Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 484 551
Rank change year-on-year -52 +67 +25
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 261 363 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.57% 3.73% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 229 291 226
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,250 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £110,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10,149 9,741 8,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.19% 13.86% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,457 8,279 7,174
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £81,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in London

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in London

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in London

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Central London +17 46 £65,000 +18.18% 20
South London +4 16 £75,000 +206.12% 3
West London +6 15 £55,000 -13.73% 4
East London +29 9 £69,250 +20.43% 1
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 152 (58.24%) Windows
2 142 (54.41%) Linux
3 132 (50.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 118 (45.21%) SQL
5 108 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
6 107 (41.00%) Active Directory
7 98 (37.55%) DevOps
8 90 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 86 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (31.42%) VMware
11 81 (31.03%) Git (software)
12 74 (28.35%) Docker
13 65 (24.90%) Jenkins
14 64 (24.52%) Ansible
15 63 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
16 60 (22.99%) Amazon EC2
16 60 (22.99%) Amazon S3
17 58 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 58 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (21.07%) Windows Server
19 53 (20.31%) IIS
19 53 (20.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 53 (20.31%) AWS CloudFormation
20 52 (19.92%) Octopus Deploy
20 52 (19.92%) Amazon RDS
20 52 (19.92%) TeamCity
21 51 (19.54%) PowerShell
22 50 (19.16%) New Relic
23 48 (18.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 48 (18.39%) Finance

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 53 (20.31%) IIS
2 47 (18.01%) Confluence
3 33 (12.64%) Apache
4 26 (9.96%) SharePoint
5 19 (7.28%) MS Exchange
6 18 (6.90%) Tomcat
7 14 (5.36%) Ethereum
7 14 (5.36%) Skype for Business
8 9 (3.45%) WordPress
9 7 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (2.30%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.30%) Apache Spark
10 6 (2.30%) nginx
11 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.53%) Drupal
12 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 132 (50.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 60 (22.99%) Amazon EC2
4 60 (22.99%) Amazon S3
5 53 (20.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 53 (20.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 45 (17.24%) Amazon SQS
7 31 (11.88%) Office 365
8 20 (7.66%) SaaS
9 15 (5.75%) GitHub
10 13 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (4.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (4.98%) IaaS
10 13 (4.98%) PaaS
10 13 (4.98%) Serverless
11 9 (3.45%) Azure Functions
12 8 (3.07%) Azure Machine Learning
13 6 (2.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 5 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.34%) SAN
2 24 (9.20%) DNS
3 19 (7.28%) DHCP
4 18 (6.90%) Firewall
5 17 (6.51%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.36%) iSCSI
7 13 (4.98%) Skype
7 13 (4.98%) VLAN
8 9 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (3.45%) LAN
9 8 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (2.30%) NetScaler
10 6 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (2.30%) VPN
10 6 (2.30%) WAN
11 5 (1.92%) Multicast
11 5 (1.92%) NAS
11 5 (1.92%) SSH
11 5 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.92%) Amazon RDS
2 44 (16.86%) SQL Server
3 37 (14.18%) MySQL
4 30 (11.49%) NoSQL
5 21 (8.05%) MariaDB
5 21 (8.05%) MongoDB
6 19 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (5.36%) Blockchain
9 14 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (4.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (4.60%) Big Data
10 12 (4.60%) Redis
11 10 (3.83%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.45%) Data Lake
12 9 (3.45%) OLTP
12 9 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
12 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 81 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 65 (24.90%) Jenkins
3 52 (19.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 52 (19.92%) TeamCity
4 48 (18.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 48 (18.39%) JIRA
5 12 (4.60%) git-flow
5 12 (4.60%) RSpec
6 10 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.30%) Mocha
7 6 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.53%) GitLab
8 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.15%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.15%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.77%) FrontPage
11 1 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 48 (18.39%) Finance
2 20 (7.66%) Banking
3 13 (4.98%) Marketing
4 11 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.83%) Publishing
6 9 (3.45%) Retail
7 5 (1.92%) Law
7 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.53%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (25.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (16.48%) Administrator
3 30 (11.49%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (9.20%) Developer
6 20 (7.66%) Linux Administrator
6 20 (7.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 19 (7.28%) DevOps Manager
8 16 (6.13%) Junior
9 15 (5.75%) DBA
9 15 (5.75%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.75%) Junior Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.60%) Blockchain Developer
10 12 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (4.60%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.21%) SQL DBA
12 9 (3.45%) Architect
12 9 (3.45%) Consultant
12 9 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.34%) .NET
2 21 (8.05%) LAMP
3 19 (7.28%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (6.51%) Web Services
5 13 (4.98%) Node.js
6 12 (4.60%) Smart Contracts
7 11 (4.21%) React
7 11 (4.21%) SAML
8 10 (3.83%) CSS
8 10 (3.83%) HTML
9 9 (3.45%) Truffle
9 9 (3.45%) web3js
10 8 (3.07%) JSON
11 6 (2.30%) Chai
11 6 (2.30%) Enzyme
11 6 (2.30%) Jest
11 6 (2.30%) Kafka
12 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (1.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.86%) Private Cloud
2 26 (9.96%) Data Centre
3 19 (7.28%) Public Cloud
4 16 (6.13%) Fintech
5 14 (5.36%) Replication
6 12 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (4.60%) User Experience
7 11 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.83%) Bitcoin
9 8 (3.07%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.30%) Clustering
11 5 (1.92%) Derivative
11 5 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.15%) Digital Currency
13 3 (1.15%) HP Storage
14 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 152 (58.24%) Windows
2 142 (54.41%) Linux
3 55 (21.07%) Windows Server
4 42 (16.09%) CentOS
5 37 (14.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.60%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 9 (3.45%) VMS
10 8 (3.07%) Android
10 8 (3.07%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (3.07%) Unix
11 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.15%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (37.55%) DevOps
2 86 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (18.01%) Network Virtualisation
5 33 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 27 (10.34%) ITIL
7 22 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (8.43%) Project Management
7 22 (8.43%) Test Automation
8 21 (8.05%) Analytics
9 20 (7.66%) CRM
10 19 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.90%) Logistics
12 17 (6.51%) Configuration Management
12 17 (6.51%) Data Analytics
12 17 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (6.13%) Deployment Automation
13 16 (6.13%) Open Source
13 16 (6.13%) SDLC
14 15 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 118 (45.21%) SQL
2 51 (19.54%) PowerShell
3 33 (12.64%) Python
4 24 (9.20%) Java
5 23 (8.81%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.05%) Ruby
7 18 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 15 (5.75%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.75%) C++
9 14 (5.36%) Perl
9 14 (5.36%) Solidity
10 11 (4.21%) Elixir
11 10 (3.83%) T-SQL
12 9 (3.45%) ES6
13 8 (3.07%) Erlang
14 6 (2.30%) C#
14 6 (2.30%) Go
15 4 (1.53%) ML
16 3 (1.15%) PHP
16 3 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (7.66%) Degree
1 20 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.36%) MCSE
3 9 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (1.92%) CCNA
4 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.15%) OCP
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.77%) HP AIS
7 2 (0.77%) MCSA
7 2 (0.77%) NCDA
7 2 (0.77%) NCIE
7 2 (0.77%) NCSIE
7 2 (0.77%) RHCE
7 2 (0.77%) VCP5
7 2 (0.77%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.21%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) GDPR
3 2 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 107 (41.00%) Active Directory
2 74 (28.35%) Docker
3 58 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (15.33%) Hyper-V
5 23 (8.81%) XenApp
6 19 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.83%) vSphere
8 9 (3.45%) NFS
9 8 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.92%) Varnish
10 5 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.92%) VMFS
10 5 (1.92%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.15%) BitLocker
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.15%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.77%) KVM
13 2 (0.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (24.52%) Ansible
2 36 (13.79%) Puppet
3 30 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (11.11%) Kubernetes
5 22 (8.43%) Prometheus
5 22 (8.43%) Terraform
6 15 (5.75%) Packer
7 12 (4.60%) Consul
7 12 (4.60%) Icinga
7 12 (4.60%) Salt
8 10 (3.83%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (3.45%) Nagios
9 9 (3.45%) vCenter Server
10 8 (3.07%) SCCM
11 7 (2.68%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (2.68%) SCOrch
11 7 (2.68%) SCVMM
12 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (1.92%) FortiGate
14 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 90 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 82 (31.42%) VMware
3 50 (19.16%) New Relic
4 45 (17.24%) Trend Micro
5 30 (11.49%) Citrix
6 27 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 24 (9.20%) Cisco
8 19 (7.28%) Google
9 16 (6.13%) Veeam
10 13 (4.98%) Avaya
11 12 (4.60%) HP
12 11 (4.21%) NetApp
12 11 (4.21%) Oracle
13 9 (3.45%) EMC
13 9 (3.45%) Meraki
13 9 (3.45%) Sage
14 8 (3.07%) Adobe
15 7 (2.68%) Brocade
16 6 (2.30%) Databricks
17 5 (1.92%) Dell