Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 329 301
Rank change year-on-year +88 -28 +24
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 94 35 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.91% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 0.79% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 53
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,875 £44,000
90th Percentile £84,375 £85,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 4,309 4,416 5,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.82% 35.56% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,965 3,419 4,196
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,900 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +61 78 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Cheshire +52 11 £55,750 -
Lancashire -10 3 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Merseyside +6 2 - -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 73 (77.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (73.40%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (48.94%) Linux
4 37 (39.36%) DevOps
5 36 (38.30%) Python
6 32 (34.04%) Windows
7 31 (32.98%) Ansible
8 29 (30.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (29.79%) Docker
10 27 (28.72%) Kubernetes
11 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
11 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
11 26 (27.66%) Configuration Management
11 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (25.53%) Puppet
13 23 (24.47%) Jenkins
14 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (23.40%) Infrastructure as Code
15 20 (21.28%) Git (software)
16 19 (20.21%) Google
16 19 (20.21%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (20.21%) Terraform
17 17 (18.09%) Hybrid Cloud
18 16 (17.02%) TeamCity
19 15 (15.96%) Test Automation
19 15 (15.96%) Migration
19 15 (15.96%) Presales
20 14 (14.89%) Information Security
20 14 (14.89%) Cisco

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 (4.26%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.19%) Confluence
2 3 (3.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 73 (77.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (73.40%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (30.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (13.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (12.77%) PaaS
6 11 (11.70%) IaaS
6 11 (11.70%) SaaS
7 10 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (8.51%) Office 365
9 7 (7.45%) Amazon S3
10 6 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (5.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (5.32%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (4.26%) GitHub
13 3 (3.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (3.19%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (3.19%) Azure Functions
13 3 (3.19%) OpenShift
13 3 (3.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) BGP
1 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (8.51%) Cisco Firepower
2 8 (8.51%) HSRP
2 8 (8.51%) IPv6
2 8 (8.51%) MPLS
2 8 (8.51%) OSPF
2 8 (8.51%) VLAN
2 8 (8.51%) VPLS
2 8 (8.51%) VRRP
2 8 (8.51%) VXLAN
3 7 (7.45%) VPN
3 7 (7.45%) WAN
4 6 (6.38%) LAN
5 5 (5.32%) Firewall
5 5 (5.32%) SAN
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.26%) FCoE
6 4 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (24.47%) Jenkins
2 20 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.02%) TeamCity
4 11 (11.70%) JIRA
5 9 (9.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (9.57%) Vagrant
6 8 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (6.38%) CircleCI
7 6 (6.38%) Codeship
8 5 (5.32%) Travis CI
9 3 (3.19%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (3.19%) Gerrit
9 3 (3.19%) GoCD
9 3 (3.19%) Robot Framework
9 3 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 10 (10.64%) Retail
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Billing
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (23.40%) Architect
3 16 (17.02%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (12.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Senior DevOps
4 12 (12.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Consultant
5 11 (11.70%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (8.51%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Cloud Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.32%) IT Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) Web Services
2 6 (6.38%) Node.js
3 4 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.26%) Flash
3 4 (4.26%) Sensu
4 2 (2.13%) .NET
4 2 (2.13%) Middleware
4 2 (2.13%) OAuth
4 2 (2.13%) OpenID
4 2 (2.13%) REST
4 2 (2.13%) SAML
4 2 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.06%) COM
5 1 (1.06%) Spring
5 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.45%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.32%) PKI
5 4 (4.26%) FlexPod
5 4 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.26%) Replication
5 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.19%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.13%) CESG
7 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.13%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.13%) Smart Energy
7 2 (2.13%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 46 (48.94%) Linux
2 32 (34.04%) Windows
3 12 (12.77%) Unix
4 11 (11.70%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.57%) CentOS
6 8 (8.51%) Debian
7 4 (4.26%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) DevOps
2 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) Configuration Management
3 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (23.40%) Infrastructure as Code
4 15 (15.96%) Migration
4 15 (15.96%) Presales
4 15 (15.96%) Test Automation
5 14 (14.89%) Information Security
6 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (10.64%) SDLC
8 9 (9.57%) Change Management
8 9 (9.57%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (9.57%) Network Design
8 9 (9.57%) Open Source
9 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.38%) Cloud Operations
10 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.30%) Python
2 11 (11.70%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.57%) Perl
4 8 (8.51%) Java
4 8 (8.51%) SQL
5 7 (7.45%) Ruby
6 6 (6.38%) C
6 6 (6.38%) C#
6 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.19%) Go
8 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) CEH
4 7 (7.45%) Degree
5 6 (6.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (6.38%) CISSP
6 5 (5.32%) ISEB
6 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.26%) CCNA
7 4 (4.26%) MCSA
7 4 (4.26%) MCSE
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.26%) NCDA
7 4 (4.26%) NCIE
7 4 (4.26%) VCAP
7 4 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.19%) AWS Certification
8 3 (3.19%) CCSP
9 2 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) QA
2 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (4.26%) PMO
4 2 (2.13%) GDPR
4 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (2.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 28 (29.79%) Docker
2 11 (11.70%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.32%) VMware NSX
6 4 (4.26%) NFS
7 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (32.98%) Ansible
2 27 (28.72%) Kubernetes
3 24 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (25.53%) Puppet
4 19 (20.21%) Terraform
5 11 (11.70%) Salt
6 6 (6.38%) CFEngine
6 6 (6.38%) Packer
7 5 (5.32%) Prometheus
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (4.26%) Graphite
9 3 (3.19%) Grafana
9 3 (3.19%) Kibana
9 3 (3.19%) SCCM
10 1 (1.06%) Consul
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.21%) Google
3 14 (14.89%) Cisco
4 10 (10.64%) Atlassian
4 10 (10.64%) Juniper
5 8 (8.51%) Arista
5 8 (8.51%) Dell
6 6 (6.38%) VMware
7 5 (5.32%) HP
8 4 (4.26%) NetApp
8 4 (4.26%) Veeam
9 3 (3.19%) CA
9 3 (3.19%) New Relic
9 3 (3.19%) Pega
9 3 (3.19%) TIBCO
9 3 (3.19%) Trend Micro
10 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
10 2 (2.13%) Virgin Media
11 1 (1.06%) Ayehu
11 1 (1.06%) Palo Alto