Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 503 423 526
Rank change year-on-year -80 +103 -22
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 248 459 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 2.54% 4.43% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 176 382 251
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,775 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,365 £48,000
% change year-on-year +3.06% +11.18% +6.67%

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 9,751 10,353 9,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.95% 14.94% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8,143 8,643 7,796
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -18 70 £75,000 +7.14% 2
South London +19 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East London +31 5 £65,000 -7.14%
West London -9 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 112 (45.16%) Linux
2 105 (42.34%) Windows
3 98 (39.52%) Amazon AWS
4 87 (35.08%) DevOps
5 74 (29.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 70 (28.23%) Ansible
6 70 (28.23%) Puppet
7 69 (27.82%) Docker
8 68 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (27.02%) Opscode Chef
10 65 (26.21%) VMware
11 59 (23.79%) Git (software)
12 58 (23.39%) Python
13 52 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (19.35%) Jenkins
14 48 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 47 (18.95%) Project Management
16 46 (18.55%) Active Directory
16 46 (18.55%) Java
16 46 (18.55%) SQL
16 46 (18.55%) Windows Server
17 41 (16.53%) Public Cloud
17 41 (16.53%) Apache
17 41 (16.53%) Tomcat
18 40 (16.13%) Ruby
18 40 (16.13%) Data Centre
19 38 (15.32%) Degree
20 37 (14.92%) Perl
21 36 (14.52%) Red Hat
21 36 (14.52%) Elastic Stack

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 41 (16.53%) Apache
1 41 (16.53%) Tomcat
2 25 (10.08%) CMS
3 23 (9.27%) Confluence
4 22 (8.87%) IIS
5 18 (7.26%) SharePoint
6 17 (6.85%) nginx
7 9 (3.63%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (3.23%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.02%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.61%) Drupal
11 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.21%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.81%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 98 (39.52%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (29.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (11.69%) Office 365
4 24 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (8.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (8.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (7.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (6.05%) PaaS
8 15 (6.05%) SaaS
9 13 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (5.24%) Amazon S3
10 12 (4.84%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (4.03%) IaaS
11 10 (4.03%) npm
12 7 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (2.82%) Serverless
13 6 (2.42%) Azure Functions
14 5 (2.02%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (2.02%) Datadog
14 5 (2.02%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.68%) Firewall
2 22 (8.87%) SAN
3 20 (8.06%) DNS
4 19 (7.66%) Unified Communications
5 18 (7.26%) Telepresence
5 18 (7.26%) WebEx
6 12 (4.84%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.03%) iSCSI
8 9 (3.63%) Network Security
8 9 (3.63%) VPN
9 8 (3.23%) SMTP
10 7 (2.82%) VSAN
11 5 (2.02%) DHCP
11 5 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.02%) Skype
12 4 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.61%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.81%) LAN
14 2 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.50%) MySQL
2 21 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.45%) MariaDB
4 12 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.02%) Power BI
9 4 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.61%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (1.21%) Redis
10 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (23.79%) Git (software)
2 48 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.10%) git-flow
3 30 (12.10%) RSpec
4 29 (11.69%) TeamCity
5 24 (9.68%) JIRA
6 22 (8.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (6.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (4.84%) Bitbucket Server
9 11 (4.44%) gulp
10 10 (4.03%) Gradle
10 10 (4.03%) JUnit
10 10 (4.03%) Maven
11 7 (2.82%) Travis CI
12 6 (2.42%) Vagrant
13 4 (1.61%) GitLab
13 4 (1.61%) IBM UrbanCode
13 4 (1.61%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 13 (5.24%) Publishing
3 8 (3.23%) Retail
4 6 (2.42%) Marketing
5 4 (1.61%) Banking
6 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.21%) Games
6 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (26.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (11.29%) Administrator
3 26 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
6 19 (7.66%) AWS DevOps
6 19 (7.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 18 (7.26%) Collaboration Engineer
7 18 (7.26%) Developer
7 18 (7.26%) Presales Engineer
8 17 (6.85%) Cisco Engineer
9 16 (6.45%) Junior
9 16 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (6.05%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (6.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 14 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (4.84%) Senior DevOps
12 12 (4.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.52%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (7.26%) XMPP
3 14 (5.65%) LAMP
4 9 (3.63%) .NET
5 7 (2.82%) Web Services
5 7 (2.82%) Zend Framework
6 5 (2.02%) React
6 5 (2.02%) SAML
7 4 (1.61%) JSON
7 4 (1.61%) Middleware
8 3 (1.21%) FIXML
8 3 (1.21%) HTML
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (1.21%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.21%) Sinatra
8 3 (1.21%) Symfony
9 2 (0.81%) Ajax
9 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.81%) CSS
9 2 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.53%) Public Cloud
2 40 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.45%) Private Cloud
4 11 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.63%) Replication
6 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.02%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.61%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.21%) Clustering
11 3 (1.21%) Derivative
11 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.21%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.81%) PKI
12 2 (0.81%) User Experience
13 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (45.16%) Linux
2 105 (42.34%) Windows
3 46 (18.55%) Windows Server
4 34 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (9.27%) CentOS
7 18 (7.26%) Ubuntu
7 18 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.82%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.42%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.42%) Unix
11 5 (2.02%) DC/OS
12 4 (1.61%) Android
12 4 (1.61%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.61%) zOS
13 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (35.08%) DevOps
2 68 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.95%) Project Management
4 34 (13.71%) Release Management
5 30 (12.10%) Infrastructure Automation
6 28 (11.29%) Presales
7 27 (10.89%) ITIL
8 21 (8.47%) Business Development
8 21 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (7.66%) Open Source
10 16 (6.45%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (6.05%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (6.05%) Network Virtualisation
12 14 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.24%) Incident Management
13 13 (5.24%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.39%) Python
2 46 (18.55%) Java
2 46 (18.55%) SQL
3 40 (16.13%) Ruby
4 37 (14.92%) Perl
5 33 (13.31%) C++
6 30 (12.10%) Shell Script
7 27 (10.89%) PowerShell
8 19 (7.66%) Bash Shell
9 16 (6.45%) C#
10 15 (6.05%) JavaScript
11 14 (5.65%) Groovy
12 12 (4.84%) PHP
13 10 (4.03%) VB
14 7 (2.82%) PHP 5
15 6 (2.42%) Go
16 4 (1.61%) REXX
17 3 (1.21%) Elixir
17 3 (1.21%) Erlang
17 3 (1.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 38 (15.32%) Degree
2 29 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (9.27%) MCSE
4 12 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.82%) RHCE
7 5 (2.02%) OCP
7 5 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.02%) VCP5
7 5 (2.02%) VCP6
8 4 (1.61%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.61%) MCSA
8 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.21%) CCNA
9 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.81%) MCITP
11 1 (0.40%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.40%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.05%) QA
2 8 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 69 (27.82%) Docker
2 52 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (18.55%) Active Directory
4 26 (10.48%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.65%) vSphere
6 9 (3.63%) XenApp
7 8 (3.23%) NFS
8 7 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (2.02%) vCloud
9 5 (2.02%) VirtualBox
9 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 4 (1.61%) RACF
10 4 (1.61%) Varnish
10 4 (1.61%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.21%) Gluster
12 1 (0.40%) Firmware
12 1 (0.40%) KVM
12 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (28.23%) Ansible
1 70 (28.23%) Puppet
2 67 (27.02%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (14.11%) Packer
4 34 (13.71%) Prometheus
5 31 (12.50%) Kubernetes
6 30 (12.10%) Consul
6 30 (12.10%) Icinga
6 30 (12.10%) Salt
7 18 (7.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 18 (7.26%) Cisco UCCX
8 14 (5.65%) FortiGate
9 13 (5.24%) Terraform
10 8 (3.23%) Data Guard
11 7 (2.82%) Nagios
12 6 (2.42%) NetBackup
13 5 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (2.02%) HAProxy
13 5 (2.02%) SCCM
13 5 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 65 (26.21%) VMware
2 48 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 36 (14.52%) Red Hat
4 28 (11.29%) Oracle
5 27 (10.89%) Cisco
6 17 (6.85%) New Relic
7 14 (5.65%) Google
8 12 (4.84%) Trend Micro
9 10 (4.03%) Citrix
10 8 (3.23%) Veeam
11 7 (2.82%) BMC
11 7 (2.82%) EqualLogic
11 7 (2.82%) Splunk
11 7 (2.82%) Zend
12 5 (2.02%) Avaya
12 5 (2.02%) Brocade
12 5 (2.02%) NetApp
12 5 (2.02%) Nexenta
12 5 (2.02%) Vyatta
12 5 (2.02%) Zerto