Public Cloud Jobs

Public Cloud
UK

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 cited Public Cloud over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 234 92 222
Rank change year-on-year -142 +130 +27
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,268 3,153 3,178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 3.41% 1.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.44% 7.91% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 733 1,158 1,354
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £56,219 £56,227
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £74,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.75% +2.76% +11.54%
75th Percentile £83,759 £95,000 £99,688
90th Percentile £94,500 £115,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,783 £67,035 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.34% +11.73% -

All Generic Skills
UK

Public Cloud falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,881 39,847 84,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 43.09% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23,494 22,189 34,558
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,530 £46,500 £45,229
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the UK

Public Cloud
Top 18 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 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -125 961 £62,783 -6.34% 65
England -191 893 £65,050 -13.27% 130
Work from Home -77 593 £62,783 -14.87% 75
North of England -77 360 £62,783 -8.37% 23
Scotland -20 304 £65,000 -11.86% 8
London -175 259 £77,500 -3.13% 73
North West -90 186 £62,783 -10.31% 12
Yorkshire -42 135 £61,994 -9.52% 10
Midlands -168 93 £61,206 -9.32% 7
South West -85 87 £70,576 -6.59% 8
South East -113 64 £65,000 -1.52% 18
West Midlands -123 60 £66,525 -4.96% 6
North East +16 39 £62,783 -10.31% 1
East Midlands -92 33 £60,000 -4.00% 1
East of England -109 19 £57,825 +24.35% 3
Wales -27 16 £70,576 +52.73% 1
Northern Ireland +12 13 - -
Channel Islands - 5 £85,000 -

Public Cloud
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (4.26%) Microsoft Exchange
2 48 (3.79%) IIS
3 46 (3.63%) WebLogic
4 31 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 28 (2.21%) Apache
5 28 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.97%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (0.87%) Confluence
9 8 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.32%) Drupal
11 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.079%) Jetty
12 1 (0.079%) nginx
12 1 (0.079%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 46 (3.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 27 (2.13%) NEC Housing
3 15 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.32%) Ripple
6 4 (0.32%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.32%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.079%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 755 (59.54%) AWS
2 717 (56.55%) Azure
3 304 (23.97%) GCP
4 221 (17.43%) Microsoft 365
5 144 (11.36%) SaaS
6 122 (9.62%) IaaS
7 115 (9.07%) PaaS
8 88 (6.94%) Azure DevOps
9 74 (5.84%) Datadog
10 73 (5.76%) GitHub
11 63 (4.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 56 (4.42%) Amazon EKS
13 49 (3.86%) GitHub Actions
14 47 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
15 46 (3.63%) Amazon SQS
16 44 (3.47%) Entra ID
17 23 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
18 21 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
19 18 (1.42%) Amazon S3
20 16 (1.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 127 (10.02%) Firewall
2 117 (9.23%) DNS
3 85 (6.70%) WAN
4 61 (4.81%) BGP
4 61 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 58 (4.57%) VPN
6 56 (4.42%) LAN
7 49 (3.86%) SSL
8 45 (3.55%) DHCP
9 40 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
10 38 (3.00%) SD-WAN
11 27 (2.13%) Unified Communications
12 25 (1.97%) VLAN
13 22 (1.74%) Network Security
13 22 (1.74%) SAN
13 22 (1.74%) Wireless
14 21 (1.66%) MPLS
15 19 (1.50%) Cisco ISE
16 17 (1.34%) Kerberos
17 16 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 108 (8.52%) Relational Database
3 78 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 75 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 52 (4.10%) RDBMS
6 48 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
7 43 (3.39%) Big Data
8 41 (3.23%) DB2
9 35 (2.76%) Data Vault
10 27 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (2.13%) Delta Lake
11 25 (1.97%) MongoDB
12 21 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.34%) Amazon Aurora
13 17 (1.34%) CockroachDB
14 15 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 14 (1.10%) Apache Hive
15 14 (1.10%) Impala
16 13 (1.03%) Data Lake
16 13 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (4.73%) Jenkins
2 52 (4.10%) JIRA
3 47 (3.71%) GitLab
4 40 (3.15%) CircleCI
5 37 (2.92%) Git
6 25 (1.97%) Artifactory
7 16 (1.26%) Maven
8 9 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.63%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.55%) IBM UrbanCode
11 6 (0.47%) Cypress.io
11 6 (0.47%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (0.24%) Selenium
12 3 (0.24%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.24%) Spinnaker
12 3 (0.24%) webpack
13 1 (0.079%) Vagrant
General
1 423 (33.36%) Finance
2 303 (23.90%) Social Skills
3 265 (20.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 241 (19.01%) Law
5 159 (12.54%) Public Sector
6 158 (12.46%) Marketing
7 106 (8.36%) Banking
8 99 (7.81%) Presentation Skills
9 66 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
10 59 (4.65%) Legal
11 37 (2.92%) Organisational Skills
12 33 (2.60%) Financial Institution
13 30 (2.37%) Police
14 28 (2.21%) Local Government
15 26 (2.05%) Investment Banking
16 24 (1.89%) Private Banking
17 23 (1.81%) Retail
18 11 (0.87%) Games
19 10 (0.79%) Billing
20 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 433 (34.15%) Architect
2 275 (21.69%) Lead
3 242 (19.09%) Senior
4 200 (15.77%) Solutions Architect
5 199 (15.69%) Software Engineer
6 173 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
7 144 (11.36%) Cloud Engineer
8 102 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 96 (7.57%) Lead Architect
9 96 (7.57%) Lead Software Engineer
10 84 (6.62%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 75 (5.91%) Data Engineer
12 73 (5.76%) Java Engineer
13 72 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
14 65 (5.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 59 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 58 (4.57%) Senior Architect
17 54 (4.26%) Consultant
18 49 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
19 44 (3.47%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (7.81%) Spring Boot
2 89 (7.02%) Spring
3 69 (5.44%) React
4 57 (4.50%) .NET
5 55 (4.34%) OpenTelemetry
6 54 (4.26%) AngularJS
6 54 (4.26%) Kafka
7 48 (3.79%) RESTful
8 46 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
9 37 (2.92%) OAuth
10 36 (2.84%) Web Services
11 35 (2.76%) HTML
12 34 (2.68%) CSS
13 28 (2.21%) Middleware
14 27 (2.13%) PySpark
14 27 (2.13%) REST
15 25 (1.97%) .NET Core
16 18 (1.42%) GraphQL
17 15 (1.18%) Node.js
18 10 (0.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 183 (14.43%) Cloud Native
2 125 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 99 (7.81%) PKI
4 79 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
5 76 (5.99%) Management Information System
6 69 (5.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 54 (4.26%) Distributed Systems
8 52 (4.10%) Data Structures
9 42 (3.31%) Product Ownership
9 42 (3.31%) Reinsurance
10 35 (2.76%) Replication
11 33 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
12 31 (2.44%) Clustering
13 27 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
14 26 (2.05%) Algorithms
15 25 (1.97%) Private Cloud
16 21 (1.66%) Onboarding
17 17 (1.34%) IoT
18 12 (0.95%) Cyberattack
18 12 (0.95%) Data Fabric
Operating Systems
1 286 (22.56%) Linux
2 253 (19.95%) Windows
3 66 (5.21%) Windows Server
4 63 (4.97%) Unix
5 50 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (2.52%) Solaris
7 16 (1.26%) zOS
8 15 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.10%) Mac OS
10 12 (0.95%) CentOS
11 9 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.63%) SUSE
12 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.55%) VMS
13 7 (0.55%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.47%) Android
14 6 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.47%) Mesosphere
15 4 (0.32%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (41.72%) Agile
2 286 (22.56%) Mentoring
3 284 (22.40%) DevOps
4 278 (21.92%) CI/CD
5 276 (21.77%) Software Engineering
6 235 (18.53%) Migration
7 233 (18.38%) SDLC
8 216 (17.03%) Infrastructure as Code
9 202 (15.93%) Operational Stability
10 194 (15.30%) Coaching
11 175 (13.80%) Project Management
12 173 (13.64%) Roadmaps
13 166 (13.09%) Presales
14 163 (12.85%) TOGAF
15 156 (12.30%) Microservices
16 150 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 146 (11.51%) Artificial Intelligence
18 145 (11.44%) Machine Learning
19 141 (11.12%) Configuration Management
20 136 (10.73%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 243 (19.16%) Java
2 194 (15.30%) SQL
3 190 (14.98%) Python
4 85 (6.70%) PowerShell
5 55 (4.34%) JavaScript
6 47 (3.71%) C#
7 43 (3.39%) Bash
8 40 (3.15%) Shell Script
9 38 (3.00%) Scala
10 36 (2.84%) TypeScript
11 15 (1.18%) Go
12 14 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.87%) R
14 10 (0.79%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.55%) C
16 6 (0.47%) Groovy
16 6 (0.47%) PHP
17 3 (0.24%) AWK
17 3 (0.24%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.24%) sed
Qualifications
1 159 (12.54%) Security Cleared
2 128 (10.09%) Degree
3 107 (8.44%) Azure Certification
4 95 (7.49%) AWS Certification
5 68 (5.36%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 67 (5.28%) SC Cleared
7 42 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (2.60%) CCNA
10 30 (2.37%) DV Cleared
11 28 (2.21%) CISSP
12 27 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
13 24 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
14 23 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (1.34%) MCSE
16 16 (1.26%) APMP
17 15 (1.18%) CCNP
17 15 (1.18%) CISM
18 14 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 13 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.02%) SLA
2 39 (3.08%) Accessibility
2 39 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.97%) NIST
4 23 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.58%) QA
6 16 (1.26%) PMO
7 9 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.63%) NCSC
9 7 (0.55%) GDPR
10 6 (0.47%) SOC 2
10 6 (0.47%) WAI
11 5 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.39%) SOC 1
12 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.16%) GRC
14 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.079%) Government Security Classifications
15 1 (0.079%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 136 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 113 (8.91%) Docker
3 97 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 44 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (2.21%) VMware NSX
7 20 (1.58%) vSphere
8 12 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.71%) vCloud
10 7 (0.55%) XenApp
11 6 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.32%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 299 (23.58%) Terraform
2 202 (15.93%) Kubernetes
3 116 (9.15%) Ansible
4 75 (5.91%) Grafana
5 49 (3.86%) Puppet
6 38 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 36 (2.84%) Prometheus
8 33 (2.60%) Progress Chef
9 27 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
10 20 (1.58%) WSUS
11 16 (1.26%) FortiGate
12 14 (1.10%) vCenter Server
13 13 (1.03%) SCCM
14 12 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 10 (0.79%) SCOM
16 9 (0.71%) Nagios
17 6 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
17 6 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
17 6 (0.47%) Istio
Vendors
1 371 (29.26%) Microsoft
2 204 (16.09%) Oracle
3 196 (15.46%) Google
4 152 (11.99%) VMware
5 99 (7.81%) Splunk
6 95 (7.49%) Cisco
7 89 (7.02%) Dynatrace
8 59 (4.65%) Databricks
9 49 (3.86%) Sparx
10 45 (3.55%) Citrix
11 42 (3.31%) Informatica
12 37 (2.92%) Meraki
13 35 (2.76%) Veeam
14 33 (2.60%) Aruba
15 28 (2.21%) Adobe
16 27 (2.13%) Apple
16 27 (2.13%) NEC
17 26 (2.05%) IBM
18 25 (1.97%) F5
18 25 (1.97%) Fortinet