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 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 209 204 194
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 15 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.39% 6.54% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 6
Average salary £61,500 £72,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.17% +93.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £80,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
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
203 107 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.53% 2.04% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 187 91 45
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £72,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 30 October 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 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
Birmingham -11 7 £38,500 -51.87%
Warwickshire - 6 £63,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) HP
2 10 (24.39%) CCNP
2 10 (24.39%) CCNA
2 10 (24.39%) LAN
2 10 (24.39%) WAN
2 10 (24.39%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 9 (21.95%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.07%) SLA
6 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) MPLS
7 5 (12.20%) IBM
7 5 (12.20%) Lotus
7 5 (12.20%) Sage
7 5 (12.20%) IBM Notes
7 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
7 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
7 5 (12.20%) Google
7 5 (12.20%) Supplier Management
7 5 (12.20%) Network Management
7 5 (12.20%) Google Apps
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (12.20%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) LAN
1 10 (24.39%) WAN
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) MPLS
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Data Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Data Centre Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Service Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Project Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Server Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Transition Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Auditor
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) JSON
1 1 (2.44%) HTML5
1 1 (2.44%) REST
1 1 (2.44%) CSS3
1 1 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
3 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
4 5 (12.20%) Supplier Management
4 5 (12.20%) Network Management
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Analytics
6 2 (4.88%) Transition Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Information Security
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Game Development
7 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (24.39%) CCNP
1 10 (24.39%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CISA
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco
1 10 (24.39%) HP
1 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 5 (12.20%) IBM
3 5 (12.20%) Lotus
3 5 (12.20%) Sage
3 5 (12.20%) Google
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) NetApp