Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 719 783 593
Rank change year-on-year +64 -190 -33
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 280 345 782
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 1.49% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 228 313 656
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £40,133 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,875 £92,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,340 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% -16.10% +4.35%

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 17,155 23,135 29,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.49% 15.51% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13,641 18,365 24,445
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenStack.

Salary trend for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenStack over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for OpenStack in the UK

OpenStack
Top 16 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 30 March 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 +60 263 £55,000 -12.00% 43
UK excluding London +89 180 £52,500 +4.29% 34
London +25 90 £72,500 +3.57% 11
South East +49 49 £41,947 -23.73% 5
North of England +88 42 £52,500 +16.67% 13
East of England +35 38 £52,500 +9.90% 4
South West +77 35 £55,000 +10.00% 6
North West +51 22 £52,500 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +60 19 £55,000 -5.58% 6
Work from Home +11 17 £55,000 -31.25% 4
Midlands +48 8 £60,000 +14.29% 3
West Midlands +49 6 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Northern Ireland +24 6 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Scotland +45 3 £57,500 -4.17% 1
East Midlands +16 2 £77,500 +40.91%
North East - 1 £49,482 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 180 (64.29%) Linux
2 164 (58.57%) Docker
3 159 (56.79%) AWS
4 153 (54.64%) DevOps
4 153 (54.64%) Python
5 150 (53.57%) Kubernetes
6 126 (45.00%) Azure
7 107 (38.21%) Ansible
8 79 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (27.14%) Terraform
10 75 (26.79%) VMware
11 72 (25.71%) Degree
12 69 (24.64%) GCP
13 68 (24.29%) Bash Shell
14 66 (23.57%) Java
15 64 (22.86%) Git (software)
16 62 (22.14%) Jenkins
17 58 (20.71%) Puppet
17 58 (20.71%) JavaScript
18 56 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 54 (19.29%) Windows
20 52 (18.57%) Google
21 50 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
22 49 (17.50%) OpenShift
22 49 (17.50%) Scrum
23 44 (15.71%) Ruby
24 43 (15.36%) SQL
24 43 (15.36%) Open Source
25 42 (15.00%) JIRA
26 41 (14.64%) Continuous Integration

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 28 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 21 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.79%) Apache
5 5 (1.79%) CloudStack
5 5 (1.79%) Confluence
6 2 (0.71%) nginx
7 1 (0.36%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 159 (56.79%) AWS
2 126 (45.00%) Azure
3 69 (24.64%) GCP
4 49 (17.50%) OpenShift
5 26 (9.29%) IaaS
6 21 (7.50%) PaaS
6 21 (7.50%) SaaS
7 17 (6.07%) GitHub
8 15 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (4.64%) IBM Cloud
10 12 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (3.57%) DigitalOcean
12 9 (3.21%) Heroku
12 9 (3.21%) Trello
13 8 (2.86%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (2.50%) Azure Stack
15 6 (2.14%) Linode
15 6 (2.14%) Office 365
15 6 (2.14%) Power Platform
15 6 (2.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.93%) Firewall
2 23 (8.21%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.86%) WAN
4 21 (7.50%) Internet
5 17 (6.07%) Software-Defined Networking
6 15 (5.36%) BGP
7 14 (5.00%) LAN
8 11 (3.93%) DMZ
8 11 (3.93%) SSL
9 10 (3.57%) MPLS
9 10 (3.57%) OSPF
10 9 (3.21%) VXLAN
11 7 (2.50%) VPN
12 6 (2.14%) AMQP
12 6 (2.14%) HTTPS
12 6 (2.14%) Network Security
12 6 (2.14%) RSVP
12 6 (2.14%) Wireless
13 5 (1.79%) IPv6
14 4 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.36%) Big Data
2 28 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 27 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (8.93%) MySQL
5 20 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.43%) SQL Server
7 12 (4.29%) MariaDB
8 10 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.21%) Amazon Athena
10 8 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.50%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.50%) Redis
12 6 (2.14%) GIS
12 6 (2.14%) Power BI
13 4 (1.43%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.71%) HBase
15 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 64 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 62 (22.14%) Jenkins
3 42 (15.00%) JIRA
4 16 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (5.71%) Bitbucket
5 11 (3.93%) git-flow
6 10 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.50%) CircleCI
7 7 (2.50%) Maven
7 7 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.14%) GitLab
8 6 (2.14%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.14%) Subversion
8 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.79%) YouTrack
10 4 (1.43%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.43%) Selenium
11 3 (1.07%) Artifactory
General
1 31 (11.07%) Finance
2 15 (5.36%) Retail
2 15 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.00%) Automotive
4 12 (4.29%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.21%) Marketing
5 9 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.14%) Games
8 5 (1.79%) Advertising
8 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.43%) Billing
9 4 (1.43%) Law
10 3 (1.07%) Banking
10 3 (1.07%) Electronics
11 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Legal
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 61 (21.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (12.86%) Architect
3 31 (11.07%) Developer
4 30 (10.71%) Administrator
5 29 (10.36%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
7 23 (8.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 22 (7.86%) Senior Developer
9 20 (7.14%) Software Developer
10 19 (6.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 18 (6.43%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
13 15 (5.36%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 15 (5.36%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
14 14 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
14 14 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 13 (4.64%) Consultant
16 12 (4.29%) Network Engineer
17 10 (3.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 33 (11.79%) React
3 31 (11.07%) HTML
3 31 (11.07%) Web Services
4 26 (9.29%) Node.js
5 24 (8.57%) Vue.js
6 22 (7.86%) REST
6 22 (7.86%) Spring
7 21 (7.50%) CSS
8 18 (6.43%) Kafka
9 15 (5.36%) Middleware
9 15 (5.36%) RESTful
10 13 (4.64%) .NET
11 12 (4.29%) Java EE
12 10 (3.57%) CSS3
12 10 (3.57%) HTML5
12 10 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (3.21%) GraphQL
13 9 (3.21%) Spring Boot
14 8 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.29%) Management Information System
2 23 (8.21%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.43%) Private Cloud
4 15 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.29%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.14%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.14%) User Experience
8 5 (1.79%) Derivative
8 5 (1.79%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.43%) Online Games
9 4 (1.43%) PKI
10 3 (1.07%) Blog
10 3 (1.07%) Clustering
10 3 (1.07%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 180 (64.29%) Linux
2 54 (19.29%) Windows
3 38 (13.57%) Unix
4 24 (8.57%) CentOS
4 24 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 17 (6.07%) Debian
7 10 (3.57%) Android
7 10 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.57%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.79%) FreeBSD
8 5 (1.79%) FreeNAS
9 3 (1.07%) AIX
9 3 (1.07%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) Fedora
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (54.64%) DevOps
2 79 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.50%) Scrum
4 43 (15.36%) Open Source
5 41 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 35 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 32 (11.43%) Kanban
9 30 (10.71%) Machine Learning
9 30 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 29 (10.36%) Data Science
11 27 (9.64%) Computer Science
12 26 (9.29%) Infrastructure as Code
13 25 (8.93%) Test Automation
14 24 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 23 (8.21%) Infrastructure Automation
15 23 (8.21%) ITIL
16 22 (7.86%) High Availability
16 22 (7.86%) Migration
16 22 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (54.64%) Python
2 68 (24.29%) Bash Shell
3 66 (23.57%) Java
4 58 (20.71%) JavaScript
5 44 (15.71%) Ruby
6 43 (15.36%) SQL
7 40 (14.29%) Go
8 26 (9.29%) C
9 17 (6.07%) PowerShell
10 16 (5.71%) C++
11 14 (5.00%) Groovy
12 12 (4.29%) PHP
13 11 (3.93%) Perl
13 11 (3.93%) R
14 7 (2.50%) Korn
15 6 (2.14%) Kotlin
15 6 (2.14%) Scala
16 5 (1.79%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (25.71%) Degree
2 22 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.36%) CCNA
5 13 (4.64%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.64%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (3.57%) CCIE
7 10 (3.57%) CISSP
8 8 (2.86%) CCNP
9 7 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.14%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (2.14%) GIAC
10 6 (2.14%) JNCIE
10 6 (2.14%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.14%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (2.14%) MCSE
10 6 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (2.14%) SANS
10 6 (2.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.57%) GDPR
2 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 164 (58.57%) Docker
2 56 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.93%) KVM
4 21 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.64%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.21%) vSphere
7 8 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.86%) Xen
8 5 (1.79%) Lustre
8 5 (1.79%) vCloud
8 5 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.43%) GPFS
9 4 (1.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 2 (0.71%) iptables
10 2 (0.71%) LXC
11 1 (0.36%) HDFS
11 1 (0.36%) oVirt
11 1 (0.36%) pfSense
11 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 150 (53.57%) Kubernetes
2 107 (38.21%) Ansible
3 76 (27.14%) Terraform
4 58 (20.71%) Puppet
5 50 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (12.50%) Packer
7 25 (8.93%) Docker Swarm
8 17 (6.07%) Grafana
9 16 (5.71%) Mesos
10 13 (4.64%) Kibana
10 13 (4.64%) logstash
11 12 (4.29%) Salt
12 10 (3.57%) Cloudify
12 10 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (2.14%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.79%) Proxmox
14 5 (1.79%) Rancher
15 4 (1.43%) Matomo
15 4 (1.43%) Nagios
16 2 (0.71%) Graphite
Vendors
1 75 (26.79%) VMware
2 52 (18.57%) Google
3 34 (12.14%) Red Hat
4 30 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 29 (10.36%) SaltStack
6 20 (7.14%) Cisco
7 14 (5.00%) Oracle
8 12 (4.29%) Juniper
9 8 (2.86%) IBM
10 5 (1.79%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.79%) Percona
10 5 (1.79%) Remedy
11 4 (1.43%) EMC
11 4 (1.43%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.43%) Sybase
11 4 (1.43%) Veeam
11 4 (1.43%) Zend
12 3 (1.07%) HP
12 3 (1.07%) SAP
13 2 (0.71%) New Relic