Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 240 266
Rank change year-on-year +65 +26 +43
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 109 70 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.43% 0.78% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 2.05% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93 35 25
West Midlands median annual salary £63,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.29% +16.67% +41.18%
10th Percentile £41,250 £47,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £66,000
% 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 2,975 3,407 3,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.06% 37.76% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,185 2,392 2,989
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,888 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.29% +5.00% -

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 +64 80 £65,250 -6.79% 19
Solihull - 8 £82,500 -
Coventry +12 6 £42,500 -46.88%
Shropshire +4 5 £85,000 +47.83% 2
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 90 (82.57%) Azure
2 75 (68.81%) AWS
3 46 (42.20%) Migration
4 44 (40.37%) DevOps
5 42 (38.53%) Data Centre
6 39 (35.78%) Presales
7 35 (32.11%) SQL
8 32 (29.36%) PaaS
9 31 (28.44%) Linux
10 30 (27.52%) Microsoft
10 30 (27.52%) IaaS
11 29 (26.61%) ITIL
12 27 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (22.02%) Private Cloud
14 23 (21.10%) Python
15 22 (20.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (20.18%) SaaS
15 22 (20.18%) Hybrid Cloud
16 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 21 (19.27%) Cloud Computing
16 21 (19.27%) Load Balancing
16 21 (19.27%) Web Services
17 20 (18.35%) Amazon RDS
17 20 (18.35%) Self-Motivation
17 20 (18.35%) Azure Active Directory
18 19 (17.43%) High Availability
18 19 (17.43%) Docker
18 19 (17.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 19 (17.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 19 (17.43%) Hyper-V

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 4 (3.67%) Anypoint
1 4 (3.67%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 90 (82.57%) Azure
2 75 (68.81%) AWS
3 32 (29.36%) PaaS
4 30 (27.52%) IaaS
5 22 (20.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (20.18%) SaaS
6 21 (19.27%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (18.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (17.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 19 (17.43%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (17.43%) Amazon S3
8 19 (17.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 17 (15.60%) Amazon ECS
9 17 (15.60%) GCP
9 17 (15.60%) Office 365
10 6 (5.50%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (4.59%) GitHub
12 4 (3.67%) Apigee
12 4 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (3.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) Firewall
2 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.50%) VPN
4 5 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.59%) DNS
4 5 (4.59%) LAN
4 5 (4.59%) MPLS
4 5 (4.59%) WAN
4 5 (4.59%) Wireless
5 4 (3.67%) Network Security
6 2 (1.83%) Converged Networks
6 2 (1.83%) DHCP
6 2 (1.83%) Internet
6 2 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.92%) ICMP
7 1 (0.92%) SAN
7 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (15.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (15.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) DB2
7 1 (0.92%) OLTP
7 1 (0.92%) Power BI
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.42%) CircleCI
2 7 (6.42%) Codeship
2 7 (6.42%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.59%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.92%) AppVeyor
6 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.92%) GitLab
6 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Retail
3 6 (5.50%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (44.04%) Architect
2 30 (27.52%) Cloud Architect
3 22 (20.18%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (19.27%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (17.43%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 17 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (12.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (11.93%) AWS Engineer
8 13 (11.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (11.01%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (10.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 8 (7.34%) AWS DevOps
11 8 (7.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 8 (7.34%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (7.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 7 (6.42%) Consultant
12 7 (6.42%) Technical Architect
13 5 (4.59%) Integration Architect
13 5 (4.59%) Senior Architect
13 5 (4.59%) Senior Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) Web Services
2 8 (7.34%) Node.js
3 6 (5.50%) .NET
3 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.50%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (3.67%) Apache Camel
4 4 (3.67%) JSON
4 4 (3.67%) RAML
4 4 (3.67%) Spring
4 4 (3.67%) Swagger
5 3 (2.75%) RESTful
6 2 (1.83%) LAMP
6 2 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.83%) React
6 2 (1.83%) REST
6 2 (1.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.53%) Data Centre
2 24 (22.02%) Private Cloud
3 22 (20.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (18.35%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (16.51%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.75%) iPad
8 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.83%) CMDB
9 2 (1.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.44%) Linux
2 11 (10.09%) Unix
3 9 (8.26%) Windows
4 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.75%) CentOS
5 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.92%) Android
7 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Migration
2 44 (40.37%) DevOps
3 39 (35.78%) Presales
4 29 (26.61%) ITIL
5 27 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 21 (19.27%) Load Balancing
7 19 (17.43%) High Availability
8 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.51%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (15.60%) Line Management
9 17 (15.60%) Project Delivery
9 17 (15.60%) Technology Roadmap
10 16 (14.68%) Configuration Management
11 14 (12.84%) Project Management
12 13 (11.93%) Microservices
12 13 (11.93%) PRINCE2
12 13 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (11.93%) Service Management
12 13 (11.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.11%) SQL
2 23 (21.10%) Python
3 14 (12.84%) Bash Shell
3 14 (12.84%) Java
4 7 (6.42%) Perl
5 5 (4.59%) C
5 5 (4.59%) PHP
5 5 (4.59%) Scala
5 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.75%) C#
8 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.59%) CCNA
2 5 (4.59%) CCNP
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) RHCE
3 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) MCSA
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CCDP
6 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) GDPR
3 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.43%) Docker
1 19 (17.43%) Hyper-V
2 18 (16.51%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) Puppet
2 15 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.93%) Kubernetes
4 11 (10.09%) Ansible
5 8 (7.34%) CFEngine
6 7 (6.42%) Terraform
7 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.83%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.92%) Consul
9 1 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.92%) Grafana
9 1 (0.92%) Graphite
9 1 (0.92%) Kibana
9 1 (0.92%) logstash
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.92%) Packer
9 1 (0.92%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) VMware
3 17 (15.60%) Google
4 11 (10.09%) IBM
5 9 (8.26%) Oracle
6 8 (7.34%) Atlassian
7 6 (5.50%) Cisco
8 5 (4.59%) Meraki
9 4 (3.67%) MuleSoft
9 4 (3.67%) WSO2
10 3 (2.75%) SAP
11 2 (1.83%) Citrix
11 2 (1.83%) CyberArk
11 2 (1.83%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.83%) Veeam
12 1 (0.92%) HP
12 1 (0.92%) New Relic
12 1 (0.92%) Tableau