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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 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 209 220 246
Rank change year-on-year +11 +26 +27
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 3,132 1,806 896
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 1.58% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 3.87% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,421 1,246 640
10th Percentile £45,253 £43,750 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,295 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £100,000 £88,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%

Public Cloud is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 78,308 46,712 23,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.36% 40.83% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34,107 28,377 18,526
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Top 17 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 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +1 2,427 £75,000 +7.14% 226
Work from Home -4 1,580 £72,647 +3.78% 112
London +34 1,510 £90,000 +9.09% 95
UK excluding London -28 982 £60,000 - 155
South East +1 291 £65,000 +4.00% 30
North of England -51 226 £64,067 +7.67% 46
Midlands -34 179 £57,500 -8.00% 36
West Midlands -50 134 £57,500 -8.00% 18
Scotland -10 112 £61,840 +5.71% 17
North West -84 106 £65,000 +8.33% 19
East of England -52 104 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Yorkshire -22 93 £63,750 +15.91% 16
South West -60 70 £67,500 +12.50% 10
East Midlands -15 30 £52,500 -30.00% 17
North East +10 27 £50,000 -20.00% 11
Wales -11 15 £47,000 +4.44% 4
Northern Ireland -7 8 £39,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing Public 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 Public Cloud.

1 2,241 (71.55%) AWS
2 1,900 (60.66%) Azure
3 1,511 (48.24%) DevOps
4 1,315 (41.99%) Agile
5 1,261 (40.26%) GCP
6 1,206 (38.51%) Python
7 1,156 (36.91%) CI/CD
8 964 (30.78%) Finance
9 920 (29.37%) Kubernetes
10 875 (27.94%) Terraform
11 793 (25.32%) Java
12 739 (23.60%) Linux
13 727 (23.21%) Cloud Native
14 705 (22.51%) Docker
15 690 (22.03%) Microsoft
16 683 (21.81%) Infrastructure as Code
17 620 (19.80%) Social Skills
18 600 (19.16%) Microservices
19 572 (18.26%) Google
19 572 (18.26%) Git (software)
20 568 (18.14%) Scrum
21 545 (17.40%) Ansible
22 489 (15.61%) Jenkins
23 476 (15.20%) Data Centre
24 475 (15.17%) Cybersecurity
25 468 (14.94%) SQL
26 452 (14.43%) TDD
27 450 (14.37%) Test Automation
28 430 (13.73%) JavaScript
29 411 (13.12%) Software Engineering

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
1 109 (3.48%) Confluence
2 105 (3.35%) Apache Spark
3 100 (3.19%) Apache
4 53 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
5 49 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 37 (1.18%) IIS
7 29 (0.93%) nginx
8 28 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 25 (0.80%) Tomcat
10 21 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.61%) MS Exchange
12 17 (0.54%) CMS
13 15 (0.48%) Commerce Server
14 13 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.38%) Jetty
16 11 (0.35%) Jupyter
17 8 (0.26%) JBoss
18 5 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
19 4 (0.13%) Apache Solr
19 4 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 28 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.35%) InVision
6 3 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (0.51%) R3 Corda
2 10 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.096%) Summit
5 2 (0.064%) Cloudability
5 2 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.032%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.032%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.032%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.032%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.032%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.032%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.032%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,241 (71.55%) AWS
2 1,900 (60.66%) Azure
3 1,261 (40.26%) GCP
4 371 (11.85%) PaaS
5 356 (11.37%) SaaS
6 306 (9.77%) IaaS
7 292 (9.32%) Serverless
8 243 (7.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 228 (7.28%) Azure DevOps
10 204 (6.51%) Microsoft 365
11 192 (6.13%) GitHub
12 174 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
13 165 (5.27%) Cloud Computing
14 114 (3.64%) OpenShift
15 108 (3.45%) Datadog
16 98 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
17 97 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
18 96 (3.07%) Amazon ECS
19 82 (2.62%) Amazon Kinesis
20 81 (2.59%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 277 (8.84%) Firewall
2 174 (5.56%) WAN
3 153 (4.89%) DNS
4 123 (3.93%) TCP/IP
5 108 (3.45%) LAN
6 97 (3.10%) SD-WAN
7 85 (2.71%) Wireless
8 78 (2.49%) VPN
9 66 (2.11%) Network Security
10 63 (2.01%) HTTP
11 58 (1.85%) DHCP
12 54 (1.72%) Internet
13 49 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 48 (1.53%) SAN
15 43 (1.37%) BGP
16 40 (1.28%) OSPF
17 32 (1.02%) IPsec
18 25 (0.80%) MPLS
19 24 (0.77%) PPP
19 24 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (8.81%) Big Data
2 217 (6.93%) NoSQL
3 139 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 135 (4.31%) MySQL
5 129 (4.12%) Hadoop
6 124 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
7 115 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
8 112 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
9 105 (3.35%) MongoDB
10 92 (2.94%) Relational Database
11 88 (2.81%) Data Lake
12 63 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
13 52 (1.66%) DynamoDB
14 45 (1.44%) BigQuery
15 39 (1.25%) RDBMS
16 32 (1.02%) Apache Pinot
16 32 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
16 32 (1.02%) OLAP
17 31 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
18 28 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 572 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 489 (15.61%) Jenkins
3 150 (4.79%) JIRA
4 133 (4.25%) GitLab
5 103 (3.29%) TeamCity
6 95 (3.03%) JUnit
6 95 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 83 (2.65%) Selenium
8 81 (2.59%) Maven
9 71 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 57 (1.82%) WebDriver
11 54 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
12 53 (1.69%) RSpec
13 42 (1.34%) Bitbucket
14 41 (1.31%) CircleCI
15 39 (1.25%) Spinnaker
16 36 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 33 (1.05%) Gradle
18 25 (0.80%) MSBuild
19 24 (0.77%) Artifactory
General
1 964 (30.78%) Finance
2 620 (19.80%) Social Skills
3 281 (8.97%) Banking
4 248 (7.92%) Public Sector
5 245 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
6 219 (6.99%) Manufacturing
7 170 (5.43%) Retail
8 123 (3.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 94 (3.00%) Telecoms
10 93 (2.97%) Legal
11 81 (2.59%) Marketing
12 69 (2.20%) Games
13 62 (1.98%) Presentation Skills
14 61 (1.95%) Esports
15 55 (1.76%) Law
16 45 (1.44%) Front Office
17 43 (1.37%) Financial Institution
18 42 (1.34%) Advertising
19 34 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
19 34 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 621 (19.83%) Architect
2 449 (14.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 301 (9.61%) Solutions Architect
4 289 (9.23%) Developer
5 288 (9.20%) Cloud Architect
6 277 (8.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 206 (6.58%) Technical Leader
8 157 (5.01%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 156 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 138 (4.41%) Senior DevOps
11 137 (4.37%) Software Engineer
12 123 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 121 (3.86%) Consultant
14 117 (3.74%) Azure Architect
15 111 (3.54%) AWS Architect
16 110 (3.51%) Data Engineer
17 99 (3.16%) Senior Developer
18 97 (3.10%) Java Developer
19 92 (2.94%) Analyst
20 88 (2.81%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (12.07%) Node.js
2 331 (10.57%) .NET
3 265 (8.46%) Kafka
4 224 (7.15%) Spring
5 210 (6.70%) .NET Core
6 174 (5.56%) React
7 152 (4.85%) Spring Boot
8 97 (3.10%) RESTful
9 90 (2.87%) HTML
10 89 (2.84%) CSS
11 83 (2.65%) REST
12 81 (2.59%) Swagger
13 66 (2.11%) OpenAPI
14 64 (2.04%) AngularJS
15 63 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
16 54 (1.72%) JSON
17 51 (1.63%) Web Services
18 48 (1.53%) Middleware
19 46 (1.47%) GraphQL
19 46 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 727 (23.21%) Cloud Native
2 476 (15.20%) Data Centre
3 186 (5.94%) Life Science
4 169 (5.40%) IoT
5 146 (4.66%) Blockchain
6 145 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 141 (4.50%) User Experience
8 133 (4.25%) iPhone
9 109 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
10 104 (3.32%) Private Cloud
10 104 (3.32%) Virtual Team
11 85 (2.71%) Algorithms
12 62 (1.98%) Management Information System
13 57 (1.82%) Blog
14 55 (1.76%) Data Structures
15 52 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
16 42 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
17 41 (1.31%) PKI
18 40 (1.28%) Clustering
19 37 (1.18%) Hackathon
Operating Systems
1 739 (23.60%) Linux
2 409 (13.06%) Windows
3 195 (6.23%) Unix
4 156 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 88 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 35 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
9 34 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 28 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
11 22 (0.70%) CentOS
12 18 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.51%) Android
13 16 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.48%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.45%) Solaris
16 11 (0.35%) AIX
17 10 (0.32%) zOS
18 8 (0.26%) VMS
19 7 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,511 (48.24%) DevOps
2 1,315 (41.99%) Agile
3 1,156 (36.91%) CI/CD
4 683 (21.81%) Infrastructure as Code
5 600 (19.16%) Microservices
6 568 (18.14%) Scrum
7 475 (15.17%) Cybersecurity
8 452 (14.43%) TDD
9 450 (14.37%) Test Automation
10 411 (13.12%) Software Engineering
11 369 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
12 345 (11.02%) Migration
13 338 (10.79%) Mentoring
14 337 (10.76%) Containerisation
15 335 (10.70%) Full Stack Development
16 318 (10.15%) BDD
17 314 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
18 309 (9.87%) Configuration Management
19 278 (8.88%) Kanban
20 267 (8.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,206 (38.51%) Python
2 793 (25.32%) Java
3 468 (14.94%) SQL
4 430 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 356 (11.37%) PowerShell
6 316 (10.09%) Bash
7 230 (7.34%) Go
8 139 (4.44%) C#
9 110 (3.51%) TypeScript
10 104 (3.32%) Scala
11 79 (2.52%) Ruby
12 64 (2.04%) Groovy
13 60 (1.92%) PHP
14 54 (1.72%) C
15 53 (1.69%) C++
16 33 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 32 (1.02%) Clojure
17 32 (1.02%) Kotlin
18 31 (0.99%) Lisp
19 29 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 381 (12.16%) Degree
2 171 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 148 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 122 (3.90%) AWS Certification
5 113 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 74 (2.36%) CISSP
7 69 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (1.37%) CISM
10 35 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (1.02%) CISA
11 32 (1.02%) MCSE
12 30 (0.96%) CCNP
13 29 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
13 29 (0.93%) CEH
14 27 (0.86%) Master's Degree
14 27 (0.86%) MCSA
15 24 (0.77%) CCIE
16 23 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
17 22 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (6.19%) QA
2 111 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 78 (2.49%) GDPR
4 65 (2.08%) NIST
5 45 (1.44%) SLA
6 41 (1.31%) NCSC
7 32 (1.02%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 24 (0.77%) GRC
10 20 (0.64%) SOC 2
11 18 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 17 (0.54%) RMADS
13 14 (0.45%) HIPAA
14 12 (0.38%) Accessibility
15 7 (0.22%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.22%) NIST 800
16 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 5 (0.16%) COBIT
17 5 (0.16%) GAMP
18 4 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 705 (22.51%) Docker
2 250 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 169 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (0.86%) vSphere
7 24 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (0.73%) Xen
9 20 (0.64%) KVM
10 17 (0.54%) VMware NSX
11 14 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
12 13 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.35%) XenApp
14 10 (0.32%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 6 (0.19%) LXC
16 6 (0.19%) NFS
16 6 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.19%) Varnish
17 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 920 (29.37%) Kubernetes
2 875 (27.94%) Terraform
3 545 (17.40%) Ansible
4 216 (6.90%) Puppet
5 213 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
6 97 (3.10%) SCCM
7 93 (2.97%) Prometheus
8 88 (2.81%) Grafana
9 73 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 57 (1.82%) Istio
11 38 (1.21%) FortiGate
12 37 (1.18%) ZABBIX
13 36 (1.15%) SCOM
14 31 (0.99%) Nagios
15 30 (0.96%) Kibana
16 25 (0.80%) SCSM
17 24 (0.77%) Rancher
18 23 (0.73%) Consul
19 20 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
20 18 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 690 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 572 (18.26%) Google
3 233 (7.44%) VMware
4 207 (6.61%) Oracle
5 133 (4.25%) Cisco
6 118 (3.77%) Apple
7 112 (3.58%) Adobe
8 110 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 85 (2.71%) Splunk
10 83 (2.65%) ServiceNow
11 72 (2.30%) IBM
12 67 (2.14%) Databricks
13 65 (2.08%) Dell
14 59 (1.88%) Palo Alto
15 53 (1.69%) Spotify
16 49 (1.56%) HP
17 46 (1.47%) Fortinet
18 45 (1.44%) FIS
19 44 (1.40%) Citrix
20 42 (1.34%) Salesforce.com