Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 322 297
Rank change year-on-year +91 -25 +11
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 56 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 2.36% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 34
East of England median annual salary £30,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.67% -10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £24,875 £26,575 £19,325
90th Percentile £53,625 £62,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,730 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.36% +11.94% +6.67%

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 1,400 1,783 1,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.24% 14.60% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,098 1,384 1,174
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

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 15 June 2019.

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 15 June 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
Cambridgeshire +88 36 £35,000 -21.17% 2
Hertfordshire +40 17 £30,000 -41.46%
Suffolk +26 2 - -
Norfolk +11 1 £40,000 -9.86%
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 32 (57.14%) Linux
3 27 (48.21%) VMware
4 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 21 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 19 (33.93%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (30.36%) VirtualBox
7 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
8 16 (28.57%) Ubuntu
9 15 (26.79%) Degree
9 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
9 15 (26.79%) WordPress
9 15 (26.79%) Oracle
10 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (25.00%) Life Science
10 14 (25.00%) JIRA
10 14 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
10 14 (25.00%) Multimedia
10 14 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 11 (19.64%) HP
12 11 (19.64%) ITIL
12 11 (19.64%) Veeam
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
14 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
14 9 (16.07%) IaaS
14 9 (16.07%) Windows Server

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 15 (26.79%) WordPress
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.07%) IaaS
3 7 (12.50%) Office 365
4 6 (10.71%) SaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.79%) Datadog
6 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (10.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) JIRA
2 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Hudson
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) IT Manager
2 14 (25.00%) Assistant IT Manager
2 14 (25.00%) IT Assistant
3 9 (16.07%) IT Support
4 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 7 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 7 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (12.50%) Service Desk Technician
4 7 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 7 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Python Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (3.57%) JTS
1 2 (3.57%) WCF
1 2 (3.57%) WinForms
2 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Life Science
2 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.50%) CCTV
4 6 (10.71%) Animation
4 6 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (10.71%) Photography
4 6 (10.71%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 32 (57.14%) Linux
3 21 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 16 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
6 8 (14.29%) VMS
7 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.14%) Unix
9 3 (5.36%) CentOS
9 3 (5.36%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.79%) DC/OS
10 1 (1.79%) Debian
10 1 (1.79%) Solaris
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
3 14 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
4 11 (19.64%) ITIL
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (14.29%) Biology
6 8 (14.29%) Computational Biology
6 8 (14.29%) Process Management
6 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 7 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 7 (12.50%) Migration
7 7 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 7 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Server Management
7 7 (12.50%) Ticket Management
7 7 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 6 (10.71%) Case Management
8 6 (10.71%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Python
2 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) PHP
4 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) F#
7 1 (1.79%) Go
7 1 (1.79%) Haskell
7 1 (1.79%) ML
7 1 (1.79%) OCaml
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
2 14 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) ISEB
5 7 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.79%) NCDA
8 1 (1.79%) NCIE
8 1 (1.79%) NCSIE
8 1 (1.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (30.36%) VirtualBox
4 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.57%) Docker
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
2 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.36%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Packer
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) VMware
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle
3 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.64%) HP
4 11 (19.64%) Veeam
5 9 (16.07%) NetApp
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Sage
8 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix
9 1 (1.79%) Google
9 1 (1.79%) New Relic
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Splunk
9 1 (1.79%) Veritas