Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1004 1134 973
Rank change year-on-year +130 -161 -16
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 97 72 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.041% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.30% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 88 52 156
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -3.85% -0.95%
10th Percentile £34,425 £35,000 £35,625
90th Percentile £71,500 £71,125 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.50% +5.79%

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 23,594 24,043 21,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.91% 13.59% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19,218 19,689 17,661
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for vCloud in the UK

vCloud
Top 13 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 24 March 2019. 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 +119 90 £55,000 +4.76% 3
UK excluding London +95 79 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South East +49 42 £57,500 +15.00%
London +66 14 £62,500 +25.00%
North of England +55 13 £40,000 -30.43% 3
North West +47 8 £45,000 -5.26%
South West +18 8 £57,500 -23.33%
East Midlands - 7 £38,500 -
Midlands - 7 £38,500 -
East of England +76 6 £43,750 -24.57%
Yorkshire +37 5 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £62,500 -
Wales - 1 £41,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 89 (91.75%) VMware
2 66 (68.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (67.01%) vSphere
4 52 (53.61%) Linux
5 49 (50.52%) Cisco
6 40 (41.24%) VMware NSX
7 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
8 34 (35.05%) Windows
8 34 (35.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (32.99%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (31.96%) PowerShell
10 31 (31.96%) ITIL
11 27 (27.84%) Python
11 27 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
12 26 (26.80%) Firewall
13 25 (25.77%) Ansible
14 23 (23.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 23 (23.71%) SQL
14 23 (23.71%) Windows Server
15 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
16 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (20.62%) Office 365
16 20 (20.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
17 17 (17.53%) VPN
18 16 (16.49%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
19 15 (15.46%) VMware ESXi
19 15 (15.46%) Data Centre
19 15 (15.46%) vCenter Server

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 7 (7.22%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.19%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.12%) nginx
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (32.99%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (20.62%) Office 365
4 6 (6.19%) OpenShift
5 5 (5.15%) IaaS
5 5 (5.15%) PaaS
6 4 (4.12%) Mimecast
7 3 (3.09%) SaaS
8 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.80%) Firewall
2 17 (17.53%) VPN
3 12 (12.37%) iSCSI
4 11 (11.34%) WAN
5 10 (10.31%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (9.28%) DNS
6 9 (9.28%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (9.28%) MPLS
6 9 (9.28%) VSAN
7 7 (7.22%) Internet
8 5 (5.15%) LAN
8 5 (5.15%) VoIP
9 4 (4.12%) IPsec
9 4 (4.12%) OpenVPN
9 4 (4.12%) SAN
9 4 (4.12%) SSL
9 4 (4.12%) Wireless
10 3 (3.09%) VLAN
11 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.06%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (7.22%) Billing
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Electronics
3 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) VMware Engineer
2 21 (21.65%) Platform Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Architect
4 10 (10.31%) NOC Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Support Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Support
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Support Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 2 (2.06%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.03%) ADSI
4 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 15 (15.46%) Data Centre
3 14 (14.43%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (14.43%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (12.37%) Public Cloud
6 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
7 5 (5.15%) Replication
8 2 (2.06%) CESG
8 2 (2.06%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.06%) Clustering
8 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.06%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.03%) PKI
9 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.61%) Linux
2 34 (35.05%) Windows
3 23 (23.71%) Windows Server
4 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.22%) VMS
7 7 (7.22%) Windows 2000
7 7 (7.22%) Windows NT
8 6 (6.19%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (10.31%) Migration
5 8 (8.25%) ITIL V3
6 7 (7.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 6 (6.19%) Change Control
7 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.19%) Server Management
8 5 (5.15%) DevOps
8 5 (5.15%) Information Security
8 5 (5.15%) Presales
8 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.12%) Content Management
9 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.12%) ITSM
9 4 (4.12%) Patch Management
9 4 (4.12%) Validation
9 4 (4.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) PowerShell
2 27 (27.84%) Python
3 23 (23.71%) SQL
4 7 (7.22%) VB
5 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.12%) Ruby
6 3 (3.09%) Java
6 3 (3.09%) PHP
7 2 (2.06%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) Go
7 2 (2.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (23.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
4 16 (16.49%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
5 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (10.31%) MCSE
7 8 (8.25%) VCP6
8 6 (6.19%) MCSA
9 4 (4.12%) CCNP
9 4 (4.12%) Degree
10 3 (3.09%) CCNA
10 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.06%) RHCE
11 2 (2.06%) VCP5
12 1 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (2.06%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.06%) RMADS
2 1 (1.03%) GDPR
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (68.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (67.01%) vSphere
3 40 (41.24%) VMware NSX
4 15 (15.46%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
6 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
7 8 (8.25%) NFS
8 6 (6.19%) Docker
9 4 (4.12%) PowerDNS
9 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.09%) XenServer
11 2 (2.06%) RHEV
12 1 (1.03%) XenApp
12 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (25.77%) Ansible
2 15 (15.46%) vCenter Server
3 9 (9.28%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.22%) Nagios
4 7 (7.22%) vMotion
4 7 (7.22%) vRealize
4 7 (7.22%) WMI
5 6 (6.19%) HAProxy
6 5 (5.15%) SCCM
7 4 (4.12%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.09%) FortiGate
8 3 (3.09%) WSUS
9 2 (2.06%) CloudForms
9 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.06%) Puppet
10 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (1.03%) SCOM
10 1 (1.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 89 (91.75%) VMware
2 49 (50.52%) Cisco
3 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.43%) HP
4 14 (14.43%) Veeam
5 13 (13.40%) NetApp
6 10 (10.31%) Dell
7 8 (8.25%) Zerto
8 7 (7.22%) EMC
8 7 (7.22%) IBM
9 6 (6.19%) Citrix
10 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.12%) Concur
11 4 (4.12%) Meraki
11 4 (4.12%) Rackspace
11 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (3.09%) EqualLogic
12 3 (3.09%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.06%) Brocade