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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 427 452 424
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 664 612 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.29% 7.46% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 517 472 511
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
10550 8205 5931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 7.71% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8888 6674 4802
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +28 610 £55,000 +4.76% 113
London -7 288 £61,250 +4.25% 52
South East +49 126 £55,000 +1.85% 18
East of England -9 49 £50,000 +16.95% 13
North West +61 39 £50,000 +33.33% 8
City of London +42 36 £67,500 +8.87% 15
Yorkshire -24 36 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Sussex +26 33 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester - 33 £50,000 - 5
Crawley +31 32 £51,250 +13.88%
Surrey +19 30 £55,000 +1.85% 6
Cambridgeshire +5 30 £42,500 - 7
Leeds +24 29 £45,000 -30.76% 1
West Yorkshire +16 29 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Berkshire -18 27 £75,000 +36.36% 4
Cambridge -5 26 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East Midlands +23 24 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Hampshire +33 22 £50,000 +9.89% 3
West Midlands -2 21 £42,500 -8.10% 11
Harrogate -8 20 £45,000 -10.00%
North Yorkshire -18 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Nottinghamshire +23 18 £30,500 -28.23% 1
Nottingham +20 18 £30,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 17 £42,500 -
South West -23 16 £70,000 +64.70%
Reading +3 14 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Hertfordshire +11 13 £66,500 -33.50% 5
Scotland +1 13 £46,250 -33.92% 2
Farnborough -14 11 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Derbyshire +8 9 £29,252 +53.95% 1

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 377 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (27.39%) Linux
3 335 (24.60%) Java
4 332 (24.38%) Degree
5 313 (22.98%) Microsoft
6 291 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
7 246 (18.06%) Web Services
8 234 (17.18%) Windows
9 215 (15.79%) SQL
10 214 (15.71%) SaaS
11 209 (15.35%) VMware
11 209 (15.35%) Big Data
12 205 (15.05%) Computer Science
13 192 (14.10%) Python
14 176 (12.92%) JavaScript
15 173 (12.70%) SQL Server
15 173 (12.70%) Data Centre
16 171 (12.56%) HTML
17 167 (12.26%) Software Engineering
18 166 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 166 (12.19%) ITIL
19 165 (12.11%) .NET
20 163 (11.97%) CSS
21 162 (11.89%) Finance
21 162 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
22 155 (11.38%) OO
23 151 (11.09%) DevOps
24 143 (10.50%) Project Management
25 133 (9.77%) NoSQL
26 132 (9.69%) C#

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 67 (4.92%) Node.js
2 51 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 49 (3.60%) Apache
3 49 (3.60%) Apache Spark
4 46 (3.38%) IIS
5 38 (2.79%) CMS
5 38 (2.79%) OpenStack
6 31 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (2.28%) MS Exchange
7 23 (1.69%) nginx
7 23 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (1.10%) WordPress
10 12 (0.88%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.59%) JBoss
13 8 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.51%) Confluence
15 6 (0.44%) Jadu
Applications
1 127 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.60%) MS Office
3 13 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.81%) CPLEX
5 7 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.44%) MS Project
6 6 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.15%) Summit
7 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.073%) assyst
8 1 (0.073%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.073%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.073%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 291 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (15.71%) SaaS
3 162 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 99 (7.27%) IaaS
5 84 (6.17%) PaaS
6 52 (3.82%) Office 365
7 43 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 37 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (1.84%) Google App Engine
10 22 (1.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 19 (1.40%) GitHub
11 19 (1.40%) Heroku
12 18 (1.32%) Amazon S3
13 14 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.51%) Force.com
15 6 (0.44%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.29%) Google Apps
17 3 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
17 3 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 115 (8.44%) Firewall
2 89 (6.53%) Internet
3 81 (5.95%) WAN
4 74 (5.43%) LAN
5 61 (4.48%) SAN
6 59 (4.33%) TCP/IP
7 51 (3.74%) DNS
8 48 (3.52%) VPN
9 40 (2.94%) VLAN
9 40 (2.94%) VoIP
10 38 (2.79%) Network Security
11 33 (2.42%) Unified Communications
12 28 (2.06%) DHCP
13 26 (1.91%) HTTP
14 21 (1.54%) Wireless
15 19 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (1.17%) SSL
17 15 (1.10%) LDAP
18 14 (1.03%) iSCSI
18 14 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (15.35%) Big Data
2 173 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 133 (9.77%) NoSQL
4 111 (8.15%) MySQL
5 93 (6.83%) Hadoop
6 72 (5.29%) MongoDB
7 31 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (1.98%) GIS
10 26 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (1.76%) Relational Database
13 21 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.54%) Redis
14 17 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (1.03%) Data Mining
16 14 (1.03%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (7.12%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 40 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (2.72%) Selenium
5 31 (2.28%) Subversion
6 29 (2.13%) Maven
7 27 (1.98%) JUnit
8 23 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 23 (1.69%) NUnit
9 21 (1.54%) JIRA
10 15 (1.10%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.03%) Mercurial
11 14 (1.03%) Vagrant
12 13 (0.95%) Grunt
12 13 (0.95%) Hudson
12 13 (0.95%) Moq
13 11 (0.81%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.73%) Ant
14 10 (0.73%) JMeter
14 10 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 162 (11.89%) Finance
2 104 (7.64%) Telecoms
3 95 (6.98%) Marketing
4 41 (3.01%) Advertising
5 40 (2.94%) Electronics
6 37 (2.72%) Retail
7 32 (2.35%) Games
8 21 (1.54%) Publishing
9 19 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.32%) Banking
11 17 (1.25%) Legal
12 15 (1.10%) Local Government
13 14 (1.03%) Multimedia
14 13 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
15 11 (0.81%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.81%) German Language
16 9 (0.66%) Front Office
17 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.37%) Military
19 4 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 351 (25.77%) Developer
2 173 (12.70%) Architect
3 148 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 115 (8.44%) Consultant
5 83 (6.09%) Senior Developer
6 67 (4.92%) Analyst
7 66 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 60 (4.41%) Software Engineer
9 51 (3.74%) C# Developer
10 50 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
11 49 (3.60%) .NET Developer
12 44 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
13 41 (3.01%) Graduate
14 40 (2.94%) Development Manager
14 40 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
15 39 (2.86%) IT Manager
16 38 (2.79%) C++ Developer
17 35 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
18 32 (2.35%) Junior
19 30 (2.20%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (18.06%) Web Services
2 171 (12.56%) HTML
3 165 (12.11%) .NET
4 163 (11.97%) CSS
5 122 (8.96%) REST
6 87 (6.39%) jQuery
7 74 (5.43%) ASP.NET
7 74 (5.43%) JSON
8 66 (4.85%) XML
9 62 (4.55%) Java EE
10 59 (4.33%) Spring
11 48 (3.52%) SOAP
12 47 (3.45%) HTML5
13 40 (2.94%) Hibernate
14 37 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (2.57%) Ajax
16 31 (2.28%) .NET Framework
16 31 (2.28%) CSS3
16 31 (2.28%) RESTful
17 28 (2.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 205 (15.05%) Computer Science
2 173 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 106 (7.78%) Algorithms
4 96 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (4.99%) Management Information System
5 68 (4.99%) User Experience
6 61 (4.48%) Data Structures
7 53 (3.89%) Mathematics
8 41 (3.01%) Visualisation
9 35 (2.57%) Clustering
10 32 (2.35%) Public Cloud
11 30 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (2.06%) Physics
13 26 (1.91%) Client/Server
14 24 (1.76%) Statistics
15 21 (1.54%) Semantic Web
16 19 (1.40%) Video on Demand
17 18 (1.32%) Mainframe
17 18 (1.32%) Mobile App
17 18 (1.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 373 (27.39%) Linux
2 234 (17.18%) Windows
3 107 (7.86%) Unix
4 94 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 49 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (2.50%) Windows 10
9 30 (2.20%) CentOS
10 27 (1.98%) Android
11 24 (1.76%) Windows 7
12 18 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (1.25%) Windows 8
14 15 (1.10%) SUSE
15 11 (0.81%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.66%) Debian
16 9 (0.66%) Fedora
16 9 (0.66%) HPUX
16 9 (0.66%) Solaris
17 8 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (12.26%) Software Engineering
3 166 (12.19%) ITIL
4 155 (11.38%) OO
5 151 (11.09%) DevOps
6 143 (10.50%) Project Management
7 132 (9.69%) Open Source
8 108 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (7.56%) Analytics
10 101 (7.42%) CRM
11 96 (7.05%) OOP
12 93 (6.83%) SOA
13 89 (6.53%) Multithreading
14 87 (6.39%) Mentoring
15 85 (6.24%) Business Development
16 81 (5.95%) TDD
17 79 (5.80%) Migration
18 77 (5.65%) MVC
18 77 (5.65%) Presales
19 67 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 335 (24.60%) Java
2 215 (15.79%) SQL
3 192 (14.10%) Python
4 176 (12.92%) JavaScript
5 132 (9.69%) C#
6 88 (6.46%) C++
7 85 (6.24%) Ruby
8 64 (4.70%) PHP
9 61 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 60 (4.41%) Scala
11 52 (3.82%) Bash Shell
12 47 (3.45%) C
13 32 (2.35%) T-SQL
14 31 (2.28%) Perl
15 21 (1.54%) R
16 18 (1.32%) Assembly Language
16 18 (1.32%) XPath
17 17 (1.25%) VBA
18 14 (1.03%) Apex Code
18 14 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 332 (24.38%) Degree
2 54 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (3.74%) Security Cleared
5 38 (2.79%) PhD
6 36 (2.64%) CCNP
7 34 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.28%) CCNA
8 31 (2.28%) CISSP
9 29 (2.13%) MCSE
10 24 (1.76%) PMI Certification
11 22 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (1.62%) PMP
12 21 (1.54%) CISM
12 21 (1.54%) MCSA
13 18 (1.32%) EMC Certification
14 15 (1.10%) SANS
15 13 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 11 (0.81%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.82%) QA
2 44 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.69%) SLA
5 15 (1.10%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.51%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.44%) BS7666
9 5 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.37%) GPG13
9 5 (0.37%) ISO22301
10 4 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.29%) RMADS
11 2 (0.15%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.15%) SDET
12 1 (0.073%) FISMA
12 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.073%) JTAG
System Software
1 166 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (7.12%) Active Directory
3 66 (4.85%) Docker
4 64 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.13%) vSphere
6 23 (1.69%) Xen
7 22 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 21 (1.54%) HDFS
9 15 (1.10%) KVM
10 14 (1.03%) XenApp
10 14 (1.03%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.73%) Firmware
11 10 (0.73%) NFS
11 10 (0.73%) vCloud
11 10 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 90 (6.61%) Puppet
2 79 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (3.01%) Ansible
4 35 (2.57%) SCCM
5 21 (1.54%) Mesos
6 20 (1.47%) SCOM
7 9 (0.66%) Bacula
7 9 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.66%) Zenoss
8 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (0.51%) Nagios
9 7 (0.51%) Salt
10 5 (0.37%) SCDPM
10 5 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.37%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.37%) SELinux
10 5 (0.37%) StatsD
11 4 (0.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 313 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 209 (15.35%) VMware
3 131 (9.62%) Oracle
4 100 (7.34%) Cisco
5 78 (5.73%) Google
6 65 (4.77%) Red Hat
7 53 (3.89%) HP
8 49 (3.60%) EMC
9 48 (3.52%) Citrix
10 37 (2.72%) Dell
11 36 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (2.64%) SAP
12 24 (1.76%) CheckPoint
13 20 (1.47%) Juniper
13 20 (1.47%) Twitter
14 17 (1.25%) New Relic
15 16 (1.17%) Facebook
15 16 (1.17%) NetApp
15 16 (1.17%) NetSuite
16 15 (1.10%) Splunk
Antrim, County Antrim
Shareforce Ltd - Kainos Worksmart Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 95,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 95,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 95,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £63000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Very competitive salary & bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Very competitive salary & bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum £25,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Swishd Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago