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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 186 240 244
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 44 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.45% 3.67% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 17
Average salary £48,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £28,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £79,750 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +2.10%
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
521 436 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.20% 6.62% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 408 349 206
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +40 36 £57,500 -11.53% 2
Lancashire - 6 £45,250 -
Cheshire +17 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £21,500 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 33 (39.29%) Degree
2 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (30.95%) Puppet
2 26 (30.95%) DevOps
3 24 (28.57%) OpenStack
3 24 (28.57%) Linux
4 22 (26.19%) Windows
4 22 (26.19%) Firewall
4 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
5 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 21 (25.00%) LAN
5 21 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.62%) WAN
6 19 (22.62%) VPN
7 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 16 (19.05%) CCNP
8 16 (19.05%) CCNA
8 16 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (19.05%) VLAN
8 16 (19.05%) Office 365
9 15 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 15 (17.86%) OO
9 15 (17.86%) ITIL
9 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 14 (16.67%) MS Office
10 14 (16.67%) SQL
10 14 (16.67%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 24 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 9 (10.71%) Node.js
3 6 (7.14%) Apache
4 5 (5.95%) CMS
5 4 (4.76%) nginx
6 1 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.05%) Office 365
3 15 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (10.71%) SaaS
5 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.57%) IaaS
7 1 (1.19%) Engine Yard
7 1 (1.19%) GitHub
7 1 (1.19%) Google Apps
7 1 (1.19%) Heroku
7 1 (1.19%) PaaS
7 1 (1.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.19%) Firewall
2 21 (25.00%) LAN
3 19 (22.62%) VPN
3 19 (22.62%) WAN
4 16 (19.05%) VLAN
5 14 (16.67%) Internet
6 8 (9.52%) VoIP
7 6 (7.14%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.57%) IPsec
8 3 (3.57%) PABX
8 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.38%) Network Security
9 2 (2.38%) SAN
9 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.38%) Wireless
9 2 (2.38%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.19%) PBX
10 1 (1.19%) PSTN
10 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.76%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.95%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.19%) JUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Graduate
3 10 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Specialist
6 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Database Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) XML
2 9 (10.71%) RESTful
3 8 (9.52%) HTML
4 7 (8.33%) CSS
4 7 (8.33%) HTML5
4 7 (8.33%) jQuery
4 7 (8.33%) JSON
4 7 (8.33%) REST
5 6 (7.14%) .NET
5 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.95%) Spring
7 4 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (4.76%) Apache Camel
7 4 (4.76%) ELK Stack
7 4 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.76%) Sensu
7 4 (4.76%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.71%) User Experience
3 6 (7.14%) iPad
4 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.19%) EPoS
8 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Linux
2 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.48%) Windows 10
3 13 (15.48%) Windows 7
3 13 (15.48%) Windows 8
4 10 (11.90%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) DevOps
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (17.86%) ITIL
3 15 (17.86%) OO
4 13 (15.48%) Server Virtualisation
5 11 (13.10%) Analytics
5 11 (13.10%) Business Transformation
5 11 (13.10%) MVC
5 11 (13.10%) Programme Management
5 11 (13.10%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) OOD
6 9 (10.71%) Rapid Prototyping
6 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.52%) Open Source
8 6 (7.14%) BDD
8 6 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.14%) CRM
8 6 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.67%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) Ruby
4 8 (9.52%) Python
5 6 (7.14%) C
5 6 (7.14%) C#
5 6 (7.14%) C++
5 6 (7.14%) Java
5 6 (7.14%) Perl
5 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.95%) Scala
7 4 (4.76%) Clojure
7 4 (4.76%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (39.29%) Degree
2 16 (19.05%) CCNA
2 16 (19.05%) CCNP
2 16 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.57%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.38%) CCIE
4 2 (2.38%) CCSP
4 2 (2.38%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.19%) MCSA
5 1 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) COBIT
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) Ceph
3 2 (2.38%) Docker
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (30.95%) Puppet
2 12 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.14%) Ansible
4 5 (5.95%) SELinux
5 4 (4.76%) Grafana
5 4 (4.76%) Graphite
5 4 (4.76%) HAProxy
5 4 (4.76%) Packer
5 4 (4.76%) Terraform
5 4 (4.76%) Uchiwa
6 3 (3.57%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.19%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.19%) Mesos
7 1 (1.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) Juniper
3 8 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.95%) Google
5 4 (4.76%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.76%) WSO2
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.38%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) BMC
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Twitter
8 1 (1.19%) webMethods
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive Base plus Bonus, 28 days hols, pension sheme, share scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 9 days ago