Period
to 17 December 2017

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

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 254 294
Rank change year-on-year +58 +40 -89
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 56 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 6.86% 3.46% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 23
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.54% +10.18%
10th Percentile £24,700 £26,250 £36,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £62,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 816 1272 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.79% 15.24% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1077 1208
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 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
Newbury - 14 £25,000 -
Reading +19 10 £32,500 -35.00% 4
Slough +5 9 £77,500 +121.43%
Wokingham +4 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Maidenhead +18 3 £27,500 -
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 32 (57.14%) VMware
1 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
3 29 (51.79%) Windows
4 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 20 (35.71%) Linux
6 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 16 (28.57%) Degree
8 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (26.79%) Internet
9 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (25.00%) Finance
10 13 (23.21%) IIS
10 13 (23.21%) System Testing
10 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (23.21%) Office 365
10 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (21.43%) Presales
12 11 (19.64%) Windows 10
12 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
12 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (19.64%) Marketing
13 10 (17.86%) Electronics
13 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
13 10 (17.86%) Programme Management
13 10 (17.86%) Manufacturing
13 10 (17.86%) Java
13 10 (17.86%) SAP
13 10 (17.86%) Python

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 13 (23.21%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (23.21%) Office 365
3 10 (17.86%) Mimecast
4 9 (16.07%) IaaS
4 9 (16.07%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Internet
2 10 (17.86%) Intranet
3 5 (8.93%) SAN
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) LAN
4 3 (5.36%) NAS
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
6 1 (1.79%) MPLS
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.07%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.57%) Big Data
8 2 (3.57%) HBase
8 2 (3.57%) Impala
8 2 (3.57%) MySQL
8 2 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Marketing
3 10 (17.86%) Electronics
3 10 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) IT Support
3 9 (16.07%) IT Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) IT Support Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Junior
5 6 (10.71%) Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Business Integration Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Integration Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) iOS Developer
6 5 (8.93%) IoT Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Xamarin Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Software Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) WCF
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) iOS SDK
2 5 (8.93%) MvvmCross
3 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 2 (3.57%) Java EE
3 2 (3.57%) JSON
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) REST
3 2 (3.57%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) WSDL
3 2 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (1.79%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) PDA
2 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Internet of Things
4 5 (8.93%) iPhone
4 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.93%) Smart Home
5 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.14%) Life Science
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 20 (35.71%) Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (19.64%) Windows 10
6 10 (17.86%) Windows 8
7 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (8.93%) Android
9 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.57%) AIX
10 2 (3.57%) CentOS
10 2 (3.57%) Debian
10 2 (3.57%) Unix
10 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) System Testing
2 12 (21.43%) Presales
3 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (17.86%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.29%) DevOps
5 8 (14.29%) Process Management
6 7 (12.50%) Product Management
6 7 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) B2B
8 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) BDD
8 5 (8.93%) Cross-Platform Development
8 5 (8.93%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.14%) B2B Sales
9 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.14%) People Management
9 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Java
1 10 (17.86%) Python
2 5 (8.93%) Apple Swift
2 5 (8.93%) C
2 5 (8.93%) C#
2 5 (8.93%) Objective-C
3 3 (5.36%) C++
3 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) ES6
4 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) MCSA
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CCSA
3 1 (1.79%) CCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
2 2 (3.57%) GAMP
System Software
1 32 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
4 2 (3.57%) Docker
4 2 (3.57%) HDFS
5 1 (1.79%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Puppet
2 6 (10.71%) Ansible
3 4 (7.14%) Nagios
4 2 (3.57%) Kibana
4 2 (3.57%) logstash
4 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) VMware
2 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) SAP
4 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle
6 5 (8.93%) Apple
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco
6 5 (8.93%) HP
6 5 (8.93%) Xamarin
7 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) Juniper
8 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) F5
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Nokia
9 1 (1.79%) Aruba
9 1 (1.79%) Meraki
9 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.79%) Veeam