Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 179 211
Rank change year-on-year +66 +32 +2
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 31 25 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.29% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 6.60% 3.21% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 21
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +75.44%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +7.14%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 470 779 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.58% 19.34% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 372 584 603
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,775 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in the East Midlands

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in the East Midlands

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in the East Midlands

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 31 May 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
Northamptonshire +28 19 £50,000 +5.26%
Nottinghamshire +33 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Leicestershire +41 4 £43,750 -16.67%
Derbyshire +13 2 £42,500 +21.43%
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (74.19%) Hyper-V
3 20 (64.52%) Windows
4 18 (58.06%) SAN
4 18 (58.06%) NAS
4 18 (58.06%) Infrastructure Management
4 18 (58.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (54.84%) Azure
6 16 (51.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
7 15 (48.39%) SCCM
7 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
8 14 (45.16%) Skype for Business
8 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
8 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
9 12 (38.71%) Linux
9 12 (38.71%) Thin Client
9 12 (38.71%) Fat Client
10 11 (35.48%) BCP
10 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
11 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
12 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (22.58%) VMware
12 7 (22.58%) AWS
13 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
13 6 (19.35%) Law
13 6 (19.35%) SCVMM
13 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
13 6 (19.35%) Firewall

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (45.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) Azure
2 7 (22.58%) AWS
3 4 (12.90%) IaaS
3 4 (12.90%) PaaS
4 3 (9.68%) Office 365
5 2 (6.45%) Power Platform
5 2 (6.45%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) NAS
1 18 (58.06%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) VLAN
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Bitbucket
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.90%) JUnit
1 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
1 4 (12.90%) NUnit
1 4 (12.90%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
1 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (19.35%) Law
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Server Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Server Support
2 5 (16.13%) Server Support Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior SCCM Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
3 12 (38.71%) Fat Client
3 12 (38.71%) Thin Client
4 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
6 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 18 (58.06%) Infrastructure Management
2 16 (51.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (35.48%) BCP
4 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
4 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) Multichannel Retail
5 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
5 4 (12.90%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Server Management
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Sprint Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Hyper-V
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (16.13%) XenApp
4 4 (12.90%) Firmware
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) SCVMM
3 4 (12.90%) Puppet
3 4 (12.90%) vCenter Server
3 4 (12.90%) WSUS
3 4 (12.90%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Meraki
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Capita