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

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 432 481
Rank change year-on-year 0 +49 +20
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1201 1374 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.71% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.84% 5.67% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1141 977
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,600 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.59% +10.98% -7.27%
10th Percentile £32,425 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +5.26%

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 31287 24229 19632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.73% 12.46% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25748 20427 16067
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £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 September 2017.

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 21 September 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 -19 1107 £57,500 - 89
UK excluding London +6 613 £50,000 -7.41% 43
London -3 563 £65,000 +8.33% 52
South East -29 234 £50,000 -9.09% 16
East of England -6 108 £52,500 +5.00% 6
North of England -25 85 £42,500 -32.00% 6
Scotland +37 65 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Midlands +10 65 £65,000 +23.81% 4
North West -27 54 £37,500 -40.00% 2
South West +7 53 £50,000 +25.00% 5
West Midlands +7 46 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Yorkshire +22 27 £42,500 -40.77% 4
East Midlands +23 16 £40,000 -12.09% 2
North East +16 4 £40,000 -22.27%
Wales -8 4 £32,500 -24.42% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 446 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 400 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
3 364 (30.31%) Java
4 322 (26.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 316 (26.31%) Linux
6 276 (22.98%) SQL
7 275 (22.90%) JavaScript
8 265 (22.06%) Windows
9 264 (21.98%) Microsoft
10 252 (20.98%) Python
11 226 (18.82%) SQL Server
12 216 (17.99%) DevOps
13 215 (17.90%) Web Services
14 213 (17.74%) Degree
15 203 (16.90%) Software Engineering
16 197 (16.40%) CSS
17 188 (15.65%) HTML
18 176 (14.65%) Finance
18 176 (14.65%) Big Data
19 173 (14.40%) ITIL
20 162 (13.49%) AngularJS
21 158 (13.16%) Docker
22 156 (12.99%) VMware
23 155 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
23 155 (12.91%) NoSQL
24 141 (11.74%) C#
25 140 (11.66%) .NET
26 134 (11.16%) TDD
27 127 (10.57%) Windows Server
28 126 (10.49%) 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 83 (6.91%) Elasticsearch
2 63 (5.25%) Tomcat
3 56 (4.66%) Apache
4 48 (4.00%) Apache Spark
5 42 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 40 (3.33%) IIS
7 32 (2.66%) OpenStack
8 29 (2.41%) MS Exchange
8 29 (2.41%) nginx
9 24 (2.00%) Skype for Business
10 21 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (1.75%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.67%) SAS
12 19 (1.58%) Ethereum
12 19 (1.58%) Hyperledger
12 19 (1.58%) JBoss
13 16 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (1.17%) Apache Solr
15 13 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 19 (1.58%) SPSS
4 17 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.17%) Abaqus
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%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.083%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 8 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.42%) Eloqua
3 5 (0.42%) Magento
3 5 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.33%) R3 Corda
4 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.33%) RMDS
5 2 (0.17%) BASE24
5 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.083%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.083%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.083%) Unica
6 1 (0.083%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 446 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 322 (26.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (7.74%) SaaS
4 90 (7.49%) Office 365
5 57 (4.75%) IaaS
6 56 (4.66%) GitHub
7 54 (4.50%) PaaS
8 48 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (1.00%) Google App Engine
13 11 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.75%) G Suite
14 9 (0.75%) Loggly
15 7 (0.58%) Slack
15 7 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
16 6 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 91 (7.58%) Internet
2 86 (7.16%) Firewall
3 75 (6.24%) TCP/IP
4 53 (4.41%) DNS
5 47 (3.91%) LAN
6 45 (3.75%) VPN
6 45 (3.75%) WAN
7 36 (3.00%) IPsec
8 34 (2.83%) Wireless
9 33 (2.75%) VoIP
10 32 (2.66%) HTTP
11 27 (2.25%) SSL
12 26 (2.16%) DHCP
13 25 (2.08%) SAN
14 23 (1.92%) Skype
15 21 (1.75%) NetScaler
16 19 (1.58%) Network Security
17 18 (1.50%) SMTP
18 17 (1.42%) SNMP
19 14 (1.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 176 (14.65%) Big Data
3 155 (12.91%) NoSQL
4 122 (10.16%) MySQL
5 104 (8.66%) Hadoop
6 76 (6.33%) MongoDB
7 66 (5.50%) Relational Database
8 42 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (3.50%) Redis
9 39 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (2.83%) RDBMS
12 32 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 29 (2.41%) Apache Hive
14 27 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (2.16%) HBase
16 22 (1.83%) Blockchain
17 21 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (1.50%) InfluxDB
19 15 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 117 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 98 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 46 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (3.50%) Maven
5 38 (3.16%) Selenium
6 33 (2.75%) Subversion
7 28 (2.33%) JIRA
8 27 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 27 (2.25%) PHPUnit
8 27 (2.25%) Vagrant
9 26 (2.16%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.33%) JUnit
10 16 (1.33%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.17%) webpack
12 13 (1.08%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.00%) Babel
13 12 (1.00%) Codeception
14 11 (0.92%) gulp
15 10 (0.83%) Hudson
15 10 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 176 (14.65%) Finance
2 90 (7.49%) Retail
3 78 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 68 (5.66%) Marketing
5 44 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 36 (3.00%) Banking
6 36 (3.00%) Electronics
7 32 (2.66%) Advertising
7 32 (2.66%) Games
8 25 (2.08%) Publishing
9 14 (1.17%) Legal
10 13 (1.08%) Law
11 9 (0.75%) Front Office
12 8 (0.67%) Military
13 5 (0.42%) Billing
14 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
15 3 (0.25%) Back Office
15 3 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 311 (25.90%) Developer
2 201 (16.74%) Architect
3 100 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 83 (6.91%) Software Engineer
5 77 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 73 (6.08%) Analyst
7 69 (5.75%) Consultant
8 65 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
9 63 (5.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 61 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 52 (4.33%) .NET Developer
12 47 (3.91%) AWS Architect
13 45 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
13 45 (3.75%) Technical Architect
14 43 (3.58%) Graduate
14 43 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
15 40 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
16 38 (3.16%) Cloud Engineer
16 38 (3.16%) Support Analyst
17 36 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (17.90%) Web Services
2 197 (16.40%) CSS
3 188 (15.65%) HTML
4 162 (13.49%) AngularJS
5 140 (11.66%) .NET
6 92 (7.66%) REST
7 88 (7.33%) Node.js
8 85 (7.08%) Spring
9 83 (6.91%) HTML5
9 83 (6.91%) JSON
10 80 (6.66%) RESTful
11 74 (6.16%) ASP.NET
12 72 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 67 (5.58%) XML
14 66 (5.50%) jQuery
15 63 (5.25%) React
16 56 (4.66%) CSS3
17 51 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
18 42 (3.50%) .NET Framework
19 40 (3.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.49%) Computer Science
2 124 (10.32%) Data Centre
3 120 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (6.16%) Management Information System
5 56 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
6 55 (4.58%) User Experience
7 49 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 45 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
8 45 (3.75%) Internet of Things
9 41 (3.41%) Public Cloud
10 40 (3.33%) Private Cloud
11 32 (2.66%) Algorithms
12 31 (2.58%) Client/Server
13 29 (2.41%) Data Structures
13 29 (2.41%) Digital Media
14 26 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
15 25 (2.08%) Virtual Team
16 23 (1.92%) Mobile App
17 21 (1.75%) Fintech
17 21 (1.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 316 (26.31%) Linux
2 265 (22.06%) Windows
3 127 (10.57%) Windows Server
4 98 (8.16%) Unix
5 56 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (3.83%) CentOS
8 44 (3.66%) Android
9 40 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 29 (2.41%) Apple iOS
11 21 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (1.50%) Debian
13 17 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
14 10 (0.83%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.75%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.75%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (17.99%) DevOps
3 203 (16.90%) Software Engineering
4 173 (14.40%) ITIL
5 155 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (11.16%) TDD
7 117 (9.74%) Scrum
8 111 (9.24%) Test Automation
9 109 (9.08%) Presales
10 108 (8.99%) MVC
11 107 (8.91%) Analytics
12 105 (8.74%) Open Source
13 97 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
13 97 (8.08%) Microservices
13 97 (8.08%) TOGAF
14 93 (7.74%) Mentoring
15 90 (7.49%) Web Development
16 78 (6.49%) Project Management
17 72 (6.00%) OO
18 68 (5.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 364 (30.31%) Java
2 276 (22.98%) SQL
3 275 (22.90%) JavaScript
4 252 (20.98%) Python
5 141 (11.74%) C#
6 124 (10.32%) C++
7 104 (8.66%) C
8 100 (8.33%) PHP
9 79 (6.58%) PowerShell
10 74 (6.16%) Perl
11 55 (4.58%) Bash Shell
12 44 (3.66%) Scala
13 42 (3.50%) Ruby
14 41 (3.41%) Shell Script
15 33 (2.75%) Go
16 30 (2.50%) R
17 21 (1.75%) TypeScript
18 20 (1.67%) T-SQL
19 14 (1.17%) ES6
20 11 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 213 (17.74%) Degree
2 63 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 38 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (1.67%) MCSE
7 18 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.42%) Master's Degree
8 17 (1.42%) PhD
9 16 (1.33%) CCNA
10 14 (1.17%) MCSA
10 14 (1.17%) RHCE
11 11 (0.92%) CISSP
12 10 (0.83%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.67%) CISM
13 8 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.08%) QA
2 38 (3.16%) SLA
3 26 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.17%) GDPR
6 13 (1.08%) GCP
7 9 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.67%) COBIT
8 8 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.33%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.083%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.083%) PMO
10 1 (0.083%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 158 (13.16%) Docker
2 122 (10.16%) Active Directory
3 95 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (4.66%) vSphere
5 46 (3.83%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.33%) XenApp
7 15 (1.25%) HDFS
7 15 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.58%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.50%) KVM
11 6 (0.50%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.42%) vCloud
12 5 (0.42%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.33%) NFS
13 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 91 (7.58%) Puppet
2 75 (6.24%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (5.91%) Kubernetes
4 63 (5.25%) Ansible
5 36 (3.00%) SCCM
6 33 (2.75%) Terraform
7 29 (2.41%) Nagios
8 24 (2.00%) Grafana
9 20 (1.67%) Packer
10 17 (1.42%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.17%) CFEngine
12 12 (1.00%) Capistrano
12 12 (1.00%) Icinga
13 9 (0.75%) Consul
14 8 (0.67%) Mesos
14 8 (0.67%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.50%) rkt
16 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.42%) Salt
17 4 (0.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 264 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 156 (12.99%) VMware
3 120 (9.99%) Oracle
4 88 (7.33%) Cisco
5 69 (5.75%) Citrix
5 69 (5.75%) HP
6 55 (4.58%) Google
7 44 (3.66%) SAP
8 36 (3.00%) Red Hat
9 32 (2.66%) Adobe
9 32 (2.66%) New Relic
10 30 (2.50%) IBM
11 26 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (2.08%) CheckPoint
12 25 (2.08%) EMC
13 24 (2.00%) Teradata
14 23 (1.92%) NetApp
15 20 (1.67%) ArcSight
16 18 (1.50%) Hortonworks
16 18 (1.50%) Tableau