Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 248 189 250
Rank change year-on-year -59 +61 +52
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 62 43 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.65% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.69% 2.38% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 70
10th Percentile £23,750 £30,875 £30,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £38,063 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £55,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% -4.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,658 1,804 3,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.26% 32.96% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,905 1,469 2,715
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,082 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the Midlands

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the Midlands

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the Midlands

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
West Midlands -48 43 £50,000 +17.65% 12
East Midlands -49 18 £30,000 -33.33% 9
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 36 (58.06%) Azure
2 31 (50.00%) SQL
3 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 24 (38.71%) AWS
5 22 (35.48%) Linux
6 17 (27.42%) DevOps
6 17 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (25.81%) Social Skills
8 15 (24.19%) Python
9 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
10 13 (20.97%) Web Services
10 13 (20.97%) ITIL
10 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
10 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
10 13 (20.97%) Microsoft 365
11 12 (19.35%) Docker
11 12 (19.35%) Kubernetes
12 11 (17.74%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (17.74%) Terraform
12 11 (17.74%) RESTful
12 11 (17.74%) PaaS
12 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
12 11 (17.74%) XML
12 11 (17.74%) Windows
12 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
13 10 (16.13%) DNS
13 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.13%) Google
14 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (11.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 36 (58.06%) Azure
2 24 (38.71%) AWS
3 13 (20.97%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (17.74%) PaaS
5 9 (14.52%) IaaS
6 7 (11.29%) GCP
6 7 (11.29%) Power Platform
7 6 (9.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (9.68%) Google Data Studio
7 6 (9.68%) SaaS
8 5 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (8.06%) Azure Key Vault
9 4 (6.45%) Azure Service Bus
9 4 (6.45%) GitHub
9 4 (6.45%) Serverless
10 3 (4.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 3 (4.84%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (4.84%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 3 (4.84%) Stackdriver
11 2 (3.23%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) DNS
2 9 (14.52%) Internet
3 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.29%) HTTP
4 7 (11.29%) SMTP
5 4 (6.45%) Firewall
5 4 (6.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.23%) Network Security
6 2 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.61%) DHCP
7 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.68%) Big Data
4 6 (9.68%) BigQuery
4 6 (9.68%) Cloud Spanner
4 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.06%) Power BI
6 4 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (4.84%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2019
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.61%) MySQL
9 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (6.45%) GitLab
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 16 (25.81%) Social Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Presentation Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 4 (6.45%) Law
4 4 (6.45%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Billing
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
7 1 (1.61%) Military
7 1 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Analyst
1 9 (14.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Data Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) DBA
5 5 (8.06%) Junior
5 5 (8.06%) Junior DevOps
5 5 (8.06%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Azure Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Web Services
2 11 (17.74%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (17.74%) RESTful
2 11 (17.74%) XML
3 7 (11.29%) JSON
3 7 (11.29%) Kafka
3 7 (11.29%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (11.29%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (11.29%) REST
4 4 (6.45%) .NET
4 4 (6.45%) .NET Core
4 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.45%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Native
2 3 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.23%) BYOD
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Social Network
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.90%) Unix
5 7 (11.29%) CentOS
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.06%) SUSE
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) DevOps
1 17 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
3 13 (20.97%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (12.90%) High Availability
5 8 (12.90%) SDLC
5 8 (12.90%) Validation
6 7 (11.29%) Actionable Insight
6 7 (11.29%) Analytics
6 7 (11.29%) SOA
6 7 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (9.68%) Data Governance
7 6 (9.68%) DNA
7 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) Python
3 7 (11.29%) C++
4 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.45%) Go
7 2 (3.23%) Java
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) CISM
2 6 (9.68%) CISSP
3 5 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.45%) AWS Certification
4 4 (6.45%) CISA
4 4 (6.45%) ISSAP
4 4 (6.45%) ISSEP
4 4 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (4.84%) MCSA
5 3 (4.84%) MCSE
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.84%) RHCE
5 3 (4.84%) RHCSA
5 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) CEH
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) COBIT
2 4 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (6.45%) NIST
3 2 (3.23%) Accessibility
3 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (3.23%) GDPR
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) SOC 2
4 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Docker
2 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Kubernetes
2 11 (17.74%) Terraform
3 9 (14.52%) Ansible
4 7 (11.29%) Puppet
5 4 (6.45%) Consul
5 4 (6.45%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (6.45%) Grafana
5 4 (6.45%) Graphite
5 4 (6.45%) Packer
5 4 (6.45%) Prometheus
6 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
6 2 (3.23%) Nessus
6 2 (3.23%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Google
3 7 (11.29%) Rackspace
4 6 (9.68%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) Databricks
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.84%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Facebook
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) YouTube