Period
to 21 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 608 483 595
Rank change year-on-year -125 +112 +38
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 428 191 523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.19% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 331 155 411
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £38,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -1.96%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,625 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -3.85%

Private Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 45,365 16,017 44,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.94% 35.64% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27,493 13,371 34,759
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,486
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.53% +3.78%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in England

Private Cloud
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Private Cloud in England

Private Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Private Cloud in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Private Cloud in England

Private Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Private Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 -141 192 £80,000 +6.67% 39
North of England -58 97 £50,000 -4.76% 19
South East -126 67 £70,000 +5.66% 13
North West -54 53 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Yorkshire -59 42 £45,000 +24.14% 3
Midlands -101 36 £65,000 -7.14% 14
West Midlands -109 19 £70,000 +47.37% 8
East Midlands -66 17 £65,000 -35.00% 6
South West -71 17 £65,000 +44.44% 3
East of England -96 16 £77,500 +10.71% 9
North East -24 4 £49,000 +30.67% 3
Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, IT jobs citing Private Cloud 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 Private Cloud.

1 265 (61.92%) Azure
2 201 (46.96%) AWS
3 188 (43.93%) DevOps
4 128 (29.91%) Microsoft
5 106 (24.77%) VMware
6 103 (24.07%) Linux
7 102 (23.83%) Public Cloud
8 101 (23.60%) IaaS
9 97 (22.66%) Social Skills
10 96 (22.43%) Kubernetes
11 94 (21.96%) Windows
12 93 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
13 92 (21.50%) Migration
14 91 (21.26%) Python
15 90 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 90 (21.03%) Terraform
16 89 (20.79%) PaaS
17 84 (19.63%) Ansible
18 83 (19.39%) Data Centre
18 83 (19.39%) SaaS
19 79 (18.46%) Jenkins
20 76 (17.76%) Firewall
21 71 (16.59%) Infrastructure as Code
22 64 (14.95%) PowerShell
23 63 (14.72%) Puppet
24 62 (14.49%) SQL
25 60 (14.02%) Docker
26 59 (13.79%) Active Directory
26 59 (13.79%) Finance
27 58 (13.55%) Microsoft 365

Private Cloud
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 35 (8.18%) OpenStack
2 15 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.80%) IIS
4 10 (2.34%) Apache
5 8 (1.87%) Confluence
6 6 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.17%) nginx
8 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.70%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.47%) WordPress
11 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.23%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.23%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 8 (1.87%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.47%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.23%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 265 (61.92%) Azure
2 201 (46.96%) AWS
3 101 (23.60%) IaaS
4 89 (20.79%) PaaS
5 83 (19.39%) SaaS
6 58 (13.55%) Microsoft 365
7 56 (13.08%) GCP
8 24 (5.61%) GitHub
9 20 (4.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (2.80%) Azure App Service
11 12 (2.80%) Azure Storage
11 12 (2.80%) GitHub Actions
11 12 (2.80%) Serverless
12 11 (2.57%) Slack
13 9 (2.10%) OpenShift
14 6 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (1.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 76 (17.76%) Firewall
2 31 (7.24%) VPN
3 27 (6.31%) WAN
4 25 (5.84%) DNS
4 25 (5.84%) Internet
5 23 (5.37%) BGP
6 21 (4.91%) Network Security
7 20 (4.67%) MPLS
7 20 (4.67%) TCP/IP
8 17 (3.97%) SAN
9 14 (3.27%) OSPF
10 13 (3.04%) DHCP
10 13 (3.04%) IPv6
10 13 (3.04%) LAN
11 11 (2.57%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (2.57%) HTTP
12 10 (2.34%) ExtremeXOS
13 9 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (1.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.31%) Big Data
3 20 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.10%) MarkLogic
6 8 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.64%) MySQL
7 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.40%) Blockchain
8 6 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.93%) SQLite
11 3 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.70%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.47%) HBase
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.47%) Redis
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 79 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 38 (8.88%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.44%) JIRA
4 17 (3.97%) Bitbucket
5 14 (3.27%) GitLab
6 12 (2.80%) Maven
7 10 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.34%) Gradle
8 7 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.40%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.23%) JUnit
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.23%) Selenium
12 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (22.66%) Social Skills
2 59 (13.79%) Finance
3 26 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.67%) Presentation Skills
5 18 (4.21%) Banking
6 14 (3.27%) Publishing
7 13 (3.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 12 (2.80%) Public Sector
8 12 (2.80%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.10%) Private Banking
10 8 (1.87%) Marketing
11 7 (1.64%) Billing
12 5 (1.17%) Local Government
12 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.93%) Legal
13 4 (0.93%) Retail
14 3 (0.70%) Front Office
14 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (26.17%) Architect
2 66 (15.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (11.21%) Solutions Architect
4 42 (9.81%) Cloud Architect
5 38 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (6.54%) Azure Architect
7 26 (6.07%) Azure Engineer
8 25 (5.84%) Analyst
9 24 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
10 22 (5.14%) Senior Architect
10 22 (5.14%) Senior DevOps
10 22 (5.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (3.74%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.74%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.50%) Network Analyst
14 14 (3.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (3.27%) Technical Architect
15 13 (3.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.84%) Kafka
2 21 (4.91%) Middleware
3 16 (3.74%) ARM Templates
4 15 (3.50%) React
5 13 (3.04%) REST
6 10 (2.34%) Swagger
7 9 (2.10%) .NET
7 9 (2.10%) AngularJS
7 9 (2.10%) JMX
8 8 (1.87%) Spring
8 8 (1.87%) Spring Boot
8 8 (1.87%) Web Services
9 7 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (1.40%) JSON
10 6 (1.40%) LDAP
11 5 (1.17%) .NET Core
11 5 (1.17%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.93%) WebAssembly
12 4 (0.93%) YAML
13 3 (0.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 102 (23.83%) Public Cloud
2 83 (19.39%) Data Centre
3 45 (10.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 34 (7.94%) Cloud Native
5 25 (5.84%) CMDB
6 23 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (3.97%) Digital Signage
9 15 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (3.27%) Mobile App
11 13 (3.04%) Replication
12 12 (2.80%) Social Network
13 10 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (2.34%) Management Information System
14 9 (2.10%) Reinsurance
15 7 (1.64%) PKI
15 7 (1.64%) Virtual Team
16 6 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
16 6 (1.40%) Social Media
17 5 (1.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (24.07%) Linux
2 94 (21.96%) Windows
3 54 (12.62%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.04%) Unix
4 13 (3.04%) VMS
5 11 (2.57%) Debian
6 8 (1.87%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (1.17%) CentOS
8 5 (1.17%) Check Point GAiA
9 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (43.93%) DevOps
2 93 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (21.50%) Migration
4 71 (16.59%) Infrastructure as Code
5 58 (13.55%) Open Source
6 57 (13.32%) Presales
7 54 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
8 52 (12.15%) Software Engineering
9 51 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 50 (11.68%) ITIL
11 49 (11.45%) Analytics
12 46 (10.75%) Service Management
13 43 (10.05%) Project Management
14 33 (7.71%) Creative Thinking
14 33 (7.71%) Scrum
15 32 (7.48%) Mentoring
16 31 (7.24%) Project Delivery
17 30 (7.01%) Configuration Management
18 29 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (6.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 91 (21.26%) Python
2 64 (14.95%) PowerShell
3 62 (14.49%) SQL
4 53 (12.38%) Bash Shell
5 41 (9.58%) Java
6 33 (7.71%) Ruby
7 18 (4.21%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.50%) C
9 11 (2.57%) C#
10 9 (2.10%) Perl
11 8 (1.87%) Go
12 7 (1.64%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.93%) Java 8
14 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.93%) R
14 4 (0.93%) Rust
15 3 (0.70%) C++
15 3 (0.70%) Scala
16 1 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 34 (7.94%) Degree
2 29 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (6.07%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.84%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (3.50%) MCSE
7 12 (2.80%) CISSP
8 11 (2.57%) CCNP
9 9 (2.10%) CCNA
9 9 (2.10%) CISM
10 8 (1.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (1.87%) CCSP
11 7 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.40%) RHCE
13 5 (1.17%) MCSA
14 4 (0.93%) JNCIE
15 2 (0.47%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.41%) QA
2 24 (5.61%) SLA
3 9 (2.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 8 (1.87%) NIST
5 7 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.93%) GxP
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) GRC
7 1 (0.23%) IASME
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 90 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (14.02%) Docker
3 59 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 36 (8.41%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.50%) VMware NSX
8 11 (2.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.93%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (0.70%) Firmware
11 3 (0.70%) Varnish
12 2 (0.47%) LXC
12 2 (0.47%) vCloud
12 2 (0.47%) vSphere
13 1 (0.23%) iptables
13 1 (0.23%) KVM
13 1 (0.23%) SRDF
13 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (22.43%) Kubernetes
2 90 (21.03%) Terraform
3 84 (19.63%) Ansible
4 63 (14.72%) Puppet
5 50 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (7.71%) SCCM
7 19 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
8 14 (3.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (3.27%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (2.34%) vRealize
10 9 (2.10%) FortiGate
10 9 (2.10%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (1.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 6 (1.40%) Nagios
12 6 (1.40%) Packer
13 5 (1.17%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.93%) Grafana
14 4 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
14 4 (0.93%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 128 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 106 (24.77%) VMware
3 41 (9.58%) Cisco
4 39 (9.11%) CheckPoint
5 27 (6.31%) Oracle
6 26 (6.07%) F5
7 22 (5.14%) NetApp
8 20 (4.67%) Veeam
9 19 (4.44%) EMC
9 19 (4.44%) ServiceNow
10 18 (4.21%) Dell
10 18 (4.21%) Red Hat
11 16 (3.74%) Citrix
12 15 (3.50%) Extreme Networks
12 15 (3.50%) Palo Alto
13 13 (3.04%) Google
14 9 (2.10%) CyberArk
15 8 (1.87%) Apple
15 8 (1.87%) HP
15 8 (1.87%) SolarWinds