Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 302 296
Rank change year-on-year +82 -6 +42
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 100 61 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.99% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 1.42% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 78 56 59
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £47,250
90th Percentile £75,909 £81,250 £69,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,917 4,284 4,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.76% 36.43% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,803 3,374 3,733
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the North West

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Cloud in the North West.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in the North West

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in the North West over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the North West

Public Cloud
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 Public Cloud within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +63 82 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Merseyside +14 9 £37,500 -36.17%
Lancashire -13 5 £61,000 +1.67% 3
Cheshire +26 4 £48,500 -37.42% 4
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Public Cloud 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 Public Cloud.

1 80 (80.00%) Azure
2 62 (62.00%) AWS
3 59 (59.00%) DevOps
4 47 (47.00%) Linux
5 38 (38.00%) Windows
6 36 (36.00%) Python
6 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (32.00%) Ansible
8 31 (31.00%) Microsoft
9 30 (30.00%) GCP
10 26 (26.00%) Kubernetes
10 26 (26.00%) Docker
10 26 (26.00%) Puppet
11 23 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (23.00%) Data Centre
12 22 (22.00%) Configuration Management
13 20 (20.00%) Cisco
13 20 (20.00%) Terraform
14 19 (19.00%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (18.00%) Jenkins
15 18 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
16 16 (16.00%) Microservices
17 15 (15.00%) Presales
17 15 (15.00%) Public Sector
18 14 (14.00%) Continuous Deployment
18 14 (14.00%) Migration
18 14 (14.00%) VMware
18 14 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (14.00%) Office 365

Public Cloud
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 (7.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.00%) Confluence
3 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.00%) Camunda
4 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.00%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 1 (1.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 80 (80.00%) Azure
2 62 (62.00%) AWS
3 30 (30.00%) GCP
4 14 (14.00%) Office 365
5 12 (12.00%) PaaS
6 9 (9.00%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (6.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (5.00%) IaaS
9 5 (5.00%) SaaS
10 4 (4.00%) GitHub
11 3 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (3.00%) Amazon S3
11 3 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
13 1 (1.00%) Azure Stack
13 1 (1.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) SAN
2 8 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (8.00%) VLAN
3 7 (7.00%) BGP
3 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 6 (6.00%) HSRP
4 6 (6.00%) IPv6
4 6 (6.00%) MPLS
4 6 (6.00%) OSPF
4 6 (6.00%) VPLS
4 6 (6.00%) VRRP
4 6 (6.00%) VXLAN
5 5 (5.00%) DHCP
5 5 (5.00%) DNS
5 5 (5.00%) NAS
6 4 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.00%) FCoE
6 4 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.00%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (8.00%) JIRA
4 8 (8.00%) Travis CI
5 7 (7.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (7.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.00%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (3.00%) GitLab
7 2 (2.00%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.00%) Codeship
8 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.00%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.00%) GoCD
8 1 (1.00%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (15.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Architect
4 14 (14.00%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (14.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (14.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (10.00%) Consultant
7 9 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) ICT Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Lead Architect
10 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Network Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (8.00%) Sensu
2 8 (8.00%) Web Services
3 5 (5.00%) Node.js
4 4 (4.00%) Flash
5 3 (3.00%) .NET
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.00%) COM
7 1 (1.00%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.00%) Drools
7 1 (1.00%) EDI
7 1 (1.00%) J2EE
7 1 (1.00%) jBPM
7 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.00%) e-Learning
4 6 (6.00%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.00%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.00%) FlexPod
5 4 (4.00%) Replication
5 4 (4.00%) User Experience
6 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.00%) PKI
7 2 (2.00%) Blog
7 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.00%) Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.00%) Linux
2 38 (38.00%) Windows
3 10 (10.00%) CentOS
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.00%) Debian
6 4 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (4.00%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.00%) Unix
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.00%) DevOps
2 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (22.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 16 (16.00%) Microservices
7 15 (15.00%) Presales
8 14 (14.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 14 (14.00%) Migration
9 13 (13.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (13.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.00%) High Availability
10 11 (11.00%) Information Security
10 11 (11.00%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.00%) Open Source
11 10 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (10.00%) Project Management
12 9 (9.00%) Coaching
12 9 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) Python
2 14 (14.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (13.00%) Ruby
4 9 (9.00%) SQL
5 7 (7.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.00%) Perl
6 6 (6.00%) C
6 6 (6.00%) Java
7 5 (5.00%) C#
8 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.00%) Scala
10 1 (1.00%) Go
10 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.00%) Degree
4 5 (5.00%) ISEB
4 5 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.00%) CCNA
5 4 (4.00%) CEH
5 4 (4.00%) MCITP
5 4 (4.00%) NCDA
5 4 (4.00%) NCIE
5 4 (4.00%) VCAP
5 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (3.00%) AWS Certification
6 3 (3.00%) CISSP
7 1 (1.00%) GSEC
7 1 (1.00%) MCSA
7 1 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 5 (5.00%) PMO
3 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (26.00%) Docker
2 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.00%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (5.00%) VMware NSX
7 4 (4.00%) NFS
8 3 (3.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (32.00%) Ansible
2 26 (26.00%) Kubernetes
2 26 (26.00%) Puppet
3 20 (20.00%) Terraform
4 19 (19.00%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (12.00%) Prometheus
6 11 (11.00%) Graphite
7 10 (10.00%) Salt
8 9 (9.00%) Packer
9 8 (8.00%) SCCM
10 4 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (4.00%) Grafana
11 3 (3.00%) Consul
11 3 (3.00%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (2.00%) CFEngine
12 2 (2.00%) WSUS
13 1 (1.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (31.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) Cisco
3 14 (14.00%) VMware
4 13 (13.00%) Google
5 8 (8.00%) Juniper
5 8 (8.00%) Veeam
6 7 (7.00%) Atlassian
6 7 (7.00%) Virgin Media
7 6 (6.00%) Arista
7 6 (6.00%) Dell
8 5 (5.00%) HP
9 4 (4.00%) Apple
9 4 (4.00%) NetApp
9 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.00%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.00%) New Relic
10 3 (3.00%) Trend Micro
11 2 (2.00%) Meraki
12 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
12 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto