Period
to 16 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > South East
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 206 273 280
Rank change year-on-year +67 +7 +74
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 189 156 266
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.42% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.28% 2.85% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 155 134 208
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - -7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,875 £86,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +3.70%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,411 5,478 8,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.09% 31.46% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,999 4,438 6,436
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.68% +1.82% +6.80%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the South East

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Public Cloud in the South East

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in the South East over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the South East

Public Cloud
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 Public Cloud within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 May 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 +38 71 £60,000 -7.69% 21
Hampshire +50 59 £58,492 -2.51% 15
Berkshire +22 54 £65,000 - 13
Surrey +28 46 £65,000 -3.70% 7
Oxfordshire +16 11 £56,250 -25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £54,000 +20.00% 1
Kent - 6 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex -1 4 £68,750 +4.17% 1
West Sussex +12 1 £90,000 +5.88%
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 127 (67.20%) Azure
2 111 (58.73%) AWS
3 69 (36.51%) Microsoft
4 58 (30.69%) IaaS
5 57 (30.16%) VMware
6 56 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 56 (29.63%) PaaS
7 53 (28.04%) DevOps
7 53 (28.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (27.51%) Security Cleared
9 49 (25.93%) Windows
10 48 (25.40%) Data Centre
11 47 (24.87%) SQL Server
12 45 (23.81%) SCCM
12 45 (23.81%) Hyper-V
13 44 (23.28%) Kubernetes
14 43 (22.75%) SaaS
15 42 (22.22%) SC Cleared
16 40 (21.16%) Microsoft Intune
17 39 (20.63%) PowerShell
18 37 (19.58%) SQL
19 35 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (16.93%) ITIL
20 32 (16.93%) Docker
21 31 (16.40%) Firewall
21 31 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 30 (15.87%) Cisco
22 30 (15.87%) Microsoft 365
22 30 (15.87%) Cybersecurity
22 30 (15.87%) Terraform

Public Cloud
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 22 (11.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.23%) Confluence
2 8 (4.23%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.12%) Drupal
3 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.12%) WordPress
4 3 (1.59%) Apache
4 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.59%) nginx
5 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.53%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 127 (67.20%) Azure
2 111 (58.73%) AWS
3 58 (30.69%) IaaS
4 56 (29.63%) PaaS
5 43 (22.75%) SaaS
6 30 (15.87%) Microsoft 365
7 27 (14.29%) GCP
8 19 (10.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (6.88%) GitHub
10 9 (4.76%) OpenShift
11 6 (3.17%) Firebase
11 6 (3.17%) Google App Engine
12 5 (2.65%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (2.65%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (2.65%) Power Platform
12 5 (2.65%) PowerApps
13 4 (2.12%) Serverless
14 3 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.59%) Amazon S3
14 3 (1.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.40%) Firewall
2 22 (11.64%) DNS
3 19 (10.05%) SAN
4 13 (6.88%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (6.88%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.35%) VLAN
6 11 (5.82%) VPN
7 9 (4.76%) DHCP
8 6 (3.17%) Network Security
9 5 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (2.65%) IPsec
9 5 (2.65%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.12%) Wireless
11 3 (1.59%) WAN
12 2 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (1.06%) Internet
12 2 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.06%) Skype
12 2 (1.06%) SSH
12 2 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (24.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.17%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (3.17%) MySQL
5 5 (2.65%) Big Data
6 4 (2.12%) DB2
6 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.59%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) Tableau
8 2 (1.06%) Tableau Server
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.82%) JIRA
3 9 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.17%) GitLab
5 5 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.12%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (10.58%) Social Skills
2 13 (6.88%) Presentation Skills
3 9 (4.76%) Finance
3 9 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.23%) Influencing Skills
4 8 (4.23%) Marketing
5 6 (3.17%) Billing
5 6 (3.17%) Games
5 6 (3.17%) Law
6 5 (2.65%) Military
7 3 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (23.81%) Architect
2 26 (13.76%) Consultant
3 20 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (10.05%) Azure Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (8.47%) AWS Architect
6 16 (8.47%) Cloud Consultant
7 14 (7.41%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
7 14 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
8 13 (6.88%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 12 (6.35%) Analyst
10 11 (5.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
10 11 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.29%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (5.29%) Azure Consultant
11 10 (5.29%) Developer
11 10 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.29%) Lead Architect
11 10 (5.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.76%) Web Services
2 6 (3.17%) REST
3 5 (2.65%) PostGIS
4 4 (2.12%) Node.js
4 4 (2.12%) RESTful
4 4 (2.12%) SOAP
4 4 (2.12%) Spring
4 4 (2.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.12%) XML
4 4 (2.12%) XML Schema
5 3 (1.59%) Flask
5 3 (1.59%) JSON
5 3 (1.59%) LAMP
5 3 (1.59%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.06%) .NET
6 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.06%) CSS
6 2 (1.06%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.06%) LDAP
6 2 (1.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.40%) Data Centre
2 29 (15.34%) Private Cloud
3 25 (13.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (5.29%) Clustering
5 9 (4.76%) Cloud Native
6 8 (4.23%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (3.17%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.17%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.65%) CMDB
9 4 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.12%) Replication
10 3 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.59%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.59%) PKI
11 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.93%) Windows
2 27 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 23 (12.17%) Linux
4 21 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (3.70%) Android
6 7 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.70%) CentOS
7 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.65%) Unix
8 3 (1.59%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.59%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.04%) DevOps
2 35 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.93%) ITIL
4 31 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 30 (15.87%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (12.70%) Presales
7 21 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 20 (10.58%) Security Operations
9 18 (9.52%) ITIL V3
9 18 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 16 (8.47%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (6.35%) Microservices
12 11 (5.82%) Information Security
12 11 (5.82%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.76%) Analytics
14 9 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
14 9 (4.76%) TOGAF
14 9 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
15 8 (4.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.63%) PowerShell
2 37 (19.58%) SQL
3 27 (14.29%) Python
4 8 (4.23%) C
5 7 (3.70%) PHP
6 5 (2.65%) C#
6 5 (2.65%) Java
6 5 (2.65%) VBScript
7 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.12%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.59%) ES6
9 2 (1.06%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (27.51%) Security Cleared
2 42 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (11.64%) Degree
5 18 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (9.52%) CCNA
5 18 (9.52%) MCSE
5 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (8.99%) DV Cleared
7 9 (4.76%) CISSP
8 8 (4.23%) AWS Certification
9 5 (2.65%) CCSA
10 3 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.59%) CISM
10 3 (1.59%) CRISC
10 3 (1.59%) GCIH
10 3 (1.59%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.06%) CCSE
11 2 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.47%) NIST
2 11 (5.82%) GDPR
3 7 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.65%) NCSC
5 3 (1.59%) QA
5 3 (1.59%) SLA
6 2 (1.06%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.06%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.53%) GAMP
7 1 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 53 (28.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 32 (16.93%) Docker
5 9 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (4.76%) vSphere
6 6 (3.17%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.53%) LXC
8 1 (0.53%) NFS
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.53%) SRDF
8 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 45 (23.81%) SCCM
2 44 (23.28%) Kubernetes
3 40 (21.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 30 (15.87%) Terraform
5 23 (12.17%) Ansible
6 19 (10.05%) SCVMM
7 10 (5.29%) Puppet
8 8 (4.23%) Nagios
9 7 (3.70%) SCOM
10 3 (1.59%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.06%) Nessus
11 2 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.53%) Grafana
12 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.53%) SCSM
Vendors
1 69 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 57 (30.16%) VMware
3 30 (15.87%) Cisco
4 18 (9.52%) Veeam
5 17 (8.99%) Citrix
6 16 (8.47%) Google
7 14 (7.41%) F5
8 13 (6.88%) Oracle
9 6 (3.17%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (3.17%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.17%) Dell
9 6 (3.17%) IBM
10 5 (2.65%) Databricks
10 5 (2.65%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.65%) Splunk
11 4 (2.12%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.59%) Cadence
12 3 (1.59%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.59%) Sophos