Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 312 418
Rank change year-on-year +64 +106 +132
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 305 239 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 2.25% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 245 161 81
South East median annual salary £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.60% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £48,450 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +10.00%

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 9,434 10,626 10,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.28% 35.88% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7,138 8,486 8,309
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +93 119 £63,500 -10.56% 15
Berkshire +57 83 £60,000 -21.31% 9
Hampshire -2 78 £57,500 -4.17% 10
Surrey +27 76 £75,000 +23.97% 8
Buckinghamshire - 19 £63,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +29 17 £90,000 +44.00% 2
West Sussex +9 13 £85,000 +78.95% 2
East Sussex +16 8 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Middlesex 0 3 £105,000 -
Kent -5 1 - - 1
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 179 (58.69%) AWS
2 170 (55.74%) Azure
3 123 (40.33%) Linux
4 113 (37.05%) VMware
5 107 (35.08%) Data Centre
6 103 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (28.52%) Microsoft
7 87 (28.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 85 (27.87%) Private Cloud
9 77 (25.25%) ITIL
10 74 (24.26%) Java
10 74 (24.26%) DevOps
11 71 (23.28%) Windows
11 71 (23.28%) Migration
12 67 (21.97%) Finance
12 67 (21.97%) Docker
13 65 (21.31%) Python
14 57 (18.69%) Presales
15 56 (18.36%) IaaS
16 55 (18.03%) Degree
17 54 (17.70%) Firewall
17 54 (17.70%) Citrix
18 52 (17.05%) SQL Server
19 51 (16.72%) Project Management
19 51 (16.72%) Open Source
20 50 (16.39%) Git (software)
21 48 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
22 46 (15.08%) Cisco
23 45 (14.75%) WAN
23 45 (14.75%) C#

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 28 (9.18%) Apache Spark
2 26 (8.52%) OpenStack
3 24 (7.87%) Hyperledger
4 16 (5.25%) IIS
5 15 (4.92%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (2.62%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.97%) Apache
9 4 (1.31%) Confluence
9 4 (1.31%) JBoss
9 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) SAP ERP
1 3 (0.98%) SAP GRC
1 3 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 179 (58.69%) AWS
2 170 (55.74%) Azure
3 56 (18.36%) IaaS
4 42 (13.77%) PaaS
5 31 (10.16%) GCP
5 31 (10.16%) Office 365
6 27 (8.85%) SaaS
7 14 (4.59%) Serverless
8 12 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.30%) GitHub
11 6 (1.97%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.98%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 3 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.66%) Akamai
13 2 (0.66%) AWS IoT
13 2 (0.66%) BPaaS
14 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.70%) Firewall
2 45 (14.75%) WAN
3 40 (13.11%) LAN
4 32 (10.49%) VoIP
5 30 (9.84%) Wi-Fi
6 29 (9.51%) PABX
7 16 (5.25%) Cisco Firepower
8 15 (4.92%) DNS
8 15 (4.92%) Skype
9 11 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (3.61%) Network Security
9 11 (3.61%) VPN
10 10 (3.28%) MPLS
11 9 (2.95%) Internet
12 7 (2.30%) DHCP
12 7 (2.30%) IPsec
13 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
13 6 (1.97%) Wireless
14 5 (1.64%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.48%) DB2
3 31 (10.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 31 (10.16%) MongoDB
4 29 (9.51%) Hadoop
5 24 (7.87%) Blockchain
6 17 (5.57%) MySQL
7 12 (3.93%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.31%) Big Data
11 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.98%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.66%) HBase
13 1 (0.33%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.84%) Bitbucket
3 29 (9.51%) MSI
4 21 (6.89%) Visual Studio
5 17 (5.57%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (3.93%) JIRA
7 9 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.30%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.31%) Chocolatey
10 3 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.66%) GitLab
11 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.33%) Gradle
12 1 (0.33%) IBM UrbanCode
12 1 (0.33%) JMeter
12 1 (0.33%) Maven
12 1 (0.33%) The Grinder
12 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 67 (21.97%) Finance
2 36 (11.80%) Manufacturing
3 24 (7.87%) Public Sector
4 14 (4.59%) Marketing
5 10 (3.28%) Retail
6 8 (2.62%) Electronics
7 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.97%) Back Office
9 4 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 105 (34.43%) Architect
2 43 (14.10%) Consultant
3 38 (12.46%) Technical Architect
4 30 (9.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 23 (7.54%) Software Engineer
6 22 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (6.89%) Azure Architect
7 21 (6.89%) Developer
8 20 (6.56%) Cloud Architect
9 19 (6.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) Cisco Consultant
10 16 (5.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 16 (5.25%) Data Centre Consultant
10 16 (5.25%) Data Consultant
10 16 (5.25%) Enterprise Consultant
10 16 (5.25%) Security Architect
11 14 (4.59%) Cloud Consultant
11 14 (4.59%) IT Architect
12 13 (4.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.93%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.48%) Spring
2 32 (10.49%) Spring Cloud
3 30 (9.84%) Akka
4 27 (8.85%) RESTful
5 26 (8.52%) Pandas
5 26 (8.52%) scikit-learn
6 25 (8.20%) Swagger
7 24 (7.87%) OAuth
7 24 (7.87%) SAML
8 15 (4.92%) JSON
9 14 (4.59%) Web Services
10 13 (4.26%) .NET
11 8 (2.62%) X-Windows
12 3 (0.98%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.98%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.98%) Kafka
12 3 (0.98%) React
12 3 (0.98%) REST
12 3 (0.98%) Spring Boot
13 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (35.08%) Data Centre
2 85 (27.87%) Private Cloud
3 41 (13.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 35 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (10.82%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (7.87%) Algorithms
7 20 (6.56%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (2.30%) Replication
10 6 (1.97%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.64%) FMCG
11 5 (1.64%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.98%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.98%) NHS
14 2 (0.66%) Blog
14 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 123 (40.33%) Linux
2 71 (23.28%) Windows
3 27 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.56%) Unix
5 11 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.95%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.95%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.62%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.30%) Solaris
9 6 (1.97%) CentOS
9 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.33%) SUSE
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (25.25%) ITIL
3 74 (24.26%) DevOps
4 71 (23.28%) Migration
5 57 (18.69%) Presales
6 51 (16.72%) Open Source
6 51 (16.72%) Project Management
7 48 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (14.43%) TOGAF
9 42 (13.77%) Service Delivery
10 40 (13.11%) Technical Architecture
11 38 (12.46%) Software Engineering
12 35 (11.48%) Microservices
13 34 (11.15%) Data Science
14 33 (10.82%) Architectural Design
15 32 (10.49%) Artificial Intelligence
16 30 (9.84%) Cryptography
17 29 (9.51%) Application Packaging
17 29 (9.51%) Strategic Thinking
18 28 (9.18%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.26%) Java
2 65 (21.31%) Python
3 45 (14.75%) C#
4 41 (13.44%) PowerShell
5 33 (10.82%) SQL
6 26 (8.52%) Scala
7 21 (6.89%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.61%) Ruby
9 10 (3.28%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.95%) C
11 6 (1.97%) Perl
12 5 (1.64%) C++
13 2 (0.66%) PHP
14 1 (0.33%) Clojure
14 1 (0.33%) Go
14 1 (0.33%) Java 8
14 1 (0.33%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (18.03%) Degree
2 40 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 33 (10.82%) AWS Certification
5 30 (9.84%) TOGAF Certification
6 28 (9.18%) MCSE
6 28 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (8.52%) CCNP
8 25 (8.20%) CCNA
9 16 (5.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (4.92%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.95%) CISSP
11 9 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (2.30%) CCSP
12 7 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (1.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (1.97%) CISA
13 6 (1.97%) CISM
13 6 (1.97%) CLAS
13 6 (1.97%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.59%) SLA
2 13 (4.26%) GDPR
3 9 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.95%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.97%) ISAE 3402
4 6 (1.97%) ISO 22301
4 6 (1.97%) ISO 31000
4 6 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (1.97%) NIST
4 6 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (28.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (21.97%) Docker
3 35 (11.48%) Active Directory
4 29 (9.51%) Hyper-V
4 29 (9.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (6.89%) vCloud
6 20 (6.56%) XenApp
7 16 (5.25%) XenDesktop
8 10 (3.28%) vSphere
9 8 (2.62%) Ceph
9 8 (2.62%) LXC
10 6 (1.97%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.33%) KVM
12 1 (0.33%) NFS
12 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (13.44%) Ansible
2 33 (10.82%) Terraform
3 30 (9.84%) Puppet
4 29 (9.51%) IBM BigFix
5 24 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (5.25%) Kubernetes
7 14 (4.59%) vCenter Server
8 9 (2.95%) Nessus
9 7 (2.30%) SCCM
9 7 (2.30%) SCOM
10 6 (1.97%) IBM Guardium
10 6 (1.97%) SCSM
10 6 (1.97%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 4 (1.31%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.33%) Kibana
13 1 (0.33%) logstash
13 1 (0.33%) Mesos
13 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 113 (37.05%) VMware
2 87 (28.52%) Microsoft
3 54 (17.70%) Citrix
4 46 (15.08%) Cisco
5 42 (13.77%) IBM
5 42 (13.77%) SAP
6 39 (12.79%) Oracle
7 34 (11.15%) Google
8 30 (9.84%) Aruba
9 21 (6.89%) Dell
10 18 (5.90%) HP
10 18 (5.90%) NetApp
11 16 (5.25%) Mitel
11 16 (5.25%) Nimble Storage
12 13 (4.26%) AppDynamics
13 12 (3.93%) Red Hat
14 11 (3.61%) ServiceNow
15 9 (2.95%) Juniper
16 7 (2.30%) Meraki
16 7 (2.30%) SolarWinds