Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 413 623 904
Rank change year-on-year +210 +281 +78
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,260 658 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 0.93% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 833 420 289
UK median annual salary £67,500 £58,802 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.79% +2.26% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £81,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 72,656 70,988 89,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.70% 40.65% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57,054 58,029 71,630
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +199 1,152 £67,500 +12.50% 146
UK excluding London +210 634 £57,500 +9.52% 88
London +127 573 £72,500 +16.00% 74
South East +75 184 £62,500 +8.70% 25
East of England +107 148 £67,500 +17.39% 17
Midlands +26 110 £60,000 +20.00% 11
West Midlands +26 88 £55,000 +4.76% 9
North of England +35 78 £52,500 +10.53% 16
Scotland +6 52 £50,000 +17.65% 11
South West +27 49 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Yorkshire +48 37 £52,500 -4.55% 7
North West -22 29 £65,000 +26.83% 6
East Midlands +30 21 £67,500 +73.08% 2
North East -20 14 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Northern Ireland -16 9 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Wales +12 6 £50,000 +42.86% 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 789 (62.62%) Amazon AWS
2 638 (50.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 496 (39.37%) DevOps
4 477 (37.86%) Linux
5 381 (30.24%) Microsoft
6 374 (29.68%) Python
7 339 (26.90%) VMware
8 335 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
9 325 (25.79%) Data Centre
10 322 (25.56%) Windows
11 293 (23.25%) Puppet
12 288 (22.86%) Ansible
13 232 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
14 223 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 217 (17.22%) Docker
16 206 (16.35%) Configuration Management
17 204 (16.19%) Java
18 194 (15.40%) ITIL
19 193 (15.32%) Migration
20 183 (14.52%) Jenkins
21 180 (14.29%) Ruby
22 173 (13.73%) IaaS
23 171 (13.57%) Software Engineering
24 169 (13.41%) SQL
24 169 (13.41%) Firewall
25 168 (13.33%) Private Cloud
26 163 (12.94%) PowerShell
27 162 (12.86%) DNS
28 159 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
29 157 (12.46%) Web Services

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
1 111 (8.81%) OpenStack
2 53 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 43 (3.41%) IIS
4 33 (2.62%) Apache
5 30 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (1.83%) Skype for Business
8 19 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 19 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.43%) Confluence
10 16 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.11%) JBoss
12 10 (0.79%) CMS
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.48%) CloudStack
16 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.40%) Bond Adapt
4 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.079%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.079%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 789 (62.62%) Amazon AWS
2 638 (50.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (13.73%) IaaS
4 154 (12.22%) PaaS
5 151 (11.98%) SaaS
6 111 (8.81%) Office 365
7 94 (7.46%) GitHub
8 89 (7.06%) OpenShift
9 78 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 70 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
11 53 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 47 (3.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 47 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
13 41 (3.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
15 16 (1.27%) Amazon S3
15 16 (1.27%) Datadog
16 14 (1.11%) Serverless
17 13 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
18 12 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 169 (13.41%) Firewall
2 162 (12.86%) DNS
3 124 (9.84%) TCP/IP
4 122 (9.68%) VPN
5 120 (9.52%) WAN
6 83 (6.59%) LAN
7 75 (5.95%) IPsec
8 66 (5.24%) DHCP
8 66 (5.24%) SAN
9 63 (5.00%) SSL
10 54 (4.29%) Internet
11 42 (3.33%) Network Security
12 41 (3.25%) HTTP
13 31 (2.46%) NAS
14 30 (2.38%) BGP
15 26 (2.06%) NetScaler
16 25 (1.98%) VoIP
17 24 (1.90%) MPLS
17 24 (1.90%) SMTP
18 23 (1.83%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (9.05%) MySQL
2 109 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 102 (8.10%) NoSQL
4 76 (6.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 68 (5.40%) Big Data
6 53 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 45 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 44 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
10 29 (2.30%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.19%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.19%) Redis
13 13 (1.03%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (0.56%) Sqoop
17 6 (0.48%) DataStax
17 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 183 (14.52%) Jenkins
2 98 (7.78%) Git (software)
3 66 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
4 55 (4.37%) Maven
5 41 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 28 (2.22%) Artifactory
7 28 (2.22%) JIRA
8 25 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (1.67%) Visual Studio
10 20 (1.59%) Subversion
11 19 (1.51%) Cucumber
11 19 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (1.43%) Ant
13 16 (1.27%) Vagrant
14 13 (1.03%) Hudson
14 13 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (0.79%) GitLab
16 7 (0.56%) MSBuild
17 6 (0.48%) Bitbucket
General
1 141 (11.19%) Finance
2 67 (5.32%) Retail
3 40 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.62%) Billing
5 29 (2.30%) Games
6 27 (2.14%) Banking
7 21 (1.67%) Legal
7 21 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.59%) Law
9 19 (1.51%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.03%) Publishing
12 11 (0.87%) Marketing
13 5 (0.40%) Back Office
13 5 (0.40%) Electronics
14 3 (0.24%) Advertising
14 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.079%) German Language
15 1 (0.079%) Local Government
15 1 (0.079%) Military
Job Titles
1 308 (24.44%) Architect
2 156 (12.38%) Cloud Architect
3 123 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 111 (8.81%) Consultant
5 108 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 107 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
7 103 (8.17%) Solutions Architect
8 86 (6.83%) AWS Architect
9 74 (5.87%) Developer
10 61 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
11 60 (4.76%) Azure Architect
12 56 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
13 49 (3.89%) Administrator
14 46 (3.65%) Support Engineer
15 43 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
16 40 (3.17%) AWS DevOps
17 39 (3.10%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 37 (2.94%) Technical Architect
18 37 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
19 36 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (12.46%) Web Services
2 74 (5.87%) Node.js
3 68 (5.40%) AngularJS
4 67 (5.32%) Spring
5 65 (5.16%) .NET
5 65 (5.16%) RESTful
6 57 (4.52%) Akka
7 49 (3.89%) JSON
8 48 (3.81%) HTML
9 46 (3.65%) REST
10 39 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
11 38 (3.02%) LAMP
12 35 (2.78%) Middleware
13 29 (2.30%) Kafka
14 27 (2.14%) XML
15 23 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (1.67%) CSS
17 20 (1.59%) HTML5
18 18 (1.43%) LDAP
19 16 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 325 (25.79%) Data Centre
2 168 (13.33%) Private Cloud
3 130 (10.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 100 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 80 (6.35%) Fintech
6 60 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 55 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
9 31 (2.46%) Clustering
10 25 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.98%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (1.67%) User Experience
12 16 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 16 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
12 16 (1.27%) PKI
13 15 (1.19%) Online Games
13 15 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.11%) Cloud Native
14 14 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 477 (37.86%) Linux
2 322 (25.56%) Windows
3 99 (7.86%) Windows Server
4 70 (5.56%) Unix
5 64 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (4.68%) CentOS
7 39 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.59%) Android
9 20 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 15 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.95%) Debian
12 11 (0.87%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.87%) Solaris
13 10 (0.79%) VMS
13 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.56%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.56%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.48%) AIX
15 6 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (39.37%) DevOps
2 335 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (16.35%) Configuration Management
4 194 (15.40%) ITIL
5 193 (15.32%) Migration
6 171 (13.57%) Software Engineering
7 159 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (11.35%) Presales
9 121 (9.60%) Open Source
10 120 (9.52%) Microservices
11 108 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 99 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 97 (7.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 88 (6.98%) Project Management
15 86 (6.83%) E-Commerce
16 81 (6.43%) Scrum
17 80 (6.35%) Service Delivery
18 79 (6.27%) Analytics
18 79 (6.27%) High Availability
19 78 (6.19%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 374 (29.68%) Python
2 204 (16.19%) Java
3 180 (14.29%) Ruby
4 169 (13.41%) SQL
5 163 (12.94%) PowerShell
6 144 (11.43%) Bash Shell
7 101 (8.02%) JavaScript
8 92 (7.30%) Perl
9 71 (5.63%) PHP
10 66 (5.24%) Scala
11 56 (4.44%) Go
12 39 (3.10%) C#
12 39 (3.10%) C++
13 38 (3.02%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.83%) C
15 15 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.19%) VBScript
16 13 (1.03%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.32%) Korn
17 4 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (10.87%) Degree
2 67 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (3.33%) MCSE
6 33 (2.62%) AWS Certification
7 29 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (1.98%) MCSD
9 23 (1.83%) CCNP
10 21 (1.67%) CCNA
10 21 (1.67%) CISSP
11 18 (1.43%) CISM
11 18 (1.43%) Master's Degree
12 17 (1.35%) MCSA
13 14 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (1.03%) Security Cleared
15 10 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (0.79%) SSCP
16 8 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 41 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (3.17%) QA
4 25 (1.98%) SLA
5 22 (1.75%) GDPR
6 19 (1.51%) GCP
7 12 (0.95%) COBIT
8 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.40%) GPG13
9 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.40%) PMO
10 2 (0.16%) BS7799
10 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.079%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.079%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.079%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.079%) MiFID
11 1 (0.079%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 223 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 217 (17.22%) Docker
3 134 (10.63%) Active Directory
4 109 (8.65%) Hyper-V
5 73 (5.79%) VMware NSX
6 66 (5.24%) vSphere
7 53 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (2.30%) XenApp
9 22 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (1.59%) LXC
11 18 (1.43%) XenDesktop
12 16 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (1.11%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.87%) KVM
14 11 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.79%) NFS
15 10 (0.79%) vCloud
15 10 (0.79%) Xen
16 7 (0.56%) Apache Flume
17 5 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 293 (23.25%) Puppet
2 288 (22.86%) Ansible
3 232 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
4 128 (10.16%) Kubernetes
5 105 (8.33%) Terraform
6 65 (5.16%) Nagios
7 54 (4.29%) vCenter Server
8 37 (2.94%) Salt
9 33 (2.62%) Packer
10 31 (2.46%) vRealize
11 28 (2.22%) SCVMM
12 27 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 20 (1.59%) Grafana
14 19 (1.51%) Kibana
15 18 (1.43%) logstash
15 18 (1.43%) Mesos
15 18 (1.43%) SCCM
16 16 (1.27%) rkt
16 16 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
16 16 (1.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 381 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 339 (26.90%) VMware
3 153 (12.14%) Oracle
4 150 (11.90%) Google
5 98 (7.78%) Red Hat
6 85 (6.75%) Citrix
7 82 (6.51%) Cisco
8 69 (5.48%) WorldPay
9 54 (4.29%) Splunk
10 43 (3.41%) NetApp
11 33 (2.62%) AppDynamics
12 30 (2.38%) Juniper
13 29 (2.30%) HP
14 26 (2.06%) Qualys
15 25 (1.98%) New Relic
15 25 (1.98%) SolarWinds
16 21 (1.67%) EMC
16 21 (1.67%) Ivanti
17 18 (1.43%) Fortinet
17 18 (1.43%) IBM