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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 720 713 801
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +88
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 176 158 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 1.43% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 141 146 61
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +8.91%

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
12866 11085 11980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.27% 10.35% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10798 9328 10278
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,020
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +13 171 £50,000 -8.25% 15
South East -15 60 £45,000 -25.00% 4
London -20 49 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Hampshire 0 33 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Midlands +2 26 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -22 21 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Sheffield - 21 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 21 £55,000 -
Berkshire +20 19 £67,500 +12.50%
Reading +7 19 £67,500 +12.50%
Birmingham +3 19 £67,500 +22.72%
East of England +4 17 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Surrey -18 16 £45,000 -40.00%
City of London +14 14 £47,500 +6.74% 1
West Yorkshire -13 14 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Leeds -17 14 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Farnborough -6 13 £35,000 -36.36% 2
North West -26 13 £52,000 +82.45% 2
Manchester -6 12 £52,000 +89.09% 2
South West -16 9 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £45,000 - 2
Rochdale - 7 £52,000 -
East Midlands +6 6 £27,500 -44.44% 2
Essex - 5 - -
Guildford 0 4 £43,000 -18.09%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £45,000 -
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £27,500 - 1
Watford - 3 - -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 350 (90.21%) VMware
2 279 (71.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (50.26%) vSphere
4 162 (41.75%) Windows
5 153 (39.43%) Linux
6 135 (34.79%) SAN
7 129 (33.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 123 (31.70%) ITIL
9 113 (29.12%) Cisco
10 106 (27.32%) HP
11 103 (26.55%) Microsoft
12 101 (26.03%) NetApp
13 98 (25.26%) EMC
14 74 (19.07%) Citrix
15 67 (17.27%) VMware ESX
15 67 (17.27%) VMware ESXi
16 65 (16.75%) CentOS
17 61 (15.72%) Hyper-V
17 61 (15.72%) NAS
17 61 (15.72%) VPN
18 60 (15.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 57 (14.69%) TCP/IP
20 56 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
21 54 (13.92%) Firewall
21 54 (13.92%) PowerShell
22 53 (13.66%) IPsec
22 53 (13.66%) Active Directory
22 53 (13.66%) SQL Server
23 50 (12.89%) Cisco Certification
23 50 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (10.82%) OpenStack
2 26 (6.70%) Apache
3 24 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 24 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (4.38%) IIS
7 10 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.06%) JBoss
8 8 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.06%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.80%) SAS
10 6 (1.55%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.55%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.55%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.29%) Lync
12 3 (0.77%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.80%) SPSS
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Summit
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (10.31%) Cloud Computing
2 40 (10.31%) IaaS
3 27 (6.96%) PaaS
4 24 (6.19%) SaaS
5 7 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.55%) IBM SmartCloud
7 5 (1.29%) Office 365
8 4 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (1.03%) HP Helion
8 4 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 135 (34.79%) SAN
2 61 (15.72%) VPN
2 61 (15.72%) NAS
3 57 (14.69%) TCP/IP
4 54 (13.92%) Firewall
5 53 (13.66%) IPsec
6 36 (9.28%) DNS
6 36 (9.28%) WAN
6 36 (9.28%) LAN
7 35 (9.02%) SSL
8 28 (7.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (6.70%) Internet
10 22 (5.67%) WAAS
11 19 (4.90%) iSCSI
12 17 (4.38%) VLAN
12 17 (4.38%) DHCP
13 16 (4.12%) MPLS
14 13 (3.35%) Network Security
15 12 (3.09%) DMZ
16 11 (2.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.58%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.80%) MySQL
8 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.55%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.29%) Big Data
10 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.52%) Riak
11 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.52%) DB2
11 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.38%) Maven
4 8 (2.06%) Subversion
5 2 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 37 (9.54%) Finance
2 10 (2.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.06%) Retail
4 6 (1.55%) Marketing
4 6 (1.55%) Advertising
5 4 (1.03%) Legal
5 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (21.65%) Architect
2 70 (18.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (12.89%) Consultant
4 47 (12.11%) Support Engineer
5 41 (10.57%) Solutions Architect
6 34 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 32 (8.25%) Virtualisation Architect
8 31 (7.99%) VMware Specialist
9 26 (6.70%) Technical Specialist
10 24 (6.19%) VMware Consultant
11 22 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 22 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
13 20 (5.15%) Cloud Architect
14 18 (4.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 18 (4.64%) Technical Architect
15 17 (4.38%) Analyst
15 17 (4.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
16 16 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 14 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.99%) Web Services
2 7 (1.80%) J2EE
3 3 (0.77%) COM
4 2 (0.52%) .NET
4 2 (0.52%) libvirt
4 2 (0.52%) XML
4 2 (0.52%) LAMP
4 2 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.26%) REST
5 1 (0.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.76%) Clustering
2 29 (7.47%) Client/Server
3 27 (6.96%) CLARiiON
4 24 (6.19%) e-Health
4 24 (6.19%) Replication
5 21 (5.41%) Open Source
6 13 (3.35%) FlexPod
6 13 (3.35%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.09%) Celerra
8 11 (2.84%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.32%) Mainframe
9 9 (2.32%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.29%) Symmetrix DMX
11 5 (1.29%) Symmetrix
11 5 (1.29%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.03%) Economics
13 3 (0.77%) PKI
13 3 (0.77%) Blog
13 3 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 162 (41.75%) Windows
2 153 (39.43%) Linux
3 65 (16.75%) CentOS
4 60 (15.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (7.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.67%) UNIX
8 21 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (4.38%) Ubuntu
10 10 (2.58%) Debian
11 7 (1.80%) VMS
12 6 (1.55%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.52%) Solaris
13 2 (0.52%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (31.70%) ITIL
2 38 (9.79%) Change Management
3 33 (8.51%) Load Balancing
4 32 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (7.73%) Capacity Planning
6 29 (7.47%) Capacity Management
6 29 (7.47%) Service Delivery
7 27 (6.96%) Business Continuity
8 25 (6.44%) DevOps
9 22 (5.67%) PRINCE2
10 21 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (5.15%) Service Management
12 19 (4.90%) Scrum
12 19 (4.90%) Kanban
13 18 (4.64%) Operations Management
13 18 (4.64%) Build Automation
14 17 (4.38%) Mentoring
14 17 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (4.12%) Project Management
16 13 (3.35%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.92%) PowerShell
2 27 (6.96%) Java
3 26 (6.70%) SQL
4 24 (6.19%) Python
5 19 (4.90%) Perl
6 13 (3.35%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.80%) PHP
9 6 (1.55%) Korn
10 5 (1.29%) Ruby
11 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.77%) VBScript
13 2 (0.52%) VB
13 2 (0.52%) C++
14 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 129 (33.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 56 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (12.89%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (10.31%) Security Cleared
4 40 (10.31%) Citrix Certification
5 38 (9.79%) VCAP
6 35 (9.02%) CCA
7 34 (8.76%) MCITP
8 31 (7.99%) Degree
8 31 (7.99%) MCSE
8 31 (7.99%) CCNP
9 27 (6.96%) VTSP
10 22 (5.67%) NCDA
10 22 (5.67%) NCIE
11 20 (5.15%) MCTS
12 19 (4.90%) CCNA
13 17 (4.38%) SC Cleared
13 17 (4.38%) VCP5
14 15 (3.87%) CCEE
15 12 (3.09%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.37%) SLA
2 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 279 (71.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (50.26%) vSphere
3 67 (17.27%) VMware ESXi
3 67 (17.27%) VMware ESX
4 61 (15.72%) Hyper-V
5 53 (13.66%) Active Directory
6 36 (9.28%) XenDesktop
7 32 (8.25%) VMware Server
8 28 (7.22%) VMFS
9 15 (3.87%) Xen
10 12 (3.09%) XenApp
11 10 (2.58%) XenServer
12 6 (1.55%) NFS
13 4 (1.03%) Firmware
14 3 (0.77%) KVM
15 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (11.08%) Puppet
2 35 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.41%) ZABBIX
4 20 (5.15%) Nagios
5 18 (4.64%) Zenoss
6 15 (3.87%) Backup Exec
6 15 (3.87%) SCOM
7 11 (2.84%) SCVMM
8 9 (2.32%) SCCM
9 8 (2.06%) OpenNMS
9 8 (2.06%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.80%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.80%) Ansible
10 7 (1.80%) Kibana
10 7 (1.80%) Graylog2
11 6 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (1.29%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.29%) XenMobile
12 5 (1.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 350 (90.21%) VMware
2 113 (29.12%) Cisco
3 106 (27.32%) HP
4 103 (26.55%) Microsoft
5 101 (26.03%) NetApp
6 98 (25.26%) EMC
7 74 (19.07%) Citrix
8 33 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 29 (7.47%) Dell
9 29 (7.47%) CA
10 27 (6.96%) Veeam
11 23 (5.93%) Oracle
12 21 (5.41%) 3PAR
13 19 (4.90%) IBM
14 18 (4.64%) Perforce
15 17 (4.38%) Symantec
16 14 (3.61%) Brocade
17 13 (3.35%) Acronis
18 9 (2.32%) F5
18 9 (2.32%) Sophos
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens -medical & share
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,500 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Altrincham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago