Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 415 436
Rank change year-on-year +87 +21 +38
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,636 1,261 1,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.22% 4.71% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 918 1,164
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,826 £30,000 £34,300
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 38,774 26,781 23,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.51% 15.70% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31,561 22,312 19,454
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.11% -2.22% +5.88%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 16 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
England +77 1,504 £60,000 +4.35% 244
UK excluding London +106 846 £52,500 +5.00% 128
London +22 775 £70,000 +12.00% 126
South East +29 249 £57,500 +17.35% 54
North of England +116 196 £50,000 +14.94% 28
East of England +29 139 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Scotland +25 100 £50,000 +17.65% 8
North West +47 91 £50,000 +17.65% 14
Yorkshire +71 79 £50,000 +6.38% 13
Midlands +5 76 £48,750 +11.43% 15
South West +3 68 £55,000 +15.79% 8
East Midlands -9 42 £62,500 +47.06% 8
West Midlands +1 37 £45,000 -2.70% 7
North East -3 26 £60,000 +53.85% 1
Wales +18 14 £45,000 +28.57%
Northern Ireland - 8 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 679 (41.50%) Amazon AWS
2 603 (36.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 486 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
4 413 (25.24%) Finance
5 410 (25.06%) Microsoft
6 401 (24.51%) Java
7 395 (24.14%) Linux
8 390 (23.84%) DevOps
9 355 (21.70%) Python
10 329 (20.11%) SQL
11 303 (18.52%) Docker
12 302 (18.46%) JavaScript
13 284 (17.36%) Windows
14 277 (16.93%) Degree
15 266 (16.26%) NoSQL
16 265 (16.20%) Git (software)
17 263 (16.08%) SaaS
18 206 (12.59%) Web Services
19 203 (12.41%) Software Engineering
20 202 (12.35%) Test Automation
21 197 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
22 196 (11.98%) Telecoms
23 193 (11.80%) SQL Server
24 187 (11.43%) HTML
25 185 (11.31%) IaaS
26 182 (11.12%) Ansible
27 181 (11.06%) VMware
27 181 (11.06%) PaaS
28 178 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
28 178 (10.88%) Office 365

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 81 (4.95%) Ethereum
2 77 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 50 (3.06%) Apache
4 48 (2.93%) SharePoint
4 48 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 45 (2.75%) MS Exchange
6 38 (2.32%) Apache Spark
7 32 (1.96%) JBoss
8 29 (1.77%) IIS
9 25 (1.53%) SAS
9 25 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (1.16%) nginx
12 18 (1.10%) CMS
12 18 (1.10%) Hyperledger
13 16 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.79%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.79%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (0.98%) SPSS
4 6 (0.37%) Mingle
4 6 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.061%) Weka
Business Applications
1 53 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (3.18%) Distributed Ledger
3 51 (3.12%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (3.12%) NetSuite
4 25 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
6 10 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
7 8 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
7 8 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
7 8 (0.49%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.24%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.12%) Lawson
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.061%) FastStats
12 1 (0.061%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 679 (41.50%) Amazon AWS
2 603 (36.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 263 (16.08%) SaaS
4 185 (11.31%) IaaS
5 181 (11.06%) PaaS
6 178 (10.88%) Office 365
7 102 (6.23%) Amazon EC2
8 96 (5.87%) GitHub
9 83 (5.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 75 (4.58%) Serverless
11 69 (4.22%) Amazon S3
12 43 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
13 28 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
15 22 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
16 20 (1.22%) Bluemix
17 13 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 12 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
19 11 (0.67%) npm
20 10 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 173 (10.57%) Firewall
2 126 (7.70%) DNS
3 109 (6.66%) TCP/IP
4 96 (5.87%) WAN
5 83 (5.07%) VPN
6 80 (4.89%) HTTP
7 77 (4.71%) LAN
8 74 (4.52%) Internet
9 71 (4.34%) Network Security
10 69 (4.22%) DHCP
11 60 (3.67%) Wireless
12 48 (2.93%) SAN
13 41 (2.51%) IPsec
13 41 (2.51%) OSPF
14 32 (1.96%) MPLS
14 32 (1.96%) VoIP
15 29 (1.77%) VLAN
16 26 (1.59%) SSL
17 25 (1.53%) Wireless Security
18 23 (1.41%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (16.26%) NoSQL
2 193 (11.80%) SQL Server
3 176 (10.76%) MySQL
4 148 (9.05%) Big Data
5 139 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
5 139 (8.50%) Relational Database
6 127 (7.76%) Redis
7 111 (6.78%) Blockchain
8 106 (6.48%) MongoDB
9 65 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (3.73%) RDBMS
11 60 (3.67%) Hadoop
12 47 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 36 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 32 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (1.83%) Neo4j
16 27 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (1.65%) Power BI
17 22 (1.34%) Oracle Database
18 20 (1.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 265 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 133 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 62 (3.79%) Subversion
4 52 (3.18%) Maven
5 48 (2.93%) Mocha
6 43 (2.63%) Selenium
7 41 (2.51%) TeamCity
8 39 (2.38%) JUnit
9 34 (2.08%) Vagrant
10 31 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 31 (1.89%) gulp
11 28 (1.71%) Ant
12 26 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (1.53%) Gradle
13 25 (1.53%) JIRA
14 23 (1.41%) WebDriver
15 22 (1.34%) RSpec
16 21 (1.28%) Bundler
17 19 (1.16%) Visual Studio
18 17 (1.04%) JBehave
General
1 413 (25.24%) Finance
2 196 (11.98%) Telecoms
3 138 (8.44%) Banking
4 125 (7.64%) Retail
5 91 (5.56%) Marketing
6 61 (3.73%) Games
7 51 (3.12%) Legal
8 36 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 35 (2.14%) Law
10 34 (2.08%) Advertising
11 27 (1.65%) Spanish Language
12 20 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.22%) German Language
13 17 (1.04%) French Language
13 17 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 17 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
14 15 (0.92%) Electronics
14 15 (0.92%) Publishing
15 14 (0.86%) Back Office
15 14 (0.86%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 380 (23.23%) Developer
2 231 (14.12%) Architect
3 104 (6.36%) Consultant
4 102 (6.23%) Senior Developer
5 101 (6.17%) Analyst
5 101 (6.17%) Java Developer
6 95 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 90 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
8 81 (4.95%) Cloud Architect
9 80 (4.89%) Software Engineer
10 73 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
10 73 (4.46%) Node.js Developer
11 67 (4.10%) Administrator
12 66 (4.03%) Backend Developer
13 57 (3.48%) Network Engineer
14 56 (3.42%) Blockchain Developer
15 55 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
16 48 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
17 41 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
18 38 (2.32%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (12.59%) Web Services
2 187 (11.43%) HTML
3 168 (10.27%) Node.js
4 154 (9.41%) CSS
5 151 (9.23%) REST
6 149 (9.11%) .NET
7 113 (6.91%) Spring
8 99 (6.05%) AngularJS
9 94 (5.75%) JSON
10 83 (5.07%) React
11 77 (4.71%) RESTful
12 72 (4.40%) HTML5
13 63 (3.85%) Smart Contracts
14 61 (3.73%) Spring Boot
15 58 (3.55%) Truffle
15 58 (3.55%) web3js
16 56 (3.42%) XML
17 55 (3.36%) CSS3
18 49 (3.00%) Enzyme
19 48 (2.93%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 178 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (10.57%) Data Centre
3 166 (10.15%) Computer Science
4 77 (4.71%) Bitcoin
4 77 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 75 (4.58%) Public Cloud
6 71 (4.34%) Management Information System
7 66 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
8 59 (3.61%) Algorithms
9 57 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
10 49 (3.00%) Fintech
11 47 (2.87%) Virtual Team
12 39 (2.38%) User Experience
13 36 (2.20%) Data Structures
13 36 (2.20%) Mobile App
14 34 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
15 32 (1.96%) NHS
16 30 (1.83%) Private Cloud
17 28 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 28 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 395 (24.14%) Linux
2 284 (17.36%) Windows
3 140 (8.56%) Windows Server
4 121 (7.40%) Unix
5 63 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (3.18%) VMS
7 39 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 39 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (2.26%) CentOS
9 30 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (1.16%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.98%) Debian
12 15 (0.92%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.67%) Android
15 10 (0.61%) Solaris
16 8 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (23.84%) DevOps
3 203 (12.41%) Software Engineering
4 202 (12.35%) Test Automation
5 197 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
6 171 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 170 (10.39%) TDD
8 153 (9.35%) Analytics
9 152 (9.29%) Scrum
10 138 (8.44%) Project Management
11 132 (8.07%) Open Source
12 126 (7.70%) ITIL
13 124 (7.58%) Microservices
14 117 (7.15%) Presales
15 104 (6.36%) Configuration Management
16 103 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
17 97 (5.93%) Machine Learning
18 95 (5.81%) API Development
18 95 (5.81%) MVC
19 91 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 401 (24.51%) Java
2 355 (21.70%) Python
3 329 (20.11%) SQL
4 302 (18.46%) JavaScript
5 147 (8.99%) C#
6 111 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 103 (6.30%) PowerShell
8 100 (6.11%) ES6
8 100 (6.11%) Perl
9 90 (5.50%) Ruby
10 81 (4.95%) C
10 81 (4.95%) C++
11 77 (4.71%) Solidity
12 67 (4.10%) PHP
13 43 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 41 (2.51%) Go
14 41 (2.51%) R
15 30 (1.83%) Java 8
15 30 (1.83%) Scala
16 22 (1.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 277 (16.93%) Degree
2 72 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (3.48%) MCSE
5 50 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (2.44%) CCNA
7 39 (2.38%) Security Cleared
8 34 (2.08%) CCNP
9 29 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 27 (1.65%) Master's Degree
11 19 (1.16%) CISSP
11 19 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.10%) AWS Certification
12 18 (1.10%) PhD
13 16 (0.98%) PMP
14 15 (0.92%) GSEC
14 15 (0.92%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.86%) SANS
16 11 (0.67%) ISACA
16 11 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.07%) QA
2 45 (2.75%) SLA
3 29 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 28 (1.71%) GCP
4 28 (1.71%) GDPR
5 25 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
7 9 (0.55%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.37%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.12%) IFRS
11 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.061%) COBIT
12 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 303 (18.52%) Docker
2 150 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 128 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
5 76 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 67 (4.10%) XenApp
7 43 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 29 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (1.28%) vSphere
10 19 (1.16%) KVM
11 11 (0.67%) LXC
12 10 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.61%) XenServer
13 9 (0.55%) QEMU
14 8 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.49%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.43%) iptables
15 7 (0.43%) Squid
15 7 (0.43%) Xen
16 6 (0.37%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 182 (11.12%) Ansible
2 156 (9.54%) Kubernetes
3 116 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (6.30%) Puppet
5 58 (3.55%) Docker Swarm
6 50 (3.06%) Terraform
7 29 (1.77%) SCCM
8 22 (1.34%) Nessus
9 20 (1.22%) Salt
10 17 (1.04%) FortiGate
10 17 (1.04%) Kibana
11 15 (0.92%) logstash
11 15 (0.92%) SCVMM
12 13 (0.79%) Nagios
13 10 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.55%) Rancher
15 8 (0.49%) Grafana
15 8 (0.49%) Graphite
15 8 (0.49%) Mesos
16 7 (0.43%) Icinga
Vendors
1 410 (25.06%) Microsoft
2 181 (11.06%) VMware
3 173 (10.57%) Oracle
4 159 (9.72%) Cisco
5 123 (7.52%) Citrix
6 94 (5.75%) Google
7 77 (4.71%) HP
8 70 (4.28%) CheckPoint
9 58 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
10 53 (3.24%) SAP
11 51 (3.12%) JD Edwards
12 46 (2.81%) Red Hat
13 41 (2.51%) IBM
14 34 (2.08%) Capita
15 30 (1.83%) Splunk
16 28 (1.71%) Juniper
17 27 (1.65%) Extreme Networks
18 25 (1.53%) NetApp
19 22 (1.34%) Qualys
20 21 (1.28%) Tableau