Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 610 632 735
Rank change year-on-year +22 +103 +35
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 548 626 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.95% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 437 449 399
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 54,069 65,573 71,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.38% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,519 50,202 53,067
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +22 515 £62,500 - 62
UK excluding London +39 329 £60,000 - 53
London +42 204 £62,500 -10.71% 21
South East +35 158 £62,500 +4.17% 15
Midlands +62 62 £70,000 +21.74% 4
North of England -24 58 £38,000 -36.67% 14
West Midlands +60 50 £70,000 +12.90% 3
Yorkshire +16 31 £35,000 -36.36% 4
North West -19 25 £60,000 - 9
East of England +28 20 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Scotland +19 14 £30,000 -27.27% 11
East Midlands +31 12 £60,000 +26.32% 1
South West +1 12 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Wales +14 7 £45,000 -52.63% 1
North East +13 2 £55,000 +15.79% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 298 (54.38%) AWS
2 262 (47.81%) Azure
3 224 (40.88%) Linux
4 213 (38.87%) Public Cloud
5 173 (31.57%) DevOps
6 160 (29.20%) Windows
6 160 (29.20%) VMware
7 156 (28.47%) Python
8 137 (25.00%) SQL
9 121 (22.08%) Ansible
10 119 (21.72%) Microsoft
11 118 (21.53%) Docker
12 116 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 115 (20.99%) Java
14 109 (19.89%) Office 365
15 108 (19.71%) Finance
16 99 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 95 (17.34%) Firewall
17 95 (17.34%) SQL Server
18 92 (16.79%) SaaS
19 91 (16.61%) IaaS
19 91 (16.61%) Data Centre
20 86 (15.69%) Migration
21 85 (15.51%) Puppet
22 82 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
23 81 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
24 79 (14.42%) Bash Shell
25 77 (14.05%) Kubernetes
26 75 (13.69%) Active Directory
27 74 (13.50%) Presales

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 43 (7.85%) JBoss
1 43 (7.85%) Tomcat
2 37 (6.75%) IIS
2 37 (6.75%) OpenStack
3 34 (6.20%) Apache Spark
4 29 (5.29%) WebLogic
5 24 (4.38%) Hyperledger
6 23 (4.20%) MS Exchange
7 14 (2.55%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.64%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.09%) CMS
10 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.73%) Apache
11 4 (0.73%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.73%) nginx
11 4 (0.73%) SAS
12 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.36%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 298 (54.38%) AWS
2 262 (47.81%) Azure
3 109 (19.89%) Office 365
4 92 (16.79%) SaaS
5 91 (16.61%) IaaS
6 55 (10.04%) PaaS
7 53 (9.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 43 (7.85%) OpenShift
9 40 (7.30%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (7.12%) GCP
11 38 (6.93%) Azure Active Directory
12 36 (6.57%) Amazon EC2
13 35 (6.39%) Amazon S3
14 34 (6.20%) Amazon ECS
15 31 (5.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 30 (5.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 19 (3.47%) IBM Cloud
18 16 (2.92%) Power Platform
19 13 (2.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 13 (2.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 95 (17.34%) Firewall
2 63 (11.50%) TCP/IP
3 46 (8.39%) Network Security
4 40 (7.30%) WAN
5 38 (6.93%) DNS
6 34 (6.20%) LAN
7 33 (6.02%) VPN
8 29 (5.29%) Wireless
9 27 (4.93%) DHCP
10 23 (4.20%) SAN
11 18 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (2.74%) MPLS
13 12 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (2.01%) Internet
15 9 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (1.64%) NAS
15 9 (1.64%) Skype
15 9 (1.64%) VLAN
16 8 (1.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.77%) MySQL
3 49 (8.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (8.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (8.21%) MongoDB
6 43 (7.85%) Relational Database
6 43 (7.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (7.48%) RDBMS
8 37 (6.75%) Amazon RDS
8 37 (6.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (6.57%) Hadoop
10 27 (4.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 24 (4.38%) Blockchain
11 24 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (4.01%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (3.47%) NoSQL
14 18 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (2.92%) Big Data
15 16 (2.92%) Power BI
16 15 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.75%) Bitbucket
3 27 (4.93%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (3.10%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.09%) git-flow
7 6 (1.09%) GitLab
8 4 (0.73%) Selenium
8 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Archiva
10 2 (0.36%) JIRA
10 2 (0.36%) JMeter
11 1 (0.18%) AutoIt
11 1 (0.18%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.18%) Gatling
11 1 (0.18%) JUnit
11 1 (0.18%) Maven
11 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 108 (19.71%) Finance
2 41 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.47%) Banking
4 28 (5.11%) Retail
5 26 (4.74%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.01%) Marketing
7 8 (1.46%) Electronics
7 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.73%) Games
8 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.55%) Front Office
9 3 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Social Science
11 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 117 (21.35%) Architect
2 75 (13.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 66 (12.04%) Cloud Architect
4 61 (11.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 58 (10.58%) Cloud Engineer
6 47 (8.58%) Linux Engineer
7 41 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
8 40 (7.30%) AWS Engineer
8 40 (7.30%) Developer
9 36 (6.57%) Consultant
10 33 (6.02%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 28 (5.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 27 (4.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 27 (4.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 27 (4.93%) Software Engineer
13 26 (4.74%) Analyst
14 24 (4.38%) Azure Architect
15 19 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
16 18 (3.28%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 18 (3.28%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.76%) Web Services
2 34 (6.20%) RESTful
3 32 (5.84%) Pandas
3 32 (5.84%) Spring
4 30 (5.47%) Akka
4 30 (5.47%) Spring Cloud
5 27 (4.93%) OAuth
5 27 (4.93%) SAML
6 26 (4.74%) scikit-learn
6 26 (4.74%) Swagger
7 23 (4.20%) .NET
8 16 (2.92%) JSON
9 14 (2.55%) REST
10 13 (2.37%) HTML
11 12 (2.19%) AngularJS
11 12 (2.19%) Node.js
11 12 (2.19%) React
12 10 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 213 (38.87%) Public Cloud
2 91 (16.61%) Data Centre
3 59 (10.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 48 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (5.11%) Management Information System
8 26 (4.74%) Algorithms
9 24 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (4.01%) Enterprise Cloud
11 21 (3.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (2.37%) N-Tier
13 11 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.46%) Virtual Team
15 7 (1.28%) Hedge funds
16 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
16 6 (1.09%) Replication
17 5 (0.91%) Clustering
17 5 (0.91%) PKI
18 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 224 (40.88%) Linux
2 160 (29.20%) Windows
3 65 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 53 (9.67%) Unix
5 32 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.37%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.64%) CentOS
9 8 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.28%) AIX
10 7 (1.28%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.36%) Android
11 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) MVS
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (31.57%) DevOps
2 116 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 86 (15.69%) Migration
4 82 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (13.50%) Presales
6 68 (12.41%) ITIL
7 63 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (10.77%) Open Source
9 50 (9.12%) Microservices
10 48 (8.76%) Configuration Management
11 46 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
12 44 (8.03%) Artificial Intelligence
12 44 (8.03%) Software Engineering
13 43 (7.85%) Project Management
13 43 (7.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 41 (7.48%) Service Delivery
15 40 (7.30%) Project Delivery
16 38 (6.93%) Change Management
16 38 (6.93%) Infrastructure as Code
16 38 (6.93%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 156 (28.47%) Python
2 137 (25.00%) SQL
3 115 (20.99%) Java
4 79 (14.42%) Bash Shell
5 64 (11.68%) PowerShell
6 60 (10.95%) C#
7 53 (9.67%) Perl
8 45 (8.21%) Ruby
9 27 (4.93%) Scala
10 14 (2.55%) C
10 14 (2.55%) C++
11 13 (2.37%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.28%) R
13 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.55%) F#
14 3 (0.55%) PHP
14 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.36%) Korn
16 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (6.02%) MCSE
5 30 (5.47%) CCNP
6 28 (5.11%) Degree
7 26 (4.74%) MCSA
8 16 (2.92%) CCNA
8 16 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.55%) AWS Certification
10 7 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.36%) CEH
13 2 (0.36%) CISSP
13 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.18%) CISMP
14 1 (0.18%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.94%) SLA
2 35 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.65%) QA
4 7 (1.28%) GDPR
4 7 (1.28%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.73%) GAMP
5 4 (0.73%) GxP
5 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.55%) NIST
7 2 (0.36%) COBIT
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 118 (21.53%) Docker
2 99 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (13.69%) Active Directory
4 62 (11.31%) Hyper-V
5 50 (9.12%) Virtual Machines
6 38 (6.93%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (3.83%) vCloud
8 16 (2.92%) vSphere
9 14 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (2.55%) XenApp
10 10 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.46%) Ceph
12 6 (1.09%) Firmware
12 6 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 2 (0.36%) Varnish
13 2 (0.36%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 121 (22.08%) Ansible
2 85 (15.51%) Puppet
3 81 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (14.05%) Kubernetes
5 35 (6.39%) Terraform
6 18 (3.28%) Salt
7 17 (3.10%) vCenter Server
8 13 (2.37%) SCCM
8 13 (2.37%) WSUS
9 10 (1.82%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.64%) Nagios
10 9 (1.64%) SCOrch
10 9 (1.64%) vRealize
11 8 (1.46%) Packer
12 6 (1.09%) SCOM
12 6 (1.09%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.09%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.91%) PaperCut
14 4 (0.73%) Grafana
Vendors
1 160 (29.20%) VMware
2 119 (21.72%) Microsoft
3 65 (11.86%) Oracle
4 62 (11.31%) Cisco
5 44 (8.03%) IBM
6 35 (6.39%) Citrix
7 31 (5.66%) Red Hat
8 30 (5.47%) Sun
9 27 (4.93%) Google
9 27 (4.93%) Meraki
10 22 (4.01%) NetApp
10 22 (4.01%) Veeam
11 14 (2.55%) AppDynamics
12 12 (2.19%) Dell
12 12 (2.19%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.82%) SAP
14 9 (1.64%) HP
15 7 (1.28%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.28%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.09%) Huawei