Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 613 503 647
Rank change year-on-year -110 +144 -40
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 347 276 474
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.23% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 284 209 378
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,930 £39,550
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
75th Percentile £82,813 £82,500 £73,625
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 39,583 22,437 46,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.58% 35.85% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24,284 18,014 36,017
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,120 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,514 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.17% +2.75% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -158 123 £72,000 -10.00% 40
South East -59 73 £69,000 +10.40% 14
North of England -37 68 £50,000 -4.76% 15
North West -17 49 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Midlands -71 39 £70,000 +40.00% 8
West Midlands -68 25 £70,000 +47.37% 4
South West -57 22 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -51 18 £40,000 -23.81% 2
East of England -26 17 £60,000 -14.29% 4
East Midlands -36 14 £60,000 -40.00% 4
North East -26 3 £49,000 +30.67%
Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 234 (67.44%) Azure
2 159 (45.82%) DevOps
3 152 (43.80%) AWS
4 121 (34.87%) VMware
5 103 (29.68%) Linux
5 103 (29.68%) Microsoft
6 99 (28.53%) Windows
7 97 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (27.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 82 (23.63%) Firewall
10 81 (23.34%) Data Centre
11 80 (23.05%) Public Cloud
11 80 (23.05%) IaaS
12 78 (22.48%) PaaS
13 77 (22.19%) Ansible
14 74 (21.33%) Kubernetes
15 73 (21.04%) Terraform
16 72 (20.75%) SaaS
16 72 (20.75%) Active Directory
17 68 (19.60%) Python
17 68 (19.60%) Social Skills
18 67 (19.31%) PowerShell
19 66 (19.02%) Microsoft 365
20 62 (17.87%) Docker
21 61 (17.58%) SQL
21 61 (17.58%) Migration
22 59 (17.00%) Infrastructure as Code
23 58 (16.71%) Jenkins
24 52 (14.99%) Finance
25 48 (13.83%) Java

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 28 (8.07%) OpenStack
2 17 (4.90%) IIS
3 14 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.17%) Apache
5 11 (3.17%) nginx
6 6 (1.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.44%) CloudStack
7 5 (1.44%) Confluence
8 3 (0.86%) WordPress
9 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.29%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 9 (2.59%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.29%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 234 (67.44%) Azure
2 152 (43.80%) AWS
3 80 (23.05%) IaaS
4 78 (22.48%) PaaS
5 72 (20.75%) SaaS
6 66 (19.02%) Microsoft 365
7 40 (11.53%) GCP
8 26 (7.49%) OpenShift
9 22 (6.34%) GitHub
10 15 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (3.17%) Serverless
13 10 (2.88%) Datadog
14 6 (1.73%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.73%) Power Platform
15 5 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (1.44%) npm
15 5 (1.44%) Pulumi
15 5 (1.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 82 (23.63%) Firewall
2 33 (9.51%) VPN
3 27 (7.78%) DNS
4 22 (6.34%) TCP/IP
5 21 (6.05%) Network Security
6 20 (5.76%) Internet
6 20 (5.76%) WAN
7 17 (4.90%) SAN
8 14 (4.03%) BGP
8 14 (4.03%) LAN
9 13 (3.75%) AMQP
9 13 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (3.46%) MPLS
10 12 (3.46%) SD-WAN
11 9 (2.59%) DHCP
11 9 (2.59%) HTTP
12 7 (2.02%) Wireless
13 5 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (1.44%) VLAN
13 5 (1.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.63%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.34%) Big Data
5 16 (4.61%) MySQL
6 14 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.75%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.59%) Redis
9 8 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.73%) HBase
10 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.44%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.44%) MarkLogic
12 4 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.15%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.58%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2019
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (16.71%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.48%) GitLab
4 13 (3.75%) Maven
5 12 (3.46%) Bitbucket
5 12 (3.46%) Gradle
6 11 (3.17%) JIRA
7 7 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.73%) SonarQube
8 6 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.44%) Visual Studio Code
10 4 (1.15%) Postman
10 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 68 (19.60%) Social Skills
2 52 (14.99%) Finance
3 20 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.76%) Presentation Skills
3 20 (5.76%) Public Sector
4 16 (4.61%) Banking
5 13 (3.75%) Local Government
6 10 (2.88%) Retail
7 9 (2.59%) Marketing
8 7 (2.02%) Legal
8 7 (2.02%) Publishing
9 6 (1.73%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.44%) Billing
10 5 (1.44%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (1.44%) Law
10 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.44%) Private Banking
11 4 (1.15%) Electronics
11 4 (1.15%) Police
Job Titles
1 98 (28.24%) Architect
2 50 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (10.95%) Solutions Architect
5 35 (10.09%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (5.48%) Senior Architect
7 17 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
7 17 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 16 (4.61%) Azure Architect
8 16 (4.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (4.32%) Consultant
9 15 (4.32%) Security Architect
9 15 (4.32%) Senior DevOps
9 15 (4.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (4.03%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.75%) Cloud Consultant
11 13 (3.75%) Lead Architect
12 12 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (3.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.22%) Kafka
2 21 (6.05%) React
3 20 (5.76%) Spring
4 19 (5.48%) Spring Boot
5 18 (5.19%) Middleware
5 18 (5.19%) REST
6 17 (4.90%) .NET
7 15 (4.32%) JSON
8 14 (4.03%) .NET Core
9 13 (3.75%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.88%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.88%) Swagger
11 7 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (2.02%) Node.js
12 6 (1.73%) Apache Thrift
12 6 (1.73%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (1.73%) Lucene
12 6 (1.73%) Protocol Buffers
12 6 (1.73%) Vert.x
12 6 (1.73%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (23.34%) Data Centre
2 80 (23.05%) Public Cloud
3 38 (10.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (7.78%) Cloud Native
5 19 (5.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 19 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (4.61%) CMDB
7 13 (3.75%) PKI
8 12 (3.46%) Management Information System
9 11 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.73%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.44%) Replication
12 4 (1.15%) Digital Signage
12 4 (1.15%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
13 3 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.86%) Social Media
14 2 (0.58%) Clustering
15 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 103 (29.68%) Linux
2 99 (28.53%) Windows
3 48 (13.83%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.88%) Unix
6 8 (2.31%) Debian
6 8 (2.31%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.02%) CentOS
8 6 (1.73%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (1.44%) Check Point GAiA
10 2 (0.58%) Android
10 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.58%) VMS
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (45.82%) DevOps
2 97 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (17.58%) Migration
4 59 (17.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 47 (13.54%) ITIL
6 45 (12.97%) Analytics
6 45 (12.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 44 (12.68%) Open Source
8 40 (11.53%) Presales
9 38 (10.95%) Software Engineering
10 32 (9.22%) Network Virtualisation
11 31 (8.93%) Configuration Management
12 30 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (8.65%) Microservices
12 30 (8.65%) Scrum
13 29 (8.36%) Load Balancing
13 29 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (8.36%) Project Delivery
13 29 (8.36%) SIEM
14 27 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.60%) Python
2 67 (19.31%) PowerShell
3 61 (17.58%) SQL
4 48 (13.83%) Java
5 40 (11.53%) Bash Shell
6 23 (6.63%) Ruby
7 17 (4.90%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.03%) Perl
9 12 (3.46%) C
10 10 (2.88%) C#
11 7 (2.02%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.15%) C++
12 4 (1.15%) Java 8
13 3 (0.86%) PHP
14 2 (0.58%) Go
14 2 (0.58%) R
14 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.29%) ABAP
15 1 (0.29%) Scala
15 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.37%) Degree
3 27 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (6.34%) MCSE
6 15 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (4.03%) CISSP
8 13 (3.75%) CCNA
9 11 (3.17%) CISM
10 9 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (2.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (2.31%) CCSP
11 8 (2.31%) DBS Check
11 8 (2.31%) RHCE
12 7 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (2.02%) MCSA
13 4 (1.15%) HNC
13 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.15%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.05%) SLA
2 17 (4.90%) QA
3 12 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.59%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.44%) GDPR
6 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.29%) GRC
7 1 (0.29%) GxP
7 1 (0.29%) IASME
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 96 (27.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (20.75%) Active Directory
3 62 (17.87%) Docker
4 42 (12.10%) Hyper-V
5 23 (6.63%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (6.63%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (5.76%) VMware NSX
7 11 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (2.02%) vSphere
10 5 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.15%) Varnish
11 4 (1.15%) vCloud
12 3 (0.86%) LXC
12 3 (0.86%) NFS
13 2 (0.58%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.58%) SRDF
14 1 (0.29%) GridGain
14 1 (0.29%) Squid
14 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (22.19%) Ansible
2 74 (21.33%) Kubernetes
3 73 (21.04%) Terraform
4 40 (11.53%) Puppet
5 34 (9.80%) SCCM
6 30 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (5.48%) Failover Clustering
8 15 (4.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (4.32%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (3.46%) vRealize
10 11 (3.17%) Prometheus
11 8 (2.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 8 (2.31%) Nagios
12 7 (2.02%) PowerCLI
12 7 (2.02%) ZABBIX
13 6 (1.73%) FortiGate
14 5 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
15 4 (1.15%) Jamf Pro
15 4 (1.15%) Opsgenie
15 4 (1.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 121 (34.87%) VMware
2 103 (29.68%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.36%) Oracle
4 20 (5.76%) Red Hat
5 19 (5.48%) Citrix
6 18 (5.19%) CheckPoint
6 18 (5.19%) EMC
6 18 (5.19%) NetApp
7 14 (4.03%) Cisco
7 14 (4.03%) Veeam
8 13 (3.75%) F5
9 11 (3.17%) Google
10 9 (2.59%) Juniper
10 9 (2.59%) Palo Alto
10 9 (2.59%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.31%) Adobe
11 8 (2.31%) Apple
11 8 (2.31%) Dell
11 8 (2.31%) NEC
11 8 (2.31%) Northgate