The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 454 391 423
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +32
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 565 710 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.08% 15.26% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 437 569 512
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,600 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £80,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.66%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6220 4652 3907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.52% 4.24% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5145 3840 3399
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £70,000 £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

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend

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

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 within the UK.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England -57 536 £50,000 -13.04% 85
London -42 291 £57,500 -4.16% 42
South East -14 102 £45,000 -18.18% 17
City of London +3 56 £62,500 +4.16% 18
East of England -10 52 £43,000 +5.84% 9
Yorkshire -8 39 £50,000 +17.64% 7
North Yorkshire +32 37 £50,000 +19.04% 5
Hampshire -22 35 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Berkshire -15 31 £43,000 -18.09% 8
Cambridge +5 29 £54,000 +35.00% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 29 £54,000 +35.00% 8
Harrogate - 25 £50,000 - 5
South West -34 19 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Farnborough -1 17 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Surrey -8 16 £46,250 -22.91% 1
Bristol -3 13 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Scotland -5 13 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hertfordshire -15 13 £70,000 +69.69%
York +11 12 £40,250 -13.44%
West Midlands -2 12 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Bracknell -7 12 £36,000 +20.00%
North West -28 11 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +7 9 £47,500 -26.92% 4
Edinburgh -7 8 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire -12 8 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Warwickshire - 8 £63,500 -
Watford -13 7 £57,500 -
East Sussex - 7 - - 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 7 - -
Oxford +16 6 £42,500 -51.42% 2

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 358 (30.03%) Linux
2 312 (26.17%) Windows
3 287 (24.08%) Java
4 283 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (19.88%) Degree
6 234 (19.63%) SQL
7 205 (17.20%) Microsoft
8 204 (17.11%) Web Services
9 197 (16.53%) Finance
10 192 (16.11%) VMware
11 190 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
12 188 (15.77%) SQL Server
12 188 (15.77%) DevOps
13 186 (15.60%) .NET
14 164 (13.76%) JavaScript
15 159 (13.34%) Puppet
16 156 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
17 151 (12.67%) Python
18 142 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
19 141 (11.83%) MySQL
20 140 (11.74%) OO
21 136 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
22 134 (11.24%) HTML
22 134 (11.24%) SaaS
23 133 (11.16%) C#
23 133 (11.16%) Firewall
24 132 (11.07%) Analytics
25 129 (10.82%) TCP/IP
25 129 (10.82%) Big Data
26 127 (10.65%) Git (software)

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 92 (7.72%) Apache
2 78 (6.54%) IIS
3 70 (5.87%) Tomcat
4 63 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
5 61 (5.12%) Apache Solr
6 60 (5.03%) nginx
7 57 (4.78%) MS Exchange
8 42 (3.52%) OpenStack
8 42 (3.52%) SharePoint
9 34 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 33 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 32 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 25 (2.10%) Node.js
13 25 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (1.93%) Jetty
14 23 (1.93%) Apache Pig
15 20 (1.68%) CMS
15 20 (1.68%) SAS
16 19 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 85 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.94%) MS Office
3 10 (0.84%) CPLEX
4 7 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.50%) SPSS
6 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.17%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.17%) MS Project
7 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.34%) Summit
2 4 (0.34%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.25%) Advent Moxy
3 3 (0.25%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.17%) MoSes
4 2 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.084%) SmartPlant
5 1 (0.084%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.084%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 190 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (11.24%) SaaS
3 123 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 118 (9.90%) IaaS
5 78 (6.54%) PaaS
6 50 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (2.01%) Office 365
9 19 (1.59%) Google App Engine
10 16 (1.34%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.26%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.59%) Terremark
13 5 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.34%) Force.com
15 3 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
16 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
17 1 (0.084%) SoftLayer
17 1 (0.084%) Joyent
17 1 (0.084%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 133 (11.16%) Firewall
2 129 (10.82%) TCP/IP
3 105 (8.81%) Internet
4 96 (8.05%) SAN
5 90 (7.55%) DNS
5 90 (7.55%) WAN
6 69 (5.79%) LAN
7 64 (5.37%) DHCP
8 57 (4.78%) VPN
9 45 (3.78%) MPLS
10 31 (2.60%) HTTP
11 29 (2.43%) Wireless
11 29 (2.43%) BGP
12 26 (2.18%) OSPF
13 25 (2.10%) Radio Access Network
14 23 (1.93%) IPsec
15 21 (1.76%) VoIP
16 18 (1.51%) iSCSI
17 16 (1.34%) LDAP
17 16 (1.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 141 (11.83%) MySQL
3 129 (10.82%) Big Data
4 126 (10.57%) MongoDB
5 105 (8.81%) NoSQL
6 84 (7.05%) Hadoop
7 63 (5.29%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.94%) RDBMS
9 45 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (3.78%) HBase
10 39 (3.27%) Apache Hive
11 37 (3.10%) Redis
12 34 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 34 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (2.68%) Data Mining
14 21 (1.76%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (1.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 127 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 96 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.45%) Subversion
4 51 (4.28%) TeamCity
5 21 (1.76%) JIRA
6 18 (1.51%) NUnit
7 16 (1.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 16 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.26%) Selenium
8 15 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.17%) Maven
9 14 (1.17%) Hudson
10 13 (1.09%) Mercurial
11 10 (0.84%) JUnit
12 9 (0.76%) Ant
13 7 (0.59%) Juju
13 7 (0.59%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.50%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
15 5 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 197 (16.53%) Finance
2 103 (8.64%) Marketing
3 101 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 53 (4.45%) Retail
5 34 (2.85%) Games
6 33 (2.77%) Banking
7 24 (2.01%) Music Industry
8 22 (1.85%) Legal
9 17 (1.43%) Billing
10 14 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.01%) Advertising
11 12 (1.01%) German Language
12 9 (0.76%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.76%) Turkish Language
12 9 (0.76%) Electronics
13 8 (0.67%) Law
14 7 (0.59%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (17.28%) Developer
2 188 (15.77%) Architect
3 86 (7.21%) Systems Administrator
4 81 (6.80%) Administrator
5 74 (6.21%) Consultant
6 71 (5.96%) Senior Developer
7 70 (5.87%) Software Engineer
8 65 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
9 62 (5.20%) Java Developer
10 53 (4.45%) Analyst
11 51 (4.28%) Technical Architect
12 50 (4.19%) Senior Architect
13 47 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
14 43 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
14 43 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 42 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
15 42 (3.52%) Network Engineer
16 34 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (2.60%) Junior
17 31 (2.60%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (17.11%) Web Services
2 186 (15.60%) .NET
3 134 (11.24%) HTML
4 121 (10.15%) CSS
5 76 (6.38%) XML
6 74 (6.21%) ASP.NET
7 72 (6.04%) HTML5
8 68 (5.70%) J2EE
9 59 (4.95%) jQuery
10 56 (4.70%) RESTful
11 50 (4.19%) LAMP
12 47 (3.94%) JSON
13 46 (3.86%) Ajax
14 40 (3.36%) CSS3
15 39 (3.27%) WCF
16 37 (3.10%) REST
17 27 (2.27%) Spring
18 26 (2.18%) Servlets
19 25 (2.10%) WPF
19 25 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 120 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 85 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (6.54%) User Experience
4 64 (5.37%) Open Source
5 62 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (4.95%) Mathematics
7 51 (4.28%) Blackberry
8 49 (4.11%) Management Information System
9 48 (4.03%) Client/Server
10 42 (3.52%) Visualisation
11 37 (3.10%) Algorithms
12 36 (3.02%) Digital Media
13 30 (2.52%) Internet of Things
14 29 (2.43%) Replication
15 28 (2.35%) N-Tier
15 28 (2.35%) Mobile App
16 26 (2.18%) Hedge funds
17 24 (2.01%) Clustering
18 22 (1.85%) Social Media
18 22 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 358 (30.03%) Linux
2 312 (26.17%) Windows
3 88 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (6.71%) UNIX
5 67 (5.62%) Ubuntu
6 61 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (3.10%) Debian
9 33 (2.77%) CentOS
10 19 (1.59%) Android
10 19 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.34%) Solaris
12 15 (1.26%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.59%) VMS
15 6 (0.50%) SUSE
15 6 (0.50%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.42%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.34%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (15.77%) DevOps
3 140 (11.74%) OO
4 136 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (11.07%) Analytics
6 120 (10.07%) Project Management
7 113 (9.48%) ITIL
8 99 (8.31%) Software Engineering
9 95 (7.97%) E-Commerce
10 87 (7.30%) SOA
11 86 (7.21%) CRM
12 82 (6.88%) Web Development
13 79 (6.63%) OOP
13 79 (6.63%) TDD
14 77 (6.46%) Scrum
15 64 (5.37%) Technical Architecture
16 62 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
16 62 (5.20%) Migration
17 60 (5.03%) Business Development
18 50 (4.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 287 (24.08%) Java
2 234 (19.63%) SQL
3 164 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 151 (12.67%) Python
5 133 (11.16%) C#
6 116 (9.73%) Ruby
7 109 (9.14%) Perl
8 91 (7.63%) PHP
9 88 (7.38%) Bash Shell
10 59 (4.95%) PowerShell
11 56 (4.70%) C
12 52 (4.36%) T-SQL
13 40 (3.36%) C++
14 33 (2.77%) R
15 31 (2.60%) Shell Script
16 26 (2.18%) XPath
17 19 (1.59%) VB
18 18 (1.51%) VBA
18 18 (1.51%) Scala
19 16 (1.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 237 (19.88%) Degree
2 59 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (4.53%) CCNA
4 41 (3.44%) CCNP
5 31 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (1.85%) MCSE
8 20 (1.68%) CISSP
8 20 (1.68%) PMI Certification
9 19 (1.59%) PMP
10 18 (1.51%) Security Cleared
11 16 (1.34%) AWS Certification
12 15 (1.26%) MCITP
13 11 (0.92%) CISM
14 10 (0.84%) CISA
14 10 (0.84%) ISEB
15 9 (0.76%) CCIE
16 8 (0.67%) PhD
16 8 (0.67%) ISTQB
16 8 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.38%) QA
2 43 (3.61%) SLA
2 43 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.85%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.42%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.34%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.084%) EMIR
8 1 (0.084%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.084%) MiFID
System Software
1 142 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 62 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 39 (3.27%) KVM
5 35 (2.94%) vSphere
6 31 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.52%) Varnish
8 27 (2.27%) Samba
9 26 (2.18%) VMware ESX
10 25 (2.10%) XenApp
11 23 (1.93%) vCloud
12 22 (1.85%) MetaFrame
13 18 (1.51%) Docker
14 13 (1.09%) VMware Server
15 12 (1.01%) Firmware
15 12 (1.01%) HDFS
16 10 (0.84%) Xen
16 10 (0.84%) VMFS
17 9 (0.76%) NFS
18 8 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 159 (13.34%) Puppet
2 156 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.53%) ZABBIX
4 46 (3.86%) logstash
5 43 (3.61%) Graphite
6 42 (3.52%) Kibana
7 37 (3.10%) Ansible
8 36 (3.02%) Nagios
9 33 (2.77%) Vagrant
10 27 (2.27%) HAProxy
10 27 (2.27%) StatsD
11 25 (2.10%) Salt
12 21 (1.76%) SCCM
13 8 (0.67%) SCOM
14 7 (0.59%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.59%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
16 5 (0.42%) Cacti
17 4 (0.34%) Netcool
17 4 (0.34%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 205 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 192 (16.11%) VMware
3 114 (9.56%) Cisco
4 91 (7.63%) HP
5 90 (7.55%) Google
6 85 (7.13%) Oracle
7 65 (5.45%) Citrix
8 53 (4.45%) Dell
8 53 (4.45%) New Relic
9 46 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
10 44 (3.69%) NetApp
11 43 (3.61%) Juniper
11 43 (3.61%) SAP
11 43 (3.61%) Rackspace
12 41 (3.44%) Red Hat
13 35 (2.94%) CheckPoint
14 34 (2.85%) EMC
15 32 (2.68%) Apple
16 31 (2.60%) SaltStack
17 29 (2.43%) IBM
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Up to £55K plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Stock Option
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
London
Make positive
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM
Salary: excellent basic salary + exceptional bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago