Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Infrastructure
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 951 1043 1025
Rank change year-on-year +92 -18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 170 128 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.083% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 154 115 139
England median annual salary £44,000 £47,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% +8.05% +2.96%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,000 £70,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,535
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.96% +0.08%

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 135,998 154,654 159,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.63% 91.90% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,808 123,799 133,287
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +75 87 £46,000 -8.00% 6
South East +34 42 £45,250 +6.47% 5
North of England +54 19 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Midlands +34 12 £32,500 -35.00%
West Midlands +17 12 £32,500 -35.00%
North West +24 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire +44 8 £37,500 - 1
East of England +33 6 £40,000 - 3
South West - 4 £45,000 - 1
Virtual Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 111 (65.29%) VMware
1 111 (65.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
3 72 (42.35%) Active Directory
4 66 (38.82%) Windows
5 58 (34.12%) Amazon AWS
6 53 (31.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 46 (27.06%) Firewall
8 44 (25.88%) Windows Server
9 43 (25.29%) Linux
10 42 (24.71%) MS Exchange
11 40 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 39 (22.94%) Cisco
13 37 (21.76%) PowerShell
14 34 (20.00%) DevOps
15 31 (18.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 29 (17.06%) Hyper-V
16 29 (17.06%) Python
16 29 (17.06%) ITIL
16 29 (17.06%) vSphere
17 26 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (14.71%) SAN
19 24 (14.12%) DNS
19 24 (14.12%) Ansible
19 24 (14.12%) Office 365
20 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
20 23 (13.53%) Degree
21 22 (12.94%) Git (software)
21 22 (12.94%) Migration
21 22 (12.94%) Bash Shell

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 42 (24.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.24%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.88%) Apache
4 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.71%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (3.53%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.35%) Confluence
9 3 (1.76%) IIS
9 3 (1.76%) nginx
10 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.59%) CMS
11 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 58 (34.12%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (31.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (14.12%) Office 365
4 11 (6.47%) SaaS
5 8 (4.71%) Mimecast
6 6 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.94%) IaaS
8 3 (1.76%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.18%) G Suite
9 2 (1.18%) PaaS
10 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.06%) Firewall
2 25 (14.71%) SAN
3 24 (14.12%) DNS
4 17 (10.00%) DHCP
5 13 (7.65%) LAN
5 13 (7.65%) WAN
6 12 (7.06%) VPN
7 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.88%) NAS
9 9 (5.29%) Internet
10 8 (4.71%) Network Security
10 8 (4.71%) SSL
10 8 (4.71%) Wireless
11 7 (4.12%) VLAN
12 6 (3.53%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.94%) Cisco Firepower
13 5 (2.94%) HTTP
13 5 (2.94%) IPsec
13 5 (2.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.18%) MySQL
6 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) Big Data
7 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) QlikView
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
2 22 (12.94%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.06%) Maven
4 6 (3.53%) DbUnit
4 6 (3.53%) jMock
4 6 (3.53%) JUnit
4 6 (3.53%) Mockito
4 6 (3.53%) SonarQube
5 5 (2.94%) JIRA
6 4 (2.35%) Subversion
7 2 (1.18%) Gradle
8 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (5.88%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Retail
2 7 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.53%) Games
4 5 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (25.88%) Analyst
2 38 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (15.29%) Graduate
3 26 (15.29%) Graduate Analyst
3 26 (15.29%) Graduate IT Analyst
3 26 (15.29%) Graduate Systems Analyst
3 26 (15.29%) IT Analyst
3 26 (15.29%) IT Graduate
3 26 (15.29%) Systems Analyst
4 24 (14.12%) Database Analyst
4 24 (14.12%) Graduate Database Analyst
5 18 (10.59%) Administrator
6 14 (8.24%) Consultant
7 11 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.71%) DBA
9 8 (4.71%) SQL DBA
9 8 (4.71%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (4.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.65%) Web Services
2 7 (4.12%) CSS
2 7 (4.12%) HTML
2 7 (4.12%) Sass
3 6 (3.53%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.53%) Apache Camel
3 6 (3.53%) J2EE
3 6 (3.53%) JSON
3 6 (3.53%) PowerMock
3 6 (3.53%) REST
3 6 (3.53%) RESTful
3 6 (3.53%) SOAP
3 6 (3.53%) Spring
3 6 (3.53%) Spring Boot
3 6 (3.53%) XML
4 2 (1.18%) .NET
4 2 (1.18%) LAMP
4 2 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.18%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.76%) Replication
2 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.65%) Hedge funds
4 10 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (5.29%) EMC VNX
5 9 (5.29%) Public Cloud
6 7 (4.12%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.94%) EPoS
7 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.35%) Clustering
8 4 (2.35%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.76%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.18%) PKI
10 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 66 (38.82%) Windows
2 44 (25.88%) Windows Server
3 43 (25.29%) Linux
4 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (7.65%) Windows 10
6 10 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.29%) Unix
8 7 (4.12%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.94%) CentOS
10 5 (2.94%) HPUX
10 5 (2.94%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.76%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.76%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (20.00%) DevOps
3 29 (17.06%) ITIL
4 22 (12.94%) Migration
5 20 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (11.18%) Configuration Management
7 17 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.65%) Service Management
9 12 (7.06%) Computer Science
9 12 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (7.06%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.88%) ITSM
10 10 (5.88%) Task Automation
11 9 (5.29%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (5.29%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.71%) Change Control
12 8 (4.71%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.76%) PowerShell
2 29 (17.06%) Python
3 22 (12.94%) Bash Shell
4 19 (11.18%) Java
5 18 (10.59%) SQL
6 12 (7.06%) Perl
7 7 (4.12%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.53%) Java 8
8 6 (3.53%) Ruby
9 4 (2.35%) C
10 2 (1.18%) Go
11 1 (0.59%) C#
11 1 (0.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (18.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (13.53%) Degree
4 18 (10.59%) MCSA
5 13 (7.65%) CCNA
5 13 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.71%) EMC Certification
6 8 (4.71%) VCP6
7 7 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.12%) PhD
8 6 (3.53%) CISA
8 6 (3.53%) CISM
8 6 (3.53%) CISSP
9 5 (2.94%) HNC
9 5 (2.94%) MCP
9 5 (2.94%) VCP5
10 3 (1.76%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.76%) MCDST
10 3 (1.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) GDPR
1 15 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.06%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (3.53%) HIPAA
4 5 (2.94%) COBIT
4 5 (2.94%) SLA
5 4 (2.35%) QA
6 2 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 111 (65.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (42.35%) Active Directory
3 29 (17.06%) Hyper-V
3 29 (17.06%) vSphere
4 15 (8.82%) XenApp
5 13 (7.65%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (5.29%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.12%) Docker
9 6 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (2.94%) vCloud
11 3 (1.76%) Firmware
12 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (14.12%) Ansible
2 21 (12.35%) Puppet
3 13 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (7.06%) Nagios
5 10 (5.88%) vRealize
6 8 (4.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (4.71%) EMC VPLEX
6 8 (4.71%) HP SIM
6 8 (4.71%) SCCM
6 8 (4.71%) vMotion
7 7 (4.12%) SCOM
8 6 (3.53%) WSUS
9 5 (2.94%) AirWatch
9 5 (2.94%) Terraform
10 4 (2.35%) Kubernetes
10 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (2.35%) Salt
11 3 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.76%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 111 (65.29%) VMware
2 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
3 39 (22.94%) Cisco
4 20 (11.76%) Citrix
5 18 (10.59%) HP
6 11 (6.47%) NetApp
6 11 (6.47%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.29%) EMC
8 8 (4.71%) Brocade
8 8 (4.71%) Dell
8 8 (4.71%) Isilon
8 8 (4.71%) Sophos
8 8 (4.71%) Veeam
9 7 (4.12%) Ivanti
9 7 (4.12%) Splunk
10 6 (3.53%) Forcepoint
10 6 (3.53%) Google
10 6 (3.53%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.94%) Meraki
12 4 (2.35%) CommVault