Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 321 366
Rank change year-on-year +16 +45 +42
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 94 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.66% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 3.04% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 50 38
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% +2.56% +1.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £61,625
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +10.00%

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 2,161 1,840 2,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.24% 14.69% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,975 1,664 1,875
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.86% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £78,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +8.70%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +19 66 £80,000 +60.00% 12
City of Westminster - 10 £55,000 -
West End of London -12 3 £70,000 +133.33% 2
Virtual Machines
London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 62 (65.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (47.87%) SQL
3 44 (46.81%) Linux
4 41 (43.62%) Git (software)
5 40 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
6 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
6 38 (40.43%) Finance
7 34 (36.17%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (35.11%) MySQL
9 32 (34.04%) NoSQL
10 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
10 31 (32.98%) Banking
11 29 (30.85%) Redis
11 29 (30.85%) Telecoms
12 28 (29.79%) Identity Management
12 28 (29.79%) Data Security
12 28 (29.79%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (29.79%) JavaScript
12 28 (29.79%) Windows
12 28 (29.79%) GitHub
12 28 (29.79%) Node.js
12 28 (29.79%) API Development
12 28 (29.79%) API Design
12 28 (29.79%) KYC
12 28 (29.79%) ES6
12 28 (29.79%) Front End Development
12 28 (29.79%) Blockchain
12 28 (29.79%) Solidity
12 28 (29.79%) Smart Contracts
13 27 (28.72%) web3js

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 27 (28.72%) Ethereum
2 18 (19.15%) MS Exchange
3 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
4 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.06%) CMS
7 1 (1.06%) Drupal
7 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.06%) PrestaShop
7 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (25.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (65.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (36.17%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (29.79%) GitHub
5 24 (25.53%) IaaS
6 15 (15.96%) Office 365
7 12 (12.77%) Serverless
8 11 (11.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 11 (11.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 9 (9.57%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (9.57%) Amazon S3
9 9 (9.57%) PaaS
10 8 (8.51%) OneDrive
11 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (1.06%) Azure Functions
12 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) Firewall
2 13 (13.83%) DNS
2 13 (13.83%) VPN
3 11 (11.70%) DHCP
4 8 (8.51%) SAN
5 7 (7.45%) BGP
6 4 (4.26%) NAS
7 3 (3.19%) H.323
7 3 (3.19%) ISDN
7 3 (3.19%) MGCP
7 3 (3.19%) Network Security
7 3 (3.19%) OSPF
7 3 (3.19%) Q.931
7 3 (3.19%) QSIG
7 3 (3.19%) RIP
7 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.19%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.19%) VLAN
7 3 (3.19%) VoIP
7 3 (3.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.11%) MySQL
2 32 (34.04%) NoSQL
3 29 (30.85%) Redis
4 28 (29.79%) Blockchain
4 28 (29.79%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (15.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (14.89%) Big Data
7 11 (11.70%) Data Lake
7 11 (11.70%) Power BI
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.06%) HBase
10 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (43.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.38%) Mocha
4 3 (3.19%) JMeter
4 3 (3.19%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.06%) GoCD
5 1 (1.06%) Gradle
5 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.06%) JIRA
5 1 (1.06%) JUnit
5 1 (1.06%) Maven
5 1 (1.06%) Mockito
5 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (40.43%) Finance
2 31 (32.98%) Banking
3 29 (30.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (12.77%) Marketing
5 3 (3.19%) Games
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (38.30%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) Blockchain Developer
2 27 (28.72%) Node.js Developer
3 23 (24.47%) Backend Developer
4 22 (23.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (18.09%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 11 (11.70%) Consultant
6 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) Power BI Consultant
7 10 (10.64%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 9 (9.57%) Senior Backend Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Architect
9 8 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (8.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Analyst
10 7 (7.45%) Azure Architect
10 7 (7.45%) Java Developer
11 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (6.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.79%) Node.js
1 28 (29.79%) Smart Contracts
2 27 (28.72%) Truffle
2 27 (28.72%) web3js
3 6 (6.38%) Chai
4 5 (5.32%) .NET
4 5 (5.32%) Enzyme
4 5 (5.32%) Jest
5 4 (4.26%) JSON
5 4 (4.26%) React
6 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.19%) JMX
7 2 (2.13%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (2.13%) Web Services
8 1 (1.06%) Dropwizard
8 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.06%) LAMP
8 1 (1.06%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.06%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.72%) Bitcoin
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Equities
2 5 (5.32%) Fixed Income
2 5 (5.32%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.26%) iPhone
3 4 (4.26%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.19%) Clustering
4 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Fintech
5 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.13%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.81%) Linux
2 28 (29.79%) Windows
3 23 (24.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.51%) VMS
5 5 (5.32%) Android
6 4 (4.26%) Unix
6 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
2 28 (29.79%) API Design
2 28 (29.79%) API Development
2 28 (29.79%) Data Security
2 28 (29.79%) Front End Development
2 28 (29.79%) Identity Management
2 28 (29.79%) KYC
3 16 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (13.83%) Analytics
5 13 (13.83%) Data Science
6 12 (12.77%) ITIL
7 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.70%) Data Analytics
7 11 (11.70%) Machine Learning
7 11 (11.70%) Presales
8 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.64%) DevOps
8 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.87%) SQL
2 28 (29.79%) ES6
2 28 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 28 (29.79%) Solidity
3 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
4 15 (15.96%) Java
5 12 (12.77%) C#
5 12 (12.77%) Python
6 11 (11.70%) U-SQL
7 10 (10.64%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.26%) C++
8 4 (4.26%) Java 8
8 4 (4.26%) Perl
8 4 (4.26%) PHP
8 4 (4.26%) Ruby
8 4 (4.26%) Scala
9 3 (3.19%) C
10 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) AWS Certification
1 4 (4.26%) MCSA
1 4 (4.26%) MCSE
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.19%) CCNP
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.19%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.96%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.83%) Docker
5 4 (4.26%) XenApp
6 3 (3.19%) vSphere
7 2 (2.13%) KVM
7 2 (2.13%) Xen
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.06%) HDFS
8 1 (1.06%) LXC
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Kubernetes
1 12 (12.77%) Puppet
2 8 (8.51%) Ansible
2 8 (8.51%) WSUS
3 7 (7.45%) Docker Swarm
3 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.32%) Nagios
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (4.26%) Salt
5 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.13%) Mesos
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.13%) SCCM
7 1 (1.06%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.06%) Rsyslog
7 1 (1.06%) SCOM
7 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.06%) Simpana
7 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) VMware
3 15 (15.96%) Citrix
4 13 (13.83%) Cisco
5 10 (10.64%) Tableau
6 9 (9.57%) HP
7 8 (8.51%) Asigra
7 8 (8.51%) SkyKick
7 8 (8.51%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.26%) Becrypt
8 4 (4.26%) Cloudera
8 4 (4.26%) Hortonworks
8 4 (4.26%) MapR
8 4 (4.26%) McAfee
8 4 (4.26%) New Relic
8 4 (4.26%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.13%) Capita
9 2 (2.13%) NetApp
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) Teradata