Period
to 16 October 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 184 269
Rank change year-on-year -31 +85 +68
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 268 106 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 1.34% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 4.33% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 85 79 254
10th Percentile £47,500 £49,850 £48,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £58,125 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £64,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +4.65% +6.61%
75th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -

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 6,617 2,449 8,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.24% 31.06% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,830 2,002 6,423
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.48% +0.50% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 16 October 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 October 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 +8 138 £70,000 +3.70% 19
Hampshire -58 91 £55,000 -4.35% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 66 £62,500 -16.67% 2
Berkshire -35 62 £70,500 +0.71% 14
Surrey -75 19 £62,500 -5.66% 3
Oxfordshire -28 10 £70,000 +3.70% 3
West Sussex -23 3 £85,000 - 2
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 200 (74.63%) Azure
2 134 (50.00%) AWS
3 121 (45.15%) Microsoft
4 117 (43.66%) Presales
5 116 (43.28%) DevOps
6 100 (37.31%) Active Directory
7 89 (33.21%) Cybersecurity
8 87 (32.46%) Windows
9 74 (27.61%) Software Licensing
10 69 (25.75%) VMware
11 66 (24.63%) Security Cleared
11 66 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (23.51%) Data Centre
12 63 (23.51%) IaaS
13 59 (22.01%) Analytics
13 59 (22.01%) Finance
14 55 (20.52%) PaaS
15 54 (20.15%) Serverless
15 54 (20.15%) SC Cleared
16 53 (19.78%) Microsoft 365
17 50 (18.66%) SQL Server
18 48 (17.91%) Social Skills
19 46 (17.16%) Microsoft Intune
20 44 (16.42%) Hybrid Cloud
21 43 (16.04%) Adobe
21 43 (16.04%) Apple
21 43 (16.04%) Customer Engagement
22 40 (14.93%) Python
22 40 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
22 40 (14.93%) GCP

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 8 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.24%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.87%) Confluence
3 5 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.12%) Apache
4 3 (1.12%) nginx
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 200 (74.63%) Azure
2 134 (50.00%) AWS
3 63 (23.51%) IaaS
4 55 (20.52%) PaaS
5 54 (20.15%) Serverless
6 53 (19.78%) Microsoft 365
7 40 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 40 (14.93%) GCP
8 32 (11.94%) SaaS
9 23 (8.58%) GitHub
10 13 (4.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (4.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (4.48%) OpenShift
12 11 (4.10%) AWS CloudTrail
12 11 (4.10%) Route 53
13 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.75%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.58%) VPN
2 22 (8.21%) Unified Communications
3 18 (6.72%) Firewall
4 11 (4.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (3.36%) DNS
6 8 (2.99%) LAN
6 8 (2.99%) WAN
7 5 (1.87%) DHCP
7 5 (1.87%) MPLS
8 4 (1.49%) Network Security
8 4 (1.49%) VoIP
8 4 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.12%) IPsec
9 3 (1.12%) VLAN
10 2 (0.75%) SAN
10 2 (0.75%) Wireless
11 1 (0.37%) BGP
11 1 (0.37%) DMZ
11 1 (0.37%) OSPF
11 1 (0.37%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.24%) DB2
2 6 (2.24%) MySQL
3 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.12%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.75%) Big Data
5 2 (0.75%) Tableau
5 2 (0.75%) Tableau Server
6 1 (0.37%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.37%) Looker
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) Redis
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 36 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.97%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.87%) Artifactory
4 5 (1.87%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.49%) JIRA
5 4 (1.49%) Maven
6 3 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.12%) GitLab
6 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (22.01%) Finance
2 48 (17.91%) Social Skills
3 15 (5.60%) Banking
4 11 (4.10%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.36%) Law
5 9 (3.36%) Retail
6 8 (2.99%) Automotive
6 8 (2.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.49%) Billing
8 4 (1.49%) Local Government
9 3 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (1.12%) Military
9 3 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.75%) Electronics
10 2 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (32.46%) Architect
2 77 (28.73%) Consultant
3 71 (26.49%) Cloud Consultant
4 40 (14.93%) Technical Consultant
5 32 (11.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (11.57%) Azure Architect
7 30 (11.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 25 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (6.72%) Cloud Architect
9 18 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (6.34%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (4.85%) Developer
12 12 (4.48%) AWS Architect
12 12 (4.48%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.48%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.10%) Security Engineer
14 10 (3.73%) Senior Architect
15 9 (3.36%) Azure Engineer
16 7 (2.61%) AWS Solutions Architect
16 7 (2.61%) Senior Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.34%) Web Services
2 9 (3.36%) Spring
3 7 (2.61%) Node.js
4 5 (1.87%) RESTful
4 5 (1.87%) SOAP
4 5 (1.87%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.87%) XML
4 5 (1.87%) XML Schema
5 4 (1.49%) OAuth
5 4 (1.49%) SAML
6 3 (1.12%) LAMP
6 3 (1.12%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (1.12%) React
6 3 (1.12%) REST
7 2 (0.75%) HTML
7 2 (0.75%) HTML5
7 2 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.37%) J2EE
8 1 (0.37%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.51%) Data Centre
2 44 (16.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (7.84%) Cloud Native
5 20 (7.46%) Robotics
5 20 (7.46%) Virtual Team
6 14 (5.22%) Private Cloud
7 11 (4.10%) Clustering
7 11 (4.10%) Replication
8 8 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.75%) Blog
11 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.75%) Tandem
12 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.37%) Legacy Systems
12 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.46%) Windows
2 27 (10.07%) Linux
2 27 (10.07%) Windows Server
3 20 (7.46%) Windows 10
4 15 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.99%) Unix
6 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (1.49%) CentOS
8 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (43.66%) Presales
2 116 (43.28%) DevOps
3 89 (33.21%) Cybersecurity
4 74 (27.61%) Software Licensing
5 59 (22.01%) Analytics
6 43 (16.04%) Customer Engagement
7 40 (14.93%) Requirements Gathering
8 34 (12.69%) Time Management
9 29 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (9.70%) Cost Optimisation
12 25 (9.33%) Migration
13 22 (8.21%) Infrastructure as Code
14 21 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
15 20 (7.46%) Robotic Process Automation
16 19 (7.09%) Thought Leadership
17 17 (6.34%) ITIL
18 16 (5.97%) Security Operations
19 15 (5.60%) Software Engineering
20 14 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.93%) Python
2 17 (6.34%) Java
2 17 (6.34%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.60%) SQL
4 6 (2.24%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.24%) Perl
5 5 (1.87%) PHP
6 4 (1.49%) Java 8
7 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.75%) Ruby
7 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.37%) ABAP
8 1 (0.37%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) Scala
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (24.63%) Security Cleared
2 54 (20.15%) SC Cleared
3 37 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (8.21%) AWS Certification
5 20 (7.46%) Degree
6 17 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.24%) CCNA
7 6 (2.24%) MCSE
8 4 (1.49%) PhD
9 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.75%) CCSP
9 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.37%) CISM
10 1 (0.37%) CISSP
10 1 (0.37%) CRISC
10 1 (0.37%) HND
10 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.85%) GDPR
3 8 (2.99%) NIST
3 8 (2.99%) QA
4 7 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.49%) SOC 2
6 2 (0.75%) GAMP
6 2 (0.75%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.37%) NCSC
System Software
1 100 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 66 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.82%) Docker
4 20 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.37%) LXC
6 1 (0.37%) NFS
6 1 (0.37%) SRDF
6 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (17.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (14.55%) Ansible
3 34 (12.69%) Kubernetes
4 31 (11.57%) SCCM
5 25 (9.33%) Terraform
6 20 (7.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 20 (7.46%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.49%) Puppet
9 2 (0.75%) Grafana
9 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 121 (45.15%) Microsoft
2 69 (25.75%) VMware
3 43 (16.04%) Adobe
3 43 (16.04%) Apple
4 34 (12.69%) Citrix
5 14 (5.22%) Google
6 10 (3.73%) Cisco
7 9 (3.36%) HP
8 7 (2.61%) Dell
8 7 (2.61%) IBM
8 7 (2.61%) Oracle
8 7 (2.61%) Splunk
9 6 (2.24%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.49%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.49%) Veeam
11 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.75%) F5
11 2 (0.75%) Zerto
12 1 (0.37%) ATG
12 1 (0.37%) Blue Coat