Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 135 143
Rank change year-on-year +65 +8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 2 15 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.67% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.87% 4.52% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Median annual salary - £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +75.00% +66.67%
Scotland median annual salary - £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 107 332 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.90% 14.83% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 69 213 192
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -13.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £36,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.08% +5.23%

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 30 October 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle