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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 135 129 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.48% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.36% 6.06% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 22
Average salary £55,000 £100,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £66,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,400 £110,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
268 198 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.00% 7.87% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 161 144 150
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +32.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £70,000 £105,000
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 1 September 2015.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Reading

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (46.34%) VMware
1 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
3 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
5 15 (36.59%) Linux
5 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
6 14 (34.15%) DNS
7 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
7 13 (31.71%) Oracle
8 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
8 12 (29.27%) SAN
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (29.27%) vCloud
8 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
8 12 (29.27%) vSphere
9 11 (26.83%) Degree
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
9 11 (26.83%) ITIL
9 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
10 10 (24.39%) VPN
10 10 (24.39%) Marketing
10 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
11 9 (21.95%) Business Development
11 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
11 9 (21.95%) HP

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.51%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Drupal
5 1 (2.44%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
3 5 (12.20%) MS Office
4 4 (9.76%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Google App Engine
2 3 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) DNS
2 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 12 (29.27%) SAN
3 10 (24.39%) VPN
4 9 (21.95%) DHCP
5 8 (19.51%) NAS
6 6 (14.63%) Firewall
7 5 (12.20%) FTP
8 4 (9.76%) LDAP
8 4 (9.76%) Internet
8 4 (9.76%) MPLS
8 4 (9.76%) SMTP
9 3 (7.32%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (7.32%) Broadband
10 2 (4.88%) SSL
11 1 (2.44%) Frame Relay
11 1 (2.44%) SSH
11 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
11 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) SSDT
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.76%) QlikView
5 4 (9.76%) OLAP
5 4 (9.76%) MS Access
5 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
5 4 (9.76%) OLTP
5 4 (9.76%) Star Schema
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.76%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (9.76%) Subversion
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.44%) Mocha
2 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 10 (24.39%) Marketing
4 9 (21.95%) Legal
5 8 (19.51%) Retail
5 8 (19.51%) Billing
6 5 (12.20%) Advertising
7 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Technical Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Marketing Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) PHP Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Principal Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Principal Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (4.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) Software Packaging
3 4 (9.76%) MDX
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) LAMP
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) Ajax
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.44%) Sass
6 1 (2.44%) Durandal
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.44%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (2.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
2 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (21.95%) N-Tier
4 8 (19.51%) Clustering
5 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
7 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (4.88%) User Experience
8 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (2.44%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Business Development
4 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
4 8 (19.51%) Project Management
4 8 (19.51%) SOA
4 8 (19.51%) Migration
5 7 (17.07%) Validation
5 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
5 7 (17.07%) DoDAF
5 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
5 7 (17.07%) SABSA
6 5 (12.20%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (12.20%) SDLC
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.76%) ETL
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.76%) Data Management
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C#
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.20%) PHP
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
4 4 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (19.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (19.51%) MCSE
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.07%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) RHCE
5 1 (2.44%) SCSA
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) COBIT
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
2 12 (29.27%) vSphere
2 12 (29.27%) vCloud
3 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
4 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
4 7 (17.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
6 4 (9.76%) KVM
7 1 (2.44%) VMFS
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.44%) XenApp
7 1 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 5 (12.20%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle
4 9 (21.95%) HP
5 8 (19.51%) Veritas
5 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
5 8 (19.51%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) Juniper
6 4 (9.76%) Google
6 4 (9.76%) Tableau
7 1 (2.44%) Brocade
7 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.44%) F5
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Novell
7 1 (2.44%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Wyse