Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 112 116
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4 +30
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.34% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 1.46% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +50.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £34,600 £51,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,200 £53,750 £39,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +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 174 137 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.73% 11.25% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 156 125 197
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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
Chatham - 1 £33,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £45,000 -
Rochester - 1 £70,500 -
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
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%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS

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%) NServiceBus
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
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
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 1 (33.33%) Head of IT Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Coordinator
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
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware