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

VMware vCloud Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1071 1105 955
Rank change year-on-year +34 -150 -102
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 70 97 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.054% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.41% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 65 242
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £38,525
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,500 £86,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +4.76% +10.53%

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 24,751 23,383 23,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.18% 12.91% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20,203 19,576 19,663
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £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 21 November 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 November 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 +35 68 £45,000 -18.18% 17
UK excluding London +54 51 £42,500 -22.73% 11
South East +18 31 £40,000 -36.00% 2
London +38 17 £82,500 +48.65% 7
North of England +24 13 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North West +18 12 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Midlands +29 6 £38,500 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +1 6 £38,500 +10.00%
Yorkshire +26 1 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £62,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 69 (98.57%) VMware
2 43 (61.43%) vSphere
3 40 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (51.43%) ITIL
5 33 (47.14%) Linux
6 31 (44.29%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (34.29%) VMware NSX
9 23 (32.86%) Cisco
9 23 (32.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (30.00%) Firewall
10 21 (30.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 20 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (27.14%) Windows
13 18 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
15 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 14 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (18.57%) vCenter Server
16 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
17 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (17.14%) Migration
17 12 (17.14%) vRealize
18 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
19 10 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (14.29%) DevOps
19 10 (14.29%) Public Cloud
19 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

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 6 (8.57%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.71%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) nginx
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (44.29%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.86%) Office 365
4 8 (11.43%) IaaS
4 8 (11.43%) PaaS
5 7 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (5.71%) GitHub
8 3 (4.29%) SaaS
9 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) Firewall
2 10 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (14.29%) VPN
3 7 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (10.00%) WAN
4 6 (8.57%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) SAN
5 5 (7.14%) DHCP
5 5 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (5.71%) MPLS
6 4 (5.71%) NAS
6 4 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.71%) VoIP
6 4 (5.71%) Wireless
7 3 (4.29%) LAN
7 3 (4.29%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (2.86%) Broadband
9 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.43%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Gradle
2 1 (1.43%) JMeter
2 1 (1.43%) JUnit
2 1 (1.43%) Maven
2 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (10.00%) Billing
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Architect
2 11 (15.71%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Support Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) ADSI
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) Java EE
3 1 (1.43%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.43%) JPA
3 1 (1.43%) JSF
3 1 (1.43%) LAMP
3 1 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.43%) LDAP
3 1 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.43%) REST
3 1 (1.43%) RESTful
3 1 (1.43%) Spring
3 1 (1.43%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (24.29%) Data Centre
3 14 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (14.29%) Public Cloud
5 8 (11.43%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
7 5 (7.14%) Clustering
8 4 (5.71%) N-Tier
9 3 (4.29%) Private Cloud
9 3 (4.29%) Smart Meter
10 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
11 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
11 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Linux
2 19 (27.14%) Windows
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.14%) Unix
8 5 (7.14%) VMS
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 5 (7.14%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) ITIL
2 20 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (17.14%) Migration
4 10 (14.29%) DevOps
5 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.43%) Server Building
5 8 (11.43%) Tech Ops
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (10.00%) SOA
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.14%) Change Control
8 5 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.14%) Validation
8 5 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) Python
2 5 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.43%) Go
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) Ruby
4 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
4 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.86%) MCSA
6 8 (11.43%) VCP6
7 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (8.57%) MCSE
9 5 (7.14%) Degree
10 4 (5.71%) AWS Certification
10 4 (5.71%) CCNA
10 4 (5.71%) MCITP
10 4 (5.71%) RHCE
11 3 (4.29%) CCNP
11 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (61.43%) vSphere
2 40 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (34.29%) VMware NSX
4 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
5 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
5 8 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (10.00%) NFS
7 5 (7.14%) Docker
8 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.43%) XenApp
9 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) vCenter Server
2 12 (17.14%) vRealize
3 7 (10.00%) Ansible
4 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.14%) vMotion
4 5 (7.14%) WMI
5 4 (5.71%) SCCM
6 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.86%) Puppet
7 1 (1.43%) CloudForms
7 1 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.43%) SCOM
7 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (98.57%) VMware
2 23 (32.86%) Cisco
3 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.86%) HP
5 8 (11.43%) EMC
5 8 (11.43%) NetApp
5 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.57%) Dell
6 6 (8.57%) Veeam
7 5 (7.14%) IBM
8 4 (5.71%) Concur
8 4 (5.71%) Google
8 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (4.29%) Ivanti
9 3 (4.29%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.86%) Citrix
10 2 (2.86%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) McAfee
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle