Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 932 1092
Rank change year-on-year +59 +160 +125
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 291 274 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.086%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 0.86% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 233 216 138
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,625 £45,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%

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 38,996 32,001 24,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.66% 18.35% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31,443 26,305 20,430
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +72 285 £65,000 +8.33% 73
London +75 181 £70,000 - 32
UK excluding London -1 103 £60,000 +14.29% 44
Midlands +59 37 £65,000 - 16
South East -38 25 £60,000 +9.09% 3
West Midlands - 21 £55,000 - 9
East Midlands +6 16 £65,000 - 7
South West -5 15 £60,000 +31.87% 9
East of England +4 13 £60,000 +14.29% 3
North of England +9 10 £45,000 +42.86% 10
Yorkshire +27 8 £42,250 +40.83% 7
Scotland +3 3 £55,000 +120.00% 3
North West +4 1 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North East - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 291 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 221 (75.95%) Amazon EC2
3 192 (65.98%) Amazon RDS
4 178 (61.17%) Amazon S3
5 176 (60.48%) DevOps
6 148 (50.86%) Linux
7 131 (45.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 130 (44.67%) Python
9 119 (40.89%) Web Services
10 111 (38.14%) Ansible
11 106 (36.43%) Terraform
12 104 (35.74%) AWS Lambda
13 102 (35.05%) Serverless
14 94 (32.30%) Docker
15 90 (30.93%) Puppet
16 88 (30.24%) Jenkins
17 86 (29.55%) Opscode Chef
18 83 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
19 82 (28.18%) Continuous Integration
20 76 (26.12%) Bash Shell
20 76 (26.12%) Windows
21 73 (25.09%) Java
21 73 (25.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 73 (25.09%) Route 53
22 72 (24.74%) SQL
23 68 (23.37%) DNS
24 63 (21.65%) Configuration Management
25 62 (21.31%) VMware
26 59 (20.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 56 (19.24%) Amazon ELB

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 34 (11.68%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (9.97%) Apache
3 23 (7.90%) Tomcat
4 22 (7.56%) CMS
5 21 (7.22%) nginx
6 18 (6.19%) WordPress
7 14 (4.81%) Drupal
8 11 (3.78%) JBoss
9 9 (3.09%) SharePoint
10 8 (2.75%) Confluence
11 7 (2.41%) OpenStack
12 6 (2.06%) MS Exchange
12 6 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.37%) IIS
14 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
14 3 (1.03%) SAS
15 2 (0.69%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.69%) Moodle
15 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
16 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 291 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 221 (75.95%) Amazon EC2
3 178 (61.17%) Amazon S3
4 131 (45.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 104 (35.74%) AWS Lambda
6 102 (35.05%) Serverless
7 73 (25.09%) Route 53
8 59 (20.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 56 (19.24%) Amazon ELB
10 53 (18.21%) CloudFront
11 48 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 39 (13.40%) GitHub
13 34 (11.68%) SaaS
14 32 (11.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 29 (9.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 29 (9.97%) AWS CloudTrail
16 28 (9.62%) Amazon SQS
17 25 (8.59%) IaaS
18 24 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
19 20 (6.87%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 68 (23.37%) DNS
2 41 (14.09%) Firewall
3 37 (12.71%) TCP/IP
4 32 (11.00%) VPN
5 27 (9.28%) DHCP
6 25 (8.59%) WAN
7 21 (7.22%) LAN
8 15 (5.15%) HTTP
8 15 (5.15%) Network Security
9 14 (4.81%) Internet
10 13 (4.47%) OpenLDAP
11 12 (4.12%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (4.12%) IPsec
11 12 (4.12%) SAN
12 11 (3.78%) iSCSI
13 10 (3.44%) SMTP
14 7 (2.41%) FCoE
14 7 (2.41%) NAS
14 7 (2.41%) VLAN
15 6 (2.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (65.98%) Amazon RDS
2 73 (25.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 54 (18.56%) MySQL
4 36 (12.37%) SQL Server
5 35 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (6.53%) NoSQL
7 18 (6.19%) Redis
8 16 (5.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (5.50%) MongoDB
9 13 (4.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (4.47%) Big Data
10 9 (3.09%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.06%) Blockchain
11 6 (2.06%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.72%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.72%) DB2
12 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 88 (30.24%) Jenkins
2 50 (17.18%) Git (software)
3 34 (11.68%) JIRA
4 19 (6.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (6.19%) Subversion
6 15 (5.15%) GitLab
7 12 (4.12%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.12%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.44%) Maven
8 10 (3.44%) PEAR
9 8 (2.75%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.75%) Gradle
9 8 (2.75%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.41%) JUnit
11 4 (1.37%) Ant
11 4 (1.37%) Hudson
11 4 (1.37%) jMock
11 4 (1.37%) Mockito
11 4 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (18.56%) Finance
2 13 (4.47%) Publishing
3 11 (3.78%) Banking
4 10 (3.44%) Billing
4 10 (3.44%) Retail
5 8 (2.75%) Advertising
6 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.03%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 122 (41.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (23.02%) AWS Engineer
3 47 (16.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 44 (15.12%) Architect
5 43 (14.78%) AWS DevOps
6 38 (13.06%) Senior DevOps
7 37 (12.71%) Cloud Architect
7 37 (12.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 29 (9.97%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (8.59%) Lead DevOps
10 23 (7.90%) AWS Architect
10 23 (7.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 20 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (6.19%) Junior
13 16 (5.50%) Junior DevOps
13 16 (5.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
14 13 (4.47%) Consultant
15 12 (4.12%) Administrator
15 12 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
16 11 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (40.89%) Web Services
2 49 (16.84%) Node.js
3 25 (8.59%) LDAP
4 11 (3.78%) J2EE
4 11 (3.78%) JSON
4 11 (3.78%) YAML
5 10 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (3.44%) SOAP
6 9 (3.09%) HTML
6 9 (3.09%) Spring
7 8 (2.75%) .NET
7 8 (2.75%) REST
7 8 (2.75%) RESTful
8 7 (2.41%) LAMP
9 5 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.72%) CSS
9 5 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (1.72%) React
9 5 (1.72%) SAML
9 5 (1.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.71%) Public Cloud
2 36 (12.37%) Private Cloud
3 30 (10.31%) Data Centre
4 21 (7.22%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (6.53%) Management Information System
7 18 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (4.81%) Enterprise Cloud
9 12 (4.12%) Replication
10 11 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (2.41%) Cloud Native
13 6 (2.06%) Blog
13 6 (2.06%) Fintech
14 5 (1.72%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.72%) Derivative
14 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
15 3 (1.03%) iPhone
15 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 148 (50.86%) Linux
2 76 (26.12%) Windows
3 43 (14.78%) Unix
4 40 (13.75%) CentOS
5 27 (9.28%) Windows Server
6 21 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.47%) Solaris
8 11 (3.78%) Ubuntu
9 10 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.75%) Debian
11 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.03%) Android
14 2 (0.69%) Fedora
14 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.69%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.34%) VMS
15 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (60.48%) DevOps
2 83 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (28.18%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (21.65%) Configuration Management
5 55 (18.90%) Scrum
6 48 (16.49%) ITIL
7 43 (14.78%) Open Source
8 39 (13.40%) High Availability
9 38 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (12.37%) Continuous Deployment
11 34 (11.68%) Project Management
12 33 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 32 (11.00%) Kanban
13 32 (11.00%) Test Automation
14 29 (9.97%) Performance Tuning
15 26 (8.93%) Service Management
16 25 (8.59%) Line Management
17 24 (8.25%) Load Balancing
17 24 (8.25%) Migration
18 22 (7.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 130 (44.67%) Python
2 76 (26.12%) Bash Shell
3 73 (25.09%) Java
4 72 (24.74%) SQL
5 56 (19.24%) Ruby
6 46 (15.81%) JavaScript
7 40 (13.75%) PowerShell
8 36 (12.37%) Go
9 25 (8.59%) PHP
10 24 (8.25%) Perl
11 19 (6.53%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.75%) C#
13 7 (2.41%) VBScript
14 6 (2.06%) C++
15 5 (1.72%) C
16 4 (1.37%) Scala
17 3 (1.03%) Groovy
18 2 (0.69%) R
18 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (12.71%) Degree
2 32 (11.00%) AWS Certification
3 17 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.37%) CCIE
6 4 (1.37%) CCNA
6 4 (1.37%) CCNP
6 4 (1.37%) VCP6
6 4 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.03%) MBA
7 3 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.34%) CISA
9 1 (0.34%) CISM
9 1 (0.34%) CRISC
9 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.78%) QA
2 8 (2.75%) SLA
3 7 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.69%) GDPR
5 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (32.30%) Docker
2 46 (15.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.56%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (6.53%) Active Directory
5 13 (4.47%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.75%) Samba
8 5 (1.72%) Xen
9 4 (1.37%) NFS
9 4 (1.37%) VMFS
9 4 (1.37%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.37%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.69%) HDFS
10 2 (0.69%) pfSense
11 1 (0.34%) KVM
11 1 (0.34%) LXC
11 1 (0.34%) Varnish
11 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 111 (38.14%) Ansible
2 106 (36.43%) Terraform
3 90 (30.93%) Puppet
4 86 (29.55%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (18.56%) Kubernetes
6 18 (6.19%) Nagios
6 18 (6.19%) ZABBIX
7 15 (5.15%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (3.78%) SCOM
9 10 (3.44%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (3.09%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (2.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (2.41%) Salt
12 7 (2.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 5 (1.72%) vCenter Server
14 4 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (1.37%) Grafana
14 4 (1.37%) Mesos
14 4 (1.37%) Rancher
15 2 (0.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 62 (21.31%) VMware
2 45 (15.46%) Red Hat
3 38 (13.06%) Oracle
4 36 (12.37%) Microsoft
5 24 (8.25%) Cisco
6 20 (6.87%) New Relic
7 14 (4.81%) EMC
7 14 (4.81%) SolarWinds
8 10 (3.44%) McAfee
9 9 (3.09%) HP
10 7 (2.41%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.41%) Centrify
11 6 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.06%) Splunk
12 5 (1.72%) Google
13 4 (1.37%) Avaya
13 4 (1.37%) Brocade
13 4 (1.37%) NetApp
13 4 (1.37%) RedGate
13 4 (1.37%) WatchGuard