Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Private Cloud
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 396 269 206
Rank change year-on-year -127 -63 +69
Permanent jobs citing Private Cloud 138 38 79
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.47% 0.46% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.35% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 119 33 60
10th Percentile £47,250 £55,250 £53,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £59,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,500 £103,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%

Private 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 with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,670 2,816 2,864
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 40.01% 34.07% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,625 2,496 2,456
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Private Cloud
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Private Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Private Cloud trend for jobs with a WFH option

Private Cloud
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Private Cloud.

Private Cloud salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Private Cloud
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Private Cloud over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Private Cloud salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, Private Cloud job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Private Cloud.

1 85 (61.59%) Azure
2 52 (37.68%) Public Cloud
3 49 (35.51%) AWS
4 48 (34.78%) DevOps
5 41 (29.71%) Python
6 37 (26.81%) SaaS
7 33 (23.91%) Kubernetes
8 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (22.46%) Git (software)
10 30 (21.74%) VMware
10 30 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 28 (20.29%) Windows
11 28 (20.29%) Microsoft 365
11 28 (20.29%) Ansible
12 26 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
12 26 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (18.12%) Docker
13 25 (18.12%) IaaS
14 23 (16.67%) Finance
15 22 (15.94%) Java
15 22 (15.94%) Bitbucket
15 22 (15.94%) Test Automation
15 22 (15.94%) Terraform
16 21 (15.22%) Firewall
17 19 (13.77%) Puppet
17 19 (13.77%) Windows Server
18 18 (13.04%) Microservices
18 18 (13.04%) Presales
18 18 (13.04%) Social Skills

Private Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 9 (6.52%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.17%) IIS
4 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 85 (61.59%) Azure
2 49 (35.51%) AWS
3 37 (26.81%) SaaS
4 28 (20.29%) Microsoft 365
5 25 (18.12%) IaaS
6 16 (11.59%) PaaS
7 11 (7.97%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (7.97%) Serverless
8 10 (7.25%) Slack
9 7 (5.07%) Power Platform
10 6 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (4.35%) PowerApps
11 5 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (3.62%) Datadog
12 4 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (2.90%) GCP
12 4 (2.90%) OpenShift
13 2 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (1.45%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.22%) Firewall
2 12 (8.70%) WAN
3 7 (5.07%) DNS
3 7 (5.07%) SAN
4 6 (4.35%) VPN
5 5 (3.62%) BGP
5 5 (3.62%) Network Security
6 4 (2.90%) IPsec
6 4 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.17%) DHCP
7 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.45%) MPLS
9 1 (0.72%) LAN
9 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.80%) Big Data
5 8 (5.80%) MarkLogic
6 5 (3.62%) MySQL
7 4 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.90%) InfluxDB
7 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (22.46%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.94%) Bitbucket
3 12 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.97%) JIRA
5 9 (6.52%) Gradle
5 9 (6.52%) Maven
6 8 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.62%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.90%) GitLab
8 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.17%) Gerrit
9 3 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.45%) Cypress.io
10 2 (1.45%) NUnit
10 2 (1.45%) Selenium
10 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (16.67%) Finance
2 18 (13.04%) Social Skills
3 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.97%) Banking
5 8 (5.80%) Private Banking
6 6 (4.35%) Marketing
6 6 (4.35%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.17%) Law
7 3 (2.17%) Legal
8 2 (1.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.72%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.72%) Local Government
9 1 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 42 (30.43%) Architect
2 29 (21.01%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.97%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (6.52%) Consultant
5 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.80%) Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Data Architect
6 8 (5.80%) IT Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) IT Operations Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Network Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Network Operations Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Senior Network Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.07%) Presales Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.04%) Kafka
2 11 (7.97%) Middleware
3 8 (5.80%) Azure Blueprints
3 8 (5.80%) JMX
3 8 (5.80%) Swagger
4 5 (3.62%) .NET
5 4 (2.90%) Django
6 3 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.45%) CSS
7 2 (1.45%) HTML
7 2 (1.45%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (1.45%) React
8 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.72%) Spring
8 1 (0.72%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (37.68%) Public Cloud
2 30 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.32%) Cloud Native
4 12 (8.70%) Replication
5 11 (7.97%) CMDB
6 9 (6.52%) Virtual Team
7 8 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.17%) User Experience
10 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.29%) Windows
2 19 (13.77%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.87%) Linux
4 7 (5.07%) Unix
5 3 (2.17%) CoreOS
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.17%) zOS
6 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) DevOps
2 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (15.94%) Test Automation
5 18 (13.04%) Change Management
5 18 (13.04%) Microservices
5 18 (13.04%) Open Source
5 18 (13.04%) Presales
6 17 (12.32%) Configuration Management
6 17 (12.32%) Mentoring
6 17 (12.32%) Migration
7 14 (10.14%) Project Management
8 13 (9.42%) High Availability
8 13 (9.42%) Scrum
9 12 (8.70%) Business Continuity
9 12 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (7.97%) Technical Leadership
11 10 (7.25%) Coaching
11 10 (7.25%) ITIL
11 10 (7.25%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.71%) Python
2 22 (15.94%) Java
3 15 (10.87%) C#
3 15 (10.87%) SQL
4 14 (10.14%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.25%) Scala
6 6 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.45%) C
8 2 (1.45%) C++
8 2 (1.45%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.97%) CCNP
2 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) Degree
4 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.17%) MCSE
5 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.45%) JNCIE
6 2 (1.45%) MCSA
7 1 (0.72%) CCNA
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 8 (5.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.72%) IASME
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (18.12%) Docker
3 11 (7.97%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.45%) Firmware
5 2 (1.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (23.91%) Kubernetes
2 28 (20.29%) Ansible
3 22 (15.94%) Terraform
4 19 (13.77%) Puppet
5 13 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (5.80%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (4.35%) Nagios
8 4 (2.90%) Packer
8 4 (2.90%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (2.17%) Istio
9 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.17%) SCCM
10 2 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (21.74%) VMware
2 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.59%) Veeam
4 15 (10.87%) Dell
4 15 (10.87%) Oracle
5 13 (9.42%) Cisco
6 12 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 11 (7.97%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.97%) F5
7 11 (7.97%) HP
8 8 (5.80%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.62%) NetApp
9 5 (3.62%) Splunk
10 4 (2.90%) New Relic
10 4 (2.90%) SaltStack
11 3 (2.17%) MikroTik
11 3 (2.17%) Sophos
11 3 (2.17%) Ubiquiti
11 3 (2.17%) Zerto
12 2 (1.45%) EMC