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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 641 704 803
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +99
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 257 211 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 1.67% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 221 160 83
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £72,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%

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
12055 12633 10998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.99% 10.78% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10021 10473 9380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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 29 July 2015 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 29 July 2015. 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 +54 237 £50,000 -4.76% 17
South East +44 96 £45,000 - 2
London +27 75 £70,000 +27.27% 7
Hampshire +33 59 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Farnborough +7 37 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East of England +17 30 £70,000 +19.14% 1
Hertfordshire +10 22 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Southampton - 20 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +10 16 £31,250 -53.70%
Berkshire +3 16 £66,250 +89.28%
North West -8 11 £58,000 +0.86% 1
North Yorkshire - 11 £25,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 11 - -
Watford +7 10 £70,000 +21.73%
City of London +19 9 £50,000 -12.28% 3
Surrey +3 8 £45,000 -
Brighton +26 7 £47,500 -
East Sussex +24 7 £47,500 -
Manchester +9 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Maidenhead - 6 £27,500 -
Essex -3 5 - -
West Midlands -17 5 £72,500 +7.40%
Harrogate - 5 £22,500 -
South Yorkshire -3 4 £41,750 -38.14%
Reading -4 4 £71,250 +35.71%
Birmingham -9 4 £75,000 +11.11%
Sheffield -15 4 £41,750 -38.14%
South West -18 4 £46,250 +2.77% 6
Cheshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £37,500 -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 428 (93.45%) VMware
2 331 (72.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 319 (69.65%) vSphere
4 297 (64.85%) Windows
5 206 (44.98%) Linux
6 185 (40.39%) Microsoft
7 153 (33.41%) Cisco
8 152 (33.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 143 (31.22%) SAN
10 141 (30.79%) Active Directory
11 136 (29.69%) HP
12 132 (28.82%) Hyper-V
13 129 (28.17%) ITIL
14 107 (23.36%) Data Centre
15 105 (22.93%) Citrix
16 102 (22.27%) NetApp
17 97 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
18 96 (20.96%) DNS
19 90 (19.65%) Firewall
20 87 (19.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 82 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
22 80 (17.47%) MCSE
22 80 (17.47%) NAS
23 77 (16.81%) IIS
23 77 (16.81%) SQL Server
23 77 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
24 76 (16.59%) Red Hat
25 75 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
26 74 (16.16%) TCP/IP
27 69 (15.07%) Amazon AWS

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 77 (16.81%) IIS
2 57 (12.45%) MS Exchange
3 47 (10.26%) OpenStack
4 41 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (7.21%) SharePoint
8 17 (3.71%) Tomcat
9 14 (3.06%) Apache
10 12 (2.62%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.62%) JBoss
10 12 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (2.40%) WebSphere
11 11 (2.40%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.53%) Lync
13 4 (0.87%) Drupal
14 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) SPSS
4 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (10.26%) Office 365
4 34 (7.42%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (6.99%) IaaS
6 28 (6.11%) PaaS
7 20 (4.37%) SaaS
8 12 (2.62%) IBM SmartCloud
9 11 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.87%) Heroku
11 3 (0.66%) Engine Yard
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.22%) Nimbula
13 1 (0.22%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 143 (31.22%) SAN
2 96 (20.96%) DNS
3 90 (19.65%) Firewall
4 80 (17.47%) NAS
5 74 (16.16%) TCP/IP
6 54 (11.79%) DHCP
7 51 (11.14%) VPN
8 39 (8.52%) IPsec
9 32 (6.99%) SSL
10 30 (6.55%) WAN
11 25 (5.46%) LAN
12 19 (4.15%) LDAP
13 16 (3.49%) NetScaler
14 14 (3.06%) VLAN
15 12 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.40%) BIG-IP
17 10 (2.18%) Ethernet
18 9 (1.97%) Internet
19 8 (1.75%) iSCSI
20 6 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.24%) SQL Server 2000
4 22 (4.80%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (2.84%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.97%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.75%) MySQL
11 3 (0.66%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.66%) Big Data
12 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.22%) DB2
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.71%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.84%) Subversion
4 10 (2.18%) Maven
5 7 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.66%) Hudson
7 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.44%) PyUnit
7 2 (0.44%) JUnit
8 1 (0.22%) JMeter
8 1 (0.22%) Ant
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.22%) Psake
General
1 49 (10.70%) Finance
2 19 (4.15%) Legal
3 17 (3.71%) Retail
4 16 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.28%) Billing
6 13 (2.84%) Advertising
7 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.66%) Law
8 3 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (19.21%) Architect
2 84 (18.34%) Consultant
3 72 (15.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (10.48%) Support Engineer
5 38 (8.30%) Senior Consultant
6 37 (8.08%) Technical Architect
7 32 (6.99%) Technical Consultant
8 31 (6.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 30 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (6.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (6.11%) Cloud Architect
11 25 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
12 24 (5.24%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (4.59%) Senior Technical Consultant
15 19 (4.15%) Analyst
16 15 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (3.28%) Support Analyst
16 15 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
16 15 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.28%) Software Packaging
2 13 (2.84%) RESTful
3 9 (1.97%) Web Services
4 3 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.66%) REST
4 3 (0.66%) COM
5 2 (0.44%) Spring
5 2 (0.44%) J2EE
5 2 (0.44%) Middleware
5 2 (0.44%) LAMP
6 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.22%) .NET
6 1 (0.22%) WAP
6 1 (0.22%) SAML
6 1 (0.22%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.22%) Spring Security
6 1 (0.22%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.36%) Data Centre
2 61 (13.32%) Private Cloud
3 46 (10.04%) Clustering
4 26 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.24%) Blackberry
6 16 (3.49%) N-Tier
7 15 (3.28%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.40%) EMC VNX
8 11 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.97%) FlexPod
9 9 (1.97%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.53%) HP Storage
11 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.09%) Replication
12 5 (1.09%) PKI
13 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 297 (64.85%) Windows
2 206 (44.98%) Linux
3 97 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (19.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (10.26%) UNIX
8 37 (8.08%) CentOS
9 36 (7.86%) Windows 2000
10 17 (3.71%) Debian
11 13 (2.84%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.97%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.53%) HPUX
14 6 (1.31%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.31%) SUSE
15 5 (1.09%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.44%) Solaris
18 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.17%) ITIL
2 43 (9.39%) DevOps
3 37 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (8.08%) Load Balancing
4 32 (6.99%) Configuration Management
5 31 (6.77%) Mentoring
6 27 (5.90%) Project Management
7 25 (5.46%) Service Management
8 23 (5.02%) Migration
8 23 (5.02%) Open Source
9 20 (4.37%) Project Planning
10 17 (3.71%) TOGAF
11 16 (3.49%) Validation
11 16 (3.49%) SOA
11 16 (3.49%) Business Development
12 15 (3.28%) ITSM
12 15 (3.28%) DoDAF
12 15 (3.28%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (3.28%) SABSA
13 13 (2.84%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.52%) SQL
2 33 (7.21%) Bash Shell
3 28 (6.11%) Python
3 28 (6.11%) Perl
4 19 (4.15%) PowerShell
5 18 (3.93%) Ruby
6 15 (3.28%) Java
7 11 (2.40%) Korn
8 6 (1.31%) PHP
9 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.66%) C
11 2 (0.44%) VBScript
11 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 152 (33.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 82 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (17.47%) MCSE
4 77 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (14.63%) CCNA
6 45 (9.83%) VCAP
7 43 (9.39%) Security Cleared
8 34 (7.42%) VCDX
8 34 (7.42%) MCSA
9 31 (6.77%) MCITP
10 26 (5.68%) Degree
11 24 (5.24%) CCNP
12 17 (3.71%) SC Cleared
13 15 (3.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.31%) NCDA
14 6 (1.31%) NCIE
14 6 (1.31%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (1.31%) CCA
14 6 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.93%) SLA
2 15 (3.28%) COBIT
3 9 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 331 (72.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 319 (69.65%) vSphere
3 141 (30.79%) Active Directory
4 132 (28.82%) Hyper-V
5 54 (11.79%) VMware ESX
6 43 (9.39%) XenApp
7 41 (8.95%) XenDesktop
8 36 (7.86%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (5.46%) Terminal Services
10 24 (5.24%) XenServer
11 15 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.87%) NFS
15 4 (0.87%) Samba
15 4 (0.87%) KVM
15 4 (0.87%) Docker
15 4 (0.87%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 61 (13.32%) Puppet
2 44 (9.61%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (9.39%) Backup Exec
4 29 (6.33%) Ansible
5 26 (5.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 25 (5.46%) SCCM
7 24 (5.24%) NetBackup
8 15 (3.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 13 (2.84%) Nagios
10 10 (2.18%) SCOM
11 9 (1.97%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.97%) Graphite
11 9 (1.97%) Zenoss
12 7 (1.53%) Kibana
12 7 (1.53%) Graylog
12 7 (1.53%) SCOrch
13 5 (1.09%) WSUS
13 5 (1.09%) OpenView
14 4 (0.87%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.87%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 428 (93.45%) VMware
2 185 (40.39%) Microsoft
3 153 (33.41%) Cisco
4 136 (29.69%) HP
5 105 (22.93%) Citrix
6 102 (22.27%) NetApp
7 76 (16.59%) Red Hat
8 48 (10.48%) Oracle
9 45 (9.83%) Veritas
10 42 (9.17%) Symantec
11 40 (8.73%) EMC
11 40 (8.73%) Veeam
12 30 (6.55%) IBM
13 25 (5.46%) Sophos
13 25 (5.46%) Zerto
14 23 (5.02%) Juniper
15 17 (3.71%) CommVault
15 17 (3.71%) F5
16 15 (3.28%) CheckPoint
17 12 (2.62%) SaltStack
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago