Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 436 436 469
Rank change year-on-year 0 +33 +52
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1159 1312 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.65% 5.40% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1077 972
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% -4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £29,050
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +11.11%

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 31736 24283 19957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.23% 12.71% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26104 20402 16431
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -12 1044 £60,000 +6.01% 61
UK excluding London -10 599 £52,500 -0.94% 43
London +4 526 £65,000 +8.33% 22
South East -43 228 £52,500 -4.55% 16
East of England +4 94 £50,000 - 6
North of England -5 80 £42,500 -19.05% 10
Scotland +32 69 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Midlands +31 64 £65,000 +30.00% 6
North West -31 52 £45,000 -14.29%
West Midlands +18 50 £65,000 +18.18% 2
South West +7 50 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire +19 22 £42,500 -40.77% 10
East Midlands +25 11 £32,500 -27.78% 4
Wales +4 8 £36,500 -15.12% 2
North East +20 6 £40,000 -11.60%
Northern Ireland -22 6 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 441 (38.05%) Amazon AWS
2 412 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (30.80%) Java
4 318 (27.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 317 (27.35%) Linux
6 267 (23.04%) SQL
7 260 (22.43%) Microsoft
8 259 (22.35%) Python
9 236 (20.36%) Windows
10 234 (20.19%) JavaScript
11 218 (18.81%) SQL Server
12 199 (17.17%) Software Engineering
13 197 (17.00%) Degree
14 196 (16.91%) Web Services
14 196 (16.91%) DevOps
15 177 (15.27%) Big Data
16 170 (14.67%) CSS
17 168 (14.50%) ITIL
18 167 (14.41%) Finance
19 164 (14.15%) HTML
20 143 (12.34%) Docker
21 141 (12.17%) AngularJS
22 140 (12.08%) VMware
22 140 (12.08%) NoSQL
23 138 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
23 138 (11.91%) C#
24 135 (11.65%) .NET
25 128 (11.04%) C++
25 128 (11.04%) TDD
26 122 (10.53%) MySQL

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 72 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (4.75%) Apache
3 54 (4.66%) Tomcat
4 50 (4.31%) Apache Spark
5 39 (3.36%) IIS
6 38 (3.28%) OpenStack
6 38 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 23 (1.98%) SAS
8 20 (1.73%) MS Exchange
8 20 (1.73%) nginx
9 17 (1.47%) Skype for Business
10 16 (1.38%) Ethereum
10 16 (1.38%) Hyperledger
11 14 (1.21%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.12%) JBoss
13 11 (0.95%) Apache Pig
13 11 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.86%) Documentum
14 10 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 20 (1.73%) SPSS
4 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.17%) InVision
7 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.086%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.086%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.086%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) R3 Corda
2 6 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.35%) RMDS
4 3 (0.26%) Magento
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.17%) BASE24
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.086%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.086%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.086%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.086%) Unica
6 1 (0.086%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 441 (38.05%) Amazon AWS
2 318 (27.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (8.63%) Office 365
4 86 (7.42%) SaaS
5 59 (5.09%) PaaS
6 58 (5.00%) IaaS
7 57 (4.92%) GitHub
8 54 (4.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 26 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (1.04%) Google App Engine
12 12 (1.04%) Serverless
12 12 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.78%) G Suite
14 7 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
16 5 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.25%) Internet
2 83 (7.16%) TCP/IP
3 69 (5.95%) Firewall
4 54 (4.66%) DNS
5 44 (3.80%) VPN
6 38 (3.28%) IPsec
7 29 (2.50%) LAN
7 29 (2.50%) WAN
8 28 (2.42%) HTTP
9 25 (2.16%) Wireless
10 24 (2.07%) VoIP
11 23 (1.98%) Network Security
12 22 (1.90%) SSL
13 20 (1.73%) DHCP
13 20 (1.73%) SAN
14 17 (1.47%) NetScaler
15 15 (1.29%) Ethernet
15 15 (1.29%) SMTP
16 14 (1.21%) Skype
17 13 (1.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 177 (15.27%) Big Data
3 140 (12.08%) NoSQL
4 122 (10.53%) MySQL
5 103 (8.89%) Hadoop
6 74 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 71 (6.13%) MongoDB
8 44 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 36 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (3.02%) RDBMS
12 31 (2.67%) Apache Hive
12 31 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (2.50%) Redis
15 24 (2.07%) HBase
16 22 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
17 20 (1.73%) Blockchain
18 13 (1.12%) QlikView
19 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 119 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 95 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 37 (3.19%) Maven
4 33 (2.85%) Subversion
4 33 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (2.59%) JIRA
6 25 (2.16%) Cucumber
7 24 (2.07%) Selenium
8 23 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.64%) Hudson
10 18 (1.55%) PHPUnit
10 18 (1.55%) Vagrant
11 17 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.12%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.12%) gulp
12 13 (1.12%) webpack
13 12 (1.04%) Codeception
13 12 (1.04%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.95%) Babel
General
1 167 (14.41%) Finance
2 112 (9.66%) Retail
3 86 (7.42%) Telecoms
4 62 (5.35%) Marketing
5 43 (3.71%) Games
5 43 (3.71%) Manufacturing
6 40 (3.45%) Banking
7 35 (3.02%) Electronics
8 26 (2.24%) Advertising
9 20 (1.73%) Publishing
10 13 (1.12%) Legal
11 12 (1.04%) Front Office
11 12 (1.04%) Law
12 8 (0.69%) Military
13 4 (0.35%) French Language
13 4 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
14 3 (0.26%) Billing
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 292 (25.19%) Developer
2 183 (15.79%) Architect
3 98 (8.46%) Java Developer
4 89 (7.68%) Software Engineer
5 69 (5.95%) Consultant
6 62 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 58 (5.00%) Analyst
7 58 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 57 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 55 (4.75%) Senior Developer
10 49 (4.23%) .NET Developer
10 49 (4.23%) AWS Architect
11 47 (4.06%) Technical Architect
12 44 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
13 42 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
14 41 (3.54%) Cloud Architect
14 41 (3.54%) Software Developer
15 40 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
16 35 (3.02%) C# Developer
17 33 (2.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (16.91%) Web Services
2 170 (14.67%) CSS
3 164 (14.15%) HTML
4 141 (12.17%) AngularJS
5 135 (11.65%) .NET
6 90 (7.77%) Spring
7 84 (7.25%) HTML5
8 81 (6.99%) Node.js
9 79 (6.82%) JSON
10 78 (6.73%) RESTful
11 71 (6.13%) REST
12 67 (5.78%) React
13 66 (5.69%) ASP.NET
14 61 (5.26%) jQuery
15 56 (4.83%) CSS3
16 55 (4.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (4.40%) XML
18 46 (3.97%) Middleware
19 42 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
20 37 (3.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 121 (10.44%) Computer Science
2 116 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 78 (6.73%) Management Information System
5 59 (5.09%) User Experience
6 52 (4.49%) Public Cloud
7 51 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (4.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 44 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
10 43 (3.71%) Private Cloud
11 41 (3.54%) Internet of Things
12 33 (2.85%) Algorithms
13 26 (2.24%) Virtual Team
14 25 (2.16%) Data Structures
14 25 (2.16%) Fintech
15 24 (2.07%) Client/Server
16 23 (1.98%) Digital Media
17 22 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 21 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
18 21 (1.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 317 (27.35%) Linux
2 236 (20.36%) Windows
3 111 (9.58%) Windows Server
4 101 (8.71%) Unix
5 48 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (3.80%) Android
7 43 (3.71%) CentOS
7 43 (3.71%) Ubuntu
8 27 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (2.24%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.47%) Debian
12 15 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.78%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.69%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (17.17%) Software Engineering
3 196 (16.91%) DevOps
4 168 (14.50%) ITIL
5 138 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
6 128 (11.04%) TDD
7 119 (10.27%) Open Source
8 118 (10.18%) Scrum
9 111 (9.58%) Analytics
10 107 (9.23%) Presales
11 102 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
11 102 (8.80%) Microservices
12 95 (8.20%) MVC
13 92 (7.94%) Mentoring
14 87 (7.51%) Test Automation
14 87 (7.51%) Web Development
15 85 (7.33%) Project Management
16 81 (6.99%) TOGAF
17 79 (6.82%) Machine Learning
18 74 (6.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 357 (30.80%) Java
2 267 (23.04%) SQL
3 259 (22.35%) Python
4 234 (20.19%) JavaScript
5 138 (11.91%) C#
6 128 (11.04%) C++
7 94 (8.11%) C
8 89 (7.68%) PHP
9 87 (7.51%) Perl
10 75 (6.47%) PowerShell
11 48 (4.14%) Bash Shell
12 47 (4.06%) Ruby
13 43 (3.71%) Scala
13 43 (3.71%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.93%) R
15 31 (2.67%) Go
16 18 (1.55%) TypeScript
17 17 (1.47%) ES6
18 13 (1.12%) VB.NET
19 12 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 197 (17.00%) Degree
2 65 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (4.75%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 30 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (2.07%) PhD
7 20 (1.73%) Master's Degree
8 19 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.47%) CCNA
9 17 (1.47%) MCSE
10 16 (1.38%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.95%) CISSP
11 11 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.95%) RHCE
12 10 (0.86%) MCSA
13 8 (0.69%) CCDA
13 8 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.60%) CISM
14 7 (0.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.30%) QA
2 44 (3.80%) SLA
3 21 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.12%) GCP
5 13 (1.12%) GDPR
6 9 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.69%) COBIT
8 6 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.43%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.26%) PMO
10 3 (0.26%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.086%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.086%) PMBOK
System Software
1 143 (12.34%) Docker
2 121 (10.44%) Active Directory
3 92 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (5.18%) vSphere
5 30 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.29%) HDFS
6 15 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.86%) KVM
8 10 (0.86%) XenApp
8 10 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.78%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.69%) oVirt
10 8 (0.69%) RHEV
11 6 (0.52%) Ceph
11 6 (0.52%) GPFS
11 6 (0.52%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 6 (0.52%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 105 (9.06%) Puppet
2 85 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (6.13%) Ansible
4 69 (5.95%) Kubernetes
5 39 (3.36%) SCCM
6 37 (3.19%) Terraform
7 22 (1.90%) Nagios
8 16 (1.38%) Icinga
8 16 (1.38%) Packer
9 15 (1.29%) CFEngine
9 15 (1.29%) Grafana
10 13 (1.12%) ZABBIX
11 12 (1.04%) Capistrano
11 12 (1.04%) Mesos
11 12 (1.04%) vCenter Server
12 9 (0.78%) Consul
13 8 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.69%) rkt
14 5 (0.43%) Salt
15 4 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 260 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 140 (12.08%) VMware
3 106 (9.15%) Oracle
4 84 (7.25%) Cisco
5 72 (6.21%) HP
6 65 (5.61%) Google
7 57 (4.92%) Citrix
8 45 (3.88%) SAP
9 40 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 24 (2.07%) EMC
11 22 (1.90%) Adobe
11 22 (1.90%) IBM
12 21 (1.81%) Teradata
13 19 (1.64%) ArcSight
13 19 (1.64%) New Relic
14 18 (1.55%) Jaspersoft
14 18 (1.55%) Tableau
15 17 (1.47%) CheckPoint
15 17 (1.47%) Hortonworks
15 17 (1.47%) Salesforce.com