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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 211 202 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 21 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.16% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.98% 3.16% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 2
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.03%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
422 253 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.46% 5.09% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 336 207 110
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £58,950 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 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
Birmingham +3 7 - - 5
Solihull +14 5 £42,500 -
Coventry - 1 - - 3
Walsall - 1 £20,000 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (28.95%) SaaS
3 11 (28.95%) IaaS
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (26.32%) SAN
5 9 (23.68%) Linux
5 9 (23.68%) Information Security
6 8 (21.05%) Unified Communications
6 8 (21.05%) DevOps
6 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (21.05%) Firewall
7 7 (18.42%) CRM
7 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) ITSM
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Business Development
7 7 (18.42%) Degree
7 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
8 6 (15.79%) Public Cloud
8 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 6 (15.79%) REST
8 6 (15.79%) PaaS
8 6 (15.79%) Open Source
8 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 6 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) JBoss
1 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.95%) IaaS
2 11 (28.95%) SaaS
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (15.79%) PaaS
5 4 (10.53%) Office 365
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) Unified Communications
3 6 (15.79%) VoIP
4 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) WLAN
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) HTTP
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Grunt
2 1 (2.63%) gulp
2 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (13.16%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Consultant
1 9 (23.68%) IT Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) IT Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Graduate
4 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Graduate Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Graduate IT Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) IT Graduate
5 5 (13.16%) Graduate IT Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Leader
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Manager
6 4 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
7 3 (7.89%) IT Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Sales Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.16%) HTML5
3 5 (13.16%) J2EE
3 5 (13.16%) J2SE
3 5 (13.16%) JSON
3 5 (13.16%) Play Framework
3 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) Spring
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) COM
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) EJB
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 6 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Cryptography
2 5 (13.16%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) SUSE
4 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.89%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.26%) MVS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (18.42%) Business Development
3 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 7 (18.42%) ITSM
3 7 (18.42%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) B2B
4 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.79%) Open Source
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.16%) E-Discovery
5 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (13.16%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) SIEM
5 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) Scala
4 2 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) ECMAScript
5 1 (2.63%) ES6
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) MCSE
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (13.16%) CCSP
3 5 (13.16%) CEH
3 5 (13.16%) CISA
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.16%) CISM
3 5 (13.16%) CISSP
3 5 (13.16%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (13.16%) GIAC
3 5 (13.16%) ISACA
3 5 (13.16%) SANS
3 5 (13.16%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (13.16%) SSCP
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) webMethods
3 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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