Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 538 613
Rank change year-on-year -48 +75 +121
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 705 891 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 2.79% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 565 732 740
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,883 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,625 £82,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +11.65% +3.00%

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 28,147 31,944 36,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.05% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22,511 25,784 31,362
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Top 17 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 16 August 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 -61 671 £62,500 +2.46% 95
UK excluding London +3 394 £55,000 -4.35% 54
London -72 296 £71,000 +1.43% 42
South East -16 137 £55,000 - 18
East of England +104 126 £60,000 -4.00% 22
North of England -52 56 £59,000 -1.67% 5
South West -12 43 £41,000 -18.00% 7
Yorkshire -3 34 £59,000 +2.61% 2
North West -30 20 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Scotland +5 16 £62,500 - 1
Midlands +1 11 £45,000 -12.20% 1
West Midlands +25 8 £45,000 -30.77%
Wales +9 6 £44,000 +6.02%
East Midlands -11 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Channel Islands - 3 £70,000 -
Northern Ireland +4 2 £30,000 -45.45%
North East -29 2 £62,500 +83.82% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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.

1 465 (65.96%) Amazon AWS
2 451 (63.97%) Linux
3 362 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 343 (48.65%) DevOps
5 341 (48.37%) Python
6 329 (46.67%) VMware
7 322 (45.67%) Ansible
8 312 (44.26%) Docker
9 309 (43.83%) Puppet
10 304 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
11 249 (35.32%) Opscode Chef
12 240 (34.04%) Kubernetes
13 225 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 191 (27.09%) Configuration Management
15 153 (21.70%) Ruby
16 151 (21.42%) Jenkins
17 150 (21.28%) Google
18 145 (20.57%) Bash Shell
19 144 (20.43%) Unix
20 139 (19.72%) Windows
20 139 (19.72%) Open Source
21 136 (19.29%) Java
21 136 (19.29%) Terraform
22 131 (18.58%) SQL
23 128 (18.16%) Scrum
24 127 (18.01%) Google Cloud Platform
25 126 (17.87%) Git (software)
26 125 (17.73%) Public Cloud
26 125 (17.73%) Data Centre
27 123 (17.45%) Microsoft

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 61 (8.65%) Apache
2 54 (7.66%) CloudStack
3 37 (5.25%) Confluence
4 36 (5.11%) nginx
5 31 (4.40%) Tomcat
5 31 (4.40%) WebSphere
6 29 (4.11%) WebLogic
7 22 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (2.84%) JBoss
9 15 (2.13%) Apache Spark
9 15 (2.13%) GlassFish
10 14 (1.99%) Apache Solr
11 13 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (1.13%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.13%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.99%) IIS
14 6 (0.85%) CMS
14 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (2.41%) Documaker
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 465 (65.96%) Amazon AWS
2 362 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (18.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 114 (16.17%) IaaS
5 77 (10.92%) PaaS
6 65 (9.22%) OpenShift
7 61 (8.65%) GitHub
8 50 (7.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 49 (6.95%) SaaS
10 18 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (2.13%) Trello
12 14 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (1.99%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (1.70%) DigitalOcean
14 11 (1.56%) Amazon Glacier
15 9 (1.28%) Slack
16 8 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (1.13%) Office 365
16 8 (1.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 86 (12.20%) DNS
2 72 (10.21%) TCP/IP
3 70 (9.93%) Firewall
4 45 (6.38%) DHCP
5 39 (5.53%) HTTP
6 27 (3.83%) AMQP
7 25 (3.55%) SAN
8 23 (3.26%) IPsec
8 23 (3.26%) SSL
9 22 (3.12%) VPN
10 21 (2.98%) WAN
11 20 (2.84%) SMTP
12 19 (2.70%) Network Security
12 19 (2.70%) SSH
12 19 (2.70%) VSAN
13 18 (2.55%) FTP
14 17 (2.41%) HTTPS
14 17 (2.41%) ICMP
14 17 (2.41%) POP3
14 17 (2.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.77%) MySQL
2 84 (11.91%) MongoDB
3 82 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 82 (11.63%) SQL Server
4 75 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 37 (5.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (4.26%) Big Data
7 30 (4.26%) Redis
8 26 (3.69%) Oracle Database
9 18 (2.55%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.55%) MariaDB
10 17 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.99%) Riak
12 6 (0.85%) Aerospike
12 6 (0.85%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.85%) Hazelcast
12 6 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 151 (21.42%) Jenkins
2 126 (17.87%) Git (software)
3 66 (9.36%) Vagrant
4 53 (7.52%) JIRA
5 44 (6.24%) Maven
6 33 (4.68%) Subversion
7 31 (4.40%) TeamCity
8 28 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (3.12%) Selenium
11 20 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (2.41%) Gerrit
13 16 (2.27%) Protractor
14 13 (1.84%) Artifactory
15 11 (1.56%) Cucumber
16 10 (1.42%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.42%) GitLab
16 10 (1.42%) GoCD
16 10 (1.42%) JMeter
16 10 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (14.33%) Finance
2 42 (5.96%) Retail
3 33 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.41%) Banking
4 17 (2.41%) Legal
5 16 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.99%) Law
7 13 (1.84%) Marketing
8 11 (1.56%) Back Office
9 10 (1.42%) Advertising
10 9 (1.28%) Games
11 7 (0.99%) Electronics
12 6 (0.85%) French Language
12 6 (0.85%) German Language
12 6 (0.85%) Swedish Language
13 3 (0.43%) Military
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 167 (23.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 110 (15.60%) Cloud Engineer
3 77 (10.92%) Architect
4 73 (10.35%) Developer
5 72 (10.21%) Linux Engineer
6 53 (7.52%) AWS Engineer
7 42 (5.96%) Administrator
7 42 (5.96%) Software Engineer
7 42 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
8 40 (5.67%) Platform Engineer
9 39 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
10 36 (5.11%) Automation Engineer
11 34 (4.82%) Cloud Architect
12 33 (4.68%) Java Developer
13 32 (4.54%) Senior DevOps
13 32 (4.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 31 (4.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 30 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
15 30 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 30 (4.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (11.49%) Web Services
2 52 (7.38%) RESTful
3 49 (6.95%) Middleware
4 48 (6.81%) RabbitMQ
5 39 (5.53%) HTML
6 35 (4.96%) CSS
6 35 (4.96%) Node.js
7 33 (4.68%) AngularJS
8 30 (4.26%) .NET
9 29 (4.11%) LAMP
10 24 (3.40%) Spring
11 22 (3.12%) LAPP Stack
11 22 (3.12%) REST
11 22 (3.12%) Spring Boot
12 20 (2.84%) HTML5
12 20 (2.84%) YAML
13 19 (2.70%) SOAP
14 17 (2.41%) JSON
15 16 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
15 16 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 125 (17.73%) Data Centre
1 125 (17.73%) Public Cloud
2 73 (10.35%) Private Cloud
3 65 (9.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 58 (8.23%) Computer Science
5 36 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (3.83%) Cloud Native
7 26 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (3.40%) Replication
8 24 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (2.55%) Fintech
10 16 (2.27%) Life Science
10 16 (2.27%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.13%) Equities
11 15 (2.13%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.56%) NHS
14 10 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (1.42%) Mobile App
15 9 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 451 (63.97%) Linux
2 144 (20.43%) Unix
3 139 (19.72%) Windows
4 83 (11.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (8.65%) CentOS
6 59 (8.37%) Windows Server
7 43 (6.10%) Ubuntu
8 31 (4.40%) Solaris
8 31 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (4.26%) Debian
10 22 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (2.55%) Android
12 16 (2.27%) AIX
12 16 (2.27%) CoreOS
13 13 (1.84%) VMS
14 7 (0.99%) FreeBSD
15 4 (0.57%) HPUX
15 4 (0.57%) OpenBSD
16 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (48.65%) DevOps
2 304 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (27.09%) Configuration Management
4 139 (19.72%) Open Source
5 128 (18.16%) Scrum
6 117 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (14.04%) TDD
8 98 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
9 80 (11.35%) Software Engineering
10 78 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 73 (10.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 71 (10.07%) Microservices
14 64 (9.08%) Project Management
15 62 (8.79%) ITIL
16 59 (8.37%) Mentoring
17 53 (7.52%) Migration
18 52 (7.38%) Presales
19 49 (6.95%) Deployment Automation
20 47 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 341 (48.37%) Python
2 153 (21.70%) Ruby
3 145 (20.57%) Bash Shell
4 136 (19.29%) Java
5 131 (18.58%) SQL
6 99 (14.04%) PowerShell
7 80 (11.35%) JavaScript
8 54 (7.66%) Shell Script
9 53 (7.52%) Go
10 44 (6.24%) C#
11 43 (6.10%) PHP
12 42 (5.96%) Perl
13 22 (3.12%) Scala
14 19 (2.70%) Java 8
15 16 (2.27%) C++
16 9 (1.28%) C
17 5 (0.71%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.71%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (11.77%) Degree
2 34 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (2.70%) MCSE
6 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (2.70%) RHCE
7 18 (2.55%) CCNA
8 10 (1.42%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.42%) RHCA
9 7 (0.99%) CCIE
9 7 (0.99%) CCNP
10 6 (0.85%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 5 (0.71%) VCP6
12 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.28%) MBA
13 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.54%) GCP
2 30 (4.26%) QA
3 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) GDPR
5 2 (0.28%) PMO
5 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 312 (44.26%) Docker
2 225 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (11.91%) vSphere
4 58 (8.23%) Hyper-V
5 53 (7.52%) KVM
5 53 (7.52%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (6.81%) Xen
7 39 (5.53%) Active Directory
8 33 (4.68%) Ceph
9 30 (4.26%) XenServer
10 27 (3.83%) VirtualBox
11 22 (3.12%) VMware NSX
12 21 (2.98%) QEMU
12 21 (2.98%) vCloud
13 19 (2.70%) iptables
14 17 (2.41%) Samba
15 11 (1.56%) XenApp
16 10 (1.42%) LXC
17 8 (1.13%) Lustre
18 6 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 322 (45.67%) Ansible
2 309 (43.83%) Puppet
3 249 (35.32%) Opscode Chef
4 240 (34.04%) Kubernetes
5 136 (19.29%) Terraform
6 79 (11.21%) Salt
7 53 (7.52%) Nagios
8 41 (5.82%) vRealize
9 39 (5.53%) Rancher
10 31 (4.40%) Cobbler
11 29 (4.11%) SCCM
12 18 (2.55%) Kibana
13 17 (2.41%) Packer
13 17 (2.41%) Sysdig
14 14 (1.99%) SCVMM
14 14 (1.99%) Tivoli
15 13 (1.84%) HAProxy
15 13 (1.84%) Mesos
15 13 (1.84%) vCenter Server
16 12 (1.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 329 (46.67%) VMware
2 150 (21.28%) Google
3 123 (17.45%) Microsoft
4 114 (16.17%) Oracle
5 104 (14.75%) Red Hat
6 69 (9.79%) Cisco
7 55 (7.80%) IBM
8 40 (5.67%) Splunk
9 32 (4.54%) Juniper
10 30 (4.26%) SaltStack
11 28 (3.97%) New Relic
12 27 (3.83%) AppDynamics
12 27 (3.83%) NetApp
13 26 (3.69%) ServiceNow
14 24 (3.40%) Citrix
15 23 (3.26%) HP
16 19 (2.70%) Ivanti
17 17 (2.41%) BMC
17 17 (2.41%) Intel
17 17 (2.41%) WorldPay