Period
to 23 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 890 943 1078
Rank change year-on-year +53 +135 +121
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 297 248 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 0.88% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 252 207 150
UK median annual salary £67,750 £57,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.83% -6.50% +29.47%
10th Percentile £41,375 £36,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year +9.52% +9.95% +6.11%

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 39,518 28,127 23,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.74% 16.26% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32,120 23,373 19,934
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.14% +3.53%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +58 291 £68,250 +18.70% 50
London +52 178 £70,000 - 41
UK excluding London -1 119 £57,500 +9.52% 11
South East -20 35 £68,500 +30.48% 1
North of England +31 27 £45,000 +20.81% 5
Midlands +24 23 £67,500 -
East of England -12 16 £70,000 +30.23% 2
Yorkshire - 15 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +24 14 £70,000 -
North West +11 12 £35,000 -21.35% 4
South West -9 12 £60,000 +30.43% 1
West Midlands - 9 £47,500 -
Wales +16 3 £34,500 +20.77%
Scotland - 3 £60,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 287 (96.63%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (78.11%) Amazon EC2
3 199 (67.00%) DevOps
4 181 (60.94%) Linux
5 155 (52.19%) Amazon S3
6 146 (49.16%) Amazon RDS
7 126 (42.42%) Ansible
8 120 (40.40%) Python
9 108 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 100 (33.67%) Docker
11 94 (31.65%) AWS CloudFormation
12 92 (30.98%) Puppet
13 87 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
14 83 (27.95%) Amazon ELB
14 83 (27.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 83 (27.95%) AWS Lambda
14 83 (27.95%) Serverless
15 82 (27.61%) Route 53
16 81 (27.27%) Bash Shell
17 78 (26.26%) Configuration Management
18 70 (23.57%) Web Services
19 67 (22.56%) Terraform
20 65 (21.89%) Java
21 62 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
22 57 (19.19%) MySQL
23 54 (18.18%) CentOS
24 53 (17.85%) Microsoft Azure
25 52 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
26 51 (17.17%) Git (software)
27 48 (16.16%) AWS Certification

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 (12.79%) Apache
2 28 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (8.08%) Drupal
4 23 (7.74%) OpenStack
5 19 (6.40%) WordPress
6 14 (4.71%) Moodle
7 13 (4.38%) Confluence
7 13 (4.38%) nginx
7 13 (4.38%) Tomcat
8 12 (4.04%) CloudStack
9 10 (3.37%) CMS
10 6 (2.02%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.68%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.35%) IIS
12 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 287 (96.63%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (78.11%) Amazon EC2
3 155 (52.19%) Amazon S3
4 94 (31.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 83 (27.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 83 (27.95%) Amazon ELB
5 83 (27.95%) AWS Lambda
5 83 (27.95%) Serverless
6 82 (27.61%) Route 53
7 53 (17.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 46 (15.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 42 (14.14%) CloudFront
10 41 (13.80%) SaaS
11 25 (8.42%) Amazon SQS
12 22 (7.41%) Amazon Glacier
13 21 (7.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 19 (6.40%) GitHub
15 15 (5.05%) AWS CloudTrail
15 15 (5.05%) IaaS
15 15 (5.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.13%) DNS
2 33 (11.11%) HTTP
3 29 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 29 (9.76%) VPN
4 17 (5.72%) Firewall
4 17 (5.72%) SSL
5 16 (5.39%) Network Security
6 10 (3.37%) WAN
7 9 (3.03%) SMTP
8 8 (2.69%) LAN
9 7 (2.36%) IPsec
9 7 (2.36%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (1.68%) DHCP
11 4 (1.35%) SSH
12 3 (1.01%) Internet
12 3 (1.01%) IPv4
12 3 (1.01%) IPv6
12 3 (1.01%) SAN
13 2 (0.67%) BGP
13 2 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (49.16%) Amazon RDS
2 57 (19.19%) MySQL
3 33 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 31 (10.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 21 (7.07%) Redis
6 20 (6.73%) Amazon Aurora
6 20 (6.73%) NoSQL
6 20 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.03%) Big Data
8 9 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (2.02%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.68%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.67%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.67%) Triplestore
14 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 108 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 51 (17.17%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (8.42%) JIRA
5 15 (5.05%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 11 (3.70%) Subversion
7 6 (2.02%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.68%) Artifactory
8 5 (1.68%) Liquibase
9 4 (1.35%) Apache Archiva
9 4 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.01%) Ant
10 3 (1.01%) GitLab
10 3 (1.01%) Maven
10 3 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.34%) Clang
12 1 (0.34%) JUnit
12 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (6.40%) Finance
2 12 (4.04%) Advertising
3 10 (3.37%) Legal
3 10 (3.37%) Retail
4 9 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.02%) Billing
6 5 (1.68%) Law
7 3 (1.01%) Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.67%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.67%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (47.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (33.00%) AWS Engineer
3 75 (25.25%) AWS DevOps
4 66 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 53 (17.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 52 (17.51%) Linux Engineer
7 44 (14.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 42 (14.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 40 (13.47%) Architect
10 34 (11.45%) Cloud Architect
11 31 (10.44%) Senior DevOps
11 31 (10.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 23 (7.74%) Administrator
12 23 (7.74%) AWS Architect
13 17 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (4.04%) Support Engineer
16 11 (3.70%) Consultant
16 11 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (23.57%) Web Services
2 39 (13.13%) LAMP
3 24 (8.08%) Node.js
4 13 (4.38%) JSON
5 11 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (2.69%) Kafka
7 8 (2.69%) LDAP
8 7 (2.36%) SAML
8 7 (2.36%) Spring
9 4 (1.35%) J2EE
9 4 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (1.35%) React
9 4 (1.35%) REST
9 4 (1.35%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.01%) jBPM
10 3 (1.01%) YAML
11 2 (0.67%) .NET
11 2 (0.67%) Memcached
11 2 (0.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.48%) Public Cloud
2 24 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.74%) Data Centre
4 22 (7.41%) Private Cloud
5 21 (7.07%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.69%) Replication
8 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.36%) Clustering
9 6 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.02%) Fintech
10 5 (1.68%) Blog
10 5 (1.68%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.68%) iPhone
10 5 (1.68%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 181 (60.94%) Linux
2 54 (18.18%) CentOS
3 45 (15.15%) Windows
4 39 (13.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (12.79%) Unix
6 26 (8.75%) Windows Server
7 13 (4.38%) Debian
8 5 (1.68%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (1.68%) Android
8 5 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.35%) Solaris
10 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.01%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (67.00%) DevOps
2 87 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (26.26%) Configuration Management
4 52 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (12.12%) High Availability
6 33 (11.11%) Scrum
7 29 (9.76%) Open Source
8 27 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 27 (9.09%) Migration
9 25 (8.42%) Test Automation
10 24 (8.08%) Continuous Deployment
11 22 (7.41%) Kanban
12 21 (7.07%) Auto-Scaling
12 21 (7.07%) Task Automation
13 20 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (6.73%) IT Strategy
13 20 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (6.06%) Software Engineering
15 17 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (5.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 120 (40.40%) Python
2 81 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 65 (21.89%) Java
4 48 (16.16%) PHP
5 44 (14.81%) Ruby
6 34 (11.45%) SQL
7 26 (8.75%) Perl
8 21 (7.07%) JavaScript
9 20 (6.73%) Go
10 15 (5.05%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.02%) C#
13 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.68%) VBScript
14 4 (1.35%) C
14 4 (1.35%) C++
15 3 (1.01%) Scala
16 2 (0.67%) Groovy
17 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (16.16%) AWS Certification
2 24 (8.08%) Degree
3 16 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.37%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (1.01%) CEH
5 3 (1.01%) CISA
5 3 (1.01%) CISM
5 3 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (1.01%) CRISC
5 3 (1.01%) GIAC
6 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.75%) QA
2 6 (2.02%) SLA
3 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) GCP
System Software
1 100 (33.67%) Docker
2 15 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 9 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.69%) XenServer
7 5 (1.68%) HDFS
7 5 (1.68%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.01%) Squid
8 3 (1.01%) vSphere
8 3 (1.01%) XenApp
9 2 (0.67%) iptables
9 2 (0.67%) Samba
9 2 (0.67%) Varnish
9 2 (0.67%) vCloud
10 1 (0.34%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 126 (42.42%) Ansible
2 92 (30.98%) Puppet
3 67 (22.56%) Terraform
4 62 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (14.14%) Kubernetes
6 34 (11.45%) Nagios
7 16 (5.39%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (5.39%) ZABBIX
8 14 (4.71%) Check_MK
9 11 (3.70%) Kibana
10 8 (2.69%) Capistrano
10 8 (2.69%) SELinux
11 5 (1.68%) Grafana
11 5 (1.68%) Rundeck
12 4 (1.35%) Packer
12 4 (1.35%) Prometheus
13 3 (1.01%) Marathon
13 3 (1.01%) Mesos
14 2 (0.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 1 (0.34%) Automic
Vendors
1 29 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.43%) Red Hat
3 24 (8.08%) Oracle
4 23 (7.74%) VMware
5 22 (7.41%) New Relic
6 20 (6.73%) Atlassian
7 15 (5.05%) Splunk
8 10 (3.37%) SaltStack
9 8 (2.69%) Cisco
10 7 (2.36%) Citrix
10 7 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.02%) Google
12 5 (1.68%) Percona
12 5 (1.68%) Sun
13 4 (1.35%) Reuters
14 3 (1.01%) BT
15 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
15 2 (0.67%) NetApp
15 2 (0.67%) Perforce
15 2 (0.67%) TOWER Software