Period
to 25 February 2021

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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 576 590 649
Rank change year-on-year +14 +59 -47
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 251 484 539
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.02% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 245 400 458
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 28,960 47,595 59,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.09% 38.54% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21,470 37,117 45,868
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +3.45%

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 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Private Cloud in the UK

Private Cloud
Top 13 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 February 2021. 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 +31 235 £67,500 +8.00% 66
UK excluding London +91 172 £67,500 +12.50% 47
South East +106 77 £70,000 +12.00% 9
London +47 69 £70,000 +3.70% 23
Work from Home -102 60 £70,000 - 8
North of England +42 28 £50,000 - 15
West Midlands +36 24 £75,000 +14.89% 7
Midlands +33 24 £75,000 +15.14% 10
South West +47 18 £45,000 -14.29% 5
North West +43 18 £52,500 -6.67% 15
East of England +92 13 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Scotland +34 12 £67,500 +117.74% 3
Yorkshire +43 10 £32,500 -2.99%

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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.

1 157 (62.55%) Azure
2 104 (41.43%) AWS
3 94 (37.45%) DevOps
4 93 (37.05%) Microsoft
5 81 (32.27%) VMware
6 75 (29.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (29.48%) Windows
8 73 (29.08%) Ansible
9 72 (28.69%) Terraform
10 70 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (26.29%) Data Centre
12 65 (25.90%) IaaS
13 60 (23.90%) Active Directory
14 58 (23.11%) PaaS
15 57 (22.71%) Public Cloud
16 56 (22.31%) Docker
16 56 (22.31%) ITIL
16 56 (22.31%) Linux
16 56 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 51 (20.32%) SQL
18 50 (19.92%) SQL Server
19 48 (19.12%) Python
19 48 (19.12%) Microsoft 365
19 48 (19.12%) Windows Server
20 47 (18.73%) Security Cleared
20 47 (18.73%) Kubernetes
20 47 (18.73%) Finance
21 43 (17.13%) Hyper-V
22 42 (16.73%) Hybrid Cloud
23 41 (16.33%) OpenShift

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 37 (14.74%) OpenStack
2 32 (12.75%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.37%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.19%) IIS
5 7 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.59%) CloudStack
7 4 (1.59%) nginx
7 4 (1.59%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.80%) TPMS
8 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) Confluence
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 157 (62.55%) Azure
2 104 (41.43%) AWS
3 65 (25.90%) IaaS
4 58 (23.11%) PaaS
5 48 (19.12%) Microsoft 365
6 41 (16.33%) OpenShift
7 37 (14.74%) SaaS
8 30 (11.95%) GCP
9 14 (5.58%) GitHub
10 12 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (3.19%) Serverless
13 7 (2.79%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (2.39%) OneDrive
15 5 (1.99%) Power Platform
16 4 (1.59%) Amazon EKS
16 4 (1.59%) Datadog
16 4 (1.59%) npm
16 4 (1.59%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.35%) Firewall
2 18 (7.17%) DNS
3 12 (4.78%) WAN
4 10 (3.98%) SAN
5 9 (3.59%) AMQP
6 8 (3.19%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.79%) HTTP
7 7 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (2.79%) Wireless
8 6 (2.39%) VLAN
9 5 (1.99%) Internet
9 5 (1.99%) Network Security
10 4 (1.59%) Skype
10 4 (1.59%) VSAN
11 3 (1.20%) LAN
12 2 (0.80%) SSL
13 1 (0.40%) DHCP
13 1 (0.40%) MPLS
13 1 (0.40%) RIP
13 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (8.76%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.58%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.78%) MySQL
6 12 (4.78%) Redis
7 11 (4.38%) Big Data
8 10 (3.98%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.59%) HBase
10 4 (1.59%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.80%) Power BI
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2019
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 37 (14.74%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.17%) GitLab
3 16 (6.37%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.78%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.19%) Gradle
5 8 (3.19%) Maven
6 7 (2.79%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.20%) AppScan
8 3 (1.20%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.20%) Selenium
8 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.20%) Subversion
8 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.80%) JIRA
9 2 (0.80%) JMeter
9 2 (0.80%) Postman
9 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (18.73%) Finance
2 24 (9.56%) Law
3 15 (5.98%) Public Sector
4 11 (4.38%) Electronics
5 10 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.59%) Digital Economy
6 9 (3.59%) Marketing
7 6 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.39%) Police
8 5 (1.99%) Local Government
9 4 (1.59%) Front Office
9 4 (1.59%) Military
10 2 (0.80%) Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (20.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (17.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (16.33%) Architect
4 30 (11.95%) Consultant
5 21 (8.37%) Azure Consultant
6 20 (7.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 19 (7.57%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (5.58%) Developer
9 12 (4.78%) Cloud Consultant
9 12 (4.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (4.78%) Data Centre Manager
9 12 (4.78%) Data Manager
9 12 (4.78%) Python Engineer
10 11 (4.38%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (4.38%) DevOps Architect
11 10 (3.98%) Data Engineer
11 10 (3.98%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.59%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
12 9 (3.59%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.98%) Kafka
1 15 (5.98%) React
2 14 (5.58%) Spring
3 13 (5.18%) REST
3 13 (5.18%) Spring Boot
4 10 (3.98%) .NET
4 10 (3.98%) .NET Framework
4 10 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (3.98%) JSON
5 9 (3.59%) .NET Core
6 8 (3.19%) Memcached
7 7 (2.79%) Vert.x
8 6 (2.39%) Apache Thrift
9 5 (1.99%) Node.js
9 5 (1.99%) YAML
10 4 (1.59%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.59%) Guice
10 4 (1.59%) Lucene
10 4 (1.59%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (1.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.29%) Data Centre
2 57 (22.71%) Public Cloud
3 42 (16.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 21 (8.37%) Cloud Native
5 10 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.98%) Virtual Team
6 8 (3.19%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.99%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.59%) PKI
9 4 (1.59%) User Experience
10 3 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.80%) EMC VNXe
11 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.40%) Clustering
12 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.48%) Windows
2 56 (22.31%) Linux
3 48 (19.12%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.19%) Unix
6 7 (2.79%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.39%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.39%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.80%) Debian
10 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) AIX
11 1 (0.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (37.45%) DevOps
2 70 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 56 (22.31%) ITIL
4 37 (14.74%) Infrastructure as Code
5 31 (12.35%) PRINCE2
6 27 (10.76%) Open Source
6 27 (10.76%) Scrum
7 26 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (9.96%) Software Engineering
9 23 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (9.16%) Decision-Making
9 23 (9.16%) Presales
9 23 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (8.76%) Kanban
11 21 (8.37%) Microservices
12 19 (7.57%) ITIL V3
12 19 (7.57%) Service Management
13 16 (6.37%) Migration
13 16 (6.37%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.32%) SQL
2 48 (19.12%) Python
3 40 (15.94%) PowerShell
4 31 (12.35%) Java
5 21 (8.37%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.59%) C++
7 7 (2.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.59%) C#
9 3 (1.20%) C
9 3 (1.20%) PHP
9 3 (1.20%) Ruby
9 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.80%) R
10 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) Java 8
11 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (18.73%) Security Cleared
2 41 (16.33%) Degree
3 36 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (13.15%) MCSE
5 23 (9.16%) SC Cleared
6 20 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (7.57%) CCNA
8 12 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (3.19%) MCSA
10 8 (3.19%) RHCE
11 7 (2.79%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.99%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.59%) MCP
14 3 (1.20%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.80%) VCAP
16 1 (0.40%) CCDA
16 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
16 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.18%) GDPR
2 13 (5.18%) SLA
3 10 (3.98%) PMBOK
4 9 (3.59%) BS25999
4 9 (3.59%) ISO 9001
4 9 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (2.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (2.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 75 (29.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (23.90%) Active Directory
3 56 (22.31%) Docker
4 43 (17.13%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.19%) vSphere
6 7 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.79%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.20%) XenApp
8 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.80%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (29.08%) Ansible
2 72 (28.69%) Terraform
3 47 (18.73%) Kubernetes
4 32 (12.75%) Puppet
5 29 (11.55%) SCCM
6 28 (11.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (3.59%) Prometheus
10 6 (2.39%) PaperCut
11 4 (1.59%) Grafana
11 4 (1.59%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.59%) vRealize
11 4 (1.59%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.20%) Nagios
12 3 (1.20%) Packer
12 3 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.80%) Nessus
13 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 93 (37.05%) Microsoft
2 81 (32.27%) VMware
3 22 (8.76%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.98%) Oracle
5 13 (5.18%) Veeam
6 12 (4.78%) Google
7 8 (3.19%) Splunk
8 7 (2.79%) Citrix
9 6 (2.39%) AppDynamics
9 6 (2.39%) SAP
10 5 (1.99%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.99%) Cisco
10 5 (1.99%) EMC
10 5 (1.99%) HP
10 5 (1.99%) NEC
10 5 (1.99%) Northgate
11 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.20%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.20%) Veracode
12 3 (1.20%) Zerto