Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 655 539 597
Rank change year-on-year -116 +58 +109
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 526 910 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.06% 2.94% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 448 730 649
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,700
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 25,591 30,927 33,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.13% 17.31% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20,473 25,172 28,357
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £84,600 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,567 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.92% - -

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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 -138 499 £62,500 - 72
UK excluding London -89 271 £55,000 -8.33% 44
London -108 235 £70,000 - 33
East of England +12 113 £57,500 -14.81% 9
South East -62 80 £55,000 - 11
North of England +7 36 £52,500 -12.50% 5
North West +22 20 £47,500 -20.83% 3
South West -17 17 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire +19 14 £59,000 -1.67% 2
Midlands +14 14 £42,500 -15.00% 7
West Midlands +13 11 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Wales +8 7 £60,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +19 3 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Scotland +2 3 - -
North East -3 2 £62,500 -3.85%
Northern Ireland -11 1 £35,000 -12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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.

1 322 (61.22%) Linux
2 311 (59.13%) Amazon AWS
3 253 (48.10%) Python
4 251 (47.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 251 (47.72%) DevOps
5 235 (44.68%) VMware
6 225 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
7 199 (37.83%) Puppet
8 195 (37.07%) Docker
9 194 (36.88%) Ansible
10 176 (33.46%) Kubernetes
11 168 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 134 (25.48%) Opscode Chef
13 120 (22.81%) Google
14 118 (22.43%) Java
15 116 (22.05%) Unix
16 115 (21.86%) Jenkins
17 113 (21.48%) Google Cloud Platform
18 111 (21.10%) Open Source
19 109 (20.72%) Ruby
19 109 (20.72%) Configuration Management
20 105 (19.96%) Bash Shell
21 97 (18.44%) Terraform
22 92 (17.49%) Scrum
23 91 (17.30%) Finance
24 90 (17.11%) Degree
25 84 (15.97%) Data Centre
26 83 (15.78%) Windows
27 81 (15.40%) Microsoft
28 80 (15.21%) Git (software)

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 34 (6.46%) Apache
2 26 (4.94%) CloudStack
3 24 (4.56%) WebLogic
4 22 (4.18%) GlassFish
5 21 (3.99%) JBoss
6 19 (3.61%) nginx
6 19 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 18 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (3.42%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.47%) MQSeries
9 12 (2.28%) Confluence
9 12 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (2.09%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.90%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.52%) IIS
13 7 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (1.14%) Apache Solr
14 6 (1.14%) WordPress
15 5 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Odoo
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 311 (59.13%) Amazon AWS
2 251 (47.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (21.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 75 (14.26%) PaaS
5 69 (13.12%) IaaS
6 68 (12.93%) OpenShift
7 39 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 39 (7.41%) GitHub
7 39 (7.41%) SaaS
8 29 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.90%) Route 53
10 8 (1.52%) Trello
11 7 (1.33%) iPaaS
11 7 (1.33%) Serverless
12 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.95%) Office 365
13 4 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.55%) DNS
2 61 (11.60%) Firewall
3 52 (9.89%) TCP/IP
4 34 (6.46%) VPN
5 32 (6.08%) SAN
6 29 (5.51%) Internet
7 23 (4.37%) Software-Defined Networking
8 21 (3.99%) Reverse Proxy
9 19 (3.61%) HTTP
9 19 (3.61%) WAN
10 14 (2.66%) DHCP
10 14 (2.66%) Network Security
11 11 (2.09%) Skype
12 10 (1.90%) BGP
13 9 (1.71%) IPsec
13 9 (1.71%) IPv4
13 9 (1.71%) IPv6
13 9 (1.71%) SSL
14 8 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (1.52%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
2 56 (10.65%) MySQL
3 49 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 46 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 42 (7.98%) SQL Server
6 36 (6.84%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.61%) Big Data
8 15 (2.85%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.28%) MariaDB
9 12 (2.28%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.28%) Redis
10 7 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.33%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.57%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.38%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 115 (21.86%) Jenkins
2 80 (15.21%) Git (software)
3 60 (11.41%) Vagrant
4 31 (5.89%) Maven
5 30 (5.70%) JIRA
6 18 (3.42%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.85%) Subversion
8 10 (1.90%) Travis CI
9 8 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.52%) Selenium
10 7 (1.33%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.33%) GitLab
10 7 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.14%) Gradle
11 6 (1.14%) JUnit
11 6 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.95%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.95%) XMLSpy
General
1 91 (17.30%) Finance
2 23 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.18%) Law
3 22 (4.18%) Retail
4 16 (3.04%) Games
5 14 (2.66%) Advertising
5 14 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.47%) Marketing
7 12 (2.28%) French Language
7 12 (2.28%) German Language
7 12 (2.28%) Swedish Language
8 9 (1.71%) Electronics
8 9 (1.71%) Legal
9 7 (1.33%) Banking
10 4 (0.76%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.76%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (20.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (14.64%) Linux Engineer
3 76 (14.45%) Architect
4 68 (12.93%) Developer
5 41 (7.79%) Cloud Architect
6 35 (6.65%) Cloud Engineer
7 33 (6.27%) Software Engineer
8 31 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 26 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 26 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (4.75%) Administrator
12 24 (4.56%) Java Developer
13 23 (4.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 22 (4.18%) Senior Developer
14 22 (4.18%) Software Developer
15 21 (3.99%) Automation Engineer
16 20 (3.80%) AWS Architect
16 20 (3.80%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 20 (3.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.41%) Web Services
2 45 (8.56%) RESTful
3 37 (7.03%) RabbitMQ
4 30 (5.70%) Spring Boot
5 29 (5.51%) Spring
6 24 (4.56%) Node.js
6 24 (4.56%) REST
7 20 (3.80%) CSS
7 20 (3.80%) Java EE
7 20 (3.80%) Middleware
7 20 (3.80%) Velocity
8 19 (3.61%) LAMP
9 18 (3.42%) AngularJS
9 18 (3.42%) EJB
9 18 (3.42%) HTML
9 18 (3.42%) JMS
10 16 (3.04%) Natural Language Processing
11 15 (2.85%) .NET
11 15 (2.85%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (2.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.97%) Data Centre
2 75 (14.26%) Private Cloud
3 68 (12.93%) Public Cloud
4 65 (12.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 30 (5.70%) Replication
6 29 (5.51%) Cloud Native
7 22 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (3.99%) Life Science
8 21 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (3.61%) Enterprise Cloud
11 12 (2.28%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.52%) Clustering
13 8 (1.52%) Fintech
13 8 (1.52%) PKI
13 8 (1.52%) User Experience
14 7 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 322 (61.22%) Linux
2 116 (22.05%) Unix
3 83 (15.78%) Windows
4 57 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (7.22%) Windows Server
6 36 (6.84%) Ubuntu
7 22 (4.18%) CentOS
8 19 (3.61%) Debian
9 13 (2.47%) AIX
10 11 (2.09%) CoreOS
11 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.52%) Fedora
12 8 (1.52%) Solaris
13 3 (0.57%) Android
13 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.57%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.57%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (47.72%) DevOps
2 225 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (21.10%) Open Source
4 109 (20.72%) Configuration Management
5 92 (17.49%) Scrum
6 78 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
7 69 (13.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 68 (12.93%) Computer Science
9 66 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (11.79%) Microservices
11 61 (11.60%) ITIL
11 61 (11.60%) Migration
12 60 (11.41%) Software Engineering
13 56 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 55 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 44 (8.37%) Mathematics
16 43 (8.17%) TDD
17 36 (6.84%) Analytics
18 35 (6.65%) Presales
19 34 (6.46%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 253 (48.10%) Python
2 118 (22.43%) Java
3 109 (20.72%) Ruby
4 105 (19.96%) Bash Shell
5 71 (13.50%) SQL
6 57 (10.84%) PowerShell
7 52 (9.89%) Shell Script
8 47 (8.94%) Go
9 38 (7.22%) JavaScript
10 31 (5.89%) Perl
11 22 (4.18%) C#
12 16 (3.04%) Java 8
13 14 (2.66%) C
14 13 (2.47%) PHP
15 11 (2.09%) AWK
15 11 (2.09%) C++
16 8 (1.52%) Scala
17 6 (1.14%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.95%) C-shell
18 5 (0.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (17.11%) Degree
2 40 (7.60%) RHCE
3 39 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (4.56%) RHCA
4 24 (4.56%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.99%) MBA
6 17 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.04%) MCSE
7 16 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.66%) AWS Certification
9 13 (2.47%) CCIE
9 13 (2.47%) CCNP
10 12 (2.28%) Master's Degree
11 9 (1.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 6 (1.14%) RHCSA
12 6 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.95%) OCP
13 5 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.95%) VCP6
14 4 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.85%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) SLA
3 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 195 (37.07%) Docker
2 168 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
4 43 (8.17%) Hyper-V
5 42 (7.98%) vSphere
6 37 (7.03%) Active Directory
7 27 (5.13%) Ceph
8 22 (4.18%) Xen
9 20 (3.80%) KVM
10 13 (2.47%) Lustre
10 13 (2.47%) NFS
10 13 (2.47%) XenServer
11 9 (1.71%) VMware NSX
12 8 (1.52%) VirtualBox
13 7 (1.33%) XenApp
14 5 (0.95%) QEMU
14 5 (0.95%) vCloud
15 4 (0.76%) oVirt
15 4 (0.76%) PowerDNS
16 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 199 (37.83%) Puppet
2 194 (36.88%) Ansible
3 176 (33.46%) Kubernetes
4 134 (25.48%) Opscode Chef
5 97 (18.44%) Terraform
6 42 (7.98%) Salt
7 30 (5.70%) Packer
8 28 (5.32%) vCenter Server
9 24 (4.56%) SCCM
10 19 (3.61%) Nagios
11 18 (3.42%) Consul
12 17 (3.23%) vRealize
13 15 (2.85%) Cobbler
14 14 (2.66%) Prometheus
15 12 (2.28%) SCOM
16 11 (2.09%) Graphite
16 11 (2.09%) HAProxy
16 11 (2.09%) logstash
17 10 (1.90%) Grafana
17 10 (1.90%) Icinga
Vendors
1 235 (44.68%) VMware
2 120 (22.81%) Google
3 81 (15.40%) Microsoft
4 73 (13.88%) Red Hat
5 58 (11.03%) Oracle
6 42 (7.98%) IBM
7 41 (7.79%) Cisco
8 35 (6.65%) Juniper
9 34 (6.46%) NetApp
10 16 (3.04%) Citrix
10 16 (3.04%) F5
10 16 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (3.04%) SaltStack
10 16 (3.04%) SolarWinds
11 14 (2.66%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.28%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.28%) CommVault
13 11 (2.09%) Atlassian
14 10 (1.90%) HP
14 10 (1.90%) Splunk