The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 146 154 148
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.44% 13.39% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +40.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £39,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Cloud Computing
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
164 112 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.21% 2.80% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 116 68 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Edinburgh +7 2 £58,750 +56.66% 2
Stirling - 1 £33,000 -
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) MS Project
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (10.00%) Validation
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Data Security
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (10.00%) MS Office
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Graduate
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Economics
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) MOF
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
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