Period
to 28 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 264 187 306
Rank change year-on-year -77 +119 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 193 98 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 1.24% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.74% 3.40% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 102 91 172
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,000 £36,375
25th Percentile £52,188 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,813
90th Percentile £89,875 £92,500 £78,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -3.85%

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,040 2,886 7,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.98% 36.45% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,983 2,549 6,272
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 September 2021. 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
Thames Valley -50 101 £64,000 +11.30% 9
Berkshire -50 59 £64,000 +16.36% 3
Hampshire -95 39 £80,000 +52.38% 7
Buckinghamshire -19 38 £73,750 +15.69% 4
Surrey -48 37 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Kent - 13 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire -33 4 £56,250 -19.64% 2
West Sussex -16 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 South East region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 128 (66.32%) Azure
2 101 (52.33%) DevOps
3 100 (51.81%) AWS
4 89 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (39.38%) Docker
6 69 (35.75%) Social Skills
7 65 (33.68%) Kubernetes
8 64 (33.16%) Python
9 60 (31.09%) Linux
9 60 (31.09%) Degree
10 55 (28.50%) Computer Science
11 52 (26.94%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (23.83%) Jenkins
12 46 (23.83%) Web Services
13 45 (23.32%) Firewall
14 44 (22.80%) Microsoft
14 44 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (22.80%) SaaS
14 44 (22.80%) Full Stack Development
15 41 (21.24%) PaaS
15 41 (21.24%) .NET
16 38 (19.69%) Load Balancing
16 38 (19.69%) Microservices
16 38 (19.69%) Mentoring
16 38 (19.69%) User Experience
17 37 (19.17%) IaaS
17 37 (19.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 37 (19.17%) SQL
17 37 (19.17%) DNS
18 36 (18.65%) Java

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (9.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (6.22%) IIS
3 8 (4.15%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.04%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.52%) MFGPRO
1 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 128 (66.32%) Azure
2 100 (51.81%) AWS
3 44 (22.80%) SaaS
4 41 (21.24%) PaaS
5 37 (19.17%) IaaS
6 29 (15.03%) GitHub
7 25 (12.95%) Azure Service Bus
8 23 (11.92%) IBM Cloud
9 19 (9.84%) Azure App Service
9 19 (9.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 19 (9.84%) Azure Storage
10 17 (8.81%) GCP
11 15 (7.77%) Serverless
12 14 (7.25%) OpenShift
13 8 (4.15%) Microsoft 365
14 7 (3.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (3.11%) Google Workspace
16 5 (2.59%) Azure Logic Apps
16 5 (2.59%) Cloudflare
17 3 (1.55%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.32%) Firewall
2 37 (19.17%) DNS
3 33 (17.10%) VPN
4 25 (12.95%) Internet
5 22 (11.40%) Network Security
6 21 (10.88%) BGP
6 21 (10.88%) IPsec
7 13 (6.74%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.18%) SAN
9 9 (4.66%) WAN
10 7 (3.63%) LAN
10 7 (3.63%) MPLS
10 7 (3.63%) SD-WAN
11 6 (3.11%) DHCP
12 5 (2.59%) EIGRP
12 5 (2.59%) FTP
12 5 (2.59%) OSPF
12 5 (2.59%) TACACS
12 5 (2.59%) VLAN
12 5 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.10%) Big Data
2 14 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (6.74%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.15%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.55%) MySQL
6 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.04%) DB2
7 2 (1.04%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.04%) Power BI
7 2 (1.04%) SAS EBI
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 46 (23.83%) Jenkins
2 26 (13.47%) GitLab
3 22 (11.40%) JIRA
4 19 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (9.84%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (6.74%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (3.11%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.59%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.59%) git-flow
8 5 (2.59%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.07%) Xcode
10 3 (1.55%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.55%) Browser DevTools
10 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.04%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.04%) Selenium
11 2 (1.04%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 69 (35.75%) Social Skills
2 44 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (11.92%) Finance
4 19 (9.84%) Organisational Skills
5 14 (7.25%) Law
6 12 (6.22%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (4.15%) Automotive
8 6 (3.11%) Games
8 6 (3.11%) Public Sector
8 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.59%) Marketing
10 4 (2.07%) Legal
11 1 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.52%) French Language
11 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (38.86%) Developer
2 25 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (12.95%) Lead Developer
3 24 (12.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 20 (10.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (9.84%) Architect
6 13 (6.74%) Analyst
7 12 (6.22%) Analyst Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Pricing Analyst
7 12 (6.22%) Pricing Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Site Engineer
7 12 (6.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.66%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Head of Security
11 7 (3.63%) Head of Cybersecurity
11 7 (3.63%) Head of Information Security
11 7 (3.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.83%) Web Services
2 41 (21.24%) .NET
3 27 (13.99%) .NET Core
4 26 (13.47%) AngularJS
4 26 (13.47%) React
5 24 (12.44%) RabbitMQ
5 24 (12.44%) RESTful
6 21 (10.88%) Kafka
6 21 (10.88%) SOAP
7 19 (9.84%) ActiveMQ
7 19 (9.84%) REST
8 12 (6.22%) Java EE
8 12 (6.22%) Node.js
8 12 (6.22%) Spring
8 12 (6.22%) Spring Boot
8 12 (6.22%) Vue.js
9 9 (4.66%) CSS
10 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (3.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.69%) User Experience
2 36 (18.65%) Management Information System
3 20 (10.36%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (10.36%) Virtual Team
4 19 (9.84%) Data Centre
5 17 (8.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (4.15%) Cloud Native
7 7 (3.63%) Arduino
7 7 (3.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.63%) Raspberry Pi
8 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.55%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.04%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (31.09%) Linux
2 28 (14.51%) Windows
3 23 (11.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (10.36%) Unix
5 19 (9.84%) VMS
6 14 (7.25%) Fedora
7 8 (4.15%) Windows Server
8 7 (3.63%) SUSE
9 3 (1.55%) Android
9 3 (1.55%) CentOS
9 3 (1.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (52.33%) DevOps
2 89 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (28.50%) Computer Science
4 52 (26.94%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (22.80%) Full Stack Development
6 38 (19.69%) Load Balancing
6 38 (19.69%) Mentoring
6 38 (19.69%) Microservices
7 37 (19.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 35 (18.13%) Analytics
9 33 (17.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 31 (16.06%) Scrum
11 29 (15.03%) Open Source
12 27 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (13.99%) Machine Learning
13 24 (12.44%) Data Science
13 24 (12.44%) Risk Management
13 24 (12.44%) SDLC
13 24 (12.44%) TDD
14 22 (11.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.16%) Python
2 37 (19.17%) SQL
3 36 (18.65%) Java
4 32 (16.58%) C#
5 31 (16.06%) Go
6 23 (11.92%) JavaScript
7 19 (9.84%) C++
8 18 (9.33%) Perl
9 15 (7.77%) C
10 12 (6.22%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.15%) Ruby
12 7 (3.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.04%) VBA
14 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (31.09%) Degree
2 24 (12.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (9.84%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.18%) CISM
4 10 (5.18%) CISSP
5 9 (4.66%) CEH
6 8 (4.15%) Master's Degree
6 8 (4.15%) SANS
7 4 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.55%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.55%) RHCE
8 3 (1.55%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
9 2 (1.04%) CISA
9 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) CCNP
10 1 (0.52%) MCP
10 1 (0.52%) MCSA
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) SLA
2 8 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.11%) GDPR
5 4 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.55%) NIST
7 2 (1.04%) QA
8 1 (0.52%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 76 (39.38%) Docker
2 34 (17.62%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.11%) VMware NSX
5 5 (2.59%) vSphere
6 3 (1.55%) Firmware
7 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.04%) KVM
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (33.68%) Kubernetes
2 34 (17.62%) Ansible
3 24 (12.44%) Terraform
4 7 (3.63%) Rancher
5 5 (2.59%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.59%) Grafana
5 5 (2.59%) Prometheus
5 5 (2.59%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.59%) vRealize
6 4 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (1.55%) Consul
7 3 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.55%) Graphite
7 3 (1.55%) Packer
7 3 (1.55%) Puppet
8 2 (1.04%) QRadar
9 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.52%) Marathon
Vendors
1 44 (22.80%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.10%) Oracle
3 26 (13.47%) IBM
4 21 (10.88%) Red Hat
4 21 (10.88%) VMware
5 15 (7.77%) Google
6 11 (5.70%) Cisco
6 11 (5.70%) ServiceNow
7 9 (4.66%) Citrix
8 7 (3.63%) Darktrace
8 7 (3.63%) Meraki
8 7 (3.63%) Palo Alto
9 6 (3.11%) Splunk
10 5 (2.59%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.59%) Forcepoint
10 5 (2.59%) Proofpoint
11 4 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.04%) Cramer
12 2 (1.04%) Radware
12 2 (1.04%) TOWER Software