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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public 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 Public Cloud over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 198 184 168
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,412 557 171
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.01% 1.82% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 4.88% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 809 440 115
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,375 £41,750
25th Percentile £57,046 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £66,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.97% -3.33%
75th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £86,875
90th Percentile £112,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,750 £71,300
% change year-on-year +14.07% -7.78% +1.86%

Public Cloud is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,503 11,425 3,614
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 44.88% 37.27% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16,358 8,933 2,998
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £57,465
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.29% -4.23%
75th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +1.85%

Public Cloud
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Public Cloud trend for jobs with a WFH option

Public 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 Public Cloud.

Public Cloud salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Public Cloud over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Public Cloud salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, Public Cloud job roles required the following 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 Public Cloud.

1 981 (69.48%) AWS
2 880 (62.32%) Azure
3 650 (46.03%) DevOps
4 551 (39.02%) Agile
5 543 (38.46%) GCP
6 497 (35.20%) Kubernetes
7 480 (33.99%) CI/CD
8 478 (33.85%) Terraform
9 470 (33.29%) Python
10 381 (26.98%) Linux
11 369 (26.13%) Docker
12 333 (23.58%) Infrastructure as Code
13 306 (21.67%) Microsoft
14 305 (21.60%) Ansible
15 294 (20.82%) Finance
16 291 (20.61%) Cloud Native
17 285 (20.18%) Social Skills
18 281 (19.90%) Windows
19 276 (19.55%) Jenkins
20 274 (19.41%) Microservices
21 261 (18.48%) SaaS
22 253 (17.92%) Data Centre
23 242 (17.14%) Java
24 235 (16.64%) PaaS
25 230 (16.29%) SQL
26 225 (15.93%) Scrum
27 209 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
28 207 (14.66%) Public Sector
29 204 (14.45%) PowerShell
30 197 (13.95%) Migration

Public 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 77 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (4.82%) Apache
3 64 (4.53%) IIS
4 32 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 26 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.63%) Confluence
7 22 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 21 (1.49%) nginx
9 19 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
10 18 (1.27%) MS Exchange
11 17 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (0.85%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.71%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.42%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.35%) CMS
15 5 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.21%) Ethereum
16 3 (0.21%) WildFly
17 2 (0.14%) Hyperledger
17 2 (0.14%) Traefik
Applications
1 24 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.99%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.28%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.071%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 981 (69.48%) AWS
2 880 (62.32%) Azure
3 543 (38.46%) GCP
4 261 (18.48%) SaaS
5 235 (16.64%) PaaS
6 190 (13.46%) IaaS
7 146 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 125 (8.85%) Cloud Computing
9 102 (7.22%) GitHub
10 99 (7.01%) Microsoft 365
11 90 (6.37%) Serverless
12 85 (6.02%) Amazon EKS
13 82 (5.81%) Datadog
14 56 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
15 41 (2.90%) Amazon ECS
16 39 (2.76%) Azure Sentinel
17 33 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
18 30 (2.12%) Azure Monitor
19 29 (2.05%) Amazon S3
20 20 (1.42%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 100 (7.08%) Firewall
2 78 (5.52%) DNS
3 72 (5.10%) WAN
4 63 (4.46%) LAN
5 45 (3.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 40 (2.83%) VPN
7 39 (2.76%) Network Security
8 36 (2.55%) Wireless
9 34 (2.41%) TCP/IP
10 32 (2.27%) SAN
11 31 (2.20%) SD-WAN
12 29 (2.05%) DHCP
13 26 (1.84%) DMZ
14 24 (1.70%) VoIP
15 19 (1.35%) Internet
16 14 (0.99%) Unified Communications
17 13 (0.92%) BGP
17 13 (0.92%) HTTP
18 12 (0.85%) PPP
18 12 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (12.96%) Big Data
2 144 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 99 (7.01%) NoSQL
4 79 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
5 74 (5.24%) MySQL
6 72 (5.10%) Hadoop
7 51 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (3.54%) Data Lake
9 48 (3.40%) MongoDB
9 48 (3.40%) Oracle Database
10 40 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
11 35 (2.48%) Relational Database
12 30 (2.12%) InfluxDB
13 24 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
14 22 (1.56%) JasperReports
15 21 (1.49%) OLAP
16 20 (1.42%) Apache Pinot
16 20 (1.42%) Electronic Patient Records
17 16 (1.13%) BigQuery
17 16 (1.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 276 (19.55%) Jenkins
2 139 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 133 (9.42%) GitLab
4 96 (6.80%) TeamCity
5 93 (6.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 55 (3.90%) JIRA
7 53 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 46 (3.26%) JUnit
9 44 (3.12%) RSpec
10 30 (2.12%) SonarQube
11 29 (2.05%) Maven
12 28 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (1.35%) CircleCI
14 15 (1.06%) Terragrunt
15 13 (0.92%) Burp Suite
16 10 (0.71%) GoCD
16 10 (0.71%) IBM UrbanCode
16 10 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
17 9 (0.64%) Bitbucket
18 8 (0.57%) Spinnaker
General
1 294 (20.82%) Finance
2 285 (20.18%) Social Skills
3 207 (14.66%) Public Sector
4 115 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (5.74%) Banking
6 77 (5.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 61 (4.32%) Legal
8 60 (4.25%) Games
9 58 (4.11%) Marketing
9 58 (4.11%) Retail
10 56 (3.97%) Esports
11 43 (3.05%) Telecoms
12 30 (2.12%) Law
13 27 (1.91%) Presentation Skills
14 24 (1.70%) Local Government
15 20 (1.42%) Front Office
16 17 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
16 17 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
17 16 (1.13%) Financial Institution
18 15 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 289 (20.47%) Architect
2 243 (17.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 138 (9.77%) Developer
4 130 (9.21%) Cloud Architect
5 124 (8.78%) Solutions Architect
6 115 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 93 (6.59%) Consultant
8 66 (4.67%) Azure Architect
8 66 (4.67%) Java Developer
9 62 (4.39%) Senior DevOps
10 57 (4.04%) Azure Engineer
11 52 (3.68%) Software Engineer
12 49 (3.47%) Data Engineer
13 48 (3.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 47 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 46 (3.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 42 (2.97%) Lead DevOps
17 39 (2.76%) AWS Engineer
18 38 (2.69%) Java Engineer
19 37 (2.62%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (9.28%) React
2 115 (8.14%) Kafka
3 103 (7.29%) Spring
4 100 (7.08%) Node.js
5 75 (5.31%) Elastic Stack
6 70 (4.96%) .NET
7 69 (4.89%) Spring Boot
8 52 (3.68%) REST
9 50 (3.54%) HTML
10 46 (3.26%) ARM Templates
10 46 (3.26%) OpenAPI
10 46 (3.26%) Swagger
11 45 (3.19%) AngularJS
12 37 (2.62%) RESTful
12 37 (2.62%) Vue.js
13 35 (2.48%) CSS
14 33 (2.34%) jQuery
15 29 (2.05%) ADO
15 29 (2.05%) GraphQL
16 28 (1.98%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 291 (20.61%) Cloud Native
2 253 (17.92%) Data Centre
3 136 (9.63%) User Experience
4 116 (8.22%) Blockchain
5 113 (8.00%) IoT
6 107 (7.58%) iPhone
7 99 (7.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 85 (6.02%) Private Cloud
9 55 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
10 44 (3.12%) Virtual Team
11 33 (2.34%) Management Information System
12 29 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
13 28 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (1.70%) Replication
14 24 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
15 21 (1.49%) Clustering
16 16 (1.13%) Cyberattack
16 16 (1.13%) NHS
17 14 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 381 (26.98%) Linux
2 281 (19.90%) Windows
3 86 (6.09%) Unix
4 74 (5.24%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (1.70%) Solaris
7 23 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.71%) Android
10 10 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (0.64%) zOS
12 8 (0.57%) CentOS
13 7 (0.50%) Debian
14 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.35%) AIX
15 5 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (46.03%) DevOps
2 551 (39.02%) Agile
3 480 (33.99%) CI/CD
4 333 (23.58%) Infrastructure as Code
5 274 (19.41%) Microservices
6 225 (15.93%) Scrum
7 209 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
8 197 (13.95%) Migration
9 193 (13.67%) Cybersecurity
10 164 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
11 154 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 150 (10.62%) Software Engineering
13 145 (10.27%) TDD
14 142 (10.06%) Presales
15 131 (9.28%) Configuration Management
16 128 (9.07%) Artificial Intelligence
17 126 (8.92%) Analytics
17 126 (8.92%) Infrastructure Automation
17 126 (8.92%) Technology Transformation
18 116 (8.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 470 (33.29%) Python
2 242 (17.14%) Java
3 230 (16.29%) SQL
4 204 (14.45%) PowerShell
5 165 (11.69%) Bash
6 145 (10.27%) JavaScript
7 94 (6.66%) Go
8 68 (4.82%) TypeScript
9 58 (4.11%) Ruby
10 44 (3.12%) C#
11 40 (2.83%) PHP
12 32 (2.27%) Perl
13 27 (1.91%) Groovy
14 25 (1.77%) Shell Script
15 20 (1.42%) Kotlin
16 19 (1.35%) C++
17 18 (1.27%) Scala
18 15 (1.06%) Elixir
19 7 (0.50%) C
20 3 (0.21%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 133 (9.42%) Degree
2 98 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 90 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 72 (5.10%) AWS Certification
5 54 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (2.27%) MCSE
8 28 (1.98%) CCNP
8 28 (1.98%) MCSA
9 26 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (1.56%) DBS Check
11 21 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (1.20%) MCTS
13 14 (0.99%) CCIE
14 13 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 13 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.85%) PMI Certification
16 11 (0.78%) MCP
17 10 (0.71%) CCNA
18 9 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.30%) QA
2 37 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.05%) NIST
4 28 (1.98%) GDPR
5 22 (1.56%) SLA
6 17 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 15 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (0.64%) GRC
8 9 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.57%) IASME
10 6 (0.42%) Accessibility
10 6 (0.42%) GAMP
10 6 (0.42%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.35%) NCSC
11 5 (0.35%) SOC 2
12 4 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 369 (26.13%) Docker
2 152 (10.76%) Active Directory
3 100 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (1.49%) VMware NSX
6 21 (1.49%) vSphere
7 19 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.99%) KVM
8 14 (0.99%) Xen
9 13 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.35%) Ceph
11 5 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.21%) NFS
13 2 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.14%) Gluster
13 2 (0.14%) vCloud
13 2 (0.14%) XenApp
13 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 497 (35.20%) Kubernetes
2 478 (33.85%) Terraform
3 305 (21.60%) Ansible
4 155 (10.98%) Opscode Chef
5 149 (10.55%) Puppet
6 101 (7.15%) SCCM
7 62 (4.39%) Prometheus
8 61 (4.32%) Grafana
9 33 (2.34%) SCOM
10 30 (2.12%) Nagios
11 23 (1.63%) ZABBIX
12 21 (1.49%) Rancher
12 21 (1.49%) SCSM
13 16 (1.13%) Kibana
13 16 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
14 12 (0.85%) Graphite
15 11 (0.78%) CFEngine
16 10 (0.71%) CASB
16 10 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 306 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 166 (11.76%) Google
3 133 (9.42%) Oracle
4 128 (9.07%) VMware
5 94 (6.66%) Cisco
6 51 (3.61%) IBM
7 46 (3.26%) Splunk
8 44 (3.12%) Spotify
9 37 (2.62%) HP
10 33 (2.34%) Red Hat
11 29 (2.05%) Veeam
12 27 (1.91%) Dell
13 26 (1.84%) Palo Alto
14 25 (1.77%) Alibaba
15 23 (1.63%) Citrix
16 22 (1.56%) NEC
16 22 (1.56%) Northgate
17 21 (1.49%) Fortinet
17 21 (1.49%) Juniper
17 21 (1.49%) Nimble Storage