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

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 268 306 321
Rank change year-on-year +38 +15 +123
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 657 1,384 1,685
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.03% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.83% 3.15% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 610 1,125 1,332
Median annual salary £57,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.80% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £34,880
90th Percentile £83,750 £97,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year - -3.51% +3.64%

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 23,228 43,951 40,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.29% 32.75% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19,739 35,851 32,768
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +8.91%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 17 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 December 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 +33 586 £57,500 -8.00% 119
UK excluding London +102 389 £55,000 - 80
London -14 230 £70,000 -2.78% 50
North of England +104 134 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Work from Home +2 111 £57,500 -11.54% 16
South East +126 105 £60,000 - 22
North West +105 98 £57,500 +4.55% 11
South West +82 45 £55,000 +30.95% 12
Midlands +68 45 £45,000 -21.74% 8
West Midlands +49 31 £48,250 -25.77% 5
Scotland +40 31 £55,000 +1.85% 7
East of England +92 26 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire +39 20 £40,000 -4.76% 10
North East +32 16 £50,000 -2.44%
East Midlands +71 14 £36,500 -18.89% 2
Northern Ireland +19 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Wales +47 1 £37,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 303 (46.12%) Azure
2 290 (44.14%) AWS
3 263 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (28.61%) DevOps
5 164 (24.96%) SQL
6 162 (24.66%) Python
7 136 (20.70%) JavaScript
7 136 (20.70%) Software Engineering
8 122 (18.57%) Microsoft
9 118 (17.96%) .NET
10 113 (17.20%) Microservices
11 111 (16.89%) Linux
12 109 (16.59%) C#
13 105 (15.98%) Finance
14 101 (15.37%) Git (software)
15 100 (15.22%) Docker
16 86 (13.09%) SQL Server
17 82 (12.48%) Windows
17 82 (12.48%) High Availability
18 81 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
19 79 (12.02%) PowerShell
19 79 (12.02%) Go
20 75 (11.42%) Java
21 74 (11.26%) ITIL
21 74 (11.26%) Configuration Management
22 73 (11.11%) Degree
22 73 (11.11%) Node.js
23 71 (10.81%) Kubernetes
23 71 (10.81%) CSS
24 67 (10.20%) React

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 49 (7.46%) IIS
2 32 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.83%) SAS
7 11 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.52%) Confluence
9 8 (1.22%) Skype for Business
10 7 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.91%) Apache
12 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.46%) Site Server
14 2 (0.30%) CMS
15 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.15%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 11 (1.67%) SAP GTS
2 8 (1.22%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.61%) Odoo
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.15%) Lawson
7 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.15%) Sage 500
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 303 (46.12%) Azure
2 290 (44.14%) AWS
3 66 (10.05%) SaaS
4 57 (8.68%) Office 365
5 56 (8.52%) GCP
6 49 (7.46%) IaaS
7 42 (6.39%) GitHub
7 42 (6.39%) PaaS
8 21 (3.20%) Serverless
9 19 (2.89%) IBM Cloud
10 15 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (2.13%) Amazon S3
11 14 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (1.98%) Amazon SageMaker
13 12 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
14 10 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (1.52%) Power Platform
15 9 (1.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.54%) Firewall
2 28 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.96%) DNS
3 26 (3.96%) WAN
4 24 (3.65%) LAN
5 23 (3.50%) Skype
5 23 (3.50%) VPN
6 19 (2.89%) Internet
7 18 (2.74%) VoIP
8 14 (2.13%) Network Security
9 13 (1.98%) PBX
9 13 (1.98%) Unified Communications
10 12 (1.83%) DHCP
10 12 (1.83%) H.323
11 10 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (1.37%) DMZ
12 9 (1.37%) RTP
12 9 (1.37%) WAAS
13 7 (1.07%) STUN
13 7 (1.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 65 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 51 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 49 (7.46%) MySQL
5 24 (3.65%) Azure SQL Database
6 23 (3.50%) Big Data
7 18 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.44%) OLTP
9 15 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (1.98%) DB2
12 12 (1.83%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.52%) BigQuery
14 10 (1.52%) Power BI
15 9 (1.37%) InfluxDB
15 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 101 (15.37%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.68%) GitLab
3 55 (8.37%) Jenkins
4 37 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (3.50%) Selenium
6 22 (3.35%) JIRA
6 22 (3.35%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.44%) Subversion
8 12 (1.83%) NUnit
9 10 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.22%) Moq
10 8 (1.22%) MSTest
11 7 (1.07%) Appium
11 7 (1.07%) Xcode
12 6 (0.91%) JUnit
13 5 (0.76%) Mockito
14 4 (0.61%) Artifactory
14 4 (0.61%) webpack
15 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.46%) Cypress.io
General
1 105 (15.98%) Finance
2 62 (9.44%) Public Sector
3 32 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.57%) Law
5 23 (3.50%) Banking
6 21 (3.20%) Marketing
7 15 (2.28%) Legal
7 15 (2.28%) Publishing
8 11 (1.67%) Local Government
8 11 (1.67%) Private Banking
9 10 (1.52%) Automotive
9 10 (1.52%) Games
10 8 (1.22%) Retail
11 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.91%) Housing Association
13 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 3 (0.46%) Back Office
13 3 (0.46%) Electronics
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (17.81%) Developer
2 71 (10.81%) Architect
3 70 (10.65%) Software Engineer
4 61 (9.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 42 (6.39%) Analyst
6 40 (6.09%) Azure Engineer
7 39 (5.94%) Support Engineer
8 35 (5.33%) Applications Support
8 35 (5.33%) Platform Engineer
9 32 (4.87%) Applications Engineer
9 32 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (4.57%) .NET Developer
11 28 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
12 27 (4.11%) Applications Support Engineer
13 26 (3.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 26 (3.96%) C# Developer
14 25 (3.81%) Cloud Specialist
14 25 (3.81%) Consultant
14 25 (3.81%) Security Specialist
15 23 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.96%) .NET
2 73 (11.11%) Node.js
3 71 (10.81%) CSS
4 67 (10.20%) React
5 60 (9.13%) AngularJS
6 58 (8.83%) REST
6 58 (8.83%) Web Services
7 54 (8.22%) ASP.NET
8 53 (8.07%) HTML
9 46 (7.00%) .NET Core
10 37 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
11 32 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (4.87%) jQuery
12 27 (4.11%) Spring
13 24 (3.65%) XML
14 21 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (3.04%) HTML5
16 19 (2.89%) Kafka
17 18 (2.74%) Ajax
18 17 (2.59%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.87%) User Experience
5 18 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.13%) CMDB
7 12 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.37%) Over-the-Top Content
11 8 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.07%) FMCG
13 6 (0.91%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.91%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 111 (16.89%) Linux
2 82 (12.48%) Windows
3 46 (7.00%) Windows Server
4 43 (6.54%) CentOS
5 41 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (3.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
9 11 (1.67%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.52%) Unix
10 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.91%) Solaris
12 5 (0.76%) Android
13 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.46%) Debian
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.46%) SUSE
14 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (28.61%) DevOps
3 136 (20.70%) Software Engineering
4 113 (17.20%) Microservices
5 82 (12.48%) High Availability
6 81 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (11.26%) Configuration Management
7 74 (11.26%) ITIL
8 66 (10.05%) Open Source
9 64 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
10 60 (9.13%) Scrum
11 59 (8.98%) MVC
12 57 (8.68%) TDD
13 51 (7.76%) Infrastructure Automation
14 49 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 49 (7.46%) IT Strategy
15 48 (7.31%) Artificial Intelligence
16 47 (7.15%) Computer Science
16 47 (7.15%) Deployment Automation
17 42 (6.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 164 (24.96%) SQL
2 162 (24.66%) Python
3 136 (20.70%) JavaScript
4 109 (16.59%) C#
5 79 (12.02%) Go
5 79 (12.02%) PowerShell
6 75 (11.42%) Java
7 61 (9.28%) Ruby
8 39 (5.94%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.65%) PHP
10 19 (2.89%) C
10 19 (2.89%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.28%) C++
12 14 (2.13%) Java 8
12 14 (2.13%) R
13 9 (1.37%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.07%) Scala
15 6 (0.91%) ES6
16 5 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 5 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (11.11%) Degree
2 50 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 46 (7.00%) AWS Certification
4 42 (6.39%) SC Cleared
5 27 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (2.59%) MCSE
8 16 (2.44%) CISSP
9 10 (1.52%) CISA
9 10 (1.52%) CISM
10 9 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 9 (1.37%) MCTS
11 8 (1.22%) MCITP
12 7 (1.07%) MCP
13 6 (0.91%) ACCA
13 6 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.76%) CCNP
14 5 (0.76%) CIMA
14 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.26%) QA
2 24 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.13%) COBIT
3 14 (2.13%) SLA
4 9 (1.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (1.37%) HIPAA
4 9 (1.37%) ITGC
5 8 (1.22%) GDPR
6 7 (1.07%) NIST
7 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.30%) COSO
8 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.30%) NCSC
9 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 100 (15.22%) Docker
2 54 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 54 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.57%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.52%) KVM
6 7 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.76%) Firmware
8 4 (0.61%) Xen
9 3 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.46%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.46%) XenApp
9 3 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.30%) vSphere
11 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 71 (10.81%) Kubernetes
2 52 (7.91%) Terraform
3 48 (7.31%) Puppet
4 47 (7.15%) Grafana
4 47 (7.15%) Prometheus
5 37 (5.63%) Graphite
6 36 (5.48%) Ansible
7 15 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (2.28%) SCCM
8 13 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.91%) CASB
11 5 (0.76%) Packer
12 4 (0.61%) Consul
12 4 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.46%) Nagios
14 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
14 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.30%) Kibana
14 2 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 122 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.59%) VMware
3 35 (5.33%) Oracle
4 30 (4.57%) Google
4 30 (4.57%) IBM
5 20 (3.04%) Cisco
6 19 (2.89%) HP
7 17 (2.59%) Citrix
7 17 (2.59%) SAP
8 16 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 14 (2.13%) CA
10 11 (1.67%) Hyperion
10 11 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
10 11 (1.67%) Remedy
10 11 (1.67%) Siebel
11 8 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.22%) JD Edwards
12 7 (1.07%) Mitel
12 7 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.07%) Veeam