Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 465 709
Rank change year-on-year +108 +244 +256
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,421 1,105 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 1.38% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 778 366
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,438 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.80% +14.50% -7.83%

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 72,307 80,174 80,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.20% 44.35% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56,185 60,499 65,925
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +112 1,323 £66,000 +1.54% 162
UK excluding London +134 752 £60,000 +4.80% 116
London +65 616 £77,500 +10.71% 70
South East +65 207 £60,500 +0.83% 27
North of England +63 168 £55,000 - 30
Midlands +58 132 £70,000 +21.74% 17
Yorkshire +72 97 £55,000 -8.33% 14
South West +44 92 £62,500 +4.17% 11
East of England +60 91 £57,500 - 7
West Midlands +32 79 £67,500 +22.73% 12
North West +7 64 £60,000 -4.00% 12
East Midlands +46 53 £70,000 +3.70% 5
Scotland +28 52 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Wales +1 8 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Northern Ireland 0 7 £72,500 +52.63% 13
North East -9 7 £45,000 -4.64% 4

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 1,021 (71.85%) Amazon AWS
2 952 (67.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 520 (36.59%) DevOps
4 489 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
5 435 (30.61%) Python
6 420 (29.56%) Microsoft
7 416 (29.28%) Linux
8 355 (24.98%) Ansible
9 350 (24.63%) Windows
10 340 (23.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 332 (23.36%) Docker
12 317 (22.31%) VMware
13 314 (22.10%) Java
14 313 (22.03%) PaaS
15 296 (20.83%) Puppet
16 291 (20.48%) Google
17 271 (19.07%) Kubernetes
18 256 (18.02%) SQL
19 253 (17.80%) Data Centre
20 245 (17.24%) Active Directory
20 245 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
21 244 (17.17%) SaaS
22 242 (17.03%) Jenkins
22 242 (17.03%) Finance
23 238 (16.75%) Degree
24 233 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
25 223 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
26 219 (15.41%) IaaS
27 213 (14.99%) Configuration Management
28 211 (14.85%) 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 79 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 66 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 65 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 52 (3.66%) Apache
4 52 (3.66%) IIS
5 44 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 40 (2.81%) Apache Spark
7 38 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 32 (2.25%) Skype for Business
10 22 (1.55%) Confluence
11 21 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (1.48%) JBoss
11 21 (1.48%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 18 (1.27%) nginx
14 12 (0.84%) CMS
15 11 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.70%) NServiceBus
17 7 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) Maya
Business Applications
1 31 (2.18%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.56%) SAP GRC
4 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.28%) Magento
5 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.070%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,021 (71.85%) Amazon AWS
2 952 (67.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 340 (23.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 313 (22.03%) PaaS
5 244 (17.17%) SaaS
6 219 (15.41%) IaaS
7 126 (8.87%) Office 365
8 119 (8.37%) Cloud Computing
9 93 (6.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 83 (5.84%) Serverless
11 78 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
12 76 (5.35%) OpenShift
13 75 (5.28%) GitHub
14 59 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
15 51 (3.59%) Amazon S3
16 49 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 41 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 40 (2.81%) IBM Cloud
19 27 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
20 22 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.11%) Firewall
2 86 (6.05%) DNS
3 73 (5.14%) SAN
4 65 (4.57%) WAN
5 60 (4.22%) Internet
6 58 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 58 (4.08%) VPN
7 55 (3.87%) Network Security
8 52 (3.66%) LAN
9 49 (3.45%) DHCP
10 35 (2.46%) VLAN
11 24 (1.69%) HTTP
11 24 (1.69%) Skype
12 21 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (1.20%) MPLS
14 15 (1.06%) NAS
14 15 (1.06%) Unified Communications
15 13 (0.91%) BGP
15 13 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
15 13 (0.91%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 105 (7.39%) Big Data
3 71 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 65 (4.57%) Amazon RDS
5 48 (3.38%) MySQL
6 46 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
6 46 (3.24%) MongoDB
7 45 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (3.10%) Hadoop
9 39 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 36 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 35 (2.46%) Relational Database
12 28 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.76%) MariaDB
13 25 (1.76%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
15 18 (1.27%) Neo4j
15 18 (1.27%) SAP HANA
16 16 (1.13%) HBase
17 15 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 242 (17.03%) Jenkins
2 102 (7.18%) Git (software)
3 63 (4.43%) JIRA
4 60 (4.22%) TeamCity
5 59 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 54 (3.80%) Maven
7 38 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 35 (2.46%) Visual Studio
9 32 (2.25%) Vagrant
10 26 (1.83%) SonarQube
11 24 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 24 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
12 23 (1.62%) Subversion
13 22 (1.55%) CircleCI
13 22 (1.55%) GitLab
13 22 (1.55%) Travis CI
14 19 (1.34%) Cucumber
15 18 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (1.20%) Bitbucket
16 17 (1.20%) Codeship
General
1 242 (17.03%) Finance
2 71 (5.00%) Banking
3 69 (4.86%) Retail
4 47 (3.31%) Marketing
5 30 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.55%) Games
8 19 (1.34%) Automotive
8 19 (1.34%) Billing
9 18 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.06%) Law
11 15 (1.06%) Legal
12 13 (0.91%) Publishing
13 11 (0.77%) Electronics
14 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.21%) French Language
15 3 (0.21%) German Language
15 3 (0.21%) Social Science
15 3 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 398 (28.01%) Architect
2 228 (16.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 210 (14.78%) Cloud Architect
4 152 (10.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 149 (10.49%) Solutions Architect
6 125 (8.80%) Azure Architect
7 111 (7.81%) AWS Architect
8 102 (7.18%) Consultant
9 98 (6.90%) Developer
10 85 (5.98%) Software Engineer
11 79 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
12 69 (4.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 63 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
14 56 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 52 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
15 52 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 51 (3.59%) Java Developer
17 50 (3.52%) Java Engineer
18 49 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
19 47 (3.31%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (14.85%) Web Services
2 163 (11.47%) .NET
3 95 (6.69%) Node.js
4 59 (4.15%) Spring Boot
5 58 (4.08%) Spring
6 51 (3.59%) RESTful
7 44 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
8 42 (2.96%) HTML
8 42 (2.96%) REST
9 38 (2.67%) ASP.NET
9 38 (2.67%) Kafka
10 37 (2.60%) JSON
11 32 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (2.25%) OAuth
12 29 (2.04%) HTML5
13 28 (1.97%) LAMP
14 27 (1.90%) AngularJS
14 27 (1.90%) J2EE
14 27 (1.90%) React
15 26 (1.83%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 253 (17.80%) Data Centre
2 167 (11.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 146 (10.27%) Computer Science
4 142 (9.99%) Self-Motivation
5 109 (7.67%) Private Cloud
6 56 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 41 (2.89%) Cloud Native
9 37 (2.60%) Fintech
10 36 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
10 36 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
12 28 (1.97%) Blog
13 26 (1.83%) Hedge funds
14 23 (1.62%) Replication
15 22 (1.55%) User Experience
15 22 (1.55%) Virtual Team
16 18 (1.27%) PKI
17 17 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
17 17 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 416 (29.28%) Linux
2 350 (24.63%) Windows
3 158 (11.12%) Windows Server
4 95 (6.69%) Unix
5 75 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 23 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (1.55%) CentOS
11 21 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 19 (1.34%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.91%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.84%) SUSE
15 11 (0.77%) VMS
16 10 (0.70%) Debian
17 9 (0.63%) Android
18 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.56%) HPUX
19 6 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (36.59%) DevOps
2 489 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 213 (14.99%) Configuration Management
5 211 (14.85%) ITIL
6 209 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 198 (13.93%) Migration
8 180 (12.67%) Microservices
9 177 (12.46%) Software Engineering
10 160 (11.26%) Presales
11 149 (10.49%) Open Source
12 143 (10.06%) Mentoring
13 119 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
14 113 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 109 (7.67%) Test Automation
16 107 (7.53%) TOGAF
17 106 (7.46%) Project Management
18 101 (7.11%) Analytics
19 94 (6.62%) Load Balancing
20 88 (6.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 435 (30.61%) Python
2 314 (22.10%) Java
3 256 (18.02%) SQL
4 210 (14.78%) PowerShell
5 158 (11.12%) C#
6 130 (9.15%) Bash Shell
7 116 (8.16%) Ruby
8 108 (7.60%) JavaScript
9 83 (5.84%) Perl
10 81 (5.70%) Go
11 67 (4.71%) C++
12 66 (4.64%) Scala
13 45 (3.17%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.18%) C
15 24 (1.69%) PHP
16 13 (0.91%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.77%) Java 8
17 11 (0.77%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.56%) VB
19 7 (0.49%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 238 (16.75%) Degree
2 121 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (6.62%) AWS Certification
4 88 (6.19%) MCSA
4 88 (6.19%) MCSE
5 55 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (3.10%) Master's Degree
8 43 (3.03%) Security Cleared
9 40 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 31 (2.18%) CCNA
10 31 (2.18%) RHCE
11 27 (1.90%) MBA
12 25 (1.76%) MCITP
13 24 (1.69%) SC Cleared
14 21 (1.48%) CISSP
15 20 (1.41%) CCNP
15 20 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.99%) CISM
16 14 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.84%) QA
2 34 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.32%) SLA
4 23 (1.62%) GDPR
5 21 (1.48%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.77%) COBIT
8 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.56%) PMO
10 5 (0.35%) PSD2
11 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 332 (23.36%) Docker
2 245 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 233 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (7.74%) Hyper-V
5 53 (3.73%) vSphere
6 42 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (1.27%) LXC
9 17 (1.20%) VMware NSX
10 16 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (1.06%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.99%) GlusterFS
13 12 (0.84%) Gluster
13 12 (0.84%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.84%) XenApp
14 10 (0.70%) vCloud
14 10 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.70%) XenServer
15 9 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 355 (24.98%) Ansible
2 296 (20.83%) Puppet
3 271 (19.07%) Kubernetes
4 245 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
5 180 (12.67%) Terraform
6 65 (4.57%) Salt
7 40 (2.81%) Nagios
8 38 (2.67%) Prometheus
9 34 (2.39%) SCOM
10 33 (2.32%) Grafana
11 29 (2.04%) SCCM
12 24 (1.69%) Packer
13 22 (1.55%) vRealize
14 20 (1.41%) CFEngine
15 19 (1.34%) Graphite
15 19 (1.34%) SCVMM
16 17 (1.20%) Mesos
17 15 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
18 13 (0.91%) SCSM
18 13 (0.91%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 420 (29.56%) Microsoft
2 317 (22.31%) VMware
3 291 (20.48%) Google
4 114 (8.02%) Cisco
5 108 (7.60%) Oracle
6 96 (6.76%) Red Hat
7 82 (5.77%) Citrix
8 50 (3.52%) SAP
9 46 (3.24%) Atlassian
9 46 (3.24%) IBM
10 41 (2.89%) Splunk
10 41 (2.89%) WorldPay
11 37 (2.60%) EMC
12 33 (2.32%) Dell
13 30 (2.11%) Veeam
14 29 (2.04%) HP
15 28 (1.97%) NetApp
15 28 (1.97%) New Relic
16 27 (1.90%) Juniper
17 26 (1.83%) Salesforce.com