Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 696 577 740
Rank change year-on-year -119 +163 +140
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 247 198 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.57% 0.85% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 159 148 303
10th Percentile £37,750 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,155 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +6.06%
75th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £107,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +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 43,685 23,189 40,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.44% 36.72% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31,473 19,355 33,683
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -113 154 £75,000 - 37
South East -76 38 £67,500 +12.50% 12
South West -59 31 £37,500 -27.32% 1
Midlands -62 11 £75,750 +44.29% 2
North of England -83 9 £50,000 -9.09% 15
North West -50 7 £47,500 -13.64% 11
East Midlands -45 6 £75,750 +44.29% 1
West Midlands - 5 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -75 2 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Virtual Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 242 (97.98%) AWS
2 181 (73.28%) Amazon EC2
3 159 (64.37%) DevOps
4 153 (61.94%) Amazon S3
5 137 (55.47%) Serverless
6 129 (52.23%) AWS Lambda
7 120 (48.58%) Amazon RDS
8 117 (47.37%) Python
9 114 (46.15%) Terraform
10 98 (39.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 95 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (36.84%) Kubernetes
13 84 (34.01%) Azure
14 77 (31.17%) Linux
14 77 (31.17%) Infrastructure as Code
15 74 (29.96%) Amazon ECS
16 72 (29.15%) JavaScript
16 72 (29.15%) Finance
17 69 (27.94%) CloudFront
18 66 (26.72%) Docker
19 63 (25.51%) Amazon SQS
20 59 (23.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 58 (23.48%) PaaS
22 57 (23.08%) IaaS
23 56 (22.67%) React
24 55 (22.27%) Scrum
25 54 (21.86%) .NET
26 53 (21.46%) CSS
27 51 (20.65%) Software Engineering
27 51 (20.65%) Ansible

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 (13.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (6.07%) Apache
3 13 (5.26%) CMS
3 13 (5.26%) nginx
3 13 (5.26%) WordPress
4 10 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.05%) IIS
5 9 (3.64%) Confluence
6 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 242 (97.98%) AWS
2 181 (73.28%) Amazon EC2
3 153 (61.94%) Amazon S3
4 137 (55.47%) Serverless
5 129 (52.23%) AWS Lambda
6 98 (39.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 84 (34.01%) Azure
8 74 (29.96%) Amazon ECS
9 69 (27.94%) CloudFront
10 63 (25.51%) Amazon SQS
11 59 (23.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 58 (23.48%) PaaS
13 57 (23.08%) IaaS
14 46 (18.62%) SaaS
15 44 (17.81%) Route 53
16 36 (14.57%) Amazon ELB
17 34 (13.77%) Heroku
18 32 (12.96%) GCP
19 28 (11.34%) Cloud Computing
20 23 (9.31%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.22%) DNS
2 28 (11.34%) Firewall
3 17 (6.88%) VPN
4 16 (6.48%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.67%) BGP
6 13 (5.26%) OSPF
7 11 (4.45%) Network Security
8 10 (4.05%) Software-Defined Networking
9 9 (3.64%) EIGRP
9 9 (3.64%) HSRP
9 9 (3.64%) Internet
9 9 (3.64%) IPsec
10 7 (2.83%) WAN
11 6 (2.43%) SSL
12 5 (2.02%) DHCP
12 5 (2.02%) HTTP
12 5 (2.02%) LAN
12 5 (2.02%) MPLS
12 5 (2.02%) SAN
12 5 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (48.58%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (12.55%) MySQL
3 28 (11.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 21 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.48%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.45%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.05%) Redis
8 7 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.43%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.62%) Big Data
11 4 (1.62%) InfluxDB
11 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.21%) Amazon Athena
12 3 (1.21%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.21%) Tableau
12 3 (1.21%) Tableau Server
13 2 (0.81%) Metadata
13 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (19.03%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.55%) Jenkins
3 22 (8.91%) JIRA
4 17 (6.88%) GitLab
5 14 (5.67%) Bitbucket
5 14 (5.67%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.86%) CircleCI
7 11 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.02%) git-flow
9 4 (1.62%) Terragrunt
10 3 (1.21%) Selenium
11 2 (0.81%) GoCD
11 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.81%) JUnit
11 2 (0.81%) Mockito
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.81%) webpack
12 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 72 (29.15%) Finance
2 42 (17.00%) Social Skills
3 36 (14.57%) Public Sector
4 34 (13.77%) Legal
4 34 (13.77%) Local Government
4 34 (13.77%) Presentation Skills
5 9 (3.64%) Games
6 5 (2.02%) Marketing
6 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.21%) Automotive
8 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.21%) Law
9 2 (0.81%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.40%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 73 (29.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (22.67%) AWS Engineer
3 40 (16.19%) Cloud Engineer
4 34 (13.77%) AWS DevOps
4 34 (13.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 34 (13.77%) Software Engineer
5 30 (12.15%) Senior DevOps
5 30 (12.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 29 (11.74%) Developer
7 19 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.29%) Lead Software Engineer
9 17 (6.88%) Network Engineer
10 16 (6.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (5.67%) Architect
13 13 (5.26%) PHP Developer
14 12 (4.86%) Operations Engineer
15 11 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
15 11 (4.45%) Senior PHP Developer
15 11 (4.45%) Service Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.67%) React
2 54 (21.86%) .NET
3 53 (21.46%) CSS
4 36 (14.57%) AngularJS
5 35 (14.17%) Web Services
6 34 (13.77%) .NET Core
6 34 (13.77%) Angular 2
6 34 (13.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 34 (13.77%) Sinatra
7 28 (11.34%) Node.js
8 23 (9.31%) HTML
9 18 (7.29%) Sass
9 18 (7.29%) Vue.js
10 16 (6.48%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (5.67%) Laravel
11 14 (5.67%) React Native
12 13 (5.26%) Symfony
13 11 (4.45%) Yii
14 10 (4.05%) Spring
15 7 (2.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.77%) Blog
1 34 (13.77%) Legacy Systems
2 30 (12.15%) Data Centre
3 19 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.62%) Legacy Code
7 4 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.21%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.81%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (0.81%) User Experience
9 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
10 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.17%) Linux
2 41 (16.60%) Windows
3 27 (10.93%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.31%) Ubuntu
5 16 (6.48%) CentOS
6 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.02%) Android
8 4 (1.62%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (1.21%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.81%) Debian
10 2 (0.81%) Unix
11 1 (0.40%) VMS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (64.37%) DevOps
2 95 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (31.17%) Infrastructure as Code
4 55 (22.27%) Scrum
5 51 (20.65%) Software Engineering
6 50 (20.24%) Microservices
7 40 (16.19%) Mentoring
7 40 (16.19%) TDD
8 39 (15.79%) Kanban
9 37 (14.98%) Full Stack Development
10 36 (14.57%) Coaching
10 36 (14.57%) Pair Programming
11 35 (14.17%) OO
12 34 (13.77%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 34 (13.77%) Ergonomics
12 34 (13.77%) Software Delivery
13 29 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (11.34%) Fintech
14 28 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 24 (9.72%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 117 (47.37%) Python
2 72 (29.15%) JavaScript
3 50 (20.24%) C#
4 45 (18.22%) Java
5 39 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 38 (15.38%) Ruby
7 35 (14.17%) ES6
8 28 (11.34%) PHP
8 28 (11.34%) SQL
9 24 (9.72%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.67%) Shell Script
11 13 (5.26%) Go
12 12 (4.86%) VB.NET
13 9 (3.64%) TypeScript
14 6 (2.43%) Java 8
15 5 (2.02%) C++
16 4 (1.62%) C
17 3 (1.21%) Kotlin
17 3 (1.21%) Perl
17 3 (1.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (7.29%) AWS Certification
2 14 (5.67%) Degree
3 13 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.24%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.62%) CCIE
6 4 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.21%) CCNP
8 2 (0.81%) CCNA
8 2 (0.81%) CISSP
8 2 (0.81%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.40%) CCSP
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) FFIEC
9 1 (0.40%) RHCE
9 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) QA
2 6 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.62%) GDPR
5 2 (0.81%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.40%) GLBA
6 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.40%) NIST
6 1 (0.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.40%) SOC 2
System Software
1 66 (26.72%) Docker
2 34 (13.77%) Active Directory
3 18 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.21%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 114 (46.15%) Terraform
2 91 (36.84%) Kubernetes
3 51 (20.65%) Ansible
4 24 (9.72%) Puppet
5 23 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (6.88%) Grafana
7 16 (6.48%) Prometheus
8 11 (4.45%) SCOM
9 5 (2.02%) FortiGate
9 5 (2.02%) Salt
9 5 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.62%) Packer
10 4 (1.62%) Rancher
10 4 (1.62%) Rsyslog
11 3 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.40%) HP NNM
13 1 (0.40%) Nagios
13 1 (0.40%) SCCM
13 1 (0.40%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 35 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.91%) Google
2 22 (8.91%) VMware
3 14 (5.67%) Cisco
4 13 (5.26%) Oracle
4 13 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 13 (5.26%) WooCommerce
5 8 (3.24%) NetApp
5 8 (3.24%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.43%) New Relic
7 5 (2.02%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.02%) Confluent
7 5 (2.02%) Fortinet
7 5 (2.02%) Meraki
8 4 (1.62%) Apple
8 4 (1.62%) Darktrace
8 4 (1.62%) Forcepoint
8 4 (1.62%) IBM
8 4 (1.62%) Proofpoint
9 3 (1.21%) Atlassian