Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 303 301 307
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +45
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 29 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.71% 2.58% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 35
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £35,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £67,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £53,730 £57,604
% change year-on-year +20.98% -6.73% +4.73%

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 1,694 1,471 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.54% 14.20% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,373 1,119
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +6.80% +8.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £80,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) Linux
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) Citrix
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
7 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
8 7 (24.14%) MySQL
8 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.69%) Identity Management
9 6 (20.69%) Data Security
9 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.69%) Blockchain
9 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
9 6 (20.69%) Ethereum
9 6 (20.69%) Solidity
9 6 (20.69%) Smart Contracts

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 6 (20.69%) Ethereum
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (20.69%) GitHub
4 6 (20.69%) IaaS
5 4 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (10.34%) Office 365
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (6.90%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) PaaS
8 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
8 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) BGP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) Blockchain
3 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (20.69%) Redis
4 5 (17.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.90%) Data Lake
6 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) Power BI
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) git-flow
3 2 (6.90%) RSpec
4 1 (3.45%) GitLab
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Backend Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Blockchain Developer
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Node.js Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) IT Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) IT Support
4 4 (13.79%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Azure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Node.js
1 6 (20.69%) Smart Contracts
1 6 (20.69%) Truffle
1 6 (20.69%) web3js
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Bitcoin
2 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Equities
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Robotics
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) VMS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) API Design
2 6 (20.69%) API Development
2 6 (20.69%) Data Security
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
2 6 (20.69%) Identity Management
2 6 (20.69%) KYC
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) ES6
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) Solidity
3 5 (17.24%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) Docker
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Salt
2 3 (10.34%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.90%) Consul
3 2 (6.90%) Icinga
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Packer
3 2 (6.90%) Prometheus
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.45%) SCSM
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Pega
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow