The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 722 769 792
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +23
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 184 102 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.094% 0.093%
As % of the System Software category 1.48% 0.95% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 141 89 93
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,250 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12458 10709 11723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 9.85% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10273 9172 10032
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vCloud within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

vCloud
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCloud within the UK.

vCloud Salary Trend in the UK

vCloud
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vCloud over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

vCloud Salary Histogram in the UK

vCloud
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +74 180 £52,500 +5.00% 13
London +20 67 £52,500 +16.66% 3
South East +5 63 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Hampshire +4 32 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West -5 20 £52,000 +30.81% 2
Berkshire +6 17 £67,500 +22.72%
City of London +1 17 £47,500 +7.95% 2
East of England +14 14 £57,500 +9.52% 1
West Midlands +5 14 £67,500 +22.72%
Surrey +4 14 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Yorkshire -26 14 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Sheffield - 14 £67,500 -
South Yorkshire - 14 £67,500 -
Reading +10 13 £67,500 +22.72%
Birmingham +14 12 £67,500 +22.72%
Leeds -18 12 £67,500 +22.72%
West Yorkshire -27 12 £67,500 +22.72%
Manchester +3 11 £48,000 +12.94% 2
Rochdale - 10 £48,000 - 1
Merseyside - 9 £57,500 -
South West - 9 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 8 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £57,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £45,000 -
Watford - 6 £57,500 -
Farnborough -12 5 £47,500 -7.31%
Middlesex +3 4 - -
Essex - 4 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 4 £100,000 -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 - -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud.

1 335 (92.03%) VMware
2 266 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (44.51%) vSphere
4 152 (41.76%) Windows
5 146 (40.11%) Linux
6 111 (30.49%) Microsoft
7 103 (28.30%) ITIL
8 102 (28.02%) SAN
9 96 (26.37%) HP
10 93 (25.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 80 (21.98%) Cisco
12 70 (19.23%) EMC
12 70 (19.23%) VMware ESX
13 68 (18.68%) VMware ESXi
14 67 (18.41%) NetApp
15 65 (17.86%) PowerShell
16 59 (16.21%) Citrix
17 52 (14.29%) Security Cleared
17 52 (14.29%) Hyper-V
18 49 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 49 (13.46%) Active Directory
19 48 (13.19%) SLA
20 47 (12.91%) NAS
21 45 (12.36%) CentOS
22 44 (12.09%) TCP/IP
23 42 (11.54%) MS Excel
23 42 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
24 40 (10.99%) Degree
25 39 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 38 (10.44%) Cloud Computing

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.34%) OpenStack
2 23 (6.32%) Apache
3 19 (5.22%) IIS
4 17 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.67%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.20%) SAS
7 8 (2.20%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.10%) Lync
9 2 (0.55%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.20%) SPSS
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.44%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (9.34%) IaaS
4 21 (5.77%) PaaS
5 17 (4.67%) SaaS
6 11 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.20%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.10%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.55%) Office 365
12 1 (0.27%) Heroku
12 1 (0.27%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (28.02%) SAN
2 47 (12.91%) NAS
3 44 (12.09%) TCP/IP
4 37 (10.16%) VPN
5 36 (9.89%) Firewall
6 35 (9.62%) IPsec
7 25 (6.87%) iSCSI
8 24 (6.59%) Internet
8 24 (6.59%) SSL
9 22 (6.04%) DNS
9 22 (6.04%) LAN
9 22 (6.04%) WAN
10 20 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (3.30%) WAAS
11 12 (3.30%) DMZ
11 12 (3.30%) VLAN
12 11 (3.02%) FTP
12 11 (3.02%) Network Security
12 11 (3.02%) NetScaler
13 9 (2.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.02%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.20%) MySQL
6 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.92%) Big Data
7 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (4.95%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.12%) Maven
4 4 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Ant
5 1 (0.27%) AnthillPro
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.27%) FishEye
General
1 37 (10.16%) Finance
2 9 (2.47%) Advertising
2 9 (2.47%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.47%) Retail
3 6 (1.65%) Marketing
3 6 (1.65%) Legal
4 2 (0.55%) Games
4 2 (0.55%) Publishing
4 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 78 (21.43%) Architect
2 54 (14.84%) Consultant
3 46 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (9.34%) VMware Engineer
4 34 (9.34%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (8.24%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 27 (7.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
8 26 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
9 22 (6.04%) Administrator
9 22 (6.04%) Virtualisation Architect
9 22 (6.04%) VMware Consultant
10 20 (5.49%) Technical Architect
11 19 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (4.95%) Cloud Architect
13 17 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 15 (4.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.69%) Web Services
2 9 (2.47%) J2EE
3 8 (2.20%) COM
4 3 (0.82%) HTML
4 3 (0.82%) CSS
5 2 (0.55%) .NET
6 1 (0.27%) Spring
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.27%) REST
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.27%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 26 (7.14%) Clustering
3 23 (6.32%) e-Health
4 17 (4.67%) Open Source
5 14 (3.85%) CLARiiON
6 13 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.02%) Mainframe
7 11 (3.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (2.47%) FlexPod
9 7 (1.92%) Replication
9 7 (1.92%) Symmetrix
9 7 (1.92%) Symmetrix DMX
9 7 (1.92%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.92%) Celerra
10 6 (1.65%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.10%) Social Media
11 4 (1.10%) Blog
12 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 152 (41.76%) Windows
2 146 (40.11%) Linux
3 49 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (12.36%) CentOS
5 39 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (7.69%) UNIX
7 24 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 9 (2.47%) Debian
10 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (28.30%) ITIL
2 34 (9.34%) Change Management
3 32 (8.79%) Service Delivery
4 31 (8.52%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
6 27 (7.42%) Capacity Management
7 26 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 26 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 25 (6.87%) DevOps
9 21 (5.77%) Service Management
10 17 (4.67%) Kanban
10 17 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 17 (4.67%) Scrum
11 15 (4.12%) Configuration Management
11 15 (4.12%) Build Automation
12 13 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
13 11 (3.02%) TOGAF
13 11 (3.02%) Project Management
13 11 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (2.75%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 32 (8.79%) Java
3 29 (7.97%) SQL
3 29 (7.97%) Python
4 15 (4.12%) Perl
5 14 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.02%) Ruby
7 9 (2.47%) VBScript
8 7 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.10%) PHP
9 4 (1.10%) Korn
10 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 93 (25.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 52 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 40 (10.99%) Degree
4 38 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 34 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (7.69%) MCITP
8 26 (7.14%) VCAP
9 24 (6.59%) CCNP
10 19 (5.22%) CCA
10 19 (5.22%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (4.67%) DV Cleared
12 14 (3.85%) MCTS
13 13 (3.57%) MCSE
14 12 (3.30%) VTSP
14 12 (3.30%) NCDA
14 12 (3.30%) NCIE
15 11 (3.02%) CCNA
15 11 (3.02%) VCP5
16 7 (1.92%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.19%) SLA
2 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 266 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 162 (44.51%) vSphere
3 70 (19.23%) VMware ESX
4 68 (18.68%) VMware ESXi
5 52 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 49 (13.46%) Active Directory
7 29 (7.97%) VMware Server
8 27 (7.42%) VMFS
9 25 (6.87%) XenDesktop
10 17 (4.67%) XenServer
10 17 (4.67%) Xen
11 11 (3.02%) XenApp
12 5 (1.37%) NFS
13 4 (1.10%) KVM
14 3 (0.82%) Squid
15 2 (0.55%) SRDF
15 2 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 35 (9.62%) Puppet
2 34 (9.34%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.77%) SCVMM
4 18 (4.95%) Nagios
5 17 (4.67%) SCCM
6 15 (4.12%) Zenoss
6 15 (4.12%) ZABBIX
7 13 (3.57%) SCOM
8 7 (1.92%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.92%) Kibana
8 7 (1.92%) Graylog2
9 6 (1.65%) OpenNMS
10 5 (1.37%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.37%) logstash
11 4 (1.10%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.10%) Ansible
11 4 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 335 (92.03%) VMware
2 111 (30.49%) Microsoft
3 96 (26.37%) HP
4 80 (21.98%) Cisco
5 70 (19.23%) EMC
6 67 (18.41%) NetApp
7 59 (16.21%) Citrix
8 28 (7.69%) CA
9 24 (6.59%) 3PAR
10 21 (5.77%) Oracle
11 20 (5.49%) Red Hat
11 20 (5.49%) Dell
12 19 (5.22%) Veeam
13 15 (4.12%) Perforce
14 13 (3.57%) IBM
15 9 (2.47%) Acronis
16 8 (2.20%) Splunk
16 8 (2.20%) Business Objects
16 8 (2.20%) Cognos
17 7 (1.92%) PlateSpin
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent salary and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago