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

Virtual Machine (VM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 158 167
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 39 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.05% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 7.04% 5.60% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 13
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £50,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +19.41% +23.19%
10th Percentile £30,800 £33,775 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,325 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £29,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +72.41% -31.76% +21.43%

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 554 375 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.88% 10.14% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 353 282 435
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,100 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +11.94%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (87.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (74.36%) VMware
3 27 (69.23%) Service Delivery
3 27 (69.23%) Citrix
3 27 (69.23%) SCVMM
3 27 (69.23%) Presales
4 26 (66.67%) ITIL
5 23 (58.97%) Data Centre
5 23 (58.97%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (56.41%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (56.41%) Degree
6 22 (56.41%) Computer Science
6 22 (56.41%) CMDB
6 22 (56.41%) Line Management
6 22 (56.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (56.41%) MCP
6 22 (56.41%) BMC
6 22 (56.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (56.41%) Software Engineering
6 22 (56.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 22 (56.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (56.41%) Proactive Management
6 22 (56.41%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (56.41%) Due Diligence
7 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (33.33%) Windows
8 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 9 (23.08%) Office 365
10 8 (20.51%) Windows Server

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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (87.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (58.97%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (56.41%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (23.08%) Office 365
5 7 (17.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (17.95%) IaaS
6 4 (10.26%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (10.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 4 (10.26%) Serverless
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) NAS
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) 3G
4 1 (2.56%) 4G
4 1 (2.56%) AMQP
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
1 4 (10.26%) Data Lake
1 4 (10.26%) Power BI
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Chocolatey
General
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 22 (56.41%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (23.08%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Analytics Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Data Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Mobility Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Power BI Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Tableau Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Data Centre
2 22 (56.41%) CMDB
2 22 (56.41%) Computer Science
2 22 (56.41%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.82%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Fintech
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Presales
1 27 (69.23%) Service Delivery
2 26 (66.67%) ITIL
3 22 (56.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (56.41%) Due Diligence
3 22 (56.41%) Line Management
3 22 (56.41%) Proactive Management
3 22 (56.41%) Requirements Analysis
3 22 (56.41%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
4 5 (12.82%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
4 5 (12.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (12.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (12.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (10.26%) Analytics
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
5 4 (10.26%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) U-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 22 (56.41%) Degree
1 22 (56.41%) MCP
1 22 (56.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCDA
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) BitLocker
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (12.82%) XenApp
3 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (69.23%) SCVMM
2 5 (12.82%) AirWatch
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (12.82%) SCDPM
2 5 (12.82%) SCOrch
2 5 (12.82%) SCSM
3 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 27 (69.23%) Citrix
3 22 (56.41%) BMC
4 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.82%) MobileIron
6 4 (10.26%) Tableau
7 3 (7.69%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.13%) Sage
9 1 (2.56%) Capita
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle