Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 157 172
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 36 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 0.92% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 7.88% 7.58% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 7
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +63.64% -45.00%
10th Percentile £29,950 £45,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,625 £65,000 £54,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +53.85% -15.58% -23.00%

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 457 501 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.62% 12.08% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 331 340 388
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 28 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 27 (75.00%) SCVMM
4 26 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (69.44%) ITIL
6 24 (66.67%) BMC
6 24 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (63.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (63.89%) Citrix
8 22 (61.11%) Degree
9 19 (52.78%) Presales
10 18 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (50.00%) Computer Science
10 18 (50.00%) Service Delivery
11 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
11 17 (47.22%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (44.44%) CMDB
12 16 (44.44%) Line Management
13 14 (38.89%) Proactive Management
13 14 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (38.89%) MCP
14 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
14 10 (27.78%) Puppet
14 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (25.00%) Ansible
15 9 (25.00%) Docker
15 9 (25.00%) DevOps
15 9 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (11.11%) IaaS
6 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (8.33%) Office 365
6 3 (8.33%) PaaS
7 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (5.56%) Datadog
7 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
2 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) Chocolatey
General
1 3 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Information Officer
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (11.11%) Junior
4 4 (11.11%) Security Officer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 18 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (44.44%) CMDB
4 7 (19.44%) Public Cloud
5 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (5.56%) User Experience
7 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 2 (5.56%) DC/OS
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) ITIL
2 23 (63.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (52.78%) Presales
4 18 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 17 (47.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
6 16 (44.44%) Line Management
7 14 (38.89%) Proactive Management
8 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
9 9 (25.00%) DevOps
10 7 (19.44%) Runbook
10 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.89%) Service Management
13 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (11.11%) Information Security
13 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
13 4 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Python
2 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 7 (19.44%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
3 7 (19.44%) Ruby
3 7 (19.44%) VBScript
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Degree
2 18 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (38.89%) MCP
3 14 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) CEH
5 4 (11.11%) CISSP
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) ISEB
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.56%) MCSA
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (5.56%) PMP
8 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Docker
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.56%) BitLocker
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (75.00%) SCVMM
2 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (27.78%) Puppet
3 9 (25.00%) Ansible
4 7 (19.44%) Salt
5 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (8.33%) SCCM
5 3 (8.33%) SCOM
5 3 (8.33%) Terraform
6 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
6 2 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (5.56%) Packer
6 2 (5.56%) SCDPM
6 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
6 2 (5.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 24 (66.67%) BMC
3 23 (63.89%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) EMC
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) McAfee
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Capita
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.56%) New Relic
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) Sage
6 2 (5.56%) Splunk