The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 120 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.04% 6.06% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £90,000 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Cloud Computing
West Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
96 33 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.32% 2.26% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 81 33 64
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) CCAA
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Data Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCAA
2 1 (20.00%) CCA
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCEA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft