Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 245 327 427
Rank change year-on-year +82 +100 +210
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,574 1,477 1,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 0.98% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.34% 2.47% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,147 1,133 845
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - +17.18%
10th Percentile £43,818 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

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 47,173 59,711 67,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.53% 39.65% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36,229 45,222 52,961
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +1.18%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 +76 1,466 £70,000 +2.19% 286
UK excluding London +59 753 £62,500 +4.17% 207
London +87 750 £85,000 +6.25% 119
Midlands +45 226 £70,000 +16.67% 39
South East +59 189 £67,500 +17.39% 48
North of England +24 151 £57,500 -4.17% 47
East Midlands +31 116 £75,000 +25.00% 13
West Midlands +39 110 £62,500 +4.17% 26
South West +40 79 £59,512 -4.78% 20
North West +29 64 £59,102 -3.27% 19
Yorkshire +3 63 £59,102 +7.46% 22
East of England +32 49 £57,500 +4.55% 13
Scotland +33 44 £47,600 -4.80% 21
North East +23 24 £54,486 -23.86% 6
Wales +4 10 £52,500 +30.43% 18
Northern Ireland +16 6 £37,500 -32.74% 1

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 1,097 (69.70%) AWS
2 994 (63.15%) Azure
3 656 (41.68%) DevOps
4 643 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
5 469 (29.80%) Linux
6 435 (27.64%) GCP
7 406 (25.79%) Microsoft
8 404 (25.67%) Python
9 392 (24.90%) Docker
10 384 (24.40%) Finance
11 361 (22.94%) Kubernetes
12 338 (21.47%) Java
13 332 (21.09%) Windows
14 329 (20.90%) Ansible
15 274 (17.41%) Migration
16 259 (16.45%) Puppet
17 249 (15.82%) SQL
18 246 (15.63%) Data Centre
19 241 (15.31%) Microservices
20 239 (15.18%) Terraform
21 231 (14.68%) VMware
22 230 (14.61%) Google
23 225 (14.29%) Presales
24 200 (12.71%) IaaS
25 196 (12.45%) PaaS
26 190 (12.07%) Open Source
27 189 (12.01%) Web Services
28 187 (11.88%) Jenkins
29 186 (11.82%) PowerShell
30 178 (11.31%) 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 62 (3.94%) Apache Spark
2 50 (3.18%) Confluence
3 43 (2.73%) Apache
4 32 (2.03%) IIS
5 31 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 30 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 20 (1.27%) JBoss
9 18 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 18 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 18 (1.14%) Skype for Business
10 13 (0.83%) SharePoint
11 12 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
14 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.32%) Hyperledger
16 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.25%) WildFly
17 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.38%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 13 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.51%) FINCAD Analytics
4 5 (0.32%) assyst
5 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 2 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,097 (69.70%) AWS
2 994 (63.15%) Azure
3 435 (27.64%) GCP
4 200 (12.71%) IaaS
5 196 (12.45%) PaaS
6 176 (11.18%) SaaS
7 164 (10.42%) Office 365
8 155 (9.85%) OpenShift
9 123 (7.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 92 (5.84%) Serverless
11 63 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
12 55 (3.49%) Amazon ECS
12 55 (3.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 53 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 53 (3.37%) Amazon EKS
13 53 (3.37%) GitHub
14 52 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
15 49 (3.11%) Amazon S3
16 44 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
17 39 (2.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 178 (11.31%) Firewall
2 78 (4.96%) DNS
3 77 (4.89%) VPN
4 72 (4.57%) WAN
5 57 (3.62%) SAN
6 47 (2.99%) Internet
7 42 (2.67%) MPLS
8 40 (2.54%) LAN
9 38 (2.41%) Network Security
10 35 (2.22%) DHCP
11 33 (2.10%) TCP/IP
12 31 (1.97%) NetScaler
13 25 (1.59%) BGP
13 25 (1.59%) HTTP
14 24 (1.52%) VoIP
15 23 (1.46%) Wireless
16 20 (1.27%) Unified Communications
17 17 (1.08%) Skype
18 16 (1.02%) DMZ
19 14 (0.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (8.01%) NoSQL
2 94 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 86 (5.46%) Big Data
4 60 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
4 60 (3.81%) MySQL
5 48 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 37 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 34 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 33 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 33 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
10 31 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (1.65%) HBase
11 26 (1.65%) Redis
12 25 (1.59%) Power BI
13 21 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
13 21 (1.33%) Blockchain
14 19 (1.21%) MongoDB
15 17 (1.08%) Flink
15 17 (1.08%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 187 (11.88%) Jenkins
2 126 (8.01%) Git (software)
3 98 (6.23%) JIRA
4 81 (5.15%) Artifactory
5 57 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 52 (3.30%) Bitbucket
7 48 (3.05%) GitLab
8 31 (1.97%) Selenium
9 27 (1.72%) GoCD
10 22 (1.40%) Maven
11 19 (1.21%) Babel
11 19 (1.21%) JMeter
11 19 (1.21%) TeamCity
11 19 (1.21%) webpack
12 15 (0.95%) git-flow
12 15 (0.95%) Vagrant
13 13 (0.83%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.76%) Ant
15 11 (0.70%) RSpec
15 11 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 384 (24.40%) Finance
2 106 (6.73%) Banking
3 100 (6.35%) Public Sector
4 95 (6.04%) Retail
5 64 (4.07%) Front Office
6 28 (1.78%) Marketing
7 27 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.59%) Games
9 18 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.14%) Law
10 14 (0.89%) Automotive
10 14 (0.89%) Digital Economy
11 11 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.57%) Publishing
13 8 (0.51%) Advertising
13 8 (0.51%) Legal
14 6 (0.38%) Billing
15 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 455 (28.91%) Architect
2 219 (13.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 178 (11.31%) Cloud Engineer
4 166 (10.55%) Cloud Architect
5 162 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
6 146 (9.28%) Developer
7 116 (7.37%) Consultant
8 89 (5.65%) AWS Engineer
9 73 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 68 (4.32%) Technical Architect
11 63 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 62 (3.94%) AWS Architect
12 62 (3.94%) Software Engineer
13 61 (3.88%) Cloud Consultant
14 59 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
15 58 (3.68%) Java Developer
16 55 (3.49%) Lead Architect
17 54 (3.43%) Platform Engineer
18 53 (3.37%) AWS DevOps
18 53 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (12.01%) Web Services
2 153 (9.72%) Node.js
3 151 (9.59%) .NET
4 123 (7.81%) React
5 113 (7.18%) AngularJS
6 86 (5.46%) Elastic Stack
7 56 (3.56%) REST
8 55 (3.49%) Kafka
9 51 (3.24%) Spring
10 41 (2.60%) JSON
11 40 (2.54%) Middleware
12 39 (2.48%) CSS
12 39 (2.48%) RESTful
13 35 (2.22%) GraphQL
14 34 (2.16%) HTML
14 34 (2.16%) J2EE
15 22 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (1.40%) SOAP
15 22 (1.40%) Vue.js
15 22 (1.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 246 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 162 (10.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 161 (10.23%) Cloud Native
4 127 (8.07%) Private Cloud
5 103 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
6 69 (4.38%) Blog
7 64 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (4.00%) Hedge funds
9 62 (3.94%) Derivative
10 61 (3.88%) Equities
10 61 (3.88%) Equity Derivative
10 61 (3.88%) Fixed Income
11 48 (3.05%) PKI
12 44 (2.80%) Replication
13 36 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
14 34 (2.16%) Enterprise Cloud
15 29 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (1.72%) Management Information System
16 27 (1.72%) Virtual Team
17 25 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 469 (29.80%) Linux
2 332 (21.09%) Windows
3 89 (5.65%) Windows Server
4 78 (4.96%) Unix
5 70 (4.45%) CentOS
6 61 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (2.92%) Ubuntu
8 34 (2.16%) Windows 10
9 23 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.14%) Debian
11 12 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.64%) Solaris
13 8 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.25%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.19%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (41.68%) DevOps
2 643 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (17.41%) Migration
4 241 (15.31%) Microservices
5 225 (14.29%) Presales
6 190 (12.07%) Open Source
7 175 (11.12%) Analytics
8 174 (11.05%) Scrum
8 174 (11.05%) Software Engineering
9 167 (10.61%) ITIL
10 166 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
11 163 (10.36%) Infrastructure as Code
12 155 (9.85%) Technical Leadership
13 152 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
14 151 (9.59%) Configuration Management
15 144 (9.15%) Mentoring
16 141 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 133 (8.45%) Test Automation
18 119 (7.56%) Project Delivery
19 118 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 404 (25.67%) Python
2 338 (21.47%) Java
3 249 (15.82%) SQL
4 186 (11.82%) PowerShell
5 164 (10.42%) Ruby
6 146 (9.28%) JavaScript
7 125 (7.94%) Bash Shell
8 106 (6.73%) Go
9 104 (6.61%) C++
10 96 (6.10%) C#
11 55 (3.49%) R
12 46 (2.92%) C
13 36 (2.29%) Perl
14 23 (1.46%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.33%) Scala
16 15 (0.95%) PHP
17 14 (0.89%) Korn
18 11 (0.70%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.64%) Java 8
20 8 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (10.61%) Degree
2 85 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 68 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (3.30%) AWS Certification
6 50 (3.18%) SC Cleared
7 38 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 38 (2.41%) MCSE
8 35 (2.22%) MCSA
9 25 (1.59%) CCNA
10 19 (1.21%) CCNP
11 17 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (1.02%) CCIE
13 14 (0.89%) CISSP
13 14 (0.89%) RHCE
14 13 (0.83%) DV Cleared
14 13 (0.83%) SANS
15 9 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.57%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.22%) SLA
2 34 (2.16%) GDPR
3 27 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.72%) QA
4 19 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.44%) NCSC
6 6 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.32%) NIST
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.19%) PMO
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.064%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.064%) PSD2
System Software
1 392 (24.90%) Docker
2 143 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (7.88%) Active Directory
4 93 (5.91%) Hyper-V
5 58 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (2.29%) vCloud
7 35 (2.22%) XenApp
8 30 (1.91%) XenDesktop
9 28 (1.78%) vSphere
10 21 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 19 (1.21%) HDFS
12 12 (0.76%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.38%) Xen
15 5 (0.32%) etcd
15 5 (0.32%) NFS
15 5 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.32%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.25%) GlusterFS
16 4 (0.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 361 (22.94%) Kubernetes
2 329 (20.90%) Ansible
3 259 (16.45%) Puppet
4 239 (15.18%) Terraform
5 159 (10.10%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (4.51%) Packer
7 51 (3.24%) Grafana
7 51 (3.24%) SCCM
8 48 (3.05%) Consul
9 47 (2.99%) Prometheus
10 41 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
11 33 (2.10%) WSUS
12 31 (1.97%) Graphite
13 29 (1.84%) Nagios
13 29 (1.84%) ZABBIX
14 22 (1.40%) Salt
14 22 (1.40%) vCenter Server
15 21 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
16 20 (1.27%) SCOM
17 19 (1.21%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 406 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 231 (14.68%) VMware
3 230 (14.61%) Google
4 109 (6.93%) Cisco
5 107 (6.80%) Oracle
6 86 (5.46%) Red Hat
7 55 (3.49%) Citrix
8 48 (3.05%) WorldPay
9 45 (2.86%) HP
10 35 (2.22%) IBM
11 30 (1.91%) NetApp
11 30 (1.91%) SaltStack
12 28 (1.78%) Dell
12 28 (1.78%) ServiceNow
13 25 (1.59%) FIS
13 25 (1.59%) Veeam
14 24 (1.52%) Juniper
15 23 (1.46%) F5
15 23 (1.46%) Meraki
16 22 (1.40%) Splunk