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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 217 205 207
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 15 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.51% 3.72% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 27
Median salary £55,000 £41,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £51,750 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +13.33%
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
597 430 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.30% 8.09% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 436 351 252
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -21 12 £56,250 +212.50%
Staffordshire +4 3 £18,000 -40.00% 2
Shropshire -15 2 £18,000 -60.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £18,000 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 36 (61.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (42.37%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (37.29%) DevOps
4 21 (35.59%) Open Source
5 20 (33.90%) Puppet
6 19 (32.20%) OpenStack
6 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (32.20%) Google
6 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
7 17 (28.81%) Vagrant
7 17 (28.81%) Packer
7 17 (28.81%) Terraform
8 16 (27.12%) ELK Stack
9 15 (25.42%) Finance
9 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
10 14 (23.73%) Linux
10 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (22.03%) Virtual Environments
12 12 (20.34%) ITIL
13 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
13 11 (18.64%) Consul
14 10 (16.95%) IT Audit
14 10 (16.95%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (16.95%) Patch Management
14 10 (16.95%) nginx
14 10 (16.95%) Information Security
14 10 (16.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (16.95%) Network Security
14 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
14 10 (16.95%) CISSP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (32.20%) OpenStack
2 10 (16.95%) nginx
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) JBoss
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (61.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (42.37%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.86%) IaaS
3 7 (11.86%) SaaS
4 5 (8.47%) PaaS
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (8.47%) Neo4j
2 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Vagrant
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.39%) JUnit
4 2 (3.39%) Selenium
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Head of Information
3 10 (16.95%) Head of Information Security
3 10 (16.95%) Head of Security
4 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Azure Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Developer
5 7 (11.86%) AWS Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Applications Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Integration Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Java Applications Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) ELK Stack
2 7 (11.86%) Spring
2 7 (11.86%) XML
3 6 (10.17%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (10.17%) Sensu
4 5 (8.47%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (8.47%) Apache Camel
4 5 (8.47%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.39%) .NET
5 2 (3.39%) EJB
5 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) HTML5
5 2 (3.39%) J2EE
5 2 (3.39%) J2SE
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.39%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
6 1 (1.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
3 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) DevOps
2 21 (35.59%) Open Source
3 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.03%) Virtual Environments
5 12 (20.34%) ITIL
6 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
7 10 (16.95%) Information Security
7 10 (16.95%) Information Security Management
7 10 (16.95%) IT Audit
7 10 (16.95%) Patch Management
7 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
7 10 (16.95%) Security Management
8 7 (11.86%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (11.86%) Scrum
8 7 (11.86%) Service Management
8 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) DSDM
9 5 (8.47%) MVC
9 5 (8.47%) Open Source Development
9 5 (8.47%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) Ruby
2 7 (11.86%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) Scala
3 5 (8.47%) Clojure
3 5 (8.47%) Groovy
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.39%) C
5 2 (3.39%) C++
5 2 (3.39%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) CISA
1 10 (16.95%) CISM
1 10 (16.95%) CISSP
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
1 10 (16.95%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.39%) Docker
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) Puppet
2 17 (28.81%) Packer
2 17 (28.81%) Terraform
3 11 (18.64%) Consul
4 6 (10.17%) Grafana
4 6 (10.17%) Graphite
4 6 (10.17%) Uchiwa
5 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Google
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Atlassian
3 6 (10.17%) MuleSoft
3 6 (10.17%) WSO2
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
4 3 (5.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) webMethods
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.69%) ForgeRock
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