Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 235 215 237
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22 +125
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 211 135 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.10% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 3.41% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 135 109 298
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,800 £46,250
25th Percentile £49,250 £56,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.90% +7.41% +3.85%

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 5,754 3,963 8,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.07% 32.34% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,606 3,251 6,684
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +4.76%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -11 94 £64,500 -0.77% 11
Berkshire -12 71 £75,000 +15.38% 6
Hampshire -42 67 £57,500 -9.73% 13
Surrey -23 36 £67,500 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire -6 16 £60,000 -15.79% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 7 £27,500 -58.49% 2
Kent - 4 £45,000 -
East Sussex -25 2 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 138 (65.40%) Azure
2 118 (55.92%) AWS
3 86 (40.76%) DevOps
4 74 (35.07%) IaaS
5 68 (32.23%) PaaS
6 50 (23.70%) VMware
7 49 (23.22%) Microsoft
8 47 (22.27%) SaaS
9 46 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (21.80%) Kubernetes
9 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
10 44 (20.85%) Windows
10 44 (20.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 43 (20.38%) Python
12 41 (19.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 39 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (18.48%) Presales
14 38 (18.01%) GCP
14 38 (18.01%) PowerShell
15 36 (17.06%) Ansible
16 35 (16.59%) Hyper-V
17 34 (16.11%) Data Centre
17 34 (16.11%) Terraform
17 34 (16.11%) Docker
18 33 (15.64%) SQL
19 32 (15.17%) Jenkins
20 31 (14.69%) Cybersecurity
20 31 (14.69%) Security Cleared
21 30 (14.22%) Linux
21 30 (14.22%) Firewall

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 15 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.79%) Confluence
3 5 (2.37%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.90%) Apache
4 4 (1.90%) nginx
5 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.95%) Drupal
6 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.95%) WordPress
7 1 (0.47%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 138 (65.40%) Azure
2 118 (55.92%) AWS
3 74 (35.07%) IaaS
4 68 (32.23%) PaaS
5 47 (22.27%) SaaS
6 38 (18.01%) GCP
7 22 (10.43%) Microsoft 365
8 21 (9.95%) GitHub
9 10 (4.74%) OpenShift
10 9 (4.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (3.79%) Serverless
12 7 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (3.32%) AWS CloudTrail
13 6 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (2.84%) Route 53
14 5 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (2.37%) Power Platform
14 5 (2.37%) PowerApps
15 4 (1.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 3 (1.42%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.22%) Firewall
2 21 (9.95%) DNS
3 10 (4.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (4.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.74%) VLAN
4 9 (4.27%) DHCP
4 9 (4.27%) SAN
4 9 (4.27%) WAN
5 8 (3.79%) Network Security
5 8 (3.79%) VPN
6 6 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (2.84%) LAN
6 6 (2.84%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.37%) IPsec
7 5 (2.37%) MPLS
8 4 (1.90%) VoIP
8 4 (1.90%) Wireless
9 2 (0.95%) DMZ
9 2 (0.95%) Internet
9 2 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.32%) MySQL
4 6 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.37%) Big Data
5 5 (2.37%) DB2
5 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.90%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (1.42%) Tableau
7 3 (1.42%) Tableau Server
8 2 (0.95%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (15.17%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.69%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (4.27%) JIRA
4 6 (2.84%) GitLab
5 5 (2.37%) ClearQuest
6 4 (1.90%) Maven
7 3 (1.42%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.95%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (12.32%) Social Skills
2 22 (10.43%) Finance
3 8 (3.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 8 (3.79%) Law
4 7 (3.32%) Billing
4 7 (3.32%) Marketing
4 7 (3.32%) Presentation Skills
5 6 (2.84%) Banking
6 5 (2.37%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (2.37%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.90%) Legal
7 4 (1.90%) Local Government
7 4 (1.90%) Military
8 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.95%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (29.38%) Architect
2 35 (16.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 31 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (13.74%) Infrastructure Architect
5 23 (10.90%) Azure Engineer
6 17 (8.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (7.58%) Consultant
8 15 (7.11%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (7.11%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (6.64%) Security Engineer
10 13 (6.16%) Developer
11 11 (5.21%) Analyst
11 11 (5.21%) AWS Architect
12 10 (4.74%) Cloud Consultant
12 10 (4.74%) Senior Architect
13 9 (4.27%) Java Developer
13 9 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.27%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.79%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) Spring
2 8 (3.79%) Web Services
3 5 (2.37%) REST
3 5 (2.37%) RESTful
3 5 (2.37%) SOAP
3 5 (2.37%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (2.37%) XML
3 5 (2.37%) XML Schema
4 4 (1.90%) LAMP
4 4 (1.90%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (1.90%) OAuth
4 4 (1.90%) SAML
5 3 (1.42%) JSON
5 3 (1.42%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.42%) Node.js
6 2 (0.95%) .NET
6 2 (0.95%) LDAP
6 2 (0.95%) PostGIS
6 2 (0.95%) React
7 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 34 (16.11%) Data Centre
3 20 (9.48%) Robotics
3 20 (9.48%) Virtual Team
4 18 (8.53%) Cloud Native
5 17 (8.06%) Clustering
6 16 (7.58%) Private Cloud
7 10 (4.74%) Replication
7 10 (4.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.37%) CMDB
8 5 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.90%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.90%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.42%) PKI
11 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.85%) Windows
2 30 (14.22%) Linux
3 15 (7.11%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.69%) Windows Server 2019
5 10 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.79%) CentOS
7 7 (3.32%) Unix
8 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (2.37%) Android
9 5 (2.37%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.42%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.47%) VMS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (40.76%) DevOps
2 41 (19.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 39 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.48%) Presales
4 31 (14.69%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (13.27%) Security Operations
6 27 (12.80%) ITIL
7 22 (10.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 21 (9.95%) Infrastructure as Code
9 20 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (9.48%) Robotic Process Automation
10 16 (7.58%) Cloud Operations
11 15 (7.11%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.64%) Configuration Management
12 14 (6.64%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (6.16%) Information Security
13 13 (6.16%) Migration
14 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2
15 11 (5.21%) ITIL V3
15 11 (5.21%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.38%) Python
2 38 (18.01%) PowerShell
3 33 (15.64%) SQL
4 12 (5.69%) Java
5 8 (3.79%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.79%) PHP
6 7 (3.32%) C
7 6 (2.84%) Perl
8 5 (2.37%) C#
8 5 (2.37%) VBScript
9 4 (1.90%) Java 8
10 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.47%) ABAP
12 1 (0.47%) ES6
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.90%) Degree
3 22 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.21%) AWS Certification
4 11 (5.21%) CCNA
4 11 (5.21%) MCSE
4 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.74%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.32%) CISSP
7 5 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (1.42%) CISM
8 3 (1.42%) CRISC
9 2 (0.95%) CCSA
9 2 (0.95%) CCSP
9 2 (0.95%) GCIH
9 2 (0.95%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.95%) PhD
10 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.64%) GDPR
2 13 (6.16%) NIST
3 12 (5.69%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.79%) QA
5 6 (2.84%) SOC 2
6 5 (2.37%) NCSC
7 2 (0.95%) SLA
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
1 46 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (16.59%) Hyper-V
3 34 (16.11%) Docker
4 6 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.84%) vSphere
5 4 (1.90%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.95%) LXC
7 2 (0.95%) NFS
7 2 (0.95%) SRDF
7 2 (0.95%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (21.80%) Kubernetes
2 36 (17.06%) Ansible
3 34 (16.11%) Terraform
4 28 (13.27%) SCCM
5 19 (9.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (6.16%) Puppet
7 6 (2.84%) Nagios
8 5 (2.37%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.90%) SCOM
10 3 (1.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.42%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.95%) Nessus
11 2 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.47%) Grafana
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 50 (23.70%) VMware
2 49 (23.22%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.85%) Cisco
4 19 (9.00%) Google
5 16 (7.58%) Citrix
6 10 (4.74%) Oracle
7 8 (3.79%) F5
7 8 (3.79%) Splunk
8 7 (3.32%) IBM
9 6 (2.84%) Dell
10 5 (2.37%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.37%) HP
10 5 (2.37%) Veeam
11 4 (1.90%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (1.42%) Cadence
12 3 (1.42%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.42%) Zerto
13 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.95%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.95%) Hitachi