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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 394 440 488
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +48
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 690 623 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.99% 8.91% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 527 459 379
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
8639 6995 4633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 5.96% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6934 5752 3947
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +20 578 £52,500 - 128
London -18 272 £60,000 +4.34% 62
South East +15 122 £55,000 +10.00% 20
East of England +13 53 £45,001 +4.65% 25
Berkshire -4 41 £62,500 +21.95% 3
Yorkshire +30 40 £50,000 +81.81% 4
City of London +29 36 £60,000 +20.00% 25
Reading +12 35 £88,750 -11.25% 2
North Yorkshire +36 33 £50,000 - 1
Harrogate - 32 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +20 29 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Hertfordshire +16 24 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Cambridgeshire +9 23 £50,000 +75.43% 10
Hampshire +1 23 £60,000 -7.69% 9
South West -8 23 £50,000 -16.66% 6
North West +3 20 £42,500 -26.08% 3
Cambridge +17 17 £57,500 +101.75% 9
East Sussex +21 16 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Guildford +19 15 £55,000 +29.41%
Farnborough -9 14 £57,500 -13.20% 6
West Midlands +4 13 £65,000 +98.47% 4
Bristol +4 12 £60,000 +41.17% 3
East Midlands +12 11 £45,000 +87.50% 3
Cheshire +5 11 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Oxfordshire +23 10 £50,000 -27.53%
County Antrim +2 10 £37,500 -
Belfast -1 10 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland -1 10 £37,500 -
Manchester +21 9 £65,000 +40.54% 1
Staines - 9 £43,500 -

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 394 (29.58%) Amazon AWS
2 338 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (23.80%) Microsoft
4 307 (23.05%) Windows
5 299 (22.45%) Web Services
6 289 (21.70%) Linux
7 281 (21.10%) Degree
8 275 (20.65%) VMware
9 260 (19.52%) Java
10 249 (18.69%) ITIL
11 243 (18.24%) Project Management
12 234 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 234 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
13 230 (17.27%) Finance
14 217 (16.29%) SQL Server
15 215 (16.14%) .NET
16 213 (15.99%) SQL
17 199 (14.94%) Active Directory
18 187 (14.04%) Oracle
19 186 (13.96%) Computer Science
20 173 (12.99%) SaaS
21 163 (12.24%) MS Excel
22 162 (12.16%) Firewall
23 160 (12.01%) IaaS
24 159 (11.94%) Puppet
25 157 (11.79%) Opscode Chef
26 154 (11.56%) DevOps
26 154 (11.56%) Cisco
27 153 (11.49%) JavaScript
28 149 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 89 (6.68%) IIS
2 87 (6.53%) Apache
3 77 (5.78%) SharePoint
4 70 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 62 (4.65%) nginx
6 52 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
7 49 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 48 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 46 (3.45%) CMS
10 45 (3.38%) OpenStack
11 43 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 41 (3.08%) Lync
13 40 (3.00%) Tomcat
14 36 (2.70%) Node.js
15 28 (2.10%) Apache Pig
16 23 (1.73%) OpenEdge
17 22 (1.65%) Apache Solr
18 19 (1.43%) SAS
19 17 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
20 15 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 163 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 99 (7.43%) MS Office
3 19 (1.43%) SPSS
3 19 (1.43%) MS Project
4 18 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.75%) CPLEX
6 9 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.60%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.30%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.15%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 22 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
4 15 (1.13%) assyst
4 15 (1.13%) Workday HCM
5 14 (1.05%) Primavera
6 11 (0.83%) Tridion
7 8 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.30%) MoSes
8 4 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.15%) Sage CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.075%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 394 (29.58%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (12.99%) SaaS
3 160 (12.01%) IaaS
4 149 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 113 (8.48%) PaaS
6 95 (7.13%) Office 365
7 72 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (3.60%) Amazon S3
9 27 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
11 18 (1.35%) Google Apps
12 14 (1.05%) Terremark
13 11 (0.83%) Force.com
14 9 (0.68%) Taleo
14 9 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
14 9 (0.68%) GitHub
15 7 (0.53%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 162 (12.16%) Firewall
2 115 (8.63%) DNS
3 106 (7.96%) WAN
4 96 (7.21%) LAN
5 92 (6.91%) SAN
6 83 (6.23%) TCP/IP
7 80 (6.01%) Internet
7 80 (6.01%) VPN
8 68 (5.11%) HTTP
9 54 (4.05%) DHCP
10 46 (3.45%) Wireless
10 46 (3.45%) MPLS
11 38 (2.85%) Unified Communications
12 37 (2.78%) LDAP
13 32 (2.40%) VLAN
13 32 (2.40%) Network Security
14 28 (2.10%) CTI
15 27 (2.03%) SSL
16 26 (1.95%) VoIP
17 22 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 121 (9.08%) Big Data
3 104 (7.81%) MySQL
4 74 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 72 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 72 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 71 (5.33%) Hadoop
7 62 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 44 (3.30%) DB2
9 38 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 36 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 30 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 30 (2.25%) HBase
14 29 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (2.03%) RDBMS
15 27 (2.03%) Apache Hive
16 25 (1.88%) Sqoop
16 25 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 93 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 89 (6.68%) Jenkins
3 50 (3.75%) TeamCity
4 35 (2.63%) Subversion
5 29 (2.18%) Selenium
6 26 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 25 (1.88%) Artifactory
8 24 (1.80%) JIRA
9 19 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
10 18 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.75%) Maven
12 9 (0.68%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.68%) LoadRunner
12 9 (0.68%) Hudson
12 9 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.60%) MSTest
14 7 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (0.53%) JMeter
14 7 (0.53%) NUnit
14 7 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 230 (17.27%) Finance
2 143 (10.74%) Marketing
3 115 (8.63%) Advertising
4 93 (6.98%) Retail
5 69 (5.18%) Telecoms
6 55 (4.13%) Banking
7 49 (3.68%) Billing
8 37 (2.78%) Legal
9 22 (1.65%) Automotive
10 15 (1.13%) Publishing
11 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.75%) Games
12 9 (0.68%) Dutch Language
12 9 (0.68%) German Language
13 8 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.60%) Law
13 8 (0.60%) Electronics
14 7 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 219 (16.44%) Architect
2 211 (15.84%) Developer
3 125 (9.38%) Analyst
4 108 (8.11%) Consultant
5 96 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
6 61 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 61 (4.58%) Administrator
7 57 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
8 56 (4.20%) Software Engineer
9 54 (4.05%) Java Developer
9 54 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 52 (3.90%) Enterprise Architect
11 49 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
12 48 (3.60%) Applications Support
13 42 (3.15%) Project Manager
14 41 (3.08%) Software Developer
15 38 (2.85%) Web Developer
16 37 (2.78%) DBA
17 36 (2.70%) Support Analyst
18 34 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (22.45%) Web Services
2 215 (16.14%) .NET
3 141 (10.59%) HTML
4 101 (7.58%) CSS
5 65 (4.88%) HTML5
6 56 (4.20%) ASP.NET
7 48 (3.60%) RESTful
8 46 (3.45%) jQuery
9 44 (3.30%) XML
10 40 (3.00%) CSS3
11 38 (2.85%) J2EE
12 36 (2.70%) LAMP
13 31 (2.33%) Ext JS
14 30 (2.25%) Ajax
15 28 (2.10%) SOAP
16 22 (1.65%) REST
16 22 (1.65%) JSON
17 20 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (1.35%) MLlib
19 17 (1.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 234 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (13.96%) Computer Science
3 90 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 85 (6.38%) Open Source
5 80 (6.01%) User Experience
6 79 (5.93%) Management Information System
7 64 (4.80%) Clustering
8 62 (4.65%) Public Cloud
9 53 (3.98%) Mobile App
10 38 (2.85%) Replication
11 36 (2.70%) Mathematics
12 33 (2.48%) Blackberry
12 33 (2.48%) Internet of Things
13 31 (2.33%) Data Integration
14 28 (2.10%) N-Tier
14 28 (2.10%) Private Cloud
15 27 (2.03%) Visualisation
16 25 (1.88%) Social Media
17 24 (1.80%) BBC
18 23 (1.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 307 (23.05%) Windows
2 289 (21.70%) Linux
3 127 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (4.50%) UNIX
8 45 (3.38%) CentOS
9 37 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 34 (2.55%) Debian
11 26 (1.95%) Android
12 23 (1.73%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.50%) VMS
14 17 (1.28%) Windows 8
15 15 (1.13%) Windows 7
16 13 (0.98%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.83%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.53%) Fedora
19 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (18.69%) ITIL
3 243 (18.24%) Project Management
4 154 (11.56%) DevOps
5 116 (8.71%) Analytics
5 116 (8.71%) Software Engineering
6 115 (8.63%) Migration
7 103 (7.73%) SOA
8 99 (7.43%) OO
8 99 (7.43%) CRM
9 88 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (6.23%) Mentoring
11 82 (6.16%) E-Commerce
12 80 (6.01%) TDD
13 78 (5.86%) Business Development
14 73 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (5.41%) Content Management
16 70 (5.26%) ERP
17 69 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 63 (4.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 260 (19.52%) Java
2 213 (15.99%) SQL
3 153 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 148 (11.11%) C#
5 139 (10.44%) Python
6 97 (7.28%) PHP
7 73 (5.48%) C++
8 70 (5.26%) C
8 70 (5.26%) Perl
9 67 (5.03%) Ruby
10 60 (4.50%) Bash Shell
11 41 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 37 (2.78%) R
13 36 (2.70%) Scala
14 17 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.05%) VB
16 12 (0.90%) Go
17 10 (0.75%) Clojure
18 9 (0.68%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 281 (21.10%) Degree
2 124 (9.31%) ITIL Certification
3 92 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (5.11%) MCSE
5 64 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 62 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (3.08%) Security Cleared
8 35 (2.63%) CCNA
9 33 (2.48%) MCITP
10 24 (1.80%) CCNP
11 21 (1.58%) AWS Certification
12 20 (1.50%) CIMA
12 20 (1.50%) ACCA
12 20 (1.50%) PMI Certification
13 19 (1.43%) CCIE
13 19 (1.43%) MCTS
14 18 (1.35%) SC Cleared
15 16 (1.20%) PMP
15 16 (1.20%) CISSP
16 14 (1.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.13%) QA
2 34 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.25%) SLA
4 25 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.50%) FISMA
6 15 (1.13%) COBIT
7 7 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.23%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.075%) MiFID
10 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.075%) EMIR
System Software
1 234 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 199 (14.94%) Active Directory
3 95 (7.13%) Hyper-V
4 74 (5.56%) vSphere
5 49 (3.68%) XenApp
6 45 (3.38%) KVM
7 38 (2.85%) XenDesktop
8 35 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (2.40%) Varnish
10 29 (2.18%) vCloud
11 25 (1.88%) Apache Flume
12 23 (1.73%) Docker
13 22 (1.65%) GlusterFS
13 22 (1.65%) Samba
14 20 (1.50%) Terminal Services
15 17 (1.28%) VMware ESX
16 15 (1.13%) ISA Server
16 15 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
17 13 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 159 (11.94%) Puppet
2 157 (11.79%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (5.41%) SCOM
4 52 (3.90%) ZABBIX
5 51 (3.83%) SCCM
6 46 (3.45%) Kibana
6 46 (3.45%) logstash
6 46 (3.45%) Graphite
7 28 (2.10%) Vagrant
8 23 (1.73%) HAProxy
9 22 (1.65%) StatsD
10 17 (1.28%) Ansible
11 13 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 11 (0.83%) Nagios
12 11 (0.83%) FortiGate
13 9 (0.68%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.45%) CFEngine
14 6 (0.45%) Bcfg2
14 6 (0.45%) Mesos
14 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 317 (23.80%) Microsoft
2 275 (20.65%) VMware
3 187 (14.04%) Oracle
4 154 (11.56%) Cisco
5 97 (7.28%) Citrix
6 90 (6.76%) Google
7 71 (5.33%) Juniper
8 67 (5.03%) HP
9 66 (4.95%) SAP
10 63 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
11 60 (4.50%) New Relic
12 56 (4.20%) Red Hat
13 49 (3.68%) 3PAR
14 34 (2.55%) NetApp
14 34 (2.55%) IBM
15 32 (2.40%) Dell
16 30 (2.25%) EMC
17 29 (2.18%) Rackspace
18 28 (2.10%) CheckPoint
19 27 (2.03%) Splunk
London
Trainline
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skillsearch Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Badenoch & Clark
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago