Period
to 18 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1062 887 839
Rank change year-on-year -175 -48 +112
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 101 337 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 1.41% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74 275 440
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £39,438 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -8.16%

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 22831 23894 24834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 12.47% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19227 20102 20679
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 October 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 18 October 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 -146 99 £55,000 - 11
UK excluding London -84 60 £47,500 -9.52% 5
London -82 39 £61,250 - 6
South East -45 28 £32,500 -48.00% 4
East of England +18 12 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North of England -6 12 £40,500 -11.96%
Yorkshire +19 8 £32,500 -14.47%
East Midlands +57 7 £35,000 -46.77%
Midlands +36 7 £35,000 -30.00%
North West -24 4 £60,000 +25.00%
South West +1 1 £75,000 +87.50%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 80 (79.21%) VMware
2 69 (68.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (66.34%) Windows
4 54 (53.47%) Linux
5 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
6 43 (42.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (36.63%) Cisco
8 37 (36.63%) vSphere
9 36 (35.64%) Data Centre
9 36 (35.64%) Windows Server
9 36 (35.64%) Active Directory
9 36 (35.64%) SAN
10 35 (34.65%) Hyper-V
11 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (24.75%) HP
13 24 (23.76%) ITIL
14 22 (21.78%) Citrix
15 21 (20.79%) Oracle
15 21 (20.79%) NetApp
15 21 (20.79%) CentOS
15 21 (20.79%) Puppet
16 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (19.80%) Configuration Management
17 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (18.81%) OpenStack
17 19 (18.81%) DevOps
18 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
18 18 (17.82%) SSL
18 18 (17.82%) DNS

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 19 (18.81%) OpenStack
2 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
3 12 (11.88%) IIS
4 9 (8.91%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.93%) Zimbra
6 3 (2.97%) Apache
7 2 (1.98%) nginx
8 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (42.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (13.86%) IaaS
4 11 (10.89%) Office 365
5 8 (7.92%) PaaS
6 7 (6.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (4.95%) Heroku
7 5 (4.95%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (4.95%) SaaS
8 4 (3.96%) Bluemix
8 4 (3.96%) Google App Engine
9 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.99%) Akamai
10 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.99%) G Suite
10 1 (0.99%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (35.64%) SAN
2 18 (17.82%) DNS
2 18 (17.82%) SSL
3 15 (14.85%) VPN
4 14 (13.86%) Firewall
4 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
5 12 (11.88%) IPsec
6 10 (9.90%) NetScaler
7 7 (6.93%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.93%) MPLS
8 6 (5.94%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (4.95%) DHCP
9 5 (4.95%) SNMP
10 4 (3.96%) IPv4
10 4 (3.96%) NAS
10 4 (3.96%) VSAN
11 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.97%) FTP
12 2 (1.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) MySQL
3 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.96%) Redis
5 3 (2.97%) InterBase
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.91%) Hudson
3 9 (8.91%) JUnit
4 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.93%) PyUnit
6 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.95%) Travis CI
6 5 (4.95%) Vagrant
7 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.99%) Ant
9 1 (0.99%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.99%) Automake
9 1 (0.99%) CMake
9 1 (0.99%) Grunt
9 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Law
4 2 (1.98%) Electronics
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Architect
3 13 (12.87%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (8.91%) Consultant
7 8 (7.92%) Configuration Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Linux Support
7 8 (7.92%) Linux Support Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Applications Support
8 7 (6.93%) Applications Support Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Cisco Support
8 7 (6.93%) Linux Server Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) Web Services
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) LAMP
3 1 (0.99%) Sass
3 1 (0.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 36 (35.64%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.89%) Clustering
3 8 (7.92%) CMDB
3 8 (7.92%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (5.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.95%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.96%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.97%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.98%) Blog
8 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.98%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.99%) PKI
9 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (66.34%) Windows
2 54 (53.47%) Linux
3 36 (35.64%) Windows Server
4 21 (20.79%) CentOS
5 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (16.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.95%) Debian
10 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.98%) Unix
11 1 (0.99%) VMS
11 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) ITIL
3 20 (19.80%) Configuration Management
4 19 (18.81%) DevOps
5 16 (15.84%) Continuous Deployment
6 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.90%) Open Source
7 10 (9.90%) Service Management
8 9 (8.91%) Load Balancing
9 8 (7.92%) Coaching
9 8 (7.92%) SDLC
10 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
11 6 (5.94%) Change Management
11 6 (5.94%) Migration
11 6 (5.94%) Presales
12 5 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.95%) Network Virtualisation
12 5 (4.95%) Release Management
12 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.87%) Perl
3 12 (11.88%) Python
4 11 (10.89%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.91%) Ruby
5 9 (8.91%) SQL
6 1 (0.99%) Go
6 1 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.92%) CCNA
4 8 (7.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.93%) CCNP
5 7 (6.93%) MCSE
5 7 (6.93%) VCAP
6 4 (3.96%) RHCE
7 3 (2.97%) VCP5
8 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.99%) CCSA
9 1 (0.99%) CCSE
9 1 (0.99%) Degree
9 1 (0.99%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.99%) MCITP
9 1 (0.99%) MCTS
9 1 (0.99%) VCP6
9 1 (0.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (68.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (36.63%) vSphere
3 36 (35.64%) Active Directory
4 35 (34.65%) Hyper-V
5 16 (15.84%) XenApp
6 14 (13.86%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (13.86%) VMware NSX
6 14 (13.86%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.93%) Docker
7 7 (6.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (6.93%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (6.93%) Xen
8 6 (5.94%) XenServer
9 5 (4.95%) KVM
10 3 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.99%) NFS
11 1 (0.99%) Samba
11 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (20.79%) Puppet
2 17 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.87%) Ansible
4 11 (10.89%) vCenter Server
5 7 (6.93%) SCCM
5 7 (6.93%) ThinApp
6 6 (5.94%) Backup Exec
6 6 (5.94%) SCVMM
7 5 (4.95%) PowerCLI
7 5 (4.95%) vRealize
8 4 (3.96%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Salt
8 4 (3.96%) SCOM
8 4 (3.96%) WMI
8 4 (3.96%) WSUS
9 3 (2.97%) Malwarebytes
9 3 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (79.21%) VMware
2 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
3 37 (36.63%) Cisco
4 25 (24.75%) HP
5 22 (21.78%) Citrix
6 21 (20.79%) NetApp
6 21 (20.79%) Oracle
7 17 (16.83%) IBM
8 13 (12.87%) EMC
9 11 (10.89%) Dell
9 11 (10.89%) Symantec
10 10 (9.90%) F5
10 10 (9.90%) Google
10 10 (9.90%) McAfee
11 9 (8.91%) Juniper
12 8 (7.92%) CheckPoint
13 7 (6.93%) 3PAR
13 7 (6.93%) AppSense
13 7 (6.93%) EqualLogic
13 7 (6.93%) Nokia