Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 331 355
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 51 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 48 9 11
North West median annual salary £63,750 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% +35.14% -24.49%
10th Percentile £45,500 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £62,250 £40,000
England median annual salary £67,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +11.67% +4.35% +4.55%

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 5165 5031 4538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.27% 40.37% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4017 4197 3592
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +21 39 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Cheshire - 6 £52,500 -
Merseyside +12 4 £75,000 +50.00%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 34 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (60.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (52.94%) Finance
4 24 (47.06%) DevOps
5 23 (45.10%) Manufacturing
5 23 (45.10%) Windows
6 22 (43.14%) Ansible
6 22 (43.14%) Big Data
7 21 (41.18%) Python
7 21 (41.18%) Hadoop
8 20 (39.22%) Java
9 19 (37.25%) SQL
9 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
9 19 (37.25%) Unix
9 19 (37.25%) Google
9 19 (37.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (35.29%) Go
10 18 (35.29%) Open Source
10 18 (35.29%) Machine Learning
10 18 (35.29%) C++
10 18 (35.29%) .NET
10 18 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (35.29%) Shell Script
10 18 (35.29%) Programme Management
11 17 (33.33%) Electronics
11 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
11 17 (33.33%) SAP
11 17 (33.33%) Puppet
11 17 (33.33%) Marketing
11 17 (33.33%) Digital Marketing

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 6 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (60.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (37.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (11.76%) IaaS
5 5 (9.80%) PaaS
6 4 (7.84%) Office 365
7 2 (3.92%) SaaS
8 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.96%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.96%) Heroku
8 1 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) Big Data
2 21 (41.18%) Hadoop
3 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
4 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
5 12 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.88%) CouchDB
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.88%) Redis
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.80%) GitLab
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 23 (45.10%) Manufacturing
3 17 (33.33%) Electronics
3 17 (33.33%) Marketing
3 17 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (11.76%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Advertising
5 2 (3.92%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Architect
2 13 (25.49%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (21.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) DevOps Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.92%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) IT Director
9 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) MSMQ
2 12 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.92%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) React
4 2 (3.92%) RESTful
4 2 (3.92%) SOAP
4 2 (3.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Unix
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) DevOps
2 18 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (35.29%) Machine Learning
2 18 (35.29%) Open Source
2 18 (35.29%) Programme Management
3 17 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (25.49%) Analytics
6 6 (11.76%) Refactoring
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.88%) Microservices
8 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
9 2 (3.92%) Application Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Python
2 20 (39.22%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 18 (35.29%) C++
4 18 (35.29%) Go
4 18 (35.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) MCSE
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) Ansible
2 17 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (33.33%) Puppet
3 12 (23.53%) Mesos
4 6 (11.76%) Kubernetes
5 5 (9.80%) Marathon
5 5 (9.80%) rkt
6 1 (1.96%) Packer
6 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Google
2 17 (33.33%) SAP
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com