The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 211 224 231
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 29 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.70% 15.33% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 19
Average salary £63,000 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
271 137 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.89% 1.86% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 204 113 80
Average salary £43,000 £39,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.25% +16.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Cloud Computing
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 18 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Manchester +4 10 £80,000 +166.66%
Cheshire -10 1 £65,000 +80.55%
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 28 (52.83%) VMware
2 26 (49.06%) HP
3 25 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (45.28%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (35.85%) VMware ESX
5 19 (35.85%) SAN
5 19 (35.85%) NetApp
6 18 (33.96%) EMC
6 18 (33.96%) Client/Server
6 18 (33.96%) PowerShell
6 18 (33.96%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (33.96%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (33.96%) VMFS
6 18 (33.96%) vCloud
7 17 (32.08%) Capacity Management
7 17 (32.08%) VMware Server
7 17 (32.08%) Change Management
7 17 (32.08%) e-Health
7 17 (32.08%) CA
7 17 (32.08%) SLA
8 16 (30.19%) Linux
9 15 (28.30%) Windows
9 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
10 14 (26.42%) Python
11 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
11 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
12 9 (16.98%) Office 365
12 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
13 8 (15.09%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) SAS
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.77%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) Lync
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SPSS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) SAN
2 8 (15.09%) VoIP
2 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) DMZ
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) SNMP
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) DNS
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.32%) HBase
2 6 (11.32%) Big Data
2 6 (11.32%) Sqoop
2 6 (11.32%) Triplestore
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
2 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.32%) Apache Hive
2 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.43%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Consultant
2 11 (20.75%) VMware Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Support
5 6 (11.32%) Big Data Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Data Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Systems Support
6 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Django Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Python Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Web Services
1 6 (11.32%) MapReduce
2 5 (9.43%) Flask
2 5 (9.43%) Django
3 2 (3.77%) REST
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Client/Server
2 17 (32.08%) e-Health
3 6 (11.32%) Open Source
4 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Social Network
6 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) UNIX
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.96%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (32.08%) Change Management
3 17 (32.08%) Capacity Management
4 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL
6 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.21%) Software Deployment
7 6 (11.32%) Analytics
7 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (11.32%) ETL
7 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.32%) Data Security
8 2 (3.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Business Development
8 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) PowerShell
2 14 (26.42%) Python
3 8 (15.09%) PHP
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) R
5 6 (11.32%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) MCSE
1 8 (15.09%) CCNA
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.85%) VMware ESX
3 18 (33.96%) VMFS
3 18 (33.96%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (33.96%) vCloud
4 17 (32.08%) VMware Server
5 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
6 6 (11.32%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.89%) KVM
7 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.21%) Puppet
3 3 (5.66%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) VMware
2 26 (49.06%) HP
3 19 (35.85%) NetApp
4 18 (33.96%) EMC
5 17 (32.08%) CA
6 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.09%) Cisco
8 6 (11.32%) Avaya
8 6 (11.32%) ProCurve
9 5 (9.43%) Rackspace
9 5 (9.43%) Hitachi
10 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.77%) Pega
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle
11 2 (3.77%) Adobe
12 1 (1.89%) Dell
12 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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