Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 485 451 621
Rank change year-on-year -34 +170 +176
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 535 508 565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.61% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.29% 1.71% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 278 373 339
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,451 £52,500 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £98,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -

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 41,527 29,728 41,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.26% 35.57% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31,559 24,416 34,168
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,585 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.62% +2.88% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.97%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 -68 443 £75,000 +7.14% 99
UK excluding London +12 289 £62,500 +13.64% 54
London -90 203 £85,000 -5.56% 57
South East +3 86 £74,000 +34.55% 17
Work from Home -154 70 £70,000 +27.27% 22
Wales +33 51 £50,000 +19.05% 5
South West -58 47 £57,500 +10.48% 5
North of England -44 36 £67,500 +26.17% 10
Midlands +5 33 £75,000 +25.00% 6
North West -24 26 £67,500 +18.94% 2
East of England -9 23 £55,000 +15.79% 4
West Midlands -16 22 £82,500 +37.50% 3
East Midlands -18 11 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Scotland -47 11 £42,500 -20.16% 6
Yorkshire -44 5 £57,500 +9.52% 5
North East - 5 £37,500 - 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £80,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 396 (74.02%) Kubernetes
2 354 (66.17%) DevOps
3 316 (59.07%) Docker
4 303 (56.64%) Azure
5 287 (53.64%) AWS
6 270 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
7 259 (48.41%) Ansible
8 253 (47.29%) Java
9 209 (39.07%) Jenkins
10 199 (37.20%) Linux
11 195 (36.45%) Microservices
12 184 (34.39%) Finance
13 182 (34.02%) GCP
14 151 (28.22%) Terraform
15 141 (26.36%) Spring
16 140 (26.17%) Red Hat
17 133 (24.86%) Python
17 133 (24.86%) Git (software)
18 118 (22.06%) Social Skills
19 111 (20.75%) Software Engineering
20 107 (20.00%) Kafka
21 104 (19.44%) Spring Boot
22 102 (19.07%) SQL
23 91 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
24 89 (16.64%) Scrum
25 85 (15.89%) VMware
25 85 (15.89%) .NET
26 81 (15.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 78 (14.58%) PaaS
28 77 (14.39%) Node.js

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 51 (9.53%) Apache Spark
1 51 (9.53%) OpenStack
2 38 (7.10%) Apache
3 32 (5.98%) Cloud Foundry
4 28 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (4.67%) GemFire
6 18 (3.36%) nginx
7 16 (2.99%) IIS
8 11 (2.06%) Confluence
9 10 (1.87%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.31%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.56%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.37%) CMS
13 2 (0.37%) JBoss
13 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
13 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.37%) Traefik
14 1 (0.19%) Camunda
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 303 (56.64%) Azure
2 287 (53.64%) AWS
3 182 (34.02%) GCP
4 78 (14.58%) PaaS
5 76 (14.21%) GitHub
6 42 (7.85%) Amazon EKS
7 36 (6.73%) IaaS
8 35 (6.54%) Serverless
9 33 (6.17%) SaaS
10 30 (5.61%) Amazon Kinesis
11 28 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (4.49%) IBM Cloud
13 21 (3.93%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (3.74%) Apigee
14 20 (3.74%) npm
15 17 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (2.24%) Amazon S3
17 11 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
17 11 (2.06%) AWS CodePipeline
18 10 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.93%) Firewall
2 17 (3.18%) DNS
3 15 (2.80%) AMQP
3 15 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (2.43%) DHCP
4 13 (2.43%) SAN
5 12 (2.24%) NAS
6 10 (1.87%) HTTP
7 8 (1.50%) IPv4
7 8 (1.50%) LAN
7 8 (1.50%) VLAN
7 8 (1.50%) WAN
8 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.75%) SSL
10 3 (0.56%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.56%) VPN
11 2 (0.37%) 5G
11 2 (0.37%) FTP
11 2 (0.37%) Internet
11 2 (0.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.02%) PostgreSQL
2 74 (13.83%) NoSQL
3 43 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 41 (7.66%) MongoDB
5 39 (7.29%) Redis
6 35 (6.54%) MySQL
7 34 (6.36%) MariaDB
8 27 (5.05%) Big Data
8 27 (5.05%) Hadoop
8 27 (5.05%) HBase
9 18 (3.36%) Flink
10 14 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (2.62%) SQL Server
11 10 (1.87%) GIS
12 7 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.56%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.37%) DataStax
14 2 (0.37%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 209 (39.07%) Jenkins
2 133 (24.86%) Git (software)
3 58 (10.84%) Artifactory
4 55 (10.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 49 (9.16%) Maven
6 42 (7.85%) TeamCity
7 39 (7.29%) Eclipse
8 36 (6.73%) Gradle
9 33 (6.17%) Cucumber
10 31 (5.79%) JIRA
11 30 (5.61%) GitLab
12 29 (5.42%) JUnit
12 29 (5.42%) Protractor
12 29 (5.42%) Vagrant
13 28 (5.23%) Mockito
14 26 (4.86%) IntelliJ
14 26 (4.86%) SonarQube
15 25 (4.67%) Cypress.io
15 25 (4.67%) Storybook
16 24 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 184 (34.39%) Finance
2 118 (22.06%) Social Skills
3 69 (12.90%) Banking
4 47 (8.79%) Law
5 45 (8.41%) Advertising
6 36 (6.73%) Front Office
7 21 (3.93%) Investment Banking
8 19 (3.55%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.43%) Public Sector
10 12 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.12%) Games
12 4 (0.75%) Automotive
12 4 (0.75%) Electronics
12 4 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.75%) Marketing
12 4 (0.75%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Back Office
13 2 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (21.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (19.07%) Developer
3 66 (12.34%) Java Developer
4 63 (11.78%) Architect
5 50 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 50 (9.35%) Software Engineer
6 48 (8.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 42 (7.85%) Senior DevOps
8 40 (7.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 36 (6.73%) Platform Engineer
10 31 (5.79%) AWS Engineer
11 29 (5.42%) Senior Developer
12 25 (4.67%) Lead DevOps
12 25 (4.67%) Principal Engineer
12 25 (4.67%) Principal Software Engineer
13 22 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
13 22 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
14 19 (3.55%) Data Engineer
14 19 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
15 18 (3.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (26.36%) Spring
2 107 (20.00%) Kafka
3 104 (19.44%) Spring Boot
4 85 (15.89%) .NET
5 77 (14.39%) Node.js
6 67 (12.52%) AngularJS
7 61 (11.40%) React
8 51 (9.53%) CSS
9 37 (6.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 36 (6.73%) JSON
10 36 (6.73%) Redux
10 36 (6.73%) RESTful
11 34 (6.36%) .NET Framework
12 33 (6.17%) CGI
12 33 (6.17%) Express
13 32 (5.98%) REST
14 31 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (5.23%) .NET Core
16 26 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
16 26 (4.86%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.27%) Cloud Native
2 51 (9.53%) Private Cloud
3 43 (8.04%) Public Cloud
4 40 (7.48%) Data Centre
5 35 (6.54%) Linux Command Line
6 23 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 22 (4.11%) User Experience
8 21 (3.93%) Hedge funds
9 19 (3.55%) Equities
10 18 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (3.18%) Market Risk
12 16 (2.99%) Derivative
13 15 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (2.62%) Management Information System
14 14 (2.62%) Video\Live Streaming
15 13 (2.43%) Cyberattack
15 13 (2.43%) Equity Derivative
16 10 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
17 6 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 199 (37.20%) Linux
2 81 (15.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 64 (11.96%) Windows
4 54 (10.09%) Unix
5 14 (2.62%) CentOS
6 2 (0.37%) SUSE
6 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (66.17%) DevOps
2 270 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (36.45%) Microservices
4 111 (20.75%) Software Engineering
5 91 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (16.64%) Scrum
7 68 (12.71%) Computer Science
8 65 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 58 (10.84%) Infrastructure as Code
9 58 (10.84%) Mentoring
10 56 (10.47%) Configuration Management
11 54 (10.09%) Technical Leadership
12 53 (9.91%) High Availability
13 44 (8.22%) Analytics
14 43 (8.04%) Coaching
14 43 (8.04%) Performance Monitoring
15 42 (7.85%) Test Automation
16 41 (7.66%) Deployment Automation
17 38 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (7.10%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 253 (47.29%) Java
2 133 (24.86%) Python
3 102 (19.07%) SQL
4 76 (14.21%) C#
5 74 (13.83%) Bash Shell
6 70 (13.08%) PowerShell
7 65 (12.15%) JavaScript
8 34 (6.36%) Go
9 32 (5.98%) Shell Script
10 29 (5.42%) Groovy
11 22 (4.11%) C++
12 20 (3.74%) Scala
13 15 (2.80%) F#
13 15 (2.80%) TypeScript
14 14 (2.62%) Ruby
15 13 (2.43%) C
16 11 (2.06%) Perl
17 10 (1.87%) PHP
18 9 (1.68%) VB
18 9 (1.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.60%) Degree
3 27 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.86%) OCP
4 26 (4.86%) Oracle Certification
5 25 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.55%) MCSD
6 19 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.18%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.24%) CCNP
8 12 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.12%) CISSP
9 6 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.12%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.12%) OSCP
10 5 (0.93%) RHCE
11 4 (0.75%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.56%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.19%) CCSP
13 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.55%) GDPR
1 19 (3.55%) SLA
2 15 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.87%) HIPAA
3 10 (1.87%) PMBOK
3 10 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.12%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 316 (59.07%) Docker
2 72 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.67%) HDFS
4 18 (3.36%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (2.62%) XenApp
6 14 (2.62%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.31%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.12%) Gluster
10 5 (0.93%) KVM
10 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.93%) vSphere
11 4 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.56%) Ceph
13 2 (0.37%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 396 (74.02%) Kubernetes
2 259 (48.41%) Ansible
3 151 (28.22%) Terraform
4 73 (13.64%) Puppet
5 50 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (4.86%) Grafana
7 21 (3.93%) Salt
8 20 (3.74%) Consul
8 20 (3.74%) Packer
8 20 (3.74%) vRealize
8 20 (3.74%) ZABBIX
9 19 (3.55%) Docker Swarm
10 18 (3.36%) Graphite
10 18 (3.36%) Nagios
10 18 (3.36%) Opsview
10 18 (3.36%) Rancher
11 15 (2.80%) HAProxy
12 12 (2.24%) Prometheus
13 11 (2.06%) Rundeck
14 9 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 140 (26.17%) Red Hat
2 85 (15.89%) VMware
3 68 (12.71%) Google
3 68 (12.71%) Oracle
4 61 (11.40%) IBM
5 47 (8.79%) Microsoft
6 35 (6.54%) Splunk
7 29 (5.42%) SAP
8 25 (4.67%) Okta
9 18 (3.36%) Atlassian
10 16 (2.99%) F5
11 15 (2.80%) Cisco
12 12 (2.24%) Citrix
12 12 (2.24%) Dell
12 12 (2.24%) Infoblox
13 8 (1.50%) Alibaba
14 6 (1.12%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.75%) Instagram
15 4 (0.75%) MuleSoft
16 3 (0.56%) Solace