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

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 603 803 861
Rank change year-on-year +200 +58 +1
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 650 388 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 448 296 376
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £54,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.34% +9.75%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £95,375 £89,375 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +2.61% +25.68% +1.67%

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 72,839 72,174 88,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 40.77% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56,453 59,225 70,942
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +208 630 £65,000 +8.33% 98
London +184 337 £70,000 +9.38% 47
UK excluding London +59 297 £59,000 +2.61% 56
South East +59 125 £59,000 -3.67% 17
East of England +52 63 £62,500 +8.70% 13
North of England -12 47 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Midlands +16 36 £67,500 +35.00% 8
West Midlands +27 30 £60,000 +20.00% 5
North West -41 26 £58,750 +17.50% 6
Yorkshire +28 18 £67,500 -5.26% 5
South West +21 18 £52,500 -34.38%
East Midlands +12 6 £75,000 +62.16% 3
North East -12 5 £75,000 +61.42% 2
Wales - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland -46 4 £42,500 +24.38% 5

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 286 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 262 (40.31%) Linux
3 247 (38.00%) DevOps
4 225 (34.62%) Windows
5 218 (33.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 215 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
7 208 (32.00%) VMware
8 168 (25.85%) Python
9 145 (22.31%) Puppet
10 134 (20.62%) Public Cloud
11 129 (19.85%) Data Centre
12 123 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 119 (18.31%) Ansible
14 114 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 112 (17.23%) Jenkins
16 106 (16.31%) OpenStack
17 105 (16.15%) Docker
18 103 (15.85%) Ruby
18 103 (15.85%) SQL
19 102 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
20 101 (15.54%) ITIL
21 99 (15.23%) Java
22 96 (14.77%) Web Services
22 96 (14.77%) Finance
23 93 (14.31%) Active Directory
24 91 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
25 90 (13.85%) IaaS
26 89 (13.69%) Degree
27 88 (13.54%) Windows Server
28 87 (13.38%) PowerShell

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
1 106 (16.31%) OpenStack
2 50 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 25 (3.85%) IIS
4 24 (3.69%) nginx
5 19 (2.92%) Apache
6 18 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (2.46%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.31%) MS Exchange
8 15 (2.31%) Skype for Business
9 14 (2.15%) Confluence
10 12 (1.85%) CloudStack
11 11 (1.69%) SAS
12 10 (1.54%) uWSGI
13 8 (1.23%) Apache Spark
14 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.62%) Apache Pig
17 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 286 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (33.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (13.85%) IaaS
4 60 (9.23%) GitHub
5 58 (8.92%) SaaS
6 57 (8.77%) OpenShift
7 49 (7.54%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (7.54%) Office 365
8 48 (7.38%) PaaS
9 22 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 17 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.77%) AWS OpsWorks
15 5 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 79 (12.15%) Firewall
2 72 (11.08%) TCP/IP
3 58 (8.92%) DNS
4 50 (7.69%) VPN
4 50 (7.69%) WAN
5 49 (7.54%) Internet
6 41 (6.31%) HTTP
7 39 (6.00%) SSL
8 38 (5.85%) IPsec
9 31 (4.77%) SAN
10 29 (4.46%) VLAN
11 26 (4.00%) DHCP
12 23 (3.54%) LAN
13 19 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (2.77%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (2.77%) NAS
15 16 (2.46%) BGP
16 15 (2.31%) Kerberos
16 15 (2.31%) Software-Defined Networking
17 14 (2.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 83 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 60 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 45 (6.92%) MySQL
5 30 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 22 (3.38%) MariaDB
8 20 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 18 (2.77%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.77%) Redis
10 15 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.85%) Power BI
12 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.08%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.92%) Big Data
14 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.77%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 112 (17.23%) Jenkins
2 47 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 42 (6.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 30 (4.62%) Maven
5 24 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (3.54%) Cucumber
7 18 (2.77%) JIRA
8 13 (2.00%) Subversion
9 12 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.23%) Ant
10 8 (1.23%) Hudson
11 7 (1.08%) MSI
12 5 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.62%) Selenium
13 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.46%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.46%) GitLab
14 3 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (14.77%) Finance
2 39 (6.00%) Games
3 35 (5.38%) Retail
4 29 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.92%) Banking
6 8 (1.23%) Law
6 8 (1.23%) Legal
6 8 (1.23%) Marketing
7 4 (0.62%) Back Office
8 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.31%) Automotive
9 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (19.08%) Architect
2 71 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 57 (8.77%) Consultant
5 50 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 49 (7.54%) Developer
7 46 (7.08%) Systems Engineer
8 42 (6.46%) Linux Engineer
9 41 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
10 31 (4.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 29 (4.46%) Senior DevOps
11 29 (4.46%) Support Engineer
12 27 (4.15%) Senior Developer
13 26 (4.00%) Cloud Consultant
14 25 (3.85%) AWS Architect
14 25 (3.85%) Linux Support
14 25 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
15 22 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
15 22 (3.38%) Java Developer
15 22 (3.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (14.77%) Web Services
2 62 (9.54%) AngularJS
3 59 (9.08%) Spring
4 57 (8.77%) Akka
5 46 (7.08%) Node.js
6 45 (6.92%) .NET
7 42 (6.46%) RESTful
8 35 (5.38%) LAMP
9 29 (4.46%) JSON
10 27 (4.15%) .NET Framework
11 24 (3.69%) HTML
12 23 (3.54%) REST
13 22 (3.38%) LEMP Stack
14 21 (3.23%) Middleware
15 16 (2.46%) HTML5
15 16 (2.46%) XML
16 14 (2.15%) Apache Flex
16 14 (2.15%) Memcached
16 14 (2.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 12 (1.85%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 134 (20.62%) Public Cloud
2 129 (19.85%) Data Centre
3 62 (9.54%) Fintech
4 49 (7.54%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 21 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.08%) Online Games
7 20 (3.08%) Replication
8 16 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.15%) Clustering
10 14 (2.15%) Mobile Games
11 13 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.54%) BBC
12 10 (1.54%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 262 (40.31%) Linux
2 225 (34.62%) Windows
3 88 (13.54%) Windows Server
4 39 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (5.85%) Apple iOS
6 36 (5.54%) Unix
7 34 (5.23%) Android
8 31 (4.77%) CentOS
9 30 (4.62%) Windows 10
10 28 (4.31%) Ubuntu
11 24 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (2.15%) Debian
14 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (1.23%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.31%) VMS
17 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (38.00%) DevOps
2 215 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 101 (15.54%) ITIL
5 79 (12.15%) Migration
6 77 (11.85%) Presales
7 69 (10.62%) E-Commerce
8 68 (10.46%) High Availability
9 67 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
10 66 (10.15%) Configuration Management
11 61 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 46 (7.08%) Open Source
13 44 (6.77%) SDLC
14 41 (6.31%) Project Management
15 40 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
15 40 (6.15%) Software Engineering
16 35 (5.38%) Cloud Operations
16 35 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (5.38%) Low Latency
17 34 (5.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 168 (25.85%) Python
2 103 (15.85%) Ruby
2 103 (15.85%) SQL
3 99 (15.23%) Java
4 87 (13.38%) PowerShell
5 74 (11.38%) PHP
6 56 (8.62%) Scala
7 46 (7.08%) Bash Shell
8 38 (5.85%) JavaScript
9 31 (4.77%) C#
10 22 (3.38%) Perl
11 20 (3.08%) C++
12 11 (1.69%) C
13 6 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.92%) R
14 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.62%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.62%) Tcl
15 4 (0.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 89 (13.69%) Degree
2 41 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.31%) MCSA
4 28 (4.31%) MCSE
5 15 (2.31%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.08%) CCNA
8 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.62%) CCNP
9 4 (0.62%) CISSP
9 4 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.62%) MCITP
9 4 (0.62%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.62%) VCDX
10 3 (0.46%) ISEB
10 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.15%) PCI DSS
2 26 (4.00%) QA
3 20 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.85%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.69%) GCP
6 7 (1.08%) GDPR
7 5 (0.77%) SLA
8 3 (0.46%) PMO
9 2 (0.31%) COBIT
9 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 114 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (16.15%) Docker
3 93 (14.31%) Active Directory
4 69 (10.62%) Hyper-V
5 48 (7.38%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (5.85%) vSphere
7 19 (2.92%) XenApp
8 18 (2.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 16 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (1.85%) Varnish
11 10 (1.54%) BIND 9
11 10 (1.54%) Kamailio
11 10 (1.54%) Postfix
12 9 (1.38%) VMware NSX
13 7 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.92%) KVM
14 6 (0.92%) Xen
15 4 (0.62%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.62%) vCloud
16 3 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 145 (22.31%) Puppet
2 119 (18.31%) Ansible
3 91 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (9.54%) Kubernetes
5 37 (5.69%) Nagios
6 33 (5.08%) SCCM
7 25 (3.85%) Terraform
8 22 (3.38%) HAProxy
9 20 (3.08%) SCOM
10 12 (1.85%) logstash
11 11 (1.69%) ZABBIX
12 10 (1.54%) Cacti
12 10 (1.54%) Graphite
12 10 (1.54%) Graylog
12 10 (1.54%) Munin
13 9 (1.38%) Mesos
14 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (1.23%) rkt
14 8 (1.23%) SCVMM
15 7 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (32.00%) VMware
2 123 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 67 (10.31%) Oracle
4 60 (9.23%) Cisco
5 54 (8.31%) WorldPay
6 41 (6.31%) Citrix
7 34 (5.23%) Google
8 29 (4.46%) Dell
9 25 (3.85%) Splunk
10 24 (3.69%) HP
11 22 (3.38%) AppDynamics
12 21 (3.23%) Qualys
13 19 (2.92%) Red Hat
14 15 (2.31%) IBM
15 14 (2.15%) Fortinet
15 14 (2.15%) Meraki
16 13 (2.00%) 3PAR
16 13 (2.00%) SaltStack
17 12 (1.85%) EMC
18 11 (1.69%) EqualLogic