Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 304 321
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17 +45
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 41 67 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 12
North West median annual salary £55,000 £64,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.73% +17.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,625 £46,875 £26,625
90th Percentile £82,000 £69,500 £83,875
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%

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 4,802 5,576 4,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.24% 42.38% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,740 4,474 4,026
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,050 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.10% - +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +5 31 £55,000 -16.67% 7
Merseyside +8 3 £72,500 +31.82% 3
Cheshire -18 3 £50,000 +14.29% 3
Lancashire +6 2 £42,500 -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 28 (68.29%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (36.59%) DevOps
4 15 (36.59%) Python
5 14 (34.15%) Puppet
6 13 (31.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
6 13 (31.71%) Terraform
6 13 (31.71%) Google
7 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
7 12 (29.27%) Docker
8 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
8 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 10 (24.39%) Ansible
9 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (21.95%) Ruby
9 9 (21.95%) VMware
10 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.51%) Big Data
10 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
11 7 (17.07%) SAN
12 6 (14.63%) Cisco
12 6 (14.63%) Web Services
12 6 (14.63%) Prometheus
12 6 (14.63%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (14.63%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (12.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery

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 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (68.29%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (31.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (12.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (7.32%) Office 365
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (4.88%) PaaS
7 1 (2.44%) IaaS
7 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.44%) DDNS
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) FCoE
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Big Data
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (12.20%) Travis CI
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.88%) GitLab
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Law
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (17.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) IT Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Network Security Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Technology Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Sensu
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.88%) MSMQ
3 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.88%) WCF
3 2 (4.88%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) Dropwizard
4 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) DevOps
2 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.63%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Application Rationalisation
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.32%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) Innovative Thinking
5 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Open Source
5 3 (7.32%) Presales
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Proactive Management
6 2 (4.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Python
2 9 (21.95%) Ruby
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) Go
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) MCP
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CEH
3 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) NCDA
3 1 (2.44%) NCIE
3 1 (2.44%) SANS
3 1 (2.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) GCP
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Docker
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Puppet
2 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
2 13 (31.71%) Terraform
3 10 (24.39%) Ansible
4 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (14.63%) Prometheus
6 5 (12.20%) Graphite
7 3 (7.32%) Packer
8 2 (4.88%) Consul
8 2 (4.88%) Marathon
8 2 (4.88%) Mesos
8 2 (4.88%) rkt
9 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (2.44%) Grafana
9 1 (2.44%) Kibana
9 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Google
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) Veeam
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk
7 1 (2.44%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Twitter