Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 648 799 923
Rank change year-on-year +151 +124 +87
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 365 339 286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.91% 0.82% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 300 311 254
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £41,625
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +6.19% +13.00%

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 39,997 41,236 40,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.73% 27.67% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32,500 32,926 33,043
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud.

Salary trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 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 +146 353 £65,000 - 32
London +117 216 £70,000 +2.19% 22
UK excluding London +156 148 £57,500 -4.17% 12
North of England +87 58 £65,000 +18.18% 4
North West +87 45 £58,750 -16.07% 3
South West +85 25 £55,000 -12.00%
Midlands +26 23 £48,300 -12.18%
Work from Home +6 21 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South East +70 20 £50,000 -9.09% 4
West Midlands +29 13 £70,000 +16.67%
East of England +45 12 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +56 11 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Scotland +46 10 £49,500 - 2
East Midlands +43 10 £45,000 -18.18%
North East +6 2 £63,519 +1.63%

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 363 (99.45%) AWS
2 262 (71.78%) Amazon EC2
3 208 (56.99%) Amazon S3
4 206 (56.44%) DevOps
5 187 (51.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 172 (47.12%) Python
7 162 (44.38%) Terraform
8 150 (41.10%) Amazon RDS
9 147 (40.27%) Docker
10 141 (38.63%) Linux
11 126 (34.52%) Serverless
12 125 (34.25%) Windows
13 124 (33.97%) AWS Lambda
14 120 (32.88%) Ansible
15 117 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
16 114 (31.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 114 (31.23%) Azure
17 105 (28.77%) Kubernetes
18 103 (28.22%) Jenkins
19 102 (27.95%) Amazon ECS
20 91 (24.93%) Java
21 87 (23.84%) Finance
22 83 (22.74%) Amazon ELB
23 82 (22.47%) Route 53
24 80 (21.92%) Infrastructure as Code
25 72 (19.73%) Bash Shell
26 67 (18.36%) SQL
27 63 (17.26%) PowerShell
28 59 (16.16%) Puppet
28 59 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (10.41%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (9.86%) Confluence
3 12 (3.29%) Apache
4 9 (2.47%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.19%) IIS
6 7 (1.92%) nginx
6 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.64%) SAS
8 3 (0.82%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.27%) Site Server
9 1 (0.27%) WildFly
9 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 363 (99.45%) AWS
2 262 (71.78%) Amazon EC2
3 208 (56.99%) Amazon S3
4 187 (51.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 126 (34.52%) Serverless
6 124 (33.97%) AWS Lambda
7 114 (31.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 114 (31.23%) Azure
8 102 (27.95%) Amazon ECS
9 83 (22.74%) Amazon ELB
10 82 (22.47%) Route 53
11 54 (14.79%) GCP
12 50 (13.70%) Amazon EKS
13 45 (12.33%) GitHub
14 40 (10.96%) OpenShift
15 38 (10.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 34 (9.32%) SaaS
17 30 (8.22%) IaaS
18 28 (7.67%) AWS Fargate
18 28 (7.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.62%) DNS
2 55 (15.07%) Firewall
3 52 (14.25%) VPN
4 44 (12.05%) Network Security
5 34 (9.32%) HTTP
6 28 (7.67%) TCP/IP
7 19 (5.21%) DHCP
8 16 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (4.11%) DMZ
10 14 (3.84%) BGP
10 14 (3.84%) OSPF
10 14 (3.84%) SSH
10 14 (3.84%) WAN
11 13 (3.56%) FTP
11 13 (3.56%) SMTP
12 10 (2.74%) SSL
12 10 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.19%) VoIP
14 7 (1.92%) LAN
14 7 (1.92%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (41.10%) Amazon RDS
2 48 (13.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 38 (10.41%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (8.49%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.93%) Big Data
5 18 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.11%) MySQL
6 15 (4.11%) Redis
7 13 (3.56%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (2.19%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.64%) Amazon Athena
10 6 (1.64%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.10%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 103 (28.22%) Jenkins
2 58 (15.89%) JIRA
3 54 (14.79%) Git (software)
4 30 (8.22%) Bitbucket
5 24 (6.58%) CircleCI
6 21 (5.75%) Maven
7 20 (5.48%) Subversion
8 17 (4.66%) Vagrant
9 16 (4.38%) GitLab
10 15 (4.11%) SonarQube
11 11 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.47%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.19%) Gradle
13 8 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (1.64%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.64%) JMeter
14 6 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.64%) Spinnaker
15 5 (1.37%) Artifactory
15 5 (1.37%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 87 (23.84%) Finance
2 24 (6.58%) Retail
3 10 (2.74%) Automotive
4 7 (1.92%) Law
4 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.92%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.64%) Banking
5 6 (1.64%) Police
5 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.37%) Marketing
7 4 (1.10%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 134 (36.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (22.74%) Cloud Engineer
3 82 (22.47%) AWS Engineer
4 51 (13.97%) Architect
5 43 (11.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (10.41%) AWS DevOps
7 36 (9.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 36 (9.86%) Cloud Architect
8 25 (6.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.30%) Developer
10 21 (5.75%) Senior DevOps
11 20 (5.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 19 (5.21%) AWS Architect
12 19 (5.21%) Network Engineer
13 18 (4.93%) Software Architect
14 17 (4.66%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.66%) Security Engineer
15 15 (4.11%) Junior
16 14 (3.84%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 13 (3.56%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.78%) Node.js
2 40 (10.96%) Web Services
3 21 (5.75%) JSON
4 19 (5.21%) Django
4 19 (5.21%) React
5 18 (4.93%) .NET
6 14 (3.84%) .NET Core
7 13 (3.56%) Elastic Stack
8 10 (2.74%) Redux
8 10 (2.74%) YAML
9 9 (2.47%) NumPy
9 9 (2.47%) Pandas
9 9 (2.47%) SciPy
10 8 (2.19%) React Native
11 7 (1.92%) Lambda Expressions
12 5 (1.37%) Kafka
12 5 (1.37%) RESTful
13 3 (0.82%) Celery
13 3 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.82%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.07%) Public Cloud
2 26 (7.12%) Cloud Native
2 26 (7.12%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (5.75%) Private Cloud
5 17 (4.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.29%) CESG
8 11 (3.01%) Enterprise Cloud
8 11 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.74%) Clustering
10 9 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (2.19%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.64%) Life Science
13 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.82%) PKI
13 3 (0.82%) User Experience
13 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 141 (38.63%) Linux
2 125 (34.25%) Windows
3 39 (10.68%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (7.12%) Unix
6 18 (4.93%) CentOS
7 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (3.84%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.56%) VMS
10 12 (3.29%) Debian
10 12 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.01%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (1.37%) CoreOS
14 4 (1.10%) Android
15 3 (0.82%) Solaris
16 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (56.44%) DevOps
2 117 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (21.92%) Infrastructure as Code
4 59 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 58 (15.89%) Configuration Management
6 55 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (12.05%) Scrum
8 41 (11.23%) ITIL
8 41 (11.23%) Migration
9 37 (10.14%) Microservices
10 36 (9.86%) Software Engineering
11 35 (9.59%) Infrastructure Automation
12 34 (9.32%) Fintech
13 33 (9.04%) Project Management
14 30 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (7.67%) Proactive Monitoring
16 27 (7.40%) Project Delivery
17 25 (6.85%) Cybersecurity
18 24 (6.58%) Service Management
19 23 (6.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 172 (47.12%) Python
2 91 (24.93%) Java
3 72 (19.73%) Bash Shell
4 67 (18.36%) SQL
5 63 (17.26%) PowerShell
6 48 (13.15%) Ruby
7 29 (7.95%) Go
8 26 (7.12%) JavaScript
9 22 (6.03%) C
10 19 (5.21%) TypeScript
11 17 (4.66%) Shell Script
12 16 (4.38%) Groovy
12 16 (4.38%) Perl
13 13 (3.56%) C#
13 13 (3.56%) C++
14 10 (2.74%) Scala
15 8 (2.19%) PHP
16 5 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.55%) RPG
18 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (11.51%) Degree
2 34 (9.32%) AWS Certification
3 30 (8.22%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (4.66%) CISSP
5 17 (4.66%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.38%) MCSE
6 16 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (3.29%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (3.29%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.74%) CCNA
9 10 (2.74%) RHCE
10 7 (1.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (1.92%) CCSP
10 7 (1.92%) MCP
10 7 (1.92%) MCSA
11 6 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.84%) GDPR
2 12 (3.29%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.29%) SLA
3 11 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.92%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.55%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (40.27%) Docker
2 53 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 36 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.48%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.38%) XenApp
6 15 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.47%) vSphere
9 7 (1.92%) ProxySG
10 5 (1.37%) GlusterFS
10 5 (1.37%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.82%) LXC
11 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.27%) IAG
13 1 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 162 (44.38%) Terraform
2 120 (32.88%) Ansible
3 105 (28.77%) Kubernetes
4 59 (16.16%) Puppet
5 54 (14.79%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (10.68%) Nagios
7 30 (8.22%) SCCM
8 25 (6.85%) Packer
9 11 (3.01%) SCOM
10 10 (2.74%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (2.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 10 (2.74%) SCOrch
10 10 (2.74%) SCVMM
10 10 (2.74%) WSUS
10 10 (2.74%) yum
11 9 (2.47%) Prometheus
12 8 (2.19%) Grafana
12 8 (2.19%) Istio
13 7 (1.92%) CASB
14 6 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (11.51%) Google
2 37 (10.14%) VMware
3 33 (9.04%) Red Hat
4 32 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 31 (8.49%) Cisco
5 31 (8.49%) Oracle
6 30 (8.22%) Citrix
7 23 (6.30%) HP
8 16 (4.38%) Splunk
9 14 (3.84%) F5
10 10 (2.74%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.19%) AppDynamics
11 8 (2.19%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.19%) IBM
11 8 (2.19%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.92%) Aruba
12 7 (1.92%) Blue Coat
12 7 (1.92%) Tufin
13 6 (1.64%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.64%) Veeam