The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 173 165 194
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 51 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 0.89% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.18% 13.16% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 22
Average salary £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Cloud Computing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
456 380 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.28% 6.73% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 353 306 171
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Berkshire region.

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 42 £90,000 +63.63%
Bracknell -2 2 £19,250 -19.79%
Newbury +12 1 £38,500 -6.09%
Cloud Computing
South East

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing.

1 37 (43.53%) Telecoms
2 29 (34.12%) VMware
3 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (27.06%) Marketing
5 23 (27.06%) Windows
6 20 (23.53%) Firewall
6 20 (23.53%) Degree
7 19 (22.35%) Project Management
7 19 (22.35%) ITIL
7 19 (22.35%) VPN
7 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
8 17 (20.00%) HP
8 17 (20.00%) MPLS
9 16 (18.82%) TCP/IP
10 15 (17.65%) Billing
10 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.47%) DNS
11 14 (16.47%) Hyper-V
12 13 (15.29%) Finance
13 12 (14.12%) Cisco
13 12 (14.12%) Juniper
13 12 (14.12%) SAN
13 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
14 11 (12.94%) MCSE
14 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (12.94%) Migration
14 11 (12.94%) vSphere
14 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
14 11 (12.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.59%) IIS
1 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.18%) Lync
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.71%) S-PLUS
3 4 (4.71%) MS Office
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) SaaS
2 5 (5.88%) IaaS
3 4 (4.71%) PaaS
4 3 (3.53%) GitHub
5 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.35%) Google Apps
5 2 (2.35%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) Firewall
2 19 (22.35%) VPN
3 17 (20.00%) MPLS
4 16 (18.82%) TCP/IP
5 14 (16.47%) DNS
6 12 (14.12%) SAN
7 10 (11.76%) DHCP
7 10 (11.76%) OSPF
7 10 (11.76%) BGP
8 9 (10.59%) Network Security
9 8 (9.41%) Internet
9 8 (9.41%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (8.24%) NAS
10 7 (8.24%) IPsec
10 7 (8.24%) Ethernet
10 7 (8.24%) LAN
10 7 (8.24%) VoIP
10 7 (8.24%) WAN
11 6 (7.06%) Broadband
12 5 (5.88%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Subversion
1 5 (5.88%) ReSharper
General
1 37 (43.53%) Telecoms
2 23 (27.06%) Marketing
3 15 (17.65%) Billing
4 13 (15.29%) Finance
5 8 (9.41%) Legal
5 8 (9.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Senior Manager
2 16 (18.82%) Architect
2 16 (18.82%) Marketing Manager
3 8 (9.41%) Bid Manager
3 8 (9.41%) Consultant
4 7 (8.24%) Technical Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Technical Support
5 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Principal Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Principal Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Graduate
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.53%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) .NET
1 7 (8.24%) Software Packaging
1 7 (8.24%) RESTful
2 6 (7.06%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.06%) Durandal
2 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (7.06%) WCF
2 6 (7.06%) jQuery
3 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.88%) LINQ
3 5 (5.88%) Dapper ORM
3 5 (5.88%) Entity Framework
3 5 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
3 7 (8.24%) Clustering
4 6 (7.06%) Open Source
5 5 (5.88%) Replication
6 3 (3.53%) Economics
7 2 (2.35%) PKI
7 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.35%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.18%) User Experience
8 1 (1.18%) IPTV
8 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) Physics
8 1 (1.18%) MPEG
8 1 (1.18%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Debian
6 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 19 (22.35%) Project Management
3 11 (12.94%) Migration
3 11 (12.94%) Business Development
4 10 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (11.76%) Service Management
4 10 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.59%) CRM
5 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.41%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.24%) DoDAF
7 7 (8.24%) Project Planning
7 7 (8.24%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (8.24%) SOA
7 7 (8.24%) SABSA
7 7 (8.24%) Validation
8 6 (7.06%) BDD
8 6 (7.06%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) C#
3 5 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) Python
4 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.35%) PHP
4 2 (2.35%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) VB
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (12.94%) MCSE
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.41%) PMP
3 8 (9.41%) PMI Certification
4 7 (8.24%) MCITP
4 7 (8.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.71%) MBA
6 4 (4.71%) HP ASE
7 3 (3.53%) MCP
7 3 (3.53%) CCNP
7 3 (3.53%) CCNA
8 2 (2.35%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.18%) CISA
9 1 (1.18%) CRISC
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) COBIT
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.47%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.94%) vSphere
3 11 (12.94%) KVM
4 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
5 7 (8.24%) Terminal Services
5 7 (8.24%) vCloud
5 7 (8.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.18%) XenApp
7 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (2.35%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) VMware
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.00%) HP
4 12 (14.12%) Cisco
4 12 (14.12%) Juniper
5 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle
6 7 (8.24%) Veritas
7 6 (7.06%) Brocade
7 6 (7.06%) Veeam
7 6 (7.06%) 3PAR
7 6 (7.06%) Symantec
8 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.71%) F5
8 4 (4.71%) Riverbed
8 4 (4.71%) McAfee
8 4 (4.71%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.53%) Google
9 3 (3.53%) Citrix
10 2 (2.35%) Nokia