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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 444 400 382
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -18
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 595 656 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.16% 15.89% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 449 531 539
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
5854 4128 3379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.14% 3.80% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4709 3489 2902
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -36 564 £55,000 - 87
London -10 326 £60,000 - 37
South East -40 98 £44,250 -11.50% 32
City of London +53 90 £62,500 +4.16% 14
East of England -13 50 £66,250 +47.22% 1
Hampshire -21 28 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Cambridgeshire 0 27 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey -14 27 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Berkshire -27 27 £52,500 +61.53% 4
Cambridge -12 26 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +4 25 £46,250 +2.77% 2
North West -16 24 £24,750 -45.00% 4
Hertfordshire -6 20 £90,000 +118.18%
West Midlands -5 19 £42,500 -43.33%
Edinburgh -5 18 £46,250 -7.50% 2
South West -42 16 £45,750 -3.68% 4
Yorkshire -39 15 £48,750 +14.70% 9
Watford - 15 £100,000 -
Farnborough -15 14 £32,500 -40.90% 2
North Yorkshire -8 12 £50,000 - 6
Bristol -3 10 £48,250 +1.57% 2
Birmingham -7 10 £38,500 -51.87%
Kent - 10 £25,000 -
Cheshire -9 9 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Brentford - 9 £55,000 -
York +3 8 £42,500 - 2
Bromley - 8 £62,500 - 1
Bracknell -5 7 £36,000 +30.90%
Glasgow -1 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £37,500 +15.38% 3

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 353 (28.38%) Linux
2 321 (25.80%) Java
3 307 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (23.55%) Windows
5 253 (20.34%) SQL
6 241 (19.37%) Web Services
7 237 (19.05%) Degree
8 218 (17.52%) Microsoft
9 213 (17.12%) Finance
10 201 (16.16%) VMware
10 201 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
11 194 (15.59%) .NET
12 187 (15.03%) DevOps
13 176 (14.15%) SQL Server
13 176 (14.15%) Python
14 170 (13.67%) JavaScript
15 163 (13.10%) ITIL
16 159 (12.78%) Puppet
17 152 (12.22%) OO
18 150 (12.06%) MySQL
19 146 (11.74%) HTML
19 146 (11.74%) Internet
20 145 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
21 140 (11.25%) TCP/IP
22 139 (11.17%) Ruby
23 138 (11.09%) Opscode Chef
24 137 (11.01%) MongoDB
25 136 (10.93%) Git (software)
26 134 (10.77%) Big Data
27 132 (10.61%) Continuous Integration

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.40%) Apache
2 87 (6.99%) Tomcat
3 83 (6.67%) IIS
4 68 (5.47%) Apache Solr
5 64 (5.14%) MS Exchange
6 58 (4.66%) SharePoint
7 50 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
8 46 (3.70%) nginx
9 44 (3.54%) OpenStack
10 39 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 39 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 31 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 31 (2.49%) Jetty
12 27 (2.17%) CMS
13 25 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
14 23 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (1.85%) Apache Pig
15 22 (1.77%) SAS
16 21 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
16 21 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 60 (4.82%) MS Office
3 10 (0.80%) CPLEX
4 7 (0.56%) SPSS
5 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.40%) MS Project
6 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.080%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.32%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Summit
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.24%) Advent Moxy
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.080%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.080%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.080%) Magento
6 1 (0.080%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 201 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (10.61%) SaaS
3 106 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (7.72%) IaaS
5 74 (5.95%) PaaS
6 50 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
7 36 (2.89%) Office 365
8 19 (1.53%) Google Apps
8 19 (1.53%) Google App Engine
9 16 (1.29%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.32%) Force.com
12 3 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.16%) Route 53
14 1 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.080%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 146 (11.74%) Internet
2 140 (11.25%) TCP/IP
3 117 (9.41%) Firewall
4 96 (7.72%) SAN
5 95 (7.64%) DNS
6 86 (6.91%) WAN
7 70 (5.63%) DHCP
8 61 (4.90%) LAN
9 54 (4.34%) VPN
10 32 (2.57%) HTTP
10 32 (2.57%) MPLS
11 31 (2.49%) BGP
12 25 (2.01%) Radio Access Network
13 24 (1.93%) Wireless
13 24 (1.93%) OSPF
14 22 (1.77%) SSH
15 20 (1.61%) NAS
15 20 (1.61%) LDAP
16 18 (1.45%) DMZ
16 18 (1.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 150 (12.06%) MySQL
3 137 (11.01%) MongoDB
4 134 (10.77%) Big Data
5 109 (8.76%) NoSQL
6 95 (7.64%) Hadoop
7 62 (4.98%) HBase
8 56 (4.50%) Relational Database
9 49 (3.94%) Apache Hive
10 48 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 46 (3.70%) RDBMS
12 39 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (2.57%) Redis
14 29 (2.33%) Data Mining
15 26 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (1.69%) Impala
18 19 (1.53%) Oracle Database
18 19 (1.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 136 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 85 (6.83%) Jenkins
3 59 (4.74%) Subversion
4 41 (3.30%) TeamCity
5 21 (1.69%) Maven
6 19 (1.53%) Mercurial
7 18 (1.45%) NUnit
7 18 (1.45%) JIRA
8 16 (1.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 16 (1.29%) Hudson
9 13 (1.05%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.96%) Ant
10 12 (0.96%) JUnit
10 12 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.80%) Selenium
12 8 (0.64%) Juju
13 7 (0.56%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.56%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.48%) Bugzilla
14 6 (0.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 213 (17.12%) Finance
2 107 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 100 (8.04%) Marketing
4 48 (3.86%) Retail
5 38 (3.05%) Games
6 27 (2.17%) Music Industry
7 26 (2.09%) Banking
8 25 (2.01%) Legal
9 23 (1.85%) Advertising
10 16 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.96%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.80%) Billing
12 10 (0.80%) Electronics
12 10 (0.80%) German Language
13 9 (0.72%) Italian Language
13 9 (0.72%) Turkish Language
14 8 (0.64%) Law
14 8 (0.64%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 223 (17.93%) Developer
2 205 (16.48%) Architect
3 95 (7.64%) Consultant
4 79 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 72 (5.79%) Software Engineer
5 72 (5.79%) Java Developer
6 63 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
7 62 (4.98%) Senior Architect
8 61 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
9 60 (4.82%) Technical Architect
10 56 (4.50%) Administrator
11 49 (3.94%) Analyst
12 39 (3.14%) Operations Engineer
13 37 (2.97%) Web Engineer
13 37 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
13 37 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
14 35 (2.81%) Network Engineer
14 35 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 30 (2.41%) Cloud Architect
16 29 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (19.37%) Web Services
2 194 (15.59%) .NET
3 146 (11.74%) HTML
4 128 (10.29%) CSS
5 95 (7.64%) ASP.NET
6 91 (7.32%) XML
7 84 (6.75%) J2EE
8 77 (6.19%) HTML5
9 64 (5.14%) JSON
10 59 (4.74%) RESTful
11 58 (4.66%) jQuery
12 56 (4.50%) CSS3
13 52 (4.18%) LAMP
14 48 (3.86%) Ajax
15 47 (3.78%) WCF
16 43 (3.46%) REST
17 39 (3.14%) Servlets
18 36 (2.89%) Spring
19 34 (2.73%) SOAP
20 31 (2.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 84 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (6.51%) User Experience
4 72 (5.79%) Client/Server
5 65 (5.23%) Open Source
6 61 (4.90%) Mathematics
7 58 (4.66%) Algorithms
8 56 (4.50%) Visualisation
9 54 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (3.78%) Blackberry
11 39 (3.14%) Digital Media
12 37 (2.97%) Enterprise Storage
13 34 (2.73%) Management Information System
14 33 (2.65%) Statistics
15 30 (2.41%) Social Media
16 27 (2.17%) Clustering
17 24 (1.93%) e-Health
17 24 (1.93%) Data Structures
18 22 (1.77%) N-Tier
19 20 (1.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 353 (28.38%) Linux
2 293 (23.55%) Windows
3 110 (8.84%) UNIX
4 101 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (6.19%) Ubuntu
6 67 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (3.46%) Debian
10 28 (2.25%) CentOS
11 24 (1.93%) Android
12 22 (1.77%) Solaris
13 19 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.88%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.64%) SUSE
16 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.40%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.32%) OS/2
18 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (15.03%) DevOps
3 163 (13.10%) ITIL
4 152 (12.22%) OO
5 132 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (9.57%) Analytics
7 116 (9.32%) Project Management
8 104 (8.36%) Software Engineering
9 93 (7.48%) TDD
10 91 (7.32%) CRM
10 91 (7.32%) Web Development
11 89 (7.15%) SOA
12 87 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
13 86 (6.91%) OOP
14 85 (6.83%) Scrum
15 84 (6.75%) Technical Architecture
16 82 (6.59%) E-Commerce
17 60 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (4.66%) Service Management
18 58 (4.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 321 (25.80%) Java
2 253 (20.34%) SQL
3 176 (14.15%) Python
4 170 (13.67%) JavaScript
5 139 (11.17%) Ruby
6 128 (10.29%) C#
7 127 (10.21%) Perl
8 93 (7.48%) PHP
9 90 (7.23%) Bash Shell
10 65 (5.23%) PowerShell
11 51 (4.10%) T-SQL
12 50 (4.02%) C++
13 44 (3.54%) R
14 40 (3.22%) C
15 32 (2.57%) Shell Script
16 29 (2.33%) XPath
17 22 (1.77%) PHP5
18 18 (1.45%) VB
19 16 (1.29%) VBA
20 15 (1.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 237 (19.05%) Degree
2 43 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (2.89%) CCNP
4 33 (2.65%) CCNA
5 27 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (1.45%) MCITP
8 17 (1.37%) MCSE
9 16 (1.29%) CISSP
10 14 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.13%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.88%) PMP
11 11 (0.88%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.80%) Postgraduate
12 10 (0.80%) ISEB
13 9 (0.72%) CCIP
14 8 (0.64%) MCTS
15 7 (0.56%) MCP
15 7 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.64%) QA
2 66 (5.31%) SLA
3 30 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.85%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.080%) COBIT
7 1 (0.080%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.080%) JSP 440
System Software
1 145 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (8.92%) Active Directory
3 49 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.86%) VMware ESX
5 43 (3.46%) KVM
6 40 (3.22%) vCloud
7 36 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.49%) vSphere
9 28 (2.25%) Varnish
10 27 (2.17%) VMFS
10 27 (2.17%) Samba
11 24 (1.93%) VMware Server
12 20 (1.61%) XenApp
13 19 (1.53%) MetaFrame
14 17 (1.37%) Docker
15 15 (1.21%) Xen
16 12 (0.96%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.96%) UAG
17 11 (0.88%) HDFS
18 10 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 159 (12.78%) Puppet
2 138 (11.09%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.46%) ZABBIX
4 41 (3.30%) Ansible
5 34 (2.73%) logstash
6 32 (2.57%) Nagios
7 31 (2.49%) Kibana
8 29 (2.33%) Salt
9 27 (2.17%) StatsD
9 27 (2.17%) HAProxy
10 23 (1.85%) SCCM
11 21 (1.69%) Vagrant
12 12 (0.96%) SCOM
13 7 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.56%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.48%) SCVMM
15 4 (0.32%) Zenoss
15 4 (0.32%) CFEngine
16 3 (0.24%) Icinga
16 3 (0.24%) Cacti
Vendors
1 218 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 201 (16.16%) VMware
3 101 (8.12%) HP
4 96 (7.72%) Cisco
5 87 (6.99%) Google
6 79 (6.35%) Oracle
7 71 (5.71%) Citrix
8 65 (5.23%) NetApp
9 64 (5.14%) EMC
10 52 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
11 49 (3.94%) Juniper
12 48 (3.86%) Dell
13 47 (3.78%) Rackspace
14 44 (3.54%) Red Hat
15 41 (3.30%) SAP
15 41 (3.30%) New Relic
16 33 (2.65%) SaltStack
16 33 (2.65%) CheckPoint
17 32 (2.57%) Apple
18 31 (2.49%) CA
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £28,000 per annum OTE £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum to GBP 120,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Zest 2 Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
EXCELerate
Salary: To £75k OTE £150k, Car Allowance, Health ,Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £100,000 per annum Commission + Bonus + Healthcare + H
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Robert Half
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago