Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Google Workspace skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google Workspace over the 6 months to 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Workspace (formerly G Suite, Google Apps)
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 681 723 816
Rank change year-on-year +42 +93 +171
Permanent jobs citing Google Workspace 182 243 301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.53% 0.63% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 150 152 177
10th Percentile £21,880 £25,800 £25,000
25th Percentile £29,250 £30,375 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.22% +4.29% +4.48%
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,063 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,625 £68,625 £72,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £41,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -18.79% +26.92% +4.84%

Google Workspace 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 34,610 38,773 41,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.13% 34.90% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 28,413 31,940 33,483
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £39,263
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Google Workspace
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Google Workspace as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Google Workspace in the UK

Google Workspace
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Google Workspace.

Salary trend for Google Workspace in the UK

Google Workspace
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Google Workspace over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Google Workspace in the UK

Google Workspace
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Google Workspace within the UK over the 6 months to 17 April 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 +75 157 £39,000 +9.86% 39
UK excluding London +107 101 £33,500 -18.79% 26
London +55 74 £57,500 +64.29% 13
Work from Home -116 32 £39,000 -40.00% 7
South West +30 23 £32,500 -67.50% 4
South East +70 20 £36,000 +6.67% 6
North of England +20 17 £22,500 -50.00% 12
Midlands +60 14 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Scotland +6 13 £55,000 -6.78%
East Midlands +29 10 £28,250 +36.14% 1
Yorkshire -20 10 £22,500 -50.00% 2
Wales +45 7 £34,500 -11.54%
East of England +46 6 £34,500 -42.50% 3
North West +31 5 £65,000 +109.68% 7
West Midlands +20 4 £38,500 -14.44%
North East - 2 £45,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, IT jobs citing Google Workspace 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 Google Workspace.

1 109 (59.89%) Google
2 66 (36.26%) Active Directory
3 63 (34.62%) Microsoft 365
4 56 (30.77%) Windows
5 55 (30.22%) Microsoft
6 52 (28.57%) Azure
7 49 (26.92%) AWS
8 37 (20.33%) GCP
9 34 (18.68%) ITIL
10 33 (18.13%) Linux
11 32 (17.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 29 (15.93%) Finance
13 28 (15.38%) DNS
14 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Office
15 26 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
15 26 (14.29%) Windows Server
15 26 (14.29%) SaaS
16 25 (13.74%) PowerShell
16 25 (13.74%) Firewall
16 25 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (12.64%) JIRA
18 21 (11.54%) Jamf Pro
18 21 (11.54%) VMware
18 21 (11.54%) Python
19 20 (10.99%) DHCP
19 20 (10.99%) Slack
20 18 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (9.89%) Degree
20 18 (9.89%) Project Management

Google Workspace
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 12 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.30%) Confluence
4 4 (2.20%) Smallworld
5 3 (1.65%) WordPress
6 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.10%) nginx
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.20%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.65%) Figma
6 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.10%) Sketch
7 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.10%) BambooHR
Cloud Services
1 63 (34.62%) Microsoft 365
2 52 (28.57%) Azure
3 49 (26.92%) AWS
4 37 (20.33%) GCP
5 26 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (14.29%) SaaS
6 20 (10.99%) Slack
7 15 (8.24%) PaaS
8 8 (4.40%) Power Platform
9 7 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.75%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.75%) Serverless
11 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (2.20%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (2.20%) Asana
11 4 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (2.20%) AWS Fargate
11 4 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (2.20%) GitHub
11 4 (2.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.38%) DNS
2 25 (13.74%) Firewall
3 20 (10.99%) DHCP
4 14 (7.69%) SAN
4 14 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (6.59%) VPN
6 12 (6.59%) Wireless
7 10 (5.49%) Internet
8 9 (4.95%) Unified Communications
9 8 (4.40%) FTP
9 8 (4.40%) LAN
10 6 (3.30%) 5G
11 5 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.20%) Broadband
12 4 (2.20%) DKIM
12 4 (2.20%) DMARC
12 4 (2.20%) GPON
12 4 (2.20%) VLAN
12 4 (2.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (3.30%) BigQuery
1 6 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.20%) GIS
3 4 (2.20%) Redis
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.65%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.65%) MySQL
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 23 (12.64%) JIRA
2 4 (2.20%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.10%) Postman
4 2 (1.10%) RSpec
5 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.55%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Selenium
5 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (15.93%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Banking
2 16 (8.79%) Retail
3 10 (5.49%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.40%) Marketing
5 6 (3.30%) Publishing
6 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.65%) Advertising
7 3 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.10%) Games
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
8 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.55%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 30 (16.48%) Analyst
2 29 (15.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (12.09%) IT Engineer
4 18 (9.89%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.79%) IT Support
6 9 (4.95%) Administrator
6 9 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.40%) Developer
7 8 (4.40%) Field Engineer
7 8 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (4.40%) Server Analyst
7 8 (4.40%) Server Engineer
8 7 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (3.85%) Designer
8 7 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (3.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (3.30%) CyberArk Specialist
9 6 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.69%) Web Services
2 11 (6.04%) LDAP
3 8 (4.40%) HTML
4 5 (2.75%) React
4 5 (2.75%) SAML
5 4 (2.20%) CSS
5 4 (2.20%) REST
5 4 (2.20%) Serverless Framework
6 3 (1.65%) .NET
6 3 (1.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.10%) Celery
7 2 (1.10%) CSS3
7 2 (1.10%) Django
7 2 (1.10%) Material Design
7 2 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.10%) OpenID
7 2 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (6.59%) Cloud Native
2 9 (4.95%) Virtual Team
3 8 (4.40%) Social Media
4 7 (3.85%) User Experience
5 6 (3.30%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.75%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.20%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.20%) PKI
8 3 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.10%) CCTV
9 2 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.10%) FMCG
9 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.77%) Windows
2 33 (18.13%) Linux
3 26 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.24%) Windows 10
5 12 (6.59%) Mac OS
6 10 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.95%) Android
7 9 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (3.30%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.30%) Unix
11 4 (2.20%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.55%) Debian
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.68%) ITIL
2 32 (17.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (9.89%) Project Management
6 15 (8.24%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.59%) Scrum
7 12 (6.59%) Server Management
8 10 (5.49%) DevOps
8 10 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (4.95%) Decision-Making
9 9 (4.95%) Infrastructure as Code
9 9 (4.95%) ITSM
9 9 (4.95%) Project Delivery
9 9 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.40%) Antivirus Management
10 8 (4.40%) Computer Science
10 8 (4.40%) CRM
10 8 (4.40%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.40%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.74%) PowerShell
2 21 (11.54%) Python
3 15 (8.24%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.59%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.49%) Go
5 10 (5.49%) Google Apps Script
6 9 (4.95%) SQL
7 8 (4.40%) Java
8 5 (2.75%) PHP
9 3 (1.65%) C#
10 2 (1.10%) ES6
10 2 (1.10%) Perl
10 2 (1.10%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.10%) Ruby
10 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.10%) VBA
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.89%) Degree
2 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.40%) MCSE
4 7 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.85%) PMP
5 6 (3.30%) APMP
6 5 (2.75%) CCNA
6 5 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.20%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.20%) CCNP
7 4 (2.20%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.65%) HND
9 2 (1.10%) CISA
9 2 (1.10%) CISSP
9 2 (1.10%) CRISC
9 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) GDPR
2 9 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 8 (4.40%) NIST
4 7 (3.85%) PMO
5 6 (3.30%) NCSC
6 5 (2.75%) QA
7 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (36.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.49%) Docker
4 8 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.40%) Shibboleth
4 8 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.55%) pfSense
5 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.55%) XenApp
5 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (11.54%) Jamf Pro
2 13 (7.14%) Terraform
3 12 (6.59%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (6.04%) AirWatch
5 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (4.95%) Kubernetes
7 8 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (4.40%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (3.30%) Ansible
9 5 (2.75%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.65%) CASB
10 3 (1.65%) Istio
10 3 (1.65%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.10%) Nagios
11 2 (1.10%) Nessus
12 1 (0.55%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.55%) Plesk
12 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (59.89%) Google
2 55 (30.22%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.54%) VMware
4 15 (8.24%) Cisco
4 15 (8.24%) Citrix
5 12 (6.59%) HP
6 9 (4.95%) McAfee
6 9 (4.95%) SolarWinds
6 9 (4.95%) Sophos
7 8 (4.40%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.85%) Apple
8 7 (3.85%) CyberArk
9 6 (3.30%) Juniper
10 4 (2.20%) BT
10 4 (2.20%) Mapinfo
10 4 (2.20%) Openreach
10 4 (2.20%) Veeam
10 4 (2.20%) Virgin Media
11 3 (1.65%) Meraki
11 3 (1.65%) Okta