The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 54 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.66% 0.33% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.82% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £36,300 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £38,700 £27,550
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 Merseyside region.

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
17 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.82% 0.98% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 9
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £36,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £47,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Liverpool +12 7 £57,500 +47.43%
Wirral - 2 £39,000 -
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (95.24%) HP
2 20 (95.24%) SAN
3 19 (90.48%) PowerShell
4 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (85.71%) VMFS
4 18 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (85.71%) vCloud
4 18 (85.71%) NetApp
4 18 (85.71%) VMware
4 18 (85.71%) VMware ESX
4 18 (85.71%) EMC
4 18 (85.71%) Client/Server
5 17 (80.95%) SLA
5 17 (80.95%) e-Health
5 17 (80.95%) CA
5 17 (80.95%) Change Management
5 17 (80.95%) Capacity Management
5 17 (80.95%) VMware Server
6 7 (33.33%) DMZ
6 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) High Availability
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Clustering

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) SAN
2 7 (33.33%) DMZ
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Consultant
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Client/Server
2 17 (80.95%) e-Health
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (80.95%) Change Management
3 17 (80.95%) Capacity Management
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (85.71%) VMFS
1 18 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
1 18 (85.71%) vCloud
1 18 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Server
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) HP
2 18 (85.71%) NetApp
2 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) EMC
3 17 (80.95%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Dell