Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 293 312
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 +73
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 45 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 1.85% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 34
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £49,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.76% +5.95% -15.91%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £70,000 £67,125
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% +10.53% -13.64%

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 1,755 1,461 1,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.69% 14.30% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,605 1,351 1,237
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +11.70%
10th Percentile £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (60.00%) SQL
3 25 (55.56%) Linux
4 24 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (46.67%) MySQL
5 21 (46.67%) Finance
5 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
6 20 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (44.44%) Windows
7 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
7 19 (42.22%) NoSQL
8 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 18 (40.00%) Banking
9 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
9 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
9 17 (37.78%) Redis
10 16 (35.56%) Node.js
10 16 (35.56%) GitHub
10 16 (35.56%) Bitcoin
10 16 (35.56%) API Development
10 16 (35.56%) API Design
10 16 (35.56%) KYC
10 16 (35.56%) ES6
10 16 (35.56%) Front End Development
10 16 (35.56%) Blockchain
10 16 (35.56%) Ethereum
10 16 (35.56%) Solidity
10 16 (35.56%) Smart Contracts
10 16 (35.56%) web3js
10 16 (35.56%) Distributed Ledger

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 16 (35.56%) Ethereum
2 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) PrestaShop
5 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (35.56%) GitHub
5 9 (20.00%) IaaS
6 7 (15.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (11.11%) Office 365
8 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
9 2 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (4.44%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) PaaS
10 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
10 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) VPN
3 4 (8.89%) BGP
4 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) MySQL
2 19 (42.22%) NoSQL
3 17 (37.78%) Redis
4 16 (35.56%) Blockchain
4 16 (35.56%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (17.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.22%) Power BI
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) GitLab
3 1 (2.22%) Gradle
3 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Mocha
3 1 (2.22%) Mockito
3 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Banking
3 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Backend Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Blockchain Developer
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Azure Architect
5 6 (13.33%) IT Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) IT Support
5 6 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Junior
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) Node.js
1 16 (35.56%) Smart Contracts
1 16 (35.56%) Truffle
1 16 (35.56%) web3js
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) Chai
5 1 (2.22%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.22%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Bitcoin
2 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Equities
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Blog
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Robotics
5 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Linux
2 20 (44.44%) Windows
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) VMS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 16 (35.56%) API Design
2 16 (35.56%) API Development
2 16 (35.56%) Data Security
2 16 (35.56%) Front End Development
2 16 (35.56%) Identity Management
2 16 (35.56%) KYC
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) DevOps
5 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.11%) Microservices
6 5 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (8.89%) Operations Management
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) ES6
3 16 (35.56%) Solidity
4 9 (20.00%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.89%) C++
6 4 (8.89%) Perl
6 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 3 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) Scala
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.44%) VB
9 1 (2.22%) Java 8
9 1 (2.22%) Lua
9 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) AWS Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSA
2 4 (8.89%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) Docker
5 3 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.44%) KVM
6 2 (4.44%) Xen
7 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.22%) LXC
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.56%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) Salt
4 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.67%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.44%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (4.44%) Mesos
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (4.44%) SCOM
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.22%) SCCM
6 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.22%) SCSM
6 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Citrix
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.44%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.44%) Hortonworks
4 2 (4.44%) MapR
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 1 (2.22%) Asigra
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) SkyKick
5 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL