The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 419 424 364
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -60
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 643 589 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.01% 14.34% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 503 495 653
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 £31,000 £30,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.49%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5841 4106 3374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.98% 3.77% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4699 3541 2906
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 £72,500 £80,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -2 604 £55,000 +10.00% 79
London +41 338 £57,500 +4.54% 34
South East -56 129 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Surrey -3 43 £47,500 -20.83% 6
East of England -9 40 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Berkshire -10 40 £66,250 +65.62% 5
City of London -18 38 £61,250 +4.25% 11
North West +8 29 £63,000 +95.34% 5
Cambridge -7 27 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Cambridgeshire -10 27 £42,500 -8.10% 3
Yorkshire -42 25 £42,750 +4.05% 6
West Midlands +7 23 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Scotland +1 23 £37,500 +5.63% 4
Liverpool +20 18 £57,500 +47.43%
Merseyside +14 18 £57,500 +47.43%
York +1 17 £32,000 - 4
North Yorkshire -5 17 £32,000 -20.00% 4
Reading -10 17 £100,000 +11.11% 3
Brentford - 16 £52,500 -
Edinburgh -5 15 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Guildford +18 14 £45,000 - 3
Birmingham +10 14 £61,500 +36.66%
Hampshire -28 14 £55,000 +52.77% 3
Cardiff -7 13 £40,000 -23.80%
Wales -8 13 £40,000 -23.80% 1
South Wales -10 13 £40,000 -23.80% 1
South West -28 13 £52,500 +13.51% 4
Oxfordshire +10 12 £70,000 +268.42% 4
Oxford +15 10 £71,250 +141.52% 1
Woking - 10 £47,500 -

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 322 (25.54%) Java
2 286 (22.68%) Linux
3 281 (22.28%) Windows
4 268 (21.25%) SQL
5 224 (17.76%) Microsoft
6 218 (17.29%) VMware
7 204 (16.18%) Degree
8 197 (15.62%) .NET
8 197 (15.62%) Python
9 191 (15.15%) Web Services
10 184 (14.59%) ITIL
11 181 (14.35%) SQL Server
12 177 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
13 176 (13.96%) Finance
14 172 (13.64%) Internet
15 171 (13.56%) JavaScript
16 167 (13.24%) HTML
17 165 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 149 (11.82%) C#
19 148 (11.74%) MySQL
20 145 (11.50%) Ruby
21 142 (11.26%) Big Data
22 139 (11.02%) MongoDB
23 137 (10.86%) Git (software)
24 136 (10.79%) Puppet
25 135 (10.71%) OO
26 134 (10.63%) SaaS
27 133 (10.55%) UNIX
28 130 (10.31%) Cisco
29 128 (10.15%) Perl

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 103 (8.17%) IIS
2 78 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 73 (5.79%) MS Exchange
4 62 (4.92%) Apache
5 50 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 50 (3.97%) CMS
5 50 (3.97%) Apache Solr
6 42 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (3.17%) Jetty
8 36 (2.85%) nginx
9 35 (2.78%) Apache Pig
10 34 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 34 (2.70%) SAS
11 31 (2.46%) Umbraco
11 31 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 31 (2.46%) Node.js
12 22 (1.74%) Lync
13 21 (1.67%) OpenStack
13 21 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 93 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.65%) MS Office
3 19 (1.51%) SPSS
4 9 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.40%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.079%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 10 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.79%) Magento
2 7 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.079%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.079%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 177 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (10.63%) SaaS
3 103 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 97 (7.69%) IaaS
5 72 (5.71%) PaaS
6 53 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (3.89%) Office 365
8 25 (1.98%) Google Apps
9 19 (1.51%) Amazon S3
10 15 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.79%) Force.com
12 7 (0.56%) Heroku
13 5 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.40%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.40%) Trello
14 3 (0.24%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.24%) GitHub
15 2 (0.16%) Route 53
16 1 (0.079%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 172 (13.64%) Internet
2 105 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 97 (7.69%) SAN
4 90 (7.14%) Firewall
5 80 (6.34%) DNS
6 76 (6.03%) WAN
7 60 (4.76%) LAN
8 55 (4.36%) VPN
9 51 (4.04%) DHCP
10 43 (3.41%) NAS
11 37 (2.93%) HTTP
12 31 (2.46%) MPLS
13 30 (2.38%) SSH
14 25 (1.98%) BGP
15 22 (1.74%) VoIP
15 22 (1.74%) DMZ
16 18 (1.43%) LDAP
16 18 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
17 16 (1.27%) OSPF
18 15 (1.19%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 148 (11.74%) MySQL
3 142 (11.26%) Big Data
4 139 (11.02%) MongoDB
5 105 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 102 (8.09%) NoSQL
7 70 (5.55%) HBase
8 65 (5.15%) Apache Hive
9 59 (4.68%) Relational Database
10 45 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (3.25%) RDBMS
12 37 (2.93%) Data Mining
13 35 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (2.06%) Impala
16 25 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (1.59%) Triplestore
19 19 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 137 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 68 (5.39%) Subversion
3 59 (4.68%) Jenkins
4 38 (3.01%) TeamCity
5 26 (2.06%) Mercurial
6 17 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.27%) Maven
8 14 (1.11%) Selenium
9 12 (0.95%) JIRA
10 11 (0.87%) JUnit
10 11 (0.87%) SpecFlow
11 10 (0.79%) Ant
12 9 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
12 9 (0.71%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.56%) NUnit
14 7 (0.56%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.56%) MSTest
15 6 (0.48%) Hudson
15 6 (0.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 176 (13.96%) Finance
2 110 (8.72%) Marketing
3 109 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.73%) Advertising
5 41 (3.25%) Games
6 37 (2.93%) Retail
7 26 (2.06%) Music Industry
8 21 (1.67%) Banking
9 17 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.19%) Multimedia
11 14 (1.11%) Legal
12 13 (1.03%) Publishing
13 12 (0.95%) Local Government
14 10 (0.79%) Billing
14 10 (0.79%) Electronics
15 9 (0.71%) Automotive
16 8 (0.63%) Front Office
17 6 (0.48%) Law
18 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 239 (18.95%) Developer
2 178 (14.12%) Architect
3 122 (9.67%) Consultant
4 106 (8.41%) Java Developer
5 72 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 58 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 52 (4.12%) Technical Architect
8 46 (3.65%) Administrator
9 44 (3.49%) Support Engineer
9 44 (3.49%) Team Leader
9 44 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
10 42 (3.33%) Senior Architect
10 42 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
11 40 (3.17%) Web Engineer
11 40 (3.17%) Analyst
12 39 (3.09%) Project Manager
13 37 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
13 37 (2.93%) .NET Developer
14 35 (2.78%) UNIX Engineer
15 33 (2.62%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (15.62%) .NET
2 191 (15.15%) Web Services
3 167 (13.24%) HTML
4 126 (9.99%) CSS
5 122 (9.67%) ASP.NET
6 101 (8.01%) HTML5
7 98 (7.77%) J2EE
8 75 (5.95%) XML
8 75 (5.95%) CSS3
9 64 (5.08%) JSON
10 57 (4.52%) MapReduce
11 54 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (3.65%) jQuery
13 41 (3.25%) RESTful
14 40 (3.17%) WCF
14 40 (3.17%) SOAP
14 40 (3.17%) JDBC
15 38 (3.01%) Swing
16 37 (2.93%) Ajax
16 37 (2.93%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.17%) Computer Science
2 67 (5.31%) Open Source
3 65 (5.15%) Visualisation
4 59 (4.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 56 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 55 (4.36%) Client/Server
7 47 (3.73%) Social Media
8 43 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 43 (3.41%) Statistics
9 42 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (2.62%) Digital Media
10 33 (2.62%) Management Information System
11 30 (2.38%) Blackberry
12 27 (2.14%) Clustering
13 23 (1.82%) e-Health
14 19 (1.51%) Social Network
15 18 (1.43%) Grid Computing
16 14 (1.11%) Blog
17 13 (1.03%) Mainframe
17 13 (1.03%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 286 (22.68%) Linux
2 281 (22.28%) Windows
3 133 (10.55%) UNIX
4 111 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (4.84%) Ubuntu
7 57 (4.52%) Debian
8 51 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 50 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (3.01%) Android
11 36 (2.85%) Apple iOS
12 27 (2.14%) Solaris
13 22 (1.74%) Windows 7
14 18 (1.43%) CentOS
15 9 (0.71%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.48%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.32%) SUSE
18 3 (0.24%) Fedora
18 3 (0.24%) OS/2
18 3 (0.24%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (14.59%) ITIL
2 135 (10.71%) OO
3 127 (10.07%) DevOps
4 126 (9.99%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (9.44%) Analytics
6 113 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 111 (8.80%) TDD
8 98 (7.77%) Project Management
9 93 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
10 92 (7.30%) CRM
11 88 (6.98%) Web Development
12 81 (6.42%) OOP
12 81 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
13 75 (5.95%) MVC
14 74 (5.87%) Scrum
15 72 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
16 63 (5.00%) Migration
16 63 (5.00%) Service Management
16 63 (5.00%) E-Commerce
17 59 (4.68%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 322 (25.54%) Java
2 268 (21.25%) SQL
3 197 (15.62%) Python
4 171 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 149 (11.82%) C#
6 145 (11.50%) Ruby
7 128 (10.15%) Perl
8 86 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 83 (6.58%) PHP
10 57 (4.52%) R
11 55 (4.36%) C++
12 41 (3.25%) PowerShell
13 38 (3.01%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.43%) VB
14 18 (1.43%) C
14 18 (1.43%) Scala
15 16 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.11%) MATLAB
16 14 (1.11%) Objective-C
17 12 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 204 (16.18%) Degree
2 40 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 36 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (2.62%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.38%) MCSE
6 25 (1.98%) CCNP
7 21 (1.67%) CISA
7 21 (1.67%) MCITP
8 19 (1.51%) CCNA
9 15 (1.19%) CCIP
9 15 (1.19%) CISSP
10 14 (1.11%) Postgraduate
10 14 (1.11%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.95%) MCTS
12 11 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.87%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.63%) CITP
13 8 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (9.44%) QA
2 51 (4.04%) SLA
3 27 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.079%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (8.80%) Active Directory
3 49 (3.89%) VMware ESX
4 43 (3.41%) KVM
5 36 (2.85%) Varnish
5 36 (2.85%) Hyper-V
6 35 (2.78%) vCloud
7 31 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (2.30%) vSphere
9 28 (2.22%) XenApp
9 28 (2.22%) Samba
10 24 (1.90%) VMFS
11 23 (1.82%) VMware Server
12 22 (1.74%) XenDesktop
13 16 (1.27%) ISA Server
14 15 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
14 15 (1.19%) Apache Flume
15 12 (0.95%) UAG
16 10 (0.79%) Xen
17 9 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 136 (10.79%) Puppet
2 100 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (3.17%) ZABBIX
4 35 (2.78%) logstash
5 33 (2.62%) Kibana
5 33 (2.62%) StatsD
6 28 (2.22%) HAProxy
6 28 (2.22%) SCCM
7 24 (1.90%) SCOM
8 21 (1.67%) CFEngine
9 20 (1.59%) Ansible
9 20 (1.59%) Nagios
10 19 (1.51%) Salt
11 8 (0.63%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.40%) AppDNA
13 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.32%) Cacti
13 4 (0.32%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 224 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 218 (17.29%) VMware
3 130 (10.31%) Cisco
4 88 (6.98%) EMC
5 84 (6.66%) HP
6 81 (6.42%) Citrix
6 81 (6.42%) Google
7 77 (6.11%) Salesforce.com
8 75 (5.95%) NetApp
9 68 (5.39%) Juniper
9 68 (5.39%) Oracle
10 50 (3.97%) Dell
11 39 (3.09%) Red Hat
12 37 (2.93%) New Relic
13 32 (2.54%) Rackspace
14 30 (2.38%) Apple
15 27 (2.14%) CA
16 26 (2.06%) Sony
16 26 (2.06%) Toshiba
17 25 (1.98%) SAP
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, share options
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Fantastic Salary + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street Enterprises Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: Up to £17,000 basic (depending on experience) plus uncapped commission
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MBA Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £26k - 33k per year
Posted: 2 days ago