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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 201 197 200
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.09% 2.97% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 5
Average salary £53,000 £67,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.48% +58.82%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
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
220 101 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.38% 2.28% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 192 87 95
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Solihull - 4 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £63,500 -
Birmingham -16 1 £90,000 +33.33%
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 8 (28.57%) CCNP
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 7 (25.00%) Google
5 7 (25.00%) Google Apps
5 7 (25.00%) Lotus
5 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.00%) IBM
5 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 7 (25.00%) HP
5 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (25.00%) IBM Notes
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) Network Management
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.71%) NetApp
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) IPsec
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) HSRP
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
6 1 (3.57%) VRRP
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) IPv4
6 1 (3.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Data Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.14%) DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Auditor
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 7 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 6 (21.43%) Network Management
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CCNP
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CRISC
4 1 (3.57%) CCAA
4 1 (3.57%) CISA
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) IBM
2 7 (25.00%) HP
2 7 (25.00%) Lotus
2 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (25.00%) Google
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) NetApp
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Sage
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper