Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 297 302
Rank change year-on-year +26 +5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 66 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 3.90% 3.70% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 46
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,350 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £56,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% +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 1,692 1,542 1,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.11% 13.31% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,248 1,282 1,195
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +9.09%
10th Percentile £23,088 £23,500 £22,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,750
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +54 40 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Hertfordshire +19 13 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Suffolk +9 7 £35,000 -13.04% 1
Norfolk -5 4 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +9 3 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (43.94%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) SQL
3 24 (36.36%) Linux
3 24 (36.36%) Firewall
4 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
5 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 21 (31.82%) Windows Server
6 19 (28.79%) VMware
6 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (22.73%) Puppet
7 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
9 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 12 (18.18%) DNS
10 12 (18.18%) .NET
10 12 (18.18%) C#
10 12 (18.18%) CentOS
11 11 (16.67%) VLAN
11 11 (16.67%) vSphere
11 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 11 (16.67%) Cisco
12 10 (15.15%) SSL
12 10 (15.15%) Server Monitoring
12 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
13 9 (13.64%) QA
13 9 (13.64%) JIRA
13 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
13 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
13 9 (13.64%) Test Automation

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 (10.61%) Apache Pig
1 7 (10.61%) Apache Solr
1 7 (10.61%) Apache Spark
1 7 (10.61%) SAS
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Sage 200
2 4 (6.06%) C-CURE
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Office 365
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Google Play
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) Firewall
2 12 (18.18%) DNS
3 11 (16.67%) VLAN
4 10 (15.15%) SSL
5 8 (12.12%) SAN
6 7 (10.61%) Kerberos
6 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (7.58%) Network Security
8 5 (7.58%) VPN
9 4 (6.06%) NAS
10 3 (4.55%) DHCP
11 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.03%) IPsec
11 2 (3.03%) LAN
11 2 (3.03%) VoIP
11 2 (3.03%) WAN
12 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.52%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 1 (1.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.61%) Apache Hive
3 7 (10.61%) Apache Zeppelin
3 7 (10.61%) Blockchain
3 7 (10.61%) HBase
3 7 (10.61%) Power BI
3 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.61%) Sqoop
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.55%) MySQL
6 2 (3.03%) Big Data
6 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) JIRA
3 7 (10.61%) Selenium
3 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.61%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Administrator
2 13 (19.70%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Hadoop Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) QA Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Software QA Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) C++ Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Project Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) LDAP
3 7 (10.61%) Kafka
3 7 (10.61%) SparkR
3 7 (10.61%) STL
4 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (6.06%) WCF
4 4 (6.06%) WinForms
5 2 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.03%) RESTful
6 1 (1.52%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.06%) CCTV
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) Life Science
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Linux
3 21 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 12 (18.18%) CentOS
5 8 (12.12%) Unix
6 7 (10.61%) VMS
7 6 (9.09%) Debian
7 6 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.52%) Android
11 1 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 10 (15.15%) Server Monitoring
4 9 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.61%) Analytics
6 7 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (10.61%) Cryptocurrency
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (10.61%) Machine Learning
6 7 (10.61%) MapReduce
6 7 (10.61%) Multithreading
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.61%) Resource Management
7 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.58%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) C#
3 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.61%) C++
4 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.09%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) Java
7 2 (3.03%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) CCNA
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 11 (16.67%) vSphere
5 7 (10.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (10.61%) HDFS
6 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.06%) VirtualBox
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.55%) Docker
8 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.55%) XenApp
8 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.55%) XenServer
9 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) Puppet
2 7 (10.61%) Ambari
2 7 (10.61%) Ansible
2 7 (10.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (10.61%) Oozie
3 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.55%) SCCM
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.52%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.52%) vRealize
6 1 (1.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco
4 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.12%) SAP
5 6 (9.09%) HP
5 6 (9.09%) Sage
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) Xamarin
7 3 (4.55%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.03%) Dell
8 2 (3.03%) Meraki
8 2 (3.03%) NetApp
8 2 (3.03%) TOWER Software
8 2 (3.03%) Xerox
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
9 1 (1.52%) EMC
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Siemens