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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 438 404 387
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 623 610 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.66% 15.16% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 470 494 592
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,950 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
5842 4023 3376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.13% 3.76% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4658 3439 2919
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 £73,200 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 -33 586 £55,000 +10.00% 72
London +15 346 £57,500 - 37
South East -63 91 £50,000 - 12
City of London +57 84 £62,500 - 6
East of England -19 46 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Surrey -17 34 £47,500 -20.83% 1
West Midlands +9 28 £38,500 -48.66% 1
North West -3 28 £38,000 -15.08% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 27 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland +4 26 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cambridge -13 26 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire -30 22 £57,500 +84.00% 2
Birmingham +4 21 £38,500 -51.87% 1
Brentford - 21 £55,000 -
Edinburgh -2 18 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West -43 17 £45,750 -3.68% 10
Hertfordshire -2 15 £100,000 +142.42%
Hampshire -43 15 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire -34 13 £37,000 +13.70% 7
Watford - 11 £100,000 -
Farnborough -22 9 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Merseyside +14 8 £57,500 +59.72%
Kent +6 8 £23,750 - 1
York 0 8 £31,000 - 4
Cheshire -4 8 £35,000 -1.40%
Bristol -10 8 £48,250 +1.57% 6
North Yorkshire -18 8 £31,000 - 5
Glasgow 0 7 - -
Manchester -4 7 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Guildford -9 6 £48,750 +4.27% 1

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 338 (26.72%) Linux
2 325 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (25.22%) Java
4 302 (23.87%) Windows
5 256 (20.24%) SQL
6 244 (19.29%) Degree
7 237 (18.74%) Web Services
8 223 (17.63%) Microsoft
9 211 (16.68%) .NET
9 211 (16.68%) Finance
10 210 (16.60%) VMware
11 201 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
12 185 (14.62%) SQL Server
13 184 (14.55%) DevOps
14 181 (14.31%) Python
15 177 (13.99%) ITIL
16 167 (13.20%) OO
16 167 (13.20%) JavaScript
17 165 (13.04%) MySQL
18 161 (12.73%) Puppet
19 157 (12.41%) Internet
20 152 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 148 (11.70%) MongoDB
21 148 (11.70%) HTML
22 145 (11.46%) C#
23 142 (11.23%) SaaS
23 142 (11.23%) Git (software)
24 140 (11.07%) Ruby
24 140 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
25 137 (10.83%) Big Data

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (7.19%) IIS
2 87 (6.88%) Apache
3 80 (6.32%) Tomcat
4 76 (6.01%) Apache Solr
5 63 (4.98%) MS Exchange
6 58 (4.58%) SharePoint
7 56 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
8 51 (4.03%) nginx
9 46 (3.64%) OpenStack
10 38 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 36 (2.85%) CMS
12 32 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 30 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (2.37%) Jetty
14 26 (2.06%) Apache Pig
15 22 (1.74%) SAS
16 21 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
16 21 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (1.58%) Node.js
17 20 (1.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 82 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 61 (4.82%) MS Office
3 8 (0.63%) SPSS
4 7 (0.55%) CPLEX
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 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.24%) Summit
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.079%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 201 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (11.23%) SaaS
3 110 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 100 (7.91%) IaaS
5 71 (5.61%) PaaS
6 49 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (3.32%) Office 365
8 22 (1.74%) Google Apps
9 18 (1.42%) Google App Engine
10 14 (1.11%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.79%) Force.com
12 8 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.16%) Route 53
13 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.079%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.079%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 157 (12.41%) Internet
2 130 (10.28%) TCP/IP
3 103 (8.14%) Firewall
4 94 (7.43%) SAN
5 88 (6.96%) DNS
6 77 (6.09%) WAN
7 67 (5.30%) DHCP
8 55 (4.35%) LAN
9 49 (3.87%) VPN
10 34 (2.69%) HTTP
11 27 (2.13%) Wireless
12 26 (2.06%) SSH
13 25 (1.98%) Radio Access Network
14 23 (1.82%) MPLS
14 23 (1.82%) BGP
15 22 (1.74%) LDAP
16 20 (1.58%) DMZ
17 19 (1.50%) NAS
18 15 (1.19%) OSPF
18 15 (1.19%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 165 (13.04%) MySQL
3 148 (11.70%) MongoDB
4 137 (10.83%) Big Data
5 111 (8.77%) NoSQL
6 95 (7.51%) Hadoop
7 64 (5.06%) HBase
8 62 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 54 (4.27%) Apache Hive
10 47 (3.72%) RDBMS
11 46 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 36 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 34 (2.69%) Redis
14 31 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (1.98%) Data Mining
16 22 (1.74%) Impala
17 21 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (1.50%) QlikView
18 19 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
19 17 (1.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 142 (11.23%) Git (software)
2 83 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 64 (5.06%) Subversion
4 42 (3.32%) TeamCity
5 20 (1.58%) Mercurial
6 17 (1.34%) JIRA
7 14 (1.11%) NUnit
7 14 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.03%) Hudson
8 13 (1.03%) Maven
9 12 (0.95%) Ant
10 11 (0.87%) JUnit
10 11 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 10 (0.79%) Selenium
12 8 (0.63%) SpecFlow
12 8 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.63%) Juju
13 7 (0.55%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.47%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.47%) Bugzilla
General
1 211 (16.68%) Finance
2 112 (8.85%) Marketing
3 105 (8.30%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.40%) Retail
5 37 (2.92%) Advertising
6 32 (2.53%) Games
7 31 (2.45%) Music Industry
8 25 (1.98%) Banking
8 25 (1.98%) Legal
9 16 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.11%) Multimedia
11 12 (0.95%) Local Government
11 12 (0.95%) Electronics
12 10 (0.79%) German Language
13 9 (0.71%) Italian Language
13 9 (0.71%) Turkish Language
14 8 (0.63%) Billing
14 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 226 (17.87%) Developer
2 203 (16.05%) Architect
3 101 (7.98%) Consultant
4 77 (6.09%) Java Developer
5 75 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 70 (5.53%) Software Engineer
7 61 (4.82%) Technical Architect
8 60 (4.74%) Senior Architect
9 58 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
10 55 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
11 53 (4.19%) Administrator
12 52 (4.11%) Analyst
13 44 (3.48%) Operations Engineer
14 42 (3.32%) Web Engineer
15 38 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
16 35 (2.77%) Project Manager
17 33 (2.61%) .NET Developer
17 33 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 32 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
19 31 (2.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (18.74%) Web Services
2 211 (16.68%) .NET
3 148 (11.70%) HTML
4 125 (9.88%) CSS
5 112 (8.85%) ASP.NET
6 86 (6.80%) XML
7 85 (6.72%) J2EE
8 76 (6.01%) HTML5
9 61 (4.82%) RESTful
9 61 (4.82%) CSS3
10 59 (4.66%) JSON
11 52 (4.11%) jQuery
12 51 (4.03%) LAMP
13 45 (3.56%) WCF
14 44 (3.48%) REST
15 43 (3.40%) Servlets
16 38 (3.00%) Ajax
17 36 (2.85%) SOAP
18 35 (2.77%) Ruby on Rails
19 33 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 96 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (6.56%) User Experience
4 70 (5.53%) Client/Server
5 69 (5.45%) Algorithms
6 62 (4.90%) Open Source
7 60 (4.74%) Visualisation
7 60 (4.74%) Mathematics
8 58 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (3.72%) Blackberry
10 42 (3.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 38 (3.00%) Digital Media
12 35 (2.77%) Statistics
13 33 (2.61%) Management Information System
13 33 (2.61%) Social Media
14 29 (2.29%) Clustering
14 29 (2.29%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.90%) e-Health
16 22 (1.74%) Internet of Things
17 20 (1.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 338 (26.72%) Linux
2 302 (23.87%) Windows
3 117 (9.25%) UNIX
4 110 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (6.32%) Ubuntu
6 71 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (3.56%) Debian
8 45 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (2.06%) Android
10 24 (1.90%) CentOS
10 24 (1.90%) Solaris
11 21 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.42%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.63%) SUSE
14 5 (0.40%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.32%) OS/2
15 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (14.55%) DevOps
3 177 (13.99%) ITIL
4 167 (13.20%) OO
5 122 (9.64%) Project Management
6 115 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (9.09%) Analytics
7 107 (8.46%) Software Engineering
8 99 (7.83%) OOP
9 96 (7.59%) CRM
10 92 (7.27%) TDD
11 87 (6.88%) E-Commerce
12 86 (6.80%) SOA
12 86 (6.80%) Scrum
12 86 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
13 85 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
14 84 (6.64%) Web Development
15 68 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (5.06%) Service Management
17 63 (4.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 319 (25.22%) Java
2 256 (20.24%) SQL
3 181 (14.31%) Python
4 167 (13.20%) JavaScript
5 145 (11.46%) C#
6 140 (11.07%) Ruby
7 128 (10.12%) Perl
8 89 (7.04%) PHP
9 84 (6.64%) Bash Shell
10 57 (4.51%) PowerShell
11 53 (4.19%) C++
12 44 (3.48%) T-SQL
13 43 (3.40%) R
14 30 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 28 (2.21%) C
16 25 (1.98%) PHP5
17 22 (1.74%) XPath
18 17 (1.34%) VB
19 16 (1.26%) Korn
20 14 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 244 (19.29%) Degree
2 37 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (2.45%) CCNP
4 30 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 27 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 25 (1.98%) CCNA
8 21 (1.66%) MCITP
9 20 (1.58%) MCSE
10 15 (1.19%) CISSP
10 15 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.11%) Postgraduate
12 13 (1.03%) SC Cleared
13 12 (0.95%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.87%) CCIP
15 10 (0.79%) ISEB
15 10 (0.79%) MCTS
16 8 (0.63%) PMP
17 7 (0.55%) MCSA
17 7 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (8.77%) QA
2 62 (4.90%) SLA
3 28 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.74%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.079%) COBIT
7 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.079%) JSP 440
System Software
1 152 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 51 (4.03%) KVM
4 48 (3.79%) VMware ESX
5 43 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 39 (3.08%) vCloud
7 36 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (2.61%) Varnish
9 32 (2.53%) Samba
10 30 (2.37%) vSphere
11 27 (2.13%) VMFS
12 24 (1.90%) VMware Server
13 19 (1.50%) XenApp
14 18 (1.42%) Xen
15 17 (1.34%) ISA Server
16 16 (1.26%) MetaFrame
17 15 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
18 14 (1.11%) UAG
18 14 (1.11%) Docker
19 12 (0.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 161 (12.73%) Puppet
2 140 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (3.79%) ZABBIX
4 38 (3.00%) logstash
5 37 (2.92%) Ansible
6 36 (2.85%) Kibana
7 32 (2.53%) HAProxy
7 32 (2.53%) StatsD
8 30 (2.37%) Salt
9 29 (2.29%) Nagios
10 24 (1.90%) SCCM
11 20 (1.58%) Vagrant
12 17 (1.34%) SCOM
13 7 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.55%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.47%) SCVMM
15 4 (0.32%) CFEngine
15 4 (0.32%) Zenoss
15 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
16 2 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 223 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 210 (16.60%) VMware
3 100 (7.91%) HP
4 97 (7.67%) Cisco
5 90 (7.11%) Google
6 79 (6.25%) Oracle
7 71 (5.61%) Citrix
8 66 (5.22%) EMC
9 64 (5.06%) NetApp
9 64 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
10 54 (4.27%) Juniper
11 52 (4.11%) Dell
12 51 (4.03%) Rackspace
13 46 (3.64%) New Relic
14 42 (3.32%) SAP
15 41 (3.24%) Red Hat
16 36 (2.85%) Apple
17 34 (2.69%) SaltStack
18 31 (2.45%) Sony
18 31 (2.45%) Toshiba
South West London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gonnadoo
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ShareForce Staffing Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capco
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Groveland
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
EXCELerate
Salary: To £75k OTE £150k, Car Allowance, Health ,Pension, Life
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + On Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Car Allowance, Private Health, Pens
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Car Allowance, Private Health, Pens
Posted: 5 days ago