Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 310 365
Rank change year-on-year -4 +55 +30
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 75 50 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.53% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 3.34% 2.65% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 75 45 35
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £29,950 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £69,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -

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 2,247 1,887 1,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.94% 15.34% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 1,730 1,739
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.15% +7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £78,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +9.89%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +5 59 £70,000 +40.00% 9
West End of London -16 3 £70,000 +133.33% 4
City of Westminster - 2 £50,000 -
Virtual Machines
London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 48 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (49.33%) Linux
3 34 (45.33%) SQL
4 31 (41.33%) Finance
4 31 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (38.67%) Windows
6 27 (36.00%) MySQL
6 27 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 27 (36.00%) Test Automation
7 26 (34.67%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (34.67%) NoSQL
7 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
8 24 (32.00%) Banking
8 24 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 23 (30.67%) Redis
9 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
9 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
10 22 (29.33%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (29.33%) Identity Management
10 22 (29.33%) Data Security
10 22 (29.33%) Node.js
10 22 (29.33%) GitHub
10 22 (29.33%) Bitcoin
10 22 (29.33%) API Development
10 22 (29.33%) API Design
10 22 (29.33%) KYC
10 22 (29.33%) ES6
10 22 (29.33%) Front End Development
10 22 (29.33%) Blockchain
10 22 (29.33%) Ethereum

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 22 (29.33%) Ethereum
2 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
4 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.67%) Apache
6 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.33%) CMS
7 1 (1.33%) Drupal
7 1 (1.33%) PrestaShop
7 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (34.67%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (29.33%) GitHub
5 14 (18.67%) Office 365
6 13 (17.33%) IaaS
7 8 (10.67%) OneDrive
8 7 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (9.33%) Amazon S3
8 7 (9.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (6.67%) PaaS
10 3 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (2.67%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (1.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (1.33%) SaaS
12 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Firewall
1 13 (17.33%) VPN
2 10 (13.33%) DHCP
2 10 (13.33%) DNS
3 9 (12.00%) SAN
4 6 (8.00%) BGP
5 3 (4.00%) NAS
6 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.67%) H.323
6 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.67%) ISDN
6 2 (2.67%) MGCP
6 2 (2.67%) OSPF
6 2 (2.67%) Q.931
6 2 (2.67%) QSIG
6 2 (2.67%) RIP
6 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.67%) VoIP
6 2 (2.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) MySQL
2 26 (34.67%) NoSQL
3 23 (30.67%) Redis
4 22 (29.33%) Blockchain
4 22 (29.33%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.00%) Data Lake
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.67%) Power BI
8 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.33%) Big Data
9 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Mocha
3 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) GoCD
4 1 (1.33%) Gradle
4 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) JMeter
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) Mockito
4 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) VisualVM
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Banking
3 23 (30.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Blockchain Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Node.js Developer
3 19 (25.33%) Backend Developer
3 19 (25.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Architect
6 8 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Azure Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) IT Support
7 6 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) Node.js
1 22 (29.33%) Smart Contracts
1 22 (29.33%) Truffle
1 22 (29.33%) web3js
2 6 (8.00%) .NET
3 4 (5.33%) Chai
3 4 (5.33%) JSON
4 3 (4.00%) Enzyme
4 3 (4.00%) Jest
5 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.67%) React
5 2 (2.67%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (2.67%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.33%) JMX
6 1 (1.33%) jQuery
6 1 (1.33%) LAMP
6 1 (1.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Bitcoin
2 5 (6.67%) Equities
2 5 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 5 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) iPhone
3 4 (5.33%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Fintech
5 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.33%) Robotics
6 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (49.33%) Linux
2 29 (38.67%) Windows
3 21 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.67%) Android
5 4 (5.33%) VMS
6 3 (4.00%) Unix
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Test Automation
2 22 (29.33%) API Design
2 22 (29.33%) API Development
2 22 (29.33%) Data Security
2 22 (29.33%) Front End Development
2 22 (29.33%) Identity Management
2 22 (29.33%) KYC
3 16 (21.33%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (14.67%) DevOps
5 11 (14.67%) ITIL
6 9 (12.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.67%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) ES6
3 22 (29.33%) Solidity
4 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 13 (17.33%) Java
6 11 (14.67%) Python
7 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.33%) C#
8 4 (5.33%) C++
8 4 (5.33%) Java 8
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
8 4 (5.33%) PHP
8 4 (5.33%) Ruby
8 4 (5.33%) Scala
9 2 (2.67%) C
9 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) Lua
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) AWS Certification
1 4 (5.33%) MCSA
1 4 (5.33%) MCSE
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.67%) CCNP
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.33%) Hyper-V
2 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.67%) Docker
4 6 (8.00%) XenApp
5 3 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.67%) KVM
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.67%) Xen
7 1 (1.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.33%) LXC
7 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Puppet
2 10 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 8 (10.67%) Ansible
3 8 (10.67%) WSUS
4 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (5.33%) Nagios
6 4 (5.33%) Salt
6 4 (5.33%) ZABBIX
7 3 (4.00%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (2.67%) Mesos
8 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.67%) SCCM
8 2 (2.67%) SCOM
8 2 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) Citrix
3 17 (22.67%) VMware
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco
5 8 (10.67%) Asigra
5 8 (10.67%) HP
5 8 (10.67%) SkyKick
5 8 (10.67%) SonicWALL
6 4 (5.33%) Becrypt
6 4 (5.33%) McAfee
6 4 (5.33%) New Relic
6 4 (5.33%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.67%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.67%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.67%) MapR
7 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.33%) Tableau
8 1 (1.33%) WatchGuard