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

OpenStack
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 529 660
Rank change year-on-year +28 +131  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 413 465 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.68% 2.52% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 341 422 243
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +6.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £78,400
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.54% +7.31%  

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 15396 18447 21381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.07% 18.73% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12591 15658 17685
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 May 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 May 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 +24 396 £60,000 - 63
London +58 210 £65,000 +4.00% 24
South East +35 50 £55,000 - 13
Yorkshire +42 40 £57,500 +35.29% 7
North West -31 33 £60,000 +41.17% 8
Manchester -25 32 £60,000 +41.17% 8
South West -2 30 £50,000 -23.07% 5
West Yorkshire +33 27 £60,000 +41.17% 6
Leeds +25 26 £60,000 +41.17% 6
East of England +12 24 £55,000 -8.33% 3
City of London +4 21 £67,500 +8.00% 5
Bristol -20 17 £58,750 -9.61% 2
Brighton - 14 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex - 14 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +3 13 £66,250 +10.41% 2
South Yorkshire +2 13 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Sheffield +5 12 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Berkshire -16 12 £60,000 +11.11% 3
Hampshire +27 11 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 11 £45,000 -
Farnborough +11 10 £60,000 +106.89% 1
Reading -18 9 £61,250 +13.42% 2
Ruislip - 9 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +5 8 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Gloucestershire +4 8 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Cambridge - 8 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 7 - -
Heathrow - 7 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £52,500 -41.66%
Nottingham +6 6 £52,500 -41.66%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 501 (63.90%) Linux
2 478 (60.97%) Puppet
3 477 (60.84%) Amazon AWS
4 427 (54.46%) Python
5 415 (52.93%) DevOps
6 382 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
7 359 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
8 342 (43.62%) Ansible
9 312 (39.80%) Ruby
10 279 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
11 257 (32.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 237 (30.23%) Jenkins
13 234 (29.85%) Bash Shell
14 233 (29.72%) Java
15 230 (29.34%) Oracle
16 217 (27.68%) Unix
16 217 (27.68%) Scrum
17 214 (27.30%) MySQL
18 206 (26.28%) Configuration Management
19 201 (25.64%) VMware
20 179 (22.83%) Docker
21 178 (22.70%) SQL
22 163 (20.79%) Perl
23 158 (20.15%) DSDM
24 147 (18.75%) Xen
25 146 (18.62%) vSphere
26 144 (18.37%) Git (software)
27 143 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
27 143 (18.24%) Shell Script
28 142 (18.11%) TDD

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
1 120 (15.31%) CloudStack
1 120 (15.31%) WebSphere
2 107 (13.65%) WebLogic
3 101 (12.88%) Apache
3 101 (12.88%) Tomcat
4 96 (12.24%) JBoss
5 78 (9.95%) Elasticsearch
6 72 (9.18%) Apache Spark
7 60 (7.65%) nginx
8 53 (6.76%) Apache Solr
9 52 (6.63%) Jetty
10 35 (4.46%) IIS
11 27 (3.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (2.04%) Confluence
14 13 (1.66%) ColdFusion
15 9 (1.15%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.64%) Anypoint
16 5 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.26%) SPSS
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.64%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 477 (60.84%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (32.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (11.48%) IaaS
4 53 (6.76%) PaaS
5 37 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 35 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (4.46%) OpenShift
7 27 (3.44%) GitHub
8 24 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (2.55%) Amazon S3
9 20 (2.55%) Sumo Logic
10 19 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (2.42%) SaaS
11 14 (1.79%) Office 365
12 13 (1.66%) IBM Cloud
13 12 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (1.15%) SoftLayer
15 9 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.42%) Firewall
2 49 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 43 (5.48%) Internet
4 36 (4.59%) DNS
5 32 (4.08%) SAN
6 28 (3.57%) HTTP
7 22 (2.81%) Network Security
8 21 (2.68%) VPN
9 18 (2.30%) SSL
10 17 (2.17%) VoIP
11 15 (1.91%) MPLS
11 15 (1.91%) Software-Defined Networking
12 14 (1.79%) WAN
13 12 (1.53%) Ethernet
13 12 (1.53%) LAN
13 12 (1.53%) NAS
14 10 (1.28%) VLAN
15 9 (1.15%) Multicast
15 9 (1.15%) SSH
16 8 (1.02%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (27.30%) MySQL
2 142 (18.11%) MongoDB
3 136 (17.35%) NoSQL
4 116 (14.80%) PostgreSQL
5 103 (13.14%) Hadoop
6 85 (10.84%) Big Data
7 79 (10.08%) Redis
8 72 (9.18%) SQL Server
9 69 (8.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 62 (7.91%) Couchbase
11 59 (7.53%) Riak
12 36 (4.59%) Relational Database
13 35 (4.46%) MariaDB
14 22 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (2.17%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.91%) CouchDB
17 12 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.53%) HBase
17 12 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 237 (30.23%) Jenkins
2 144 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 80 (10.20%) TeamCity
4 52 (6.63%) Vagrant
5 46 (5.87%) Subversion
6 34 (4.34%) JIRA
7 32 (4.08%) Bitbucket
8 30 (3.83%) Ant
9 22 (2.81%) Maven
10 20 (2.55%) Artifactory
11 16 (2.04%) Cucumber
11 16 (2.04%) NUnit
11 16 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (1.91%) Gerrit
12 15 (1.91%) MSTest
13 13 (1.66%) JUnit
13 13 (1.66%) RSpec
14 12 (1.53%) Grunt
15 11 (1.40%) JMeter
16 10 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 89 (11.35%) Finance
2 65 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 59 (7.53%) Retail
4 47 (5.99%) Banking
5 27 (3.44%) Marketing
6 19 (2.42%) Games
7 16 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.28%) Electronics
9 5 (0.64%) Legal
10 4 (0.51%) Advertising
10 4 (0.51%) Billing
10 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.51%) Front Office
11 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 161 (20.54%) Developer
3 93 (11.86%) Architect
4 80 (10.20%) Platform Engineer
5 78 (9.95%) Linux Engineer
6 70 (8.93%) Senior Developer
7 67 (8.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 63 (8.04%) Java Developer
9 61 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 54 (6.89%) Administrator
11 51 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
12 48 (6.12%) Consultant
13 46 (5.87%) Cloud Engineer
14 40 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
15 39 (4.97%) AWS Engineer
15 39 (4.97%) DevOps Administrator
15 39 (4.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 35 (4.46%) Software Developer
17 34 (4.34%) Cloud Architect
17 34 (4.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (10.97%) .NET
2 76 (9.69%) AngularJS
3 72 (9.18%) Web Services
4 71 (9.06%) LAMP
5 60 (7.65%) Elastic Stack
6 54 (6.89%) HTML
7 52 (6.63%) Lucene
7 52 (6.63%) React
8 39 (4.97%) HTML5
9 37 (4.72%) CSS
10 30 (3.83%) Node.js
11 26 (3.32%) Sensu
12 25 (3.19%) LEMP Stack
13 23 (2.93%) Apache Flex
14 22 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
14 22 (2.81%) jQuery
14 22 (2.81%) OpenDaylight
15 19 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
16 17 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
17 16 (2.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.18%) Data Centre
3 66 (8.42%) Private Cloud
4 45 (5.74%) User Experience
5 42 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 34 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (3.70%) Public Cloud
8 25 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (2.42%) Replication
11 16 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.91%) Clustering
13 13 (1.66%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.53%) Blog
15 11 (1.40%) Fintech
16 9 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 9 (1.15%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.77%) Algorithms
17 6 (0.77%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 501 (63.90%) Linux
2 217 (27.68%) Unix
3 123 (15.69%) Windows
4 110 (14.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (9.44%) Ubuntu
6 64 (8.16%) CentOS
7 40 (5.10%) Android
7 40 (5.10%) Apple iOS
8 34 (4.34%) Windows Server
9 25 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (2.68%) Debian
11 14 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.53%) CoreOS
13 10 (1.28%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.89%) Solaris
15 5 (0.64%) AIX
15 5 (0.64%) Fedora
16 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.38%) OpenBSD
17 3 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (52.93%) DevOps
2 359 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
4 217 (27.68%) Scrum
5 206 (26.28%) Configuration Management
6 158 (20.15%) DSDM
7 142 (18.11%) TDD
8 138 (17.60%) RUP
9 95 (12.12%) Open Source
10 84 (10.71%) Mentoring
11 82 (10.46%) Web Development
12 79 (10.08%) OO
13 70 (8.93%) Software Engineering
14 67 (8.55%) Kanban
15 62 (7.91%) Coaching
16 60 (7.65%) Presales
17 56 (7.14%) ITIL
18 53 (6.76%) Multithreading
19 52 (6.63%) Continuous Delivery
20 51 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 427 (54.46%) Python
2 312 (39.80%) Ruby
3 234 (29.85%) Bash Shell
4 233 (29.72%) Java
5 178 (22.70%) SQL
6 163 (20.79%) Perl
7 143 (18.24%) Shell Script
8 93 (11.86%) JavaScript
9 92 (11.73%) PHP
10 82 (10.46%) Go
11 52 (6.63%) PowerShell
12 51 (6.51%) C#
13 30 (3.83%) C++
14 27 (3.44%) Scala
15 18 (2.30%) C
16 9 (1.15%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.02%) Lisp
18 4 (0.51%) AWK
18 4 (0.51%) R
19 3 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 138 (17.60%) Degree
2 26 (3.32%) AWS Certification
3 22 (2.81%) RHCE
4 19 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.91%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.28%) MCSE
7 9 (1.15%) RHCSA
7 9 (1.15%) VCDX
8 8 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.02%) RHCA
9 7 (0.89%) CCNP
10 6 (0.77%) CCIE
10 6 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.64%) MCSD
12 4 (0.51%) CCDA
12 4 (0.51%) CCDP
12 4 (0.51%) CCNA
13 3 (0.38%) MCTS
13 3 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.95%) QA
2 12 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.51%) SLA
5 3 (0.38%) DICOM
5 3 (0.38%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (22.83%) Docker
2 147 (18.75%) Xen
3 146 (18.62%) vSphere
4 143 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 116 (14.80%) XenServer
6 42 (5.36%) Hyper-V
7 40 (5.10%) KVM
8 31 (3.95%) vCloud
9 30 (3.83%) Active Directory
10 20 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.79%) PowerHA
13 10 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (1.28%) LXC
13 10 (1.28%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 9 (1.15%) Varnish
15 7 (0.89%) Ceph
15 7 (0.89%) VirtualBox
16 6 (0.77%) NFS
17 5 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 478 (60.97%) Puppet
2 382 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
3 342 (43.62%) Ansible
4 94 (11.99%) Cobbler
4 94 (11.99%) Tivoli
5 76 (9.69%) Kubernetes
6 61 (7.78%) Salt
7 57 (7.27%) Nagios
8 54 (6.89%) Terraform
9 51 (6.51%) Kibana
10 50 (6.38%) logstash
11 31 (3.95%) Packer
12 20 (2.55%) Grafana
13 19 (2.42%) Graphite
14 17 (2.17%) CFEngine
14 17 (2.17%) Mesos
14 17 (2.17%) vCenter Server
15 16 (2.04%) vRealize
16 13 (1.66%) ZABBIX
17 11 (1.40%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 230 (29.34%) Oracle
2 201 (25.64%) VMware
3 121 (15.43%) Red Hat
4 111 (14.16%) EnterpriseDB
5 101 (12.88%) Microsoft
6 42 (5.36%) Cisco
7 41 (5.23%) Google
8 33 (4.21%) Splunk
9 28 (3.57%) Rackspace
10 24 (3.06%) SaltStack
11 23 (2.93%) New Relic
12 22 (2.81%) HP
13 17 (2.17%) Atlassian
14 16 (2.04%) Citrix
14 16 (2.04%) SAP
15 15 (1.91%) AppDynamics
15 15 (1.91%) EMC
15 15 (1.91%) Veritas
16 14 (1.79%) IBM
17 13 (1.66%) NetApp
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, Private Health & Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ruislip, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-70K + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago