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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 220 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 32 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.26% 17.36% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 23
Average salary £57,500 £35,250 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.12% +9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
312 144 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.19% 2.10% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 234 126 73
Average salary £44,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.65% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,450 £65,000
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 29 August 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 29 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
Merseyside +16 10 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Manchester -12 10 £80,000 +128.57%
Cheshire -11 7 £36,500 +5.03% 2
Lancashire - 5 £17,000 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (46.15%) HP
2 24 (46.15%) SAN
2 24 (46.15%) VMware
3 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
4 19 (36.54%) NetApp
5 18 (34.62%) EMC
5 18 (34.62%) SLA
5 18 (34.62%) Client/Server
5 18 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (34.62%) VMware ESX
5 18 (34.62%) VMFS
5 18 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (34.62%) vCloud
6 17 (32.69%) Capacity Management
6 17 (32.69%) e-Health
6 17 (32.69%) VMware Server
6 17 (32.69%) Windows
6 17 (32.69%) CA
6 17 (32.69%) Change Management
7 12 (23.08%) Linux
8 10 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
8 10 (19.23%) DHCP
8 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 10 (19.23%) DNS
8 10 (19.23%) Apache
8 10 (19.23%) Java
8 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (19.23%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) SAS
2 6 (11.54%) Apache Pig
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) Jetty
3 4 (7.69%) nginx
3 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) SPSS
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (7.69%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) SAN
2 10 (19.23%) DHCP
2 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 7 (13.46%) DMZ
4 4 (7.69%) FTP
4 4 (7.69%) HTTP
4 4 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.54%) HBase
2 6 (11.54%) Big Data
2 6 (11.54%) Sqoop
2 6 (11.54%) Triplestore
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.54%) Data Mining
2 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.54%) Apache Hive
2 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) German Language
2 4 (7.69%) Italian Language
2 4 (7.69%) Turkish Language
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Consultant
1 11 (21.15%) VMware Consultant
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (13.46%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (13.46%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Data Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Telemarketer
5 4 (7.69%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Python Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Wintel Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Django Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Account Manager
8 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) J2EE
3 4 (7.69%) Servlets
4 3 (5.77%) Django
4 3 (5.77%) Flask
4 3 (5.77%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Client/Server
2 17 (32.69%) e-Health
3 6 (11.54%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.62%) Clustering
5 4 (7.69%) Blog
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.85%) Statistics
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.92%) Tandem
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (32.69%) Capacity Management
3 17 (32.69%) Change Management
4 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) High Availability
6 7 (13.46%) Migration
6 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (11.54%) Data Security
7 6 (11.54%) ETL
7 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.54%) MapReduce
7 6 (11.54%) Analytics
8 5 (9.62%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (9.62%) B2B
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.23%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) R
4 6 (11.54%) Perl
4 6 (11.54%) PHP
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) 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%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (34.62%) VMware ESX
2 18 (34.62%) VMFS
2 18 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (34.62%) vCloud
3 17 (32.69%) VMware Server
4 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 6 (11.54%) Apache Flume
6 4 (7.69%) 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 4 (7.69%) Puppet
3 4 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) HP
1 24 (46.15%) VMware
2 19 (36.54%) NetApp
3 18 (34.62%) EMC
4 17 (32.69%) CA
5 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.54%) Dell
7 5 (9.62%) Hitachi
8 4 (7.69%) Google
9 3 (5.77%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.85%) Pega
10 2 (3.85%) Adobe
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle
10 2 (3.85%) SAP
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