Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 318 306 337
Rank change year-on-year -12 +31 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 712 1,059 1,338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.96% 1.01% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.32% 2.89% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 479 837 899
10th Percentile £34,050 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £96,750 £91,250
UK median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% - -

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 30,751 36,657 38,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.59% 34.91% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,482 30,417 31,536
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -18 333 £72,500 +3.57% 49
South East +42 117 £62,500 - 13
North of England +14 83 £50,000 +25.00% 38
East of England +64 57 £57,500 +4.55% 10
Midlands +34 56 £47,500 +5.56% 11
South West -5 56 £52,500 +10.53% 16
North West +27 55 £50,000 - 17
West Midlands +29 44 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire -13 18 £35,000 -5.56% 6
East Midlands +10 11 £33,250 -26.11% 5
North East +12 10 £50,000 +56.84% 15
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 356 (50.00%) AWS
2 297 (41.71%) Azure
3 277 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (31.60%) Python
5 189 (26.54%) DevOps
6 164 (23.03%) Software Engineering
7 151 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 146 (20.51%) Java
9 137 (19.24%) Kubernetes
10 135 (18.96%) Docker
11 130 (18.26%) SQL
11 130 (18.26%) Degree
12 118 (16.57%) Linux
13 116 (16.29%) Microservices
14 106 (14.89%) JavaScript
15 102 (14.33%) GCP
16 95 (13.34%) Problem-Solving
17 91 (12.78%) Finance
18 86 (12.08%) Windows
19 83 (11.66%) Computer Science
19 83 (11.66%) SaaS
20 82 (11.52%) Big Data
20 82 (11.52%) IaaS
21 81 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
22 79 (11.10%) Git (software)
22 79 (11.10%) C#
23 77 (10.81%) PaaS
24 76 (10.67%) REST
25 73 (10.25%) Terraform
26 71 (9.97%) NoSQL

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 26 (3.65%) Apache Spark
1 26 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (3.23%) IIS
3 18 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (2.25%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.69%) Apache
5 12 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.12%) Confluence
8 6 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.42%) CMS
10 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Fuse
10 3 (0.42%) SAS
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.28%) JBoss
11 2 (0.28%) nginx
11 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.28%) Odoo
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP GTS
3 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.28%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 356 (50.00%) AWS
2 297 (41.71%) Azure
3 102 (14.33%) GCP
4 83 (11.66%) SaaS
5 82 (11.52%) IaaS
6 77 (10.81%) PaaS
7 65 (9.13%) Microsoft 365
8 41 (5.76%) Serverless
9 36 (5.06%) Amazon S3
10 32 (4.49%) IBM Cloud
11 28 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
11 28 (3.93%) Power Platform
12 23 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (3.23%) GitHub
13 18 (2.53%) BPaaS
14 16 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (2.11%) Amazon EKS
16 14 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (8.15%) Firewall
2 41 (5.76%) Internet
3 34 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 33 (4.63%) VPN
5 32 (4.49%) DNS
6 26 (3.65%) Network Security
7 18 (2.53%) WAAS
7 18 (2.53%) WAN
8 16 (2.25%) LAN
9 15 (2.11%) BGP
10 14 (1.97%) MPLS
11 13 (1.83%) HTTP
12 11 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (1.40%) DHCP
13 10 (1.40%) H.323
13 10 (1.40%) SSL
13 10 (1.40%) Unified Communications
14 9 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.26%) Wireless
15 8 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.52%) Big Data
2 71 (9.97%) NoSQL
3 57 (8.01%) Relational Database
4 50 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 49 (6.88%) MySQL
6 32 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 24 (3.37%) Power BI
9 23 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.81%) OLTP
11 19 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (2.39%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (1.97%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.83%) BigQuery
15 13 (1.83%) Snowflake Schema
16 12 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (1.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 79 (11.10%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.60%) GitLab
4 29 (4.07%) JIRA
5 17 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (2.11%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.83%) Selenium
8 11 (1.54%) Cypress.io
9 10 (1.40%) GoCD
10 7 (0.98%) Postman
10 7 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (0.98%) webpack
11 6 (0.84%) JMeter
12 5 (0.70%) Gatling
12 5 (0.70%) Locust
12 5 (0.70%) Subversion
12 5 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.70%) The Grinder
12 5 (0.70%) Xdebug
General
1 91 (12.78%) Finance
2 47 (6.60%) Public Sector
3 36 (5.06%) Banking
3 36 (5.06%) Marketing
4 30 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.07%) Law
6 23 (3.23%) Legal
7 13 (1.83%) Private Banking
8 11 (1.54%) Electronics
8 11 (1.54%) Games
9 9 (1.26%) Retail
10 8 (1.12%) Publishing
11 7 (0.98%) Automotive
11 7 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.84%) Billing
12 6 (0.84%) Local Government
12 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.56%) Front Office
14 3 (0.42%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.28%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 116 (16.29%) Developer
2 84 (11.80%) Architect
3 75 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 59 (8.29%) Analyst
5 47 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
6 45 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 45 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (4.78%) Senior Developer
9 30 (4.21%) Security Analyst
10 26 (3.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 25 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
12 24 (3.37%) Cloud Developer
13 23 (3.23%) Java Developer
14 22 (3.09%) Cloud Architect
14 22 (3.09%) IT Engineer
14 22 (3.09%) Python Engineer
15 21 (2.95%) IT Analyst
16 20 (2.81%) Full Stack Developer
16 20 (2.81%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.67%) REST
2 69 (9.69%) .NET
3 67 (9.41%) Web Services
4 52 (7.30%) Node.js
5 51 (7.16%) CSS
6 50 (7.02%) Spring
7 46 (6.46%) HTML
7 46 (6.46%) Kafka
8 45 (6.32%) React
9 34 (4.78%) Spring Boot
10 27 (3.79%) .NET Core
11 26 (3.65%) RESTful
11 26 (3.65%) SOAP
12 24 (3.37%) AngularJS
13 20 (2.81%) XML
14 19 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
15 16 (2.25%) .NET Framework
15 16 (2.25%) ASP.NET
15 16 (2.25%) GraphQL
16 13 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 43 (6.04%) Data Centre
4 36 (5.06%) Algorithms
5 32 (4.49%) User Experience
6 28 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.09%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.95%) Cloud Native
9 20 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (2.39%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.39%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.97%) CMDB
12 12 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
13 10 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (1.26%) Blog
14 9 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.26%) Internet of Things
14 9 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 118 (16.57%) Linux
2 86 (12.08%) Windows
3 30 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.09%) CentOS
6 19 (2.67%) Unix
6 19 (2.67%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.98%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (0.84%) SUSE
9 6 (0.84%) VMS
10 5 (0.70%) Android
10 5 (0.70%) Debian
10 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (26.54%) DevOps
3 164 (23.03%) Software Engineering
4 116 (16.29%) Microservices
5 95 (13.34%) Problem-Solving
6 83 (11.66%) Computer Science
7 81 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (8.85%) Open Source
9 62 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (8.57%) Machine Learning
11 59 (8.29%) Configuration Management
11 59 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 59 (8.29%) Mentoring
12 58 (8.15%) OO
12 58 (8.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 56 (7.87%) Analytics
14 55 (7.72%) ITIL
15 53 (7.44%) Artificial Intelligence
15 53 (7.44%) Scrum
16 52 (7.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 225 (31.60%) Python
2 146 (20.51%) Java
3 130 (18.26%) SQL
4 106 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 79 (11.10%) C#
6 71 (9.97%) Go
7 55 (7.72%) PowerShell
8 43 (6.04%) Ruby
9 42 (5.90%) Bash Shell
10 30 (4.21%) C++
10 30 (4.21%) PHP
11 29 (4.07%) TypeScript
12 24 (3.37%) R
13 22 (3.09%) C
14 16 (2.25%) T-SQL
15 15 (2.11%) Java 8
16 9 (1.26%) ES6
17 8 (1.12%) Scala
18 7 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 7 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 130 (18.26%) Degree
2 62 (8.71%) Security Cleared
3 47 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (6.46%) SC Cleared
5 36 (5.06%) CISSP
6 34 (4.78%) CISM
7 31 (4.35%) CISA
8 29 (4.07%) Master's Degree
9 20 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (2.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 18 (2.53%) AWS Certification
11 18 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (2.11%) RHCSA
13 13 (1.83%) RHCE
14 11 (1.54%) MCSE
15 10 (1.40%) CEH
16 9 (1.26%) CCNP
17 8 (1.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 8 (1.12%) CCSP
18 7 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.46%) QA
2 44 (6.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (3.93%) HIPAA
4 21 (2.95%) GRC
5 18 (2.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 18 (2.53%) ITGC
6 15 (2.11%) SLA
7 13 (1.83%) NIST
8 12 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (1.40%) COBIT
10 9 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (1.12%) GDPR
12 7 (0.98%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.42%) NCSC
14 3 (0.42%) SOC 2
15 2 (0.28%) COSO
15 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.28%) PMBOK
16 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 135 (18.96%) Docker
2 54 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 47 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.11%) KVM
6 14 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.56%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.56%) vSphere
9 3 (0.42%) Firmware
9 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.42%) XenApp
9 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.28%) HDFS
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 137 (19.24%) Kubernetes
2 73 (10.25%) Terraform
3 57 (8.01%) Ansible
4 32 (4.49%) Prometheus
5 25 (3.51%) Grafana
6 22 (3.09%) Puppet
7 14 (1.97%) Consul
7 14 (1.97%) Docker Swarm
7 14 (1.97%) Graphite
7 14 (1.97%) Packer
8 11 (1.54%) Rancher
9 10 (1.40%) Rundeck
9 10 (1.40%) SCCM
10 8 (1.12%) Nessus
11 5 (0.70%) Kibana
11 5 (0.70%) OpenVAS
11 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 151 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 70 (9.83%) Google
3 56 (7.87%) Oracle
3 56 (7.87%) VMware
4 47 (6.60%) IBM
5 25 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.39%) Cisco
7 13 (1.83%) SAP
8 10 (1.40%) F5
8 10 (1.40%) Splunk
9 9 (1.26%) Citrix
10 8 (1.12%) Remedy
10 8 (1.12%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.84%) Cognos
11 6 (0.84%) Informatica
11 6 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (0.84%) SolarWinds
11 6 (0.84%) Talend
11 6 (0.84%) TIBCO