Virtual Machines Jobs in England

Virtual Machine (VM)
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 418 312 596
Rank change year-on-year -106 +284 -48
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 485 942 734
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.55% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 4.54% 6.92% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 407 278 290
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,200 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,750 £42,593 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -2.91%
75th Percentile £70,000 £79,688 £77,500
90th Percentile £99,084 £100,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.13% +17.50% -0.99%

All System Software Skills
England

Virtual Machines is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10,687 13,610 25,181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 12.09% 15.63% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8,579 9,168 13,832
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -0.90% +0.91%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in England

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in England.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in England

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in England

Virtual Machines
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 Machines within the England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East -55 124 £60,000 +4.35% 49
London +53 117 £80,000 +10.34% 75
North of England -75 88 £55,000 +0.22% 18
Midlands -96 56 £46,250 -14.55% 12
South West -83 55 £55,000 +46.67% 18
North West -54 41 £57,500 -11.54% 8
West Midlands -55 36 £48,750 -8.45% 6
East of England -30 35 £55,000 +69.23% 18
Yorkshire -11 34 £42,500 -3.48% 8
East Midlands -54 20 £46,250 -31.48% 6
North East +3 13 £56,250 -2.17% 2
Virtual Machines
UK

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (11.55%) Microsoft Exchange
2 38 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.68%) Apache
5 11 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (2.27%) IIS
6 6 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.03%) Confluence
7 5 (1.03%) Solana
8 4 (0.82%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.62%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.41%) Resin
10 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.21%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 359 (74.02%) Azure
2 112 (23.09%) Microsoft 365
3 77 (15.88%) AWS
4 74 (15.26%) Power Platform
5 70 (14.43%) Entra ID
6 68 (14.02%) Azure DevOps
7 50 (10.31%) Serverless
8 48 (9.90%) IaaS
9 46 (9.48%) SaaS
10 41 (8.45%) Azure Monitor
11 39 (8.04%) Azure Storage
12 36 (7.42%) Azure Functions
13 29 (5.98%) Azure AKS
13 29 (5.98%) GCP
14 28 (5.77%) GitHub
15 27 (5.57%) Amazon S3
16 26 (5.36%) Azure App Service
17 24 (4.95%) Nutanix
17 24 (4.95%) PaaS
18 23 (4.74%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 94 (19.38%) Firewall
2 91 (18.76%) DNS
3 65 (13.40%) Broadband
4 62 (12.78%) VPN
5 50 (10.31%) DHCP
6 26 (5.36%) LAN
6 26 (5.36%) VLAN
7 23 (4.74%) WAN
8 19 (3.92%) SAN
9 17 (3.51%) HTTP
9 17 (3.51%) Network Security
10 16 (3.30%) 5G
11 15 (3.09%) Internet
11 15 (3.09%) TCP/IP
11 15 (3.09%) VoIP
12 13 (2.68%) Wireless
13 10 (2.06%) iSCSI
13 10 (2.06%) NetScaler
13 10 (2.06%) Unified Communications
14 7 (1.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 79 (16.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 69 (14.23%) Power BI
4 14 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 11 (2.27%) Presto
6 8 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.82%) BigQuery
9 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.62%) Big Data
10 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.41%) MySQL
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 53 (10.93%) Git
2 30 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.12%) JIRA
4 10 (2.06%) GitLab
4 10 (2.06%) Trac
5 6 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.03%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.82%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.62%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.62%) JUnit
8 3 (0.62%) Selenium
8 3 (0.62%) Subversion
8 3 (0.62%) TestNG
8 3 (0.62%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.21%) Burp Suite
General
1 178 (36.70%) Social Skills
2 80 (16.49%) Finance
3 37 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.30%) Automotive
5 16 (3.30%) Electronics
5 16 (3.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 13 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
8 10 (2.06%) Banking
8 10 (2.06%) Games
9 8 (1.65%) Retail
10 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.24%) Law
10 6 (1.24%) Local Government
11 5 (1.03%) Marketing
11 5 (1.03%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.82%) Back Office
12 4 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (12.99%) DBA
2 63 (12.99%) SQL DBA
3 55 (11.34%) Senior
4 39 (8.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 39 (8.04%) Lead
5 35 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (6.19%) Architect
7 25 (5.15%) IT Support
8 24 (4.95%) Software Engineer
9 23 (4.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (4.54%) Azure Engineer
10 22 (4.54%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.92%) IT Engineer
12 18 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (3.30%) Analyst
15 15 (3.09%) Active Directory Specialist
15 15 (3.09%) Active Directory Support
15 15 (3.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.07%) ARM Templates
2 41 (8.45%) .NET
3 18 (3.71%) JWT
4 17 (3.51%) http4s
4 17 (3.51%) Lambda Expressions
4 17 (3.51%) RESTful
5 6 (1.24%) REST
6 5 (1.03%) React
7 4 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.62%) Azure Blueprints
8 3 (0.62%) Bazel
8 3 (0.62%) Flash
8 3 (0.62%) YAML
9 2 (0.41%) ADO
9 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.41%) JSON
9 2 (0.41%) Middleware
9 2 (0.41%) OpenAPI
9 2 (0.41%) SOAP
9 2 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.98%) Management Information System
2 28 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 22 (4.54%) Mobile App
6 21 (4.33%) PKI
7 19 (3.92%) Cloud Native
8 16 (3.30%) IoT
9 11 (2.27%) Driving Licence
10 10 (2.06%) Replication
11 8 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
12 7 (1.44%) Cyberattack
12 7 (1.44%) Distributed Systems
13 6 (1.24%) CCTV
13 6 (1.24%) Onboarding
14 5 (1.03%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
16 3 (0.62%) IBM Storwize
16 3 (0.62%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 212 (43.71%) Windows
2 122 (25.15%) Windows Server
3 108 (22.27%) Linux
4 86 (17.73%) VMS
5 43 (8.87%) Windows Server 2019
6 36 (7.42%) Windows Server 2016
7 25 (5.15%) Windows 10
8 17 (3.51%) Ubuntu
8 17 (3.51%) Unix
9 12 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.06%) Debian
11 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.03%) CentOS
13 4 (0.82%) Android
13 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.62%) AIX
14 3 (0.62%) SUSE
14 3 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (32.78%) DevOps
2 123 (25.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 107 (22.06%) CI/CD
4 94 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (18.14%) High Availability
6 86 (17.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 83 (17.11%) Collaborative Working
8 82 (16.91%) Infrastructure as Code
9 75 (15.46%) Agile
10 70 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
11 66 (13.61%) Performance Tuning
12 65 (13.40%) Network Virtualisation
13 57 (11.75%) ITIL
14 54 (11.13%) Microservices
15 51 (10.52%) Containerisation
16 50 (10.31%) Configuration Management
17 46 (9.48%) Software Engineering
18 42 (8.66%) Computer Science
19 34 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (6.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 110 (22.68%) PowerShell
2 108 (22.27%) SQL
3 87 (17.94%) T-SQL
4 75 (15.46%) Python
5 56 (11.55%) Bash
6 42 (8.66%) Java
7 41 (8.45%) C#
8 38 (7.84%) Bicep
9 19 (3.92%) Perl
10 17 (3.51%) Kotlin
10 17 (3.51%) Scala
11 16 (3.30%) VB
12 15 (3.09%) VBScript
13 12 (2.47%) Go
14 7 (1.44%) C
14 7 (1.44%) C++
14 7 (1.44%) Ruby
14 7 (1.44%) Rust
15 6 (1.24%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (15.88%) Degree
3 50 (10.31%) Security Cleared
4 36 (7.42%) SC Cleared
5 30 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (5.36%) Azure Certification
7 15 (3.09%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (2.06%) DBS Check
9 9 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.24%) MCP
11 5 (1.03%) ISEB
11 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.62%) CCNA
12 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.62%) CISSP
13 2 (0.41%) CISM
13 2 (0.41%) MCSE
13 2 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.74%) Cyber Essentials
2 22 (4.54%) QA
3 14 (2.89%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.27%) GDPR
5 10 (2.06%) PMO
6 8 (1.65%) SLA
7 7 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.21%) GRC
10 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.21%) NCSC
10 1 (0.21%) SOC 2
System Software
1 132 (27.22%) Active Directory
2 81 (16.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 54 (11.13%) Docker
5 30 (6.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 28 (5.77%) vSphere
7 16 (3.30%) pfSense
8 14 (2.89%) NFS
9 12 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.86%) Ceph
11 6 (1.24%) Firmware
11 6 (1.24%) KVM
11 6 (1.24%) XenApp
12 5 (1.03%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.82%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 3 (0.62%) Gluster
14 3 (0.62%) oVirt
14 3 (0.62%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 88 (18.14%) Terraform
2 83 (17.11%) Kubernetes
3 42 (8.66%) Ansible
4 36 (7.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 29 (5.98%) SCCM
6 25 (5.15%) ZABBIX
7 23 (4.74%) Grafana
8 20 (4.12%) SCOM
9 18 (3.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 16 (3.30%) SCDPM
10 16 (3.30%) WSUS
11 15 (3.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 13 (2.68%) Puppet
13 11 (2.27%) Progress Chef
14 8 (1.65%) Prometheus
14 8 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (1.44%) CASB
15 7 (1.44%) Nagios
15 7 (1.44%) QRadar
15 7 (1.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 274 (56.49%) Microsoft
2 102 (21.03%) VMware
3 31 (6.39%) Veeam
4 25 (5.15%) Cisco
4 25 (5.15%) Google
5 24 (4.95%) Fortinet
6 17 (3.51%) Citrix
6 17 (3.51%) Juniper
7 16 (3.30%) ForgeRock
7 16 (3.30%) Sitecore
8 11 (2.27%) Databricks
8 11 (2.27%) HP
9 10 (2.06%) McAfee
9 10 (2.06%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.86%) IBM
11 8 (1.65%) Commvault
11 8 (1.65%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.44%) Oracle
12 7 (1.44%) Rapid7
12 7 (1.44%) Splunk