The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 697 770 787
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +17
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 211 99 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.091% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 1.70% 0.92% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 160 83 105
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +14.58%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12396 10734 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 9.87% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10279 9143 9676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +63 202 £52,500 -2.32% 16
London -8 71 £53,750 +15.59% 4
South East +38 69 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Hampshire +21 32 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North West +23 28 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Berkshire +18 21 £35,000 -53.33%
City of London +2 19 £54,750 +24.43%
Merseyside - 19 £57,500 -
Liverpool - 18 £57,500 -
East of England +8 14 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Reading +3 14 £52,500 -30.00%
Surrey -2 13 £45,000 -25.00%
West Midlands +12 11 £67,500 +22.72% 1
South West - 10 £45,000 - 2
Birmingham +15 9 £67,500 +22.72%
Manchester +14 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire -38 9 £67,500 +22.72%
South Yorkshire - 9 £67,500 -
Rochdale - 9 £45,000 - 2
Sheffield - 9 £67,500 -
West Yorkshire -33 8 £67,500 +22.72%
Leeds -36 8 £67,500 +22.72%
Farnborough +1 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 5 - -
Nottingham - 5 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £57,500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £63,000 - 1
Slough - 5 £35,000 -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 347 (92.53%) VMware
2 276 (73.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (43.47%) Windows
4 161 (42.93%) vSphere
5 144 (38.40%) Linux
6 116 (30.93%) Microsoft
7 103 (27.47%) HP
8 99 (26.40%) SAN
9 96 (25.60%) ITIL
10 90 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 77 (20.53%) Cisco
12 74 (19.73%) VMware ESXi
12 74 (19.73%) PowerShell
13 73 (19.47%) VMware ESX
14 70 (18.67%) EMC
15 69 (18.40%) Citrix
16 65 (17.33%) NetApp
17 62 (16.53%) Security Cleared
18 61 (16.27%) MS Excel
19 60 (16.00%) Active Directory
20 56 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
21 55 (14.67%) Hyper-V
22 48 (12.80%) SLA
23 45 (12.00%) Finance
23 45 (12.00%) SC Cleared
24 44 (11.73%) UNIX
25 42 (11.20%) Service Delivery
25 42 (11.20%) Degree
26 41 (10.93%) Change Management
26 41 (10.93%) Java

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (8.80%) OpenStack
2 21 (5.60%) IIS
3 18 (4.80%) Apache
4 15 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.87%) SAS
7 7 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.07%) Lync
8 4 (1.07%) CloudStack
8 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 61 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.87%) SPSS
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
1 38 (10.13%) IaaS
2 36 (9.60%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (5.33%) PaaS
4 15 (4.00%) SaaS
5 11 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.07%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.53%) Heroku
9 2 (0.53%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.27%) Office 365
10 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (26.40%) SAN
2 39 (10.40%) TCP/IP
3 37 (9.87%) NAS
4 32 (8.53%) Firewall
5 26 (6.93%) IPsec
5 26 (6.93%) VPN
6 24 (6.40%) iSCSI
7 23 (6.13%) LAN
7 23 (6.13%) WAN
8 21 (5.60%) DNS
8 21 (5.60%) Internet
9 19 (5.07%) SSL
10 15 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (3.20%) DMZ
12 11 (2.93%) FTP
12 11 (2.93%) NetScaler
13 9 (2.40%) VLAN
13 9 (2.40%) Network Security
14 8 (2.13%) WAAS
14 8 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.27%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.93%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.87%) Big Data
7 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.07%) MySQL
7 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.47%) Maven
4 4 (1.07%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) Ant
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) AnthillPro
5 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.27%) FishEye
General
1 45 (12.00%) Finance
2 10 (2.67%) Legal
3 9 (2.40%) Advertising
3 9 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.13%) Retail
5 6 (1.60%) Marketing
6 2 (0.53%) Local Government
6 2 (0.53%) Publishing
6 2 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 70 (18.67%) Architect
2 61 (16.27%) Consultant
3 38 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (9.87%) VMware Engineer
5 33 (8.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 30 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (7.20%) Support Engineer
8 26 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (6.67%) Administrator
9 25 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
10 23 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (6.13%) VMware Specialist
11 21 (5.60%) VMware Consultant
11 21 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (5.07%) Technical Architect
13 17 (4.53%) Analyst
13 17 (4.53%) Virtualisation Architect
13 17 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (4.27%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 16 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.20%) Web Services
2 9 (2.40%) COM
3 8 (2.13%) J2EE
4 3 (0.80%) CSS
4 3 (0.80%) HTML
5 2 (0.53%) .NET
5 2 (0.53%) Spring
5 2 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.53%) Spring Integration
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.27%) REST
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.27%) Clustering
2 27 (7.20%) Client/Server
3 23 (6.13%) e-Health
4 16 (4.27%) Open Source
5 14 (3.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.73%) CLARiiON
6 13 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.67%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.67%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.13%) FlexPod
9 7 (1.87%) Replication
9 7 (1.87%) Symmetrix
9 7 (1.87%) Celerra
9 7 (1.87%) Symmetrix DMX
10 6 (1.60%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.07%) Blog
11 4 (1.07%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.07%) Social Media
12 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 163 (43.47%) Windows
2 144 (38.40%) Linux
3 56 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (11.73%) UNIX
5 36 (9.60%) CentOS
6 35 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (5.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.20%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.07%) Debian
11 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (25.60%) ITIL
2 42 (11.20%) Service Delivery
3 41 (10.93%) Change Management
4 30 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (7.73%) Capacity Planning
6 28 (7.47%) Capacity Management
7 27 (7.20%) DevOps
8 26 (6.93%) Service Management
9 24 (6.40%) Load Balancing
10 23 (6.13%) Business Continuity
11 16 (4.27%) PRINCE2
12 15 (4.00%) Scrum
12 15 (4.00%) Kanban
13 13 (3.47%) Build Automation
13 13 (3.47%) Software Engineering
13 13 (3.47%) Configuration Management
14 12 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (2.93%) Knowledge Management
15 11 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (2.67%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (19.73%) PowerShell
2 41 (10.93%) Java
3 35 (9.33%) Python
4 25 (6.67%) SQL
5 18 (4.80%) Perl
6 16 (4.27%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.47%) Ruby
8 12 (3.20%) VBScript
9 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.07%) Korn
11 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.53%) PHP
12 2 (0.53%) Groovy
12 2 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 62 (16.53%) Security Cleared
3 45 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 42 (11.20%) Degree
5 35 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (6.93%) MCITP
7 26 (6.93%) VCAP
8 20 (5.33%) CCNP
9 18 (4.80%) Citrix Certification
10 17 (4.53%) DV Cleared
11 15 (4.00%) CCA
12 13 (3.47%) MCTS
13 12 (3.20%) CCNA
14 11 (2.93%) MCSE
14 11 (2.93%) VCDX
14 11 (2.93%) NCDA
14 11 (2.93%) NCIE
15 10 (2.67%) VTSP
15 10 (2.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.53%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 276 (73.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (42.93%) vSphere
3 74 (19.73%) VMware ESXi
4 73 (19.47%) VMware ESX
5 60 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 55 (14.67%) Hyper-V
7 30 (8.00%) XenDesktop
8 29 (7.73%) VMware Server
9 26 (6.93%) VMFS
10 22 (5.87%) XenServer
11 17 (4.53%) XenApp
11 17 (4.53%) Xen
12 6 (1.60%) NFS
12 6 (1.60%) KVM
13 3 (0.80%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.80%) Squid
14 2 (0.53%) SRDF
14 2 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 31 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (7.73%) Puppet
3 20 (5.33%) SCVMM
4 17 (4.53%) SCCM
5 16 (4.27%) Nagios
6 13 (3.47%) ZABBIX
6 13 (3.47%) Zenoss
7 11 (2.93%) SCOM
8 9 (2.40%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.87%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.87%) Kibana
9 7 (1.87%) Graylog2
10 6 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.33%) Tivoli
11 5 (1.33%) logstash
12 4 (1.07%) Ansible
12 4 (1.07%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.07%) OpenNMS
12 4 (1.07%) WSUS
12 4 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 347 (92.53%) VMware
2 116 (30.93%) Microsoft
3 103 (27.47%) HP
4 77 (20.53%) Cisco
5 70 (18.67%) EMC
6 69 (18.40%) Citrix
7 65 (17.33%) NetApp
8 28 (7.47%) CA
9 24 (6.40%) 3PAR
10 23 (6.13%) Oracle
11 21 (5.60%) Dell
11 21 (5.60%) Veeam
12 18 (4.80%) Red Hat
13 17 (4.53%) IBM
14 13 (3.47%) Perforce
15 11 (2.93%) PlateSpin
16 9 (2.40%) Symantec
17 8 (2.13%) Splunk
18 7 (1.87%) Acronis
18 7 (1.87%) Cognos
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits including pri
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
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Salary: benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package + shares
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Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Wiltshire
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Salary: £4500 - £40000 per annum
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Haywards Heath
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