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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 436 394 382
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 603 653 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.27% 16.01% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 454 523 551
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +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
5874 4078 3397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.16% 3.77% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4714 3446 2908
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 £75,000 £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 21 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 21 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 -39 571 £55,000 - 87
London -13 333 £60,000 - 42
South East -47 96 £43,500 -13.00% 20
City of London +39 89 £62,500 +4.16% 15
East of England -21 48 £62,500 +44.92% 6
Surrey -28 28 £47,500 -20.83%
Cambridgeshire -15 27 £57,000 +26.66% 5
Hampshire -18 27 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Scotland +10 26 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Cambridge -15 26 £57,000 +26.66% 4
North West -1 25 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Berkshire -22 25 £52,500 +61.53% 3
West Midlands -7 22 £40,500 -46.00%
Edinburgh -1 18 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Hertfordshire -4 18 £100,000 +142.42% 1
South West -42 16 £45,750 -3.68% 5
Yorkshire -23 15 £35,000 -14.80% 9
Farnborough -12 14 £32,500 -38.09% 2
Watford - 14 £100,000 -
Birmingham -6 13 £38,500 -51.87%
York +6 11 £32,000 - 3
North Yorkshire -12 11 £32,000 - 8
Bristol -4 10 £48,250 +1.57% 3
Cheshire -7 10 £33,750 -4.92% 2
Kent - 10 £25,000 -
Brentford - 9 £55,000 -
Bromley - 8 £62,500 -
Glasgow +1 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £37,500 +16.27% 3
East Midlands -7 6 £45,000 -

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 354 (28.66%) Linux
2 318 (25.75%) Java
3 306 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (23.64%) Windows
5 253 (20.49%) SQL
6 239 (19.35%) Web Services
7 236 (19.11%) Degree
8 214 (17.33%) Microsoft
9 212 (17.17%) Finance
10 203 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
11 202 (16.36%) VMware
12 192 (15.55%) .NET
13 185 (14.98%) DevOps
14 179 (14.49%) Python
15 174 (14.09%) SQL Server
16 166 (13.44%) JavaScript
17 164 (13.28%) ITIL
18 160 (12.96%) Puppet
19 153 (12.39%) OO
20 150 (12.15%) MySQL
20 150 (12.15%) Internet
21 145 (11.74%) HTML
21 145 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
22 142 (11.50%) Ruby
23 140 (11.34%) TCP/IP
24 139 (11.26%) MongoDB
25 138 (11.17%) Opscode Chef
26 137 (11.09%) Git (software)
27 135 (10.93%) Big Data
28 132 (10.69%) SaaS

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 91 (7.37%) Apache
2 87 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 83 (6.72%) IIS
4 69 (5.59%) Apache Solr
5 64 (5.18%) MS Exchange
6 56 (4.53%) SharePoint
7 51 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
8 47 (3.81%) nginx
9 44 (3.56%) OpenStack
10 39 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 37 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 31 (2.51%) Jetty
12 31 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 28 (2.27%) CMS
14 25 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
15 23 (1.86%) Apache Pig
15 23 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (1.78%) SAS
17 21 (1.70%) Node.js
17 21 (1.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 80 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.78%) MS Office
3 10 (0.81%) CPLEX
4 7 (0.57%) SPSS
5 5 (0.40%) MS Project
6 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.32%) Summit
3 4 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ECC
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.081%) Agresso
6 1 (0.081%) Magento
6 1 (0.081%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.081%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 203 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (10.69%) SaaS
3 104 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (7.77%) IaaS
5 73 (5.91%) PaaS
6 49 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
7 36 (2.91%) Office 365
8 19 (1.54%) Google Apps
9 18 (1.46%) Google App Engine
10 16 (1.30%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.24%) Force.com
12 3 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.16%) Route 53
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.081%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 150 (12.15%) Internet
2 140 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 114 (9.23%) Firewall
4 98 (7.94%) SAN
5 94 (7.61%) DNS
6 85 (6.88%) WAN
7 70 (5.67%) DHCP
8 61 (4.94%) LAN
9 53 (4.29%) VPN
10 33 (2.67%) HTTP
11 31 (2.51%) MPLS
12 30 (2.43%) BGP
13 25 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
14 23 (1.86%) Wireless
14 23 (1.86%) OSPF
14 23 (1.86%) SSH
15 22 (1.78%) NAS
16 19 (1.54%) LDAP
17 18 (1.46%) DMZ
18 17 (1.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 150 (12.15%) MySQL
3 139 (11.26%) MongoDB
4 135 (10.93%) Big Data
5 107 (8.66%) NoSQL
6 95 (7.69%) Hadoop
7 62 (5.02%) HBase
8 54 (4.37%) Relational Database
9 49 (3.97%) Apache Hive
10 47 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 44 (3.56%) RDBMS
12 38 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (2.59%) Redis
14 29 (2.35%) Data Mining
15 24 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (1.70%) Impala
18 19 (1.54%) QlikView
18 19 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 137 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 84 (6.80%) Jenkins
3 60 (4.86%) Subversion
4 40 (3.24%) TeamCity
5 19 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 19 (1.54%) Maven
6 18 (1.46%) JIRA
7 16 (1.30%) NUnit
8 15 (1.21%) Hudson
9 14 (1.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 12 (0.97%) Ant
10 12 (0.97%) JUnit
10 12 (0.97%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.81%) Selenium
13 8 (0.65%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.65%) Juju
14 7 (0.57%) ClearCase
15 6 (0.49%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.49%) Bugzilla
General
1 212 (17.17%) Finance
2 105 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 100 (8.10%) Marketing
4 48 (3.89%) Retail
5 37 (3.00%) Games
6 28 (2.27%) Music Industry
7 25 (2.02%) Banking
7 25 (2.02%) Legal
8 23 (1.86%) Advertising
9 16 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.05%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.81%) German Language
11 10 (0.81%) Electronics
12 9 (0.73%) Billing
12 9 (0.73%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.73%) Turkish Language
13 8 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.65%) Law
14 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 222 (17.98%) Developer
2 203 (16.44%) Architect
3 94 (7.61%) Consultant
4 78 (6.32%) Senior Developer
5 72 (5.83%) Software Engineer
6 71 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 62 (5.02%) Senior Architect
7 62 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
8 60 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
9 59 (4.78%) Technical Architect
10 55 (4.45%) Administrator
11 49 (3.97%) Analyst
12 40 (3.24%) Operations Engineer
13 38 (3.08%) Web Engineer
14 37 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
15 36 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
16 35 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 34 (2.75%) Network Engineer
18 30 (2.43%) Cloud Architect
19 29 (2.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (19.35%) Web Services
2 192 (15.55%) .NET
3 145 (11.74%) HTML
4 128 (10.36%) CSS
5 95 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 90 (7.29%) XML
7 85 (6.88%) J2EE
8 77 (6.23%) HTML5
9 64 (5.18%) JSON
10 59 (4.78%) RESTful
11 58 (4.70%) CSS3
12 54 (4.37%) jQuery
13 52 (4.21%) LAMP
14 45 (3.64%) WCF
14 45 (3.64%) Ajax
15 43 (3.48%) REST
16 40 (3.24%) Servlets
17 35 (2.83%) SOAP
17 35 (2.83%) Spring
18 31 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 87 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (6.32%) User Experience
4 71 (5.75%) Client/Server
5 64 (5.18%) Open Source
6 61 (4.94%) Mathematics
7 60 (4.86%) Algorithms
8 56 (4.53%) Visualisation
9 53 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (3.81%) Blackberry
11 40 (3.24%) Enterprise Storage
12 39 (3.16%) Digital Media
13 35 (2.83%) Management Information System
14 33 (2.67%) Statistics
15 30 (2.43%) Social Media
16 28 (2.27%) Clustering
17 26 (2.11%) Data Structures
18 24 (1.94%) e-Health
19 20 (1.62%) Internet of Things
19 20 (1.62%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 354 (28.66%) Linux
2 292 (23.64%) Windows
3 114 (9.23%) UNIX
4 101 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (6.32%) Ubuntu
6 67 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (3.48%) Debian
10 27 (2.19%) CentOS
11 24 (1.94%) Android
12 21 (1.70%) Solaris
13 20 (1.62%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.89%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.65%) SUSE
16 6 (0.49%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.40%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.32%) OS/2
19 3 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (14.98%) DevOps
3 164 (13.28%) ITIL
4 153 (12.39%) OO
5 129 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (9.55%) Analytics
7 117 (9.47%) Project Management
8 104 (8.42%) Software Engineering
9 94 (7.61%) TDD
10 92 (7.45%) Web Development
11 91 (7.37%) CRM
12 90 (7.29%) SOA
13 87 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
14 86 (6.96%) OOP
15 84 (6.80%) Scrum
16 82 (6.64%) E-Commerce
16 82 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
17 59 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (4.70%) MVC
19 57 (4.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 318 (25.75%) Java
2 253 (20.49%) SQL
3 179 (14.49%) Python
4 166 (13.44%) JavaScript
5 142 (11.50%) Ruby
6 131 (10.61%) Perl
7 126 (10.20%) C#
8 94 (7.61%) PHP
9 90 (7.29%) Bash Shell
10 64 (5.18%) PowerShell
11 53 (4.29%) C++
12 49 (3.97%) T-SQL
13 44 (3.56%) R
14 38 (3.08%) C
15 32 (2.59%) Shell Script
16 27 (2.19%) XPath
17 22 (1.78%) PHP5
18 18 (1.46%) VB
19 15 (1.21%) MATLAB
19 15 (1.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 236 (19.11%) Degree
2 43 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (2.91%) CCNP
4 33 (2.67%) CCNA
5 27 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 18 (1.46%) MCITP
8 17 (1.38%) MCSE
9 15 (1.21%) CISSP
10 14 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.05%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.97%) Postgraduate
13 11 (0.89%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.81%) ISEB
14 10 (0.81%) PMP
15 9 (0.73%) CCIP
16 8 (0.65%) MCTS
17 7 (0.57%) MCSA
17 7 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.85%) QA
2 66 (5.34%) SLA
3 29 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.86%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.081%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.081%) COBIT
7 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
System Software
1 145 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (8.91%) Active Directory
3 48 (3.89%) VMware ESX
3 48 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 44 (3.56%) KVM
5 39 (3.16%) vCloud
6 36 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (2.51%) vSphere
8 29 (2.35%) Varnish
9 28 (2.27%) Samba
10 27 (2.19%) VMFS
11 24 (1.94%) VMware Server
12 20 (1.62%) XenApp
13 19 (1.54%) MetaFrame
14 16 (1.30%) Docker
15 15 (1.21%) Xen
16 12 (0.97%) UAG
16 12 (0.97%) ISA Server
17 11 (0.89%) HDFS
18 10 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 160 (12.96%) Puppet
2 138 (11.17%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (3.56%) ZABBIX
4 40 (3.24%) Ansible
5 35 (2.83%) logstash
6 32 (2.59%) Kibana
6 32 (2.59%) Nagios
7 29 (2.35%) Salt
8 28 (2.27%) StatsD
8 28 (2.27%) HAProxy
9 23 (1.86%) SCCM
10 21 (1.70%) Vagrant
11 12 (0.97%) SCOM
12 7 (0.57%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.49%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.32%) CFEngine
14 4 (0.32%) Zenoss
15 3 (0.24%) Netcool
15 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 214 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 202 (16.36%) VMware
3 101 (8.18%) HP
4 97 (7.85%) Cisco
5 86 (6.96%) Google
6 79 (6.40%) Oracle
7 71 (5.75%) Citrix
8 67 (5.43%) NetApp
9 66 (5.34%) EMC
10 52 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
11 50 (4.05%) Juniper
12 49 (3.97%) Dell
13 47 (3.81%) Rackspace
14 43 (3.48%) Red Hat
15 42 (3.40%) New Relic
16 41 (3.32%) SAP
17 33 (2.67%) Apple
17 33 (2.67%) CheckPoint
17 33 (2.67%) SaltStack
18 31 (2.51%) CA
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Private healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gonnadoo
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Fantastic Salary + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £115,000 per annum + Package and Bens incl Car/Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum No fixed holidays, profit share
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
British Heart Foundation
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
ASG International
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago