Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 174 141
Rank change year-on-year +82 -33 +12
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 48 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.40% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 14.50% 2.23% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 5 6
Cambridge median annual salary £58,750 £47,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.68% +40.74% -20.59%
10th Percentile £39,000 £42,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £57,500 £52,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +75.93% -36.47%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 331 314 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.54% 9.82% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 257 240 250
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,175
90th Percentile £71,000 £75,000 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Cambridge

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Cambridge

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Cambridge over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Artificial Intelligence
3 16 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 16 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 16 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 16 (33.33%) C++
3 16 (33.33%) STL
3 16 (33.33%) Cryptocurrency
3 16 (33.33%) Blockchain
4 15 (31.25%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.17%) Firewall
6 12 (25.00%) Windows
6 12 (25.00%) JIRA
6 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.83%) CentOS
7 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
7 10 (20.83%) QA
7 10 (20.83%) Puppet
7 10 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
8 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 9 (18.75%) Python
8 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 8 (16.67%) C#
9 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 8 (16.67%) .NET

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (10.42%) Apache Pig
1 5 (10.42%) Apache Solr
1 5 (10.42%) Apache Spark
1 5 (10.42%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) SSL
2 7 (14.58%) VLAN
3 6 (12.50%) Network Security
3 6 (12.50%) SAN
4 5 (10.42%) Kerberos
4 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Blockchain
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Hive
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Zeppelin
4 5 (10.42%) HBase
4 5 (10.42%) Power BI
4 5 (10.42%) Sqoop
5 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) Neo4j
5 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) JIRA
2 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 8 (16.67%) Selenium
3 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Administrator
4 9 (18.75%) QA Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Software QA Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Blockchain Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (12.50%) Hadoop Administrator
7 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) IT Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Software Tester
8 4 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) STL
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (14.58%) LDAP
4 5 (10.42%) Kafka
4 5 (10.42%) SparkR
5 3 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.17%) Animation
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Photography
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) CentOS
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (14.58%) Debian
5 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.42%) Unix
6 5 (10.42%) VMS
7 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Artificial Intelligence
2 16 (33.33%) Cryptocurrency
2 16 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 16 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 16 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
5 10 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 8 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
7 6 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (10.42%) Analytics
8 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.42%) MapReduce
8 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) C++
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) C#
4 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) Kotlin
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
1 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (14.58%) vSphere
2 5 (10.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (10.42%) HDFS
3 3 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Ambari
2 5 (10.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (10.42%) Oozie
3 3 (6.25%) Ansible
3 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) SAP