Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 147 127
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.44% 2.25% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +30.77% -27.78%
10th Percentile £41,400 £38,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,400 £46,250 £41,625
Scotland median annual salary £37,140 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.15% +23.08% -3.70%

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 287 222 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.77% 8.36% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 212 134 154
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% +8.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,225 £26,325
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £63,875
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,705 £39,057
% change year-on-year +0.66% +14.46% -2.36%

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

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (42.86%) Public Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) CRISC
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) CEH
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) COBIT
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (14.29%) GoCD
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Public Cloud
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Server Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) CRISC
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Graphite
4 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
4 1 (14.29%) Icinga
4 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (14.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft