Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 543 757 903
Rank change year-on-year +214 +146 +24
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 144 330 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.76% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 142 347 240
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £46,576
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% +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 18,939 43,579 40,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.44% 31.26% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15,771 35,478 33,170
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud.

Salary trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Top 12 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 28 September 2020. 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 +227 141 £70,000 - 36
London +191 88 £75,000 +3.45% 16
UK excluding London +234 50 £55,000 -21.43% 20
North of England +170 22 £67,500 +12.50% 10
South West +134 16 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Work from Home +10 16 £67,500 -6.90% 5
Yorkshire +149 11 £55,000 +15.79% 5
North West +118 11 £70,000 +16.67% 5
South East +211 9 £60,000 -14.29% 7
Scotland +106 5 £70,000 -
Midlands +96 1 £60,000 -14.29% 1
East Midlands +95 1 £60,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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.

1 139 (96.53%) AWS
2 102 (70.83%) Amazon EC2
3 85 (59.03%) DevOps
4 84 (58.33%) Amazon S3
5 72 (50.00%) Python
6 60 (41.67%) Serverless
7 58 (40.28%) Route 53
8 56 (38.89%) AWS Lambda
9 53 (36.81%) Docker
10 50 (34.72%) Terraform
11 49 (34.03%) Azure
12 48 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 47 (32.64%) Configuration Management
14 43 (29.86%) Amazon ELB
15 42 (29.17%) Finance
16 41 (28.47%) Ansible
17 40 (27.78%) Linux
18 39 (27.08%) Kubernetes
19 36 (25.00%) Public Cloud
19 36 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (25.00%) PowerShell
20 33 (22.92%) Windows
20 33 (22.92%) Amazon RDS
21 32 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
22 31 (21.53%) Auto-Scaling
22 31 (21.53%) Microsoft
22 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
23 30 (20.83%) Firewall
23 30 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 29 (20.14%) VMware

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 (11.81%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.25%) Confluence
3 4 (2.78%) IIS
4 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Sentinel
2 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 139 (96.53%) AWS
2 102 (70.83%) Amazon EC2
3 84 (58.33%) Amazon S3
4 60 (41.67%) Serverless
5 58 (40.28%) Route 53
6 56 (38.89%) AWS Lambda
7 49 (34.03%) Azure
8 48 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 43 (29.86%) Amazon ELB
10 25 (17.36%) SaaS
11 20 (13.89%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 18 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (11.81%) GCP
14 16 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
15 15 (10.42%) Amazon EKS
16 14 (9.72%) Amazon ECS
17 12 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 11 (7.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 10 (6.94%) Amazon GuardDuty
19 10 (6.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.83%) Firewall
2 24 (16.67%) DNS
2 24 (16.67%) VPN
3 14 (9.72%) WebEx
4 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.86%) Broadband
5 7 (4.86%) Network Security
6 6 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (3.47%) HTTP
8 3 (2.08%) BGP
8 3 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.08%) FTP
8 3 (2.08%) IPsec
8 3 (2.08%) LAN
8 3 (2.08%) SMTP
8 3 (2.08%) SSH
8 3 (2.08%) VoIP
9 2 (1.39%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.39%) VLAN
9 2 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.92%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 28 (19.44%) SQL Server
4 14 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (6.25%) MySQL
8 7 (4.86%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.47%) InfluxDB
10 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.08%) BigQuery
12 2 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.39%) Big Data
12 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.39%) Power BI
12 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.69%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.94%) JIRA
5 8 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (4.86%) GitLab
6 7 (4.86%) Vagrant
7 6 (4.17%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.17%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.17%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (4.17%) SonarQube
8 5 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.08%) GoCD
9 3 (2.08%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.08%) Subversion
9 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.69%) git-flow
11 1 (0.69%) Selenium
11 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Games
4 3 (2.08%) Law
4 3 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.39%) Billing
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 54 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (31.25%) AWS Engineer
3 29 (20.14%) AWS DevOps
4 27 (18.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 18 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (11.81%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (9.72%) Architect
8 13 (9.03%) Security Engineer
8 13 (9.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) AWS Specialist
10 8 (5.56%) Developer
11 7 (4.86%) DevOps Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Analyst
12 6 (4.17%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
13 5 (3.47%) Network Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.28%) .NET
2 14 (9.72%) XMPP
3 9 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.86%) React
4 7 (4.86%) Web Services
5 6 (4.17%) Node.js
6 5 (3.47%) REST
7 4 (2.78%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (2.08%) JSON
8 3 (2.08%) Kafka
8 3 (2.08%) SOAP
8 3 (2.08%) YAML
9 2 (1.39%) GraphQL
9 2 (1.39%) Jinja
10 1 (0.69%) Celery
10 1 (0.69%) Express
10 1 (0.69%) Sass
10 1 (0.69%) Sequelize
10 1 (0.69%) Serverless Framework
10 1 (0.69%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 10 (6.94%) Cloud Native
3 9 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.86%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.78%) PKI
9 3 (2.08%) PMI
9 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.39%) Life Science
11 1 (0.69%) Blog
11 1 (0.69%) User Experience
11 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.78%) Linux
2 33 (22.92%) Windows
3 15 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.03%) CentOS
5 9 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.86%) CoreOS
7 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.69%) Debian
9 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) Unix
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (59.03%) DevOps
2 47 (32.64%) Configuration Management
3 36 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
5 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (21.53%) Auto-Scaling
6 28 (19.44%) Load Balancing
7 23 (15.97%) Fintech
8 17 (11.81%) Infrastructure Automation
9 16 (11.11%) ITIL
9 16 (11.11%) Microservices
10 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (9.72%) Scrum
11 14 (9.72%) SDLC
12 13 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (8.33%) SIEM
14 11 (7.64%) ITSM
14 11 (7.64%) Security Operations
14 11 (7.64%) Software Engineering
14 11 (7.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.00%) Python
2 36 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 29 (20.14%) Java
4 18 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 18 (12.50%) SQL
5 17 (11.81%) Ruby
6 16 (11.11%) C#
7 12 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.94%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.56%) Go
10 7 (4.86%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.08%) Perl
11 3 (2.08%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) AWS Certification
1 11 (7.64%) CISSP
2 10 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (6.25%) Degree
3 9 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.47%) CCNA
6 4 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (2.78%) CCNP
6 4 (2.78%) CCSP
7 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.39%) CEH
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.39%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.39%) MCSE
8 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.39%) SANS
8 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) GDPR
2 2 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (36.81%) Docker
2 28 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.28%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.86%) GlusterFS
4 7 (4.86%) VirtualBox
5 6 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.17%) vSphere
6 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.39%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (34.72%) Terraform
2 41 (28.47%) Ansible
3 39 (27.08%) Kubernetes
4 21 (14.58%) Puppet
5 14 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (9.72%) SCCM
6 7 (4.86%) Nagios
7 5 (3.47%) Grafana
7 5 (3.47%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (2.08%) Consul
9 3 (2.08%) Istio
9 3 (2.08%) Marathon
9 3 (2.08%) Mesos
9 3 (2.08%) Packer
10 2 (1.39%) linkerd
10 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.39%) Salt
10 2 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.14%) VMware
3 22 (15.28%) Cisco
4 18 (12.50%) Splunk
5 14 (9.72%) Citrix
5 14 (9.72%) Oracle
6 13 (9.03%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.64%) Google
8 10 (6.94%) AppDynamics
9 7 (4.86%) Hitachi
10 6 (4.17%) New Relic
11 5 (3.47%) IBM
11 5 (3.47%) Meraki
12 4 (2.78%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.78%) LogRhythm
13 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.39%) HP
13 2 (1.39%) SaltStack
13 2 (1.39%) Veeam