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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 448 394 393
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 571 658 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.61% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.76% 16.13% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 432 534 510
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,400 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%

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
5853 4080 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.14% 3.79% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4715 3447 2903
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -46 543 £55,000 - 87
London -21 317 £60,000 - 36
South East -39 98 £45,000 -10.00% 31
City of London +50 87 £62,500 +4.16% 15
East of England -6 47 £66,250 +53.62% 3
Hampshire -18 34 £41,500 -20.95% 11
Cambridgeshire +2 27 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Berkshire -15 27 £52,500 +52.17% 5
Cambridge -8 26 £62,500 +38.88% 2
North West -8 22 £34,250 -23.88% 5
Surrey -29 22 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Scotland +12 21 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -14 18 £90,000 +118.18% 1
Farnborough -15 17 £32,500 -40.90% 3
South West -30 16 £45,750 -6.15% 3
West Midlands -5 15 £61,500 -15.17%
Edinburgh -8 15 £45,000 - 2
Watford - 14 £100,000 - 1
Yorkshire -24 13 £50,000 +17.64% 6
North Yorkshire -13 11 £50,000 - 5
Bristol -11 10 £48,250 +1.57% 1
Kent - 10 £25,000 -
Cheshire -1 9 £36,750 +3.52% 1
Bracknell 0 8 £36,000 +25.21%
Bromley - 8 £62,500 - 1
York +5 7 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham -11 7 £38,500 -51.87%
Brentford - 7 £55,000 -
Basingstoke +10 6 £45,500 +10.30% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £37,500 +15.38% 1

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 350 (28.81%) Linux
2 310 (25.51%) Java
3 297 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (24.03%) Windows
5 245 (20.16%) SQL
6 232 (19.09%) Web Services
7 226 (18.60%) Degree
8 216 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 209 (17.20%) Finance
10 200 (16.46%) VMware
11 199 (16.38%) Amazon AWS
12 187 (15.39%) DevOps
13 185 (15.23%) .NET
14 173 (14.24%) SQL Server
15 169 (13.91%) Python
16 163 (13.42%) JavaScript
17 158 (13.00%) ITIL
17 158 (13.00%) Puppet
18 144 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 144 (11.85%) OO
19 143 (11.77%) MySQL
20 140 (11.52%) HTML
20 140 (11.52%) Opscode Chef
21 139 (11.44%) TCP/IP
21 139 (11.44%) Internet
22 133 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
22 133 (10.95%) MongoDB
22 133 (10.95%) Big Data
23 132 (10.86%) Ruby
24 131 (10.78%) Git (software)

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 93 (7.65%) Apache
2 86 (7.08%) Tomcat
3 82 (6.75%) IIS
4 66 (5.43%) Apache Solr
5 65 (5.35%) MS Exchange
6 58 (4.77%) SharePoint
7 49 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
8 46 (3.79%) nginx
9 44 (3.62%) OpenStack
10 41 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 39 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 33 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 29 (2.39%) Jetty
14 26 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
15 25 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (1.98%) Apache Pig
16 24 (1.98%) CMS
17 23 (1.89%) SAS
18 21 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
18 21 (1.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 82 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 62 (5.10%) MS Office
3 10 (0.82%) CPLEX
4 8 (0.66%) SPSS
5 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.33%) MS Project
6 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.33%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.33%) Summit
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.25%) SAP ECC
4 3 (0.25%) Advent Moxy
5 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.082%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.082%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.082%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 199 (16.38%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (10.62%) SaaS
3 105 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (7.65%) IaaS
5 71 (5.84%) PaaS
6 52 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (3.05%) Office 365
8 19 (1.56%) Google App Engine
9 17 (1.40%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.40%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.25%) Force.com
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.16%) Route 53
13 1 (0.082%) Joyent
13 1 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 139 (11.44%) TCP/IP
1 139 (11.44%) Internet
2 119 (9.79%) Firewall
3 96 (7.90%) SAN
4 94 (7.74%) DNS
5 89 (7.33%) WAN
6 71 (5.84%) DHCP
7 62 (5.10%) LAN
8 53 (4.36%) VPN
9 33 (2.72%) MPLS
10 32 (2.63%) BGP
10 32 (2.63%) HTTP
11 25 (2.06%) OSPF
11 25 (2.06%) Radio Access Network
12 22 (1.81%) Wireless
13 21 (1.73%) SSH
14 19 (1.56%) IPsec
14 19 (1.56%) LDAP
15 18 (1.48%) Network Security
15 18 (1.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 143 (11.77%) MySQL
3 133 (10.95%) MongoDB
3 133 (10.95%) Big Data
4 110 (9.05%) NoSQL
5 94 (7.74%) Hadoop
6 62 (5.10%) HBase
7 57 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 49 (4.03%) Apache Hive
9 47 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 47 (3.87%) RDBMS
10 38 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (2.63%) Redis
12 29 (2.39%) Data Mining
13 26 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (1.65%) Impala
17 19 (1.56%) Oracle Database
17 19 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 131 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 85 (7.00%) Jenkins
3 58 (4.77%) Subversion
4 41 (3.37%) TeamCity
5 19 (1.56%) Maven
5 19 (1.56%) JIRA
6 18 (1.48%) NUnit
6 18 (1.48%) Mercurial
7 16 (1.32%) Hudson
7 16 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 14 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.99%) Ant
9 12 (0.99%) JUnit
9 12 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.82%) Selenium
11 8 (0.66%) Juju
12 7 (0.58%) ClearCase
13 6 (0.49%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.49%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 209 (17.20%) Finance
2 108 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 98 (8.07%) Marketing
4 48 (3.95%) Retail
5 40 (3.29%) Games
6 26 (2.14%) Music Industry
7 25 (2.06%) Banking
7 25 (2.06%) Legal
8 23 (1.89%) Advertising
9 16 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.99%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.82%) Billing
11 10 (0.82%) Electronics
11 10 (0.82%) German Language
12 9 (0.74%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.74%) Turkish Language
13 8 (0.66%) Law
13 8 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 213 (17.53%) Developer
2 199 (16.38%) Architect
3 90 (7.41%) Consultant
4 79 (6.50%) Senior Developer
5 70 (5.76%) Software Engineer
6 67 (5.51%) Java Developer
7 66 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 62 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
9 61 (5.02%) Senior Architect
10 59 (4.86%) Administrator
11 57 (4.69%) Technical Architect
12 49 (4.03%) Analyst
13 38 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
14 36 (2.96%) Web Engineer
14 36 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
14 36 (2.96%) Network Engineer
14 36 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 36 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (2.47%) Cloud Architect
16 29 (2.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (19.09%) Web Services
2 185 (15.23%) .NET
3 140 (11.52%) HTML
4 121 (9.96%) CSS
5 88 (7.24%) ASP.NET
6 87 (7.16%) XML
7 80 (6.58%) J2EE
8 75 (6.17%) HTML5
9 61 (5.02%) JSON
10 57 (4.69%) RESTful
11 55 (4.53%) jQuery
12 52 (4.28%) CSS3
13 50 (4.12%) LAMP
14 47 (3.87%) Ajax
15 45 (3.70%) WCF
16 39 (3.21%) REST
17 37 (3.05%) Servlets
18 34 (2.80%) Spring
19 32 (2.63%) SOAP
20 28 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 83 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (6.50%) User Experience
4 71 (5.84%) Client/Server
5 64 (5.27%) Open Source
6 58 (4.77%) Mathematics
7 55 (4.53%) Visualisation
8 54 (4.44%) Algorithms
9 53 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (3.87%) Blackberry
11 39 (3.21%) Digital Media
12 35 (2.88%) Management Information System
13 34 (2.80%) Enterprise Storage
14 32 (2.63%) Statistics
15 30 (2.47%) Social Media
16 26 (2.14%) Clustering
17 24 (1.98%) e-Health
18 21 (1.73%) N-Tier
18 21 (1.73%) Data Structures
19 20 (1.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 350 (28.81%) Linux
2 292 (24.03%) Windows
3 103 (8.48%) UNIX
4 100 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (6.09%) Ubuntu
6 67 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (3.54%) Debian
10 29 (2.39%) CentOS
11 23 (1.89%) Android
12 21 (1.73%) Solaris
13 18 (1.48%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.82%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.66%) SUSE
16 6 (0.49%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.41%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.33%) OS/2
18 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (15.39%) DevOps
3 158 (13.00%) ITIL
4 144 (11.85%) OO
5 133 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (9.88%) Analytics
7 117 (9.63%) Project Management
8 99 (8.15%) Software Engineering
9 90 (7.41%) CRM
10 88 (7.24%) SOA
10 88 (7.24%) TDD
10 88 (7.24%) Web Development
11 87 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
12 83 (6.83%) Scrum
13 82 (6.75%) OOP
14 81 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 81 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
15 62 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (4.53%) Service Management
16 55 (4.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 310 (25.51%) Java
2 245 (20.16%) SQL
3 169 (13.91%) Python
4 163 (13.42%) JavaScript
5 132 (10.86%) Ruby
6 125 (10.29%) Perl
7 121 (9.96%) C#
8 91 (7.49%) PHP
9 90 (7.41%) Bash Shell
10 66 (5.43%) PowerShell
11 51 (4.20%) T-SQL
12 46 (3.79%) C++
13 44 (3.62%) C
13 44 (3.62%) R
14 32 (2.63%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.39%) XPath
16 21 (1.73%) PHP5
17 17 (1.40%) VB
18 16 (1.32%) VBA
19 15 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 226 (18.60%) Degree
2 45 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (3.05%) CCNP
4 35 (2.88%) CCNA
5 26 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 25 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (1.40%) MCITP
7 17 (1.40%) CISSP
8 16 (1.32%) MCSE
9 13 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.07%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.91%) PMP
10 11 (0.91%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.82%) ISEB
12 9 (0.74%) CCIP
13 8 (0.66%) MCTS
14 7 (0.58%) MCP
14 7 (0.58%) MCSA
14 7 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.49%) QA
2 66 (5.43%) SLA
3 32 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.33%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.082%) COBIT
7 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
System Software
1 144 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (9.47%) Active Directory
3 51 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.95%) VMware ESX
5 42 (3.46%) KVM
6 40 (3.29%) vCloud
7 37 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (2.39%) vSphere
9 27 (2.22%) Varnish
9 27 (2.22%) VMFS
10 26 (2.14%) Samba
11 25 (2.06%) VMware Server
12 21 (1.73%) XenApp
13 20 (1.65%) MetaFrame
14 18 (1.48%) Docker
15 14 (1.15%) Xen
16 13 (1.07%) ISA Server
17 12 (0.99%) HDFS
17 12 (0.99%) UAG
18 11 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 158 (13.00%) Puppet
2 140 (11.52%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.54%) ZABBIX
4 41 (3.37%) Ansible
5 34 (2.80%) logstash
6 33 (2.72%) Nagios
7 31 (2.55%) Kibana
8 28 (2.30%) Salt
9 26 (2.14%) StatsD
9 26 (2.14%) HAProxy
10 23 (1.89%) SCCM
11 22 (1.81%) Vagrant
12 13 (1.07%) SCOM
13 7 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.58%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.49%) SCVMM
15 4 (0.33%) Zenoss
15 4 (0.33%) CFEngine
16 3 (0.25%) Icinga
16 3 (0.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 216 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 200 (16.46%) VMware
3 99 (8.15%) HP
4 94 (7.74%) Cisco
5 85 (7.00%) Google
6 78 (6.42%) Oracle
7 71 (5.84%) Citrix
8 65 (5.35%) NetApp
9 60 (4.94%) EMC
10 48 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
11 47 (3.87%) Dell
11 47 (3.87%) Juniper
12 46 (3.79%) Rackspace
13 44 (3.62%) Red Hat
14 41 (3.37%) SAP
14 41 (3.37%) New Relic
15 33 (2.72%) CheckPoint
16 32 (2.63%) SaltStack
17 31 (2.55%) Apple
18 30 (2.47%) CA
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Middlesex
EXCELerate
Salary: To £75k OTE £150k, Car Allowance, Health ,Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
London
CSC
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Zest 2 Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Zest 2 Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Zest 2 Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Zest 2 Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Zest 2 Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago