Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 398 278 495
Rank change year-on-year -120 +217 +22
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 53 13 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 16
10th Percentile £30,000 " £47,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £26,250 £59,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £68,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,245 3,045 7,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.20% 37.94% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,092 2,669 6,341
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the South East

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the South East.

Salary trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the South East

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the South East over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the South East

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 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
Hampshire -102 16 £51,500 -20.77% 4
Surrey - 16 £60,000 - 4
Thames Valley -80 11 £75,000 +3.45% 1
East Sussex - 8 - - 1
Berkshire - 5 £72,500 -
Oxfordshire -26 3 £65,000 -10.34% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £85,000 -
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud.

1 53 (100.00%) AWS
2 31 (58.49%) DevOps
3 29 (54.72%) Amazon S3
4 27 (50.94%) Azure
5 25 (47.17%) Python
6 22 (41.51%) Linux
6 22 (41.51%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (35.85%) Windows
7 19 (35.85%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (33.96%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (30.19%) Terraform
11 15 (28.30%) Serverless
11 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (26.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
13 13 (24.53%) Firewall
14 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
14 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
14 12 (22.64%) JIRA
14 12 (22.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (22.64%) Bash Shell
14 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (20.75%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (20.75%) GitLab
15 11 (20.75%) Scrum
15 11 (20.75%) Internet
15 11 (20.75%) ITIL
16 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
16 10 (18.87%) Cloud Computing

Virtual Private Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (13.21%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Confluence
3 3 (5.66%) nginx
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 53 (100.00%) AWS
2 29 (54.72%) Amazon S3
3 27 (50.94%) Azure
4 22 (41.51%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (35.85%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (28.30%) Serverless
7 14 (26.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (22.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (20.75%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (18.87%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (16.98%) AWS Fargate
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft 365
12 7 (13.21%) AWS Step Functions
12 7 (13.21%) IaaS
13 6 (11.32%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (9.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (9.43%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (9.43%) GCP
14 5 (9.43%) GitHub
14 5 (9.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Firewall
1 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.75%) Internet
3 9 (16.98%) VPN
4 8 (15.09%) HTTP
4 8 (15.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (13.21%) DHCP
5 7 (13.21%) DNS
6 4 (7.55%) VoIP
7 3 (5.66%) BGP
7 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.66%) IPsec
7 3 (5.66%) LAN
7 3 (5.66%) MPLS
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security
7 3 (5.66%) OSPF
7 3 (5.66%) TACACS
7 3 (5.66%) VLAN
7 3 (5.66%) WAN
7 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 2 (3.77%) Metadata
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.89%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) JIRA
2 11 (20.75%) GitLab
3 9 (16.98%) Bitbucket
4 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.32%) git-flow
5 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.77%) GoCD
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Social Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Python Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) AWS Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Backend Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Backend Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Python Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) LDAP
1 5 (9.43%) RESTful
2 3 (5.66%) LAMP
2 3 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (3.77%) Dask
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) NumPy
3 2 (3.77%) OAuth
3 2 (3.77%) Pandas
3 2 (3.77%) pytest
3 2 (3.77%) PyTorch
3 2 (3.77%) scikit-learn
3 2 (3.77%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.77%) Legacy Applications
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) CentOS
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.55%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.77%) Android
7 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) DevOps
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (20.75%) ITIL
5 11 (20.75%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
7 9 (16.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
8 8 (15.09%) Observability
8 8 (15.09%) Storage Management
9 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (11.32%) Proactive Management
10 6 (11.32%) Project Delivery
11 5 (9.43%) API Design
11 5 (9.43%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) Python
2 12 (22.64%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.32%) PHP
4 5 (9.43%) Java 8
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
6 3 (5.66%) Go
7 2 (3.77%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) MCP
2 6 (11.32%) MCSA
3 5 (9.43%) AWS Certification
4 4 (7.55%) CCNA
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.66%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) Docker
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) Terraform
2 10 (18.87%) Kubernetes
3 9 (16.98%) Ansible
4 4 (7.55%) Puppet
5 3 (5.66%) FortiGate
5 3 (5.66%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (5.66%) SCCM
6 2 (3.77%) Grafana
6 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.77%) Packer
6 2 (3.77%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.89%) Consul
7 1 (1.89%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Mitel
3 4 (7.55%) Apple
4 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Darktrace
4 3 (5.66%) Forcepoint
4 3 (5.66%) Meraki
4 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
4 3 (5.66%) Proofpoint
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Polycom
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Nasuni