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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenStack
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 713 580 280
Rank change year-on-year -133 -300 +13
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 150 67 22
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.19% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 1.23% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 22
10th Percentile £49,562 £47,500 -
25th Percentile £63,750 £50,313 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% -12.50%
75th Percentile £90,000 £73,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £103,000 £99,375 £93,750
UK median annual salary £72,500 £63,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.73% +21.43% -19.23%

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 9,801 5,428 1,048
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.74% 13.40% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,108 3,810 882
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 8 August 2022.

OpenStack salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, OpenStack job roles required the following 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.

1 134 (89.33%) AWS
2 131 (87.33%) Linux
3 125 (83.33%) Python
4 116 (77.33%) Docker
5 115 (76.67%) Kubernetes
6 80 (53.33%) Azure
7 77 (51.33%) DevOps
8 76 (50.67%) Analytical Skills
8 76 (50.67%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (48.00%) Ansible
9 72 (48.00%) Agile
10 63 (42.00%) Collaborative Working
11 55 (36.67%) Data Centre
12 50 (33.33%) GCP
13 48 (32.00%) Software Engineering
14 47 (31.33%) Configuration Management
14 47 (31.33%) Bash
14 47 (31.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 44 (29.33%) RESTful
16 43 (28.67%) REST
17 42 (28.00%) Puppet
17 42 (28.00%) Google
17 42 (28.00%) Finance
18 41 (27.33%) VMware
18 41 (27.33%) API Design
19 36 (24.00%) Elastic Stack
19 36 (24.00%) MySQL
20 35 (23.33%) Mentoring
20 35 (23.33%) Git (software)
20 35 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (4.00%) nginx
2 5 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.33%) Traefik
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Stata
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 134 (89.33%) AWS
2 80 (53.33%) Azure
3 50 (33.33%) GCP
4 15 (10.00%) Datadog
5 9 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (5.33%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (2.00%) Azure AKS
7 3 (2.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 3 (2.00%) Kong
8 2 (1.33%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.33%) Azure Pipelines
8 2 (1.33%) GitHub
9 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.67%) IaaS
9 1 (0.67%) PaaS
9 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.00%) DNS
2 11 (7.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.00%) 5G
3 9 (6.00%) Firewall
3 9 (6.00%) HTTP
3 9 (6.00%) Internet
3 9 (6.00%) SD-WAN
3 9 (6.00%) SMTP
3 9 (6.00%) WAN
4 6 (4.00%) DHCP
5 5 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.33%) VLAN
6 2 (1.33%) BGP
6 2 (1.33%) Calico
6 2 (1.33%) Ethernet VPN
6 2 (1.33%) MPLS
6 2 (1.33%) OSPF
6 2 (1.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (1.33%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.00%) MySQL
2 27 (18.00%) InfluxDB
3 18 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (10.00%) Big Data
5 13 (8.67%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.33%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.67%) ArangoDB
7 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 35 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.00%) GitLab
4 10 (6.67%) JIRA
5 6 (4.00%) CircleCI
5 6 (4.00%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.67%) Gradle
6 4 (2.67%) Maven
7 3 (2.00%) GoCD
8 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.33%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.67%) Mocha
9 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 76 (50.67%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (31.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 42 (28.00%) Finance
4 28 (18.67%) Telecoms
5 27 (18.00%) Law
6 23 (15.33%) Public Sector
7 15 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (6.00%) Aerospace
8 9 (6.00%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (6.00%) Retail
9 8 (5.33%) Social Skills
10 7 (4.67%) Games
11 6 (4.00%) Financial Institution
11 6 (4.00%) Marketing
12 5 (3.33%) Back Office
13 2 (1.33%) Advertising
14 1 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 61 (40.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (22.67%) Software Engineer
3 18 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (10.67%) Principal Engineer
4 16 (10.67%) Principal Software Engineer
5 15 (10.00%) Architect
6 13 (8.67%) Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Systems Integrator
8 9 (6.00%) Cloud Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Cloud Software Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) DevOps Architect
12 3 (2.00%) Site Engineer
12 3 (2.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.33%) RESTful
2 43 (28.67%) REST
3 36 (24.00%) Elastic Stack
4 34 (22.67%) .NET
5 22 (14.67%) Node.js
6 15 (10.00%) Kafka
7 10 (6.67%) JSON
8 9 (6.00%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (6.00%) gRPC
8 9 (6.00%) LAPP Stack
8 9 (6.00%) Web Services
8 9 (6.00%) XML
9 7 (4.67%) CSS
9 7 (4.67%) HTML
9 7 (4.67%) React
9 7 (4.67%) Sass
10 6 (4.00%) GraphQL
10 6 (4.00%) HTML5
10 6 (4.00%) Redux
11 4 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 55 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 27 (18.00%) Linux Command Line
2 27 (18.00%) Replication
2 27 (18.00%) Smartphone
2 27 (18.00%) Social Media
3 21 (14.00%) Cyberattack
4 15 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
4 15 (10.00%) Life Science
4 15 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (7.33%) Public Cloud
6 9 (6.00%) Satnav
6 9 (6.00%) Tandem
7 6 (4.00%) Sports Betting
8 5 (3.33%) Cloud Native
8 5 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.67%) Private Cloud
10 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 131 (87.33%) Linux
2 29 (19.33%) Windows
3 23 (15.33%) Windows Server
4 20 (13.33%) CentOS
5 10 (6.67%) Unix
6 6 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.33%) SUSE
8 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (51.33%) DevOps
2 76 (50.67%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (48.00%) Agile
4 63 (42.00%) Collaborative Working
5 48 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 47 (31.33%) Configuration Management
7 41 (27.33%) API Design
8 35 (23.33%) Mentoring
9 34 (22.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 34 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 34 (22.67%) Multithreading
9 34 (22.67%) Process Improvement
10 31 (20.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 31 (20.67%) Load Balancing
10 31 (20.67%) Open Source
11 27 (18.00%) Business Continuity
11 27 (18.00%) Release Management
11 27 (18.00%) Statistics
12 24 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 24 (16.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 125 (83.33%) Python
2 47 (31.33%) Bash
3 27 (18.00%) Go
4 23 (15.33%) Java
4 23 (15.33%) SQL
5 20 (13.33%) Ruby
6 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.33%) C++
7 11 (7.33%) Perl
8 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.67%) C
10 2 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (22.00%) Degree
2 22 (14.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (10.67%) CCA
4 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.33%) CCNP
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.33%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.33%) PhD
6 2 (1.33%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (77.33%) Docker
2 35 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.33%) KVM
4 11 (7.33%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (7.33%) Xen
5 9 (6.00%) Ceph
6 6 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.33%) flannel
8 2 (1.33%) Gluster
8 2 (1.33%) Lustre
8 2 (1.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 115 (76.67%) Kubernetes
2 72 (48.00%) Ansible
3 42 (28.00%) Puppet
4 33 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (18.67%) Grafana
6 25 (16.67%) Terraform
7 21 (14.00%) Salt
8 16 (10.67%) Prometheus
9 11 (7.33%) logstash
10 7 (4.67%) Rancher
11 6 (4.00%) HAProxy
12 5 (3.33%) SCOM
13 2 (1.33%) Istio
13 2 (1.33%) linkerd
13 2 (1.33%) Mesos
13 2 (1.33%) Packer
13 2 (1.33%) Podman
14 1 (0.67%) Argo
14 1 (0.67%) Giant Swarm
14 1 (0.67%) Icinga
Vendors
1 42 (28.00%) Google
2 41 (27.33%) VMware
3 27 (18.00%) Perforce
4 20 (13.33%) SaltStack
5 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (10.00%) New Relic
7 9 (6.00%) Rackspace
7 9 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.00%) F5
10 5 (3.33%) Oracle
11 3 (2.00%) IBM
12 2 (1.33%) Cisco
12 2 (1.33%) EMC
12 2 (1.33%) Juniper
12 2 (1.33%) NetApp
12 2 (1.33%) Nokia
13 1 (0.67%) Mirantis