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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 227 237
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 0 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category - 1.68% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 13
Median salary - £50,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.79%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11%  

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 759 596 644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.05% 10.60% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 652 492 512
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Ansible
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Salt
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Debian
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) SOA

vCloud
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Support
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Linux Support
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Capacity Management
1 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VCAP
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Salt
2 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Draytek
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace