Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 266 388
Rank change year-on-year +35 +122 +177
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,131 1,818 1,468
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.24% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 3.16% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1,473 939
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

Public 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 30,847 57,510 69,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.09% 39.17% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23,854 43,184 53,359
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 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 +39 1,055 £72,500 +3.57% 108
London +65 591 £85,000 +13.33% 36
UK excluding London +38 514 £62,500 +4.17% 77
South East +3 138 £65,000 -7.14% 27
Midlands +31 114 £62,500 -3.85% 7
North of England +50 104 £54,500 +2.06% 23
Work from Home -9 87 £70,000 -6.67% 11
West Midlands +40 64 £60,000 -12.41% 6
East of England +109 63 £85,000 +54.55% 10
East Midlands +30 50 £72,500 +16.00% 1
North West +51 48 £60,000 - 13
Yorkshire +66 40 £54,000 +8.00% 4
Scotland +60 38 £55,000 -8.33%
South West +60 35 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Wales +29 20 £47,500 -13.64% 5
North East +24 16 £45,000 - 6
Northern Ireland +19 2 £37,500 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 784 (69.32%) AWS
2 745 (65.87%) Azure
3 510 (45.09%) DevOps
4 418 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
5 351 (31.03%) Linux
6 344 (30.42%) Python
7 317 (28.03%) GCP
8 316 (27.94%) Docker
9 299 (26.44%) Microsoft
10 287 (25.38%) Finance
11 283 (25.02%) Kubernetes
12 254 (22.46%) Windows
13 238 (21.04%) Terraform
14 230 (20.34%) Ansible
15 225 (19.89%) Java
16 198 (17.51%) Migration
17 196 (17.33%) SQL
18 184 (16.27%) VMware
19 180 (15.92%) Google
19 180 (15.92%) Jenkins
20 177 (15.65%) PaaS
21 168 (14.85%) IaaS
22 160 (14.15%) PowerShell
23 159 (14.06%) Data Centre
24 156 (13.79%) Degree
25 153 (13.53%) SaaS
25 153 (13.53%) Puppet
26 150 (13.26%) Cloud Native
27 147 (13.00%) Microservices
28 143 (12.64%) .NET

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 42 (3.71%) Confluence
2 27 (2.39%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.12%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.03%) IIS
5 17 (1.50%) Apache
6 15 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (1.33%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Fuse
8 7 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.35%) JBoss
11 4 (0.35%) Jetty
11 4 (0.35%) SAS
12 3 (0.27%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.62%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.088%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.088%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.088%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 784 (69.32%) AWS
2 745 (65.87%) Azure
3 317 (28.03%) GCP
4 177 (15.65%) PaaS
5 168 (14.85%) IaaS
6 153 (13.53%) SaaS
7 111 (9.81%) Office 365
8 88 (7.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 86 (7.60%) OpenShift
10 76 (6.72%) Serverless
11 40 (3.54%) GitHub
11 40 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 39 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
12 39 (3.45%) Amazon EKS
13 34 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
14 28 (2.48%) AWS CodePipeline
14 28 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
15 24 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 24 (2.12%) Amazon S3
15 24 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 142 (12.56%) Firewall
2 63 (5.57%) VPN
3 57 (5.04%) SAN
4 49 (4.33%) DNS
4 49 (4.33%) WAN
5 41 (3.63%) Network Security
6 39 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 31 (2.74%) MPLS
8 27 (2.39%) LAN
9 25 (2.21%) Internet
10 23 (2.03%) Skype
11 21 (1.86%) iSCSI
12 20 (1.77%) DHCP
12 20 (1.77%) HTTP
13 19 (1.68%) NetScaler
14 17 (1.50%) IPsec
14 17 (1.50%) SSH
14 17 (1.50%) VoIP
15 14 (1.24%) Wireless
16 12 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 76 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 49 (4.33%) Big Data
3 49 (4.33%) MySQL
4 32 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.56%) Redis
6 21 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 20 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.88%) HBase
13 9 (0.80%) Power BI
14 8 (0.71%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (0.71%) InfluxDB
15 7 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (0.62%) Impala
Development Applications
1 180 (15.92%) Jenkins
2 116 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 73 (6.45%) JIRA
4 71 (6.28%) Artifactory
5 42 (3.71%) GitLab
6 40 (3.54%) Bitbucket
7 32 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 24 (2.12%) Maven
9 21 (1.86%) Babel
9 21 (1.86%) webpack
10 20 (1.77%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.33%) Ant
11 15 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (1.24%) GoCD
13 13 (1.15%) git-flow
13 13 (1.15%) Selenium
14 11 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (0.97%) RSpec
14 11 (0.97%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 287 (25.38%) Finance
2 58 (5.13%) Retail
3 54 (4.77%) Banking
4 44 (3.89%) Front Office
5 36 (3.18%) Public Sector
6 28 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.68%) Marketing
8 14 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.06%) Digital Economy
9 12 (1.06%) Law
10 11 (0.97%) Games
11 10 (0.88%) Publishing
12 9 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.62%) Automotive
14 6 (0.53%) Back Office
14 6 (0.53%) Billing
14 6 (0.53%) Legal
15 5 (0.44%) Electronics
15 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 252 (22.28%) Architect
2 162 (14.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 145 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 93 (8.22%) Developer
5 80 (7.07%) AWS Engineer
6 77 (6.81%) Cloud Architect
7 75 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
8 72 (6.37%) Consultant
9 58 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 50 (4.42%) Lead Architect
11 49 (4.33%) Platform Engineer
12 47 (4.16%) Senior Developer
13 45 (3.98%) Analyst
14 40 (3.54%) AWS DevOps
14 40 (3.54%) Technical Architect
15 37 (3.27%) AWS Architect
16 36 (3.18%) Network Engineer
17 35 (3.09%) Cloud Consultant
18 34 (3.01%) Azure Engineer
19 32 (2.83%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (12.64%) .NET
2 134 (11.85%) Node.js
3 92 (8.13%) Web Services
4 86 (7.60%) React
5 84 (7.43%) AngularJS
6 58 (5.13%) REST
7 48 (4.24%) Elastic Stack
8 43 (3.80%) CSS
9 37 (3.27%) HTML
10 29 (2.56%) Spring
11 26 (2.30%) GraphQL
12 25 (2.21%) SOAP
12 25 (2.21%) Velocity
13 24 (2.12%) Sass
14 23 (2.03%) Vue.js
14 23 (2.03%) XML
15 22 (1.95%) Swagger
16 21 (1.86%) Fusebox
16 21 (1.86%) YAML
17 20 (1.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 159 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 150 (13.26%) Cloud Native
3 84 (7.43%) Private Cloud
4 70 (6.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 61 (5.39%) Blog
5 61 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
6 54 (4.77%) Derivative
7 50 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (4.07%) Equities
8 46 (4.07%) Fixed Income
9 44 (3.89%) Hedge funds
10 43 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
11 36 (3.18%) Management Information System
12 27 (2.39%) PKI
13 26 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
13 26 (2.30%) Virtual Team
14 24 (2.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 19 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
16 12 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 351 (31.03%) Linux
2 254 (22.46%) Windows
3 89 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 58 (5.13%) Unix
5 52 (4.60%) CentOS
6 42 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (3.36%) Ubuntu
8 23 (2.03%) Windows 10
9 19 (1.68%) Debian
10 18 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.24%) Android
12 11 (0.97%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
14 6 (0.53%) SUSE
14 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.44%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (45.09%) DevOps
2 418 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (17.51%) Migration
4 147 (13.00%) Microservices
5 140 (12.38%) Scrum
6 126 (11.14%) Open Source
7 117 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 111 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 106 (9.37%) Analytics
10 106 (9.37%) Infrastructure as Code
11 105 (9.28%) ITIL
12 97 (8.58%) Presales
13 94 (8.31%) Mentoring
14 83 (7.34%) Decision-Making
15 76 (6.72%) Configuration Management
15 76 (6.72%) Project Delivery
15 76 (6.72%) Test Automation
16 75 (6.63%) Continuous Delivery
17 74 (6.54%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 344 (30.42%) Python
2 225 (19.89%) Java
3 196 (17.33%) SQL
4 160 (14.15%) PowerShell
5 119 (10.52%) Bash Shell
6 115 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 88 (7.78%) Ruby
8 84 (7.43%) C#
9 79 (6.98%) C++
10 52 (4.60%) Go
11 44 (3.89%) R
12 33 (2.92%) C
13 23 (2.03%) Perl
14 22 (1.95%) TypeScript
15 15 (1.33%) PHP
16 13 (1.15%) Scala
17 12 (1.06%) Groovy
18 8 (0.71%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.71%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 156 (13.79%) Degree
2 66 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 44 (3.89%) AWS Certification
5 42 (3.71%) CISSP
6 40 (3.54%) SC Cleared
7 29 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (2.12%) CCNA
9 24 (2.12%) CISM
9 24 (2.12%) CRISC
10 23 (2.03%) MCSE
11 22 (1.95%) SANS
12 18 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
13 14 (1.24%) CCIE
14 12 (1.06%) CISA
14 12 (1.06%) CREST Certified
14 12 (1.06%) Master's Degree
14 12 (1.06%) MCSA
15 11 (0.97%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (2.92%) GDPR
3 26 (2.30%) NIST
4 24 (2.12%) SLA
5 23 (2.03%) NCSC
5 23 (2.03%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.41%) QA
6 16 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
8 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.62%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.62%) NIST 800
10 4 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.35%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.35%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.088%) GAMP
System Software
1 316 (27.94%) Docker
2 127 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (8.05%) Active Directory
4 64 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (2.92%) vSphere
6 25 (2.21%) VMware NSX
7 13 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.88%) XenApp
9 9 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.62%) HDFS
11 7 (0.62%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.62%) Xen
12 6 (0.53%) vCloud
13 5 (0.44%) GlusterFS
14 4 (0.35%) GPFS
14 4 (0.35%) Lustre
14 4 (0.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 283 (25.02%) Kubernetes
2 238 (21.04%) Terraform
3 230 (20.34%) Ansible
4 153 (13.53%) Puppet
5 97 (8.58%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (4.77%) Prometheus
7 47 (4.16%) SCCM
8 46 (4.07%) Packer
9 45 (3.98%) Grafana
10 29 (2.56%) Consul
11 21 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
12 20 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
13 19 (1.68%) SCOM
13 19 (1.68%) WSUS
14 18 (1.59%) Graphite
15 16 (1.41%) Nagios
15 16 (1.41%) Salt
15 16 (1.41%) ZABBIX
16 11 (0.97%) Icinga
16 11 (0.97%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 299 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 184 (16.27%) VMware
3 180 (15.92%) Google
4 109 (9.64%) Cisco
5 72 (6.37%) Red Hat
6 61 (5.39%) HP
7 51 (4.51%) Oracle
8 37 (3.27%) Citrix
9 31 (2.74%) F5
9 31 (2.74%) Juniper
10 26 (2.30%) IBM
11 25 (2.21%) Dell
12 21 (1.86%) Splunk
13 19 (1.68%) Meraki
14 17 (1.50%) Palo Alto
15 15 (1.33%) NetApp
15 15 (1.33%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.33%) Sun
16 14 (1.24%) Fortinet
16 14 (1.24%) SAP