Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 336 353
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +34
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 47 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.35% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 2.21% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 37
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £53,730 £57,604
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.98% -6.73% +4.73%
10th Percentile £28,000 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £69,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,203 2,040 1,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.53% 14.25% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 1,869 1,573
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,650 £30,450 £28,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £80,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.84% +7.37%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Central London

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Central London

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Central London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Central London

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 37 £65,000 +30.00% 13
West End of London - 2 £45,000 -
City of Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Virtual Machines
London

For the 6 months to 16 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 Central London region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (53.19%) Windows
3 23 (48.94%) Finance
4 22 (46.81%) Linux
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
5 20 (42.55%) Citrix
6 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
6 19 (40.43%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (38.30%) VMware
8 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (34.04%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (34.04%) MySQL
10 14 (29.79%) Banking
10 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
10 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
10 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
11 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
12 12 (25.53%) Node.js
12 12 (25.53%) Redis
12 12 (25.53%) GitHub
12 12 (25.53%) Blockchain
12 12 (25.53%) Bitcoin
12 12 (25.53%) API Development
12 12 (25.53%) API Design
12 12 (25.53%) KYC
12 12 (25.53%) ES6
12 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
12 12 (25.53%) Ethereum
12 12 (25.53%) Solidity

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (25.53%) Ethereum
2 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (40.43%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (34.04%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (25.53%) GitHub
5 11 (23.40%) IaaS
6 8 (17.02%) Office 365
7 7 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
8 4 (8.51%) PaaS
9 2 (4.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (4.26%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) SAN
2 5 (10.64%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) BGP
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
4 3 (6.38%) NAS
5 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.13%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MySQL
2 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
3 12 (25.53%) Blockchain
3 12 (25.53%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (25.53%) Redis
4 8 (17.02%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.26%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) Power BI
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) GitLab
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Backend Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Blockchain Developer
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Administrator
5 6 (12.77%) Azure Architect
5 6 (12.77%) IT Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) IT Support
5 6 (12.77%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Node.js
1 12 (25.53%) Smart Contracts
1 12 (25.53%) Truffle
1 12 (25.53%) web3js
2 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Bitcoin
2 6 (12.77%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Equities
5 2 (4.26%) Fintech
5 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) Blog
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Robotics
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Linux
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
5 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) VMS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
2 12 (25.53%) API Design
2 12 (25.53%) API Development
2 12 (25.53%) Data Security
2 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
2 12 (25.53%) Identity Management
2 12 (25.53%) KYC
3 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (10.64%) Open Source
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.51%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.51%) Operations Management
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) ES6
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.53%) Solidity
3 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.77%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.51%) C++
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 4 (8.51%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) AWS Certification
2 4 (8.51%) MCSA
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) GDPR
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.89%) XenApp
5 3 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.13%) Docker
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Ansible
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) Salt
3 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.13%) SCSM
5 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Citrix
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) SaltStack
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Meraki
6 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat