Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 639 745 755
Rank change year-on-year +106 +10 -181
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 166 285 375
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 1.58% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 164 235 342
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £43,625 £40,133 £42,050
90th Percentile £82,500 £94,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £52,833
% change year-on-year +27.27% +4.10% -11.95%

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 10,149 18,023 23,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.67% 14.66% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,020 14,624 19,113
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,850
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.02% +3.25%

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 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 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 +83 144 £70,000 +21.74% 41
UK excluding London +75 102 £70,000 +27.27% 29
South East +116 44 £72,500 +31.82% 11
London +128 39 £70,000 -3.45% 14
Work from Home -74 31 £70,000 +12.00% 7
North of England +56 27 £60,000 +14.29% 6
North West +76 21 £60,000 +14.29% 6
East of England +61 21 £72,500 +38.10% 2
South West +14 10 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Midlands +60 8 £72,500 +20.83% 1
West Midlands +50 8 £72,500 +26.09% 1
Scotland +34 6 £47,500 -20.83%
Yorkshire +20 4 £60,000 -7.69%
North East +13 2 £67,500 +36.41%

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 92 (55.42%) DevOps
2 91 (54.82%) Ansible
3 84 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (43.98%) Linux
5 70 (42.17%) Docker
6 63 (37.95%) Python
6 63 (37.95%) Azure
7 61 (36.75%) Kubernetes
8 59 (35.54%) AWS
9 56 (33.73%) Puppet
9 56 (33.73%) Terraform
10 53 (31.93%) VMware
11 48 (28.92%) OpenShift
12 39 (23.49%) REST
13 38 (22.89%) Private Cloud
13 38 (22.89%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (20.48%) Jenkins
15 33 (19.88%) Scrum
15 33 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (19.28%) JavaScript
17 30 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (17.47%) Kanban
18 29 (17.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 29 (17.47%) Java
19 28 (16.87%) Red Hat
20 27 (16.27%) Git (software)
20 27 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
20 27 (16.27%) Mentoring
21 26 (15.66%) Greenfield Project
22 25 (15.06%) GCP

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 8 (4.82%) Camunda
2 7 (4.22%) IIS
2 7 (4.22%) nginx
3 6 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.01%) CloudStack
5 4 (2.41%) JBoss
5 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.81%) Apache
6 3 (1.81%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.60%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 63 (37.95%) Azure
2 59 (35.54%) AWS
3 48 (28.92%) OpenShift
4 25 (15.06%) GCP
5 19 (11.45%) Amazon EKS
6 17 (10.24%) Amazon ECS
7 15 (9.04%) Serverless
8 14 (8.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (8.43%) IaaS
8 14 (8.43%) PaaS
9 11 (6.63%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (4.22%) GitHub
11 6 (3.61%) npm
12 5 (3.01%) Datadog
12 5 (3.01%) Pulumi
12 5 (3.01%) SaaS
13 4 (2.41%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (2.41%) Linode
14 3 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (1.20%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.84%) Internet
2 15 (9.04%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.43%) VLAN
4 11 (6.63%) BGP
4 11 (6.63%) MPLS
4 11 (6.63%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (5.42%) VPN
6 8 (4.82%) OSPF
6 8 (4.82%) WAN
7 7 (4.22%) Ethernet
7 7 (4.22%) Firewall
8 6 (3.61%) DNS
8 6 (3.61%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.41%) AMQP
10 3 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.81%) HTTP
10 3 (1.81%) SAN
10 3 (1.81%) Skype
10 3 (1.81%) SMTP
10 3 (1.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.89%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (11.45%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.63%) MySQL
4 10 (6.02%) MariaDB
5 8 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.22%) Big Data
6 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.01%) Redis
8 4 (2.41%) DB2
9 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.20%) Power BI
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.20%) Tableau
11 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 34 (20.48%) Jenkins
2 27 (16.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.83%) GitLab
4 7 (4.22%) Gradle
4 7 (4.22%) Maven
5 6 (3.61%) Robot Framework
6 5 (3.01%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.81%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.81%) JIRA
8 2 (1.20%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.20%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.20%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.60%) CMake
9 1 (0.60%) GCC
9 1 (0.60%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (15.06%) Law
2 21 (12.65%) Public Sector
3 14 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.22%) Electronics
4 7 (4.22%) Finance
4 7 (4.22%) Publishing
4 7 (4.22%) Retail
5 5 (3.01%) Games
6 4 (2.41%) Banking
7 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (16.27%) Architect
1 27 (16.27%) Developer
2 24 (14.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (13.86%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (9.04%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.43%) Platform Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Python Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Data Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.82%) Network Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Senior Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.22%) Network Specialist
10 7 (4.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 7 (4.22%) Senior Network Specialist
11 6 (3.61%) Strategy Manager
11 6 (3.61%) Technical Design Architect
11 6 (3.61%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (23.49%) REST
2 20 (12.05%) Node.js
3 18 (10.84%) Spring
3 18 (10.84%) Spring Boot
4 17 (10.24%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (9.64%) AngularJS
5 16 (9.64%) Web Services
6 11 (6.63%) Apache Camel
7 10 (6.02%) Django
7 10 (6.02%) Flask
7 10 (6.02%) React
8 9 (5.42%) SOAP
9 7 (4.22%) .NET
10 6 (3.61%) OpenDaylight
11 5 (3.01%) Apache Thrift
11 5 (3.01%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (3.01%) WSDL
12 4 (2.41%) J2EE
12 4 (2.41%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.89%) Private Cloud
2 26 (15.66%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (12.65%) Cloud Native
4 20 (12.05%) Public Cloud
5 16 (9.64%) Data Centre
6 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (9.04%) Virtual Team
7 9 (5.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (3.01%) Internet of Things
8 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.01%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.41%) Derivative
10 3 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.81%) Tandem
11 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.20%) ASIC
12 1 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.98%) Linux
2 29 (17.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (13.25%) Unix
4 17 (10.24%) Windows
5 7 (4.22%) CentOS
6 5 (3.01%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.41%) Debian
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (55.42%) DevOps
2 84 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.88%) Scrum
4 30 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (17.47%) Kanban
6 27 (16.27%) Mentoring
7 24 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (13.25%) Microservices
9 21 (12.65%) Software Engineering
10 20 (12.05%) Open Source
11 18 (10.84%) Coaching
11 18 (10.84%) Continuous Deployment
11 18 (10.84%) Decision-Making
11 18 (10.84%) High Availability
11 18 (10.84%) ITIL
12 17 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (9.64%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (9.64%) IT Strategy
14 14 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
14 14 (8.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.95%) Python
2 32 (19.28%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.47%) Java
4 25 (15.06%) Bash Shell
5 15 (9.04%) Java 8
5 15 (9.04%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.23%) Perl
7 10 (6.02%) C
8 9 (5.42%) Ruby
8 9 (5.42%) SQL
9 4 (2.41%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) C#
10 2 (1.20%) Go
10 2 (1.20%) PHP
10 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.86%) Degree
3 12 (7.23%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.82%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.01%) CCNP
5 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.41%) CCIE
6 4 (2.41%) CCNA
6 4 (2.41%) OCP
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.60%) PhD
8 1 (0.60%) RHCA
8 1 (0.60%) RHCE
8 1 (0.60%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) PMBOK
2 7 (4.22%) OASIS TOSCA
3 2 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (42.17%) Docker
2 33 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.65%) KVM
4 6 (3.61%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.61%) Xen
5 3 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.20%) Firmware
7 1 (0.60%) Ceph
7 1 (0.60%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.60%) GPFS
7 1 (0.60%) Lustre
7 1 (0.60%) NFS
7 1 (0.60%) Samba
7 1 (0.60%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 91 (54.82%) Ansible
2 61 (36.75%) Kubernetes
3 56 (33.73%) Puppet
3 56 (33.73%) Terraform
4 27 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (7.83%) Salt
6 7 (4.22%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.81%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.81%) SCCM
7 3 (1.81%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.20%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.20%) Grafana
8 2 (1.20%) Graylog
8 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.60%) Packer
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (31.93%) VMware
2 28 (16.87%) Red Hat
3 22 (13.25%) Cisco
4 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.43%) Arista
6 13 (7.83%) Juniper
7 11 (6.63%) WSO2
8 10 (6.02%) Pega
9 9 (5.42%) Google
10 8 (4.82%) IBM
11 7 (4.22%) Agilent
11 7 (4.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (4.22%) Oracle
12 5 (3.01%) BiZZdesign
12 5 (3.01%) Citrix
12 5 (3.01%) Sparx
13 4 (2.41%) Rackspace
14 3 (1.81%) Dell
14 3 (1.81%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.81%) Sophos