Period
to 23 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 655 564 818
Rank change year-on-year -91 +254 -42
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 480 800 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.15% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 388 534 289
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% -2.54%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,875 £95,000 £85,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +19.32%

Private Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 59,954 69,673 67,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.62% 40.54% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45,279 54,151 54,542
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Private Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Private Cloud.

Salary trend for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Private Cloud over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Private Cloud within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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 -89 446 £62,500 - 22
UK excluding London +6 301 £60,000 - 18
London -114 170 £70,000 - 6
South East -5 98 £60,000 +4.35% 4
North of England +18 72 £60,000 - 7
Midlands +42 60 £57,500 -4.17%
East of England +38 47 £55,000 -12.00% 1
North West +34 47 £60,000 -4.00% 3
West Midlands +16 36 £70,000 +16.67%
East Midlands +39 24 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland +13 17 £62,500 +47.06% 2
Yorkshire +3 17 £45,000 -25.00% 3
North East +25 12 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Wales +29 11 £45,000 -52.63%
South West +30 9 £46,250 -38.33% 4

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT jobs citing Private Cloud 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 Private Cloud.

1 282 (58.75%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (53.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 200 (41.67%) Linux
4 175 (36.46%) DevOps
5 166 (34.58%) Windows
6 150 (31.25%) Public Cloud
7 136 (28.33%) SQL
8 120 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (24.79%) Ansible
10 115 (23.96%) Firewall
11 110 (22.92%) VMware
12 103 (21.46%) Data Centre
13 96 (20.00%) IaaS
14 94 (19.58%) SaaS
15 90 (18.75%) Git (software)
15 90 (18.75%) Active Directory
16 89 (18.54%) Python
17 85 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 84 (17.50%) Migration
19 82 (17.08%) Jenkins
20 78 (16.25%) Microsoft
21 74 (15.42%) Cisco
22 72 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
23 70 (14.58%) Virtual Machines
23 70 (14.58%) Java
24 69 (14.38%) IIS
24 69 (14.38%) Puppet
25 68 (14.17%) Finance
26 66 (13.75%) ITIL
26 66 (13.75%) AWS CloudFormation

Private Cloud
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 69 (14.38%) IIS
2 39 (8.13%) Confluence
3 31 (6.46%) OpenStack
4 27 (5.63%) JBoss
4 27 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.54%) MS Exchange
6 16 (3.33%) Apache
7 11 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.08%) CMS
9 7 (1.46%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.04%) Hyperledger
11 4 (0.83%) nginx
11 4 (0.83%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.63%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.63%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.42%) SAS
13 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.42%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 10 (2.08%) SAP GRC
2 9 (1.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (1.67%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.83%) HFM
4 4 (0.83%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.42%) Exstream
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 282 (58.75%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (53.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (20.00%) IaaS
4 94 (19.58%) SaaS
5 72 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 66 (13.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 63 (13.13%) PaaS
8 61 (12.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 59 (12.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 59 (12.29%) Amazon EC2
9 59 (12.29%) Amazon S3
10 53 (11.04%) Office 365
11 38 (7.92%) Amazon SQS
12 33 (6.88%) OpenShift
13 31 (6.46%) Cloud Computing
14 21 (4.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (2.92%) GitHub
16 7 (1.46%) Azure Stack
17 6 (1.25%) Twilio
18 4 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 115 (23.96%) Firewall
2 58 (12.08%) Network Security
2 58 (12.08%) WAN
3 48 (10.00%) LAN
4 47 (9.79%) TCP/IP
5 46 (9.58%) Cisco ASA
6 41 (8.54%) DNS
7 33 (6.88%) Wireless
8 32 (6.67%) VPN
9 26 (5.42%) Unified Communications
10 23 (4.79%) SAN
10 23 (4.79%) Telepresence
11 16 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (2.92%) DHCP
12 14 (2.92%) Internet
13 13 (2.71%) VLAN
14 12 (2.50%) HTTP
15 10 (2.08%) MPLS
15 10 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.46%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 57 (11.88%) Amazon RDS
3 43 (8.96%) MySQL
4 38 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (6.88%) Relational Database
5 33 (6.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (5.83%) NoSQL
7 27 (5.63%) RDBMS
7 27 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 19 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (3.75%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.92%) SAP HANA
12 13 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.50%) Redis
14 11 (2.29%) Big Data
15 8 (1.67%) Hadoop
16 7 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
17 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 90 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 82 (17.08%) Jenkins
3 56 (11.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 53 (11.04%) TeamCity
5 41 (8.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 39 (8.13%) JIRA
7 38 (7.92%) Bitbucket Server
8 9 (1.88%) Subversion
9 6 (1.25%) git-flow
9 6 (1.25%) Maven
10 5 (1.04%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.63%) Selenium
11 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.42%) Ant
12 2 (0.42%) GitLab
12 2 (0.42%) JMeter
12 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.21%) IBM UrbanCode
13 1 (0.21%) RubyGems
General
1 68 (14.17%) Finance
2 21 (4.38%) Retail
3 14 (2.92%) Banking
3 14 (2.92%) Legal
4 13 (2.71%) Marketing
5 8 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.25%) Games
7 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.42%) Military
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
9 2 (0.42%) Social Science
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 156 (32.50%) Architect
2 70 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (11.04%) Cloud Architect
4 42 (8.75%) Solutions Architect
5 38 (7.92%) Cloud Engineer
5 38 (7.92%) Developer
6 34 (7.08%) Network Architect
7 30 (6.25%) Consultant
8 28 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
8 28 (5.83%) Security Architect
9 27 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
10 24 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
10 24 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 24 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 24 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 23 (4.79%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 22 (4.58%) Azure Architect
12 22 (4.58%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.58%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.71%) Web Services
2 20 (4.17%) .NET
3 17 (3.54%) RESTful
4 16 (3.33%) Node.js
5 15 (3.13%) Middleware
5 15 (3.13%) REST
6 12 (2.50%) HTML
6 12 (2.50%) OAuth
6 12 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (2.50%) SAML
7 11 (2.29%) Spring
8 10 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (2.08%) CSS
8 10 (2.08%) HTML5
9 8 (1.67%) Akka
9 8 (1.67%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (1.46%) CSS3
11 6 (1.25%) .NET Core
11 6 (1.25%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 150 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 103 (21.46%) Data Centre
3 47 (9.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
6 20 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.54%) Fintech
8 13 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (2.08%) CESG
11 9 (1.88%) User Experience
12 8 (1.67%) PKI
13 7 (1.46%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.46%) Replication
13 7 (1.46%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.25%) Cloud Native
14 6 (1.25%) SWIFT
15 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 200 (41.67%) Linux
2 166 (34.58%) Windows
3 50 (10.42%) Unix
4 29 (6.04%) Windows Server
5 22 (4.58%) CentOS
6 17 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.88%) AIX
7 9 (1.88%) OpenBSD
8 7 (1.46%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) Debian
10 2 (0.42%) Fedora
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) MVS
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (36.46%) DevOps
2 120 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (17.50%) Migration
4 66 (13.75%) ITIL
4 66 (13.75%) Presales
5 52 (10.83%) Open Source
6 51 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 46 (9.58%) TOGAF
8 44 (9.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 42 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (8.75%) Project Management
10 40 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 40 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (8.13%) Network Virtualisation
12 37 (7.71%) Computer Science
13 31 (6.46%) Cybersecurity
14 30 (6.25%) Load Balancing
14 30 (6.25%) Microservices
14 30 (6.25%) Scrum
15 28 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 136 (28.33%) SQL
2 89 (18.54%) Python
3 70 (14.58%) Java
4 51 (10.63%) Bash Shell
5 43 (8.96%) Ruby
6 40 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 39 (8.13%) C#
8 35 (7.29%) Perl
9 20 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.50%) C
11 7 (1.46%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.04%) C++
12 5 (1.04%) ES7
12 5 (1.04%) ES8
12 5 (1.04%) Scala
13 4 (0.83%) PHP
14 3 (0.63%) F#
14 3 (0.63%) Java 8
14 3 (0.63%) R
14 3 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (10.83%) Degree
2 50 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (8.96%) CCNP
4 17 (3.54%) MCSE
4 17 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.71%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.29%) MCSA
7 10 (2.08%) CISSP
8 8 (1.67%) CCNA
8 8 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.46%) AWS Certification
9 7 (1.46%) CISM
9 7 (1.46%) Master's Degree
10 6 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (1.25%) CISA
10 6 (1.25%) MBA
11 3 (0.63%) CCSA
11 3 (0.63%) CCSE
11 3 (0.63%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (6.46%) GDPR
3 25 (5.21%) SLA
4 19 (3.96%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.88%) ISO 9000
5 9 (1.88%) QA
6 7 (1.46%) COBIT
7 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.42%) RMADS
9 1 (0.21%) PSD2
9 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 90 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 85 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (14.58%) Virtual Machines
4 56 (11.67%) Docker
5 28 (5.83%) Hyper-V
6 27 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (3.54%) vSphere
8 15 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (2.71%) vCloud
10 9 (1.88%) Postfix
10 9 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.67%) VMware NSX
12 5 (1.04%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 4 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.63%) Varnish
15 1 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.21%) UAG
15 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 119 (24.79%) Ansible
2 69 (14.38%) Puppet
3 50 (10.42%) Kubernetes
4 48 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (7.71%) Terraform
6 9 (1.88%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.67%) Salt
7 8 (1.67%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.25%) Nagios
9 5 (1.04%) Packer
9 5 (1.04%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.83%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.83%) SCCM
10 4 (0.83%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.63%) ArcSight ESM
11 3 (0.63%) Graphite
11 3 (0.63%) Graylog
11 3 (0.63%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.63%) logstash
11 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 110 (22.92%) VMware
2 78 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 74 (15.42%) Cisco
4 53 (11.04%) Oracle
5 41 (8.54%) New Relic
6 38 (7.92%) IBM
6 38 (7.92%) Trend Micro
7 33 (6.88%) Google
8 22 (4.58%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.96%) Sun
10 18 (3.75%) NetApp
11 17 (3.54%) SAP
12 15 (3.13%) Dell
12 15 (3.13%) Meraki
13 11 (2.29%) F5
14 9 (1.88%) Splunk
15 8 (1.67%) AppDynamics
15 8 (1.67%) EMC
15 8 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (1.46%) Juniper