Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 179 150
Rank change year-on-year +86 -29 -4
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 47 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.52% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 15.99% 2.29% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 4 1
Cambridge median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £40,050 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £56,250 £47,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +90.00% -41.18%

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 294 349 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.79% 10.15% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 248 233 256
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,675 £25,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £79,750 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%

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 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) Artificial Intelligence
3 16 (34.04%) Test Automation
4 15 (31.91%) JIRA
4 15 (31.91%) C++
5 14 (29.79%) STL
5 14 (29.79%) Resource Management
5 14 (29.79%) Degree
5 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
5 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
5 14 (29.79%) Machine Learning
5 14 (29.79%) Cryptocurrency
5 14 (29.79%) Blockchain
6 13 (27.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (27.66%) Python
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
7 12 (25.53%) ISEB
7 12 (25.53%) ISTQB
7 12 (25.53%) Ubuntu
8 11 (23.40%) WordPress
8 11 (23.40%) Oracle
8 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) Bioinformatics
9 10 (21.28%) Multimedia
9 10 (21.28%) Life Science
9 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
9 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell

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 11 (23.40%) WordPress
2 3 (6.38%) nginx
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (19.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (4.26%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) Blockchain
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Zeppelin
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) HBase
4 1 (2.13%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Power BI
4 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) JIRA
2 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 10 (21.28%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) C++ Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Test Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Assistant IT Manager
4 10 (21.28%) IT Assistant
4 10 (21.28%) IT Manager
5 9 (19.15%) Python Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Blockchain Developer
7 6 (12.77%) QA Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) Software QA Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) QA Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Software QA Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Test Scripter
9 3 (6.38%) Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) STL
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
4 1 (2.13%) LAMP
4 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.13%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Life Science
2 9 (19.15%) Animation
2 9 (19.15%) Photography
3 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) Ubuntu
4 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 9 (19.15%) VMS
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.38%) CentOS
8 2 (4.26%) Debian
8 2 (4.26%) Unix
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Artificial Intelligence
2 16 (34.04%) Test Automation
3 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
3 14 (29.79%) Cryptocurrency
3 14 (29.79%) Machine Learning
3 14 (29.79%) Multithreading
3 14 (29.79%) Resource Management
4 10 (21.28%) Bioinformatics
5 9 (19.15%) Case Management
5 9 (19.15%) Critical Thinking
5 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
5 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.02%) Biology
6 8 (17.02%) Computational Biology
6 8 (17.02%) Process Management
7 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
7 6 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C++
2 13 (27.66%) Python
3 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) PHP
4 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.26%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) F#
9 1 (2.13%) Go
9 1 (2.13%) Haskell
9 1 (2.13%) ML
9 1 (2.13%) OCaml
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (25.53%) ISEB
3 12 (25.53%) ISTQB
4 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) VirtualBox
2 3 (6.38%) Docker
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.13%) HDFS
4 1 (2.13%) Xen
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Ambari
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Oozie
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) SAP