Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 723 859 960
Rank change year-on-year +136 +101 +95
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 332 297 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.76% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 298 241 200
UK median annual salary £65,000 £66,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -

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 43,549 40,899 36,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.01% 25.68% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35,490 32,721 29,797
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 14 December 2019.

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 December 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 +121 320 £65,000 -1.52% 63
London +66 185 £63,750 -8.93% 33
UK excluding London +120 135 £65,000 +8.33% 37
North of England +92 50 £58,750 +30.56% 11
Midlands +26 41 £70,000 +16.67% 6
North West +77 39 £57,500 +21.05% 2
West Midlands +32 31 £70,000 +27.27% 4
South West +24 16 £68,750 +14.58% 3
South East +29 15 £63,750 +15.91% 7
East of England +53 10 £52,500 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +8 10 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Yorkshire +36 8 £65,000 +53.85% 8
Scotland +37 4 £77,500 +40.91% 7
North East +16 3 £63,519 +49.46% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 327 (98.49%) AWS
2 218 (65.66%) Amazon EC2
3 191 (57.53%) DevOps
4 183 (55.12%) Amazon S3
5 174 (52.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 153 (46.08%) Python
7 150 (45.18%) Amazon RDS
8 145 (43.67%) AWS Lambda
8 145 (43.67%) Serverless
9 138 (41.57%) Terraform
10 137 (41.27%) Linux
11 121 (36.45%) Windows
12 116 (34.94%) Infrastructure as Code
13 112 (33.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 102 (30.72%) Ansible
15 101 (30.42%) Docker
16 95 (28.61%) Azure
17 92 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
18 89 (26.81%) Amazon ECS
19 86 (25.90%) Finance
20 81 (24.40%) Active Directory
20 81 (24.40%) Amazon ELB
21 75 (22.59%) Kubernetes
22 74 (22.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 74 (22.29%) Route 53
22 74 (22.29%) Jenkins
23 69 (20.78%) Migration
24 67 (20.18%) PowerShell
25 66 (19.88%) Java
26 64 (19.28%) SQL

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 36 (10.84%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (5.72%) Confluence
3 11 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.71%) IIS
5 7 (2.11%) Apache
6 6 (1.81%) nginx
7 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.90%) WordPress
9 2 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 327 (98.49%) AWS
2 218 (65.66%) Amazon EC2
3 183 (55.12%) Amazon S3
4 174 (52.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 145 (43.67%) AWS Lambda
5 145 (43.67%) Serverless
6 112 (33.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 95 (28.61%) Azure
8 89 (26.81%) Amazon ECS
9 81 (24.40%) Amazon ELB
10 74 (22.29%) Route 53
11 36 (10.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 36 (10.84%) CloudFront
12 34 (10.24%) Amazon EKS
13 31 (9.34%) GCP
14 29 (8.73%) IaaS
15 28 (8.43%) GitHub
16 27 (8.13%) Amazon Cognito
16 27 (8.13%) Cloud Computing
16 27 (8.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.27%) DNS
2 51 (15.36%) Firewall
3 48 (14.46%) VPN
4 25 (7.53%) Network Security
5 24 (7.23%) HTTP
6 18 (5.42%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.42%) WAN
7 16 (4.82%) BGP
7 16 (4.82%) OSPF
8 15 (4.52%) LAN
9 13 (3.92%) DHCP
10 12 (3.61%) DMZ
11 6 (1.81%) Internet
12 5 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (1.51%) FTP
12 5 (1.51%) SMTP
12 5 (1.51%) SSH
13 4 (1.20%) MPLS
14 3 (0.90%) EIGRP
14 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (45.18%) Amazon RDS
2 74 (22.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 34 (10.24%) SQL Server
4 18 (5.42%) Azure SQL Database
4 18 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.52%) MySQL
6 8 (2.41%) Big Data
6 8 (2.41%) Redis
7 6 (1.81%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (1.81%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.60%) DB2
10 2 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.30%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 74 (22.29%) Jenkins
2 44 (13.25%) JIRA
3 37 (11.14%) Git (software)
4 20 (6.02%) GitLab
5 16 (4.82%) Bitbucket
6 14 (4.22%) TeamCity
7 13 (3.92%) CircleCI
7 13 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (3.61%) Subversion
9 8 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.41%) Maven
9 8 (2.41%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.11%) SonarQube
10 7 (2.11%) Spinnaker
11 6 (1.81%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.81%) JMeter
12 3 (0.90%) Gradle
12 3 (0.90%) RSpec
13 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 86 (25.90%) Finance
2 22 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.42%) Retail
4 17 (5.12%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.82%) Electronics
5 16 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.82%) Marketing
6 12 (3.61%) Banking
7 11 (3.31%) Automotive
8 8 (2.41%) Law
9 5 (1.51%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 118 (35.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 107 (32.23%) AWS Engineer
3 106 (31.93%) Cloud Engineer
4 58 (17.47%) AWS DevOps
5 48 (14.46%) Architect
5 48 (14.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 38 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (9.94%) Cloud Architect
8 27 (8.13%) Senior DevOps
8 27 (8.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 26 (7.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (5.72%) AWS Architect
11 18 (5.42%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (5.12%) Network Engineer
13 16 (4.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 15 (4.52%) AWS Consultant
14 15 (4.52%) Consultant
15 14 (4.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 13 (3.92%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.37%) Web Services
2 33 (9.94%) Node.js
3 22 (6.63%) JSON
4 16 (4.82%) AWS Amplify
5 15 (4.52%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (3.61%) .NET
7 10 (3.01%) .NET Core
7 10 (3.01%) YAML
8 8 (2.41%) REST
9 6 (1.81%) Django
9 6 (1.81%) React
10 5 (1.51%) Jinja
10 5 (1.51%) LAMP
10 5 (1.51%) RESTful
11 3 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (0.90%) NumPy
11 3 (0.90%) Pandas
11 3 (0.90%) React Native
11 3 (0.90%) Redux
11 3 (0.90%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.66%) Public Cloud
2 36 (10.84%) Private Cloud
3 35 (10.54%) Data Centre
3 35 (10.54%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (10.24%) Linux Command Line
5 29 (8.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (5.42%) Enterprise Cloud
7 13 (3.92%) Cloud Native
8 12 (3.61%) Virtual Team
9 10 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.71%) Clustering
11 8 (2.41%) CESG
12 6 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.90%) Replication
15 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
16 1 (0.30%) CMDB
16 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
16 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 137 (41.27%) Linux
2 121 (36.45%) Windows
3 39 (11.75%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.12%) Ubuntu
4 17 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (4.82%) CentOS
5 16 (4.82%) Unix
6 13 (3.92%) Debian
6 13 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.41%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.51%) VMS
9 4 (1.20%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.90%) VyOS
10 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.60%) SUSE
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (57.53%) DevOps
2 116 (34.94%) Infrastructure as Code
3 92 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (20.78%) Migration
5 61 (18.37%) Configuration Management
6 54 (16.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 43 (12.95%) Auto-Scaling
8 41 (12.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 35 (10.54%) Load Balancing
10 34 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (10.24%) Scrum
11 33 (9.94%) Project Delivery
12 32 (9.64%) Software Engineering
13 31 (9.34%) ITIL
14 30 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (8.73%) Continuous Deployment
15 29 (8.73%) Proactive Monitoring
16 27 (8.13%) Deployment Automation
17 26 (7.83%) Project Management
18 25 (7.53%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 153 (46.08%) Python
2 67 (20.18%) PowerShell
3 66 (19.88%) Java
4 64 (19.28%) SQL
5 57 (17.17%) Bash Shell
6 51 (15.36%) Ruby
7 37 (11.14%) Go
8 17 (5.12%) C++
9 16 (4.82%) C
10 15 (4.52%) PHP
11 13 (3.92%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.31%) C#
13 10 (3.01%) JavaScript
14 8 (2.41%) Scala
15 7 (2.11%) Perl
16 6 (1.81%) Groovy
17 4 (1.20%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.60%) RPG
19 1 (0.30%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 46 (13.86%) Degree
2 23 (6.93%) AWS Certification
3 19 (5.72%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.31%) RHCE
5 10 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.01%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.41%) CCNP
6 8 (2.41%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (2.41%) CISSP
6 8 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.51%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (1.20%) MCSE
8 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.60%) CCIE
9 2 (0.60%) CCNA
9 2 (0.60%) LPIC
9 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.60%) PMP
9 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.61%) GDPR
2 12 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.01%) QA
4 8 (2.41%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.60%) NIST
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (30.42%) Docker
2 81 (24.40%) Active Directory
3 41 (12.35%) Hyper-V
4 29 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (5.42%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (5.42%) XenApp
6 14 (4.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.20%) Xen
9 3 (0.90%) Postfix
9 3 (0.90%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.60%) LXC
11 1 (0.30%) IAG
11 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.30%) vSphere
11 1 (0.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 138 (41.57%) Terraform
2 102 (30.72%) Ansible
3 75 (22.59%) Kubernetes
4 63 (18.98%) Puppet
5 61 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (10.24%) Nagios
7 30 (9.04%) SCCM
8 28 (8.43%) Packer
9 17 (5.12%) SCOM
10 14 (4.22%) Prometheus
10 14 (4.22%) SCOrch
10 14 (4.22%) SCVMM
11 11 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (3.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 11 (3.31%) WSUS
11 11 (3.31%) yum
12 9 (2.71%) Consul
12 9 (2.71%) Kibana
13 8 (2.41%) CASB
13 8 (2.41%) Grafana
Vendors
1 43 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.54%) Citrix
3 33 (9.94%) VMware
4 28 (8.43%) Google
5 19 (5.72%) Red Hat
6 18 (5.42%) Oracle
7 16 (4.82%) SAP
8 14 (4.22%) Cisco
8 14 (4.22%) HP
9 11 (3.31%) Palo Alto
10 10 (3.01%) Atlassian
10 10 (3.01%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.71%) AppDynamics
11 9 (2.71%) IBM
12 8 (2.41%) F5
13 7 (2.11%) hybris
14 6 (1.81%) Dynatrace
15 5 (1.51%) New Relic
15 5 (1.51%) SaltStack
15 5 (1.51%) SolarWinds