Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 175 152
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +24
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 25 21 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.55% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 4.60% 4.63% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 9
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% +5.78%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,125 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +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 Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 544 454 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.81% 11.92% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 373 374 451
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -6.41%
10th Percentile £23,100 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 21 (84.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (72.00%) Private Cloud
3 18 (72.00%) Data Centre
3 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 18 (72.00%) ITIL
4 17 (68.00%) Service Management
4 17 (68.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (64.00%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (64.00%) Amazon S3
5 16 (64.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 16 (64.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (64.00%) TOGAF
5 16 (64.00%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
6 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2
6 15 (60.00%) Web Services
6 15 (60.00%) Project Management
6 15 (60.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 15 (60.00%) Public Cloud
6 15 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (60.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (60.00%) ITIL V3
6 15 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (52.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (52.00%) Migration
8 12 (48.00%) Line Management

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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 21 (84.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (64.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 16 (64.00%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (64.00%) Amazon S3
3 16 (64.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (48.00%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (28.00%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (24.00%) IaaS
8 5 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (16.00%) Office 365
10 3 (12.00%) PaaS
11 1 (4.00%) Datadog
11 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) AMQP
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 15 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
1 15 (60.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (36.00%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (32.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) IT Support
7 2 (8.00%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Data Centre
1 18 (72.00%) Private Cloud
2 15 (60.00%) Public Cloud
2 15 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (52.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Fintech
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) AS400
5 1 (4.00%) iSeries
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) DC/OS
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 17 (68.00%) Service Management
3 16 (64.00%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (64.00%) TOGAF
4 15 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (60.00%) Project Management
5 13 (52.00%) Migration
6 12 (48.00%) Line Management
7 10 (40.00%) Presales
8 6 (24.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (12.00%) Network Virtualisation
11 2 (8.00%) Data Management
11 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
11 2 (8.00%) Use Case
12 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.00%) CCDA
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) Docker
5 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
1 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (32.00%) Puppet
2 6 (24.00%) Terraform
3 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) Packer
3 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) New Relic
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk