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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 413 430 434
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 643 628 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.03% 12.80% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 496 467 455
Average salary £51,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
7119 4906 3796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.62% 4.38% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 4073 3236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +18 587 £55,000 - 126
London -36 273 £62,500 +8.69% 54
South East +8 120 £54,000 -10.00% 18
Yorkshire +35 72 £50,000 +33.33% 5
North Yorkshire +42 61 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Harrogate - 61 £50,000 - 1
East of England +41 55 £45,000 - 25
Berkshire +3 51 £72,500 +26.08% 2
City of London -4 45 £65,000 +30.00% 28
Reading +12 42 £90,000 +63.63%
Cambridgeshire +44 36 £48,750 +2.63% 15
Surrey +17 30 £54,000 -13.60% 6
Cambridge +35 27 £57,500 +21.05% 13
South West -10 25 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Staines +14 18 £52,750 -15.60% 2
East Sussex - 16 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +19 12 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Oxford +23 11 £47,500 +28.37% 1
North West -10 11 £37,500 -16.66% 14
Bedford +34 9 £48,500 +14.11%
Bedfordshire +25 9 £48,500 -17.44%
Scotland +15 9 £52,500 +35.48% 5
Bexhill-On-Sea - 9 - -
Leeds +13 8 £65,000 - 1
Guildford +11 8 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Bristol 0 8 £45,000 +11.11% 3
West Yorkshire 0 8 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Hampshire -20 8 £60,000 - 5
Dorset -20 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Bournemouth - 7 £42,500 -

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 315 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (22.67%) Windows
3 260 (21.59%) Linux
4 254 (21.10%) Java
4 254 (21.10%) Degree
5 236 (19.60%) Microsoft
6 228 (18.94%) VMware
7 214 (17.77%) Web Services
8 201 (16.69%) .NET
9 186 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 185 (15.37%) SQL
11 183 (15.20%) Finance
12 182 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
13 171 (14.20%) SQL Server
14 170 (14.12%) JavaScript
15 169 (14.04%) Project Management
16 167 (13.87%) Computer Science
17 159 (13.21%) ITIL
18 151 (12.54%) HTML
19 149 (12.38%) C#
20 146 (12.13%) Firewall
21 139 (11.54%) Active Directory
22 136 (11.30%) SaaS
23 135 (11.21%) Puppet
24 133 (11.05%) Software Engineering
25 131 (10.88%) IaaS
26 130 (10.80%) Marketing
27 129 (10.71%) DevOps
28 128 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
29 123 (10.22%) Opscode Chef

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (4.98%) IIS
1 60 (4.98%) Apache
2 56 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 46 (3.82%) nginx
4 44 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (3.65%) Node.js
4 44 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 43 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 43 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (3.49%) Tomcat
7 39 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 39 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (2.49%) Lync
9 28 (2.33%) CMS
10 14 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.91%) Apache Pig
13 10 (0.83%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 105 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.65%) MS Office
3 13 (1.08%) CPLEX
4 12 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.75%) MS Project
6 8 (0.66%) S-PLUS
7 6 (0.50%) SPSS
8 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.16%) assyst
3 8 (0.66%) Tridion
4 7 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.33%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.33%) MoSes
6 4 (0.33%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.25%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Summit
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.083%) SmartPlant
9 1 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.083%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 182 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (11.30%) SaaS
3 131 (10.88%) IaaS
4 128 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 90 (7.48%) PaaS
6 53 (4.40%) Office 365
7 42 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (2.74%) Amazon S3
9 25 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (1.74%) Google Apps
11 14 (1.16%) Terremark
12 12 (1.00%) Force.com
13 9 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.42%) GitHub
15 5 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (0.33%) Google App Engine
17 2 (0.17%) Heroku
17 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 146 (12.13%) Firewall
2 91 (7.56%) SAN
3 90 (7.48%) WAN
4 87 (7.23%) DNS
5 80 (6.64%) LAN
6 79 (6.56%) TCP/IP
7 78 (6.48%) VPN
8 76 (6.31%) Internet
9 64 (5.32%) MPLS
10 60 (4.98%) HTTP
11 53 (4.40%) DHCP
12 39 (3.24%) Wireless
13 35 (2.91%) Unified Communications
14 30 (2.49%) VoIP
15 27 (2.24%) BGP
16 26 (2.16%) OSPF
17 23 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (1.91%) Network Security
18 22 (1.83%) iSCSI
19 21 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 96 (7.97%) MySQL
3 91 (7.56%) Big Data
4 62 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 59 (4.90%) Hadoop
6 47 (3.90%) MongoDB
7 42 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 41 (3.41%) Oracle Database
9 29 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 27 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (1.83%) DB2
16 21 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (1.66%) HBase
18 17 (1.41%) RDBMS
19 16 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 71 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 60 (4.98%) Jenkins
3 37 (3.07%) TeamCity
4 27 (2.24%) Selenium
5 22 (1.83%) Artifactory
6 19 (1.58%) Visual Studio
7 18 (1.50%) Subversion
8 17 (1.41%) Maven
8 17 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.33%) JIRA
10 10 (0.83%) NUnit
10 10 (0.83%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.66%) JMeter
11 8 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.66%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.58%) MSTest
13 6 (0.50%) PHPUnit
13 6 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
13 6 (0.50%) Behat
13 6 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 183 (15.20%) Finance
2 130 (10.80%) Marketing
3 85 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 62 (5.15%) Retail
5 42 (3.49%) Advertising
6 39 (3.24%) Banking
7 32 (2.66%) Billing
8 18 (1.50%) Games
9 16 (1.33%) Legal
10 15 (1.25%) Publishing
11 10 (0.83%) Law
11 10 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.66%) Electronics
13 7 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.50%) Automotive
14 6 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.42%) Back Office
15 5 (0.42%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.42%) German Language
16 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (18.77%) Developer
2 184 (15.28%) Architect
3 87 (7.23%) Consultant
4 77 (6.40%) Software Engineer
5 69 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
6 68 (5.65%) Analyst
7 65 (5.40%) Administrator
8 62 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
9 57 (4.73%) Java Developer
10 56 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 51 (4.24%) Enterprise Architect
12 50 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
12 50 (4.15%) Senior Developer
13 43 (3.57%) Web Developer
14 41 (3.41%) Software Developer
15 38 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 37 (3.07%) Senior Manager
16 37 (3.07%) Technical Architect
17 36 (2.99%) DBA
18 33 (2.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (17.77%) Web Services
2 201 (16.69%) .NET
3 151 (12.54%) HTML
4 122 (10.13%) CSS
5 80 (6.64%) HTML5
6 60 (4.98%) jQuery
7 52 (4.32%) ASP.NET
8 43 (3.57%) J2EE
8 43 (3.57%) CSS3
9 42 (3.49%) RESTful
10 41 (3.41%) XML
10 41 (3.41%) Ajax
11 37 (3.07%) LAMP
12 26 (2.16%) REST
13 24 (1.99%) Ext JS
14 23 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (1.91%) JSON
14 23 (1.91%) AngularJS
15 19 (1.58%) .NET Framework
16 18 (1.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 167 (13.87%) Computer Science
2 122 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (7.56%) User Experience
4 86 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 70 (5.81%) Management Information System
6 69 (5.73%) Open Source
7 56 (4.65%) Mobile App
8 51 (4.24%) Clustering
9 38 (3.16%) Replication
10 37 (3.07%) Mathematics
11 29 (2.41%) Internet of Things
12 28 (2.33%) Hedge funds
13 27 (2.24%) Social Media
13 27 (2.24%) N-Tier
14 24 (1.99%) Visualisation
15 23 (1.91%) Data Integration
16 21 (1.74%) Blackberry
17 18 (1.50%) Algorithms
18 17 (1.41%) iSeries
18 17 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 273 (22.67%) Windows
2 260 (21.59%) Linux
3 77 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (4.15%) UNIX
8 44 (3.65%) CentOS
9 23 (1.91%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.83%) Android
11 19 (1.58%) Ubuntu
12 18 (1.50%) VMS
13 15 (1.25%) Debian
14 14 (1.16%) Windows 7
15 13 (1.08%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.50%) Fedora
17 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (14.04%) Project Management
3 159 (13.21%) ITIL
4 133 (11.05%) Software Engineering
5 129 (10.71%) DevOps
6 115 (9.55%) OO
7 110 (9.14%) Analytics
8 97 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (7.39%) TDD
10 87 (7.23%) Migration
11 82 (6.81%) E-Commerce
12 72 (5.98%) SOA
13 69 (5.73%) Mentoring
14 66 (5.48%) CRM
14 66 (5.48%) MVC
15 63 (5.23%) Scrum
16 60 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 57 (4.73%) Business Development
18 53 (4.40%) PRINCE2
19 52 (4.32%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 254 (21.10%) Java
2 185 (15.37%) SQL
3 170 (14.12%) JavaScript
4 149 (12.38%) C#
5 117 (9.72%) Python
6 87 (7.23%) PHP
7 76 (6.31%) C++
8 73 (6.06%) Ruby
9 71 (5.90%) C
10 67 (5.56%) Perl
11 62 (5.15%) Bash Shell
12 47 (3.90%) PowerShell
13 35 (2.91%) Scala
14 21 (1.74%) R
15 20 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.91%) VB
16 11 (0.91%) Golang
17 8 (0.66%) VBA
17 8 (0.66%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 254 (21.10%) Degree
2 65 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (4.65%) MCSE
4 54 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 49 (4.07%) CCNA
6 46 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 33 (2.74%) CCNP
8 31 (2.57%) Security Cleared
9 23 (1.91%) AWS Certification
9 23 (1.91%) PMI Certification
10 22 (1.83%) MCITP
11 20 (1.66%) PMP
12 18 (1.50%) ACCA
12 18 (1.50%) CIMA
13 17 (1.41%) CISSP
13 17 (1.41%) CCIE
14 15 (1.25%) MCTS
15 14 (1.16%) SC Cleared
16 13 (1.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.82%) QA
2 43 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (2.57%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.08%) SLA
5 21 (1.74%) FISMA
6 8 (0.66%) COBIT
7 7 (0.58%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.25%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.083%) MiFID
10 1 (0.083%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.083%) EMIR
System Software
1 186 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 92 (7.64%) Hyper-V
4 60 (4.98%) vSphere
5 35 (2.91%) XenApp
6 29 (2.41%) KVM
7 28 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (1.83%) Docker
9 20 (1.66%) vCloud
10 19 (1.58%) XenDesktop
11 15 (1.25%) Varnish
11 15 (1.25%) Firmware
12 13 (1.08%) VMware ESX
13 11 (0.91%) MetaFrame
14 9 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 8 (0.66%) GlusterFS
15 8 (0.66%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.66%) Samba
15 8 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.66%) Squid
Systems Management
1 135 (11.21%) Puppet
2 123 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (2.99%) SCOM
4 32 (2.66%) logstash
5 31 (2.57%) ZABBIX
6 29 (2.41%) Kibana
6 29 (2.41%) Graphite
7 26 (2.16%) Vagrant
8 23 (1.91%) SCCM
9 16 (1.33%) Ansible
10 14 (1.16%) Nagios
11 8 (0.66%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.66%) StatsD
11 8 (0.66%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 6 (0.50%) Cacti
13 6 (0.50%) CFEngine
13 6 (0.50%) Bcfg2
13 6 (0.50%) Mesos
14 5 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 236 (19.60%) Microsoft
2 228 (18.94%) VMware
3 120 (9.97%) Cisco
4 116 (9.63%) Oracle
5 89 (7.39%) Google
6 69 (5.73%) HP
7 64 (5.32%) Citrix
8 58 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (4.15%) Red Hat
10 43 (3.57%) SAP
11 37 (3.07%) 3PAR
11 37 (3.07%) New Relic
12 36 (2.99%) Juniper
12 36 (2.99%) NetApp
13 34 (2.82%) IBM
14 30 (2.49%) Rackspace
15 27 (2.24%) Splunk
16 26 (2.16%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.91%) EMC
18 22 (1.83%) Dell
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Superb training resource
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 85,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday