Period
to 2 April 2020

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

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 304 325 349
Rank change year-on-year +21 +24 +75
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,201 1,478 1,600
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.03% 1.00% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.96% 3.63% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,105 1,228
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.28% +8.57% +5.00%

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 40,522 40,677 40,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.59% 27.48% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32,932 32,479 32,949
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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
England +21 1,083 £60,000 -4.00% 153
London +57 584 £70,000 +7.69% 56
UK excluding London -16 545 £50,000 -12.28% 105
South East -14 163 £65,000 +8.33% 31
North of England -25 116 £40,000 -38.46% 27
South West +77 90 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Work from Home -24 85 £62,500 - 15
Midlands +13 68 £47,500 +1.06% 13
North West -70 63 £50,000 -23.08% 10
East of England +46 55 £55,000 - 17
West Midlands -7 47 £47,750 +2.69% 4
Yorkshire +48 40 £37,060 -38.23% 13
Scotland +23 33 £37,500 -25.00% 7
East Midlands +41 21 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Wales -11 21 £37,500 -21.88% 1
North East +9 13 £31,880 -68.12% 4

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 455 (37.89%) Azure
2 400 (33.31%) AWS
3 357 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 280 (23.31%) DevOps
6 255 (21.23%) Finance
7 253 (21.07%) SQL
8 240 (19.98%) Windows
9 229 (19.07%) Python
10 215 (17.90%) C#
11 212 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 210 (17.49%) Degree
13 189 (15.74%) .NET
14 172 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
15 170 (14.15%) Linux
16 169 (14.07%) Docker
17 164 (13.66%) SQL Server
18 163 (13.57%) Kubernetes
19 159 (13.24%) SaaS
20 155 (12.91%) Software Engineering
21 154 (12.82%) Java
22 141 (11.74%) Migration
22 141 (11.74%) Analytics
23 139 (11.57%) GCP
24 137 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
25 132 (10.99%) Computer Science
26 124 (10.32%) Active Directory
27 121 (10.07%) Web Services
28 115 (9.58%) Google
28 115 (9.58%) Cybersecurity

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 53 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 51 (4.25%) IIS
3 45 (3.75%) Apache Spark
4 30 (2.50%) Apache
5 19 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.33%) nginx
8 14 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.08%) Jupyter
10 11 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.50%) Confluence
13 6 (0.50%) Ethereum
13 6 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.50%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.42%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (3.91%) NetSuite
3 23 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (1.33%) Lawson
5 15 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (1.00%) SAP Business One
8 8 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.58%) Sage 200
9 7 (0.58%) SAP HCM
10 6 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
10 6 (0.50%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.42%) Raiser's Edge
11 5 (0.42%) Sage 500
11 5 (0.42%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (0.42%) SAP Payroll
12 3 (0.25%) Magento
12 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 455 (37.89%) Azure
2 400 (33.31%) AWS
3 159 (13.24%) SaaS
4 139 (11.57%) GCP
5 112 (9.33%) PaaS
6 110 (9.16%) Office 365
7 103 (8.58%) IaaS
8 63 (5.25%) Dynamics 365
9 59 (4.91%) Power Platform
10 38 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 34 (2.83%) Serverless
12 25 (2.08%) OpenShift
13 22 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (1.75%) GitHub
15 19 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (1.50%) PowerApps
17 16 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
18 15 (1.25%) Amazon S3
19 13 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 93 (7.74%) Firewall
2 77 (6.41%) DNS
3 58 (4.83%) LAN
3 58 (4.83%) WAN
4 55 (4.58%) VPN
5 54 (4.50%) Internet
6 44 (3.66%) TCP/IP
7 37 (3.08%) DHCP
7 37 (3.08%) Network Security
8 23 (1.92%) SAN
9 21 (1.75%) Wireless
10 17 (1.42%) Software-Defined Networking
11 13 (1.08%) VoIP
12 12 (1.00%) NAS
12 12 (1.00%) WLAN
13 10 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (0.83%) iSCSI
13 10 (0.83%) Skype
14 9 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.24%) Big Data
3 77 (6.41%) NoSQL
4 44 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.58%) Power BI
6 38 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 38 (3.16%) MySQL
7 35 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (2.58%) Hadoop
8 31 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 30 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
10 25 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
12 21 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 111 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.58%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.66%) Selenium
4 31 (2.58%) Visual Studio
5 29 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (1.83%) JIRA
7 19 (1.58%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.42%) gulp
9 17 (1.42%) NUnit
10 16 (1.33%) SpecFlow
10 16 (1.33%) WebDriver
11 13 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (1.00%) Gradle
12 12 (1.00%) Maven
13 11 (0.92%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.92%) GitLab
13 11 (0.92%) Moq
14 10 (0.83%) MSTest
15 9 (0.75%) REST Assured
General
1 255 (21.23%) Finance
2 68 (5.66%) Marketing
3 38 (3.16%) Retail
4 34 (2.83%) Banking
5 31 (2.58%) Military
6 30 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.33%) Aerospace
8 27 (2.25%) Billing
9 26 (2.16%) Games
10 20 (1.67%) Public Sector
11 18 (1.50%) Legal
12 13 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 12 (1.00%) Front Office
14 10 (0.83%) Law
15 9 (0.75%) Automotive
16 8 (0.67%) Advertising
17 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.33%) Avionics
19 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
20 1 (0.083%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 236 (19.65%) Developer
2 181 (15.07%) Architect
3 102 (8.49%) Consultant
4 95 (7.91%) Analyst
5 77 (6.41%) Cloud Architect
6 69 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 65 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 61 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 54 (4.50%) Software Engineer
10 42 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
11 37 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
12 36 (3.00%) C# Developer
13 35 (2.91%) PHP Developer
13 35 (2.91%) Software Developer
14 33 (2.75%) Azure Architect
15 30 (2.50%) Senior Developer
16 29 (2.41%) Junior
17 27 (2.25%) Administrator
17 27 (2.25%) AWS Architect
17 27 (2.25%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (15.74%) .NET
2 121 (10.07%) Web Services
3 88 (7.33%) HTML
4 76 (6.33%) CSS
5 71 (5.91%) Node.js
6 68 (5.66%) .NET Core
7 66 (5.50%) AngularJS
8 63 (5.25%) REST
9 51 (4.25%) React
10 50 (4.16%) ASP.NET
11 46 (3.83%) Kafka
12 42 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (3.33%) XML
14 31 (2.58%) .NET Framework
15 30 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (2.50%) RESTful
16 24 (2.00%) ASP.NET Core
16 24 (2.00%) HTML5
16 24 (2.00%) LAMP
17 22 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 137 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.66%) Data Centre
3 78 (6.49%) Cloud Native
4 64 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (4.91%) Public Cloud
6 55 (4.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 49 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
9 45 (3.75%) Management Information System
10 44 (3.66%) Mobile App
11 40 (3.33%) Algorithms
11 40 (3.33%) User Experience
12 34 (2.83%) Clustering
13 33 (2.75%) Mobile Computing
14 32 (2.66%) Analytical Mindset
15 26 (2.16%) Private Cloud
16 25 (2.08%) Internet of Things
17 23 (1.92%) Virtual Team
18 21 (1.75%) Hedge funds
19 20 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 240 (19.98%) Windows
2 170 (14.15%) Linux
3 91 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 51 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 37 (3.08%) Unix
7 32 (2.66%) Windows 10
8 28 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 24 (2.00%) CentOS
10 22 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
12 12 (1.00%) Android
13 10 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.58%) SUSE
16 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.50%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.25%) AIX
19 2 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (23.31%) DevOps
3 172 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
4 155 (12.91%) Software Engineering
5 141 (11.74%) Analytics
5 141 (11.74%) Migration
6 132 (10.99%) Computer Science
7 115 (9.58%) Cybersecurity
8 112 (9.33%) Machine Learning
9 109 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
9 109 (9.08%) Scrum
10 98 (8.16%) CRM
10 98 (8.16%) Microservices
11 93 (7.74%) Data Science
12 91 (7.58%) Project Management
13 89 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
14 77 (6.41%) MVC
14 77 (6.41%) Test Automation
15 74 (6.16%) Fintech
15 74 (6.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 253 (21.07%) SQL
2 229 (19.07%) Python
3 215 (17.90%) C#
4 212 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 154 (12.82%) Java
6 92 (7.66%) PowerShell
7 84 (6.99%) PHP
8 58 (4.83%) Ruby
9 54 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 42 (3.50%) Go
10 42 (3.50%) Perl
11 39 (3.25%) Shell Script
12 38 (3.16%) Scala
13 29 (2.41%) C++
14 27 (2.25%) C
15 26 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.33%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.25%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.00%) R
19 11 (0.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 210 (17.49%) Degree
2 105 (8.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 98 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 67 (5.58%) SC Cleared
5 37 (3.08%) CRISC
6 32 (2.66%) CISSP
7 31 (2.58%) CISMP
7 31 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
9 29 (2.41%) CESG Certified Professional
9 29 (2.41%) MCSE
10 23 (1.92%) CISM
10 23 (1.92%) Master's Degree
11 21 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (1.58%) ACCA
13 18 (1.50%) PMI Certification
14 16 (1.33%) CCNA
15 15 (1.25%) SAP Certification
16 14 (1.17%) PMP
17 13 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (3.58%) QA
3 39 (3.25%) SLA
4 19 (1.58%) GDPR
5 13 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.92%) PMO
7 9 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.75%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.75%) NIST
8 8 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.58%) COBIT
9 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.33%) COSO
10 4 (0.33%) NCSC
10 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.17%) MiFID
12 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.083%) ITGC
12 1 (0.083%) RMADS
System Software
1 169 (14.07%) Docker
2 124 (10.32%) Active Directory
3 57 (4.75%) Hyper-V
4 51 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.83%) Firmware
7 8 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.42%) HDFS
10 4 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.33%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.33%) vSphere
11 2 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.083%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.083%) GridGain
12 1 (0.083%) Xen
12 1 (0.083%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 163 (13.57%) Kubernetes
2 99 (8.24%) Ansible
3 90 (7.49%) Terraform
4 66 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (5.50%) Puppet
5 44 (3.66%) SCCM
6 17 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (1.08%) Salt
7 13 (1.08%) WSUS
8 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (0.75%) Nagios
9 9 (0.75%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.50%) Automic
12 6 (0.50%) Consul
12 6 (0.50%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.50%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.42%) Kibana
13 5 (0.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 286 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 115 (9.58%) Google
3 73 (6.08%) Oracle
3 73 (6.08%) VMware
4 58 (4.83%) Cisco
5 57 (4.75%) SAP
6 45 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 44 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
8 43 (3.58%) JD Edwards
9 32 (2.66%) Tableau
10 21 (1.75%) Sage
11 19 (1.58%) IFS
12 16 (1.33%) Epicor
12 16 (1.33%) Veeam
13 15 (1.25%) Citrix
14 12 (1.00%) Arista
14 12 (1.00%) Brocade
14 12 (1.00%) IBM
15 10 (0.83%) Dell
15 10 (0.83%) Sybase