Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1098 959 950
Rank change year-on-year -139 -9 -37
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 71 187 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 142 302
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.84% +7.37%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%

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 24,256 21,030 24,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.07% 12.42% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19,669 17,632 21,128
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Top 8 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 24 May 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
England -103 66 £50,000 -9.09% 17
UK excluding London -45 47 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South East +1 37 £50,000 -2.44% 5
London -70 22 £65,000 +8.33% 10
East of England -17 5 £62,500 +31.58%
Scotland -27 3 £35,000 -28.57%
North of England -9 2 £47,500 +5.56%
North West -16 2 £47,500 +5.56%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 60 (84.51%) VMware
2 46 (64.79%) vSphere
3 39 (54.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
5 34 (47.89%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (46.48%) Linux
7 28 (39.44%) ITIL
7 28 (39.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (38.03%) Firewall
9 26 (36.62%) Windows
10 25 (35.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (30.99%) OpenStack
12 20 (28.17%) Public Cloud
13 19 (26.76%) Office 365
13 19 (26.76%) Oracle
14 18 (25.35%) SAN
14 18 (25.35%) Data Centre
15 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
15 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (23.94%) DNS
15 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
15 17 (23.94%) VMware NSX
15 17 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (21.13%) Windows Server
16 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
16 15 (21.13%) CCNA
16 15 (21.13%) Migration
16 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (21.13%) Ivanti
17 14 (19.72%) Active Directory

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 22 (30.99%) OpenStack
2 9 (12.68%) CMS
2 9 (12.68%) IIS
3 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.82%) Apache
7 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.82%) Drupal
7 2 (2.82%) nginx
7 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.82%) Zimbra
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (54.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (47.89%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (26.76%) Office 365
4 9 (12.68%) IaaS
5 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.63%) PaaS
6 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.82%) GitHub
7 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.82%) Heroku
7 2 (2.82%) SaaS
7 2 (2.82%) Serverless
7 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.03%) Firewall
2 18 (25.35%) SAN
3 17 (23.94%) DNS
4 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
5 11 (15.49%) VPN
6 10 (14.08%) LAN
6 10 (14.08%) WAN
7 7 (9.86%) DHCP
8 6 (8.45%) HTTP
9 5 (7.04%) NAS
9 5 (7.04%) VSAN
10 4 (5.63%) VLAN
11 3 (4.23%) IPsec
11 3 (4.23%) SSL
11 3 (4.23%) VoIP
12 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.82%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MySQL
3 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
2 2 (2.82%) Travis CI
2 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Cloud Engineer
1 18 (25.35%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Data Centre Manager
4 7 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Support
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Web Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) LAMP
2 2 (2.82%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Public Cloud
2 18 (25.35%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.63%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.82%) Clustering
6 2 (2.82%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.82%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.41%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Linux
2 26 (36.62%) Windows
3 15 (21.13%) Windows Server
4 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (12.68%) Unix
7 5 (7.04%) CentOS
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) ITIL
2 17 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.13%) Migration
4 14 (19.72%) DevOps
5 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (16.90%) Time Management
6 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.86%) Line Management
7 7 (9.86%) Software Deployment
8 6 (8.45%) Presales
9 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 5 (7.04%) Open Source
9 5 (7.04%) Service Management
10 4 (5.63%) Change Management
10 4 (5.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) Python
2 9 (12.68%) Perl
2 9 (12.68%) Ruby
2 9 (12.68%) SQL
3 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) Java
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (21.13%) CCNA
4 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (11.27%) MCSE
5 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.63%) MCSA
7 3 (4.23%) VCAP
8 2 (2.82%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.82%) MCITP
8 2 (2.82%) RHCE
8 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) VCDX
9 1 (1.41%) CCNP
9 1 (1.41%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) vSphere
2 28 (39.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
3 17 (23.94%) VMware NSX
4 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
5 8 (11.27%) Docker
6 6 (8.45%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.23%) XenApp
9 2 (2.82%) KVM
9 2 (2.82%) LXC
9 2 (2.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) Puppet
2 12 (16.90%) vCenter Server
3 11 (15.49%) Ansible
4 9 (12.68%) FortiGate
4 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.86%) SCCM
5 7 (9.86%) vRealize
6 5 (7.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (7.04%) Salt
7 4 (5.63%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
7 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
8 3 (4.23%) Nagios
8 3 (4.23%) vMotion
9 2 (2.82%) Capistrano
9 2 (2.82%) Kibana
9 2 (2.82%) Packer
9 2 (2.82%) Rundeck
9 2 (2.82%) Terraform
9 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (84.51%) VMware
2 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.76%) Oracle
4 15 (21.13%) Ivanti
5 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
6 10 (14.08%) Cisco
6 10 (14.08%) EMC
7 9 (12.68%) HP
7 9 (12.68%) Veeam
8 7 (9.86%) Citrix
8 7 (9.86%) NetApp
9 5 (7.04%) Dell
9 5 (7.04%) Zerto
10 4 (5.63%) Isilon
10 4 (5.63%) Rackspace
10 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.23%) Avaya
11 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
11 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
11 3 (4.23%) Symantec