Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 211 268
Rank change year-on-year +36 +57 +17
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 85 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.36% 0.79% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 7.73% 5.88% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54 41 32
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -6.59%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% -0.90%

Virtual Machines is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,099 816 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.60% 13.40% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 850 710 1,102
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Berkshire

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Berkshire

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Berkshire

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Reading +27 35 £47,500 -13.64% 7
Maidenhead -5 34 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Bracknell - 7 £47,500 - 2
Wokingham +3 3 £67,500 +10.20% 1
Slough -16 2 £33,500 -25.56% 1
Windsor -15 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 53 (62.35%) Linux
2 44 (51.76%) Windows
3 39 (45.88%) Oracle
3 39 (45.88%) Puppet
4 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
4 36 (42.35%) DevOps
5 32 (37.65%) Logistics
6 27 (31.76%) ITIL
6 27 (31.76%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (30.59%) Unix
7 26 (30.59%) Configuration Management
8 25 (29.41%) Service Management
8 25 (29.41%) Java
9 23 (27.06%) SLA
9 23 (27.06%) IBM
9 23 (27.06%) Middleware
9 23 (27.06%) Incident Management
9 23 (27.06%) Problem Management
10 22 (25.88%) SQL
10 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
11 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
11 21 (24.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (23.53%) MQSeries
12 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
13 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (22.35%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (22.35%) Kibana
14 18 (21.18%) Change Management

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 20 (23.53%) MQSeries
2 19 (22.35%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 16 (18.82%) Apache Spark
5 10 (11.76%) Anypoint
5 10 (11.76%) Confluence
5 10 (11.76%) Mule
5 10 (11.76%) Mule ESB
6 6 (7.06%) NServiceBus
7 4 (4.71%) Apache Pig
7 4 (4.71%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.41%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (8.24%) GitHub
5 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.71%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (3.53%) SaaS
7 3 (3.53%) Serverless
8 2 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.35%) Datadog
8 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.35%) Office 365
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.18%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Firewall
2 6 (7.06%) DHCP
3 5 (5.88%) DNS
4 4 (4.71%) HTTP
4 4 (4.71%) VPN
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.53%) LAN
5 3 (3.53%) SAN
5 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.53%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) H.323
6 1 (1.18%) Internet
6 1 (1.18%) SSH
6 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.82%) Apache Hive
2 16 (18.82%) Hadoop
2 16 (18.82%) HBase
3 15 (17.65%) Big Data
4 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (14.12%) Impala
6 7 (8.24%) RDBMS
6 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.88%) MySQL
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.71%) Couchbase
8 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.71%) QlikView
8 4 (4.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
2 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.47%) Eclipse
3 14 (16.47%) JIRA
4 10 (11.76%) IntelliJ
4 10 (11.76%) JUnit
4 10 (11.76%) Maven
4 10 (11.76%) Mockito
4 10 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.71%) Subversion
8 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.35%) Selenium
8 2 (2.35%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) German Language
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Support Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Linux Support
4 13 (15.29%) Unix Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Unix Support
4 13 (15.29%) Unix Support Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Consultant
7 7 (8.24%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Hadoop Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Lead Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) MuleSoft Architect
8 6 (7.06%) MuleSoft Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) Middleware
2 17 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (16.47%) RESTful
3 14 (16.47%) Web Services
3 14 (16.47%) XML
4 10 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
4 10 (11.76%) RAML
4 10 (11.76%) REST
4 10 (11.76%) SOAP
4 10 (11.76%) Spring
5 5 (5.88%) HTML
5 5 (5.88%) HTML5
6 4 (4.71%) .NET
6 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.71%) CSS
6 4 (4.71%) jQuery
6 4 (4.71%) JSON
6 4 (4.71%) Kafka
6 4 (4.71%) React
6 4 (4.71%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.06%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.71%) PKI
5 3 (3.53%) BYOD
5 3 (3.53%) Life Science
5 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.18%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) PACS
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (62.35%) Linux
2 44 (51.76%) Windows
3 26 (30.59%) Unix
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.71%) CentOS
6 4 (4.71%) Solaris
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.53%) AIX
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.35%) DC/OS
8 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.18%) Android
9 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) DevOps
2 32 (37.65%) Logistics
3 27 (31.76%) ITIL
4 26 (30.59%) Configuration Management
5 25 (29.41%) Service Management
6 23 (27.06%) Incident Management
6 23 (27.06%) Problem Management
7 21 (24.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (21.18%) Change Management
10 16 (18.82%) Release Management
11 15 (17.65%) Data Analysis
11 15 (17.65%) Integration Testing
11 15 (17.65%) Low Latency
11 15 (17.65%) Visualisation
12 13 (15.29%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (14.12%) Deployment Automation
14 11 (12.94%) High Availability
14 11 (12.94%) Mentoring
15 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) Java
2 22 (25.88%) SQL
3 15 (17.65%) C
4 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
5 11 (12.94%) T-SQL
6 10 (11.76%) Java 8
7 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
8 8 (9.41%) Python
9 6 (7.06%) C#
10 4 (4.71%) Scala
11 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.18%) C++
12 1 (1.18%) Go
12 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Degree
1 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.82%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) SLA
2 16 (18.82%) QA
3 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.35%) COBIT
5 1 (1.18%) GAMP
5 1 (1.18%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.82%) Apache Flume
2 16 (18.82%) HDFS
3 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 10 (11.76%) Docker
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.35%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.18%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (45.88%) Puppet
2 19 (22.35%) Kibana
3 17 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (11.76%) CloudHub
5 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
5 6 (7.06%) SCCM
6 4 (4.71%) Ansible
6 4 (4.71%) Oozie
6 4 (4.71%) Rundeck
7 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.53%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (3.53%) Terraform
8 2 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.35%) Packer
9 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.18%) logstash
9 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Oracle
2 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (27.06%) IBM
4 18 (21.18%) VMware
5 15 (17.65%) Atlassian
6 10 (11.76%) MuleSoft
6 10 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (5.88%) Citrix
7 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.71%) Cloudera
8 4 (4.71%) Hortonworks
8 4 (4.71%) Tableau
9 3 (3.53%) Brocade
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco
9 3 (3.53%) Google
9 3 (3.53%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (3.53%) SAP
9 3 (3.53%) Snow
9 3 (3.53%) Splunk
10 2 (2.35%) HP