Period
to 22 January 2019

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

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 815 947 1033
Rank change year-on-year +132 +86 +106
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 306 234 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.81% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 246 184 141
UK median annual salary £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.20% +2.08% -
10th Percentile £46,875 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -12.00%

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 37,955 34,732 23,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.00% 20.02% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30,258 28,754 19,940
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,251
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,325 £82,375 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 January 2019.

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 January 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 +147 301 £66,750 +6.80% 65
London +103 183 £70,000 +3.70% 45
UK excluding London +61 112 £60,000 +9.09% 22
Midlands +90 53 £55,000 -21.43% 3
West Midlands +76 37 £55,000 - 3
South East +23 27 £55,000 -4.35% 6
East of England +33 23 £60,000 +23.08% 2
East Midlands +35 16 £55,000 -21.43%
North of England +39 10 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Yorkshire +25 8 £55,000 +27.17% 1
South West +26 6 £46,250 -2.63% 3
North West +24 1 £47,500 +18.75% 5
North East - 1 £70,000 -
Scotland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 305 (99.67%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (79.08%) Amazon EC2
3 212 (69.28%) Amazon S3
4 178 (58.17%) Amazon RDS
5 172 (56.21%) DevOps
6 170 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 149 (48.69%) Linux
8 116 (37.91%) Web Services
9 114 (37.25%) Python
10 106 (34.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 103 (33.66%) AWS Lambda
12 101 (33.01%) Serverless
13 100 (32.68%) Ansible
14 93 (30.39%) Docker
15 91 (29.74%) SQL
16 87 (28.43%) Terraform
17 84 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
18 79 (25.82%) Windows
19 76 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
20 75 (24.51%) Jenkins
21 72 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 71 (23.20%) Puppet
22 71 (23.20%) Route 53
23 69 (22.55%) Bash Shell
24 67 (21.90%) Amazon SQS
25 62 (20.26%) DNS
26 61 (19.93%) Java
26 61 (19.93%) VMware
26 61 (19.93%) Amazon ELB
27 60 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure

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 (10.78%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (7.19%) nginx
3 18 (5.88%) IIS
3 18 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.56%) Apache
5 7 (2.29%) CMS
5 7 (2.29%) JBoss
5 7 (2.29%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.29%) WordPress
6 6 (1.96%) Confluence
7 5 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.31%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.98%) SAS
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.33%) Drupal
10 1 (0.33%) Mule
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 305 (99.67%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (79.08%) Amazon EC2
3 212 (69.28%) Amazon S3
4 170 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 106 (34.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 103 (33.66%) AWS Lambda
7 101 (33.01%) Serverless
8 71 (23.20%) Route 53
9 67 (21.90%) Amazon SQS
10 61 (19.93%) Amazon ELB
11 60 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 49 (16.01%) AWS CloudTrail
12 49 (16.01%) Cloud Computing
13 46 (15.03%) CloudFront
14 30 (9.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 29 (9.48%) Azure Active Directory
16 28 (9.15%) SaaS
17 25 (8.17%) Amazon Glacier
17 25 (8.17%) IaaS
18 24 (7.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 62 (20.26%) DNS
2 59 (19.28%) VPN
3 53 (17.32%) Firewall
4 30 (9.80%) DHCP
5 27 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 23 (7.52%) WAN
7 20 (6.54%) LAN
8 11 (3.59%) Internet
8 11 (3.59%) OpenLDAP
9 10 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (3.27%) SAN
10 9 (2.94%) IPsec
10 9 (2.94%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.29%) VoIP
12 6 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.96%) VLAN
13 5 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.63%) Multicast
13 5 (1.63%) SMTP
13 5 (1.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (58.17%) Amazon RDS
2 72 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 32 (10.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 30 (9.80%) MySQL
5 28 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (8.82%) Big Data
7 26 (8.50%) SQL Server
8 24 (7.84%) MongoDB
8 24 (7.84%) NoSQL
9 15 (4.90%) Redis
10 8 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.29%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.96%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (1.63%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 75 (24.51%) Jenkins
2 46 (15.03%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.52%) JIRA
4 16 (5.23%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.25%) Bitbucket
5 13 (4.25%) Subversion
6 12 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (3.92%) Maven
6 12 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.94%) GitLab
8 7 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.96%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.96%) PEAR
10 5 (1.63%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.31%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.65%) Gradle
12 2 (0.65%) JMeter
13 1 (0.33%) CMake
13 1 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 54 (17.65%) Finance
2 11 (3.59%) Advertising
3 9 (2.94%) Publishing
3 9 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.61%) Billing
5 7 (2.29%) Law
6 6 (1.96%) Banking
6 6 (1.96%) Games
6 6 (1.96%) Retail
7 5 (1.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 91 (29.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 73 (23.86%) Architect
3 57 (18.63%) AWS Engineer
4 51 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
5 43 (14.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 32 (10.46%) AWS Architect
7 31 (10.13%) Senior DevOps
8 30 (9.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 28 (9.15%) AWS DevOps
10 25 (8.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 24 (7.84%) Lead DevOps
12 22 (7.19%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 22 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (6.86%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 17 (5.56%) Consultant
15 15 (4.90%) AWS Consultant
16 12 (3.92%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
17 10 (3.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 10 (3.27%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (37.91%) Web Services
2 40 (13.07%) Node.js
3 20 (6.54%) Spring
4 18 (5.88%) LDAP
5 16 (5.23%) YAML
6 15 (4.90%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (4.90%) JSON
6 15 (4.90%) Memcached
7 14 (4.58%) HTML
8 11 (3.59%) React
9 10 (3.27%) HTML5
9 10 (3.27%) Redux
9 10 (3.27%) RESTful
10 9 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (2.94%) Hibernate
11 8 (2.61%) J2EE
11 8 (2.61%) REST
12 7 (2.29%) .NET
12 7 (2.29%) Kafka
12 7 (2.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.01%) Private Cloud
2 43 (14.05%) Public Cloud
3 40 (13.07%) Data Centre
4 35 (11.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 35 (11.44%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.90%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.27%) Cloud Native
8 10 (3.27%) Fintech
9 9 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (2.61%) Replication
11 6 (1.96%) Derivative
12 5 (1.63%) Blog
12 5 (1.63%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.98%) Social Media
14 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 149 (48.69%) Linux
2 79 (25.82%) Windows
3 30 (9.80%) CentOS
4 26 (8.50%) Windows Server
5 22 (7.19%) Unix
6 17 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.59%) Debian
8 11 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.94%) Solaris
10 5 (1.63%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.98%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.98%) VMS
12 2 (0.65%) Fedora
12 2 (0.65%) openSUSE
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (56.21%) DevOps
2 76 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (18.63%) ITIL
4 55 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (17.65%) Migration
6 52 (16.99%) Configuration Management
6 52 (16.99%) Load Balancing
7 48 (15.69%) Project Management
8 41 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 40 (13.07%) Scrum
10 38 (12.42%) Line Management
11 36 (11.76%) Service Management
12 34 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (10.78%) PRINCE2
13 33 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (10.46%) High Availability
14 32 (10.46%) TOGAF
15 31 (10.13%) Computer Science
16 29 (9.48%) ITIL V3
16 29 (9.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 114 (37.25%) Python
2 91 (29.74%) SQL
3 69 (22.55%) Bash Shell
4 61 (19.93%) Java
5 49 (16.01%) PowerShell
6 39 (12.75%) Ruby
7 30 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 23 (7.52%) Perl
9 20 (6.54%) Go
10 13 (4.25%) PHP
11 11 (3.59%) VBScript
12 10 (3.27%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.61%) C#
14 6 (1.96%) C++
14 6 (1.96%) R
15 3 (0.98%) C
15 3 (0.98%) Scala
16 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (14.05%) Degree
2 27 (8.82%) AWS Certification
3 18 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.29%) CCNA
7 5 (1.63%) CCNP
8 4 (1.31%) CISSP
8 4 (1.31%) MCSE
8 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.98%) CCIE
9 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.98%) MBA
9 3 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.98%) VCP6
9 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.65%) CISA
10 2 (0.65%) CISM
11 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.46%) GDPR
2 15 (4.90%) QA
3 11 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.96%) SLA
5 5 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (30.39%) Docker
2 47 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (10.46%) Active Directory
5 26 (8.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.63%) NFS
7 5 (1.63%) VMFS
8 4 (1.31%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.31%) Xen
9 3 (0.98%) Samba
9 3 (0.98%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.33%) pfSense
10 1 (0.33%) Varnish
10 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (32.68%) Ansible
2 87 (28.43%) Terraform
3 84 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (23.20%) Puppet
5 54 (17.65%) Kubernetes
6 24 (7.84%) Nagios
7 14 (4.58%) ZABBIX
8 10 (3.27%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (3.27%) Packer
9 8 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (2.29%) Salt
11 6 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.96%) SCOM
11 6 (1.96%) vCenter Server
12 5 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (1.31%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.31%) Mesos
13 4 (1.31%) Rancher
13 4 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (19.93%) VMware
2 57 (18.63%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.44%) Red Hat
4 22 (7.19%) Cisco
4 22 (7.19%) Oracle
5 13 (4.25%) SolarWinds
6 11 (3.59%) EMC
7 10 (3.27%) HP
7 10 (3.27%) New Relic
8 9 (2.94%) Google
9 7 (2.29%) Avaya
10 6 (1.96%) McAfee
11 5 (1.63%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.63%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.63%) Brocade
11 5 (1.63%) NetApp
11 5 (1.63%) RedGate
11 5 (1.63%) Veeam
11 5 (1.63%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.31%) SAP