Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 745 716 548
Rank change year-on-year -29 -168 +42
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 285 431 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 1.77% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 217 365 705
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,200 £40,000
90th Percentile £94,250 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%

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 18,454 24,298 29,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.68% 16.01% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14,831 19,386 24,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%

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 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Top 14 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 24 January 2020. 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 -30 276 £62,500 - 61
UK excluding London 0 167 £55,000 - 42
London +13 109 £72,500 +3.57% 23
South East +33 51 £56,250 +2.27% 12
East of England +16 42 £52,500 -0.55% 3
South West +50 40 £55,000 +22.22% 6
North of England +49 26 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Yorkshire +51 20 £58,750 +0.86% 7
Midlands +40 8 £55,000 +29.41% 6
West Midlands +25 6 £48,750 +62.50% 4
North West +33 5 £54,741 +36.85% 4
Scotland +32 5 £60,000 +2.13% 3
East Midlands +17 2 £77,500 +40.91% 2
North East +18 1 £49,482 -20.83%

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 196 (68.77%) AWS
2 176 (61.75%) Linux
3 162 (56.84%) DevOps
4 159 (55.79%) Docker
5 141 (49.47%) Azure
6 137 (48.07%) Python
7 132 (46.32%) Kubernetes
8 117 (41.05%) Ansible
9 92 (32.28%) GCP
10 82 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (28.42%) Terraform
12 79 (27.72%) Puppet
13 77 (27.02%) VMware
14 69 (24.21%) Google
15 61 (21.40%) Java
16 58 (20.35%) Bash Shell
16 58 (20.35%) Git (software)
17 57 (20.00%) Open Source
18 56 (19.65%) Opscode Chef
19 55 (19.30%) Jenkins
20 54 (18.95%) Windows
21 52 (18.25%) Firewall
21 52 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
22 51 (17.89%) SQL
23 49 (17.19%) Scrum
24 47 (16.49%) OpenShift
25 45 (15.79%) Degree
26 42 (14.74%) Software Engineering
26 42 (14.74%) AngularJS
27 41 (14.39%) TCP/IP

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 29 (10.18%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (6.32%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.81%) nginx
5 6 (2.11%) CloudStack
6 5 (1.75%) Apache
7 2 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 196 (68.77%) AWS
2 141 (49.47%) Azure
3 92 (32.28%) GCP
4 47 (16.49%) OpenShift
5 30 (10.53%) IaaS
6 19 (6.67%) PaaS
7 18 (6.32%) Amazon ECS
7 18 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (5.96%) GitHub
9 15 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
9 15 (5.26%) SaaS
10 10 (3.51%) Trello
11 9 (3.16%) DigitalOcean
11 9 (3.16%) Linode
12 7 (2.46%) Azure Stack
13 3 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.05%) Stackdriver
14 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 52 (18.25%) Firewall
2 41 (14.39%) TCP/IP
3 21 (7.37%) Internet
4 16 (5.61%) HTTPS
5 14 (4.91%) SSL
6 13 (4.56%) LAN
6 13 (4.56%) WAN
7 10 (3.51%) BGP
8 9 (3.16%) DMZ
8 9 (3.16%) MPLS
9 8 (2.81%) NGN
9 8 (2.81%) Wireless
10 7 (2.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.46%) Network Security
10 7 (2.46%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (2.46%) VPN
10 7 (2.46%) WLAN
11 5 (1.75%) DNS
11 5 (1.75%) OSPF
11 5 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.63%) Big Data
2 29 (10.18%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (9.12%) NoSQL
4 23 (8.07%) MySQL
5 18 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (4.21%) SQL Server
8 11 (3.86%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.51%) MariaDB
10 9 (3.16%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.46%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (1.75%) Redis
13 4 (1.40%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (1.05%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.70%) HBase
15 2 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
16 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
16 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 58 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 55 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 37 (12.98%) JIRA
4 17 (5.96%) Bitbucket
5 16 (5.61%) git-flow
6 10 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.16%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (2.46%) GitLab
10 5 (1.75%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.75%) Maven
10 5 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.75%) YouTrack
11 4 (1.40%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.40%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.40%) Subversion
12 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.70%) Selenium
12 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (11.58%) Finance
2 21 (7.37%) Public Sector
3 13 (4.56%) Games
4 12 (4.21%) Automotive
4 12 (4.21%) Marketing
4 12 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.51%) Retail
6 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.11%) Electronics
8 5 (1.75%) Advertising
8 5 (1.75%) Banking
8 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.40%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (24.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (16.84%) Architect
3 29 (10.18%) Developer
4 24 (8.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 23 (8.07%) Consultant
6 20 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
8 15 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.91%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (4.56%) Open Source Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.86%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (3.51%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.74%) AngularJS
2 39 (13.68%) React
3 36 (12.63%) Kafka
3 36 (12.63%) Spring
4 35 (12.28%) Node.js
5 33 (11.58%) REST
6 32 (11.23%) Vue.js
7 30 (10.53%) .NET
8 27 (9.47%) Web Services
9 24 (8.42%) HTML
10 19 (6.67%) GraphQL
11 18 (6.32%) CSS
11 18 (6.32%) RESTful
12 16 (5.61%) ASP.NET
12 16 (5.61%) Spring MVC
13 15 (5.26%) Java EE
13 15 (5.26%) Spring Boot
14 12 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (3.16%) boto
16 8 (2.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.12%) Private Cloud
1 26 (9.12%) Public Cloud
2 21 (7.37%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.37%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.56%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (3.86%) Cybercrime
7 9 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.81%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.46%) Cyberattack
9 7 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.75%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.75%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.40%) Online Games
11 4 (1.40%) Replication
12 3 (1.05%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 176 (61.75%) Linux
2 54 (18.95%) Windows
3 32 (11.23%) Unix
4 25 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (7.02%) CentOS
6 18 (6.32%) Android
6 18 (6.32%) Apple iOS
7 17 (5.96%) Ubuntu
8 13 (4.56%) Windows Server
9 11 (3.86%) Debian
10 3 (1.05%) AIX
10 3 (1.05%) Fedora
10 3 (1.05%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.35%) FreeNAS
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (56.84%) DevOps
2 82 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (20.00%) Open Source
4 49 (17.19%) Scrum
5 42 (14.74%) Software Engineering
6 37 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (11.93%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (11.23%) Microservices
10 31 (10.88%) Configuration Management
11 30 (10.53%) Kanban
12 27 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 27 (9.47%) Mentoring
13 25 (8.77%) Machine Learning
14 23 (8.07%) Test Automation
15 22 (7.72%) Data Science
15 22 (7.72%) ITIL
16 21 (7.37%) Visualisation
17 20 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 137 (48.07%) Python
2 61 (21.40%) Java
3 58 (20.35%) Bash Shell
4 51 (17.89%) SQL
5 40 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 38 (13.33%) Ruby
7 33 (11.58%) C
8 22 (7.72%) Go
9 21 (7.37%) C++
10 14 (4.91%) Perl
11 13 (4.56%) PowerShell
12 12 (4.21%) Groovy
13 11 (3.86%) PHP
14 8 (2.81%) Shell Script
15 7 (2.46%) C#
15 7 (2.46%) Korn
15 7 (2.46%) R
15 7 (2.46%) Scala
16 5 (1.75%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.40%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (15.79%) Degree
2 25 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (7.72%) CISSP
4 21 (7.37%) CCNA
5 19 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 19 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 16 (5.61%) MCSE
6 16 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (5.26%) GIAC
7 15 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
7 15 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
7 15 (5.26%) SANS
7 15 (5.26%) SSCP
8 8 (2.81%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.46%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (2.11%) CCIE
10 6 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.75%) JNCIE
11 5 (1.75%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) GDPR
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (55.79%) Docker
2 52 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.32%) Xen
4 15 (5.26%) vSphere
5 14 (4.91%) KVM
6 12 (4.21%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.51%) Active Directory
8 8 (2.81%) vCloud
8 8 (2.81%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (1.40%) iptables
11 2 (0.70%) LXC
11 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.70%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.35%) HDFS
12 1 (0.35%) Lustre
12 1 (0.35%) oVirt
12 1 (0.35%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 132 (46.32%) Kubernetes
2 117 (41.05%) Ansible
3 81 (28.42%) Terraform
4 79 (27.72%) Puppet
5 56 (19.65%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (9.12%) Packer
7 23 (8.07%) Salt
8 19 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (5.61%) Mesos
10 11 (3.86%) logstash
11 9 (3.16%) Kibana
11 9 (3.16%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (2.81%) Cloudify
12 8 (2.81%) Grafana
13 4 (1.40%) Matomo
13 4 (1.40%) Nagios
13 4 (1.40%) Prometheus
14 3 (1.05%) FreeIPA
14 3 (1.05%) Rancher
14 3 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (27.02%) VMware
2 69 (24.21%) Google
3 41 (14.39%) Microsoft
4 31 (10.88%) Red Hat
5 29 (10.18%) Oracle
6 18 (6.32%) SaltStack
7 16 (5.61%) IBM
8 12 (4.21%) Cisco
8 12 (4.21%) Juniper
9 7 (2.46%) Citrix
10 6 (2.11%) SAP
11 5 (1.75%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.75%) BiZZdesign
11 5 (1.75%) EMC
11 5 (1.75%) Remedy
11 5 (1.75%) Sparx
12 4 (1.40%) F5
12 4 (1.40%) Ivanti
12 4 (1.40%) Sybase
12 4 (1.40%) Veeam