Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 625 710 645
Rank change year-on-year +85 -65 -102
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 84 364 570
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 1.85% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 92 334 504
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,375 £97,500 £94,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -8.33%

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 7,618 19,645 25,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.94% 14.66% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6,350 15,798 20,887
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,871
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +8.75%

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 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Top 12 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 24 November 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 +88 78 £60,000 -4.00% 30
UK excluding London +126 51 £50,000 -9.09% 28
London +107 23 £70,000 -12.50% 5
South East +141 20 £47,500 -17.39% 7
Work from Home -29 19 £70,000 -12.50% 5
North of England +125 11 £50,000 +2.04% 9
East of England +89 10 £70,000 +27.27% 6
North West +124 9 £47,500 -26.92% 7
South West +71 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire +90 2 £60,000 +18.23% 2
Wales - 2 £30,000 - 1
Scotland +67 1 £47,500 -20.83% 2

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 51 (60.71%) Ansible
2 49 (58.33%) DevOps
3 48 (57.14%) AWS
3 48 (57.14%) Linux
4 43 (51.19%) Azure
5 42 (50.00%) Docker
6 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (47.62%) Python
8 36 (42.86%) Kubernetes
9 34 (40.48%) Terraform
10 29 (34.52%) Puppet
11 25 (29.76%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (27.38%) VMware
12 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
13 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (20.24%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (19.05%) Microservices
16 16 (19.05%) GCP
16 16 (19.05%) Windows
16 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
16 16 (19.05%) Red Hat
17 15 (17.86%) Java
17 15 (17.86%) Virtual Team
18 14 (16.67%) Fintech
18 14 (16.67%) REST
19 13 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (15.48%) Open Source
19 13 (15.48%) Bash Shell
19 13 (15.48%) Web Services

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 7 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (8.33%) CloudStack
2 6 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (2.38%) Camunda
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) nginx
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 1 (1.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 48 (57.14%) AWS
2 43 (51.19%) Azure
3 17 (20.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (19.05%) GCP
5 12 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
5 12 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
6 10 (11.90%) IaaS
6 10 (11.90%) OpenShift
7 9 (10.71%) PaaS
8 8 (9.52%) DigitalOcean
9 7 (8.33%) Serverless
10 5 (5.95%) Linode
11 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (4.76%) Datadog
11 4 (4.76%) Heroku
12 3 (3.57%) GitHub
13 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (2.38%) Power Platform
13 2 (2.38%) SaaS
14 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.33%) SAN
3 6 (7.14%) Internet
3 6 (7.14%) VPN
4 5 (5.95%) AMQP
5 4 (4.76%) DNS
5 4 (4.76%) Firewall
5 4 (4.76%) MPLS
6 3 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (2.38%) 3G
7 2 (2.38%) 4G
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.38%) HTTP
7 2 (2.38%) LTE
7 2 (2.38%) Skype
7 2 (2.38%) SMTP
7 2 (2.38%) Wireless
8 1 (1.19%) BGP
8 1 (1.19%) InfiniBand
8 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) Power BI
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) Tableau
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.33%) GitLab
4 6 (7.14%) JIRA
5 3 (3.57%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.38%) Gradle
6 2 (2.38%) Maven
7 1 (1.19%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.19%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.19%) CMake
7 1 (1.19%) GCC
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
2 7 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.57%) Games
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Python Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Site Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Data Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Linux Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Python Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) REST
2 13 (15.48%) Web Services
3 12 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.90%) Node.js
5 10 (11.90%) Spring
5 10 (11.90%) Spring Boot
6 8 (9.52%) Apache Camel
7 5 (5.95%) boto
7 5 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (4.76%) Apache Flex
8 4 (4.76%) LAMP
9 3 (3.57%) React
10 2 (2.38%) JSON
10 2 (2.38%) Redux
10 2 (2.38%) SAP Basis
10 2 (2.38%) SOAP
11 1 (1.19%) .NET
11 1 (1.19%) Django
11 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Virtual Team
2 12 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (10.71%) Private Cloud
4 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.14%) Public Cloud
6 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.76%) Cyberattack
8 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.38%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.38%) Tandem
9 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.14%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Windows
3 13 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (13.10%) CentOS
4 11 (13.10%) Ubuntu
5 8 (9.52%) Unix
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.19%) Android
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) DevOps
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (19.05%) Microservices
5 14 (16.67%) Fintech
6 13 (15.48%) Open Source
6 13 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (14.29%) Scrum
8 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.71%) BDD
9 9 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 9 (10.71%) TDD
10 8 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (9.52%) Decision-Making
10 8 (9.52%) ETL
10 8 (9.52%) Kanban
11 7 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) Python
2 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.86%) Java
4 13 (15.48%) Bash Shell
5 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 10 (11.90%) Ruby
6 8 (9.52%) Java 8
7 7 (8.33%) C
8 4 (4.76%) PHP
8 4 (4.76%) Rust
8 4 (4.76%) SQL
9 3 (3.57%) C++
9 3 (3.57%) Go
10 2 (2.38%) C#
11 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) CCIE
3 4 (4.76%) CCNA
3 4 (4.76%) CCNP
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.38%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (50.00%) Docker
2 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.33%) KVM
3 7 (8.33%) Xen
4 4 (4.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (4.76%) LXC
4 4 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.38%) Firmware
5 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.38%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (1.19%) GPFS
6 1 (1.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 51 (60.71%) Ansible
2 36 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 34 (40.48%) Terraform
4 29 (34.52%) Puppet
5 9 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (8.33%) Salt
7 6 (7.14%) Prometheus
8 4 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (4.76%) logstash
8 4 (4.76%) Mesos
8 4 (4.76%) Packer
8 4 (4.76%) SCCM
9 2 (2.38%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.38%) Grafana
9 2 (2.38%) Graylog
9 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) VMware
2 16 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.71%) Google
5 8 (9.52%) Cisco
5 8 (9.52%) Pega
5 8 (9.52%) WSO2
6 6 (7.14%) Juniper
6 6 (7.14%) Rackspace
7 5 (5.95%) Citrix
8 4 (4.76%) SaltStack
9 3 (3.57%) IBM
10 2 (2.38%) Dell
10 2 (2.38%) Informatica
10 2 (2.38%) Nokia
10 2 (2.38%) OpenText
10 2 (2.38%) SAP
10 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.38%) Sophos
10 2 (2.38%) Splunk