Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1083 1071 934
Rank change year-on-year -12 -137 -61
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 75 129 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.073% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.58% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 98 295
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £85,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -20.00% +11.11%

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 24,745 22,434 24,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.64% 12.73% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20,026 18,894 20,882
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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 -19 72 £52,500 -4.55% 15
UK excluding London +3 50 £42,000 +5.00% 9
South East +22 40 £41,500 +27.69% 3
London -20 24 £82,500 +37.50% 7
North of England +25 6 £60,000 +26.32% 3
North West +16 5 £65,000 +22.64% 2
Scotland - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +28 1 £42,500 +30.77% 1
East of England +15 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Midlands -1 1 - - 1
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 75 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (60.00%) vSphere
3 42 (56.00%) Linux
4 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
5 38 (50.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (49.33%) ITIL
7 32 (42.67%) Firewall
7 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (29.33%) Cisco
11 21 (28.00%) Oracle
11 21 (28.00%) OpenStack
12 20 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (24.00%) CCNA
14 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
15 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (22.67%) Windows
15 17 (22.67%) DevOps
15 17 (22.67%) Ivanti
16 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
16 16 (21.33%) SAN
17 15 (20.00%) Red Hat
17 15 (20.00%) Ansible
17 15 (20.00%) Public Cloud
17 15 (20.00%) VMware NSX
18 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (28.00%) OpenStack
2 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.00%) Apache
5 3 (4.00%) nginx
6 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.67%) CMS
6 2 (2.67%) Drupal
6 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.67%) Zimbra
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (50.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (18.67%) IaaS
4 12 (16.00%) Office 365
5 11 (14.67%) PaaS
6 8 (10.67%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (8.00%) GitHub
7 6 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (6.67%) SaaS
9 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) Firewall
2 16 (21.33%) SAN
2 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.00%) DNS
4 11 (14.67%) VPN
5 9 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (12.00%) DHCP
5 9 (12.00%) NAS
6 6 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (6.67%) HTTP
8 4 (5.33%) LAN
8 4 (5.33%) VSAN
8 4 (5.33%) WAN
9 3 (4.00%) IPsec
9 3 (4.00%) VLAN
9 3 (4.00%) VoIP
10 2 (2.67%) Broadband
10 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) MySQL
3 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Gradle
3 1 (1.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Billing
2 2 (2.67%) Legal
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 20 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 19 (25.33%) Architect
4 13 (17.33%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Linux Support
7 6 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Web Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 3 (4.00%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Middleware
2 3 (4.00%) LAMP
2 3 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) Java EE
3 1 (1.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.33%) JPA
3 1 (1.33%) JSF
3 1 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.33%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) RESTful
3 1 (1.33%) Spring
3 1 (1.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 8 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (9.33%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (8.00%) Clustering
7 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
8 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (5.33%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
10 3 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
12 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
12 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (1.33%) HP Storage
12 1 (1.33%) Replication
12 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.00%) Linux
2 17 (22.67%) Windows
3 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (18.67%) Unix
5 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.33%) CentOS
9 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) ITIL
2 27 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.67%) DevOps
5 13 (17.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (14.67%) SOA
6 11 (14.67%) Time Management
7 10 (13.33%) Migration
8 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.67%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.00%) Tech Ops
9 6 (8.00%) Validation
10 5 (6.67%) DSDM
10 5 (6.67%) RUP
10 5 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) Python
2 8 (10.67%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.33%) Perl
4 6 (8.00%) Ruby
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Go
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (24.00%) CCNA
4 12 (16.00%) MCSE
4 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (12.00%) MCSA
7 6 (8.00%) AWS Certification
7 6 (8.00%) MCITP
7 6 (8.00%) RHCE
8 3 (4.00%) CCNP
8 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) CCIE
9 1 (1.33%) Degree
9 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) VCAP
9 1 (1.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) COBIT
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 45 (60.00%) vSphere
2 30 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.00%) VMware NSX
4 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
5 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 8 (10.67%) Docker
7 7 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (5.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (4.00%) XenApp
9 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.67%) KVM
10 2 (2.67%) LXC
10 2 (2.67%) VirtualBox
11 1 (1.33%) NFS
11 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Ansible
2 11 (14.67%) Puppet
3 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.33%) SCCM
5 6 (8.00%) vRealize
6 5 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (6.67%) Salt
6 5 (6.67%) vCenter Server
7 4 (5.33%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
8 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
8 3 (4.00%) HAProxy
8 3 (4.00%) Nagios
8 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (4.00%) vMotion
9 2 (2.67%) Capistrano
10 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.33%) Cisco
4 21 (28.00%) Oracle
5 17 (22.67%) Ivanti
6 15 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (16.00%) EMC
8 11 (14.67%) HP
9 8 (10.67%) NetApp
10 7 (9.33%) Rackspace
10 7 (9.33%) Veeam
11 6 (8.00%) Citrix
11 6 (8.00%) Google
11 6 (8.00%) Zerto
12 5 (6.67%) Dell
12 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.33%) CenturyLink
13 4 (5.33%) Isilon
14 3 (4.00%) Nexenta
14 3 (4.00%) Nimble Storage