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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 724 741 785
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +44
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 173 137 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 1.40% 1.28% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 144 123 85
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £33,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +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
12347 10669 11965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 9.99% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10259 9065 10279
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 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 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 22 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 +51 168 £50,000 - 17
South East -4 60 £45,000 -18.18% 7
London -6 49 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Hampshire -9 28 £43,750 -12.50% 6
West Midlands +15 24 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +10 20 £67,500 +12.50%
Yorkshire -35 20 £67,500 +22.72%
South Yorkshire - 20 £61,250 -
Sheffield - 20 £61,250 -
Birmingham +18 18 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Reading +4 18 £67,500 +12.50%
North West -7 18 £52,000 +77.77% 4
Surrey -8 16 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Leeds -20 15 £67,500 +22.72%
West Yorkshire -30 15 £67,500 +22.72%
East of England +10 14 £58,750 +6.81%
City of London +2 14 £47,500 +8.57%
Manchester -5 12 £51,000 +78.94% 3
South West -20 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Rochdale - 10 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 8 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £57,500 -
Watford - 7 £57,500 -
Farnborough -19 6 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Merseyside - 6 £57,500 -
Liverpool - 6 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire +9 3 - -
East Midlands -8 3 £30,000 -39.39% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
Marlow - 3 - -

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 341 (90.69%) VMware
2 268 (71.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (46.01%) vSphere
4 148 (39.36%) Windows
5 145 (38.56%) Linux
6 116 (30.85%) SAN
7 110 (29.26%) ITIL
8 109 (28.99%) Microsoft
9 108 (28.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 102 (27.13%) HP
11 89 (23.67%) Cisco
12 84 (22.34%) NetApp
13 80 (21.28%) EMC
14 72 (19.15%) Citrix
15 67 (17.82%) VMware ESXi
16 66 (17.55%) Hyper-V
16 66 (17.55%) VMware ESX
17 55 (14.63%) CentOS
17 55 (14.63%) PowerShell
17 55 (14.63%) NAS
18 52 (13.83%) VPN
19 50 (13.30%) SLA
20 49 (13.03%) TCP/IP
20 49 (13.03%) Active Directory
20 49 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 46 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
22 45 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
22 45 (11.97%) IPsec
23 44 (11.70%) Firewall

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 39 (10.37%) OpenStack
2 24 (6.38%) Apache
3 22 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.85%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (3.72%) IIS
6 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.13%) SAS
8 7 (1.86%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.06%) Lync
11 2 (0.53%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.53%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.13%) SPSS
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (7.98%) IaaS
4 20 (5.32%) PaaS
5 17 (4.52%) SaaS
6 10 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.13%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.33%) Office 365
11 4 (1.06%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (30.85%) SAN
2 55 (14.63%) NAS
3 52 (13.83%) VPN
4 49 (13.03%) TCP/IP
5 45 (11.97%) IPsec
6 44 (11.70%) Firewall
7 32 (8.51%) LAN
7 32 (8.51%) WAN
8 30 (7.98%) SSL
9 29 (7.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (7.18%) DNS
10 27 (7.18%) Internet
11 25 (6.65%) iSCSI
12 20 (5.32%) WAAS
13 17 (4.52%) VLAN
14 14 (3.72%) MPLS
15 13 (3.46%) Network Security
16 12 (3.19%) NetScaler
16 12 (3.19%) DMZ
17 11 (2.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.66%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.86%) MySQL
6 7 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.33%) Big Data
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.52%) Maven
4 4 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 36 (9.57%) Finance
2 10 (2.66%) Retail
2 10 (2.66%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.60%) Marketing
3 6 (1.60%) Advertising
4 5 (1.33%) Legal
5 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.53%) Publishing
6 2 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 88 (23.40%) Architect
2 57 (15.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 56 (14.89%) Consultant
4 39 (10.37%) Solutions Architect
4 39 (10.37%) Support Engineer
5 31 (8.24%) Virtualisation Architect
6 29 (7.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (7.71%) VMware Specialist
7 26 (6.91%) Technical Specialist
8 25 (6.65%) VMware Engineer
8 25 (6.65%) VMware Consultant
9 23 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.32%) Technical Architect
11 19 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 18 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
12 18 (4.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (4.52%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 17 (4.52%) Analyst
14 16 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.45%) Web Services
2 8 (2.13%) J2EE
2 8 (2.13%) COM
3 2 (0.53%) CSS
3 2 (0.53%) HTML
3 2 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.27%) SOAP
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.71%) Client/Server
2 28 (7.45%) Clustering
3 24 (6.38%) e-Health
4 21 (5.59%) CLARiiON
5 19 (5.05%) Open Source
6 15 (3.99%) FlexPod
7 13 (3.46%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (2.93%) Mainframe
9 11 (2.93%) Replication
9 11 (2.93%) Celerra
10 8 (2.13%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.60%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.33%) Symmetrix
12 5 (1.33%) Symmetrix DMX
12 5 (1.33%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.06%) Social Media
13 4 (1.06%) Blog
13 4 (1.06%) Economics
14 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 148 (39.36%) Windows
2 145 (38.56%) Linux
3 55 (14.63%) CentOS
4 46 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.79%) UNIX
7 17 (4.52%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.13%) Debian
10 4 (1.06%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.06%) VMS
11 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.26%) ITIL
2 34 (9.04%) Change Management
3 32 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
4 31 (8.24%) Service Delivery
5 30 (7.98%) Load Balancing
6 29 (7.71%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (7.45%) Capacity Management
8 25 (6.65%) Business Continuity
8 25 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (6.65%) DevOps
9 20 (5.32%) Kanban
9 20 (5.32%) Service Management
9 20 (5.32%) Scrum
9 20 (5.32%) PRINCE2
10 18 (4.79%) Build Automation
11 17 (4.52%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.26%) Operations Management
13 14 (3.72%) Project Management
13 14 (3.72%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.46%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 30 (7.98%) Java
3 27 (7.18%) SQL
4 25 (6.65%) Python
5 14 (3.72%) Perl
6 10 (2.66%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.13%) Ruby
8 6 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.33%) PHP
9 5 (1.33%) VBScript
9 5 (1.33%) Korn
10 2 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (28.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 49 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (10.90%) Security Cleared
5 39 (10.37%) Degree
6 34 (9.04%) Citrix Certification
7 33 (8.78%) MCITP
7 33 (8.78%) VCAP
8 31 (8.24%) CCA
9 30 (7.98%) CCNP
10 24 (6.38%) SC Cleared
10 24 (6.38%) MCSE
11 23 (6.12%) VTSP
12 20 (5.32%) NCDA
12 20 (5.32%) NCIE
13 18 (4.79%) MCTS
14 16 (4.26%) CCNA
15 14 (3.72%) VCP5
16 12 (3.19%) DV Cleared
16 12 (3.19%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.30%) SLA
2 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 268 (71.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (46.01%) vSphere
3 67 (17.82%) VMware ESXi
4 66 (17.55%) Hyper-V
4 66 (17.55%) VMware ESX
5 49 (13.03%) Active Directory
6 37 (9.84%) XenDesktop
7 31 (8.24%) VMware Server
8 28 (7.45%) VMFS
9 16 (4.26%) Xen
10 15 (3.99%) XenServer
11 14 (3.72%) XenApp
12 4 (1.06%) KVM
12 4 (1.06%) NFS
13 2 (0.53%) Squid
14 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.27%) Docker
14 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 38 (10.11%) Puppet
2 35 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.59%) Nagios
4 19 (5.05%) SCVMM
5 18 (4.79%) Zenoss
5 18 (4.79%) ZABBIX
6 15 (3.99%) SCOM
7 13 (3.46%) SCCM
8 11 (2.93%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.13%) OpenNMS
10 7 (1.86%) Kibana
10 7 (1.86%) Graylog2
10 7 (1.86%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.60%) Ansible
12 5 (1.33%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (1.33%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.33%) logstash
13 4 (1.06%) XenMobile
14 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 341 (90.69%) VMware
2 109 (28.99%) Microsoft
3 102 (27.13%) HP
4 89 (23.67%) Cisco
5 84 (22.34%) NetApp
6 80 (21.28%) EMC
7 72 (19.15%) Citrix
8 29 (7.71%) CA
9 27 (7.18%) 3PAR
10 24 (6.38%) Dell
11 22 (5.85%) Red Hat
11 22 (5.85%) Oracle
12 21 (5.59%) Veeam
13 18 (4.79%) Perforce
14 16 (4.26%) IBM
15 12 (3.19%) Acronis
16 11 (2.93%) Symantec
17 8 (2.13%) Splunk
17 8 (2.13%) Business Objects
17 8 (2.13%) Cognos
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