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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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 615 596 593
Rank change year-on-year -19 -3 +75
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 739 327 361
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.93% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 435 239 281
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,500 £35,750
25th Percentile £49,375 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,823 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.12% +4.17% -4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%

Private Cloud is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 74,110 35,138 33,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.40% 38.25% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32,703 23,740 26,519
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.83% +4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £101,750 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Private Cloud.

Salary trend for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Private Cloud over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -12 657 £68,823 +10.12% 65
Work from Home -79 350 £70,000 +7.69% 25
UK excluding London -60 329 £60,000 - 40
London -24 328 £80,000 +18.52% 26
South East -50 148 £70,000 +3.70% 6
North of England -70 65 £52,500 +9.95% 9
Midlands -52 50 £50,000 -28.57% 9
West Midlands -32 40 £47,500 -36.67% 3
North West -72 36 £52,500 +5.00% 7
East of England -59 34 £70,000 +16.67% 6
Yorkshire -38 27 £61,650 +64.40% 2
Scotland -62 20 £58,750 -5.24% 3
South West -34 15 £60,000 +33.33% 6
North East -6 11 £110,000 +124.49%
East Midlands -39 10 £55,000 -8.33% 6

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 403 (54.53%) DevOps
2 391 (52.91%) Azure
3 364 (49.26%) AWS
4 264 (35.72%) CI/CD
5 263 (35.59%) Terraform
6 242 (32.75%) Agile
7 237 (32.07%) Kubernetes
8 215 (29.09%) Linux
9 210 (28.42%) Ansible
10 205 (27.74%) Python
11 192 (25.98%) Docker
12 188 (25.44%) Infrastructure as Code
12 188 (25.44%) Windows
13 168 (22.73%) VMware
14 159 (21.52%) Public Cloud
15 156 (21.11%) Social Skills
16 154 (20.84%) Problem-Solving
16 154 (20.84%) Jenkins
17 153 (20.70%) GCP
18 148 (20.03%) Finance
19 146 (19.76%) SaaS
20 137 (18.54%) Configuration Management
21 134 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
22 128 (17.32%) PaaS
23 127 (17.19%) Microsoft
24 124 (16.78%) Mentoring
25 114 (15.43%) Puppet
26 113 (15.29%) Data Centre
27 112 (15.16%) Git (software)
28 111 (15.02%) Migration

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 65 (8.80%) IIS
2 59 (7.98%) OpenStack
3 38 (5.14%) Apache
4 37 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (4.87%) Tomcat
6 25 (3.38%) nginx
7 17 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.95%) SAS
9 6 (0.81%) Apache TomEE
9 6 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.54%) Confluence
10 4 (0.54%) OpenWhisk
11 3 (0.41%) Captiva
11 3 (0.41%) FileNet
11 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.14%) Camunda
Applications
1 16 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.08%) Campfire
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 391 (52.91%) Azure
2 364 (49.26%) AWS
3 153 (20.70%) GCP
4 146 (19.76%) SaaS
5 128 (17.32%) PaaS
6 80 (10.83%) IaaS
7 70 (9.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 68 (9.20%) Serverless
9 57 (7.71%) Microsoft 365
9 57 (7.71%) OpenShift
10 31 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (4.06%) Azure Active Directory
12 28 (3.79%) GitHub
13 19 (2.57%) Amazon EKS
14 16 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (2.17%) MinIO
15 12 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (1.62%) Apigee
16 11 (1.49%) Amazon S3
16 11 (1.49%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 109 (14.75%) Firewall
2 90 (12.18%) DNS
3 42 (5.68%) Internet
4 38 (5.14%) TCP/IP
5 35 (4.74%) DHCP
6 32 (4.33%) WAN
7 24 (3.25%) DMZ
7 24 (3.25%) SAN
8 23 (3.11%) BGP
8 23 (3.11%) OSPF
9 22 (2.98%) SD-WAN
10 21 (2.84%) IPv6
10 21 (2.84%) Network Security
11 18 (2.44%) LAN
12 17 (2.30%) Broadband
13 16 (2.17%) NAS
14 15 (2.03%) FTP
14 15 (2.03%) MPLS
15 14 (1.89%) SSL
15 14 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.28%) NoSQL
3 36 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (4.47%) MySQL
5 30 (4.06%) MongoDB
5 30 (4.06%) Oracle Database
6 27 (3.65%) Hadoop
7 25 (3.38%) Big Data
8 24 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
8 24 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (2.98%) JasperReports
9 22 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (2.17%) ArangoDB
11 10 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
11 10 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.08%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.81%) Power BI
15 5 (0.68%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 154 (20.84%) Jenkins
2 112 (15.16%) Git (software)
3 71 (9.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 61 (8.25%) GitLab
5 59 (7.98%) CircleCI
6 50 (6.77%) Selenium
7 44 (5.95%) Cucumber
7 44 (5.95%) GoCD
8 34 (4.60%) Bitbucket
9 29 (3.92%) Maven
10 23 (3.11%) Artifactory
11 18 (2.44%) TeamCity
12 17 (2.30%) JIRA
13 16 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (2.17%) Gradle
14 15 (2.03%) SonarQube
14 15 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (2.03%) Travis CI
15 8 (1.08%) Terragrunt
16 6 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 156 (21.11%) Social Skills
2 148 (20.03%) Finance
3 103 (13.94%) Banking
4 84 (11.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 70 (9.47%) Public Sector
6 59 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (4.33%) Law
8 31 (4.19%) Games
9 25 (3.38%) Presentation Skills
10 21 (2.84%) Advertising
10 21 (2.84%) Influencing Skills
11 20 (2.71%) Billing
12 17 (2.30%) Aviation
13 15 (2.03%) Telecoms
14 12 (1.62%) Retail Banking
15 11 (1.49%) Legal
16 9 (1.22%) Manufacturing
17 8 (1.08%) Retail
18 7 (0.95%) Marketing
18 7 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 271 (36.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 129 (17.46%) Architect
3 97 (13.13%) Senior DevOps
4 96 (12.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 76 (10.28%) Cloud Engineer
6 69 (9.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 51 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
8 39 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (4.19%) Consultant
10 30 (4.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
12 26 (3.52%) Technical Consultant
13 24 (3.25%) Automation Engineer
14 23 (3.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 22 (2.98%) Applications Consultant
15 22 (2.98%) Database Consultant
16 21 (2.84%) Analyst
16 21 (2.84%) DevOps Automation Engineer
17 20 (2.71%) Project Manager
18 18 (2.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.77%) Kafka
2 25 (3.38%) Elastic Stack
2 25 (3.38%) Middleware
3 21 (2.84%) React
4 16 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
5 14 (1.89%) .NET
5 14 (1.89%) Node.js
5 14 (1.89%) Spring Boot
6 12 (1.62%) REST
7 11 (1.49%) Web Services
8 10 (1.35%) ARM Templates
8 10 (1.35%) Drools
9 9 (1.22%) libvirt
9 9 (1.22%) Spring
10 7 (0.95%) LAMP
10 7 (0.95%) SAML
11 6 (0.81%) Velocity
12 5 (0.68%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.68%) JWT
13 4 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 159 (21.52%) Public Cloud
2 113 (15.29%) Data Centre
3 65 (8.80%) Social Network
4 53 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (6.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 38 (5.14%) Cloud Native
6 38 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (3.92%) Social Media
8 22 (2.98%) Cyberattack
8 22 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (2.84%) Replication
10 18 (2.44%) User Experience
11 17 (2.30%) Management Information System
12 16 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (2.03%) PKI
14 13 (1.76%) Digital Signage
15 12 (1.62%) Cyber Defence
16 10 (1.35%) Blog
17 9 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 215 (29.09%) Linux
2 188 (25.44%) Windows
3 62 (8.39%) Windows Server
4 59 (7.98%) Unix
5 37 (5.01%) CentOS
6 22 (2.98%) Solaris
7 16 (2.17%) VMS
8 14 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (1.76%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.62%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.62%) Windows Server 2016
11 11 (1.49%) Mac OS
11 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.35%) Android
13 9 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.22%) CoreOS
14 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
15 6 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.41%) Debian
16 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (54.53%) DevOps
2 264 (35.72%) CI/CD
3 242 (32.75%) Agile
4 188 (25.44%) Infrastructure as Code
5 154 (20.84%) Problem-Solving
6 137 (18.54%) Configuration Management
7 124 (16.78%) Mentoring
8 111 (15.02%) Migration
9 98 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 93 (12.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 80 (10.83%) Coaching
12 71 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (9.47%) Test Automation
14 69 (9.34%) Computer Science
15 63 (8.53%) Cybersecurity
16 62 (8.39%) Deployment Automation
17 61 (8.25%) SDLC
18 60 (8.12%) Decision-Making
19 55 (7.44%) Machine Learning
20 51 (6.90%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 205 (27.74%) Python
2 98 (13.26%) Java
3 82 (11.10%) PowerShell
4 72 (9.74%) SQL
5 68 (9.20%) Groovy
6 60 (8.12%) Bash
7 49 (6.63%) Go
8 32 (4.33%) Shell Script
9 28 (3.79%) C#
9 28 (3.79%) JavaScript
10 26 (3.52%) Ruby
11 16 (2.17%) C++
12 11 (1.49%) Perl
13 9 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.08%) C
14 8 (1.08%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.54%) Scala
16 3 (0.41%) Search Processing Language
17 2 (0.27%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 78 (10.55%) Degree
2 72 (9.74%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 27 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (2.98%) DBS Check
6 17 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.35%) AWS Certification
9 9 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (1.22%) PhD
10 8 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (1.08%) CCSP
10 8 (1.08%) CISMP
10 8 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (1.08%) JNCIP
10 8 (1.08%) SSCP
11 7 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.06%) QA
2 15 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.35%) SLA
4 9 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.08%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (1.08%) NIST
6 7 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.81%) GDPR
8 5 (0.68%) GxP
8 5 (0.68%) PMO
9 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 192 (25.98%) Docker
2 134 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (11.50%) Active Directory
4 31 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (2.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 18 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.30%) vSphere
9 13 (1.76%) KVM
10 10 (1.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 9 (1.22%) Ceph
12 6 (0.81%) Varnish
13 5 (0.68%) oVirt
13 5 (0.68%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.54%) RHEV
15 3 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.27%) Firmware
16 2 (0.27%) LXC
16 2 (0.27%) vCloud
17 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 263 (35.59%) Terraform
2 237 (32.07%) Kubernetes
3 210 (28.42%) Ansible
4 114 (15.43%) Puppet
5 91 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (7.71%) Istio
7 55 (7.44%) Prometheus
8 52 (7.04%) Grafana
9 44 (5.95%) Fortio
9 44 (5.95%) Kiali
10 37 (5.01%) Kibana
11 22 (2.98%) HAProxy
12 18 (2.44%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
14 11 (1.49%) Sysdig
15 10 (1.35%) Kubeflow
15 10 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (1.22%) logstash
17 8 (1.08%) Graylog
18 7 (0.95%) CloudForms
Vendors
1 168 (22.73%) VMware
2 127 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 87 (11.77%) Oracle
4 54 (7.31%) Google
5 50 (6.77%) Cisco
5 50 (6.77%) Splunk
6 31 (4.19%) F5
7 28 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 24 (3.25%) CheckPoint
8 24 (3.25%) Palo Alto
9 22 (2.98%) NEC
9 22 (2.98%) Northgate
10 18 (2.44%) Veeam
11 16 (2.17%) Dynatrace
11 16 (2.17%) Juniper
12 14 (1.89%) IBM
13 13 (1.76%) Extreme Networks
14 12 (1.62%) Civica
14 12 (1.62%) Meraki
15 11 (1.49%) Dell