Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 921 1065 1161
Rank change year-on-year +144 +96 +90
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 260 167 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.090% 0.057%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.76% 0.68% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 205 143 99
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £34,450
90th Percentile £88,250 £79,350 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.00%

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 34417 24576 20445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.19% 13.20% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28396 20641 17115
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the UK

Virtual Private Cloud
Top 13 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 12 December 2017. 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 +103 258 £60,000 - 29
London +44 142 £67,500 +3.85% 14
UK excluding London +85 117 £52,500 - 15
South East +70 61 £57,500 +4.55% 4
East of England +7 26 £47,500 -9.52% 4
North of England +15 13 £40,000 -16.67% 2
South West +4 13 £46,000 -8.00% 3
North West -2 9 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Yorkshire +26 4 £43,250 -13.50% 1
Midlands - 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (63.46%) Amazon EC2
3 122 (46.92%) DevOps
3 122 (46.92%) Linux
4 102 (39.23%) Amazon S3
5 94 (36.15%) Puppet
5 94 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (35.00%) Web Services
7 90 (34.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 84 (32.31%) Amazon RDS
9 72 (27.69%) Windows
10 71 (27.31%) Docker
11 70 (26.92%) Terraform
12 68 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 67 (25.77%) Jenkins
14 65 (25.00%) DNS
15 62 (23.85%) VPN
15 62 (23.85%) Python
16 58 (22.31%) Configuration Management
16 58 (22.31%) PowerShell
17 55 (21.15%) Route 53
18 53 (20.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 52 (20.00%) Microsoft
20 50 (19.23%) Active Directory
20 50 (19.23%) Firewall
21 49 (18.85%) Ansible
22 48 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
22 48 (18.46%) Serverless
22 48 (18.46%) AWS Lambda
23 46 (17.69%) Windows Server

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 (11.92%) Apache
2 23 (8.85%) Confluence
3 20 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 15 (5.77%) IIS
5 13 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (4.62%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.46%) nginx
8 8 (3.08%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (3.08%) MS Exchange
9 7 (2.69%) Jetty
10 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.92%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.92%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.15%) Drupal
11 3 (1.15%) JBoss
11 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.77%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.77%) Moodle
12 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) HipChat
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 260 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (63.46%) Amazon EC2
3 102 (39.23%) Amazon S3
4 90 (34.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 68 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (21.15%) Route 53
7 53 (20.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 48 (18.46%) AWS Lambda
8 48 (18.46%) Serverless
9 31 (11.92%) Amazon SQS
10 30 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
10 30 (11.54%) CloudFront
11 29 (11.15%) AWS CloudTrail
12 27 (10.38%) IaaS
13 26 (10.00%) Office 365
14 24 (9.23%) GitHub
15 23 (8.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 18 (6.92%) SaaS
17 16 (6.15%) Amazon Kinesis
17 16 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (25.00%) DNS
2 62 (23.85%) VPN
3 50 (19.23%) Firewall
4 41 (15.77%) DHCP
4 41 (15.77%) IPsec
4 41 (15.77%) WAN
5 32 (12.31%) TCP/IP
6 31 (11.92%) LAN
7 20 (7.69%) Kerberos
7 20 (7.69%) LDAP
7 20 (7.69%) NetScaler
8 19 (7.31%) BGP
8 19 (7.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (7.31%) EIGRP
8 19 (7.31%) OSPF
8 19 (7.31%) Wireless
9 15 (5.77%) MPLS
9 15 (5.77%) Multicast
9 15 (5.77%) Wireshark
10 14 (5.38%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (32.31%) Amazon RDS
2 26 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 24 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 21 (8.08%) MySQL
5 20 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (5.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 15 (5.77%) Big Data
7 9 (3.46%) InfluxDB
7 9 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.08%) Neo4j
8 8 (3.08%) Redis
9 4 (1.54%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.15%) Endeca
11 2 (0.77%) HBase
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.77%) Presto
Development Applications
1 67 (25.77%) Jenkins
2 46 (17.69%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.92%) JIRA
4 23 (8.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (7.31%) Vagrant
6 13 (5.00%) Hudson
7 9 (3.46%) Gradle
8 7 (2.69%) Travis CI
9 6 (2.31%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.92%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.92%) Subversion
10 5 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.54%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.15%) Selenium
13 2 (0.77%) Ant
13 2 (0.77%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.77%) Maven
13 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.54%) Banking
3 14 (5.38%) Advertising
3 14 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.00%) Marketing
5 12 (4.62%) Finance
6 3 (1.15%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (25.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (21.15%) AWS Engineer
3 52 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
4 38 (14.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 32 (12.31%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (11.92%) Architect
7 26 (10.00%) AWS Architect
8 25 (9.62%) Network Engineer
9 20 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (6.54%) Senior Architect
11 16 (6.15%) Administrator
11 16 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
11 16 (6.15%) Senior DevOps
11 16 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (5.77%) Support Engineer
13 14 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 13 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (35.00%) Web Services
2 23 (8.85%) Node.js
3 22 (8.46%) Elastic Stack
4 20 (7.69%) JSON
5 15 (5.77%) 802.1X
6 13 (5.00%) Middleware
7 12 (4.62%) React
8 11 (4.23%) YAML
9 10 (3.85%) Kafka
10 9 (3.46%) LAMP
11 7 (2.69%) .NET
11 7 (2.69%) Akka
11 7 (2.69%) HTML
11 7 (2.69%) HTML5
12 6 (2.31%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.31%) Django
12 6 (2.31%) RESTful
13 4 (1.54%) Spring
14 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
15 2 (0.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.54%) Data Centre
2 30 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 22 (8.46%) PKI
4 17 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (4.23%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.69%) Equities
8 7 (2.69%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.92%) BYOD
10 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.92%) User Experience
11 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.54%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.54%) Fintech
11 4 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.54%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (46.92%) Linux
2 72 (27.69%) Windows
3 46 (17.69%) Windows Server
4 34 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (12.69%) CentOS
6 21 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 13 (5.00%) Unix
8 7 (2.69%) Debian
9 5 (1.92%) Android
9 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.54%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.77%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.77%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (46.92%) DevOps
2 94 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (22.31%) Configuration Management
4 34 (13.08%) Auto-Scaling
5 33 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (12.31%) ITIL
6 32 (12.31%) Scrum
7 28 (10.77%) Load Balancing
8 27 (10.38%) Kalman Filter
9 25 (9.62%) Change Management
9 25 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (8.85%) Identity Management
11 22 (8.46%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.08%) Patch Management
13 20 (7.69%) Email Filtering
13 20 (7.69%) Network Management
13 20 (7.69%) Test Automation
14 19 (7.31%) Microservices
14 19 (7.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.85%) Python
2 58 (22.31%) PowerShell
3 43 (16.54%) Java
4 36 (13.85%) Bash Shell
5 31 (11.92%) PHP
5 31 (11.92%) Ruby
6 29 (11.15%) SQL
7 20 (7.69%) Perl
8 19 (7.31%) Scala
9 14 (5.38%) JavaScript
10 11 (4.23%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.46%) VBScript
12 8 (3.08%) R
13 4 (1.54%) C#
14 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.38%) Groovy
15 1 (0.38%) Jython
15 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (7.31%) CCNP
3 18 (6.92%) CCIE
4 12 (4.62%) AWS Certification
4 12 (4.62%) Degree
5 9 (3.46%) CISSP
6 6 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.92%) CCNA
8 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.38%) MCSA
10 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.46%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (27.31%) Docker
2 50 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.54%) GlusterFS
7 4 (1.54%) Varnish
7 4 (1.54%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.54%) vSphere
8 3 (1.15%) KVM
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.38%) LXC
10 1 (0.38%) Squid
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 94 (36.15%) Puppet
2 70 (26.92%) Terraform
3 49 (18.85%) Ansible
4 48 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (11.15%) Nagios
6 28 (10.77%) SCOM
7 24 (9.23%) Kubernetes
8 15 (5.77%) Mesos
9 14 (5.38%) SCCM
10 13 (5.00%) rkt
11 12 (4.62%) Kibana
11 12 (4.62%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.92%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.54%) Grafana
13 4 (1.54%) WSUS
14 3 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (1.15%) OSSEC
14 3 (1.15%) Salt
15 2 (0.77%) Check_MK
15 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.46%) Cisco
3 29 (11.15%) VMware
4 24 (9.23%) Citrix
5 19 (7.31%) Aruba
5 19 (7.31%) CheckPoint
6 17 (6.54%) Red Hat
7 16 (6.15%) Atlassian
8 15 (5.77%) F5
8 15 (5.77%) Juniper
8 15 (5.77%) Palo Alto
9 14 (5.38%) Riverbed
10 10 (3.85%) Avaya
11 8 (3.08%) PagerDuty
11 8 (3.08%) Splunk
12 7 (2.69%) New Relic
12 7 (2.69%) Oracle
13 6 (2.31%) Databricks
13 6 (2.31%) Google
13 6 (2.31%) Sophos