Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 303 334
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 +22
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 60 70 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.55% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 1.35% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 55 64 7
North West median annual salary £60,000 £63,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +27.50% +39.86%
10th Percentile £41,000 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £60,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 4,590 5,195 5,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.27% 40.74% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,654 4,057 4,265
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -6 44 £57,500 -8.00% 5
Cheshire +14 10 £77,500 +58.97% 5
Merseyside +11 1 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Lancashire +9 1 £60,000 -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 39 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (60.00%) Linux
3 33 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (53.33%) DevOps
5 30 (50.00%) Puppet
6 28 (46.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (46.67%) Python
7 27 (45.00%) Configuration Management
7 27 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (43.33%) Ansible
9 25 (41.67%) Kubernetes
9 25 (41.67%) Terraform
10 24 (40.00%) Docker
11 22 (36.67%) Jenkins
12 21 (35.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 21 (35.00%) Ruby
13 20 (33.33%) Prometheus
13 20 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
14 18 (30.00%) Graphite
14 18 (30.00%) Sensu
14 18 (30.00%) Travis CI
14 18 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
16 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
17 11 (18.33%) Google
18 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 9 (15.00%) Windows
19 9 (15.00%) VMware
20 7 (11.67%) SAN
20 7 (11.67%) Active Directory

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 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 39 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (46.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (10.00%) Office 365
6 5 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (8.33%) IaaS
6 5 (8.33%) PaaS
7 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.33%) SaaS
9 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) SAN
2 6 (10.00%) Network Security
2 6 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) LAN
3 3 (5.00%) NAS
3 3 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.67%) DDNS
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 18 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 18 (30.00%) Travis CI
3 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.33%) CircleCI
4 2 (3.33%) Codeship
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.00%) Banking
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
1 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (5.00%) Law
1 3 (5.00%) Publishing
2 2 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Senior DevOps
2 14 (23.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) IT Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (30.00%) Sensu
3 2 (3.33%) OAuth
3 2 (3.33%) OpenID
3 2 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (3.33%) SAML
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) DevOps
2 27 (45.00%) Configuration Management
3 21 (35.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security
6 4 (6.67%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (5.00%) PQQ
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Python
2 21 (35.00%) Ruby
3 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) Scala
6 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) MCITP
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) GDPR
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Docker
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (50.00%) Puppet
2 27 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (43.33%) Ansible
4 25 (41.67%) Kubernetes
4 25 (41.67%) Terraform
5 20 (33.33%) Prometheus
6 18 (30.00%) Graphite
7 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.33%) CFEngine
7 2 (3.33%) Grafana
7 2 (3.33%) Kibana
7 2 (3.33%) Packer
8 1 (1.67%) Consul
8 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Google
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) Veeam
5 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Splunk
5 2 (3.33%) Sybase
5 2 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) Brocade
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter