Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 308 433
Rank change year-on-year +1 +125 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,387 1,682 1,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 1.06% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.17% 4.13% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,048 1,224 941
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,880 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 43,704 40,737 35,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.88% 25.64% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35,642 32,665 29,582
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 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
England +7 1,278 £62,500 - 220
London +22 678 £72,500 +3.57% 109
UK excluding London -1 662 £55,000 - 128
South East -15 181 £60,000 +4.35% 39
North of England -5 172 £45,000 -30.77% 31
Midlands +27 94 £50,000 -16.67% 15
North West -17 90 £55,000 -15.38% 22
Yorkshire +10 76 £41,000 -39.26% 6
South West +4 76 £42,250 -19.52% 9
East of England +22 70 £57,500 +4.55% 18
West Midlands +22 70 £61,250 -2.00% 7
Scotland +20 59 £50,000 - 15
East Midlands +18 24 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Wales -28 9 £37,500 -23.53% 2
North East +17 4 £51,250 -48.75% 3
Northern Ireland +2 1 £45,000 -18.18%

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 566 (40.81%) AWS
2 564 (40.66%) Azure
3 382 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 356 (25.67%) Microsoft
5 339 (24.44%) SQL
6 303 (21.85%) DevOps
7 277 (19.97%) Windows
8 271 (19.54%) Linux
9 259 (18.67%) Degree
10 242 (17.45%) Python
11 235 (16.94%) JavaScript
12 233 (16.80%) Finance
13 209 (15.07%) C#
14 207 (14.92%) Docker
15 206 (14.85%) Software Engineering
16 202 (14.56%) GCP
17 197 (14.20%) Java
18 179 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
19 171 (12.33%) Google
20 170 (12.26%) Kubernetes
21 161 (11.61%) Migration
22 159 (11.46%) Analytics
23 154 (11.10%) Computer Science
24 152 (10.96%) .NET
25 150 (10.81%) Active Directory
26 146 (10.53%) VMware
27 142 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
28 141 (10.17%) Git (software)
29 140 (10.09%) Firewall
29 140 (10.09%) Microservices

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 66 (4.76%) IIS
2 50 (3.60%) Apache Spark
3 45 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (2.96%) CMS
5 38 (2.74%) MS Exchange
6 37 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 34 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 34 (2.45%) Apache Solr
8 28 (2.02%) Apache
9 27 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 25 (1.80%) nginx
11 20 (1.44%) Tomcat
12 19 (1.37%) OpenStack
13 15 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.65%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
17 7 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
17 7 (0.50%) Ethereum
18 6 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.65%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (2.52%) Magento
2 34 (2.45%) NetSuite
3 32 (2.31%) SDL Web 8
4 26 (1.87%) SAP Hybris
5 23 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
6 22 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
7 14 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 7 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.43%) Lawson
12 5 (0.36%) SAP HCM
13 4 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
14 3 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
14 3 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
15 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
15 2 (0.14%) MFGPRO
15 2 (0.14%) Raiser's Edge
15 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
15 2 (0.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 566 (40.81%) AWS
2 564 (40.66%) Azure
3 202 (14.56%) GCP
4 138 (9.95%) SaaS
5 121 (8.72%) Office 365
6 111 (8.00%) IaaS
7 109 (7.86%) PaaS
8 63 (4.54%) Serverless
9 60 (4.33%) Power Platform
10 51 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 34 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
12 33 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
13 32 (2.31%) Amazon S3
14 31 (2.24%) GitHub
15 28 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 27 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
17 25 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
18 24 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 18 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
19 18 (1.30%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 140 (10.09%) Firewall
2 109 (7.86%) DNS
3 104 (7.50%) Internet
4 66 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 58 (4.18%) LAN
6 57 (4.11%) WAN
7 55 (3.97%) DHCP
8 44 (3.17%) HTTP
9 41 (2.96%) VPN
10 27 (1.95%) VoIP
10 27 (1.95%) Wireless
11 26 (1.87%) Network Security
12 23 (1.66%) SAN
13 19 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
14 16 (1.15%) BGP
14 16 (1.15%) DMZ
14 16 (1.15%) NAS
15 15 (1.08%) OSPF
15 15 (1.08%) SSL
15 15 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 129 (9.30%) Big Data
3 91 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 87 (6.27%) NoSQL
5 64 (4.61%) MySQL
6 56 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (4.04%) RDBMS
7 50 (3.60%) Power BI
8 48 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 41 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
10 40 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 38 (2.74%) MongoDB
12 36 (2.60%) Hadoop
12 36 (2.60%) Redis
13 34 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (2.31%) Endeca
15 30 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (1.95%) Snowflake Schema
17 25 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 141 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 71 (5.12%) Jenkins
3 42 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 39 (2.81%) SpecFlow
5 24 (1.73%) TeamCity
5 24 (1.73%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.66%) NUnit
6 23 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (1.51%) JIRA
8 20 (1.44%) Gradle
8 20 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (1.37%) Maven
10 18 (1.30%) gulp
10 18 (1.30%) Selenium
11 14 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.79%) GitLab
13 10 (0.72%) CircleCI
13 10 (0.72%) Subversion
14 6 (0.43%) Bitbucket
General
1 233 (16.80%) Finance
2 97 (6.99%) Marketing
3 54 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.46%) Public Sector
5 46 (3.32%) Banking
6 40 (2.88%) Retail
7 37 (2.67%) Billing
8 25 (1.80%) Games
9 23 (1.66%) Military
10 21 (1.51%) Aerospace
11 20 (1.44%) Legal
12 12 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.79%) Front Office
14 7 (0.50%) Advertising
14 7 (0.50%) Law
15 5 (0.36%) Electronics
15 5 (0.36%) Publishing
16 4 (0.29%) Avionics
17 3 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 251 (18.10%) Architect
2 225 (16.22%) Developer
3 109 (7.86%) Cloud Architect
4 107 (7.71%) Consultant
5 103 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
6 96 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 88 (6.34%) Software Engineer
8 86 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 84 (6.06%) Analyst
10 64 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 49 (3.53%) Data Engineer
12 46 (3.32%) Azure Engineer
13 44 (3.17%) PHP Developer
14 43 (3.10%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 41 (2.96%) Senior Developer
16 39 (2.81%) Azure Architect
17 38 (2.74%) Support Engineer
18 36 (2.60%) Test Engineer
19 35 (2.52%) Software Test Engineer
19 35 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (10.96%) .NET
2 115 (8.29%) Web Services
3 110 (7.93%) HTML
4 71 (5.12%) React
5 70 (5.05%) REST
6 66 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 64 (4.61%) CSS
7 64 (4.61%) XML
8 58 (4.18%) RESTful
9 56 (4.04%) Node.js
10 49 (3.53%) ASP.NET
11 48 (3.46%) Kafka
12 44 (3.17%) SOAP
13 41 (2.96%) Spring
14 40 (2.88%) HTML5
15 33 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (2.31%) Middleware
17 30 (2.16%) LAMP
18 28 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
19 27 (1.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 135 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (8.72%) Data Centre
3 101 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
4 81 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 77 (5.55%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (5.05%) Management Information System
7 66 (4.76%) Virtual Team
8 64 (4.61%) Public Cloud
9 61 (4.40%) Mobile App
10 58 (4.18%) Algorithms
11 53 (3.82%) User Experience
12 46 (3.32%) Cloud Native
13 39 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
14 38 (2.74%) Internet of Things
15 35 (2.52%) Private Cloud
16 34 (2.45%) Mobile Computing
17 26 (1.87%) Clustering
18 24 (1.73%) Blog
19 21 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
20 19 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 277 (19.97%) Windows
2 271 (19.54%) Linux
3 105 (7.57%) Windows Server
4 76 (5.48%) Unix
5 58 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.87%) Windows 10
8 23 (1.66%) CentOS
9 21 (1.51%) Ubuntu
10 19 (1.37%) Solaris
11 16 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.94%) Android
13 13 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.72%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.58%) SUSE
16 7 (0.50%) Debian
17 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
19 3 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (21.85%) DevOps
3 206 (14.85%) Software Engineering
4 179 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
5 161 (11.61%) Migration
6 159 (11.46%) Analytics
7 154 (11.10%) Computer Science
8 142 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
9 140 (10.09%) Microservices
10 126 (9.08%) Cybersecurity
11 124 (8.94%) Project Management
12 109 (7.86%) Presales
13 107 (7.71%) Artificial Intelligence
14 105 (7.57%) OO
14 105 (7.57%) Scrum
15 104 (7.50%) ITIL
16 103 (7.43%) Machine Learning
17 97 (6.99%) Information Security
18 96 (6.92%) Test Automation
19 92 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 339 (24.44%) SQL
2 242 (17.45%) Python
3 235 (16.94%) JavaScript
4 209 (15.07%) C#
5 197 (14.20%) Java
6 94 (6.78%) PHP
7 92 (6.63%) PowerShell
8 85 (6.13%) Bash Shell
9 76 (5.48%) Ruby
10 73 (5.26%) Go
11 67 (4.83%) C++
12 54 (3.89%) Perl
13 41 (2.96%) C
14 39 (2.81%) T-SQL
15 31 (2.24%) R
15 31 (2.24%) Shell Script
16 28 (2.02%) Scala
17 27 (1.95%) PL/SQL
18 25 (1.80%) Groovy
18 25 (1.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 259 (18.67%) Degree
2 107 (7.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 96 (6.92%) Security Cleared
4 63 (4.54%) SC Cleared
5 50 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (3.46%) CISM
7 45 (3.24%) CISSP
8 36 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (2.60%) CompTIA Security+
8 36 (2.60%) CRISC
9 31 (2.24%) MCSA
9 31 (2.24%) MCSE
10 27 (1.95%) CESG Certified Professional
11 26 (1.87%) CCNA
12 23 (1.66%) CISMP
13 22 (1.59%) SAP Certification
14 21 (1.51%) PMI Certification
15 16 (1.15%) CEH
16 15 (1.08%) CISA
16 15 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (3.75%) QA
3 50 (3.60%) PCI DSS
4 47 (3.39%) SLA
5 38 (2.74%) GDPR
6 19 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (1.08%) NIST
8 11 (0.79%) NCSC
9 10 (0.72%) RMADS
10 9 (0.65%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.58%) PMO
12 7 (0.50%) COBIT
13 4 (0.29%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.22%) COSO
14 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 207 (14.92%) Docker
2 150 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 115 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (6.99%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.23%) Firmware
7 10 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.65%) vSphere
9 8 (0.58%) HDFS
9 8 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.58%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.50%) KVM
11 6 (0.43%) GridGain
11 6 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.29%) Xen
13 3 (0.22%) etcd
13 3 (0.22%) LXC
13 3 (0.22%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 170 (12.26%) Kubernetes
2 104 (7.50%) Ansible
3 101 (7.28%) Terraform
4 94 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
5 93 (6.71%) Puppet
6 45 (3.24%) SCCM
7 24 (1.73%) Salt
8 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 22 (1.59%) Mesos
9 22 (1.59%) Nagios
10 20 (1.44%) Automic
11 14 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (0.79%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.72%) Kibana
14 10 (0.72%) SCOM
15 9 (0.65%) WSUS
16 7 (0.50%) Prometheus
17 6 (0.43%) HAProxy
17 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 356 (25.67%) Microsoft
2 171 (12.33%) Google
3 146 (10.53%) VMware
4 100 (7.21%) Oracle
5 89 (6.42%) SAP
6 74 (5.34%) Cisco
7 59 (4.25%) Salesforce.com
8 42 (3.03%) Citrix
8 42 (3.03%) hybris
9 40 (2.88%) Adobe
10 34 (2.45%) Elastic Path
11 32 (2.31%) Interwoven
12 30 (2.16%) JD Edwards
13 29 (2.09%) Red Hat
14 27 (1.95%) IBM
15 23 (1.66%) ServiceNow
15 23 (1.66%) Teradata
16 20 (1.44%) Cadence
16 20 (1.44%) FactSet
17 16 (1.15%) Juniper