Period
to 22 September 2017

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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 1044 1177
Rank change year-on-year +194 +133 +36
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 302 176 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.096% 0.045%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 240 144 84
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +15.74% +0.47%
10th Percentile £38,000 £44,125 £32,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% -

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 29485 22956 18867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.80% 12.54% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24472 19492 15604
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,230 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.48% +7.85% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 September 2017.

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 22 September 2017. 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 +59 154 £70,000 +3.70% 11
South East +121 87 £55,000 - 3
East of England +34 31 £52,500 -12.50%
South West +25 17 £45,000 -10.00%
North of England -5 12 £35,750 -25.52%
North West +3 10 £42,500 -7.61%
Yorkshire +10 2 £30,000 -40.00%
Midlands +32 1 - -
East Midlands +22 1 - -
Virtual Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud.

1 298 (98.68%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (65.56%) Amazon EC2
3 159 (52.65%) Linux
4 131 (43.38%) DevOps
5 127 (42.05%) Amazon S3
6 123 (40.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 121 (40.07%) Windows
8 112 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
9 109 (36.09%) Amazon RDS
10 107 (35.43%) Web Services
11 85 (28.15%) Puppet
12 79 (26.16%) DNS
13 74 (24.50%) PowerShell
14 73 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 70 (23.18%) Microsoft
15 70 (23.18%) Active Directory
16 64 (21.19%) Firewall
17 62 (20.53%) Windows Server
17 62 (20.53%) Jenkins
18 60 (19.87%) Python
19 58 (19.21%) Terraform
20 57 (18.87%) Docker
20 57 (18.87%) VPN
21 55 (18.21%) Data Centre
22 54 (17.88%) Cisco
22 54 (17.88%) DHCP
23 52 (17.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 51 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
25 50 (16.56%) Java
26 48 (15.89%) ITIL

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 34 (11.26%) Apache
2 26 (8.61%) Confluence
3 22 (7.28%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.30%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.64%) Apache Spark
7 10 (3.31%) IIS
7 10 (3.31%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.98%) nginx
9 8 (2.65%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (1.66%) SAS
11 3 (0.99%) Drupal
11 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.66%) JBoss
12 2 (0.66%) Moodle
12 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.66%) WordPress
13 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 298 (98.68%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (65.56%) Amazon EC2
3 127 (42.05%) Amazon S3
4 123 (40.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 73 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 52 (17.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 47 (15.56%) Amazon ELB
7 47 (15.56%) IaaS
8 39 (12.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 35 (11.59%) Amazon SQS
9 35 (11.59%) PaaS
10 33 (10.93%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (10.93%) SaaS
11 31 (10.26%) Route 53
12 29 (9.60%) Office 365
13 23 (7.62%) Amazon Glacier
14 18 (5.96%) AWS CloudTrail
15 17 (5.63%) GitHub
16 14 (4.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (26.16%) DNS
2 64 (21.19%) Firewall
3 57 (18.87%) VPN
4 54 (17.88%) DHCP
5 48 (15.89%) WAN
6 44 (14.57%) IPsec
6 44 (14.57%) TCP/IP
7 36 (11.92%) LAN
8 35 (11.59%) VLAN
9 27 (8.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (8.94%) Wireless
10 26 (8.61%) LDAP
11 23 (7.62%) BGP
11 23 (7.62%) EIGRP
11 23 (7.62%) NetScaler
11 23 (7.62%) OSPF
11 23 (7.62%) tcpdump
12 21 (6.95%) Kerberos
13 20 (6.62%) MPLS
14 18 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (36.09%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (8.28%) Amazon Redshift
3 23 (7.62%) MySQL
4 18 (5.96%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.96%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.64%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.65%) Amazon Aurora
9 8 (2.65%) InfluxDB
9 8 (2.65%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.32%) Redis
11 5 (1.66%) Big Data
11 5 (1.66%) Endeca
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 62 (20.53%) Jenkins
2 42 (13.91%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.60%) JIRA
4 23 (7.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (5.30%) Vagrant
6 11 (3.64%) Hudson
7 10 (3.31%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.66%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.66%) Maven
10 2 (0.66%) Ant
10 2 (0.66%) FxCop
10 2 (0.66%) Gradle
10 2 (0.66%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.66%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (0.66%) Selenium
10 2 (0.66%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.66%) Subversion
10 2 (0.66%) TestComplete
General
1 31 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.62%) Advertising
3 17 (5.63%) Finance
4 14 (4.64%) Banking
4 14 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.30%) Marketing
6 4 (1.32%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (26.49%) AWS Engineer
2 73 (24.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (22.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 64 (21.19%) AWS DevOps
5 52 (17.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 42 (13.91%) Architect
7 33 (10.93%) Linux Engineer
7 33 (10.93%) Network Engineer
8 31 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (8.61%) Senior Architect
10 23 (7.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 22 (7.28%) AWS Architect
11 22 (7.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (7.28%) Systems Engineer
12 20 (6.62%) Senior DevOps
12 20 (6.62%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 16 (5.30%) Analyst
14 15 (4.97%) Cloud Architect
14 15 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (4.97%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (35.43%) Web Services
2 18 (5.96%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (5.63%) JSON
4 15 (4.97%) .NET
4 15 (4.97%) 802.1X
4 15 (4.97%) Node.js
5 13 (4.30%) LAMP
6 11 (3.64%) Middleware
7 10 (3.31%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.98%) LEMP Stack
8 9 (2.98%) Memcached
9 8 (2.65%) Kafka
10 7 (2.32%) YAML
11 5 (1.66%) RESTful
12 3 (0.99%) Spring
13 2 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.66%) boto
13 2 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.66%) J2EE
14 1 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.21%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.28%) PKI
3 25 (8.28%) Public Cloud
4 19 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (5.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (4.97%) BYOD
7 14 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (4.64%) Mobile App
7 14 (4.64%) PlayStation
7 14 (4.64%) Streaming Video
7 14 (4.64%) Xbox
8 13 (4.30%) Computer Science
9 11 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (3.31%) Fat Client
10 10 (3.31%) Thin Client
11 8 (2.65%) Virtual Team
12 7 (2.32%) Equities
12 7 (2.32%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (52.65%) Linux
2 121 (40.07%) Windows
3 62 (20.53%) Windows Server
4 51 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (11.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (10.26%) CentOS
7 19 (6.29%) Debian
7 19 (6.29%) Ubuntu
8 16 (5.30%) Android
8 16 (5.30%) Apple iOS
9 14 (4.64%) Windows Phone
10 12 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.65%) Unix
12 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.66%) VMS
15 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (43.38%) DevOps
2 112 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (15.89%) Configuration Management
3 48 (15.89%) ITIL
4 34 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
6 29 (9.60%) Test Automation
7 28 (9.27%) Scrum
8 26 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (8.28%) Auto-Scaling
9 25 (8.28%) Identity Management
9 25 (8.28%) Migration
9 25 (8.28%) Patch Management
9 25 (8.28%) Problem Management
9 25 (8.28%) SDLC
10 24 (7.95%) Change Management
10 24 (7.95%) Email Filtering
11 23 (7.62%) Network Design
12 22 (7.28%) IT Strategy
12 22 (7.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.50%) PowerShell
2 60 (19.87%) Python
3 50 (16.56%) Java
4 42 (13.91%) Bash Shell
5 32 (10.60%) PHP
6 31 (10.26%) Ruby
7 30 (9.93%) SQL
8 23 (7.62%) Shell Script
9 18 (5.96%) JavaScript
9 18 (5.96%) Perl
10 14 (4.64%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.64%) C#
11 11 (3.64%) VBScript
12 10 (3.31%) Scala
13 1 (0.33%) C
13 1 (0.33%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (7.62%) CCNP
3 22 (7.28%) CCIE
4 18 (5.96%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (5.63%) Degree
6 11 (3.64%) CISSP
7 9 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.99%) MCSA
11 5 (1.66%) MCP
11 5 (1.66%) MCSE
12 3 (0.99%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.99%) CCNA
13 2 (0.66%) CCSA
13 2 (0.66%) CCSE
13 2 (0.66%) CISA
13 2 (0.66%) CISM
13 2 (0.66%) GSLC
13 2 (0.66%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (1.66%) SLA
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) COBIT
4 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 70 (23.18%) Active Directory
2 57 (18.87%) Docker
3 25 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (5.96%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.30%) Varnish
6 11 (3.64%) vSphere
7 6 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.99%) XenApp
10 2 (0.66%) vCloud
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.66%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.33%) LXC
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 85 (28.15%) Puppet
2 58 (19.21%) Terraform
3 45 (14.90%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (14.24%) Ansible
5 32 (10.60%) SCOM
6 26 (8.61%) Nagios
7 21 (6.95%) SCCM
8 18 (5.96%) Kubernetes
9 12 (3.97%) Kibana
10 11 (3.64%) Mesos
10 11 (3.64%) rkt
10 11 (3.64%) ZABBIX
11 9 (2.98%) Nmap
12 6 (1.99%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.99%) WSUS
13 3 (0.99%) Salt
14 2 (0.66%) Check_MK
14 2 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 70 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.88%) Cisco
3 40 (13.25%) VMware
4 33 (10.93%) Citrix
5 28 (9.27%) CheckPoint
6 20 (6.62%) Atlassian
7 19 (6.29%) Aruba
8 16 (5.30%) F5
8 16 (5.30%) Juniper
8 16 (5.30%) Palo Alto
9 14 (4.64%) Riverbed
10 12 (3.97%) Avaya
11 10 (3.31%) NetApp
12 9 (2.98%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.65%) HP
13 8 (2.65%) PagerDuty
14 7 (2.32%) AppDynamics
14 7 (2.32%) Google
15 6 (1.99%) Meraki
15 6 (1.99%) New Relic