Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Infrastructure
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1048 945 1041
Rank change year-on-year -103 +96 +42
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 108 198 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 93 174 188
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +6.10% -8.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,250 £26,735
90th Percentile £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.30% +3.61% -3.49%

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 148,691 147,625 175,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.89% 89.53% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 121,587 122,608 146,638
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -42 73 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East -31 23 £42,500 +7.59% 8
Midlands +5 5 £46,250 -11.90% 4
West Midlands -6 4 £46,250 -11.90% 1
East of England -7 4 £40,000 -11.11%
North of England -17 3 £50,000 +17.65% 3
North West -24 2 £51,250 +20.59% 3
Yorkshire +12 1 £50,000 +56.25%
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Virtual Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 65 (60.19%) VMware
1 65 (60.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 43 (39.81%) Active Directory
4 39 (36.11%) Windows
5 36 (33.33%) Linux
6 30 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 27 (25.00%) SAN
8 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (22.22%) Hedge funds
10 23 (21.30%) Windows Server
10 23 (21.30%) Games
11 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (18.52%) DevOps
13 19 (17.59%) Cisco
13 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (16.67%) LAN
14 18 (16.67%) WAN
14 18 (16.67%) Docker
15 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
15 17 (15.74%) Citrix
16 16 (14.81%) DNS
16 16 (14.81%) Ansible
17 15 (13.89%) Firewall
17 15 (13.89%) PowerShell
18 14 (12.96%) EMC
18 14 (12.96%) ITIL
18 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
19 13 (12.04%) vSphere

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 30 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.26%) nginx
3 6 (5.56%) Apache
4 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (9.26%) Office 365
4 6 (5.56%) IaaS
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (2.78%) PaaS
5 3 (2.78%) SaaS
5 3 (2.78%) SoftLayer
6 2 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.00%) SAN
2 18 (16.67%) LAN
2 18 (16.67%) WAN
3 16 (14.81%) DNS
4 15 (13.89%) Firewall
5 13 (12.04%) DHCP
6 10 (9.26%) Wireless
7 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.48%) VoIP
9 6 (5.56%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.63%) NAS
10 5 (4.63%) VPN
11 4 (3.70%) FTP
11 4 (3.70%) HTTP
11 4 (3.70%) Internet
11 4 (3.70%) SMTP
11 4 (3.70%) SNMP
11 4 (3.70%) SSL
11 4 (3.70%) Telnet
11 4 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) MySQL
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Big Data
3 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.93%) DataStax
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.33%) Maven
4 6 (5.56%) Gradle
5 5 (4.63%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.70%) Ant
6 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.78%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.78%) JIRA
7 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.85%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.85%) jMock
8 2 (1.85%) JUnit
8 2 (1.85%) Mockito
8 2 (1.85%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.85%) Subversion
9 1 (0.93%) AppScan
9 1 (0.93%) Selenium
9 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (21.30%) Games
2 11 (10.19%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (26.85%) Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Database Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Graduate
2 23 (21.30%) Graduate Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Graduate Database Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Graduate IT Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Graduate IT Support
2 23 (21.30%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Graduate Support Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) IT Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) IT Graduate
2 23 (21.30%) IT Support
2 23 (21.30%) IT Support Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Support Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) LAMP
1 3 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (1.85%) J2EE
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
2 2 (1.85%) PowerMock
2 2 (1.85%) RESTful
2 2 (1.85%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.85%) SOAP
2 2 (1.85%) Spring
2 2 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) jBPM
3 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.93%) REST
3 1 (0.93%) Sensu
3 1 (0.93%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.56%) Replication
4 5 (4.63%) EMC VNX
4 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.78%) Clustering
6 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.85%) BYOD
7 2 (1.85%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.11%) Windows
2 36 (33.33%) Linux
3 23 (21.30%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.26%) CentOS
6 7 (6.48%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.56%) Unix
7 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.85%) AIX
9 2 (1.85%) Solaris
9 2 (1.85%) SUSE
9 2 (1.85%) VMS
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.93%) Android
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.52%) DevOps
3 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (12.96%) ITIL
5 12 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.33%) High Availability
8 8 (7.41%) BCP
8 8 (7.41%) Information Security
8 8 (7.41%) Open Source
8 8 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.48%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.56%) Data Security
10 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.56%) ERP
10 6 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.56%) Migration
11 5 (4.63%) Capacity Management
11 5 (4.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.26%) Bash Shell
2 10 (9.26%) Python
3 9 (8.33%) Java
4 7 (6.48%) Ruby
5 4 (3.70%) PHP
5 4 (3.70%) SQL
6 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.78%) Scala
7 2 (1.85%) C
7 2 (1.85%) Go
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.48%) CCNA
3 7 (6.48%) CISSP
4 6 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.70%) CISA
5 4 (3.70%) CISM
5 4 (3.70%) MCITP
5 4 (3.70%) MCP
5 4 (3.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.78%) OSCP
7 2 (1.85%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.85%) EMC Certification
7 2 (1.85%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.85%) MCSA
7 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) SLA
2 7 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.48%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.48%) QA
3 4 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.70%) GDPR
4 3 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (60.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (39.81%) Active Directory
3 18 (16.67%) Docker
4 13 (12.04%) vSphere
5 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.48%) XenApp
6 7 (6.48%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (4.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.78%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.85%) KVM
10 2 (1.85%) NFS
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) Ansible
2 10 (9.26%) SCCM
3 9 (8.33%) Puppet
4 8 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.48%) HAProxy
6 6 (5.56%) Nagios
6 6 (5.56%) Terraform
7 5 (4.63%) Icinga
7 5 (4.63%) vMotion
8 4 (3.70%) Nessus
8 4 (3.70%) QRadar
8 4 (3.70%) vRealize
9 3 (2.78%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
9 3 (2.78%) WSUS
10 2 (1.85%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.85%) Packer
10 2 (1.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (60.19%) VMware
2 48 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.59%) Cisco
4 17 (15.74%) Citrix
5 14 (12.96%) EMC
6 13 (12.04%) HP
6 13 (12.04%) Red Hat
7 12 (11.11%) CommVault
8 11 (10.19%) NetApp
9 6 (5.56%) IBM
9 6 (5.56%) Oracle
10 5 (4.63%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.63%) Dell
10 5 (4.63%) New Relic
11 4 (3.70%) Qualys
11 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.78%) Brocade
12 3 (2.78%) Isilon
12 3 (2.78%) Nimsoft
13 2 (1.85%) Meraki