Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 201 313
Rank change year-on-year -24 +112 -20
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 90 154 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 1.34% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.05% 5.62% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 70 123 50
North West median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £27,375
90th Percentile £68,875 £91,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

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 2,955 2,739 2,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.88% 23.85% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,420 2,271 2,116
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,117 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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 -23 74 £60,000 -14.29% 18
Lancashire 0 9 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire +19 5 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Merseyside +3 2 £40,609 +1.52% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 51 (56.67%) SQL
2 43 (47.78%) AWS
3 36 (40.00%) Azure
3 36 (40.00%) Linux
4 22 (24.44%) GCP
5 21 (23.33%) Windows
5 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.11%) Presales
7 18 (20.00%) SDLC
7 18 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (17.78%) ETL
8 16 (17.78%) Snowflake Schema
8 16 (17.78%) Management Information System
8 16 (17.78%) Teradata
8 16 (17.78%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (17.78%) Data Transformation
8 16 (17.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 16 (17.78%) Bash Shell
8 16 (17.78%) Data Integration
8 16 (17.78%) Marketing
8 16 (17.78%) BigQuery
8 16 (17.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (15.56%) Python
10 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
10 13 (14.44%) SLA
10 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (14.44%) LAN
10 13 (14.44%) WAN

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 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
1 1 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (47.78%) AWS
2 36 (40.00%) Azure
3 22 (24.44%) GCP
4 13 (14.44%) Office 365
5 5 (5.56%) SaaS
6 4 (4.44%) GitHub
6 4 (4.44%) IaaS
6 4 (4.44%) Serverless
7 3 (3.33%) PaaS
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (2.22%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) LAN
1 13 (14.44%) WAN
2 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) BGP
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (2.22%) HSRP
3 2 (2.22%) IPv6
3 2 (2.22%) MPLS
3 2 (2.22%) NAS
3 2 (2.22%) OSPF
3 2 (2.22%) SAN
3 2 (2.22%) VLAN
3 2 (2.22%) VPLS
3 2 (2.22%) VRRP
3 2 (2.22%) VXLAN
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (17.78%) Amazon Redshift
2 16 (17.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 16 (17.78%) Azure SQL Database
2 16 (17.78%) BigQuery
2 16 (17.78%) Snowflake Schema
3 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (12.22%) Big Data
5 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (5.56%) MySQL
8 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.22%) Power BI
9 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.11%) Ingres
10 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) JIRA
3 3 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.11%) GitLab
5 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (17.78%) Marketing
2 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) German Language
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Architect
3 13 (14.44%) Service Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (13.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Administrator
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) DBA
6 8 (8.89%) SQL DBA
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) ETL Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) .NET Technologist
10 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
1 11 (12.22%) HTML
2 10 (11.11%) Web Services
3 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.78%) HTML5
4 7 (7.78%) React
5 6 (6.67%) Node.js
6 5 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.56%) jQuery
7 4 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.33%) CSS
8 3 (3.33%) Sass
9 2 (2.22%) Kafka
9 2 (2.22%) Velocity
10 1 (1.11%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.11%) Laravel
10 1 (1.11%) React Native
10 1 (1.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (12.22%) Xbox
4 8 (8.89%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (7.78%) Augmented Reality
6 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.33%) Replication
9 2 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (2.22%) Internet of Things
9 2 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.22%) User Experience
10 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
10 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.00%) Linux
2 21 (23.33%) Windows
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.00%) Unix
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.33%) CentOS
7 2 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (2.22%) Debian
8 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Presales
2 18 (20.00%) SDLC
3 16 (17.78%) Data Integration
3 16 (17.78%) Data Transformation
3 16 (17.78%) ETL
4 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.44%) Incident Management
5 13 (14.44%) Problem Management
6 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (10.00%) Machine Learning
8 9 (10.00%) Open Source
9 8 (8.89%) Analytics
9 8 (8.89%) Coaching
9 8 (8.89%) High Availability
9 8 (8.89%) OO
9 8 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.67%) SQL
2 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.78%) Bash Shell
4 14 (15.56%) Python
5 7 (7.78%) Perl
5 7 (7.78%) Ruby
5 7 (7.78%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.67%) C#
6 6 (6.67%) Java
7 5 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.22%) R
8 2 (2.22%) Scala
9 1 (1.11%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) Go
9 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) CISSP
5 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.22%) CISMP
5 2 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.22%) CRISC
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) SLA
2 8 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Kibana
2 5 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.33%) Ansible
4 2 (2.22%) SnapMirror
4 2 (2.22%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.11%) Nagios
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) Terraform
5 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.78%) Teradata
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (3.33%) EMC
4 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.22%) Arista
5 2 (2.22%) Dell
5 2 (2.22%) Google
5 2 (2.22%) Juniper
5 2 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) VMware