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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 200 215
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 18 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.74% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.37% 8.57% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 11
Median salary £34,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.27% -15.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 759 537 327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.74% 8.60% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 638 397 243
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +13 9 £34,500 -
Shropshire +6 3 £68,975 +14.95% 2
Birmingham -11 3 £65,000 +18.18%
Halesowen - 1 - -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 15 (40.54%) Linux
1 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
4 11 (29.73%) Citrix
4 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
5 10 (27.03%) Web Services
5 10 (27.03%) Node.js
5 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
6 9 (24.32%) DevOps
6 9 (24.32%) Icinga
6 9 (24.32%) Microservices
6 9 (24.32%) AppDynamics
6 9 (24.32%) InfluxDB
6 9 (24.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (24.32%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (24.32%) Consul
6 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
6 9 (24.32%) Network Security
6 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
6 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
6 9 (24.32%) Smart Meter
6 9 (24.32%) Amazon EC2

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 3 (8.11%) Documentum
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) Network Security
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) DDNS
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (24.32%) InfluxDB
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Manager
4 7 (18.92%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Architect
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.70%) AWS Architect
9 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Azure Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) IT Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Python Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Node.js
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.11%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (24.32%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (24.32%) Smart Meter
3 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) BBC
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.70%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
4 5 (13.51%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) VyOS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
4 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
5 9 (24.32%) DevOps
5 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
5 9 (24.32%) Microservices
6 8 (21.62%) Process Improvement
7 7 (18.92%) SIEM
8 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
10 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.11%) TDD
11 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
11 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
2 2 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CEH
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) SANS
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) Docker
3 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) Snort
5 2 (5.41%) vCloud
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Consul
1 9 (24.32%) Icinga
1 9 (24.32%) Nagios
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Nessus
2 2 (5.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
1 14 (37.84%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) Citrix
3 9 (24.32%) AppDynamics
3 9 (24.32%) New Relic
3 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.51%) LogRhythm
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.11%) Pega
6 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Qualys
6 2 (5.41%) Splunk
7 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Sage
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Vyatta
Telford
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Salary: £65,500- £72,450
Posted: 20 days ago