Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 912 983 1107
Rank change year-on-year +71 +124 +106
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 235 163 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.098% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 0.72% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 185 141 109
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +18.81%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% - +17.07%

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 32,673 22,592 19,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.99% 13.61% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27,368 19,067 16,650
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +6 129 £67,500 +8.00% 24
South East +43 52 £57,500 -4.17% 2
East of England +12 22 £48,750 -2.50%
South West +13 12 £47,500 -9.52% 4
North of England +6 12 £40,000 -13.04% 3
North West -1 8 £40,000 -13.04% 3
Midlands - 8 £70,000 - 10
Yorkshire +13 4 £43,250 -13.50%
East Midlands - 4 £70,000 - 4
West Midlands - 4 - - 6
Virtual Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 231 (98.30%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (63.83%) Amazon EC2
3 124 (52.77%) DevOps
4 113 (48.09%) Linux
5 100 (42.55%) Amazon S3
6 82 (34.89%) Puppet
6 82 (34.89%) Amazon RDS
7 76 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (31.49%) Web Services
8 74 (31.49%) Terraform
9 72 (30.64%) Docker
9 72 (30.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 67 (28.51%) Jenkins
11 64 (27.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 63 (26.81%) Route 53
13 61 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 60 (25.53%) Python
15 58 (24.68%) Ansible
16 56 (23.83%) VPN
16 56 (23.83%) DNS
17 53 (22.55%) Windows
17 53 (22.55%) Configuration Management
18 47 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
18 47 (20.00%) Serverless
19 45 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
19 45 (19.15%) PowerShell
20 43 (18.30%) Microsoft
21 41 (17.45%) Firewall
22 38 (16.17%) Active Directory
23 36 (15.32%) Auto-Scaling

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 22 (9.36%) Apache
2 20 (8.51%) Confluence
3 15 (6.38%) Apache Spark
4 14 (5.96%) IIS
5 12 (5.11%) nginx
6 10 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (4.26%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.40%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.98%) Jetty
8 7 (2.98%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.70%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.28%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.28%) JBoss
11 3 (1.28%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.85%) Moodle
12 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) HipChat
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 231 (98.30%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (63.83%) Amazon EC2
3 100 (42.55%) Amazon S3
4 72 (30.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 64 (27.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 63 (26.81%) Route 53
7 61 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 47 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
8 47 (20.00%) Serverless
9 35 (14.89%) Amazon SQS
9 35 (14.89%) CloudFront
10 34 (14.47%) Amazon ELB
11 33 (14.04%) AWS CloudTrail
12 21 (8.94%) Office 365
13 20 (8.51%) Amazon Kinesis
14 19 (8.09%) IaaS
15 18 (7.66%) SaaS
16 17 (7.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 16 (6.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 14 (5.96%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 56 (23.83%) DNS
1 56 (23.83%) VPN
2 41 (17.45%) Firewall
3 33 (14.04%) DHCP
3 33 (14.04%) TCP/IP
4 31 (13.19%) WAN
5 28 (11.91%) IPsec
6 25 (10.64%) LAN
7 16 (6.81%) HTTP
8 14 (5.96%) Kerberos
9 13 (5.53%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (5.11%) VLAN
11 11 (4.68%) Internet
11 11 (4.68%) NetScaler
11 11 (4.68%) SSL
12 8 (3.40%) Unified Communications
13 7 (2.98%) BGP
13 7 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (2.98%) OSPF
13 7 (2.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (34.89%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (12.34%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.36%) MySQL
4 21 (8.94%) MongoDB
5 18 (7.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (7.23%) NoSQL
7 15 (6.38%) Big Data
8 10 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.13%) InfluxDB
10 5 (2.13%) Redis
11 4 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.70%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.70%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.70%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.85%) HBase
13 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.85%) Presto
Development Applications
1 67 (28.51%) Jenkins
2 31 (13.19%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.77%) JIRA
4 28 (11.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (6.81%) Vagrant
6 12 (5.11%) Hudson
6 12 (5.11%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.83%) Gradle
8 7 (2.98%) Travis CI
9 6 (2.55%) Artifactory
9 6 (2.55%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.13%) Subversion
11 3 (1.28%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.28%) Selenium
12 2 (0.85%) Ant
12 2 (0.85%) FxCop
12 2 (0.85%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.85%) Maven
12 2 (0.85%) TestComplete
General
1 18 (7.66%) Advertising
2 16 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.26%) Finance
4 9 (3.83%) Banking
5 8 (3.40%) Marketing
6 6 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.70%) Retail
8 3 (1.28%) Games
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (34.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (21.28%) AWS Engineer
3 45 (19.15%) AWS DevOps
4 33 (14.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 27 (11.49%) Architect
5 27 (11.49%) AWS Architect
6 22 (9.36%) Cloud Engineer
7 21 (8.94%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (8.51%) Senior DevOps
9 18 (7.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 17 (7.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 17 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (6.81%) Administrator
12 15 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (5.96%) Azure Architect
13 14 (5.96%) Operations Engineer
13 14 (5.96%) Senior Architect
14 13 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (5.53%) Network Engineer
14 13 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (31.49%) Web Services
2 19 (8.09%) Elastic Stack
3 16 (6.81%) JSON
3 16 (6.81%) LDAP
3 16 (6.81%) Node.js
4 14 (5.96%) LAMP
5 12 (5.11%) Middleware
5 12 (5.11%) React
6 7 (2.98%) Akka
7 6 (2.55%) 802.1X
7 6 (2.55%) Django
7 6 (2.55%) HTML
7 6 (2.55%) HTML5
7 6 (2.55%) Kafka
8 5 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.13%) YAML
9 4 (1.70%) .NET
10 3 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (1.28%) RESTful
10 3 (1.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 34 (14.47%) Public Cloud
3 17 (7.23%) Private Cloud
4 14 (5.96%) PKI
5 13 (5.53%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.83%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.98%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.98%) Fintech
8 7 (2.98%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.55%) Blog
9 6 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.13%) User Experience
11 4 (1.70%) CESG
11 4 (1.70%) Clustering
11 4 (1.70%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.28%) Equities
12 3 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 113 (48.09%) Linux
2 53 (22.55%) Windows
3 35 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 34 (14.47%) CentOS
5 26 (11.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.53%) Unix
7 11 (4.68%) Debian
7 11 (4.68%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.70%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.85%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.43%) Android
12 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.43%) Solaris
12 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (52.77%) DevOps
2 76 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (22.55%) Configuration Management
4 36 (15.32%) Auto-Scaling
5 33 (14.04%) Load Balancing
5 33 (14.04%) Scrum
6 32 (13.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (11.49%) ITIL
9 25 (10.64%) High Availability
10 23 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (8.94%) Identity Management
11 21 (8.94%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (8.94%) Presales
12 19 (8.09%) IT Strategy
12 19 (8.09%) Test Automation
13 17 (7.23%) Change Management
13 17 (7.23%) SDLC
13 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (6.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.53%) Python
2 45 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 35 (14.89%) Java
4 34 (14.47%) Bash Shell
5 32 (13.62%) PHP
6 29 (12.34%) Ruby
6 29 (12.34%) SQL
7 16 (6.81%) Perl
8 13 (5.53%) Scala
9 8 (3.40%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.40%) R
9 8 (3.40%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.55%) VBScript
11 4 (1.70%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.28%) C#
13 1 (0.43%) Jython
13 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.51%) Degree
2 18 (7.66%) AWS Certification
3 11 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.98%) CCIE
4 7 (2.98%) CCNP
5 6 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.13%) CISSP
7 4 (1.70%) CCNA
7 4 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.70%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.43%) MCSA
9 1 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.98%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (30.64%) Docker
2 38 (16.17%) Active Directory
3 17 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.83%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.70%) GlusterFS
7 4 (1.70%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.70%) vSphere
8 3 (1.28%) KVM
9 2 (0.85%) Squid
9 2 (0.85%) Varnish
9 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.43%) LXC
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) XenApp
10 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 82 (34.89%) Puppet
2 74 (31.49%) Terraform
3 58 (24.68%) Ansible
4 45 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (12.77%) Kubernetes
6 26 (11.06%) Nagios
7 18 (7.66%) SCOM
8 14 (5.96%) Mesos
9 12 (5.11%) rkt
9 12 (5.11%) SCCM
9 12 (5.11%) ZABBIX
10 11 (4.68%) Kibana
11 5 (2.13%) CFEngine
12 4 (1.70%) Grafana
12 4 (1.70%) OSSEC
12 4 (1.70%) WSUS
13 3 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.85%) Check_MK
14 2 (0.85%) Marathon
14 2 (0.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.62%) VMware
3 23 (9.79%) Cisco
4 19 (8.09%) Citrix
5 14 (5.96%) Atlassian
5 14 (5.96%) CheckPoint
5 14 (5.96%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.11%) New Relic
6 12 (5.11%) Splunk
7 11 (4.68%) Aruba
8 7 (2.98%) Avaya
8 7 (2.98%) Oracle
9 6 (2.55%) Databricks
9 6 (2.55%) F5
9 6 (2.55%) Juniper
9 6 (2.55%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.55%) Riverbed
10 5 (2.13%) Google
10 5 (2.13%) Sophos
11 4 (1.70%) PagerDuty