Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1094 925 850
Rank change year-on-year -169 -75 +118
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 95 297 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 1.28% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 63 241 430
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,500 £86,250 £88,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -1.04%

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 23182 23194 24820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 12.40% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19404 19481 20702
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 -147 94 £55,000 - 8
UK excluding London -112 62 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South East -60 34 £62,500 -5.66% 2
London -58 32 £58,500 -4.49% 5
East of England 0 10 £55,250 -7.92%
North of England -16 10 £50,000 +8.70% 1
East Midlands +27 7 £35,000 -32.04%
Midlands +10 7 £35,000 -31.03%
Yorkshire +4 6 £32,500 -14.47% 1
North West -30 4 £60,000 +20.00%
South West +5 1 £75,000 +87.50%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 78 (82.11%) VMware
2 64 (67.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (64.21%) Windows
4 57 (60.00%) Linux
5 42 (44.21%) Cisco
6 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
7 40 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (38.95%) Data Centre
10 34 (35.79%) vSphere
10 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
11 33 (34.74%) Hyper-V
12 32 (33.68%) SAN
13 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
14 25 (26.32%) Puppet
15 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (24.21%) CentOS
16 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (23.16%) Oracle
17 22 (23.16%) ITIL
18 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
18 21 (22.11%) Citrix
18 21 (22.11%) HP
19 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
19 20 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
19 20 (21.05%) DevOps
20 18 (18.95%) OpenStack
20 18 (18.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 18 (18.95%) SSL

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 18 (18.95%) OpenStack
2 11 (11.58%) IIS
3 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.37%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.37%) Zimbra
5 5 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (3.16%) Apache
7 2 (2.11%) nginx
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (12.63%) IaaS
4 7 (7.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (7.37%) Office 365
5 6 (6.32%) PaaS
6 5 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.26%) Heroku
7 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.11%) SaaS
9 1 (1.05%) Akamai
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.05%) G Suite
9 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) SoftLayer
9 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.68%) SAN
2 18 (18.95%) SSL
3 17 (17.89%) Firewall
4 16 (16.84%) VPN
5 15 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 14 (14.74%) DNS
7 12 (12.63%) IPsec
8 9 (9.47%) NetScaler
9 7 (7.37%) MPLS
10 6 (6.32%) iSCSI
10 6 (6.32%) VSAN
11 5 (5.26%) DHCP
11 5 (5.26%) NAS
12 4 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (4.21%) FCoE
13 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (3.16%) FTP
14 2 (2.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) MySQL
3 7 (7.37%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.21%) Redis
5 3 (3.16%) InterBase
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.47%) Hudson
3 9 (9.47%) JUnit
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.42%) PyUnit
5 5 (5.26%) Travis CI
5 5 (5.26%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Law
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (11.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Architect
4 10 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Configuration Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Linux Support
6 8 (8.42%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.37%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Cisco Support
7 7 (7.37%) Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Linux Server Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Leader
7 7 (7.37%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) LAMP
2 1 (1.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.95%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.47%) CMDB
3 8 (8.42%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.37%) Clustering
4 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (5.26%) Cloud Native
6 5 (5.26%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.16%) PKI
7 3 (3.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.05%) Blog
9 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (64.21%) Windows
2 57 (60.00%) Linux
3 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
4 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (24.21%) CentOS
5 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (18.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.26%) Debian
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.16%) Unix
9 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.05%) Solaris
10 1 (1.05%) VMS
10 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) ITIL
3 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
4 20 (21.05%) DevOps
5 17 (17.89%) Continuous Deployment
6 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.58%) Load Balancing
8 10 (10.53%) SDLC
9 9 (9.47%) Open Source
9 9 (9.47%) Service Management
10 8 (8.42%) Coaching
10 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
11 7 (7.37%) Migration
12 6 (6.32%) Presales
12 6 (6.32%) Scrum
12 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.26%) High Availability
13 5 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) Perl
1 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
2 14 (14.74%) Bash Shell
2 14 (14.74%) Python
3 9 (9.47%) Ruby
4 6 (6.32%) SQL
5 1 (1.05%) C-shell
5 1 (1.05%) Go
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) Korn
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (10.53%) CCNA
5 9 (9.47%) CCNP
6 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.32%) VCAP
8 5 (5.26%) MCSE
9 3 (3.16%) CCDP
9 3 (3.16%) VCP6
10 2 (2.11%) Degree
10 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.05%) CCSE
11 1 (1.05%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.05%) MCITP
11 1 (1.05%) MCTS
11 1 (1.05%) OCP
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (1.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (67.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
2 34 (35.79%) vSphere
3 33 (34.74%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.74%) VMware NSX
4 14 (14.74%) XenApp
5 13 (13.68%) XenDesktop
6 10 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (8.42%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (7.37%) Docker
8 7 (7.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (7.37%) Xen
9 4 (4.21%) XenServer
10 3 (3.16%) KVM
10 3 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.05%) NFS
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.05%) Samba
11 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (26.32%) Puppet
2 20 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (16.84%) Ansible
3 16 (16.84%) vCenter Server
4 10 (10.53%) vRealize
5 7 (7.37%) ThinApp
6 6 (6.32%) Backup Exec
7 5 (5.26%) Salt
8 4 (4.21%) PowerCLI
8 4 (4.21%) SCCM
8 4 (4.21%) WSUS
9 3 (3.16%) Malwarebytes
9 3 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (2.11%) SCVMM
11 1 (1.05%) Nagios
11 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (1.05%) Plesk
11 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (82.11%) VMware
2 42 (44.21%) Cisco
3 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (23.16%) Oracle
5 21 (22.11%) Citrix
5 21 (22.11%) HP
6 15 (15.79%) NetApp
7 12 (12.63%) F5
7 12 (12.63%) IBM
8 11 (11.58%) EMC
8 11 (11.58%) Juniper
8 11 (11.58%) Symantec
9 10 (10.53%) Dell
9 10 (10.53%) Google
9 10 (10.53%) McAfee
10 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
10 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.37%) AppSense
11 7 (7.37%) Nokia
12 6 (6.32%) Isilon