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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 694 702 822
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +120
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 206 190 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 1.65% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 172 169 50
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%

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
13359 11509 11767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.93% 10.51% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11334 9517 10121
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +32 204 £47,500 -9.52% 21
South East +21 64 £45,000 -18.18% 4
London -9 62 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Hampshire +8 49 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East of England +17 38 £50,000 -2.43%
Hertfordshire - 25 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 20 £47,500 -
City of London +29 18 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Southampton - 16 £45,000 -
South West +10 15 £38,000 -10.58% 1
Wiltshire - 15 £38,000 - 1
Surrey -6 14 £47,500 -5.00%
Farnborough +3 10 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands -1 10 £27,500 -46.34%
Essex - 10 £56,250 -
East Midlands +22 8 £33,750 -31.81%
North West -6 7 £52,000 +4.00% 2
Manchester -9 7 £52,000 +90.82% 1
Yorkshire -20 7 £37,500 -26.82% 1
Andover +4 6 £45,000 - 2
Marlow - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
Reading +4 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire 0 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Nottinghamshire 0 5 £52,500 +6.06%
Nottingham -1 5 £52,500 +6.06%
South Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Watford - 5 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £42,500 -
Birmingham -7 4 £67,500 +31.70%

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 342 (90.48%) VMware
2 254 (67.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 237 (62.70%) vSphere
4 208 (55.03%) Windows
5 142 (37.57%) Linux
5 142 (37.57%) Cisco
6 129 (34.13%) SAN
7 121 (32.01%) Microsoft
8 112 (29.63%) ITIL
9 111 (29.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 108 (28.57%) HP
11 104 (27.51%) NetApp
12 88 (23.28%) EMC
13 87 (23.02%) Active Directory
14 84 (22.22%) Citrix
15 82 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 79 (20.90%) Hyper-V
17 77 (20.37%) Firewall
18 75 (19.84%) SQL Server
19 74 (19.58%) DNS
20 69 (18.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 65 (17.20%) NAS
22 64 (16.93%) TCP/IP
23 61 (16.14%) VPN
23 61 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
24 59 (15.61%) VMware ESX
25 58 (15.34%) Security Cleared
25 58 (15.34%) CentOS
26 55 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
27 52 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (11.11%) IIS
2 39 (10.32%) OpenStack
3 38 (10.05%) MS Exchange
4 35 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (6.61%) Apache
7 16 (4.23%) Tomcat
8 15 (3.97%) SharePoint
9 14 (3.70%) JBoss
10 12 (3.17%) WebSphere
10 12 (3.17%) WebLogic
11 10 (2.65%) GlassFish
11 10 (2.65%) SAS
12 9 (2.38%) Lync
13 7 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.53%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Summit
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.41%) IaaS
3 26 (6.88%) PaaS
3 26 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (6.61%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (6.35%) Office 365
6 20 (5.29%) SaaS
7 12 (3.17%) IBM SmartCloud
8 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 129 (34.13%) SAN
2 77 (20.37%) Firewall
3 74 (19.58%) DNS
4 65 (17.20%) NAS
5 64 (16.93%) TCP/IP
6 61 (16.14%) VPN
7 47 (12.43%) DHCP
8 45 (11.90%) IPsec
9 36 (9.52%) LAN
9 36 (9.52%) WAN
10 32 (8.47%) SSL
11 23 (6.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (5.82%) VLAN
13 18 (4.76%) WAAS
14 16 (4.23%) MPLS
15 14 (3.70%) iSCSI
16 13 (3.44%) Internet
17 11 (2.91%) BGP
17 11 (2.91%) Network Security
18 10 (2.65%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 14 (3.70%) MySQL
5 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.06%) Big Data
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.53%) Riak
9 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.53%) DB2
9 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.53%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.65%) Subversion
3 10 (2.65%) Maven
4 2 (0.53%) Hudson
5 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (8.99%) Finance
2 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.79%) Advertising
4 3 (0.79%) Publishing
4 3 (0.79%) Retail
4 3 (0.79%) Law
5 1 (0.26%) Marketing
5 1 (0.26%) Banking
5 1 (0.26%) Electronics
5 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 100 (26.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (17.20%) Architect
3 54 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 51 (13.49%) Consultant
5 34 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 28 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (6.88%) Administrator
9 23 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (5.82%) Virtualisation Architect
10 22 (5.82%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (5.29%) VMware Engineer
11 20 (5.29%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (5.03%) Technical Architect
13 18 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
14 16 (4.23%) Analyst
15 15 (3.97%) Senior Consultant
15 15 (3.97%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 15 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.88%) Web Services
2 10 (2.65%) J2EE
3 3 (0.79%) XML
3 3 (0.79%) JSON
4 2 (0.53%) libvirt
4 2 (0.53%) LAMP
4 2 (0.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.43%) Clustering
2 36 (9.52%) Replication
3 27 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 27 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 16 (4.23%) Open Source
5 12 (3.17%) Celerra
6 10 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.65%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.65%) FlexPod
7 9 (2.38%) EqualLogic
8 8 (2.12%) e-Health
9 7 (1.85%) PKI
10 6 (1.59%) Economics
11 5 (1.32%) Symmetrix DMX
11 5 (1.32%) Symmetrix
11 5 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
15 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 208 (55.03%) Windows
2 142 (37.57%) Linux
3 82 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (18.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (15.34%) CentOS
6 52 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (6.61%) UNIX
9 22 (5.82%) Windows 2000
10 14 (3.70%) Debian
11 11 (2.91%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.85%) VMS
13 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.53%) Solaris
13 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.53%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.63%) ITIL
2 27 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 26 (6.88%) DevOps
4 24 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (6.08%) Service Management
6 22 (5.82%) Business Continuity
7 17 (4.50%) Change Management
8 16 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 16 (4.23%) Capacity Management
9 15 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (3.97%) Project Management
9 15 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (3.44%) TOGAF
12 12 (3.17%) Security Architecture
12 12 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (2.91%) Operations Management
13 11 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (2.65%) CRM
14 10 (2.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.05%) PowerShell
2 31 (8.20%) Perl
3 28 (7.41%) SQL
4 25 (6.61%) Java
4 25 (6.61%) Bash Shell
5 18 (4.76%) Python
6 12 (3.17%) Ruby
7 10 (2.65%) Korn
7 10 (2.65%) PHP
8 7 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.53%) C
10 2 (0.53%) C++
10 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 111 (29.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 61 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (15.34%) Security Cleared
4 55 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (12.96%) MCSE
6 38 (10.05%) SC Cleared
7 35 (9.26%) Citrix Certification
8 32 (8.47%) CCNP
8 32 (8.47%) VCAP
9 30 (7.94%) CCA
10 29 (7.67%) MCITP
11 24 (6.35%) CCNA
12 23 (6.08%) VTSP
13 18 (4.76%) NCDA
13 18 (4.76%) NCIE
13 18 (4.76%) MCTS
14 16 (4.23%) Degree
15 15 (3.97%) DV Cleared
15 15 (3.97%) VCP5
16 13 (3.44%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.47%) SLA
2 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 254 (67.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 237 (62.70%) vSphere
3 87 (23.02%) Active Directory
4 79 (20.90%) Hyper-V
5 59 (15.61%) VMware ESX
6 51 (13.49%) XenDesktop
7 50 (13.23%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (7.94%) XenApp
9 10 (2.65%) VMFS
9 10 (2.65%) VMware Server
10 9 (2.38%) XenServer
11 6 (1.59%) NFS
11 6 (1.59%) Xen
11 6 (1.59%) Firmware
12 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.53%) KVM
13 1 (0.26%) Docker
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 45 (11.90%) Puppet
2 36 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 34 (8.99%) NetBackup
4 29 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (6.61%) SCOM
6 23 (6.08%) SCCM
7 22 (5.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 17 (4.50%) HP SIM
9 13 (3.44%) SCOrch
9 13 (3.44%) Ansible
9 13 (3.44%) Nagios
9 13 (3.44%) ZABBIX
10 11 (2.91%) HP Data Protector
10 11 (2.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (2.65%) Zenoss
11 10 (2.65%) Graphite
12 9 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (1.85%) Legato
14 6 (1.59%) OpenNMS
14 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 342 (90.48%) VMware
2 142 (37.57%) Cisco
3 121 (32.01%) Microsoft
4 108 (28.57%) HP
5 104 (27.51%) NetApp
6 88 (23.28%) EMC
7 84 (22.22%) Citrix
8 49 (12.96%) Symantec
9 41 (10.85%) Red Hat
10 32 (8.47%) Veeam
11 31 (8.20%) Oracle
12 30 (7.94%) Dell
13 29 (7.67%) Sophos
14 23 (6.08%) IBM
15 22 (5.82%) Veritas
16 21 (5.56%) 3PAR
17 19 (5.03%) Brocade
18 18 (4.76%) Acronis
19 12 (3.17%) F5
20 10 (2.65%) Cognos
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 19 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago