Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 893 1094
Rank change year-on-year +17 +201 +118
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 296 305 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.089%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.76% 0.99% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 255 250 141
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,950 £45,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -7.41%

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 39,039 30,698 24,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.02% 17.33% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31,582 25,220 20,331
UK median annual salary £54,055 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Top 15 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 14 August 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 +57 290 £66,000 +14.78% 77
London +47 187 £70,000 - 34
UK excluding London -25 107 £60,000 +14.29% 50
South East -53 34 £66,000 +20.00% 11
North of England +40 23 £45,000 +23.29% 15
Midlands +42 19 £65,000 - 8
Yorkshire +53 16 £45,000 +50.00% 9
South West +6 14 £60,000 +30.43% 4
East Midlands +15 13 £65,000 - 1
East of England +12 12 £61,250 +16.67% 5
North West +6 6 £40,000 -10.11% 5
West Midlands - 6 £55,000 - 7
Scotland -9 4 £55,000 +120.00% 7
Wales +15 1 £34,500 +20.77%
North East -22 1 £42,500 +11.84% 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 294 (99.32%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (77.36%) Amazon EC2
3 187 (63.18%) DevOps
4 173 (58.45%) Linux
5 172 (58.11%) Amazon RDS
6 162 (54.73%) Amazon S3
7 140 (47.30%) Python
8 126 (42.57%) Ansible
9 116 (39.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 112 (37.84%) Jenkins
11 105 (35.47%) Puppet
12 101 (34.12%) AWS Lambda
13 100 (33.78%) Serverless
14 99 (33.45%) Docker
15 88 (29.73%) Bash Shell
16 83 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
17 80 (27.03%) Java
17 80 (27.03%) Amazon ELB
17 80 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
18 79 (26.69%) Configuration Management
19 77 (26.01%) Terraform
20 73 (24.66%) Web Services
20 73 (24.66%) Route 53
21 72 (24.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 68 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
23 67 (22.64%) MySQL
24 62 (20.95%) Windows
25 56 (18.92%) Ruby
26 54 (18.24%) DNS
26 54 (18.24%) 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 42 (14.19%) Apache
2 29 (9.80%) WordPress
3 24 (8.11%) Drupal
4 23 (7.77%) CMS
4 23 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (6.76%) nginx
6 15 (5.07%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.39%) OpenStack
8 12 (4.05%) Confluence
8 12 (4.05%) Moodle
9 10 (3.38%) JBoss
10 8 (2.70%) CloudStack
11 7 (2.36%) Apache Spark
11 7 (2.36%) SharePoint
12 6 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
14 3 (1.01%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.01%) SAS
15 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 294 (99.32%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (77.36%) Amazon EC2
3 162 (54.73%) Amazon S3
4 116 (39.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 101 (34.12%) AWS Lambda
6 100 (33.78%) Serverless
7 80 (27.03%) Amazon ELB
8 73 (24.66%) Route 53
9 72 (24.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 50 (16.89%) CloudFront
11 47 (15.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 45 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (13.51%) SaaS
14 37 (12.50%) GitHub
15 27 (9.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 22 (7.43%) Amazon Glacier
17 20 (6.76%) IaaS
18 19 (6.42%) Amazon SQS
19 15 (5.07%) AWS CloudTrail
20 13 (4.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.24%) DNS
2 40 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 29 (9.80%) HTTP
4 22 (7.43%) WAN
5 21 (7.09%) Network Security
6 20 (6.76%) LAN
7 17 (5.74%) VPN
8 14 (4.73%) Firewall
9 13 (4.39%) SSL
10 12 (4.05%) DHCP
11 10 (3.38%) SAN
12 9 (3.04%) FCoE
12 9 (3.04%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (3.04%) iSCSI
12 9 (3.04%) NAS
12 9 (3.04%) SMTP
13 8 (2.70%) Internet
14 6 (2.03%) IPsec
14 6 (2.03%) OpenLDAP
15 3 (1.01%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (58.11%) Amazon RDS
2 67 (22.64%) MySQL
3 49 (16.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 32 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (9.46%) SQL Server
6 24 (8.11%) Redis
7 22 (7.43%) Amazon Aurora
8 19 (6.42%) NoSQL
9 15 (5.07%) MongoDB
10 12 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (3.04%) Big Data
12 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.36%) Hadoop
14 6 (2.03%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (1.01%) Blockchain
16 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
17 2 (0.68%) Neo4j
17 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
17 2 (0.68%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 112 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 54 (18.24%) Git (software)
3 30 (10.14%) JIRA
4 23 (7.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (6.08%) Bitbucket
6 14 (4.73%) Subversion
7 12 (4.05%) GitLab
8 10 (3.38%) Maven
8 10 (3.38%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.04%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.04%) PEAR
10 7 (2.36%) Ant
10 7 (2.36%) Gradle
10 7 (2.36%) JUnit
11 4 (1.35%) Hudson
11 4 (1.35%) jMock
11 4 (1.35%) Liquibase
11 4 (1.35%) Mockito
12 3 (1.01%) Clang
12 3 (1.01%) CMake
General
1 38 (12.84%) Finance
2 13 (4.39%) Publishing
3 10 (3.38%) Banking
3 10 (3.38%) Billing
4 9 (3.04%) Retail
5 6 (2.03%) Legal
6 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.35%) Advertising
8 3 (1.01%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.68%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (45.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 90 (30.41%) AWS Engineer
3 72 (24.32%) AWS DevOps
4 67 (22.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 43 (14.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 38 (12.84%) Architect
7 35 (11.82%) Linux Engineer
8 32 (10.81%) Cloud Architect
9 30 (10.14%) Senior DevOps
10 29 (9.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 29 (9.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 27 (9.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 23 (7.77%) AWS Architect
13 22 (7.43%) Administrator
14 20 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (6.42%) Lead DevOps
15 19 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
16 16 (5.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
16 16 (5.41%) Support Engineer
17 13 (4.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (24.66%) Web Services
2 43 (14.53%) Node.js
3 29 (9.80%) LAMP
4 17 (5.74%) JSON
5 16 (5.41%) LDAP
6 11 (3.72%) Spring
7 10 (3.38%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (2.70%) HTML
8 8 (2.70%) REST
8 8 (2.70%) SOAP
9 7 (2.36%) Kafka
9 7 (2.36%) SAML
10 6 (2.03%) J2EE
10 6 (2.03%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.69%) CSS
11 5 (1.69%) jQuery
11 5 (1.69%) React
11 5 (1.69%) RESTful
11 5 (1.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.18%) Public Cloud
2 19 (6.42%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.42%) Private Cloud
3 18 (6.08%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.73%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (4.73%) Replication
5 12 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.72%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (2.03%) Blog
9 5 (1.69%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.69%) iPhone
9 5 (1.69%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.68%) Clustering
12 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 173 (58.45%) Linux
2 62 (20.95%) Windows
3 52 (17.57%) Unix
4 45 (15.20%) CentOS
5 42 (14.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (9.12%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.05%) Solaris
8 10 (3.38%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.36%) Debian
10 5 (1.69%) Android
11 4 (1.35%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.34%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.34%) Fedora
14 1 (0.34%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (63.18%) DevOps
2 83 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (26.69%) Configuration Management
4 68 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (13.51%) Scrum
6 37 (12.50%) Open Source
7 36 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 35 (11.82%) High Availability
9 33 (11.15%) Kanban
10 29 (9.80%) Continuous Deployment
10 29 (9.80%) ITIL
10 29 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (8.45%) Task Automation
13 24 (8.11%) IT Strategy
14 23 (7.77%) Test Automation
15 20 (6.76%) Deployment Automation
15 20 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (6.76%) Migration
16 18 (6.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 140 (47.30%) Python
2 88 (29.73%) Bash Shell
3 80 (27.03%) Java
4 56 (18.92%) Ruby
5 47 (15.88%) SQL
6 35 (11.82%) JavaScript
7 34 (11.49%) PHP
8 31 (10.47%) Perl
9 29 (9.80%) Go
10 19 (6.42%) PowerShell
11 17 (5.74%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.69%) C
12 5 (1.69%) C++
12 5 (1.69%) Groovy
12 5 (1.69%) Scala
13 4 (1.35%) C#
13 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (17.23%) AWS Certification
2 30 (10.14%) Degree
3 14 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.69%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (1.01%) CEH
5 3 (1.01%) CISA
5 3 (1.01%) CISM
5 3 (1.01%) CRISC
5 3 (1.01%) GIAC
5 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.68%) MBA
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CCIE
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) VCP6
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.77%) QA
2 8 (2.70%) SLA
3 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.68%) GCP
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 99 (33.45%) Docker
2 27 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.38%) Samba
4 8 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.70%) XenServer
5 6 (2.03%) HDFS
6 5 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.01%) Varnish
7 3 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.68%) iptables
8 2 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) KVM
9 1 (0.34%) LXC
9 1 (0.34%) pfSense
9 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 126 (42.57%) Ansible
2 105 (35.47%) Puppet
3 80 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (26.01%) Terraform
5 50 (16.89%) Kubernetes
6 21 (7.09%) Nagios
7 17 (5.74%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (4.39%) ZABBIX
9 12 (4.05%) Check_MK
10 10 (3.38%) SCOM
11 9 (3.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 8 (2.70%) Capistrano
12 8 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (2.70%) SELinux
13 6 (2.03%) Grafana
14 3 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (1.01%) Kibana
14 3 (1.01%) Packer
15 2 (0.68%) Oozie
15 2 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (14.53%) Red Hat
2 36 (12.16%) VMware
3 34 (11.49%) Oracle
4 31 (10.47%) Microsoft
5 20 (6.76%) New Relic
6 16 (5.41%) Cisco
7 15 (5.07%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.38%) EMC
8 10 (3.38%) Splunk
9 9 (3.04%) Centrify
9 9 (3.04%) McAfee
9 9 (3.04%) SaltStack
9 9 (3.04%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.03%) Google
12 5 (1.69%) Sun
13 4 (1.35%) Percona
13 4 (1.35%) Reuters
14 3 (1.01%) Nintex
14 3 (1.01%) TIBCO