Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 556 809 782
Rank change year-on-year +253 -27 +59
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 786 365 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 524 291 443
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -2.54% +18.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £43,392
% change year-on-year +14.29% +20.99% -3.57%

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 73,894 72,704 88,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.98% 42.62% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57,674 58,692 71,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 +262 757 £62,500 +13.64% 83
London +212 391 £70,000 +9.38% 45
UK excluding London +120 378 £60,000 +14.29% 41
South East +49 138 £57,500 +4.55% 9
East of England +52 86 £62,500 +38.89% 3
North of England +15 75 £60,000 +26.32% 17
Midlands +18 51 £60,000 +14.29% 6
North West +10 45 £62,500 +31.58% 11
West Midlands +31 41 £60,000 +17.07% 5
Yorkshire +20 27 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Scotland -14 18 £42,500 -34.62% 2
South West -6 10 £75,000 +36.36% 3
East Midlands -7 10 £50,000 - 1
North East -16 3 £65,000 +39.90% 3

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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.

1 433 (55.09%) Amazon AWS
2 381 (48.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 328 (41.73%) Windows
4 320 (40.71%) DevOps
5 299 (38.04%) Linux
6 260 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
7 223 (28.37%) VMware
8 214 (27.23%) Jenkins
9 213 (27.10%) Public Cloud
10 196 (24.94%) Ansible
10 196 (24.94%) Python
11 194 (24.68%) SQL
12 193 (24.55%) Microsoft
13 174 (22.14%) Active Directory
14 172 (21.88%) Finance
15 158 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 155 (19.72%) Docker
17 150 (19.08%) Ruby
18 147 (18.70%) Java
19 144 (18.32%) Windows Server
20 138 (17.56%) Puppet
21 131 (16.67%) Data Centre
22 130 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
23 127 (16.16%) Apache Cassandra
24 125 (15.90%) SQL Server
25 124 (15.78%) Web Services
26 116 (14.76%) PowerShell
27 111 (14.12%) Git (software)
28 110 (13.99%) Migration
29 108 (13.74%) Cisco

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 91 (11.58%) IIS
2 73 (9.29%) OpenStack
3 60 (7.63%) Confluence
4 28 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.93%) nginx
5 23 (2.93%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.80%) Apache
7 21 (2.67%) CloudStack
8 19 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (2.04%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.65%) MS Exchange
11 12 (1.53%) Apache Spark
11 12 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (1.53%) NServiceBus
12 11 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (1.40%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.27%) JBoss
14 6 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.40%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (4.45%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 433 (55.09%) Amazon AWS
2 381 (48.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (13.49%) IaaS
4 105 (13.36%) OpenShift
5 102 (12.98%) GitHub
6 85 (10.81%) SaaS
7 84 (10.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 69 (8.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 69 (8.78%) PaaS
9 68 (8.65%) Amazon EC2
9 68 (8.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 68 (8.65%) Office 365
10 54 (6.87%) Amazon S3
11 52 (6.62%) Amazon SQS
12 31 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
13 30 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
14 29 (3.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.76%) G Suite
16 5 (0.64%) Datadog
17 4 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (13.36%) Firewall
2 87 (11.07%) WAN
3 64 (8.14%) DNS
4 63 (8.02%) TCP/IP
5 61 (7.76%) VPN
6 59 (7.51%) SAN
7 55 (7.00%) LAN
8 44 (5.60%) VLAN
9 32 (4.07%) MPLS
10 30 (3.82%) DHCP
11 27 (3.44%) NetScaler
12 26 (3.31%) DMZ
12 26 (3.31%) HTTP
12 26 (3.31%) NAS
12 26 (3.31%) WLAN
13 25 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
13 25 (3.18%) Network Security
14 24 (3.05%) VPLS
15 21 (2.67%) Internet
15 21 (2.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (16.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 125 (15.90%) SQL Server
3 63 (8.02%) NoSQL
4 57 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
5 47 (5.98%) MongoDB
6 43 (5.47%) MySQL
7 36 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (4.07%) Redis
9 24 (3.05%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.67%) Oracle Database
11 19 (2.42%) Big Data
12 14 (1.78%) MariaDB
13 13 (1.65%) Aerospike
14 11 (1.40%) Relational Database
15 8 (1.02%) Power BI
16 6 (0.76%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 214 (27.23%) Jenkins
2 111 (14.12%) Git (software)
3 88 (11.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 64 (8.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 62 (7.89%) JIRA
6 61 (7.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 59 (7.51%) TeamCity
8 51 (6.49%) Cucumber
9 42 (5.34%) Maven
10 15 (1.91%) Subversion
10 15 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (1.53%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.02%) GoCD
14 7 (0.89%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.64%) Gatling
15 5 (0.64%) GitLab
15 5 (0.64%) JBehave
15 5 (0.64%) JMeter
15 5 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 172 (21.88%) Finance
2 63 (8.02%) Games
3 37 (4.71%) Retail
4 18 (2.29%) Banking
4 18 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.78%) Legal
6 13 (1.65%) Law
7 10 (1.27%) Marketing
8 4 (0.51%) Front Office
9 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Automotive
10 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (14.89%) Architect
2 107 (13.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 90 (11.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 80 (10.18%) Consultant
5 72 (9.16%) Developer
6 53 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 46 (5.85%) Java Developer
8 45 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
9 43 (5.47%) Cloud Architect
10 41 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
11 40 (5.09%) Java Scala Developer
11 40 (5.09%) Scala Developer
11 40 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
12 38 (4.83%) Cloud Consultant
13 37 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (4.45%) Senior Java Scala Developer
14 35 (4.45%) Senior Scala Developer
15 34 (4.33%) Network Engineer
16 31 (3.94%) Support Engineer
17 29 (3.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (15.78%) Web Services
2 107 (13.61%) AngularJS
3 98 (12.47%) Spring
4 95 (12.09%) .NET
4 95 (12.09%) Akka
5 58 (7.38%) RESTful
6 57 (7.25%) Node.js
7 48 (6.11%) .NET Framework
8 43 (5.47%) LAMP
9 35 (4.45%) JSON
10 29 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
11 27 (3.44%) REST
12 26 (3.31%) Kafka
13 23 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (2.93%) Middleware
14 20 (2.54%) LEMP Stack
15 17 (2.16%) ASP.NET
15 17 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
15 17 (2.16%) HTML
15 17 (2.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 213 (27.10%) Public Cloud
2 131 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 89 (11.32%) Fintech
4 62 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 49 (6.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 49 (6.23%) Online Games
6 47 (5.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (2.42%) Clustering
9 18 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (2.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 16 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.91%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.91%) Replication
12 15 (1.91%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.78%) Blog
14 13 (1.65%) User Experience
15 12 (1.53%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 328 (41.73%) Windows
2 299 (38.04%) Linux
3 144 (18.32%) Windows Server
4 74 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 48 (6.11%) Android
7 42 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (5.09%) CentOS
9 37 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (3.94%) Windows 10
11 26 (3.31%) Unix
12 21 (2.67%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.78%) VMS
14 12 (1.53%) Debian
15 6 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.76%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.51%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.38%) VyOS
17 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (40.71%) DevOps
2 260 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
4 110 (13.99%) Migration
5 108 (13.74%) Continuous Delivery
6 97 (12.34%) E-Commerce
7 92 (11.70%) ITIL
8 80 (10.18%) Configuration Management
9 79 (10.05%) Presales
10 77 (9.80%) Microservices
11 72 (9.16%) Software Engineering
12 71 (9.03%) Network Virtualisation
13 70 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 67 (8.52%) Service Management
15 64 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
16 59 (7.51%) TDD
17 54 (6.87%) Open Source
18 52 (6.62%) Deployment Automation
18 52 (6.62%) High Availability
18 52 (6.62%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 196 (24.94%) Python
2 194 (24.68%) SQL
3 150 (19.08%) Ruby
4 147 (18.70%) Java
5 116 (14.76%) PowerShell
6 95 (12.09%) Scala
7 92 (11.70%) JavaScript
8 74 (9.41%) PHP
9 48 (6.11%) Bash Shell
10 44 (5.60%) C#
11 33 (4.20%) Perl
12 15 (1.91%) C
13 13 (1.65%) C++
13 13 (1.65%) Go
14 11 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.27%) VBScript
16 7 (0.89%) F#
16 7 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 5 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (9.29%) Degree
3 53 (6.74%) MCSA
3 53 (6.74%) MCSE
4 48 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (4.33%) CCNA
7 31 (3.94%) CCNP
8 24 (3.05%) CCIE
9 17 (2.16%) VCDX
10 15 (1.91%) CISSP
11 9 (1.15%) CISA
11 9 (1.15%) CISM
12 8 (1.02%) MCP
13 7 (0.89%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.89%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.89%) SSCP
13 7 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
14 6 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (0.76%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.67%) PCI DSS
2 41 (5.22%) QA
3 31 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.53%) GCP
4 12 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.15%) GDPR
6 6 (0.76%) COBIT
6 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.64%) SLA
8 3 (0.38%) DICOM
8 3 (0.38%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.38%) HL7
8 3 (0.38%) PMO
9 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 174 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 158 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (19.72%) Docker
4 91 (11.58%) Hyper-V
5 87 (11.07%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (4.83%) XenApp
8 23 (2.93%) VMware NSX
8 23 (2.93%) vSphere
9 22 (2.80%) XenDesktop
10 16 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.40%) iptables
12 11 (1.40%) KVM
13 9 (1.15%) QEMU
13 9 (1.15%) Varnish
13 9 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.64%) BIND 9
15 5 (0.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 196 (24.94%) Ansible
2 138 (17.56%) Puppet
3 60 (7.63%) Kubernetes
4 58 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (6.36%) Nagios
6 38 (4.83%) SCCM
7 30 (3.82%) Terraform
8 27 (3.44%) SCVMM
9 18 (2.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 18 (2.29%) SCSM
10 17 (2.16%) HAProxy
10 17 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (1.91%) logstash
12 14 (1.78%) SCOM
12 14 (1.78%) SCOrch
12 14 (1.78%) vCenter Server
13 13 (1.65%) SCDPM
14 12 (1.53%) FortiGate
15 9 (1.15%) Graylog
15 9 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 223 (28.37%) VMware
2 193 (24.55%) Microsoft
3 108 (13.74%) Cisco
4 95 (12.09%) WorldPay
5 83 (10.56%) Citrix
6 73 (9.29%) Oracle
7 66 (8.40%) Google
8 61 (7.76%) New Relic
9 52 (6.62%) Trend Micro
10 49 (6.23%) Splunk
11 42 (5.34%) Red Hat
12 32 (4.07%) AppDynamics
12 32 (4.07%) Qualys
13 29 (3.69%) F5
14 25 (3.18%) EMC
14 25 (3.18%) SolarWinds
15 24 (3.05%) Blue Coat
15 24 (3.05%) Forcepoint
15 24 (3.05%) HP
15 24 (3.05%) Zscaler