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

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1123 941 898
Rank change year-on-year -182 -43 +7
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 65 247 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 1.14% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 47 191 357
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,700 £35,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £90,000 £84,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,250 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +7.37% -

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 23,560 21,597 24,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.36% 12.28% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,473 17,926 20,730
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,648
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Top 10 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 February 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 -164 63 £55,250 +5.24% 20
UK excluding London -107 47 £55,250 +8.33% 12
South East -35 32 £50,000 -28.57% 3
London -62 17 £50,000 -9.09% 8
East of England -17 10 £59,000 +24.21%
North of England -27 3 £65,000 +41.30% 5
Yorkshire +6 2 £57,500 +60.84% 2
South West +2 1 £75,000 +87.50% 2
North West -29 1 £65,000 +41.30% 3
Scotland -42 1 £42,500 -15.42%

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 49 (75.38%) VMware
2 41 (63.08%) Windows
3 38 (58.46%) vSphere
4 36 (55.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (49.23%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (47.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (43.08%) Linux
8 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
8 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (35.38%) Cisco
10 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
11 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
11 21 (32.31%) ITIL
12 20 (30.77%) SAN
12 20 (30.77%) vCenter Server
13 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
14 17 (26.15%) Puppet
14 17 (26.15%) Firewall
14 17 (26.15%) DNS
15 16 (24.62%) VPN
15 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
16 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
17 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
17 14 (21.54%) VMware NSX
18 13 (20.00%) Migration
18 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
18 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 12 (18.46%) Perl

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 8 (12.31%) IIS
2 7 (10.77%) CMS
3 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.23%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.15%) Zimbra
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (49.23%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (47.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (16.92%) Office 365
4 8 (12.31%) IaaS
5 6 (9.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (9.23%) PaaS
6 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.08%) Heroku
7 2 (3.08%) SaaS
7 2 (3.08%) Serverless
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) SAN
2 17 (26.15%) DNS
2 17 (26.15%) Firewall
3 16 (24.62%) VPN
4 10 (15.38%) LAN
4 10 (15.38%) WAN
5 7 (10.77%) DHCP
5 7 (10.77%) SSL
5 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.23%) IPsec
7 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.15%) VSAN
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.62%) FCoE
8 3 (4.62%) VLAN
9 2 (3.08%) Internet
9 2 (3.08%) MPLS
9 2 (3.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Triplestore
5 1 (1.54%) InterBase
5 1 (1.54%) Redis
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.23%) Hudson
2 6 (9.23%) JUnit
2 6 (9.23%) PyUnit
2 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Data Centre Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
3 1 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 6 (9.23%) CMDB
4 5 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (6.15%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.62%) PKI
7 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (3.08%) EMC VNX
7 2 (3.08%) Linked Data
7 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.08%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.54%) Replication
8 1 (1.54%) User Experience
8 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Linux
3 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.46%) CentOS
6 9 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.62%) Debian
8 2 (3.08%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (20.00%) Migration
3 12 (18.46%) DevOps
4 10 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.85%) Service Management
6 8 (12.31%) SDLC
7 7 (10.77%) Coaching
7 7 (10.77%) Line Management
7 7 (10.77%) Software Deployment
7 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.23%) High Availability
8 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.69%) Change Management
10 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.15%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.46%) Perl
3 11 (16.92%) Python
4 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 8 (12.31%) Ruby
6 4 (6.15%) SQL
7 3 (4.62%) Java
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) C-shell
9 1 (1.54%) Korn
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.69%) MCSE
6 4 (6.15%) CCNA
6 4 (6.15%) VCP6
7 3 (4.62%) CCDP
7 3 (4.62%) CCNP
8 2 (3.08%) VCAP
8 2 (3.08%) VCDX
9 1 (1.54%) Degree
9 1 (1.54%) OCP
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.54%) RHCE
9 1 (1.54%) VCP5
9 1 (1.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) vSphere
2 36 (55.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
4 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
5 14 (21.54%) VMware NSX
6 9 (13.85%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (7.69%) Docker
8 2 (3.08%) KVM
8 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.08%) XenApp
8 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.08%) XenServer
9 1 (1.54%) NFS
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (30.77%) vCenter Server
2 17 (26.15%) Puppet
3 11 (16.92%) vRealize
4 8 (12.31%) Ansible
4 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (10.77%) FortiGate
6 5 (7.69%) PowerCLI
7 3 (4.62%) Kibana
7 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
8 2 (3.08%) Packer
8 2 (3.08%) Rundeck
8 2 (3.08%) Salt
8 2 (3.08%) Terraform
8 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.54%) Icinga
9 1 (1.54%) Malwarebytes
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.54%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) VMware
2 23 (35.38%) Cisco
3 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.38%) Dell
4 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.77%) Citrix
5 7 (10.77%) HP
5 7 (10.77%) Veeam
6 6 (9.23%) Google
6 6 (9.23%) Lumension
6 6 (9.23%) NetApp
7 5 (7.69%) Juniper
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle
8 4 (6.15%) ArcSight
9 3 (4.62%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.62%) Acronis
9 3 (4.62%) Aruba
9 3 (4.62%) EqualLogic
9 3 (4.62%) F5
9 3 (4.62%) Ivanti