Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 183 149
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34 +64
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 40 33 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.05% 0.76% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.59% 2.20% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 69
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,200 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,188 £37,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £40,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +43.75% -38.46% +30.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £85,125 £68,750 £91,250
North West median annual salary £50,750 £50,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year +1.50% -21.57% +27.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,543 1,503 1,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.58% 34.51% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,374 1,212 1,434
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,768 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,121 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £77,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 9 May 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
Bury - 6 £27,500 - 3
Altrincham - 5 £40,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
Cloud Computing
North West

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 19 (47.50%) AWS
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) DevOps
5 12 (30.00%) Azure
5 12 (30.00%) Windows
6 11 (27.50%) .NET
6 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
6 11 (27.50%) Social Skills
7 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (22.50%) C#
8 9 (22.50%) MVC
8 9 (22.50%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
9 8 (20.00%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) SQL
9 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) OO
10 7 (17.50%) JIRA
10 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
10 7 (17.50%) Atlassian
10 7 (17.50%) Node.js
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (15.00%) Analytics
11 6 (15.00%) React
11 6 (15.00%) Microservices

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 19 (47.50%) AWS
2 12 (30.00%) Azure
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (12.50%) GitHub
5 4 (10.00%) Power Platform
6 3 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (7.50%) GCP
6 3 (7.50%) IaaS
6 3 (7.50%) PaaS
7 2 (5.00%) Google Workspace
7 2 (5.00%) Serverless
8 1 (2.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.50%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) VLAN
2 4 (10.00%) WLAN
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) MPLS
5 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Power BI
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) BigQuery
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) GitLab
5 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 11 (27.50%) Social Skills
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Public Sector
5 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Retail Finance
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Billing
6 1 (2.50%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 3 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) IT Support
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (17.50%) Node.js
3 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.00%) React
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Core
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (7.50%) REST
6 3 (7.50%) SOAP
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) Swagger
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Internet of Things
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) CentOS
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) DevOps
3 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (22.50%) MVC
5 7 (17.50%) OO
6 6 (15.00%) Analytics
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Microservices
6 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 5 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 5 (12.50%) SOA
7 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) Time Management
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) Go
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) RHCSA
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CEH
3 2 (5.00%) RHCE
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MBCS
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GRC
2 1 (2.50%) NCSC
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Docker
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.00%) Nessus
2 4 (10.00%) Terraform
3 3 (7.50%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) Consul
4 2 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (5.00%) Grafana
4 2 (5.00%) Graphite
4 2 (5.00%) Packer
4 2 (5.00%) Prometheus
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Atlassian
3 4 (10.00%) Google
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.50%) Sparx