Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 568 666
Rank change year-on-year +34 +98 +200
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 854 773 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.88% 2.44% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 704 625 571
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,375 £36,250 £39,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 29,678 31,722 39,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.05% 17.93% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24,411 26,644 32,834
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +2.56%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Top 16 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 19 January 2018. 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 +44 826 £65,000 +4.00% 102
UK excluding London +12 450 £60,000 +9.09% 56
London +73 382 £70,000 - 49
East of England +117 166 £67,500 +22.73% 17
South East +16 143 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North of England -97 50 £60,000 +14.29% 9
South West -15 49 £45,000 -28.00% 11
Midlands +24 34 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +39 28 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Yorkshire -25 22 £59,000 +2.61% 2
North West -52 19 £60,000 +20.00% 7
North East -16 9 £65,000 +76.87%
East Midlands +12 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Wales +14 5 £50,000 +21.21%
Scotland -42 4 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 578 (67.68%) Linux
2 514 (60.19%) DevOps
3 509 (59.60%) Amazon AWS
4 439 (51.41%) Python
5 376 (44.03%) Puppet
6 356 (41.69%) Docker
7 346 (40.52%) VMware
8 342 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
9 332 (38.88%) Ansible
9 332 (38.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 297 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
11 283 (33.14%) Kubernetes
12 249 (29.16%) Jenkins
13 247 (28.92%) Java
14 221 (25.88%) Continuous Integration
15 201 (23.54%) Configuration Management
16 191 (22.37%) Bash Shell
17 185 (21.66%) Ruby
18 182 (21.31%) Data Centre
19 180 (21.08%) Open Source
19 180 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
20 167 (19.56%) Unix
21 161 (18.85%) Degree
22 160 (18.74%) Software Engineering
22 160 (18.74%) SQL
23 156 (18.27%) MySQL
24 149 (17.45%) NoSQL
25 143 (16.74%) MongoDB
25 143 (16.74%) Windows
25 143 (16.74%) TDD

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 79 (9.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 66 (7.73%) Apache
3 60 (7.03%) CloudStack
4 46 (5.39%) nginx
5 39 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (4.22%) Apache Spark
6 36 (4.22%) Confluence
7 33 (3.86%) JBoss
7 33 (3.86%) Tomcat
8 29 (3.40%) WebSphere
9 25 (2.93%) WebLogic
10 23 (2.69%) Apache Solr
11 18 (2.11%) IIS
12 10 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (1.05%) Jetty
14 7 (0.82%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.59%) iPlanet
16 5 (0.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.23%) HipChat
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.23%) Summit
4 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 509 (59.60%) Amazon AWS
2 332 (38.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (8.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 64 (7.49%) IaaS
5 57 (6.67%) PaaS
6 48 (5.62%) SaaS
7 38 (4.45%) OpenShift
8 33 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (3.51%) GitHub
11 22 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (1.99%) Google Compute Engine
13 10 (1.17%) Amazon S3
13 10 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (1.17%) Google App Engine
13 10 (1.17%) Sumo Logic
13 10 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (0.94%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 121 (14.17%) TCP/IP
2 57 (6.67%) DNS
2 57 (6.67%) Firewall
3 54 (6.32%) HTTP
4 50 (5.85%) Internet
5 46 (5.39%) VPN
6 34 (3.98%) DHCP
6 34 (3.98%) SSL
7 25 (2.93%) NAS
7 25 (2.93%) WAN
8 24 (2.81%) IPsec
8 24 (2.81%) LAN
9 23 (2.69%) SAN
10 18 (2.11%) VLAN
10 18 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (1.99%) Software-Defined Networking
12 16 (1.87%) Network Security
13 15 (1.76%) SNMP
14 14 (1.64%) VSAN
15 13 (1.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (18.27%) MySQL
2 149 (17.45%) NoSQL
3 143 (16.74%) MongoDB
4 94 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
5 78 (9.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 76 (8.90%) Redis
7 71 (8.31%) Hadoop
8 57 (6.67%) Big Data
9 49 (5.74%) MariaDB
10 45 (5.27%) Relational Database
11 33 (3.86%) Riak
12 27 (3.16%) RDBMS
13 25 (2.93%) SQL Server
14 22 (2.58%) Couchbase
15 20 (2.34%) Apache Hive
16 17 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database
18 8 (0.94%) DB2
19 7 (0.82%) HBase
20 5 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 249 (29.16%) Jenkins
2 130 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 56 (6.56%) Maven
4 55 (6.44%) JIRA
5 47 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 43 (5.04%) TeamCity
7 42 (4.92%) Vagrant
8 28 (3.28%) Gradle
9 19 (2.22%) Ant
10 18 (2.11%) Subversion
11 15 (1.76%) Artifactory
12 13 (1.52%) Mercurial
13 12 (1.41%) Travis CI
14 11 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (1.17%) Bitbucket
16 9 (1.05%) Eclipse
17 8 (0.94%) GitLab
17 8 (0.94%) GoCD
17 8 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 72 (8.43%) Retail
2 66 (7.73%) Finance
3 20 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.64%) Banking
4 14 (1.64%) Games
5 7 (0.82%) Publishing
6 6 (0.70%) Russian Language
7 5 (0.59%) Marketing
8 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.47%) Law
9 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
10 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 198 (23.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 117 (13.70%) Developer
3 111 (13.00%) Linux Engineer
4 76 (8.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 65 (7.61%) Cloud Engineer
6 61 (7.14%) Architect
7 58 (6.79%) Platform Engineer
8 53 (6.21%) Java Developer
9 52 (6.09%) AWS DevOps
10 51 (5.97%) Consultant
11 48 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
12 45 (5.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 40 (4.68%) Software Engineer
14 38 (4.45%) VMware Engineer
15 35 (4.10%) Senior Developer
15 35 (4.10%) Senior DevOps
16 33 (3.86%) Administrator
16 33 (3.86%) AWS Engineer
17 31 (3.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 30 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (10.66%) Web Services
2 72 (8.43%) Node.js
3 60 (7.03%) HTML
4 53 (6.21%) RESTful
5 49 (5.74%) Spring
6 48 (5.62%) AngularJS
7 45 (5.27%) REST
8 44 (5.15%) LAMP
9 38 (4.45%) .NET
9 38 (4.45%) HTML5
10 34 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
10 34 (3.98%) LEMP Stack
11 28 (3.28%) J2EE
12 27 (3.16%) CSS
12 27 (3.16%) JSON
13 25 (2.93%) LAPP Stack
13 25 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (2.69%) React
15 21 (2.46%) Sensu
16 20 (2.34%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 182 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 110 (12.88%) Public Cloud
3 108 (12.65%) Computer Science
4 106 (12.41%) Private Cloud
5 42 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 27 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 25 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (2.81%) User Experience
10 21 (2.46%) Life Science
11 19 (2.22%) Replication
12 15 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (1.41%) Fintech
15 11 (1.29%) Virtual Team
16 9 (1.05%) Cloud Native
16 9 (1.05%) Clustering
17 8 (0.94%) Blog
18 6 (0.70%) Equities
18 6 (0.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 578 (67.68%) Linux
2 167 (19.56%) Unix
3 143 (16.74%) Windows
4 80 (9.37%) Ubuntu
5 58 (6.79%) CentOS
6 46 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (5.27%) Debian
8 34 (3.98%) CoreOS
9 23 (2.69%) AIX
9 23 (2.69%) Windows Server
10 10 (1.17%) SUSE
11 9 (1.05%) HPUX
11 9 (1.05%) Solaris
12 6 (0.70%) Android
12 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (60.19%) DevOps
2 342 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (25.88%) Continuous Integration
4 201 (23.54%) Configuration Management
5 180 (21.08%) Open Source
6 160 (18.74%) Software Engineering
7 143 (16.74%) TDD
8 128 (14.99%) Scrum
9 83 (9.72%) BDD
10 79 (9.25%) Microservices
11 73 (8.55%) Migration
12 72 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 67 (7.85%) Test Automation
14 62 (7.26%) High Availability
15 57 (6.67%) E-Commerce
16 56 (6.56%) Presales
17 48 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 47 (5.50%) ITIL
19 45 (5.27%) Mathematics
20 44 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 439 (51.41%) Python
2 247 (28.92%) Java
3 191 (22.37%) Bash Shell
4 185 (21.66%) Ruby
5 160 (18.74%) SQL
6 92 (10.77%) JavaScript
7 81 (9.48%) Perl
8 70 (8.20%) PowerShell
8 70 (8.20%) Shell Script
9 69 (8.08%) Go
10 42 (4.92%) C
11 41 (4.80%) C#
12 38 (4.45%) C++
12 38 (4.45%) Scala
13 37 (4.33%) PHP
14 11 (1.29%) R
15 9 (1.05%) Lua
16 8 (0.94%) Fortran
17 5 (0.59%) Julia
17 5 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 161 (18.85%) Degree
2 52 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.69%) Master's Degree
4 19 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.29%) CCIE
6 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.05%) CHECK Team Leader
7 9 (1.05%) CHECK Team Member
7 9 (1.05%) MCSE
7 9 (1.05%) OSCP
8 8 (0.94%) CCNA
8 8 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.82%) CISSP
9 7 (0.82%) OCP
9 7 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.70%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.70%) JNCIE
10 6 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.34%) QA
2 17 (1.99%) GCP
3 11 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.17%) SLA
5 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.59%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 356 (41.69%) Docker
2 180 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (11.71%) vSphere
4 56 (6.56%) Ceph
5 54 (6.32%) Xen
6 41 (4.80%) Hyper-V
7 37 (4.33%) KVM
8 33 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (3.40%) XenServer
10 22 (2.58%) VMware NSX
11 18 (2.11%) Active Directory
12 17 (1.99%) LXC
13 13 (1.52%) VirtualBox
13 13 (1.52%) XenApp
14 12 (1.41%) Varnish
15 8 (0.94%) GPFS
15 8 (0.94%) oVirt
15 8 (0.94%) RHEV
15 8 (0.94%) Slurm Workload Manager
16 6 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 376 (44.03%) Puppet
2 332 (38.88%) Ansible
3 297 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
4 283 (33.14%) Kubernetes
5 99 (11.59%) Terraform
6 59 (6.91%) Salt
7 56 (6.56%) Nagios
8 36 (4.22%) ZABBIX
9 35 (4.10%) Cobbler
10 29 (3.40%) Tivoli
11 21 (2.46%) logstash
12 18 (2.11%) HAProxy
12 18 (2.11%) Mesos
12 18 (2.11%) vRealize
13 14 (1.64%) Grafana
14 12 (1.41%) Graphite
15 11 (1.29%) Packer
16 10 (1.17%) Graylog
17 9 (1.05%) Icinga
17 9 (1.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 346 (40.52%) VMware
2 110 (12.88%) Oracle
3 102 (11.94%) Red Hat
4 100 (11.71%) Google
5 78 (9.13%) Microsoft
6 75 (8.78%) SaltStack
7 50 (5.85%) IBM
8 35 (4.10%) Cisco
9 32 (3.75%) Juniper
10 28 (3.28%) AppDynamics
10 28 (3.28%) EnterpriseDB
11 21 (2.46%) Citrix
12 20 (2.34%) Atlassian
12 20 (2.34%) HP
13 18 (2.11%) Splunk
14 16 (1.87%) Rackspace
15 14 (1.64%) New Relic
16 13 (1.52%) Ivanti
16 13 (1.52%) NetApp
17 9 (1.05%) Intel