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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 237 217 219
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 16 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.39% 8.60% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 19
Average salary £40,000 £60,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.60% +100.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £80,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
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
472 372 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.24% 5.20% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 403 279 177
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 9 £37,500 -53.12% 10
Cheshire +4 7 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (37.50%) SOAP
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 9 (28.13%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) REST
5 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (25.00%) JSP
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.88%) JIRA
6 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
6 7 (21.88%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
6 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.75%) Line Management
7 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.75%) J2EE
8 5 (15.63%) MySQL
8 5 (15.63%) C++
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.63%) Open Source
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.50%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Tridion
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Force.com
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Account Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) SOAP
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) REST
3 8 (25.00%) JSP
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) J2EE
6 4 (12.50%) .NET
6 4 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (9.38%) WSDL
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) Visualforce
8 2 (6.25%) OSGi
8 2 (6.25%) Twisted
8 2 (6.25%) Akka
8 2 (6.25%) gevent
8 2 (6.25%) Java RMI
8 2 (6.25%) JavaSpaces
8 2 (6.25%) Servlets
8 2 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.13%) iDTV
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Line Management
2 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) Data Management
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) ETL
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
4 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) Product Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (6.25%) Content Management
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) Apex Code
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) R
6 2 (6.25%) Go
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (6.25%) Docker
3 2 (6.25%) HDFS
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Vertica
4 3 (9.38%) Talend
4 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica
5 2 (6.25%) EPiServer
5 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 2 (6.25%) hybris
5 2 (6.25%) Tableau
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) Nokia
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
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