Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 747 896 918
Rank change year-on-year +149 +22 +159
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 335 281 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.77% 0.69% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 286 227 240
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,467 £37,950
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.07% -2.38%

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 43,672 40,537 32,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.19% 24.52% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,543 32,826 26,908
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Top 16 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 September 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 +114 319 £70,000 +7.69% 48
London +80 172 £72,500 +3.57% 33
UK excluding London +83 144 £67,500 +12.50% 17
Midlands +62 58 £70,000 +7.69% 5
West Midlands +64 49 £70,000 +27.27% 3
North of England +37 35 £55,000 +25.71% 6
North West +50 28 £60,000 +37.14% 5
South East +26 20 £67,500 +5.06% 1
South West +16 18 £62,500 +4.17% 2
East of England +67 9 £62,500 +13.64% 1
East Midlands +17 9 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire -13 5 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Scotland +21 3 - - 2
North East +27 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 333 (99.40%) AWS
2 231 (68.96%) Amazon EC2
3 213 (63.58%) DevOps
4 208 (62.09%) Amazon S3
5 173 (51.64%) Python
6 164 (48.96%) Linux
7 160 (47.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 155 (46.27%) Amazon RDS
9 153 (45.67%) Terraform
10 139 (41.49%) Serverless
11 136 (40.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 133 (39.70%) AWS Lambda
13 130 (38.81%) Infrastructure as Code
14 125 (37.31%) Docker
15 116 (34.63%) Ansible
16 115 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
17 110 (32.84%) Windows
18 103 (30.75%) Amazon ECS
19 95 (28.36%) Kubernetes
20 86 (25.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 86 (25.67%) Bash Shell
21 85 (25.37%) Jenkins
22 77 (22.99%) Finance
23 72 (21.49%) SQL
24 70 (20.90%) Route 53
24 70 (20.90%) Web Services
24 70 (20.90%) Migration
25 67 (20.00%) PowerShell
26 64 (19.10%) Puppet
27 63 (18.81%) 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 42 (12.54%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (9.85%) IIS
3 15 (4.48%) Confluence
4 12 (3.58%) Apache
4 12 (3.58%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.49%) CMS
5 5 (1.49%) Drupal
5 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.49%) nginx
5 5 (1.49%) SAS
6 4 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.60%) WordPress
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 333 (99.40%) AWS
2 231 (68.96%) Amazon EC2
3 208 (62.09%) Amazon S3
4 160 (47.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 139 (41.49%) Serverless
6 136 (40.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 133 (39.70%) AWS Lambda
8 103 (30.75%) Amazon ECS
9 70 (20.90%) Route 53
10 63 (18.81%) Azure
11 55 (16.42%) Amazon ELB
11 55 (16.42%) Amazon SQS
12 36 (10.75%) Amazon Glacier
13 27 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (7.46%) CloudFront
14 25 (7.46%) Office 365
15 24 (7.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 22 (6.57%) GitHub
17 21 (6.27%) AWS CodePipeline
17 21 (6.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.22%) VPN
2 47 (14.03%) DNS
2 47 (14.03%) Firewall
3 16 (4.78%) DHCP
4 14 (4.18%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.58%) LAN
5 12 (3.58%) WAN
6 8 (2.39%) DMZ
6 8 (2.39%) Network Security
7 7 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (2.09%) SMTP
8 6 (1.79%) Internet
9 5 (1.49%) BGP
9 5 (1.49%) OSPF
10 4 (1.19%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (1.19%) HTTP
10 4 (1.19%) MPLS
10 4 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (46.27%) Amazon RDS
2 86 (25.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 39 (11.64%) SQL Server
4 21 (6.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (4.48%) MySQL
6 12 (3.58%) Big Data
7 11 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.99%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.19%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (1.19%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.90%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.90%) Impala
12 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.90%) QlikView
12 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.90%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 85 (25.37%) Jenkins
2 61 (18.21%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.15%) JIRA
4 23 (6.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 22 (6.57%) TeamCity
6 17 (5.07%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.69%) GitLab
8 6 (1.79%) Gradle
8 6 (1.79%) Maven
9 5 (1.49%) Selenium
10 4 (1.19%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.19%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.19%) Subversion
10 4 (1.19%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.90%) RSpec
12 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.60%) CircleCI
13 1 (0.30%) Spinnaker
General
1 77 (22.99%) Finance
2 30 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.76%) Marketing
4 23 (6.87%) Public Sector
5 21 (6.27%) Electronics
5 21 (6.27%) Manufacturing
6 18 (5.37%) Banking
7 12 (3.58%) Retail
8 8 (2.39%) Automotive
9 7 (2.09%) Publishing
10 6 (1.79%) Billing
11 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 150 (44.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 95 (28.36%) AWS Engineer
3 81 (24.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 71 (21.19%) AWS DevOps
5 58 (17.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 50 (14.93%) Senior DevOps
6 50 (14.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 34 (10.15%) Architect
8 28 (8.36%) Consultant
9 26 (7.76%) AWS Consultant
10 25 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (6.87%) Cloud Architect
12 18 (5.37%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 17 (5.07%) Platform Engineer
13 17 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (4.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 13 (3.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (3.88%) DevOps Consultant
16 12 (3.58%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (3.58%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (20.90%) Web Services
2 40 (11.94%) Elastic Stack
3 27 (8.06%) .NET
4 24 (7.16%) Node.js
5 21 (6.27%) AWS Amplify
6 18 (5.37%) .NET Core
6 18 (5.37%) YAML
7 16 (4.78%) REST
8 15 (4.48%) JSON
9 11 (3.28%) RESTful
10 9 (2.69%) Kafka
10 9 (2.69%) XML
11 6 (1.79%) Jinja
11 6 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (1.49%) 802.1X
12 5 (1.49%) LAMP
12 5 (1.49%) LDAP
12 5 (1.49%) Memcached
13 4 (1.19%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.13%) Public Cloud
2 39 (11.64%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (10.15%) Data Centre
4 30 (8.96%) Private Cloud
5 21 (6.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (5.07%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (3.28%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.69%) Cloud Native
9 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.79%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.49%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.19%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.90%) User Experience
14 1 (0.30%) Bitcoin
14 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 164 (48.96%) Linux
2 110 (32.84%) Windows
3 52 (15.52%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.27%) CentOS
5 18 (5.37%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.28%) Amazon Linux
8 10 (2.99%) Unix
9 9 (2.69%) Debian
10 5 (1.49%) Fedora
10 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.30%) SUSE
13 1 (0.30%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (63.58%) DevOps
2 130 (38.81%) Infrastructure as Code
3 115 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (20.90%) Migration
5 55 (16.42%) Configuration Management
6 46 (13.73%) Microservices
7 43 (12.84%) Deployment Automation
8 42 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (12.24%) Continuous Deployment
10 40 (11.94%) Auto-Scaling
11 39 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (10.75%) Software Engineering
13 35 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 33 (9.85%) Load Balancing
15 32 (9.55%) Scrum
16 29 (8.66%) Project Delivery
17 28 (8.36%) Test Automation
18 27 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (8.06%) Fintech
19 26 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 173 (51.64%) Python
2 86 (25.67%) Bash Shell
3 72 (21.49%) SQL
4 67 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 57 (17.01%) Java
6 47 (14.03%) Ruby
7 26 (7.76%) C#
8 23 (6.87%) Go
9 19 (5.67%) PHP
10 15 (4.48%) JavaScript
11 13 (3.88%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.79%) Scala
13 5 (1.49%) C
13 5 (1.49%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.19%) C++
14 4 (1.19%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.30%) Groovy
16 1 (0.30%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 43 (12.84%) Degree
2 15 (4.48%) Network+ Certification
3 9 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.39%) RHCE
5 6 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.49%) CCNP
6 5 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) CISA
7 1 (0.30%) CISM
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.28%) QA
2 7 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.79%) GDPR
4 2 (0.60%) NIST
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) NCSC
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 125 (37.31%) Docker
2 62 (18.51%) Active Directory
3 33 (9.85%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (6.57%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.99%) XenApp
8 6 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.49%) Squid
10 4 (1.19%) Xen
11 3 (0.90%) HDFS
12 1 (0.30%) Postfix
12 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.30%) vSphere
12 1 (0.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 153 (45.67%) Terraform
2 116 (34.63%) Ansible
3 95 (28.36%) Kubernetes
4 64 (19.10%) Puppet
5 47 (14.03%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (11.94%) Nagios
7 38 (11.34%) Packer
8 25 (7.46%) Grafana
9 20 (5.97%) Prometheus
10 16 (4.78%) Kibana
11 8 (2.39%) Consul
11 8 (2.39%) Red Hat Satellite
11 8 (2.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 8 (2.39%) SCOM
11 8 (2.39%) WSUS
11 8 (2.39%) yum
12 7 (2.09%) SCCM
13 6 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (1.79%) SCOrch
13 6 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 52 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.55%) VMware
3 23 (6.87%) Oracle
4 22 (6.57%) SAP
5 21 (6.27%) Citrix
6 19 (5.67%) Red Hat
7 16 (4.78%) Google
8 15 (4.48%) AppDynamics
8 15 (4.48%) New Relic
9 10 (2.99%) Atlassian
10 8 (2.39%) Splunk
11 6 (1.79%) HP
12 5 (1.49%) Cisco
12 5 (1.49%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.19%) F5
13 4 (1.19%) hybris
13 4 (1.19%) IBM
13 4 (1.19%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.19%) Zoho
14 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com