Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 162 175
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 23 58 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.61% 1.26% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 5.09% 10.07% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,928
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -3.25% -12.14%
10th Percentile £37,000 £20,950 £30,625
90th Percentile £65,250 £45,000 £62,375
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £43,619 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.50% +9.05% -20.00%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 452 576 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.93% 12.51% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 371 389 370
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,900 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.10% +2.14%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Birmingham

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Birmingham

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Birmingham over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 19 (82.61%) Data Centre
2 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (73.91%) SCVMM
4 15 (65.22%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (65.22%) BMC
5 14 (60.87%) ITIL
5 14 (60.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (56.52%) Puppet
6 13 (56.52%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (56.52%) Ansible
6 13 (56.52%) Docker
6 13 (56.52%) DevOps
6 13 (56.52%) Python
6 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
6 13 (56.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (47.83%) Salt
7 11 (47.83%) Public Cloud
7 11 (47.83%) Runbook
7 11 (47.83%) Citrix
7 11 (47.83%) Java
7 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
7 11 (47.83%) Perl
7 11 (47.83%) VBScript
7 11 (47.83%) .NET
7 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
7 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
7 11 (47.83%) Ruby

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (65.22%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (56.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (13.04%) IaaS
5 3 (13.04%) PaaS
6 2 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (8.70%) Datadog
6 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.70%) Travis CI
2 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps Specialist
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Information Officer
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (17.39%) Junior
4 4 (17.39%) Security Officer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Data Centre
2 11 (47.83%) Public Cloud
3 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.04%) CMDB
6 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 1 (4.35%) Clustering
7 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
4 2 (8.70%) DC/OS
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
2 13 (56.52%) DevOps
3 11 (47.83%) Runbook
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) Service Management
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (26.09%) Release Automation
6 6 (26.09%) Task Automation
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (21.74%) Presales
7 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
8 4 (17.39%) Information Security
8 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) Perl
2 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 11 (47.83%) Ruby
2 11 (47.83%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (17.39%) CEH
4 4 (17.39%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) ISEB
6 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.70%) PMP
7 1 (4.35%) MCP
7 1 (4.35%) MCSA
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (56.52%) Docker
3 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
5 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (73.91%) SCVMM
2 13 (56.52%) Ansible
2 13 (56.52%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (56.52%) Puppet
3 11 (47.83%) Salt
4 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (21.74%) SCCM
4 5 (21.74%) SCOM
5 2 (8.70%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
5 2 (8.70%) Packer
5 2 (8.70%) Terraform
6 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
6 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (4.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) BMC
3 11 (47.83%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) McAfee
5 5 (21.74%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) EMC
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Google
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) New Relic
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) Splunk
8 1 (4.35%) Capita
8 1 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) MobileIron