Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Private Cloud over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 945 1011 1120
Rank change year-on-year +66 +109 +76
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 254 160 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.091% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.70% 0.65% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 208 148 121
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% -2.44% +23.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.84% +13.33%

Virtual Private Cloud is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,462 24,517 21,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.69% 13.97% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30,215 20,536 18,455
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud.

Salary trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +97 249 £63,500 +5.83% 49
London +42 147 £67,500 +3.85% 30
UK excluding London +64 106 £56,500 +2.73% 23
South East +27 46 £57,500 -4.17% 4
East of England -3 21 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Midlands - 14 £70,000 - 1
North of England +7 13 £40,000 +5.26% 5
North West -7 11 £35,000 -23.91% 2
South West +15 8 £50,000 -16.67% 3
East Midlands - 7 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands - 7 - -
Wales - 3 £34,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £56,500 - 2
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 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 Virtual Private Cloud.

1 245 (96.46%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (66.54%) Amazon EC2
3 152 (59.84%) DevOps
4 138 (54.33%) Linux
5 118 (46.46%) Amazon S3
6 95 (37.40%) Amazon RDS
7 84 (33.07%) Ansible
8 82 (32.28%) Docker
9 81 (31.89%) Puppet
9 81 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (31.50%) Python
10 80 (31.50%) Jenkins
11 76 (29.92%) Terraform
12 72 (28.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 71 (27.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 71 (27.95%) Web Services
14 70 (27.56%) Route 53
15 63 (24.80%) Configuration Management
16 62 (24.41%) Microsoft Azure
17 53 (20.87%) Bash Shell
17 53 (20.87%) Opscode Chef
18 51 (20.08%) DNS
19 49 (19.29%) VPN
19 49 (19.29%) AWS Lambda
19 49 (19.29%) Serverless
20 47 (18.50%) Amazon ELB
20 47 (18.50%) Java
21 43 (16.93%) Public Cloud
22 42 (16.54%) Windows
22 42 (16.54%) CentOS

Virtual Private Cloud
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 17 (6.69%) Confluence
1 17 (6.69%) OpenStack
2 16 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (5.91%) Apache
4 13 (5.12%) Apache Spark
4 13 (5.12%) IIS
4 13 (5.12%) nginx
5 8 (3.15%) CloudStack
5 8 (3.15%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.76%) Jetty
7 6 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.57%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.57%) Drupal
8 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.18%) Moodle
9 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.18%) WordPress
10 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) HipChat
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Staffware
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 245 (96.46%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (66.54%) Amazon EC2
3 118 (46.46%) Amazon S3
4 72 (28.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 71 (27.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 70 (27.56%) Route 53
7 62 (24.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 49 (19.29%) AWS Lambda
8 49 (19.29%) Serverless
9 47 (18.50%) Amazon ELB
10 39 (15.35%) CloudFront
11 37 (14.57%) Amazon SQS
12 35 (13.78%) AWS CloudTrail
13 29 (11.42%) SaaS
14 24 (9.45%) Amazon Kinesis
15 20 (7.87%) IaaS
16 18 (7.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 17 (6.69%) Amazon Glacier
18 16 (6.30%) Amazon EMR
19 15 (5.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.08%) DNS
2 49 (19.29%) VPN
3 34 (13.39%) Firewall
3 34 (13.39%) TCP/IP
4 23 (9.06%) DHCP
4 23 (9.06%) WAN
5 19 (7.48%) IPsec
5 19 (7.48%) LAN
6 18 (7.09%) HTTP
7 14 (5.51%) SSL
8 11 (4.33%) VLAN
9 10 (3.94%) Internet
9 10 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (3.54%) Kerberos
11 8 (3.15%) Unified Communications
11 8 (3.15%) VoIP
12 7 (2.76%) SSH
13 6 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.97%) OpenLDAP
15 4 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (37.40%) Amazon RDS
2 33 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 31 (12.20%) MySQL
4 25 (9.84%) MongoDB
5 18 (7.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (7.09%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.51%) Big Data
7 11 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.36%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.36%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.97%) Redis
11 4 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.79%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.79%) HBase
13 2 (0.79%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.79%) Presto
Development Applications
1 80 (31.50%) Jenkins
2 36 (14.17%) Git (software)
3 29 (11.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 28 (11.02%) JIRA
5 15 (5.91%) Vagrant
6 14 (5.51%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.54%) Hudson
8 8 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (2.76%) Artifactory
9 7 (2.76%) Gradle
9 7 (2.76%) Travis CI
10 6 (2.36%) SonarQube
10 6 (2.36%) Subversion
11 3 (1.18%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.79%) Apache Archiva
12 2 (0.79%) FxCop
12 2 (0.79%) Liquibase
13 1 (0.39%) Babel
13 1 (0.39%) GitLab
13 1 (0.39%) Grunt
General
1 20 (7.87%) Advertising
2 15 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.72%) Finance
4 7 (2.76%) Retail
5 6 (2.36%) Legal
6 5 (1.97%) Games
6 5 (1.97%) Marketing
7 4 (1.57%) Law
8 3 (1.18%) Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.79%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (41.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (25.20%) AWS Engineer
3 55 (21.65%) AWS DevOps
4 43 (16.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 34 (13.39%) Cloud Engineer
6 33 (12.99%) Architect
7 31 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
8 28 (11.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 27 (10.63%) AWS Architect
9 27 (10.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 23 (9.06%) Cloud Architect
11 21 (8.27%) Senior DevOps
12 20 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (6.69%) Administrator
14 15 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (5.51%) Operations Engineer
16 13 (5.12%) Consultant
16 13 (5.12%) DevOps Architect
17 12 (4.72%) Azure Architect
17 12 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.95%) Web Services
2 20 (7.87%) LAMP
3 17 (6.69%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (5.91%) LDAP
5 14 (5.51%) JSON
6 13 (5.12%) Node.js
7 12 (4.72%) React
8 9 (3.54%) Middleware
9 8 (3.15%) Kafka
10 7 (2.76%) Akka
11 6 (2.36%) .NET
11 6 (2.36%) Django
11 6 (2.36%) HTML
11 6 (2.36%) HTML5
12 5 (1.97%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (1.57%) Spring
13 4 (1.57%) YAML
14 3 (1.18%) RESTful
14 3 (1.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.93%) Public Cloud
2 35 (13.78%) Data Centre
3 31 (12.20%) Private Cloud
4 15 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (5.12%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (4.33%) Fintech
7 10 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.94%) PKI
8 8 (3.15%) Clustering
9 7 (2.76%) Fat Client
9 7 (2.76%) Thin Client
10 6 (2.36%) Blog
11 5 (1.97%) Replication
11 5 (1.97%) User Experience
12 4 (1.57%) CESG
13 3 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.79%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 138 (54.33%) Linux
2 42 (16.54%) CentOS
2 42 (16.54%) Windows
3 28 (11.02%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (8.66%) Unix
6 18 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.12%) Debian
8 12 (4.72%) Ubuntu
9 10 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.76%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.36%) Solaris
12 5 (1.97%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.97%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.57%) CoreOS
13 4 (1.57%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.79%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.79%) SUSE
15 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (59.84%) DevOps
2 81 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (24.80%) Configuration Management
4 39 (15.35%) Auto-Scaling
4 39 (15.35%) Load Balancing
5 34 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (13.39%) Scrum
6 33 (12.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (11.81%) High Availability
8 26 (10.24%) Presales
9 25 (9.84%) ITIL
10 24 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (7.87%) Test Automation
12 19 (7.48%) Migration
13 17 (6.69%) IT Strategy
13 17 (6.69%) Open Source
14 16 (6.30%) Identity Management
15 15 (5.91%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (5.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (31.50%) Python
2 53 (20.87%) Bash Shell
3 47 (18.50%) Java
4 40 (15.75%) PHP
5 34 (13.39%) PowerShell
6 33 (12.99%) SQL
7 32 (12.60%) Ruby
8 24 (9.45%) Perl
9 14 (5.51%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.94%) Scala
10 10 (3.94%) VBScript
11 8 (3.15%) R
12 5 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.18%) C#
15 2 (0.79%) Go
15 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.45%) AWS Certification
2 23 (9.06%) Degree
3 7 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.76%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.57%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.79%) CCNA
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.79%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.39%) MCSE
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.94%) QA
2 8 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (32.28%) Docker
2 32 (12.60%) Active Directory
3 19 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.69%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (5.51%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.97%) GlusterFS
7 5 (1.97%) Squid
7 5 (1.97%) vSphere
7 5 (1.97%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.57%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.57%) XenApp
9 3 (1.18%) KVM
10 2 (0.79%) HDFS
10 2 (0.79%) vCloud
10 2 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.39%) LXC
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 84 (33.07%) Ansible
2 81 (31.89%) Puppet
3 76 (29.92%) Terraform
4 53 (20.87%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (13.39%) Kubernetes
6 28 (11.02%) Nagios
7 16 (6.30%) ZABBIX
8 14 (5.51%) Kibana
8 14 (5.51%) Mesos
8 14 (5.51%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (5.12%) SCOM
10 9 (3.54%) rkt
10 9 (3.54%) SCCM
11 7 (2.76%) Grafana
12 5 (1.97%) CFEngine
12 5 (1.97%) Marathon
12 5 (1.97%) Packer
12 5 (1.97%) Rundeck
13 4 (1.57%) OSSEC
13 4 (1.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.39%) VMware
3 18 (7.09%) New Relic
4 17 (6.69%) Atlassian
4 17 (6.69%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.91%) Splunk
6 14 (5.51%) Cisco
7 13 (5.12%) Citrix
8 12 (4.72%) Oracle
9 7 (2.76%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.36%) Databricks
10 6 (2.36%) Google
11 5 (1.97%) BT
12 3 (1.18%) EMC
13 2 (0.79%) Avaya
13 2 (0.79%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.79%) NetApp
13 2 (0.79%) Percona
13 2 (0.79%) Perforce
13 2 (0.79%) Sophos