Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 533 673 600
Rank change year-on-year +140 -73 +194
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 286 484 749
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.85% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 224 423 559
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
10th Percentile £35,900 £39,000 £41,510
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% +4.17% +20.00%

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 29,526 57,124 69,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.11% 39.13% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22,850 42,824 53,424
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 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 +134 283 £62,500 - 27
London +182 158 £74,500 +14.62% 11
UK excluding London +71 125 £52,500 -16.00% 17
South East +83 53 £60,000 -2.44% 4
North of England +116 40 £52,500 -6.67% 6
North West +83 24 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Work from Home +33 24 £72,500 +16.00%
Midlands +86 22 £52,500 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +83 16 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Yorkshire +90 11 £53,750 +27.98% 1
South West +100 6 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East Midlands +59 6 £100,000 +77.78%
North East +19 5 £37,500 -40.00%
East of England +62 3 £71,250 +50.00% 1
Scotland +70 1 £68,500 +9.60% 1

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 179 (62.59%) Azure
2 134 (46.85%) AWS
3 118 (41.26%) DevOps
4 107 (37.41%) Windows
5 105 (36.71%) Microsoft
6 99 (34.62%) Linux
7 94 (32.87%) VMware
8 87 (30.42%) Public Cloud
9 72 (25.17%) Data Centre
10 69 (24.13%) Ansible
10 69 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (23.43%) IaaS
12 66 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 65 (22.73%) GCP
14 62 (21.68%) Active Directory
15 61 (21.33%) Terraform
16 59 (20.63%) SQL Server
17 57 (19.93%) Finance
18 53 (18.53%) Cisco
19 52 (18.18%) Python
19 52 (18.18%) Office 365
19 52 (18.18%) Windows Server
20 51 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 50 (17.48%) PowerShell
22 47 (16.43%) Puppet
23 46 (16.08%) Kubernetes
24 45 (15.73%) PaaS
25 44 (15.38%) Bash Shell
25 44 (15.38%) ITIL
26 43 (15.03%) Hyper-V

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 14 (4.90%) Skype for Business
2 9 (3.15%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.40%) Confluence
4 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.70%) Apache
5 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 179 (62.59%) Azure
2 134 (46.85%) AWS
3 67 (23.43%) IaaS
4 65 (22.73%) GCP
5 52 (18.18%) Office 365
6 45 (15.73%) PaaS
7 19 (6.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (6.29%) SaaS
9 11 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.10%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.05%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.70%) Serverless
14 1 (0.35%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.94%) Firewall
2 22 (7.69%) DNS
3 18 (6.29%) VLAN
3 18 (6.29%) WAN
4 16 (5.59%) LAN
5 15 (5.24%) SAN
6 14 (4.90%) Skype
7 11 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.50%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (3.50%) MPLS
8 10 (3.50%) Wireless
9 9 (3.15%) DHCP
9 9 (3.15%) VoIP
9 9 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.80%) Internet
10 8 (2.80%) Network Security
11 7 (2.45%) Unified Communications
11 7 (2.45%) VPN
12 6 (2.10%) FTP
12 6 (2.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.29%) SQL Server 2017
3 12 (4.20%) MySQL
4 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.70%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.35%) KDB
9 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.89%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.29%) Selenium
3 18 (6.29%) SpecFlow
4 9 (3.15%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.15%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.10%) GitLab
5 6 (2.10%) JIRA
6 4 (1.40%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
General
1 57 (19.93%) Finance
2 31 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 29 (10.14%) Banking
4 11 (3.85%) Marketing
5 10 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.75%) Games
6 5 (1.75%) Local Government
6 5 (1.75%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (1.05%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) Back Office
8 2 (0.70%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (20.28%) Cloud Engineer
2 46 (16.08%) Architect
3 42 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (8.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (7.69%) Developer
6 21 (7.34%) Consultant
7 20 (6.99%) Network Engineer
8 18 (6.29%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.94%) Deployment Engineer
10 16 (5.59%) React Developer
11 15 (5.24%) Azure Architect
11 15 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 15 (5.24%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (5.24%) Operations Engineer
12 14 (4.90%) .NET Developer - Fintech
12 14 (4.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 13 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
13 13 (4.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.39%) .NET
2 23 (8.04%) React
3 18 (6.29%) .NET Framework
3 18 (6.29%) ASP.NET
3 18 (6.29%) ASP.NET Core
3 18 (6.29%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (3.50%) AngularJS
6 8 (2.80%) OAuth
6 8 (2.80%) OpenID
6 8 (2.80%) Web Services
7 6 (2.10%) LDAP
7 6 (2.10%) REST
8 4 (1.40%) JSON
9 3 (1.05%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.05%) Esper
9 3 (1.05%) Ext JS
9 3 (1.05%) Middleware
9 3 (1.05%) NumPy
9 3 (1.05%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 87 (30.42%) Public Cloud
2 72 (25.17%) Data Centre
3 27 (9.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.55%) Cloud Native
5 11 (3.85%) Blog
6 10 (3.50%) Replication
6 10 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.45%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.10%) Clustering
9 6 (2.10%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (2.10%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.10%) HP Storage
9 6 (2.10%) IBM XIV
10 5 (1.75%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 107 (37.41%) Windows
2 99 (34.62%) Linux
3 52 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (6.29%) Windows 10
7 17 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.85%) Unix
9 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (3.15%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.40%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.05%) Android
14 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.70%) CentOS
16 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (41.26%) DevOps
2 66 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (17.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (15.38%) ITIL
5 41 (14.34%) Test Automation
6 40 (13.99%) Migration
7 32 (11.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 32 (11.19%) Microservices
8 30 (10.49%) Presales
9 29 (10.14%) Configuration Management
10 28 (9.79%) Security Architecture
11 26 (9.09%) Analytics
12 25 (8.74%) Infrastructure as Code
13 24 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (7.69%) Fintech
15 21 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (6.29%) Continuous Deployment
17 18 (6.29%) MVC
17 18 (6.29%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.18%) Python
2 50 (17.48%) PowerShell
3 44 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 37 (12.94%) SQL
5 24 (8.39%) C#
6 16 (5.59%) Java
7 9 (3.15%) C
8 8 (2.80%) Go
9 7 (2.45%) C++
9 7 (2.45%) Ruby
10 4 (1.40%) Java 8
10 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.40%) Perl
11 3 (1.05%) PHP
12 2 (0.70%) Haskell
12 2 (0.70%) R
12 2 (0.70%) Rust
13 1 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (13.64%) Degree
2 36 (12.59%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (11.89%) MCSE
5 32 (11.19%) CCNA
6 22 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (6.29%) MCSA
8 17 (5.94%) RHCE
9 15 (5.24%) AWS Certification
10 14 (4.90%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.50%) CCNP
12 7 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (2.10%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.35%) CCIE
14 1 (0.35%) CISM
14 1 (0.35%) CISSP
14 1 (0.35%) CWNA
14 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.35%) MCP
14 1 (0.35%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.85%) SLA
3 9 (3.15%) NIST
4 8 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (2.80%) NIST 800
5 7 (2.45%) QA
6 3 (1.05%) ISO 14001
6 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.35%) COBIT
7 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.35%) NCSC
7 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (21.68%) Active Directory
3 43 (15.03%) Docker
3 43 (15.03%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.94%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.50%) Firmware
5 10 (3.50%) vSphere
6 8 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.10%) NFS
8 4 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.40%) vCloud
8 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.70%) XenApp
10 1 (0.35%) KVM
10 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (24.13%) Ansible
2 61 (21.33%) Terraform
3 47 (16.43%) Puppet
4 46 (16.08%) Kubernetes
5 24 (8.39%) SCCM
6 18 (6.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (2.10%) Istio
8 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.75%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.75%) WSUS
9 4 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.40%) Nagios
9 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.05%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.05%) Nessus
10 3 (1.05%) SCOM
11 2 (0.70%) Marathon
11 2 (0.70%) Mesos
11 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 105 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 94 (32.87%) VMware
3 53 (18.53%) Cisco
4 36 (12.59%) Red Hat
5 27 (9.44%) HP
6 26 (9.09%) Google
7 22 (7.69%) Oracle
8 16 (5.59%) Dell
9 14 (4.90%) Citrix
10 13 (4.55%) F5
10 13 (4.55%) Fortinet
11 10 (3.50%) Sun
12 7 (2.45%) EMC
13 6 (2.10%) Fujitsu
13 6 (2.10%) IBM
13 6 (2.10%) Remedy
14 5 (1.75%) Brocade
14 5 (1.75%) Dell Compellent
14 5 (1.75%) Emulex
14 5 (1.75%) SolarWinds