Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 673 802 931
Rank change year-on-year +129 +129 +83
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 320 299 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.83% 0.80% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 272 239 197
England median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +10.24% +5.83%
10th Percentile £42,597 £49,800 £41,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £63,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +11.11% +5.00%

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 38,526 37,463 35,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 34.05% 26.78% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 31,533 30,104 29,710
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 16 February 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 16 February 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 +97 194 £65,000 -7.14% 42
North of England +86 48 £60,162 +0.27% 10
North West +78 37 £57,500 -20.69% 7
Midlands +16 30 £52,500 -4.55% 6
South West +51 29 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands +18 21 £70,000 +27.27% 2
East of England +61 13 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Yorkshire +35 9 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East Midlands +26 9 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South East +55 8 £36,750 -33.18% 15
North East +7 2 £63,519 -9.26%
Virtual Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 317 (99.06%) AWS
2 219 (68.44%) Amazon EC2
3 184 (57.50%) Amazon S3
4 172 (53.75%) DevOps
5 155 (48.44%) Python
6 152 (47.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 143 (44.69%) Amazon RDS
8 133 (41.56%) Linux
9 130 (40.63%) Terraform
10 124 (38.75%) Windows
11 120 (37.50%) Docker
12 112 (35.00%) Serverless
13 111 (34.69%) AWS Lambda
14 102 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
15 100 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 97 (30.31%) Kubernetes
16 97 (30.31%) Jenkins
17 95 (29.69%) Azure
17 95 (29.69%) Ansible
18 86 (26.88%) Infrastructure as Code
19 82 (25.63%) Finance
20 81 (25.31%) Amazon ECS
21 77 (24.06%) Java
22 71 (22.19%) Route 53
23 70 (21.88%) Amazon ELB
24 65 (20.31%) SQL
25 63 (19.69%) Active Directory
26 62 (19.38%) Migration
27 60 (18.75%) PowerShell
27 60 (18.75%) DNS

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 37 (11.56%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (10.00%) Confluence
3 8 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.19%) Apache
5 6 (1.88%) nginx
6 5 (1.56%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.25%) IIS
7 4 (1.25%) SAS
8 3 (0.94%) JBoss
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.63%) WordPress
10 1 (0.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 317 (99.06%) AWS
2 219 (68.44%) Amazon EC2
3 184 (57.50%) Amazon S3
4 152 (47.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 112 (35.00%) Serverless
6 111 (34.69%) AWS Lambda
7 100 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 95 (29.69%) Azure
9 81 (25.31%) Amazon ECS
10 71 (22.19%) Route 53
11 70 (21.88%) Amazon ELB
12 38 (11.88%) Amazon EKS
12 38 (11.88%) OpenShift
13 36 (11.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 35 (10.94%) GitHub
15 34 (10.63%) GCP
16 32 (10.00%) CloudFront
17 29 (9.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 28 (8.75%) Office 365
19 24 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.75%) DNS
2 48 (15.00%) VPN
3 44 (13.75%) Firewall
4 31 (9.69%) HTTP
5 24 (7.50%) Network Security
6 23 (7.19%) TCP/IP
7 19 (5.94%) BGP
7 19 (5.94%) OSPF
7 19 (5.94%) WAN
8 15 (4.69%) DHCP
8 15 (4.69%) DMZ
9 12 (3.75%) LAN
10 11 (3.44%) SSH
11 10 (3.13%) FTP
11 10 (3.13%) SMTP
12 7 (2.19%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.88%) Internet
13 6 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (44.69%) Amazon RDS
2 55 (17.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 37 (11.56%) SQL Server
4 30 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (5.00%) MySQL
6 15 (4.69%) Redis
7 14 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (4.38%) Big Data
8 13 (4.06%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.88%) Amazon Athena
10 6 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.25%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.25%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.63%) DB2
13 2 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 97 (30.31%) Jenkins
2 59 (18.44%) JIRA
3 44 (13.75%) Git (software)
4 23 (7.19%) Bitbucket
5 21 (6.56%) CircleCI
6 18 (5.63%) Maven
6 18 (5.63%) Subversion
7 16 (5.00%) GitLab
8 14 (4.38%) Vagrant
9 13 (4.06%) SonarQube
10 10 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.19%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.88%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.88%) JMeter
12 6 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.88%) Spinnaker
13 5 (1.56%) Gradle
13 5 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.25%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.25%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 82 (25.63%) Finance
2 22 (6.88%) Retail
3 14 (4.38%) Automotive
4 11 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.81%) Banking
6 8 (2.50%) Law
7 7 (2.19%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.56%) Police
9 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Marketing
10 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (35.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (26.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 81 (25.31%) AWS Engineer
4 55 (17.19%) Architect
5 39 (12.19%) Cloud Architect
6 37 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
8 30 (9.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 23 (7.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (6.56%) AWS Architect
10 21 (6.56%) Network Engineer
10 21 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
11 20 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (5.00%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (5.00%) Developer
13 16 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 14 (4.38%) Junior
14 14 (4.38%) Platform Engineer
14 14 (4.38%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.69%) Web Services
2 42 (13.13%) Node.js
3 16 (5.00%) JSON
4 15 (4.69%) Django
4 15 (4.69%) React
5 14 (4.38%) .NET
6 13 (4.06%) .NET Core
7 12 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (2.50%) NumPy
8 8 (2.50%) Pandas
8 8 (2.50%) SciPy
9 7 (2.19%) React Native
9 7 (2.19%) Redux
9 7 (2.19%) YAML
10 4 (1.25%) Kafka
10 4 (1.25%) Lambda Expressions
10 4 (1.25%) LAMP
11 3 (0.94%) REST
11 3 (0.94%) Serverless Framework
12 2 (0.63%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.19%) Public Cloud
2 34 (10.63%) Data Centre
3 27 (8.44%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (8.13%) Linux Command Line
5 25 (7.81%) Private Cloud
6 24 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (6.56%) Cloud Native
8 12 (3.75%) CESG
8 12 (3.75%) Virtual Team
9 11 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.81%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (2.50%) Clustering
12 7 (2.19%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
15 2 (0.63%) Life Science
15 2 (0.63%) Replication
16 1 (0.31%) CMDB
16 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
16 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (41.56%) Linux
2 124 (38.75%) Windows
3 44 (13.75%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.88%) Unix
5 21 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (5.94%) CentOS
7 18 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 15 (4.69%) Debian
9 13 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.13%) VMS
11 8 (2.50%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.25%) CoreOS
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.63%) SUSE
13 2 (0.63%) VyOS
14 1 (0.31%) Android
14 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (53.75%) DevOps
2 102 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (26.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 62 (19.38%) Migration
5 56 (17.50%) Configuration Management
6 54 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 48 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (13.13%) Scrum
9 37 (11.56%) ITIL
10 35 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (10.63%) Software Engineering
12 33 (10.31%) Infrastructure Management
12 33 (10.31%) Microservices
13 29 (9.06%) Fintech
13 29 (9.06%) Project Delivery
14 28 (8.75%) Project Management
15 26 (8.13%) Load Balancing
15 26 (8.13%) Proactive Monitoring
16 24 (7.50%) Auto-Scaling
17 23 (7.19%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 155 (48.44%) Python
2 77 (24.06%) Java
3 65 (20.31%) SQL
4 60 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 57 (17.81%) Ruby
6 56 (17.50%) Bash Shell
7 26 (8.13%) Go
8 21 (6.56%) C
9 14 (4.38%) C++
9 14 (4.38%) Perl
10 13 (4.06%) Groovy
10 13 (4.06%) JavaScript
10 13 (4.06%) TypeScript
11 11 (3.44%) C#
11 11 (3.44%) PHP
12 10 (3.13%) Scala
13 9 (2.81%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.63%) RPG
16 1 (0.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 51 (15.94%) Degree
2 30 (9.38%) AWS Certification
3 27 (8.44%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.38%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.06%) RHCE
7 12 (3.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (3.75%) CISSP
7 12 (3.75%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.13%) MCSE
9 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.50%) CCNP
11 6 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.56%) MCSA
13 4 (1.25%) CCNA
13 4 (1.25%) MCP
14 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.44%) GDPR
2 11 (3.44%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.50%) ISO 31000
4 6 (1.88%) SLA
5 4 (1.25%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 120 (37.50%) Docker
2 63 (19.69%) Active Directory
3 25 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 25 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (4.38%) XenApp
5 12 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.19%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.25%) GlusterFS
8 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.25%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.25%) vSphere
9 3 (0.94%) LXC
10 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.63%) Postfix
10 2 (0.63%) Xen
11 1 (0.31%) IAG
11 1 (0.31%) zsh
Systems Management
1 130 (40.63%) Terraform
2 97 (30.31%) Kubernetes
3 95 (29.69%) Ansible
4 56 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (16.56%) Puppet
6 35 (10.94%) Nagios
7 27 (8.44%) SCCM
8 26 (8.13%) Packer
9 13 (4.06%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (4.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 13 (4.06%) WSUS
9 13 (4.06%) yum
10 11 (3.44%) Prometheus
10 11 (3.44%) SCOM
11 8 (2.50%) CASB
11 8 (2.50%) Istio
11 8 (2.50%) SCOrch
11 8 (2.50%) SCVMM
12 7 (2.19%) Consul
12 7 (2.19%) Grafana
Vendors
1 34 (10.63%) Citrix
2 33 (10.31%) Red Hat
3 31 (9.69%) Google
4 27 (8.44%) VMware
5 26 (8.13%) Microsoft
6 25 (7.81%) Oracle
7 24 (7.50%) Cisco
8 17 (5.31%) F5
9 14 (4.38%) HP
10 11 (3.44%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.81%) Atlassian
11 9 (2.81%) IBM
12 8 (2.50%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.19%) Aruba
13 7 (2.19%) Blue Coat
13 7 (2.19%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.19%) hybris
13 7 (2.19%) Tufin
14 6 (1.88%) AppDynamics
14 6 (1.88%) Dynatrace