Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 208 272 281
Rank change year-on-year +64 +9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 13 63 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 1.40% 3.17% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 50 77
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +60.00%
10th Percentile £62,000 £48,125 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £66,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.62% +33.50%

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 928 1,985 1,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.00% 19.58% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,810 1,465
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £96,250 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% +15.00%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in the City of London

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in the City of London.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in the City of London

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in the City of London

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
London Bridge +12 2 £70,000 -
Virtual Machines
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 9 (69.23%) AWS
2 8 (61.54%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) Docker
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Release Management
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Public Cloud
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Salt
5 5 (38.46%) Puppet
6 4 (30.77%) Icinga
6 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
6 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
6 4 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (30.77%) Packer
6 4 (30.77%) git-flow
6 4 (30.77%) Consul
6 4 (30.77%) Prometheus
6 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Insurtech
6 4 (30.77%) RSpec

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Gliffy
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) AWS
2 6 (46.15%) Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (23.08%) GCP
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) GitHub
4 2 (15.38%) IaaS
4 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
4 2 (15.38%) PaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (7.69%) Office 365
5 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) MVNO
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) git-flow
1 4 (30.77%) RSpec
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) OAuth
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Public Cloud
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) VMS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Insurtech
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Fintech
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) Release Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) Firmware
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Salt
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Consul
2 4 (30.77%) Icinga
2 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) Packer
2 4 (30.77%) Prometheus
3 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
4 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Google
5 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Splunk
6 1 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle