A recent study revealed that the need for cloud computing and technical skills training in the UK is increasing, a trend intensified by technology changes driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. The study shows that cloud skills will see some of the greatest demand by employers by 2025. Across all digital skills, the ability to use cloud-based tools for work emerged as the top-ranked in-demand skill.
The top 5 in-demand skills by employers are as follows:
- Cloud Computing skills, which relate to the ability to run cloud computing instances.
- Cyber Security skills, which relate to the ability to implement measures to address cybersecurity risks, threats and vulnerabilities.
- Technical Support skills, which relate to the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot common technical problems.
- Computer Networking skills, which relate to the ability to link multiple devices for real-time sharing of information and resources.
Cloud computing offers significant growth opportunities
Almost all software companies in the UK are using cloud. Revenue in the United Kingdom (UK) from public cloud services, which makes up most of the cloud computing market, amounted to around £9,6bn in 2020.
The median annual salary for a Cloud Engineer in the UK was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 7 June 2022. Entry level positions start at £40,000 per year while most experienced workers make up to £70,969 per year.
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