The table below looks at the statistics for Virtual Machines skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Virtual Machines over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Machine (VM)
UK
Rank 572 564 529
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -35
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 283 416 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.75% 3.38% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 182 336 371
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,900 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £66,200
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10301 12302 13513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 12.20% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8546 10440 11366
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

Virtual Machines
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Virtual Machines as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Virtual Machines Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the UK.

Virtual Machines Salary Trend in the UK

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Virtual Machines over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Virtual Machines Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtual Machines
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 Machines within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 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 -3 276 £50,000 +17.64% 44
London -11 115 £58,750 +30.55% 20
South East +11 55 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East of England +35 32 £28,000 -36.36% 2
City of London +39 23 £55,000 +50.68% 4
Surrey +47 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Berkshire +41 18 £50,000 +33.33% 2
South West +32 18 £51,250 +46.42% 1
West Midlands +39 16 £29,500 +7.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 16 £22,000 -53.68% 1
East Midlands -10 16 £26,750 -37.06% 3
Redhill - 14 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 12 £22,000 -
North West -24 11 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 10 £40,000 -46.84%
Milton Keynes +17 10 £40,000 -46.84%
Birmingham +15 10 £70,000 +211.11%
Yorkshire +13 10 £37,500 +50.00% 4
Manchester -29 10 £33,000 -34.00% 2
West Yorkshire +27 8 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Reading +33 7 £52,500 +42.85% 1
Nottingham +6 7 £24,000 -56.36% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 7 £24,000 -56.36% 2
Bristol +4 7 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £22,500 -
Essex +21 6 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Leeds +22 5 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Northamptonshire - 5 £25,000 -
East Sussex -1 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £36,500 - 2

Virtual Machines
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Machines.

1 320 (48.71%) VMware
2 291 (44.29%) Windows
3 289 (43.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 274 (41.70%) Linux
5 210 (31.96%) SQL
6 205 (31.20%) Microsoft
7 199 (30.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 181 (27.55%) SQL Server
9 178 (27.09%) Amazon AWS
10 171 (26.03%) Windows Server
11 150 (22.83%) Data Centre
11 150 (22.83%) Active Directory
12 146 (22.22%) Oracle
13 143 (21.77%) ITIL
14 140 (21.31%) Degree
15 139 (21.16%) Cisco
16 132 (20.09%) MS Excel
16 132 (20.09%) Software Engineering
17 131 (19.94%) Citrix
17 131 (19.94%) Finance
18 125 (19.03%) Hyper-V
19 119 (18.11%) Computer Science
20 110 (16.74%) Firewall
21 108 (16.44%) HP
22 104 (15.83%) MySQL
23 96 (14.61%) SCVMM
24 95 (14.46%) Java
25 93 (14.16%) Project Management
26 92 (14.00%) MS Exchange
27 91 (13.85%) DNS

Virtual Machines
Top Related 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 92 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 63 (9.59%) Apache
3 56 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (6.24%) IIS
5 35 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 25 (3.81%) Apache Spark
7 23 (3.50%) Skype for Business
8 20 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (2.74%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.28%) Apache Solr
12 14 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (1.98%) OpenStack
14 9 (1.37%) Confluence
15 6 (0.91%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 5 (0.76%) Apache Pig
17 4 (0.61%) JBoss
17 4 (0.61%) Jetty
17 4 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 132 (20.09%) MS Excel
2 49 (7.46%) MS Office
3 17 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Autodesk Flame
5 1 (0.15%) Houdini
5 1 (0.15%) Maya
5 1 (0.15%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 11 (1.67%) Sentinel
2 7 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 199 (30.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (27.09%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (13.70%) Amazon EC2
4 89 (13.55%) IaaS
5 77 (11.72%) PaaS
6 61 (9.28%) Office 365
7 28 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 22 (3.35%) Amazon S3
8 22 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (3.04%) SaaS
10 15 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (1.22%) G Suite
14 6 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.76%) iPaaS
15 5 (0.76%) Route 53
16 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 110 (16.74%) Firewall
2 91 (13.85%) DNS
3 70 (10.65%) VPN
4 48 (7.31%) TCP/IP
5 47 (7.15%) DHCP
6 35 (5.33%) LAN
6 35 (5.33%) SAN
7 33 (5.02%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (4.87%) WAN
9 29 (4.41%) Network Security
10 21 (3.20%) LDAP
11 20 (3.04%) iSCSI
12 18 (2.74%) Internet
13 16 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (2.28%) NetScaler
15 14 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
16 13 (1.98%) HTTP
16 13 (1.98%) VoIP
16 13 (1.98%) Wireless
17 12 (1.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 104 (15.83%) MySQL
3 60 (9.13%) DB2
4 42 (6.39%) Oracle Database
5 36 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 30 (4.57%) MongoDB
7 26 (3.96%) Hadoop
8 25 (3.81%) Big Data
8 25 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (3.50%) Relational Database
10 20 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (2.28%) RDBMS
12 15 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.24%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.87%) Vagrant
4 21 (3.20%) JIRA
5 20 (3.04%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.13%) JMeter
7 12 (1.83%) Selenium
7 12 (1.83%) VisualVM
8 10 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.37%) Maven
10 7 (1.07%) Subversion
11 5 (0.76%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.76%) Yeoman
12 4 (0.61%) CircleCI
12 4 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.61%) PhantomJS
13 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.46%) Gradle
General
1 131 (19.94%) Finance
2 69 (10.50%) Retail
3 56 (8.52%) Publishing
4 38 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.89%) Advertising
6 17 (2.59%) German Language
7 13 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.83%) Banking
8 12 (1.83%) Games
9 11 (1.67%) Military
10 9 (1.37%) Marketing
11 7 (1.07%) Electronics
12 5 (0.76%) Automotive
12 5 (0.76%) Legal
13 4 (0.61%) Law
14 3 (0.46%) Back Office
15 2 (0.30%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.15%) French Language
16 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 92 (14.00%) Administrator
2 78 (11.87%) Architect
2 78 (11.87%) Systems Administrator
3 63 (9.59%) Analyst
3 63 (9.59%) Developer
4 47 (7.15%) Solutions Architect
5 43 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 41 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (5.94%) Consultant
8 34 (5.18%) Linux Administrator
8 34 (5.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 34 (5.18%) Support Engineer
9 30 (4.57%) DBA
10 29 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
11 26 (3.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 25 (3.81%) Software Engineer
13 22 (3.35%) Java Developer
13 22 (3.35%) Support Analyst
14 19 (2.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 18 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.02%) .NET
1 33 (5.02%) LAMP
2 30 (4.57%) Web Services
3 24 (3.65%) HTML
4 20 (3.04%) CSS
5 16 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.28%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.28%) Node.js
7 14 (2.13%) Middleware
8 12 (1.83%) D3.js
8 12 (1.83%) JMX
9 11 (1.67%) REST
10 10 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (1.22%) Angular 2
11 8 (1.22%) HTML5
12 7 (1.07%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (1.07%) Silverlight
13 6 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (0.91%) Kafka
13 6 (0.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 150 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 119 (18.11%) Computer Science
3 56 (8.52%) CMDB
4 34 (5.18%) Clustering
5 30 (4.57%) Public Cloud
6 25 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.65%) Replication
8 22 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (2.89%) PKI
11 16 (2.44%) Data Structures
12 15 (2.28%) Algorithms
12 15 (2.28%) Blackberry
13 14 (2.13%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.98%) Life Science
14 13 (1.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 11 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
15 11 (1.67%) Fat Client
15 11 (1.67%) Fintech
15 11 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 291 (44.29%) Windows
2 274 (41.70%) Linux
3 171 (26.03%) Windows Server
4 87 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (12.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (8.83%) Unix
7 39 (5.94%) Windows 7
8 38 (5.78%) CentOS
9 33 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (4.87%) Windows 10
11 23 (3.50%) VMS
12 19 (2.89%) AIX
13 18 (2.74%) Ubuntu
14 16 (2.44%) Windows 8
15 13 (1.98%) Solaris
16 12 (1.83%) Windows 2000
16 12 (1.83%) Windows NT
17 10 (1.52%) Debian
18 8 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (21.77%) ITIL
2 132 (20.09%) Software Engineering
3 93 (14.16%) Project Management
4 91 (13.85%) Service Delivery
5 90 (13.70%) Presales
6 88 (13.39%) DevOps
7 82 (12.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 82 (12.48%) Line Management
8 75 (11.42%) ITIL V3
8 75 (11.42%) Service Management
9 72 (10.96%) Technical Architecture
10 71 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (10.05%) Capacity Planning
11 66 (10.05%) Requirements Analysis
11 66 (10.05%) TOGAF
11 66 (10.05%) Zachman Framework
12 59 (8.98%) PRINCE2
13 57 (8.68%) Configuration Management
14 55 (8.37%) Gantt Chart
14 55 (8.37%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 210 (31.96%) SQL
2 95 (14.46%) Java
3 85 (12.94%) Python
4 73 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 55 (8.37%) Perl
6 51 (7.76%) Bash Shell
7 46 (7.00%) Ruby
8 42 (6.39%) C#
9 39 (5.94%) PHP
10 37 (5.63%) JavaScript
11 31 (4.72%) C
12 27 (4.11%) Shell Script
13 24 (3.65%) C++
14 20 (3.04%) Scala
15 17 (2.59%) Clojure
16 10 (1.52%) VB
17 9 (1.37%) Go
18 8 (1.22%) T-SQL
19 7 (1.07%) PL/SQL
19 7 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 140 (21.31%) Degree
2 71 (10.81%) ISEB
3 56 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (8.52%) PMI Certification
3 56 (8.52%) PMP
4 37 (5.63%) MCSE
5 34 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (4.26%) Security Cleared
7 24 (3.65%) SC Cleared
8 21 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (2.44%) MCP
11 15 (2.28%) DV Cleared
12 13 (1.98%) SANS
13 12 (1.83%) CCNA
13 12 (1.83%) GCIA
13 12 (1.83%) GCIH
13 12 (1.83%) GIAC
14 8 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.61%) QA
2 23 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.98%) SLA
4 12 (1.83%) GAMP
5 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 289 (43.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (22.83%) Active Directory
3 125 (19.03%) Hyper-V
4 51 (7.76%) Docker
5 44 (6.70%) vSphere
6 28 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 27 (4.11%) NFS
8 23 (3.50%) VMware ESX
9 22 (3.35%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (3.04%) VMware Workstation
11 19 (2.89%) XenApp
12 18 (2.74%) vCloud
12 18 (2.74%) Xen
13 16 (2.44%) iptables
14 13 (1.98%) KVM
14 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (1.83%) XenServer
16 11 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
16 11 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 96 (14.61%) SCVMM
2 62 (9.44%) Puppet
3 59 (8.98%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (6.39%) SCCM
5 37 (5.63%) Ansible
6 36 (5.48%) Nagios
7 22 (3.35%) SCOM
8 20 (3.04%) McAfee ePO
9 19 (2.89%) SCOrch
10 18 (2.74%) WSUS
11 17 (2.59%) vRealize
12 14 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
13 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 12 (1.83%) vMotion
15 10 (1.52%) Backup Exec
15 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
15 10 (1.52%) Nessus
15 10 (1.52%) NetBackup
16 8 (1.22%) Terraform
16 8 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 320 (48.71%) VMware
2 205 (31.20%) Microsoft
3 146 (22.22%) Oracle
4 139 (21.16%) Cisco
5 131 (19.94%) Citrix
6 108 (16.44%) HP
7 84 (12.79%) NetApp
8 76 (11.57%) CheckPoint
9 72 (10.96%) EMC
9 72 (10.96%) IBM
10 71 (10.81%) Juniper
11 57 (8.68%) BMC
12 47 (7.15%) Red Hat
13 25 (3.81%) Dell
14 20 (3.04%) Intel Security
15 19 (2.89%) CommVault
16 15 (2.28%) Google
17 12 (1.83%) EqualLogic
18 11 (1.67%) Veeam
19 10 (1.52%) Brocade
City, London
Forman IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Pension, Benef
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Pension, Benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Send
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Pension + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Full Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Brentford
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago