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

OpenStack
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 578 626
Rank change year-on-year +90 +48  
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 446 383 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% 2.08% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 374 349 284
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.57% +4.00%  

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 16045 18426 21550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.04% 18.73% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13033 15672 17882
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +88 435 £60,000 +4.34% 62
London +84 218 £70,000 +12.00% 23
South East +25 53 £55,000 +15.78% 12
South West 0 38 £50,000 -23.07% 8
Manchester -20 37 £60,000 +41.17% 7
North West -25 37 £60,000 +41.17% 7
Yorkshire +21 35 £57,500 +35.29% 7
East of England +6 32 £65,000 +8.33% 3
West Yorkshire +24 27 £58,750 +38.23% 7
Leeds +19 27 £58,750 +38.23% 7
Hertfordshire +12 25 £67,500 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +32 20 £50,000 -
Bristol -31 16 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Gloucestershire +13 15 £47,500 - 1
City of London +4 15 £65,000 +4.00% 6
Berkshire +6 13 £66,250 +22.68% 2
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 - 1
Brighton - 13 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +11 12 £60,000 +60.00% 7
Farnborough +16 11 £60,000 +106.89% 4
Nottingham +10 10 £52,500 -41.66%
Nottinghamshire +10 10 £52,500 -41.66%
Derbyshire +22 9 £35,000 -9.09%
Derby - 9 £35,000 -
Sheffield +5 8 £57,500 -4.16%
South Yorkshire +2 8 £57,500 -4.16%
Cheltenham +16 7 £37,500 -
Reading +3 7 £63,750 +16.97% 1
Surbiton - 7 - -
Heathrow - 7 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 563 (66.94%) Linux
2 521 (61.95%) Amazon AWS
3 520 (61.83%) Puppet
4 491 (58.38%) DevOps
5 459 (54.58%) Python
6 414 (49.23%) Opscode Chef
7 385 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
8 377 (44.83%) Ansible
9 314 (37.34%) Ruby
10 306 (36.39%) Continuous Integration
11 297 (35.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 274 (32.58%) Jenkins
13 259 (30.80%) Bash Shell
14 254 (30.20%) Oracle
15 238 (28.30%) Java
16 232 (27.59%) MySQL
17 223 (26.52%) Scrum
18 222 (26.40%) Unix
19 216 (25.68%) Docker
20 215 (25.56%) VMware
21 209 (24.85%) Configuration Management
22 183 (21.76%) SQL
23 164 (19.50%) Git (software)
23 164 (19.50%) MongoDB
24 162 (19.26%) Xen
24 162 (19.26%) DSDM
25 161 (19.14%) Perl
26 159 (18.91%) TDD
27 155 (18.43%) Degree
28 146 (17.36%) RUP

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
1 134 (15.93%) CloudStack
2 124 (14.74%) WebSphere
3 120 (14.27%) Apache
4 115 (13.67%) Tomcat
5 113 (13.44%) WebLogic
6 99 (11.77%) JBoss
7 90 (10.70%) Elasticsearch
8 76 (9.04%) Apache Spark
9 71 (8.44%) nginx
10 65 (7.73%) Jetty
11 60 (7.13%) Apache Solr
12 55 (6.54%) IIS
13 43 (5.11%) Cloud Foundry
14 28 (3.33%) Confluence
14 28 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (1.43%) ColdFusion
16 9 (1.07%) MS Exchange
16 9 (1.07%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.95%) Anypoint
18 5 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 521 (61.95%) Amazon AWS
2 297 (35.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (11.53%) IaaS
4 57 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 57 (6.78%) PaaS
5 40 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (4.40%) OpenShift
7 33 (3.92%) GitHub
8 26 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (2.50%) Amazon S3
10 21 (2.50%) SaaS
11 14 (1.66%) IBM Cloud
12 13 (1.55%) Sumo Logic
13 11 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (1.07%) Google Compute Engine
16 8 (0.95%) Office 365
17 7 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (8.92%) Firewall
2 63 (7.49%) TCP/IP
3 47 (5.59%) Internet
4 44 (5.23%) DNS
5 31 (3.69%) HTTP
6 26 (3.09%) VPN
7 22 (2.62%) SAN
7 22 (2.62%) SSL
8 21 (2.50%) Network Security
9 18 (2.14%) MPLS
10 16 (1.90%) VLAN
11 15 (1.78%) Software-Defined Networking
12 13 (1.55%) VoIP
13 12 (1.43%) WAN
14 11 (1.31%) IPsec
14 11 (1.31%) Multicast
14 11 (1.31%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.31%) SSH
15 10 (1.19%) Ethernet
16 9 (1.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (27.59%) MySQL
2 164 (19.50%) MongoDB
3 141 (16.77%) NoSQL
4 135 (16.05%) PostgreSQL
5 106 (12.60%) Hadoop
6 92 (10.94%) Big Data
7 90 (10.70%) Redis
7 90 (10.70%) SQL Server
8 89 (10.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 69 (8.20%) Couchbase
10 67 (7.97%) Riak
11 48 (5.71%) MariaDB
12 38 (4.52%) Relational Database
13 22 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (2.02%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.90%) CouchDB
16 15 (1.78%) Oracle Database
17 13 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 274 (32.58%) Jenkins
2 164 (19.50%) Git (software)
3 80 (9.51%) TeamCity
4 51 (6.06%) Vagrant
5 50 (5.95%) JIRA
6 44 (5.23%) Bitbucket
7 43 (5.11%) Subversion
8 30 (3.57%) Ant
9 29 (3.45%) Maven
10 21 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (2.14%) Artifactory
11 18 (2.14%) NUnit
11 18 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (1.90%) MSTest
13 15 (1.78%) Mercurial
14 14 (1.66%) JUnit
15 13 (1.55%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.55%) Gerrit
15 13 (1.55%) Gradle
16 12 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 93 (11.06%) Finance
2 73 (8.68%) Telecoms
3 61 (7.25%) Retail
4 47 (5.59%) Banking
5 31 (3.69%) Marketing
6 21 (2.50%) Games
7 16 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.66%) Electronics
9 5 (0.59%) Legal
10 4 (0.48%) Advertising
10 4 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 266 (31.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 167 (19.86%) Developer
3 96 (11.41%) Linux Engineer
4 86 (10.23%) Platform Engineer
5 84 (9.99%) Architect
6 82 (9.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 73 (8.68%) Cloud Engineer
8 72 (8.56%) Java Developer
9 70 (8.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 67 (7.97%) Senior Developer
11 55 (6.54%) Administrator
11 55 (6.54%) Consultant
12 52 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
13 48 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 45 (5.35%) AWS Engineer
15 43 (5.11%) DevOps Administrator
16 41 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
17 40 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 37 (4.40%) Cloud Architect
19 36 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (10.82%) .NET
2 89 (10.58%) AngularJS
3 87 (10.34%) LAMP
4 72 (8.56%) Web Services
5 58 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
5 58 (6.90%) HTML
5 58 (6.90%) Lucene
5 58 (6.90%) React
6 44 (5.23%) CSS
7 43 (5.11%) LEMP Stack
8 39 (4.64%) Node.js
9 38 (4.52%) HTML5
10 30 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
11 24 (2.85%) ActiveMQ
11 24 (2.85%) Sensu
12 23 (2.73%) jQuery
13 19 (2.26%) Apache Flex
13 19 (2.26%) CSS3
14 18 (2.14%) OpenDaylight
15 16 (1.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.49%) Computer Science
2 85 (10.11%) Data Centre
2 85 (10.11%) Private Cloud
3 47 (5.59%) User Experience
4 40 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 33 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 32 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.50%) Replication
9 20 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (2.26%) Clustering
11 17 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (1.90%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.78%) Blog
14 14 (1.66%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.43%) Fintech
16 9 (1.07%) Cloud Native
17 8 (0.95%) Life Science
18 6 (0.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 563 (66.94%) Linux
2 222 (26.40%) Unix
3 142 (16.88%) Windows
4 107 (12.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (8.56%) Ubuntu
6 64 (7.61%) CentOS
7 42 (4.99%) Android
8 41 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 39 (4.64%) Windows Server
10 24 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (2.14%) Debian
12 13 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.31%) CoreOS
14 10 (1.19%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.71%) Solaris
15 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.36%) AIX
16 3 (0.36%) OpenBSD
16 3 (0.36%) SUSE
17 2 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (58.38%) DevOps
2 385 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (36.39%) Continuous Integration
4 223 (26.52%) Scrum
5 209 (24.85%) Configuration Management
6 162 (19.26%) DSDM
7 159 (18.91%) TDD
8 146 (17.36%) RUP
9 108 (12.84%) Open Source
10 94 (11.18%) Mentoring
11 91 (10.82%) OO
12 89 (10.58%) Web Development
13 76 (9.04%) Software Engineering
14 72 (8.56%) Kanban
15 66 (7.85%) Coaching
16 58 (6.90%) Multithreading
17 57 (6.78%) ITIL
18 54 (6.42%) E-Commerce
19 50 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
19 50 (5.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 459 (54.58%) Python
2 314 (37.34%) Ruby
3 259 (30.80%) Bash Shell
4 238 (28.30%) Java
5 183 (21.76%) SQL
6 161 (19.14%) Perl
7 146 (17.36%) Shell Script
8 99 (11.77%) PHP
9 94 (11.18%) JavaScript
10 85 (10.11%) Go
11 60 (7.13%) C#
12 46 (5.47%) PowerShell
13 33 (3.92%) C++
14 31 (3.69%) Scala
15 23 (2.73%) C
16 11 (1.31%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.95%) Lisp
18 4 (0.48%) AWK
18 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (18.43%) Degree
2 62 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.21%) AWS Certification
4 23 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.02%) RHCE
6 16 (1.90%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.31%) MCSE
8 9 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.83%) RHCA
10 7 (0.83%) RHCSA
10 7 (0.83%) VCDX
11 5 (0.59%) MCSD
12 4 (0.48%) CISSP
12 4 (0.48%) MCTS
12 4 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.36%) CCIE
13 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.21%) QA
2 8 (0.95%) GCP
3 7 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.36%) DICOM
5 3 (0.36%) HL7
5 3 (0.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 216 (25.68%) Docker
2 162 (19.26%) Xen
3 139 (16.53%) vSphere
4 137 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 116 (13.79%) XenServer
6 46 (5.47%) KVM
7 44 (5.23%) Hyper-V
8 34 (4.04%) vCloud
9 31 (3.69%) Active Directory
10 28 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (2.38%) Varnish
12 15 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (1.66%) XenApp
14 11 (1.31%) PowerHA
15 10 (1.19%) LXC
15 10 (1.19%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.95%) Slurm Workload Manager
17 7 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 520 (61.83%) Puppet
2 414 (49.23%) Opscode Chef
3 377 (44.83%) Ansible
4 108 (12.84%) Kubernetes
5 97 (11.53%) Cobbler
5 97 (11.53%) Tivoli
6 71 (8.44%) Terraform
7 70 (8.32%) Salt
8 64 (7.61%) logstash
9 53 (6.30%) Kibana
10 46 (5.47%) Nagios
11 29 (3.45%) Packer
12 22 (2.62%) Graphite
13 21 (2.50%) HAProxy
14 20 (2.38%) ZABBIX
15 16 (1.90%) Mesos
16 14 (1.66%) CFEngine
16 14 (1.66%) vCenter Server
17 11 (1.31%) vRealize
18 10 (1.19%) Grafana
Vendors
1 254 (30.20%) Oracle
2 215 (25.56%) VMware
3 126 (14.98%) Red Hat
4 113 (13.44%) Microsoft
5 110 (13.08%) EnterpriseDB
6 59 (7.02%) Google
7 44 (5.23%) Cisco
8 39 (4.64%) SaltStack
9 37 (4.40%) HP
10 32 (3.80%) IBM
11 28 (3.33%) Rackspace
12 21 (2.50%) Citrix
13 20 (2.38%) AppDynamics
13 20 (2.38%) SAP
13 20 (2.38%) Splunk
14 18 (2.14%) New Relic
15 17 (2.02%) EMC
16 15 (1.78%) NetApp
17 12 (1.43%) Juniper
17 12 (1.43%) Veritas
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus 10 to 20%
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Excelllent salary plus exceltional b
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Automation Logic
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago