The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 120 110 130
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.75% 29.03% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £65,000 £35,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.39% +13.70%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.40%
Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
57 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.23% 1.78% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 44 25 19
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,900 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Django
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
1 4 (57.14%) Flask
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Python Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Python Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Django Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Python/Django Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Django
1 4 (57.14%) Flask
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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