Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 694 547 749
Rank change year-on-year -147 +202 +133
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 300 132 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.62% 0.74% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 209 116 263
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,176 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,063 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%

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 48,198 17,769 40,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.82% 40.33% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 33,885 15,214 33,791
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,031 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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 -148 179 £80,000 +6.67% 36
South East -134 49 £60,000 - 9
South West -86 30 £50,000 -3.09% 4
North of England -144 19 £67,500 +22.73% 8
Midlands -113 16 £53,250 -19.62% 7
North West -96 14 £70,000 +3.70% 4
East Midlands -60 8 £54,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -96 8 £50,000 -31.03% 5
Yorkshire -113 5 £55,000 - 4
East of England - 3 £57,500 - 4
Virtual Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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.

1 293 (97.67%) AWS
2 203 (67.67%) DevOps
3 198 (66.00%) Amazon EC2
4 169 (56.33%) Amazon S3
5 166 (55.33%) Python
6 164 (54.67%) Terraform
7 163 (54.33%) Serverless
8 162 (54.00%) AWS Lambda
9 134 (44.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 131 (43.67%) Amazon RDS
11 121 (40.33%) Linux
12 118 (39.33%) Azure
13 105 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
14 99 (33.00%) Kubernetes
14 99 (33.00%) Infrastructure as Code
15 84 (28.00%) Finance
15 84 (28.00%) Amazon ECS
16 82 (27.33%) Ansible
17 75 (25.00%) Windows
18 74 (24.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 66 (22.00%) Docker
20 65 (21.67%) Scrum
21 60 (20.00%) Bash Shell
22 59 (19.67%) DNS
23 52 (17.33%) GCP
23 52 (17.33%) CloudFront
24 51 (17.00%) Social Skills
25 50 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 50 (16.67%) Git (software)
26 49 (16.33%) Microsoft

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 25 (8.33%) Apache
2 23 (7.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (5.67%) nginx
4 14 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (4.33%) Confluence
6 11 (3.67%) Apache Spark
7 9 (3.00%) IIS
8 7 (2.33%) CMS
8 7 (2.33%) WordPress
9 4 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (1.33%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.33%) SAS
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.33%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 293 (97.67%) AWS
2 198 (66.00%) Amazon EC2
3 169 (56.33%) Amazon S3
4 163 (54.33%) Serverless
5 162 (54.00%) AWS Lambda
6 134 (44.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 118 (39.33%) Azure
8 84 (28.00%) Amazon ECS
9 74 (24.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 52 (17.33%) CloudFront
10 52 (17.33%) GCP
11 47 (15.67%) PaaS
12 46 (15.33%) IaaS
12 46 (15.33%) Route 53
13 40 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
14 39 (13.00%) SaaS
15 36 (12.00%) Amazon ELB
16 30 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
17 28 (9.33%) Amazon Kinesis
17 28 (9.33%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.67%) DNS
2 41 (13.67%) Firewall
3 28 (9.33%) VPN
4 22 (7.33%) TCP/IP
5 18 (6.00%) BGP
6 16 (5.33%) OSPF
7 15 (5.00%) Internet
7 15 (5.00%) Network Security
8 14 (4.67%) HTTP
9 11 (3.67%) IPsec
10 10 (3.33%) HSRP
10 10 (3.33%) WAN
11 7 (2.33%) DHCP
11 7 (2.33%) EIGRP
11 7 (2.33%) MPLS
11 7 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (2.33%) SMTP
11 7 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
11 7 (2.33%) VLAN
12 6 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (43.67%) Amazon RDS
2 33 (11.00%) MySQL
3 27 (9.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 23 (7.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 23 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (7.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.00%) Big Data
7 12 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.67%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.67%) Redis
9 10 (3.33%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.67%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
11 7 (2.33%) Data Mart
11 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.67%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.67%) Metadata
13 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 50 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 44 (14.67%) Jenkins
3 33 (11.00%) JIRA
4 32 (10.67%) Bitbucket
5 27 (9.00%) GitLab
6 25 (8.33%) CircleCI
7 20 (6.67%) TeamCity
8 19 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.33%) git-flow
10 6 (2.00%) Terragrunt
11 4 (1.33%) GoCD
11 4 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.33%) Spinnaker
11 4 (1.33%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.00%) kappa
12 3 (1.00%) Selenium
12 3 (1.00%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.67%) JMeter
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 84 (28.00%) Finance
2 51 (17.00%) Social Skills
3 27 (9.00%) Presentation Skills
4 26 (8.67%) Public Sector
5 25 (8.33%) Legal
6 23 (7.67%) Local Government
7 17 (5.67%) Banking
8 14 (4.67%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.33%) Games
9 7 (2.33%) Retail
9 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.67%) Automotive
13 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.33%) Electronics
13 1 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (32.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (27.67%) AWS Engineer
3 54 (18.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 46 (15.33%) AWS DevOps
5 45 (15.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (7.67%) Software Engineer
8 20 (6.67%) Developer
8 20 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 20 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
8 20 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 19 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (4.67%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (3.33%) Architect
13 10 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.33%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.00%) Web Services
2 44 (14.67%) .NET
3 32 (10.67%) React
4 31 (10.33%) CSS
5 26 (8.67%) Node.js
6 25 (8.33%) .NET Core
7 23 (7.67%) Angular 2
7 23 (7.67%) AngularJS
7 23 (7.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (7.67%) Sinatra
8 14 (4.67%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (4.00%) Vue.js
10 11 (3.67%) JSON
10 11 (3.67%) LEMP Stack
11 10 (3.33%) HTML
11 10 (3.33%) LAMP
12 9 (3.00%) Kafka
12 9 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (2.67%) Laravel
13 8 (2.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.33%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.67%) Blog
2 23 (7.67%) Legacy Systems
3 18 (6.00%) Public Cloud
4 14 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
7 7 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.00%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.00%) Legacy Code
8 6 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (1.67%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.67%) Clustering
10 4 (1.33%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.67%) User Experience
11 2 (0.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 121 (40.33%) Linux
2 75 (25.00%) Windows
3 47 (15.67%) Windows Server
4 28 (9.33%) Unix
5 17 (5.67%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.00%) CentOS
7 12 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.00%) Android
8 6 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.33%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (1.00%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.00%) VMS
10 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (67.67%) DevOps
2 105 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (33.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 65 (21.67%) Scrum
5 50 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 46 (15.33%) Software Engineering
7 43 (14.33%) Configuration Management
7 43 (14.33%) Microservices
8 34 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (9.67%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (9.33%) Kanban
12 27 (9.00%) Mentoring
12 27 (9.00%) TDD
13 26 (8.67%) Auto-Scaling
13 26 (8.67%) Full Stack Development
13 26 (8.67%) Load Balancing
13 26 (8.67%) OO
14 23 (7.67%) Ergonomics
14 23 (7.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 166 (55.33%) Python
2 60 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 48 (16.00%) Java
4 47 (15.67%) JavaScript
5 45 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 43 (14.33%) C#
7 34 (11.33%) Ruby
8 30 (10.00%) SQL
9 23 (7.67%) ES6
9 23 (7.67%) Go
10 22 (7.33%) PHP
11 12 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.00%) Perl
13 8 (2.67%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.33%) C
15 6 (2.00%) Scala
16 5 (1.67%) Java 8
16 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.00%) Groovy
18 2 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (10.67%) AWS Certification
2 31 (10.33%) Degree
3 17 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.00%) CCIE
5 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.67%) CCNA
6 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.33%) MCP
7 4 (1.33%) MCSA
8 3 (1.00%) CCNP
9 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.67%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.33%) CISSP
10 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) RHCE
10 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.33%) QA
4 3 (1.00%) GDPR
4 3 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.67%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.33%) SOC 2
System Software
1 66 (22.00%) Docker
2 45 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.00%) XenApp
6 3 (1.00%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.67%) vSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 164 (54.67%) Terraform
2 99 (33.00%) Kubernetes
3 82 (27.33%) Ansible
4 41 (13.67%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (12.67%) Puppet
6 12 (4.00%) Grafana
6 12 (4.00%) Prometheus
7 11 (3.67%) Salt
7 11 (3.67%) SCOM
8 9 (3.00%) Nagios
9 8 (2.67%) FortiGate
10 7 (2.33%) SCCM
11 6 (2.00%) EdgeSight
11 6 (2.00%) SCOrch
11 6 (2.00%) SCVMM
12 5 (1.67%) Packer
12 5 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (1.33%) Rancher
13 4 (1.33%) Rsyslog
14 3 (1.00%) Consul
Vendors
1 49 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.67%) Google
3 24 (8.00%) Oracle
4 22 (7.33%) VMware
5 19 (6.33%) Cisco
6 13 (4.33%) Palo Alto
6 13 (4.33%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 8 (2.67%) HP
9 7 (2.33%) Citrix
9 7 (2.33%) WooCommerce
10 6 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.00%) Murex
11 5 (1.67%) Meraki
11 5 (1.67%) New Relic
11 5 (1.67%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.67%) Symantec
11 5 (1.67%) Teradata
11 5 (1.67%) Veritas