Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 324 345 438
Rank change year-on-year +21 +93 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 756 823 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.93% 0.88% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.36% 3.97% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 521 571 451
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +1.59%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,521 20,744 16,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.73% 22.19% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18,105 16,935 13,651
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,749 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the UK excluding London

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the UK excluding London

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK excluding London

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 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
South East +30 243 £57,500 -2.13% 27
North of England +29 212 £55,000 -1.79% 39
North West +55 134 £60,000 +9.09% 27
Midlands +26 96 £50,750 +6.84% 12
West Midlands +60 76 £52,000 +15.56% 9
Yorkshire -10 69 £45,000 -21.05% 9
East of England +29 66 £60,000 +4.35% 17
South West -21 65 £51,499 -1.91% 16
Scotland +4 58 £55,000 +22.22% 24
East Midlands -2 20 £50,000 - 3
Wales -7 12 £35,912 -26.77% 6
North East +10 7 £42,000 -30.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 - 2
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 368 (48.68%) Azure
2 310 (41.01%) AWS
3 267 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 202 (26.72%) Linux
6 182 (24.07%) Windows
7 163 (21.56%) SQL
8 157 (20.77%) JavaScript
8 157 (20.77%) Python
8 157 (20.77%) DevOps
9 135 (17.86%) Software Engineering
10 132 (17.46%) Degree
10 132 (17.46%) Docker
11 128 (16.93%) .NET
12 125 (16.53%) Java
13 122 (16.14%) C#
14 121 (16.01%) Computer Science
15 117 (15.48%) GCP
16 110 (14.55%) VMware
17 105 (13.89%) SaaS
18 100 (13.23%) Finance
19 98 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 97 (12.83%) Microservices
21 96 (12.70%) Active Directory
22 95 (12.57%) Web Services
23 93 (12.30%) SDLC
24 92 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
25 89 (11.77%) Google
25 89 (11.77%) HTML
26 86 (11.38%) Problem-Solving

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 54 (7.14%) IIS
2 28 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.25%) Apache
4 16 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.85%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.72%) CMS
7 11 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.46%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.32%) nginx
9 8 (1.06%) Confluence
9 8 (1.06%) JBoss
9 8 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.79%) CoreMedia CMS
10 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.66%) GeoServer
11 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.53%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 22 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (2.38%) NetSuite
4 9 (1.19%) Magento
4 9 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (1.06%) nopCommerce
6 7 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.53%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.40%) Lawson
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 368 (48.68%) Azure
2 310 (41.01%) AWS
3 117 (15.48%) GCP
4 105 (13.89%) SaaS
5 63 (8.33%) Office 365
6 61 (8.07%) IaaS
7 55 (7.28%) PaaS
8 30 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
11 23 (3.04%) Amazon S3
11 23 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (2.65%) Amazon ECS
12 20 (2.65%) IBM Cloud
12 20 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (2.51%) Serverless
14 18 (2.38%) npm
15 14 (1.85%) GitHub
16 9 (1.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.92%) DNS
2 49 (6.48%) Firewall
3 42 (5.56%) LAN
4 41 (5.42%) WAN
5 35 (4.63%) DHCP
6 32 (4.23%) Broadband
7 31 (4.10%) TCP/IP
8 23 (3.04%) SAN
9 22 (2.91%) HTTP
10 19 (2.51%) Wireless
11 17 (2.25%) Skype
12 16 (2.12%) VoIP
13 15 (1.98%) BGP
13 15 (1.98%) HSRP
13 15 (1.98%) Internet
13 15 (1.98%) OSPF
13 15 (1.98%) SSL
13 15 (1.98%) VPN
14 13 (1.72%) DMZ
15 12 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.88%) Big Data
3 38 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 37 (4.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 25 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.17%) MySQL
7 23 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (2.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.12%) BigQuery
11 15 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
11 15 (1.98%) Snowflake Schema
11 15 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.72%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.59%) Redis
13 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 84 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 67 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.10%) Selenium
4 26 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (2.91%) git-flow
5 22 (2.91%) JIRA
6 21 (2.78%) Maven
7 17 (2.25%) Babel
7 17 (2.25%) gulp
7 17 (2.25%) webpack
8 16 (2.12%) SpecFlow
8 16 (2.12%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.85%) GitLab
10 12 (1.59%) Mockito
11 10 (1.32%) Subversion
12 9 (1.19%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.06%) JUnit
13 8 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 100 (13.23%) Finance
2 63 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 35 (4.63%) Marketing
4 26 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.91%) Games
6 20 (2.65%) Retail
7 13 (1.72%) Legal
7 13 (1.72%) Military
8 12 (1.59%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.46%) Banking
10 10 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.93%) Publishing
12 4 (0.53%) Electronics
13 3 (0.40%) Avionics
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 100 (13.23%) Software Engineer
2 97 (12.83%) Developer
3 87 (11.51%) Architect
4 68 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 44 (5.82%) Consultant
6 42 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 41 (5.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 40 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 37 (4.89%) Development Engineer
10 34 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
11 33 (4.37%) Cloud Architect
12 31 (4.10%) Analyst
13 30 (3.97%) Support Engineer
14 29 (3.84%) Software Development Engineer
15 28 (3.70%) .NET Developer
16 27 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 23 (3.04%) Java Developer
17 23 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
18 22 (2.91%) Administrator
18 22 (2.91%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (16.93%) .NET
2 95 (12.57%) Web Services
3 89 (11.77%) HTML
4 85 (11.24%) AngularJS
5 68 (8.99%) CSS
6 66 (8.73%) RESTful
7 50 (6.61%) Node.js
8 39 (5.16%) ASP.NET
9 38 (5.03%) React
10 37 (4.89%) HTML5
11 36 (4.76%) SOAP
12 27 (3.57%) REST
13 25 (3.31%) .NET Core
13 25 (3.31%) .NET Framework
13 25 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (2.78%) Spring
15 20 (2.65%) GraphQL
16 19 (2.51%) Java EE
16 19 (2.51%) LDAP
17 18 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 73 (9.66%) Self-Motivation
3 67 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (7.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 56 (7.41%) User Experience
6 46 (6.08%) Public Cloud
7 32 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (3.97%) Private Cloud
9 29 (3.84%) Data Structures
10 24 (3.17%) Management Information System
11 23 (3.04%) PKI
12 16 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
13 15 (1.98%) Clustering
13 15 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (1.72%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (1.72%) Virtual Team
15 11 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (1.06%) N-Tier
16 8 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 202 (26.72%) Linux
2 182 (24.07%) Windows
3 62 (8.20%) Windows Server
4 41 (5.42%) Unix
5 27 (3.57%) Android
6 25 (3.31%) CentOS
7 23 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (2.65%) Apple iOS
9 20 (2.65%) Debian
10 18 (2.38%) Solaris
11 17 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.46%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.19%) SUSE
13 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.93%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.93%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.66%) AIX
17 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (20.77%) DevOps
3 135 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 121 (16.01%) Computer Science
5 97 (12.83%) Microservices
6 93 (12.30%) SDLC
7 92 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
8 86 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
9 85 (11.24%) Test Automation
10 84 (11.11%) Machine Learning
11 80 (10.58%) Artificial Intelligence
12 78 (10.32%) Analytics
13 76 (10.05%) ITIL
14 69 (9.13%) Mentoring
15 67 (8.86%) Presales
16 65 (8.60%) Cybersecurity
17 64 (8.47%) Scrum
18 63 (8.33%) Open Source
19 59 (7.80%) OO
20 57 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 163 (21.56%) SQL
2 157 (20.77%) JavaScript
2 157 (20.77%) Python
3 125 (16.53%) Java
4 122 (16.14%) C#
5 80 (10.58%) Bash Shell
6 63 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 50 (6.61%) TypeScript
8 48 (6.35%) PHP
9 44 (5.82%) Ruby
10 41 (5.42%) C++
11 34 (4.50%) Go
11 34 (4.50%) Objective-C
12 26 (3.44%) C
13 20 (2.65%) ES6
14 18 (2.38%) Perl
15 13 (1.72%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.59%) JSX
16 12 (1.59%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (17.46%) Degree
2 65 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 55 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 30 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.78%) CISM
8 19 (2.51%) CISSP
9 17 (2.25%) CCNA
10 14 (1.85%) MCSE
11 13 (1.72%) RHCE
12 12 (1.59%) MCSA
12 12 (1.59%) RHCSA
13 10 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (1.32%) SSCP
14 9 (1.19%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.19%) MCP
15 8 (1.06%) CEH
15 8 (1.06%) CISA
16 7 (0.93%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.56%) SLA
2 34 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 29 (3.84%) QA
4 22 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.85%) GDPR
6 6 (0.79%) COBIT
6 6 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.79%) NCSC
6 6 (0.79%) RMADS
7 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.53%) NIST
8 4 (0.53%) PMO
9 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 132 (17.46%) Docker
2 98 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (12.70%) Active Directory
4 68 (8.99%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.46%) Firmware
6 11 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.79%) KVM
8 6 (0.79%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.53%) NFS
10 3 (0.40%) LXC
10 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.40%) vSphere
11 2 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.26%) Xen
12 1 (0.13%) Postfix
12 1 (0.13%) qmail
Systems Management
1 78 (10.32%) Kubernetes
2 73 (9.66%) Ansible
3 64 (8.47%) Puppet
4 52 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (5.29%) Terraform
6 21 (2.78%) Nagios
7 15 (1.98%) Grafana
8 14 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (1.59%) Consul
9 12 (1.59%) Opsview
9 12 (1.59%) Packer
9 12 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (1.32%) Kibana
10 10 (1.32%) SCCM
11 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.66%) cPanel
13 5 (0.66%) Plesk
13 5 (0.66%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.53%) Juju
Vendors
1 243 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 110 (14.55%) VMware
3 89 (11.77%) Google
4 50 (6.61%) Cisco
5 41 (5.42%) Citrix
6 37 (4.89%) Oracle
7 34 (4.50%) IBM
8 31 (4.10%) SAP
9 26 (3.44%) Red Hat
10 22 (2.91%) Teradata
11 20 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (2.38%) JD Edwards
13 15 (1.98%) Juniper
14 14 (1.85%) Splunk
15 12 (1.59%) Epicor
16 11 (1.46%) 3PAR
16 11 (1.46%) Dell
17 10 (1.32%) Arista
17 10 (1.32%) CA
17 10 (1.32%) HP