Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 146 127
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19 +27
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 8 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 2.84% 2.42% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -27.78%
10th Percentile £39,650 £23,500 £29,550
90th Percentile £49,150 £45,000 £40,219
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,585
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.46% +18.62%

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 282 248 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.17% 9.19% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 195 158 167
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,661 £29,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Edinburgh

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (25.00%) CRISC
4 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Terraform
4 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Server Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Python

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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
3 1 (12.50%) GitLab
3 1 (12.50%) GoCD
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Server Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CEH
1 2 (25.00%) CISA
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) CRISC
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SSCP
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Grafana
3 1 (12.50%) Graphite
3 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (12.50%) Icinga
3 1 (12.50%) Kibana
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) Packer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SaltStack