Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Virtual Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Infrastructure over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Infrastructure
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1038 1021 988
Rank change year-on-year -17 -33 +123
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 134 169 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 118 134 218
England median annual salary £41,250 £43,500 £42,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.17% +2.65% -10.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,250 £68,425
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,535 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.96% +0.08% -10.53%

Virtual Infrastructure is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Virtual Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Virtual Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Infrastructure in England

Virtual Infrastructure
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Virtual Infrastructure in England

Virtual Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Infrastructure in England

Virtual Infrastructure
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
London -16 77 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South East +33 29 £42,500 +6.25%
Midlands +42 17 £45,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands +14 16 £45,000 -14.29%
East of England +12 6 £40,000 +122.22% 1
North of England -19 5 £35,000 -17.65%
North West -30 4 £35,000 -41.67%
Yorkshire +18 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Virtual Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Virtual Infrastructure.

1 82 (61.19%) VMware
1 82 (61.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (47.76%) Active Directory
3 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
4 54 (40.30%) Linux
5 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (29.85%) MS Exchange
7 37 (27.61%) Amazon AWS
7 37 (27.61%) Ansible
8 34 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (24.63%) Jenkins
9 33 (24.63%) Windows
10 32 (23.88%) Cisco
10 32 (23.88%) Firewall
11 31 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (22.39%) DevOps
12 30 (22.39%) Puppet
13 28 (20.90%) DNS
13 28 (20.90%) Docker
13 28 (20.90%) Terraform
14 27 (20.15%) Git (software)
15 26 (19.40%) Red Hat
15 26 (19.40%) Hedge funds
16 25 (18.66%) SAN
16 25 (18.66%) ITIL
16 25 (18.66%) Games
17 24 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (17.16%) Public Cloud
19 22 (16.42%) Scrum
20 21 (15.67%) Degree

Virtual Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 40 (29.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.72%) Apache
3 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.48%) nginx
4 6 (4.48%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.73%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.24%) IIS
8 2 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.75%) Confluence
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.61%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.21%) Office 365
4 10 (7.46%) IaaS
5 6 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (3.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.99%) PaaS
8 3 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.24%) SaaS
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.88%) Firewall
2 28 (20.90%) DNS
3 25 (18.66%) SAN
4 14 (10.45%) DHCP
5 13 (9.70%) WAN
6 11 (8.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (8.21%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (5.97%) FCoE
7 8 (5.97%) LAN
8 6 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.48%) Wireless
9 5 (3.73%) Internet
9 5 (3.73%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.73%) Unified Communications
9 5 (3.73%) VPN
10 4 (2.99%) MPLS
11 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.24%) NAS
12 2 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) MySQL
3 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.49%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (24.63%) Jenkins
2 27 (20.15%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.45%) TeamCity
4 11 (8.21%) Maven
5 8 (5.97%) Bitbucket
6 7 (5.22%) Ant
6 7 (5.22%) Gradle
7 6 (4.48%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.24%) DbUnit
8 3 (2.24%) jMock
8 3 (2.24%) JUnit
8 3 (2.24%) Mockito
8 3 (2.24%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.75%) AppScan
9 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.75%) Grunt
9 1 (0.75%) JIRA
9 1 (0.75%) Selenium
9 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (18.66%) Games
2 18 (13.43%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Law
5 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (21.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (20.15%) Analyst
3 26 (19.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (18.66%) Database Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) Graduate
4 25 (18.66%) Graduate Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) Graduate Database Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) Graduate IT Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) Graduate IT Support
4 25 (18.66%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) IT Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) IT Graduate
4 25 (18.66%) IT Support
4 25 (18.66%) IT Support Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) Support Analyst
5 21 (15.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (14.18%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (11.94%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.72%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (5.22%) LAMP
3 5 (3.73%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (3.73%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (3.73%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (3.73%) RESTful
3 5 (3.73%) Sensu
3 5 (3.73%) SOAP
3 5 (3.73%) Web Services
4 3 (2.24%) J2EE
4 3 (2.24%) PowerMock
4 3 (2.24%) Spring
5 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.49%) HTML
5 2 (1.49%) HTML5
5 2 (1.49%) jBPM
5 2 (1.49%) Middleware
5 2 (1.49%) REST
5 2 (1.49%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.40%) Hedge funds
2 23 (17.16%) Public Cloud
3 17 (12.69%) Data Centre
4 14 (10.45%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.48%) Replication
7 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.99%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (2.24%) Clustering
9 3 (2.24%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.49%) BYOD
10 2 (1.49%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.30%) Linux
2 33 (24.63%) Windows
3 18 (13.43%) CentOS
4 15 (11.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (11.19%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.97%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.22%) AIX
6 7 (5.22%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.48%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.73%) Unix
9 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.49%) Solaris
10 2 (1.49%) SUSE
10 2 (1.49%) VMS
10 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) Android
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (22.39%) DevOps
4 25 (18.66%) ITIL
5 24 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (16.42%) Scrum
7 14 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 14 (10.45%) TDD
8 13 (9.70%) Kanban
9 12 (8.96%) Configuration Management
10 11 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.46%) Information Security
11 10 (7.46%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.46%) Open Source
11 10 (7.46%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (6.72%) Analytics
12 9 (6.72%) Data Analytics
12 9 (6.72%) Migration
12 9 (6.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.93%) SQL
2 18 (13.43%) Python
3 17 (12.69%) Bash Shell
3 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
4 14 (10.45%) Ruby
5 9 (6.72%) C
6 6 (4.48%) Java
7 4 (2.99%) PHP
8 2 (1.49%) C#
8 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.49%) Perl
8 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) Degree
2 17 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (9.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (9.70%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.21%) CCNP
5 11 (8.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.97%) NCIE
7 6 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.73%) CCNA
9 3 (2.24%) ACSA
10 2 (1.49%) CISSP
10 2 (1.49%) MCSA
10 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.75%) CISA
11 1 (0.75%) CISM
11 1 (0.75%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.75%) IBM AIX Certification
11 1 (0.75%) MCP
11 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (61.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (47.76%) Active Directory
3 28 (20.90%) Docker
4 11 (8.21%) vSphere
5 7 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.22%) Xen
6 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.99%) NFS
6 4 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.24%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.49%) KVM
9 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (27.61%) Ansible
2 30 (22.39%) Puppet
3 28 (20.90%) Terraform
4 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (7.46%) Nagios
6 9 (6.72%) Grafana
6 9 (6.72%) WSUS
7 8 (5.97%) vCenter Server
8 7 (5.22%) Cobbler
8 7 (5.22%) Tivoli
9 6 (4.48%) Packer
10 5 (3.73%) Graphite
10 5 (3.73%) HAProxy
10 5 (3.73%) Icinga
10 5 (3.73%) logstash
10 5 (3.73%) ZABBIX
11 4 (2.99%) SCCM
12 3 (2.24%) Kubernetes
12 3 (2.24%) vMotion
12 3 (2.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 82 (61.19%) VMware
2 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
3 32 (23.88%) Cisco
4 26 (19.40%) Red Hat
5 15 (11.19%) 3PAR
5 15 (11.19%) NetApp
6 13 (9.70%) HP
7 11 (8.21%) EMC
7 11 (8.21%) Splunk
8 8 (5.97%) Veeam
9 7 (5.22%) Citrix
10 6 (4.48%) CommVault
11 5 (3.73%) EqualLogic
11 5 (3.73%) IBM
11 5 (3.73%) Meraki
11 5 (3.73%) New Relic
11 5 (3.73%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (3.73%) Oracle
11 5 (3.73%) Synology
12 4 (2.99%) Apple