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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 204 183 208
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 +24
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 66 7 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 0.18% 0.092%
As % of the System Software category 5.71% 1.21% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 4
10th Percentile £30,000 - £30,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £44,250 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% -
75th Percentile £61,000 £49,438 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £51,000 £68,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% -0.95% -4.55%

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 1,156 577 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.18% 14.61% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 581 387 668
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,989 £25,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,200 £72,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire - 27 £50,000 - 3
Hertfordshire - 26 £68,750 - 5
Bedfordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Essex -46 3 £30,000 -32.58%
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 41 (62.12%) Windows
1 41 (62.12%) Azure
2 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 37 (56.06%) SQL
4 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
5 27 (40.91%) Social Skills
6 26 (39.39%) Test Automation
6 26 (39.39%) DevOps
7 25 (37.88%) Service Design
8 23 (34.85%) .NET
9 22 (33.33%) Linux
9 22 (33.33%) Functional Testing
10 21 (31.82%) C#
11 20 (30.30%) Visual Studio
11 20 (30.30%) ISEB
11 20 (30.30%) NEC
11 20 (30.30%) Northgate
11 20 (30.30%) ISTQB
11 20 (30.30%) .NET Framework
11 20 (30.30%) Non-Functional Testing
11 20 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (30.30%) QA
11 20 (30.30%) SDLC
11 20 (30.30%) DBS Check
11 20 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 20 (30.30%) Legacy Code
11 20 (30.30%) Public Sector
12 17 (25.76%) Windows Server
12 17 (25.76%) Microsoft 365
13 16 (24.24%) AWS

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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 7 (10.61%) IIS
4 5 (7.58%) JBoss
4 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.52%) Ethereum
6 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 41 (62.12%) Azure
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (24.24%) AWS
4 13 (19.70%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (16.67%) OneDrive
5 11 (16.67%) Serverless
6 9 (13.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 8 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (12.12%) Amazon S3
7 8 (12.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 8 (12.12%) Route 53
7 8 (12.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (9.09%) GCP
9 5 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (7.58%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (7.58%) Azure Stack
9 5 (7.58%) Cloud Functions
9 5 (7.58%) OpenShift
10 3 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) DNS
1 9 (13.64%) Skype
2 8 (12.12%) DHCP
2 8 (12.12%) Firewall
3 5 (7.58%) Internet
4 3 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.58%) RStudio
4 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 5 (7.58%) Toad
5 2 (3.03%) MSI
6 1 (1.52%) JMeter
6 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (40.91%) Social Skills
2 20 (30.30%) Public Sector
3 9 (13.64%) Finance
4 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Automation Engineer
1 16 (24.24%) QA Automation Engineer
1 16 (24.24%) QA Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Senior DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) .NET
2 20 (30.30%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.58%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.52%) Ajax
4 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) CSS3
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) Java EE
4 1 (1.52%) Smart Contracts
4 1 (1.52%) SVG
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Legacy Code
2 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 10 (15.15%) Life Science
4 8 (12.12%) Replication
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.03%) Tandem
8 1 (1.52%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) SCORM
8 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Linux
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (9.09%) Unix
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.58%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) VMS
8 1 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) Debian
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) DevOps
1 26 (39.39%) Test Automation
2 25 (37.88%) Service Design
3 22 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 20 (30.30%) Non-Functional Testing
4 20 (30.30%) SDLC
5 14 (21.21%) Service Delivery
6 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
7 11 (16.67%) ITIL
8 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
9 9 (13.64%) Coaching
9 9 (13.64%) Cryptography
9 9 (13.64%) High Availability
9 9 (13.64%) Information Security
9 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.64%) Open Source
9 9 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (12.12%) Edge Computing
10 8 (12.12%) Identity Management
10 8 (12.12%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 21 (31.82%) C#
3 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 10 (15.15%) Java
4 10 (15.15%) Python
5 9 (13.64%) C++
6 8 (12.12%) C
6 8 (12.12%) Go
6 8 (12.12%) Ruby
6 8 (12.12%) Rust
6 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) Bash
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) DBS Check
1 20 (30.30%) ISEB
1 20 (30.30%) ISTQB
1 20 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (19.70%) Degree
3 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (12.12%) PhD
5 5 (7.58%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CCENT
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.30%) QA
2 9 (13.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) LXC
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) Docker
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (12.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (10.61%) Ansible
4 6 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (9.09%) Puppet
4 6 (9.09%) Terraform
5 5 (7.58%) Data Guard
5 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.52%) Check_MK
6 1 (1.52%) Grafana
6 1 (1.52%) Kibana
6 1 (1.52%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.52%) SCCM
6 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.30%) NEC
2 20 (30.30%) Northgate
3 8 (12.12%) CloudEndure
3 8 (12.12%) VMware
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle
5 6 (9.09%) Splunk
6 5 (7.58%) Commvault
7 2 (3.03%) Epicor
8 1 (1.52%) Adobe
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix
8 1 (1.52%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) Omniture
8 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.52%) Sophos
8 1 (1.52%) Veeam