Period
to 18 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1014 654 820
Rank change year-on-year -360 +166 +270
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 20 39 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.081% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.089% 0.44% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 257
10th Percentile " £44,000 "
25th Percentile £33,750 £52,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +52.94% -5.56%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £53,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.26% +26.47% +6.25%

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 22,459 8,852 23,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.93% 18.47% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15,469 7,603 19,746
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Top 6 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 October 2021. 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 -332 17 £55,000 -15.38% 14
London -261 15 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Work from Home -293 6 £68,750 +1.85% 2
UK excluding London -260 2 £41,250 -23.26% 9
East of England -106 1 £45,000 - 1
South West - 1 £37,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (75.00%) Azure
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) ITIL
5 12 (60.00%) Windows
5 12 (60.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (40.00%) Public Cloud
7 8 (40.00%) Social Skills
8 7 (35.00%) Network Security
8 7 (35.00%) Firewall
8 7 (35.00%) CommVault
8 7 (35.00%) Replication
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 7 (35.00%) Citrix
9 6 (30.00%) VBScript
9 6 (30.00%) Scrum
9 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (30.00%) VPN
9 6 (30.00%) Migration
9 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 6 (30.00%) Zerto
9 6 (30.00%) Presales
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (30.00%) IaaS
9 6 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Azure
2 6 (30.00%) IaaS
3 5 (25.00%) AWS
4 4 (20.00%) PaaS
5 3 (15.00%) Datadog
6 2 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (5.00%) Cohesity
7 1 (5.00%) GCP
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) Network Security
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) 5G
4 3 (15.00%) Broadband
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Broadband
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) VSAN
6 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) CloudOps Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) OAuth
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 7 (35.00%) Replication
3 5 (25.00%) CMDB
4 3 (15.00%) PKI
4 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (15.00%) Social Media
5 2 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (10.00%) HP Storage
5 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (10.00%) IBM XIV
6 1 (5.00%) Clustering
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Presales
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Business Case
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Operations
4 3 (15.00%) Database Security
4 3 (15.00%) DevSecOps
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) OWASP
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) VBScript
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) VCP5
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMP
3 2 (10.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PMO
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (30.00%) Terraform
2 4 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (15.00%) Opsgenie
4 2 (10.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (10.00%) vRealize
4 2 (10.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (5.00%) Ansible
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) CommVault
4 6 (30.00%) Zerto
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) CA
8 2 (10.00%) BMC
8 2 (10.00%) Brocade
8 2 (10.00%) EMC
8 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
8 2 (10.00%) IBM
8 2 (10.00%) NetApp
9 1 (5.00%) Juniper