Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 98 116
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 13 18 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.91% 1.06% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.08% 4.34% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 8
Median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £36,250 £19,038 £37,500
90th Percentile £42,536 £53,750 £51,819
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 422 415 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 29.55% 24.37% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 348 347 325
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £23,050
90th Percentile £63,467 £57,500 £54,844
UK median annual salary £56,832 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.76% +5.00%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Wales

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in Wales

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Wales region over the 6 months to 6 June 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
South Wales +5 8 £38,500 -9.41%
North Wales +4 5 - -
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Azure
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Identity Management
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Clustering
4 7 (53.85%) SaaS
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) Cloud Native
5 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (38.46%) Decision-Making
6 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (38.46%) Docker
6 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
6 5 (38.46%) Public Cloud
6 5 (38.46%) High Availability
6 5 (38.46%) IaaS
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
6 5 (38.46%) Retail
6 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (38.46%) SUSE
6 5 (38.46%) PaaS

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Azure
2 7 (53.85%) SaaS
3 5 (38.46%) IaaS
3 5 (38.46%) PaaS
4 4 (30.77%) AWS
4 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
1 8 (61.54%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Leader
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 6 (46.15%) Cloud Native
3 5 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (38.46%) Public Cloud
4 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) CentOS
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) SUSE
2 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Identity Management
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Decision-Making
3 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) API Development
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (23.08%) CISMP
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Docker
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Veeam
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) SAP