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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 429 412 361
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -51
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 644 602 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.08% 14.58% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 504 503 662
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5810 4129 3370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.97% 3.80% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 3546 2907
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 £77,500 £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 31 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 31 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 -20 604 £55,000 +10.00% 86
London +19 330 £57,500 +4.54% 35
South East -57 124 £52,500 +10.52% 22
Surrey -1 45 £47,500 -20.83% 8
East of England -10 44 £42,500 -5.55% 7
City of London -12 41 £62,500 +4.16% 13
Berkshire -20 34 £70,000 +75.00% 4
North West +8 33 £57,500 +78.29% 5
Cambridge -2 29 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Cambridgeshire -7 29 £42,500 -8.10% 5
West Midlands +9 26 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Yorkshire -29 26 £42,500 -15.91% 9
Scotland +8 23 £38,750 +9.15% 3
Merseyside +18 19 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Liverpool +21 18 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Brentford - 18 £52,500 -
Birmingham +18 17 £61,500 +36.66%
York +5 17 £32,000 - 4
North Yorkshire -6 17 £32,000 -20.00% 6
Reading -6 16 £100,000 +11.11% 4
Guildford +15 14 £45,000 - 3
Edinburgh -10 14 £40,000 +12.67% 2
South West -30 14 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Wales -8 13 £40,000 -23.80%
Cardiff -9 13 £40,000 -23.80%
South Wales -11 13 £40,000 -23.80%
Oxfordshire +14 12 £70,000 +268.42% 4
Hampshire -40 11 £55,000 +52.77% 2
West Sussex - 11 £42,500 - 2
Oxford +15 10 £71,250 +141.52% 1

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 326 (25.63%) Java
2 297 (23.35%) Linux
3 287 (22.56%) Windows
4 270 (21.23%) SQL
5 226 (17.77%) Microsoft
6 223 (17.53%) VMware
7 210 (16.51%) Degree
8 202 (15.88%) .NET
9 199 (15.64%) Python
10 196 (15.41%) Web Services
11 186 (14.62%) ITIL
12 184 (14.47%) SQL Server
13 179 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
14 175 (13.76%) Finance
15 172 (13.52%) Internet
16 169 (13.29%) JavaScript
16 169 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 161 (12.66%) HTML
18 149 (11.71%) C#
19 148 (11.64%) MySQL
20 146 (11.48%) Ruby
21 141 (11.08%) Big Data
22 139 (10.93%) Puppet
23 138 (10.85%) MongoDB
23 138 (10.85%) OO
24 137 (10.77%) Git (software)
25 136 (10.69%) DevOps
26 134 (10.53%) SaaS
27 133 (10.46%) UNIX
28 132 (10.38%) Perl

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 107 (8.41%) IIS
2 82 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 72 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 67 (5.27%) Apache
5 53 (4.17%) Apache Solr
6 52 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 49 (3.85%) CMS
8 43 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
9 41 (3.22%) Jetty
10 38 (2.99%) nginx
11 35 (2.75%) Apache Pig
12 34 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (2.67%) SAS
13 32 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 31 (2.44%) Node.js
15 29 (2.28%) Umbraco
16 23 (1.81%) OpenStack
17 21 (1.65%) Lync
18 20 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 94 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.69%) MS Office
3 19 (1.49%) SPSS
4 8 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.079%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 10 (0.79%) Magento
1 10 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.079%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.079%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 179 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (10.53%) SaaS
3 106 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (7.55%) IaaS
5 73 (5.74%) PaaS
6 55 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (3.69%) Office 365
8 23 (1.81%) Google Apps
9 19 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 15 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.79%) Force.com
12 9 (0.71%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.47%) Heroku
14 5 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.39%) Trello
15 3 (0.24%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
16 2 (0.16%) GitHub
16 2 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 172 (13.52%) Internet
2 114 (8.96%) TCP/IP
3 99 (7.78%) SAN
4 92 (7.23%) Firewall
5 86 (6.76%) DNS
6 81 (6.37%) WAN
7 64 (5.03%) LAN
8 57 (4.48%) DHCP
9 56 (4.40%) VPN
10 40 (3.14%) NAS
11 39 (3.07%) HTTP
12 32 (2.52%) MPLS
13 30 (2.36%) SSH
14 26 (2.04%) BGP
15 22 (1.73%) DMZ
16 21 (1.65%) VoIP
17 20 (1.57%) Radio Access Network
18 19 (1.49%) LDAP
19 17 (1.34%) OSPF
20 15 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 148 (11.64%) MySQL
3 141 (11.08%) Big Data
4 138 (10.85%) MongoDB
5 102 (8.02%) Hadoop
6 100 (7.86%) NoSQL
7 68 (5.35%) HBase
8 63 (4.95%) Apache Hive
9 62 (4.87%) Relational Database
10 48 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 44 (3.46%) RDBMS
12 37 (2.91%) Data Mining
13 35 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 25 (1.97%) Impala
17 22 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (1.57%) Triplestore
19 19 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 137 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 65 (5.11%) Subversion
3 63 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.99%) TeamCity
5 25 (1.97%) Mercurial
6 18 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.18%) Maven
8 13 (1.02%) JUnit
8 13 (1.02%) JIRA
9 12 (0.94%) Selenium
10 11 (0.86%) Ant
11 10 (0.79%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.63%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.63%) NUnit
14 7 (0.55%) ClearCase
14 7 (0.55%) MSTest
15 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 175 (13.76%) Finance
2 110 (8.65%) Marketing
3 109 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.69%) Advertising
5 40 (3.14%) Games
6 37 (2.91%) Retail
7 26 (2.04%) Music Industry
8 20 (1.57%) Banking
9 16 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.18%) Legal
10 15 (1.18%) Multimedia
11 13 (1.02%) Publishing
12 12 (0.94%) Local Government
13 10 (0.79%) Electronics
14 9 (0.71%) Billing
15 8 (0.63%) Automotive
15 8 (0.63%) Front Office
16 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.39%) Law
16 5 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 234 (18.40%) Developer
2 181 (14.23%) Architect
3 121 (9.51%) Consultant
4 102 (8.02%) Java Developer
5 73 (5.74%) Software Engineer
6 58 (4.56%) Senior Developer
7 53 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 46 (3.62%) Administrator
8 46 (3.62%) Team Leader
9 44 (3.46%) Support Engineer
10 43 (3.38%) Senior Architect
11 42 (3.30%) Operations Engineer
11 42 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
12 40 (3.14%) Web Engineer
13 39 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
13 39 (3.07%) Analyst
14 38 (2.99%) Project Manager
15 37 (2.91%) .NET Developer
16 35 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
17 34 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (15.88%) .NET
2 196 (15.41%) Web Services
3 161 (12.66%) HTML
4 124 (9.75%) ASP.NET
4 124 (9.75%) CSS
5 96 (7.55%) J2EE
5 96 (7.55%) HTML5
6 77 (6.05%) XML
7 72 (5.66%) CSS3
8 64 (5.03%) JSON
9 56 (4.40%) MapReduce
10 54 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (3.69%) jQuery
12 42 (3.30%) RESTful
12 42 (3.30%) WCF
13 41 (3.22%) SOAP
14 39 (3.07%) REST
15 37 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
15 37 (2.91%) Ajax
15 37 (2.91%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 67 (5.27%) Open Source
3 64 (5.03%) Visualisation
4 58 (4.56%) Client/Server
4 58 (4.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 55 (4.32%) Mathematics
6 46 (3.62%) Social Media
7 44 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (3.30%) Mobile App
9 41 (3.22%) Statistics
10 31 (2.44%) Blackberry
10 31 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 31 (2.44%) Digital Media
11 28 (2.20%) Clustering
12 23 (1.81%) e-Health
13 18 (1.42%) Social Network
13 18 (1.42%) Grid Computing
14 15 (1.18%) Blog
15 14 (1.10%) Streaming Media
16 13 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 297 (23.35%) Linux
2 287 (22.56%) Windows
3 133 (10.46%) UNIX
4 113 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (5.11%) Ubuntu
7 57 (4.48%) Debian
8 51 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (2.91%) Android
10 35 (2.75%) Apple iOS
11 26 (2.04%) Solaris
12 22 (1.73%) Windows 7
13 19 (1.49%) CentOS
14 9 (0.71%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.39%) SUSE
15 5 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.24%) Fedora
16 3 (0.24%) OS/2
16 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (14.62%) ITIL
2 138 (10.85%) OO
3 136 (10.69%) DevOps
4 130 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (9.51%) Analytics
6 113 (8.88%) Software Engineering
7 106 (8.33%) TDD
8 99 (7.78%) Project Management
9 95 (7.47%) Performance Tuning
10 94 (7.39%) CRM
11 87 (6.84%) Web Development
12 82 (6.45%) OOP
13 80 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
14 77 (6.05%) Scrum
15 75 (5.90%) MVC
15 75 (5.90%) Technical Architecture
16 65 (5.11%) E-Commerce
16 65 (5.11%) Migration
17 63 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (4.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 326 (25.63%) Java
2 270 (21.23%) SQL
3 199 (15.64%) Python
4 169 (13.29%) JavaScript
5 149 (11.71%) C#
6 146 (11.48%) Ruby
7 132 (10.38%) Perl
8 88 (6.92%) Bash Shell
9 83 (6.53%) PHP
10 55 (4.32%) R
11 54 (4.25%) C++
12 44 (3.46%) PowerShell
13 41 (3.22%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.49%) VB
15 18 (1.42%) C
16 17 (1.34%) Scala
17 14 (1.10%) PHP5
17 14 (1.10%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 210 (16.51%) Degree
2 40 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 28 (2.20%) MCSE
7 27 (2.12%) CCNP
8 22 (1.73%) MCITP
9 21 (1.65%) CCNA
10 20 (1.57%) CISA
11 15 (1.18%) CCIP
11 15 (1.18%) CISSP
12 14 (1.10%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.10%) Postgraduate
13 13 (1.02%) MCTS
14 11 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.86%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (0.63%) CITP
15 8 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (9.36%) QA
2 51 (4.01%) SLA
3 28 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.079%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 169 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (8.73%) Active Directory
3 51 (4.01%) VMware ESX
4 44 (3.46%) KVM
5 38 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 37 (2.91%) vCloud
7 36 (2.83%) Varnish
8 32 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (2.36%) vSphere
10 29 (2.28%) XenApp
11 28 (2.20%) Samba
12 25 (1.97%) VMFS
13 23 (1.81%) VMware Server
14 22 (1.73%) XenDesktop
15 16 (1.26%) ISA Server
16 15 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
16 15 (1.18%) Apache Flume
17 12 (0.94%) UAG
17 12 (0.94%) Xen
18 9 (0.71%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 139 (10.93%) Puppet
2 106 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.30%) ZABBIX
4 35 (2.75%) logstash
5 33 (2.59%) StatsD
5 33 (2.59%) Kibana
6 29 (2.28%) SCCM
7 28 (2.20%) HAProxy
8 23 (1.81%) SCOM
8 23 (1.81%) Ansible
9 22 (1.73%) Salt
9 22 (1.73%) Nagios
10 19 (1.49%) CFEngine
11 8 (0.63%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.39%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.39%) AppDNA
13 4 (0.31%) Cacti
13 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 226 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 223 (17.53%) VMware
3 131 (10.30%) Cisco
4 88 (6.92%) HP
5 87 (6.84%) EMC
6 81 (6.37%) Google
7 80 (6.29%) Citrix
8 76 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
9 74 (5.82%) NetApp
10 68 (5.35%) Oracle
10 68 (5.35%) Juniper
11 53 (4.17%) Dell
12 39 (3.07%) Red Hat
12 39 (3.07%) New Relic
13 33 (2.59%) Rackspace
14 30 (2.36%) Apple
15 27 (2.12%) CA
16 26 (2.04%) Sony
16 26 (2.04%) Toshiba
17 25 (1.97%) SAP
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 41 minutes ago
London
The People Network
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus+Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: Up to £100k per annum
Posted: 3 days ago