The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 100 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 42 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.73% 1.24% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.34% 14.08% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 11
Average salary £90,000 £55,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Cloud Computing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
229 206 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.41% 8.80% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 162 162 87
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Reading region.

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in Reading

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Reading

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 27 (55.10%) Telecoms
2 23 (46.94%) Marketing
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) VMware
4 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (28.57%) Degree
6 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
6 12 (24.49%) Finance
7 11 (22.45%) Firewall
7 11 (22.45%) VPN
7 11 (22.45%) Business Development
8 10 (20.41%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.41%) HP
9 9 (18.37%) Cisco
9 9 (18.37%) Juniper
9 9 (18.37%) SAN
9 9 (18.37%) Project Management
9 9 (18.37%) MPLS
9 9 (18.37%) Windows
9 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
9 9 (18.37%) KVM
10 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
10 8 (16.33%) COBIT
10 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (16.33%) Linux
10 8 (16.33%) ITIL
10 8 (16.33%) SharePoint

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 6 (12.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.12%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) SaaS
2 4 (8.16%) PaaS
2 4 (8.16%) IaaS
3 3 (6.12%) GitHub
4 2 (4.08%) Google App Engine
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) VPN
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) MPLS
2 9 (18.37%) SAN
3 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 8 (16.33%) DHCP
4 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.29%) NAS
5 6 (12.24%) Broadband
5 6 (12.24%) Internet
5 6 (12.24%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (6.12%) WAN
6 3 (6.12%) Wireless
7 2 (4.08%) IPsec
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) SSL
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
8 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
1 3 (6.12%) ReSharper
General
1 27 (55.10%) Telecoms
2 23 (46.94%) Marketing
3 12 (24.49%) Finance
4 8 (16.33%) Retail
5 7 (14.29%) Legal
5 7 (14.29%) Billing
6 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Marketing Manager
2 15 (30.61%) Senior Manager
3 13 (26.53%) Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Principal Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Principal Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.08%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Data Centre Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Administrator
9 1 (2.04%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Software Packaging
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) WCF
3 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.16%) Durandal
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.12%) Dapper ORM
4 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (6.12%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (6.12%) RESTful
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (6.12%) LINQ
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 7 (14.29%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) Open Source
4 3 (6.12%) Economics
5 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 2 (4.08%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (4.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) IPTV
6 1 (2.04%) MPEG
6 1 (2.04%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Business Development
3 10 (20.41%) Customer Engagement
4 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) ITIL
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
6 7 (14.29%) SOA
6 7 (14.29%) Validation
6 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 7 (14.29%) DoDAF
6 7 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (14.29%) SABSA
7 6 (12.24%) Network Management
8 4 (8.16%) TDD
8 4 (8.16%) MVC
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
9 2 (4.08%) Service Management
9 2 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (14.29%) MCITP
2 7 (14.29%) MCSE
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) MBA
4 2 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
5 1 (2.04%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) COBIT
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.37%) KVM
3 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 7 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (14.29%) vSphere
4 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.29%) vCloud
5 1 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) VMware
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) HP
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco
3 9 (18.37%) Juniper
4 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.29%) Veritas
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 2 (4.08%) McAfee
7 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.08%) F5
8 1 (2.04%) Marketo
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) Huawei
8 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.04%) Dell