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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
UK
Rank 505 510 682
Rank change year-on-year +5 +172  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 390 514 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 2.63% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 318 414 199
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £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 15026 19519 20847
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.69% 18.90% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12478 16428 17286
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 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 25 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 +15 381 £60,000 - 63
London +15 157 £67,500 +3.84% 32
Yorkshire +60 55 £57,500 +35.29% 5
South East +43 52 £50,000 -9.09% 8
West Yorkshire +55 43 £70,000 +64.70% 5
South West +7 39 £52,500 -4.54% 9
North West -14 38 £57,500 +35.29% 4
East of England +30 37 £43,398 -27.67% 4
Leeds +41 36 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Manchester -23 34 £70,000 +64.70% 4
City of London +45 29 £62,500 -10.71% 7
Cambridgeshire +36 26 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridge +34 26 £45,000 -10.00%
Bristol -6 25 £55,000 -15.38% 7
South Yorkshire +23 15 £57,500 +21.05%
Berkshire -6 15 £70,000 +27.27%
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 - 1
Brighton - 13 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +23 12 £60,000 +54.83% 3
Sheffield +19 12 £57,500 +21.05%
Farnborough +10 11 £60,000 +106.89%
Kent +21 8 £47,500 -38.70%
Reading -9 8 £55,000 -
Bath +4 7 £72,000 +30.90% 1
Gloucestershire 0 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Somerset -2 7 £72,000 +30.90% 1
Essex +24 6 £39,729 - 2
Saffron Walden - 6 £39,729 - 2
Hertfordshire -8 5 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Tunbridge Wells +18 4 £47,500 -47.22%

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 483 (59.48%) Amazon AWS
2 475 (58.50%) Puppet
3 462 (56.90%) Linux
4 450 (55.42%) Python
5 412 (50.74%) Opscode Chef
6 374 (46.06%) DevOps
7 365 (44.95%) Ansible
8 360 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
9 324 (39.90%) Ruby
10 314 (38.67%) Continuous Integration
11 269 (33.13%) Java
12 259 (31.90%) Oracle
13 249 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 248 (30.54%) Bash Shell
15 246 (30.30%) Scrum
16 231 (28.45%) Jenkins
17 222 (27.34%) MySQL
18 216 (26.60%) VMware
19 212 (26.11%) Configuration Management
20 207 (25.49%) Unix
21 200 (24.63%) Perl
22 191 (23.52%) DSDM
23 183 (22.54%) SQL
24 177 (21.80%) Docker
25 167 (20.57%) VMware Infrastructure
26 164 (20.20%) vSphere
27 158 (19.46%) WebSphere
27 158 (19.46%) RUP
28 156 (19.21%) MongoDB
29 150 (18.47%) Xen

OpenStack
Top Related 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
1 158 (19.46%) WebSphere
2 147 (18.10%) WebLogic
3 140 (17.24%) JBoss
4 132 (16.26%) CloudStack
5 110 (13.55%) Elasticsearch
6 107 (13.18%) Tomcat
7 98 (12.07%) Apache Spark
8 92 (11.33%) Apache
9 76 (9.36%) Jetty
10 74 (9.11%) Apache Solr
11 50 (6.16%) nginx
12 41 (5.05%) Cloud Foundry
13 31 (3.82%) IIS
14 25 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 23 (2.83%) 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 30 (3.69%) 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 4 (0.49%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 483 (59.48%) Amazon AWS
2 249 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (9.98%) IaaS
4 64 (7.88%) PaaS
5 33 (4.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (3.57%) SaaS
7 28 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (3.20%) GitHub
10 24 (2.96%) OpenShift
10 24 (2.96%) Sumo Logic
11 19 (2.34%) Office 365
12 17 (2.09%) IBM Cloud
13 13 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (1.48%) SoftLayer
15 10 (1.23%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.23%) Heroku
16 9 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
17 8 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 89 (10.96%) Firewall
2 43 (5.30%) DNS
2 43 (5.30%) Internet
3 41 (5.05%) SAN
4 32 (3.94%) HTTP
4 32 (3.94%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.45%) VPN
6 27 (3.33%) Network Security
7 26 (3.20%) SSL
8 25 (3.08%) MPLS
9 18 (2.22%) IPsec
10 17 (2.09%) WAN
11 16 (1.97%) LAN
11 16 (1.97%) NAS
12 15 (1.85%) BGP
13 14 (1.72%) VoIP
14 12 (1.48%) IPv4
14 12 (1.48%) IPv6
15 11 (1.35%) Ethernet
15 11 (1.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (27.34%) MySQL
2 156 (19.21%) MongoDB
3 147 (18.10%) NoSQL
4 144 (17.73%) Hadoop
5 133 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
6 114 (14.04%) SQL Server
7 109 (13.42%) Redis
8 102 (12.56%) Big Data
9 94 (11.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 82 (10.10%) Couchbase
11 81 (9.98%) Riak
12 39 (4.80%) 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 15 (1.85%) RDBMS
19 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 231 (28.45%) Jenkins
2 137 (16.87%) Git (software)
3 83 (10.22%) TeamCity
4 54 (6.65%) Vagrant
5 51 (6.28%) Subversion
6 34 (4.19%) JIRA
7 28 (3.45%) Ant
8 20 (2.46%) Cucumber
9 19 (2.34%) Maven
10 16 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 14 (1.72%) RSpec
13 13 (1.60%) FishEye
13 13 (1.60%) JUnit
14 12 (1.48%) Artifactory
15 11 (1.35%) Grunt
15 11 (1.35%) JMeter
16 9 (1.11%) Gerrit
16 9 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 85 (10.47%) Banking
2 80 (9.85%) Finance
3 78 (9.61%) Retail
4 51 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.72%) Games
6 11 (1.35%) Front Office
6 11 (1.35%) Marketing
7 10 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.99%) Legal
9 7 (0.86%) Advertising
9 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
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%) French Language
12 2 (0.25%) German Language
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 172 (21.18%) Developer
3 114 (14.04%) Architect
4 79 (9.73%) Linux Engineer
5 71 (8.74%) Senior Developer
6 66 (8.13%) Java Developer
7 60 (7.39%) Platform Engineer
8 57 (7.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 55 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 54 (6.65%) Cloud Architect
11 46 (5.67%) Software Developer
12 43 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
13 42 (5.17%) Administrator
14 41 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
15 40 (4.93%) Consultant
16 37 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
17 35 (4.31%) Senior Software Developer
18 33 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
19 32 (3.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 32 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (13.42%) .NET
2 105 (12.93%) Elastic Stack
3 94 (11.58%) AngularJS
4 74 (9.11%) Lucene
4 74 (9.11%) React
5 58 (7.14%) LAMP
6 52 (6.40%) Web Services
7 47 (5.79%) HTML
8 34 (4.19%) HTML5
9 31 (3.82%) CSS
9 31 (3.82%) Sensu
10 25 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 23 (2.83%) Apache Flex
11 23 (2.83%) OpenDaylight
12 22 (2.71%) jQuery
12 22 (2.71%) Node.js
13 18 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
14 16 (1.97%) RESTful
15 15 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.70%) Data Centre
2 78 (9.61%) Computer Science
3 51 (6.28%) Private Cloud
4 44 (5.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 34 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.69%) Public Cloud
7 25 (3.08%) User Experience
8 22 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (2.09%) Clustering
11 16 (1.97%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.35%) Blog
13 10 (1.23%) Life Science
13 10 (1.23%) Replication
13 10 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.23%) Wiki
14 8 (0.99%) FlexPod
14 8 (0.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 6 (0.74%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 462 (56.90%) Linux
2 207 (25.49%) Unix
3 146 (17.98%) Windows
4 113 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (8.13%) Ubuntu
6 61 (7.51%) Android
6 61 (7.51%) Apple iOS
7 60 (7.39%) CentOS
8 37 (4.56%) Windows Server
9 35 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (3.33%) Debian
11 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.60%) Fedora
13 9 (1.11%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.99%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.62%) SUSE
17 4 (0.49%) AIX
17 4 (0.49%) Solaris
18 2 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (46.06%) DevOps
2 360 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (38.67%) Continuous Integration
4 246 (30.30%) Scrum
5 212 (26.11%) Configuration Management
6 191 (23.52%) DSDM
7 158 (19.46%) RUP
8 143 (17.61%) TDD
9 104 (12.81%) Web Development
10 101 (12.44%) Mentoring
11 98 (12.07%) OO
12 94 (11.58%) Kanban
13 89 (10.96%) Open Source
14 88 (10.84%) Coaching
15 79 (9.73%) Presales
16 77 (9.48%) Software Delivery
17 76 (9.36%) ITIL
17 76 (9.36%) Software Engineering
18 74 (9.11%) Multithreading
18 74 (9.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 450 (55.42%) Python
2 324 (39.90%) Ruby
3 269 (33.13%) Java
4 248 (30.54%) Bash Shell
5 200 (24.63%) Perl
6 183 (22.54%) SQL
7 142 (17.49%) Shell Script
8 105 (12.93%) Go
9 103 (12.68%) JavaScript
10 89 (10.96%) PHP
11 82 (10.10%) C#
12 66 (8.13%) PowerShell
13 24 (2.96%) C++
14 21 (2.59%) Scala
15 11 (1.35%) C
16 4 (0.49%) Tcl
16 4 (0.49%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.37%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.37%) Lisp
17 3 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 119 (14.66%) Degree
2 27 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.83%) RHCE
4 21 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (2.34%) CCIE
6 14 (1.72%) AWS Certification
7 13 (1.60%) CCNP
7 13 (1.60%) RHCA
7 13 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.60%) VCDX
8 10 (1.23%) MCSE
9 9 (1.11%) CCNA
9 9 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.86%) RHCSA
10 7 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.74%) CCDP
12 5 (0.62%) CCDA
12 5 (0.62%) MCSD
13 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
1 177 (21.80%) Docker
2 167 (20.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (20.20%) vSphere
4 150 (18.47%) Xen
5 125 (15.39%) XenServer
6 48 (5.91%) Hyper-V
6 48 (5.91%) KVM
7 47 (5.79%) vCloud
8 44 (5.42%) Active Directory
9 29 (3.57%) Ceph
10 18 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (1.60%) PowerHA
13 12 (1.48%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 11 (1.35%) VirtualBox
15 9 (1.11%) LXC
16 7 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 7 (0.86%) HDFS
16 7 (0.86%) Varnish
17 5 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 475 (58.50%) Puppet
2 412 (50.74%) Opscode Chef
3 365 (44.95%) Ansible
4 101 (12.44%) Salt
5 89 (10.96%) Kibana
6 85 (10.47%) Tivoli
7 84 (10.34%) Cobbler
8 79 (9.73%) logstash
9 58 (7.14%) Kubernetes
10 52 (6.40%) Nagios
11 47 (5.79%) Terraform
12 32 (3.94%) Packer
13 24 (2.96%) Grafana
14 20 (2.46%) CFEngine
14 20 (2.46%) Opsview
14 20 (2.46%) Riemann
14 20 (2.46%) vRealize
15 18 (2.22%) Graphite
16 17 (2.09%) HAProxy
17 11 (1.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 259 (31.90%) Oracle
2 216 (26.60%) VMware
3 128 (15.76%) Microsoft
4 118 (14.53%) Red Hat
5 115 (14.16%) EnterpriseDB
6 56 (6.90%) Cisco
7 45 (5.54%) Splunk
8 37 (4.56%) Google
9 30 (3.69%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.96%) Citrix
10 24 (2.96%) Rackspace
11 23 (2.83%) NetApp
12 20 (2.46%) EMC
12 20 (2.46%) Juniper
13 19 (2.34%) HP
13 19 (2.34%) SaltStack
14 18 (2.22%) New Relic
15 14 (1.72%) Veritas
16 10 (1.23%) Dell
16 10 (1.23%) RedGate
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Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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