Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 611 638
Rank change year-on-year +109 +27 +113
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 208 551 635
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.00% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 176 492 466
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,875 £38,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,412 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.34% +4.17% +9.09%

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 19,414 54,910 65,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.99% 38.85% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,309 41,191 50,509
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +120 206 £66,250 +6.00% 35
London +172 112 £72,500 +16.00% 11
UK excluding London +121 94 £55,412 -11.34% 25
South East +110 38 £65,000 +4.00% 5
North of England +147 27 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Work from Home +26 22 £72,500 +7.41% 10
North West +124 21 £52,500 -14.29% 6
Midlands +101 19 £70,000 - 2
West Midlands +72 14 £47,500 -32.14% 2
South West +133 6 £45,000 -14.29% 8
East Midlands +87 5 £100,000 +66.67%
Yorkshire +113 3 £52,500 +50.00% 1
North East +26 3 £37,500 -31.82%
East of England +119 2 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Scotland +95 2 £74,250 +110.64% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 134 (64.42%) Azure
2 101 (48.56%) AWS
3 87 (41.83%) DevOps
4 80 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 79 (37.98%) Windows
6 73 (35.10%) VMware
7 68 (32.69%) Linux
8 60 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (27.40%) IaaS
9 57 (27.40%) Terraform
10 56 (26.92%) Ansible
11 55 (26.44%) Public Cloud
11 55 (26.44%) Data Centre
12 54 (25.96%) Finance
13 53 (25.48%) GCP
14 52 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (24.52%) Windows Server
16 49 (23.56%) SQL Server
17 45 (21.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 41 (19.71%) Active Directory
19 40 (19.23%) ITIL
20 39 (18.75%) Red Hat
20 39 (18.75%) Hyper-V
21 37 (17.79%) Office 365
21 37 (17.79%) Degree
22 36 (17.31%) Python
22 36 (17.31%) Puppet
23 35 (16.83%) PowerShell
23 35 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
24 34 (16.35%) Docker

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 (6.73%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.88%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.40%) Confluence
4 5 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 134 (64.42%) Azure
2 101 (48.56%) AWS
3 57 (27.40%) IaaS
4 53 (25.48%) GCP
5 37 (17.79%) Office 365
6 33 (15.87%) PaaS
7 20 (9.62%) SaaS
8 18 (8.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (4.33%) OpenShift
10 7 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (3.37%) GitHub
11 4 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.96%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.50%) Firewall
2 17 (8.17%) WAN
3 14 (6.73%) Skype
4 11 (5.29%) DNS
5 10 (4.81%) LAN
6 8 (3.85%) MPLS
6 8 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.37%) AMQP
7 7 (3.37%) HTTP
7 7 (3.37%) VLAN
8 6 (2.88%) FTP
9 5 (2.40%) Network Security
10 4 (1.92%) Internet
10 4 (1.92%) VoIP
10 4 (1.92%) VPN
11 3 (1.44%) ADSL
11 3 (1.44%) OSPF
11 3 (1.44%) SMTP
11 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2017
4 10 (4.81%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.85%) Big Data
5 8 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.37%) MySQL
7 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.92%) Redis
9 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.44%) HBase
9 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.48%) DB2
11 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.48%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (12.98%) Jenkins
2 26 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.77%) Selenium
4 11 (5.29%) SpecFlow
5 8 (3.85%) JIRA
6 5 (2.40%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.40%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.44%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.96%) GitLab
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.48%) JMeter
9 1 (0.48%) JUnit
9 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (25.96%) Finance
2 20 (9.62%) Banking
2 20 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.88%) Front Office
4 5 (2.40%) Local Government
4 5 (2.40%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.44%) Korean Language
5 3 (1.44%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (1.44%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Law
6 2 (0.96%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (20.67%) Architect
2 42 (20.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (9.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (8.65%) Developer
6 16 (7.69%) Azure Architect
7 15 (7.21%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (7.21%) Deployment Engineer
8 14 (6.73%) Network Engineer
9 13 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (5.29%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.33%) Consultant
12 9 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.33%) React Developer
13 8 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.85%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.85%) Network Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.62%) .NET
2 19 (9.13%) React
3 17 (8.17%) .NET Framework
4 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET Core
4 11 (5.29%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (5.29%) REST
4 11 (5.29%) Spring
5 10 (4.81%) .NET Core
5 10 (4.81%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.81%) Kafka
6 8 (3.85%) Web Services
7 7 (3.37%) LDAP
7 7 (3.37%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.40%) Vert.x
9 4 (1.92%) Apache Thrift
9 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.92%) Memcached
9 4 (1.92%) OAuth
9 4 (1.92%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.44%) Data Centre
1 55 (26.44%) Public Cloud
2 21 (10.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (7.21%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.85%) Replication
5 6 (2.88%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (2.88%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.88%) HP Storage
5 6 (2.88%) IBM XIV
5 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.40%) User Experience
7 4 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.98%) Windows
2 68 (32.69%) Linux
3 51 (24.52%) Windows Server
4 15 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (2.88%) Unix
6 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.44%) Android
8 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.96%) CentOS
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (41.83%) DevOps
2 52 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 40 (19.23%) ITIL
5 33 (15.87%) Microservices
6 32 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 23 (11.06%) Analytics
8 21 (10.10%) Infrastructure as Code
8 21 (10.10%) Presales
8 21 (10.10%) Security Architecture
9 19 (9.13%) Configuration Management
9 19 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (8.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (8.17%) Migration
11 14 (6.73%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (5.77%) Forensic Analysis
12 12 (5.77%) ITIL V3
12 12 (5.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.31%) Python
2 35 (16.83%) PowerShell
3 31 (14.90%) SQL
4 29 (13.94%) Bash Shell
5 19 (9.13%) Java
6 13 (6.25%) C#
7 8 (3.85%) C
8 5 (2.40%) C++
9 2 (0.96%) Go
9 2 (0.96%) Java 8
9 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.96%) Perl
9 2 (0.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.48%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (17.79%) Degree
2 35 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (15.87%) MCSE
4 22 (10.58%) Security Cleared
4 22 (10.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (9.62%) CCNA
5 20 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (9.13%) MCSA
7 18 (8.65%) RHCE
8 15 (7.21%) AWS Certification
9 13 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.92%) CCNP
12 2 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.48%) CCIE
13 1 (0.48%) CISSP
13 1 (0.48%) MCP
13 1 (0.48%) VCDX
13 1 (0.48%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) SLA
2 6 (2.88%) QA
3 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.40%) NIST
4 4 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.92%) NIST 800
5 3 (1.44%) COBIT
6 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.48%) NCSC
6 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (19.71%) Active Directory
3 39 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 34 (16.35%) Docker
5 12 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.81%) vSphere
7 6 (2.88%) NFS
8 5 (2.40%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.92%) vCloud
9 4 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.96%) Firmware
11 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.96%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (27.40%) Terraform
2 56 (26.92%) Ansible
3 36 (17.31%) Puppet
4 29 (13.94%) Kubernetes
5 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (7.69%) SCCM
6 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.92%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.44%) Nessus
8 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.96%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.96%) Istio
9 2 (0.96%) Marathon
9 2 (0.96%) Mesos
9 2 (0.96%) Nagios
9 2 (0.96%) SCOM
10 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.48%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 80 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 73 (35.10%) VMware
3 39 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 22 (10.58%) Oracle
5 18 (8.65%) Google
6 15 (7.21%) Cisco
7 12 (5.77%) Citrix
7 12 (5.77%) HP
8 9 (4.33%) EMC
9 7 (3.37%) IBM
9 7 (3.37%) Remedy
10 6 (2.88%) Fujitsu
11 5 (2.40%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.40%) Dell
12 4 (1.92%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.92%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.44%) F5
13 3 (1.44%) Huawei
13 3 (1.44%) Meraki
14 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds