Period
to 18 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1044 907 859
Rank change year-on-year -137 -48 +107
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 137 348 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 1.41% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 106 295 405
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -

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

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22542 24651 25404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.74% 12.47% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19027 20912 21014
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Top 13 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 August 2017. 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 -134 131 £55,000 - 3
London -18 71 £60,000 -4.00% 1
UK excluding London -86 62 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South East -31 23 £43,750 -19.72% 1
North of England -30 18 £47,500 +14.46%
East of England +15 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Midlands +41 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Yorkshire +9 9 £32,500 -14.47%
North West -31 9 £53,000 +6.00%
East Midlands +34 7 £35,000 -46.77%
West Midlands +16 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Wales +10 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Channel Islands - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing vCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for vCloud.

1 112 (81.75%) VMware
2 99 (72.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (58.39%) Microsoft
4 75 (54.74%) Windows
5 73 (53.28%) Amazon AWS
6 70 (51.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 66 (48.18%) Linux
8 49 (35.77%) vSphere
8 49 (35.77%) Windows Server
9 48 (35.04%) Hyper-V
10 42 (30.66%) Active Directory
11 39 (28.47%) SAN
12 37 (27.01%) Cisco
12 37 (27.01%) Data Centre
13 31 (22.63%) DNS
14 29 (21.17%) OpenStack
15 28 (20.44%) HP
16 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (18.25%) NetApp
18 24 (17.52%) Citrix
18 24 (17.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
20 22 (16.06%) Oracle
20 22 (16.06%) ITIL
20 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (16.06%) Puppet
21 21 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
21 21 (15.33%) PowerShell
22 20 (14.60%) Google
22 20 (14.60%) Open Source

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 29 (21.17%) OpenStack
2 15 (10.95%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.76%) IIS
4 11 (8.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (5.11%) Apache
6 6 (4.38%) nginx
7 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.19%) CMS
8 3 (2.19%) Drupal
8 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.19%) Zimbra
9 2 (1.46%) SAS
10 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 73 (53.28%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (51.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.95%) IaaS
3 15 (10.95%) Office 365
4 11 (8.03%) PaaS
5 10 (7.30%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (7.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (5.84%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (4.38%) Bluemix
7 6 (4.38%) Google App Engine
7 6 (4.38%) SaaS
8 5 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.65%) Heroku
9 3 (2.19%) Akamai
9 3 (2.19%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.46%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.73%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.47%) SAN
2 31 (22.63%) DNS
3 19 (13.87%) Firewall
4 18 (13.14%) SSL
5 15 (10.95%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.49%) iSCSI
6 13 (9.49%) VPN
7 11 (8.03%) SNMP
7 11 (8.03%) Software-Defined Networking
8 10 (7.30%) IPsec
8 10 (7.30%) NetScaler
9 9 (6.57%) MPLS
10 8 (5.84%) IPv4
11 7 (5.11%) NAS
12 6 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (4.38%) DHCP
12 6 (4.38%) VoIP
12 6 (4.38%) VSAN
13 5 (3.65%) Internet
13 5 (3.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.65%) MySQL
3 3 (2.19%) Big Data
3 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.19%) Redis
4 2 (1.46%) InterBase
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
1 9 (6.57%) Vagrant
2 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.38%) Hudson
3 6 (4.38%) JUnit
3 6 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.65%) Travis CI
5 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.19%) Ant
6 3 (2.19%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.19%) Automake
6 3 (2.19%) CMake
6 3 (2.19%) Grunt
6 3 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.19%) Subversion
6 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.46%) PyUnit
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Marketing
3 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.65%) Electronics
4 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.92%) Legal
6 3 (2.19%) Law
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (19.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (18.98%) Architect
3 19 (13.87%) Consultant
4 14 (10.22%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Cloud Architect
7 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Architect
7 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (8.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (7.30%) Cloud Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Linux Support
8 10 (7.30%) Linux Support Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.11%) Applications Support Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) Web Services
2 4 (2.92%) .NET
2 4 (2.92%) LAMP
2 4 (2.92%) Sass
3 3 (2.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.01%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.68%) Clustering
3 15 (10.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (8.76%) Public Cloud
5 9 (6.57%) Private Cloud
6 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.65%) Cloud Native
7 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (2.19%) CMDB
9 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.19%) User Experience
10 2 (1.46%) Blog
10 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.46%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.46%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 75 (54.74%) Windows
2 66 (48.18%) Linux
3 49 (35.77%) Windows Server
4 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (13.14%) CentOS
7 15 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.84%) Unix
9 6 (4.38%) Ubuntu
9 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.92%) Debian
11 3 (2.19%) VMS
12 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.06%) ITIL
3 20 (14.60%) Open Source
4 19 (13.87%) DevOps
5 16 (11.68%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.22%) Presales
7 12 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.03%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.03%) IT Strategy
8 11 (8.03%) Load Balancing
9 10 (7.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (7.30%) Migration
10 9 (6.57%) Change Management
11 7 (5.11%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (5.11%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.11%) Service Management
12 6 (4.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (4.38%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (4.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.68%) Perl
3 15 (10.95%) Python
4 14 (10.22%) SQL
5 12 (8.76%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.76%) Ruby
6 5 (3.65%) Java
7 1 (0.73%) Go
7 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.68%) MCSE
4 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.57%) CCNA
6 9 (6.57%) CCNP
7 8 (5.84%) RHCE
7 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.84%) VCAP
8 6 (4.38%) VCP5
9 5 (3.65%) VCDX
10 3 (2.19%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.19%) CCMSE
10 3 (2.19%) CCSA
10 3 (2.19%) CCSE
10 3 (2.19%) Degree
10 3 (2.19%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.19%) MCITP
10 3 (2.19%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (72.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (35.77%) vSphere
3 48 (35.04%) Hyper-V
4 42 (30.66%) Active Directory
5 18 (13.14%) VMware NSX
6 16 (11.68%) XenApp
7 15 (10.95%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (10.22%) XenDesktop
9 13 (9.49%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (8.76%) KVM
11 11 (8.03%) Docker
12 10 (7.30%) XenServer
13 7 (5.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (5.11%) Xen
14 4 (2.92%) NFS
14 4 (2.92%) Samba
15 3 (2.19%) LXC
15 3 (2.19%) VirtualBox
16 2 (1.46%) HDFS
16 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (16.06%) Puppet
2 21 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (12.41%) Ansible
3 17 (12.41%) SCVMM
4 15 (10.95%) vCenter Server
5 14 (10.22%) vRealize
6 10 (7.30%) SCOM
7 9 (6.57%) PowerCLI
7 9 (6.57%) SCCM
8 8 (5.84%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (5.84%) WMI
9 7 (5.11%) ThinApp
10 6 (4.38%) Backup Exec
11 3 (2.19%) Salt
11 3 (2.19%) WSUS
12 2 (1.46%) Malwarebytes
12 2 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (1.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 112 (81.75%) VMware
2 80 (58.39%) Microsoft
3 37 (27.01%) Cisco
4 28 (20.44%) HP
5 25 (18.25%) NetApp
6 24 (17.52%) Citrix
7 22 (16.06%) Oracle
8 20 (14.60%) Google
9 17 (12.41%) IBM
10 14 (10.22%) Dell
10 14 (10.22%) EMC
11 12 (8.76%) EqualLogic
11 12 (8.76%) Red Hat
12 11 (8.03%) F5
12 11 (8.03%) Juniper
12 11 (8.03%) Symantec
13 10 (7.30%) CheckPoint
14 9 (6.57%) McAfee
15 8 (5.84%) Dell Compellent
15 8 (5.84%) Palo Alto