Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 190 263
Rank change year-on-year +66 +73 +57
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 101 162 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.02% 1.53% 0.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.29% 5.62% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75 68 106
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +29.41%
10th Percentile £45,500 £34,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £90,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £63,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% -1.57% +10.43%

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 North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,605 2,883 2,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.11% 27.28% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 2,224 2,403
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,046 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,947 £71,175 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,600
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.61% +7.20%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in the North West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the North West region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
Manchester +43 48 £57,000 -5.00% 8
Merseyside +43 24 £53,500 +24.10% 2
Cheshire +73 23 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Lancashire +18 2 £73,500 +89.68%
Cumbria - 2 £55,000 -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 53 (52.48%) Azure
2 38 (37.62%) DevOps
3 35 (34.65%) SQL Server
4 33 (32.67%) AWS
5 29 (28.71%) ITIL
6 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
7 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (25.74%) SharePoint
9 25 (24.75%) SQL
9 25 (24.75%) Internet
9 25 (24.75%) Finance
10 24 (23.76%) IIS
10 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Office
11 23 (22.77%) Windows
12 21 (20.79%) Degree
12 21 (20.79%) Windows Server
13 19 (18.81%) Release Management
14 18 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (17.82%) React
14 18 (17.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
14 18 (17.82%) Security Monitoring
14 18 (17.82%) Dynamics 365
15 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
16 16 (15.84%) LAN
16 16 (15.84%) WAN
16 16 (15.84%) Microservices
16 16 (15.84%) SQL Server 2012

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.74%) SharePoint
2 24 (23.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.98%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 53 (52.48%) Azure
2 33 (32.67%) AWS
3 18 (17.82%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (13.86%) GitHub
5 12 (11.88%) Office 365
6 4 (3.96%) NuGet
7 2 (1.98%) IaaS
7 2 (1.98%) PaaS
8 1 (0.99%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.75%) Internet
2 16 (15.84%) LAN
2 16 (15.84%) WAN
3 6 (5.94%) Firewall
3 6 (5.94%) VPN
3 6 (5.94%) Wireless
4 5 (4.95%) Wireless Security
5 3 (2.97%) DHCP
5 3 (2.97%) DNS
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.99%) MPLS
6 1 (0.99%) Network Security
6 1 (0.99%) SAN
6 1 (0.99%) Skype
6 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.90%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.97%) Big Data
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
6 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.98%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (9.90%) GitLab
2 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.99%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Legal
2 11 (10.89%) Public Sector
3 8 (7.92%) Games
3 8 (7.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Applications Support
4 12 (11.88%) Cloud Specialist
4 12 (11.88%) Security Specialist
5 10 (9.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Platform Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Operational Security Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Operations Manager
9 5 (4.95%) React Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) React
2 12 (11.88%) Node.js
3 10 (9.90%) .NET
3 10 (9.90%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (8.91%) HTML
4 9 (8.91%) Web Services
5 6 (5.94%) .NET Core
5 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.94%) CSS
5 6 (5.94%) Middleware
5 6 (5.94%) React Native
5 6 (5.94%) REST
6 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.95%) Sass
7 4 (3.96%) 802.1X
7 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.96%) HTML5
7 4 (3.96%) jQuery
7 4 (3.96%) JSON
7 4 (3.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (3.96%) User Experience
4 2 (1.98%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.77%) Windows
2 21 (20.79%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.90%) CentOS
4 10 (9.90%) Linux
4 10 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) DevOps
2 29 (28.71%) ITIL
3 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.81%) Release Management
5 18 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (17.82%) Security Monitoring
5 18 (17.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 17 (16.83%) Software Engineering
6 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (15.84%) Computer Science
7 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (15.84%) Microservices
8 15 (14.85%) ITIL V3
8 15 (14.85%) Proactive Monitoring
9 14 (13.86%) High Availability
10 12 (11.88%) Open Source
10 12 (11.88%) OWASP
11 11 (10.89%) Investment Management
11 11 (10.89%) Practice Management
11 11 (10.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.84%) Go
4 10 (9.90%) Python
4 10 (9.90%) Ruby
5 9 (8.91%) C#
6 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) Degree
2 15 (14.85%) MCP
3 10 (9.90%) AWS Certification
4 9 (8.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (4.95%) CEH
5 5 (4.95%) MCSE
5 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.95%) RHCSA
6 4 (3.96%) MBCS
7 2 (1.98%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.98%) CISM
7 2 (1.98%) CISSP
7 2 (1.98%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) CCNA
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.99%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) GDPR
2 9 (8.91%) SLA
3 4 (3.96%) NCSC
4 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.98%) NIST
4 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Grafana
1 10 (9.90%) Graphite
1 10 (9.90%) Prometheus
1 10 (9.90%) Puppet
1 10 (9.90%) Terraform
2 8 (7.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Cisco
3 7 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.98%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Brocade
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) ProCurve
5 1 (0.99%) Sophos
5 1 (0.99%) Varonis
5 1 (0.99%) Veeam
5 1 (0.99%) VMware