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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 108 127 107
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 20 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.53% 13.46% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 6
Average salary £50,000 £80,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
121 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.52% 2.41% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 105 49 19
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -55.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £105,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) LAN
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) CCNA
1 8 (36.36%) HP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) MPLS
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.09%) Transition Management
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) LAN
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Data Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) HP
1 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft