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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 702 688 830
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +142
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 201 198 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 1.72% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 163 185 55
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -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
13247 11520 11880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.64% 10.52% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11203 9614 10244
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -12 198 £50,000 -4.76% 16
South East -12 66 £45,000 -18.18% 8
London -32 50 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hampshire +9 41 £45,000 -18.18% 3
East of England +6 30 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands +18 24 £28,750 -42.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 18 £50,000 - 2
Surrey -17 17 £45,000 -40.00%
Yorkshire -24 17 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Berkshire +17 15 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Reading +7 15 £67,500 +12.50%
South West 0 15 £42,500 -
Birmingham -2 15 £67,500 +35.00%
Sheffield - 15 £61,250 -
South Yorkshire - 15 £61,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 14 £47,500 -
Farnborough +2 12 £57,500 +4.54% 1
City of London +18 11 £51,250 +15.16% 1
Leeds -8 10 £67,500 +35.00% 1
West Yorkshire -12 10 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Essex - 10 £56,250 - 1
Southampton - 10 £45,000 -
East Midlands +9 9 £30,000 -39.39%
North West -9 9 £52,000 +77.77% 1
Manchester -13 8 £52,000 +89.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 5 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 5 £52,500 +6.06%
Nottingham -5 5 £52,500 +6.06%
Marlow - 5 - -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 330 (89.67%) VMware
2 253 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (60.05%) vSphere
4 180 (48.91%) Windows
5 147 (39.95%) Linux
6 137 (37.23%) Cisco
7 131 (35.60%) SAN
8 116 (31.52%) Microsoft
8 116 (31.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 111 (30.16%) ITIL
10 101 (27.45%) HP
11 100 (27.17%) NetApp
12 84 (22.83%) EMC
13 78 (21.20%) Citrix
14 74 (20.11%) Active Directory
15 72 (19.57%) Firewall
16 70 (19.02%) SQL Server
16 70 (19.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 70 (19.02%) Hyper-V
17 69 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
18 67 (18.21%) TCP/IP
19 64 (17.39%) CentOS
20 63 (17.12%) NAS
20 63 (17.12%) VPN
21 62 (16.85%) DNS
22 58 (15.76%) VMware ESX
23 56 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
24 54 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
25 51 (13.86%) VMware ESXi
26 50 (13.59%) IPsec

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (11.41%) OpenStack
2 33 (8.97%) IIS
3 30 (8.15%) MS Exchange
3 30 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (7.34%) Apache
7 15 (4.08%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.53%) JBoss
9 11 (2.99%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.99%) WebLogic
10 10 (2.72%) SharePoint
11 9 (2.45%) GlassFish
12 8 (2.17%) SAS
13 6 (1.63%) Lync
13 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.54%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.70%) IaaS
3 25 (6.79%) PaaS
3 25 (6.79%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (4.62%) SaaS
5 16 (4.35%) Office 365
6 15 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (2.99%) IBM SmartCloud
8 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.82%) HP Helion
9 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 131 (35.60%) SAN
2 72 (19.57%) Firewall
3 67 (18.21%) TCP/IP
4 63 (17.12%) VPN
4 63 (17.12%) NAS
5 62 (16.85%) DNS
6 50 (13.59%) IPsec
7 37 (10.05%) DHCP
8 36 (9.78%) SSL
9 35 (9.51%) WAN
10 34 (9.24%) LAN
11 28 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (5.98%) WAAS
12 22 (5.98%) VLAN
13 18 (4.89%) MPLS
14 17 (4.62%) Internet
15 16 (4.35%) iSCSI
16 13 (3.53%) BGP
16 13 (3.53%) Network Security
17 11 (2.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.53%) MySQL
6 12 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.45%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.09%) Big Data
9 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.54%) Riak
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.53%) Maven
4 9 (2.45%) Subversion
5 2 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 31 (8.42%) Finance
2 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.36%) Retail
4 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.82%) Marketing
6 2 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 87 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (17.66%) Architect
3 52 (14.13%) Support Engineer
4 51 (13.86%) Consultant
5 38 (10.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (7.88%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (6.52%) Virtualisation Architect
8 23 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.71%) Administrator
9 21 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
10 18 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.62%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.62%) VMware Specialist
12 15 (4.08%) Analyst
12 15 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 13 (3.53%) Senior Consultant
13 13 (3.53%) VMware Consultant
13 13 (3.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.15%) Web Services
2 8 (2.17%) J2EE
3 2 (0.54%) .NET
3 2 (0.54%) XML
3 2 (0.54%) LAMP
3 2 (0.54%) JSON
3 2 (0.54%) libvirt
4 1 (0.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.87%) Clustering
2 31 (8.42%) Replication
3 27 (7.34%) CLARiiON
4 21 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 18 (4.89%) Open Source
6 13 (3.53%) FlexPod
7 12 (3.26%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.26%) Celerra
8 10 (2.72%) EqualLogic
8 10 (2.72%) e-Health
9 8 (2.17%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.63%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.36%) Symmetrix
11 5 (1.36%) Symmetrix DMX
11 5 (1.36%) Economics
11 5 (1.36%) PKI
11 5 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 180 (48.91%) Windows
2 147 (39.95%) Linux
3 70 (19.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (17.39%) CentOS
6 43 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (9.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (5.71%) UNIX
9 16 (4.35%) Windows 2000
10 14 (3.80%) Ubuntu
11 13 (3.53%) Debian
12 7 (1.90%) VMS
13 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.54%) Solaris
13 2 (0.54%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (30.16%) ITIL
2 29 (7.88%) Load Balancing
3 25 (6.79%) Service Management
4 24 (6.52%) DevOps
5 22 (5.98%) Business Continuity
6 21 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (5.43%) Change Management
8 18 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (4.62%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (4.35%) Project Management
11 15 (4.08%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (4.08%) Capacity Management
12 13 (3.53%) Build Automation
12 13 (3.53%) Kanban
12 13 (3.53%) Operations Management
12 13 (3.53%) Mentoring
12 13 (3.53%) Scrum
13 11 (2.99%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.33%) PowerShell
2 28 (7.61%) Perl
3 26 (7.07%) SQL
4 24 (6.52%) Java
5 21 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 19 (5.16%) Python
7 11 (2.99%) Ruby
8 9 (2.45%) Korn
8 9 (2.45%) PHP
9 5 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.54%) VB
10 2 (0.54%) C
10 2 (0.54%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (31.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 56 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 41 (11.14%) MCSE
6 39 (10.60%) Citrix Certification
7 35 (9.51%) CCNP
8 34 (9.24%) CCA
9 32 (8.70%) VCAP
10 27 (7.34%) VTSP
10 27 (7.34%) SC Cleared
11 25 (6.79%) MCITP
12 22 (5.98%) CCNA
12 22 (5.98%) NCDA
12 22 (5.98%) NCIE
13 19 (5.16%) MCTS
14 17 (4.62%) Degree
14 17 (4.62%) VCP5
15 15 (4.08%) CCEE
16 12 (3.26%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.42%) SLA
2 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 253 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 221 (60.05%) vSphere
3 74 (20.11%) Active Directory
4 70 (19.02%) Hyper-V
5 58 (15.76%) VMware ESX
6 51 (13.86%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 23 (6.25%) XenApp
9 16 (4.35%) VMware Server
10 12 (3.26%) VMFS
11 10 (2.72%) XenServer
12 6 (1.63%) Xen
12 6 (1.63%) Firmware
12 6 (1.63%) NFS
13 2 (0.54%) KVM
13 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (11.41%) Puppet
2 31 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (7.88%) Backup Exec
4 25 (6.79%) NetBackup
5 21 (5.71%) SCOM
6 16 (4.35%) ZABBIX
6 16 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (4.35%) Nagios
7 14 (3.80%) SCCM
8 13 (3.53%) Zenoss
8 13 (3.53%) HP SIM
9 12 (3.26%) Ansible
10 9 (2.45%) SCOrch
11 8 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (1.90%) SCVMM
13 6 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (1.63%) OpenNMS
14 5 (1.36%) XenMobile
15 4 (1.09%) Legato
Vendors
1 330 (89.67%) VMware
2 137 (37.23%) Cisco
3 116 (31.52%) Microsoft
4 101 (27.45%) HP
5 100 (27.17%) NetApp
6 84 (22.83%) EMC
7 78 (21.20%) Citrix
8 40 (10.87%) Red Hat
9 38 (10.33%) Symantec
10 28 (7.61%) Dell
10 28 (7.61%) Oracle
11 27 (7.34%) Veeam
12 23 (6.25%) IBM
13 20 (5.43%) Sophos
14 19 (5.16%) 3PAR
15 16 (4.35%) Brocade
15 16 (4.35%) Veritas
16 15 (4.08%) Acronis
17 13 (3.53%) CA
17 13 (3.53%) Perforce
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens -medical & share
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Flexible benefits, on call allo
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Flexible Benefits, on call allo
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago