Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 571 830
Rank change year-on-year +195 +259 +111
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,412 749 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.04% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 852 527 323
UK median annual salary £66,047 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +19.57%

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 74,016 72,084 87,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 42.61% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57,741 58,056 71,208
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +189 1,298 £67,500 +3.85% 189
UK excluding London +172 698 £60,000 - 98
London +143 660 £75,000 +11.11% 101
South East +75 220 £62,500 +4.17% 28
East of England +116 163 £67,500 +35.00% 5
Midlands +59 105 £60,000 +14.29% 21
West Midlands +48 88 £60,000 -9.43% 18
North of England +14 85 £47,500 -19.15% 21
Scotland +31 71 £50,000 +20.48% 4
Yorkshire +65 54 £47,500 -30.91% 10
South West -40 43 £55,000 -15.38% 13
North West -18 27 £60,250 +7.11% 11
East Midlands +19 16 £65,000 +92.59% 3
Northern Ireland +7 9 £47,500 - 4
North East -17 4 £39,250 -16.49%
Wales +2 2 £95,000 +111.11% 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 899 (63.67%) Amazon AWS
2 706 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 586 (41.50%) DevOps
4 519 (36.76%) Linux
5 454 (32.15%) Python
6 412 (29.18%) Windows
7 394 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
8 392 (27.76%) Microsoft
9 382 (27.05%) VMware
10 366 (25.92%) Ansible
11 353 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 345 (24.43%) Puppet
13 281 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 264 (18.70%) Jenkins
15 260 (18.41%) Configuration Management
16 255 (18.06%) Docker
17 248 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
18 246 (17.42%) Ruby
19 233 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
20 232 (16.43%) PowerShell
21 230 (16.29%) Java
22 227 (16.08%) IaaS
23 214 (15.16%) ITIL
23 214 (15.16%) Private Cloud
24 192 (13.60%) PaaS
25 190 (13.46%) Web Services
26 187 (13.24%) Active Directory
26 187 (13.24%) Firewall
27 186 (13.17%) Finance
28 185 (13.10%) Bash Shell

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
1 139 (9.84%) OpenStack
2 61 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (3.68%) MS Exchange
4 45 (3.19%) IIS
5 43 (3.05%) Apache
6 40 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 39 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (1.42%) Apache Spark
9 19 (1.35%) Confluence
10 18 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
11 15 (1.06%) CloudStack
12 14 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.92%) JBoss
13 13 (0.92%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.78%) CMS
15 9 (0.64%) nginx
15 9 (0.64%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (2.05%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.14%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.071%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 899 (63.67%) Amazon AWS
2 706 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (16.08%) IaaS
4 192 (13.60%) PaaS
5 183 (12.96%) SaaS
6 142 (10.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 137 (9.70%) OpenShift
8 114 (8.07%) GitHub
9 96 (6.80%) Office 365
10 76 (5.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 75 (5.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 75 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
12 43 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
13 41 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 34 (2.41%) Serverless
15 29 (2.05%) IBM Cloud
16 27 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
17 24 (1.70%) Bluemix
18 15 (1.06%) Amazon S3
19 13 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 187 (13.24%) Firewall
2 167 (11.83%) DNS
3 110 (7.79%) TCP/IP
4 97 (6.87%) VPN
5 92 (6.52%) WAN
6 82 (5.81%) DHCP
6 82 (5.81%) SAN
7 74 (5.24%) LAN
8 68 (4.82%) HTTP
9 56 (3.97%) Network Security
10 55 (3.90%) IPsec
11 46 (3.26%) SSL
12 40 (2.83%) NetScaler
13 39 (2.76%) Internet
14 29 (2.05%) SMTP
15 27 (1.91%) VSAN
16 26 (1.84%) NAS
17 23 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (1.56%) BGP
19 20 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (7.93%) Big Data
2 107 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 105 (7.44%) MySQL
3 105 (7.44%) SQL Server
4 101 (7.15%) NoSQL
5 83 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 78 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 36 (2.55%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.91%) Redis
10 25 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (1.13%) MariaDB
11 16 (1.13%) Sqoop
12 15 (1.06%) Data Lake
12 15 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.06%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.99%) DB2
14 12 (0.85%) InfluxDB
15 11 (0.78%) Impala
Development Applications
1 264 (18.70%) Jenkins
2 112 (7.93%) Git (software)
3 80 (5.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 77 (5.45%) Maven
5 55 (3.90%) JIRA
6 38 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (2.69%) TeamCity
7 33 (2.34%) Artifactory
8 31 (2.20%) GitLab
9 30 (2.12%) Cucumber
10 29 (2.05%) Subversion
11 22 (1.56%) Vagrant
11 22 (1.56%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (1.27%) Fiddler
14 15 (1.06%) Gradle
15 14 (0.99%) GoCD
15 14 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (0.92%) MSBuild
16 13 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 186 (13.17%) Finance
2 84 (5.95%) Retail
3 53 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 46 (3.26%) Banking
5 45 (3.19%) Marketing
6 44 (3.12%) Games
7 35 (2.48%) Financial Institution
8 32 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.20%) Billing
10 11 (0.78%) Law
10 11 (0.78%) Publishing
11 8 (0.57%) Legal
11 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.42%) Advertising
12 6 (0.42%) Back Office
13 4 (0.28%) Electronics
14 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Front Office
15 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.071%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 344 (24.36%) Architect
2 168 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
3 147 (10.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 143 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 110 (7.79%) Consultant
6 92 (6.52%) Developer
7 85 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 83 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
9 65 (4.60%) Azure Architect
10 64 (4.53%) AWS Architect
11 57 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
12 56 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
13 51 (3.61%) AWS DevOps
14 50 (3.54%) Cloud Consultant
15 49 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 49 (3.47%) Technical Architect
16 46 (3.26%) Administrator
17 43 (3.05%) Automation Engineer
18 41 (2.90%) Java Developer
19 37 (2.62%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (13.46%) Web Services
2 93 (6.59%) Spring
3 87 (6.16%) Node.js
4 79 (5.59%) AngularJS
5 78 (5.52%) Middleware
6 76 (5.38%) RESTful
7 71 (5.03%) .NET
8 70 (4.96%) Akka
9 65 (4.60%) REST
10 58 (4.11%) Kafka
11 53 (3.75%) HTML
12 51 (3.61%) JSON
12 51 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
13 50 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
14 44 (3.12%) XML
15 40 (2.83%) LDAP
16 39 (2.76%) LAMP
17 24 (1.70%) SAML
17 24 (1.70%) Spring Boot
18 22 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 353 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 214 (15.16%) Private Cloud
3 134 (9.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 96 (6.80%) Computer Science
5 91 (6.44%) Fintech
6 83 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
7 66 (4.67%) Management Information System
8 55 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
8 55 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
9 36 (2.55%) PKI
10 33 (2.34%) Cloud Native
11 31 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
13 23 (1.63%) Mainframe
13 23 (1.63%) Online Games
14 21 (1.49%) Replication
15 20 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 18 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
17 15 (1.06%) User Experience
18 14 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 519 (36.76%) Linux
2 412 (29.18%) Windows
3 118 (8.36%) Windows Server
4 112 (7.93%) Unix
5 56 (3.97%) CentOS
5 56 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.77%) Android
8 23 (1.63%) Debian
9 21 (1.49%) VMS
10 20 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 20 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (1.35%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.92%) Solaris
13 9 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.64%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.50%) AIX
14 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.42%) CoreOS
15 6 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (41.50%) DevOps
2 394 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (18.41%) Configuration Management
4 233 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
5 214 (15.16%) ITIL
6 184 (13.03%) Migration
7 169 (11.97%) Software Engineering
8 163 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 143 (10.13%) Presales
10 138 (9.77%) Test Automation
11 133 (9.42%) Microservices
11 133 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
12 119 (8.43%) Open Source
13 116 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 102 (7.22%) Service Delivery
15 101 (7.15%) E-Commerce
16 92 (6.52%) Analytics
17 88 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
18 87 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
19 83 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 454 (32.15%) Python
2 246 (17.42%) Ruby
3 232 (16.43%) PowerShell
4 230 (16.29%) Java
5 185 (13.10%) Bash Shell
6 178 (12.61%) SQL
7 125 (8.85%) JavaScript
8 83 (5.88%) Perl
9 82 (5.81%) Scala
10 77 (5.45%) PHP
11 70 (4.96%) Shell Script
12 66 (4.67%) C#
13 49 (3.47%) Go
14 40 (2.83%) C++
15 23 (1.63%) C
16 15 (1.06%) Erlang
16 15 (1.06%) Java 8
16 15 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.42%) VBScript
18 4 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 127 (8.99%) Degree
2 61 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (3.26%) AWS Certification
5 45 (3.19%) Security Cleared
6 44 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
7 42 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (2.69%) MCSE
9 33 (2.34%) CCNA
10 26 (1.84%) CISSP
11 25 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (1.56%) CCNP
12 22 (1.56%) CISM
13 14 (0.99%) CCIE
14 13 (0.92%) MCSA
15 11 (0.78%) MCP
16 10 (0.71%) CCDP
16 10 (0.71%) CCIE Security
16 10 (0.71%) JNCIE
16 10 (0.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.82%) PCI DSS
2 67 (4.75%) QA
3 53 (3.75%) GCP
4 51 (3.61%) SLA
5 45 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (2.55%) GDPR
7 25 (1.77%) COBIT
8 13 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.64%) GPG13
10 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.28%) PMO
11 2 (0.14%) BS7799
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.071%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 281 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 255 (18.06%) Docker
3 187 (13.24%) Active Directory
4 118 (8.36%) Hyper-V
5 116 (8.22%) vSphere
6 89 (6.30%) VMware NSX
7 75 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (2.76%) XenApp
9 32 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
10 31 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 31 (2.20%) XenDesktop
11 29 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 23 (1.63%) NFS
13 20 (1.42%) vCloud
14 19 (1.35%) LXC
14 19 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
15 16 (1.13%) Xen
16 15 (1.06%) Apache Flume
17 13 (0.92%) KVM
18 11 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 366 (25.92%) Ansible
2 345 (24.43%) Puppet
3 248 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
4 153 (10.84%) Terraform
5 147 (10.41%) Kubernetes
6 102 (7.22%) vCenter Server
7 69 (4.89%) Nagios
8 63 (4.46%) vRealize
9 44 (3.12%) Salt
10 42 (2.97%) Packer
11 40 (2.83%) logstash
12 35 (2.48%) SCVMM
13 34 (2.41%) Kibana
14 31 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 29 (2.05%) vMotion
16 28 (1.98%) Grafana
17 27 (1.91%) SCCM
18 19 (1.35%) CloudForms
18 19 (1.35%) SCOM
19 17 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 392 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 382 (27.05%) VMware
3 181 (12.82%) Google
4 173 (12.25%) Oracle
5 132 (9.35%) Splunk
6 118 (8.36%) WorldPay
7 117 (8.29%) Cisco
8 112 (7.93%) Red Hat
9 109 (7.72%) Citrix
10 65 (4.60%) AppDynamics
11 46 (3.26%) Ivanti
12 45 (3.19%) Fortinet
13 44 (3.12%) NetApp
14 41 (2.90%) ServiceNow
15 39 (2.76%) F5
16 35 (2.48%) IBM
17 32 (2.27%) Qualys
18 30 (2.12%) BMC
18 30 (2.12%) Juniper
19 29 (2.05%) Veeam