Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for vCloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vCloud over the 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 782 1128 1067
Rank change year-on-year +346 -61 -81
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 298 83 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.048% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 1.21% 0.33% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 281 58 114
UK median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £96,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -13.04%

vCloud is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 24,654 25,191 22,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.99% 14.43% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20,258 20,381 18,845
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing vCloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vCloud over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
England +318 294 £40,000 -27.27% 16
UK excluding London +278 271 £40,000 -11.11% 15
North of England +210 213 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Yorkshire - 210 £40,000 - 1
South East +49 53 £50,000 +17.65% 8
London +92 24 £60,000 -27.27% 2
North West +32 3 - - 1
South West - 3 £57,500 -
Wales - 1 £41,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT jobs citing vCloud 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 with a requirement for vCloud.

1 224 (75.17%) Cisco Certification
2 214 (71.81%) Internet
3 213 (71.48%) Presales
4 212 (71.14%) MPLS
5 211 (70.81%) CCNP
6 210 (70.47%) Validation
7 209 (70.13%) CCNA
8 145 (48.66%) WAN
9 81 (27.18%) VMware
10 52 (17.45%) vSphere
11 47 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (15.77%) Linux
12 42 (14.09%) BGP
12 42 (14.09%) Telecoms
13 40 (13.42%) Cisco
14 39 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 38 (12.75%) VMware NSX
16 31 (10.40%) Fortinet
17 30 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (10.07%) Windows
17 30 (10.07%) ITIL
17 30 (10.07%) Firewall
18 28 (9.40%) PowerShell
19 26 (8.72%) Security Cleared
20 25 (8.39%) VPN
20 25 (8.39%) Windows Server
21 23 (7.72%) Linux Command Line
21 23 (7.72%) Microsoft
22 22 (7.38%) Office 365
23 21 (7.05%) Cisco ASA

vCloud
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.35%) MS Exchange
1 7 (2.35%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.01%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.34%) Apache
4 4 (1.34%) nginx
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.38%) Office 365
4 8 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.35%) PaaS
6 4 (1.34%) IaaS
6 4 (1.34%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.67%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Heroku
8 1 (0.34%) npm
8 1 (0.34%) NuGet
8 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (71.81%) Internet
2 212 (71.14%) MPLS
3 145 (48.66%) WAN
4 42 (14.09%) BGP
5 30 (10.07%) Firewall
6 25 (8.39%) VPN
7 21 (7.05%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (4.03%) VSAN
9 9 (3.02%) SAN
10 5 (1.68%) DNS
10 5 (1.68%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.68%) LAN
10 5 (1.68%) Skype
11 4 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.34%) IPsec
11 4 (1.34%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.34%) NX-OS
11 4 (1.34%) OpenVPN
11 4 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.69%) MySQL
3 8 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) GitLab
2 1 (0.34%) Maven
2 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.34%) RubyGems
2 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (14.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (1.68%) Finance
3 1 (0.34%) Billing
3 1 (0.34%) Electronics
3 1 (0.34%) Legal
3 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.34%) Marketing
3 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 210 (70.47%) Network Engineer
2 177 (59.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 171 (57.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 112 (37.58%) Project Engineer
5 30 (10.07%) VMware Engineer
6 16 (5.37%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (5.37%) NOC Engineer
7 13 (4.36%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (4.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (4.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 11 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (2.01%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
10 6 (2.01%) Architect
10 6 (2.01%) Consultant
10 6 (2.01%) Developer
10 6 (2.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.01%) ServiceNow Developer
11 5 (1.68%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (1.34%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (1.34%) CSS
2 4 (1.34%) HTML
2 4 (1.34%) Java EE
2 4 (1.34%) JAX-RS
2 4 (1.34%) JSF
2 4 (1.34%) RESTful
2 4 (1.34%) Swagger
2 4 (1.34%) Web Services
3 2 (0.67%) .NET
3 2 (0.67%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.34%) JMS
4 1 (0.34%) Node.js
4 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.72%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (5.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 14 (4.70%) Private Cloud
5 12 (4.03%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.69%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.67%) CESG
8 2 (0.67%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.67%) Clustering
8 2 (0.67%) Replication
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.77%) Linux
2 30 (10.07%) Windows
3 25 (8.39%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) CentOS
5 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.34%) Unix
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (71.48%) Presales
2 210 (70.47%) Validation
3 30 (10.07%) ITIL
4 20 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (3.02%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (3.02%) DevOps
5 9 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (2.68%) Analytics
6 8 (2.68%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (2.68%) Tech Ops
7 7 (2.35%) ITSM
8 6 (2.01%) Capacity Management
8 6 (2.01%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (2.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.01%) Workflow
9 5 (1.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (1.68%) Server Management
10 4 (1.34%) Storage Management
10 4 (1.34%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (1.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.40%) PowerShell
2 19 (6.38%) Python
3 13 (4.36%) Java
3 13 (4.36%) SQL
4 7 (2.35%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.34%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.34%) PHP
5 4 (1.34%) Ruby
6 3 (1.01%) Go
7 2 (0.67%) C#
7 2 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 224 (75.17%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (70.81%) CCNP
3 209 (70.13%) CCNA
4 26 (8.72%) Security Cleared
5 18 (6.04%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (6.04%) SC Cleared
6 14 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.36%) MCSE
7 13 (4.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.68%) Degree
8 5 (1.68%) RHCE
9 4 (1.34%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.34%) VCP5
9 4 (1.34%) VCP6
10 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.34%) CCIE
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.34%) MCITP
10 1 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.67%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.67%) JSP 440
1 2 (0.67%) RMADS
2 1 (0.34%) COBIT
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (17.45%) vSphere
2 47 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.75%) VMware NSX
4 12 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.69%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.68%) Docker
7 4 (1.34%) PowerDNS
7 4 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.67%) RHEV
8 2 (0.67%) XenApp
9 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.37%) Ansible
2 11 (3.69%) vCenter Server
3 8 (2.68%) HAProxy
4 6 (2.01%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.01%) Nagios
4 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.01%) Puppet
4 6 (2.01%) SCCM
5 5 (1.68%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.34%) vRealize
7 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.67%) Terraform
9 1 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.34%) OpenView
9 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.34%) Rancher
9 1 (0.34%) SCOM
9 1 (0.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 81 (27.18%) VMware
2 40 (13.42%) Cisco
3 31 (10.40%) Fortinet
4 23 (7.72%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.36%) Veeam
6 8 (2.68%) Google
6 8 (2.68%) HP
6 8 (2.68%) Oracle
6 8 (2.68%) Zerto
7 7 (2.35%) Citrix
7 7 (2.35%) Dell
8 6 (2.01%) AppDynamics
8 6 (2.01%) EMC
8 6 (2.01%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.68%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.68%) NetApp
10 4 (1.34%) Brocade
10 4 (1.34%) Nexenta
10 4 (1.34%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.34%) Vyatta