Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 660 783 1104
Rank change year-on-year +123 +321 +9
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 45 308 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.22% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 1.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 49 287 60
Median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -37.25% +15.91%
10th Percentile £44,500 £37,500 £31,925
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +31.25% +3.23% +3.33%

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 9,287 24,474 24,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 17.32% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,760 20,016 20,173
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £30,750 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,820 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.16% - +10.39%

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 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 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 +115 45 £62,500 +56.25% 14
UK excluding London +96 25 £52,500 +31.25% 6
London +258 20 £67,500 +3.85% 8
South East +180 15 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Work from Home +66 6 £67,500 +3.85% 1
Midlands +143 4 £70,000 +16.67% 3
East Midlands +97 4 £70,000 +7.69%
East of England +138 3 £45,000 -14.29%
North of England -10 3 £55,000 +37.50%
North West +128 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire -28 1 £45,000 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (86.67%) VMware
2 22 (48.89%) Azure
3 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (46.67%) VMware NSX
4 20 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 19 (42.22%) vSphere
6 18 (40.00%) vCenter Server
7 17 (37.78%) Linux
8 16 (35.56%) Migration
8 16 (35.56%) vRealize
9 14 (31.11%) Firewall
9 14 (31.11%) Fortinet
10 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.89%) VSAN
11 12 (26.67%) Dell
11 12 (26.67%) Windows
12 11 (24.44%) SAN
12 11 (24.44%) AWS
12 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
12 11 (24.44%) DevOps
13 10 (22.22%) EMC
14 9 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (17.78%) Finance
15 8 (17.78%) Python
16 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
16 7 (15.56%) PaaS
16 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
17 6 (13.33%) NetApp

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 4 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (48.89%) Azure
2 11 (24.44%) AWS
3 7 (15.56%) PaaS
4 4 (8.89%) Heroku
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.44%) AWS CodeBuild
5 2 (4.44%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (4.44%) GCP
5 2 (4.44%) IaaS
5 2 (4.44%) Office 365
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) VSAN
3 11 (24.44%) SAN
4 3 (6.67%) AMQP
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) IPv6
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
6 1 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (4.44%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.44%) FishEye
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Migration Architect
5 5 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Data Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Data Migration Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Senior VMware Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) JMS
1 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (6.67%) Spring
2 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.11%) Unix
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Migration
2 11 (24.44%) DevOps
3 4 (8.89%) Low Latency
3 4 (8.89%) TDD
4 3 (6.67%) Presales
5 2 (4.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (4.44%) Cloud Operations
5 2 (4.44%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (4.44%) Epics
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) IT Strategy
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) Microservices
5 2 (4.44%) Network Design
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.44%) Project Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Python
2 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.67%) Go
3 3 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) PHP
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Ruby
3 3 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (11.11%) VCP5
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (4.44%) VCAP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (46.67%) VMware NSX
2 19 (42.22%) vSphere
3 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 16 (35.56%) vRealize
3 3 (6.67%) OpenView
4 2 (4.44%) Ansible
4 2 (4.44%) Kibana
4 2 (4.44%) logstash
4 2 (4.44%) Marathon
4 2 (4.44%) Mesos
4 2 (4.44%) SCCM
4 2 (4.44%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) Terraform
5 1 (2.22%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) VMware
2 14 (31.11%) Fortinet
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.67%) Dell
5 10 (22.22%) EMC
6 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.33%) NetApp
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco
8 3 (6.67%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) New Relic
8 3 (6.67%) Splunk
9 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.44%) Veeam
10 1 (2.22%) Citrix
10 1 (2.22%) Juniper
10 1 (2.22%) PlateSpin