The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 97 90 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 18 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.71% 2.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.07% 34.48% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 30
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Cloud Computing
Scotland

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

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
112 29 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.33% 2.06% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71 22 42
Average salary £46,250 £43,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (61.76%) Python
2 20 (58.82%) Degree
3 19 (55.88%) Linux
4 18 (52.94%) Ruby
5 17 (50.00%) Perl
6 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (41.18%) Java
7 14 (41.18%) C++
8 13 (38.24%) Computer Science
9 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 12 (35.29%) UNIX
9 12 (35.29%) Finance
9 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
10 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (32.35%) Data Structures
10 11 (32.35%) Algorithms
10 11 (32.35%) CSS3
10 11 (32.35%) CSS
10 11 (32.35%) HTML
10 11 (32.35%) C#
10 11 (32.35%) OO
10 11 (32.35%) Postgraduate
10 11 (32.35%) Refactoring
10 11 (32.35%) HTML5
10 11 (32.35%) Objective-C
10 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
10 11 (32.35%) Automated Testing
10 11 (32.35%) Web Development
11 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (20.59%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) VLAN
4 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) BGP
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) SSH
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) HBase
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Retail Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Software Development Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Development Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Management Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) CSS
1 11 (32.35%) HTML5
1 11 (32.35%) CSS3
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) Sass
2 7 (20.59%) LESS
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Computer Science
2 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (32.35%) Data Structures
2 11 (32.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.82%) OS/2
5 2 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
3 11 (32.35%) Web Development
3 11 (32.35%) Refactoring
3 11 (32.35%) Automated Testing
3 11 (32.35%) OO
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) Workflow
5 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (14.71%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Python
2 18 (52.94%) Ruby
3 17 (50.00%) Perl
4 14 (41.18%) C++
4 14 (41.18%) Java
5 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (32.35%) C#
6 11 (32.35%) Objective-C
7 7 (20.59%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
8 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 4 (11.76%) SQL
10 3 (8.82%) PHP
10 3 (8.82%) C
11 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) KVM
3 1 (2.94%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (20.59%) Puppet
3 6 (17.65%) Nagios
3 6 (17.65%) ZABBIX
4 5 (14.71%) Salt
5 2 (5.88%) WSUS
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) New Relic
2 5 (14.71%) SaltStack
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) IronPort
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) IBM