Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 308 295 329
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 +42
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 735 1,288 1,498
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.04% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.37% 3.04% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 658 1,087 1,179
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £96,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +9.52%

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 31,056 42,339 40,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.72% 34.23% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25,852 34,844 33,060
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 -8 664 £60,000 - 150
UK excluding London +52 397 £55,000 +10.00% 114
London -7 293 £70,000 - 56
Work from Home -56 132 £60,000 -4.00% 38
South East +101 117 £62,500 +4.17% 26
North of England +17 82 £50,000 +11.11% 21
South West +12 59 £52,500 +23.53% 21
East of England +65 54 £57,500 - 10
Midlands +24 54 £48,750 -7.14% 15
North West +43 53 £55,000 +10.00% 16
West Midlands +29 44 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Scotland +15 32 £55,000 +15.79% 12
North East +24 15 £50,000 +17.65%
Yorkshire 0 14 £35,000 -17.65% 5
East Midlands +27 9 £36,500 -18.89% 3
Wales +21 2 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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.

1 353 (48.03%) AWS
2 323 (43.95%) Azure
3 277 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (26.12%) Python
5 191 (25.99%) DevOps
6 172 (23.40%) Software Engineering
7 156 (21.22%) SQL
8 142 (19.32%) Java
9 137 (18.64%) Microsoft
10 134 (18.23%) JavaScript
11 125 (17.01%) Docker
12 124 (16.87%) Linux
13 118 (16.05%) Kubernetes
14 113 (15.37%) Microservices
14 113 (15.37%) Finance
15 110 (14.97%) Degree
16 106 (14.42%) C#
17 100 (13.61%) .NET
18 96 (13.06%) GCP
19 88 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
20 86 (11.70%) Windows
21 84 (11.43%) SaaS
22 81 (11.02%) Git (software)
23 80 (10.88%) IaaS
24 78 (10.61%) PowerShell
24 78 (10.61%) REST
25 77 (10.48%) PaaS
26 75 (10.20%) CSS
27 74 (10.07%) Computer Science
27 74 (10.07%) 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 31 (4.22%) IIS
2 29 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 19 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.90%) Apache
6 14 (1.90%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.63%) Confluence
7 12 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.50%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.95%) SAS
11 6 (0.82%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.68%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.41%) CMS
14 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
15 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.27%) Luigi
Applications
1 29 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.36%) NetSuite
2 9 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.82%) SAP GTS
4 5 (0.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.54%) Odoo
6 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.41%) Lawson
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.41%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 353 (48.03%) AWS
2 323 (43.95%) Azure
3 96 (13.06%) GCP
4 84 (11.43%) SaaS
5 80 (10.88%) IaaS
6 77 (10.48%) PaaS
7 65 (8.84%) Microsoft 365
8 36 (4.90%) Serverless
9 27 (3.67%) Amazon S3
10 26 (3.54%) Power Platform
11 24 (3.27%) IBM Cloud
12 23 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (2.86%) BPaaS
14 20 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
15 17 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (2.31%) GitHub
16 14 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
17 13 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (1.63%) OpenShift
18 12 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.35%) Firewall
2 37 (5.03%) Internet
3 34 (4.63%) TCP/IP
4 29 (3.95%) VPN
5 25 (3.40%) DNS
6 21 (2.86%) WAAS
7 20 (2.72%) Network Security
8 19 (2.59%) WAN
9 17 (2.31%) LAN
10 13 (1.77%) Skype
11 12 (1.63%) H.323
11 12 (1.63%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.36%) SSL
13 9 (1.22%) BGP
13 9 (1.22%) DHCP
13 9 (1.22%) MPLS
13 9 (1.22%) SAN
13 9 (1.22%) Wireless
14 8 (1.09%) HTTP
14 8 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.25%) Relational Database
1 68 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.12%) Big Data
3 63 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 53 (7.21%) MySQL
5 27 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (3.67%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 26 (3.54%) OLTP
7 24 (3.27%) Power BI
8 21 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
11 17 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.04%) BigQuery
13 12 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.63%) DB2
14 11 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 81 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 35 (4.76%) GitLab
4 29 (3.95%) JIRA
5 25 (3.40%) Visual Studio
6 15 (2.04%) Selenium
6 15 (2.04%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.63%) Cypress.io
8 10 (1.36%) GoCD
9 8 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.09%) NUnit
9 8 (1.09%) Subversion
10 6 (0.82%) webpack
11 5 (0.68%) Gatling
11 5 (0.68%) JMeter
11 5 (0.68%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.68%) Maven
11 5 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.68%) The Grinder
11 5 (0.68%) Xdebug
General
1 113 (15.37%) Finance
2 46 (6.26%) Public Sector
3 37 (5.03%) Law
4 34 (4.63%) Banking
5 32 (4.35%) Marketing
5 32 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.72%) Legal
7 18 (2.45%) Private Banking
8 11 (1.50%) Publishing
9 10 (1.36%) Electronics
9 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.22%) Games
11 7 (0.95%) Automotive
12 6 (0.82%) Billing
12 6 (0.82%) Housing Association
12 6 (0.82%) Retail
13 5 (0.68%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 119 (16.19%) Developer
2 91 (12.38%) Architect
2 91 (12.38%) Software Engineer
3 47 (6.39%) Analyst
4 42 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (5.58%) Cloud Engineer
5 41 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
7 34 (4.63%) Azure Engineer
8 28 (3.81%) Applications Engineer
9 27 (3.67%) Python Engineer
9 27 (3.67%) Support Engineer
10 26 (3.54%) Consultant
10 26 (3.54%) Senior Developer
11 25 (3.40%) Applications Support
11 25 (3.40%) Cloud Developer
11 25 (3.40%) Java Developer
11 25 (3.40%) Security Analyst
12 24 (3.27%) Cloud Architect
12 24 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (13.61%) .NET
2 78 (10.61%) REST
3 75 (10.20%) CSS
4 61 (8.30%) React
4 61 (8.30%) Web Services
5 59 (8.03%) Node.js
6 57 (7.76%) HTML
7 53 (7.21%) Spring
8 49 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 41 (5.58%) .NET Core
10 40 (5.44%) ASP.NET
11 37 (5.03%) Spring Boot
12 35 (4.76%) Kafka
13 34 (4.63%) XML
14 31 (4.22%) SOAP
15 24 (3.27%) RESTful
16 23 (3.13%) jQuery
17 22 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (2.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 47 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (5.58%) Data Centre
5 35 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (4.49%) User Experience
7 31 (4.22%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.59%) CMDB
9 18 (2.45%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 16 (2.18%) Cloud Native
11 13 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
11 13 (1.77%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.63%) Internet of Things
13 11 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (1.22%) Driving Licence
15 9 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
15 9 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (16.87%) Linux
2 86 (11.70%) Windows
3 37 (5.03%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.45%) Unix
6 17 (2.31%) CentOS
7 15 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.90%) Windows 10
8 14 (1.90%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.09%) SUSE
11 7 (0.95%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.82%) Debian
12 6 (0.82%) VMS
13 5 (0.68%) Android
13 5 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.41%) Solaris
15 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (25.99%) DevOps
3 172 (23.40%) Software Engineering
4 113 (15.37%) Microservices
5 88 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
6 74 (10.07%) Computer Science
6 74 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (9.12%) ITIL
8 65 (8.84%) Scrum
9 62 (8.44%) Configuration Management
10 58 (7.89%) High Availability
10 58 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 56 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
11 56 (7.62%) Machine Learning
11 56 (7.62%) Open Source
11 56 (7.62%) TDD
12 55 (7.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 55 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 49 (6.67%) Information Security
13 49 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 192 (26.12%) Python
2 156 (21.22%) SQL
3 142 (19.32%) Java
4 134 (18.23%) JavaScript
5 106 (14.42%) C#
6 78 (10.61%) PowerShell
7 63 (8.57%) Go
8 45 (6.12%) Bash Shell
9 32 (4.35%) PHP
10 28 (3.81%) C++
10 28 (3.81%) Ruby
11 24 (3.27%) R
12 23 (3.13%) TypeScript
13 21 (2.86%) Java 8
14 20 (2.72%) T-SQL
15 18 (2.45%) C
16 10 (1.36%) ES6
17 9 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 9 (1.22%) Scala
18 6 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 110 (14.97%) Degree
2 59 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.85%) SC Cleared
4 37 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (4.35%) CISSP
6 30 (4.08%) CISM
7 28 (3.81%) CISA
8 24 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (2.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 20 (2.72%) Master's Degree
11 16 (2.18%) AWS Certification
11 16 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (1.77%) MCSE
13 9 (1.22%) CCNP
14 8 (1.09%) ACCA
14 8 (1.09%) MCITP
15 7 (0.95%) CCIE
15 7 (0.95%) MCTS
16 6 (0.82%) CEH
16 6 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.12%) QA
2 41 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (4.22%) HIPAA
4 21 (2.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 21 (2.86%) ITGC
5 14 (1.90%) SLA
6 13 (1.77%) COBIT
7 12 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.09%) NIST
9 7 (0.95%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.95%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.82%) GDPR
11 3 (0.41%) COSO
11 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.41%) NCSC
12 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.14%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 125 (17.01%) Docker
2 60 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (6.26%) Active Directory
4 33 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.90%) KVM
7 5 (0.68%) Firmware
7 5 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.54%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.41%) Xen
9 3 (0.41%) XenApp
9 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.27%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.27%) vSphere
11 1 (0.14%) Ceph
11 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 118 (16.05%) Kubernetes
2 60 (8.16%) Terraform
3 43 (5.85%) Ansible
4 20 (2.72%) Prometheus
5 19 (2.59%) Puppet
6 16 (2.18%) Grafana
7 11 (1.50%) SCCM
8 10 (1.36%) Rancher
8 10 (1.36%) Rundeck
9 8 (1.09%) Graphite
9 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.82%) Consul
11 6 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.82%) Packer
12 5 (0.68%) Kibana
13 4 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 137 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.80%) VMware
3 62 (8.44%) Google
4 60 (8.16%) Oracle
5 41 (5.58%) IBM
6 18 (2.45%) Cisco
7 17 (2.31%) SAP
8 14 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.50%) CA
10 10 (1.36%) Citrix
10 10 (1.36%) HP
10 10 (1.36%) JD Edwards
10 10 (1.36%) Remedy
10 10 (1.36%) Splunk
11 9 (1.22%) F5
11 9 (1.22%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.09%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.09%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.95%) Siebel
14 6 (0.82%) Cognos