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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 506 710 797
Rank change year-on-year +204 +87  
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 407 231 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 286 162 129
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,650 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £92,500 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £66,000 £57,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +14.78% +24.32%  

Public Cloud is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35561 41282 44079
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.58% 42.04% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28265 33618 34965
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +197 382 £67,500 +3.84% 52
London +118 190 £70,000 - 17
South West +49 58 £70,000 +48.14% 1
Somerset +34 46 £70,000 +16.66% 1
South East +96 45 £57,500 -23.33% 6
Bath - 45 £70,000 - 1
North West -1 35 £66,000 +55.29% 10
City of London +38 31 £57,500 -13.20% 2
Manchester -1 29 £66,000 +55.29% 6
Berkshire +46 24 £57,500 +21.05% 2
West Midlands +20 24 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +12 14 £75,000 +25.00% 6
Leeds +17 13 £75,000 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire +3 13 £75,000 +25.00% 5
Reading +23 10 £52,500 +10.52%
East of England +2 10 £45,000 -21.73% 9
Hampshire +36 9 £59,000 +57.33%
Birmingham +9 9 £75,000 -
Farnborough - 9 £59,000 -
Surrey +50 7 £67,500 -10.00% 4
Shropshire +18 7 - -
Telford +12 7 - -
Devon - 7 £57,500 -
Exeter - 7 £57,500 -
Wales +9 6 £45,000 +73.07%
Norfolk - 6 £45,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 6 £56,250 - 1
Staines - 6 £67,500 - 2
Norwich - 5 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £42,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 489 (63.59%) Amazon AWS
2 377 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 307 (39.92%) Microsoft
4 247 (32.12%) Windows
5 241 (31.34%) DevOps
6 240 (31.21%) Linux
7 211 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
8 165 (21.46%) VMware
9 158 (20.55%) Puppet
10 146 (18.99%) Presales
11 144 (18.73%) Java
12 142 (18.47%) SQL
13 135 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
13 135 (17.56%) IIS
14 126 (16.38%) Python
15 121 (15.73%) Degree
16 120 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 118 (15.34%) Ansible
18 114 (14.82%) Data Centre
19 103 (13.39%) DNS
20 100 (13.00%) Firewall
21 98 (12.74%) Configuration Management
22 96 (12.48%) Docker
23 93 (12.09%) Cisco
23 93 (12.09%) Google
24 91 (11.83%) Unix
25 90 (11.70%) ITIL
26 89 (11.57%) Citrix
26 89 (11.57%) Windows Server
27 87 (11.31%) Active Directory

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
1 135 (17.56%) IIS
2 61 (7.93%) Skype for Business
3 60 (7.80%) MS Exchange
4 59 (7.67%) SharePoint
5 51 (6.63%) WebSphere
6 30 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (3.51%) Apache
7 27 (3.51%) OpenStack
8 22 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (2.73%) Apache Spark
10 20 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (1.95%) Apache Solr
12 15 (1.95%) nginx
13 13 (1.69%) JBoss
14 11 (1.43%) CMS
15 6 (0.78%) SAS
16 5 (0.65%) Confluence
17 4 (0.52%) Drupal
17 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 45 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 489 (63.59%) Amazon AWS
2 377 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (10.40%) Office 365
4 72 (9.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (9.36%) IaaS
5 67 (8.71%) PaaS
6 52 (6.76%) SaaS
7 46 (5.98%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (2.86%) Amazon S3
9 21 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (2.34%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (1.95%) OpenShift
12 13 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 9 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.91%) GitHub
14 7 (0.91%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 103 (13.39%) DNS
2 100 (13.00%) Firewall
3 68 (8.84%) LAN
4 67 (8.71%) WAN
5 61 (7.93%) SAN
6 60 (7.80%) TCP/IP
7 51 (6.63%) DHCP
8 48 (6.24%) VPN
9 46 (5.98%) iSCSI
10 41 (5.33%) Internet
11 39 (5.07%) SNMP
12 30 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
12 30 (3.90%) SMTP
13 29 (3.77%) NAS
14 24 (3.12%) HTTP
15 20 (2.60%) Telnet
16 18 (2.34%) FCoE
17 17 (2.21%) Network Security
17 17 (2.21%) Skype
18 15 (1.95%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.80%) NoSQL
3 45 (5.85%) Big Data
4 37 (4.81%) Hadoop
5 34 (4.42%) MySQL
6 33 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 27 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (2.60%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
15 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.26%) Redis
16 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 74 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 59 (7.67%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.64%) TeamCity
4 17 (2.21%) Maven
5 16 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 15 (1.95%) JIRA
7 14 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.56%) Ant
10 11 (1.43%) Gradle
11 10 (1.30%) Artifactory
11 10 (1.30%) NUnit
12 9 (1.17%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.04%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.78%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.78%) Subversion
15 5 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.65%) FitNesse
General
1 86 (11.18%) Finance
2 45 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 41 (5.33%) Marketing
4 33 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.51%) Electronics
5 27 (3.51%) Retail
6 21 (2.73%) Banking
7 18 (2.34%) Law
8 11 (1.43%) Games
9 9 (1.17%) Back Office
10 6 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 241 (31.34%) Architect
2 140 (18.21%) Cloud Architect
3 82 (10.66%) Solutions Architect
4 77 (10.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 72 (9.36%) Administrator
6 65 (8.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 58 (7.54%) Consultant
8 50 (6.50%) AWS Architect
9 48 (6.24%) DevOps Administrator
10 42 (5.46%) Azure Architect
11 41 (5.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 38 (4.94%) Technical Architect
13 35 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
13 35 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 29 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
15 27 (3.51%) Support Engineer
16 26 (3.38%) Software Engineer
17 25 (3.25%) Linux DevOps Administrator
18 23 (2.99%) Lead DevOps
18 23 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.45%) Web Services
2 63 (8.19%) .NET
3 56 (7.28%) XML
4 31 (4.03%) REST
5 28 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
6 23 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
7 21 (2.73%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.34%) MSMQ
9 17 (2.21%) Kafka
10 16 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 16 (2.08%) TensorFlow
11 15 (1.95%) JMS
12 13 (1.69%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.69%) CSS
12 13 (1.69%) HTML
12 13 (1.69%) LAMP
12 13 (1.69%) Middleware
13 12 (1.56%) Node.js
13 12 (1.56%) SOAP
14 10 (1.30%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (14.82%) Data Centre
2 86 (11.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 62 (8.06%) Private Cloud
4 46 (5.98%) iSeries
5 44 (5.72%) Computer Science
6 43 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (3.90%) Management Information System
8 27 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.86%) Blackberry
10 21 (2.73%) Driving Licence
10 21 (2.73%) Enterprise Cloud
11 19 (2.47%) Virtual Team
12 18 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 11 (1.43%) CMDB
15 8 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (1.04%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.78%) Fintech
16 6 (0.78%) FlexPod
16 6 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 247 (32.12%) Windows
2 240 (31.21%) Linux
3 91 (11.83%) Unix
4 89 (11.57%) Windows Server
5 52 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 32 (4.16%) CentOS
8 32 (4.16%) Windows 7
8 32 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (3.90%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.04%) VMS
12 7 (0.91%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.78%) Debian
14 4 (0.52%) Android
14 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.52%) Solaris
15 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (31.34%) DevOps
2 211 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (18.99%) Presales
4 98 (12.74%) Configuration Management
5 90 (11.70%) ITIL
6 86 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 86 (11.18%) E-Commerce
7 82 (10.66%) Kanban
8 80 (10.40%) Customer Requirements
9 75 (9.75%) Migration
10 71 (9.23%) Open Source
11 61 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (7.54%) Project Management
13 57 (7.41%) Scrum
14 56 (7.28%) E-business
15 54 (7.02%) Microservices
16 51 (6.63%) Mentoring
16 51 (6.63%) Service Delivery
17 48 (6.24%) Software Engineering
18 44 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (18.73%) Java
2 142 (18.47%) SQL
3 126 (16.38%) Python
4 69 (8.97%) Ruby
5 65 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 60 (7.80%) Bash Shell
7 56 (7.28%) Perl
8 54 (7.02%) Shell Script
9 46 (5.98%) C++
10 34 (4.42%) C#
11 29 (3.77%) Go
12 24 (3.12%) JavaScript
13 17 (2.21%) Jython
14 13 (1.69%) C
15 11 (1.43%) Scala
16 9 (1.17%) PHP
17 6 (0.78%) R
18 5 (0.65%) VB
19 4 (0.52%) VBScript
20 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (15.73%) Degree
2 79 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (8.71%) MCSE
4 38 (4.94%) Security Cleared
5 28 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (3.64%) MCSA
6 27 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (3.38%) VCDX
8 23 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 23 (2.99%) VCAP
9 21 (2.73%) MCP
10 20 (2.60%) CCNP
10 20 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.43%) AWS Certification
11 11 (1.43%) CCNA
11 11 (1.43%) MCITP
12 10 (1.30%) MCSD
13 9 (1.17%) CCIE
13 9 (1.17%) CISSP
14 8 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.69%) QA
2 12 (1.56%) GCP
3 11 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.30%) SLA
5 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.39%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.13%) DICOM
8 1 (0.13%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 120 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (12.48%) Docker
3 87 (11.31%) Active Directory
4 86 (11.18%) Hyper-V
5 40 (5.20%) XenApp
6 20 (2.60%) NFS
7 14 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 12 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.43%) vSphere
10 9 (1.17%) vCloud
11 8 (1.04%) etcd
11 8 (1.04%) flannel
12 7 (0.91%) Varnish
13 6 (0.78%) iptables
13 6 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.65%) LXC
14 5 (0.65%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.65%) XenServer
15 4 (0.52%) KVM
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 158 (20.55%) Puppet
2 135 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (15.34%) Ansible
4 44 (5.72%) Terraform
5 41 (5.33%) Kubernetes
6 24 (3.12%) NetBackup
6 24 (3.12%) ZABBIX
7 20 (2.60%) Mesos
8 17 (2.21%) Nagios
9 12 (1.56%) HAProxy
10 11 (1.43%) MOM
11 10 (1.30%) SCCM
12 9 (1.17%) SCOM
13 8 (1.04%) Grafana
13 8 (1.04%) Kibana
13 8 (1.04%) Salt
14 7 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
14 7 (0.91%) Cacti
14 7 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.91%) logstash
Vendors
1 307 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 165 (21.46%) VMware
3 93 (12.09%) Cisco
3 93 (12.09%) Google
4 89 (11.57%) Citrix
5 67 (8.71%) HP
6 49 (6.37%) Red Hat
7 46 (5.98%) NetApp
8 42 (5.46%) Oracle
9 37 (4.81%) Juniper
10 36 (4.68%) SAP
11 34 (4.42%) Apple
12 33 (4.29%) EMC
13 23 (2.99%) Splunk
14 22 (2.86%) Brocade
15 19 (2.47%) CA
16 18 (2.34%) Dell
17 15 (1.95%) CheckPoint
18 13 (1.69%) Palo Alto
19 12 (1.56%) New Relic
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £100000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent pension + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £140000 - £160000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Craigavon, County Armagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Base £55k to £85k + 15% + excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Worldpay
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + variable + benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackpool
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 7 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Worldpay
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
CloudThing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Billericay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: From £42,750 to £82,400 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago