Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 231 228
Rank change year-on-year +57 -3 +95
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 7 12 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.23% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 1.31% 1.26% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 41
10th Percentile " £25,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £44,250 £29,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £38,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.84% -18.42% -9.52%
75th Percentile £49,438 £53,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £51,000 £57,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 534 956 1,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.03% 18.27% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 394 787 1,196
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -4.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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
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 20 April 2021. 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
Essex +19 6 £44,500 -17.21% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Avaya
1 6 (85.71%) BMC
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) Google
1 6 (85.71%) Smartphone
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Veeam
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
1 6 (85.71%) Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) PaperCut
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (85.71%) Google Play
1 6 (85.71%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (57.14%) Organisational Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence

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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Google Play
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Smartphone
2 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 4 (57.14%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (85.71%) Virtual Servers
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Avaya
1 6 (85.71%) BMC
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Google
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Veeam
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Dell