Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Infrastructure
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 973 1000 1049
Rank change year-on-year +27 +49 -24
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 156 168 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.10% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 138 146 146
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £71,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.23% -13.89%

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 142,245 151,854 166,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.53% 90.92%
Number of salaries quoted 114,107 120,682 140,704
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 +15 62 £45,000 -16.28% 6
South East +20 54 £44,000 +10.00% 6
North of England +37 17 £38,750 +14.81% 6
Midlands +14 14 £37,500 - 4
Yorkshire +38 11 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +9 9 £42,500 -19.05% 3
South West - 6 £45,000 - 1
North West +20 5 £46,000 +36.30% 5
East Midlands -4 5 £27,500 -22.69% 1
East of England +14 3 £27,750 -7.50% 5
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Virtual Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 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 England region with a requirement for Virtual Infrastructure.

1 107 (68.59%) VMware
1 107 (68.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 66 (42.31%) Windows
4 62 (39.74%) Active Directory
5 61 (39.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (35.26%) Amazon AWS
7 48 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 47 (30.13%) Cisco
9 46 (29.49%) Linux
10 39 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 35 (22.44%) DevOps
12 33 (21.15%) Windows Server
13 31 (19.87%) SAN
13 31 (19.87%) Firewall
13 31 (19.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 30 (19.23%) PowerShell
15 27 (17.31%) Replication
16 26 (16.67%) DHCP
16 26 (16.67%) DNS
16 26 (16.67%) Python
16 26 (16.67%) Office 365
17 24 (15.38%) Hedge funds
18 22 (14.10%) Bash Shell
18 22 (14.10%) ITIL
19 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (13.46%) vSphere
20 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (12.18%) Citrix
20 19 (12.18%) NAS

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 39 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.56%) IIS
3 4 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.64%) nginx
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 61 (39.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (35.26%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (16.67%) Office 365
4 9 (5.77%) SaaS
5 7 (4.49%) IaaS
6 6 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.85%) Mimecast
7 5 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (1.92%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.92%) PaaS
9 2 (1.28%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.64%) G Suite
10 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.87%) Firewall
1 31 (19.87%) SAN
2 26 (16.67%) DHCP
2 26 (16.67%) DNS
3 19 (12.18%) NAS
4 17 (10.90%) LAN
4 17 (10.90%) VPN
4 17 (10.90%) WAN
5 12 (7.69%) Internet
5 12 (7.69%) IPv6
6 11 (7.05%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (6.41%) IPsec
8 9 (5.77%) Network Security
9 7 (4.49%) MPLS
10 6 (3.85%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.85%) VoIP
11 4 (2.56%) HTTP
11 4 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.49%) JIRA
4 6 (3.85%) Subversion
5 5 (3.21%) Maven
6 2 (1.28%) Hudson
6 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.64%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.64%) jMock
7 1 (0.64%) JUnit
7 1 (0.64%) Mockito
7 1 (0.64%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (11.54%) Games
2 11 (7.05%) Retail
3 9 (5.77%) Marketing
4 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Finance
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (26.28%) Analyst
3 26 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) Database Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) Graduate
4 25 (16.03%) Graduate Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) Graduate Database Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) Graduate IT Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) Graduate Systems Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) IT Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) IT Graduate
5 21 (13.46%) Administrator
6 17 (10.90%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (9.62%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Consultant
10 11 (7.05%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (7.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) Node.js
1 4 (2.56%) Web Services
2 3 (1.92%) CSS
2 3 (1.92%) Middleware
3 2 (1.28%) .NET
3 2 (1.28%) HTML
3 2 (1.28%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.64%) ATL
4 1 (0.64%) J2EE
4 1 (0.64%) PowerMock
4 1 (0.64%) REST
4 1 (0.64%) RESTful
4 1 (0.64%) Sass
4 1 (0.64%) SOAP
4 1 (0.64%) Spring
4 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.31%) Replication
2 24 (15.38%) Hedge funds
3 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.26%) EMC VNX
5 13 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (5.77%) Public Cloud
7 7 (4.49%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.85%) EPoS
9 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.21%) PKI
9 5 (3.21%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.92%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.28%) Clustering
12 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 66 (42.31%) Windows
2 46 (29.49%) Linux
3 33 (21.15%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.41%) Unix
6 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.49%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.85%) HPUX
8 6 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.21%) CentOS
9 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.56%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.92%) Debian
11 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.28%) Fedora
13 1 (0.64%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.64%) Solaris
13 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (22.44%) DevOps
3 22 (14.10%) ITIL
4 18 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 16 (10.26%) Capacity Management
5 16 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.62%) Collaborative Working
6 15 (9.62%) Migration
7 14 (8.97%) Storage Management
8 12 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.05%) ERP
9 11 (7.05%) Load Balancing
9 11 (7.05%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.41%) Coaching
10 10 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.77%) Antivirus Management
11 9 (5.77%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (5.77%) Informatics
12 8 (5.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.67%) Python
3 22 (14.10%) Bash Shell
4 15 (9.62%) Perl
5 12 (7.69%) SQL
6 7 (4.49%) Java
7 4 (2.56%) Ruby
8 3 (1.92%) C
9 2 (1.28%) C#
9 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (19.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.62%) MCSA
4 14 (8.97%) CCNA
4 14 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.97%) EMC Certification
5 12 (7.69%) Degree
6 7 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.85%) CISSP
7 6 (3.85%) PhD
7 6 (3.85%) VCP5
8 5 (3.21%) CISA
8 5 (3.21%) CISM
8 5 (3.21%) HNC
8 5 (3.21%) MCP
9 4 (2.56%) VCP6
10 2 (1.28%) MCSE
10 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.64%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.85%) GDPR
3 5 (3.21%) GCP
4 4 (2.56%) SLA
5 3 (1.92%) QA
6 2 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 107 (68.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (39.74%) Active Directory
3 21 (13.46%) vSphere
4 18 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (10.90%) Hyper-V
6 15 (9.62%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (9.62%) XenApp
7 7 (4.49%) Docker
7 7 (4.49%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.64%) vCloud
9 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) Puppet
2 16 (10.26%) EMC VPLEX
2 16 (10.26%) vMotion
2 16 (10.26%) vRealize
3 14 (8.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (8.33%) Ansible
5 8 (5.13%) AirWatch
6 7 (4.49%) Salt
6 7 (4.49%) SCCM
7 5 (3.21%) Nagios
7 5 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.56%) Terraform
9 3 (1.92%) Icinga
9 3 (1.92%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.92%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 107 (68.59%) VMware
2 68 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 47 (30.13%) Cisco
4 19 (12.18%) Citrix
5 17 (10.90%) EMC
6 16 (10.26%) Brocade
6 16 (10.26%) Isilon
7 13 (8.33%) CommVault
8 11 (7.05%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.13%) HP
9 8 (5.13%) NetApp
10 6 (3.85%) ServiceNow
10 6 (3.85%) Veeam
11 5 (3.21%) Dell
11 5 (3.21%) Google
12 4 (2.56%) IBM
13 3 (1.92%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.92%) New Relic
13 3 (1.92%) QNAP
13 3 (1.92%) Sophos