Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 - 148
Rank change year-on-year - +148 0
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.30% - 0.092%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Kent median annual salary £50,500 - £63,500
10th Percentile £41,400 - £59,250
90th Percentile £64,750 - £67,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 143 292 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.83% 17.39% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 115 244 268
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £49,200 £58,750 £57,875
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Kent

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Kent.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Kent

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Kent over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Kent

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Kent region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Maidstone - 2 £50,000 -
Chatham - 1 £43,500 -
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Machines also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP