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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 419 386 362
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -24
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 657 651 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.21% 15.67% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 511 541 635
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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
5860 4155 3388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.05% 3.86% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 3581 2932
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 £72,500
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 1 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 1 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
(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 -26 616 £55,000 +10.00% 79
London +19 367 £57,500 +4.54% 37
South East -65 98 £52,500 +5.00% 14
City of London +24 70 £62,500 -3.84% 15
East of England -24 43 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Surrey -10 37 £47,500 -32.14% 2
North West -2 33 £57,500 +63.12% 4
Berkshire -37 30 £60,000 +79.10% 6
Cambridge -18 28 £45,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire -30 28 £45,000 - 9
West Midlands +17 27 £38,500 -51.87% 1
Scotland +1 27 £38,750 +9.92% 3
Brentford - 23 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -33 22 £42,500 -29.16% 5
Birmingham +19 20 £50,000 -37.50%
Edinburgh -1 14 £40,000 +13.47% 3
South West -43 13 £45,000 -5.26% 3
York +4 12 £32,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 12 £100,000 +142.42% 2
North Yorkshire -9 12 £32,000 - 1
Merseyside +15 10 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Guildford +14 10 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Watford +4 10 £100,000 +525.00%
Manchester -21 10 £80,000 +128.57% 1
Oxfordshire +12 9 £72,500 +281.57% 1
Reading -23 9 £110,000 +29.41% 5
Glasgow -4 8 £42,500 -
Cheshire -14 8 £36,000 +3.59% 2
Liverpool +13 7 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Oxford +8 7 £75,000 +87.50%

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 335 (25.99%) Java
2 322 (24.98%) Linux
3 298 (23.12%) Windows
4 268 (20.79%) SQL
5 237 (18.39%) Degree
6 231 (17.92%) Microsoft
7 227 (17.61%) Web Services
8 221 (17.15%) VMware
9 212 (16.45%) .NET
10 203 (15.75%) Finance
11 197 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
12 193 (14.97%) SQL Server
13 189 (14.66%) Python
14 176 (13.65%) ITIL
15 170 (13.19%) DevOps
16 168 (13.03%) JavaScript
17 163 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 161 (12.49%) MySQL
19 158 (12.26%) OO
20 154 (11.95%) C#
21 153 (11.87%) Internet
22 152 (11.79%) Puppet
23 149 (11.56%) MongoDB
24 148 (11.48%) HTML
25 142 (11.02%) SaaS
25 142 (11.02%) Git (software)
26 141 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
27 140 (10.86%) Ruby
28 139 (10.78%) Big Data
29 133 (10.32%) Perl

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 105 (8.15%) IIS
2 83 (6.44%) Apache
3 77 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 72 (5.59%) Apache Solr
5 62 (4.81%) MS Exchange
6 53 (4.11%) SharePoint
7 52 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
8 48 (3.72%) nginx
9 41 (3.18%) CMS
10 38 (2.95%) OpenStack
11 34 (2.64%) Apache Pig
11 34 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 33 (2.56%) Jetty
13 30 (2.33%) SAS
14 27 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
15 26 (2.02%) Node.js
16 23 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (1.47%) WebSphere
18 18 (1.40%) Umbraco
19 17 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 83 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.88%) MS Office
3 16 (1.24%) SPSS
4 5 (0.39%) MS Project
5 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.23%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.54%) Magento
3 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.078%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 197 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (11.02%) SaaS
3 111 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 99 (7.68%) IaaS
5 75 (5.82%) PaaS
6 56 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (3.03%) Office 365
8 22 (1.71%) Google Apps
9 17 (1.32%) Google App Engine
10 15 (1.16%) Amazon S3
11 13 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.78%) Force.com
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.16%) Trello
14 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.16%) Route 53
15 1 (0.078%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.078%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 153 (11.87%) Internet
2 125 (9.70%) TCP/IP
3 96 (7.45%) Firewall
4 91 (7.06%) SAN
5 89 (6.90%) DNS
6 74 (5.74%) WAN
7 63 (4.89%) DHCP
8 56 (4.34%) LAN
9 49 (3.80%) VPN
10 37 (2.87%) HTTP
11 27 (2.09%) SSH
12 25 (1.94%) Radio Access Network
13 22 (1.71%) NAS
13 22 (1.71%) DMZ
13 22 (1.71%) BGP
13 22 (1.71%) LDAP
14 21 (1.63%) MPLS
15 19 (1.47%) Wireless
16 15 (1.16%) NGN
17 14 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 161 (12.49%) MySQL
3 149 (11.56%) MongoDB
4 139 (10.78%) Big Data
5 106 (8.22%) NoSQL
6 98 (7.60%) Hadoop
7 67 (5.20%) HBase
7 67 (5.20%) Relational Database
8 61 (4.73%) Apache Hive
9 52 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 50 (3.88%) RDBMS
11 34 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (2.64%) Data Mining
12 33 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (2.17%) Redis
13 28 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (1.63%) QlikView
14 21 (1.63%) Impala
15 19 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 142 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.21%) Jenkins
3 67 (5.20%) Subversion
4 40 (3.10%) TeamCity
5 19 (1.47%) Mercurial
6 17 (1.32%) JIRA
7 16 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.16%) JUnit
9 13 (1.01%) NUnit
10 12 (0.93%) Maven
10 12 (0.93%) Ant
11 10 (0.78%) Selenium
11 10 (0.78%) Hudson
12 8 (0.62%) SpecFlow
12 8 (0.62%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.54%) Juju
13 7 (0.54%) ClearCase
13 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 203 (15.75%) Finance
2 112 (8.69%) Marketing
3 107 (8.30%) Telecoms
4 44 (3.41%) Advertising
5 39 (3.03%) Retail
6 36 (2.79%) Games
7 31 (2.40%) Music Industry
8 21 (1.63%) Banking
8 21 (1.63%) Legal
9 16 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.16%) Multimedia
11 12 (0.93%) Billing
11 12 (0.93%) Local Government
12 11 (0.85%) Publishing
13 10 (0.78%) Electronics
13 10 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.78%) Front Office
14 8 (0.62%) Automotive
14 8 (0.62%) German Language
14 8 (0.62%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 237 (18.39%) Developer
2 200 (15.52%) Architect
3 110 (8.53%) Consultant
4 93 (7.21%) Java Developer
5 71 (5.51%) Senior Developer
6 65 (5.04%) Software Engineer
7 55 (4.27%) Technical Architect
8 53 (4.11%) Senior Architect
9 51 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
10 50 (3.88%) Analyst
11 48 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
12 47 (3.65%) Administrator
13 45 (3.49%) Operations Engineer
14 43 (3.34%) Web Engineer
15 41 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
16 38 (2.95%) Project Manager
17 37 (2.87%) .NET Developer
18 36 (2.79%) Team Leader
19 34 (2.64%) Support Engineer
20 33 (2.56%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (17.61%) Web Services
2 212 (16.45%) .NET
3 148 (11.48%) HTML
4 122 (9.46%) ASP.NET
5 119 (9.23%) CSS
6 94 (7.29%) XML
7 88 (6.83%) J2EE
8 74 (5.74%) HTML5
9 66 (5.12%) JSON
10 62 (4.81%) CSS3
11 61 (4.73%) RESTful
12 47 (3.65%) jQuery
13 46 (3.57%) WCF
14 44 (3.41%) REST
15 41 (3.18%) Servlets
16 40 (3.10%) LAMP
16 40 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (3.03%) Spring
17 39 (3.03%) SOAP
18 36 (2.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 65 (5.04%) Open Source
3 64 (4.97%) Client/Server
4 63 (4.89%) Visualisation
5 58 (4.50%) Mathematics
6 51 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (3.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 40 (3.10%) Blackberry
9 37 (2.87%) Statistics
10 36 (2.79%) Digital Media
10 36 (2.79%) Mobile App
11 35 (2.72%) Social Media
12 32 (2.48%) Management Information System
13 28 (2.17%) Clustering
14 23 (1.78%) e-Health
15 17 (1.32%) N-Tier
15 17 (1.32%) Social Network
16 16 (1.24%) IPTV
16 16 (1.24%) Internet of Things
17 15 (1.16%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 322 (24.98%) Linux
2 298 (23.12%) Windows
3 120 (9.31%) UNIX
4 118 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (5.90%) Ubuntu
6 72 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (4.27%) Debian
8 53 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (2.33%) Android
11 28 (2.17%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.71%) Solaris
13 20 (1.55%) CentOS
14 19 (1.47%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.62%) SUSE
16 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.39%) OS/2
17 5 (0.39%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 2 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (13.65%) ITIL
2 170 (13.19%) DevOps
3 158 (12.26%) OO
4 141 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (9.85%) Analytics
6 117 (9.08%) Project Management
7 106 (8.22%) CRM
8 105 (8.15%) Software Engineering
9 99 (7.68%) Performance Tuning
10 97 (7.53%) OOP
11 92 (7.14%) TDD
11 92 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
13 85 (6.59%) E-Commerce
14 80 (6.21%) SOA
14 80 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
15 78 (6.05%) Scrum
16 76 (5.90%) Web Development
17 71 (5.51%) Migration
18 66 (5.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 335 (25.99%) Java
2 268 (20.79%) SQL
3 189 (14.66%) Python
4 168 (13.03%) JavaScript
5 154 (11.95%) C#
6 140 (10.86%) Ruby
7 133 (10.32%) Perl
8 82 (6.36%) Bash Shell
9 78 (6.05%) PHP
10 56 (4.34%) C++
11 53 (4.11%) T-SQL
12 52 (4.03%) PowerShell
13 47 (3.65%) R
14 32 (2.48%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.78%) PHP5
16 22 (1.71%) VB
17 19 (1.47%) C
18 16 (1.24%) Korn
18 16 (1.24%) XPath
19 15 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 237 (18.39%) Degree
2 31 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.94%) CCNP
6 20 (1.55%) MCITP
7 18 (1.40%) CCNA
7 18 (1.40%) MCSE
8 16 (1.24%) CISSP
9 14 (1.09%) Postgraduate
9 14 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 13 (1.01%) CISA
11 12 (0.93%) MCTS
11 12 (0.93%) SC Cleared
12 11 (0.85%) CCIP
13 9 (0.70%) PMP
14 8 (0.62%) MCSA
15 7 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (9.15%) QA
2 60 (4.65%) SLA
3 25 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.078%) JSP 440
System Software
1 163 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 53 (4.11%) KVM
4 48 (3.72%) VMware ESX
5 40 (3.10%) Hyper-V
6 38 (2.95%) vCloud
7 36 (2.79%) Varnish
8 35 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (2.56%) Samba
10 32 (2.48%) vSphere
11 28 (2.17%) XenApp
12 26 (2.02%) VMFS
13 23 (1.78%) VMware Server
14 19 (1.47%) XenDesktop
15 18 (1.40%) Xen
16 17 (1.32%) ISA Server
17 15 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
18 13 (1.01%) Apache Flume
18 13 (1.01%) MetaFrame
19 12 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 152 (11.79%) Puppet
2 132 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (3.88%) ZABBIX
4 38 (2.95%) logstash
5 36 (2.79%) Kibana
6 35 (2.72%) StatsD
7 33 (2.56%) HAProxy
8 32 (2.48%) Ansible
9 30 (2.33%) Salt
9 30 (2.33%) Nagios
10 27 (2.09%) SCCM
11 18 (1.40%) SCOM
12 12 (0.93%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.62%) CFEngine
14 7 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.54%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.47%) SCVMM
16 5 (0.39%) AppDNA
17 4 (0.31%) Zenoss
17 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 231 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 221 (17.15%) VMware
3 108 (8.38%) Cisco
4 95 (7.37%) HP
5 88 (6.83%) Google
6 75 (5.82%) Citrix
7 74 (5.74%) EMC
7 74 (5.74%) Oracle
8 73 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
9 65 (5.04%) NetApp
10 57 (4.42%) Juniper
11 55 (4.27%) Dell
12 50 (3.88%) Rackspace
13 48 (3.72%) New Relic
14 37 (2.87%) SAP
15 36 (2.79%) Red Hat
16 35 (2.72%) Apple
17 34 (2.64%) SaltStack
18 31 (2.40%) Sony
18 31 (2.40%) Toshiba
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best in market plus generous benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Spinnaker Red
Salary: £65,000 - 75,000k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambourne, Cambridgeshire
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
RecruitX
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago