Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Infrastructure
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1034 937 1075
Rank change year-on-year -97 +138 -3
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 119 211 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 102 180 169
England median annual salary £40,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.29% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,700
90th Percentile £57,500 £71,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -16.67%

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 145,916 146,705 168,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.70% 90.59% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 118,152 120,328 142,183
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 55 £40,000 -13.98% 5
South East -10 39 £44,000 +10.00% 5
Midlands +1 11 £40,000 +12.45% 8
North of England +10 10 £45,000 +35.93% 6
Yorkshire +25 7 £43,750 +34.40% 4
West Midlands +7 6 £45,000 -14.29% 5
East Midlands +1 5 £27,500 -22.69% 3
South West 0 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West +4 2 £45,500 +30.00% 1
East of England -22 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1
Virtual Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 80 (67.23%) VMware
1 80 (67.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (50.42%) Microsoft
3 53 (44.54%) Active Directory
4 52 (43.70%) Windows
5 35 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 33 (27.73%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (26.05%) Linux
9 28 (23.53%) Cisco
10 25 (21.01%) Games
10 25 (21.01%) Hedge funds
11 24 (20.17%) DevOps
11 24 (20.17%) PowerShell
11 24 (20.17%) SAN
12 23 (19.33%) DNS
12 23 (19.33%) Windows Server
13 20 (16.81%) DHCP
14 19 (15.97%) Office 365
15 18 (15.13%) WAN
15 18 (15.13%) Citrix
16 17 (14.29%) LAN
16 17 (14.29%) Replication
16 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (13.45%) CommVault
17 16 (13.45%) Virtual Machines
18 15 (12.61%) Firewall
18 15 (12.61%) 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 34 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) nginx
3 6 (5.04%) Apache
4 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.52%) Confluence
5 3 (2.52%) IIS
5 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (27.73%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (15.97%) Office 365
4 10 (8.40%) SaaS
5 7 (5.88%) IaaS
6 6 (5.04%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (3.36%) PaaS
9 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.52%) Mimecast
9 3 (2.52%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.52%) SoftLayer
10 2 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.17%) SAN
2 23 (19.33%) DNS
3 20 (16.81%) DHCP
4 18 (15.13%) WAN
5 17 (14.29%) LAN
6 15 (12.61%) Firewall
6 15 (12.61%) NAS
7 11 (9.24%) VPN
8 9 (7.56%) IPv6
9 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
10 7 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (5.88%) VoIP
11 5 (4.20%) HTTP
11 5 (4.20%) Internet
11 5 (4.20%) IPsec
12 4 (3.36%) NetScaler
12 4 (3.36%) Skype
12 4 (3.36%) VLAN
13 3 (2.52%) Network Security
13 3 (2.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) MySQL
3 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.52%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.68%) Big Data
5 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.84%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.72%) JIRA
4 7 (5.88%) Subversion
5 6 (5.04%) Maven
6 5 (4.20%) Gradle
7 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.68%) Ant
9 2 (1.68%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.68%) Hudson
9 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.84%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.84%) jMock
10 1 (0.84%) JUnit
10 1 (0.84%) Mockito
10 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (21.01%) Games
2 6 (5.04%) Marketing
3 5 (4.20%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) Database Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) Graduate
2 25 (21.01%) Graduate Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) Graduate Database Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) Graduate IT Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) IT Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) IT Graduate
3 24 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 16 (13.45%) Graduate Systems Analyst
6 14 (11.76%) Administrator
7 13 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (9.24%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) Support Analyst
9 10 (8.40%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Graduate IT Support
10 9 (7.56%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) LAMP
2 4 (3.36%) Node.js
3 3 (2.52%) CSS
3 3 (2.52%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.52%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.68%) HTML
4 2 (1.68%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.84%) ATL
5 1 (0.84%) J2EE
5 1 (0.84%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.84%) REST
5 1 (0.84%) RESTful
5 1 (0.84%) SOAP
5 1 (0.84%) Spring
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.01%) Hedge funds
2 17 (14.29%) Replication
3 12 (10.08%) EMC VNX
4 10 (8.40%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
7 6 (5.04%) Public Cloud
8 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.52%) PKI
10 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.84%) EPoS
11 1 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.70%) Windows
2 31 (26.05%) Linux
3 23 (19.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.72%) Ubuntu
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.04%) Debian
6 6 (5.04%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.20%) CentOS
7 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.52%) Unix
9 2 (1.68%) Fedora
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.84%) Android
10 1 (0.84%) HPUX
10 1 (0.84%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) DevOps
2 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 13 (10.92%) Collaborative Working
5 13 (10.92%) ITIL
6 12 (10.08%) Capacity Management
7 11 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.56%) Migration
9 8 (6.72%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.88%) High Availability
10 7 (5.88%) Information Security
10 7 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (5.04%) IT Strategy
11 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.20%) Coaching
12 5 (4.20%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (4.20%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (4.20%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.76%) Python
3 9 (7.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.20%) Java
4 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.20%) PHP
4 5 (4.20%) Ruby
4 5 (4.20%) SQL
5 3 (2.52%) Go
5 3 (2.52%) Perl
6 2 (1.68%) C
7 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (10.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (9.24%) CCNA
2 11 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.56%) Degree
3 9 (7.56%) EMC Certification
4 6 (5.04%) MCP
4 6 (5.04%) MCSA
5 5 (4.20%) MCITP
6 4 (3.36%) MCSE
6 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.52%) CISSP
7 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.68%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.68%) HNC
9 1 (0.84%) OSCP
9 1 (0.84%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.84%) VCP5
9 1 (0.84%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.72%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.72%) QA
3 6 (5.04%) SLA
4 5 (4.20%) GCP
5 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.84%) GDPR
5 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (67.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (44.54%) Active Directory
3 16 (13.45%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (10.92%) Docker
5 12 (10.08%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (10.08%) XenApp
6 11 (9.24%) Hyper-V
7 9 (7.56%) vSphere
8 7 (5.88%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Puppet
2 12 (10.08%) Ansible
2 12 (10.08%) EMC VPLEX
2 12 (10.08%) vMotion
3 10 (8.40%) vRealize
4 9 (7.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.88%) SCCM
6 6 (5.04%) Nagios
7 4 (3.36%) AirWatch
7 4 (3.36%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.52%) Salt
8 3 (2.52%) Terraform
9 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.68%) Nessus
10 1 (0.84%) Icinga
10 1 (0.84%) QRadar
10 1 (0.84%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (67.23%) VMware
2 60 (50.42%) Microsoft
3 28 (23.53%) Cisco
4 18 (15.13%) Citrix
5 16 (13.45%) CommVault
6 14 (11.76%) EMC
7 12 (10.08%) Brocade
7 12 (10.08%) Isilon
8 8 (6.72%) HP
9 7 (5.88%) Dell
9 7 (5.88%) IBM
10 6 (5.04%) NetApp
10 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.52%) Nimsoft
12 3 (2.52%) Oracle
12 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.68%) QNAP
13 2 (1.68%) Qualys
14 1 (0.84%) Veeam