Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 687 777 893
Rank change year-on-year +90 +116 +72
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 543 480 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 424 353 368
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% -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 77000 77559 91852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.84% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58017 63717 73591
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +91 521 £65,000 +8.33% 29
London +88 280 £70,000 +3.70% 13
UK excluding London +43 245 £57,500 +4.55% 19
South East +36 108 £59,000 -1.67% 4
North of England -5 44 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Midlands +29 34 £67,500 +35.00% 3
East of England +17 33 £65,000 +13.04% 2
West Midlands +27 26 £58,750 +17.50% 3
South West -1 23 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Yorkshire +46 22 £70,000 +27.27% 1
North West -41 21 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands +33 8 £75,000 +76.47%
Wales - 5 £50,000 -
North East +9 3 £75,000 +66.67%
Scotland -28 1 £45,000 +31.70% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 260 (47.88%) Linux
2 240 (44.20%) Amazon AWS
3 207 (38.12%) DevOps
4 194 (35.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 191 (35.17%) VMware
6 176 (32.41%) Windows
7 156 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
8 155 (28.55%) Python
9 131 (24.13%) Puppet
10 118 (21.73%) Data Centre
11 115 (21.18%) Opscode Chef
12 110 (20.26%) Docker
13 109 (20.07%) OpenStack
14 108 (19.89%) Microsoft
15 107 (19.71%) Ansible
16 94 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 84 (15.47%) Jenkins
18 83 (15.29%) TCP/IP
18 83 (15.29%) Active Directory
19 79 (14.55%) Configuration Management
20 77 (14.18%) Degree
21 76 (14.00%) SQL
21 76 (14.00%) Kubernetes
22 74 (13.63%) High Availability
23 73 (13.44%) Cisco
24 72 (13.26%) Public Cloud
25 71 (13.08%) ITIL
25 71 (13.08%) Firewall
26 70 (12.89%) Presales
27 68 (12.52%) Internet

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
1 109 (20.07%) OpenStack
2 53 (9.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 31 (5.71%) IIS
4 30 (5.52%) Apache
5 27 (4.97%) nginx
6 22 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (3.87%) Skype for Business
8 20 (3.68%) CloudStack
9 14 (2.58%) MS Exchange
9 14 (2.58%) SharePoint
10 11 (2.03%) Confluence
11 7 (1.29%) uWSGI
12 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.92%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.74%) CMS
14 4 (0.74%) Drupal
14 4 (0.74%) JBoss
14 4 (0.74%) SAS
14 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.18%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 240 (44.20%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (35.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (11.05%) IaaS
4 49 (9.02%) Office 365
5 47 (8.66%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (7.92%) PaaS
7 38 (7.00%) SaaS
8 29 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (2.21%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (1.84%) Bluemix
12 10 (1.84%) GitHub
13 9 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (1.10%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.92%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (15.29%) TCP/IP
2 71 (13.08%) Firewall
3 68 (12.52%) Internet
4 54 (9.94%) DNS
5 44 (8.10%) HTTP
5 44 (8.10%) SAN
6 43 (7.92%) VPN
7 38 (7.00%) IPsec
7 38 (7.00%) SSL
8 29 (5.34%) DHCP
9 27 (4.97%) VLAN
10 23 (4.24%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (3.68%) SMTP
11 20 (3.68%) WAN
12 19 (3.50%) LAN
13 18 (3.31%) NAS
14 17 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (2.76%) Skype
16 15 (2.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.47%) MySQL
3 43 (7.92%) NoSQL
4 41 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 29 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (5.16%) MongoDB
7 25 (4.60%) Hadoop
8 24 (4.42%) MariaDB
9 18 (3.31%) Redis
10 15 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.47%) Big Data
11 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (1.29%) Power BI
12 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.74%) SAP HANA
15 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 84 (15.47%) Jenkins
2 48 (8.84%) Git (software)
3 30 (5.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (2.95%) JIRA
5 12 (2.21%) Maven
6 11 (2.03%) Subversion
7 10 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.47%) Hudson
8 8 (1.47%) MSI
8 8 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.29%) Ant
10 5 (0.92%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.74%) Selenium
11 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.74%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.55%) GitLab
12 3 (0.55%) Gradle
12 3 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (8.84%) Finance
2 38 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.87%) Retail
4 17 (3.13%) Banking
5 15 (2.76%) Games
6 8 (1.47%) Legal
7 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.74%) Back Office
8 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Marketing
9 3 (0.55%) Law
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (21.18%) Architect
2 72 (13.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (12.15%) Cloud Architect
4 55 (10.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 49 (9.02%) Consultant
6 45 (8.29%) Systems Engineer
7 38 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (6.26%) Developer
8 34 (6.26%) Linux Engineer
9 30 (5.52%) AWS Architect
10 28 (5.16%) Senior DevOps
11 27 (4.97%) Support Engineer
12 25 (4.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 24 (4.42%) Administrator
14 23 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
15 22 (4.05%) Analyst
16 21 (3.87%) Platform Engineer
17 19 (3.50%) Cloud Consultant
17 19 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
17 19 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.87%) Web Services
2 29 (5.34%) RESTful
3 25 (4.60%) .NET
4 24 (4.42%) LEMP Stack
5 21 (3.87%) Middleware
6 20 (3.68%) HTML
7 18 (3.31%) LAMP
7 18 (3.31%) Node.js
8 17 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
9 15 (2.76%) HTML5
10 13 (2.39%) JSON
10 13 (2.39%) XML
11 12 (2.21%) Sensu
11 12 (2.21%) Spring
12 11 (2.03%) Apache Flex
12 11 (2.03%) Memcached
12 11 (2.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 9 (1.66%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.66%) REST
13 9 (1.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (21.73%) Data Centre
2 72 (13.26%) Public Cloud
3 36 (6.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 33 (6.08%) Computer Science
5 27 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.95%) Replication
9 12 (2.21%) Clustering
9 12 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (2.21%) PKI
10 11 (2.03%) Mobile Games
11 10 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.84%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.47%) Derivative
12 8 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.29%) BBC
13 7 (1.29%) Fintech
13 7 (1.29%) Wiki
14 5 (0.92%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 260 (47.88%) Linux
2 176 (32.41%) Windows
3 56 (10.31%) Unix
4 47 (8.66%) Windows Server
5 37 (6.81%) CentOS
6 31 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 27 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (4.97%) Windows 10
8 16 (2.95%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.21%) Android
11 10 (1.84%) Debian
11 10 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.47%) Solaris
12 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.29%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (38.12%) DevOps
2 156 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (14.55%) Configuration Management
4 74 (13.63%) High Availability
5 71 (13.08%) ITIL
6 70 (12.89%) Presales
7 56 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (10.31%) Migration
8 54 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (9.21%) Open Source
10 45 (8.29%) SDLC
11 29 (5.34%) Enterprise Architecture
11 29 (5.34%) TOGAF
12 28 (5.16%) Business Continuity
13 25 (4.60%) E-Commerce
14 24 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (4.42%) CRM
14 24 (4.42%) Scrum
15 22 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (28.55%) Python
2 76 (14.00%) SQL
3 60 (11.05%) PowerShell
4 55 (10.13%) Java
5 54 (9.94%) Ruby
6 52 (9.58%) Bash Shell
6 52 (9.58%) PHP
7 40 (7.37%) Perl
8 28 (5.16%) C#
9 20 (3.68%) JavaScript
10 17 (3.13%) C++
11 14 (2.58%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.92%) Scala
14 4 (0.74%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.74%) Tcl
15 2 (0.37%) Go
15 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.18%) Groovy
16 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (14.18%) Degree
2 29 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.60%) MCSE
4 22 (4.05%) MCSA
5 18 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.21%) Master's Degree
6 12 (2.21%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.10%) CISSP
10 5 (0.92%) CCNA
11 4 (0.74%) CCNP
11 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.55%) CISM
12 3 (0.55%) ISEB
12 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.37%) CCIE
13 2 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.76%) SLA
2 14 (2.58%) GCP
3 12 (2.21%) QA
4 9 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.10%) GDPR
7 5 (0.92%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.37%) COBIT
9 2 (0.37%) PMO
10 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 110 (20.26%) Docker
2 94 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (15.29%) Active Directory
4 48 (8.84%) Hyper-V
5 37 (6.81%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (5.89%) vSphere
7 17 (3.13%) Varnish
7 17 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.21%) XenApp
10 8 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.29%) BIND 9
11 7 (1.29%) Kamailio
11 7 (1.29%) Postfix
11 7 (1.29%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.92%) KVM
12 5 (0.92%) vCloud
13 4 (0.74%) NFS
13 4 (0.74%) Xen
14 3 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 131 (24.13%) Puppet
2 115 (21.18%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (19.71%) Ansible
4 76 (14.00%) Kubernetes
5 28 (5.16%) SCCM
5 28 (5.16%) Terraform
6 26 (4.79%) HAProxy
7 20 (3.68%) Nagios
8 16 (2.95%) SCOM
9 13 (2.39%) Salt
9 13 (2.39%) ZABBIX
10 12 (2.21%) Juju
10 12 (2.21%) logstash
10 12 (2.21%) vCenter Server
11 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (1.84%) Cacti
12 10 (1.84%) Graphite
12 10 (1.84%) Graylog
13 9 (1.66%) CFEngine
14 8 (1.47%) Mesos
Vendors
1 191 (35.17%) VMware
2 108 (19.89%) Microsoft
3 73 (13.44%) Cisco
4 39 (7.18%) Oracle
5 36 (6.63%) Google
6 28 (5.16%) Citrix
7 26 (4.79%) Dell
8 23 (4.24%) Red Hat
9 22 (4.05%) IBM
10 18 (3.31%) Fortinet
10 18 (3.31%) SaltStack
11 17 (3.13%) EMC
11 17 (3.13%) Meraki
12 15 (2.76%) HP
13 14 (2.58%) NetApp
14 13 (2.39%) EqualLogic
15 11 (2.03%) F5
16 10 (1.84%) Palo Alto
17 9 (1.66%) Rackspace
18 8 (1.47%) SAP