Period
to 18 October 2017

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

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 893 1050 1220
Rank change year-on-year +157 +170 +15
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 276 167 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.087% 0.044%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.87% 0.69% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 218 139 79
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +2.33%
10th Percentile £39,250 £45,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +20.00%

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 31788 24267 19781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 12.66% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26132 20409 16257
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Top 13 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 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 +179 273 £60,000 - 28
London +39 146 £70,000 +7.69% 16
UK excluding London +144 129 £52,500 - 12
South East +112 68 £55,000 - 5
East of England +36 29 £52,500 -12.50% 2
South West +20 18 £45,500 -9.00% 2
North of England +18 11 £31,500 -37.00% 3
North West -1 9 £40,000 -13.04% 3
Yorkshire +20 2 £30,000 -40.00%
East Midlands +51 1 - -
Midlands +35 1 - -
Wales - 1 £28,567 -
Scotland - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 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 Virtual Private Cloud.

1 276 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (65.22%) Amazon EC2
3 139 (50.36%) Linux
4 125 (45.29%) DevOps
5 114 (41.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 112 (40.58%) Amazon S3
7 107 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (38.41%) Windows
8 106 (38.41%) Amazon RDS
9 96 (34.78%) Web Services
10 87 (31.52%) Puppet
11 74 (26.81%) PowerShell
12 69 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 69 (25.00%) DNS
13 66 (23.91%) Docker
14 64 (23.19%) Microsoft
15 63 (22.83%) Jenkins
15 63 (22.83%) Terraform
16 62 (22.46%) Active Directory
17 59 (21.38%) Python
17 59 (21.38%) Windows Server
18 55 (19.93%) Firewall
19 54 (19.57%) VPN
20 53 (19.20%) Configuration Management
21 50 (18.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 49 (17.75%) DHCP
23 47 (17.03%) Ansible
23 47 (17.03%) Opscode Chef
23 47 (17.03%) Data Centre
24 46 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 33 (11.96%) Apache
2 25 (9.06%) Confluence
2 25 (9.06%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (6.16%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.43%) Apache Spark
5 12 (4.35%) IIS
5 12 (4.35%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.90%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (2.90%) nginx
7 6 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.17%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.09%) Drupal
9 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.72%) JBoss
10 2 (0.72%) Jetty
10 2 (0.72%) Moodle
10 2 (0.72%) WordPress
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 276 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (65.22%) Amazon EC2
3 114 (41.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 112 (40.58%) Amazon S3
5 69 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 50 (18.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 41 (14.86%) IaaS
8 40 (14.49%) AWS Lambda
8 40 (14.49%) Route 53
8 40 (14.49%) Serverless
9 38 (13.77%) Amazon SQS
10 35 (12.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 33 (11.96%) Amazon ELB
12 29 (10.51%) PaaS
13 28 (10.14%) Office 365
14 25 (9.06%) SaaS
15 21 (7.61%) AWS CloudTrail
16 20 (7.25%) GitHub
17 19 (6.88%) Amazon Glacier
18 17 (6.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 69 (25.00%) DNS
2 55 (19.93%) Firewall
3 54 (19.57%) VPN
4 49 (17.75%) DHCP
5 41 (14.86%) WAN
6 40 (14.49%) IPsec
7 37 (13.41%) TCP/IP
8 32 (11.59%) LAN
9 24 (8.70%) LDAP
10 23 (8.33%) VLAN
11 22 (7.97%) BGP
11 22 (7.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (7.97%) EIGRP
11 22 (7.97%) NetScaler
11 22 (7.97%) OSPF
11 22 (7.97%) Wireless
12 21 (7.61%) Kerberos
13 19 (6.88%) tcpdump
14 15 (5.43%) Multicast
14 15 (5.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (38.41%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (9.06%) MySQL
3 22 (7.97%) Amazon Redshift
4 21 (7.61%) SQL Server
5 19 (6.88%) MongoDB
6 18 (6.52%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.26%) Big Data
8 9 (3.26%) InfluxDB
9 8 (2.90%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.54%) Redis
11 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.45%) Endeca
13 3 (1.09%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.72%) HBase
14 2 (0.72%) Presto
15 1 (0.36%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 63 (22.83%) Jenkins
2 46 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 28 (10.14%) JIRA
4 25 (9.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (6.52%) Vagrant
6 12 (4.35%) Hudson
7 10 (3.62%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (2.17%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.45%) Gradle
11 4 (1.45%) Subversion
12 3 (1.09%) Selenium
12 3 (1.09%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.72%) Ant
13 2 (0.72%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.72%) FxCop
13 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.72%) Maven
13 2 (0.72%) TestComplete
General
1 30 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.16%) Advertising
3 14 (5.07%) Banking
3 14 (5.07%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.71%) Finance
4 13 (4.71%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (25.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (24.64%) AWS Engineer
3 58 (21.01%) AWS DevOps
4 47 (17.03%) Cloud Engineer
5 45 (16.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 37 (13.41%) Architect
7 28 (10.14%) Network Engineer
8 24 (8.70%) AWS Architect
8 24 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (8.33%) Senior Architect
10 21 (7.61%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (6.88%) Senior DevOps
12 17 (6.16%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 15 (5.43%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 15 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
14 14 (5.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 13 (4.71%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (34.78%) Web Services
2 19 (6.88%) JSON
3 18 (6.52%) .NET
3 18 (6.52%) Node.js
4 17 (6.16%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (5.43%) 802.1X
6 12 (4.35%) LAMP
6 12 (4.35%) Middleware
7 11 (3.99%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.99%) YAML
8 10 (3.62%) Kafka
9 6 (2.17%) RESTful
10 5 (1.81%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (1.81%) Memcached
11 4 (1.45%) HTML
11 4 (1.45%) Spring
12 3 (1.09%) HTML5
13 2 (0.72%) Akka
13 2 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.03%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.78%) Public Cloud
3 25 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.06%) PKI
4 14 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.99%) BYOD
5 11 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.62%) PlayStation
6 10 (3.62%) Streaming Video
6 10 (3.62%) Xbox
7 8 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.54%) Equities
8 7 (2.54%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.54%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.54%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 139 (50.36%) Linux
2 106 (38.41%) Windows
3 59 (21.38%) Windows Server
4 43 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (12.68%) CentOS
6 28 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (6.88%) Ubuntu
8 13 (4.71%) Debian
9 12 (4.35%) Android
9 12 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 12 (4.35%) Unix
10 10 (3.62%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.45%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.72%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.36%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (45.29%) DevOps
2 107 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (19.20%) Configuration Management
4 39 (14.13%) ITIL
5 33 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
7 29 (10.51%) Auto-Scaling
8 28 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (10.14%) Scrum
9 26 (9.42%) Test Automation
10 24 (8.70%) Change Management
10 24 (8.70%) Identity Management
10 24 (8.70%) Patch Management
11 23 (8.33%) Email Filtering
11 23 (8.33%) SDLC
11 23 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 22 (7.97%) Migration
12 22 (7.97%) Problem Management
13 21 (7.61%) Network Management
14 19 (6.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.81%) PowerShell
2 59 (21.38%) Python
3 42 (15.22%) Bash Shell
3 42 (15.22%) Java
4 30 (10.87%) PHP
4 30 (10.87%) SQL
5 29 (10.51%) Ruby
6 20 (7.25%) Perl
7 16 (5.80%) JavaScript
8 14 (5.07%) Scala
8 14 (5.07%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.35%) C#
9 12 (4.35%) VBScript
10 10 (3.62%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.09%) R
12 1 (0.36%) C
12 1 (0.36%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) Jython
12 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (7.97%) CCNP
3 21 (7.61%) CCIE
4 13 (4.71%) Degree
4 13 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.62%) CISSP
6 5 (1.81%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.45%) CCNA
7 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.72%) MCSA
8 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.36%) CCMSE
9 1 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.36%) CISA
9 1 (0.36%) CISM
9 1 (0.36%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.36%) MCP
9 1 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.99%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 66 (23.91%) Docker
2 62 (22.46%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.07%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.26%) Varnish
6 6 (2.17%) vSphere
7 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.72%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.36%) LXC
9 1 (0.36%) vCloud
9 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.36%) XenApp
9 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (31.52%) Puppet
2 63 (22.83%) Terraform
3 47 (17.03%) Ansible
3 47 (17.03%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (11.59%) SCOM
5 25 (9.06%) Nagios
6 20 (7.25%) Kubernetes
7 18 (6.52%) SCCM
8 15 (5.43%) Mesos
9 12 (4.35%) Kibana
9 12 (4.35%) rkt
10 11 (3.99%) ZABBIX
11 7 (2.54%) WSUS
12 6 (2.17%) Nmap
13 3 (1.09%) CFEngine
13 3 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (1.09%) Marathon
13 3 (1.09%) Salt
14 2 (0.72%) Check_MK
14 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.67%) Cisco
3 33 (11.96%) VMware
4 29 (10.51%) Citrix
5 24 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 20 (7.25%) Atlassian
7 19 (6.88%) Aruba
8 16 (5.80%) F5
8 16 (5.80%) Juniper
8 16 (5.80%) Palo Alto
9 14 (5.07%) Riverbed
10 13 (4.71%) Red Hat
11 12 (4.35%) Avaya
12 11 (3.99%) NetApp
13 8 (2.90%) PagerDuty
14 7 (2.54%) EMC
15 6 (2.17%) Google
15 6 (2.17%) Meraki
15 6 (2.17%) Oracle
15 6 (2.17%) Sophos