Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 705 753 868
Rank change year-on-year +48 +115 +138
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 508 522 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.66% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 400 390 373
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +5.02% -0.45%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,245 £38,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £82,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 76086 78808 91407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.19% 41.17% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 57129 64628 73335
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Top 16 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 25 September 2017. 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 +77 481 £60,000 - 30
London +14 244 £70,000 +3.70% 10
UK excluding London +54 241 £55,000 +10.00% 22
South East +76 114 £52,500 +5.00% 6
North of England +13 57 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Yorkshire +56 41 £67,500 +35.00%
Midlands +49 30 £65,000 +35.42% 6
West Midlands +33 23 £50,000 - 6
South West +24 23 £55,000 -31.25%
East of England -22 16 £50,000 -14.89% 4
North West -24 15 £55,000 +15.79% 3
East Midlands +31 10 £65,000 +52.94%
Wales - 4 £47,500 -
Scotland -18 2 £65,000 +90.23% 2
North East +11 1 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing Private Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Private Cloud.

1 245 (48.23%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (45.28%) Linux
3 193 (37.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 191 (37.60%) DevOps
5 156 (30.71%) VMware
6 144 (28.35%) Windows
6 144 (28.35%) Puppet
7 136 (26.77%) Python
8 127 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 125 (24.61%) Microsoft
10 117 (23.03%) Ansible
11 110 (21.65%) Docker
12 106 (20.87%) Opscode Chef
13 97 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 88 (17.32%) OpenStack
15 84 (16.54%) Data Centre
16 78 (15.35%) IaaS
16 78 (15.35%) Active Directory
17 76 (14.96%) Configuration Management
18 75 (14.76%) Unix
19 74 (14.57%) Cisco
20 73 (14.37%) Web Services
21 71 (13.98%) Jenkins
22 69 (13.58%) TCP/IP
23 66 (12.99%) PaaS
24 65 (12.80%) Presales
24 65 (12.80%) Internet
25 63 (12.40%) Firewall
26 60 (11.81%) ITIL
26 60 (11.81%) Degree

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 88 (17.32%) OpenStack
2 40 (7.87%) Apache
3 28 (5.51%) Cloud Foundry
4 27 (5.31%) nginx
5 26 (5.12%) IIS
6 20 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (3.15%) CloudStack
8 14 (2.76%) Skype for Business
9 13 (2.56%) MS Exchange
10 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.38%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.98%) Confluence
13 5 (0.98%) JBoss
14 4 (0.79%) CMS
14 4 (0.79%) Drupal
15 3 (0.59%) Anypoint
15 3 (0.59%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.59%) Eucalyptus
15 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 245 (48.23%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (37.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (15.35%) IaaS
4 66 (12.99%) PaaS
5 47 (9.25%) SaaS
6 44 (8.66%) Office 365
7 42 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (2.17%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.77%) IBM Cloud
13 8 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (1.57%) Bluemix
14 7 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.79%) GitHub
18 3 (0.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 65 (12.80%) Internet
3 63 (12.40%) Firewall
4 56 (11.02%) SAN
5 54 (10.63%) DNS
6 31 (6.10%) DHCP
6 31 (6.10%) HTTP
6 31 (6.10%) VPN
7 29 (5.71%) IPsec
8 27 (5.31%) SSL
9 25 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (4.72%) LAN
11 19 (3.74%) Junos
12 18 (3.54%) VLAN
13 17 (3.35%) Wireshark
14 16 (3.15%) NAS
15 15 (2.95%) SMTP
15 15 (2.95%) WAN
16 14 (2.76%) Skype
17 12 (2.36%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 34 (6.69%) MongoDB
3 34 (6.69%) MySQL
4 30 (5.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (4.13%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.15%) Redis
8 14 (2.76%) MariaDB
9 12 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.57%) Big Data
10 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.59%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.39%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 71 (13.98%) Jenkins
2 53 (10.43%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (2.36%) JIRA
4 12 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.57%) Maven
7 7 (1.38%) MSI
8 6 (1.18%) Hudson
8 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.18%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.79%) Ant
9 4 (0.79%) Subversion
10 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.59%) GitLab
10 3 (0.59%) Gradle
10 3 (0.59%) Selenium
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (11.22%) Finance
2 54 (10.63%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.76%) Marketing
4 13 (2.56%) Banking
4 13 (2.56%) Games
4 13 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.56%) Retail
5 12 (2.36%) Electronics
6 9 (1.77%) Legal
7 7 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.79%) Back Office
9 3 (0.59%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 113 (22.24%) Architect
2 73 (14.37%) Cloud Architect
3 70 (13.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 69 (13.58%) Cloud Engineer
5 59 (11.61%) Consultant
6 38 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
8 29 (5.71%) AWS Architect
9 28 (5.51%) Developer
9 28 (5.51%) Linux Engineer
10 26 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (4.72%) Cloud Consultant
12 23 (4.53%) Administrator
12 23 (4.53%) Infrastructure Architect
13 22 (4.33%) Lead DevOps
14 21 (4.13%) Support Engineer
15 20 (3.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 19 (3.74%) Platform Engineer
17 17 (3.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
17 17 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (14.37%) Web Services
2 24 (4.72%) RESTful
3 22 (4.33%) .NET
4 20 (3.94%) Middleware
5 16 (3.15%) LAMP
5 16 (3.15%) LAPP Stack
5 16 (3.15%) Node.js
6 14 (2.76%) HTML
6 14 (2.76%) LEMP Stack
6 14 (2.76%) XML
7 10 (1.97%) JSON
8 8 (1.57%) HTML5
8 8 (1.57%) REST
8 8 (1.57%) Sensu
8 8 (1.57%) Spring
9 7 (1.38%) SOAP
10 6 (1.18%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.98%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.98%) Apache Flex
11 5 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 84 (16.54%) Data Centre
2 56 (11.02%) Public Cloud
3 42 (8.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 26 (5.12%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.56%) PKI
8 13 (2.56%) Replication
9 10 (1.97%) Fintech
10 8 (1.57%) Derivative
10 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.98%) BBC
12 5 (0.98%) CESG
12 5 (0.98%) Clustering
12 5 (0.98%) Mobile Games
13 4 (0.79%) Blog
13 4 (0.79%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 230 (45.28%) Linux
2 144 (28.35%) Windows
3 75 (14.76%) Unix
4 45 (8.86%) CentOS
5 42 (8.27%) Windows Server
6 34 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (6.69%) Ubuntu
7 21 (4.13%) Windows 10
8 15 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.97%) Solaris
10 8 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.38%) Debian
11 7 (1.38%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.98%) Android
13 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.39%) AIX
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (37.60%) DevOps
2 127 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (14.96%) Configuration Management
4 65 (12.80%) Presales
5 60 (11.81%) ITIL
6 59 (11.61%) High Availability
6 59 (11.61%) Migration
7 51 (10.04%) Open Source
8 50 (9.84%) SDLC
9 45 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 33 (6.50%) E-Commerce
12 30 (5.91%) Business Continuity
13 29 (5.71%) Task Automation
14 24 (4.72%) TOGAF
15 23 (4.53%) Project Management
16 21 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (3.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 136 (26.77%) Python
2 57 (11.22%) PowerShell
3 55 (10.83%) Perl
4 52 (10.24%) SQL
5 48 (9.45%) Ruby
6 47 (9.25%) Bash Shell
6 47 (9.25%) PHP
7 37 (7.28%) Java
8 26 (5.12%) JavaScript
9 19 (3.74%) C#
10 14 (2.76%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.17%) C++
12 8 (1.57%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.18%) C
14 5 (0.98%) Tcl
15 4 (0.79%) Scala
16 3 (0.59%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.20%) Go
18 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (11.81%) Degree
2 37 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.51%) MCSE
4 23 (4.53%) Security Cleared
5 22 (4.33%) MCSA
6 20 (3.94%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.57%) CISSP
10 8 (1.57%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.98%) CCNP
11 5 (0.98%) CISM
12 4 (0.79%) CCNA
13 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.39%) CCIE
14 2 (0.39%) CISA
14 2 (0.39%) ISEB
14 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.39%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.74%) SLA
2 14 (2.76%) QA
3 11 (2.17%) GCP
4 8 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.79%) GDPR
6 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) COBIT
7 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.39%) PMO
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (21.65%) Docker
2 97 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (15.35%) Active Directory
4 56 (11.02%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.54%) vSphere
6 17 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (2.56%) Varnish
10 12 (2.36%) XenApp
11 8 (1.57%) vCloud
12 7 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.18%) NFS
14 5 (0.98%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.79%) KVM
16 3 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 2 (0.39%) MetaFrame
18 1 (0.20%) Firmware
18 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
18 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 144 (28.35%) Puppet
2 117 (23.03%) Ansible
3 106 (20.87%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (11.02%) Kubernetes
5 30 (5.91%) SCCM
6 25 (4.92%) HAProxy
7 24 (4.72%) Nagios
8 23 (4.53%) Terraform
9 20 (3.94%) SCOM
10 19 (3.74%) Juju
11 15 (2.95%) SCVMM
12 13 (2.56%) Salt
12 13 (2.56%) vCenter Server
13 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (2.17%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.77%) CFEngine
15 8 (1.57%) Opsview
16 7 (1.38%) logstash
17 6 (1.18%) Graylog
17 6 (1.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 156 (30.71%) VMware
2 125 (24.61%) Microsoft
3 74 (14.57%) Cisco
4 37 (7.28%) Red Hat
5 33 (6.50%) Google
6 30 (5.91%) Oracle
7 23 (4.53%) Citrix
8 19 (3.74%) EMC
9 18 (3.54%) F5
9 18 (3.54%) NetApp
10 17 (3.35%) IBM
11 16 (3.15%) Fortinet
11 16 (3.15%) SAP
12 15 (2.95%) Meraki
13 14 (2.76%) Dell
13 14 (2.76%) Rackspace
13 14 (2.76%) SaltStack
14 11 (2.17%) EqualLogic
15 10 (1.97%) Brocade
15 10 (1.97%) Palo Alto