Period
to 9 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 139 140
Rank change year-on-year +61 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 7 20 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.78% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 4.46% 5.60% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 5
Median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +40.00% +69.49%
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +75.00% -42.86%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 157 357 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.14% 13.86% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84 252 167
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,131 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.33% +0.29% -
10th Percentile £24,700 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,625 £74,800 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.35% -5.56% +5.88%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Edinburgh

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Azure
1 6 (85.71%) SaaS
1 6 (85.71%) PaaS
1 6 (85.71%) IaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 5 (71.43%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (57.14%) Innovative Thinking
3 4 (57.14%) Public Sector
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) ServiceStack
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (57.14%) Billing
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (14.29%) Serverless
5 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Log Aggregation
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Azure
1 6 (85.71%) IaaS
1 6 (85.71%) PaaS
1 6 (85.71%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Functions
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Billing
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
1 4 (57.14%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Python Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) ServiceStack
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
2 4 (57.14%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Log Aggregation
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) VMware