Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 519 568 635
Rank change year-on-year +49 +67 +67
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 200 585 586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.11% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 202 506 448
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £43,500 £40,000 £42,995
90th Percentile £97,500 £86,875 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 20,724 52,546 63,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.81% 38.95% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16,877 39,922 48,700
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,852
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Private Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Private Cloud.

Salary trend for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Private Cloud over the 6 months to 25 November 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 25 November 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 +37 197 £70,000 +12.00% 63
UK excluding London +86 118 £70,000 +12.00% 52
London +96 78 £68,750 +5.77% 18
South East +105 48 £70,000 +12.00% 15
Work from Home -36 40 £70,000 +3.70% 12
North of England +94 26 £51,250 +33.12% 14
Midlands +67 25 £76,250 +8.93% 8
West Midlands +58 21 £70,000 - 7
North West +88 20 £52,500 -8.70% 9
South West +113 12 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Yorkshire +75 6 £36,250 +3.57% 4
East of England +127 5 £70,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +79 4 £100,000 +63.27% 1
Scotland +60 2 £80,000 +166.67% 6

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 142 (71.00%) Azure
2 88 (44.00%) AWS
2 88 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 76 (38.00%) IaaS
4 69 (34.50%) Windows
5 68 (34.00%) VMware
6 65 (32.50%) Data Centre
7 63 (31.50%) DevOps
8 62 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 54 (27.00%) Finance
11 52 (26.00%) PaaS
12 51 (25.50%) Hyper-V
12 51 (25.50%) Office 365
12 51 (25.50%) Public Cloud
12 51 (25.50%) Windows Server
13 50 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 49 (24.50%) SQL
14 49 (24.50%) Degree
15 48 (24.00%) Terraform
16 47 (23.50%) Ansible
17 46 (23.00%) ITIL
17 46 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 45 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 44 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
20 42 (21.00%) MCSE
21 40 (20.00%) GCP
22 38 (19.00%) Linux
23 35 (17.50%) SaaS
24 33 (16.50%) 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 19 (9.50%) MS Exchange
1 19 (9.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.50%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.50%) Confluence
5 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 142 (71.00%) Azure
2 88 (44.00%) AWS
3 76 (38.00%) IaaS
4 52 (26.00%) PaaS
5 51 (25.50%) Office 365
6 40 (20.00%) GCP
7 35 (17.50%) SaaS
8 19 (9.50%) OpenShift
9 12 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (6.00%) GitHub
10 10 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.00%) OneDrive
13 2 (1.00%) Power Platform
13 2 (1.00%) Serverless
14 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.50%) Firewall
2 17 (8.50%) WAN
3 15 (7.50%) Skype
4 12 (6.00%) AMQP
4 12 (6.00%) DNS
5 11 (5.50%) HTTP
6 7 (3.50%) LAN
6 7 (3.50%) SAN
7 5 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.50%) Wireless
8 4 (2.00%) MPLS
9 3 (1.50%) Network Security
9 3 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.50%) SMTP
9 3 (1.50%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.00%) VLAN
10 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.50%) ICMP
11 1 (0.50%) Internet
11 1 (0.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.50%) MongoDB
3 18 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (8.50%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.50%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.00%) Big Data
6 9 (4.50%) Redis
7 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.50%) HBase
10 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.00%) MySQL
11 3 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.00%) Power BI
12 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.50%) DB2
13 1 (0.50%) KDB
13 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.00%) JIRA
3 4 (2.00%) Selenium
4 3 (1.50%) JMeter
4 3 (1.50%) JUnit
4 3 (1.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.50%) GitLab
6 1 (0.50%) Gradle
6 1 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.50%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 54 (27.00%) Finance
2 10 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.50%) Banking
4 8 (4.00%) Front Office
5 7 (3.50%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.00%) Digital Economy
6 4 (2.00%) Military
7 3 (1.50%) Electronics
7 3 (1.50%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) Law
8 2 (1.00%) Local Government
8 2 (1.00%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Police
Job Titles
1 46 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (19.50%) Architect
3 24 (12.00%) Consultant
4 21 (10.50%) Azure Consultant
5 15 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
5 15 (7.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 14 (7.00%) Azure Architect
6 14 (7.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (6.50%) DevOps Architect
7 13 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (6.00%) Network Engineer
9 11 (5.50%) Developer
9 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.50%) Python Engineer
12 8 (4.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.50%) Kafka
2 18 (9.00%) Spring
3 17 (8.50%) REST
4 14 (7.00%) .NET
5 12 (6.00%) .NET Core
5 12 (6.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (6.00%) Spring Boot
6 11 (5.50%) React
7 9 (4.50%) Memcached
7 9 (4.50%) Vert.x
8 8 (4.00%) Apache Thrift
9 5 (2.50%) Guice
9 5 (2.50%) JSON
9 5 (2.50%) Lucene
9 5 (2.50%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (2.00%) Web Services
11 3 (1.50%) OAuth
11 3 (1.50%) OpenID
12 2 (1.00%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 51 (25.50%) Public Cloud
3 32 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (8.50%) Cloud Native
5 7 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.00%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.00%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.50%) User Experience
8 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.00%) EMC VNXe
9 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.00%) PKI
9 2 (1.00%) Replication
9 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (34.50%) Windows
2 51 (25.50%) Windows Server
3 38 (19.00%) Linux
4 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.50%) DevOps
2 46 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (23.00%) ITIL
3 44 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.00%) Presales
5 25 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (12.00%) Microservices
6 24 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 20 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 20 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 18 (9.00%) Decision-Making
9 16 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (7.50%) Analytics
10 15 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
10 15 (7.50%) Server Virtualisation
11 14 (7.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (7.00%) Migration
11 14 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.50%) Open Source
13 12 (6.00%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.50%) SQL
2 33 (16.50%) PowerShell
3 29 (14.50%) Python
4 25 (12.50%) Java
5 16 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.50%) C
6 3 (1.50%) C#
6 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.50%) Go
7 1 (0.50%) Java 8
7 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (24.50%) Degree
2 45 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (21.00%) MCSE
4 25 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (12.00%) CCNA
6 22 (11.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (7.00%) MCSA
8 14 (7.00%) SC Cleared
9 13 (6.50%) AWS Certification
9 13 (6.50%) RHCE
10 11 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.50%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.50%) CCDA
13 1 (0.50%) CCDP
13 1 (0.50%) CCIE
13 1 (0.50%) CCNP
13 1 (0.50%) MCP
13 1 (0.50%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (4.50%) SLA
2 6 (3.00%) GDPR
3 5 (2.50%) BS25999
3 5 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.50%) NIST
4 3 (1.50%) NIST 800
5 2 (1.00%) COBIT
6 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.50%) PMO
6 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 62 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (25.50%) Hyper-V
3 50 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 27 (13.50%) Docker
5 6 (3.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (3.00%) vSphere
6 5 (2.50%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.50%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.50%) XenApp
7 3 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.00%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.50%) Firmware
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (24.00%) Terraform
2 47 (23.50%) Ansible
3 31 (15.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 29 (14.50%) SCCM
5 23 (11.50%) Puppet
6 16 (8.00%) Kubernetes
7 15 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (2.50%) Nessus
9 4 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.50%) PaperCut
10 3 (1.50%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.50%) vRealize
11 2 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.00%) Nagios
11 2 (1.00%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.00%) SCOM
11 2 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.00%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.50%) CASB
12 1 (0.50%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 88 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 68 (34.00%) VMware
3 33 (16.50%) Red Hat
4 19 (9.50%) Oracle
5 18 (9.00%) Google
6 11 (5.50%) Citrix
7 7 (3.50%) Cisco
7 7 (3.50%) Veeam
8 6 (3.00%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.50%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.00%) EMC
10 4 (2.00%) HP
11 3 (1.50%) Meraki
11 3 (1.50%) Spotify
12 2 (1.00%) CommVault
12 2 (1.00%) Dell
12 2 (1.00%) F5
12 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.00%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.00%) Splunk