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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 406 454 428
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -26
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 682 619 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.44% 10.45% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 533 469 460
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%

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
8083 5922 4201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.29% 4.90% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6516 4932 3579
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 April 2015 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 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
England +43 609 £52,500 -2.77% 125
London -49 283 £62,500 +10.61% 64
South East +32 129 £54,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire +44 68 £50,000 +62.60% 4
North Yorkshire +47 59 £50,000 +35.13% 2
Harrogate - 59 £50,000 - 2
East of England +55 58 £45,000 - 25
Berkshire +19 51 £85,000 +30.76% 4
City of London +23 47 £65,000 +30.00% 28
Reading +24 43 £90,000 +41.17% 2
Cambridgeshire +40 37 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Surrey +22 35 £54,000 -1.81% 1
Cambridge +33 27 £56,250 +64.23% 14
South West -5 22 £42,500 -19.04% 6
Staines +9 20 £51,250 -18.00%
East Sussex - 16 £47,500 -
North West -5 14 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Oxfordshire +25 13 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Oxford +24 12 £48,750 +31.75% 1
Hampshire -18 11 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Bedfordshire +32 9 £48,500 -17.44% 1
Guildford +24 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Bristol +10 9 £56,250 +32.35% 4
Hertfordshire +5 9 £45,000 +9.09% 9
Bexhill-On-Sea - 9 - -
Bedford +39 8 £48,500 +14.11%
Manchester -2 8 £66,250 +48.04% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +14 6 £42,500 +77.08%
Leeds +10 6 £65,000 - 2

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 344 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 323 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (22.11%) Windows
4 268 (21.39%) Microsoft
5 261 (20.83%) Degree
6 258 (20.59%) Linux
7 253 (20.19%) Java
8 246 (19.63%) Web Services
9 242 (19.31%) VMware
10 215 (17.16%) .NET
11 202 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 201 (16.04%) Finance
13 198 (15.80%) Project Management
14 192 (15.32%) ITIL
15 189 (15.08%) SQL Server
16 185 (14.76%) SQL
17 170 (13.57%) Computer Science
18 169 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
19 165 (13.17%) Active Directory
20 164 (13.09%) JavaScript
21 155 (12.37%) C#
22 150 (11.97%) HTML
23 145 (11.57%) SaaS
23 145 (11.57%) IaaS
24 143 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
24 143 (11.41%) Firewall
25 142 (11.33%) Puppet
26 138 (11.01%) Oracle
27 135 (10.77%) Cisco
27 135 (10.77%) Opscode Chef

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 73 (5.83%) IIS
2 70 (5.59%) Apache
3 56 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 56 (4.47%) nginx
4 53 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 46 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 42 (3.35%) Node.js
7 42 (3.35%) OpenStack
8 39 (3.11%) Tomcat
9 38 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 36 (2.87%) CMS
11 33 (2.63%) Lync
12 18 (1.44%) Apache Pig
13 17 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
14 14 (1.12%) Apache Solr
15 13 (1.04%) OpenEdge
16 11 (0.88%) SAS
16 11 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 124 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 69 (5.51%) MS Office
3 14 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.88%) SPSS
4 11 (0.88%) MS Project
4 11 (0.88%) CPLEX
5 8 (0.64%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.080%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.080%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 15 (1.20%) assyst
2 14 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
3 13 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.88%) Tridion
4 11 (0.88%) Primavera
5 9 (0.72%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.32%) MoSes
6 4 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.16%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.080%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.080%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.080%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 344 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (11.57%) SaaS
2 145 (11.57%) IaaS
3 143 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (7.66%) PaaS
5 70 (5.59%) Office 365
6 59 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (3.51%) Amazon S3
8 29 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.60%) Google Apps
10 14 (1.12%) Terremark
11 11 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.88%) Force.com
12 10 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.48%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.40%) GitHub
14 5 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.40%) Taleo
14 5 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 143 (11.41%) Firewall
2 97 (7.74%) SAN
3 96 (7.66%) WAN
4 93 (7.42%) DNS
5 90 (7.18%) LAN
6 77 (6.15%) VPN
7 73 (5.83%) Internet
8 72 (5.75%) TCP/IP
9 65 (5.19%) HTTP
10 59 (4.71%) MPLS
11 50 (3.99%) DHCP
12 41 (3.27%) Wireless
13 36 (2.87%) Unified Communications
14 29 (2.31%) VoIP
15 25 (2.00%) iSCSI
16 24 (1.92%) Network Security
16 24 (1.92%) LDAP
17 21 (1.68%) OSPF
17 21 (1.68%) BGP
18 20 (1.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 104 (8.30%) MySQL
3 103 (8.22%) Big Data
4 72 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 64 (5.11%) Hadoop
6 61 (4.87%) MongoDB
7 48 (3.83%) Oracle Database
7 48 (3.83%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 33 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 30 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (2.23%) DB2
11 24 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.84%) HBase
13 22 (1.76%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (1.44%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 80 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 69 (5.51%) Jenkins
3 44 (3.51%) TeamCity
4 33 (2.63%) Selenium
5 25 (2.00%) Artifactory
6 24 (1.92%) Subversion
7 23 (1.84%) Visual Studio
8 19 (1.52%) JIRA
9 17 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.88%) Maven
10 11 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
11 10 (0.80%) JMeter
11 10 (0.80%) SoapUI
12 8 (0.64%) MSTest
12 8 (0.64%) NUnit
12 8 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.48%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.48%) PHPUnit
13 6 (0.48%) Behat
14 5 (0.40%) ReSharper
General
1 201 (16.04%) Finance
2 133 (10.61%) Marketing
3 82 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 75 (5.99%) Advertising
5 74 (5.91%) Retail
6 42 (3.35%) Banking
7 38 (3.03%) Billing
8 25 (2.00%) Legal
9 15 (1.20%) Publishing
10 12 (0.96%) Games
10 12 (0.96%) Automotive
11 10 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.72%) Law
12 9 (0.72%) Electronics
13 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.40%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.40%) German Language
14 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 221 (17.64%) Developer
2 197 (15.72%) Architect
3 94 (7.50%) Consultant
4 92 (7.34%) Analyst
5 78 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
6 72 (5.75%) Software Engineer
7 65 (5.19%) Administrator
8 62 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
9 56 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 52 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
12 51 (4.07%) Senior Developer
12 51 (4.07%) Enterprise Architect
13 45 (3.59%) Web Developer
14 42 (3.35%) Software Developer
15 37 (2.95%) DBA
16 36 (2.87%) Senior Manager
16 36 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 34 (2.71%) Technical Architect
18 33 (2.63%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (19.63%) Web Services
2 215 (17.16%) .NET
3 150 (11.97%) HTML
4 116 (9.26%) CSS
5 76 (6.07%) HTML5
6 55 (4.39%) jQuery
7 54 (4.31%) ASP.NET
8 48 (3.83%) RESTful
9 44 (3.51%) CSS3
10 43 (3.43%) J2EE
11 38 (3.03%) XML
12 37 (2.95%) Ajax
13 34 (2.71%) LAMP
14 27 (2.15%) Ext JS
15 26 (2.08%) REST
16 23 (1.84%) JSON
17 22 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (1.68%) AngularJS
19 20 (1.60%) SOAP
20 19 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 170 (13.57%) Computer Science
2 169 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (7.66%) User Experience
4 95 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
5 79 (6.30%) Open Source
6 77 (6.15%) Management Information System
7 62 (4.95%) Public Cloud
8 58 (4.63%) Mobile App
9 54 (4.31%) Clustering
10 41 (3.27%) Replication
11 33 (2.63%) Mathematics
11 33 (2.63%) Private Cloud
12 29 (2.31%) Internet of Things
13 28 (2.23%) Social Media
14 27 (2.15%) Hedge funds
14 27 (2.15%) Visualisation
15 25 (2.00%) Data Integration
15 25 (2.00%) Blackberry
16 24 (1.92%) N-Tier
17 22 (1.76%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 277 (22.11%) Windows
2 258 (20.59%) Linux
3 93 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (3.43%) UNIX
8 42 (3.35%) CentOS
9 24 (1.92%) Debian
10 23 (1.84%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.76%) Android
12 20 (1.60%) VMS
13 15 (1.20%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.12%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.56%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.48%) Fedora
17 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (15.80%) Project Management
3 192 (15.32%) ITIL
4 129 (10.30%) Software Engineering
5 128 (10.22%) DevOps
6 113 (9.02%) OO
7 112 (8.94%) Analytics
8 93 (7.42%) Migration
9 90 (7.18%) E-Commerce
10 88 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (6.62%) SOA
11 83 (6.62%) TDD
12 73 (5.83%) CRM
13 70 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 66 (5.27%) Business Development
15 65 (5.19%) MVC
16 63 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (4.47%) Scrum
18 55 (4.39%) Enterprise Architecture
19 53 (4.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 253 (20.19%) Java
2 185 (14.76%) SQL
3 164 (13.09%) JavaScript
4 155 (12.37%) C#
5 120 (9.58%) Python
6 90 (7.18%) PHP
7 74 (5.91%) C++
8 70 (5.59%) Ruby
9 69 (5.51%) C
10 68 (5.43%) Perl
11 58 (4.63%) Bash Shell
12 47 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 33 (2.63%) Scala
14 27 (2.15%) R
15 15 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.96%) Golang
17 9 (0.72%) VB
18 7 (0.56%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.56%) Clojure
19 6 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 261 (20.83%) Degree
2 89 (7.10%) ITIL Certification
3 79 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (5.11%) MCSE
6 53 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 47 (3.75%) CCNA
8 34 (2.71%) Security Cleared
9 28 (2.23%) MCITP
9 28 (2.23%) CCNP
10 25 (2.00%) AWS Certification
11 21 (1.68%) PMI Certification
12 20 (1.60%) ACCA
12 20 (1.60%) CIMA
13 19 (1.52%) MCTS
14 17 (1.36%) PMP
14 17 (1.36%) CISSP
15 16 (1.28%) CCIE
15 16 (1.28%) SC Cleared
16 13 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.83%) QA
2 45 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (2.55%) PCI DSS
4 26 (2.08%) SLA
5 24 (1.92%) FISMA
6 11 (0.88%) COBIT
7 7 (0.56%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.24%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.080%) EMIR
10 1 (0.080%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.080%) MiFID
10 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 202 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 165 (13.17%) Active Directory
3 90 (7.18%) Hyper-V
4 64 (5.11%) vSphere
5 45 (3.59%) XenApp
6 34 (2.71%) KVM
7 33 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (2.39%) XenDesktop
9 23 (1.84%) Varnish
10 21 (1.68%) vCloud
11 20 (1.60%) Docker
12 14 (1.12%) Samba
12 14 (1.12%) VMware ESX
12 14 (1.12%) Apache Flume
12 14 (1.12%) GlusterFS
13 13 (1.04%) Firmware
14 10 (0.80%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 9 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 9 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 142 (11.33%) Puppet
2 135 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (4.23%) SCOM
4 40 (3.19%) ZABBIX
4 40 (3.19%) logstash
5 38 (3.03%) Kibana
5 38 (3.03%) Graphite
6 35 (2.79%) SCCM
7 27 (2.15%) Vagrant
8 14 (1.12%) HAProxy
8 14 (1.12%) StatsD
9 13 (1.04%) Ansible
10 11 (0.88%) Nagios
11 9 (0.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 9 (0.72%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.48%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.48%) Mesos
12 6 (0.48%) Bcfg2
13 5 (0.40%) Cacti
14 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 268 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 242 (19.31%) VMware
3 138 (11.01%) Oracle
4 135 (10.77%) Cisco
5 96 (7.66%) Google
6 81 (6.46%) Citrix
7 68 (5.43%) HP
8 60 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
9 52 (4.15%) SAP
10 49 (3.91%) Juniper
10 49 (3.91%) Red Hat
11 46 (3.67%) New Relic
12 45 (3.59%) 3PAR
13 40 (3.19%) NetApp
14 34 (2.71%) IBM
15 31 (2.47%) Rackspace
16 29 (2.31%) Splunk
17 27 (2.15%) Dell
18 26 (2.08%) EMC
19 24 (1.92%) CheckPoint
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits share options + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Enorth Staffing
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
Posted: 2 days ago