Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 222 313 348
Rank change year-on-year +91 +35 -1
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 7 37 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.14% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 0.72% 1.78% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 40
Median annual salary £59,250 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.85% - +20.98%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £65,625 £87,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £68,375
% change year-on-year +3.85% -4.94% +13.96%

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 978 2,082 2,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.24% 17.97% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1,886 1,968
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £39,650 £27,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,125 £93,750 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Central London

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in Central London.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Central London

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in Central London over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +64 6 £61,500 -20.65% 9
Virtual Machines
London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
4 1 (14.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) MVNO
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior IP Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (14.29%) Inventory Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Salt
2 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
2 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Aruba
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow