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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 428 392 411
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 595 665 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.26% 14.51% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 454 511 507
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +13.33%

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
6426 4582 3902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.07% 4.47% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5206 3774 3371
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 January 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 30 January 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 -31 560 £52,500 -4.54% 122
London -36 304 £57,500 - 70
South East -30 88 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Yorkshire +17 61 £50,000 +17.64% 9
East of England +16 56 £43,000 +4.24% 10
North Yorkshire +46 53 £50,000 +19.04% 7
City of London -12 50 £62,000 +3.33% 37
Harrogate - 46 £50,000 - 7
Berkshire -34 33 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Cambridgeshire +20 30 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Cambridge +15 29 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West -13 26 £42,500 - 7
Surrey +4 19 £54,000 -16.92% 6
Scotland +7 16 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Bristol -3 15 £42,500 +15.64% 3
Hampshire -23 13 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Reading -28 13 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Suffolk +3 11 £43,000 +56.36%
Dorset - 11 £42,500 - 2
East Sussex - 11 - -
Bournemouth - 11 £42,500 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 11 - -
Oxfordshire +3 9 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Oxford +1 9 £47,500 -45.71% 2
Glasgow +19 8 £50,000 +81.81%
Edinburgh +6 8 £70,000 +75.00% 3
West Midlands -6 8 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Hertfordshire -15 8 £100,000 +142.42% 1
North West -50 8 £37,500 -16.66% 2
York +3 7 £30,500 -34.40%

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 320 (27.63%) Linux
2 303 (26.17%) Windows
3 288 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (22.19%) Java
5 241 (20.81%) Degree
6 227 (19.60%) Microsoft
7 215 (18.57%) VMware
8 197 (17.01%) Web Services
9 191 (16.49%) SQL
9 191 (16.49%) .NET
10 185 (15.98%) Finance
11 179 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
12 178 (15.37%) SQL Server
13 165 (14.25%) DevOps
14 162 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 156 (13.47%) JavaScript
16 151 (13.04%) Puppet
17 148 (12.78%) Opscode Chef
18 146 (12.61%) Firewall
19 144 (12.44%) SaaS
20 141 (12.18%) C#
21 134 (11.57%) Project Management
22 132 (11.40%) Computer Science
22 132 (11.40%) IaaS
23 131 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
24 129 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
25 128 (11.05%) Python
26 127 (10.97%) OO
27 125 (10.79%) HTML
28 124 (10.71%) Active Directory

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (6.82%) Apache
2 63 (5.44%) IIS
3 61 (5.27%) MS Exchange
3 61 (5.27%) nginx
4 56 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 53 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
6 46 (3.97%) OpenStack
6 46 (3.97%) SharePoint
7 42 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 39 (3.37%) Apache Solr
8 39 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 33 (2.85%) Node.js
10 27 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 24 (2.07%) Lync
12 18 (1.55%) CMS
12 18 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (1.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 79 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.97%) MS Office
3 12 (1.04%) CPLEX
4 9 (0.78%) MS Project
5 8 (0.69%) S-PLUS
6 7 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.26%) SPSS
10 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.52%) assyst
3 5 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.35%) Summit
4 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.26%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.26%) MoSes
5 3 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 3 (0.26%) Advent Moxy
5 3 (0.26%) SAP ECC
5 3 (0.26%) Tridion
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.086%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.086%) Agresso
7 1 (0.086%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 179 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (12.44%) SaaS
3 132 (11.40%) IaaS
4 129 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 87 (7.51%) PaaS
6 38 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (2.94%) Office 365
8 24 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (1.81%) Google Apps
10 15 (1.30%) Amazon S3
11 14 (1.21%) Terremark
12 11 (0.95%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.35%) GitHub
13 4 (0.35%) Force.com
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.086%) Joyent
15 1 (0.086%) Heroku
15 1 (0.086%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 146 (12.61%) Firewall
2 111 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 93 (8.03%) DNS
4 90 (7.77%) SAN
5 87 (7.51%) WAN
6 83 (7.17%) Internet
7 65 (5.61%) LAN
8 60 (5.18%) DHCP
9 59 (5.09%) VPN
10 47 (4.06%) HTTP
10 47 (4.06%) MPLS
11 33 (2.85%) Wireless
12 28 (2.42%) BGP
13 26 (2.25%) OSPF
14 25 (2.16%) Unified Communications
15 24 (2.07%) VoIP
16 23 (1.99%) iSCSI
16 23 (1.99%) IPsec
17 19 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (1.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 120 (10.36%) MySQL
3 103 (8.89%) Big Data
4 84 (7.25%) MongoDB
5 83 (7.17%) NoSQL
6 57 (4.92%) Hadoop
7 48 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 40 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (3.37%) Redis
10 35 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (2.50%) RDBMS
12 28 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 27 (2.33%) HBase
13 27 (2.33%) Oracle Database
14 22 (1.90%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
15 20 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (1.55%) DB2
17 17 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 98 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 74 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 42 (3.63%) TeamCity
4 28 (2.42%) Subversion
5 19 (1.64%) JIRA
6 18 (1.55%) NUnit
6 18 (1.55%) Selenium
7 15 (1.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 14 (1.21%) Maven
9 13 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.04%) Hudson
11 11 (0.95%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.78%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.60%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.60%) JMeter
14 6 (0.52%) PHPUnit
14 6 (0.52%) Eclipse RCP
14 6 (0.52%) Behat
15 5 (0.43%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.43%) ReSharper
General
1 185 (15.98%) Finance
2 109 (9.41%) Marketing
3 81 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.15%) Retail
5 36 (3.11%) Banking
6 20 (1.73%) Games
7 18 (1.55%) Billing
7 18 (1.55%) Legal
8 14 (1.21%) Advertising
8 14 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.12%) German Language
10 10 (0.86%) Electronics
10 10 (0.86%) Music Industry
11 7 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.60%) Turkish Language
11 7 (0.60%) Italian Language
11 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.60%) Law
12 6 (0.52%) Publishing
12 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 199 (17.18%) Developer
2 191 (16.49%) Architect
3 79 (6.82%) Administrator
4 78 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
5 74 (6.39%) Consultant
6 72 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
7 64 (5.53%) Software Engineer
8 60 (5.18%) Senior Developer
9 58 (5.01%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (4.58%) Java Developer
11 51 (4.40%) Analyst
12 50 (4.32%) Enterprise Architect
13 45 (3.89%) Technical Architect
13 45 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 44 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
15 41 (3.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 41 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
16 40 (3.45%) Senior Architect
17 39 (3.37%) Cloud Architect
18 37 (3.20%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (17.01%) Web Services
2 191 (16.49%) .NET
3 125 (10.79%) HTML
4 118 (10.19%) CSS
5 69 (5.96%) HTML5
6 64 (5.53%) XML
7 61 (5.27%) ASP.NET
7 61 (5.27%) jQuery
8 56 (4.84%) RESTful
8 56 (4.84%) J2EE
9 53 (4.58%) LAMP
10 41 (3.54%) Ajax
11 36 (3.11%) REST
12 34 (2.94%) WCF
12 34 (2.94%) CSS3
13 27 (2.33%) JSON
14 25 (2.16%) WPF
15 22 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
16 20 (1.73%) AngularJS
17 19 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 132 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 79 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
4 74 (6.39%) User Experience
5 61 (5.27%) Open Source
6 54 (4.66%) Management Information System
7 43 (3.71%) Mathematics
7 43 (3.71%) Mobile App
8 38 (3.28%) Replication
9 37 (3.20%) Blackberry
10 32 (2.76%) Internet of Things
11 31 (2.68%) Clustering
12 30 (2.59%) Hedge funds
12 30 (2.59%) N-Tier
13 26 (2.25%) Visualisation
14 24 (2.07%) Life Science
15 22 (1.90%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.90%) Digital Media
16 21 (1.81%) Algorithms
17 18 (1.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 320 (27.63%) Linux
2 303 (26.17%) Windows
3 75 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (5.44%) UNIX
5 59 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (3.97%) Ubuntu
8 43 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (3.71%) CentOS
9 22 (1.90%) Debian
10 20 (1.73%) Android
11 19 (1.64%) Apple iOS
12 14 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.21%) Windows 7
13 12 (1.04%) VMS
14 8 (0.69%) Solaris
15 6 (0.52%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.52%) Fedora
16 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (14.25%) DevOps
3 134 (11.57%) Project Management
4 131 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (10.97%) OO
6 105 (9.07%) ITIL
7 104 (8.98%) Analytics
8 98 (8.46%) E-Commerce
9 95 (8.20%) Software Engineering
10 82 (7.08%) SOA
11 81 (6.99%) TDD
12 75 (6.48%) CRM
13 73 (6.30%) Migration
14 70 (6.04%) Scrum
15 65 (5.61%) Mentoring
16 60 (5.18%) OOP
17 54 (4.66%) Technical Architecture
17 54 (4.66%) Web Development
18 53 (4.58%) PRINCE2
19 52 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 257 (22.19%) Java
2 191 (16.49%) SQL
3 156 (13.47%) JavaScript
4 141 (12.18%) C#
5 128 (11.05%) Python
6 94 (8.12%) Ruby
7 88 (7.60%) PHP
8 87 (7.51%) Perl
9 73 (6.30%) Bash Shell
10 58 (5.01%) C
11 53 (4.58%) PowerShell
12 46 (3.97%) C++
13 41 (3.54%) T-SQL
14 24 (2.07%) Scala
15 22 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.81%) XPath
17 19 (1.64%) R
18 17 (1.47%) VBA
19 16 (1.38%) VB
20 12 (1.04%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 241 (20.81%) Degree
2 61 (5.27%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (4.66%) CCNA
4 44 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (3.28%) MCSE
6 37 (3.20%) CCNP
7 29 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (1.90%) PMP
8 22 (1.90%) PMI Certification
9 21 (1.81%) Security Cleared
9 21 (1.81%) AWS Certification
10 18 (1.55%) CISSP
11 14 (1.21%) MCITP
12 13 (1.12%) CISM
13 12 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.95%) MCTS
14 11 (0.95%) CCIE
15 10 (0.86%) CIMA
15 10 (0.86%) CISA
15 10 (0.86%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.53%) QA
2 42 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.16%) SLA
5 17 (1.47%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.52%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.086%) MiFID
9 1 (0.086%) EMIR
System Software
1 162 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 85 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 47 (4.06%) vSphere
5 28 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (2.33%) XenApp
7 26 (2.25%) KVM
8 19 (1.64%) Varnish
9 17 (1.47%) vCloud
9 17 (1.47%) MetaFrame
10 15 (1.30%) Samba
11 14 (1.21%) VMware ESX
11 14 (1.21%) Firmware
12 10 (0.86%) Docker
13 9 (0.78%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.78%) Xen
13 9 (0.78%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.69%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 151 (13.04%) Puppet
2 148 (12.78%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.71%) ZABBIX
4 38 (3.28%) logstash
5 35 (3.02%) Kibana
5 35 (3.02%) Graphite
6 31 (2.68%) Vagrant
7 29 (2.50%) Nagios
8 23 (1.99%) Ansible
9 18 (1.55%) Salt
10 16 (1.38%) SCOM
11 15 (1.30%) HAProxy
11 15 (1.30%) StatsD
12 14 (1.21%) SCCM
13 6 (0.52%) Cacti
14 4 (0.35%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.35%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.35%) Zenoss
15 3 (0.26%) CFEngine
15 3 (0.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 227 (19.60%) Microsoft
2 215 (18.57%) VMware
3 108 (9.33%) Cisco
4 89 (7.69%) Oracle
5 84 (7.25%) Google
6 77 (6.65%) HP
7 62 (5.35%) Citrix
8 49 (4.23%) SAP
9 45 (3.89%) Red Hat
10 43 (3.71%) New Relic
10 43 (3.71%) Rackspace
11 42 (3.63%) NetApp
12 38 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
13 34 (2.94%) Dell
14 32 (2.76%) IBM
15 31 (2.68%) Juniper
16 28 (2.42%) CheckPoint
17 26 (2.25%) 3PAR
18 25 (2.16%) Splunk
18 25 (2.16%) EMC
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
TelecityGroup International Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum OTE £50,000 - £60,000 - UNCAPPED
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Uncapped OTE (Realistic £150k) + Hea
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £150,000 per annum to GBP 150,000 plus variable + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday and great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago