Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 530 832
Rank change year-on-year +159 +302 +99
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,460 904 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.17% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 898 628 337
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,299
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.69% +15.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,375 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +22.22%

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 76,456 77,275 88,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.48% 43.51% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 59,056 60,463 72,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 +146 1,341 £65,000 - 168
London +141 706 £72,500 +7.41% 75
UK excluding London +126 691 £60,000 +4.35% 103
South East +107 228 £62,500 +5.93% 23
East of England +97 126 £65,000 +36.84% 8
North of England +19 114 £50,000 -16.67% 28
Midlands +53 99 £62,000 +18.10% 27
West Midlands +47 84 £62,000 +18.10% 23
Scotland +33 69 £55,000 +57.14% 6
Yorkshire +51 67 £47,500 -20.83% 8
North West -13 41 £55,000 -14.73% 14
South West -29 41 £60,000 -7.69% 7
East Midlands +9 14 £75,000 +150.00% 4
Northern Ireland 0 11 £46,250 -2.63% 4
North East -16 6 £36,750 -8.13% 6
Wales +1 5 £55,000 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 946 (64.79%) Amazon AWS
2 834 (57.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 554 (37.95%) DevOps
4 506 (34.66%) Linux
5 460 (31.51%) Python
6 450 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
7 417 (28.56%) Windows
8 407 (27.88%) Microsoft
9 367 (25.14%) VMware
9 367 (25.14%) Ansible
10 340 (23.29%) Puppet
11 306 (20.96%) Data Centre
12 299 (20.48%) Docker
13 289 (19.79%) Configuration Management
14 280 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
15 269 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 266 (18.22%) Java
17 265 (18.15%) Jenkins
18 250 (17.12%) PaaS
19 248 (16.99%) PowerShell
20 230 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
21 226 (15.48%) Active Directory
22 225 (15.41%) Ruby
23 224 (15.34%) SaaS
24 221 (15.14%) IaaS
25 219 (15.00%) Google
26 218 (14.93%) Finance
27 212 (14.52%) SQL
27 212 (14.52%) Kubernetes
28 210 (14.38%) ITIL

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
1 126 (8.63%) OpenStack
2 68 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 56 (3.84%) Tomcat
5 53 (3.63%) Apache
5 53 (3.63%) IIS
6 38 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (1.64%) Apache Spark
8 23 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 20 (1.37%) JBoss
10 19 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 18 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.16%) Skype for Business
13 16 (1.10%) CloudStack
14 14 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (0.96%) Confluence
14 14 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
15 11 (0.75%) nginx
16 10 (0.68%) CMS
17 7 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.21%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.14%) Magento
8 1 (0.068%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.068%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 946 (64.79%) Amazon AWS
2 834 (57.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 250 (17.12%) PaaS
4 224 (15.34%) SaaS
5 221 (15.14%) IaaS
6 203 (13.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 124 (8.49%) OpenShift
8 101 (6.92%) Office 365
9 99 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
10 86 (5.89%) GitHub
11 84 (5.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 63 (4.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 53 (3.63%) Serverless
14 47 (3.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 46 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
16 35 (2.40%) IBM Cloud
17 32 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
18 26 (1.78%) Amazon S3
19 22 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
20 16 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 169 (11.58%) Firewall
2 155 (10.62%) DNS
3 84 (5.75%) SAN
4 80 (5.48%) VPN
5 79 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 72 (4.93%) WAN
7 70 (4.79%) DHCP
8 64 (4.38%) HTTP
8 64 (4.38%) Network Security
9 57 (3.90%) LAN
10 53 (3.63%) Internet
11 36 (2.47%) IPsec
12 32 (2.19%) NetScaler
13 31 (2.12%) NAS
14 30 (2.05%) SSL
15 28 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (1.51%) BGP
16 22 (1.51%) VLAN
17 21 (1.44%) VSAN
18 19 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.59%) Big Data
2 107 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 100 (6.85%) MySQL
4 92 (6.30%) NoSQL
5 90 (6.16%) MongoDB
6 83 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
7 78 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (2.81%) Hadoop
9 37 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
10 29 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 28 (1.92%) Relational Database
12 26 (1.78%) Redis
13 21 (1.44%) DB2
14 20 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.16%) Data Lake
16 16 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
17 15 (1.03%) InfluxDB
17 15 (1.03%) Sqoop
18 14 (0.96%) MariaDB
19 13 (0.89%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 265 (18.15%) Jenkins
2 115 (7.88%) Git (software)
3 65 (4.45%) Maven
4 61 (4.18%) JIRA
5 47 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 41 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (2.74%) TeamCity
8 36 (2.47%) Vagrant
9 35 (2.40%) GitLab
10 32 (2.19%) Subversion
11 29 (1.99%) Artifactory
12 21 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 20 (1.37%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.23%) Fiddler
14 18 (1.23%) Visual Studio
15 16 (1.10%) Selenium
16 15 (1.03%) Gradle
16 15 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (0.96%) Gerrit
17 14 (0.96%) GoCD
General
1 218 (14.93%) Finance
2 73 (5.00%) Retail
3 67 (4.59%) Banking
4 55 (3.77%) Marketing
5 51 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 48 (3.29%) Investment Banking
7 47 (3.22%) Financial Institution
8 40 (2.74%) Games
9 18 (1.23%) Billing
10 16 (1.10%) Law
11 14 (0.96%) Legal
12 11 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.75%) Publishing
13 6 (0.41%) Electronics
14 5 (0.34%) Advertising
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
16 2 (0.14%) Front Office
16 2 (0.14%) Local Government
16 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.068%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 351 (24.04%) Architect
2 180 (12.33%) Cloud Architect
3 172 (11.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 143 (9.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 109 (7.47%) Consultant
6 108 (7.40%) Developer
7 90 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
8 74 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
9 67 (4.59%) Azure Architect
10 63 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 62 (4.25%) Technical Architect
12 60 (4.11%) Software Engineer
13 56 (3.84%) AWS Architect
14 55 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
15 54 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
16 50 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
17 49 (3.36%) Administrator
17 49 (3.36%) Cloud Consultant
17 49 (3.36%) Java Developer
18 45 (3.08%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (12.40%) Web Services
2 115 (7.88%) .NET
3 80 (5.48%) Spring
4 73 (5.00%) Node.js
5 69 (4.73%) Middleware
6 67 (4.59%) RESTful
7 60 (4.11%) Kafka
7 60 (4.11%) REST
8 53 (3.63%) Elastic Stack
9 49 (3.36%) JSON
9 49 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
10 46 (3.15%) Spring Boot
10 46 (3.15%) XML
11 42 (2.88%) Akka
11 42 (2.88%) AngularJS
12 41 (2.81%) LDAP
13 40 (2.74%) HTML
14 31 (2.12%) ASP.NET
15 28 (1.92%) LAMP
15 28 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 306 (20.96%) Data Centre
2 170 (11.64%) Private Cloud
3 151 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
4 116 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (6.37%) Computer Science
6 75 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (3.90%) Fintech
8 56 (3.84%) Management Information System
9 52 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
10 46 (3.15%) Cloud Native
10 46 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
11 44 (3.01%) Cyberthreat
12 43 (2.95%) PKI
13 31 (2.12%) Blog
14 28 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
15 27 (1.85%) Replication
16 20 (1.37%) Mainframe
17 18 (1.23%) Virtual Team
18 17 (1.16%) NHS
19 14 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 506 (34.66%) Linux
2 417 (28.56%) Windows
3 136 (9.32%) Windows Server
4 123 (8.42%) Unix
5 67 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (3.56%) CentOS
7 37 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (1.51%) Debian
10 21 (1.44%) Ubuntu
11 19 (1.30%) VMS
12 16 (1.10%) Solaris
13 12 (0.82%) Android
14 11 (0.75%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.68%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.55%) HPUX
16 8 (0.55%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.48%) AIX
17 7 (0.48%) SUSE
18 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (37.95%) DevOps
2 450 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (19.79%) Configuration Management
4 230 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
5 210 (14.38%) ITIL
6 191 (13.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 185 (12.67%) Migration
8 168 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
9 160 (10.96%) Software Engineering
10 153 (10.48%) Test Automation
11 143 (9.79%) Presales
12 142 (9.73%) Open Source
13 136 (9.32%) Microservices
14 115 (7.88%) Mentoring
14 115 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 98 (6.71%) Service Delivery
16 97 (6.64%) Project Management
17 95 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
18 91 (6.23%) Analytics
19 83 (5.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 460 (31.51%) Python
2 266 (18.22%) Java
3 248 (16.99%) PowerShell
4 225 (15.41%) Ruby
5 212 (14.52%) SQL
6 173 (11.85%) Bash Shell
7 125 (8.56%) C#
8 117 (8.01%) JavaScript
9 97 (6.64%) Perl
10 81 (5.55%) Scala
11 79 (5.41%) Shell Script
12 65 (4.45%) Go
13 59 (4.04%) C++
14 48 (3.29%) PHP
15 22 (1.51%) C
16 20 (1.37%) Erlang
16 20 (1.37%) Java 8
17 8 (0.55%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.48%) Cypher
18 7 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 135 (9.25%) Degree
2 61 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 60 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (4.04%) AWS Certification
5 54 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (3.42%) MCSE
7 44 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 41 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
9 37 (2.53%) CCNA
10 36 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (1.85%) MCSA
12 26 (1.78%) CISSP
13 20 (1.37%) CISM
14 18 (1.23%) CCNP
15 15 (1.03%) Master's Degree
16 11 (0.75%) CCIE
16 11 (0.75%) MCP
17 9 (0.62%) CCDP
18 8 (0.55%) CCIE Security
18 8 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.64%) GCP
2 86 (5.89%) QA
3 57 (3.90%) PCI DSS
4 53 (3.63%) SLA
5 37 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (2.19%) GDPR
7 20 (1.37%) COBIT
8 10 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.34%) GPG13
10 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.21%) PMO
12 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.068%) BS7799
13 1 (0.068%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 299 (20.48%) Docker
2 269 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (15.48%) Active Directory
4 110 (7.53%) vSphere
5 108 (7.40%) Hyper-V
6 66 (4.52%) VMware NSX
7 56 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
9 32 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 32 (2.19%) XenApp
10 28 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (1.85%) XenDesktop
12 26 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (1.30%) vCloud
14 18 (1.23%) NFS
15 15 (1.03%) LXC
16 14 (0.96%) Xen
17 13 (0.89%) Apache Flume
18 11 (0.75%) KVM
19 10 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 367 (25.14%) Ansible
2 340 (23.29%) Puppet
3 280 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
4 212 (14.52%) Kubernetes
5 184 (12.60%) Terraform
6 83 (5.68%) vCenter Server
7 67 (4.59%) Salt
8 62 (4.25%) vRealize
9 55 (3.77%) Nagios
10 45 (3.08%) logstash
11 37 (2.53%) SCCM
12 36 (2.47%) Kibana
12 36 (2.47%) Packer
13 33 (2.26%) Grafana
14 32 (2.19%) SCVMM
15 25 (1.71%) SCOM
16 23 (1.58%) CloudForms
16 23 (1.58%) vMotion
17 20 (1.37%) Rancher
17 20 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 407 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 367 (25.14%) VMware
3 219 (15.00%) Google
4 135 (9.25%) Oracle
5 129 (8.84%) Cisco
6 119 (8.15%) Red Hat
7 118 (8.08%) Splunk
8 114 (7.81%) Citrix
9 87 (5.96%) WorldPay
10 53 (3.63%) AppDynamics
11 44 (3.01%) ServiceNow
12 43 (2.95%) Ivanti
13 42 (2.88%) IBM
14 41 (2.81%) Fortinet
15 38 (2.60%) NetApp
16 36 (2.47%) F5
17 35 (2.40%) New Relic
18 34 (2.33%) Juniper
19 31 (2.12%) SAP
19 31 (2.12%) Veeam