Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 801 940
Rank change year-on-year +283 +139 +177
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 920 509 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.60% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 641 348 236
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,649 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.12% +15.73% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £37,875
90th Percentile £91,250 £93,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +25.00% -7.37%

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 75159 85158 90805
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.12% 42.01% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58387 69206 72172
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +285 857 £65,000 +4.00% 54
London +193 448 £67,500 - 29
UK excluding London +233 422 £60,000 +9.09% 30
South East +148 120 £60,000 -20.00% 10
North of England +20 108 £60,000 +14.29% 3
South West +69 77 £65,000 +122.22% 2
North West +41 69 £64,500 +17.27% 1
Midlands +68 66 £52,500 +40.00% 6
West Midlands +54 60 £53,750 +79.17% 6
Yorkshire +28 37 £60,000 -7.69% 2
East of England +17 34 £46,250 -19.57% 4
Northern Ireland - 13 £47,500 - 2
Wales -3 8 £45,000 +31.39%
East Midlands +22 6 £30,000 -22.08%
Scotland +6 4 £35,000 -48.15% 3
North East -4 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 586 (63.70%) Amazon AWS
2 470 (51.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 324 (35.22%) Microsoft
4 300 (32.61%) Linux
5 287 (31.20%) DevOps
6 285 (30.98%) Puppet
7 274 (29.78%) Windows
8 253 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
9 239 (25.98%) Opscode Chef
10 218 (23.70%) Ansible
11 199 (21.63%) VMware
12 197 (21.41%) Python
13 166 (18.04%) SQL
14 164 (17.83%) Java
15 160 (17.39%) Docker
16 155 (16.85%) Degree
17 142 (15.43%) Presales
18 139 (15.11%) Configuration Management
19 138 (15.00%) PaaS
20 137 (14.89%) Data Centre
21 135 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 131 (14.24%) Hybrid Cloud
23 130 (14.13%) ITIL
24 125 (13.59%) Google
25 122 (13.26%) Finance
26 119 (12.93%) Unix
26 119 (12.93%) Jenkins
27 118 (12.83%) IaaS
27 118 (12.83%) Active Directory
28 115 (12.50%) 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
1 103 (11.20%) IIS
2 60 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 59 (6.41%) OpenStack
4 54 (5.87%) MS Exchange
5 49 (5.33%) Skype for Business
6 35 (3.80%) Apache Spark
7 34 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 26 (2.83%) Apache
9 24 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (1.52%) Apache Solr
14 13 (1.41%) nginx
15 12 (1.30%) CMS
15 12 (1.30%) Confluence
16 11 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.98%) JBoss
18 6 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 586 (63.70%) Amazon AWS
2 470 (51.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (15.00%) PaaS
4 118 (12.83%) IaaS
5 109 (11.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 89 (9.67%) Office 365
7 87 (9.46%) SaaS
8 43 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (3.26%) Amazon S3
10 28 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (2.93%) OpenShift
12 25 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (2.07%) GitHub
14 18 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
15 16 (1.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 14 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 7 (0.76%) Google App Engine
19 5 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
20 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 115 (12.50%) Firewall
2 113 (12.28%) DNS
3 72 (7.83%) SAN
4 66 (7.17%) VPN
5 63 (6.85%) LAN
6 60 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 56 (6.09%) WAN
8 43 (4.67%) Internet
9 42 (4.57%) DHCP
10 36 (3.91%) iSCSI
11 32 (3.48%) HTTP
12 31 (3.37%) Network Security
13 29 (3.15%) NAS
14 28 (3.04%) IPsec
15 26 (2.83%) SNMP
16 23 (2.50%) SSL
17 20 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
17 20 (2.17%) VLAN
18 19 (2.07%) Skype
18 19 (2.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.91%) Big Data
3 70 (7.61%) NoSQL
4 63 (6.85%) Hadoop
5 57 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 40 (4.35%) MySQL
7 34 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (3.26%) MongoDB
9 27 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.54%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.54%) Redis
15 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.43%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 119 (12.93%) Jenkins
2 89 (9.67%) Git (software)
3 44 (4.78%) TeamCity
4 28 (3.04%) JIRA
5 26 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (2.07%) Maven
7 17 (1.85%) Bitbucket
8 14 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (1.41%) Ant
9 13 (1.41%) Gradle
10 12 (1.30%) Artifactory
10 12 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (1.20%) Vagrant
11 11 (1.20%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.87%) Jasmine
12 8 (0.87%) NUnit
13 6 (0.65%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 122 (13.26%) Finance
2 75 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 55 (5.98%) Marketing
4 50 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 46 (5.00%) Electronics
6 36 (3.91%) Law
7 25 (2.72%) Retail
8 23 (2.50%) Banking
9 13 (1.41%) Games
10 12 (1.30%) Billing
11 9 (0.98%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.87%) Advertising
13 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
14 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.33%) French Language
14 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 2 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 262 (28.48%) Architect
2 159 (17.28%) Cloud Architect
3 114 (12.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 95 (10.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 80 (8.70%) Consultant
6 74 (8.04%) Administrator
7 71 (7.72%) Solutions Architect
8 51 (5.54%) AWS Architect
9 45 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (4.57%) Azure Architect
10 42 (4.57%) Cloud Consultant
10 42 (4.57%) Software Engineer
11 41 (4.46%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 40 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
13 35 (3.80%) DevOps Administrator
13 35 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
13 35 (3.80%) Technical Architect
14 33 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
15 32 (3.48%) Lead DevOps
15 32 (3.48%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (9.67%) .NET
2 58 (6.30%) Web Services
3 44 (4.78%) RabbitMQ
4 39 (4.24%) XML
5 31 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
6 29 (3.15%) MSMQ
7 28 (3.04%) REST
8 27 (2.93%) TensorFlow
9 25 (2.72%) AngularJS
10 24 (2.61%) ASP.NET
11 20 (2.17%) Node.js
12 19 (2.07%) LAMP
13 18 (1.96%) Kafka
14 16 (1.74%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.63%) CSS
15 15 (1.63%) HTML
16 12 (1.30%) Middleware
17 11 (1.20%) JMS
17 11 (1.20%) SOAP
18 10 (1.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 137 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 131 (14.24%) Hybrid Cloud
3 62 (6.74%) Private Cloud
4 58 (6.30%) Computer Science
5 45 (4.89%) Management Information System
6 40 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (3.59%) Enterprise Cloud
7 33 (3.59%) iSeries
8 27 (2.93%) Cloud Native
8 27 (2.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 21 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.74%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
12 14 (1.52%) CMDB
13 12 (1.30%) PKI
14 11 (1.20%) Blog
14 11 (1.20%) Fintech
14 11 (1.20%) PMI
14 11 (1.20%) Replication
15 10 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 300 (32.61%) Linux
2 274 (29.78%) Windows
3 119 (12.93%) Unix
4 95 (10.33%) Windows Server
5 70 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (7.07%) CentOS
7 59 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (2.93%) Windows 10
10 21 (2.28%) Windows 7
11 17 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 17 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.30%) Solaris
13 7 (0.76%) Debian
13 7 (0.76%) VMS
14 6 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.54%) Android
16 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (31.20%) DevOps
2 253 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (15.43%) Presales
4 139 (15.11%) Configuration Management
5 130 (14.13%) ITIL
6 111 (12.07%) Open Source
7 103 (11.20%) Migration
8 90 (9.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 84 (9.13%) Kanban
10 82 (8.91%) Scrum
11 80 (8.70%) Machine Learning
12 76 (8.26%) Analytics
12 76 (8.26%) TDD
13 73 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
13 73 (7.93%) Software Engineering
14 71 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 71 (7.72%) E-Commerce
15 64 (6.96%) Mentoring
16 63 (6.85%) Microservices
17 58 (6.30%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 197 (21.41%) Python
2 166 (18.04%) SQL
3 164 (17.83%) Java
4 96 (10.43%) Bash Shell
5 92 (10.00%) Ruby
6 87 (9.46%) PowerShell
7 80 (8.70%) C++
8 79 (8.59%) Shell Script
9 62 (6.74%) Perl
10 61 (6.63%) Go
11 43 (4.67%) JavaScript
12 39 (4.24%) C#
13 26 (2.83%) Jython
14 24 (2.61%) PHP
15 14 (1.52%) C
16 11 (1.20%) Scala
17 8 (0.87%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.65%) R
19 4 (0.43%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 155 (16.85%) Degree
2 82 (8.91%) Security Cleared
3 72 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (7.39%) SC Cleared
5 55 (5.98%) MCSE
6 34 (3.70%) MCSA
7 28 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (1.85%) MCSD
11 16 (1.74%) CCNP
11 16 (1.74%) CISSP
12 14 (1.52%) AWS Certification
13 13 (1.41%) VCAP
13 13 (1.41%) VCDX
14 12 (1.30%) CCIE
14 12 (1.30%) PMI Certification
14 12 (1.30%) PMP
15 9 (0.98%) CISM
15 9 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.39%) ISO 9001
2 19 (2.07%) GCP
3 15 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.30%) QA
6 5 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.54%) SLA
7 3 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.33%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.33%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.22%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.11%) DICOM
9 1 (0.11%) GDPR
9 1 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 160 (17.39%) Docker
2 135 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (12.83%) Active Directory
4 102 (11.09%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.93%) XenApp
6 17 (1.85%) vSphere
7 15 (1.63%) Terminal Services
7 15 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (1.52%) vCloud
9 10 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.98%) etcd
10 9 (0.98%) flannel
11 8 (0.87%) NFS
12 7 (0.76%) Varnish
13 6 (0.65%) KVM
13 6 (0.65%) LXC
13 6 (0.65%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.65%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 285 (30.98%) Puppet
2 239 (25.98%) Opscode Chef
3 218 (23.70%) Ansible
4 74 (8.04%) Terraform
5 67 (7.28%) Kubernetes
6 33 (3.59%) Mesos
6 33 (3.59%) Nagios
7 20 (2.17%) SCCM
7 20 (2.17%) ZABBIX
8 18 (1.96%) NetBackup
9 13 (1.41%) HAProxy
9 13 (1.41%) Rundeck
10 12 (1.30%) Grafana
11 11 (1.20%) Salt
12 10 (1.09%) MOM
12 10 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
13 9 (0.98%) logstash
13 9 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 324 (35.22%) Microsoft
2 199 (21.63%) VMware
3 125 (13.59%) Google
4 108 (11.74%) Cisco
5 74 (8.04%) Red Hat
6 73 (7.93%) Citrix
7 58 (6.30%) Oracle
7 58 (6.30%) SAP
8 53 (5.76%) HP
9 39 (4.24%) Splunk
10 34 (3.70%) Juniper
11 32 (3.48%) NetApp
12 26 (2.83%) CA
13 22 (2.39%) Dell
13 22 (2.39%) SaltStack
14 21 (2.28%) Apple
15 19 (2.07%) EMC
16 17 (1.85%) CheckPoint
17 15 (1.63%) F5
18 13 (1.41%) SonicWALL
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified EXcellent salary plus bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Softcat
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Craigavon, County Armagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
Cornwall Council
Salary: Up to £34,538 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £77000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Trimble
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus exc benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Trimble
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Incredidble bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 24 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Martin & Conley
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 21 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Martin & Conley
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago