Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 265 329 317
Rank change year-on-year +64 -12 +119
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 375 612 861
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.04% 0.86% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.70% 2.85% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 327 488 682
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% -8.26% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% -4.00% -

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 13,909 21,471 20,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.68% 30.25% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11,705 17,665 16,146
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,838
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 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
South East +90 108 £60,000 - 22
North of England +54 106 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North West +77 76 £55,114 +0.21% 14
Midlands +44 43 £43,000 -23.56% 17
East of England +78 42 £57,500 - 20
South West +26 41 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Scotland +27 33 £55,000 +22.22% 8
West Midlands +48 32 £48,750 -15.22% 11
North East +28 17 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Yorkshire -3 13 £35,000 -2.86% 2
East Midlands +54 11 £36,500 -18.89% 5
Wales +30 2 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £55,000 - 1
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 181 (48.27%) Azure
2 161 (42.93%) AWS
3 137 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (30.13%) Software Engineering
5 108 (28.80%) DevOps
6 95 (25.33%) SQL
7 94 (25.07%) Python
8 85 (22.67%) JavaScript
9 81 (21.60%) C#
10 72 (19.20%) .NET
11 67 (17.87%) Linux
12 60 (16.00%) Java
13 58 (15.47%) Docker
14 57 (15.20%) Finance
15 54 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
16 52 (13.87%) Windows
17 51 (13.60%) ITIL
17 51 (13.60%) CSS
17 51 (13.60%) SQL Server
17 51 (13.60%) Microservices
18 50 (13.33%) SaaS
19 48 (12.80%) PowerShell
19 48 (12.80%) Git (software)
20 47 (12.53%) Degree
20 47 (12.53%) React
21 46 (12.27%) Microsoft
22 45 (12.00%) Kubernetes
22 45 (12.00%) Go
23 44 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
24 43 (11.47%) Scrum

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 30 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (6.40%) IIS
3 12 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.40%) Confluence
4 9 (2.40%) SAS
5 8 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.87%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.80%) Site Server
9 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.53%) CMS
9 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (2.13%) SAP GTS
2 4 (1.07%) Odoo
2 4 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 181 (48.27%) Azure
2 161 (42.93%) AWS
3 50 (13.33%) SaaS
4 43 (11.47%) IaaS
5 42 (11.20%) GCP
5 42 (11.20%) PaaS
6 25 (6.67%) Office 365
7 19 (5.07%) Serverless
8 18 (4.80%) Amazon S3
8 18 (4.80%) GitHub
9 17 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (4.27%) BPaaS
10 16 (4.27%) IBM Cloud
11 13 (3.47%) Amazon SageMaker
12 10 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (2.67%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.87%) Power Platform
14 6 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (1.33%) G Suite
16 4 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.73%) Firewall
2 19 (5.07%) DNS
3 17 (4.53%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.27%) WAAS
5 12 (3.20%) Internet
6 10 (2.67%) Network Security
7 8 (2.13%) VPN
7 8 (2.13%) WAN
8 7 (1.87%) H.323
8 7 (1.87%) SSL
9 6 (1.60%) LAN
9 6 (1.60%) Skype
10 5 (1.33%) DHCP
10 5 (1.33%) Wireshark
11 4 (1.07%) Broadband
11 4 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.80%) SAN
12 3 (0.80%) VoIP
12 3 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.73%) MySQL
3 21 (5.60%) Big Data
4 20 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.53%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (3.47%) DB2
8 12 (3.20%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.93%) GIS
10 9 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.13%) BigQuery
11 8 (2.13%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.87%) Power BI
13 6 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.33%) Looker
14 5 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 48 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.27%) GitLab
2 31 (8.27%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.60%) JIRA
4 18 (4.80%) TeamCity
5 14 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (3.20%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.67%) GoCD
8 8 (2.13%) Subversion
9 7 (1.87%) Selenium
10 5 (1.33%) JUnit
11 4 (1.07%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.07%) Mockito
11 4 (1.07%) NUnit
12 2 (0.53%) Ant
12 2 (0.53%) Gradle
12 2 (0.53%) Maven
12 2 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (15.20%) Finance
2 35 (9.33%) Public Sector
3 23 (6.13%) Marketing
4 14 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.47%) Publishing
6 8 (2.13%) Law
7 7 (1.87%) Legal
8 6 (1.60%) Automotive
8 6 (1.60%) Housing Association
8 6 (1.60%) Local Government
9 5 (1.33%) Electronics
10 4 (1.07%) Retail
11 2 (0.53%) Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Games
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (16.53%) Software Engineer
2 55 (14.67%) Developer
3 37 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (8.27%) Analyst
5 30 (8.00%) Architect
6 24 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (5.87%) Azure Engineer
8 21 (5.60%) Security Specialist
9 20 (5.33%) Cloud Specialist
9 20 (5.33%) Support Engineer
10 19 (5.07%) Security Analyst
10 19 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (4.80%) .NET Software Engineer
11 18 (4.80%) C# Software Engineer
12 17 (4.53%) Applications Support
12 17 (4.53%) IT Analyst
12 17 (4.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 16 (4.27%) IT Manager
13 16 (4.27%) IT Security Analyst
13 16 (4.27%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (19.20%) .NET
2 51 (13.60%) CSS
3 47 (12.53%) React
4 39 (10.40%) REST
5 35 (9.33%) AngularJS
5 35 (9.33%) ASP.NET
5 35 (9.33%) HTML
6 32 (8.53%) Node.js
7 27 (7.20%) .NET Core
8 25 (6.67%) jQuery
9 23 (6.13%) Web Services
9 23 (6.13%) XML
10 21 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (4.80%) Elastic Stack
12 17 (4.53%) Ajax
12 17 (4.53%) Spring
13 15 (4.00%) Kafka
14 14 (3.73%) SOAP
15 13 (3.47%) TensorFlow
16 11 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
1 23 (6.13%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.20%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.93%) User Experience
6 10 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.13%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.87%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (1.87%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.60%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.60%) PKI
9 6 (1.60%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.33%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.07%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.87%) Linux
2 52 (13.87%) Windows
3 27 (7.20%) Windows Server
4 22 (5.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.00%) CentOS
6 9 (2.40%) Unix
6 9 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.40%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.80%) Android
7 3 (0.80%) Solaris
7 3 (0.80%) SUSE
7 3 (0.80%) VMS
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (30.13%) Software Engineering
3 108 (28.80%) DevOps
4 54 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (13.60%) ITIL
5 51 (13.60%) Microservices
6 44 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (11.47%) Scrum
8 38 (10.13%) High Availability
9 37 (9.87%) Configuration Management
10 36 (9.60%) Infrastructure Automation
10 36 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 36 (9.60%) MVC
11 34 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (8.53%) Artificial Intelligence
13 29 (7.73%) Information Security
13 29 (7.73%) SDLC
14 28 (7.47%) Computer Science
14 28 (7.47%) TDD
14 28 (7.47%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.33%) SQL
2 94 (25.07%) Python
3 85 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 81 (21.60%) C#
5 60 (16.00%) Java
6 48 (12.80%) PowerShell
7 45 (12.00%) Go
8 30 (8.00%) Bash Shell
9 21 (5.60%) Ruby
10 19 (5.07%) C++
11 14 (3.73%) C
12 11 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.13%) PHP
15 6 (1.60%) Java 8
15 6 (1.60%) R
16 3 (0.80%) ES6
16 3 (0.80%) Rust
16 3 (0.80%) Scala
16 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (12.53%) Degree
2 21 (5.60%) AWS Certification
3 18 (4.80%) CISSP
4 17 (4.53%) CISM
4 17 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.27%) CISA
5 16 (4.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 12 (3.20%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.93%) MCSE
8 10 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.13%) MCITP
10 7 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.87%) MCTS
11 5 (1.33%) CEH
11 5 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.07%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.80%) CCNA
13 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.80%) MCSA
13 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.93%) HIPAA
3 21 (5.60%) QA
4 16 (4.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 16 (4.27%) ITGC
5 12 (3.20%) COBIT
6 11 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (2.67%) SLA
8 6 (1.60%) NIST
9 5 (1.33%) GDPR
10 4 (1.07%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.80%) COSO
11 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.53%) NCSC
13 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (15.47%) Docker
2 39 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 28 (7.47%) Active Directory
5 12 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.13%) KVM
7 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.53%) vSphere
8 2 (0.53%) XenApp
8 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 36 (9.60%) Terraform
3 31 (8.27%) Ansible
4 21 (5.60%) Puppet
5 18 (4.80%) Grafana
5 18 (4.80%) Prometheus
6 14 (3.73%) Graphite
7 10 (2.67%) Rancher
7 10 (2.67%) Rundeck
8 6 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.07%) SCCM
10 3 (0.80%) Kibana
10 3 (0.80%) logstash
10 3 (0.80%) Nessus
11 2 (0.53%) Consul
11 2 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.53%) OpenVAS
11 2 (0.53%) Packer
Vendors
1 46 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.47%) VMware
3 31 (8.27%) IBM
4 29 (7.73%) Oracle
5 19 (5.07%) Google
6 12 (3.20%) SAP
7 10 (2.67%) HP
7 10 (2.67%) Remedy
7 10 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.67%) Splunk
8 8 (2.13%) CA
8 8 (2.13%) Hyperion
8 8 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (2.13%) Siebel
9 7 (1.87%) Cisco
10 6 (1.60%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.60%) Citrix
10 6 (1.60%) Veeam
11 5 (1.33%) Informatica
11 5 (1.33%) Talend