Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 578 624 597
Rank change year-on-year +46 -27 +254
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 483 540 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.90% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 349 413 522
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +10.17%
10th Percentile £36,650 £42,996 £40,575
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.08% - +9.09%

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 47,412 59,727 67,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.56% 39.56% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36,445 45,263 53,295
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,799 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Top 14 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 28 February 2020. 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 +57 453 £62,500 -10.71% 70
UK excluding London +48 256 £58,750 -2.08% 47
London +59 203 £67,500 -3.57% 24
South East +52 102 £62,500 +13.64% 18
North of England +51 56 £50,000 -20.00% 15
Midlands +25 48 £65,279 +18.69% 3
West Midlands +44 44 £65,279 +18.69% 2
North West +25 39 £56,250 -10.00% 10
South West +73 25 £52,500 -25.00% 6
Yorkshire +44 17 £33,500 -17.28% 3
Scotland +28 12 £31,000 -50.40%
East of England +19 12 £53,750 +2.05% 4
East Midlands +14 4 £61,250 +11.36% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 (58.39%) Azure
2 216 (44.72%) AWS
2 216 (44.72%) Microsoft
3 176 (36.44%) VMware
4 156 (32.30%) Windows
5 146 (30.23%) Linux
6 140 (28.99%) DevOps
7 137 (28.36%) SQL
8 132 (27.33%) Public Cloud
9 130 (26.92%) Data Centre
10 126 (26.09%) Migration
11 124 (25.67%) Finance
12 117 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 114 (23.60%) Active Directory
14 112 (23.19%) IaaS
15 105 (21.74%) Office 365
16 97 (20.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 88 (18.22%) PowerShell
18 87 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
19 82 (16.98%) PaaS
20 80 (16.56%) SQL Server
21 79 (16.36%) Hybrid Cloud
22 78 (16.15%) Python
23 77 (15.94%) Windows Server
24 73 (15.11%) SaaS
25 72 (14.91%) Cisco
26 69 (14.29%) Presales
27 67 (13.87%) ITIL
28 66 (13.66%) Java
29 59 (12.22%) Ansible

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 23 (4.76%) IIS
2 20 (4.14%) OpenStack
3 18 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.31%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.48%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.86%) JBoss
8 7 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.04%) Apache
11 4 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.41%) Camunda
12 2 (0.41%) CMS
12 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Elite 3E
2 4 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 2 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 282 (58.39%) Azure
2 216 (44.72%) AWS
3 112 (23.19%) IaaS
4 105 (21.74%) Office 365
5 82 (16.98%) PaaS
6 73 (15.11%) SaaS
7 58 (12.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 36 (7.45%) GCP
9 35 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 35 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (4.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
12 21 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
13 15 (3.11%) Serverless
14 14 (2.90%) Amazon S3
15 12 (2.48%) OneDrive
15 12 (2.48%) OpenShift
16 9 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.80%) Firewall
2 49 (10.14%) DNS
3 47 (9.73%) LAN
4 43 (8.90%) WAN
5 39 (8.07%) DHCP
6 34 (7.04%) Wireless
7 33 (6.83%) SAN
8 22 (4.55%) TCP/IP
9 19 (3.93%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (3.93%) MPLS
10 18 (3.73%) Intranet
11 17 (3.52%) Skype
12 16 (3.31%) VLAN
13 15 (3.11%) iSCSI
13 15 (3.11%) NAS
14 14 (2.90%) VPN
15 12 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
16 11 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (1.86%) Internet
18 8 (1.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.38%) MySQL
3 17 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.31%) Big Data
5 15 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.86%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (1.66%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.45%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.45%) Snowflake Schema
13 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (6.83%) Jenkins
2 22 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.90%) TeamCity
4 11 (2.28%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.45%) Chocolatey
5 7 (1.45%) Selenium
5 7 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.83%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.83%) SonarQube
7 4 (0.83%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.62%) JIRA
8 3 (0.62%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Archiva
10 1 (0.21%) GitLab
10 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 124 (25.67%) Finance
2 30 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.18%) Retail
4 22 (4.55%) Legal
5 20 (4.14%) Games
5 20 (4.14%) Law
6 18 (3.73%) Public Sector
7 15 (3.11%) Banking
8 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.24%) Marketing
10 5 (1.04%) Front Office
10 5 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 93 (19.25%) Architect
2 86 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (12.42%) Cloud Engineer
4 55 (11.39%) Cloud Architect
5 49 (10.14%) Developer
6 43 (8.90%) Consultant
7 26 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (4.55%) Analyst
9 22 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
9 22 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
10 19 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (3.93%) Operations Engineer
11 18 (3.73%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.73%) IT Manager
11 18 (3.73%) IT Project Manager
11 18 (3.73%) Project Manager
12 17 (3.52%) Network Engineer
13 16 (3.31%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.87%) .NET
2 36 (7.45%) Web Services
3 24 (4.97%) ASP.NET
4 22 (4.55%) REST
5 20 (4.14%) JSON
6 19 (3.93%) XML
7 17 (3.52%) AngularJS
8 13 (2.69%) XSLT
9 12 (2.48%) React
10 10 (2.07%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.07%) MDX
11 9 (1.86%) Node.js
12 8 (1.66%) HTML
13 7 (1.45%) COM+
13 7 (1.45%) SOAP
14 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (1.24%) NumPy
14 6 (1.24%) SciPy
14 6 (1.24%) WCF
14 6 (1.24%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 132 (27.33%) Public Cloud
2 130 (26.92%) Data Centre
3 79 (16.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 37 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (3.31%) Clustering
9 14 (2.90%) Replication
10 12 (2.48%) Cloud Native
11 11 (2.28%) Enterprise Cloud
12 9 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.86%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.66%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.24%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.24%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.24%) Smartphone
14 6 (1.24%) Social Network
15 5 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 156 (32.30%) Windows
2 146 (30.23%) Linux
3 77 (15.94%) Windows Server
4 31 (6.42%) Unix
5 30 (6.21%) Windows 10
6 23 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.04%) Android
9 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.04%) VMS
10 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.41%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (28.99%) DevOps
2 126 (26.09%) Migration
3 97 (20.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 87 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (14.29%) Presales
6 67 (13.87%) ITIL
7 49 (10.14%) Configuration Management
7 49 (10.14%) Project Delivery
8 44 (9.11%) Project Management
9 42 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
9 42 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (7.04%) Analytics
10 34 (7.04%) PRINCE2
11 33 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (5.80%) Open Source
12 28 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (5.59%) Service Management
13 27 (5.59%) Test Automation
14 26 (5.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 137 (28.36%) SQL
2 88 (18.22%) PowerShell
3 78 (16.15%) Python
4 66 (13.66%) Java
5 42 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 40 (8.28%) C#
7 37 (7.66%) JavaScript
8 25 (5.18%) Ruby
9 22 (4.55%) PHP
10 21 (4.35%) Perl
11 16 (3.31%) Go
12 14 (2.90%) C++
13 13 (2.69%) C
13 13 (2.69%) XPath
14 7 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (1.24%) Korn
15 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.04%) R
16 5 (1.04%) Scala
16 5 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (7.25%) Degree
3 34 (7.04%) AWS Certification
4 23 (4.76%) MCSE
4 23 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (4.35%) CCNA
6 18 (3.73%) CCNP
7 12 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.07%) MCP
8 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.86%) MCSA
10 7 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.04%) CCIE
11 5 (1.04%) CWNA
12 3 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.21%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.55%) SLA
2 21 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.28%) NIST
4 9 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.45%) QA
6 6 (1.24%) GDPR
7 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.62%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.41%) NIST 800
System Software
1 117 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (23.60%) Active Directory
3 56 (11.59%) Hyper-V
4 52 (10.77%) Docker
5 41 (8.49%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (4.76%) vCloud
8 19 (3.93%) Firmware
8 19 (3.93%) vSphere
9 16 (3.31%) XenApp
10 10 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (1.45%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.21%) Lustre
15 1 (0.21%) NFS
15 1 (0.21%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 59 (12.22%) Ansible
2 52 (10.77%) Terraform
3 49 (10.14%) Kubernetes
4 34 (7.04%) SCCM
5 33 (6.83%) Puppet
6 29 (6.00%) vCenter Server
7 27 (5.59%) WSUS
8 21 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 19 (3.93%) vRealize
10 15 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
12 12 (2.48%) Nagios
13 10 (2.07%) SCOM
13 10 (2.07%) SCVMM
14 8 (1.66%) SCOrch
15 5 (1.04%) AirWatch
15 5 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 4 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
16 4 (0.83%) HP Fortify
16 4 (0.83%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 216 (44.72%) Microsoft
2 176 (36.44%) VMware
3 72 (14.91%) Cisco
4 49 (10.14%) Oracle
5 48 (9.94%) Citrix
6 30 (6.21%) Google
7 26 (5.38%) IBM
8 22 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.14%) HP
10 18 (3.73%) ServiceNow
11 17 (3.52%) Dell
12 16 (3.31%) Arista
13 14 (2.90%) Brocade
14 13 (2.69%) Emulex
14 13 (2.69%) SolarWinds
14 13 (2.69%) Sun
14 13 (2.69%) Veeam
15 11 (2.28%) NetApp
16 9 (1.86%) Meraki
17 8 (1.66%) Zerto