The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 185 200 169
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 21 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.16% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.35% 5.33% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 27
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.40%
Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
185 169 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.48% 3.05% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 164 153 85
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -28.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £105,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Cloud Computing
England

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 23 July 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 23 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
Birmingham +18 14 £61,500 +36.66% 1
Shropshire - 6 £23,750 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) SLA
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) CCNP
6 3 (13.04%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Sage
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) MPLS
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
1 3 (13.04%) MPLS
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Data Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Service Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Transition Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.04%) CCNP
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Sage
2 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £19000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, life insurance, health care
Posted: 5 days ago