Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 195 286
Rank change year-on-year -16 +91 -28
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 57 94 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.19% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.85% 5.04% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 27
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +0.99%

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 1,997 1,864 1,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.64% 23.50% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 1,404 1,351
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 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
Birmingham +30 35 £67,500 +3.85% 6
Shropshire +8 7 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Warwickshire -25 6 £77,500 +98.72%
Staffordshire +4 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Coventry - 3 £70,000 -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 30 (52.63%) Azure
2 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Project Management
3 20 (35.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 20 (35.09%) Data Centre
3 20 (35.09%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (33.33%) Public Cloud
4 19 (33.33%) AWS
4 19 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (31.58%) Hyper-V
5 18 (31.58%) Private Cloud
5 18 (31.58%) ITIL
6 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
6 17 (29.82%) Web Services
7 16 (28.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (28.07%) Line Management
8 14 (24.56%) Migration
8 14 (24.56%) VMware
8 14 (24.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (24.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (24.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (24.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (24.56%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (24.56%) Presales
8 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
8 14 (24.56%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (24.56%) Amazon S3
8 14 (24.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (24.56%) Technology Roadmap

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 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) NetSuite
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.51%) Lawson
2 2 (3.51%) SAP HCM
2 2 (3.51%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (3.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (52.63%) Azure
2 19 (33.33%) AWS
3 16 (28.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (24.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (24.56%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (24.56%) Amazon ECS
4 14 (24.56%) Amazon S3
4 14 (24.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (24.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (7.02%) SaaS
6 2 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.51%) GCP
6 2 (3.51%) Office 365
6 2 (3.51%) Power Platform
6 2 (3.51%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.75%) Firebase
7 1 (1.75%) GitHub
7 1 (1.75%) Serverless
7 1 (1.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Internet
1 7 (12.28%) SAN
2 6 (10.53%) Wireless
3 4 (7.02%) DHCP
3 4 (7.02%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (7.02%) iSCSI
3 4 (7.02%) NAS
4 2 (3.51%) Intranet
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 14 (24.56%) Amazon RDS
1 14 (24.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) Power BI
4 2 (3.51%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Gradle
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
1 6 (10.53%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Games
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
3 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.51%) Automotive
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (19.30%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (17.54%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Designer
6 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Product Manager
8 3 (5.26%) UX Designer
9 2 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Content Designer
9 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) ERP Manager
9 2 (3.51%) ERP Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Head of IT
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.75%) Flutter
3 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
3 1 (1.75%) Java EE
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) React
3 1 (1.75%) REST
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.75%) Struts
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Data Centre
1 20 (35.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 19 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 19 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (31.58%) Private Cloud
4 7 (12.28%) User Experience
5 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.77%) Internet of Things
6 4 (7.02%) Clustering
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (7.02%) Social Network
7 3 (5.26%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.04%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Unix
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Solaris
5 3 (5.26%) SUSE
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Project Management
2 18 (31.58%) ITIL
3 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
4 16 (28.07%) Line Management
5 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
5 14 (24.56%) Migration
5 14 (24.56%) Presales
5 14 (24.56%) Technology Roadmap
6 13 (22.81%) ITIL V3
6 13 (22.81%) Service Management
6 13 (22.81%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (22.81%) TOGAF
7 9 (15.79%) DevOps
7 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (8.77%) Project Delivery
11 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) Master's Degree
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.51%) PMP
2 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.51%) SAP Certification
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PMO
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.75%) NIST
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Virtual Machines
2 18 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.26%) Docker
5 3 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) WSUS
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) VMware
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Arista
3 4 (7.02%) Brocade
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) Emulex
4 3 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.51%) Epicor
5 2 (3.51%) IFS
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Sage
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow