Period
to 27 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 254 319 329
Rank change year-on-year +65 +10 +138
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 572 1,265 1,558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.01% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.11% 3.14% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 503 1,040 1,204
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £34,880
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +4.17%

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 18,396 40,350 38,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.50% 32.11% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15,612 33,247 31,133
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +13 225 £72,500 +0.69% 40
North of England +122 141 £52,500 -4.55% 14
North West +131 106 £57,500 -1.08% 6
South East +120 105 £60,000 - 20
South West +98 45 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Midlands +73 41 £45,000 -21.74% 14
West Midlands +47 27 £47,500 -28.30% 10
Yorkshire +76 20 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East of England +86 15 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North East +34 15 £50,000 +19.05% 1
East Midlands +82 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 265 (46.33%) Azure
2 260 (45.45%) AWS
3 224 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (34.09%) DevOps
5 150 (26.22%) Python
6 126 (22.03%) Microservices
7 125 (21.85%) SQL
8 111 (19.41%) .NET
9 109 (19.06%) Microsoft
10 107 (18.71%) JavaScript
11 103 (18.01%) Software Engineering
12 99 (17.31%) Linux
13 91 (15.91%) C#
14 87 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (14.86%) Git (software)
16 84 (14.69%) Windows
16 84 (14.69%) Docker
17 83 (14.51%) High Availability
18 79 (13.81%) SQL Server
19 77 (13.46%) Finance
20 76 (13.29%) ITIL
21 74 (12.94%) PowerShell
21 74 (12.94%) Degree
22 70 (12.24%) Go
23 68 (11.89%) Configuration Management
24 65 (11.36%) Open Source
25 64 (11.19%) NoSQL
26 63 (11.01%) Node.js
26 63 (11.01%) Java
27 61 (10.66%) Ruby

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 57 (9.97%) IIS
2 33 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.97%) SAS
5 16 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.40%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.87%) Confluence
9 5 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.87%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.70%) Apache
10 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.52%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.52%) Site Server
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 21 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 16 (2.80%) SAP GTS
2 6 (1.05%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.35%) Odoo
4 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 265 (46.33%) Azure
2 260 (45.45%) AWS
3 54 (9.44%) GCP
3 54 (9.44%) SaaS
4 46 (8.04%) GitHub
5 45 (7.87%) IaaS
6 39 (6.82%) PaaS
7 38 (6.64%) Office 365
8 28 (4.90%) Serverless
9 14 (2.45%) Amazon S3
10 12 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (2.10%) IBM Cloud
11 11 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (1.75%) npm
13 9 (1.57%) Amazon SageMaker
14 7 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (1.05%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.24%) Firewall
2 25 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.20%) Internet
4 22 (3.85%) DNS
5 21 (3.67%) Skype
6 19 (3.32%) LAN
6 19 (3.32%) WAN
7 18 (3.15%) H.323
7 18 (3.15%) VPN
8 13 (2.27%) Unified Communications
9 11 (1.92%) Network Security
10 10 (1.75%) DHCP
11 9 (1.57%) VoIP
12 7 (1.22%) Wireless
13 6 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (1.05%) DMZ
13 6 (1.05%) PBX
13 6 (1.05%) Softphone
13 6 (1.05%) WAAS
13 6 (1.05%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 43 (7.52%) MySQL
4 36 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.85%) Big Data
6 21 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (2.80%) DB2
8 13 (2.27%) OLTP
8 13 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.40%) BigQuery
11 8 (1.40%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.22%) InfluxDB
12 7 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.05%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.05%) Redis
14 4 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 85 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.97%) Jenkins
3 51 (8.92%) GitLab
4 40 (6.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (2.62%) Selenium
6 14 (2.45%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.10%) NUnit
8 10 (1.75%) Moq
8 10 (1.75%) MSTest
9 9 (1.57%) JIRA
9 9 (1.57%) webpack
10 7 (1.22%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.05%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.05%) Cypress.io
11 6 (1.05%) Subversion
12 5 (0.87%) Codeship
12 5 (0.87%) Mocha
12 5 (0.87%) TestCafe
13 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.70%) Mockito
General
1 77 (13.46%) Finance
2 54 (9.44%) Public Sector
3 26 (4.55%) Banking
3 26 (4.55%) Law
4 20 (3.50%) Legal
5 17 (2.97%) Marketing
6 14 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.92%) Publishing
8 10 (1.75%) Games
9 8 (1.40%) Automotive
9 8 (1.40%) Local Government
9 8 (1.40%) Retail
10 7 (1.22%) Back Office
11 6 (1.05%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.87%) Norwegian Language
13 4 (0.70%) Front Office
13 4 (0.70%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.52%) Advertising
14 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (18.71%) Developer
2 77 (13.46%) Architect
3 64 (11.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 44 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 39 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
6 38 (6.64%) Platform Engineer
6 38 (6.64%) Support Engineer
7 36 (6.29%) Applications Support
8 34 (5.94%) .NET Developer
8 34 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (5.42%) C# Developer
10 29 (5.07%) Analyst
10 29 (5.07%) Security Specialist
11 28 (4.90%) Cloud Specialist
12 26 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (4.37%) Applications Engineer
13 25 (4.37%) Applications Support Engineer
14 24 (4.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 24 (4.20%) Cloud Architect
15 21 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (19.41%) .NET
2 63 (11.01%) Node.js
3 58 (10.14%) React
3 58 (10.14%) Web Services
4 55 (9.62%) REST
5 47 (8.22%) HTML
6 46 (8.04%) CSS
7 40 (6.99%) Elastic Stack
8 37 (6.47%) .NET Core
8 37 (6.47%) ASP.NET
9 36 (6.29%) AngularJS
10 21 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (3.50%) WebRTC
12 19 (3.32%) Redux
12 19 (3.32%) RESTful
13 18 (3.15%) HTML5
13 18 (3.15%) Kafka
14 17 (2.97%) ASP.NET Core
15 16 (2.80%) Spring
16 14 (2.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.90%) Management Information System
2 28 (4.90%) User Experience
3 25 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.10%) CMDB
6 12 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.75%) Cloud Native
8 9 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.05%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.05%) Wiki
12 5 (0.87%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.31%) Linux
2 84 (14.69%) Windows
3 43 (7.52%) CentOS
3 43 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (6.99%) Windows Server
5 28 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.22%) Android
10 7 (1.22%) Unix
11 6 (1.05%) Solaris
12 3 (0.52%) SUSE
13 2 (0.35%) Debian
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) MVS
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (34.09%) DevOps
3 126 (22.03%) Microservices
4 103 (18.01%) Software Engineering
5 87 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (14.51%) High Availability
7 76 (13.29%) ITIL
8 68 (11.89%) Configuration Management
9 65 (11.36%) Open Source
10 61 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
11 57 (9.97%) TDD
12 54 (9.44%) Infrastructure Automation
12 54 (9.44%) IT Strategy
13 52 (9.09%) Computer Science
14 46 (8.04%) Continuous Delivery
14 46 (8.04%) Load Balancing
15 44 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
15 44 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
15 44 (7.69%) Scrum
16 42 (7.34%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 150 (26.22%) Python
2 125 (21.85%) SQL
3 107 (18.71%) JavaScript
4 91 (15.91%) C#
5 74 (12.94%) PowerShell
6 70 (12.24%) Go
7 63 (11.01%) Java
8 61 (10.66%) Ruby
9 36 (6.29%) Bash Shell
10 21 (3.67%) C
11 16 (2.80%) PHP
12 15 (2.62%) C++
13 12 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.10%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.57%) ES6
15 7 (1.22%) Java 8
16 5 (0.87%) R
17 4 (0.70%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.70%) Scala
18 2 (0.35%) ES7
Qualifications
1 74 (12.94%) Degree
2 49 (8.57%) AWS Certification
3 38 (6.64%) Security Cleared
4 31 (5.42%) SC Cleared
5 25 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (2.97%) MCSE
8 12 (2.10%) CISSP
8 12 (2.10%) MCP
9 8 (1.40%) MCITP
9 8 (1.40%) MCTS
10 7 (1.22%) CISA
10 7 (1.22%) CISM
11 6 (1.05%) CEH
11 6 (1.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 6 (1.05%) RHCSA
11 6 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.70%) MBCS
13 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.67%) QA
2 20 (3.50%) COBIT
3 16 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.27%) SLA
5 12 (2.10%) GDPR
6 6 (1.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (1.05%) HIPAA
6 6 (1.05%) ITGC
7 4 (0.70%) NCSC
7 4 (0.70%) NIST
7 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.52%) COSO
8 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 84 (14.69%) Docker
2 44 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 24 (4.20%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.57%) KVM
7 6 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.87%) Firmware
9 3 (0.52%) Xen
10 2 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.35%) XenApp
10 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 52 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 52 (9.09%) Terraform
2 47 (8.22%) Grafana
2 47 (8.22%) Prometheus
3 46 (8.04%) Puppet
4 40 (6.99%) Graphite
5 29 (5.07%) Ansible
6 14 (2.45%) SCCM
7 13 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.05%) CASB
11 4 (0.70%) Consul
11 4 (0.70%) Packer
12 3 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.35%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 1 (0.17%) Iperf
14 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 109 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.22%) VMware
3 29 (5.07%) Oracle
4 28 (4.90%) IBM
5 27 (4.72%) Google
6 22 (3.85%) HP
7 19 (3.32%) SAP
7 19 (3.32%) ServiceNow
8 18 (3.15%) Cisco
9 16 (2.80%) CA
9 16 (2.80%) Hyperion
9 16 (2.80%) PeopleSoft
9 16 (2.80%) Remedy
9 16 (2.80%) Siebel
10 15 (2.62%) Citrix
11 6 (1.05%) Canon
11 6 (1.05%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.05%) Mitel
11 6 (1.05%) Netskope
11 6 (1.05%) Sophos