Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 230 276
Rank change year-on-year +32 +46 +9
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 69 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.02% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 5.89% 3.18% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 49
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,350
90th Percentile £68,275 £57,500 £61,550
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 1,172 1,005 1,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.31% 15.08% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 889 871 1,239
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Maidenhead -21 23 £50,000 +122.22% 5
Reading +32 19 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Wokingham - 14 £62,500 -
Slough 0 3 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Bracknell -13 2 £60,000 +37.93% 1
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 41 (59.42%) Linux
3 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
4 33 (47.83%) DevOps
5 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
6 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (37.68%) VMware
7 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
9 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (31.88%) Security Cleared
10 22 (31.88%) Configuration Management
11 21 (30.43%) Puppet
12 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (27.54%) Docker
13 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
13 19 (27.54%) DV Cleared
13 19 (27.54%) Logistics
14 18 (26.09%) SQL
14 18 (26.09%) Oracle
14 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
14 18 (26.09%) Windows Server
15 17 (24.64%) Test Automation
15 17 (24.64%) Hyper-V
15 17 (24.64%) Release Management
16 16 (23.19%) Atlassian
16 16 (23.19%) Data Analysis
16 16 (23.19%) Integration Testing
16 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
16 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio Team System

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 16 (23.19%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (21.74%) NServiceBus
3 11 (15.94%) Apache Spark
3 11 (15.94%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.35%) Datadog
3 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.45%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Firewall
2 11 (15.94%) DHCP
3 10 (14.49%) DNS
4 2 (2.90%) SAN
4 2 (2.90%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) Intranet
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) Big Data
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (15.94%) Apache Hive
4 11 (15.94%) Hadoop
4 11 (15.94%) HBase
4 11 (15.94%) Impala
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (21.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
4 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.29%) German Language
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Consultant
2 14 (20.29%) ERP Consultant
2 14 (20.29%) ERP Implementation Consultant
2 14 (20.29%) Implementation Consultant
3 12 (17.39%) Big Data Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Professional Services Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Hadoop Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Problem Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.45%) SAML
2 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (21.74%) Private Cloud
3 14 (20.29%) Life Science
4 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (4.35%) BYOD
7 3 (4.35%) Cybercrime
7 3 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.90%) AS400
8 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 41 (59.42%) Linux
3 18 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.25%) CentOS
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) DC/OS
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.90%) AIX
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) Unix
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) DevOps
2 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.88%) Configuration Management
4 19 (27.54%) Logistics
5 17 (24.64%) Release Management
5 17 (24.64%) Test Automation
6 16 (23.19%) Change Management
6 16 (23.19%) Data Analysis
6 16 (23.19%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (23.19%) Integration Testing
6 16 (23.19%) Low Latency
6 16 (23.19%) Visualisation
7 15 (21.74%) High Availability
7 15 (21.74%) Kanban
7 15 (21.74%) Load Balancing
7 15 (21.74%) Project Management
7 15 (21.74%) Scrum
8 14 (20.29%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (20.29%) Presales
8 14 (20.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
3 18 (26.09%) SQL
4 16 (23.19%) C
5 15 (21.74%) C#
5 15 (21.74%) Java
6 6 (8.70%) Python
7 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.54%) DV Cleared
3 12 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) GAMP
2 5 (7.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.80%) COBIT
4 2 (2.90%) QA
5 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (27.54%) Docker
3 17 (24.64%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.94%) Apache Flume
4 11 (15.94%) HDFS
5 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.35%) VirtualBox
6 3 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) Puppet
2 16 (23.19%) Kibana
3 4 (5.80%) Ansible
3 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.80%) Terraform
4 3 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.35%) Packer
4 3 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) logstash
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.68%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle
4 16 (23.19%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix
5 5 (7.25%) Snow
6 4 (5.80%) SAP
6 4 (5.80%) Splunk
7 3 (4.35%) Google
7 3 (4.35%) IBM
7 3 (4.35%) New Relic
8 2 (2.90%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard