The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 215 226 229
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 27 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.96% 15.11% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 20
Average salary £63,000 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £39,600 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
271 139 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.89% 1.90% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 203 115 81
Average salary £44,500 £37,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.88% +12.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Cloud Computing
England

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 July 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 July 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
Merseyside +16 18 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Manchester +8 8 £80,000 +166.66%
Cheshire -4 1 £65,000 +80.55% 3
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (55.32%) VMware
2 24 (51.06%) HP
2 24 (51.06%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (40.43%) SAN
4 19 (40.43%) NetApp
4 19 (40.43%) VMware ESX
5 18 (38.30%) Client/Server
5 18 (38.30%) EMC
5 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
5 18 (38.30%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (38.30%) VMFS
5 18 (38.30%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (38.30%) vCloud
6 17 (36.17%) SLA
6 17 (36.17%) CA
6 17 (36.17%) Change Management
6 17 (36.17%) e-Health
6 17 (36.17%) VMware Server
6 17 (36.17%) Capacity Management
7 13 (27.66%) Linux
7 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
8 12 (25.53%) Windows
8 12 (25.53%) Python
9 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) PHP
11 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) SAS
2 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.26%) Drupal
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SPSS
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) SAN
2 7 (14.89%) Firewall
3 6 (12.77%) DMZ
3 6 (12.77%) VoIP
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.77%) HBase
2 6 (12.77%) Big Data
2 6 (12.77%) Sqoop
2 6 (12.77%) Triplestore
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.77%) Data Mining
2 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Hive
2 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.64%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Consultant
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (14.89%) VMware Specialist
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Big Data Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Data Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Support
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco Support
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Python Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Python Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
1 6 (12.77%) MapReduce
2 5 (10.64%) Flask
2 5 (10.64%) Django
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Client/Server
2 17 (36.17%) e-Health
3 6 (12.77%) Open Source
4 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) UNIX
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (38.30%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (36.17%) Change Management
3 17 (36.17%) Capacity Management
4 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.02%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) ETL
6 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.77%) Data Security
6 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.77%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (12.77%) Software Deployment
6 6 (12.77%) Analytics
7 2 (4.26%) Business Development
7 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 1 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.53%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) PHP
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) Java
4 6 (12.77%) R
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) MCSE
2 6 (12.77%) CCNA
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (40.43%) VMware ESX
3 18 (38.30%) VMFS
3 18 (38.30%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (38.30%) vCloud
4 17 (36.17%) VMware Server
5 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (12.77%) Apache Flume
7 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) VMware
2 24 (51.06%) HP
3 19 (40.43%) NetApp
4 18 (38.30%) EMC
5 17 (36.17%) CA
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.77%) Cisco
8 5 (10.64%) Avaya
8 5 (10.64%) Hitachi
8 5 (10.64%) ProCurve
8 5 (10.64%) Rackspace
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.26%) Pega
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle
10 2 (4.26%) Adobe
11 1 (2.13%) Dell
11 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
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Steria
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago