Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 414 460
Rank change year-on-year +42 +46 +53
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,422 1,267 1,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.96% 5.22% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 890 1,102
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -2.78%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%

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 35,873 24,287 21,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.59% 13.91% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29,696 20,348 18,316
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +29 1,298 £60,000 +0.99% 206
London +53 701 £65,000 - 97
UK excluding London +6 687 £52,500 - 121
South East -66 208 £60,000 -1.64% 38
East of England +56 149 £55,000 +15.79% 28
North of England +51 143 £50,000 -4.76% 25
North West -2 79 £50,000 -4.76% 17
Scotland -18 67 £54,000 +27.06% 10
Midlands -38 54 £62,500 +47.06% 9
Yorkshire +38 49 £50,000 -19.35% 5
South West +1 42 £47,500 - 9
West Midlands -16 31 £57,500 +27.78% 6
East Midlands +8 23 £62,500 +47.06% 3
Northern Ireland - 17 £45,000 - 1
North East -14 15 £60,000 - 3
Wales +13 11 £40,000 -32.49% 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 605 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
2 529 (37.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 448 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
4 376 (26.44%) Linux
5 374 (26.30%) Microsoft
6 356 (25.04%) Java
7 329 (23.14%) Python
8 306 (21.52%) SQL
9 298 (20.96%) DevOps
10 278 (19.55%) Finance
11 272 (19.13%) Windows
12 260 (18.28%) Degree
13 254 (17.86%) SQL Server
14 241 (16.95%) JavaScript
15 240 (16.88%) Docker
16 222 (15.61%) Web Services
17 190 (13.36%) NoSQL
18 189 (13.29%) SaaS
19 185 (13.01%) Git (software)
20 180 (12.66%) Office 365
21 176 (12.38%) Software Engineering
22 166 (11.67%) TDD
23 165 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
24 157 (11.04%) Oracle
25 152 (10.69%) Telecoms
26 151 (10.62%) PaaS
27 150 (10.55%) VMware
28 149 (10.48%) Test Automation
29 148 (10.41%) Open Source
29 148 (10.41%) Analytics

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 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 51 (3.59%) Apache
4 46 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 40 (2.81%) Apache Spark
5 40 (2.81%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.53%) IIS
7 35 (2.46%) Ethereum
8 33 (2.32%) SAS
9 32 (2.25%) nginx
9 32 (2.25%) OpenStack
10 26 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
12 24 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (1.41%) WebSphere
14 19 (1.34%) JBoss
15 17 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (0.91%) Skype for Business
18 12 (0.84%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 37 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.69%) SPSS
4 15 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.28%) Mingle
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.070%) Weka
Business Applications
1 31 (2.18%) Distributed Ledger
2 22 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.41%) NetSuite
4 19 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
6 7 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.35%) Lawson
9 3 (0.21%) R3 Corda
9 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.14%) RMDS
11 1 (0.070%) CSG Singleview
11 1 (0.070%) FastStats
11 1 (0.070%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.070%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 605 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
2 529 (37.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (13.29%) SaaS
4 180 (12.66%) Office 365
5 151 (10.62%) PaaS
6 141 (9.92%) IaaS
7 67 (4.71%) GitHub
8 63 (4.43%) Serverless
9 61 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
13 22 (1.55%) IBM Cloud
14 20 (1.41%) Amazon S3
15 18 (1.27%) Bluemix
16 17 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 12 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
19 11 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 10 (0.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 116 (8.16%) DNS
2 114 (8.02%) Firewall
3 99 (6.96%) TCP/IP
4 89 (6.26%) VPN
5 70 (4.92%) Internet
6 66 (4.64%) Network Security
7 60 (4.22%) HTTP
8 53 (3.73%) DHCP
9 49 (3.45%) IPsec
10 43 (3.02%) WAN
11 39 (2.74%) Wireless
12 32 (2.25%) SAN
13 29 (2.04%) LAN
14 27 (1.90%) VoIP
15 23 (1.62%) VLAN
16 21 (1.48%) Wireless Security
17 19 (1.34%) SSL
18 18 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
18 18 (1.27%) VPLS
19 16 (1.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 190 (13.36%) NoSQL
3 141 (9.92%) MySQL
4 133 (9.35%) Relational Database
5 128 (9.00%) Big Data
6 105 (7.38%) MongoDB
7 80 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
8 62 (4.36%) Hadoop
8 62 (4.36%) Redis
9 60 (4.22%) RDBMS
10 55 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
11 48 (3.38%) Blockchain
12 47 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 43 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 34 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 29 (2.04%) HBase
17 27 (1.90%) Neo4j
18 20 (1.41%) QlikView
19 18 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 185 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 142 (9.99%) Jenkins
3 62 (4.36%) Subversion
4 55 (3.87%) Maven
5 43 (3.02%) Selenium
6 35 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 35 (2.46%) Vagrant
7 32 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 27 (1.90%) Visual Studio
9 25 (1.76%) JIRA
9 25 (1.76%) JUnit
10 24 (1.69%) gulp
11 23 (1.62%) Ant
12 21 (1.48%) Gradle
13 19 (1.34%) Babel
14 17 (1.20%) Hudson
14 17 (1.20%) Mocha
15 16 (1.13%) Mercurial
General
1 278 (19.55%) Finance
2 152 (10.69%) Telecoms
3 97 (6.82%) Retail
4 62 (4.36%) Banking
5 60 (4.22%) Marketing
6 50 (3.52%) Games
7 24 (1.69%) Advertising
7 24 (1.69%) Legal
8 20 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.91%) Mandarin Language
10 11 (0.77%) Electronics
10 11 (0.77%) German Language
10 11 (0.77%) Publishing
10 11 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.70%) Law
12 8 (0.56%) French Language
12 8 (0.56%) Front Office
13 7 (0.49%) Back Office
14 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 333 (23.42%) Developer
2 202 (14.21%) Architect
3 108 (7.59%) Java Developer
4 87 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 86 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 85 (5.98%) Analyst
7 83 (5.84%) Consultant
8 78 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
9 74 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 72 (5.06%) Senior Developer
11 67 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
12 54 (3.80%) Technical Architect
13 51 (3.59%) .NET Developer
14 49 (3.45%) C# Developer
15 47 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
16 45 (3.16%) Node.js Developer
17 44 (3.09%) Software Developer
18 42 (2.95%) AWS Architect
18 42 (2.95%) Infrastructure Manager
19 41 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (15.61%) Web Services
2 139 (9.77%) .NET
3 138 (9.70%) HTML
4 128 (9.00%) CSS
5 125 (8.79%) Node.js
6 115 (8.09%) AngularJS
7 107 (7.52%) REST
8 94 (6.61%) Spring
9 89 (6.26%) JSON
10 83 (5.84%) RESTful
11 68 (4.78%) Middleware
12 65 (4.57%) React
13 59 (4.15%) HTML5
14 55 (3.87%) Spring Boot
14 55 (3.87%) XML
15 49 (3.45%) ASP.NET
16 48 (3.38%) CSS3
17 42 (2.95%) Hibernate
18 37 (2.60%) Spring MVC
19 33 (2.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 141 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 140 (9.85%) Data Centre
3 129 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (8.02%) Management Information System
5 77 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (4.92%) Public Cloud
7 57 (4.01%) Algorithms
8 53 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 48 (3.38%) Private Cloud
10 43 (3.02%) Fintech
11 42 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
12 39 (2.74%) Virtual Team
13 36 (2.53%) Data Structures
14 30 (2.11%) Bitcoin
15 27 (1.90%) Mainframe
16 25 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 23 (1.62%) Internet of Things
18 22 (1.55%) User Experience
19 20 (1.41%) Replication
20 19 (1.34%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 376 (26.44%) Linux
2 272 (19.13%) Windows
3 133 (9.35%) Unix
4 131 (9.21%) Windows Server
5 57 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (2.88%) CentOS
8 38 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (1.90%) Ubuntu
10 25 (1.76%) Android
11 24 (1.69%) Windows 7
12 23 (1.62%) Debian
13 17 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (1.13%) VMS
15 15 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 15 (1.05%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.49%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.35%) Solaris
19 4 (0.28%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (20.96%) DevOps
3 176 (12.38%) Software Engineering
4 166 (11.67%) TDD
5 165 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
6 149 (10.48%) Test Automation
7 148 (10.41%) Analytics
7 148 (10.41%) Open Source
8 144 (10.13%) ITIL
9 137 (9.63%) Project Management
10 133 (9.35%) Presales
11 129 (9.07%) Configuration Management
12 125 (8.79%) Scrum
13 106 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (7.24%) Microservices
15 100 (7.03%) MVC
16 96 (6.75%) High Availability
17 95 (6.68%) Machine Learning
18 84 (5.91%) TOGAF
19 83 (5.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 356 (25.04%) Java
2 329 (23.14%) Python
3 306 (21.52%) SQL
4 241 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 142 (9.99%) C#
6 114 (8.02%) Perl
7 101 (7.10%) C++
8 87 (6.12%) Ruby
9 80 (5.63%) C
10 78 (5.49%) PowerShell
11 72 (5.06%) PHP
12 71 (4.99%) Bash Shell
13 66 (4.64%) ES6
14 42 (2.95%) R
15 39 (2.74%) Shell Script
16 34 (2.39%) Scala
17 29 (2.04%) Solidity
18 25 (1.76%) Go
19 15 (1.05%) VB.NET
20 11 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 260 (18.28%) Degree
2 69 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (3.66%) MCSE
5 45 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 37 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 37 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 35 (2.46%) Master's Degree
8 27 (1.90%) PhD
9 22 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.48%) PMI Certification
11 19 (1.34%) PMP
12 18 (1.27%) CCNA
13 17 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
14 16 (1.13%) CISSP
15 12 (0.84%) MCSD
16 9 (0.63%) A+ Certification
16 9 (0.63%) CAPM
16 9 (0.63%) MCSA
17 8 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.13%) QA
2 59 (4.15%) SLA
3 21 (1.48%) GDPR
4 20 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.77%) GCP
6 11 (0.77%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 8 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
8 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.28%) COBIT
9 4 (0.28%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.14%) IFRS
10 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.14%) PMO
10 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.070%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.070%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 240 (16.88%) Docker
2 143 (10.06%) Active Directory
3 106 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 43 (3.02%) vSphere
6 39 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (2.39%) XenApp
8 18 (1.27%) KVM
9 16 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.98%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.84%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.63%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.63%) HDFS
13 8 (0.56%) LXC
13 8 (0.56%) oVirt
13 8 (0.56%) RHEV
14 7 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.42%) Ceph
15 6 (0.42%) GPFS
15 6 (0.42%) Squid
Systems Management
1 139 (9.77%) Ansible
2 115 (8.09%) Puppet
3 111 (7.81%) Kubernetes
4 108 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (3.38%) Terraform
6 43 (3.02%) SCCM
7 32 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (1.62%) Salt
9 17 (1.20%) Nessus
10 16 (1.13%) logstash
10 16 (1.13%) Mesos
11 12 (0.84%) Icinga
11 12 (0.84%) Kibana
11 12 (0.84%) Packer
11 12 (0.84%) SCVMM
12 11 (0.77%) Grafana
12 11 (0.77%) vCenter Server
13 10 (0.70%) FortiGate
13 10 (0.70%) Nagios
14 8 (0.56%) rkt
Vendors
1 374 (26.30%) Microsoft
2 157 (11.04%) Oracle
3 150 (10.55%) VMware
4 136 (9.56%) Cisco
5 91 (6.40%) Google
6 75 (5.27%) Citrix
7 58 (4.08%) HP
8 41 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 39 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (2.46%) IBM
10 35 (2.46%) SAP
11 30 (2.11%) Tableau
12 22 (1.55%) CheckPoint
12 22 (1.55%) Splunk
13 21 (1.48%) Teradata
14 20 (1.41%) Juniper
14 20 (1.41%) Netezza
15 19 (1.34%) JD Edwards
16 18 (1.27%) Capita
16 18 (1.27%) Sophos