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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 230 224 233
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 30 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.38% 14.49% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 21
Average salary £38,000 £44,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.60% +43.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +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
320 138 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.33% 2.03% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 252 124 76
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,400 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +14 9 £57,500 +59.72%
Manchester -13 8 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Cheshire -18 8 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £17,000 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (57.41%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (48.15%) VMware
3 25 (46.30%) HP
3 25 (46.30%) SAN
4 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (37.04%) PowerShell
5 20 (37.04%) NetApp
6 19 (35.19%) EMC
6 19 (35.19%) Client/Server
6 19 (35.19%) SLA
6 19 (35.19%) VMware ESX
6 19 (35.19%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (35.19%) VMFS
6 19 (35.19%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (35.19%) vCloud
7 18 (33.33%) Capacity Management
7 18 (33.33%) Change Management
7 18 (33.33%) e-Health
7 18 (33.33%) VMware Server
7 18 (33.33%) CA
7 18 (33.33%) Windows
8 13 (24.07%) Linux
9 11 (20.37%) DNS
9 11 (20.37%) DHCP
9 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
10 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
10 10 (18.52%) Apache
10 10 (18.52%) Java
10 10 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (18.52%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.26%) SAS
2 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.26%) Jetty
2 5 (9.26%) nginx
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SPSS
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.26%) Google App Engine
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) SAN
2 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.37%) DHCP
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 7 (12.96%) DMZ
4 5 (9.26%) FTP
4 5 (9.26%) HTTP
4 5 (9.26%) IPsec
5 2 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.26%) HBase
2 5 (9.26%) Big Data
2 5 (9.26%) Sqoop
2 5 (9.26%) Triplestore
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.26%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.26%) Apache Hive
2 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.11%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) German Language
2 5 (9.26%) Italian Language
2 5 (9.26%) Turkish Language
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Consultant
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Consultant
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (12.96%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Data Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Telemarketer
4 5 (9.26%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Django Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Account Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) Web Services
3 5 (9.26%) J2EE
3 5 (9.26%) Servlets
4 2 (3.70%) Django
4 2 (3.70%) Flask
4 2 (3.70%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Client/Server
2 18 (33.33%) e-Health
3 6 (11.11%) Open Source
4 5 (9.26%) Clustering
4 5 (9.26%) Blog
4 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.70%) Statistics
5 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 2000
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (35.19%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 18 (33.33%) Change Management
4 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.81%) ITIL
5 8 (14.81%) High Availability
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
6 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) User Stories
8 5 (9.26%) DevOps
8 5 (9.26%) Coaching
8 5 (9.26%) MapReduce
8 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.26%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.52%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) Perl
4 5 (9.26%) PHP
4 5 (9.26%) R
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (12.96%) MCTS
1 7 (12.96%) MCITP
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) SLA
2 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.19%) VMware ESX
2 19 (35.19%) VMFS
2 19 (35.19%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (35.19%) vCloud
3 18 (33.33%) VMware Server
4 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 5 (9.26%) Xen
6 5 (9.26%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 5 (9.26%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) VMware
2 25 (46.30%) HP
3 20 (37.04%) NetApp
4 19 (35.19%) EMC
5 18 (33.33%) CA
6 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.96%) Dell
8 5 (9.26%) Hitachi
8 5 (9.26%) Google
9 2 (3.70%) Pega
9 2 (3.70%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.70%) Adobe
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle
9 2 (3.70%) SAP
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) ZTE
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago