Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 605 719 890
Rank change year-on-year +114 +171 +69
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 261 354 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.89% 0.92% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 209 337 248
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70% +17.39%
10th Percentile £44,500 £45,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +17.39%

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 29,401 38,350 38,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 35.34% 28.80% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24,040 31,161 31,461
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,756 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in England

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Virtual Private Cloud in England

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +118 172 £70,000 +4.87% 4
North of England +109 34 £60,000 - 6
North West +79 24 £58,750 -16.07% 2
South West +77 20 £53,296 -3.10%
South East +112 18 £62,500 +13.64% 1
Yorkshire +86 9 £65,000 +23.81% 4
East of England +83 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Midlands +39 9 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands +62 7 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands +35 2 £70,000 +16.67%
North East +20 1 £60,323 -3.48%
Virtual Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 260 (99.62%) AWS
2 180 (68.97%) Amazon EC2
3 155 (59.39%) DevOps
4 143 (54.79%) Amazon S3
5 134 (51.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 129 (49.43%) Python
7 124 (47.51%) Terraform
8 106 (40.61%) Docker
9 101 (38.70%) Linux
10 93 (35.63%) Amazon RDS
11 87 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 84 (32.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 84 (32.18%) Serverless
13 83 (31.80%) Ansible
14 82 (31.42%) AWS Lambda
14 82 (31.42%) Azure
15 80 (30.65%) Windows
16 72 (27.59%) Kubernetes
17 71 (27.20%) Jenkins
18 69 (26.44%) Amazon ECS
19 68 (26.05%) Finance
20 66 (25.29%) Java
21 60 (22.99%) Amazon ELB
22 58 (22.22%) Bash Shell
23 53 (20.31%) Infrastructure as Code
24 50 (19.16%) Route 53
25 49 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
26 46 (17.62%) PowerShell
26 46 (17.62%) GCP
27 45 (17.24%) Configuration Management

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 30 (11.49%) Confluence
2 24 (9.20%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.21%) Apache
4 9 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (3.07%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.07%) IIS
6 7 (2.68%) nginx
7 6 (2.30%) SAS
7 6 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.38%) Site Server
8 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 260 (99.62%) AWS
2 180 (68.97%) Amazon EC2
3 143 (54.79%) Amazon S3
4 134 (51.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 84 (32.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 84 (32.18%) Serverless
6 82 (31.42%) AWS Lambda
6 82 (31.42%) Azure
7 69 (26.44%) Amazon ECS
8 60 (22.99%) Amazon ELB
9 50 (19.16%) Route 53
10 46 (17.62%) GCP
11 36 (13.79%) Amazon EKS
12 32 (12.26%) SaaS
13 28 (10.73%) GitHub
14 25 (9.58%) OpenShift
15 21 (8.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 21 (8.05%) CloudFront
16 20 (7.66%) Amazon Glacier
16 20 (7.66%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.24%) Firewall
2 43 (16.48%) DNS
3 42 (16.09%) VPN
4 33 (12.64%) Network Security
5 31 (11.88%) TCP/IP
6 22 (8.43%) HTTP
7 18 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (5.36%) DHCP
9 12 (4.60%) SSH
10 11 (4.21%) DMZ
10 11 (4.21%) FTP
10 11 (4.21%) SMTP
11 10 (3.83%) BGP
11 10 (3.83%) SSL
11 10 (3.83%) WAN
12 8 (3.07%) OSPF
12 8 (3.07%) VoIP
12 8 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (2.30%) IPsec
13 6 (2.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (35.63%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (10.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 25 (9.58%) SQL Server
5 16 (6.13%) Big Data
5 16 (6.13%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.21%) MySQL
8 9 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (3.45%) Redis
9 7 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.30%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.53%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (1.53%) Data Lake
13 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.77%) HBase
14 2 (0.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 71 (27.20%) Jenkins
2 43 (16.48%) JIRA
3 37 (14.18%) Git (software)
4 21 (8.05%) Bitbucket
5 16 (6.13%) Maven
6 15 (5.75%) Subversion
6 15 (5.75%) Vagrant
7 12 (4.60%) CircleCI
8 10 (3.83%) SonarQube
9 8 (3.07%) Gradle
10 7 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.92%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.92%) Bitbucket Server
11 5 (1.92%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.38%) git-flow
13 1 (0.38%) GitLab
13 1 (0.38%) Mocha
13 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (26.05%) Finance
2 19 (7.28%) Retail
3 7 (2.68%) Automotive
3 7 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.68%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.30%) Banking
4 6 (2.30%) Police
4 6 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.92%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Games
6 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.77%) Billing
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 109 (41.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (20.31%) AWS Engineer
3 49 (18.77%) Cloud Engineer
4 32 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (11.49%) Architect
5 30 (11.49%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (10.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 22 (8.43%) Cloud Architect
8 17 (6.51%) Developer
9 16 (6.13%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (5.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Network Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Security Engineer
12 12 (4.60%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.60%) Junior
12 12 (4.60%) Platform Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) AWS Architect
13 11 (4.21%) Software Architect
14 10 (3.83%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.34%) Node.js
2 16 (6.13%) .NET
3 15 (5.75%) Web Services
4 13 (4.98%) Django
4 13 (4.98%) React
5 11 (4.21%) .NET Core
5 11 (4.21%) Elastic Stack
6 10 (3.83%) Lambda Expressions
7 9 (3.45%) JSON
8 7 (2.68%) Redux
9 6 (2.30%) NumPy
9 6 (2.30%) Pandas
9 6 (2.30%) SciPy
9 6 (2.30%) YAML
10 5 (1.92%) Kafka
10 5 (1.92%) React Native
10 5 (1.92%) RESTful
11 3 (1.15%) Celery
11 3 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.15%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.71%) Public Cloud
2 27 (10.34%) Cloud Native
3 19 (7.28%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.83%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (3.07%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.68%) Clustering
9 7 (2.68%) PKI
10 6 (2.30%) Life Science
11 5 (1.92%) CESG
11 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (1.53%) User Experience
12 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
14 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (38.70%) Linux
2 80 (30.65%) Windows
3 32 (12.26%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.51%) Unix
4 17 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.36%) CentOS
6 12 (4.60%) VMS
7 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.68%) Debian
10 6 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (1.92%) CoreOS
11 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.92%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.15%) Android
13 2 (0.77%) Solaris
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (59.39%) DevOps
2 87 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (20.31%) Infrastructure as Code
4 49 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 41 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 34 (13.03%) Microservices
8 32 (12.26%) Infrastructure Automation
9 30 (11.49%) Scrum
10 28 (10.73%) Fintech
10 28 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (9.20%) ITIL
12 23 (8.81%) Migration
12 23 (8.81%) Project Management
13 21 (8.05%) Project Delivery
13 21 (8.05%) Software Engineering
14 19 (7.28%) Server Management
15 18 (6.90%) Kanban
15 18 (6.90%) Security Operations
16 16 (6.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (49.43%) Python
2 66 (25.29%) Java
3 58 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 46 (17.62%) PowerShell
5 40 (15.33%) SQL
6 27 (10.34%) Ruby
7 21 (8.05%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.13%) Shell Script
8 16 (6.13%) TypeScript
9 14 (5.36%) Go
10 13 (4.98%) C
10 13 (4.98%) Groovy
10 13 (4.98%) Perl
11 12 (4.60%) C#
12 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.53%) C++
14 3 (1.15%) PHP
15 2 (0.77%) Scala
16 1 (0.38%) R
16 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (12.64%) Degree
2 28 (10.73%) AWS Certification
3 20 (7.66%) Security Cleared
4 17 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.36%) MCSE
6 14 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.60%) CISSP
8 12 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 9 (3.45%) CCSP
10 8 (3.07%) CCNA
11 7 (2.68%) MCP
11 7 (2.68%) MCSA
11 7 (2.68%) RHCE
12 6 (2.30%) SANS
13 5 (1.92%) CEH
13 5 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.36%) SLA
2 7 (2.68%) GDPR
3 5 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.77%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (40.61%) Docker
2 31 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 30 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.75%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (3.83%) vSphere
5 10 (3.83%) XenApp
6 8 (3.07%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.92%) GlusterFS
7 5 (1.92%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.92%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.38%) IAG
10 1 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 124 (47.51%) Terraform
2 83 (31.80%) Ansible
3 72 (27.59%) Kubernetes
4 36 (13.79%) Puppet
5 29 (11.11%) Nagios
6 28 (10.73%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (5.75%) SCCM
8 11 (4.21%) Packer
9 8 (3.07%) Grafana
10 7 (2.68%) Prometheus
10 7 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (2.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 7 (2.68%) WSUS
10 7 (2.68%) yum
11 6 (2.30%) vCenter Server
12 5 (1.92%) Consul
12 5 (1.92%) Kibana
12 5 (1.92%) OSSEC
12 5 (1.92%) SCOM
13 4 (1.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (12.26%) Google
2 31 (11.88%) VMware
3 28 (10.73%) Cisco
4 26 (9.96%) Red Hat
5 24 (9.20%) Microsoft
6 23 (8.81%) Oracle
7 18 (6.90%) Splunk
8 17 (6.51%) HP
9 15 (5.75%) Citrix
10 11 (4.21%) F5
11 8 (3.07%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.30%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.30%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.30%) Veeam
13 5 (1.92%) Aruba
13 5 (1.92%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.92%) New Relic
13 5 (1.92%) Tufin
14 4 (1.53%) Fortinet
14 4 (1.53%) Meraki