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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 556 650
Rank change year-on-year +58 +94  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 429 391 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.67% 2.13% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 364 354 279
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76%  

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 16054 18396 21795
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.01% 18.71% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13033 15645 18065
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +75 418 £60,000 +4.34% 57
London +63 215 £67,500 +8.00% 24
South East +28 46 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Yorkshire +25 36 £57,500 +35.29% 5
South West +14 36 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Manchester -10 36 £60,000 +41.17% 6
North West -34 36 £60,000 +41.17% 7
East of England +12 30 £62,500 +4.16% 2
West Yorkshire +22 27 £58,750 +38.23% 5
Leeds +14 27 £58,750 +38.23% 5
Hertfordshire +1 23 £67,500 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +19 17 £52,500 +5.00% 2
City of London -1 17 £66,250 +6.00% 8
Bristol -32 17 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Gloucestershire +13 13 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Brighton - 13 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +1 10 £67,500 +25.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £52,500 -41.66% 1
Nottingham +7 9 £52,500 -41.66% 1
Sheffield +6 9 £57,500 -4.16%
South Yorkshire -7 9 £57,500 -4.16%
Hampshire 0 8 £60,000 +60.00% 5
Ruislip - 8 £55,000 -
Derbyshire +21 7 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Cheltenham +14 7 £37,500 -
Farnborough +8 7 £60,000 +106.89% 4
Reading +4 7 £63,750 +18.05% 1
Derby - 7 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 549 (67.03%) Linux
2 509 (62.15%) Amazon AWS
3 503 (61.42%) Puppet
4 475 (58.00%) DevOps
5 449 (54.82%) Python
6 402 (49.08%) Opscode Chef
7 373 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
8 363 (44.32%) Ansible
9 310 (37.85%) Ruby
10 297 (36.26%) Continuous Integration
11 288 (35.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 263 (32.11%) Jenkins
13 255 (31.14%) Bash Shell
14 248 (30.28%) Oracle
15 232 (28.33%) Java
16 230 (28.08%) MySQL
17 222 (27.11%) Scrum
18 219 (26.74%) Unix
19 209 (25.52%) Configuration Management
20 208 (25.40%) VMware
21 205 (25.03%) Docker
22 185 (22.59%) SQL
23 162 (19.78%) DSDM
23 162 (19.78%) MongoDB
24 161 (19.66%) Git (software)
25 159 (19.41%) Xen
25 159 (19.41%) Perl
26 155 (18.93%) TDD
27 154 (18.80%) Degree
28 147 (17.95%) Shell Script

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
1 134 (16.36%) CloudStack
2 125 (15.26%) WebSphere
3 117 (14.29%) Apache
4 112 (13.68%) WebLogic
5 110 (13.43%) Tomcat
6 100 (12.21%) JBoss
7 88 (10.74%) Elasticsearch
8 75 (9.16%) Apache Spark
9 71 (8.67%) nginx
10 62 (7.57%) Jetty
11 59 (7.20%) Apache Solr
12 52 (6.35%) IIS
13 41 (5.01%) Cloud Foundry
14 28 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
15 25 (3.05%) Confluence
16 12 (1.47%) ColdFusion
17 9 (1.10%) SharePoint
18 8 (0.98%) Anypoint
19 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
20 4 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 509 (62.15%) Amazon AWS
2 288 (35.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (11.48%) IaaS
4 53 (6.47%) PaaS
5 52 (6.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 40 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (4.27%) OpenShift
8 32 (3.91%) GitHub
9 25 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (2.56%) Amazon S3
12 19 (2.32%) SaaS
13 12 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
13 12 (1.47%) Sumo Logic
14 11 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (1.10%) Google Compute Engine
17 8 (0.98%) Office 365
18 7 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.16%) Firewall
2 60 (7.33%) TCP/IP
3 47 (5.74%) Internet
4 41 (5.01%) DNS
5 31 (3.79%) HTTP
6 24 (2.93%) VPN
7 22 (2.69%) SAN
7 22 (2.69%) SSL
8 19 (2.32%) Network Security
9 16 (1.95%) MPLS
10 15 (1.83%) Software-Defined Networking
11 14 (1.71%) VLAN
12 13 (1.59%) VoIP
13 11 (1.34%) Multicast
13 11 (1.34%) SSH
13 11 (1.34%) WAN
14 10 (1.22%) Ethernet
14 10 (1.22%) IPsec
15 9 (1.10%) LDAP
15 9 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (28.08%) MySQL
2 162 (19.78%) MongoDB
3 141 (17.22%) NoSQL
4 134 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
5 105 (12.82%) Hadoop
6 89 (10.87%) Big Data
7 88 (10.74%) Redis
8 86 (10.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 84 (10.26%) SQL Server
10 68 (8.30%) Couchbase
11 66 (8.06%) Riak
12 47 (5.74%) MariaDB
13 38 (4.64%) Relational Database
14 22 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (2.08%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.83%) CouchDB
17 14 (1.71%) Oracle Database
18 13 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 11 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 263 (32.11%) Jenkins
2 161 (19.66%) Git (software)
3 81 (9.89%) TeamCity
4 48 (5.86%) Vagrant
5 47 (5.74%) JIRA
6 43 (5.25%) Subversion
7 42 (5.13%) Bitbucket
8 30 (3.66%) Ant
9 29 (3.54%) Maven
10 20 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (2.20%) Artifactory
11 18 (2.20%) NUnit
12 17 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
13 16 (1.95%) MSTest
14 15 (1.83%) Mercurial
15 14 (1.71%) JUnit
16 13 (1.59%) Cucumber
16 13 (1.59%) Gerrit
17 12 (1.47%) Gradle
18 11 (1.34%) Jasmine
General
1 90 (10.99%) Finance
2 70 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 58 (7.08%) Retail
4 46 (5.62%) Banking
5 30 (3.66%) Marketing
6 21 (2.56%) Games
7 16 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.71%) Electronics
9 5 (0.61%) Legal
10 4 (0.49%) Advertising
10 4 (0.49%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 258 (31.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 164 (20.02%) Developer
3 92 (11.23%) Linux Engineer
4 86 (10.50%) Platform Engineer
5 83 (10.13%) Architect
6 79 (9.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 70 (8.55%) Java Developer
8 68 (8.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 66 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 66 (8.06%) Senior Developer
10 55 (6.72%) Administrator
10 55 (6.72%) Consultant
11 52 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
12 46 (5.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 43 (5.25%) AWS Engineer
13 43 (5.25%) DevOps Administrator
14 41 (5.01%) Linux Administrator
15 40 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 36 (4.40%) Cloud Architect
17 34 (4.15%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (11.11%) .NET
2 87 (10.62%) AngularJS
3 86 (10.50%) LAMP
4 70 (8.55%) Web Services
5 58 (7.08%) HTML
6 57 (6.96%) Lucene
6 57 (6.96%) React
7 55 (6.72%) Elastic Stack
8 43 (5.25%) CSS
9 42 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
10 40 (4.88%) HTML5
11 37 (4.52%) Node.js
12 29 (3.54%) LAPP Stack
13 24 (2.93%) ActiveMQ
14 23 (2.81%) jQuery
14 23 (2.81%) Sensu
15 19 (2.32%) Apache Flex
15 19 (2.32%) CSS3
16 18 (2.20%) OpenDaylight
17 15 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 102 (12.45%) Computer Science
2 82 (10.01%) Private Cloud
3 79 (9.65%) Data Centre
4 46 (5.62%) User Experience
5 40 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 31 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (3.42%) Public Cloud
9 20 (2.44%) Replication
10 19 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (2.08%) Clustering
11 17 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.83%) Blog
13 13 (1.59%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.59%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.34%) Fintech
15 8 (0.98%) Life Science
16 6 (0.73%) CMDB
17 5 (0.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 549 (67.03%) Linux
2 219 (26.74%) Unix
3 137 (16.73%) Windows
4 107 (13.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (8.55%) Ubuntu
6 58 (7.08%) CentOS
7 41 (5.01%) Android
8 40 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 36 (4.40%) Windows Server
10 23 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (2.20%) Debian
12 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.22%) CoreOS
13 10 (1.22%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.61%) Solaris
14 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.37%) AIX
15 3 (0.37%) OpenBSD
15 3 (0.37%) SUSE
16 2 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (58.00%) DevOps
2 373 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (36.26%) Continuous Integration
4 222 (27.11%) Scrum
5 209 (25.52%) Configuration Management
6 162 (19.78%) DSDM
7 155 (18.93%) TDD
8 145 (17.70%) RUP
9 103 (12.58%) Open Source
10 91 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 90 (10.99%) OO
12 88 (10.74%) Web Development
13 73 (8.91%) Software Engineering
14 69 (8.42%) Kanban
15 63 (7.69%) Coaching
16 59 (7.20%) ITIL
17 57 (6.96%) Multithreading
18 51 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
19 50 (6.11%) E-Commerce
20 49 (5.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 449 (54.82%) Python
2 310 (37.85%) Ruby
3 255 (31.14%) Bash Shell
4 232 (28.33%) Java
5 185 (22.59%) SQL
6 159 (19.41%) Perl
7 147 (17.95%) Shell Script
8 97 (11.84%) PHP
9 94 (11.48%) JavaScript
10 82 (10.01%) Go
11 58 (7.08%) C#
12 45 (5.49%) PowerShell
13 31 (3.79%) C++
13 31 (3.79%) Scala
14 22 (2.69%) C
15 11 (1.34%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.98%) Lisp
17 4 (0.49%) AWK
17 4 (0.49%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 154 (18.80%) Degree
2 61 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.30%) AWS Certification
4 17 (2.08%) RHCE
4 17 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.95%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.34%) MCSE
7 8 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.85%) RHCA
8 7 (0.85%) RHCSA
8 7 (0.85%) VCDX
9 5 (0.61%) MCSD
10 4 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.37%) CISSP
11 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.37%) MCTS
11 3 (0.37%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.37%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.30%) QA
2 8 (0.98%) GCP
3 7 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.37%) DICOM
5 3 (0.37%) HL7
5 3 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 205 (25.03%) Docker
2 159 (19.41%) Xen
3 137 (16.73%) vSphere
4 131 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 117 (14.29%) XenServer
6 46 (5.62%) KVM
7 42 (5.13%) Hyper-V
8 31 (3.79%) vCloud
9 28 (3.42%) Active Directory
10 26 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (2.32%) Varnish
12 15 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (1.47%) XenApp
14 11 (1.34%) PowerHA
15 10 (1.22%) LXC
16 8 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.98%) Slurm Workload Manager
16 8 (0.98%) XenDesktop
17 7 (0.85%) NFS
18 6 (0.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 503 (61.42%) Puppet
2 402 (49.08%) Opscode Chef
3 363 (44.32%) Ansible
4 102 (12.45%) Kubernetes
5 97 (11.84%) Cobbler
5 97 (11.84%) Tivoli
6 66 (8.06%) Salt
7 65 (7.94%) Terraform
8 61 (7.45%) logstash
9 52 (6.35%) Kibana
10 42 (5.13%) Nagios
11 28 (3.42%) Packer
12 21 (2.56%) Graphite
12 21 (2.56%) HAProxy
13 18 (2.20%) ZABBIX
14 16 (1.95%) Mesos
15 14 (1.71%) CFEngine
15 14 (1.71%) vCenter Server
16 11 (1.34%) vRealize
17 10 (1.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 248 (30.28%) Oracle
2 208 (25.40%) VMware
3 121 (14.77%) Red Hat
4 111 (13.55%) EnterpriseDB
5 110 (13.43%) Microsoft
6 50 (6.11%) Google
7 40 (4.88%) Cisco
8 35 (4.27%) SaltStack
9 32 (3.91%) HP
10 28 (3.42%) IBM
11 27 (3.30%) Rackspace
12 20 (2.44%) SAP
13 19 (2.32%) Citrix
13 19 (2.32%) Splunk
14 18 (2.20%) AppDynamics
15 17 (2.08%) New Relic
16 15 (1.83%) EMC
17 13 (1.59%) NetApp
18 12 (1.47%) Atlassian
18 12 (1.47%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Click
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Axica Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Network Compucare
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Automation Logic
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson Government & Defence
Posted: 14 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Significant Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: £negotiable dependent on exp. + benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus 10 to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £115000 - £135000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60k - £68k per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Excelllent salary plus exceltional b
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago