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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 500 512 697
Rank change year-on-year +12 +185  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 395 525 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.61% 2.67% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 323 424 204
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

OpenStack is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15146 19632 21206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.77% 18.88% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12559 16546 17601
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OpenStack as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack.

Salary trend for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 386 £60,000 - 57
London +24 168 £67,500 +3.84% 31
Yorkshire +63 55 £57,500 +35.29% 4
South East +13 51 £50,000 -9.09% 8
West Yorkshire +47 42 £70,000 +64.70% 4
South West +20 39 £55,000 - 7
North West -19 36 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Leeds +39 35 £63,750 +50.00% 4
East of England +21 34 £44,296 -26.17% 3
Manchester -33 32 £70,000 +64.70% 3
City of London +33 31 £62,500 -10.71% 8
Bristol -5 26 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Cambridgeshire +35 23 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridge +26 23 £45,000 -10.00%
South Yorkshire +18 15 £57,500 +21.05%
Berkshire -2 15 £70,000 +27.27% 1
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 - 1
Brighton - 13 £45,000 - 1
Sheffield +19 12 £57,500 +21.05%
Hampshire +18 11 £60,000 +54.83% 2
Farnborough +17 10 £60,000 +106.89% 1
Kent +24 8 £47,500 -38.70%
Reading -11 8 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Essex +19 6 £39,729 - 2
Bath +2 6 £72,000 +30.90% 1
Somerset -9 6 £72,000 +30.90% 1
Saffron Walden - 6 £39,729 - 2
Ruislip - 6 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -7 5 £42,500 -29.16% 1

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 488 (60.10%) Amazon AWS
2 475 (58.50%) Puppet
3 459 (56.53%) Linux
4 449 (55.30%) Python
5 407 (50.12%) Opscode Chef
6 374 (46.06%) DevOps
7 362 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
8 361 (44.46%) Ansible
9 323 (39.78%) Ruby
10 314 (38.67%) Continuous Integration
11 269 (33.13%) Java
12 259 (31.90%) Oracle
13 254 (31.28%) Microsoft Azure
14 249 (30.67%) Scrum
15 248 (30.54%) Bash Shell
16 229 (28.20%) Jenkins
17 226 (27.83%) MySQL
18 213 (26.23%) VMware
19 209 (25.74%) Configuration Management
20 208 (25.62%) Unix
21 198 (24.38%) Perl
22 192 (23.65%) DSDM
23 183 (22.54%) SQL
24 174 (21.43%) Docker
25 163 (20.07%) vSphere
25 163 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
26 159 (19.58%) RUP
27 158 (19.46%) MongoDB
28 157 (19.33%) WebSphere
29 150 (18.47%) Xen

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
1 157 (19.33%) WebSphere
2 147 (18.10%) WebLogic
3 139 (17.12%) JBoss
4 132 (16.26%) CloudStack
5 111 (13.67%) Elasticsearch
6 109 (13.42%) Tomcat
7 98 (12.07%) Apache Spark
8 96 (11.82%) Apache
9 76 (9.36%) Jetty
10 74 (9.11%) Apache Solr
11 50 (6.16%) nginx
12 41 (5.05%) Cloud Foundry
13 36 (4.43%) IIS
14 25 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 22 (2.71%) Confluence
16 13 (1.60%) ColdFusion
17 11 (1.35%) SharePoint
18 5 (0.62%) Anypoint
18 5 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
19 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 488 (60.10%) Amazon AWS
2 254 (31.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (9.98%) IaaS
4 66 (8.13%) PaaS
5 34 (4.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (3.57%) GitHub
7 28 (3.45%) SaaS
8 27 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (2.96%) OpenShift
9 24 (2.96%) Sumo Logic
10 19 (2.34%) Office 365
11 18 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
12 13 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (1.60%) SoftLayer
13 11 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (1.23%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.23%) Heroku
15 9 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 86 (10.59%) Firewall
2 43 (5.30%) Internet
3 41 (5.05%) DNS
4 39 (4.80%) SAN
5 32 (3.94%) HTTP
5 32 (3.94%) TCP/IP
6 27 (3.33%) Network Security
6 27 (3.33%) VPN
7 26 (3.20%) MPLS
7 26 (3.20%) SSL
8 17 (2.09%) IPsec
9 16 (1.97%) BGP
9 16 (1.97%) WAN
10 15 (1.85%) LAN
10 15 (1.85%) NAS
10 15 (1.85%) VoIP
11 12 (1.48%) Ethernet
12 11 (1.35%) IPv6
12 11 (1.35%) OSPF
13 10 (1.23%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (27.83%) MySQL
2 158 (19.46%) MongoDB
3 149 (18.35%) NoSQL
4 147 (18.10%) Hadoop
5 136 (16.75%) PostgreSQL
6 116 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 110 (13.55%) Redis
8 105 (12.93%) Big Data
9 94 (11.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 82 (10.10%) Couchbase
11 81 (9.98%) Riak
12 37 (4.56%) Relational Database
13 30 (3.69%) MariaDB
14 25 (3.08%) HBase
15 21 (2.59%) CouchDB
16 20 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
18 16 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 15 (1.85%) RDBMS
20 14 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 229 (28.20%) Jenkins
2 139 (17.12%) Git (software)
3 82 (10.10%) TeamCity
4 54 (6.65%) Vagrant
5 51 (6.28%) Subversion
6 36 (4.43%) JIRA
7 27 (3.33%) Ant
8 19 (2.34%) Cucumber
9 18 (2.22%) Bitbucket
9 18 (2.22%) Maven
10 16 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.72%) RSpec
13 13 (1.60%) JUnit
14 12 (1.48%) Artifactory
14 12 (1.48%) FishEye
15 11 (1.35%) Grunt
15 11 (1.35%) JMeter
16 9 (1.11%) Gradle
16 9 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 85 (10.47%) Banking
2 80 (9.85%) Finance
3 79 (9.73%) Retail
4 50 (6.16%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.72%) Games
6 11 (1.35%) Marketing
7 10 (1.23%) Front Office
7 10 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.99%) Legal
9 7 (0.86%) Advertising
10 6 (0.74%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 2 (0.25%) Electronics
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (24.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 176 (21.67%) Developer
3 113 (13.92%) Architect
4 76 (9.36%) Linux Engineer
5 73 (8.99%) Senior Developer
6 66 (8.13%) Java Developer
7 62 (7.64%) Platform Engineer
8 58 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 55 (6.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 53 (6.53%) Cloud Architect
11 46 (5.67%) Software Developer
12 42 (5.17%) Administrator
12 42 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
13 41 (5.05%) Consultant
13 41 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
14 35 (4.31%) Senior Software Developer
14 35 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
15 33 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
16 32 (3.94%) AWS Engineer
16 32 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (13.67%) .NET
2 105 (12.93%) Elastic Stack
3 98 (12.07%) AngularJS
4 74 (9.11%) Lucene
4 74 (9.11%) React
5 61 (7.51%) LAMP
6 58 (7.14%) Web Services
7 51 (6.28%) HTML
8 37 (4.56%) HTML5
9 35 (4.31%) CSS
10 31 (3.82%) Sensu
11 26 (3.20%) Node.js
12 25 (3.08%) jQuery
12 25 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
13 24 (2.96%) Apache Flex
14 23 (2.83%) OpenDaylight
15 19 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
16 15 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
16 15 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.33%) Data Centre
2 75 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 50 (6.16%) Private Cloud
4 44 (5.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 34 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.57%) Public Cloud
7 27 (3.33%) User Experience
8 22 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.97%) Clustering
12 15 (1.85%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.35%) Blog
15 10 (1.23%) Replication
15 10 (1.23%) Wiki
16 9 (1.11%) Life Science
17 8 (0.99%) FlexPod
17 8 (0.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
18 6 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 459 (56.53%) Linux
2 208 (25.62%) Unix
3 144 (17.73%) Windows
4 113 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (8.00%) Ubuntu
6 63 (7.76%) Android
6 63 (7.76%) Apple iOS
7 59 (7.27%) CentOS
8 37 (4.56%) Windows Server
9 35 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (3.08%) Debian
11 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.48%) Fedora
13 9 (1.11%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.99%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.49%) SUSE
17 3 (0.37%) AIX
17 3 (0.37%) Solaris
18 2 (0.25%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (46.06%) DevOps
2 362 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (38.67%) Continuous Integration
4 249 (30.67%) Scrum
5 209 (25.74%) Configuration Management
6 192 (23.65%) DSDM
7 159 (19.58%) RUP
8 147 (18.10%) TDD
9 105 (12.93%) Web Development
10 101 (12.44%) Mentoring
10 101 (12.44%) OO
11 94 (11.58%) Kanban
12 89 (10.96%) Open Source
13 88 (10.84%) Coaching
14 78 (9.61%) Presales
15 77 (9.48%) Software Delivery
15 77 (9.48%) Software Engineering
16 75 (9.24%) ITIL
17 74 (9.11%) Multithreading
17 74 (9.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 449 (55.30%) Python
2 323 (39.78%) Ruby
3 269 (33.13%) Java
4 248 (30.54%) Bash Shell
5 198 (24.38%) Perl
6 183 (22.54%) SQL
7 143 (17.61%) Shell Script
8 106 (13.05%) Go
8 106 (13.05%) JavaScript
9 87 (10.71%) PHP
10 84 (10.34%) C#
11 65 (8.00%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.83%) C++
13 22 (2.71%) Scala
14 11 (1.35%) C
15 6 (0.74%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.49%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.37%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.37%) R
17 3 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 115 (14.16%) Degree
2 26 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.96%) RHCE
4 23 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.34%) CCIE
7 15 (1.85%) AWS Certification
8 13 (1.60%) CCNP
8 13 (1.60%) RHCA
8 13 (1.60%) VCDX
9 12 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.23%) MCSE
11 9 (1.11%) CCNA
11 9 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.86%) RHCSA
12 7 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.74%) CCDP
14 5 (0.62%) CCDA
14 5 (0.62%) MCSD
15 4 (0.49%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.45%) QA
2 18 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.99%) SLA
4 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.74%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.49%) GCP
7 3 (0.37%) DICOM
7 3 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 174 (21.43%) Docker
2 163 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (20.07%) vSphere
3 150 (18.47%) Xen
4 125 (15.39%) XenServer
5 49 (6.03%) Hyper-V
6 45 (5.54%) KVM
6 45 (5.54%) vCloud
7 43 (5.30%) Active Directory
8 28 (3.45%) Ceph
9 18 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (1.60%) PowerHA
11 13 (1.60%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 11 (1.35%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.99%) LXC
14 7 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.86%) HDFS
14 7 (0.86%) Varnish
15 5 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 475 (58.50%) Puppet
2 407 (50.12%) Opscode Chef
3 361 (44.46%) Ansible
4 98 (12.07%) Salt
5 89 (10.96%) Kibana
6 86 (10.59%) Tivoli
7 85 (10.47%) Cobbler
8 79 (9.73%) logstash
9 58 (7.14%) Kubernetes
10 52 (6.40%) Nagios
11 48 (5.91%) Terraform
12 33 (4.06%) Packer
13 24 (2.96%) Grafana
14 20 (2.46%) Opsview
14 20 (2.46%) Riemann
14 20 (2.46%) vRealize
15 19 (2.34%) CFEngine
16 17 (2.09%) Graphite
16 17 (2.09%) HAProxy
17 11 (1.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 259 (31.90%) Oracle
2 213 (26.23%) VMware
3 129 (15.89%) Microsoft
4 118 (14.53%) Red Hat
5 116 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB
6 56 (6.90%) Cisco
7 45 (5.54%) Splunk
8 38 (4.68%) Google
9 29 (3.57%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.96%) Citrix
11 22 (2.71%) NetApp
11 22 (2.71%) Rackspace
12 20 (2.46%) Juniper
13 19 (2.34%) EMC
13 19 (2.34%) HP
14 18 (2.22%) New Relic
14 18 (2.22%) SaltStack
15 14 (1.72%) Veritas
16 10 (1.23%) RedGate
17 9 (1.11%) Cognizant
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cornwall
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus ect
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits + On Call + B
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
TJ Peel
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + On
Posted: 13 days ago