The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 225 219 219
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 25 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.27% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.35% 12.41% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 18
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,700 £35,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Cloud Computing
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
340 145 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.58% 2.14% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 272 128 92
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in the North West

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in the North West

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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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
Cheshire -13 10 £33,750 -4.92%
Manchester -15 6 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Lancashire - 5 £17,000 -
Merseyside +17 4 £40,000 +11.11%
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 31 (59.62%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (48.08%) HP
2 25 (48.08%) SAN
2 25 (48.08%) VMware
2 25 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 20 (38.46%) NetApp
4 19 (36.54%) EMC
4 19 (36.54%) SLA
4 19 (36.54%) Client/Server
4 19 (36.54%) VMware ESX
4 19 (36.54%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (36.54%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (36.54%) VMFS
4 19 (36.54%) vCloud
4 19 (36.54%) Capacity Management
5 18 (34.62%) e-Health
5 18 (34.62%) Change Management
5 18 (34.62%) VMware Server
5 18 (34.62%) CA
6 15 (28.85%) Windows
7 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
7 11 (21.15%) Linux
7 11 (21.15%) Apache
7 11 (21.15%) Java
7 11 (21.15%) DHCP
7 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
7 11 (21.15%) DNS
8 10 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (21.15%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.62%) Apache Pig
3 5 (9.62%) Jetty
3 5 (9.62%) nginx
3 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.62%) SAS
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SPSS
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.62%) Google App Engine
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) SAN
2 11 (21.15%) DHCP
2 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
2 11 (21.15%) DNS
3 7 (13.46%) DMZ
4 6 (11.54%) HTTP
5 5 (9.62%) IPsec
5 5 (9.62%) FTP
6 3 (5.77%) Firewall
7 2 (3.85%) VPN
8 1 (1.92%) Network Security
8 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.92%) IPv6
8 1 (1.92%) SSL
8 1 (1.92%) Internet
8 1 (1.92%) BGP
8 1 (1.92%) LAN
8 1 (1.92%) WAN
8 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Apache Hive
1 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
1 5 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
1 5 (9.62%) HBase
1 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
1 5 (9.62%) Triplestore
1 5 (9.62%) Sqoop
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
1 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.62%) Data Mining
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (13.46%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) German Language
2 5 (9.62%) Italian Language
2 5 (9.62%) Turkish Language
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Consultant
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Consultant
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (13.46%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Data Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Telemarketer
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Account Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (1.92%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) J2EE
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 5 (9.62%) Servlets
4 1 (1.92%) JSP
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Client/Server
2 18 (34.62%) e-Health
3 6 (11.54%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) Clustering
4 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.62%) Blog
5 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Tandem
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (36.54%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (36.54%) Capacity Management
3 18 (34.62%) Change Management
4 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.31%) ITIL
6 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (15.38%) High Availability
7 7 (13.46%) Analytics
7 7 (13.46%) Migration
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.54%) DevOps
9 5 (9.62%) MapReduce
9 5 (9.62%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (9.62%) Coaching
9 5 (9.62%) User Stories
9 5 (9.62%) Data Security
9 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) R
3 5 (9.62%) Python
3 5 (9.62%) Perl
3 5 (9.62%) PHP
4 4 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (13.46%) MCTS
1 7 (13.46%) MCITP
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) SLA
2 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 25 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (36.54%) VMware ESX
2 19 (36.54%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (36.54%) VMFS
2 19 (36.54%) vCloud
3 18 (34.62%) VMware Server
4 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 7 (13.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (9.62%) Apache Flume
6 5 (9.62%) Xen
7 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.54%) SCVMM
3 5 (9.62%) Puppet
3 5 (9.62%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) HP
1 25 (48.08%) VMware
2 20 (38.46%) NetApp
3 19 (36.54%) EMC
4 18 (34.62%) CA
5 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.46%) Dell
7 5 (9.62%) Google
7 5 (9.62%) Hitachi
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle
9 2 (3.85%) SAP
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco
9 2 (3.85%) Adobe
9 2 (3.85%) Pega
10 1 (1.92%) Avaya
10 1 (1.92%) Juniper
10 1 (1.92%) ZTE
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