Java EE
6 25 (8.33%) Spring Cloud
7 20 (6.67%) Node.js
8 17 (5.67%) .NET Core
8 17 (5.67%) LDAP
9 16 (5.33%) GraphQL
9 16 (5.33%) React
10 15 (5.00%) Middleware
11 14 (4.67%) .NET Framework
12 12 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 12 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (3.33%) JMS
13 10 (3.33%) Memcached
13 10 (3.33%) Web Services
14 7 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.67%) Cloud Native
2 35 (11.67%) Private Cloud
3 31 (10.33%) Public Cloud
4 21 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.00%) User Experience
8 11 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.67%) Equities
11 7 (2.33%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.33%) Hedge funds
12 6 (2.00%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.67%) Blog
13 5 (1.67%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.67%) Acoustics
15 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
15 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 112 (37.33%) Linux
2 49 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (11.33%) Windows
4 20 (6.67%) CentOS
5 12 (4.00%) Unix
6 9 (3.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.67%) AIX
7 2 (0.67%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.67%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (70.00%) DevOps
2 139 (46.33%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (34.33%) Microservices
4 65 (21.67%) Scrum
5 40 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
6 39 (13.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 37 (12.33%) Mentoring
8 36 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (11.67%) Coaching
10 34 (11.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 34 (11.33%) Software Engineering
10 34 (11.33%) Thought Leadership
11 33 (11.00%) Test Automation
12 32 (10.67%) Re-Platforming
13 30 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 29 (9.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (9.67%) TDD
15 28 (9.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 27 (9.00%) Configuration Management
17 25 (8.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 114 (38.00%) Java
2 85 (28.33%) Python
3 55 (18.33%) SQL
4 43 (14.33%) Bash Shell
5 42 (14.00%) C#
6 35 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 35 (11.67%) PowerShell
7 18 (6.00%) Groovy
8 15 (5.00%) Ruby
9 14 (4.67%) Go
10 13 (4.33%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.33%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.33%) Scala
13 5 (1.67%) Java 8
14 4 (1.33%) C++
14 4 (1.33%) PHP
15 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.33%) C
16 1 (0.33%) Korn
16 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.00%) RHCE
3 11 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.67%) Degree
4 10 (3.33%) CCNP
4 10 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.33%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.67%) MCSD
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CCSP
9 1 (0.33%) CISA
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
9 1 (0.33%) PhD
9 1 (0.33%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.33%) GDPR
2 10 (3.33%) HIPAA
2 10 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.00%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.67%) NCSC
4 2 (0.67%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 196 (65.33%) Docker
2 28 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (6.00%) XenApp
4 18 (6.00%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.67%) vSphere
6 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.67%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.67%) KVM
8 2 (0.67%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.67%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.33%) Ceph
9 1 (0.33%) Gluster
9 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.33%) NFS
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 232 (77.33%) Kubernetes
2 177 (59.00%) Ansible
3 106 (35.33%) Terraform
4 53 (17.67%) Puppet
5 16 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (4.33%) HAProxy
7 12 (4.00%) vRealize
8 11 (3.67%) Rancher
9 10 (3.33%) Rundeck
10 6 (2.00%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (1.33%) HP Fortify
13 3 (1.00%) Salt
13 3 (1.00%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.33%) CASB
14 1 (0.33%) Fluentd
14 1 (0.33%) Istio
14 1 (0.33%) Knative
14 1 (0.33%) Sysdig
14 1 (0.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 146 (48.67%) Red Hat
2 54 (18.00%) IBM
3 50 (16.67%) Google
4 46 (15.33%) Oracle
5 37 (12.33%) SAP
6 35 (11.67%) VMware
7 21 (7.00%) Splunk
8 18 (6.00%) F5
9 17 (5.67%) Cisco
10 15 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (5.00%) Veracode
11 10 (3.33%) Atlassian
11 10 (3.33%) Citrix
11 10 (3.33%) Dell
11 10 (3.33%) Infoblox
12 6 (2.00%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.33%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.33%) Juniper
13 4 (1.33%) SaltStack
14 2 (0.67%) Nokia