Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 603 631 810
Rank change year-on-year +28 +179 +60
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 579 625 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.89% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 441 429 304
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.59%
10th Percentile £42,995 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,500 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +0.85% +2.61% +25.68%

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 63,239 70,026 69,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.84% 40.63% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48,509 53,882 56,669
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +29 564 £65,000 - 96
UK excluding London +79 324 £59,500 +0.85% 73
London -22 250 £70,000 - 33
South East +40 126 £55,000 -6.78% 20
North of England +64 71 £60,000 -4.76% 24
Midlands +63 62 £55,000 -18.52% 9
East of England +18 53 £52,670 -15.73% 7
North West +55 49 £60,000 -4.00% 10
West Midlands +51 44 £55,000 -8.33% 6
East Midlands +21 18 £55,000 -26.67% 3
North East +14 14 £52,500 -30.00% 6
Scotland +9 11 £62,500 +47.06% 2
Yorkshire +23 8 £41,750 -38.15% 8
South West -11 8 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Wales 0 2 £63,000 +26.00% 2

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 339 (58.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 325 (56.13%) Amazon AWS
3 267 (46.11%) Windows
4 262 (45.25%) Linux
5 219 (37.82%) DevOps
6 202 (34.89%) SQL
7 200 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
8 176 (30.40%) Active Directory
9 171 (29.53%) VMware
10 165 (28.50%) Ansible
11 147 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 142 (24.53%) Microsoft
13 141 (24.35%) IIS
14 140 (24.18%) Jenkins
15 139 (24.01%) AWS CloudFormation
16 135 (23.32%) Public Cloud
17 134 (23.14%) Amazon RDS
18 131 (22.63%) Amazon S3
19 130 (22.45%) Git (software)
19 130 (22.45%) Data Centre
20 128 (22.11%) Azure Active Directory
20 128 (22.11%) Amazon EC2
21 122 (21.07%) ITIL
22 118 (20.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 117 (20.21%) Virtual Machines
24 107 (18.48%) Migration
25 105 (18.13%) Python
26 102 (17.62%) New Relic
27 98 (16.93%) Finance
28 95 (16.41%) Network Virtualisation

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
1 141 (24.35%) IIS
2 87 (15.03%) Confluence
3 66 (11.40%) OpenStack
4 22 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (3.45%) Apache
6 19 (3.28%) CMS
7 15 (2.59%) nginx
8 12 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.90%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.73%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.55%) JBoss
11 9 (1.55%) WordPress
12 8 (1.38%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.69%) Drupal
14 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.55%) SAP GRC
3 7 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.69%) HFM
4 4 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.69%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 339 (58.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 325 (56.13%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (24.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 131 (22.63%) Amazon S3
5 128 (22.11%) Amazon EC2
5 128 (22.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 118 (20.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 93 (16.06%) Amazon SQS
7 93 (16.06%) IaaS
8 71 (12.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 59 (10.19%) SaaS
10 53 (9.15%) PaaS
11 52 (8.98%) Office 365
12 51 (8.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 31 (5.35%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (2.42%) GitHub
14 14 (2.42%) Route 53
15 13 (2.25%) CloudFront
16 9 (1.55%) Serverless
17 8 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.88%) Firewall
2 47 (8.12%) DNS
3 46 (7.94%) WAN
4 33 (5.70%) LAN
4 33 (5.70%) Network Security
5 26 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (4.32%) TCP/IP
6 25 (4.32%) VPN
7 23 (3.97%) SAN
8 22 (3.80%) DHCP
9 19 (3.28%) Wireless
10 16 (2.76%) Internet
11 15 (2.59%) BGP
12 13 (2.25%) HTTP
13 12 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (1.90%) OSPF
14 11 (1.90%) Unified Communications
15 10 (1.73%) Telepresence
16 9 (1.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (1.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (23.14%) Amazon RDS
2 73 (12.61%) SQL Server
3 37 (6.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 33 (5.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 30 (5.18%) MongoDB
5 30 (5.18%) MySQL
5 30 (5.18%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.63%) Big Data
7 20 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (2.59%) SAP HANA
10 13 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (1.38%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.21%) DB2
15 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 140 (24.18%) Jenkins
2 130 (22.45%) Git (software)
3 93 (16.06%) TeamCity
4 92 (15.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 91 (15.72%) JIRA
6 89 (15.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (1.73%) Subversion
8 9 (1.55%) PEAR
8 9 (1.55%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (1.04%) Maven
11 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.69%) Xcode
12 2 (0.35%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.35%) CF BOSH
12 2 (0.35%) Redmine
13 1 (0.17%) Ant
13 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.17%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 98 (16.93%) Finance
2 28 (4.84%) Legal
3 20 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.11%) Banking
4 18 (3.11%) Retail
5 13 (2.25%) Marketing
6 10 (1.73%) Publishing
7 9 (1.55%) Games
8 7 (1.21%) Law
9 6 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.69%) Advertising
10 4 (0.69%) Electronics
11 3 (0.52%) Social Science
12 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Military
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 135 (23.32%) Architect
2 85 (14.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (14.34%) Cloud Architect
4 61 (10.54%) Solutions Architect
5 48 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 45 (7.77%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 40 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
7 40 (6.91%) DevOps Manager
8 37 (6.39%) AWS Architect
9 36 (6.22%) Azure Architect
10 33 (5.70%) DBA
11 29 (5.01%) Administrator
12 28 (4.84%) Developer
13 25 (4.32%) Technical Architect
14 24 (4.15%) Consultant
15 23 (3.97%) Analyst
16 21 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
16 21 (3.63%) Network Architect
17 19 (3.28%) Senior Developer
17 19 (3.28%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (11.57%) Web Services
2 31 (5.35%) .NET
3 27 (4.66%) REST
4 22 (3.80%) HTML
4 22 (3.80%) Node.js
5 21 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (3.45%) Middleware
7 19 (3.28%) CSS
8 17 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
9 15 (2.59%) RESTful
10 13 (2.25%) CSS3
10 13 (2.25%) HTML5
11 12 (2.07%) JSON
12 11 (1.90%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.73%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (1.55%) LDAP
15 6 (1.04%) LAMP
15 6 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 135 (23.32%) Public Cloud
2 130 (22.45%) Data Centre
3 74 (12.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 35 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.28%) Enterprise Cloud
6 15 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.55%) Clustering
9 8 (1.38%) Fintech
10 7 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.21%) User Experience
11 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.86%) NHS
13 4 (0.69%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.52%) BYOD
14 3 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 267 (46.11%) Windows
2 262 (45.25%) Linux
3 76 (13.13%) Windows Server
4 28 (4.84%) Unix
5 19 (3.28%) CentOS
6 15 (2.59%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.90%) Solaris
9 10 (1.73%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.04%) Android
11 6 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.04%) Debian
12 4 (0.69%) AIX
13 3 (0.52%) Fedora
13 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.52%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.52%) SmartOS
13 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (37.82%) DevOps
2 200 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (21.07%) ITIL
4 107 (18.48%) Migration
5 95 (16.41%) Network Virtualisation
6 91 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
6 91 (15.72%) Service Management
7 77 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 67 (11.57%) TOGAF
9 61 (10.54%) Load Balancing
10 60 (10.36%) Computer Science
11 55 (9.50%) Line Management
11 55 (9.50%) Presales
12 50 (8.64%) Open Source
13 49 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
13 49 (8.46%) Root Cause Analysis
14 48 (8.29%) Incident Management
15 47 (8.12%) Logistics
16 46 (7.94%) Problem Management
16 46 (7.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 202 (34.89%) SQL
2 105 (18.13%) Python
3 53 (9.15%) PowerShell
4 48 (8.29%) Java
5 41 (7.08%) JavaScript
6 40 (6.91%) Ruby
7 38 (6.56%) Bash Shell
8 31 (5.35%) C#
9 29 (5.01%) Perl
10 15 (2.59%) C
11 9 (1.55%) PHP
11 9 (1.55%) Tcl
12 7 (1.21%) C++
12 7 (1.21%) ES8
13 6 (1.04%) F#
14 5 (0.86%) ES7
14 5 (0.86%) Scala
14 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (12.61%) Degree
2 36 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (4.66%) CCNP
4 23 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.28%) MCSE
7 17 (2.94%) MBA
8 16 (2.76%) CCNA
9 15 (2.59%) CISSP
10 11 (1.90%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.73%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.55%) CCSA
12 9 (1.55%) CCSE
12 9 (1.55%) RHCA
12 9 (1.55%) RHCE
12 9 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.38%) Master's Degree
14 7 (1.21%) RHCSA
15 6 (1.04%) CCIE
16 5 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.11%) GDPR
2 17 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.42%) QA
4 9 (1.55%) SLA
5 4 (0.69%) COBIT
5 4 (0.69%) PMO
6 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 176 (30.40%) Active Directory
2 147 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (20.21%) Virtual Machines
4 64 (11.05%) Hyper-V
5 35 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (5.53%) Docker
7 17 (2.94%) VMware NSX
8 11 (1.90%) vSphere
9 10 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.21%) iptables
11 5 (0.86%) Ceph
12 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.69%) vCloud
12 4 (0.69%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (0.52%) Postfix
13 3 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.17%) UAG
15 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 165 (28.50%) Ansible
2 81 (13.99%) Puppet
3 44 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (7.25%) Terraform
5 27 (4.66%) Kubernetes
6 22 (3.80%) vCenter Server
7 20 (3.45%) Nagios
8 17 (2.94%) SCOM
9 11 (1.90%) Packer
10 10 (1.73%) SCCM
11 9 (1.55%) ArcSight ESM
11 9 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (1.55%) Salt
12 5 (0.86%) Icinga
12 5 (0.86%) Mesos
12 5 (0.86%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.86%) WSUS
13 4 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 171 (29.53%) VMware
2 142 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 102 (17.62%) New Relic
4 86 (14.85%) Trend Micro
5 56 (9.67%) Cisco
6 55 (9.50%) Google
7 51 (8.81%) Oracle
7 51 (8.81%) ServiceNow
8 50 (8.64%) BMC
9 37 (6.39%) IBM
10 36 (6.22%) Red Hat
11 19 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (3.28%) SAP
12 16 (2.76%) F5
13 15 (2.59%) Citrix
13 15 (2.59%) Splunk
14 14 (2.42%) CheckPoint
14 14 (2.42%) EMC
14 14 (2.42%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.25%) Blue Coat