Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 225 222
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 17 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.19% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 2.15% 1.55% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 16
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +68.22% -37.07%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £19,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,000 £38,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 789 646 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.46% 12.16% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 568 559 518
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.59% +3.43%
10th Percentile £22,675 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage 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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +12 10 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Nottinghamshire +30 3 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Derbyshire +21 2 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Leicestershire -22 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £27,500 -
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
2 10 (58.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) SCCM
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
4 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
5 6 (35.29%) NAS
5 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
5 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
5 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Unix
8 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
8 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
9 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
9 2 (11.76%) Skype
9 2 (11.76%) DevOps
9 2 (11.76%) Puppet
9 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (11.76%) Office 365

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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
1 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ECC
1 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) Skype
3 2 (11.76%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Vendor Management
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) ADSI
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
1 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) PACS
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.88%) BCP
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) HL7
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.88%) vCloud
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Consul
3 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Lumension
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) SAP