Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Private Cloud over the 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 696 870 907
Rank change year-on-year +174 +37 +198
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 374 297 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.92% 0.75% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 302 256 228
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +17.39% -8.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +17.39% -8.00%

Virtual Private Cloud is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 40,439 39,447 29,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.15% 24.19% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33,101 32,335 24,512
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £88,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in England

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Virtual Private Cloud in England

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in England

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
London +121 216 £72,500 +3.57% 44
Midlands +77 54 £67,500 +3.85% 6
North of England +38 49 £60,000 +33.33% 17
West Midlands +68 47 £60,000 +26.32% 4
North West +59 34 £65,000 +85.71% 10
South East +26 24 £68,750 +1.10% 7
South West +18 18 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +8 13 £56,250 +25.00% 4
East Midlands +20 7 £70,000 +7.69% 2
East of England +74 5 £62,500 -10.71%
North East +20 2 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Virtual Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 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 Virtual Private Cloud.

1 374 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 281 (75.13%) Amazon EC2
3 263 (70.32%) Amazon S3
4 251 (67.11%) DevOps
5 210 (56.15%) Linux
6 191 (51.07%) Python
6 191 (51.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 186 (49.73%) Amazon RDS
8 168 (44.92%) Serverless
9 167 (44.65%) Terraform
10 163 (43.58%) AWS Lambda
11 146 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
12 145 (38.77%) Ansible
13 141 (37.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 135 (36.10%) Docker
15 121 (32.35%) Infrastructure as Code
16 120 (32.09%) Windows
17 109 (29.14%) Jenkins
17 109 (29.14%) Amazon ECS
18 102 (27.27%) Kubernetes
19 100 (26.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 100 (26.74%) Bash Shell
20 98 (26.20%) Route 53
21 91 (24.33%) Java
22 85 (22.73%) Finance
23 83 (22.19%) Web Services
24 78 (20.86%) Git (software)
25 75 (20.05%) PowerShell
26 74 (19.79%) Puppet
27 73 (19.52%) Amazon SQS

Virtual Private Cloud
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 46 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (11.23%) IIS
3 19 (5.08%) Confluence
4 11 (2.94%) Apache
4 11 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.67%) SAS
6 6 (1.60%) nginx
7 5 (1.34%) CMS
7 5 (1.34%) Drupal
8 4 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.07%) WordPress
9 2 (0.53%) JBoss
9 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 374 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 281 (75.13%) Amazon EC2
3 263 (70.32%) Amazon S3
4 191 (51.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 168 (44.92%) Serverless
6 163 (43.58%) AWS Lambda
7 141 (37.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 109 (29.14%) Amazon ECS
9 98 (26.20%) Route 53
10 73 (19.52%) Amazon SQS
11 64 (17.11%) Amazon ELB
12 51 (13.64%) Amazon Glacier
13 46 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 40 (10.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 36 (9.63%) CloudFront
16 32 (8.56%) AWS CloudTrail
17 29 (7.75%) IaaS
18 26 (6.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 23 (6.15%) PaaS
20 21 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 58 (15.51%) VPN
2 56 (14.97%) DNS
3 53 (14.17%) Firewall
4 26 (6.95%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.48%) DHCP
6 11 (2.94%) Network Security
7 10 (2.67%) LAN
8 9 (2.41%) SMTP
9 8 (2.14%) WAN
10 7 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.60%) HTTP
11 6 (1.60%) Internet
12 4 (1.07%) Asterisk PBX
12 4 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.07%) FTP
12 4 (1.07%) IPv4
12 4 (1.07%) SSH
12 4 (1.07%) VoIP
13 3 (0.80%) DMZ
14 1 (0.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (49.73%) Amazon RDS
2 100 (26.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 26 (6.95%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.08%) MySQL
4 19 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.01%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (3.48%) Big Data
7 9 (2.41%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.07%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.53%) RethinkDB
12 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 109 (29.14%) Jenkins
2 78 (20.86%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.09%) JIRA
4 27 (7.22%) Bitbucket
5 19 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 13 (3.48%) GitLab
7 8 (2.14%) Gradle
8 7 (1.87%) Maven
8 7 (1.87%) Subversion
9 6 (1.60%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.60%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.07%) Codeship
10 4 (1.07%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.07%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.07%) Selenium
10 4 (1.07%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.80%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.53%) RSpec
General
1 85 (22.73%) Finance
2 24 (6.42%) Marketing
3 20 (5.35%) Billing
4 18 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.01%) Banking
6 14 (3.74%) Electronics
6 14 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.74%) Publishing
7 10 (2.67%) Retail
8 4 (1.07%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 160 (42.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 106 (28.34%) AWS Engineer
3 83 (22.19%) AWS DevOps
4 72 (19.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 53 (14.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 50 (13.37%) Architect
7 43 (11.50%) Senior DevOps
8 40 (10.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 32 (8.56%) Cloud Architect
10 30 (8.02%) Consultant
10 30 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (7.75%) AWS Architect
12 28 (7.49%) AWS Consultant
13 21 (5.61%) Developer
14 20 (5.35%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (4.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (4.28%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 14 (3.74%) DevOps Architect
18 13 (3.48%) Lead DevOps
18 13 (3.48%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (22.19%) Web Services
2 45 (12.03%) Elastic Stack
3 41 (10.96%) Node.js
4 39 (10.43%) .NET
5 27 (7.22%) REST
6 23 (6.15%) YAML
7 18 (4.81%) JSON
8 17 (4.55%) .NET Core
8 17 (4.55%) Kafka
9 14 (3.74%) AWS Amplify
10 10 (2.67%) Jinja
10 10 (2.67%) RESTful
11 9 (2.41%) XML
12 7 (1.87%) HTML
12 7 (1.87%) Memcached
13 6 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (1.60%) React
13 6 (1.60%) Spring
14 5 (1.34%) 802.1X
14 5 (1.34%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.30%) Public Cloud
2 32 (8.56%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 24 (6.42%) Data Centre
5 24 (6.42%) Linux Command Line
6 21 (5.61%) Private Cloud
7 14 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.74%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.87%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.07%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.80%) User Experience
13 2 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.53%) Blog
13 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 210 (56.15%) Linux
2 120 (32.09%) Windows
3 39 (10.43%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.55%) CentOS
6 15 (4.01%) Amazon Linux
7 12 (3.21%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.67%) Fedora
9 9 (2.41%) Unix
10 5 (1.34%) Debian
10 5 (1.34%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE
12 1 (0.27%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (67.11%) DevOps
2 146 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (32.35%) Infrastructure as Code
4 62 (16.58%) Microservices
4 62 (16.58%) Migration
5 61 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (14.17%) Configuration Management
6 53 (14.17%) Test Automation
7 48 (12.83%) Deployment Automation
8 45 (12.03%) Continuous Deployment
9 44 (11.76%) Scrum
9 44 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 38 (10.16%) Computer Science
10 38 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 38 (10.16%) Open Source
11 36 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (9.36%) Auto-Scaling
13 33 (8.82%) Fintech
14 32 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (7.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 191 (51.07%) Python
2 100 (26.74%) Bash Shell
3 91 (24.33%) Java
4 75 (20.05%) PowerShell
5 70 (18.72%) SQL
6 53 (14.17%) Ruby
7 33 (8.82%) C#
8 26 (6.95%) PHP
9 21 (5.61%) JavaScript
10 20 (5.35%) Shell Script
11 17 (4.55%) Go
12 7 (1.87%) Scala
13 5 (1.34%) C++
13 5 (1.34%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.80%) C
15 3 (0.80%) Groovy
16 2 (0.53%) Java 8
16 2 (0.53%) Perl
17 1 (0.27%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 40 (10.70%) Degree
2 33 (8.82%) AWS Certification
3 22 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (4.28%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.21%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) RHCE
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) CCNP
8 1 (0.27%) CISA
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CISM
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.55%) QA
2 8 (2.14%) GDPR
3 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.34%) NCSC
4 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) NIST
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 135 (36.10%) Docker
2 46 (12.30%) Active Directory
3 23 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.67%) Squid
7 7 (1.87%) XenApp
8 4 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.80%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 167 (44.65%) Terraform
2 145 (38.77%) Ansible
3 102 (27.27%) Kubernetes
4 74 (19.79%) Puppet
5 47 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (9.89%) Packer
7 32 (8.56%) Nagios
8 25 (6.68%) Prometheus
9 24 (6.42%) Grafana
10 14 (3.74%) Kibana
11 10 (2.67%) ZABBIX
12 9 (2.41%) Consul
13 5 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (1.34%) logstash
13 5 (1.34%) Salt
14 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (1.07%) SCCM
14 4 (1.07%) SCOM
14 4 (1.07%) SCOrch
14 4 (1.07%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.22%) VMware
3 23 (6.15%) Oracle
4 22 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.01%) SAP
6 14 (3.74%) Google
7 13 (3.48%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.21%) AppDynamics
8 12 (3.21%) New Relic
9 11 (2.94%) Splunk
10 7 (1.87%) Citrix
11 5 (1.34%) Adyen
11 5 (1.34%) Cisco
11 5 (1.34%) Recurly
11 5 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.07%) HP
12 4 (1.07%) Zoho
13 3 (0.80%) Apple
13 3 (0.80%) IBM
13 3 (0.80%) ServiceNow