The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 448 427 340
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -87
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 623 567 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.60% 14.80% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 474 448 720
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5370 3832 3015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.43% 3.45% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4486 3277 2609
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -7 584 £55,000 +15.78% 79
London +48 376 £57,500 +4.54% 47
South East -19 98 £56,250 +21.62% 10
City of London -20 50 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Berkshire +5 37 £55,000 +29.41% 5
East of England -22 34 £45,000 - 6
Yorkshire -25 34 £30,750 -27.64% 3
Hampshire +8 32 £65,000 +36.84% 2
North Yorkshire -5 26 £37,000 -7.50% 1
York -2 23 £43,000 - 1
Surrey -9 23 £51,250 +7.89% 1
North West -3 20 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Essex -10 18 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Uxbridge - 17 £41,250 -
Farnborough +11 16 £65,000 -
South West -33 16 £60,000 +60.00% 5
Cardiff +7 15 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South Wales -6 15 £50,000 +6.38% 2
Wales -11 15 £50,000 +6.38% 2
Manchester +7 13 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Scotland -12 13 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Wiltshire +5 11 £60,000 +51.89% 3
Reading -3 11 £72,500 +3.57% 2
Cambridgeshire -13 10 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Cambridge -14 9 £34,250 -23.88% 4
Witham - 9 £45,000 - 2
Slough +7 8 £65,000 +188.88%
Edinburgh -24 8 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Bracknell - 8 £24,000 -
West Yorkshire -30 7 £27,500 -47.61% 2

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 359 (27.30%) Java
2 343 (26.08%) Linux
3 270 (20.53%) SQL
4 248 (18.86%) Windows
5 244 (18.56%) Python
6 238 (18.10%) Microsoft
7 223 (16.96%) VMware
8 190 (14.45%) Web Services
9 185 (14.07%) JavaScript
10 183 (13.92%) HTML
11 181 (13.76%) Degree
11 181 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
12 180 (13.69%) SQL Server
13 168 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 167 (12.70%) UNIX
15 166 (12.62%) .NET
16 165 (12.55%) Internet
17 162 (12.32%) Ruby
18 154 (11.71%) ITIL
19 150 (11.41%) Cisco
20 147 (11.18%) Finance
21 144 (10.95%) C#
21 144 (10.95%) MySQL
22 143 (10.87%) SaaS
23 142 (10.80%) Git (software)
23 142 (10.80%) Big Data
24 141 (10.72%) MongoDB
25 136 (10.34%) Puppet
26 132 (10.04%) CSS
27 129 (9.81%) Perl

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 85 (6.46%) Tomcat
1 85 (6.46%) IIS
2 72 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 57 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 57 (4.33%) Apache
4 48 (3.65%) Jetty
5 41 (3.12%) CMS
6 37 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (2.74%) Umbraco
8 30 (2.28%) WebSphere
8 30 (2.28%) Lync
8 30 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (1.83%) Apache Pig
11 23 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (1.75%) SAS
11 23 (1.75%) Node.js
12 22 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
13 21 (1.60%) OpenStack
13 21 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 78 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.75%) MS Office
3 22 (1.67%) SPSS
4 17 (1.29%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.46%) FastStats
6 6 (0.46%) MS Project
7 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.84%) Magento
2 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.23%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.15%) Zen Cart
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.15%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.076%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.076%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.076%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 181 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (10.87%) SaaS
3 79 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (5.70%) IaaS
5 68 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
6 55 (4.18%) PaaS
7 45 (3.42%) Office 365
8 38 (2.89%) Google Apps
9 25 (1.90%) Amazon S3
10 18 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (0.91%) GitHub
12 9 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.68%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.53%) Force.com
13 7 (0.53%) Heroku
14 5 (0.38%) Trello
15 1 (0.076%) Route 53
15 1 (0.076%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.076%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 165 (12.55%) Internet
2 106 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 100 (7.60%) SAN
4 94 (7.15%) Firewall
5 72 (5.48%) NAS
6 71 (5.40%) DNS
7 66 (5.02%) WAN
8 49 (3.73%) LAN
9 41 (3.12%) VPN
10 34 (2.59%) DHCP
11 28 (2.13%) HTTP
11 28 (2.13%) NetScaler
12 26 (1.98%) VoIP
13 25 (1.90%) MPLS
14 21 (1.60%) SSH
15 20 (1.52%) BGP
16 19 (1.44%) SSL
17 14 (1.06%) Wireless
17 14 (1.06%) LDAP
17 14 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 144 (10.95%) MySQL
3 142 (10.80%) Big Data
4 141 (10.72%) MongoDB
5 123 (9.35%) Hadoop
6 119 (9.05%) NoSQL
7 83 (6.31%) Apache Hive
8 79 (6.01%) HBase
9 60 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 56 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (4.18%) Relational Database
12 36 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (2.36%) RDBMS
14 31 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (2.13%) Data Mining
17 23 (1.75%) DB2
17 23 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 142 (10.80%) Git (software)
2 60 (4.56%) Subversion
3 47 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 36 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 26 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.52%) Selenium
8 19 (1.44%) Visual Studio
8 19 (1.44%) Axure RP
9 17 (1.29%) Maven
10 13 (0.99%) Ant
10 13 (0.99%) JIRA
11 12 (0.91%) Apache Ivy
12 11 (0.84%) JUnit
13 9 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
14 8 (0.61%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.61%) MSTest
14 8 (0.61%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.61%) ReSharper
General
1 147 (11.18%) Finance
2 124 (9.43%) Marketing
3 101 (7.68%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.95%) Advertising
5 36 (2.74%) Games
6 24 (1.83%) Retail
7 23 (1.75%) Banking
8 22 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.44%) Publishing
9 19 (1.44%) Legal
10 15 (1.14%) Automotive
11 11 (0.84%) Music Industry
12 10 (0.76%) Billing
12 10 (0.76%) Front Office
13 9 (0.68%) German Language
14 8 (0.61%) Local Government
15 6 (0.46%) Law
15 6 (0.46%) Back Office
16 4 (0.30%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 282 (21.44%) Developer
2 185 (14.07%) Architect
3 153 (11.63%) Consultant
4 144 (10.95%) Java Developer
5 74 (5.63%) Senior Developer
6 68 (5.17%) Administrator
7 55 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
8 54 (4.11%) Software Engineer
9 53 (4.03%) Project Manager
10 51 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
11 49 (3.73%) Technical Architect
12 48 (3.65%) UNIX Engineer
13 40 (3.04%) .NET Developer
13 40 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
14 38 (2.89%) Support Engineer
14 38 (2.89%) Web Developer
15 37 (2.81%) Development Manager
15 37 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
16 36 (2.74%) Team Leader
17 35 (2.66%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (14.45%) Web Services
2 183 (13.92%) HTML
3 166 (12.62%) .NET
4 132 (10.04%) CSS
5 113 (8.59%) HTML5
6 112 (8.52%) J2EE
7 100 (7.60%) ASP.NET
8 76 (5.78%) XML
9 73 (5.55%) CSS3
10 64 (4.87%) MapReduce
11 62 (4.71%) JSON
12 61 (4.64%) JDBC
13 57 (4.33%) jQuery
14 56 (4.26%) Ajax
15 46 (3.50%) Swing
15 46 (3.50%) SOAP
16 42 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (3.12%) Google Closure
18 36 (2.74%) REST
19 35 (2.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.39%) Visualisation
2 79 (6.01%) Open Source
3 73 (5.55%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 56 (4.26%) Statistics
6 53 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 46 (3.50%) Social Media
8 45 (3.42%) Mobile App
9 35 (2.66%) Mathematics
10 34 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (2.13%) Social Network
12 27 (2.05%) Clustering
13 26 (1.98%) Digital Media
14 21 (1.60%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.44%) Blog
16 18 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
17 17 (1.29%) Motion Graphics
18 16 (1.22%) N-Tier
19 15 (1.14%) Online Games
20 14 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 343 (26.08%) Linux
2 248 (18.86%) Windows
3 167 (12.70%) UNIX
4 73 (5.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (3.65%) Debian
7 42 (3.19%) Solaris
8 41 (3.12%) Ubuntu
9 39 (2.97%) Android
10 38 (2.89%) Apple iOS
11 37 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.22%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.76%) CentOS
15 9 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.68%) VMS
16 7 (0.53%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.46%) OS/2
18 5 (0.38%) AIX
19 4 (0.30%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (11.71%) ITIL
2 128 (9.73%) TDD
3 125 (9.51%) OO
4 109 (8.29%) Project Management
5 101 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (7.15%) Analytics
7 93 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
8 92 (7.00%) Web Development
9 91 (6.92%) Software Engineering
10 83 (6.31%) OOP
11 79 (6.01%) CRM
12 77 (5.86%) Migration
13 70 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
13 70 (5.32%) Multithreading
14 69 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
15 68 (5.17%) Load Balancing
16 64 (4.87%) E-Commerce
17 61 (4.64%) Data Analysis
17 61 (4.64%) Service Management
18 57 (4.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 359 (27.30%) Java
2 270 (20.53%) SQL
3 244 (18.56%) Python
4 185 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 162 (12.32%) Ruby
6 144 (10.95%) C#
7 129 (9.81%) Perl
8 99 (7.53%) Bash Shell
9 95 (7.22%) PHP
10 72 (5.48%) R
11 52 (3.95%) C++
12 43 (3.27%) T-SQL
13 27 (2.05%) C
14 26 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.90%) Scala
16 15 (1.14%) VBA
17 14 (1.06%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.06%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.06%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.99%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 181 (13.76%) Degree
2 49 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (2.74%) CISA
4 36 (2.74%) MCSE
5 33 (2.51%) CCNA
6 27 (2.05%) Security Cleared
7 26 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (1.44%) CCNP
9 18 (1.37%) MCITP
9 18 (1.37%) PMI Certification
10 17 (1.29%) PMP
11 16 (1.22%) CISSP
12 14 (1.06%) MCTS
13 13 (0.99%) ISEB
13 13 (0.99%) ISTQB
14 12 (0.91%) SC Cleared
14 12 (0.91%) CITP
15 11 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (9.81%) QA
2 33 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.83%) SLA
4 10 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 168 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (7.22%) Active Directory
3 42 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.59%) XenApp
4 34 (2.59%) KVM
5 31 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 27 (2.05%) VMware ESX
7 25 (1.90%) vCloud
8 24 (1.83%) vSphere
9 21 (1.60%) Varnish
10 18 (1.37%) Apache Flume
11 15 (1.14%) ISA Server
11 15 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
12 12 (0.91%) Samba
13 10 (0.76%) XenServer
13 10 (0.76%) Xen
14 6 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.38%) UAG
16 4 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 136 (10.34%) Puppet
2 101 (7.68%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.19%) CFEngine
4 30 (2.28%) SCCM
5 27 (2.05%) ZABBIX
5 27 (2.05%) SCOM
6 25 (1.90%) Nagios
7 17 (1.29%) StatsD
8 12 (0.91%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.46%) Zenoss
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
10 5 (0.38%) AppDNA
10 5 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.23%) Bcfg2
11 3 (0.23%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.15%) Cacti
12 2 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 238 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 223 (16.96%) VMware
3 150 (11.41%) Cisco
4 101 (7.68%) Citrix
4 101 (7.68%) Google
5 88 (6.69%) EMC
6 76 (5.78%) Oracle
7 68 (5.17%) NetApp
7 68 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
8 65 (4.94%) HP
9 60 (4.56%) Red Hat
10 52 (3.95%) Juniper
11 38 (2.89%) IBM
12 34 (2.59%) Dell
13 28 (2.13%) SAP
14 25 (1.90%) New Relic
15 24 (1.83%) Rackspace
16 23 (1.75%) Adobe
17 22 (1.67%) Huawei
17 22 (1.67%) CheckPoint
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £23500 - £28500 per annum + negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Please apply and get in touch to discuss salary
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Please apply and get in touch to discuss salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Propel
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £30,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ultimate Asset
Salary: Very competitive package & career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The 100 Company
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago