Period
to 11 December 2018

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

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > Kent
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 109 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - +147
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.32% 0.30% -
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 2.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.89% - -
South East median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -5.56%

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 84 147 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.05% 10.99% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 118 245
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,625 £58,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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
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 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
Maidstone -3 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Kent region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
1 1 (33.33%) VCAP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware