Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 301 318
Rank change year-on-year +56 +17 +26
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 80 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.81% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 4.86% 3.91% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 32
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £26,650
90th Percentile £83,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,645 1,559 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.58% 12.85% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,223 1,273 1,118
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +12.51%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £66,250 £65,000
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in the East of England

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in the East of England.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in the East of England

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in the East of England

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +85 57 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Hertfordshire +20 11 £43,750 -27.08% 5
Suffolk +2 8 £35,500 -5.33% 1
Bedfordshire +8 3 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Norfolk -3 1 £43,750 -2.78%
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 29 (36.25%) SQL
2 27 (33.75%) Windows
3 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.50%) VMware
3 26 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (31.25%) Firewall
5 20 (25.00%) Linux
6 19 (23.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
7 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
8 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
9 16 (20.00%) Resource Management
9 16 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 16 (20.00%) Machine Learning
9 16 (20.00%) STL
9 16 (20.00%) C++
9 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
9 16 (20.00%) Blockchain
10 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio
12 13 (16.25%) .NET
13 12 (15.00%) C#
13 12 (15.00%) VLAN
13 12 (15.00%) JIRA
13 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
13 12 (15.00%) vSphere
14 11 (13.75%) HP
15 10 (12.50%) DNS
15 10 (12.50%) Cisco

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.25%) SAS
3 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Sage 200
2 4 (5.00%) C-CURE
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Office 365
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) Firewall
2 12 (15.00%) VLAN
3 10 (12.50%) DNS
4 9 (11.25%) SAN
5 8 (10.00%) SSL
6 7 (8.75%) Network Security
7 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (7.50%) Kerberos
8 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.00%) NAS
10 3 (3.75%) DHCP
10 3 (3.75%) VPN
11 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.50%) IPsec
11 2 (2.50%) LAN
11 2 (2.50%) WAN
12 1 (1.25%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.25%) Skype
12 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) Blockchain
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.75%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 5 (6.25%) Apache Zeppelin
4 5 (6.25%) HBase
4 5 (6.25%) Power BI
4 5 (6.25%) Sqoop
5 4 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.75%) MySQL
6 3 (3.75%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (15.00%) JIRA
3 8 (10.00%) Selenium
3 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) QA Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Software QA Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Blockchain Developer
6 7 (8.75%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Hadoop Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) STL
2 13 (16.25%) .NET
3 8 (10.00%) LDAP
4 5 (6.25%) Kafka
4 5 (6.25%) SparkR
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (5.00%) WCF
5 4 (5.00%) WinForms
6 3 (3.75%) RESTful
7 1 (1.25%) ADSI
7 1 (1.25%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
2 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) CCTV
4 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.50%) Animation
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.50%) Photography
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) iPhone
6 1 (1.25%) Life Science
6 1 (1.25%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) Linux
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.50%) CentOS
5 7 (8.75%) Debian
5 7 (8.75%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.50%) Unix
7 5 (6.25%) VMS
8 4 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.25%) Android
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Artificial Intelligence
2 16 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
2 16 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 16 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 16 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 10 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.50%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (6.25%) Analytics
9 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.25%) MapReduce
9 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) SQL
2 16 (20.00%) C++
3 12 (15.00%) C#
4 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
4 9 (11.25%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.75%) Java
8 3 (3.75%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.50%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) ISEB
1 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.50%) CCNA
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.25%) NCDA
4 1 (1.25%) NCIE
4 1 (1.25%) NCSIE
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.00%) vSphere
5 9 (11.25%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (6.25%) HDFS
7 4 (5.00%) VirtualBox
8 3 (3.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.75%) Docker
8 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.75%) XenApp
8 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.75%) XenServer
9 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Puppet
2 5 (6.25%) Ambari
2 5 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (6.25%) Oozie
3 4 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.75%) Ansible
4 3 (3.75%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.75%) SCCM
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.25%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.25%) vRealize
6 1 (1.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
1 26 (32.50%) VMware
2 11 (13.75%) HP
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco
4 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.75%) Veeam
6 6 (7.50%) Nimble Storage
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle
6 6 (7.50%) SAP
7 5 (6.25%) Citrix
7 5 (6.25%) Dell
7 5 (6.25%) NetApp
7 5 (6.25%) Sage
8 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.25%) Avaya
9 1 (1.25%) McAfee
9 1 (1.25%) Meraki
9 1 (1.25%) Siemens
9 1 (1.25%) Veritas
9 1 (1.25%) Xerox