Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 163 278
Rank change year-on-year -68 +115 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 62 192 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 1.90% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.21% 7.24% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 97 92
Median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £28,775 £32,800 £36,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £91,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.25%

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 2,805 2,652 2,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.69% 26.31% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,288 2,095 2,356
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,946 £26,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £68,750
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 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -54 41 £40,000 -38.46% 4
Merseyside +12 11 £50,000 +19.05% 2
Cheshire +24 4 £37,250 -32.27% 2
Lancashire -26 4 £35,000 -10.26%
Cumbria - 2 £55,000 -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 29 (46.77%) Azure
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
4 20 (32.26%) Windows
5 19 (30.65%) LAN
5 19 (30.65%) WAN
5 19 (30.65%) Management Information System
6 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
7 17 (27.42%) Office 365
8 16 (25.81%) SLA
8 16 (25.81%) Incident Management
9 15 (24.19%) Problem Management
9 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (22.58%) Degree
10 14 (22.58%) Finance
11 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (19.35%) Windows Server
12 12 (19.35%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (19.35%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
12 12 (19.35%) CRM
13 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
13 11 (17.74%) ITIL
13 11 (17.74%) Web Services
13 11 (17.74%) Internet
13 11 (17.74%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (16.13%) CISSP

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 10 (16.13%) IIS
1 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.77%) Azure
2 17 (27.42%) Office 365
3 12 (19.35%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (14.52%) AWS
5 4 (6.45%) IaaS
5 4 (6.45%) SaaS
6 3 (4.84%) GitHub
6 3 (4.84%) PaaS
7 1 (1.61%) G Suite
7 1 (1.61%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) LAN
1 19 (30.65%) WAN
2 11 (17.74%) Internet
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) VPN
3 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) MPLS
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
4 1 (1.61%) VoIP
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Team Leader
3 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Service Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) IT Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Web Services
2 9 (14.52%) .NET
3 6 (9.68%) jQuery
4 5 (8.06%) HTML
4 5 (8.06%) XML
5 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.45%) CSS
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Core
6 3 (4.84%) Ajax
6 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.84%) RESTful
6 3 (4.84%) WCF
7 2 (3.23%) HTML5
7 2 (3.23%) JSON
7 2 (3.23%) LINQ
7 2 (3.23%) React
8 1 (1.61%) Node.js
8 1 (1.61%) Sass
8 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.68%) Xbox
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Incident Management
2 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (24.19%) Problem Management
3 12 (19.35%) CRM
3 12 (19.35%) Customer Engagement
4 11 (17.74%) ITIL
5 10 (16.13%) Release Management
6 9 (14.52%) Information Security
6 9 (14.52%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Network Design
7 7 (11.29%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.68%) MVC
9 4 (6.45%) High Availability
9 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) Scrum
9 4 (6.45%) Security Architecture
9 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
4 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (16.13%) CISSP
4 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) CISM
7 2 (3.23%) CEH
7 2 (3.23%) CISMP
7 2 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.23%) CRISC
8 1 (1.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.61%) CCSP
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.61%) GCIA
8 1 (1.61%) HND
8 1 (1.61%) MBCS
8 1 (1.61%) MCSE
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) NIST
3 1 (1.61%) NCSC
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Cisco
2 10 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.61%) Brocade
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
3 1 (1.61%) Sophos
3 1 (1.61%) Varonis
3 1 (1.61%) Veeam
3 1 (1.61%) VMware