Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 880 1053
Rank change year-on-year +25 +173 +148
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 292 298 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.79% 1.03% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 248 242 144
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +35.14%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,325 £45,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +25.00%

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 36,754 29,008 22,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.29% 17.51% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 29,985 23,980 19,407
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 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
London +45 185 £70,000 - 29
South East -40 35 £66,000 +22.79% 4
Midlands +31 25 £65,000 - 1
North of England +47 22 £45,000 +32.35% 8
Yorkshire +50 16 £45,000 +50.00% 4
South West +5 14 £60,000 +30.43% 1
East Midlands +12 13 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 12 £55,000 - 1
East of England +3 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North West +17 5 £40,000 -10.11% 4
North East -18 1 £42,500 +14.09%
Virtual Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 290 (99.32%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (76.71%) Amazon EC2
3 181 (61.99%) DevOps
4 172 (58.90%) Amazon RDS
5 167 (57.19%) Linux
6 164 (56.16%) Amazon S3
7 139 (47.60%) Python
8 128 (43.84%) Ansible
9 117 (40.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 109 (37.33%) Jenkins
11 104 (35.62%) Puppet
12 101 (34.59%) AWS Lambda
13 99 (33.90%) Serverless
14 97 (33.22%) Docker
15 84 (28.77%) Bash Shell
16 80 (27.40%) Opscode Chef
17 78 (26.71%) Terraform
18 77 (26.37%) Amazon ELB
18 77 (26.37%) Java
18 77 (26.37%) Configuration Management
18 77 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
19 74 (25.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 74 (25.34%) Route 53
20 73 (25.00%) Web Services
21 68 (23.29%) MySQL
22 67 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
23 65 (22.26%) Windows
24 57 (19.52%) DNS
25 54 (18.49%) Git (software)
26 53 (18.15%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 42 (14.38%) Apache
2 29 (9.93%) WordPress
3 24 (8.22%) CMS
4 23 (7.88%) Drupal
4 23 (7.88%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (7.19%) nginx
6 15 (5.14%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.45%) OpenStack
8 12 (4.11%) Confluence
9 11 (3.77%) JBoss
9 11 (3.77%) Moodle
10 7 (2.40%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.37%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.37%) CloudStack
12 4 (1.37%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.37%) SAS
13 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.34%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 290 (99.32%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (76.71%) Amazon EC2
3 164 (56.16%) Amazon S3
4 117 (40.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 101 (34.59%) AWS Lambda
6 99 (33.90%) Serverless
7 77 (26.37%) Amazon ELB
8 74 (25.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 74 (25.34%) Route 53
9 50 (17.12%) CloudFront
10 44 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
11 43 (14.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 37 (12.67%) SaaS
13 36 (12.33%) GitHub
14 28 (9.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 23 (7.88%) Amazon Glacier
16 22 (7.53%) IaaS
17 21 (7.19%) Amazon SQS
18 16 (5.48%) AWS CloudTrail
19 14 (4.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (19.52%) DNS
2 41 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 30 (10.27%) HTTP
4 21 (7.19%) WAN
5 20 (6.85%) Network Security
6 19 (6.51%) LAN
7 18 (6.16%) VPN
8 17 (5.82%) Firewall
9 13 (4.45%) DHCP
10 12 (4.11%) SSL
11 10 (3.42%) Internet
11 10 (3.42%) SAN
11 10 (3.42%) SMTP
12 9 (3.08%) FCoE
12 9 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (3.08%) iSCSI
12 9 (3.08%) NAS
13 6 (2.05%) IPsec
13 6 (2.05%) OpenLDAP
14 3 (1.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (58.90%) Amazon RDS
2 68 (23.29%) MySQL
3 53 (18.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 34 (11.64%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (10.27%) SQL Server
6 25 (8.56%) Redis
7 21 (7.19%) Amazon Aurora
8 20 (6.85%) NoSQL
9 14 (4.79%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (2.74%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.05%) Big Data
13 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
15 3 (1.03%) Blockchain
15 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 109 (37.33%) Jenkins
2 54 (18.49%) Git (software)
3 30 (10.27%) JIRA
4 23 (7.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (6.16%) Bitbucket
6 14 (4.79%) Subversion
7 12 (4.11%) GitLab
8 11 (3.77%) Maven
9 10 (3.42%) PEAR
10 9 (3.08%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.74%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.40%) Ant
12 7 (2.40%) Gradle
12 7 (2.40%) JUnit
13 4 (1.37%) Hudson
13 4 (1.37%) jMock
13 4 (1.37%) Mockito
14 3 (1.03%) Clang
14 3 (1.03%) CMake
14 3 (1.03%) Liquibase
General
1 40 (13.70%) Finance
2 14 (4.79%) Publishing
3 10 (3.42%) Banking
3 10 (3.42%) Billing
4 9 (3.08%) Retail
5 5 (1.71%) Advertising
5 5 (1.71%) Legal
5 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.03%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (44.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (29.11%) AWS Engineer
3 65 (22.26%) AWS DevOps
4 61 (20.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 39 (13.36%) Architect
5 39 (13.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 33 (11.30%) Cloud Architect
7 31 (10.62%) Senior DevOps
8 30 (10.27%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (10.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 25 (8.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 23 (7.88%) Administrator
10 23 (7.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (7.53%) AWS Architect
12 21 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (6.51%) Lead DevOps
15 17 (5.82%) Support Engineer
16 16 (5.48%) Lead DevOps Engineer
17 12 (4.11%) Junior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.00%) Web Services
2 42 (14.38%) Node.js
3 27 (9.25%) LAMP
4 18 (6.16%) LDAP
5 13 (4.45%) Elastic Stack
5 13 (4.45%) JSON
6 10 (3.42%) Spring
7 9 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (2.74%) HTML
8 8 (2.74%) REST
8 8 (2.74%) SOAP
9 7 (2.40%) SAML
10 6 (2.05%) J2EE
10 6 (2.05%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.71%) CSS
11 5 (1.71%) jQuery
11 5 (1.71%) React
11 5 (1.71%) RESTful
11 5 (1.71%) YAML
12 4 (1.37%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.30%) Public Cloud
2 20 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.85%) Private Cloud
3 19 (6.51%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.45%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.45%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (4.45%) Replication
5 11 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.05%) Blog
8 6 (2.05%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.71%) iPhone
9 5 (1.71%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 167 (57.19%) Linux
2 65 (22.26%) Windows
3 53 (18.15%) Unix
4 43 (14.73%) CentOS
5 41 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (9.93%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.11%) Solaris
8 10 (3.42%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.74%) Debian
10 5 (1.71%) Android
11 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.34%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.34%) Fedora
14 1 (0.34%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (61.99%) DevOps
2 77 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.37%) Configuration Management
3 67 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (13.36%) Open Source
4 39 (13.36%) Scrum
5 38 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 36 (12.33%) High Availability
7 33 (11.30%) ITIL
8 31 (10.62%) Kanban
9 28 (9.59%) Continuous Deployment
9 28 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (7.88%) Test Automation
12 22 (7.53%) IT Strategy
12 22 (7.53%) Task Automation
13 21 (7.19%) Deployment Automation
13 21 (7.19%) Migration
14 19 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (6.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 139 (47.60%) Python
2 84 (28.77%) Bash Shell
3 77 (26.37%) Java
4 52 (17.81%) Ruby
4 52 (17.81%) SQL
5 36 (12.33%) JavaScript
6 33 (11.30%) PHP
7 32 (10.96%) Go
8 26 (8.90%) Perl
9 22 (7.53%) PowerShell
10 16 (5.48%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.40%) C++
12 5 (1.71%) C
12 5 (1.71%) C#
13 4 (1.37%) Groovy
13 4 (1.37%) Scala
14 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (16.10%) AWS Certification
2 32 (10.96%) Degree
3 15 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.71%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (1.03%) CEH
5 3 (1.03%) CISA
5 3 (1.03%) CISM
5 3 (1.03%) CRISC
5 3 (1.03%) GIAC
5 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CCIE
6 2 (0.68%) CCNP
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.68%) MBA
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) VCP6
6 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.53%) QA
2 8 (2.74%) SLA
3 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.03%) GCP
4 3 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 97 (33.22%) Docker
2 31 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.42%) Samba
4 9 (3.08%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.74%) XenServer
6 7 (2.40%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.03%) HDFS
8 3 (1.03%) Varnish
9 2 (0.68%) iptables
9 2 (0.68%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.68%) Xen
9 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.34%) KVM
10 1 (0.34%) LXC
10 1 (0.34%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 128 (43.84%) Ansible
2 104 (35.62%) Puppet
3 80 (27.40%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (26.71%) Terraform
5 50 (17.12%) Kubernetes
6 21 (7.19%) Nagios
7 17 (5.82%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (4.45%) ZABBIX
9 11 (3.77%) Check_MK
10 10 (3.42%) SCOM
11 9 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (3.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 8 (2.74%) Capistrano
12 8 (2.74%) SELinux
13 4 (1.37%) Grafana
14 3 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (1.03%) Kibana
14 3 (1.03%) Packer
14 3 (1.03%) Salt
15 2 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 43 (14.73%) Red Hat
2 41 (14.04%) VMware
3 33 (11.30%) Oracle
4 30 (10.27%) Microsoft
5 23 (7.88%) New Relic
6 17 (5.82%) Cisco
7 14 (4.79%) Atlassian
8 11 (3.77%) EMC
9 10 (3.42%) McAfee
9 10 (3.42%) SaltStack
9 10 (3.42%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.42%) Splunk
10 9 (3.08%) Centrify
11 8 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.71%) Google
12 5 (1.71%) Sun
13 4 (1.37%) Reuters
14 3 (1.03%) Nintex
14 3 (1.03%) Tableau
14 3 (1.03%) TIBCO