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

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 607 685
Rank change year-on-year +86 +78 +173
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 907 764 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.90% 2.20% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 738 650 600
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £42,350 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.50% +3.00% +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 31325 34662 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.51% 18.25% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25300 29280 34405
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 £77,500 £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 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 +71 882 £62,500 - 41
London +113 445 £70,000 - 14
UK excluding London +45 437 £60,000 +16.50% 29
South East +27 148 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East of England +80 108 £67,500 -3.57% 11
North of England -29 82 £60,000 +41.18% 4
South West -33 58 £46,250 -26.00% 3
Yorkshire +18 39 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Midlands +28 37 £46,250 -15.91% 1
North West -40 34 £60,000 +41.18% 1
West Midlands +23 20 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +36 17 £35,000 -30.00%
North East +10 9 £65,000 +44.44%
Wales +16 5 £50,000 +21.21%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 630 (69.46%) Linux
2 560 (61.74%) DevOps
3 523 (57.66%) Amazon AWS
4 504 (55.57%) Python
5 458 (50.50%) Puppet
6 387 (42.67%) Ansible
7 377 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
8 359 (39.58%) Opscode Chef
9 352 (38.81%) Docker
10 328 (36.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 298 (32.86%) Jenkins
12 290 (31.97%) VMware
13 270 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
14 263 (29.00%) Kubernetes
15 262 (28.89%) Java
16 225 (24.81%) Ruby
17 216 (23.81%) Configuration Management
18 207 (22.82%) Bash Shell
19 194 (21.39%) Unix
20 187 (20.62%) SQL
21 181 (19.96%) MySQL
22 180 (19.85%) Oracle
23 178 (19.63%) Open Source
24 169 (18.63%) Degree
25 158 (17.42%) Data Centre
26 157 (17.31%) Git (software)
27 156 (17.20%) Scrum
28 155 (17.09%) MongoDB
28 155 (17.09%) NoSQL
29 151 (16.65%) Windows

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 97 (10.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 87 (9.59%) CloudStack
3 83 (9.15%) Apache
4 65 (7.17%) Tomcat
5 58 (6.39%) Elasticsearch
6 57 (6.28%) nginx
7 53 (5.84%) JBoss
8 51 (5.62%) WebLogic
8 51 (5.62%) WebSphere
9 46 (5.07%) Apache Spark
10 44 (4.85%) Confluence
11 38 (4.19%) IIS
12 34 (3.75%) Jetty
13 29 (3.20%) Apache Solr
14 19 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (1.10%) SharePoint
16 9 (0.99%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.88%) CMS
18 7 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 6 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.33%) Pipeline Pilot
4 2 (0.22%) HipChat
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 523 (57.66%) Amazon AWS
2 328 (36.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (8.49%) PaaS
4 75 (8.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 72 (7.94%) IaaS
6 45 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (4.74%) SaaS
8 40 (4.41%) OpenShift
9 38 (4.19%) GitHub
10 32 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (2.09%) IBM Cloud
13 17 (1.87%) Google Compute Engine
14 11 (1.21%) Sumo Logic
15 10 (1.10%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.88%) Heroku
17 7 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.77%) Office 365
18 6 (0.66%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 113 (12.46%) TCP/IP
2 65 (7.17%) Firewall
3 57 (6.28%) Internet
4 51 (5.62%) DNS
5 47 (5.18%) VPN
6 46 (5.07%) HTTP
7 40 (4.41%) SSL
8 30 (3.31%) IPsec
9 26 (2.87%) VLAN
10 24 (2.65%) Network Security
11 21 (2.32%) SAN
12 20 (2.21%) DHCP
13 19 (2.09%) LAN
13 19 (2.09%) NAS
14 18 (1.98%) WAN
15 15 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (1.43%) Broadband
16 13 (1.43%) MPLS
17 11 (1.21%) SMTP
17 11 (1.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (19.96%) MySQL
2 155 (17.09%) MongoDB
2 155 (17.09%) NoSQL
3 112 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
4 90 (9.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 84 (9.26%) Redis
6 83 (9.15%) Hadoop
7 75 (8.27%) Big Data
8 55 (6.06%) SQL Server
9 45 (4.96%) Riak
10 44 (4.85%) MariaDB
11 41 (4.52%) Relational Database
12 34 (3.75%) Couchbase
13 21 (2.32%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.87%) Apache Hive
15 14 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.54%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.99%) DB2
17 8 (0.88%) CouchDB
18 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 298 (32.86%) Jenkins
2 157 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 69 (7.61%) JIRA
4 53 (5.84%) Maven
5 41 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 39 (4.30%) TeamCity
7 36 (3.97%) Vagrant
8 33 (3.64%) Gradle
9 31 (3.42%) Bitbucket
10 29 (3.20%) Subversion
11 26 (2.87%) Ant
12 23 (2.54%) Mercurial
13 16 (1.76%) Travis CI
14 12 (1.32%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.21%) Artifactory
16 10 (1.10%) NUnit
16 10 (1.10%) Selenium
16 10 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
17 8 (0.88%) GitLab
17 8 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 86 (9.48%) Finance
2 63 (6.95%) Retail
3 40 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.87%) Banking
5 18 (1.98%) Games
6 12 (1.32%) Marketing
7 7 (0.77%) Electronics
7 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.66%) Publishing
8 6 (0.66%) Russian Language
9 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.33%) Advertising
10 3 (0.33%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 255 (28.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 131 (14.44%) Developer
3 120 (13.23%) Linux Engineer
4 90 (9.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 86 (9.48%) Cloud Engineer
6 71 (7.83%) Platform Engineer
7 70 (7.72%) Architect
8 60 (6.62%) AWS DevOps
9 56 (6.17%) Java Developer
10 49 (5.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 49 (5.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 45 (4.96%) Administrator
12 43 (4.74%) AWS Engineer
12 43 (4.74%) Consultant
12 43 (4.74%) Software Engineer
13 42 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
14 41 (4.52%) Senior DevOps
15 40 (4.41%) Senior Developer
16 39 (4.30%) Support Engineer
17 38 (4.19%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (9.59%) Web Services
2 69 (7.61%) HTML
3 66 (7.28%) AngularJS
4 63 (6.95%) Node.js
5 59 (6.50%) .NET
5 59 (6.50%) RESTful
6 58 (6.39%) LAMP
7 50 (5.51%) REST
8 48 (5.29%) Elastic Stack
9 45 (4.96%) LEMP Stack
10 43 (4.74%) CSS
11 37 (4.08%) HTML5
12 36 (3.97%) React
13 34 (3.75%) Spring
14 32 (3.53%) JSON
15 30 (3.31%) LAPP Stack
15 30 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
16 29 (3.20%) Sensu
17 25 (2.76%) J2EE
18 20 (2.21%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 158 (17.42%) Data Centre
2 109 (12.02%) Computer Science
2 109 (12.02%) Private Cloud
3 85 (9.37%) Public Cloud
4 48 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (5.07%) Hybrid Cloud
6 37 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (3.20%) Cloud Native
9 27 (2.98%) User Experience
10 17 (1.87%) Life Science
10 17 (1.87%) Virtual Team
11 16 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.65%) Replication
13 14 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (1.54%) Clustering
14 11 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
15 10 (1.10%) Fintech
16 9 (0.99%) Blog
17 8 (0.88%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 630 (69.46%) Linux
2 194 (21.39%) Unix
3 151 (16.65%) Windows
4 79 (8.71%) Ubuntu
5 72 (7.94%) CentOS
6 60 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (4.41%) Debian
8 27 (2.98%) Windows Server
9 19 (2.09%) CoreOS
10 14 (1.54%) AIX
11 13 (1.43%) Android
12 11 (1.21%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.66%) Solaris
15 5 (0.55%) HPUX
15 5 (0.55%) SUSE
15 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (61.74%) DevOps
2 377 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
4 216 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 178 (19.63%) Open Source
6 156 (17.20%) Scrum
7 151 (16.65%) TDD
8 143 (15.77%) Software Engineering
9 77 (8.49%) RUP
10 75 (8.27%) High Availability
11 70 (7.72%) DSDM
12 69 (7.61%) BDD
12 69 (7.61%) E-Commerce
13 66 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
14 63 (6.95%) Migration
15 58 (6.39%) Mentoring
15 58 (6.39%) Test Automation
16 51 (5.62%) Microservices
16 51 (5.62%) Presales
17 50 (5.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 504 (55.57%) Python
2 262 (28.89%) Java
3 225 (24.81%) Ruby
4 207 (22.82%) Bash Shell
5 187 (20.62%) SQL
6 109 (12.02%) Perl
7 105 (11.58%) JavaScript
8 101 (11.14%) Shell Script
9 91 (10.03%) Go
10 57 (6.28%) PowerShell
11 52 (5.73%) PHP
12 45 (4.96%) C#
13 40 (4.41%) C++
14 37 (4.08%) C
14 37 (4.08%) Scala
15 8 (0.88%) Fortran
16 7 (0.77%) R
17 6 (0.66%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.55%) Julia
19 4 (0.44%) Lua
Qualifications
1 169 (18.63%) Degree
2 45 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (4.74%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.98%) Master's Degree
6 17 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.43%) CCIE
8 11 (1.21%) CISSP
9 10 (1.10%) CCNA
10 7 (0.77%) CCIE Security
10 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.77%) OCP
10 7 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.66%) PhD
12 5 (0.55%) VCAP
13 4 (0.44%) CCDA
13 4 (0.44%) CHECK Team Leader
13 4 (0.44%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (0.44%) OSCP
13 4 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.98%) QA
2 21 (2.32%) GCP
3 10 (1.10%) SLA
4 9 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.88%) COBIT
6 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.44%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 352 (38.81%) Docker
2 146 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (12.90%) vSphere
4 101 (11.14%) Xen
5 55 (6.06%) XenServer
6 40 (4.41%) KVM
7 35 (3.86%) Hyper-V
8 34 (3.75%) Ceph
9 27 (2.98%) Active Directory
10 26 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (2.21%) VMware NSX
12 18 (1.98%) Varnish
12 18 (1.98%) vCloud
13 13 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (1.32%) XenApp
15 9 (0.99%) oVirt
16 8 (0.88%) RHEV
16 8 (0.88%) XenDesktop
17 7 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 458 (50.50%) Puppet
2 387 (42.67%) Ansible
3 359 (39.58%) Opscode Chef
4 263 (29.00%) Kubernetes
5 119 (13.12%) Terraform
6 56 (6.17%) Cobbler
6 56 (6.17%) Salt
7 54 (5.95%) Tivoli
8 53 (5.84%) Nagios
9 40 (4.41%) logstash
10 34 (3.75%) ZABBIX
11 28 (3.09%) HAProxy
12 23 (2.54%) Kibana
13 17 (1.87%) Grafana
14 16 (1.76%) Graphite
14 16 (1.76%) Packer
15 13 (1.43%) Mesos
16 10 (1.10%) Graylog
16 10 (1.10%) Icinga
17 9 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 290 (31.97%) VMware
2 180 (19.85%) Oracle
3 121 (13.34%) Red Hat
4 101 (11.14%) Microsoft
5 99 (10.92%) Google
6 72 (7.94%) SaltStack
7 56 (6.17%) IBM
8 53 (5.84%) EnterpriseDB
9 41 (4.52%) Cisco
10 36 (3.97%) AppDynamics
11 35 (3.86%) HP
12 27 (2.98%) Juniper
13 24 (2.65%) Atlassian
14 22 (2.43%) Citrix
14 22 (2.43%) Splunk
15 17 (1.87%) Rackspace
16 16 (1.76%) NetApp
17 14 (1.54%) ServiceNow
18 13 (1.43%) F5
19 11 (1.21%) New Relic