The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 715 782
Rank change year-on-year +204 +67  
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 383 242 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.57% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 258 161 119
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +38.88%  

Public Cloud is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32712 42657 42069
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 41.03% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26358 34062 33244
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,340 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Cloud.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +220 351 £62,500 +4.16% 42
London +180 200 £65,000 -3.70% 22
South East +65 57 £61,250 -18.33% 10
City of London +68 42 £30,000 -60.00% 5
West Midlands +63 27 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Surrey +57 24 £65,000 -13.33% 2
North West +2 22 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire +56 21 £60,000 - 3
South West +44 21 £64,500 +158.00% 2
Birmingham +29 17 £62,500 +127.27%
Manchester -12 17 £57,500 +4.54% 1
East of England +11 15 £55,000 -4.34%
Somerset -3 10 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Bath - 10 £75,000 - 1
Coventry +29 9 £52,500 +61.53%
Hampshire +21 8 - - 2
Hertfordshire +7 8 - -
Reading +39 7 £60,000 -
Staines -7 7 £77,500 -40.38%
Bristol - 7 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +15 6 - -
Yorkshire +13 6 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Bracknell - 6 - -
Derby +13 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Derbyshire +13 5 £37,500 +15.38%
West Yorkshire +12 5 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands +8 5 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Leeds +7 5 £65,000 - 1
Cambridge +5 5 - -
Epsom - 5 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Public 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 Public Cloud.

1 430 (61.96%) Amazon AWS
2 338 (48.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 290 (41.79%) Microsoft
4 243 (35.01%) Windows
5 218 (31.41%) DevOps
6 216 (31.12%) Linux
7 199 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
8 168 (24.21%) VMware
9 158 (22.77%) IIS
10 147 (21.18%) Presales
11 135 (19.45%) Java
12 132 (19.02%) SQL
13 129 (18.59%) Data Centre
14 123 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 109 (15.71%) Puppet
16 102 (14.70%) MS Excel
17 101 (14.55%) Citrix
18 96 (13.83%) Windows Server
19 94 (13.54%) Office 365
19 94 (13.54%) Python
20 93 (13.40%) Cisco
20 93 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
21 90 (12.97%) DNS
21 90 (12.97%) E-Commerce
22 89 (12.82%) Degree
23 87 (12.54%) Hyper-V
24 86 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
25 85 (12.25%) Firewall
26 84 (12.10%) Hybrid Cloud
27 82 (11.82%) Customer Requirements

Public 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
1 158 (22.77%) IIS
2 65 (9.37%) SharePoint
3 62 (8.93%) WebSphere
4 61 (8.79%) Skype for Business
5 60 (8.65%) MS Exchange
6 37 (5.33%) Apache
7 33 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (4.18%) OpenStack
9 25 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 22 (3.17%) nginx
11 20 (2.88%) Apache Solr
12 19 (2.74%) Apache Spark
13 16 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (2.16%) JBoss
15 12 (1.73%) Tomcat
16 9 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (1.01%) CMS
18 4 (0.58%) Commerce Server
18 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 102 (14.70%) MS Excel
2 49 (7.06%) MS Office
3 8 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.01%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.86%) Magento
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.43%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 430 (61.96%) Amazon AWS
2 338 (48.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (13.54%) Office 365
4 77 (11.10%) IaaS
5 66 (9.51%) PaaS
6 53 (7.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 51 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (6.92%) SaaS
9 22 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (2.88%) Amazon S3
11 11 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.30%) OpenShift
13 8 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.86%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.72%) GitHub
16 4 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 90 (12.97%) DNS
2 85 (12.25%) Firewall
3 69 (9.94%) SAN
4 68 (9.80%) LAN
5 65 (9.37%) WAN
6 58 (8.36%) DHCP
7 53 (7.64%) TCP/IP
8 50 (7.20%) iSCSI
8 50 (7.20%) VPN
9 38 (5.48%) SNMP
10 35 (5.04%) NAS
11 33 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
12 28 (4.03%) Internet
12 28 (4.03%) SMTP
13 24 (3.46%) Network Security
14 23 (3.31%) Telnet
15 18 (2.59%) FCoE
16 17 (2.45%) Skype
17 16 (2.31%) HTTP
18 12 (1.73%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.06%) NoSQL
3 41 (5.91%) MySQL
4 28 (4.03%) Hadoop
5 26 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (3.60%) Big Data
6 25 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.58%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.58%) DB2
10 4 (0.58%) Flink
10 4 (0.58%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (8.21%) Jenkins
2 55 (7.93%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 15 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (2.02%) JIRA
5 14 (2.02%) Vagrant
6 11 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.30%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.30%) Maven
9 7 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.01%) Gradle
9 7 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.86%) Ant
11 5 (0.72%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.72%) NUnit
11 5 (0.72%) Subversion
11 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.58%) RSpec
12 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 71 (10.23%) Finance
2 27 (3.89%) Marketing
3 24 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.03%) Retail
5 20 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.74%) Banking
7 12 (1.73%) Electronics
7 12 (1.73%) Games
8 9 (1.30%) Law
9 8 (1.15%) Back Office
10 5 (0.72%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Billing
11 3 (0.43%) Legal
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (29.39%) Architect
2 106 (15.27%) Cloud Architect
3 84 (12.10%) Solutions Architect
4 71 (10.23%) Administrator
5 62 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 55 (7.93%) DevOps Administrator
7 50 (7.20%) Consultant
8 47 (6.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 40 (5.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 37 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 36 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
12 33 (4.76%) Developer
13 28 (4.03%) Linux DevOps Administrator
13 28 (4.03%) Technical Architect
14 27 (3.89%) AWS Architect
14 27 (3.89%) Support Engineer
15 25 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (3.60%) IT Engineer
15 25 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
15 25 (3.60%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.65%) Web Services
2 60 (8.65%) XML
3 50 (7.20%) .NET
4 46 (6.63%) REST
5 30 (4.32%) SOAP
6 27 (3.89%) ASP.NET
7 24 (3.46%) Middleware
8 18 (2.59%) .NET Framework
8 18 (2.59%) LAMP
9 14 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
9 14 (2.02%) Kafka
9 14 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (1.73%) JMS
10 12 (1.73%) LEMP Stack
11 11 (1.59%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.30%) TensorFlow
13 8 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.15%) LAPP Stack
14 7 (1.01%) JSON
14 7 (1.01%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 129 (18.59%) Data Centre
2 84 (12.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 60 (8.65%) Private Cloud
4 53 (7.64%) iSeries
5 40 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (5.48%) Computer Science
7 25 (3.60%) Blackberry
8 23 (3.31%) Driving Licence
9 22 (3.17%) Management Information System
10 19 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
12 14 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
13 11 (1.59%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.59%) FlexPod
14 10 (1.44%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.44%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 9 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (1.01%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 243 (35.01%) Windows
2 216 (31.12%) Linux
3 96 (13.83%) Windows Server
4 63 (9.08%) Unix
5 56 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (5.19%) Windows 10
7 35 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (4.90%) Windows 7
9 33 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 29 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (2.88%) CentOS
13 9 (1.30%) Debian
13 9 (1.30%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.72%) VMS
15 4 (0.58%) Android
15 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.29%) AIX
16 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (31.41%) DevOps
2 199 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (21.18%) Presales
4 90 (12.97%) E-Commerce
5 82 (11.82%) Customer Requirements
6 81 (11.67%) Kanban
7 79 (11.38%) Configuration Management
8 77 (11.10%) Continuous Delivery
9 72 (10.37%) ITIL
10 66 (9.51%) Migration
11 65 (9.37%) CRM
12 63 (9.08%) E-business
13 59 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (8.36%) Project Management
15 56 (8.07%) Service Delivery
16 54 (7.78%) Microservices
16 54 (7.78%) Open Source
17 48 (6.92%) Scrum
17 48 (6.92%) Software Engineering
18 43 (6.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 135 (19.45%) Java
2 132 (19.02%) SQL
3 94 (13.54%) Python
4 66 (9.51%) Ruby
5 65 (9.37%) PowerShell
6 41 (5.91%) Bash Shell
7 36 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 33 (4.76%) Perl
9 27 (3.89%) C#
10 24 (3.46%) JavaScript
11 22 (3.17%) C++
12 21 (3.03%) Go
12 21 (3.03%) Scala
13 8 (1.15%) Jython
14 7 (1.01%) PHP
15 4 (0.58%) C
15 4 (0.58%) Clojure
15 4 (0.58%) Groovy
16 3 (0.43%) R
16 3 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (12.82%) Degree
2 86 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (11.24%) MCSE
4 32 (4.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (4.32%) MCSA
5 30 (4.32%) VCDX
6 29 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (4.18%) VCAP
7 25 (3.60%) MCP
8 22 (3.17%) Security Cleared
9 18 (2.59%) CCNA
10 16 (2.31%) CCNP
11 13 (1.87%) MCITP
12 9 (1.30%) AWS Certification
12 9 (1.30%) EMC Certification
12 9 (1.30%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.86%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.31%) QA
2 12 (1.73%) GCP
3 10 (1.44%) SLA
4 6 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.72%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) DICOM
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 123 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (12.54%) Hyper-V
3 76 (10.95%) Active Directory
4 70 (10.09%) Docker
5 43 (6.20%) XenApp
6 20 (2.88%) NFS
7 19 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (2.45%) Terminal Services
9 11 (1.59%) vCloud
10 10 (1.44%) vSphere
11 8 (1.15%) XenServer
12 6 (0.86%) Varnish
13 5 (0.72%) KVM
14 4 (0.58%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.58%) etcd
14 4 (0.58%) flannel
14 4 (0.58%) iptables
14 4 (0.58%) LXC
14 4 (0.58%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.43%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 109 (15.71%) Puppet
2 93 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (9.94%) Ansible
4 25 (3.60%) Kubernetes
5 23 (3.31%) NetBackup
5 23 (3.31%) Terraform
6 17 (2.45%) ZABBIX
7 13 (1.87%) HAProxy
8 11 (1.59%) Nagios
9 10 (1.44%) Mesos
9 10 (1.44%) SCCM
9 10 (1.44%) SCOM
10 9 (1.30%) AirWatch
10 9 (1.30%) CFEngine
11 8 (1.15%) MOM
11 8 (1.15%) Salt
11 8 (1.15%) vRealize
12 7 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.86%) Kibana
13 6 (0.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 290 (41.79%) Microsoft
2 168 (24.21%) VMware
3 101 (14.55%) Citrix
4 93 (13.40%) Cisco
5 73 (10.52%) HP
6 69 (9.94%) Google
7 50 (7.20%) NetApp
8 48 (6.92%) EMC
9 40 (5.76%) Red Hat
10 39 (5.62%) Oracle
11 38 (5.48%) Juniper
12 32 (4.61%) Apple
13 22 (3.17%) Brocade
13 22 (3.17%) SAP
14 16 (2.31%) IBM
15 15 (2.16%) Dell
15 15 (2.16%) SonicWALL
15 15 (2.16%) Splunk
16 10 (1.44%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.44%) New Relic
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent bonus + pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Deeside
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £80.000 - £100.000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Health, Pension and Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: private healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
UK
ComputaCenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London, N1 9HF UK
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £580 - £620 per day + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Salary based on expertise
Posted: 17 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance (£4200) and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Cloudreach
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 27 days ago