The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for vCloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vCloud Suite
England / North West
Rank 238 230 248
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 10 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 0.78% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 8
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £91,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.59%  

vCloud is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 639 639 677
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.54% 11.23% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 502 533 530
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing vCloud as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in the North West

vCloud
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCloud in the North West.

Salary trend for vCloud in the North West

vCloud
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vCloud in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for vCloud in the North West

vCloud
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 9 £42,500 -33.33%
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for vCloud.

1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
6 13 (48.15%) Ansible
6 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (48.15%) Puppet
6 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
7 11 (40.74%) vSphere
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
8 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
8 10 (37.04%) Internet
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (29.63%) Debian
10 8 (29.63%) CentOS
10 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (29.63%) Python
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (29.63%) DevOps
11 7 (25.93%) Salt
11 7 (25.93%) High Availability
12 6 (22.22%) Zerto
12 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
12 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (22.22%) Coaching
12 6 (22.22%) vMotion
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) IPv4
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Linux Support
5 4 (14.81%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Linux Support
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 8 (29.63%) CentOS
4 8 (29.63%) Debian
4 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) High Availability
4 6 (22.22%) Coaching
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
6 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
8 1 (3.70%) Presales
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) C++
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) VCAP
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) vSphere
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Ansible
1 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (48.15%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Salt
3 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 6 (22.22%) vMotion
4 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Veeam
2 6 (22.22%) Zerto
3 4 (14.81%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Draytek
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat