Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 743 974
Rank change year-on-year +255 +231 +116
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 971 550 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 684 381 215
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,750 £35,000 £37,200
90th Percentile £92,125 £87,500 £94,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -13.64%

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 76351 79932 90774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.09% 41.21% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 57423 65526 72871
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 2017. 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 +243 919 £66,000 +10.00% 60
London +129 494 £70,000 +7.69% 39
UK excluding London +224 439 £60,000 +14.29% 23
South East +130 124 £60,000 +20.00% 5
North of England +48 119 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Midlands +53 75 £53,750 +26.47% 4
South West +56 74 £67,500 -18.18% 1
North West +39 73 £62,500 +47.06% 3
West Midlands +33 63 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Yorkshire +33 41 £60,000 - 1
East of England +16 29 £48,750 -15.22% 6
East Midlands +36 12 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Northern Ireland - 11 £47,500 -
Wales +2 8 £45,000 +31.39%
North East +7 5 £37,500 -9.64% 1
Scotland -7 5 £67,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 612 (63.03%) Amazon AWS
2 534 (54.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 329 (33.88%) Puppet
4 319 (32.85%) Linux
5 318 (32.75%) DevOps
6 315 (32.44%) Microsoft
7 288 (29.66%) Opscode Chef
8 279 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
9 251 (25.85%) Ansible
10 243 (25.03%) Python
11 229 (23.58%) Windows
12 209 (21.52%) VMware
13 202 (20.80%) Docker
14 175 (18.02%) ITIL
15 172 (17.71%) Configuration Management
16 171 (17.61%) PaaS
17 165 (16.99%) SQL
18 161 (16.58%) Java
19 156 (16.07%) Degree
20 153 (15.76%) Jenkins
21 149 (15.35%) Hybrid Cloud
22 145 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
23 144 (14.83%) IaaS
24 143 (14.73%) Google
25 136 (14.01%) Data Centre
26 133 (13.70%) Finance
27 120 (12.36%) Google Cloud Platform
28 118 (12.15%) Active Directory
29 116 (11.95%) Migration
29 116 (11.95%) 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 63 (6.49%) OpenStack
2 61 (6.28%) IIS
3 52 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 42 (4.33%) MS Exchange
5 40 (4.12%) Apache Spark
6 35 (3.60%) Skype for Business
7 22 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 22 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (1.96%) Apache
9 17 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.34%) CMS
12 12 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.13%) Confluence
14 8 (0.82%) JBoss
15 7 (0.72%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.62%) Drupal
17 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.51%) Bond Adapt
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.21%) Magento
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 612 (63.03%) Amazon AWS
2 534 (54.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 171 (17.61%) PaaS
4 144 (14.83%) IaaS
5 120 (12.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 104 (10.71%) SaaS
7 88 (9.06%) Office 365
8 43 (4.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 39 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
10 38 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
11 26 (2.68%) GitHub
11 26 (2.68%) OpenShift
12 25 (2.57%) Amazon S3
13 23 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 13 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
19 6 (0.62%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 108 (11.12%) Firewall
2 105 (10.81%) DNS
3 67 (6.90%) VPN
4 65 (6.69%) SAN
5 50 (5.15%) LAN
5 50 (5.15%) TCP/IP
6 46 (4.74%) WAN
7 41 (4.22%) Internet
8 38 (3.91%) IPsec
9 29 (2.99%) NAS
10 28 (2.88%) Network Security
11 27 (2.78%) DHCP
12 26 (2.68%) iSCSI
12 26 (2.68%) SSL
13 25 (2.57%) HTTP
14 21 (2.16%) BGP
15 20 (2.06%) Skype
16 19 (1.96%) VLAN
17 17 (1.75%) VoIP
18 16 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 92 (9.47%) Big Data
3 70 (7.21%) Hadoop
4 60 (6.18%) NoSQL
5 55 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 54 (5.56%) MySQL
7 33 (3.40%) MongoDB
8 31 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (1.44%) Redis
12 10 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
12 10 (1.03%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.93%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.72%) SAP HANA
16 6 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 4 (0.41%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 153 (15.76%) Jenkins
2 100 (10.30%) Git (software)
3 57 (5.87%) TeamCity
4 40 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 30 (3.09%) JIRA
7 29 (2.99%) Maven
8 26 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (1.96%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.65%) Bitbucket
11 15 (1.54%) Ant
11 15 (1.54%) Gradle
12 11 (1.13%) Artifactory
12 11 (1.13%) Subversion
13 10 (1.03%) Hudson
13 10 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.82%) Vagrant
15 7 (0.72%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.72%) NUnit
15 7 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 133 (13.70%) Finance
2 73 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 52 (5.36%) Marketing
4 48 (4.94%) Manufacturing
5 44 (4.53%) Electronics
6 43 (4.43%) Law
7 27 (2.78%) Billing
8 24 (2.47%) Retail
9 22 (2.27%) Banking
10 14 (1.44%) Games
11 11 (1.13%) Advertising
12 9 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.41%) Legal
14 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.31%) French Language
15 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.31%) German Language
15 3 (0.31%) Publishing
16 2 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 231 (23.79%) Architect
2 150 (15.45%) Cloud Architect
3 139 (14.32%) Cloud Engineer
4 104 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 89 (9.17%) Consultant
6 60 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 59 (6.08%) Azure Engineer
8 57 (5.87%) Administrator
9 50 (5.15%) AWS Architect
9 50 (5.15%) Cloud Consultant
9 50 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
10 45 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
11 42 (4.33%) Software Engineer
12 41 (4.22%) Developer
13 39 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
14 36 (3.71%) Azure Architect
14 36 (3.71%) DevOps Architect
15 35 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
16 32 (3.30%) Lead DevOps
17 31 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (9.06%) .NET
2 70 (7.21%) Web Services
3 48 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
4 31 (3.19%) MSMQ
5 29 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 27 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
7 25 (2.57%) TensorFlow
8 23 (2.37%) LAMP
9 20 (2.06%) ASP.NET
9 20 (2.06%) XML
10 19 (1.96%) JSON
10 19 (1.96%) Node.js
11 16 (1.65%) Middleware
12 15 (1.54%) REST
13 14 (1.44%) CSS
13 14 (1.44%) HTML
14 13 (1.34%) Kafka
15 11 (1.13%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (1.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 149 (15.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 136 (14.01%) Data Centre
3 60 (6.18%) Computer Science
4 59 (6.08%) Private Cloud
5 48 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 40 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.88%) Cloud Native
8 25 (2.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 24 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 18 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.75%) iSeries
12 16 (1.65%) User Experience
13 15 (1.54%) PKI
14 14 (1.44%) Clustering
15 13 (1.34%) Replication
16 12 (1.24%) Blog
16 12 (1.24%) CMDB
16 12 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
16 12 (1.24%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 319 (32.85%) Linux
2 229 (23.58%) Windows
3 109 (11.23%) Unix
4 84 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (8.03%) CentOS
6 74 (7.62%) Windows Server
7 52 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.54%) Windows 10
11 13 (1.34%) Solaris
12 8 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.82%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.72%) Debian
14 6 (0.62%) VMS
14 6 (0.62%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.51%) Android
16 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (32.75%) DevOps
2 279 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (18.02%) ITIL
4 172 (17.71%) Configuration Management
5 116 (11.95%) Migration
5 116 (11.95%) Presales
6 111 (11.43%) Open Source
7 97 (9.99%) Analytics
8 95 (9.78%) Scrum
9 87 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
11 84 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 80 (8.24%) Machine Learning
13 73 (7.52%) Software Engineering
14 72 (7.42%) TDD
15 69 (7.11%) Microservices
16 65 (6.69%) Mentoring
17 61 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
18 57 (5.87%) High Availability
19 56 (5.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 243 (25.03%) Python
2 165 (16.99%) SQL
3 161 (16.58%) Java
4 115 (11.84%) PowerShell
5 109 (11.23%) Bash Shell
6 106 (10.92%) Ruby
7 90 (9.27%) Perl
8 84 (8.65%) C++
9 82 (8.44%) Shell Script
10 71 (7.31%) Go
11 59 (6.08%) JavaScript
12 39 (4.02%) PHP
13 35 (3.60%) C#
14 21 (2.16%) Jython
15 15 (1.54%) C
16 12 (1.24%) VBScript
17 9 (0.93%) Scala
18 8 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.51%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 156 (16.07%) Degree
2 77 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 72 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 44 (4.53%) MCSE
6 37 (3.81%) MCSA
7 27 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (2.47%) CISSP
10 23 (2.37%) MCSD
11 18 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (1.54%) CCNP
12 15 (1.54%) CISM
13 11 (1.13%) CCIE
14 10 (1.03%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 9 (0.93%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.93%) PMP
16 7 (0.72%) CISA
17 6 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.09%) GCP
2 21 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.85%) QA
5 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.31%) GDPR
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.31%) SLA
9 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.21%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 202 (20.80%) Docker
2 145 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (12.15%) Active Directory
4 104 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.75%) vSphere
6 17 (1.75%) XenApp
7 16 (1.65%) Terminal Services
8 12 (1.24%) KVM
9 11 (1.13%) VMware NSX
10 10 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.82%) vCloud
12 7 (0.72%) LXC
12 7 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.62%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.62%) XenServer
14 5 (0.51%) etcd
14 5 (0.51%) flannel
15 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 329 (33.88%) Puppet
2 288 (29.66%) Opscode Chef
3 251 (25.85%) Ansible
4 95 (9.78%) Kubernetes
5 89 (9.17%) Terraform
6 44 (4.53%) Nagios
7 43 (4.43%) Mesos
8 31 (3.19%) SCCM
9 24 (2.47%) Rundeck
10 19 (1.96%) Salt
11 15 (1.54%) SCVMM
11 15 (1.54%) ZABBIX
12 14 (1.44%) Grafana
13 11 (1.13%) rkt
13 11 (1.13%) SCOM
14 10 (1.03%) NetBackup
14 10 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
15 9 (0.93%) Cobbler
15 9 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 315 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 209 (21.52%) VMware
3 143 (14.73%) Google
4 94 (9.68%) Cisco
5 75 (7.72%) Red Hat
6 63 (6.49%) Citrix
7 60 (6.18%) Oracle
8 59 (6.08%) SAP
9 52 (5.36%) Splunk
10 38 (3.91%) HP
11 29 (2.99%) Juniper
12 27 (2.78%) CA
13 23 (2.37%) SaltStack
14 21 (2.16%) Dell
15 20 (2.06%) NetApp
16 16 (1.65%) CheckPoint
16 16 (1.65%) F5
17 15 (1.54%) SonicWALL
18 14 (1.44%) BMC
19 13 (1.34%) Palo Alto