Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 235 316 385
Rank change year-on-year +81 +69 +215
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,565 1,560 1,413
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.05% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 2.66% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,207 1,325 899
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 44,411 58,736 67,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.56% 39.41% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34,095 44,190 53,093
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +73 1,446 £71,526 +2.18% 154
London +77 774 £85,000 +13.33% 65
UK excluding London +69 727 £62,500 +4.17% 97
Midlands +45 220 £70,000 +16.67% 22
South East +14 174 £65,000 - 21
North of England +15 130 £55,000 -8.33% 28
Work from Home +1 116 £70,000 -5.08% 13
West Midlands +57 113 £62,500 -3.85% 8
East Midlands +36 108 £75,000 +25.00% 14
East of England +48 66 £56,250 +2.27% 9
South West +79 65 £60,000 -3.61% 8
North West +34 54 £67,500 +12.50% 10
Yorkshire +19 50 £55,000 -4.35% 14
Scotland +48 48 £55,000 +6.38% 6
North East +21 26 £44,250 -30.07% 4
Wales +5 20 £47,500 +18.01% 4
Northern Ireland +22 5 £51,250 -

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 1,091 (69.71%) AWS
2 997 (63.71%) Azure
3 671 (42.88%) DevOps
4 625 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
5 454 (29.01%) Linux
6 447 (28.56%) GCP
7 409 (26.13%) Python
8 401 (25.62%) Docker
9 385 (24.60%) Microsoft
10 372 (23.77%) Finance
11 352 (22.49%) Kubernetes
12 324 (20.70%) Windows
13 321 (20.51%) Java
14 317 (20.26%) Ansible
15 268 (17.12%) Terraform
16 259 (16.55%) Migration
17 255 (16.29%) SQL
18 252 (16.10%) Google
19 245 (15.65%) Data Centre
20 227 (14.50%) Puppet
21 224 (14.31%) VMware
22 221 (14.12%) PaaS
22 221 (14.12%) Microservices
23 211 (13.48%) Degree
24 202 (12.91%) SaaS
25 201 (12.84%) Jenkins
26 198 (12.65%) IaaS
27 192 (12.27%) Open Source
28 189 (12.08%) PowerShell
28 189 (12.08%) Firewall

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 61 (3.90%) Apache Spark
2 59 (3.77%) Confluence
3 44 (2.81%) Apache
4 34 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (1.98%) IIS
5 31 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 30 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (1.34%) Skype for Business
8 19 (1.21%) JBoss
9 14 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Fuse
11 9 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.32%) Hyperledger
14 4 (0.26%) Jetty
14 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.26%) WildFly
15 3 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.51%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.064%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.064%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.064%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.064%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.064%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.064%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,091 (69.71%) AWS
2 997 (63.71%) Azure
3 447 (28.56%) GCP
4 221 (14.12%) PaaS
5 202 (12.91%) SaaS
6 198 (12.65%) IaaS
7 147 (9.39%) Office 365
8 138 (8.82%) OpenShift
9 121 (7.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 94 (6.01%) Serverless
11 58 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
12 56 (3.58%) Amazon ECS
13 55 (3.51%) Amazon EKS
13 55 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 51 (3.26%) GitHub
15 47 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 38 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
17 36 (2.30%) Amazon S3
18 35 (2.24%) Slack
19 30 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 189 (12.08%) Firewall
2 82 (5.24%) VPN
3 73 (4.66%) SAN
4 69 (4.41%) WAN
5 67 (4.28%) DNS
6 57 (3.64%) Network Security
7 51 (3.26%) Internet
8 43 (2.75%) TCP/IP
9 42 (2.68%) LAN
10 41 (2.62%) MPLS
11 29 (1.85%) DHCP
11 29 (1.85%) NetScaler
12 27 (1.73%) VoIP
12 27 (1.73%) Wireless
13 24 (1.53%) BGP
14 23 (1.47%) HTTP
14 23 (1.47%) Skype
15 22 (1.41%) iSCSI
16 19 (1.21%) IPsec
17 18 (1.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (7.16%) NoSQL
2 93 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 87 (5.56%) Big Data
4 57 (3.64%) MySQL
5 45 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 42 (2.68%) Hadoop
7 41 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
8 35 (2.24%) Redis
9 29 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 29 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.79%) HBase
10 28 (1.79%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
13 21 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 21 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (1.21%) Flink
15 17 (1.09%) Power BI
16 16 (1.02%) InfluxDB
17 15 (0.96%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 201 (12.84%) Jenkins
2 146 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 113 (7.22%) JIRA
4 87 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 59 (3.77%) Bitbucket
6 50 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 50 (3.19%) GitLab
7 27 (1.73%) Maven
8 23 (1.47%) Selenium
9 22 (1.41%) GoCD
10 21 (1.34%) Ant
10 21 (1.34%) git-flow
11 20 (1.28%) Babel
11 20 (1.28%) webpack
12 17 (1.09%) RSpec
12 17 (1.09%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.83%) Vagrant
13 13 (0.83%) Visual Studio
14 12 (0.77%) JMeter
14 12 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 372 (23.77%) Finance
2 99 (6.33%) Retail
3 90 (5.75%) Public Sector
4 85 (5.43%) Banking
5 50 (3.19%) Front Office
6 36 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.66%) Law
8 22 (1.41%) Games
9 21 (1.34%) Marketing
10 16 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.89%) Digital Economy
12 13 (0.83%) Automotive
12 13 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.77%) Publishing
14 7 (0.45%) Advertising
14 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.45%) Legal
15 6 (0.38%) Billing
16 3 (0.19%) Back Office
16 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (26.13%) Architect
2 209 (13.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 185 (11.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 151 (9.65%) Cloud Architect
5 149 (9.52%) Developer
6 141 (9.01%) Solutions Architect
7 120 (7.67%) Consultant
8 88 (5.62%) AWS Engineer
9 83 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 72 (4.60%) Senior Developer
11 62 (3.96%) Cloud Consultant
12 61 (3.90%) Technical Architect
13 59 (3.77%) Lead Architect
14 54 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
15 53 (3.39%) Java Developer
16 51 (3.26%) Senior DevOps
17 50 (3.19%) Azure Engineer
18 49 (3.13%) Analyst
19 48 (3.07%) AWS Architect
19 48 (3.07%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (10.67%) Node.js
2 156 (9.97%) .NET
3 153 (9.78%) Web Services
4 114 (7.28%) React
5 110 (7.03%) AngularJS
6 88 (5.62%) Elastic Stack
7 60 (3.83%) REST
8 56 (3.58%) Spring
9 48 (3.07%) CSS
9 48 (3.07%) Kafka
10 41 (2.62%) RESTful
11 37 (2.36%) HTML
12 35 (2.24%) JSON
13 33 (2.11%) Middleware
14 32 (2.04%) SOAP
15 31 (1.98%) GraphQL
16 26 (1.66%) .NET Core
17 24 (1.53%) Sass
18 23 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
18 23 (1.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 245 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 189 (12.08%) Cloud Native
3 150 (9.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 132 (8.43%) Private Cloud
5 88 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
6 77 (4.92%) Blog
7 61 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
8 55 (3.51%) Derivative
9 53 (3.39%) Equities
10 52 (3.32%) Fixed Income
11 50 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
11 50 (3.19%) Hedge funds
12 46 (2.94%) PKI
13 36 (2.30%) Replication
14 33 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
15 31 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 31 (1.98%) Management Information System
15 31 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
15 31 (1.98%) Virtual Team
16 27 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 454 (29.01%) Linux
2 324 (20.70%) Windows
3 92 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 82 (5.24%) Unix
5 78 (4.98%) CentOS
6 61 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (3.58%) Ubuntu
8 31 (1.98%) Windows 10
9 22 (1.41%) Debian
10 16 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.70%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.51%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.38%) SUSE
14 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.32%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (42.88%) DevOps
2 625 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (16.55%) Migration
4 221 (14.12%) Microservices
5 192 (12.27%) Open Source
6 185 (11.82%) Scrum
7 170 (10.86%) Analytics
7 170 (10.86%) Presales
8 169 (10.80%) Software Engineering
9 164 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
10 157 (10.03%) ITIL
11 148 (9.46%) Infrastructure as Code
11 148 (9.46%) Technical Leadership
12 146 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 144 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 130 (8.31%) Test Automation
15 121 (7.73%) Project Delivery
16 117 (7.48%) Configuration Management
17 109 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
18 105 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 409 (26.13%) Python
2 321 (20.51%) Java
3 255 (16.29%) SQL
4 189 (12.08%) PowerShell
5 153 (9.78%) Ruby
6 141 (9.01%) Bash Shell
6 141 (9.01%) JavaScript
7 106 (6.77%) C++
8 91 (5.81%) C#
9 80 (5.11%) Go
10 51 (3.26%) R
11 46 (2.94%) C
12 34 (2.17%) Perl
13 26 (1.66%) TypeScript
14 19 (1.21%) Scala
15 16 (1.02%) PHP
16 12 (0.77%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.64%) Java 8
18 8 (0.51%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 211 (13.48%) Degree
2 84 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 79 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (3.96%) AWS Certification
5 53 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 43 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 40 (2.56%) CISSP
8 36 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (1.73%) MCSE
10 25 (1.60%) CCNA
11 24 (1.53%) SANS
12 20 (1.28%) CCIE
13 19 (1.21%) MCSA
14 18 (1.15%) CISM
14 18 (1.15%) CRISC
14 18 (1.15%) DV Cleared
15 17 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
16 15 (0.96%) CCSP
17 14 (0.89%) CCNP
18 13 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (1.98%) QA
3 25 (1.60%) NCSC
4 24 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 22 (1.41%) GDPR
6 21 (1.34%) SLA
7 16 (1.02%) NIST
8 8 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
8 8 (0.51%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.26%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.13%) PMO
14 1 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.064%) PSD2
System Software
1 401 (25.62%) Docker
2 138 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (7.28%) Active Directory
4 85 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 57 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (1.73%) vCloud
7 26 (1.66%) vSphere
8 21 (1.34%) VMware NSX
9 20 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 19 (1.21%) XenApp
10 19 (1.21%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.96%) HDFS
12 11 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.51%) Xen
14 7 (0.45%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.32%) GlusterFS
17 4 (0.26%) BitLocker
17 4 (0.26%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 352 (22.49%) Kubernetes
2 317 (20.26%) Ansible
3 268 (17.12%) Terraform
4 227 (14.50%) Puppet
5 146 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (4.47%) Packer
7 57 (3.64%) Prometheus
7 57 (3.64%) SCCM
8 56 (3.58%) Grafana
9 49 (3.13%) Consul
10 35 (2.24%) Docker Swarm
11 31 (1.98%) WSUS
12 28 (1.79%) Graphite
12 28 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
13 23 (1.47%) Salt
13 23 (1.47%) SCOM
14 22 (1.41%) ZABBIX
15 20 (1.28%) Nagios
16 18 (1.15%) vCenter Server
17 17 (1.09%) Icinga
Vendors
1 385 (24.60%) Microsoft
2 252 (16.10%) Google
3 224 (14.31%) VMware
4 123 (7.86%) Cisco
5 107 (6.84%) Red Hat
6 92 (5.88%) Oracle
7 61 (3.90%) HP
8 46 (2.94%) Citrix
9 34 (2.17%) Juniper
10 32 (2.04%) F5
11 30 (1.92%) WorldPay
12 26 (1.66%) Dell
13 25 (1.60%) FIS
13 25 (1.60%) Meraki
13 25 (1.60%) NetApp
14 23 (1.47%) IBM
15 22 (1.41%) SaltStack
16 21 (1.34%) Splunk
17 18 (1.15%) ServiceNow
18 17 (1.09%) Sun