Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 308 299 324
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25 +98
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 593 1,225 1,412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.01% 1.06% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.46% 3.13% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 522 1,017 1,108
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,425
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,112 39,106 36,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.02% 33.88% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20,541 32,387 29,954
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in England

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in England.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in England

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in England

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 243 £72,500 - 57
South East +87 109 £60,000 - 17
North of England +56 104 £50,000 +11.11% 22
North West +66 74 £55,114 +0.21% 16
South West +33 46 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Midlands +44 44 £44,000 -21.78% 15
East of England +76 43 £57,500 - 19
West Midlands +21 33 £50,000 -13.04% 10
North East +30 17 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Yorkshire +1 13 £35,000 -5.56% 4
East Midlands +51 11 £36,500 -18.89% 5
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 295 (49.75%) AWS
2 276 (46.54%) Azure
3 241 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (28.33%) DevOps
5 156 (26.31%) Python
6 136 (22.93%) Software Engineering
7 134 (22.60%) SQL
8 109 (18.38%) Microservices
9 102 (17.20%) Docker
10 100 (16.86%) Java
11 99 (16.69%) C#
12 96 (16.19%) Linux
13 95 (16.02%) JavaScript
14 94 (15.85%) Microsoft
15 93 (15.68%) .NET
16 91 (15.35%) Git (software)
17 84 (14.17%) Kubernetes
18 78 (13.15%) PowerShell
19 77 (12.98%) Finance
19 77 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
20 71 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
21 70 (11.80%) Degree
21 70 (11.80%) Windows
22 66 (11.13%) SaaS
23 65 (10.96%) High Availability
23 65 (10.96%) GCP
24 62 (10.46%) Go
24 62 (10.46%) VMware
25 57 (9.61%) Scrum
26 56 (9.44%) Configuration Management

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 40 (6.75%) IIS
2 34 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.04%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.52%) Confluence
6 9 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.35%) Apache
7 8 (1.35%) SAS
8 7 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.51%) Site Server
10 3 (0.51%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.34%) CMS
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 22 (3.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (1.18%) SAP GTS
2 4 (0.67%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.67%) Odoo
2 4 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 295 (49.75%) AWS
2 276 (46.54%) Azure
3 66 (11.13%) SaaS
4 65 (10.96%) GCP
5 53 (8.94%) IaaS
6 47 (7.93%) PaaS
7 38 (6.41%) Office 365
8 29 (4.89%) Serverless
9 27 (4.55%) GitHub
10 23 (3.88%) Amazon S3
11 21 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (3.37%) IBM Cloud
13 17 (2.87%) BPaaS
13 17 (2.87%) Power Platform
14 15 (2.53%) Amazon SageMaker
14 15 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (1.85%) OpenShift
15 11 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
16 8 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.25%) Firewall
2 27 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.87%) VPN
3 17 (2.87%) WAAS
4 16 (2.70%) DNS
4 16 (2.70%) Internet
4 16 (2.70%) Unified Communications
4 16 (2.70%) WAN
5 15 (2.53%) Skype
6 14 (2.36%) LAN
6 14 (2.36%) Network Security
6 14 (2.36%) VoIP
7 12 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (1.85%) H.323
9 8 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.35%) Wireless
10 7 (1.18%) HTTP
10 7 (1.18%) PBX
10 7 (1.18%) SAN
11 6 (1.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.27%) NoSQL
2 50 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 48 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 40 (6.75%) MySQL
5 38 (6.41%) Big Data
6 30 (5.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 20 (3.37%) OLTP
8 19 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.87%) Power BI
9 17 (2.87%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.53%) BigQuery
11 13 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (2.02%) DB2
12 12 (2.02%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.69%) GIS
13 10 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 91 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.42%) GitLab
3 43 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 27 (4.55%) JIRA
5 24 (4.05%) Visual Studio
6 23 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (2.87%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.19%) Selenium
9 10 (1.69%) GoCD
10 9 (1.52%) NUnit
11 7 (1.18%) Subversion
12 5 (0.84%) JUnit
12 5 (0.84%) Moq
12 5 (0.84%) MSTest
13 4 (0.67%) Cypress.io
13 4 (0.67%) Mockito
14 3 (0.51%) Postman
14 3 (0.51%) REST Assured
14 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.51%) TestCafe
General
1 77 (12.98%) Finance
2 55 (9.27%) Public Sector
3 32 (5.40%) Banking
3 32 (5.40%) Law
3 32 (5.40%) Marketing
4 28 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.20%) Private Banking
6 15 (2.53%) Legal
6 15 (2.53%) Publishing
7 9 (1.52%) Electronics
8 8 (1.35%) Automotive
8 8 (1.35%) Local Government
9 6 (1.01%) Games
9 6 (1.01%) Housing Association
10 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Retail
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 92 (15.51%) Developer
2 72 (12.14%) Software Engineer
3 59 (9.95%) Architect
4 48 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 40 (6.75%) Azure Engineer
6 36 (6.07%) Analyst
6 36 (6.07%) Applications Engineer
6 36 (6.07%) Support Engineer
7 33 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 31 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (4.89%) Applications Support Engineer
10 27 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
11 26 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (4.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 24 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
14 23 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
14 23 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 23 (3.88%) Python Engineer
15 22 (3.71%) C# Developer
15 22 (3.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (15.68%) .NET
2 50 (8.43%) Web Services
3 49 (8.26%) REST
4 46 (7.76%) CSS
5 45 (7.59%) Node.js
6 43 (7.25%) HTML
7 42 (7.08%) Spring
8 40 (6.75%) React
9 33 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 32 (5.40%) Spring Boot
11 31 (5.23%) AngularJS
12 27 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
13 24 (4.05%) .NET Core
14 20 (3.37%) Kafka
14 20 (3.37%) SOAP
15 18 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (2.70%) TensorFlow
17 13 (2.19%) HTML5
18 12 (2.02%) CSS3
19 11 (1.85%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.89%) User Experience
4 27 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.53%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.36%) CMDB
8 13 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.02%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.35%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
12 8 (1.35%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.01%) e-Learning
13 6 (1.01%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.01%) Wiki
14 5 (0.84%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.19%) Linux
2 70 (11.80%) Windows
3 33 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 30 (5.06%) CentOS
4 30 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.52%) Unix
9 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.84%) Debian
12 4 (0.67%) Android
12 4 (0.67%) SUSE
13 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (28.33%) DevOps
3 136 (22.93%) Software Engineering
4 109 (18.38%) Microservices
5 77 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
6 71 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (10.96%) High Availability
8 57 (9.61%) Scrum
9 56 (9.44%) Configuration Management
10 55 (9.27%) ITIL
11 54 (9.11%) Open Source
12 50 (8.43%) TDD
13 48 (8.09%) Artificial Intelligence
13 48 (8.09%) Computer Science
14 47 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 46 (7.76%) Infrastructure Automation
16 45 (7.59%) Information Security
17 42 (7.08%) Identity Access Management
18 41 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 156 (26.31%) Python
2 134 (22.60%) SQL
3 100 (16.86%) Java
4 99 (16.69%) C#
5 95 (16.02%) JavaScript
6 78 (13.15%) PowerShell
7 62 (10.46%) Go
8 36 (6.07%) Bash Shell
9 31 (5.23%) Ruby
10 25 (4.22%) C++
10 25 (4.22%) R
11 20 (3.37%) PHP
12 19 (3.20%) Java 8
12 19 (3.20%) T-SQL
13 18 (3.04%) C
14 16 (2.70%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (1.18%) Scala
16 5 (0.84%) ES6
17 4 (0.67%) Rust
Qualifications
1 70 (11.80%) Degree
2 41 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.23%) AWS Certification
4 30 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.88%) CISSP
6 22 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (3.20%) CISM
7 19 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (3.04%) CISA
9 17 (2.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 12 (2.02%) MCSE
11 11 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.52%) Master's Degree
13 8 (1.35%) MCITP
14 7 (1.18%) CCNP
14 7 (1.18%) MCTS
15 6 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
16 5 (0.84%) CCNA
16 5 (0.84%) CEH
16 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (4.55%) HIPAA
3 26 (4.38%) QA
4 17 (2.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 17 (2.87%) ITGC
5 13 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.85%) COBIT
7 10 (1.69%) SLA
8 8 (1.35%) PCI DSS
9 7 (1.18%) GDPR
10 4 (0.67%) NIST
11 3 (0.51%) COSO
12 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.34%) NCSC
12 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.17%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.17%) IEC 62304
13 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 102 (17.20%) Docker
2 53 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.40%) Active Directory
3 32 (5.40%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.02%) KVM
4 12 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.84%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.67%) Xen
8 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.34%) Firmware
9 2 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.34%) vSphere
9 2 (0.34%) XenApp
9 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.17%) Ceph
10 1 (0.17%) NFS
10 1 (0.17%) Samba
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 84 (14.17%) Kubernetes
2 50 (8.43%) Terraform
3 34 (5.73%) Ansible
4 32 (5.40%) Prometheus
4 32 (5.40%) Puppet
5 31 (5.23%) Grafana
6 23 (3.88%) Graphite
7 13 (2.19%) SCCM
8 12 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (1.69%) Rancher
9 10 (1.69%) Rundeck
10 7 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.01%) CASB
12 5 (0.84%) Kibana
13 4 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.67%) Consul
13 4 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 94 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.46%) VMware
3 43 (7.25%) Google
4 35 (5.90%) Oracle
5 34 (5.73%) IBM
6 21 (3.54%) Cisco
7 15 (2.53%) HP
8 14 (2.36%) SAP
9 13 (2.19%) Citrix
10 10 (1.69%) Remedy
10 10 (1.69%) Splunk
11 9 (1.52%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.35%) CA
12 8 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.35%) CyberArk
12 8 (1.35%) ForgeRock
12 8 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.18%) Hyperion
13 7 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (1.18%) Siebel