The table below looks at the statistics for VirtualBox skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 819 858 861
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +3
Permanent jobs citing VirtualBox 47 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 23
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%

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
12554 10765 10954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.06% 10.32% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10650 8905 9308
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

VirtualBox
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VirtualBox Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VirtualBox
Salary Trend

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

VirtualBox Salary Trend in the UK

VirtualBox
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VirtualBox over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

VirtualBox Salary Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 47 £45,000 +28.57% 8
London +1 19 £55,000 +57.14% 5
East of England - 12 £45,000 - 2
South East -10 11 £57,500 -14.81%
Hertfordshire - 10 £45,000 - 2
Watford - 10 £45,000 - 1
Brighton - 8 - -
East Sussex - 8 - -
Somerset - 4 £36,250 -
South West - 4 £36,250 - 1
Bath - 4 £36,250 -
City of London +4 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 -
Havant - 1 £57,500 -
Manchester - 1 £29,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £72,500 -
North West - 1 £29,000 -
Surrey - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VirtualBox.

1 46 (47.92%) Linux
2 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (45.83%) Vagrant
4 36 (37.50%) VMware
4 36 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 31 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (32.29%) Git (software)
6 31 (32.29%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (32.29%) Python
7 30 (31.25%) SQL
8 27 (28.13%) Open Source
9 26 (27.08%) Visualisation
9 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
9 26 (27.08%) Degree
10 25 (26.04%) OO
10 25 (26.04%) Windows
11 24 (25.00%) MySQL
11 24 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 23 (23.96%) Hadoop
12 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
12 23 (23.96%) MVC
13 21 (21.88%) Apache
13 21 (21.88%) Analytics
14 20 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (20.83%) NoSQL
14 20 (20.83%) Tomcat
14 20 (20.83%) C
15 19 (19.79%) Java

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VirtualBox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (21.88%) Apache
2 20 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 17 (17.71%) Apache Pig
4 10 (10.42%) WebSphere
4 10 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (10.42%) IIS
4 10 (10.42%) nginx
5 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 8 (8.33%) TYPO3
6 8 (8.33%) CMS
6 8 (8.33%) WordPress
7 5 (5.21%) Node.js
8 4 (4.17%) Gunicorn
9 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.08%) Confluence
10 1 (1.04%) JBoss
10 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.04%) Drupal
10 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) SPSS
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (17.71%) Amazon S3
3 17 (17.71%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (3.13%) Office 365
6 3 (3.13%) SaaS
7 2 (2.08%) PaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Heroku
8 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
8 1 (1.04%) IaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) VPN
2 12 (12.50%) VoIP
3 10 (10.42%) IPv4
3 10 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (9.38%) LDAP
5 7 (7.29%) HTTP
5 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.21%) DNS
6 5 (5.21%) Firewall
7 4 (4.17%) Internet
8 3 (3.13%) SMTP
9 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.08%) FTP
9 2 (2.08%) ISDN
9 2 (2.08%) PBX
9 2 (2.08%) MPLS
9 2 (2.08%) OSPF
9 2 (2.08%) BGP
9 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.08%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.29%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (25.00%) MySQL
2 24 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 23 (23.96%) Hadoop
4 20 (20.83%) NoSQL
5 17 (17.71%) Apache Hive
5 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
5 17 (17.71%) Impala
6 16 (16.67%) Big Data
7 15 (15.63%) Mahout
8 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (4.17%) Redis
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.08%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.08%) MS Access
10 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 32 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 31 (32.29%) Git (software)
3 17 (17.71%) Yeoman
4 13 (13.54%) Mercurial
5 10 (10.42%) SoapUI
5 10 (10.42%) Subversion
5 10 (10.42%) Maven
6 9 (9.38%) TeamCity
7 8 (8.33%) JIRA
8 4 (4.17%) Hudson
8 4 (4.17%) Grunt
9 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.08%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Retail
3 11 (11.46%) Banking
4 10 (10.42%) Financial Institution
5 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (17.71%) Administrator
3 17 (17.71%) Data Scientist
4 13 (13.54%) Web Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) SciPy
1 17 (17.71%) D3.js
1 17 (17.71%) Cascalog
1 17 (17.71%) Pandas
2 16 (16.67%) XML
3 15 (15.63%) Natural Language Processing
4 14 (14.58%) RESTful
5 13 (13.54%) HTML
6 12 (12.50%) Web Services
7 11 (11.46%) jQuery
7 11 (11.46%) Servlets
8 10 (10.42%) SOAP
8 10 (10.42%) Struts
8 10 (10.42%) Java EE
8 10 (10.42%) LAMP
8 10 (10.42%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.42%) Spring
8 10 (10.42%) JSF
8 10 (10.42%) Spring MVC
8 10 (10.42%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Open Source
2 26 (27.08%) Visualisation
3 19 (19.79%) Computer Science
3 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 8 (8.33%) Clustering
5 8 (8.33%) iPad
6 6 (6.25%) Replication
7 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.13%) Blog
8 3 (3.13%) Social Media
9 2 (2.08%) Home Automation
9 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.08%) Wiki
10 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.92%) Linux
2 25 (26.04%) Windows
3 13 (13.54%) UNIX
4 11 (11.46%) Solaris
5 10 (10.42%) AIX
5 10 (10.42%) HPUX
6 8 (8.33%) Android
6 8 (8.33%) CentOS
7 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.04%) Debian
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (26.04%) OO
4 23 (23.96%) MVC
5 21 (21.88%) Analytics
6 19 (19.79%) Unit Testing
7 18 (18.75%) Coaching
8 17 (17.71%) Mentoring
9 16 (16.67%) User Stories
9 16 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (16.67%) Use Case
10 15 (15.63%) Statistical Analysis
10 15 (15.63%) Time Series Analysis
10 15 (15.63%) Data Munging
11 14 (14.58%) Configuration Management
11 14 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (12.50%) DevOps
13 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
14 10 (10.42%) Multithreading
15 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) Python
2 30 (31.25%) SQL
3 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
5 20 (20.83%) C
6 19 (19.79%) Java
7 17 (17.71%) VBA
7 17 (17.71%) PHP
8 16 (16.67%) C++
9 15 (15.63%) Clojure
10 14 (14.58%) Ruby
11 13 (13.54%) R
12 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
13 10 (10.42%) XPath
14 6 (6.25%) Perl
14 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
15 5 (5.21%) Scala
15 5 (5.21%) C#
16 4 (4.17%) Lua
16 4 (4.17%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) Sun Certification
3 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.25%) MCITP
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.25%) RHCE
4 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.08%) LPIC
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 36 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.54%) Xen
3 6 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (4.17%) Varnish
4 4 (4.17%) KVM
5 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.04%) Firmware
7 1 (1.04%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.04%) vSphere
7 1 (1.04%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 44 (45.83%) Vagrant
2 15 (15.63%) Puppet
3 10 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.33%) Capistrano
5 6 (6.25%) SCOM
5 6 (6.25%) Ansible
6 4 (4.17%) Graphite
6 4 (4.17%) Nagios
6 4 (4.17%) StatsD
7 1 (1.04%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) VMware
2 19 (19.79%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.25%) Veeam
4 6 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 5 (5.21%) T-Plan
5 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.13%) Twitter
7 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.08%) Sybase
7 2 (2.08%) SAP
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco
7 2 (2.08%) hybris
7 2 (2.08%) Google
7 2 (2.08%) Zend
8 1 (1.04%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.04%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.04%) Minitab
8 1 (1.04%) HP
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