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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 729 766 787
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +21
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 174 111 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 1.40% 1.04% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 136 96 89
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%

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
12387 10628 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 9.87% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10257 9054 10127
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +46 171 £52,500 +2.43% 17
South East +19 64 £45,000 -18.18% 6
London -3 57 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Hampshire +3 31 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Berkshire +8 18 £67,500 +17.39%
North West +3 18 £52,000 +30.81% 4
West Midlands +13 17 £67,500 +22.72%
Yorkshire -24 17 £67,500 +22.72% 1
South Yorkshire - 17 £67,500 -
Sheffield - 17 £67,500 -
Reading +4 15 £67,500 +17.39%
Birmingham +18 14 £67,500 +22.72%
Surrey 0 14 £45,000 -35.71% 1
East of England -1 14 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Leeds -18 14 £67,500 +22.72%
West Yorkshire -26 14 £67,500 +22.72%
City of London +5 12 £47,500 +8.57%
Manchester -12 10 £49,000 +15.29% 3
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 - 1
South West - 9 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside - 8 £57,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £57,500 - 1
Watford - 7 £57,500 -
Liverpool - 7 £57,500 - 1
Farnborough -10 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Essex - 4 £42,500 -
Middlesex +2 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £70,000 -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 326 (91.32%) VMware
2 257 (71.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (44.54%) vSphere
4 147 (41.18%) Windows
5 144 (40.34%) Linux
6 106 (29.69%) Microsoft
7 103 (28.85%) ITIL
7 103 (28.85%) SAN
8 95 (26.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 93 (26.05%) HP
10 79 (22.13%) Cisco
11 69 (19.33%) EMC
11 69 (19.33%) NetApp
12 66 (18.49%) VMware ESX
12 66 (18.49%) VMware ESXi
13 61 (17.09%) PowerShell
14 59 (16.53%) Citrix
15 54 (15.13%) Hyper-V
16 49 (13.73%) NAS
16 49 (13.73%) CentOS
16 49 (13.73%) SLA
17 46 (12.89%) Security Cleared
18 45 (12.61%) Active Directory
19 44 (12.32%) TCP/IP
19 44 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
20 42 (11.76%) VPN
21 40 (11.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 40 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
22 39 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 39 (10.92%) Degree

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (9.80%) OpenStack
2 23 (6.44%) Apache
3 18 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 18 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.76%) IIS
5 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.24%) SAS
7 6 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.12%) Lync
8 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.56%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 36 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.24%) SPSS
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Summit
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (8.96%) IaaS
4 21 (5.88%) PaaS
5 17 (4.76%) SaaS
6 10 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.24%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (1.68%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.84%) Office 365
12 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.28%) Heroku
12 1 (0.28%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 103 (28.85%) SAN
2 49 (13.73%) NAS
3 44 (12.32%) TCP/IP
4 42 (11.76%) VPN
5 38 (10.64%) IPsec
6 37 (10.36%) Firewall
7 27 (7.56%) SSL
8 24 (6.72%) Internet
9 23 (6.44%) LAN
9 23 (6.44%) WAN
9 23 (6.44%) iSCSI
9 23 (6.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (6.16%) DNS
11 14 (3.92%) WAAS
12 13 (3.64%) VLAN
13 12 (3.36%) Network Security
13 12 (3.36%) DMZ
14 11 (3.08%) MPLS
14 11 (3.08%) FTP
14 11 (3.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.96%) Big Data
7 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.68%) MySQL
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (5.04%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.20%) Maven
4 3 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 36 (10.08%) Finance
2 10 (2.80%) Retail
2 10 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.52%) Advertising
4 6 (1.68%) Marketing
4 6 (1.68%) Legal
5 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Publishing
6 2 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 80 (22.41%) Architect
2 54 (15.13%) Consultant
3 47 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
5 32 (8.96%) VMware Engineer
6 31 (8.68%) Support Engineer
7 29 (8.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (7.28%) Technical Specialist
8 26 (7.28%) VMware Specialist
9 24 (6.72%) Virtualisation Architect
10 23 (6.44%) Cloud Engineer
11 22 (6.16%) VMware Consultant
12 20 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (5.60%) Technical Architect
13 19 (5.32%) Administrator
14 18 (5.04%) Cloud Architect
15 17 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
16 16 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
16 16 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.28%) Web Services
2 8 (2.24%) J2EE
2 8 (2.24%) COM
3 2 (0.56%) CSS
3 2 (0.56%) HTML
4 1 (0.28%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
4 1 (0.28%) Spring
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.28%) REST
4 1 (0.28%) Spring Integration
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.84%) Client/Server
2 26 (7.28%) Clustering
3 23 (6.44%) e-Health
4 18 (5.04%) Open Source
5 14 (3.92%) CLARiiON
6 13 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.08%) Mainframe
7 11 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.80%) FlexPod
9 8 (2.24%) Celerra
10 7 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.96%) Replication
11 6 (1.68%) Symmetrix DMX
11 6 (1.68%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.68%) Symmetrix
12 4 (1.12%) Blog
12 4 (1.12%) Social Media
13 3 (0.84%) Economics
13 3 (0.84%) PKI
13 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 147 (41.18%) Windows
2 144 (40.34%) Linux
3 49 (13.73%) CentOS
4 44 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (11.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (6.16%) UNIX
8 15 (4.20%) Ubuntu
9 12 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.96%) Debian
11 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.28%) VMS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (28.85%) ITIL
2 32 (8.96%) Change Management
3 31 (8.68%) Service Delivery
3 31 (8.68%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (8.40%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (7.56%) Load Balancing
5 27 (7.56%) Capacity Management
6 26 (7.28%) Business Continuity
7 24 (6.72%) DevOps
8 21 (5.88%) Service Management
9 18 (5.04%) PRINCE2
9 18 (5.04%) Scrum
9 18 (5.04%) Kanban
10 16 (4.48%) Build Automation
11 15 (4.20%) Configuration Management
12 13 (3.64%) Knowledge Management
13 12 (3.36%) Project Management
14 11 (3.08%) TOGAF
14 11 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (3.08%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.09%) PowerShell
2 30 (8.40%) Java
3 28 (7.84%) Python
4 26 (7.28%) SQL
5 12 (3.36%) Perl
6 11 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.52%) Ruby
8 6 (1.68%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.68%) VBScript
9 4 (1.12%) PHP
9 4 (1.12%) Korn
10 1 (0.28%) Groovy
10 1 (0.28%) C
10 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (26.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 46 (12.89%) Security Cleared
3 39 (10.92%) Degree
3 39 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (8.40%) SC Cleared
6 29 (8.12%) MCITP
7 27 (7.56%) VCAP
8 26 (7.28%) CCNP
9 22 (6.16%) CCA
9 22 (6.16%) Citrix Certification
10 17 (4.76%) DV Cleared
11 15 (4.20%) MCTS
12 14 (3.92%) MCSE
12 14 (3.92%) NCDA
12 14 (3.92%) NCIE
12 14 (3.92%) VTSP
13 12 (3.36%) CCNA
14 11 (3.08%) VCP5
15 8 (2.24%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.73%) SLA
2 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 257 (71.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 159 (44.54%) vSphere
3 66 (18.49%) VMware ESXi
3 66 (18.49%) VMware ESX
4 54 (15.13%) Hyper-V
5 45 (12.61%) Active Directory
6 29 (8.12%) VMware Server
7 27 (7.56%) XenDesktop
7 27 (7.56%) VMFS
8 17 (4.76%) XenServer
9 16 (4.48%) Xen
10 11 (3.08%) XenApp
11 4 (1.12%) NFS
11 4 (1.12%) KVM
12 2 (0.56%) Squid
13 1 (0.28%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.28%) SRDF
13 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 35 (9.80%) Puppet
2 34 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 19 (5.32%) Nagios
5 16 (4.48%) Zenoss
5 16 (4.48%) ZABBIX
6 14 (3.92%) SCCM
7 13 (3.64%) SCOM
8 7 (1.96%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.96%) Kibana
8 7 (1.96%) Graylog2
9 6 (1.68%) OpenNMS
10 5 (1.40%) logstash
10 5 (1.40%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.12%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.12%) Ansible
11 4 (1.12%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.84%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 326 (91.32%) VMware
2 106 (29.69%) Microsoft
3 93 (26.05%) HP
4 79 (22.13%) Cisco
5 69 (19.33%) EMC
5 69 (19.33%) NetApp
6 59 (16.53%) Citrix
7 28 (7.84%) CA
8 23 (6.44%) 3PAR
9 20 (5.60%) Dell
10 19 (5.32%) Oracle
10 19 (5.32%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.76%) Veeam
12 16 (4.48%) Perforce
13 12 (3.36%) IBM
14 9 (2.52%) Acronis
15 8 (2.24%) Splunk
15 8 (2.24%) Business Objects
15 8 (2.24%) Cognos
16 7 (1.96%) Symantec
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £6k car allowance + 15% bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £7,200 + 10% bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits including pri
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £425 - £440 per day + many benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago