Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 190 223
Rank change year-on-year +38 +33 +32
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 114 98 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.77% 1.25% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.58% 3.04% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 112 45 37
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £32,109
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%

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 2,490 3,220 3,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.56% 41.16% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,912 2,222 2,609
West Midlands median annual salary £45,841 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.18% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 24 February 2020.

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 24 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 +35 69 £64,250 -5.51% 12
Warwickshire -8 9 £65,000 -
Shropshire +18 6 £85,000 -
Coventry +5 4 £67,250 +31.22% 2
Solihull +3 4 £62,000 -24.85%
Herefordshire - 4 £56,250 -
Staffordshire - 3 £80,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 2 - - 5
Wolverhampton - 1 £80,000 -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 103 (90.35%) Azure
2 72 (63.16%) AWS
3 47 (41.23%) DevOps
4 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (34.21%) SQL
6 35 (30.70%) Data Centre
7 29 (25.44%) VMware
8 28 (24.56%) ITIL
9 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 27 (23.68%) Private Cloud
9 27 (23.68%) Presales
10 26 (22.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 25 (21.93%) Linux
11 25 (21.93%) Load Balancing
12 24 (21.05%) Migration
12 24 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 23 (20.18%) Web Services
13 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
14 22 (19.30%) Microservices
15 21 (18.42%) PaaS
15 21 (18.42%) Python
15 21 (18.42%) Product Roadmap
16 20 (17.54%) Hyper-V
16 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (17.54%) Jenkins
16 20 (17.54%) Docker
17 19 (16.67%) PowerShell
17 19 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
17 19 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (15.79%) Service Management

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 8 (7.02%) IIS
2 4 (3.51%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.75%) Confluence
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 103 (90.35%) Azure
2 72 (63.16%) AWS
3 21 (18.42%) PaaS
4 19 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (14.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (14.91%) GitHub
6 16 (14.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (13.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (13.16%) Office 365
8 14 (12.28%) Amazon ECS
8 14 (12.28%) Amazon S3
8 14 (12.28%) GCP
8 14 (12.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (10.53%) IaaS
10 11 (9.65%) SaaS
11 6 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (4.39%) AWS CodePipeline
13 4 (3.51%) Datadog
14 2 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.39%) Firewall
3 2 (1.75%) Converged Networks
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
3 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) MPLS
4 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) Azure SQL Database
2 15 (13.16%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (12.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
5 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.63%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) Big Data
8 1 (0.88%) OLTP
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.54%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.91%) GitLab
4 11 (9.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (7.02%) JIRA
6 5 (4.39%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.39%) CircleCI
6 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.51%) git-flow
7 4 (3.51%) Moq
8 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (10.53%) Public Sector
2 8 (7.02%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Billing
4 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.51%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (33.33%) Architect
2 24 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
5 17 (14.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (14.91%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 15 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (11.40%) Developer
8 12 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (10.53%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 12 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (9.65%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (9.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 11 (9.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (9.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Senior Architect
10 7 (6.14%) ServiceNow Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Integration Architect
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Integration Architect
11 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.18%) Web Services
2 11 (9.65%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (6.14%) Node.js
4 6 (5.26%) JSON
4 6 (5.26%) LAMP
5 4 (3.51%) .NET
5 4 (3.51%) .NET Core
5 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.51%) Entity Framework
5 4 (3.51%) Kafka
5 4 (3.51%) REST
5 4 (3.51%) YAML
6 2 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.70%) Data Centre
2 27 (23.68%) Private Cloud
3 26 (22.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.63%) Replication
8 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 16 (14.04%) Windows
3 11 (9.65%) CentOS
3 11 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.88%) VMS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.23%) DevOps
2 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.56%) ITIL
4 27 (23.68%) Presales
5 25 (21.93%) Load Balancing
6 24 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (21.05%) Migration
7 22 (19.30%) Microservices
8 21 (18.42%) Product Roadmap
9 19 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (15.79%) Service Management
11 17 (14.91%) IT Strategy
11 17 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (14.04%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (12.28%) High Availability
13 14 (12.28%) Line Management
13 14 (12.28%) PRINCE2
13 14 (12.28%) Technology Roadmap
14 13 (11.40%) ITIL V3
14 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.21%) SQL
2 21 (18.42%) Python
3 19 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 15 (13.16%) Java
5 13 (11.40%) Ruby
6 10 (8.77%) C#
7 8 (7.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.26%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.75%) CCIE
6 1 (0.88%) CCNA
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) GDPR
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) Docker
1 20 (17.54%) Hyper-V
1 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (7.89%) vCloud
4 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) Puppet
1 17 (14.91%) Terraform
2 16 (14.04%) Kubernetes
3 15 (13.16%) Ansible
4 11 (9.65%) Consul
4 11 (9.65%) Docker Swarm
4 11 (9.65%) Grafana
4 11 (9.65%) Graphite
4 11 (9.65%) Packer
4 11 (9.65%) Prometheus
5 9 (7.89%) vCenter Server
6 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.75%) Kibana
7 2 (1.75%) logstash
8 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.88%) SCCM
8 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) VMware
2 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.77%) ServiceNow
4 9 (7.89%) Oracle
5 7 (6.14%) IBM
6 5 (4.39%) Cisco
7 4 (3.51%) New Relic
8 2 (1.75%) Google
9 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) Meraki
9 1 (0.88%) NetApp
9 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto