Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for vCloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vCloud over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1067 1045 897
Rank change year-on-year -22 -148 -32
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 72 127 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.077% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.60% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48 98 289
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,125 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% - +10.00%

vCloud is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23,317 21,151 23,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.77% 12.79% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18,933 17,936 19,872
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing vCloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in England

vCloud
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCloud in England.

Salary trend for vCloud in England

vCloud
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vCloud in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for vCloud in England

vCloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the England region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +24 40 £41,500 +27.69% 3
London -9 24 £82,500 +37.50% 6
North of England +7 6 £60,000 +26.32% 2
North West +16 5 £65,000 +22.64% 2
Midlands +24 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +20 1 £42,500 +30.77%
East of England +10 1 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1
vCloud
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (62.50%) vSphere
3 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
4 40 (55.56%) Linux
5 38 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (51.39%) ITIL
7 32 (44.44%) Firewall
7 32 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (40.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (30.56%) Cisco
12 21 (29.17%) Oracle
12 21 (29.17%) OpenStack
13 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (25.00%) CCNA
14 18 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (23.61%) DevOps
15 17 (23.61%) Ivanti
16 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 16 (22.22%) SAN
17 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
17 15 (20.83%) Windows
17 15 (20.83%) Ansible
17 15 (20.83%) Public Cloud
18 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (19.44%) IaaS
18 14 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

vCloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (29.17%) OpenStack
2 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.33%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.17%) Apache
5 3 (4.17%) nginx
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.78%) CMS
6 2 (2.78%) Drupal
6 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.78%) Zimbra
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (19.44%) IaaS
4 12 (16.67%) Office 365
5 11 (15.28%) PaaS
6 8 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (8.33%) GitHub
7 6 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (6.94%) SaaS
9 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) Firewall
2 16 (22.22%) SAN
2 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.67%) DNS
4 11 (15.28%) VPN
5 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (12.50%) DHCP
5 9 (12.50%) NAS
6 6 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (6.94%) HTTP
8 4 (5.56%) LAN
8 4 (5.56%) VSAN
8 4 (5.56%) WAN
9 3 (4.17%) IPsec
9 3 (4.17%) VLAN
9 3 (4.17%) VoIP
10 2 (2.78%) Broadband
10 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
3 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.39%) DbUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Gradle
3 1 (1.39%) JMeter
3 1 (1.39%) JUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Billing
2 2 (2.78%) Legal
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 18 (25.00%) Architect
4 13 (18.06%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Linux Support
7 6 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Web Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 3 (4.17%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) Middleware
2 3 (4.17%) LAMP
2 3 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) Java EE
3 1 (1.39%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.39%) JPA
3 1 (1.39%) JSF
3 1 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.39%) REST
3 1 (1.39%) RESTful
3 1 (1.39%) Spring
3 1 (1.39%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.83%) Public Cloud
3 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (9.72%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (8.33%) Clustering
7 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
8 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
9 4 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (5.56%) Private Cloud
10 3 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
12 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
12 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (1.39%) HP Storage
12 1 (1.39%) Replication
12 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (55.56%) Linux
2 15 (20.83%) Windows
3 14 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (19.44%) Unix
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.78%) CentOS
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) ITIL
2 27 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) DevOps
5 13 (18.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (15.28%) SOA
6 11 (15.28%) Time Management
7 10 (13.89%) Migration
8 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (8.33%) Project Planning
10 6 (8.33%) Tech Ops
10 6 (8.33%) Validation
11 5 (6.94%) Open Source
11 5 (6.94%) Presales
11 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) Python
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.94%) Perl
4 4 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Go
6 1 (1.39%) Java
6 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (25.00%) CCNA
4 12 (16.67%) MCSE
4 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (12.50%) MCSA
7 6 (8.33%) AWS Certification
7 6 (8.33%) MCITP
7 6 (8.33%) RHCE
8 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) CCNP
10 1 (1.39%) CCIE
10 1 (1.39%) Degree
10 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) VCAP
10 1 (1.39%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) COBIT
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 45 (62.50%) vSphere
2 30 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 14 (19.44%) VMware NSX
4 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
5 8 (11.11%) Docker
6 7 (9.72%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.17%) XenApp
8 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.78%) KVM
9 2 (2.78%) LXC
9 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.39%) NFS
10 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) Ansible
2 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.50%) Puppet
3 7 (9.72%) SCCM
4 5 (6.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (6.94%) Salt
4 5 (6.94%) vRealize
5 4 (5.56%) EMC VPLEX
5 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.17%) FortiGate
6 3 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.17%) Nagios
6 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 3 (4.17%) vMotion
7 2 (2.78%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.56%) Cisco
4 21 (29.17%) Oracle
5 17 (23.61%) Ivanti
6 15 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 12 (16.67%) EMC
8 11 (15.28%) HP
9 8 (11.11%) NetApp
10 7 (9.72%) Rackspace
10 7 (9.72%) Veeam
11 6 (8.33%) Citrix
11 6 (8.33%) Google
11 6 (8.33%) Zerto
12 5 (6.94%) Dell
12 5 (6.94%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.56%) CenturyLink
13 4 (5.56%) Isilon
14 3 (4.17%) Nexenta
14 3 (4.17%) Nimble Storage