Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 738 897 934
Rank change year-on-year +159 +37 +159
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 366 284 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.89% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 296 242 187
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +17.39% -6.50%
10th Percentile £45,625 £41,375 £36,150
90th Percentile £94,375 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.52% +9.52% +23.53%

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 41,277 40,500 27,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.42% 23.49% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,258 33,007 23,084
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +146 355 £65,000 -3.70% 14
London +118 209 £70,000 - 6
UK excluding London +89 143 £61,250 +6.52% 10
Midlands +57 52 £55,000 -21.43%
West Midlands +47 47 £60,000 +26.32%
North of England +48 40 £60,000 +33.33% 6
North West +36 23 £70,000 +100.00%
South East +10 23 £65,000 -4.41% 2
South West +35 16 £55,000 -4.35%
East of England +75 15 £55,000 -15.38%
Yorkshire 0 15 £57,500 +27.78% 3
East Midlands +31 5 £55,000 -21.43%
Scotland +14 4 - - 2
North East - 2 £62,500 - 3
Wales +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 366 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 299 (81.69%) Amazon EC2
3 276 (75.41%) Amazon S3
4 232 (63.39%) DevOps
5 204 (55.74%) Linux
6 195 (53.28%) Amazon RDS
7 183 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 170 (46.45%) Python
9 152 (41.53%) Serverless
10 149 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
11 146 (39.89%) AWS Lambda
12 141 (38.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 129 (35.25%) Ansible
14 125 (34.15%) Docker
15 123 (33.61%) Windows
16 122 (33.33%) Terraform
17 112 (30.60%) Jenkins
18 93 (25.41%) Kubernetes
18 93 (25.41%) Web Services
19 91 (24.86%) Route 53
20 90 (24.59%) Amazon SQS
21 88 (24.04%) Bash Shell
21 88 (24.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 82 (22.40%) PowerShell
23 80 (21.86%) Java
24 78 (21.31%) SQL
25 76 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
25 76 (20.77%) Git (software)
26 73 (19.95%) Infrastructure as Code
27 70 (19.13%) Amazon ELB

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 49 (13.39%) IIS
2 37 (10.11%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (4.64%) Confluence
4 10 (2.73%) SAS
5 7 (1.91%) Apache
6 6 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.37%) CMS
7 5 (1.37%) Drupal
8 4 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.09%) nginx
9 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.82%) WordPress
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.55%) JBoss
10 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 366 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 299 (81.69%) Amazon EC2
3 276 (75.41%) Amazon S3
4 183 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 152 (41.53%) Serverless
6 146 (39.89%) AWS Lambda
7 141 (38.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 91 (24.86%) Route 53
9 90 (24.59%) Amazon SQS
10 70 (19.13%) Amazon ELB
11 61 (16.67%) Amazon Glacier
12 44 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (10.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 39 (10.66%) AWS CloudTrail
15 37 (10.11%) CloudFront
16 29 (7.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 29 (7.92%) Cloud Computing
17 23 (6.28%) IaaS
18 22 (6.01%) PaaS
19 18 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (16.12%) VPN
2 53 (14.48%) DNS
3 44 (12.02%) Firewall
4 24 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.01%) DHCP
6 8 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (2.19%) SMTP
7 6 (1.64%) HTTP
7 6 (1.64%) Internet
7 6 (1.64%) LAN
8 5 (1.37%) Network Security
9 4 (1.09%) FTP
9 4 (1.09%) IPv4
9 4 (1.09%) SSH
9 4 (1.09%) WAN
10 3 (0.82%) Asterisk PBX
10 3 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.82%) VoIP
11 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (53.28%) Amazon RDS
2 88 (24.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 27 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 24 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 22 (6.01%) Big Data
5 22 (6.01%) MySQL
5 22 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.91%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.37%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.09%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.09%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.82%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.82%) Impala
12 3 (0.82%) QlikView
12 3 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 112 (30.60%) Jenkins
2 76 (20.77%) Git (software)
3 30 (8.20%) Bitbucket
4 28 (7.65%) JIRA
5 17 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (4.64%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.19%) GitLab
6 8 (2.19%) Maven
7 7 (1.91%) Subversion
8 5 (1.37%) Artifactory
8 5 (1.37%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.37%) Gradle
9 4 (1.09%) Codeship
9 4 (1.09%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.09%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.09%) Selenium
9 4 (1.09%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (16.94%) Finance
2 26 (7.10%) Billing
3 14 (3.83%) Publishing
4 11 (3.01%) Marketing
5 10 (2.73%) Banking
6 8 (2.19%) Law
7 7 (1.91%) Games
8 6 (1.64%) Retail
9 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 127 (34.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (24.32%) AWS Engineer
3 64 (17.49%) Architect
4 63 (17.21%) Cloud Engineer
5 59 (16.12%) AWS DevOps
6 37 (10.11%) Cloud Architect
7 34 (9.29%) Senior DevOps
8 32 (8.74%) AWS Architect
9 31 (8.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 30 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 28 (7.65%) Developer
12 26 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (6.01%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (6.01%) Consultant
14 20 (5.46%) AWS Consultant
15 19 (5.19%) Lead DevOps
16 17 (4.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 16 (4.37%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 15 (4.10%) Senior Cloud Engineer
18 15 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (25.41%) Web Services
2 52 (14.21%) Node.js
3 32 (8.74%) Elastic Stack
4 31 (8.47%) REST
5 30 (8.20%) .NET
6 24 (6.56%) Kafka
7 23 (6.28%) YAML
8 22 (6.01%) JSON
9 14 (3.83%) RESTful
9 14 (3.83%) Spring
10 13 (3.55%) HTML
10 13 (3.55%) Jinja
10 13 (3.55%) React
11 12 (3.28%) Memcached
12 11 (3.01%) .NET Core
12 11 (3.01%) HTML5
12 11 (3.01%) Redux
13 9 (2.46%) XML
14 7 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (1.37%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.66%) Public Cloud
2 40 (10.93%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (8.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (7.10%) Data Centre
6 23 (6.28%) Fintech
6 23 (6.28%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (6.01%) Private Cloud
8 16 (4.37%) Virtual Team
9 15 (4.10%) Management Information System
10 11 (3.01%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.37%) Blog
11 5 (1.37%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.09%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 204 (55.74%) Linux
2 123 (33.61%) Windows
3 36 (9.84%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.83%) Amazon Linux
6 13 (3.55%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.73%) Fedora
8 9 (2.46%) CentOS
9 5 (1.37%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.09%) Debian
11 3 (0.82%) Unix
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (63.39%) DevOps
2 149 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (19.95%) Infrastructure as Code
5 63 (17.21%) Migration
6 57 (15.57%) Microservices
7 56 (15.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 48 (13.11%) Test Automation
9 46 (12.57%) Configuration Management
10 45 (12.30%) Computer Science
11 43 (11.75%) Scrum
12 41 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 39 (10.66%) Open Source
14 38 (10.38%) Software Engineering
15 36 (9.84%) Continuous Deployment
16 35 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (8.74%) Deployment Automation
18 31 (8.47%) TOGAF
19 28 (7.65%) Auto-Scaling
20 27 (7.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 170 (46.45%) Python
2 88 (24.04%) Bash Shell
3 82 (22.40%) PowerShell
4 80 (21.86%) Java
5 78 (21.31%) SQL
6 52 (14.21%) Ruby
7 25 (6.83%) PHP
8 24 (6.56%) C#
9 22 (6.01%) JavaScript
10 18 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.91%) Scala
12 5 (1.37%) Perl
12 5 (1.37%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.82%) C++
14 3 (0.82%) Groovy
14 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.55%) Go
15 2 (0.55%) R
15 2 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (10.38%) Degree
2 36 (9.84%) AWS Certification
3 27 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (5.74%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (1.37%) CISSP
6 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) CCNA
8 3 (0.82%) CCNP
8 3 (0.82%) CISA
8 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.82%) CISM
8 3 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.38%) QA
2 24 (6.56%) GDPR
3 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 125 (34.15%) Docker
2 33 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (4.37%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.73%) Squid
7 3 (0.82%) HDFS
8 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 129 (35.25%) Ansible
2 122 (33.33%) Terraform
3 93 (25.41%) Kubernetes
4 64 (17.49%) Puppet
5 40 (10.93%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (8.74%) Packer
7 24 (6.56%) Nagios
8 19 (5.19%) Prometheus
9 18 (4.92%) Grafana
10 11 (3.01%) Kibana
11 8 (2.19%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.37%) Consul
12 5 (1.37%) logstash
12 5 (1.37%) Salt
13 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (1.09%) rkt
14 3 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
15 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.55%) Istio
Vendors
1 57 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.92%) VMware
3 28 (7.65%) Oracle
4 18 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.73%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.73%) Google
5 10 (2.73%) Splunk
6 9 (2.46%) AppDynamics
7 8 (2.19%) New Relic
7 8 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.37%) Adyen
8 5 (1.37%) Recurly
9 3 (0.82%) Apple
9 3 (0.82%) Cisco
9 3 (0.82%) Informatica
9 3 (0.82%) SAP
9 3 (0.82%) Zoho
10 2 (0.55%) IBM
10 2 (0.55%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (0.55%) Veeam