Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 247 311
Rank change year-on-year +8 +64 -4
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 77 76 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.72% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 1.98% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 3
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +136.11% -53.40%
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,530 3,831 3,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.23% 36.31% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 2,806 2,682
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the West Midlands

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Public Cloud in the West Midlands

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in the West Midlands

Public Cloud
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 Public Cloud within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 +28 57 £60,000 -4.00% 9
Shropshire - 10 £45,000 - 1
Coventry -30 4 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 - 2
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Public Cloud 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 Public Cloud.

1 51 (66.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (63.64%) ITIL
3 47 (61.04%) Data Centre
4 45 (58.44%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 35 (45.45%) VMware
7 27 (35.06%) Service Delivery
7 27 (35.06%) Office 365
8 26 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (33.77%) Windows
9 23 (29.87%) Citrix
9 23 (29.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (27.27%) SCVMM
10 21 (27.27%) Change Management
11 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
12 17 (22.08%) PowerShell
12 17 (22.08%) Line Management
13 16 (20.78%) DevOps
13 16 (20.78%) Ansible
13 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (20.78%) Matrix Management
13 16 (20.78%) Validation
13 16 (20.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 16 (20.78%) MS Exchange
14 15 (19.48%) Python
14 15 (19.48%) Degree
14 15 (19.48%) Puppet
15 14 (18.18%) Docker
15 14 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (18.18%) Java

Public Cloud
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 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Apache
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.60%) JBoss
6 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) Confluence
7 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 51 (66.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (58.44%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (35.06%) Office 365
4 14 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (6.49%) PaaS
7 4 (5.19%) GitHub
7 4 (5.19%) SaaS
8 3 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (3.90%) IaaS
9 1 (1.30%) Slack
9 1 (1.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) NAS
1 11 (14.29%) SAN
2 10 (12.99%) NetScaler
3 7 (9.09%) DDNS
3 7 (9.09%) DNS
3 7 (9.09%) Firewall
3 7 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (6.49%) SSL
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.49%) VPN
5 4 (5.19%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.19%) Skype
6 3 (3.90%) Network Security
7 2 (2.60%) Internet
8 1 (1.30%) LAN
8 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.60%) Gatling
3 2 (2.60%) JBehave
3 2 (2.60%) JMeter
3 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.60%) LoadUI
3 2 (2.60%) Maven
3 2 (2.60%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.60%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Service Manager
1 16 (20.78%) Technical Manager
1 16 (20.78%) Technical Services Manager
2 15 (19.48%) Architect
3 11 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 10 (12.99%) Technical Support
5 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 6 (7.79%) AWS Architect
8 6 (7.79%) DevOps Specialist
8 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Azure Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.60%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (61.04%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.69%) Clustering
4 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.60%) Replication
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.30%) PKI
8 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Windows
2 14 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.88%) Linux
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) ITIL
2 27 (35.06%) Service Delivery
3 23 (29.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (27.27%) Change Management
5 17 (22.08%) Line Management
6 16 (20.78%) DevOps
6 16 (20.78%) Matrix Management
6 16 (20.78%) Validation
7 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
8 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
9 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (14.29%) Runbook
10 10 (12.99%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.39%) Project Management
12 7 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (9.09%) Service Management
13 6 (7.79%) IT Strategy
13 6 (7.79%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.48%) Python
3 14 (18.18%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.88%) Perl
4 13 (16.88%) Ruby
5 11 (14.29%) VBScript
6 6 (7.79%) SQL
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Groovy
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (12.99%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.79%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (2.60%) CCSP
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.60%) CISM
7 2 (2.60%) CISSP
7 2 (2.60%) Postgraduate
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.60%) SSCP
8 1 (1.30%) MCP
8 1 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) COBIT
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
3 14 (18.18%) Docker
4 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
5 11 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (12.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (12.99%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (12.99%) vSphere
6 10 (12.99%) XenApp
6 10 (12.99%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (27.27%) SCVMM
2 16 (20.78%) Ansible
2 16 (20.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 15 (19.48%) Puppet
4 14 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (14.29%) Salt
6 10 (12.99%) vCenter Server
6 10 (12.99%) vMotion
7 9 (11.69%) SCOM
8 5 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (6.49%) Packer
8 5 (6.49%) SCCM
9 2 (2.60%) Terraform
10 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 35 (45.45%) VMware
3 23 (29.87%) Citrix
4 11 (14.29%) BMC
5 10 (12.99%) Ivanti
6 9 (11.69%) Oracle
7 8 (10.39%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.79%) HP
9 5 (6.49%) McAfee
9 5 (6.49%) Symantec
10 4 (5.19%) Brocade
10 4 (5.19%) CommVault
10 4 (5.19%) Dell
10 4 (5.19%) EMC
10 4 (5.19%) F5
10 4 (5.19%) Fortinet
10 4 (5.19%) Google
10 4 (5.19%) Veeam
11 3 (3.90%) JD Edwards
11 3 (3.90%) SAP