Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1045 1073 908
Rank change year-on-year +28 -165 -70
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 76 100 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.061% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.46% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 74 267
England median annual salary £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.36% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,850 £31,250 £39,038
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £86,750
UK median annual salary £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.36% - +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 23,067 21,581 22,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.05% 13.13% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18,891 18,290 19,188
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 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -1 33 £35,000 +7.69% 5
London +36 31 £82,500 +32.00% 4
North of England +20 9 £51,250 +26.54% 1
North West +11 8 £60,000 - 1
Midlands +22 2 £38,500 +10.00%
East Midlands -5 2 £38,500 +10.00%
Yorkshire +14 1 £42,500 +30.77%
vCloud
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 76 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (59.21%) vSphere
3 37 (48.68%) Linux
4 36 (47.37%) ITIL
4 36 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (46.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
7 30 (39.47%) Firewall
7 30 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (35.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (34.21%) VMware NSX
10 25 (32.89%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (26.32%) Cisco
12 17 (22.37%) Windows
12 17 (22.37%) DevOps
13 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (21.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
15 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
15 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (18.42%) vRealize
16 13 (17.11%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
16 13 (17.11%) OpenStack
16 13 (17.11%) Ansible
16 13 (17.11%) Public Cloud
17 12 (15.79%) IaaS

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 13 (17.11%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (46.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (15.79%) IaaS
3 12 (15.79%) PaaS
4 10 (13.16%) Office 365
5 8 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (7.89%) GitHub
6 6 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (6.58%) SaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (39.47%) Firewall
2 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (13.16%) SAN
3 10 (13.16%) VPN
4 7 (9.21%) DNS
5 6 (7.89%) DHCP
5 6 (7.89%) NAS
5 6 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (6.58%) HTTP
6 5 (6.58%) VSAN
7 4 (5.26%) LAN
7 4 (5.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.63%) Broadband
9 2 (2.63%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.32%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.32%) IPsec
10 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.32%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Gradle
2 1 (1.32%) JMeter
2 1 (1.32%) JUnit
2 1 (1.32%) Maven
2 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Billing
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Architect
2 17 (22.37%) Support Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Cloud Architect
3 15 (19.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Web Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Middleware
1 5 (6.58%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) Java EE
2 1 (1.32%) JAX-RS
2 1 (1.32%) JPA
2 1 (1.32%) JSF
2 1 (1.32%) LAMP
2 1 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.32%) REST
2 1 (1.32%) RESTful
2 1 (1.32%) Spring
2 1 (1.32%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (21.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
3 13 (17.11%) Public Cloud
3 13 (17.11%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (7.89%) Clustering
5 6 (7.89%) N-Tier
6 5 (6.58%) Private Cloud
7 4 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Linux
2 17 (22.37%) Windows
3 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.16%) Unix
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.32%) VMS
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) ITIL
2 25 (32.89%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (22.37%) DevOps
4 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.47%) SOA
6 9 (11.84%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (11.84%) Migration
6 9 (11.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Tech Ops
7 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.21%) Project Planning
8 7 (9.21%) Server Building
8 7 (9.21%) Time Management
8 7 (9.21%) Validation
9 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (6.58%) DSDM
10 5 (6.58%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.32%) Go
2 1 (1.32%) Java
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) Perl
2 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
5 12 (15.79%) CCNA
6 11 (14.47%) MCSA
7 10 (13.16%) MCSE
8 6 (7.89%) AWS Certification
8 6 (7.89%) MCITP
8 6 (7.89%) RHCE
9 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.26%) VCP6
11 3 (3.95%) CCNP
11 3 (3.95%) Degree
11 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 45 (59.21%) vSphere
2 36 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (34.21%) VMware NSX
4 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
6 6 (7.89%) Docker
7 4 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.95%) NFS
8 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) vRealize
2 13 (17.11%) Ansible
3 8 (10.53%) vCenter Server
4 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.21%) Puppet
5 5 (6.58%) Salt
6 4 (5.26%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.26%) SCCM
7 3 (3.95%) FortiGate
7 3 (3.95%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.32%) Terraform
8 1 (1.32%) vMotion
8 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Cisco
4 12 (15.79%) Oracle
4 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 11 (14.47%) Ivanti
6 8 (10.53%) EMC
7 7 (9.21%) HP
8 6 (7.89%) Dell
8 6 (7.89%) Google
9 5 (6.58%) Rackspace
10 4 (5.26%) CenturyLink
10 4 (5.26%) Isilon
10 4 (5.26%) NetApp
10 4 (5.26%) Veeam
11 3 (3.95%) Brocade
11 3 (3.95%) Citrix
11 3 (3.95%) EqualLogic
11 3 (3.95%) Juniper
11 3 (3.95%) SonicWALL