Period
to 22 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 700 604
Rank change year-on-year +94 -96 -46
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 101 406 683
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% 1.97% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 106 358 578
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,875 £40,875 £41,775
90th Percentile £87,500 £97,875 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -4.35%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,120 20,634 27,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.30% 14.83% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,798 16,303 22,186
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,885 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.93% -1.41% +6.10%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenStack over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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
England +113 90 £58,000 -10.77% 14
UK excluding London +189 75 £50,000 -9.09% 7
North of England +193 30 £51,250 -6.82% 5
South East +165 21 £47,500 -17.39%
North West +144 21 £53,500 -12.65% 5
London +97 18 £75,000 -3.23% 8
Work from Home +33 15 £70,000 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +121 9 £45,000 -18.18%
South West +109 9 £53,625 -2.50%
East of England +89 6 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Wales +50 6 £37,500 -16.67%
Midlands +140 2 £60,000 +41.18%
West Midlands +98 2 £60,000 +41.18%
Northern Ireland +18 1 £45,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 73 (72.28%) Linux
2 64 (63.37%) Ansible
3 61 (60.40%) Kubernetes
4 60 (59.41%) Python
5 56 (55.45%) Docker
6 50 (49.50%) DevOps
7 48 (47.52%) Azure
8 46 (45.54%) AWS
9 42 (41.58%) VMware
10 38 (37.62%) Terraform
11 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (31.68%) Bash Shell
13 31 (30.69%) Git (software)
14 30 (29.70%) Jenkins
15 28 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (26.73%) Windows
17 25 (24.75%) Red Hat
18 22 (21.78%) Ruby
19 21 (20.79%) Ubuntu
19 21 (20.79%) Puppet
20 20 (19.80%) CentOS
20 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (19.80%) Opscode Chef
20 20 (19.80%) MySQL
21 19 (18.81%) PostgreSQL
22 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
22 18 (17.82%) Open Source
22 18 (17.82%) PaaS
22 18 (17.82%) Data Centre
22 18 (17.82%) Infrastructure as Code

OpenStack
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 14 (13.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (10.89%) Confluence
3 10 (9.90%) CloudStack
4 6 (5.94%) Apache
5 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.98%) IIS
6 2 (1.98%) nginx
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 48 (47.52%) Azure
2 46 (45.54%) AWS
3 18 (17.82%) PaaS
4 16 (15.84%) GCP
5 15 (14.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (12.87%) OpenShift
7 10 (9.90%) Heroku
8 9 (8.91%) IaaS
9 8 (7.92%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (7.92%) Amazon EKS
9 8 (7.92%) DigitalOcean
10 7 (6.93%) Serverless
11 6 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (3.96%) Datadog
13 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
13 3 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (1.98%) Linode
15 1 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.99%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Software-Defined Networking
2 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.93%) Firewall
4 6 (5.94%) VPN
5 5 (4.95%) AMQP
5 5 (4.95%) SAN
5 5 (4.95%) WAN
6 4 (3.96%) BGP
6 4 (3.96%) OSPF
6 4 (3.96%) VXLAN
7 3 (2.97%) Internet
7 3 (2.97%) VLAN
8 2 (1.98%) 3G
8 2 (1.98%) 4G
8 2 (1.98%) InfiniBand
8 2 (1.98%) LTE
8 2 (1.98%) MPLS
8 2 (1.98%) Wireless
9 1 (0.99%) Network Security
9 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) MySQL
2 19 (18.81%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.93%) MariaDB
4 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.94%) DB2
5 6 (5.94%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.96%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.98%) Big Data
10 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.99%) GIS
10 1 (0.99%) Power BI
10 1 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (30.69%) Git (software)
2 30 (29.70%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.87%) JIRA
4 8 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (7.92%) GitLab
5 7 (6.93%) Bitbucket
5 7 (6.93%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.95%) CircleCI
7 3 (2.97%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.99%) Buildbot
9 1 (0.99%) CMake
9 1 (0.99%) GCC
9 1 (0.99%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Banking
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.98%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Local Government
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (14.85%) Administrator
3 15 (14.85%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.88%) Platform Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (9.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.91%) Network Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Python Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Open Source Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Site Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (10.89%) LAMP
3 9 (8.91%) Web Services
4 8 (7.92%) Node.js
5 7 (6.93%) Spring
5 7 (6.93%) YAML
6 6 (5.94%) REST
7 5 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.96%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.96%) Apache Flex
8 4 (3.96%) LDAP
8 4 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.96%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.97%) JMS
10 2 (1.98%) boto
10 2 (1.98%) React
10 2 (1.98%) SAP Basis
10 2 (1.98%) SOAP
11 1 (0.99%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.92%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.94%) Derivative
3 6 (5.94%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.95%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.96%) Cyberattack
5 4 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.98%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.99%) CCTV
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (72.28%) Linux
2 27 (26.73%) Windows
3 21 (20.79%) Ubuntu
4 20 (19.80%) CentOS
5 11 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.93%) FreeBSD
6 7 (6.93%) FreeNAS
7 5 (4.95%) Unix
8 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.99%) Android
9 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) DevOps
2 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (17.82%) Infrastructure as Code
4 18 (17.82%) Open Source
5 17 (16.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (15.84%) Configuration Management
6 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
7 15 (14.85%) Fintech
8 13 (12.87%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (11.88%) High Availability
9 12 (11.88%) ITIL
10 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
10 11 (10.89%) Microservices
11 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Automation
11 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (9.90%) Scrum
11 10 (9.90%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.91%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 60 (59.41%) Python
2 32 (31.68%) Bash Shell
3 22 (21.78%) Ruby
4 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.84%) PowerShell
6 15 (14.85%) Go
7 12 (11.88%) Java
8 11 (10.89%) PHP
8 11 (10.89%) SQL
9 5 (4.95%) C
10 4 (3.96%) Java 8
10 4 (3.96%) Rust
11 2 (1.98%) C#
11 2 (1.98%) Groovy
11 2 (1.98%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.92%) Degree
3 7 (6.93%) CCIE
3 7 (6.93%) CCNA
3 7 (6.93%) CCNP
3 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.99%) GDPR
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (55.45%) Docker
2 28 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.87%) KVM
4 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.96%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (3.96%) LXC
5 4 (3.96%) vCloud
5 4 (3.96%) VMware NSX
6 3 (2.97%) Ceph
6 3 (2.97%) vSphere
6 3 (2.97%) Xen
7 2 (1.98%) GPFS
7 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.98%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.99%) Firmware
8 1 (0.99%) Lustre
8 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (63.37%) Ansible
2 61 (60.40%) Kubernetes
3 38 (37.62%) Terraform
4 21 (20.79%) Puppet
5 20 (19.80%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (9.90%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (8.91%) Packer
8 7 (6.93%) Proxmox
9 6 (5.94%) Prometheus
9 6 (5.94%) SCCM
10 5 (4.95%) logstash
11 4 (3.96%) Mesos
11 4 (3.96%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (2.97%) Grafana
13 2 (1.98%) Graylog
13 2 (1.98%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.98%) Rancher
13 2 (1.98%) Salt
14 1 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
14 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 42 (41.58%) VMware
2 25 (24.75%) Red Hat
3 14 (13.86%) Cisco
4 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.91%) SaltStack
6 8 (7.92%) Google
7 7 (6.93%) Atlassian
7 7 (6.93%) Percona
7 7 (6.93%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.95%) Citrix
9 4 (3.96%) Pega
9 4 (3.96%) WSO2
10 3 (2.97%) Splunk
11 2 (1.98%) HP
11 2 (1.98%) SAP
12 1 (0.99%) BiZZdesign
12 1 (0.99%) IBM
12 1 (0.99%) Juniper
12 1 (0.99%) New Relic
12 1 (0.99%) RightScale