Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 268 339
Rank change year-on-year +61 +71 -28
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 97 55 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.56% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 1.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 6
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £61,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.04% +104.17% -29.41%
10th Percentile £41,500 £45,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 3,779 3,927 4,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.65% 39.99% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,650 3,112 3,475
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,783 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +34 72 £75,000 +7.14% 10
Coventry -7 9 £60,000 +14.29% 7
Shropshire +10 3 £60,000 +5.49% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £80,000 - 1
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 59 (60.82%) Data Centre
2 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
3 52 (53.61%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (52.58%) Service Delivery
5 50 (51.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 49 (50.52%) ITIL
7 47 (48.45%) VMware
8 44 (45.36%) Software Engineering
9 41 (42.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (38.14%) Windows
10 37 (38.14%) Citrix
11 36 (37.11%) Degree
11 36 (37.11%) Computer Science
11 36 (37.11%) Computer Science Degree
12 35 (36.08%) Self-Motivation
12 35 (36.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (35.05%) SLA
13 34 (35.05%) Windows Server
14 33 (34.02%) Hyper-V
14 33 (34.02%) XenApp
15 32 (32.99%) vSphere
15 32 (32.99%) PaaS
16 31 (31.96%) XenDesktop
16 31 (31.96%) SCVMM
16 31 (31.96%) Ivanti
16 31 (31.96%) VMware ESXi
16 31 (31.96%) Exchange Server 2010
16 31 (31.96%) Root Cause Analysis
16 31 (31.96%) NetScaler
16 31 (31.96%) ITIL Certification

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 31 (31.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 31 (31.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.09%) Apache
2 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.03%) JBoss
4 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 52 (53.61%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (51.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (32.99%) PaaS
4 26 (26.80%) SaaS
5 14 (14.43%) IaaS
5 14 (14.43%) Office 365
6 4 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.09%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (2.06%) GitHub
9 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.03%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.96%) NetScaler
2 4 (4.12%) DNS
2 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.09%) DHCP
3 3 (3.09%) Firewall
3 3 (3.09%) FTP
3 3 (3.09%) HTTP
3 3 (3.09%) IPsec
3 3 (3.09%) VPN
4 2 (2.06%) LAN
4 2 (2.06%) Skype
4 2 (2.06%) WAN
4 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.03%) ICMP
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) SMS
5 1 (1.03%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.03%) DB2
2 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.06%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.06%) Codeship
5 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.03%) Gatling
5 1 (1.03%) JBehave
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) JMeter
5 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.03%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.03%) Maven
5 1 (1.03%) Selenium
5 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.03%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Publishing
4 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Citrix Specialist
1 23 (23.71%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 23 (23.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 23 (23.71%) Technical Specialist
1 23 (23.71%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 18 (18.56%) Architect
3 11 (11.34%) Service Manager
4 10 (10.31%) Technical Architect
4 10 (10.31%) Technical Manager
4 10 (10.31%) Technical Services Manager
5 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.28%) .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Java Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Scala Software Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.46%) .NET
2 4 (4.12%) Kafka
2 4 (4.12%) Web Services
3 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (60.82%) Data Centre
2 36 (37.11%) Computer Science
3 35 (36.08%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (15.46%) Private Cloud
5 13 (13.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (11.34%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (7.22%) NHS
8 4 (4.12%) CMDB
9 3 (3.09%) Fintech
9 3 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.14%) Windows
2 34 (35.05%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.31%) Linux
4 3 (3.09%) VMS
5 2 (2.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.58%) Service Delivery
2 49 (50.52%) ITIL
3 44 (45.36%) Software Engineering
4 35 (36.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (31.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (18.56%) Mentoring
8 15 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (14.43%) Line Management
9 14 (14.43%) User Stories
10 12 (12.37%) Validation
11 10 (10.31%) Change Management
11 10 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (10.31%) Matrix Management
11 10 (10.31%) Presales
11 10 (10.31%) Tech Ops
12 9 (9.28%) DevOps
13 8 (8.25%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
14 7 (7.22%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) C#
2 15 (15.46%) Java
3 10 (10.31%) Scala
4 8 (8.25%) Python
5 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.09%) Go
6 3 (3.09%) Perl
7 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.06%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) SQL
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) Groovy
8 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 36 (37.11%) Degree
2 31 (31.96%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.12%) ISEB
3 4 (4.12%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (35.05%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) GCP
3 2 (2.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (42.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (34.02%) Hyper-V
2 33 (34.02%) XenApp
3 32 (32.99%) vSphere
4 31 (31.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 31 (31.96%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (31.96%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.15%) Docker
6 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (31.96%) SCVMM
1 31 (31.96%) vCenter Server
1 31 (31.96%) vMotion
2 10 (10.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.19%) Puppet
4 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.09%) Ambari
5 3 (3.09%) Ansible
5 3 (3.09%) Cacti
5 3 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.09%) Kibana
5 3 (3.09%) logstash
5 3 (3.09%) Nagios
6 2 (2.06%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.06%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.03%) Terraform
7 1 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 47 (48.45%) VMware
3 37 (38.14%) Citrix
4 31 (31.96%) Ivanti
5 11 (11.34%) Google
6 7 (7.22%) IBM
7 4 (4.12%) Dell
7 4 (4.12%) EMC
7 4 (4.12%) NetApp
7 4 (4.12%) Veritas
8 3 (3.09%) Splunk
9 2 (2.06%) Aruba
9 2 (2.06%) Avaya
9 2 (2.06%) Symantec
10 1 (1.03%) Cisco
10 1 (1.03%) HP
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.03%) SAP
10 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow