Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 303 324 359
Rank change year-on-year +21 +35 +101
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 430 790 847
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.90% 0.96% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.81% 3.67% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 351 580 600
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,411 £33,475 £34,875
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 15,308 21,508 21,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.95% 26.19% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12,382 17,130 17,380
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,749
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £56,832 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.76% +5.00%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 -5 123 £65,000 +8.33% 7
North of England +36 110 £50,000 -9.09% 18
North West -6 74 £53,500 -2.73% 12
South West +87 68 £55,000 +29.37% 3
Midlands +40 50 £47,500 - 4
Scotland +46 35 £47,500 -13.64% 6
East of England +64 32 £57,500 +4.55% 3
West Midlands +16 31 £48,000 -1.03% 4
Yorkshire +95 22 £48,250 -19.58% 1
East Midlands +63 19 £45,000 -5.26%
North East +25 14 £31,880 -16.11% 5
Wales 0 13 £38,500 -3.75%
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 178 (41.40%) Azure
2 144 (33.49%) AWS
3 129 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 104 (24.19%) Windows
5 102 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (19.07%) Degree
7 79 (18.37%) Python
8 72 (16.74%) DevOps
9 71 (16.51%) SaaS
10 70 (16.28%) SQL
11 65 (15.12%) Software Engineering
11 65 (15.12%) Windows Server
12 63 (14.65%) Cybersecurity
12 63 (14.65%) ITIL
13 62 (14.42%) .NET
14 61 (14.19%) JavaScript
15 60 (13.95%) Linux
15 60 (13.95%) Computer Science
16 59 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
17 57 (13.26%) Active Directory
17 57 (13.26%) Finance
18 53 (12.33%) SQL Server
19 49 (11.40%) Java
20 48 (11.16%) CRM
21 47 (10.93%) PaaS
22 46 (10.70%) C#
23 44 (10.23%) Security Cleared
23 44 (10.23%) Analytics
24 42 (9.77%) VMware
25 41 (9.53%) IIS

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 41 (9.53%) IIS
2 28 (6.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.56%) SAS
4 11 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.86%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.40%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.16%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.93%) Confluence
9 3 (0.70%) Apache
9 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.23%) Pachyderm
Applications
1 29 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.79%) NetSuite
3 11 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (2.56%) SAP GTS
4 6 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.40%) Lawson
5 5 (1.16%) SAP Business One
5 5 (1.16%) SAP CRM
5 5 (1.16%) SAP ERP
5 5 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 178 (41.40%) Azure
2 144 (33.49%) AWS
3 71 (16.51%) SaaS
4 47 (10.93%) PaaS
5 39 (9.07%) IaaS
6 34 (7.91%) Dynamics 365
7 33 (7.67%) GCP
8 29 (6.74%) Office 365
9 14 (3.26%) Power Platform
10 13 (3.02%) Serverless
11 9 (2.09%) Amazon S3
11 9 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.86%) GitHub
13 5 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.93%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (0.93%) G Suite
15 3 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.84%) Firewall
2 36 (8.37%) DNS
3 31 (7.21%) Internet
3 31 (7.21%) LAN
3 31 (7.21%) WAN
4 25 (5.81%) VPN
5 22 (5.12%) DHCP
6 20 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 18 (4.19%) Wireless
8 15 (3.49%) Network Security
9 14 (3.26%) H.323
10 9 (2.09%) SAN
11 8 (1.86%) NAS
11 8 (1.86%) Skype
12 7 (1.63%) DMZ
12 7 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.63%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.63%) Wireless Security
13 3 (0.70%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.74%) MySQL
3 17 (3.95%) Big Data
4 15 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (3.02%) Power BI
5 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 11 (2.56%) DB2
6 11 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.16%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.02%) Selenium
3 13 (3.02%) webpack
4 10 (2.33%) Grunt
4 10 (2.33%) gulp
4 10 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.86%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.63%) JIRA
7 6 (1.40%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.93%) GitLab
9 4 (0.93%) Subversion
10 3 (0.70%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.70%) Mocha
10 3 (0.70%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.70%) TestCafe
10 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 57 (13.26%) Finance
2 25 (5.81%) Military
3 23 (5.35%) Marketing
4 21 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 19 (4.42%) Legal
6 18 (4.19%) Retail
7 13 (3.02%) Public Sector
8 12 (2.79%) Games
9 6 (1.40%) Law
9 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.16%) Automotive
11 4 (0.93%) Banking
11 4 (0.93%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (17.44%) Developer
2 57 (13.26%) Architect
3 40 (9.30%) Analyst
4 31 (7.21%) Consultant
5 30 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (6.28%) Software Engineer
7 23 (5.35%) PHP Developer
8 19 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.19%) Graduate
10 17 (3.95%) IT Engineer
11 16 (3.72%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.49%) Operations Engineer
12 15 (3.49%) Security Consultant
13 14 (3.26%) Team Leader
14 13 (3.02%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (3.02%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.79%) Administrator
15 12 (2.79%) Project Manager
16 11 (2.56%) Junior
16 11 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.42%) .NET
2 39 (9.07%) HTML
3 37 (8.60%) CSS
4 32 (7.44%) AngularJS
5 30 (6.98%) REST
6 29 (6.74%) Node.js
7 28 (6.51%) Web Services
8 24 (5.58%) React
9 17 (3.95%) WebRTC
10 15 (3.49%) Laravel
11 13 (3.02%) .NET Core
11 13 (3.02%) Redux
11 13 (3.02%) Symfony
12 12 (2.79%) ASP.NET
12 12 (2.79%) LAMP
13 11 (2.56%) HTML5
13 11 (2.56%) React Native
13 11 (2.56%) XML
14 10 (2.33%) RESTful
14 10 (2.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.19%) Clustering
5 17 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (3.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (3.26%) Cloud Native
8 13 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (2.79%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.79%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
10 11 (2.56%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.33%) Virtual Team
12 9 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.86%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.86%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.63%) User Experience
15 6 (1.40%) Internet of Things
15 6 (1.40%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 104 (24.19%) Windows
2 65 (15.12%) Windows Server
3 60 (13.95%) Linux
4 35 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.02%) Android
6 13 (3.02%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (2.33%) CentOS
7 10 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.33%) Unix
8 5 (1.16%) SUSE
8 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.70%) AIX
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.23%) HPUX
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (16.74%) DevOps
3 65 (15.12%) Software Engineering
4 63 (14.65%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (14.65%) ITIL
5 60 (13.95%) Computer Science
6 59 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (11.16%) CRM
8 44 (10.23%) Analytics
9 40 (9.30%) Project Management
10 39 (9.07%) MVC
11 35 (8.14%) Decision-Making
12 34 (7.91%) Test Automation
13 32 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (7.44%) Mathematics
13 32 (7.44%) Scrum
14 30 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (6.98%) TDD
15 29 (6.74%) Service Delivery
15 29 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.37%) Python
2 70 (16.28%) SQL
3 61 (14.19%) JavaScript
4 49 (11.40%) Java
5 46 (10.70%) C#
6 34 (7.91%) PowerShell
7 31 (7.21%) PHP
8 18 (4.19%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.95%) Ruby
10 10 (2.33%) C
10 10 (2.33%) Go
11 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.63%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.40%) C++
14 5 (1.16%) Scala
14 5 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.93%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.70%) ES6
16 3 (0.70%) Java 8
16 3 (0.70%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 82 (19.07%) Degree
2 44 (10.23%) Security Cleared
3 39 (9.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (6.05%) MCSE
6 22 (5.12%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.49%) CISSP
8 10 (2.33%) AWS Certification
8 10 (2.33%) CEH
8 10 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.09%) CISMP
9 9 (2.09%) MCP
10 8 (1.86%) CCNA
10 8 (1.86%) CISM
10 8 (1.86%) PhD
11 7 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.63%) MBCS
11 7 (1.63%) RHCSA
11 7 (1.63%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (1.40%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.58%) SLA
2 17 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.79%) GDPR
4 11 (2.56%) COBIT
4 11 (2.56%) QA
5 7 (1.63%) JSP 440
6 6 (1.40%) NCSC
7 3 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.47%) NIST
8 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (13.26%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.07%) Docker
3 34 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (6.05%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.86%) Firmware
7 5 (1.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.93%) XenApp
8 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.23%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) vCloud
9 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (5.81%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.49%) Ansible
3 14 (3.26%) SCCM
4 11 (2.56%) Puppet
5 10 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.33%) Terraform
6 8 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.86%) WSUS
7 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.70%) Grafana
9 3 (0.70%) Graphite
9 3 (0.70%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.47%) Avamar
10 2 (0.47%) Nagios
11 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.23%) Salt
11 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.77%) VMware
3 41 (9.53%) Cisco
4 28 (6.51%) Oracle
5 26 (6.05%) Google
5 26 (6.05%) SAP
6 19 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.02%) Citrix
8 12 (2.79%) HP
9 11 (2.56%) CA
9 11 (2.56%) Hyperion
9 11 (2.56%) IBM
9 11 (2.56%) JD Edwards
9 11 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
9 11 (2.56%) Remedy
9 11 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 11 (2.56%) Siebel
10 10 (2.33%) Veeam
10 10 (2.33%) Zend
11 9 (2.09%) Brocade