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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 711 856 918
Rank change year-on-year +145 +62  
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 163 79 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.080% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.08% 0.68% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 131 66 40
Median salary £56,250 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £52,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year - -2.77%  

Virtual Private Cloud is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15145 11692 9481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.03% 11.88% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12551 9927 7709
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Virtual Private Cloud as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +131 161 £57,500 -14.81% 15
London +41 73 £82,500 +17.85% 8
South East - 52 £52,500 -
City of London +46 26 £85,000 - 2
Crawley - 24 £53,750 -
West Sussex - 24 £53,750 -
East of England +10 21 £52,500 - 3
Hertfordshire - 18 £55,000 - 1
Hatfield - 17 £55,000 - 1
Westminster 0 13 £85,000 -
Oxfordshire - 10 £35,000 -
South West +1 9 £46,000 +6.97% 1
Berkshire - 9 £38,000 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £46,000 -
Oxford - 9 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £46,000 -
Surbiton - 7 - - 1
North West -32 5 £44,500 -15.23% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £70,000 -
Wokingham - 4 £38,000 -
Manchester -30 3 £63,750 +21.42%
Surrey - 3 £65,000 -
Norwich - 3 £45,000 - 1
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Norfolk - 3 £45,000 - 1
Chester - 2 £30,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £30,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £37,500 -
East Midlands +24 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud.

1 249 (97.27%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (60.55%) Linux
3 146 (57.03%) Amazon EC2
4 121 (47.27%) Windows
5 120 (46.88%) Amazon S3
6 118 (46.09%) DevOps
7 104 (40.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 96 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (35.94%) Amazon RDS
10 73 (28.52%) Web Services
11 71 (27.73%) DNS
12 69 (26.95%) Python
13 64 (25.00%) Java
13 64 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 62 (24.22%) Microsoft
15 60 (23.44%) PowerShell
16 58 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
17 56 (21.88%) Puppet
18 55 (21.48%) Windows Server
19 53 (20.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 53 (20.70%) Firewall
20 52 (20.31%) PaaS
21 51 (19.92%) Ansible
22 50 (19.53%) IaaS
22 50 (19.53%) VMware
23 48 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
23 48 (18.75%) Jenkins
24 46 (17.97%) MySQL
25 44 (17.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
26 43 (16.80%) Bash Shell

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 31 (12.11%) Apache
2 21 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (7.03%) Confluence
4 16 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 15 (5.86%) Tomcat
6 13 (5.08%) nginx
7 10 (3.91%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.95%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.95%) SAS
9 4 (1.56%) IIS
10 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.78%) Jetty
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 1 (0.39%) Drupal
12 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.39%) JBoss
12 1 (0.39%) Mule
12 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 249 (97.27%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (57.03%) Amazon EC2
3 120 (46.88%) Amazon S3
4 104 (40.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 58 (22.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 53 (20.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 52 (20.31%) PaaS
8 50 (19.53%) IaaS
9 44 (17.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 43 (16.80%) SaaS
11 42 (16.41%) Amazon ELB
12 34 (13.28%) Route 53
13 32 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
14 30 (11.72%) AWS Lambda
14 30 (11.72%) Office 365
15 20 (7.81%) Amazon Glacier
16 18 (7.03%) AWS CloudTrail
17 16 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 13 (5.08%) CloudFront
19 12 (4.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 71 (27.73%) DNS
2 53 (20.70%) Firewall
3 39 (15.23%) TCP/IP
4 38 (14.84%) VLAN
5 33 (12.89%) DHCP
5 33 (12.89%) VPN
6 32 (12.50%) WAN
7 26 (10.16%) LAN
8 22 (8.59%) IPsec
9 17 (6.64%) Internet
9 17 (6.64%) LDAP
10 16 (6.25%) Network Security
11 15 (5.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (5.86%) SAN
11 15 (5.86%) Wireless
12 14 (5.47%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (5.08%) HSRP
13 13 (5.08%) PBX
13 13 (5.08%) PSTN
13 13 (5.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (35.94%) Amazon RDS
2 46 (17.97%) MySQL
3 25 (9.77%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 15 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (5.47%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.69%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.73%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.95%) Text Mining
11 4 (1.56%) Informix
11 4 (1.56%) Redis
12 3 (1.17%) Big Data
12 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.17%) Endeca
12 3 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 38 (14.84%) Git (software)
3 27 (10.55%) JIRA
4 17 (6.64%) TeamCity
5 13 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (5.08%) Maven
5 13 (5.08%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (2.73%) Subversion
8 6 (2.34%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.34%) TestNG
9 5 (1.95%) Ant
9 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.95%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.95%) Mocha
9 5 (1.95%) Selenium
10 4 (1.56%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (11.33%) Finance
2 23 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.03%) Advertising
4 10 (3.91%) Retail
5 6 (2.34%) Marketing
6 5 (1.95%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (28.13%) Cloud Engineer
2 71 (27.73%) AWS Engineer
3 67 (26.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (17.58%) Architect
4 45 (17.58%) AWS DevOps
5 42 (16.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 35 (13.67%) Linux Engineer
7 33 (12.89%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (10.16%) Senior Architect
9 21 (8.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 21 (8.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 20 (7.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 19 (7.42%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (6.25%) Network Engineer
13 15 (5.86%) Office 365 Engineer
14 14 (5.47%) Analyst
14 14 (5.47%) Consultant
15 13 (5.08%) Administrator
16 12 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
16 12 (4.69%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (28.52%) Web Services
2 22 (8.59%) LAMP
3 21 (8.20%) .NET
4 13 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (4.69%) Node.js
5 12 (4.69%) RESTful
6 11 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (3.91%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.52%) boto
8 9 (3.52%) HTML
8 9 (3.52%) Memcached
8 9 (3.52%) SOAP
9 8 (3.13%) CSS
9 8 (3.13%) WAP
10 7 (2.73%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.73%) JSON
10 7 (2.73%) REST
11 5 (1.95%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (1.95%) PhoneGap
11 5 (1.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.67%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.16%) Mobile App
3 25 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (7.81%) PlayStation
6 20 (7.81%) Streaming Video
6 20 (7.81%) Xbox
7 14 (5.47%) Computer Science
8 12 (4.69%) BYOD
8 12 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (4.69%) PKI
9 10 (3.91%) Fat Client
9 10 (3.91%) Thin Client
10 9 (3.52%) Public Cloud
11 8 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.95%) Replication
13 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (1.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 155 (60.55%) Linux
2 121 (47.27%) Windows
3 55 (21.48%) Windows Server
4 48 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (10.55%) Ubuntu
8 26 (10.16%) CentOS
9 21 (8.20%) Android
9 21 (8.20%) Apple iOS
10 20 (7.81%) Windows Phone
11 18 (7.03%) Debian
12 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.56%) Unix
13 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.17%) Solaris
14 3 (1.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (46.09%) DevOps
2 96 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (14.45%) ITIL
4 35 (13.67%) Configuration Management
5 28 (10.94%) Waterfall
6 25 (9.77%) Test Automation
7 24 (9.38%) Migration
8 23 (8.98%) High Availability
8 23 (8.98%) SDLC
9 21 (8.20%) SOA
9 21 (8.20%) UML
10 18 (7.03%) E-Commerce
11 17 (6.64%) Network Design
11 17 (6.64%) Open Source
12 16 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
12 16 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (6.25%) Load Balancing
12 16 (6.25%) Scrum
13 15 (5.86%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.95%) Python
2 64 (25.00%) Java
3 60 (23.44%) PowerShell
4 43 (16.80%) Bash Shell
5 32 (12.50%) PHP
6 31 (12.11%) JavaScript
7 30 (11.72%) SQL
8 28 (10.94%) Ruby
9 27 (10.55%) Perl
10 20 (7.81%) Objective-C
11 19 (7.42%) Shell Script
12 13 (5.08%) C#
13 8 (3.13%) VBScript
14 5 (1.95%) AWK
14 5 (1.95%) C++
15 2 (0.78%) C
15 2 (0.78%) Groovy
15 2 (0.78%) Scala
16 1 (0.39%) Go
16 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (9.38%) Degree
2 17 (6.64%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.08%) CISSP
4 12 (4.69%) CISM
5 11 (4.30%) CCNP
5 11 (4.30%) CISA
6 10 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (3.52%) GSLC
7 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.13%) CCIE
8 8 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.73%) MCSE
10 6 (2.34%) AWS Certification
11 5 (1.95%) MCP
11 5 (1.95%) MCSA
12 3 (1.17%) CCMSE
12 3 (1.17%) CCSA
12 3 (1.17%) CCSE
12 3 (1.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (5.47%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.52%) COBIT
2 9 (3.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (3.13%) QA
4 5 (1.95%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) FISMA
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (14.84%) Docker
3 37 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.08%) vSphere
6 10 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.52%) Varnish
7 9 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.34%) LXC
9 5 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.95%) VirtualBox
9 5 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.95%) Xen
10 3 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (1.17%) vCloud
10 3 (1.17%) XenApp
11 1 (0.39%) KVM
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (21.88%) Puppet
2 51 (19.92%) Ansible
3 35 (13.67%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (10.94%) Terraform
5 16 (6.25%) SCOM
6 15 (5.86%) SCCM
7 14 (5.47%) Nagios
8 9 (3.52%) Nmap
8 9 (3.52%) vCenter Server
9 8 (3.13%) Kubernetes
9 8 (3.13%) WSUS
10 6 (2.34%) Kibana
11 5 (1.95%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.56%) logstash
13 3 (1.17%) Grafana
13 3 (1.17%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (1.17%) Packer
13 3 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 2 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 62 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 50 (19.53%) VMware
3 36 (14.06%) Cisco
4 25 (9.77%) Citrix
5 18 (7.03%) CheckPoint
6 15 (5.86%) HP
7 12 (4.69%) Oracle
8 11 (4.30%) Google
9 9 (3.52%) Atlassian
9 9 (3.52%) NetApp
10 7 (2.73%) F5
10 7 (2.73%) New Relic
10 7 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.34%) AppDynamics
11 6 (2.34%) Juniper
11 6 (2.34%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.95%) Avaya
12 5 (1.95%) EMC
12 5 (1.95%) SaltStack
13 4 (1.56%) Meraki
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70,000 to £80,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 14 days ago
Surbiton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Norwich
Direct Resource Services Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 26 days ago