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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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 728 644 645
Rank change year-on-year -84 +1 +108
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 530 268 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 229 200 222
10th Percentile £47,250 £41,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,375 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -3.70%
75th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £81,875
90th Percentile £110,500 £97,500 £94,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -12.00%

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 73,750 38,539 33,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.18% 41.95% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38,717 30,572 27,297
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Top 17 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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -90 446 £72,500 - 40
London -140 285 £83,000 +7.10% 19
Work from Home -165 248 £70,000 +7.69% 25
UK excluding London -81 170 £65,000 +8.33% 20
South East -86 63 £70,000 +6.87% 2
North of England -67 28 £67,500 +50.00% 8
East of England -56 25 £62,500 -3.85% 1
South West -28 22 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Yorkshire -35 18 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Midlands -61 15 £70,000 -7.59% 6
Scotland -62 13 £70,000 +12.45%
North West -72 9 £65,000 +36.84% 5
West Midlands -41 8 £75,000 - 5
East Midlands -39 7 £67,500 -10.89% 1
Northern Ireland -26 2 £56,250 +7.14%
Wales - 2 £77,500 -
North East - 1 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 524 (98.87%) AWS
2 369 (69.62%) DevOps
3 327 (61.70%) Terraform
4 314 (59.25%) Amazon EC2
5 299 (56.42%) Kubernetes
6 296 (55.85%) Python
7 284 (53.58%) Amazon S3
8 261 (49.25%) Infrastructure as Code
9 249 (46.98%) CI/CD
10 243 (45.85%) Docker
11 227 (42.83%) Agile
12 210 (39.62%) Linux
13 204 (38.49%) Ansible
14 196 (36.98%) Azure
15 191 (36.04%) Bash
16 188 (35.47%) Amazon RDS
16 188 (35.47%) Serverless
17 180 (33.96%) AWS Lambda
18 177 (33.40%) Java
19 170 (32.08%) Jenkins
20 165 (31.13%) Amazon ECS
21 161 (30.38%) Git (software)
22 159 (30.00%) Finance
23 148 (27.92%) GCP
24 144 (27.17%) Configuration Management
25 136 (25.66%) AWS CloudFormation
26 119 (22.45%) Route 53
27 115 (21.70%) DNS
27 115 (21.70%) Ruby
28 113 (21.32%) Problem-Solving

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 54 (10.19%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (7.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 30 (5.66%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.83%) Confluence
5 10 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.70%) Apache
7 8 (1.51%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.13%) CMS
10 5 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.94%) IIS
11 3 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.38%) JBoss
12 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.38%) WordPress
13 1 (0.19%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Pulsar
13 1 (0.19%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 524 (98.87%) AWS
2 314 (59.25%) Amazon EC2
3 284 (53.58%) Amazon S3
4 196 (36.98%) Azure
5 188 (35.47%) Serverless
6 180 (33.96%) AWS Lambda
7 165 (31.13%) Amazon ECS
8 148 (27.92%) GCP
9 136 (25.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 119 (22.45%) Route 53
11 107 (20.19%) CloudFront
12 106 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 93 (17.55%) Amazon EKS
14 70 (13.21%) GitHub
15 69 (13.02%) Amazon Kinesis
16 60 (11.32%) Amazon SQS
16 60 (11.32%) IaaS
17 49 (9.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 48 (9.06%) Datadog
19 46 (8.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (21.70%) DNS
2 107 (20.19%) Firewall
3 85 (16.04%) VPN
4 54 (10.19%) Network Security
5 36 (6.79%) HTTP
6 28 (5.28%) TCP/IP
7 25 (4.72%) DHCP
8 20 (3.77%) DSL
9 19 (3.58%) SD-WAN
10 15 (2.83%) Internet
11 13 (2.45%) BGP
11 13 (2.45%) OSPF
12 12 (2.26%) WAN
13 11 (2.08%) LAN
13 11 (2.08%) Wireshark
14 10 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (1.89%) IPsec
14 10 (1.89%) SSL
15 9 (1.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 9 (1.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (35.47%) Amazon RDS
2 61 (11.51%) BigQuery
3 60 (11.32%) Amazon Redshift
3 60 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (9.43%) MySQL
5 42 (7.92%) Relational Database
6 40 (7.55%) SQL Server
7 39 (7.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 35 (6.60%) Power BI
9 27 (5.09%) Tableau
10 24 (4.53%) Electronic Patient Records
11 22 (4.15%) NoSQL
12 19 (3.58%) Redis
13 17 (3.21%) Big Data
14 16 (3.02%) Amazon Athena
15 11 (2.08%) MariaDB
16 9 (1.70%) Amazon Aurora
17 8 (1.51%) InfluxDB
17 8 (1.51%) MongoDB
17 8 (1.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 170 (32.08%) Jenkins
2 161 (30.38%) Git (software)
3 50 (9.43%) Maven
4 41 (7.74%) GitLab
5 29 (5.47%) JIRA
6 26 (4.91%) Spinnaker
7 22 (4.15%) Bitbucket
8 20 (3.77%) Travis CI
9 17 (3.21%) CircleCI
10 14 (2.64%) Subversion
11 11 (2.08%) Gradle
12 10 (1.89%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.32%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.32%) Jaeger
14 5 (0.94%) git-flow
14 5 (0.94%) Vagrant
15 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.57%) JMeter
16 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
16 2 (0.38%) JUnit
General
1 159 (30.00%) Finance
2 96 (18.11%) Social Skills
3 68 (12.83%) Retail
4 59 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (9.06%) Legal
6 42 (7.92%) Presentation Skills
7 38 (7.17%) Public Sector
8 36 (6.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 31 (5.85%) Banking
10 22 (4.15%) Documentation Skills
11 19 (3.58%) Local Government
12 16 (3.02%) Organisational Skills
13 12 (2.26%) Advertising
14 11 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
15 10 (1.89%) Games
16 6 (1.13%) Front Office
17 5 (0.94%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.75%) Billing
18 4 (0.75%) Marketing
19 3 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 180 (33.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 130 (24.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 73 (13.77%) AWS Engineer
4 58 (10.94%) Senior DevOps
5 57 (10.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 56 (10.57%) AWS DevOps
7 50 (9.43%) Architect
8 47 (8.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 46 (8.68%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 35 (6.60%) AWS Architect
10 35 (6.60%) Developer
11 34 (6.42%) Cloud Architect
12 28 (5.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 28 (5.28%) Software Engineer
13 27 (5.09%) Senior Manager
14 26 (4.91%) Engineering Manager
14 26 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (4.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
16 21 (3.96%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (15.85%) Elastic Stack
2 69 (13.02%) Kafka
3 59 (11.13%) React
4 50 (9.43%) .NET
5 44 (8.30%) CSS
6 41 (7.74%) Node.js
7 26 (4.91%) Akka
7 26 (4.91%) D3.js
7 26 (4.91%) Keras
7 26 (4.91%) Matplotlib
7 26 (4.91%) Pandas
7 26 (4.91%) Ruby on Rails
7 26 (4.91%) scikit-learn
7 26 (4.91%) Spark Streaming
7 26 (4.91%) TensorFlow
8 25 (4.72%) HTML
9 21 (3.96%) Spring
10 20 (3.77%) AngularJS
11 19 (3.58%) .NET Core
11 19 (3.58%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.81%) Cloud Native
2 45 (8.49%) Public Cloud
3 34 (6.42%) Blog
3 34 (6.42%) Digital Media
3 34 (6.42%) Legacy Systems
4 33 (6.23%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (4.91%) User Experience
7 18 (3.40%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.08%) IoT
9 11 (2.08%) Replication
10 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.89%) Video\Live Streaming
11 9 (1.70%) BYOD
12 7 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.32%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.13%) Legacy Applications
13 6 (1.13%) Online Games
13 6 (1.13%) PropTech
Operating Systems
1 210 (39.62%) Linux
2 112 (21.13%) Windows
3 58 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 27 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.58%) Ubuntu
6 16 (3.02%) Unix
7 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (1.51%) Solaris
8 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (1.32%) Alpine Linux
10 6 (1.13%) CentOS
10 6 (1.13%) Debian
10 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.57%) HPUX
11 3 (0.57%) VMS
12 2 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.19%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (69.62%) DevOps
2 261 (49.25%) Infrastructure as Code
3 249 (46.98%) CI/CD
4 227 (42.83%) Agile
5 144 (27.17%) Configuration Management
6 113 (21.32%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (20.94%) Mentoring
8 89 (16.79%) Scrum
9 77 (14.53%) Software Engineering
10 75 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 72 (13.58%) Microservices
11 72 (13.58%) Test Automation
12 66 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (12.26%) SDLC
14 62 (11.70%) Migration
15 54 (10.19%) Pair Programming
16 52 (9.81%) Infrastructure Automation
16 52 (9.81%) Kanban
17 51 (9.62%) Data Science
18 48 (9.06%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 296 (55.85%) Python
2 191 (36.04%) Bash
3 177 (33.40%) Java
4 115 (21.70%) Ruby
5 112 (21.13%) SQL
6 66 (12.45%) Groovy
7 64 (12.08%) Go
8 60 (11.32%) JavaScript
9 56 (10.57%) C#
10 53 (10.00%) PowerShell
11 35 (6.60%) Scala
12 30 (5.66%) R
13 26 (4.91%) Shell Script
14 22 (4.15%) PHP
15 19 (3.58%) ES6
16 17 (3.21%) C++
17 13 (2.45%) TypeScript
18 10 (1.89%) Kotlin
18 10 (1.89%) Perl
19 5 (0.94%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 66 (12.45%) AWS Certification
2 51 (9.62%) Degree
3 21 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.64%) CCNA
7 9 (1.70%) MCSA
7 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.94%) CCNP
9 5 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.19%) CCIE
10 1 (0.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.19%) GCED
10 1 (0.19%) GIAC
10 1 (0.19%) GPPA
10 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.40%) SLA
2 15 (2.83%) QA
3 11 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) PMO
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) NCSC
6 1 (0.19%) NIST
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 243 (45.85%) Docker
2 45 (8.49%) Virtual Machines
3 36 (6.79%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.57%) vSphere
8 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 327 (61.70%) Terraform
2 299 (56.42%) Kubernetes
3 204 (38.49%) Ansible
4 81 (15.28%) Puppet
5 76 (14.34%) Prometheus
6 53 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
7 51 (9.62%) Grafana
8 34 (6.42%) Packer
9 33 (6.23%) Consul
10 22 (4.15%) Graphite
11 20 (3.77%) StatsD
12 13 (2.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 11 (2.08%) Kibana
13 11 (2.08%) Nagios
14 10 (1.89%) Podman
15 9 (1.70%) Istio
16 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
16 8 (1.51%) ZABBIX
17 7 (1.32%) Graylog
18 5 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 108 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.57%) Splunk
3 45 (8.49%) Oracle
4 38 (7.17%) AppDynamics
5 35 (6.60%) PagerDuty
6 34 (6.42%) BT
6 34 (6.42%) Google
7 33 (6.23%) Red Hat
8 23 (4.34%) Cisco
9 16 (3.02%) Samsung
10 14 (2.64%) Palo Alto
11 12 (2.26%) VMware
12 10 (1.89%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.89%) F5
13 9 (1.70%) Foundry
13 9 (1.70%) Palantir
14 8 (1.51%) Aruba
14 8 (1.51%) Brocade
14 8 (1.51%) CloudEndure
14 8 (1.51%) Infoblox