Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 303 315 416
Rank change year-on-year +12 +101 +26
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,349 1,596 1,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.06% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.20% 4.06% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,041 1,150 946
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%

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 42,207 39,291 35,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.47% 25.99% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34,296 31,368 29,647
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,825
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
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 17 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 15 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 17 January 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 +14 1,246 £63,500 +1.60% 201
London +46 673 £74,375 +6.25% 83
UK excluding London -18 622 £50,000 -9.09% 133
South East -19 168 £60,000 +2.13% 36
North of England -7 157 £45,000 -30.77% 33
Midlands +28 91 £57,500 +4.55% 18
North West -20 84 £55,000 -15.38% 24
South West +15 81 £42,250 -19.52% 13
West Midlands +10 70 £65,000 +23.81% 11
Yorkshire +39 68 £35,000 -48.15% 6
East of England +33 65 £57,500 +4.55% 16
Scotland +27 46 £47,500 - 16
East Midlands +25 21 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Wales -31 15 £37,500 -23.53% 1
North East +6 4 £51,250 -48.75% 3

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 534 (39.58%) Azure
2 520 (38.55%) AWS
3 338 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
4 334 (24.76%) Microsoft
5 320 (23.72%) SQL
6 315 (23.35%) DevOps
7 277 (20.53%) Windows
8 253 (18.75%) Finance
9 243 (18.01%) Linux
10 236 (17.49%) Degree
11 220 (16.31%) JavaScript
12 213 (15.79%) Python
13 206 (15.27%) Docker
14 190 (14.08%) C#
15 189 (14.01%) GCP
16 184 (13.64%) Kubernetes
17 181 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
18 179 (13.27%) Migration
19 177 (13.12%) Java
20 161 (11.93%) Google
21 158 (11.71%) Analytics
22 157 (11.64%) Software Engineering
23 153 (11.34%) Active Directory
24 152 (11.27%) .NET
24 152 (11.27%) SQL Server
25 150 (11.12%) SaaS
26 145 (10.75%) Firewall
27 138 (10.23%) Git (software)
28 137 (10.16%) VMware
29 134 (9.93%) Computer Science

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 (6.00%) IIS
2 53 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 46 (3.41%) Apache Spark
4 41 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (2.82%) Apache
6 33 (2.45%) MS Exchange
7 28 (2.08%) CMS
7 28 (2.08%) nginx
8 27 (2.00%) Apache Solr
9 26 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 26 (1.93%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.56%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.26%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
14 7 (0.52%) Ethereum
14 7 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.44%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.59%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (2.97%) NetSuite
2 29 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.93%) Magento
4 25 (1.85%) SDL Web 8
5 21 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
6 19 (1.41%) SAP Hybris
7 16 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 14 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.74%) Lawson
10 8 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.59%) SAP HCM
11 7 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
11 7 (0.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 5 (0.37%) Raiser's Edge
13 4 (0.30%) JDE OneWorld
13 4 (0.30%) SAP Business One
14 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
14 2 (0.15%) MFGPRO
14 2 (0.15%) SAP MM
14 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 534 (39.58%) Azure
2 520 (38.55%) AWS
3 189 (14.01%) GCP
4 150 (11.12%) SaaS
5 119 (8.82%) PaaS
6 116 (8.60%) IaaS
6 116 (8.60%) Office 365
7 57 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 55 (4.08%) Power Platform
8 55 (4.08%) Serverless
9 41 (3.04%) Dynamics 365
10 34 (2.52%) GitHub
11 33 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (2.15%) Amazon S3
13 26 (1.93%) Amazon ECS
13 26 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (1.70%) Stackdriver
15 21 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 145 (10.75%) Firewall
2 113 (8.38%) DNS
3 98 (7.26%) Internet
4 65 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 60 (4.45%) DHCP
6 55 (4.08%) LAN
6 55 (4.08%) WAN
7 40 (2.97%) VPN
8 31 (2.30%) HTTP
9 28 (2.08%) VoIP
10 26 (1.93%) Network Security
11 22 (1.63%) SAN
11 22 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
12 21 (1.56%) Wireless
13 20 (1.48%) NAS
14 18 (1.33%) DMZ
14 18 (1.33%) WLAN
15 16 (1.19%) iSCSI
16 13 (0.96%) MPLS
17 12 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 129 (9.56%) Big Data
3 90 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 74 (5.49%) Relational Database
5 60 (4.45%) MySQL
6 58 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 45 (3.34%) MongoDB
9 42 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
9 42 (3.11%) RDBMS
10 41 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (2.97%) Power BI
12 36 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 33 (2.45%) Redis
13 33 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
15 30 (2.22%) Hadoop
16 28 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
17 27 (2.00%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 138 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 61 (4.52%) Jenkins
3 51 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 36 (2.67%) SpecFlow
5 30 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 26 (1.93%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.78%) NUnit
8 23 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (1.56%) Gradle
10 20 (1.48%) gulp
10 20 (1.48%) JIRA
10 20 (1.48%) Maven
10 20 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (1.48%) Selenium
11 14 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.82%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.82%) GitLab
13 10 (0.74%) Subversion
14 9 (0.67%) CircleCI
15 8 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 253 (18.75%) Finance
2 92 (6.82%) Marketing
3 53 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.78%) Banking
5 45 (3.34%) Billing
6 39 (2.89%) Retail
7 37 (2.74%) Public Sector
8 30 (2.22%) Games
9 23 (1.70%) Military
10 19 (1.41%) Aerospace
11 16 (1.19%) Legal
12 13 (0.96%) Front Office
12 13 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.67%) Advertising
15 5 (0.37%) Law
16 4 (0.30%) Avionics
16 4 (0.30%) Electronics
16 4 (0.30%) Publishing
17 3 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 258 (19.13%) Architect
2 228 (16.90%) Developer
3 114 (8.45%) Consultant
4 112 (8.30%) Cloud Architect
5 93 (6.89%) Analyst
6 92 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 88 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 87 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
9 62 (4.60%) Software Engineer
10 60 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 55 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
12 43 (3.19%) PHP Developer
13 42 (3.11%) Azure Architect
14 41 (3.04%) Senior Developer
15 40 (2.97%) Support Engineer
16 37 (2.74%) Data Engineer
17 36 (2.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 34 (2.52%) .NET Developer
19 32 (2.37%) Junior
19 32 (2.37%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (11.27%) .NET
2 119 (8.82%) Web Services
3 98 (7.26%) HTML
4 66 (4.89%) Node.js
5 64 (4.74%) REST
6 62 (4.60%) AngularJS
7 61 (4.52%) CSS
8 59 (4.37%) XML
9 58 (4.30%) React
10 57 (4.23%) Kafka
11 48 (3.56%) RESTful
12 47 (3.48%) ASP.NET
13 39 (2.89%) SOAP
14 38 (2.82%) HTML5
15 37 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (2.15%) .NET Core
16 29 (2.15%) Spring
17 28 (2.08%) LAMP
18 27 (2.00%) ASP.NET Core
18 27 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 133 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (8.38%) Data Centre
3 95 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
4 85 (6.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 75 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (4.82%) Public Cloud
7 62 (4.60%) Management Information System
8 56 (4.15%) Virtual Team
9 54 (4.00%) Mobile App
10 52 (3.85%) Cloud Native
10 52 (3.85%) User Experience
11 44 (3.26%) Algorithms
12 41 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
13 38 (2.82%) Internet of Things
14 36 (2.67%) Private Cloud
15 33 (2.45%) Mobile Computing
16 31 (2.30%) Clustering
17 24 (1.78%) Blog
18 20 (1.48%) Replication
19 19 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 277 (20.53%) Windows
2 243 (18.01%) Linux
3 111 (8.23%) Windows Server
4 67 (4.97%) Unix
5 66 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.93%) CentOS
7 26 (1.93%) Windows 10
8 24 (1.78%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.26%) Solaris
9 17 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.89%) Android
11 11 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.67%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.44%) SUSE
14 6 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.37%) Debian
16 3 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (23.35%) DevOps
3 181 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
4 179 (13.27%) Migration
5 158 (11.71%) Analytics
6 157 (11.64%) Software Engineering
7 134 (9.93%) Computer Science
8 129 (9.56%) Microservices
9 127 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
10 122 (9.04%) Cybersecurity
11 115 (8.52%) Project Management
12 102 (7.56%) Scrum
13 101 (7.49%) Artificial Intelligence
13 101 (7.49%) Machine Learning
14 99 (7.34%) ITIL
15 98 (7.26%) Presales
16 93 (6.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 88 (6.52%) Information Security
18 85 (6.30%) OO
19 83 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 320 (23.72%) SQL
2 220 (16.31%) JavaScript
3 213 (15.79%) Python
4 190 (14.08%) C#
5 177 (13.12%) Java
6 100 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 99 (7.34%) PHP
8 79 (5.86%) Bash Shell
8 79 (5.86%) Ruby
9 65 (4.82%) Go
10 62 (4.60%) Perl
11 47 (3.48%) C++
12 44 (3.26%) C
13 42 (3.11%) T-SQL
14 38 (2.82%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.15%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.78%) Scala
17 19 (1.41%) TypeScript
18 18 (1.33%) Groovy
19 14 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 236 (17.49%) Degree
2 115 (8.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 96 (7.12%) Security Cleared
4 66 (4.89%) SC Cleared
5 45 (3.34%) CISSP
6 41 (3.04%) CISM
6 41 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (2.89%) CompTIA Security+
8 37 (2.74%) CRISC
9 30 (2.22%) MCSA
9 30 (2.22%) MCSE
10 29 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
10 29 (2.15%) CISMP
11 25 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (1.63%) PMI Certification
13 21 (1.56%) SAP Certification
14 18 (1.33%) CCNA
15 14 (1.04%) DBS Check
16 12 (0.89%) CEH
16 12 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (3.85%) QA
3 42 (3.11%) SLA
4 38 (2.82%) PCI DSS
5 31 (2.30%) GDPR
6 22 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.82%) PMO
8 10 (0.74%) NIST
9 7 (0.52%) NCSC
10 6 (0.44%) JSP 440
10 6 (0.44%) RMADS
11 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.15%) MiFID
15 1 (0.074%) Actionable Recommendations
15 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 206 (15.27%) Docker
2 153 (11.34%) Active Directory
3 111 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (7.49%) Hyper-V
5 34 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.48%) Firmware
7 13 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.82%) vSphere
9 8 (0.59%) HDFS
9 8 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.52%) KVM
11 6 (0.44%) GridGain
11 6 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.30%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.30%) Xen
13 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.22%) LXC
14 3 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 184 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 114 (8.45%) Ansible
3 108 (8.01%) Terraform
4 100 (7.41%) Puppet
5 95 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (4.00%) SCCM
7 23 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 23 (1.70%) Salt
8 21 (1.56%) Mesos
9 20 (1.48%) Automic
10 19 (1.41%) Nagios
11 12 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (0.89%) WSUS
12 11 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.74%) SCOM
14 9 (0.67%) Kibana
14 9 (0.67%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.59%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.52%) HAProxy
17 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 334 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 161 (11.93%) Google
3 137 (10.16%) VMware
4 88 (6.52%) Oracle
5 84 (6.23%) SAP
6 67 (4.97%) Cisco
7 59 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (2.74%) Citrix
8 37 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 36 (2.67%) JD Edwards
10 34 (2.52%) hybris
11 32 (2.37%) Adobe
12 26 (1.93%) Elastic Path
13 25 (1.85%) IBM
13 25 (1.85%) Interwoven
14 24 (1.78%) Teradata
15 23 (1.70%) ServiceNow
16 20 (1.48%) Cadence
16 20 (1.48%) FactSet
17 15 (1.11%) Arista