Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 706 943
Rank change year-on-year +252 +237 +120
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1118 594 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 0.76% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 783 375 221
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.00% -4.76% -4.55%

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 77316 77666 91267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 40.92% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58373 63794 73158
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +239 1050 £65,000 +8.33% 87
London +130 563 £70,000 +12.00% 36
UK excluding London +234 513 £57,000 +14.00% 56
South East +97 153 £60,000 +14.29% 8
North of England +88 118 £54,500 +9.00% 13
Midlands +38 90 £55,000 +29.41% 9
East of England +61 76 £60,000 +4.35% 14
West Midlands +20 72 £55,000 +29.41% 9
North West +21 63 £61,250 +16.67% 11
South West +27 46 £55,000 -18.52% 7
Yorkshire +66 43 £58,750 -2.08% 1
East Midlands +41 18 £67,500 +73.08%
North East +17 14 £43,594 +2.57% 1
Scotland -7 14 £67,500 - 3
Northern Ireland -12 12 £47,500 +41.79% 2
Wales +13 7 £50,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 695 (62.16%) Amazon AWS
2 645 (57.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 380 (33.99%) Linux
4 373 (33.36%) DevOps
5 366 (32.74%) Microsoft
6 333 (29.79%) Puppet
7 313 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 299 (26.74%) Opscode Chef
9 291 (26.03%) Python
10 277 (24.78%) VMware
11 273 (24.42%) Ansible
12 250 (22.36%) Windows
13 222 (19.86%) Docker
14 220 (19.68%) Data Centre
15 208 (18.60%) PaaS
16 204 (18.25%) ITIL
17 185 (16.55%) SQL
18 182 (16.28%) IaaS
19 178 (15.92%) Configuration Management
20 177 (15.83%) Hybrid Cloud
21 175 (15.65%) Java
22 173 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
23 172 (15.38%) Jenkins
24 170 (15.21%) Migration
25 161 (14.40%) Google
26 157 (14.04%) Degree
27 150 (13.42%) PowerShell
28 148 (13.24%) Finance
29 146 (13.06%) Active Directory
30 137 (12.25%) 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 94 (8.41%) OpenStack
2 54 (4.83%) IIS
3 46 (4.11%) MS Exchange
4 39 (3.49%) Skype for Business
5 37 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 36 (3.22%) Apache Spark
7 23 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 21 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (1.52%) Apache
10 16 (1.43%) Confluence
10 16 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (1.16%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.07%) JBoss
14 8 (0.72%) CMS
14 8 (0.72%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.54%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.36%) Alfresco
17 4 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.54%) Bond Adapt
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.089%) Magento
7 1 (0.089%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 695 (62.16%) Amazon AWS
2 645 (57.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 208 (18.60%) PaaS
4 182 (16.28%) IaaS
5 136 (12.16%) SaaS
6 116 (10.38%) Office 365
7 113 (10.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 57 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 46 (4.11%) GitHub
11 42 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (2.95%) OpenShift
13 29 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (2.06%) Amazon S3
15 16 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (1.16%) Serverless
18 11 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 10 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 10 (0.89%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 137 (12.25%) Firewall
2 129 (11.54%) DNS
3 94 (8.41%) VPN
4 75 (6.71%) SAN
5 73 (6.53%) WAN
6 71 (6.35%) TCP/IP
7 67 (5.99%) LAN
8 53 (4.74%) IPsec
9 44 (3.94%) SSL
10 42 (3.76%) Internet
10 42 (3.76%) NAS
11 35 (3.13%) DHCP
12 31 (2.77%) Network Security
13 29 (2.59%) Skype
14 28 (2.50%) iSCSI
15 25 (2.24%) BGP
16 23 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
17 21 (1.88%) VoIP
17 21 (1.88%) Wireless
18 19 (1.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.78%) MySQL
3 85 (7.60%) Big Data
4 81 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 60 (5.37%) Hadoop
6 47 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 39 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
8 38 (3.40%) MongoDB
9 36 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.34%) Redis
12 14 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (0.98%) SAP HANA
14 9 (0.81%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 172 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 110 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 57 (5.10%) TeamCity
4 45 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 43 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 31 (2.77%) Maven
8 29 (2.59%) JIRA
9 22 (1.97%) Visual Studio
10 19 (1.70%) Artifactory
11 18 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (1.52%) Ant
13 16 (1.43%) Subversion
14 13 (1.16%) Hudson
14 13 (1.16%) Vagrant
14 13 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.81%) Bitbucket
16 9 (0.81%) Gradle
17 8 (0.72%) GitLab
General
1 148 (13.24%) Finance
2 76 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 51 (4.56%) Manufacturing
4 41 (3.67%) Billing
5 40 (3.58%) Retail
6 39 (3.49%) Law
7 37 (3.31%) Marketing
8 33 (2.95%) Electronics
9 20 (1.79%) Legal
10 17 (1.52%) Banking
11 15 (1.34%) Games
12 11 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.89%) Advertising
14 7 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.63%) Publishing
15 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
16 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.27%) German Language
17 2 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 250 (22.36%) Architect
2 147 (13.15%) Cloud Engineer
3 142 (12.70%) Cloud Architect
4 102 (9.12%) Consultant
5 101 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 72 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 71 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
8 70 (6.26%) Azure Engineer
9 63 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
10 62 (5.55%) Developer
11 59 (5.28%) Administrator
11 59 (5.28%) AWS Architect
12 58 (5.19%) Cloud Consultant
13 54 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
14 50 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
15 45 (4.03%) Software Engineer
16 43 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 41 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
18 37 (3.31%) DevOps Architect
19 34 (3.04%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (7.60%) Web Services
2 79 (7.07%) .NET
3 35 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
4 33 (2.95%) AngularJS
5 30 (2.68%) JSON
5 30 (2.68%) Node.js
6 28 (2.50%) RESTful
7 27 (2.42%) LAMP
8 26 (2.33%) TensorFlow
9 25 (2.24%) Elastic Stack
10 22 (1.97%) MSMQ
11 20 (1.79%) ASP.NET
12 19 (1.70%) Middleware
12 19 (1.70%) REST
13 18 (1.61%) Spring
14 16 (1.43%) HTML
15 14 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.25%) XML
16 12 (1.07%) Kafka
17 10 (0.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 220 (19.68%) Data Centre
2 177 (15.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 77 (6.89%) Private Cloud
4 75 (6.71%) Computer Science
5 46 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 40 (3.58%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (3.13%) Clustering
8 33 (2.95%) Cloud Native
9 28 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
10 27 (2.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 27 (2.42%) Fintech
11 23 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (1.70%) User Experience
13 15 (1.34%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.34%) PKI
13 15 (1.34%) Replication
14 12 (1.07%) Blog
15 11 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (0.98%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 380 (33.99%) Linux
2 250 (22.36%) Windows
3 91 (8.14%) Unix
4 86 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (7.16%) CentOS
5 80 (7.16%) Windows Server
6 57 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.16%) Solaris
11 8 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.63%) Debian
12 7 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.36%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.27%) AIX
15 3 (0.27%) Android
15 3 (0.27%) HPUX
16 2 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (33.36%) DevOps
2 313 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (18.25%) ITIL
4 178 (15.92%) Configuration Management
5 170 (15.21%) Migration
6 132 (11.81%) Presales
7 122 (10.91%) Open Source
8 108 (9.66%) Scrum
9 104 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (8.94%) Analytics
10 100 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 100 (8.94%) Software Engineering
11 98 (8.77%) Microservices
12 85 (7.60%) High Availability
13 79 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 73 (6.53%) TDD
15 69 (6.17%) Machine Learning
16 66 (5.90%) IT Strategy
17 62 (5.55%) Project Management
18 56 (5.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 291 (26.03%) Python
2 185 (16.55%) SQL
3 175 (15.65%) Java
4 150 (13.42%) PowerShell
5 131 (11.72%) Ruby
6 122 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 96 (8.59%) Perl
8 80 (7.16%) Go
9 79 (7.07%) JavaScript
10 76 (6.80%) C++
11 69 (6.17%) Shell Script
12 44 (3.94%) PHP
13 32 (2.86%) C#
14 17 (1.52%) Scala
14 17 (1.52%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.43%) C
16 15 (1.34%) VBScript
17 14 (1.25%) Jython
18 9 (0.81%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.45%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 157 (14.04%) Degree
2 88 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (5.55%) Security Cleared
4 58 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 50 (4.47%) MCSE
6 40 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (3.22%) MCSA
8 33 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (2.86%) MCSD
10 22 (1.97%) CISSP
11 21 (1.88%) AWS Certification
12 19 (1.70%) CCNP
13 18 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (1.52%) CISM
15 14 (1.25%) Master's Degree
16 10 (0.89%) CCNA
16 10 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.81%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.81%) PMP
17 9 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (2.77%) GCP
3 28 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.70%) QA
5 17 (1.52%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (0.63%) GDPR
8 5 (0.45%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.36%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.36%) SLA
10 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.27%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.18%) PMO
12 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.089%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.089%) MiFID
System Software
1 222 (19.86%) Docker
2 173 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (13.06%) Active Directory
4 106 (9.48%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.86%) vSphere
6 24 (2.15%) VMware NSX
7 22 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (1.52%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.25%) XenApp
10 12 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (0.98%) KVM
11 11 (0.98%) LXC
12 10 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.72%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.63%) vCloud
14 7 (0.63%) XenServer
15 6 (0.54%) iptables
16 4 (0.36%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 333 (29.79%) Puppet
2 299 (26.74%) Opscode Chef
3 273 (24.42%) Ansible
4 128 (11.45%) Kubernetes
5 102 (9.12%) Terraform
6 52 (4.65%) Nagios
7 36 (3.22%) Mesos
8 32 (2.86%) SCCM
9 28 (2.50%) Salt
10 27 (2.42%) Rundeck
11 18 (1.61%) SCVMM
12 16 (1.43%) Grafana
12 16 (1.43%) rkt
13 15 (1.34%) vRealize
14 14 (1.25%) SCOM
15 11 (0.98%) vCenter Server
16 10 (0.89%) Cobbler
17 9 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 8 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 8 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 366 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 277 (24.78%) VMware
3 161 (14.40%) Google
4 101 (9.03%) Cisco
5 89 (7.96%) Oracle
5 89 (7.96%) Red Hat
6 74 (6.62%) Citrix
7 52 (4.65%) Splunk
8 51 (4.56%) SAP
9 32 (2.86%) HP
10 30 (2.68%) NetApp
11 27 (2.42%) Juniper
12 23 (2.06%) Dell
12 23 (2.06%) SaltStack
12 23 (2.06%) SolarWinds
13 17 (1.52%) EMC
13 17 (1.52%) F5
14 16 (1.43%) SonicWALL
15 15 (1.34%) CA
16 14 (1.25%) BMC