Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 199 294
Rank change year-on-year -30 +95 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 69 143 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 1.38% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.39% 5.47% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 51 102 73
North West median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £91,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 2,888 2,613 2,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.45% 25.31% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,354 2,150 2,245
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +3.61%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £68,550
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the North West over the 6 months to 22 February 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 22 February 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 -17 50 £50,000 -28.57% 17
Merseyside +12 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Lancashire -3 7 £35,000 -10.26% 3
Cheshire +6 4 £37,250 -32.27% 5
Cumbria - 1 £55,000 -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 27 (39.13%) Azure
3 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.54%) AWS
5 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
5 17 (24.64%) Windows
6 15 (21.74%) Linux
7 14 (20.29%) Degree
7 14 (20.29%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (17.39%) .NET
8 12 (17.39%) Web Services
8 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 12 (17.39%) Finance
8 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (15.94%) HTML
10 10 (14.49%) LAN
10 10 (14.49%) WAN
10 10 (14.49%) GCP
11 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (13.04%) Office 365
11 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
11 9 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (13.04%) SLA
11 9 (13.04%) CISSP
11 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
11 9 (13.04%) C#
11 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
12 8 (11.59%) Dynamics 365

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 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.13%) Azure
2 19 (27.54%) AWS
3 10 (14.49%) GCP
4 9 (13.04%) Office 365
5 8 (11.59%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (7.25%) GitHub
6 5 (7.25%) IaaS
7 4 (5.80%) SaaS
8 3 (4.35%) PaaS
9 1 (1.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) LAN
1 10 (14.49%) WAN
2 8 (11.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) MPLS
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (7.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (7.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (7.25%) Big Data
5 5 (7.25%) BigQuery
5 5 (7.25%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (5.80%) MySQL
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) Ingres
7 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Administrator
3 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) DBA
5 6 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 6 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.25%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) ETL Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) .NET
1 12 (17.39%) Web Services
2 11 (15.94%) HTML
3 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.14%) jQuery
5 6 (8.70%) HTML5
5 6 (8.70%) React
6 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.25%) CSS
6 5 (7.25%) Node.js
7 4 (5.80%) XML
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.35%) Sass
8 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.90%) JSON
9 2 (2.90%) RESTful
9 2 (2.90%) Velocity
9 2 (2.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.70%) Xbox
4 3 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.90%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) Unix
7 1 (1.45%) CentOS
7 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.59%) CRM
3 8 (11.59%) Information Security
3 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.14%) Network Design
4 7 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (10.14%) SDLC
4 7 (10.14%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.70%) High Availability
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.70%) Presales
5 6 (8.70%) Release Management
5 6 (8.70%) Scrum
6 5 (7.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.04%) C#
4 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.25%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Elm
5 3 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
5 3 (4.35%) PHP
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
5 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.45%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (13.04%) CISSP
4 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) CISM
6 2 (2.90%) CISMP
6 2 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.90%) CRISC
7 1 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.45%) CCSP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) GCIA
7 1 (1.45%) HND
7 1 (1.45%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) NIST
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) Docker
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.35%) Ansible
2 3 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Terraform
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.25%) Teradata
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 3 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Brocade
6 1 (1.45%) EMC
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Sophos
6 1 (1.45%) Varonis
6 1 (1.45%) Veeam