Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 351 342
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.047% 0.032% 0.066%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.26% 0.27% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
North West median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -23.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £34,500 £46,000 £39,550
90th Percentile £54,250 £46,000 £65,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +20.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,343 1,470 1,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.52% 11.92% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,991 1,251 869
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,700
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,000 £58,150
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the North West

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the North West

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the North West over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the North West

Virtual Private Cloud
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 Virtual Private Cloud within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Manchester +1 5 £42,500 -7.61%
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 - 3
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 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 Virtual Private Cloud.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Terraform
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Route 53
4 3 (50.00%) Ansible
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) LAMP
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) Serverless
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) AWS Lambda

Virtual Private Cloud
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Route 53
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (33.33%) Serverless
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) IPsec
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) OpenVPN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Terraform
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) New Relic
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk