Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 615 724
Rank change year-on-year +95 +109 +153
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 897 730 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.88% 2.07% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 731 637 561
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +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 31190 35248 41483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.86% 18.39% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25110 29792 34549
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Top 15 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 18 October 2017. 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 +130 869 £62,500 +4.17% 54
London +122 443 £70,000 +3.70% 22
UK excluding London +60 427 £57,500 +15.00% 33
South East +62 142 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North of England +11 99 £60,000 +41.18% 11
East of England +55 78 £67,500 -3.57% 10
South West +12 71 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Yorkshire +25 48 £60,000 +41.18% 7
North West -14 42 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Midlands +28 32 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East Midlands +52 19 £51,250 +2.50% 1
West Midlands +16 13 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North East +19 9 £65,000 +44.44%
Wales +10 5 £50,000 +14.29%
Scotland -15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 628 (70.01%) Linux
2 552 (61.54%) DevOps
3 525 (58.53%) Python
4 520 (57.97%) Amazon AWS
5 500 (55.74%) Puppet
6 406 (45.26%) Ansible
7 387 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
8 383 (42.70%) Opscode Chef
9 320 (35.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 319 (35.56%) Docker
11 308 (34.34%) Jenkins
12 291 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
13 268 (29.88%) Java
14 255 (28.43%) VMware
15 249 (27.76%) Ruby
16 225 (25.08%) Kubernetes
17 218 (24.30%) Bash Shell
18 216 (24.08%) Configuration Management
18 216 (24.08%) Unix
19 211 (23.52%) Oracle
20 198 (22.07%) MySQL
21 197 (21.96%) SQL
22 177 (19.73%) Degree
23 167 (18.62%) Scrum
24 163 (18.17%) Git (software)
25 160 (17.84%) TDD
26 159 (17.73%) Open Source
27 156 (17.39%) MongoDB
27 156 (17.39%) NoSQL
28 146 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure

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 98 (10.93%) CloudStack
2 94 (10.48%) Apache
3 86 (9.59%) Tomcat
4 82 (9.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 71 (7.92%) WebSphere
6 70 (7.80%) WebLogic
7 67 (7.47%) JBoss
8 64 (7.13%) Elasticsearch
9 58 (6.47%) nginx
10 49 (5.46%) Apache Spark
11 44 (4.91%) Confluence
12 42 (4.68%) Jetty
13 37 (4.12%) IIS
14 35 (3.90%) Apache Solr
15 26 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (1.11%) SharePoint
17 9 (1.00%) MQSeries
17 9 (1.00%) MS Exchange
18 8 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.33%) Pipeline Pilot
4 1 (0.11%) HipChat
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 520 (57.97%) Amazon AWS
2 320 (35.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (11.26%) IaaS
4 89 (9.92%) PaaS
5 69 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 43 (4.79%) SaaS
7 42 (4.68%) OpenShift
8 40 (4.46%) GitHub
9 38 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
10 36 (4.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (2.12%) IBM Cloud
13 18 (2.01%) Sumo Logic
14 15 (1.67%) Amazon S3
14 15 (1.67%) Google Compute Engine
15 8 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.89%) Heroku
15 8 (0.89%) Office 365
16 6 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (12.15%) TCP/IP
2 77 (8.58%) Firewall
3 59 (6.58%) Internet
4 54 (6.02%) DNS
5 45 (5.02%) VPN
6 37 (4.12%) HTTP
6 37 (4.12%) SSL
7 27 (3.01%) IPsec
7 27 (3.01%) Network Security
8 26 (2.90%) VLAN
9 25 (2.79%) SAN
10 22 (2.45%) LAN
10 22 (2.45%) WAN
11 17 (1.90%) NAS
12 14 (1.56%) DHCP
13 13 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
14 12 (1.34%) SMTP
15 11 (1.23%) NetScaler
16 10 (1.11%) SSH
16 10 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (22.07%) MySQL
2 156 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 156 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 118 (13.15%) PostgreSQL
4 86 (9.59%) Redis
5 84 (9.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 84 (9.36%) Hadoop
6 74 (8.25%) Big Data
7 60 (6.69%) SQL Server
8 51 (5.69%) Riak
9 41 (4.57%) MariaDB
10 40 (4.46%) Couchbase
11 39 (4.35%) Relational Database
12 18 (2.01%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (1.67%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.56%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.11%) CouchDB
16 9 (1.00%) DB2
17 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 308 (34.34%) Jenkins
2 163 (18.17%) Git (software)
3 67 (7.47%) JIRA
4 57 (6.35%) TeamCity
5 52 (5.80%) Maven
6 37 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (4.12%) Bitbucket
7 33 (3.68%) Subversion
7 33 (3.68%) Vagrant
8 32 (3.57%) Ant
8 32 (3.57%) Gradle
9 25 (2.79%) Mercurial
10 19 (2.12%) Artifactory
11 16 (1.78%) Travis CI
12 15 (1.67%) NUnit
13 11 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (1.11%) MSTest
14 10 (1.11%) Selenium
15 8 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 98 (10.93%) Finance
2 50 (5.57%) Retail
3 48 (5.35%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.01%) Banking
5 26 (2.90%) Marketing
6 19 (2.12%) Games
7 14 (1.56%) Electronics
7 14 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.67%) Russian Language
9 3 (0.33%) Advertising
9 3 (0.33%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.33%) Publishing
10 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.11%) German Language
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Legal
11 1 (0.11%) Military
11 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 267 (29.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 137 (15.27%) Developer
3 111 (12.37%) Linux Engineer
4 95 (10.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 85 (9.48%) Cloud Engineer
6 81 (9.03%) Platform Engineer
7 71 (7.92%) Architect
8 64 (7.13%) Java Developer
9 58 (6.47%) AWS DevOps
10 56 (6.24%) Administrator
11 55 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 51 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
13 47 (5.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 47 (5.24%) Senior Developer
14 45 (5.02%) AWS Engineer
14 45 (5.02%) Consultant
15 44 (4.91%) Software Engineer
16 42 (4.68%) DevOps Administrator
17 38 (4.24%) Linux Administrator
17 38 (4.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (9.92%) Web Services
2 76 (8.47%) AngularJS
3 72 (8.03%) LAMP
4 70 (7.80%) .NET
5 65 (7.25%) HTML
6 64 (7.13%) Node.js
7 58 (6.47%) RESTful
8 50 (5.57%) LEMP Stack
9 48 (5.35%) Elastic Stack
10 45 (5.02%) REST
11 44 (4.91%) CSS
12 43 (4.79%) React
13 35 (3.90%) Sensu
14 34 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
15 32 (3.57%) HTML5
16 31 (3.46%) LAPP Stack
16 31 (3.46%) Spring
17 29 (3.23%) Lucene
18 28 (3.12%) JSON
19 23 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 121 (13.49%) Data Centre
2 116 (12.93%) Computer Science
3 102 (11.37%) Private Cloud
4 70 (7.80%) Public Cloud
5 53 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (5.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 41 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
8 35 (3.90%) User Experience
9 30 (3.34%) Cloud Native
9 30 (3.34%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.45%) Replication
11 21 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
12 19 (2.12%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.67%) Clustering
13 15 (1.67%) Fintech
14 12 (1.34%) Life Science
15 11 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
16 10 (1.11%) Blog
17 8 (0.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 628 (70.01%) Linux
2 216 (24.08%) Unix
3 145 (16.16%) Windows
4 78 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 78 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 74 (8.25%) CentOS
6 37 (4.12%) Debian
7 31 (3.46%) Windows Server
8 18 (2.01%) CoreOS
9 17 (1.90%) Android
10 15 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.56%) AIX
12 8 (0.89%) Solaris
13 6 (0.67%) HPUX
13 6 (0.67%) SUSE
13 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (61.54%) DevOps
2 387 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
4 216 (24.08%) Configuration Management
5 167 (18.62%) Scrum
6 160 (17.84%) TDD
7 159 (17.73%) Open Source
8 125 (13.94%) Software Engineering
9 97 (10.81%) RUP
10 93 (10.37%) DSDM
11 69 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 67 (7.47%) BDD
13 65 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 64 (7.13%) High Availability
15 62 (6.91%) E-Commerce
15 62 (6.91%) Migration
16 56 (6.24%) Microservices
17 52 (5.80%) Test Automation
17 52 (5.80%) Web Development
18 50 (5.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 525 (58.53%) Python
2 268 (29.88%) Java
3 249 (27.76%) Ruby
4 218 (24.30%) Bash Shell
5 197 (21.96%) SQL
6 127 (14.16%) Perl
7 126 (14.05%) Shell Script
8 108 (12.04%) JavaScript
9 101 (11.26%) Go
10 60 (6.69%) PHP
11 59 (6.58%) PowerShell
12 47 (5.24%) C#
13 43 (4.79%) C++
14 34 (3.79%) C
15 33 (3.68%) Scala
16 8 (0.89%) Fortran
17 7 (0.78%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.78%) R
18 4 (0.45%) AWK
18 4 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (19.73%) Degree
2 53 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (4.79%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.46%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.45%) Master's Degree
6 13 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.23%) CCIE
7 11 (1.23%) CISSP
8 10 (1.11%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.89%) CCNA
9 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.78%) CCIE Security
10 7 (0.78%) OCP
10 7 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.67%) PhD
12 5 (0.56%) VCAP
13 4 (0.45%) CCDA
13 4 (0.45%) CCDP
13 4 (0.45%) CCNP
13 4 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.12%) QA
2 17 (1.90%) GCP
3 10 (1.11%) SLA
4 9 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.89%) COBIT
6 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.45%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 319 (35.56%) Docker
2 146 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (13.49%) Xen
4 118 (13.15%) vSphere
5 73 (8.14%) XenServer
6 39 (4.35%) KVM
7 38 (4.24%) Hyper-V
8 29 (3.23%) Active Directory
9 21 (2.34%) Ceph
10 19 (2.12%) Varnish
10 19 (2.12%) vCloud
11 16 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (1.78%) VMware NSX
12 15 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (1.67%) XenApp
13 9 (1.00%) oVirt
13 9 (1.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 8 (0.89%) RHEV
14 8 (0.89%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 500 (55.74%) Puppet
2 406 (45.26%) Ansible
3 383 (42.70%) Opscode Chef
4 225 (25.08%) Kubernetes
5 105 (11.71%) Terraform
6 71 (7.92%) Cobbler
7 69 (7.69%) Tivoli
8 59 (6.58%) Nagios
9 58 (6.47%) Salt
10 43 (4.79%) logstash
11 32 (3.57%) ZABBIX
12 29 (3.23%) Kibana
13 28 (3.12%) HAProxy
14 23 (2.56%) Grafana
15 20 (2.23%) Graphite
16 16 (1.78%) Mesos
17 15 (1.67%) Icinga
18 14 (1.56%) Packer
18 14 (1.56%) Rundeck
19 9 (1.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 255 (28.43%) VMware
2 211 (23.52%) Oracle
3 132 (14.72%) Red Hat
4 108 (12.04%) Microsoft
5 87 (9.70%) Google
6 74 (8.25%) SaltStack
7 71 (7.92%) EnterpriseDB
8 53 (5.91%) IBM
9 42 (4.68%) Cisco
10 41 (4.57%) AppDynamics
11 40 (4.46%) HP
12 29 (3.23%) Splunk
13 23 (2.56%) Juniper
13 23 (2.56%) Rackspace
14 22 (2.45%) Atlassian
15 21 (2.34%) Citrix
16 15 (1.67%) ServiceNow
17 14 (1.56%) NetApp
18 13 (1.45%) EMC
18 13 (1.45%) SAP