Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 283 379 577
Rank change year-on-year +96 +198 +276
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,643 1,425 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 0.82% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.72% 2.02% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,235 866 527
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £40,650 £40,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year - +0.84% +8.18%

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 60,347 70,482 67,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.59% 40.53% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45,642 54,639 54,519
UK median annual salary £53,404 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,275
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Top 16 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 25 May 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 +96 1,539 £70,000 +3.70% 74
UK excluding London +94 872 £60,000 - 52
London +61 706 £75,000 - 28
South East +71 270 £70,000 +12.00% 8
Midlands +121 218 £60,000 - 10
North of England +144 200 £55,000 +15.79% 21
West Midlands +50 123 £65,000 +8.33% 5
East Midlands +112 94 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Yorkshire +56 94 £52,500 +10.53% 5
North West +98 93 £60,000 -0.41% 13
East of England -7 68 £55,000 -18.52% 3
South West +50 63 £46,250 -15.91% 4
Scotland +1 57 £51,700 +3.40% 6
North East +30 13 £52,925 +34.84% 3
Wales +24 11 £55,575 -30.53%
Northern Ireland -31 4 - -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 1,073 (65.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1,050 (63.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 747 (45.47%) DevOps
4 624 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
5 606 (36.88%) Linux
6 541 (32.93%) Python
7 502 (30.55%) Microsoft
8 467 (28.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 463 (28.18%) Windows
10 416 (25.32%) Docker
11 388 (23.62%) Data Centre
12 379 (23.07%) Ansible
13 367 (22.34%) Google
14 366 (22.28%) Puppet
15 344 (20.94%) Opscode Chef
16 330 (20.09%) Java
17 296 (18.02%) IaaS
17 296 (18.02%) Kubernetes
18 294 (17.89%) PaaS
19 292 (17.77%) VMware
20 286 (17.41%) SaaS
21 277 (16.86%) Hybrid Cloud
22 270 (16.43%) Jenkins
23 269 (16.37%) Migration
24 262 (15.95%) Finance
25 260 (15.82%) Bash Shell
26 249 (15.16%) Configuration Management
27 245 (14.91%) Active Directory
28 244 (14.85%) Terraform
29 237 (14.42%) Presales

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 83 (5.05%) Apache
2 72 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 47 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 38 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 31 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 31 (1.89%) IIS
6 29 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.70%) Confluence
8 19 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.03%) Skype for Business
11 16 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.79%) nginx
12 13 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.43%) JBoss
14 7 (0.43%) Jupyter
14 7 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.37%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.37%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 30 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.12%) HipChat
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.12%) SPSS
4 1 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 32 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (0.67%) SAP GRC
4 8 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.061%) Magento
6 1 (0.061%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.061%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.061%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,073 (65.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1,050 (63.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 467 (28.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 296 (18.02%) IaaS
5 294 (17.89%) PaaS
6 286 (17.41%) SaaS
7 185 (11.26%) Office 365
8 115 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 80 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
10 72 (4.38%) Serverless
11 70 (4.26%) Amazon S3
11 70 (4.26%) OpenShift
12 67 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
13 64 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
14 62 (3.77%) Azure Stack
14 62 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
15 56 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 50 (3.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 34 (2.07%) GitHub
18 29 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 190 (11.56%) Firewall
2 105 (6.39%) DNS
2 105 (6.39%) WAN
3 103 (6.27%) TCP/IP
4 97 (5.90%) VPN
5 75 (4.56%) LAN
6 66 (4.02%) SAN
7 60 (3.65%) Network Security
8 50 (3.04%) Wireless
9 47 (2.86%) Internet
10 46 (2.80%) DHCP
11 43 (2.62%) MPLS
12 40 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (2.25%) BGP
14 30 (1.83%) VLAN
15 29 (1.77%) OSPF
16 25 (1.52%) HTTP
16 25 (1.52%) WLAN
17 22 (1.34%) SSL
18 21 (1.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.32%) MySQL
3 66 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
4 62 (3.77%) Big Data
5 59 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 36 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 35 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 34 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 33 (2.01%) MongoDB
10 29 (1.77%) Hadoop
11 25 (1.52%) SAP HANA
12 22 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.97%) HBase
15 15 (0.91%) DB2
16 13 (0.79%) Apache Hive
17 12 (0.73%) Blockchain
17 12 (0.73%) Couchbase
17 12 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (0.61%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 270 (16.43%) Jenkins
2 168 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 91 (5.54%) TeamCity
4 65 (3.96%) Visual Studio Team System
5 62 (3.77%) JIRA
6 50 (3.04%) CircleCI
7 47 (2.86%) Codeship
8 36 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 35 (2.13%) Visual Studio
10 34 (2.07%) Bitbucket
11 33 (2.01%) git-flow
12 32 (1.95%) RSpec
13 26 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (1.40%) Maven
15 22 (1.34%) GitLab
16 17 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
17 16 (0.97%) Selenium
18 12 (0.73%) Travis CI
19 10 (0.61%) Cucumber
19 10 (0.61%) GoCD
General
1 262 (15.95%) Finance
2 125 (7.61%) Retail
3 114 (6.94%) Banking
4 65 (3.96%) Marketing
5 31 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.83%) Billing
7 18 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 15 (0.91%) Advertising
9 12 (0.73%) Law
10 10 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.61%) Legal
11 9 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.43%) Back Office
13 6 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.37%) Electronics
13 6 (0.37%) Publishing
14 5 (0.30%) Automotive
14 5 (0.30%) Front Office
14 5 (0.30%) Games
15 2 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 459 (27.94%) Architect
2 253 (15.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 232 (14.12%) Cloud Architect
4 204 (12.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 175 (10.65%) Solutions Architect
6 128 (7.79%) AWS Engineer
7 118 (7.18%) Consultant
8 104 (6.33%) Azure Architect
8 104 (6.33%) Developer
9 88 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
9 88 (5.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 84 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 75 (4.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 64 (3.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 64 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
13 62 (3.77%) Cloud Consultant
14 58 (3.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 56 (3.41%) Technical Architect
16 55 (3.35%) AWS Architect
17 54 (3.29%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (12.60%) Web Services
2 122 (7.43%) Node.js
3 86 (5.23%) .NET
4 66 (4.02%) JSON
5 60 (3.65%) REST
6 52 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
7 49 (2.98%) Spring
8 43 (2.62%) HTML
9 42 (2.56%) OAuth
10 38 (2.31%) SAML
11 31 (1.89%) HTML5
12 29 (1.77%) RESTful
13 27 (1.64%) AngularJS
13 27 (1.64%) Middleware
14 25 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
15 21 (1.28%) J2EE
16 20 (1.22%) Spring Boot
17 19 (1.16%) 802.1X
17 19 (1.16%) Kafka
17 19 (1.16%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 388 (23.62%) Data Centre
2 277 (16.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 154 (9.37%) Private Cloud
4 141 (8.58%) Self-Motivation
5 112 (6.82%) Fintech
6 93 (5.66%) Virtual Team
7 78 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
8 64 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (3.35%) Management Information System
9 55 (3.35%) Replication
10 54 (3.29%) Cloud Native
11 47 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
12 41 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (1.95%) Blog
13 32 (1.95%) Enterprise Cloud
14 31 (1.89%) Algorithms
15 26 (1.58%) PKI
16 25 (1.52%) User Experience
17 21 (1.28%) CMDB
18 20 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 606 (36.88%) Linux
2 463 (28.18%) Windows
3 156 (9.49%) Unix
4 137 (8.34%) Windows Server
5 45 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (2.01%) Windows 10
9 32 (1.95%) CentOS
10 28 (1.70%) Ubuntu
10 28 (1.70%) Windows 7
11 17 (1.03%) Android
12 13 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.67%) Solaris
14 9 (0.55%) Debian
14 9 (0.55%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (45.47%) DevOps
2 624 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (16.37%) Migration
4 249 (15.16%) Configuration Management
5 237 (14.42%) Presales
6 195 (11.87%) Infrastructure as Code
7 180 (10.96%) Software Engineering
8 178 (10.83%) ITIL
9 167 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
10 166 (10.10%) Microservices
11 159 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
12 155 (9.43%) Mentoring
13 153 (9.31%) Computer Science
14 138 (8.40%) Test Automation
15 136 (8.28%) Project Management
15 136 (8.28%) Scrum
16 128 (7.79%) Open Source
17 124 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
18 121 (7.36%) Artificial Intelligence
18 121 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 541 (32.93%) Python
2 330 (20.09%) Java
3 260 (15.82%) Bash Shell
4 224 (13.63%) SQL
5 221 (13.45%) Ruby
6 194 (11.81%) PowerShell
7 147 (8.95%) JavaScript
8 144 (8.76%) Perl
9 106 (6.45%) C#
10 85 (5.17%) Go
11 79 (4.81%) C++
12 50 (3.04%) Shell Script
13 49 (2.98%) Groovy
14 44 (2.68%) PHP
15 34 (2.07%) C
16 23 (1.40%) Scala
17 13 (0.79%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.73%) R
19 6 (0.37%) Clojure
20 5 (0.30%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 209 (12.72%) Degree
2 102 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
3 101 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 53 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 46 (2.80%) AWS Certification
7 44 (2.68%) Master's Degree
8 42 (2.56%) CCNP
9 40 (2.43%) MCSE
10 38 (2.31%) CCNA
10 38 (2.31%) CISSP
11 37 (2.25%) SC Cleared
12 31 (1.89%) MCSA
13 29 (1.77%) RHCE
14 21 (1.28%) CEH
15 20 (1.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 16 (0.97%) CISM
16 16 (0.97%) DV Cleared
17 15 (0.91%) CCSP
18 13 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.50%) SLA
2 73 (4.44%) GDPR
3 47 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (2.56%) QA
5 20 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 19 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 17 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.49%) ISO 22301
9 8 (0.49%) PMO
10 7 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (0.43%) ISO 31000
10 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.37%) SEPA
12 3 (0.18%) COBIT
12 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.12%) GAMP
13 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 416 (25.32%) Docker
2 245 (14.91%) Active Directory
3 212 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (9.49%) Hyper-V
5 93 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (3.10%) vSphere
7 34 (2.07%) XenApp
8 28 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (1.40%) VMware NSX
10 19 (1.16%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.67%) Firmware
12 10 (0.61%) KVM
13 9 (0.55%) NFS
13 9 (0.55%) vCloud
14 8 (0.49%) HDFS
14 8 (0.49%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.43%) LXC
16 6 (0.37%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 379 (23.07%) Ansible
2 366 (22.28%) Puppet
3 344 (20.94%) Opscode Chef
4 296 (18.02%) Kubernetes
5 244 (14.85%) Terraform
6 74 (4.50%) Salt
7 53 (3.23%) Packer
8 49 (2.98%) vCenter Server
9 48 (2.92%) CFEngine
10 44 (2.68%) Prometheus
11 40 (2.43%) SCCM
12 37 (2.25%) Consul
13 35 (2.13%) Nagios
14 30 (1.83%) Icinga
15 21 (1.28%) SCOM
16 14 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
16 14 (0.85%) SCVMM
17 12 (0.73%) IBM Guardium
17 12 (0.73%) vRealize
17 12 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 502 (30.55%) Microsoft
2 367 (22.34%) Google
3 292 (17.77%) VMware
4 153 (9.31%) Cisco
5 118 (7.18%) Oracle
6 110 (6.70%) IBM
7 79 (4.81%) Citrix
8 68 (4.14%) Atlassian
9 57 (3.47%) Red Hat
10 50 (3.04%) SAP
11 36 (2.19%) Dell
12 34 (2.07%) HP
12 34 (2.07%) WorldPay
13 29 (1.77%) Meraki
14 28 (1.70%) NetApp
15 27 (1.64%) EMC
15 27 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
16 26 (1.58%) ForgeRock
17 25 (1.52%) Splunk
18 24 (1.46%) Juniper