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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 414 444 424
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 655 644 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.31% 8.98% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 475 504 503
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
8960 7173 5068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 6.13% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7246 5710 4323
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 3 August 2015 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 3 August 2015. 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 +9 590 £55,000 - 101
London -24 267 £60,000 +4.34% 38
South East +9 122 £55,000 +4.76% 22
East of England +37 65 £46,250 +8.82% 6
Yorkshire +28 50 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Hampshire +49 48 £57,500 +4.54% 1
City of London +39 44 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Hertfordshire +24 37 £60,001 +42.85%
North Yorkshire +15 34 £45,000 +40.62% 3
Farnborough +1 34 £60,000 -
South West +9 32 £50,000 - 10
Berkshire +7 30 £57,500 -17.85% 9
Harrogate - 30 £46,250 - 2
Cambridgeshire +9 28 £42,500 - 5
Cambridge +14 25 £46,250 +8.82% 5
East Midlands +22 19 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Watford +9 18 £28,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire +13 17 £55,000 -21.42% 3
Bristol -4 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -15 16 £47,000 +22.07% 5
North West -18 16 £40,000 -30.43% 13
West Yorkshire +17 14 £65,000 +39.78% 2
Scotland -2 14 £77,250 +99.35% 5
Leeds +13 13 £65,000 +39.78% 1
Surrey -18 12 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Guildford +2 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Reading -10 10 £45,000 -55.00% 4
Manchester +6 9 £37,500 -53.12% 10
Wiltshire +1 8 £46,250 -31.48% 6
Northampton - 8 £45,000 -

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 399 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (24.09%) Linux
4 310 (23.05%) Web Services
5 308 (22.90%) ITIL
6 300 (22.30%) Java
7 299 (22.23%) VMware
8 289 (21.49%) Microsoft
9 271 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
10 263 (19.55%) Windows
11 250 (18.59%) Project Management
12 237 (17.62%) Degree
13 236 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 227 (16.88%) Finance
15 222 (16.51%) Data Centre
16 221 (16.43%) Oracle
17 203 (15.09%) SQL
18 195 (14.50%) Active Directory
19 192 (14.28%) SQL Server
20 177 (13.16%) Python
20 177 (13.16%) Cisco
20 177 (13.16%) SaaS
21 169 (12.57%) .NET
22 167 (12.42%) JavaScript
23 164 (12.19%) MS Excel
24 163 (12.12%) DevOps
25 161 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
26 159 (11.82%) IaaS
27 155 (11.52%) Firewall
28 153 (11.38%) Puppet

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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
1 107 (7.96%) Apache
2 88 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 83 (6.17%) IIS
4 63 (4.68%) MS Exchange
5 59 (4.39%) CMS
6 56 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
7 48 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 46 (3.42%) nginx
9 44 (3.27%) Node.js
10 42 (3.12%) OpenStack
11 37 (2.75%) Apache Pig
12 33 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 32 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 32 (2.38%) SAS
14 29 (2.16%) OpenEdge
14 29 (2.16%) Lync
15 27 (2.01%) JBoss
16 26 (1.93%) Apache Solr
17 23 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
18 14 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 164 (12.19%) MS Excel
2 106 (7.88%) MS Office
3 31 (2.30%) SPSS
4 21 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.89%) MS Project
6 10 (0.74%) CPLEX
7 8 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.15%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (1.12%) Primavera
4 14 (1.04%) Workday HCM
5 9 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.67%) assyst
6 8 (0.59%) Tridion
7 6 (0.45%) Magento
8 5 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.15%) Summit
12 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.074%) MoSes
12 1 (0.074%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 1 (0.074%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 399 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (13.16%) SaaS
3 159 (11.82%) IaaS
4 131 (9.74%) PaaS
5 120 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 99 (7.36%) Office 365
7 84 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (3.12%) Amazon S3
9 40 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 31 (2.30%) Amazon EMR
11 15 (1.12%) Google Apps
12 13 (0.97%) Google App Engine
13 12 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (0.89%) Heroku
13 12 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 11 (0.82%) Force.com
15 9 (0.67%) Taleo
16 8 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
16 8 (0.59%) Terremark
17 6 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 155 (11.52%) Firewall
2 122 (9.07%) DNS
3 102 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 102 (7.58%) WAN
4 101 (7.51%) Internet
5 88 (6.54%) LAN
6 83 (6.17%) VPN
7 76 (5.65%) SAN
8 59 (4.39%) DHCP
9 49 (3.64%) Wireless
10 48 (3.57%) LDAP
11 41 (3.05%) HTTP
12 40 (2.97%) Network Security
13 38 (2.83%) VLAN
14 34 (2.53%) MPLS
15 30 (2.23%) CTI
16 26 (1.93%) SSL
16 26 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
17 25 (1.86%) Unified Communications
18 24 (1.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (14.28%) SQL Server
2 145 (10.78%) Big Data
3 100 (7.43%) MySQL
4 99 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 87 (6.47%) Hadoop
6 83 (6.17%) NoSQL
7 81 (6.02%) Oracle Database
8 70 (5.20%) Relational Database
9 53 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 53 (3.94%) DB2
10 43 (3.20%) HBase
11 41 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 37 (2.75%) Apache Hive
12 37 (2.75%) Sqoop
13 34 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 31 (2.30%) Pentaho
15 31 (2.30%) Mahout
15 31 (2.30%) Triplestore
16 29 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (8.10%) Jenkins
2 101 (7.51%) Git (software)
3 46 (3.42%) TeamCity
4 36 (2.68%) Subversion
5 34 (2.53%) Talend Open Studio
6 29 (2.16%) JIRA
7 27 (2.01%) Selenium
8 22 (1.64%) Maven
9 21 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (1.34%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.34%) Artifactory
11 17 (1.26%) Hudson
12 13 (0.97%) LoadRunner
13 10 (0.74%) NUnit
14 9 (0.67%) HP UFT
14 9 (0.67%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.59%) JUnit
16 7 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.52%) Mercurial
16 7 (0.52%) Liquibase
General
1 227 (16.88%) Finance
2 141 (10.48%) Advertising
3 128 (9.52%) Marketing
4 99 (7.36%) Retail
5 76 (5.65%) Telecoms
6 61 (4.54%) Billing
7 54 (4.01%) Banking
7 54 (4.01%) Legal
8 26 (1.93%) Automotive
9 22 (1.64%) Multimedia
10 12 (0.89%) Publishing
10 12 (0.89%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.74%) Games
12 10 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.59%) Law
14 7 (0.52%) Front Office
14 7 (0.52%) Back Office
15 4 (0.30%) Electronics
15 4 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 222 (16.51%) Architect
2 216 (16.06%) Developer
3 153 (11.38%) Analyst
4 123 (9.14%) Consultant
5 94 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
6 60 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 56 (4.16%) Senior Developer
8 55 (4.09%) Administrator
9 52 (3.87%) Applications Support
10 51 (3.79%) Java Developer
11 50 (3.72%) Support Analyst
12 49 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
13 42 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
14 41 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
14 41 (3.05%) Support Engineer
15 39 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 35 (2.60%) Senior Manager
16 35 (2.60%) Software Developer
17 34 (2.53%) Data Architect
18 32 (2.38%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (23.05%) Web Services
2 169 (12.57%) .NET
3 140 (10.41%) HTML
4 103 (7.66%) CSS
5 69 (5.13%) XML
6 56 (4.16%) ASP.NET
7 50 (3.72%) SOAP
8 44 (3.27%) jQuery
9 40 (2.97%) HTML5
10 36 (2.68%) RESTful
11 35 (2.60%) LAMP
12 34 (2.53%) REST
13 33 (2.45%) Ajax
14 31 (2.30%) Middleware
14 31 (2.30%) MLlib
15 30 (2.23%) J2EE
16 27 (2.01%) Java EE
16 27 (2.01%) CSS3
17 24 (1.78%) Ext JS
18 22 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 271 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
2 222 (16.51%) Data Centre
3 143 (10.63%) Computer Science
4 65 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
4 65 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 65 (4.83%) User Experience
5 51 (3.79%) Clustering
6 44 (3.27%) Public Cloud
7 38 (2.83%) Visualisation
8 36 (2.68%) Blackberry
8 36 (2.68%) Mobile App
9 34 (2.53%) Mathematics
10 33 (2.45%) Mainframe
11 32 (2.38%) Algorithms
12 27 (2.01%) BBC
12 27 (2.01%) Thin Client
12 27 (2.01%) Fat Client
12 27 (2.01%) Data Integration
13 25 (1.86%) Internet of Things
14 22 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 324 (24.09%) Linux
2 263 (19.55%) Windows
3 134 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 79 (5.87%) UNIX
6 75 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (3.49%) Ubuntu
9 39 (2.90%) Android
10 37 (2.75%) Debian
11 32 (2.38%) CentOS
12 20 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 20 (1.49%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.19%) Windows XP
14 15 (1.12%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.97%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.82%) VMS
16 11 (0.82%) CoreOS
17 7 (0.52%) Solaris
18 5 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (22.90%) ITIL
3 250 (18.59%) Project Management
4 163 (12.12%) DevOps
5 129 (9.59%) Open Source
6 122 (9.07%) Software Engineering
7 112 (8.33%) Migration
7 112 (8.33%) Analytics
8 106 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
9 98 (7.29%) Business Development
9 98 (7.29%) SOA
9 98 (7.29%) CRM
10 95 (7.06%) OO
11 90 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
12 86 (6.39%) Configuration Management
13 84 (6.25%) Content Management
14 79 (5.87%) Mentoring
15 78 (5.80%) E-Commerce
16 73 (5.43%) TDD
17 70 (5.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 300 (22.30%) Java
2 203 (15.09%) SQL
3 177 (13.16%) Python
4 167 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 129 (9.59%) C#
6 117 (8.70%) PHP
7 95 (7.06%) C
8 93 (6.91%) C++
9 90 (6.69%) Ruby
10 77 (5.72%) Perl
11 52 (3.87%) Bash Shell
12 51 (3.79%) R
13 44 (3.27%) Scala
14 37 (2.75%) PowerShell
15 22 (1.64%) Go
16 18 (1.34%) Groovy
16 18 (1.34%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.04%) VB
18 12 (0.89%) Apex Code
19 11 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 237 (17.62%) Degree
2 139 (10.33%) ITIL Certification
3 81 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 47 (3.49%) MCSE
7 44 (3.27%) Security Cleared
8 34 (2.53%) MCITP
9 27 (2.01%) CCIE
10 23 (1.71%) CISSP
10 23 (1.71%) CCNP
11 22 (1.64%) CCNA
12 19 (1.41%) SC Cleared
13 17 (1.26%) PMI Certification
14 16 (1.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (1.12%) ACCA
15 15 (1.12%) CIMA
16 14 (1.04%) ISEB
17 11 (0.82%) PhD
17 11 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (8.33%) QA
2 41 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (2.60%) SLA
4 17 (1.26%) COBIT
5 14 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.67%) FISMA
8 6 (0.45%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.45%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.22%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.074%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 236 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (14.50%) Active Directory
3 73 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 68 (5.06%) vSphere
5 47 (3.49%) KVM
6 42 (3.12%) XenApp
7 41 (3.05%) Docker
8 40 (2.97%) Varnish
9 37 (2.75%) Apache Flume
10 35 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (2.53%) vCloud
11 34 (2.53%) Terminal Services
12 33 (2.45%) XenDesktop
13 28 (2.08%) Samba
14 26 (1.93%) GlusterFS
15 17 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
15 17 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 14 (1.04%) VMware ESX
18 13 (0.97%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 161 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
2 153 (11.38%) Puppet
3 68 (5.06%) SCOM
4 59 (4.39%) SCCM
5 52 (3.87%) ZABBIX
6 45 (3.35%) logstash
7 43 (3.20%) Kibana
7 43 (3.20%) Graphite
8 39 (2.90%) Ansible
9 34 (2.53%) Vagrant
10 32 (2.38%) HAProxy
11 26 (1.93%) StatsD
12 21 (1.56%) Nagios
13 17 (1.26%) FortiGate
14 15 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 12 (0.89%) Salt
15 12 (0.89%) Kubernetes
16 9 (0.67%) CA Endevor
17 6 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
17 6 (0.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 299 (22.23%) VMware
2 289 (21.49%) Microsoft
3 221 (16.43%) Oracle
4 177 (13.16%) Cisco
5 100 (7.43%) Citrix
6 82 (6.10%) Juniper
7 81 (6.02%) Google
8 63 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
9 59 (4.39%) New Relic
10 56 (4.16%) HP
11 55 (4.09%) EMC
11 55 (4.09%) SAP
12 50 (3.72%) Red Hat
13 48 (3.57%) Informatica
14 39 (2.90%) Cognos
15 38 (2.83%) IBM
16 35 (2.60%) NetApp
16 35 (2.60%) Splunk
17 34 (2.53%) Vertica
17 34 (2.53%) Talend
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Recruit Creatives
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Xcede
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45 - 55k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Up to £140,000 per annum +30% bonus, other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
e2e-Agile Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ITR-UK
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago