The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 419 467 479
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 646 623 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.41% 6.36% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 490 451 488
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £54,633
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £78,200
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +12.22%

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
11942 9791 7882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.53% 8.98% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10056 8087 6216
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.69%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 590 £57,500 +9.52% 84
London +66 252 £60,000 - 36
South East +81 201 £61,000 +10.90% 21
Berkshire +80 98 £80,000 +42.22% 4
Reading +60 55 £80,000 +52.38% 4
East of England +8 40 £50,000 - 14
Surrey +60 34 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +5 30 £54,500 +4.80% 9
North West -1 29 £56,250 +50.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 25 £44,500 +11.25% 10
Manchester -7 25 £62,500 +72.41% 2
South West -11 25 £32,500 -35.00% 4
City of London +34 22 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire +4 19 £67,750 +35.50% 2
Cambridge -3 19 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Hampshire -34 17 £39,250 -31.73% 1
West Yorkshire +18 16 £71,500 +10.00% 1
Slough +22 14 £110,000 +91.30%
Scotland +13 14 £40,000 -40.52% 4
West Midlands -10 14 £55,000 +46.66% 3
West Sussex +24 13 £67,500 +145.45% 2
Bradford -3 13 £71,750 +10.38%
Maidenhead +8 12 £55,000 -8.33%
Bristol +2 11 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Crawley 0 11 £67,500 +145.45% 1
Birmingham -20 11 £55,000 +205.55% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £62,500 -
East Midlands +16 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Exeter +15 10 £27,500 -29.93%
Devon +2 10 £27,500 -26.66% 1

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 488 (35.99%) Amazon AWS
2 417 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
3 407 (30.01%) Linux
4 404 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 389 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 368 (27.14%) Java
7 331 (24.41%) Windows
8 267 (19.69%) Degree
9 259 (19.10%) Python
10 248 (18.29%) VMware
11 223 (16.45%) Web Services
12 216 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 214 (15.78%) Finance
14 202 (14.90%) MS Excel
15 197 (14.53%) Big Data
16 183 (13.50%) ITIL
17 181 (13.35%) SQL Server
18 180 (13.27%) SQL
19 178 (13.13%) Data Centre
20 175 (12.91%) DevOps
21 171 (12.61%) Project Management
21 171 (12.61%) Computer Science
22 170 (12.54%) Active Directory
23 168 (12.39%) Software Engineering
24 167 (12.32%) Presales
25 165 (12.17%) JavaScript
26 164 (12.09%) .NET
27 161 (11.87%) Analytics
28 160 (11.80%) C#
29 159 (11.73%) Telecoms

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (5.83%) Apache
2 60 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 57 (4.20%) OpenStack
4 52 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (3.69%) MS Exchange
6 43 (3.17%) Apache Spark
7 39 (2.88%) IIS
8 30 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (2.21%) nginx
9 27 (1.99%) Skype for Business
10 26 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 25 (1.84%) CMS
11 25 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (1.84%) WebLogic
12 24 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (1.70%) JBoss
14 19 (1.40%) WebSphere
15 17 (1.25%) SAS
16 15 (1.11%) WildFly
17 14 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 202 (14.90%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.28%) MS Office
3 23 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.88%) MS Project
4 12 (0.88%) SPSS
5 9 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Stata
8 1 (0.074%) Maya
8 1 (0.074%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.03%) Adobe Campaign
3 11 (0.81%) Eloqua
4 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.52%) Summit
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.29%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 4 (0.29%) Magento
7 4 (0.29%) Unica
8 3 (0.22%) assyst
8 3 (0.22%) HFM
8 3 (0.22%) Radian6
8 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.22%) SAP hybris
9 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP ECC
9 2 (0.15%) Shopify
9 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.074%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 488 (35.99%) Amazon AWS
2 389 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (9.00%) SaaS
4 102 (7.52%) Office 365
5 74 (5.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 72 (5.31%) PaaS
7 63 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
8 55 (4.06%) IaaS
9 37 (2.73%) Amazon S3
10 31 (2.29%) GitHub
11 20 (1.47%) Force.com
12 13 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.74%) Responsys
14 8 (0.59%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.44%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.44%) Oracle CX
15 6 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
16 5 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.37%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.29%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 124 (9.14%) DNS
2 103 (7.60%) Firewall
3 94 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 72 (5.31%) Internet
5 59 (4.35%) SAN
6 51 (3.76%) HTTP
7 49 (3.61%) DHCP
8 46 (3.39%) LDAP
9 42 (3.10%) VPN
10 35 (2.58%) SSL
10 35 (2.58%) VoIP
11 33 (2.43%) WAN
12 27 (1.99%) LAN
13 25 (1.84%) Network Security
14 24 (1.77%) Unified Communications
15 23 (1.70%) Wireless
16 22 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (1.62%) SMTP
17 21 (1.55%) 3G
18 20 (1.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (14.53%) Big Data
2 181 (13.35%) SQL Server
3 142 (10.47%) MySQL
4 100 (7.37%) MongoDB
4 100 (7.37%) NoSQL
5 74 (5.46%) Hadoop
6 56 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 55 (4.06%) Relational Database
8 51 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (2.88%) HBase
10 32 (2.36%) Neo4j
11 30 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (2.21%) Oracle Database
12 28 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (1.47%) Apache Hive
15 19 (1.40%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.96%) Redis
17 12 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 62 (4.57%) Jenkins
3 39 (2.88%) Maven
4 33 (2.43%) Selenium
5 31 (2.29%) Subversion
6 27 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 26 (1.92%) Vagrant
8 24 (1.77%) JIRA
9 21 (1.55%) NUnit
9 21 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (1.33%) IntelliJ
11 17 (1.25%) JUnit
12 15 (1.11%) MSTest
13 14 (1.03%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.81%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.66%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.66%) Mockito
16 8 (0.59%) Ant
16 8 (0.59%) Hudson
16 8 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 214 (15.78%) Finance
2 159 (11.73%) Telecoms
3 122 (9.00%) Marketing
4 77 (5.68%) Retail
5 70 (5.16%) Advertising
6 36 (2.65%) Banking
7 31 (2.29%) Electronics
8 27 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.62%) French Language
10 20 (1.47%) Legal
11 15 (1.11%) German Language
11 15 (1.11%) Law
12 14 (1.03%) Games
13 13 (0.96%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.52%) Billing
15 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.44%) Back Office
16 6 (0.44%) Front Office
17 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 264 (19.47%) Developer
2 182 (13.42%) Architect
3 95 (7.01%) Java Developer
4 94 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
5 84 (6.19%) Consultant
6 72 (5.31%) Senior Developer
7 70 (5.16%) Analyst
8 62 (4.57%) Administrator
9 61 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 61 (4.50%) Software Engineer
10 51 (3.76%) IT Manager
11 49 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
12 43 (3.17%) Graduate
13 42 (3.10%) Development Manager
14 38 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
14 38 (2.80%) Team Leader
15 35 (2.58%) Cloud Engineer
16 33 (2.43%) AWS Developer
17 32 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
18 31 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (16.45%) Web Services
2 164 (12.09%) .NET
3 115 (8.48%) HTML
4 101 (7.45%) CSS
5 94 (6.93%) REST
6 86 (6.34%) Spring
7 74 (5.46%) AngularJS
8 64 (4.72%) jQuery
9 60 (4.42%) JSON
10 58 (4.28%) XML
11 57 (4.20%) ASP.NET
12 50 (3.69%) RESTful
13 40 (2.95%) SOAP
14 39 (2.88%) Middleware
15 36 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (2.51%) LAMP
16 34 (2.51%) Visualforce
17 32 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 31 (2.29%) Apache Flex
19 30 (2.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 178 (13.13%) Data Centre
2 171 (12.61%) Computer Science
3 104 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 57 (4.20%) Public Cloud
7 54 (3.98%) Algorithms
8 42 (3.10%) Data Structures
9 30 (2.21%) Blockchain
9 30 (2.21%) Internet of Things
10 26 (1.92%) Fintech
11 23 (1.70%) Private Cloud
12 22 (1.62%) Clustering
12 22 (1.62%) Statistics
13 20 (1.47%) User Experience
14 17 (1.25%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.18%) Visualisation
16 15 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
16 15 (1.11%) Grid Computing
17 14 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 407 (30.01%) Linux
2 331 (24.41%) Windows
3 113 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 99 (7.30%) Unix
5 65 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (2.88%) CentOS
9 35 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (2.43%) AIX
11 31 (2.29%) Ubuntu
12 23 (1.70%) SUSE
13 22 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (1.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 17 (1.25%) Windows 7
16 16 (1.18%) Windows 10
17 14 (1.03%) Apple iOS
17 14 (1.03%) Debian
18 11 (0.81%) Android
19 10 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (13.50%) ITIL
3 175 (12.91%) DevOps
4 171 (12.61%) Project Management
5 168 (12.39%) Software Engineering
6 167 (12.32%) Presales
7 161 (11.87%) Analytics
8 154 (11.36%) Open Source
9 115 (8.48%) TDD
10 104 (7.67%) Configuration Management
10 104 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
11 102 (7.52%) Scrum
12 97 (7.15%) Mentoring
13 82 (6.05%) Service Management
13 82 (6.05%) SOA
14 75 (5.53%) Migration
15 74 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (5.16%) CRM
17 69 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 69 (5.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 368 (27.14%) Java
2 259 (19.10%) Python
3 180 (13.27%) SQL
4 165 (12.17%) JavaScript
5 160 (11.80%) C#
6 121 (8.92%) Ruby
7 99 (7.30%) PHP
8 96 (7.08%) Perl
9 83 (6.12%) PowerShell
10 76 (5.60%) Scala
11 71 (5.24%) Bash Shell
12 65 (4.79%) C++
13 37 (2.73%) C
14 35 (2.58%) Clojure
14 35 (2.58%) Groovy
15 34 (2.51%) Apex Code
16 32 (2.36%) Shell Script
17 31 (2.29%) R
18 21 (1.55%) TypeScript
19 19 (1.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 267 (19.69%) Degree
2 72 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 47 (3.47%) MCSE
5 41 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 40 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (2.21%) BC Cleared
8 30 (2.21%) CISSP
9 28 (2.06%) MCITP
10 27 (1.99%) CCNA
11 19 (1.40%) CCNP
11 19 (1.40%) SC Cleared
12 16 (1.18%) MCTS
12 16 (1.18%) VCP5
13 15 (1.11%) CISM
14 14 (1.03%) CISA
15 13 (0.96%) VCP6
16 12 (0.88%) MCSA
16 12 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.50%) QA
1 61 (4.50%) SLA
2 43 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (2.29%) GCP
4 27 (1.99%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.66%) GPG13
6 8 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.37%) COBIT
9 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.15%) COSO
10 2 (0.15%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.15%) SDET
11 1 (0.074%) DICOM
11 1 (0.074%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.074%) HL7
11 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 216 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 170 (12.54%) Active Directory
3 96 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 72 (5.31%) vSphere
5 63 (4.65%) Docker
6 46 (3.39%) vCloud
7 38 (2.80%) XenApp
8 37 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
9 31 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (1.92%) XenDesktop
11 23 (1.70%) HDFS
12 18 (1.33%) Apache Flume
12 18 (1.33%) KVM
13 16 (1.18%) Xen
13 16 (1.18%) XenServer
14 13 (0.96%) VMware ESX
15 12 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 12 (0.88%) Terminal Services
15 12 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 113 (8.33%) Puppet
2 75 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (4.57%) SCCM
4 58 (4.28%) Ansible
5 36 (2.65%) SCOM
6 35 (2.58%) Packer
6 35 (2.58%) Terraform
7 18 (1.33%) Graphite
8 17 (1.25%) Kubernetes
9 15 (1.11%) Grafana
9 15 (1.11%) PowerCLI
9 15 (1.11%) Uchiwa
9 15 (1.11%) vRealize
10 12 (0.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 11 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.81%) Consul
12 10 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (0.74%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.74%) Nagios
13 9 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 404 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 248 (18.29%) VMware
3 154 (11.36%) Oracle
4 100 (7.37%) Cisco
5 83 (6.12%) Google
6 82 (6.05%) HP
7 73 (5.38%) Citrix
8 61 (4.50%) Red Hat
8 61 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (2.73%) SAP
10 34 (2.51%) Informatica
11 32 (2.36%) NetApp
12 27 (1.99%) Huawei
13 24 (1.77%) CA
14 22 (1.62%) IBM
15 20 (1.47%) Atlassian
16 19 (1.40%) Adobe
16 19 (1.40%) EMC
16 19 (1.40%) Hortonworks
16 19 (1.40%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
n-tier selection limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + OTE + Full benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + OTE & Full benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £400000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 5% flex benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare, more
Posted: Yesterday