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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 231 196 240
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +44
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 11 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.63% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.50% 23.60% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 16
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £39,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
314 178 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.59% 2.67% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 274 150 166
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Cheshire -4 5 £37,500 - 8
Manchester -24 4 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SOAP
2 11 (50.00%) HTTP
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
4 9 (40.91%) Tomcat
4 9 (40.91%) J2EE
4 9 (40.91%) MySQL
4 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
4 9 (40.91%) DevOps
5 8 (36.36%) REST
5 8 (36.36%) JIRA
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) IIS
5 8 (36.36%) JSP
5 8 (36.36%) Apache
5 8 (36.36%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 7 (31.82%) Selenium
6 7 (31.82%) JMeter
6 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (40.91%) Tomcat
2 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 8 (36.36%) Apache
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Jetty
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Force.com
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Terremark
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) GPRS
3 2 (9.09%) GSM
3 2 (9.09%) 3G
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) IPv6
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) IPsec
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 8 (36.36%) JIRA
3 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (31.82%) Selenium
3 7 (31.82%) JMeter
3 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.55%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) SOAP
2 9 (40.91%) J2EE
3 8 (36.36%) REST
3 8 (36.36%) JSP
3 8 (36.36%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) WSDL
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) Visualforce
7 1 (4.55%) Servlets
7 1 (4.55%) Django
7 1 (4.55%) Pyramid
7 1 (4.55%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) e-Health
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
1 1 (4.55%) Blog
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Web Development
3 3 (13.64%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) B2B
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) Apex Code
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) VCP4
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMFS
3 1 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
6 2 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) EMC
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) ZTE
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