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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 238 209 239
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 12 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.56% 20.96% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 18
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £36,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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
337 167 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.57% 2.46% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 289 145 145
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cheshire -6 9 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Manchester -30 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (41.46%) VMware
1 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (39.02%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (31.71%) Apache
5 12 (29.27%) SAN
5 12 (29.27%) HP
6 11 (26.83%) DNS
6 11 (26.83%) DevOps
6 11 (26.83%) DHCP
6 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
7 10 (24.39%) HTTP
7 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
7 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
7 10 (24.39%) J2EE
7 10 (24.39%) IIS
7 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
8 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (19.51%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (19.51%) High Availability
10 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
10 7 (17.07%) B2B
10 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (31.71%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
2 10 (24.39%) IIS
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) Jetty
3 5 (12.20%) nginx
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Pig
4 3 (7.32%) SAS
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (12.20%) Google App Engine
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Terremark
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (29.27%) SAN
3 11 (26.83%) DNS
3 11 (26.83%) DHCP
4 10 (24.39%) HTTP
5 5 (12.20%) IPsec
5 5 (12.20%) FTP
6 3 (7.32%) DMZ
6 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.88%) 3G
7 2 (4.88%) Firewall
7 2 (4.88%) GPRS
7 2 (4.88%) GSM
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) SSL
8 1 (2.44%) IPv6
8 1 (2.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) HBase
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 3 (7.32%) Sqoop
4 3 (7.32%) Triplestore
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
4 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) JMeter
2 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (17.07%) Marketing
2 5 (12.20%) German Language
2 5 (12.20%) Italian Language
2 5 (12.20%) Turkish Language
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Developer
1 6 (14.63%) Consultant
2 5 (12.20%) Telemarketer
2 5 (12.20%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.76%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Wintel Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) J2EE
2 7 (17.07%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) REST
3 5 (12.20%) JSP
3 5 (12.20%) Servlets
3 5 (12.20%) SOAP
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) Django
4 1 (2.44%) Flask
4 1 (2.44%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
1 6 (14.63%) e-Health
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Blog
3 4 (9.76%) Open Source
4 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.88%) Statistics
6 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (26.83%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
5 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (19.51%) High Availability
6 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
6 7 (17.07%) Coaching
6 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.07%) B2B
7 6 (14.63%) Change Management
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (12.20%) Analytics
8 5 (12.20%) User Stories
8 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.20%) CRM
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) R
5 2 (4.88%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) MCTS
2 7 (17.07%) MCITP
3 3 (7.32%) MCSE
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
2 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
4 6 (14.63%) VMware Server
4 6 (14.63%) VMFS
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (14.63%) vCloud
5 5 (12.20%) Xen
6 3 (7.32%) Apache Flume
7 1 (2.44%) KVM
7 1 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (14.63%) SCVMM
2 6 (14.63%) Puppet
3 5 (12.20%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Dell
5 6 (14.63%) EMC
5 6 (14.63%) Google
5 6 (14.63%) CA
5 6 (14.63%) NetApp
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco
8 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 3 (7.32%) Hitachi
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
9 2 (4.88%) SAP
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) Avaya
10 1 (2.44%) ZTE
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