Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 245 280
Rank change year-on-year +43 +35 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 78 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.76% 3.14% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 59 36 32
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -30.77% +18.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,750 £33,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,074 1,847 1,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.37% 20.97% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 1,483 1,324
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.99%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Birmingham +59 35 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Shropshire +20 20 £35,000 -12.50%
Warwickshire +4 14 £44,000 -
Walsall - 4 - -
Staffordshire +1 1 £37,500 +2.74% 1
Coventry - 1 £42,500 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 38 (48.72%) Azure
2 31 (39.74%) AWS
2 31 (39.74%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (37.18%) Data Centre
4 26 (33.33%) Migration
4 26 (33.33%) SQL
5 25 (32.05%) Web Services
6 23 (29.49%) Presales
6 23 (29.49%) Private Cloud
6 23 (29.49%) Public Cloud
6 23 (29.49%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (29.49%) Amazon S3
6 23 (29.49%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (28.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (28.21%) DevOps
7 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (26.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 21 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (26.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 21 (26.92%) Line Management
8 21 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (26.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 21 (26.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 21 (26.92%) Load Balancing
8 21 (26.92%) Technology Roadmap
8 21 (26.92%) Amazon ECS
9 20 (25.64%) Hyper-V
9 20 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (25.64%) Project Management
9 20 (25.64%) PRINCE2

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) NetSuite
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.85%) Lawson
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (48.72%) Azure
2 31 (39.74%) AWS
3 23 (29.49%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (29.49%) Amazon S3
4 22 (28.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (26.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 21 (26.92%) Amazon ECS
5 21 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (26.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (10.26%) IaaS
6 8 (10.26%) PaaS
7 5 (6.41%) Force.com
7 5 (6.41%) SaaS
8 4 (5.13%) Office 365
8 4 (5.13%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.56%) CloudFront
9 2 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) SAN
2 9 (11.54%) DNS
3 7 (8.97%) DHCP
4 3 (3.85%) Firewall
4 3 (3.85%) WLAN
5 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.56%) HTTP
5 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.56%) NAS
5 2 (2.56%) SSL
5 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 21 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
1 21 (26.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.13%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) OLAP
3 4 (5.13%) OLTP
4 3 (3.85%) Power BI
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (8.97%) Maven
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
4 6 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) GitLab
6 1 (1.28%) Gradle
6 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.28%) Toad
6 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
1 6 (7.69%) Legal
1 6 (7.69%) Publishing
2 5 (6.41%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Architect
2 21 (26.92%) Cloud Architect
2 21 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (21.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Administrator
5 8 (10.26%) Designer
6 6 (7.69%) Content Designer
6 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Salesforce Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Solaris Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.13%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
9 3 (3.85%) ERP Manager
9 3 (3.85%) ERP Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) Web Services
2 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.85%) J2EE
2 3 (3.85%) Java EE
2 3 (3.85%) Spring
2 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) JMS
3 2 (2.56%) REST
3 2 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) JPA
4 1 (1.28%) JSP
4 1 (1.28%) Struts
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.74%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (37.18%) Data Centre
3 23 (29.49%) Private Cloud
3 23 (29.49%) Public Cloud
4 19 (24.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.13%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.85%) Clustering
6 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.56%) NHS
7 2 (2.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) PKI
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Windows
3 11 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.54%) Solaris
4 9 (11.54%) SUSE
4 9 (11.54%) Unix
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.56%) CentOS
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.28%) AIX
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Migration
2 23 (29.49%) Presales
3 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) DevOps
4 21 (26.92%) Line Management
4 21 (26.92%) Load Balancing
4 21 (26.92%) Technology Roadmap
5 20 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (25.64%) PRINCE2
5 20 (25.64%) Project Management
6 18 (23.08%) ITIL
6 18 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
7 17 (21.79%) ITIL V3
7 17 (21.79%) Service Management
7 17 (21.79%) TOGAF
8 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (14.10%) IT Strategy
10 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Automation
10 10 (12.82%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.85%) Java
3 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.85%) Python
3 3 (3.85%) Ruby
3 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.56%) Go
4 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Java 8
5 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) CCNA
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.85%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.85%) MCSA
3 3 (3.85%) MCSE
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.85%) PMP
4 2 (2.56%) RHCE
4 2 (2.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.85%) PMO
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
5 8 (10.26%) Docker
6 2 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.56%) Ansible
4 2 (2.56%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.56%) Consul
4 2 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.56%) Grafana
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Nagios
4 2 (2.56%) Opsview
4 2 (2.56%) Packer
4 2 (2.56%) Terraform
4 2 (2.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) VMware
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle
5 4 (5.13%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.85%) Epicor
6 3 (3.85%) Fujitsu
6 3 (3.85%) IFS
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.85%) Sage
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) Arista
7 2 (2.56%) Brocade
7 2 (2.56%) Emulex
8 1 (1.28%) CA