Period
to 14 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 277 397
Rank change year-on-year +28 +120 +169
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 497 985 694
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.19% 1.18% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.22% 3.10% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 407 797 412
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15,438 31,762 37,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.92% 37.98% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11,912 23,113 28,491
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the UK excluding London

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in the UK excluding London

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the UK excluding London

Public Cloud
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 Public Cloud within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 July 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 +7 136 £65,000 -7.14% 28
Midlands +29 108 £62,500 -3.85% 6
North of England +51 100 £55,000 +3.92% 25
West Midlands +46 62 £60,000 -11.11% 6
East of England +96 61 £85,000 +61.90% 10
North West +49 46 £62,500 +3.31% 16
East Midlands +32 46 £71,250 +14.00%
Yorkshire +52 40 £54,000 +8.00% 4
Scotland +49 35 £55,000 +3.00% 1
South West +49 35 £58,250 +16.50% 5
Wales +34 20 £47,500 -26.92% 6
North East +20 14 £46,000 +16.46% 5
Northern Ireland +18 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 316 (63.58%) Azure
2 303 (60.97%) AWS
3 221 (44.47%) DevOps
4 192 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (32.80%) Microsoft
6 151 (30.38%) Linux
7 139 (27.97%) Windows
8 121 (24.35%) Python
9 107 (21.53%) Kubernetes
10 104 (20.93%) Ansible
11 102 (20.52%) Docker
12 100 (20.12%) Terraform
13 97 (19.52%) GCP
14 94 (18.91%) VMware
15 90 (18.11%) SQL
16 89 (17.91%) Jenkins
17 88 (17.71%) Data Centre
18 87 (17.51%) PowerShell
19 85 (17.10%) PaaS
20 83 (16.70%) IaaS
21 81 (16.30%) Degree
22 76 (15.29%) Finance
23 74 (14.89%) Migration
23 74 (14.89%) Java
24 72 (14.49%) SaaS
25 69 (13.88%) Software Engineering
26 67 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
27 66 (13.28%) Puppet
28 64 (12.88%) Active Directory
29 61 (12.27%) Infrastructure as Code

Public Cloud
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 21 (4.23%) Confluence
2 18 (3.62%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.62%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.21%) IIS
6 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.60%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.40%) Apache
8 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Jetty
9 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 15 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 316 (63.58%) Azure
2 303 (60.97%) AWS
3 97 (19.52%) GCP
4 85 (17.10%) PaaS
5 83 (16.70%) IaaS
6 72 (14.49%) SaaS
7 47 (9.46%) Office 365
8 29 (5.84%) Serverless
9 22 (4.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (4.43%) GitHub
10 18 (3.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 16 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (2.41%) OpenShift
14 10 (2.01%) Amazon S3
15 9 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (1.21%) Amazon EKS
17 6 (1.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.07%) Firewall
2 31 (6.24%) Network Security
3 29 (5.84%) VPN
4 25 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 23 (4.63%) SAN
5 23 (4.63%) WAN
6 21 (4.23%) Skype
7 20 (4.02%) DNS
8 18 (3.62%) LAN
9 13 (2.62%) Internet
10 10 (2.01%) DHCP
10 10 (2.01%) MPLS
11 9 (1.81%) HTTP
11 9 (1.81%) SSL
12 8 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.41%) OSPF
13 7 (1.41%) SSH
14 6 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.01%) VoIP
15 5 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.63%) Big Data
2 23 (4.63%) MySQL
2 23 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 15 (3.02%) Hadoop
3 15 (3.02%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (1.81%) HBase
6 8 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.21%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.21%) Impala
9 4 (0.80%) Flink
10 3 (0.60%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.60%) Power BI
11 2 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.40%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 89 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 47 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 32 (6.44%) JIRA
4 24 (4.83%) GitLab
5 18 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (3.22%) Bitbucket
7 12 (2.41%) Artifactory
7 12 (2.41%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (2.01%) GoCD
9 9 (1.81%) Maven
10 8 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.41%) Ant
11 7 (1.41%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.41%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.21%) Selenium
13 5 (1.01%) Bitbucket Server
13 5 (1.01%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 76 (15.29%) Finance
2 28 (5.63%) Retail
3 11 (2.21%) Law
4 9 (1.81%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.41%) Automotive
5 7 (1.41%) Digital Economy
6 6 (1.21%) Back Office
7 5 (1.01%) Banking
7 5 (1.01%) Billing
8 4 (0.80%) Advertising
8 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.80%) Marketing
9 3 (0.60%) Games
9 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.40%) Korean Language
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 105 (21.13%) Architect
2 92 (18.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (12.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 42 (8.45%) Developer
5 32 (6.44%) Cloud Architect
5 32 (6.44%) Consultant
6 30 (6.04%) AWS Engineer
7 27 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 22 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (3.62%) Azure Engineer
9 18 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
9 18 (3.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (3.62%) Technical Architect
10 17 (3.42%) Analyst
11 16 (3.22%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.22%) Technical Specialist
12 15 (3.02%) Cloud Consultant
12 15 (3.02%) Platform Engineer
12 15 (3.02%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.46%) .NET
2 41 (8.25%) Node.js
3 34 (6.84%) Web Services
4 20 (4.02%) HTML
5 19 (3.82%) REST
6 16 (3.22%) React
7 15 (3.02%) YAML
8 14 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (2.82%) LAMP
9 11 (2.21%) JSON
10 10 (2.01%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.01%) XML
11 9 (1.81%) .NET Core
12 8 (1.61%) CSS
12 8 (1.61%) SOAP
12 8 (1.61%) Spring
13 7 (1.41%) RESTful
14 6 (1.21%) ASP.NET
14 6 (1.21%) HTML5
14 6 (1.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 56 (11.27%) Cloud Native
3 39 (7.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 22 (4.43%) Private Cloud
5 21 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.01%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.61%) PKI
11 7 (1.41%) Clustering
12 6 (1.21%) CESG
12 6 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.21%) Replication
13 5 (1.01%) Blog
14 4 (0.80%) PMI
14 4 (0.80%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 151 (30.38%) Linux
2 139 (27.97%) Windows
3 50 (10.06%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.04%) Unix
5 29 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (5.23%) CentOS
7 19 (3.82%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.82%) Android
9 13 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.21%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.21%) Debian
11 8 (1.61%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (1.01%) CoreOS
13 5 (1.01%) SUSE
13 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.40%) Solaris
15 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (44.47%) DevOps
2 192 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (14.89%) Migration
4 69 (13.88%) Software Engineering
5 61 (12.27%) Infrastructure as Code
5 61 (12.27%) ITIL
6 53 (10.66%) Microservices
7 48 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 48 (9.66%) Scrum
8 46 (9.26%) Presales
9 43 (8.65%) Technical Leadership
10 41 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (6.84%) Architectural Design
13 33 (6.64%) High Availability
13 33 (6.64%) IT Strategy
14 31 (6.24%) Open Source
15 30 (6.04%) Project Management
16 29 (5.84%) Mentoring
16 29 (5.84%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (24.35%) Python
2 90 (18.11%) SQL
3 87 (17.51%) PowerShell
4 74 (14.89%) Java
5 56 (11.27%) Bash Shell
6 43 (8.65%) C#
7 39 (7.85%) Ruby
8 34 (6.84%) JavaScript
9 19 (3.82%) Go
10 14 (2.82%) C
11 11 (2.21%) C++
12 9 (1.81%) PHP
13 7 (1.41%) Scala
14 5 (1.01%) Groovy
14 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.80%) Perl
15 4 (0.80%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.60%) Korn
16 3 (0.60%) Rust
Qualifications
1 81 (16.30%) Degree
2 41 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.24%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (4.23%) MCSE
6 17 (3.42%) CCNA
6 17 (3.42%) CISSP
7 16 (3.22%) AWS Certification
8 14 (2.82%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (2.21%) CCSP
10 10 (2.01%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.81%) CISM
11 9 (1.81%) CRISC
12 8 (1.61%) CCNP
12 8 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.41%) MCSA
14 6 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (1.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.63%) GDPR
2 18 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.62%) NCSC
4 8 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.41%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.41%) QA
6 6 (1.21%) SLA
7 5 (1.01%) NIST
8 4 (0.80%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (0.80%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.20%) GAMP
11 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 102 (20.52%) Docker
2 67 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (12.88%) Active Directory
4 30 (6.04%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.04%) vSphere
5 12 (2.41%) VMware NSX
6 10 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.41%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.21%) HDFS
9 5 (1.01%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.80%) GPFS
10 4 (0.80%) Lustre
10 4 (0.80%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.80%) XenApp
11 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 107 (21.53%) Kubernetes
2 104 (20.93%) Ansible
3 100 (20.12%) Terraform
4 66 (13.28%) Puppet
5 42 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (6.04%) SCCM
7 14 (2.82%) Packer
7 14 (2.82%) SCOM
8 13 (2.62%) WSUS
9 11 (2.21%) Grafana
9 11 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (2.21%) Prometheus
10 10 (2.01%) Consul
10 10 (2.01%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (2.01%) Graphite
10 10 (2.01%) Rundeck
11 9 (1.81%) vRealize
12 8 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (1.21%) Nagios
13 6 (1.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 163 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 94 (18.91%) VMware
3 55 (11.07%) Cisco
4 51 (10.26%) Google
5 43 (8.65%) Red Hat
6 33 (6.64%) HP
7 15 (3.02%) Juniper
8 12 (2.41%) F5
8 12 (2.41%) Meraki
8 12 (2.41%) Oracle
9 11 (2.21%) Citrix
9 11 (2.21%) NetApp
9 11 (2.21%) New Relic
10 10 (2.01%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.61%) McAfee
11 8 (1.61%) Splunk
12 7 (1.41%) Dell
13 6 (1.21%) Arista
13 6 (1.21%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.01%) Dell Compellent