Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 768 828 1130
Rank change year-on-year +60 +302 -68
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 48 299 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.20% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 1.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 286 62
Median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +34.38% -11.11% +12.50%

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 13,501 24,942 25,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.73% 16.94% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11,040 20,481 20,672
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,800
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.67% +11.47%

vCloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vCloud.

Salary trend for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing vCloud over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Top 12 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 13 July 2020. 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 +37 48 £55,000 +37.50% 7
UK excluding London +26 34 £53,750 +34.38% 6
London +163 14 £60,000 - 1
South East +111 12 £51,250 +2.50% 3
North of England -34 9 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North West +118 7 £55,000 -
East of England +103 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Midlands +118 6 £62,500 -3.85%
Work from Home +67 6 £62,500 -26.47% 2
East Midlands +75 4 £70,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire -56 2 £41,750 +4.38% 2
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 37 (77.08%) VMware
2 30 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (62.50%) Azure
3 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 24 (50.00%) Linux
5 20 (41.67%) Windows
6 19 (39.58%) AWS
6 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
7 16 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (31.25%) vSphere
8 15 (31.25%) NetApp
8 15 (31.25%) VMware NSX
9 13 (27.08%) DevOps
10 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (22.92%) Office 365
11 11 (22.92%) SAN
12 10 (20.83%) Finance
12 10 (20.83%) Python
12 10 (20.83%) VSAN
12 10 (20.83%) vCenter Server
13 9 (18.75%) Citrix
13 9 (18.75%) PaaS
13 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
13 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 8 (16.67%) Veeam
14 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 8 (16.67%) Dell
14 8 (16.67%) Cisco

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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (10.42%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (62.50%) Azure
2 19 (39.58%) AWS
3 11 (22.92%) Office 365
4 9 (18.75%) PaaS
5 5 (10.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (10.42%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (10.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (10.42%) AWS CodeBuild
5 5 (10.42%) AWS CodePipeline
5 5 (10.42%) Heroku
6 2 (4.17%) GCP
6 2 (4.17%) IaaS
7 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) SAN
2 10 (20.83%) VSAN
3 8 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 8 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (14.58%) LAN
4 7 (14.58%) WAN
5 6 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (12.50%) Skype
6 4 (8.33%) AMQP
6 4 (8.33%) Firewall
6 4 (8.33%) IPv6
7 2 (4.17%) BGP
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) IPv4
7 2 (4.17%) MPLS
7 2 (4.17%) OSPF
7 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon Aurora
2 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
2 5 (10.42%) Redis
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.17%) FishEye
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 3 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) SAML
2 5 (10.42%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) JMS
3 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) Replication
3 5 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.42%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (41.67%) Windows
3 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
4 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Unix
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) DevOps
2 6 (12.50%) High Availability
2 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Storage Management
4 4 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 3 (6.25%) Project Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (4.17%) Epics
6 2 (4.17%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Python
2 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.58%) Perl
3 7 (14.58%) PHP
3 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.58%) VBScript
4 4 (8.33%) Go
4 4 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (10.42%) VCP5
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (4.17%) VCAP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (31.25%) VMware NSX
3 15 (31.25%) vSphere
4 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 6 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (12.50%) Xen
5 6 (12.50%) XenApp
5 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.42%) Docker
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) vCenter Server
2 6 (12.50%) XenMobile
3 5 (10.42%) OpenView
4 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (4.17%) Kibana
4 2 (4.17%) logstash
4 2 (4.17%) Marathon
4 2 (4.17%) Mesos
4 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 2 (4.17%) Terraform
4 2 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) VMware
2 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.25%) NetApp
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 8 (16.67%) Dell
5 8 (16.67%) Veeam
6 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.50%) EMC
7 6 (12.50%) Zerto
8 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
8 5 (10.42%) HP
8 5 (10.42%) New Relic
8 5 (10.42%) Splunk
9 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.17%) Huawei
10 1 (2.08%) Juniper