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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 438 394 373
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -21
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 631 619 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.99% 15.43% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 477 510 611
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
5742 4012 3373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.03% 3.82% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4564 3460 2938
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 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 18 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 18 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 -31 594 £55,000 +10.00% 67
London +10 358 £57,500 +2.22% 35
South East -67 93 £52,500 +5.00% 6
City of London +35 78 £62,500 - 8
East of England -27 43 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Surrey -22 35 £47,500 -20.83%
North West -8 29 £39,000 -4.87% 3
West Midlands -6 26 £38,500 -51.87%
Cambridgeshire -18 26 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Cambridge -15 25 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Berkshire -28 25 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Scotland -2 24 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Brentford - 23 £55,000 -
Birmingham +15 20 £38,500 -51.87%
South West -36 17 £45,750 -3.68% 11
Edinburgh -6 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire -5 14 £100,000 +142.42% 2
Yorkshire -31 13 £39,000 -5.07% 3
Hampshire -42 11 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Watford - 11 £100,000 -
Merseyside +15 9 £57,500 +59.72%
Guildford +1 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester -16 8 £80,000 +77.77% 3
Bristol -17 8 £48,250 +1.57% 7
York +4 7 £31,000 - 2
Glasgow -6 7 - -
Cheshire -13 7 £35,500 +1.42%
North Yorkshire -16 7 £31,000 - 2
Reading -19 7 £110,000 +37.50% 2
Farnborough -22 7 £32,500 -39.53% 1

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 328 (25.71%) Linux
2 325 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (25.24%) Java
4 298 (23.35%) Windows
5 253 (19.83%) SQL
6 247 (19.36%) Degree
7 233 (18.26%) Web Services
8 227 (17.79%) Microsoft
9 216 (16.93%) .NET
9 216 (16.93%) VMware
10 207 (16.22%) Finance
11 196 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
12 189 (14.81%) SQL Server
13 181 (14.18%) DevOps
14 177 (13.87%) ITIL
14 177 (13.87%) Python
15 166 (13.01%) MySQL
16 162 (12.70%) JavaScript
16 162 (12.70%) OO
17 157 (12.30%) Puppet
17 157 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 153 (11.99%) Internet
19 147 (11.52%) C#
20 146 (11.44%) MongoDB
21 145 (11.36%) SaaS
22 144 (11.29%) Git (software)
23 143 (11.21%) HTML
24 141 (11.05%) Big Data
25 139 (10.89%) Ruby
26 136 (10.66%) Opscode Chef

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 96 (7.52%) IIS
2 86 (6.74%) Apache
3 79 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 76 (5.96%) Apache Solr
5 59 (4.62%) MS Exchange
6 56 (4.39%) SharePoint
7 55 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
8 52 (4.08%) nginx
9 46 (3.61%) OpenStack
10 35 (2.74%) CMS
11 33 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 31 (2.43%) Jetty
13 29 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 29 (2.27%) Apache Pig
14 25 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (1.80%) SAS
16 20 (1.57%) WebSphere
16 20 (1.57%) Node.js
17 18 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 83 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.39%) MS Office
3 9 (0.71%) SPSS
4 5 (0.39%) CPLEX
4 5 (0.39%) MS Project
5 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.24%) Magento
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ECC
4 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Summit
5 2 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.078%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.078%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.078%) Advent Moxy
6 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 196 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (11.36%) SaaS
3 117 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 101 (7.92%) IaaS
5 72 (5.64%) PaaS
6 49 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (3.13%) Office 365
8 21 (1.65%) Google Apps
9 18 (1.41%) Google App Engine
10 14 (1.10%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.78%) Force.com
12 8 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.16%) Route 53
14 1 (0.078%) Joyent
14 1 (0.078%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.078%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 153 (11.99%) Internet
2 124 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 97 (7.60%) Firewall
4 94 (7.37%) SAN
5 85 (6.66%) DNS
6 75 (5.88%) WAN
7 65 (5.09%) DHCP
8 55 (4.31%) LAN
9 50 (3.92%) VPN
10 35 (2.74%) HTTP
11 26 (2.04%) SSH
12 25 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
13 24 (1.88%) Wireless
14 22 (1.72%) LDAP
14 22 (1.72%) BGP
15 21 (1.65%) MPLS
16 20 (1.57%) DMZ
17 19 (1.49%) NAS
18 15 (1.18%) NGN
19 14 (1.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 166 (13.01%) MySQL
3 146 (11.44%) MongoDB
4 141 (11.05%) Big Data
5 109 (8.54%) NoSQL
6 97 (7.60%) Hadoop
7 65 (5.09%) HBase
8 61 (4.78%) Relational Database
9 57 (4.47%) Apache Hive
10 49 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 46 (3.61%) RDBMS
12 35 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (2.59%) Redis
14 32 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (2.12%) Data Mining
16 22 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.72%) Impala
17 20 (1.57%) QlikView
18 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 144 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 84 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 65 (5.09%) Subversion
4 43 (3.37%) TeamCity
5 20 (1.57%) Mercurial
6 17 (1.33%) JIRA
7 14 (1.10%) NUnit
8 13 (1.02%) Hudson
8 13 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.02%) Maven
9 12 (0.94%) Ant
9 12 (0.94%) JUnit
10 10 (0.78%) Selenium
11 9 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 8 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.63%) SpecFlow
12 8 (0.63%) Juju
13 7 (0.55%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.47%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.47%) Bugzilla
General
1 207 (16.22%) Finance
2 120 (9.40%) Marketing
3 106 (8.31%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.21%) Advertising
5 40 (3.13%) Retail
6 33 (2.59%) Games
7 31 (2.43%) Music Industry
8 24 (1.88%) Legal
9 22 (1.72%) Banking
10 16 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.18%) Multimedia
11 15 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.94%) Local Government
13 10 (0.78%) Electronics
13 10 (0.78%) German Language
14 9 (0.71%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.71%) Turkish Language
14 9 (0.71%) Front Office
14 9 (0.71%) Billing
15 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 228 (17.87%) Developer
2 204 (15.99%) Architect
3 104 (8.15%) Consultant
4 82 (6.43%) Java Developer
5 74 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 66 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 59 (4.62%) Senior Architect
8 58 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 54 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
10 53 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
11 52 (4.08%) Analyst
12 48 (3.76%) Administrator
13 45 (3.53%) Operations Engineer
14 43 (3.37%) Web Engineer
15 39 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
16 38 (2.98%) Project Manager
17 34 (2.66%) .NET Developer
18 32 (2.51%) Team Leader
19 31 (2.43%) Systems Engineer
19 31 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (18.26%) Web Services
2 216 (16.93%) .NET
3 143 (11.21%) HTML
4 117 (9.17%) ASP.NET
4 117 (9.17%) CSS
5 87 (6.82%) XML
6 84 (6.58%) J2EE
7 74 (5.80%) HTML5
8 61 (4.78%) RESTful
9 60 (4.70%) CSS3
9 60 (4.70%) JSON
10 50 (3.92%) jQuery
11 48 (3.76%) LAMP
12 46 (3.61%) WCF
13 45 (3.53%) REST
14 42 (3.29%) Servlets
15 37 (2.90%) SOAP
16 36 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
17 35 (2.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 99 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (6.43%) User Experience
4 67 (5.25%) Client/Server
5 64 (5.02%) Open Source
6 61 (4.78%) Visualisation
7 59 (4.62%) Mathematics
8 58 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (3.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 42 (3.29%) Blackberry
10 38 (2.98%) Digital Media
11 35 (2.74%) Statistics
12 33 (2.59%) Social Media
13 32 (2.51%) Management Information System
14 29 (2.27%) Clustering
15 26 (2.04%) Mobile App
16 24 (1.88%) e-Health
17 20 (1.57%) Internet of Things
18 19 (1.49%) FMCG
18 19 (1.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 328 (25.71%) Linux
2 298 (23.35%) Windows
3 113 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (8.78%) UNIX
5 75 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 70 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (3.68%) Debian
9 42 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (2.04%) Android
11 23 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.72%) Solaris
13 21 (1.65%) CentOS
14 18 (1.41%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.63%) SUSE
16 7 (0.55%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.39%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.31%) OS/2
18 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
19 2 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (14.18%) DevOps
3 177 (13.87%) ITIL
4 162 (12.70%) OO
5 127 (9.95%) Project Management
6 117 (9.17%) Analytics
7 113 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
8 103 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 101 (7.92%) OOP
10 97 (7.60%) CRM
11 92 (7.21%) TDD
12 89 (6.97%) E-Commerce
13 87 (6.82%) SOA
14 86 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
15 84 (6.58%) Scrum
16 83 (6.50%) Technical Architecture
17 81 (6.35%) Web Development
18 71 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
19 66 (5.17%) Service Management
19 66 (5.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 322 (25.24%) Java
2 253 (19.83%) SQL
3 177 (13.87%) Python
4 162 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 147 (11.52%) C#
6 139 (10.89%) Ruby
7 126 (9.87%) Perl
8 83 (6.50%) PHP
9 80 (6.27%) Bash Shell
10 55 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 54 (4.23%) C++
12 47 (3.68%) T-SQL
13 42 (3.29%) R
14 29 (2.27%) Shell Script
15 26 (2.04%) C
16 25 (1.96%) PHP5
17 19 (1.49%) XPath
18 16 (1.25%) VB
18 16 (1.25%) Korn
19 14 (1.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 247 (19.36%) Degree
2 34 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (2.19%) CCNP
5 28 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.65%) MCITP
6 21 (1.65%) CCNA
6 21 (1.65%) MCSE
7 16 (1.25%) CISSP
8 15 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.10%) Postgraduate
10 13 (1.02%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.86%) MCTS
11 11 (0.86%) CCIP
12 10 (0.78%) CISA
13 9 (0.71%) ISEB
13 9 (0.71%) PMP
14 8 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (9.17%) QA
2 61 (4.78%) SLA
3 28 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.078%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.078%) COBIT
System Software
1 157 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (8.86%) Active Directory
3 54 (4.23%) KVM
4 48 (3.76%) VMware ESX
5 42 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 40 (3.13%) vCloud
7 38 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (2.66%) Varnish
9 33 (2.59%) Samba
10 31 (2.43%) vSphere
11 27 (2.12%) VMFS
12 24 (1.88%) VMware Server
13 22 (1.72%) XenApp
14 19 (1.49%) Xen
15 17 (1.33%) ISA Server
16 15 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
17 14 (1.10%) MetaFrame
17 14 (1.10%) UAG
18 12 (0.94%) XenDesktop
18 12 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 157 (12.30%) Puppet
2 136 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (3.84%) ZABBIX
4 39 (3.06%) logstash
5 37 (2.90%) Kibana
6 34 (2.66%) Ansible
7 33 (2.59%) StatsD
7 33 (2.59%) HAProxy
8 29 (2.27%) Nagios
9 27 (2.12%) Salt
10 26 (2.04%) SCCM
11 18 (1.41%) Vagrant
12 17 (1.33%) SCOM
13 7 (0.55%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.47%) SCVMM
15 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.31%) Zenoss
15 4 (0.31%) CFEngine
16 2 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 227 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 216 (16.93%) VMware
3 101 (7.92%) Cisco
3 101 (7.92%) HP
4 87 (6.82%) Google
5 79 (6.19%) Oracle
6 71 (5.56%) Citrix
7 69 (5.41%) EMC
8 67 (5.25%) Salesforce.com
9 63 (4.94%) NetApp
10 54 (4.23%) Juniper
11 53 (4.15%) Dell
12 51 (4.00%) Rackspace
13 47 (3.68%) New Relic
14 42 (3.29%) SAP
15 38 (2.98%) Red Hat
16 35 (2.74%) Apple
17 31 (2.43%) Sony
17 31 (2.43%) Toshiba
17 31 (2.43%) SaltStack
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + On Call
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great + Career Prospects
Posted: 4 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £13000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £39,000 to £66,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
EXCELerate
Salary: To £75k OTE £150k, Car Allowance, Health ,Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £75k OTE £150k, Car Allowance, Health ,Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago