Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 261 297
Rank change year-on-year +31 +36 +23
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 67 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 1.54% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 9
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +29.41% -
10th Percentile £48,000 £35,000 £39,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £66,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% -

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 3,549 3,965 4,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.29% 39.76% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,536 3,175 3,313
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +15 48 £70,000 +16.67% 10
Coventry +14 7 £80,000 - 1
Shropshire -2 4 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Wolverhampton - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £80,000 -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing Public Cloud 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 Public Cloud.

1 46 (68.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 46 (68.66%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (53.73%) PaaS
3 31 (46.27%) SaaS
4 29 (43.28%) Software Engineering
5 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (37.31%) ITIL
7 24 (35.82%) Data Centre
8 23 (34.33%) VMware
9 22 (32.84%) Java
9 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (32.84%) Self-Motivation
10 21 (31.34%) Hyper-V
10 21 (31.34%) C#
10 21 (31.34%) .NET
10 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
11 20 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
11 20 (29.85%) User Stories
12 18 (26.87%) SLA
13 17 (25.37%) Citrix
13 17 (25.37%) DevOps
14 16 (23.88%) XenApp
15 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
15 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
15 15 (22.39%) Windows
15 15 (22.39%) Python
15 15 (22.39%) Degree
15 15 (22.39%) Computer Science Degree
15 15 (22.39%) Greenfield Project

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 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Maya
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (68.66%) Amazon AWS
1 46 (68.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (53.73%) PaaS
3 31 (46.27%) SaaS
4 12 (17.91%) IaaS
5 9 (13.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (11.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (11.94%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (11.94%) Amazon S3
6 8 (11.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (11.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (10.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (7.46%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (4.48%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (4.48%) Office 365
10 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.49%) Datadog
10 1 (1.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.49%) MPLS
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) SMTP
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (11.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.49%) HBase
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) CircleCI
3 6 (8.96%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.46%) Codeship
4 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.49%) JBehave
6 1 (1.49%) JMeter
6 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.49%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.49%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Architect
2 14 (20.90%) Software Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) .NET Software Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) C# Software Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Java Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Citrix Specialist
4 12 (17.91%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Technical Specialist
4 12 (17.91%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 11 (16.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Java Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (13.43%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) Web Services
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) CGI
4 1 (1.49%) COM
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.49%) Kafka
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) Memcached
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Data Centre
2 22 (32.84%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
3 15 (22.39%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (17.91%) Private Cloud
5 8 (11.94%) NHS
6 6 (8.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
1 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Software Engineering
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) ITIL
4 20 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (29.85%) Mentoring
4 20 (29.85%) User Stories
5 17 (25.37%) DevOps
6 14 (20.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (20.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (20.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (20.90%) Service Delivery
7 12 (17.91%) Presales
8 9 (13.43%) Migration
8 9 (13.43%) Project Management
8 9 (13.43%) Service Management
9 8 (11.94%) Coaching
9 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
9 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2
9 8 (11.94%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) C#
3 15 (22.39%) Python
4 10 (14.93%) SQL
5 9 (13.43%) Scala
6 8 (11.94%) Perl
7 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.99%) C
9 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) Go
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 14 (20.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.87%) SLA
2 7 (10.45%) GCP
3 3 (4.48%) GDPR
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (31.34%) Hyper-V
3 16 (23.88%) XenApp
4 14 (20.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (20.90%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (20.90%) vSphere
4 14 (20.90%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) SCVMM
1 14 (20.90%) vCenter Server
1 14 (20.90%) vMotion
2 13 (19.40%) Ansible
3 11 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (16.42%) Puppet
4 5 (7.46%) CFEngine
4 5 (7.46%) Terraform
5 1 (1.49%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) VMware
2 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.37%) Citrix
4 14 (20.90%) Ivanti
5 5 (7.46%) Google
6 4 (5.97%) IBM
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco
7 2 (2.99%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.49%) Meraki
8 1 (1.49%) New Relic
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle
8 1 (1.49%) SAP