Period
to 28 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 507 284 257
Rank change year-on-year -223 -27 +3
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 48 20 31
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.17% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.16% 1.61% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 31
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,075 £52,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £58,125 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +10.34%
75th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £88,000 £80,750 "
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -4.76%

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 WFH option and a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,123 1,239 1,067
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.23% 15.06% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,820 1,097 925
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.48% -1.82% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

OpenStack
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

OpenStack trend for jobs with a WFH option

OpenStack
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing OpenStack.

OpenStack salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

OpenStack
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing OpenStack over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

OpenStack salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, OpenStack job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for OpenStack.

1 26 (54.17%) Azure
1 26 (54.17%) AWS
1 26 (54.17%) DevOps
2 24 (50.00%) Open Source
2 24 (50.00%) Python
3 23 (47.92%) Linux
4 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (37.50%) Docker
5 18 (37.50%) Kubernetes
6 16 (33.33%) Ansible
7 14 (29.17%) Puppet
7 14 (29.17%) Terraform
8 13 (27.08%) Virtual Team
8 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
9 12 (25.00%) VMware
9 12 (25.00%) GCP
10 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (22.92%) Social Skills
11 10 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (20.83%) Java
12 9 (18.75%) Perl
12 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.75%) Degree
12 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
12 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
13 8 (16.67%) SaltStack
13 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle
13 8 (16.67%) Finance

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 4 (8.33%) Confluence
1 4 (8.33%) nginx
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 26 (54.17%) AWS
1 26 (54.17%) Azure
2 12 (25.00%) GCP
3 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (8.33%) GitHub
5 3 (6.25%) IaaS
5 3 (6.25%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (4.17%) SaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Serverless
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.08%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (2.08%) Linode
7 1 (2.08%) MinIO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) PBX
1 7 (14.58%) Softswitch
1 7 (14.58%) VoIP
2 2 (4.17%) BGP
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) MPLS
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) AMQP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.17%) ArangoDB
6 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data
7 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.08%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.50%) JIRA
4 5 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.25%) Emacs
5 3 (6.25%) GitLab
5 3 (6.25%) Gradle
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.92%) Social Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 5 (10.42%) Public Sector
4 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Electronics
5 2 (4.17%) French Language
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Python Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Design Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Voice Design Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Vue.js
2 4 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) YAML
4 2 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.17%) Kafka
4 2 (4.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.08%) boto
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Virtual Team
2 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (12.50%) Cloud Native
4 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.50%) User Experience
5 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.17%) Blog
6 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) CentOS
2 6 (12.50%) SUSE
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.25%) Debian
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) DevOps
2 24 (50.00%) Open Source
3 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
5 7 (14.58%) Decision-Making
5 7 (14.58%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (12.50%) Data Pipeline
6 6 (12.50%) Data Science
6 6 (12.50%) Edge Computing
6 6 (12.50%) ETL
6 6 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 6 (12.50%) Logistics
6 6 (12.50%) Microservices
6 6 (12.50%) Migration
6 6 (12.50%) Open Source Development
6 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) Perl
4 6 (12.50%) Ruby
5 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Go
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) Java 11
7 1 (2.08%) Java 8
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.17%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Docker
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (8.33%) KVM
5 2 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.08%) Ceph
6 1 (2.08%) Firmware
6 1 (2.08%) NFS
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 16 (33.33%) Ansible
3 14 (29.17%) Puppet
3 14 (29.17%) Terraform
4 6 (12.50%) Rancher
5 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.17%) Grafana
6 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.17%) Packer
6 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
6 2 (4.17%) Salt
7 1 (2.08%) Consul
7 1 (2.08%) Fluentd
7 1 (2.08%) Kibana
7 1 (2.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 7 (14.58%) GENBAND
3 7 (14.58%) Google
3 7 (14.58%) Sonus
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) F5
6 2 (4.17%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (4.17%) Splunk
7 1 (2.08%) Mellanox
7 1 (2.08%) Pega
7 1 (2.08%) Scality
7 1 (2.08%) Supermicro
7 1 (2.08%) WSO2