Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 264 260 272
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 +62
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 146 123 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 0.87% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.39% 2.69% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 79 102 203
10th Percentile £51,250 £31,825 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £37,438 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -4.35%
75th Percentile £78,125 £72,188 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £92,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £58,144 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.79% -3.09% -4.00%

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 6,110 4,568 7,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.46% 32.18% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,680 3,964 6,035
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -1 67 £60,000 - 15
Hampshire -11 43 £80,000 +23.08% 3
Berkshire -21 37 £62,500 +15.21% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 24 £55,000 -24.14% 8
Surrey -14 23 £65,000 +62.50% 5
West Sussex +5 11 - - 1
Oxfordshire +8 6 £60,000 -14.29% 2
East Sussex -17 2 £56,250 -16.67%
Kent -26 2 £60,000 +4.35%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 93 (63.70%) Azure
2 77 (52.74%) DevOps
3 72 (49.32%) AWS
4 71 (48.63%) Docker
5 62 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (37.67%) Kubernetes
6 55 (37.67%) Social Skills
7 54 (36.99%) Python
8 48 (32.88%) Degree
8 48 (32.88%) PaaS
9 44 (30.14%) Linux
10 43 (29.45%) SaaS
10 43 (29.45%) IaaS
11 42 (28.77%) Computer Science
12 39 (26.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 36 (24.66%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 36 (24.66%) Firewall
13 36 (24.66%) Microsoft
14 35 (23.97%) Web Services
15 33 (22.60%) Load Balancing
16 30 (20.55%) DNS
17 29 (19.86%) VPN
17 29 (19.86%) Active Directory
17 29 (19.86%) SQL
17 29 (19.86%) Big Data
18 28 (19.18%) Go
18 28 (19.18%) GitLab
18 28 (19.18%) Network Security
19 27 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (18.49%) Microservices

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 16 (10.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (7.53%) IIS
3 8 (5.48%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 93 (63.70%) Azure
2 72 (49.32%) AWS
3 48 (32.88%) PaaS
4 43 (29.45%) IaaS
4 43 (29.45%) SaaS
5 25 (17.12%) IBM Cloud
6 20 (13.70%) GitHub
7 16 (10.96%) Azure App Service
7 16 (10.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 16 (10.96%) Azure Service Bus
7 16 (10.96%) Azure Storage
8 12 (8.22%) GCP
8 12 (8.22%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (6.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (5.48%) BPaaS
11 5 (3.42%) Cloudflare
12 4 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (2.74%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (2.74%) Amazon S3
13 2 (1.37%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.66%) Firewall
2 30 (20.55%) DNS
3 29 (19.86%) VPN
4 28 (19.18%) Network Security
5 22 (15.07%) BGP
6 21 (14.38%) IPsec
7 20 (13.70%) Internet
8 16 (10.96%) TCP/IP
9 9 (6.16%) WAN
10 8 (5.48%) MPLS
10 8 (5.48%) OSPF
10 8 (5.48%) WAAS
11 7 (4.79%) LAN
11 7 (4.79%) SD-WAN
12 6 (4.11%) DHCP
12 6 (4.11%) FTP
12 6 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (3.42%) EIGRP
13 5 (3.42%) H.323
13 5 (3.42%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.86%) Big Data
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.16%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.74%) InfluxDB
6 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.37%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.37%) DataStage
7 2 (1.37%) DB2
7 2 (1.37%) Looker
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.37%) QlikView
7 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.37%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 28 (19.18%) GitLab
2 21 (14.38%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.96%) JIRA
3 16 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (3.42%) Selenium
5 3 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.37%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.68%) Maven
7 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 55 (37.67%) Social Skills
2 27 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.96%) Law
3 16 (10.96%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (4.11%) Finance
4 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.37%) Automotive
6 2 (1.37%) Billing
6 2 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (28.08%) Developer
2 31 (21.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (13.01%) Lead Developer
4 18 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Architect
6 11 (7.53%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Site Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.42%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) Azure Specialist
11 4 (2.74%) Developer in Test
11 4 (2.74%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.97%) Web Services
2 22 (15.07%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (14.38%) Kafka
4 18 (12.33%) .NET
5 17 (11.64%) SOAP
6 16 (10.96%) .NET Core
6 16 (10.96%) ActiveMQ
6 16 (10.96%) CGI
6 16 (10.96%) RESTful
7 7 (4.79%) REST
7 7 (4.79%) Vue.js
8 5 (3.42%) pytest
8 5 (3.42%) WebRTC
9 3 (2.05%) 802.1X
9 3 (2.05%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (1.37%) Node.js
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Thrift
11 1 (0.68%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.68%) OSGi
11 1 (0.68%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.12%) Management Information System
2 23 (15.75%) User Experience
3 21 (14.38%) Data Centre
4 16 (10.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (6.16%) Cloud Native
5 9 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.48%) Virtual Team
7 7 (4.79%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (4.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (3.42%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.68%) Arduino
12 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.68%) Fibre Optics
12 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.68%) iPad
12 1 (0.68%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.14%) Linux
2 22 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (10.96%) VMS
4 15 (10.27%) Windows
5 11 (7.53%) Fedora
6 7 (4.79%) SUSE
7 6 (4.11%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.42%) Unix
9 3 (2.05%) CentOS
9 3 (2.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (52.74%) DevOps
2 62 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.77%) Computer Science
4 39 (26.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 36 (24.66%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 33 (22.60%) Load Balancing
7 27 (18.49%) Microservices
8 26 (17.81%) Mentoring
8 26 (17.81%) Open Source
8 26 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (17.81%) Software Engineering
9 24 (16.44%) Data Science
10 23 (15.75%) Analytics
11 20 (13.70%) Configuration Management
11 20 (13.70%) Information Security
11 20 (13.70%) Machine Learning
12 19 (13.01%) E-Commerce
13 18 (12.33%) Migration
13 18 (12.33%) Scrum
14 16 (10.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.99%) Python
2 29 (19.86%) SQL
3 28 (19.18%) Go
4 12 (8.22%) Java
5 10 (6.85%) Ruby
6 8 (5.48%) C++
7 7 (4.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.42%) C
9 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.37%) R
11 1 (0.68%) C#
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (32.88%) Degree
2 25 (17.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (13.70%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.90%) CISM
4 13 (8.90%) CISSP
5 8 (5.48%) CISA
5 8 (5.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 8 (5.48%) Master's Degree
6 6 (4.11%) CEH
7 5 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.74%) CCNP
8 4 (2.74%) RHCSA
9 3 (2.05%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.05%) CCIE
9 3 (2.05%) CCIE Service Provider
9 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.05%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.05%) RHCE
10 2 (1.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) GRC
2 11 (7.53%) QA
3 10 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.85%) SLA
4 8 (5.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 8 (5.48%) HIPAA
4 8 (5.48%) ITGC
5 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
6 4 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (2.05%) GDPR
7 3 (2.05%) NIST
8 2 (1.37%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.68%) NCSC
9 1 (0.68%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 71 (48.63%) Docker
2 29 (19.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.11%) Firmware
4 6 (4.11%) vSphere
5 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.42%) KVM
6 4 (2.74%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (37.67%) Kubernetes
2 24 (16.44%) Ansible
3 20 (13.70%) Terraform
4 7 (4.79%) Grafana
4 7 (4.79%) Prometheus
4 7 (4.79%) Rancher
5 6 (4.11%) vCenter Server
5 6 (4.11%) vRealize
6 5 (3.42%) FortiGate
7 4 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.05%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (2.05%) Consul
8 3 (2.05%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (2.05%) Graphite
8 3 (2.05%) Packer
8 3 (2.05%) Puppet
9 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.81%) IBM
3 21 (14.38%) VMware
4 18 (12.33%) Oracle
5 12 (8.22%) Cisco
6 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.48%) ServiceNow
8 7 (4.79%) Google
8 7 (4.79%) Meraki
9 6 (4.11%) Citrix
10 5 (3.42%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.42%) Darktrace
10 5 (3.42%) Forcepoint
10 5 (3.42%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.42%) Proofpoint
11 4 (2.74%) F5
12 3 (2.05%) Broadcom
12 3 (2.05%) Juniper
12 3 (2.05%) Mellanox
12 3 (2.05%) Splunk