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

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 884 1070 1208
Rank change year-on-year +186 +138 +16
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 300 179 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.091% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.99% 0.76% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 245 143 94
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38,000 £45,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £58,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% -11.64% +16.00%

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

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30191 23660 19012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.06% 11.97% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24814 19990 15380
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £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 August 2017.

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 18 August 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 +181 297 £57,500 -8.00% 15
London +75 162 £70,000 +3.70% 4
UK excluding London +158 137 £52,500 +2.44% 11
South East +138 77 £53,750 -2.27% 5
East of England +38 31 £52,500 -6.67% 1
South West +24 14 £46,000 -8.00% 1
North of England -10 12 £34,000 -32.00% 2
North West -19 8 £44,500 -15.24% 2
Yorkshire +15 2 £30,000 -40.00%
North East - 2 £37,250 -
Midlands +38 1 - - 2
East Midlands +26 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £28,567 -
Scotland - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 294 (98.00%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (63.67%) Amazon EC2
3 170 (56.67%) Linux
4 134 (44.67%) DevOps
5 133 (44.33%) Amazon S3
6 131 (43.67%) Windows
7 122 (40.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 115 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (33.67%) Amazon RDS
10 98 (32.67%) Web Services
11 79 (26.33%) Puppet
12 77 (25.67%) DNS
13 73 (24.33%) Python
14 71 (23.67%) Active Directory
15 70 (23.33%) PowerShell
16 68 (22.67%) Microsoft
17 64 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
18 63 (21.00%) Jenkins
18 63 (21.00%) Java
19 62 (20.67%) Firewall
19 62 (20.67%) Windows Server
20 56 (18.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 54 (18.00%) Git (software)
22 53 (17.67%) Docker
23 52 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
24 51 (17.00%) Data Centre
24 51 (17.00%) IaaS
24 51 (17.00%) Cisco
25 50 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
26 49 (16.33%) VPN

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 38 (12.67%) Apache
2 26 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (8.33%) Confluence
4 20 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.33%) Skype for Business
6 12 (4.00%) nginx
7 10 (3.33%) OpenStack
8 9 (3.00%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.67%) IIS
10 7 (2.33%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (1.67%) SAS
12 3 (1.00%) Drupal
12 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.67%) Moodle
13 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.67%) WordPress
14 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.33%) JBoss
14 1 (0.33%) Jetty
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 294 (98.00%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (63.67%) Amazon EC2
3 133 (44.33%) Amazon S3
4 122 (40.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 64 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 56 (18.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 51 (17.00%) IaaS
8 50 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
9 45 (15.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 44 (14.67%) PaaS
11 39 (13.00%) AWS Lambda
11 39 (13.00%) Route 53
11 39 (13.00%) SaaS
12 35 (11.67%) Amazon SQS
13 33 (11.00%) Office 365
14 21 (7.00%) Amazon Glacier
15 20 (6.67%) GitHub
16 16 (5.33%) AWS CloudTrail
17 15 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 10 (3.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 77 (25.67%) DNS
2 62 (20.67%) Firewall
3 49 (16.33%) VPN
4 48 (16.00%) WAN
5 47 (15.67%) DHCP
6 41 (13.67%) TCP/IP
7 37 (12.33%) LAN
8 36 (12.00%) VLAN
9 35 (11.67%) IPsec
10 28 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (9.33%) Wireless
11 23 (7.67%) LDAP
11 23 (7.67%) OSPF
12 22 (7.33%) BGP
12 22 (7.33%) EIGRP
13 21 (7.00%) MPLS
13 21 (7.00%) tcpdump
14 19 (6.33%) NetScaler
15 18 (6.00%) Internet
15 18 (6.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (33.67%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (11.67%) MySQL
3 23 (7.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 20 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 19 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (5.67%) MongoDB
7 15 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.67%) Redis
9 7 (2.33%) InfluxDB
9 7 (2.33%) Neo4j
9 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.00%) Endeca
11 5 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.33%) Big Data
12 4 (1.33%) Informix
12 4 (1.33%) Text Mining
13 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 63 (21.00%) Jenkins
2 54 (18.00%) Git (software)
3 33 (11.00%) JIRA
4 17 (5.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (5.33%) TeamCity
6 14 (4.67%) Vagrant
7 12 (4.00%) Maven
8 9 (3.00%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (2.00%) Ant
10 6 (2.00%) Selenium
10 6 (2.00%) Subversion
10 6 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.67%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.67%) Gradle
11 5 (1.67%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.33%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (9.67%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.67%) Advertising
3 19 (6.33%) Finance
4 12 (4.00%) Banking
4 12 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.67%) Marketing
6 5 (1.67%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 83 (27.67%) AWS Engineer
2 76 (25.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (24.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 56 (18.67%) AWS DevOps
5 52 (17.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 40 (13.33%) Architect
7 37 (12.33%) Linux Engineer
8 32 (10.67%) Network Engineer
9 30 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (8.33%) Senior Architect
11 24 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 23 (7.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 20 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
14 19 (6.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 15 (5.00%) Analyst
15 15 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
16 14 (4.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 14 (4.67%) AWS Specialist
16 14 (4.67%) Cisco Engineer
16 14 (4.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (32.67%) Web Services
2 21 (7.00%) Node.js
3 20 (6.67%) .NET
3 20 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 18 (6.00%) LAMP
5 13 (4.33%) 802.1X
6 12 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (3.67%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.67%) JSON
8 10 (3.33%) RESTful
9 9 (3.00%) Memcached
10 7 (2.33%) HTML
10 7 (2.33%) Kafka
10 7 (2.33%) YAML
11 6 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.00%) CSS
12 5 (1.67%) boto
13 4 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (1.33%) PhoneGap
13 4 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.00%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (7.67%) Mobile App
4 22 (7.33%) PKI
5 19 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (6.33%) PlayStation
5 19 (6.33%) Streaming Video
5 19 (6.33%) Xbox
6 16 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (5.00%) BYOD
8 13 (4.33%) Computer Science
8 13 (4.33%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (4.00%) Public Cloud
10 10 (3.33%) Fat Client
10 10 (3.33%) Thin Client
11 7 (2.33%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.67%) Equities
12 5 (1.67%) Fixed Income
13 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 170 (56.67%) Linux
2 131 (43.67%) Windows
3 62 (20.67%) Windows Server
4 52 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (11.00%) CentOS
7 21 (7.00%) Android
7 21 (7.00%) Apple iOS
7 21 (7.00%) Ubuntu
8 20 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (6.33%) Debian
9 19 (6.33%) Windows Phone
10 6 (2.00%) Unix
11 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.33%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.00%) VMS
13 3 (1.00%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.33%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (44.67%) DevOps
2 115 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 40 (13.33%) ITIL
5 39 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 29 (9.67%) Waterfall
8 28 (9.33%) Scrum
9 26 (8.67%) Migration
10 24 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
11 23 (7.67%) Identity Management
11 23 (7.67%) Problem Management
12 22 (7.33%) Network Design
12 22 (7.33%) Patch Management
12 22 (7.33%) Task Automation
13 21 (7.00%) E-Commerce
13 21 (7.00%) Email Filtering
14 20 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (6.67%) SOA
14 20 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.33%) Python
2 70 (23.33%) PowerShell
3 63 (21.00%) Java
4 45 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 31 (10.33%) PHP
5 31 (10.33%) Ruby
6 30 (10.00%) SQL
7 29 (9.67%) JavaScript
8 25 (8.33%) Perl
9 20 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 19 (6.33%) Objective-C
11 14 (4.67%) C#
12 10 (3.33%) VBScript
13 9 (3.00%) Scala
14 4 (1.33%) AWK
14 4 (1.33%) C++
15 2 (0.67%) Groovy
16 1 (0.33%) C
16 1 (0.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (7.67%) CCNP
3 21 (7.00%) CCIE
3 21 (7.00%) Degree
4 17 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.67%) CISSP
6 9 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.00%) CISM
8 6 (2.00%) MCSA
9 5 (1.67%) CISA
9 5 (1.67%) GSLC
9 5 (1.67%) MCP
9 5 (1.67%) MCSE
10 4 (1.33%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.33%) CCNA
11 3 (1.00%) CCSA
11 3 (1.00%) CCSE
11 3 (1.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.33%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.67%) COBIT
4 5 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (23.67%) Active Directory
2 53 (17.67%) Docker
3 26 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.33%) Varnish
6 12 (4.00%) vSphere
7 6 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.67%) LXC
8 5 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.00%) vCloud
9 3 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.00%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.00%) XenApp
10 2 (0.67%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (26.33%) Puppet
2 47 (15.67%) Terraform
3 46 (15.33%) Ansible
4 41 (13.67%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (9.33%) SCOM
6 26 (8.67%) Nagios
7 19 (6.33%) SCCM
8 12 (4.00%) Kibana
9 11 (3.67%) Kubernetes
10 10 (3.33%) ZABBIX
11 9 (3.00%) Nmap
12 6 (2.00%) vCenter Server
12 6 (2.00%) WSUS
13 3 (1.00%) logstash
13 3 (1.00%) Mesos
13 3 (1.00%) Salt
14 2 (0.67%) Check_MK
14 2 (0.67%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 68 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.00%) Cisco
3 39 (13.00%) VMware
4 32 (10.67%) Citrix
5 27 (9.00%) CheckPoint
6 17 (5.67%) Atlassian
7 16 (5.33%) Juniper
8 15 (5.00%) Aruba
8 15 (5.00%) F5
8 15 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 12 (4.00%) Riverbed
10 10 (3.33%) Avaya
10 10 (3.33%) HP
10 10 (3.33%) NetApp
11 9 (3.00%) AppDynamics
11 9 (3.00%) Google
11 9 (3.00%) New Relic
11 9 (3.00%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.67%) Oracle
13 7 (2.33%) PagerDuty