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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 229 225 216
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 25 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.27% 7.34% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 22
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +63.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £17,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,625 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £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
474 436 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.05% 5.94% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 414 309 165
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester +12 21 £37,500 -53.12% 6
Cheshire +2 4 £40,000 +9.58% 5
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (46.34%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 9 (21.95%) XML
4 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
4 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
5 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
5 8 (19.51%) Web Services
5 8 (19.51%) HTML
5 8 (19.51%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) Open Source
6 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (17.07%) REST
6 7 (17.07%) MySQL
6 7 (17.07%) Oracle
6 7 (17.07%) SOAP
7 6 (14.63%) CSS
7 6 (14.63%) JSP
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
7 6 (14.63%) Linux
7 6 (14.63%) OO
7 6 (14.63%) UNIX
7 6 (14.63%) WAN
7 6 (14.63%) CMS
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) CMS
2 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.76%) Apache Spark
3 4 (9.76%) WordPress
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (4.88%) JBoss
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Lync
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Tridion
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) SaaS
3 3 (7.32%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) Office 365
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) WAN
2 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) VLAN
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) WLAN
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
5 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) Grunt
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.88%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) XML
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) SOAP
3 7 (17.07%) REST
4 6 (14.63%) CSS
4 6 (14.63%) JSP
4 6 (14.63%) jQuery
5 4 (9.76%) HTML5
5 4 (9.76%) .NET
5 4 (9.76%) J2EE
5 4 (9.76%) CSS3
5 4 (9.76%) Sass
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) Java RMI
7 2 (4.88%) JavaSpaces
7 2 (4.88%) OSGi
7 2 (4.88%) Servlets
7 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) iDTV
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Open Source
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) OO
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Line Management
4 4 (9.76%) OO PHP
4 4 (9.76%) Analytics
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) Data Management
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.32%) ETL
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.32%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) PHP
4 4 (9.76%) R
5 3 (7.32%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Scala
6 2 (4.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.88%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) HDFS
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) StatsD
2 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) VMware
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Google
5 3 (7.32%) Dell
5 3 (7.32%) Vertica
5 3 (7.32%) Talend
6 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
6 2 (4.88%) Apigee
6 2 (4.88%) Mashery
6 2 (4.88%) EPiServer
6 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.88%) hybris
6 2 (4.88%) Tableau
6 2 (4.88%) Avaya
6 2 (4.88%) Adobe
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) Informatica
7 1 (2.44%) Nokia
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
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