The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 186 200 180
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 26 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.47% 5.30% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 13
Average salary £38,500 £80,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.87% +113.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £50,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £80,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Cloud Computing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
193 132 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.52% 2.41% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 168 119 43
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £105,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region.

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
Birmingham +12 20 £38,500 -51.87%
Shropshire - 4 £25,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £63,500 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.71%) LAN
3 9 (25.71%) WAN
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco
3 9 (25.71%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) HP
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
3 9 (25.71%) Firewall
4 7 (20.00%) SLA
5 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 5 (14.29%) Sage
5 5 (14.29%) Network Management
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) MPLS
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
7 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) NetApp

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) MPLS
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Project Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Server Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Transition Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) CSS3
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Transition Management
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (25.71%) CCNP
1 9 (25.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CISA
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) HP
1 9 (25.71%) Citrix
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco
1 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (14.29%) Sage
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) NetApp
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) IBM