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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 419 383 361
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 652 656 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.17% 15.63% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 514 544 636
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
5837 4198 3350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 3.85% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 3619 2902
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 £30,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -14 611 £55,000 +10.00% 69
London +33 360 £57,500 +4.54% 34
South East -72 104 £52,500 +5.00% 17
City of London +9 63 £63,750 +2.00% 18
Surrey -7 41 £47,500 -20.83% 4
East of England -12 40 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West -4 34 £57,500 +64.28%
West Midlands +22 29 £38,500 -51.87% 1
Berkshire -47 28 £65,000 +88.40% 2
Scotland -1 27 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Cambridge -12 27 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -21 27 £45,000 - 2
Brentford - 23 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -33 22 £42,500 -29.16% 8
Birmingham +13 19 £61,500 -23.12% 1
Edinburgh -10 14 £40,500 +14.08% 1
Merseyside +12 13 £57,500 +47.43%
York +1 13 £32,000 - 4
North Yorkshire -8 13 £32,000 - 6
Guildford +20 12 £45,000 - 3
South West -31 12 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Reading -18 11 £100,000 +14.28%
Liverpool +10 10 £57,500 +47.43%
Manchester -9 10 £80,000 +166.66%
Oxfordshire +14 9 £72,500 +281.57% 1
Hertfordshire +4 9 £55,000 +92.13%
Hampshire -39 9 £44,500 +3.48% 5
Shropshire - 9 £25,000 -
Glasgow -3 8 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 8 £42,500 - 2

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 333 (25.65%) Java
2 317 (24.42%) Linux
3 300 (23.11%) Windows
4 273 (21.03%) SQL
5 234 (18.03%) Microsoft
6 228 (17.57%) Degree
7 224 (17.26%) Web Services
7 224 (17.26%) VMware
8 213 (16.41%) .NET
9 200 (15.41%) SQL Server
10 195 (15.02%) Python
10 195 (15.02%) Amazon AWS
11 194 (14.95%) Finance
12 181 (13.94%) ITIL
13 169 (13.02%) JavaScript
14 165 (12.71%) MySQL
15 164 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 161 (12.40%) Internet
17 157 (12.10%) C#
18 156 (12.02%) HTML
18 156 (12.02%) DevOps
19 155 (11.94%) OO
20 150 (11.56%) Puppet
21 146 (11.25%) MongoDB
22 144 (11.09%) Ruby
23 143 (11.02%) Git (software)
24 141 (10.86%) SaaS
24 141 (10.86%) Big Data
25 136 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
26 135 (10.40%) Perl

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 110 (8.47%) IIS
2 81 (6.24%) Apache
2 81 (6.24%) Tomcat
3 69 (5.32%) Apache Solr
4 65 (5.01%) MS Exchange
5 55 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 50 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 47 (3.62%) CMS
8 45 (3.47%) nginx
9 35 (2.70%) Jetty
9 35 (2.70%) Apache Pig
10 33 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 32 (2.47%) SAS
12 31 (2.39%) Node.js
12 31 (2.39%) OpenStack
13 28 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 23 (1.77%) Umbraco
15 21 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (1.39%) Lync
16 18 (1.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 87 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.70%) MS Office
3 17 (1.31%) SPSS
4 6 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.23%) CPLEX
6 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.077%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.77%) Magento
3 7 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.15%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.077%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 195 (15.02%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (10.86%) SaaS
3 111 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 98 (7.55%) IaaS
5 73 (5.62%) PaaS
6 57 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (3.08%) Office 365
8 22 (1.69%) Google Apps
9 18 (1.39%) Amazon S3
10 14 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (1.00%) Google App Engine
12 10 (0.77%) Force.com
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.39%) Trello
14 3 (0.23%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.15%) Heroku
15 2 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 161 (12.40%) Internet
2 121 (9.32%) TCP/IP
3 97 (7.47%) SAN
4 95 (7.32%) Firewall
5 92 (7.09%) DNS
6 79 (6.09%) WAN
7 62 (4.78%) DHCP
8 61 (4.70%) LAN
9 52 (4.01%) VPN
10 36 (2.77%) HTTP
11 29 (2.23%) NAS
12 28 (2.16%) SSH
13 26 (2.00%) MPLS
14 25 (1.93%) BGP
14 25 (1.93%) Radio Access Network
15 23 (1.77%) DMZ
16 21 (1.62%) LDAP
17 18 (1.39%) Wireless
18 16 (1.23%) OSPF
18 16 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 165 (12.71%) MySQL
3 146 (11.25%) MongoDB
4 141 (10.86%) Big Data
5 102 (7.86%) NoSQL
6 99 (7.63%) Hadoop
7 69 (5.32%) Relational Database
8 67 (5.16%) HBase
9 60 (4.62%) Apache Hive
10 53 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 50 (3.85%) RDBMS
12 35 (2.70%) Data Mining
13 34 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 32 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (1.85%) Redis
17 22 (1.69%) Impala
18 20 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (1.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 143 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 76 (5.86%) Jenkins
3 69 (5.32%) Subversion
4 41 (3.16%) TeamCity
5 22 (1.69%) Mercurial
6 18 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.31%) JIRA
8 15 (1.16%) JUnit
9 13 (1.00%) Maven
10 12 (0.92%) NUnit
10 12 (0.92%) Ant
11 11 (0.85%) Selenium
12 9 (0.69%) Hudson
12 9 (0.69%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.62%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.54%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.54%) MSTest
15 6 (0.46%) Axure RP
General
1 194 (14.95%) Finance
2 115 (8.86%) Marketing
3 105 (8.09%) Telecoms
4 46 (3.54%) Advertising
5 41 (3.16%) Retail
6 40 (3.08%) Games
7 30 (2.31%) Music Industry
8 24 (1.85%) Banking
9 19 (1.46%) Legal
10 15 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.16%) Multimedia
11 13 (1.00%) Local Government
12 11 (0.85%) Publishing
13 10 (0.77%) Electronics
13 10 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.77%) Billing
14 9 (0.69%) Front Office
15 8 (0.62%) Automotive
16 6 (0.46%) German Language
16 6 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 243 (18.72%) Developer
2 197 (15.18%) Architect
3 112 (8.63%) Consultant
4 97 (7.47%) Java Developer
5 70 (5.39%) Software Engineer
6 69 (5.32%) Senior Developer
7 58 (4.47%) Technical Architect
8 53 (4.08%) Senior Architect
9 48 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
10 47 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
11 45 (3.47%) Administrator
12 44 (3.39%) Analyst
12 44 (3.39%) Web Engineer
13 43 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
14 42 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
15 41 (3.16%) Team Leader
16 38 (2.93%) .NET Developer
16 38 (2.93%) Support Engineer
17 36 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
17 36 (2.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (17.26%) Web Services
2 213 (16.41%) .NET
3 156 (12.02%) HTML
4 128 (9.86%) ASP.NET
5 123 (9.48%) CSS
6 93 (7.16%) XML
7 89 (6.86%) J2EE
8 84 (6.47%) HTML5
9 67 (5.16%) JSON
10 65 (5.01%) CSS3
11 56 (4.31%) RESTful
12 50 (3.85%) jQuery
13 48 (3.70%) WCF
13 48 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (3.31%) REST
15 41 (3.16%) SOAP
16 40 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
17 39 (3.00%) Spring
18 38 (2.93%) Ajax
18 38 (2.93%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 67 (5.16%) Open Source
3 64 (4.93%) Client/Server
4 63 (4.85%) Visualisation
5 60 (4.62%) Mathematics
6 48 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 46 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (3.16%) Mobile App
9 40 (3.08%) Social Media
10 38 (2.93%) Statistics
11 37 (2.85%) Blackberry
12 32 (2.47%) Digital Media
13 29 (2.23%) Management Information System
14 28 (2.16%) Clustering
15 23 (1.77%) e-Health
16 19 (1.46%) Social Network
17 18 (1.39%) Grid Computing
17 18 (1.39%) N-Tier
18 15 (1.16%) Streaming Media
18 15 (1.16%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 317 (24.42%) Linux
2 300 (23.11%) Windows
3 125 (9.63%) UNIX
4 117 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (5.70%) Ubuntu
6 71 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (4.55%) Debian
8 53 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (2.70%) Android
11 34 (2.62%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.77%) Solaris
13 22 (1.69%) CentOS
14 21 (1.62%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.54%) SUSE
16 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.39%) OS/2
17 5 (0.39%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.23%) Fedora
18 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (13.94%) ITIL
2 156 (12.02%) DevOps
3 155 (11.94%) OO
4 136 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (9.71%) Analytics
6 111 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 109 (8.40%) Project Management
8 103 (7.94%) CRM
9 102 (7.86%) Performance Tuning
10 99 (7.63%) TDD
11 92 (7.09%) OOP
12 84 (6.47%) Technical Architecture
13 83 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
13 83 (6.39%) E-Commerce
14 79 (6.09%) Scrum
15 78 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
15 78 (6.01%) Web Development
16 74 (5.70%) SOA
16 74 (5.70%) Migration
17 73 (5.62%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 333 (25.65%) Java
2 273 (21.03%) SQL
3 195 (15.02%) Python
4 169 (13.02%) JavaScript
5 157 (12.10%) C#
6 144 (11.09%) Ruby
7 135 (10.40%) Perl
8 84 (6.47%) PHP
9 83 (6.39%) Bash Shell
10 56 (4.31%) C++
11 52 (4.01%) R
12 51 (3.93%) T-SQL
12 51 (3.93%) PowerShell
13 28 (2.16%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.77%) VB
15 22 (1.69%) PHP5
16 20 (1.54%) C
17 16 (1.23%) Scala
18 15 (1.16%) MATLAB
18 15 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 228 (17.57%) Degree
2 34 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.93%) CCNP
6 21 (1.62%) MCITP
7 20 (1.54%) MCSE
8 18 (1.39%) CCNA
9 17 (1.31%) CISSP
10 16 (1.23%) CISA
11 15 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (1.08%) Postgraduate
13 13 (1.00%) MCTS
14 12 (0.92%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.92%) CCIP
14 12 (0.92%) SC Cleared
15 8 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (0.62%) MCSA
15 8 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (9.24%) QA
2 56 (4.31%) SLA
3 27 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.077%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 164 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (8.63%) Active Directory
3 51 (3.93%) KVM
4 50 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 42 (3.24%) Hyper-V
6 39 (3.00%) Varnish
7 38 (2.93%) vCloud
8 33 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (2.47%) Samba
10 31 (2.39%) vSphere
11 28 (2.16%) XenApp
12 26 (2.00%) VMFS
13 23 (1.77%) VMware Server
14 21 (1.62%) XenDesktop
15 16 (1.23%) ISA Server
16 15 (1.16%) Xen
16 15 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
17 14 (1.08%) Apache Flume
18 12 (0.92%) UAG
19 11 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 150 (11.56%) Puppet
2 126 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (3.70%) ZABBIX
4 38 (2.93%) logstash
5 36 (2.77%) Kibana
5 36 (2.77%) StatsD
6 32 (2.47%) HAProxy
7 30 (2.31%) SCCM
8 29 (2.23%) Ansible
9 27 (2.08%) Salt
9 27 (2.08%) Nagios
10 20 (1.54%) SCOM
11 12 (0.92%) CFEngine
12 11 (0.85%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.54%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.46%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.39%) AppDNA
16 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
17 3 (0.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 234 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 224 (17.26%) VMware
3 116 (8.94%) Cisco
4 97 (7.47%) HP
5 83 (6.39%) EMC
5 83 (6.39%) Google
6 79 (6.09%) Citrix
7 77 (5.93%) Oracle
8 74 (5.70%) Salesforce.com
9 72 (5.55%) NetApp
10 63 (4.85%) Juniper
11 58 (4.47%) Dell
12 46 (3.54%) Rackspace
13 45 (3.47%) New Relic
14 40 (3.08%) Red Hat
15 37 (2.85%) SAP
16 34 (2.62%) Apple
17 31 (2.39%) SaltStack
18 30 (2.31%) Sony
18 30 (2.31%) Toshiba
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + Health Pension Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + life insurance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £23k - 33k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £26k - 33k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 5 days ago