Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > North West
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 194 241 315
Rank change year-on-year +47 +74 -12
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 33 100 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.95% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 2.31% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 71 46
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,000 £76,250 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -

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 1,904 4,327 4,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.90% 41.07% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,505 2,918 3,325
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +6.02%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in the North West over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 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 +20 18 £63,750 +2.00% 10
Cheshire +52 6 £66,250 +10.42% 2
Merseyside +25 6 £71,913 - 1
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 26 (78.79%) Azure
2 20 (60.61%) DevOps
3 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
5 16 (48.48%) AWS
6 15 (45.45%) Python
7 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
8 13 (39.39%) Kubernetes
8 13 (39.39%) Terraform
9 12 (36.36%) GCP
10 11 (33.33%) Docker
11 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
11 10 (30.30%) Linux
12 8 (24.24%) Finance
12 8 (24.24%) Scrum
13 7 (21.21%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Go
13 7 (21.21%) Strategic Roadmap
14 6 (18.18%) IT Strategy
14 6 (18.18%) Ansible
15 5 (15.15%) IaaS
15 5 (15.15%) Puppet
15 5 (15.15%) Node.js
15 5 (15.15%) SaaS
15 5 (15.15%) PaaS
15 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
15 5 (15.15%) ITIL
15 5 (15.15%) Windows
15 5 (15.15%) Google
16 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture

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 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (78.79%) Azure
2 16 (48.48%) AWS
3 12 (36.36%) GCP
4 5 (15.15%) IaaS
4 5 (15.15%) PaaS
4 5 (15.15%) SaaS
5 4 (12.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (9.09%) Office 365
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (6.06%) GitHub
7 2 (6.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) MPLS
2 3 (9.09%) Skype
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) OSPF
3 2 (6.06%) VLAN
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.06%) GitLab
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Node.js
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) YAML
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Blog
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) CentOS
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) Strategic Roadmap
5 6 (18.18%) IT Strategy
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) Architecture Governance
7 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
7 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.12%) Microservices
7 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
8 3 (9.09%) Open Source
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Python
2 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) Go
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.12%) C#
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) Groovy
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Kubernetes
1 13 (39.39%) Terraform
2 6 (18.18%) Ansible
3 5 (15.15%) Puppet
4 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (9.09%) SCCM
6 2 (6.06%) Consul
6 2 (6.06%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (6.06%) Grafana
6 2 (6.06%) Graphite
6 2 (6.06%) Packer
6 2 (6.06%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) Meraki
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) VMware