Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 558 632 697
Rank change year-on-year +74 +65 +85
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 582 591 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.94% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 440 444 433
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £39,675 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 51,509 63,021 71,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.76% 39.66% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39,268 48,205 53,595
UK median annual salary £54,486 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.78% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Top 13 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 8 December 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 +72 551 £62,500 -3.85% 86
UK excluding London +75 319 £62,500 +4.17% 53
London +80 241 £65,000 -7.14% 38
South East +24 126 £62,500 +4.17% 11
North of England +33 71 £38,500 -35.83% 21
Midlands +53 66 £70,000 +27.27% 9
West Midlands +49 58 £70,000 +27.27% 8
North West +35 48 £57,500 -4.17% 16
Yorkshire +31 23 £34,500 -31.00% 4
East of England +36 22 £52,500 -4.55% 1
South West +24 20 £52,500 -16.00% 5
Scotland +16 14 £30,000 -52.00% 2
East Midlands +19 8 £61,250 +11.36% 1

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 318 (54.64%) Azure
2 303 (52.06%) AWS
3 206 (35.40%) Linux
4 200 (34.36%) Microsoft
5 197 (33.85%) VMware
6 191 (32.82%) Public Cloud
7 187 (32.13%) DevOps
8 163 (28.01%) Windows
9 157 (26.98%) SQL
10 147 (25.26%) Finance
11 141 (24.23%) Python
12 128 (21.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 127 (21.82%) Office 365
14 118 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 115 (19.76%) Migration
16 111 (19.07%) IaaS
17 105 (18.04%) Java
18 104 (17.87%) Data Centre
19 103 (17.70%) Ansible
19 103 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
20 102 (17.53%) Active Directory
21 101 (17.35%) Docker
22 92 (15.81%) PowerShell
23 87 (14.95%) SQL Server
24 85 (14.60%) SaaS
25 83 (14.26%) Presales
26 82 (14.09%) Windows Server
27 81 (13.92%) Hybrid Cloud
28 77 (13.23%) ITIL
29 71 (12.20%) PaaS

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 46 (7.90%) OpenStack
2 27 (4.64%) Apache Spark
3 26 (4.47%) IIS
4 24 (4.12%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.95%) JBoss
6 22 (3.78%) MS Exchange
6 22 (3.78%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.92%) Hyperledger
8 16 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.37%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.69%) Apache
11 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.52%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.52%) nginx
13 2 (0.34%) CMS
13 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.17%) Confluence
14 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.17%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 318 (54.64%) Azure
2 303 (52.06%) AWS
3 127 (21.82%) Office 365
4 111 (19.07%) IaaS
5 85 (14.60%) SaaS
6 71 (12.20%) PaaS
7 59 (10.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 57 (9.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 44 (7.56%) GCP
10 39 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (6.36%) Amazon ECS
12 35 (6.01%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (6.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 34 (5.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 31 (5.33%) Amazon S3
15 24 (4.12%) Serverless
16 22 (3.78%) OpenShift
17 19 (3.26%) IBM Cloud
18 18 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
19 16 (2.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.79%) Firewall
2 41 (7.04%) DNS
3 40 (6.87%) WAN
4 38 (6.53%) LAN
5 35 (6.01%) TCP/IP
6 32 (5.50%) Wireless
7 31 (5.33%) DHCP
8 29 (4.98%) Network Security
9 21 (3.61%) SAN
9 21 (3.61%) VPN
10 17 (2.92%) Intranet
10 17 (2.92%) MPLS
11 16 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (1.72%) NGN
13 10 (1.72%) Skype
14 8 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (1.37%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.90%) MySQL
3 31 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 30 (5.15%) Hadoop
5 29 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (4.30%) RDBMS
8 24 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (3.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 22 (3.78%) Big Data
9 22 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (2.92%) Blockchain
13 16 (2.75%) Power BI
14 15 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.50%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.98%) Bitbucket
4 15 (2.58%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.37%) Selenium
6 7 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.20%) Chocolatey
6 7 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.03%) GitLab
8 5 (0.86%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.69%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.69%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.69%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.52%) Apache Archiva
10 3 (0.52%) JIRA
11 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.17%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.17%) Gatling
General
1 147 (25.26%) Finance
2 43 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.64%) Public Sector
4 22 (3.78%) Retail
5 21 (3.61%) Law
6 19 (3.26%) Legal
7 16 (2.75%) Banking
8 13 (2.23%) Games
9 10 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.03%) Electronics
10 6 (1.03%) Marketing
11 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.52%) Front Office
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 122 (20.96%) Architect
2 96 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 79 (13.57%) Cloud Architect
3 79 (13.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 58 (9.97%) Developer
5 43 (7.39%) AWS Engineer
6 41 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (6.87%) Consultant
8 36 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (5.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (5.15%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 26 (4.47%) Azure Architect
11 25 (4.30%) Analyst
11 25 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
12 24 (4.12%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (3.61%) Azure Engineer
13 21 (3.61%) Software Engineer
14 19 (3.26%) Cloud Consultant
14 19 (3.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (3.26%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.90%) Web Services
2 34 (5.84%) .NET
3 28 (4.81%) JSON
4 27 (4.64%) REST
5 26 (4.47%) Pandas
6 23 (3.95%) RESTful
7 22 (3.78%) ASP.NET
8 21 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 21 (3.61%) Spring
9 20 (3.44%) Akka
9 20 (3.44%) Spring Cloud
10 19 (3.26%) scikit-learn
10 19 (3.26%) Swagger
11 18 (3.09%) XML
12 17 (2.92%) OAuth
12 17 (2.92%) SAML
13 14 (2.41%) SOAP
14 13 (2.23%) HTML
14 13 (2.23%) XSLT
15 11 (1.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 191 (32.82%) Public Cloud
2 104 (17.87%) Data Centre
3 81 (13.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 47 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (6.01%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 20 (3.44%) Enterprise Cloud
9 19 (3.26%) Algorithms
10 18 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.72%) Replication
14 8 (1.37%) Clustering
14 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.37%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.37%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.20%) Cloud Native
15 7 (1.20%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 206 (35.40%) Linux
2 163 (28.01%) Windows
3 82 (14.09%) Windows Server
4 43 (7.39%) Unix
5 27 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (4.30%) Windows 10
7 22 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.89%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.69%) Android
11 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.34%) Debian
12 2 (0.34%) VMS
13 1 (0.17%) CentOS
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (32.13%) DevOps
2 128 (21.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 115 (19.76%) Migration
4 103 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (14.26%) Presales
6 77 (13.23%) ITIL
7 67 (11.51%) Configuration Management
8 64 (11.00%) Cybersecurity
9 59 (10.14%) Open Source
10 53 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
11 52 (8.93%) Project Delivery
12 51 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 51 (8.76%) Project Management
13 42 (7.22%) Analytics
14 39 (6.70%) Infrastructure as Code
15 38 (6.53%) PRINCE2
16 37 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
17 36 (6.19%) Service Management
18 34 (5.84%) Change Management
18 34 (5.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 157 (26.98%) SQL
2 141 (24.23%) Python
3 105 (18.04%) Java
4 92 (15.81%) PowerShell
5 68 (11.68%) Bash Shell
6 54 (9.28%) C#
7 39 (6.70%) Perl
8 37 (6.36%) Ruby
9 33 (5.67%) JavaScript
10 25 (4.30%) Scala
11 17 (2.92%) PHP
12 16 (2.75%) C++
13 13 (2.23%) C
13 13 (2.23%) XPath
14 8 (1.37%) Go
15 7 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 6 (1.03%) Korn
16 6 (1.03%) R
16 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (6.36%) MCSE
3 36 (6.19%) AWS Certification
4 32 (5.50%) Degree
5 31 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (5.33%) Security Cleared
6 28 (4.81%) MCSA
7 20 (3.44%) CCNP
8 15 (2.58%) CCNA
9 14 (2.41%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.69%) MCP
12 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.17%) CISA
14 1 (0.17%) CISM
14 1 (0.17%) CISMP
14 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.56%) SLA
2 23 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.95%) QA
3 10 (1.72%) NIST
4 8 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.69%) GAMP
6 4 (0.69%) GDPR
6 4 (0.69%) GxP
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 118 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (17.53%) Active Directory
3 101 (17.35%) Docker
4 70 (12.03%) Hyper-V
5 44 (7.56%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (4.64%) XenApp
7 26 (4.47%) vCloud
8 20 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (3.44%) vSphere
9 17 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (1.37%) Ceph
10 8 (1.37%) Firmware
11 7 (1.20%) VMware NSX
12 6 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.17%) KVM
15 1 (0.17%) Lustre
15 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 103 (17.70%) Ansible
2 69 (11.86%) Kubernetes
3 63 (10.82%) Puppet
4 62 (10.65%) Terraform
5 53 (9.11%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (4.98%) vCenter Server
7 22 (3.78%) SCCM
7 22 (3.78%) vRealize
8 18 (3.09%) WSUS
9 17 (2.92%) Nagios
10 13 (2.23%) SCOM
10 13 (2.23%) SCOrch
10 13 (2.23%) SCVMM
11 12 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (1.72%) Salt
13 8 (1.37%) PaperCut
14 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (1.03%) Packer
15 6 (1.03%) PowerCLI
16 4 (0.69%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 200 (34.36%) Microsoft
2 197 (33.85%) VMware
3 59 (10.14%) Citrix
3 59 (10.14%) Oracle
4 52 (8.93%) Cisco
5 41 (7.04%) IBM
6 38 (6.53%) Google
7 28 (4.81%) Red Hat
8 23 (3.95%) Veeam
9 21 (3.61%) ServiceNow
10 18 (3.09%) Meraki
10 18 (3.09%) Sun
11 17 (2.92%) HP
12 14 (2.41%) NetApp
13 13 (2.23%) AppDynamics
14 12 (2.06%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.55%) Arista
15 9 (1.55%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.20%) Brocade
16 7 (1.20%) Intapp