Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 361 497
Rank change year-on-year +101 +136 +236
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 937 750 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.20% 0.82% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 2.17% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 742 547 358
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £39,250 £39,000 £35,700
90th Percentile £89,871 £83,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 29,040 34,548 36,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.07% 37.73% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21,684 26,339 28,646
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 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 +79 269 £65,000 +7.44% 24
Midlands +105 237 £65,000 -7.14% 30
North of England +82 223 £55,000 - 43
West Midlands +76 121 £63,000 -4.91% 19
East Midlands +77 109 £70,000 - 11
Yorkshire +13 108 £53,400 -2.91% 16
South West +8 92 £61,151 -4.08% 13
North West +48 87 £60,000 - 16
Scotland +31 65 £52,950 -18.54% 11
East of England +21 36 £55,000 -4.35% 11
North East +44 28 £52,925 +17.61% 11
Wales +18 13 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Northern Ireland -2 5 £45,000 -37.93% 3
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 611 (65.21%) Azure
2 565 (60.30%) AWS
3 392 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
4 337 (35.97%) DevOps
5 320 (34.15%) Linux
6 284 (30.31%) Microsoft
7 239 (25.51%) Windows
8 236 (25.19%) Data Centre
9 226 (24.12%) Python
10 211 (22.52%) Docker
11 202 (21.56%) VMware
12 191 (20.38%) GCP
13 170 (18.14%) Ansible
13 170 (18.14%) ITIL
14 164 (17.50%) Finance
15 157 (16.76%) Migration
16 154 (16.44%) Puppet
17 153 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
17 153 (16.33%) Java
18 146 (15.58%) Kubernetes
19 145 (15.47%) Google
20 140 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
21 130 (13.87%) Firewall
22 128 (13.66%) Private Cloud
23 127 (13.55%) SQL
24 126 (13.45%) Microservices
25 124 (13.23%) Office 365
25 124 (13.23%) Software Engineering
26 122 (13.02%) Degree
26 122 (13.02%) Presales

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 35 (3.74%) Apache Spark
2 34 (3.63%) IIS
3 30 (3.20%) OpenStack
4 28 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 25 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (2.24%) Hyperledger
7 20 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 15 (1.60%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.49%) Apache
11 14 (1.49%) Confluence
11 14 (1.49%) JBoss
11 14 (1.49%) Skype for Business
12 11 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.32%) SAS
14 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
Applications
1 14 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.64%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.07%) assyst
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 611 (65.21%) Azure
2 565 (60.30%) AWS
3 191 (20.38%) GCP
4 124 (13.23%) Office 365
5 108 (11.53%) IaaS
5 108 (11.53%) PaaS
6 72 (7.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 59 (6.30%) SaaS
8 52 (5.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 44 (4.70%) IBM Cloud
10 43 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (4.59%) Serverless
11 40 (4.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 36 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
13 34 (3.63%) GitHub
14 33 (3.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 32 (3.42%) Amazon S3
16 28 (2.99%) Amazon ECS
17 17 (1.81%) Azure Stack
18 16 (1.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 130 (13.87%) Firewall
2 69 (7.36%) DNS
3 56 (5.98%) WAN
4 55 (5.87%) VPN
5 49 (5.23%) LAN
6 46 (4.91%) DHCP
7 37 (3.95%) VoIP
8 36 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
9 30 (3.20%) TCP/IP
10 29 (3.09%) PABX
11 26 (2.77%) Cisco Firepower
12 24 (2.56%) SAN
13 20 (2.13%) MPLS
14 19 (2.03%) Internet
15 17 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (1.49%) BGP
16 14 (1.49%) DMZ
16 14 (1.49%) Network Security
17 13 (1.39%) Skype
18 12 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.48%) Hadoop
3 39 (4.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 37 (3.95%) MySQL
5 36 (3.84%) Big Data
6 34 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
7 33 (3.52%) DB2
7 33 (3.52%) MongoDB
8 30 (3.20%) NoSQL
9 28 (2.99%) Relational Database
10 26 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (2.24%) Blockchain
12 18 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.60%) Power BI
13 15 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (1.17%) HBase
16 10 (1.07%) Flink
17 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 103 (10.99%) Jenkins
2 92 (9.82%) Git (software)
3 40 (4.27%) Bitbucket
4 35 (3.74%) JIRA
5 29 (3.09%) MSI
6 24 (2.56%) GitLab
7 23 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.71%) Maven
8 16 (1.71%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.07%) Selenium
9 10 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.07%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.85%) Gradle
10 8 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.75%) Gatling
11 7 (0.75%) Protractor
12 6 (0.64%) Travis CI
12 6 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 164 (17.50%) Finance
2 74 (7.90%) Public Sector
3 65 (6.94%) Retail
4 44 (4.70%) Banking
5 37 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.92%) Marketing
7 13 (1.39%) Automotive
8 8 (0.85%) Electronics
9 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.64%) Games
9 6 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.21%) Billing
10 2 (0.21%) Law
10 2 (0.21%) Local Government
10 2 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 262 (27.96%) Architect
2 136 (14.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 133 (14.19%) Cloud Engineer
4 94 (10.03%) Developer
5 92 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
6 80 (8.54%) Cloud Architect
6 80 (8.54%) Technical Architect
7 62 (6.62%) Consultant
7 62 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 58 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 47 (5.02%) AWS Engineer
10 44 (4.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 43 (4.59%) Senior DevOps
11 43 (4.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 42 (4.48%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 37 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
14 35 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
15 34 (3.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 32 (3.42%) Azure Architect
17 30 (3.20%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (10.67%) Web Services
2 65 (6.94%) .NET
3 47 (5.02%) Node.js
4 45 (4.80%) Spring
5 39 (4.16%) OAuth
6 38 (4.06%) SAML
7 37 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
7 37 (3.95%) HTML
8 36 (3.84%) RESTful
9 30 (3.20%) React
10 29 (3.09%) Spring Cloud
11 27 (2.88%) Akka
12 26 (2.77%) Swagger
13 25 (2.67%) Pandas
13 25 (2.67%) scikit-learn
14 21 (2.24%) J2EE
14 21 (2.24%) JSON
15 20 (2.13%) HTML5
15 20 (2.13%) REST
16 19 (2.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 236 (25.19%) Data Centre
2 128 (13.66%) Private Cloud
3 100 (10.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 80 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
5 68 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (6.08%) Cloud Native
7 27 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (2.67%) Algorithms
8 25 (2.67%) Virtual Team
9 21 (2.24%) Replication
10 20 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (2.03%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
12 15 (1.60%) PKI
13 10 (1.07%) Blog
14 9 (0.96%) e-Learning
15 8 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 8 (0.85%) User Experience
16 7 (0.75%) Clustering
17 5 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 320 (34.15%) Linux
2 239 (25.51%) Windows
3 78 (8.32%) Windows Server
4 46 (4.91%) Unix
5 44 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (4.27%) CentOS
7 38 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (3.63%) Windows 10
9 30 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (2.24%) Ubuntu
12 16 (1.71%) Debian
13 11 (1.17%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.07%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.64%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.43%) AIX
17 4 (0.43%) Android
17 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (35.97%) DevOps
3 170 (18.14%) ITIL
4 157 (16.76%) Migration
5 153 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
6 126 (13.45%) Microservices
7 124 (13.23%) Software Engineering
8 122 (13.02%) Presales
9 115 (12.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 112 (11.95%) Configuration Management
11 105 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
12 94 (10.03%) Open Source
13 86 (9.18%) Technical Architecture
13 86 (9.18%) Test Automation
14 83 (8.86%) Infrastructure as Code
15 77 (8.22%) Project Management
16 74 (7.90%) Service Delivery
17 70 (7.47%) Mentoring
18 69 (7.36%) TOGAF
19 64 (6.83%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 226 (24.12%) Python
2 153 (16.33%) Java
3 127 (13.55%) SQL
4 101 (10.78%) C#
5 88 (9.39%) PowerShell
6 87 (9.28%) Bash Shell
7 79 (8.43%) JavaScript
8 76 (8.11%) Ruby
9 33 (3.52%) C
10 32 (3.42%) Scala
11 31 (3.31%) Perl
12 19 (2.03%) Go
13 16 (1.71%) Groovy
14 14 (1.49%) C++
15 11 (1.17%) PHP
16 7 (0.75%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.75%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.64%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (13.02%) Degree
2 68 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 56 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (5.66%) AWS Certification
6 41 (4.38%) MCSE
7 40 (4.27%) SC Cleared
8 34 (3.63%) CCNA
8 34 (3.63%) MCSA
9 30 (3.20%) TOGAF Certification
10 29 (3.09%) CCNP
11 26 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.81%) Master's Degree
14 11 (1.17%) MCP
14 11 (1.17%) RHCE
15 8 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.64%) CISSP
16 6 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.99%) SLA
2 14 (1.49%) GDPR
3 8 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.64%) QA
5 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.53%) PMO
5 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.32%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 211 (22.52%) Docker
2 140 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (12.17%) Active Directory
4 71 (7.58%) Hyper-V
5 38 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (3.95%) XenApp
7 32 (3.42%) vCloud
8 29 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (2.77%) XenDesktop
10 23 (2.45%) vSphere
11 8 (0.85%) Ceph
11 8 (0.85%) LXC
12 7 (0.75%) NFS
13 6 (0.64%) HDFS
14 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.32%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 170 (18.14%) Ansible
2 154 (16.44%) Puppet
3 146 (15.58%) Kubernetes
4 122 (13.02%) Terraform
5 107 (11.42%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (4.06%) WSUS
7 29 (3.09%) IBM BigFix
7 29 (3.09%) SCCM
8 25 (2.67%) vCenter Server
9 22 (2.35%) Packer
9 22 (2.35%) Prometheus
10 19 (2.03%) Graphite
11 17 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (1.49%) Grafana
12 14 (1.49%) Salt
13 13 (1.39%) Consul
14 10 (1.07%) Red Hat Satellite
14 10 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 10 (1.07%) yum
15 9 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 284 (30.31%) Microsoft
2 202 (21.56%) VMware
3 145 (15.47%) Google
4 78 (8.32%) Citrix
4 78 (8.32%) IBM
5 76 (8.11%) Cisco
6 61 (6.51%) Oracle
7 41 (4.38%) SAP
8 38 (4.06%) HP
8 38 (4.06%) Red Hat
9 32 (3.42%) ServiceNow
10 30 (3.20%) Aruba
10 30 (3.20%) Dell
10 30 (3.20%) NetApp
11 25 (2.67%) AppDynamics
12 21 (2.24%) Nimble Storage
13 20 (2.13%) Mitel
14 17 (1.81%) ForgeRock
14 17 (1.81%) Meraki
15 16 (1.71%) Atlassian