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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 410 454
Rank change year-on-year +26 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 628 739 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.99% 6.29% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 447 554 489
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% -  

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12574 11750 8944
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.72% 11.25% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10494 9861 7121
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 602 £57,500 +4.54% 82
London +74 347 £65,000 +13.04% 34
South East +33 95 £45,000 -18.18% 18
City of London +69 61 £75,000 +7.14% 10
East of England -19 49 £50,000 - 11
Berkshire +50 34 £55,000 -30.15% 4
East Midlands +14 34 £42,500 +29.77% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 28 £50,000 +13.63% 4
Cambridge 0 27 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +23 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South West +30 20 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Surrey +36 19 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North West -29 18 £42,500 - 7
Hampshire +20 17 £39,500 -16.84% 4
West Midlands +15 17 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 17 £51,250 +56.48% 3
Nottingham +6 16 £60,000 +83.20% 2
Hertfordshire -9 16 £26,000 -51.85% 1
Reading +38 14 £62,500 -16.66% 1
Bristol +8 14 £52,500 -19.23% 3
Scotland +22 12 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Manchester -42 12 £35,000 -34.88% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +13 11 £43,125 -4.16%
West Yorkshire +11 11 £47,000 +4.44% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 10 £70,000 -5.72%
High Wycombe +15 9 £70,000 -6.66%
Leeds +12 9 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Leicestershire - 9 £42,500 -
Leicester - 9 £42,500 -
Birmingham +17 8 £51,500 -6.36%

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 411 (33.55%) Amazon AWS
2 348 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 338 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 334 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 292 (23.84%) VMware
6 270 (22.04%) Windows
7 261 (21.31%) Degree
8 255 (20.82%) Linux
9 233 (19.02%) Java
10 230 (18.78%) Data Centre
11 229 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 215 (17.55%) SQL
13 212 (17.31%) Finance
14 186 (15.18%) Computer Science
14 186 (15.18%) DevOps
15 182 (14.86%) Software Engineering
16 180 (14.69%) JavaScript
17 177 (14.45%) Big Data
18 176 (14.37%) Python
19 172 (14.04%) Active Directory
20 168 (13.71%) ITIL
21 166 (13.55%) C#
22 156 (12.73%) .NET
23 145 (11.84%) MS Excel
23 145 (11.84%) Analytics
24 143 (11.67%) Web Services
25 141 (11.51%) SQL Server
26 133 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
27 131 (10.69%) Windows Server
28 126 (10.29%) Continuous Integration

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 67 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 50 (4.08%) Apache
4 44 (3.59%) Apache Spark
4 44 (3.59%) IIS
5 39 (3.18%) MS Exchange
6 34 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.37%) Skype for Business
8 28 (2.29%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (1.55%) WebLogic
12 18 (1.47%) JBoss
12 18 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.31%) SAS
14 14 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (1.14%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.90%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 145 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.27%) MS Office
3 14 (1.14%) SPSS
4 6 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.33%) Camtasia
6 4 (0.33%) MS Project
7 2 (0.16%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.082%) Maya
8 1 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.082%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.082%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.082%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.82%) NetSuite
1 10 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.33%) Magento
4 3 (0.24%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.16%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.16%) Primavera
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.082%) Summit
6 1 (0.082%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 411 (33.55%) Amazon AWS
2 348 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (8.49%) SaaS
4 102 (8.33%) Office 365
5 74 (6.04%) PaaS
6 73 (5.96%) IaaS
7 33 (2.69%) Force.com
7 33 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (2.37%) GitHub
9 18 (1.47%) Slack
10 14 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.82%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (0.82%) iPaaS
12 9 (0.73%) Sumo Logic
13 8 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
14 7 (0.57%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.49%) SoftLayer
15 6 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (9.39%) Firewall
2 84 (6.86%) Network Security
3 72 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 68 (5.55%) WAN
5 66 (5.39%) LAN
6 65 (5.31%) DNS
7 61 (4.98%) Internet
8 49 (4.00%) VPN
9 36 (2.94%) DHCP
10 31 (2.53%) SAN
11 28 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (2.29%) NetScaler
12 24 (1.96%) Skype
13 23 (1.88%) HTTP
14 19 (1.55%) Wireless
15 18 (1.47%) VoIP
16 16 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (0.98%) AMQP
18 11 (0.90%) SNMP
18 11 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (14.45%) Big Data
2 141 (11.51%) SQL Server
3 111 (9.06%) NoSQL
4 85 (6.94%) MySQL
5 61 (4.98%) MongoDB
6 51 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (3.92%) Hadoop
8 39 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 35 (2.86%) HBase
10 29 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 27 (2.20%) Redis
12 22 (1.80%) Blockchain
13 20 (1.63%) Apache Hive
14 19 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.31%) RDBMS
17 14 (1.14%) OLTP
17 14 (1.14%) QlikView
18 13 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 79 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 69 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 51 (4.16%) NUnit
4 50 (4.08%) JUnit
5 45 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (2.69%) Maven
7 32 (2.61%) Selenium
7 32 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 24 (1.96%) JIRA
9 22 (1.80%) Subversion
9 22 (1.80%) Vagrant
10 20 (1.63%) MSTest
10 20 (1.63%) Travis CI
11 15 (1.22%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.82%) NetBeans
13 9 (0.73%) HP UFT
13 9 (0.73%) Hudson
13 9 (0.73%) JMeter
13 9 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (0.73%) WATIR
General
1 212 (17.31%) Finance
2 84 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 72 (5.88%) Marketing
4 67 (5.47%) Retail
5 44 (3.59%) Advertising
6 41 (3.35%) Billing
7 28 (2.29%) Banking
8 20 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.47%) Electronics
10 10 (0.82%) Legal
11 9 (0.73%) Games
11 9 (0.73%) Publishing
12 5 (0.41%) Law
12 5 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 236 (19.27%) Architect
2 219 (17.88%) Developer
3 87 (7.10%) Analyst
4 82 (6.69%) Solutions Architect
5 76 (6.20%) Senior Developer
6 68 (5.55%) Java Developer
7 67 (5.47%) Software Engineer
8 65 (5.31%) Consultant
9 61 (4.98%) .NET Developer
10 52 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
11 51 (4.16%) Technical Architect
12 48 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
13 47 (3.84%) Infrastructure Architect
14 45 (3.67%) C# Developer
15 44 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
16 42 (3.43%) Administrator
17 40 (3.27%) Account Manager
18 38 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
18 38 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
19 37 (3.02%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (12.73%) .NET
2 143 (11.67%) Web Services
3 113 (9.22%) HTML
4 103 (8.41%) CSS
5 102 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 63 (5.14%) ASP.NET
7 61 (4.98%) REST
8 59 (4.82%) jQuery
9 57 (4.65%) JSON
10 47 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (3.76%) XML
12 44 (3.59%) WPF
13 42 (3.43%) WCF
14 37 (3.02%) RESTful
15 35 (2.86%) HTML5
15 35 (2.86%) Spring
15 35 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (2.69%) LAMP
17 29 (2.37%) Node.js
17 29 (2.37%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 230 (18.78%) Data Centre
2 186 (15.18%) Computer Science
3 133 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (6.37%) Management Information System
5 51 (4.16%) Algorithms
6 50 (4.08%) Public Cloud
7 43 (3.51%) User Experience
8 35 (2.86%) N-Tier
9 32 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (2.45%) Data Structures
11 26 (2.12%) Internet of Things
12 23 (1.88%) Xbox
13 21 (1.71%) Client/Server
13 21 (1.71%) Enterprise Cloud
14 18 (1.47%) Virtual Team
15 17 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
16 15 (1.22%) Digital Media
16 15 (1.22%) Fintech
17 14 (1.14%) Clustering
17 14 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 270 (22.04%) Windows
2 255 (20.82%) Linux
3 131 (10.69%) Windows Server
4 59 (4.82%) Unix
5 55 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (2.53%) Windows 10
8 30 (2.45%) Ubuntu
9 28 (2.29%) CentOS
10 22 (1.80%) Windows 7
11 18 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
12 16 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.82%) Android
15 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.65%) Debian
17 5 (0.41%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.24%) AIX
18 3 (0.24%) MVS
19 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (15.18%) DevOps
3 182 (14.86%) Software Engineering
4 168 (13.71%) ITIL
5 145 (11.84%) Analytics
6 126 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 122 (9.96%) Presales
8 109 (8.90%) SOA
9 99 (8.08%) Mentoring
10 98 (8.00%) Open Source
11 93 (7.59%) MVC
12 91 (7.43%) OO
13 90 (7.35%) Scrum
14 89 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 89 (7.27%) TDD
15 86 (7.02%) Project Management
16 76 (6.20%) CRM
16 76 (6.20%) TOGAF
17 69 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (5.55%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 233 (19.02%) Java
2 215 (17.55%) SQL
3 180 (14.69%) JavaScript
4 176 (14.37%) Python
5 166 (13.55%) C#
6 66 (5.39%) PHP
6 66 (5.39%) PowerShell
7 60 (4.90%) Bash Shell
8 53 (4.33%) Scala
9 50 (4.08%) C++
10 46 (3.76%) Perl
11 43 (3.51%) Ruby
12 42 (3.43%) C
13 33 (2.69%) Apex Code
14 27 (2.20%) TypeScript
15 22 (1.80%) VBA
16 20 (1.63%) R
16 20 (1.63%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.82%) Bourne shell
17 10 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 261 (21.31%) Degree
2 58 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 56 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (3.59%) CCNA
6 39 (3.18%) MCSE
7 38 (3.10%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.53%) CCNP
9 26 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (1.80%) MCP
12 21 (1.71%) CISM
13 17 (1.39%) MCSA
13 17 (1.39%) PhD
14 16 (1.31%) CCSA
14 16 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
15 15 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
16 14 (1.14%) CCIE
17 12 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.31%) QA
2 39 (3.18%) SLA
3 27 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.90%) GCP
4 11 (0.90%) PMO
5 10 (0.82%) COBIT
6 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.24%) GDPR
8 2 (0.16%) GPG13
8 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.082%) SDET
System Software
1 229 (18.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 116 (9.47%) Hyper-V
4 103 (8.41%) Docker
5 61 (4.98%) vSphere
6 32 (2.61%) vCloud
6 32 (2.61%) XenApp
7 30 (2.45%) XenDesktop
8 20 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 14 (1.14%) Varnish
11 13 (1.06%) HDFS
12 12 (0.98%) KVM
13 11 (0.90%) LXC
13 11 (0.90%) XenServer
14 10 (0.82%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.49%) Xen
16 5 (0.41%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.41%) MetaFrame
16 5 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 67 (5.47%) Puppet
2 61 (4.98%) Ansible
3 44 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (3.43%) Kubernetes
5 26 (2.12%) SCCM
6 13 (1.06%) Grafana
7 12 (0.98%) Terraform
8 11 (0.90%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.90%) Nagios
9 10 (0.82%) SCOM
10 9 (0.73%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.57%) Graphite
12 6 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.49%) Packer
13 5 (0.41%) EdgeSight
13 5 (0.41%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.33%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.33%) Oozie
14 4 (0.33%) WSUS
15 3 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 338 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 292 (23.84%) VMware
3 110 (8.98%) Cisco
3 110 (8.98%) Citrix
4 91 (7.43%) Google
5 73 (5.96%) Oracle
6 70 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (4.57%) NetApp
8 55 (4.49%) CheckPoint
9 49 (4.00%) Juniper
10 41 (3.35%) HP
11 30 (2.45%) IBM
12 26 (2.12%) Red Hat
13 24 (1.96%) New Relic
14 22 (1.80%) CommVault
14 22 (1.80%) EMC
15 21 (1.71%) Cognizant
15 21 (1.71%) Splunk
16 20 (1.63%) Dell
16 20 (1.63%) Tableau
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + share options
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: TBD
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + £10k OTE, benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £110,000 per annum to £100k basic plus variable + bene
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Top base PLUS awesome benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago