Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 694 815 972
Rank change year-on-year +121 +157 +59
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 336 307 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.81% 0.76% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 272 251 208
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +10.24% +5.83%
10th Percentile £42,597 £50,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +6.19% +2.73%

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 41,402 40,172 38,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.98% 26.70% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33,699 32,063 31,638
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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 +124 326 £62,500 -10.71% 70
London +79 195 £65,000 -7.14% 46
UK excluding London +122 139 £57,500 -4.17% 30
North of England +99 48 £60,162 -14.06% 8
North West +83 37 £57,500 -20.69% 5
Midlands +17 31 £52,500 -4.55% 4
South West +60 29 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +16 21 £70,000 +27.27% 2
East of England +54 13 £57,500 -4.17% 1
South East +37 12 £41,750 -24.09% 10
East Midlands +25 10 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire +43 9 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Scotland +37 8 £49,500 - 6
North East +15 2 £63,519 -9.26% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 333 (99.11%) AWS
2 237 (70.54%) Amazon EC2
3 194 (57.74%) Amazon S3
4 180 (53.57%) DevOps
5 163 (48.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 154 (45.83%) Python
7 151 (44.94%) Amazon RDS
8 137 (40.77%) Terraform
8 137 (40.77%) Linux
9 127 (37.80%) Windows
10 126 (37.50%) Docker
11 115 (34.23%) AWS Lambda
11 115 (34.23%) Serverless
12 108 (32.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 103 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (30.36%) Kubernetes
15 101 (30.06%) Ansible
16 100 (29.76%) Jenkins
17 96 (28.57%) Azure
18 86 (25.60%) Amazon ECS
19 83 (24.70%) Finance
20 82 (24.40%) Java
20 82 (24.40%) Infrastructure as Code
21 80 (23.81%) Route 53
22 76 (22.62%) Amazon ELB
23 66 (19.64%) SQL
24 60 (17.86%) JIRA
24 60 (17.86%) Bash Shell
25 59 (17.56%) Migration
25 59 (17.56%) Active Directory

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 (11.31%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (10.12%) Confluence
3 8 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.08%) Apache
5 6 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.79%) nginx
5 6 (1.79%) SAS
6 4 (1.19%) IIS
7 3 (0.89%) JBoss
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.60%) WordPress
9 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) Site Server
9 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 333 (99.11%) AWS
2 237 (70.54%) Amazon EC2
3 194 (57.74%) Amazon S3
4 163 (48.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 115 (34.23%) AWS Lambda
5 115 (34.23%) Serverless
6 108 (32.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 96 (28.57%) Azure
8 86 (25.60%) Amazon ECS
9 80 (23.81%) Route 53
10 76 (22.62%) Amazon ELB
11 42 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
12 41 (12.20%) OpenShift
13 39 (11.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 37 (11.01%) GitHub
15 34 (10.12%) GCP
16 31 (9.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 30 (8.93%) CloudFront
18 24 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
18 24 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (16.96%) DNS
2 49 (14.58%) VPN
3 43 (12.80%) Firewall
4 33 (9.82%) HTTP
5 25 (7.44%) Network Security
6 24 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 18 (5.36%) BGP
7 18 (5.36%) OSPF
8 17 (5.06%) DHCP
8 17 (5.06%) WAN
9 15 (4.46%) DMZ
10 12 (3.57%) SSH
11 11 (3.27%) FTP
11 11 (3.27%) SMTP
12 10 (2.98%) LAN
13 8 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (2.08%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (2.08%) SSL
14 7 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (44.94%) Amazon RDS
2 56 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 33 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 17 (5.06%) MySQL
6 16 (4.76%) Big Data
7 15 (4.46%) Redis
8 14 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.19%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.19%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.60%) DB2
15 2 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 100 (29.76%) Jenkins
2 60 (17.86%) JIRA
3 47 (13.99%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.85%) Bitbucket
4 23 (6.85%) CircleCI
5 20 (5.95%) Maven
6 19 (5.65%) Subversion
7 16 (4.76%) GitLab
7 16 (4.76%) Vagrant
8 15 (4.46%) SonarQube
9 11 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.08%) Gradle
10 7 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.79%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.79%) JMeter
11 6 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.79%) Spinnaker
12 5 (1.49%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.49%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 83 (24.70%) Finance
2 25 (7.44%) Retail
3 13 (3.87%) Automotive
4 9 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.38%) Banking
5 8 (2.38%) Law
6 7 (2.08%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.49%) Police
8 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 119 (35.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (24.40%) Cloud Engineer
3 80 (23.81%) AWS Engineer
4 60 (17.86%) Architect
5 42 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
6 40 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (10.12%) AWS DevOps
8 31 (9.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 24 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (6.85%) AWS Architect
11 21 (6.25%) Network Engineer
12 20 (5.95%) Senior DevOps
13 19 (5.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 18 (5.36%) Developer
14 18 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (5.06%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (4.76%) Software Architect
17 15 (4.46%) Senior Cloud Engineer
18 14 (4.17%) Junior
18 14 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.69%) Web Services
2 44 (13.10%) Node.js
3 17 (5.06%) Django
3 17 (5.06%) React
4 16 (4.76%) JSON
5 14 (4.17%) .NET
6 13 (3.87%) .NET Core
7 12 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (2.68%) NumPy
8 9 (2.68%) Pandas
8 9 (2.68%) SciPy
9 8 (2.38%) React Native
9 8 (2.38%) Redux
10 7 (2.08%) YAML
11 5 (1.49%) Kafka
12 4 (1.19%) Lambda Expressions
12 4 (1.19%) LAMP
13 3 (0.89%) REST
13 3 (0.89%) Serverless Framework
14 2 (0.60%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.26%) Public Cloud
2 34 (10.12%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.74%) Linux Command Line
4 25 (7.44%) Private Cloud
5 24 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 21 (6.25%) Cloud Native
6 21 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (3.87%) CESG
8 12 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.68%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (2.38%) Clustering
10 8 (2.38%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.08%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.60%) Life Science
14 2 (0.60%) Replication
15 1 (0.30%) CMDB
15 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
15 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 137 (40.77%) Linux
2 127 (37.80%) Windows
3 40 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.74%) Unix
5 23 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.95%) CentOS
7 17 (5.06%) Ubuntu
8 14 (4.17%) Debian
9 13 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.27%) VMS
11 8 (2.38%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.49%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.89%) Solaris
15 2 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.60%) SUSE
15 2 (0.60%) VyOS
16 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (53.57%) DevOps
2 103 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (24.40%) Infrastructure as Code
4 59 (17.56%) Migration
5 57 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 55 (16.37%) Configuration Management
7 49 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (12.20%) Scrum
9 39 (11.61%) ITIL
10 34 (10.12%) Microservices
10 34 (10.12%) Software Engineering
11 31 (9.23%) Fintech
11 31 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (8.63%) Project Management
13 28 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
13 28 (8.33%) Project Delivery
14 26 (7.74%) Auto-Scaling
14 26 (7.74%) Load Balancing
14 26 (7.74%) Proactive Monitoring
15 24 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 154 (45.83%) Python
2 82 (24.40%) Java
3 66 (19.64%) SQL
4 60 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 54 (16.07%) PowerShell
5 54 (16.07%) Ruby
6 27 (8.04%) Go
7 23 (6.85%) C
8 17 (5.06%) JavaScript
9 15 (4.46%) Perl
9 15 (4.46%) TypeScript
10 14 (4.17%) C++
10 14 (4.17%) Groovy
11 12 (3.57%) C#
11 12 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.27%) PHP
13 10 (2.98%) Scala
14 5 (1.49%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.60%) RPG
16 1 (0.30%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 49 (14.58%) Degree
2 32 (9.52%) AWS Certification
3 29 (8.63%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.87%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (3.87%) CISSP
6 13 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.57%) MCSE
7 12 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.57%) RHCE
8 11 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.08%) CCNP
10 7 (2.08%) MCSA
11 6 (1.79%) MCP
12 4 (1.19%) CCNA
13 3 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (0.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.27%) GDPR
3 9 (2.68%) SLA
4 8 (2.38%) ISO 31000
5 4 (1.19%) QA
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 126 (37.50%) Docker
2 59 (17.56%) Active Directory
3 27 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.46%) XenApp
6 14 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.08%) ProxySG
8 7 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.79%) vSphere
10 5 (1.49%) GlusterFS
10 5 (1.49%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.89%) LXC
12 2 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.60%) Postfix
13 1 (0.30%) IAG
13 1 (0.30%) Xen
13 1 (0.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 137 (40.77%) Terraform
2 102 (30.36%) Kubernetes
3 101 (30.06%) Ansible
4 56 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (16.37%) Puppet
6 37 (11.01%) Nagios
7 29 (8.63%) SCCM
8 25 (7.44%) Packer
9 12 (3.57%) Prometheus
9 12 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 12 (3.57%) WSUS
9 12 (3.57%) yum
10 11 (3.27%) SCOM
11 8 (2.38%) CASB
11 8 (2.38%) Grafana
11 8 (2.38%) Istio
11 8 (2.38%) SCOrch
11 8 (2.38%) SCVMM
12 7 (2.08%) Consul
Vendors
1 35 (10.42%) Red Hat
2 34 (10.12%) Citrix
3 30 (8.93%) Google
4 29 (8.63%) Oracle
5 28 (8.33%) VMware
6 26 (7.74%) Cisco
7 25 (7.44%) Microsoft
8 17 (5.06%) F5
8 17 (5.06%) HP
9 11 (3.27%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.98%) IBM
11 9 (2.68%) Atlassian
12 7 (2.08%) Aruba
12 7 (2.08%) Blue Coat
12 7 (2.08%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.08%) hybris
12 7 (2.08%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.08%) Tufin
13 6 (1.79%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.79%) Dynatrace