The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 121 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 7 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 0.32% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.14% 18.52% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 12
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £34,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £35,800 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Cloud Computing
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
86 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.41% 1.70% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 81 21 29
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Chester - 5 £36,000 -
Macclesfield 0 1 - -
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Dell
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) MCTS
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
5 2 (20.00%) Flask
5 2 (20.00%) Pyramid
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Django
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Django Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Django
1 2 (20.00%) Flask
1 2 (20.00%) Pyramid
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) MCTS
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) ZTE