Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 495 517
Rank change year-on-year +56 +22 +91
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 414 401 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 3.89% 4.03% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 360 337 338
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £110,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% +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 10,634 9,943 9,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.49% 13.27% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8,925 8,449 8,658
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £80,000
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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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
Central London +20 83 £75,000 +56.25% 13
West London +34 34 £48,000 -16.52% 8
South London +6 7 £45,000 +87.50% 1
East London -7 2 £77,500 +21.57% 4
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 London region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 236 (57.00%) Linux
2 234 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (47.83%) Windows
4 178 (43.00%) Amazon AWS
5 173 (41.79%) SQL
6 156 (37.68%) Git (software)
7 117 (28.26%) Banking
8 113 (27.29%) Amazon EC2
9 112 (27.05%) Microsoft
9 112 (27.05%) Docker
10 111 (26.81%) Finance
11 106 (25.60%) Active Directory
11 106 (25.60%) DevOps
12 103 (24.88%) Amazon S3
13 100 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
14 99 (23.91%) MySQL
15 96 (23.19%) Python
16 95 (22.95%) Kubernetes
17 88 (21.26%) GitHub
18 87 (21.01%) NoSQL
19 85 (20.53%) Test Automation
20 82 (19.81%) Cloud Computing
21 80 (19.32%) Ansible
22 79 (19.08%) PostgreSQL
23 78 (18.84%) Node.js
24 76 (18.36%) Redis
24 76 (18.36%) API Development
25 75 (18.12%) Jenkins
26 74 (17.87%) Telecoms
27 71 (17.15%) Bitcoin

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 71 (17.15%) Ethereum
2 52 (12.56%) IIS
3 42 (10.14%) MS Exchange
4 41 (9.90%) Confluence
5 28 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 25 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (4.11%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.14%) nginx
8 13 (3.14%) Skype for Business
9 10 (2.42%) Apache
9 10 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (2.42%) SugarCRM
10 9 (2.17%) Apache Spark
10 9 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.69%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (1.21%) Drupal
12 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (6.76%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 234 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (43.00%) Amazon AWS
3 113 (27.29%) Amazon EC2
4 103 (24.88%) Amazon S3
5 88 (21.26%) GitHub
6 82 (19.81%) Cloud Computing
7 62 (14.98%) Office 365
8 54 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 54 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 53 (12.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 46 (11.11%) IaaS
11 40 (9.66%) Amazon SQS
12 34 (8.21%) Serverless
13 26 (6.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 24 (5.80%) Azure Data Factory
15 23 (5.56%) PaaS
16 11 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
17 9 (2.17%) Datadog
18 8 (1.93%) OneDrive
19 7 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.59%) Firewall
2 40 (9.66%) DNS
3 34 (8.21%) SAN
4 33 (7.97%) VPN
5 19 (4.59%) BGP
6 15 (3.62%) DHCP
6 15 (3.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (3.62%) OSPF
7 13 (3.14%) RIP
8 12 (2.90%) Skype
8 12 (2.90%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.66%) WAN
10 10 (2.42%) IGMP
10 10 (2.42%) Junos
10 10 (2.42%) NAS
11 8 (1.93%) LAN
11 8 (1.93%) VoIP
12 6 (1.45%) VLAN
13 5 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (23.91%) MySQL
2 87 (21.01%) NoSQL
3 79 (19.08%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (18.36%) Redis
5 71 (17.15%) Blockchain
6 50 (12.08%) Amazon RDS
7 39 (9.42%) Big Data
8 34 (8.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 28 (6.76%) Data Lake
9 28 (6.76%) Relational Database
10 27 (6.52%) SQL Server
11 22 (5.31%) Power BI
12 10 (2.42%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.93%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.21%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 156 (37.68%) Git (software)
2 75 (18.12%) Jenkins
3 54 (13.04%) JIRA
4 51 (12.32%) TeamCity
5 50 (12.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 50 (12.08%) Mocha
6 41 (9.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (5.80%) Visual Studio
8 18 (4.35%) Vagrant
9 12 (2.90%) Travis CI
10 10 (2.42%) Maven
11 8 (1.93%) JUnit
12 6 (1.45%) Gradle
13 5 (1.21%) gulp
13 5 (1.21%) Redmine
14 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.97%) Subversion
14 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (0.72%) JMeter
15 3 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 117 (28.26%) Banking
2 111 (26.81%) Finance
3 74 (17.87%) Telecoms
4 31 (7.49%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.80%) Marketing
6 15 (3.62%) Law
7 10 (2.42%) Japanese Language
8 9 (2.17%) Retail
9 7 (1.69%) Back Office
10 6 (1.45%) Games
11 3 (0.72%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.48%) Military
12 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (22.95%) Developer
2 76 (18.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (15.94%) Blockchain Developer
4 48 (11.59%) Backend Developer
5 47 (11.35%) Node.js Developer
6 45 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (9.18%) Senior Developer
8 37 (8.94%) Consultant
9 30 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 26 (6.28%) Administrator
10 26 (6.28%) Architect
11 25 (6.04%) Senior Backend Developer
12 22 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 22 (5.31%) Microsoft BI Consultant
12 22 (5.31%) Power BI Consultant
12 22 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (4.11%) DevOps Manager
14 16 (3.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 15 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
15 15 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (18.84%) Node.js
2 71 (17.15%) Smart Contracts
2 71 (17.15%) Truffle
2 71 (17.15%) web3js
3 50 (12.08%) Chai
4 49 (11.84%) Enzyme
4 49 (11.84%) Jest
5 38 (9.18%) CSS
6 37 (8.94%) HTML
7 24 (5.80%) Web Services
8 18 (4.35%) React
9 16 (3.86%) .NET
10 13 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (2.90%) JSON
12 11 (2.66%) HTML5
12 11 (2.66%) LDAP
12 11 (2.66%) SAML
13 9 (2.17%) Kafka
14 7 (1.69%) REST
14 7 (1.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.15%) Bitcoin
2 35 (8.45%) Private Cloud
3 29 (7.00%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.11%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.14%) Cybercrime
6 13 (3.14%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.66%) Fintech
7 11 (2.66%) User Experience
8 10 (2.42%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.17%) HP Storage
10 8 (1.93%) Clustering
11 7 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (1.21%) Equities
13 5 (1.21%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 236 (57.00%) Linux
2 198 (47.83%) Windows
3 63 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 50 (12.08%) VMS
5 39 (9.42%) Unix
6 29 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 16 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.62%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.38%) Ubuntu
11 13 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.42%) FreeNAS
12 10 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.17%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.93%) CentOS
15 7 (1.69%) DC/OS
16 6 (1.45%) Solaris
17 5 (1.21%) Android
17 5 (1.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (25.60%) DevOps
2 100 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (20.53%) Test Automation
4 76 (18.36%) API Development
5 71 (17.15%) API Design
5 71 (17.15%) Front End Development
6 66 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 57 (13.77%) Identity Management
9 53 (12.80%) Data Security
9 53 (12.80%) KYC
10 47 (11.35%) Cybersecurity
10 47 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (10.87%) Network Virtualisation
12 44 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (10.63%) Security Operations
13 43 (10.39%) Configuration Management
14 37 (8.94%) Data Protection
15 34 (8.21%) Information Security
16 31 (7.49%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (41.79%) SQL
2 96 (23.19%) Python
3 71 (17.15%) ES6
3 71 (17.15%) Solidity
4 58 (14.01%) Java
4 58 (14.01%) JavaScript
4 58 (14.01%) PowerShell
5 56 (13.53%) Ruby
6 47 (11.35%) Bash Shell
7 41 (9.90%) C#
8 26 (6.28%) C++
9 25 (6.04%) Elixir
10 23 (5.56%) Scala
11 22 (5.31%) U-SQL
12 20 (4.83%) C
12 20 (4.83%) Go
13 19 (4.59%) Lua
14 18 (4.35%) Apple Swift
14 18 (4.35%) Haskell
14 18 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (7.00%) CISMP
1 29 (7.00%) CISSP
1 29 (7.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 29 (7.00%) Degree
2 21 (5.07%) MCSE
2 21 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.86%) CCNP
6 14 (3.38%) AWS Certification
6 14 (3.38%) CCNA
7 13 (3.14%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.69%) MCSA
9 6 (1.45%) MCP
9 6 (1.45%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.24%) CCENT
11 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 29 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 11 (2.66%) SLA
3 10 (2.42%) QA
4 5 (1.21%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) GCP
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (27.05%) Docker
2 106 (25.60%) Active Directory
3 51 (12.32%) Hyper-V
3 51 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (4.59%) XenApp
5 16 (3.86%) vSphere
6 10 (2.42%) iptables
6 10 (2.42%) NFS
6 10 (2.42%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.97%) KVM
8 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.97%) Varnish
8 4 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.72%) vCloud
9 3 (0.72%) Xen
9 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 95 (22.95%) Kubernetes
2 80 (19.32%) Ansible
3 58 (14.01%) Docker Swarm
4 57 (13.77%) Puppet
5 35 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (6.52%) Terraform
7 21 (5.07%) ZABBIX
8 20 (4.83%) SCCM
9 18 (4.35%) Nagios
10 15 (3.62%) WSUS
11 9 (2.17%) Packer
12 8 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (1.69%) IBM BigFix
14 6 (1.45%) NetBackup
15 5 (1.21%) FortiGate
15 5 (1.21%) SCOM
16 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
16 4 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
16 4 (0.97%) Salt
16 4 (0.97%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 112 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.98%) New Relic
3 58 (14.01%) VMware
4 46 (11.11%) Oracle
5 40 (9.66%) Trend Micro
6 36 (8.70%) Citrix
7 27 (6.52%) Cisco
8 22 (5.31%) Tableau
9 21 (5.07%) HP
9 21 (5.07%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.11%) EMC
11 13 (3.14%) Apple
11 13 (3.14%) SonicWALL
11 13 (3.14%) Symantec
12 12 (2.90%) Google
13 10 (2.42%) HubSpot
13 10 (2.42%) Splunk
13 10 (2.42%) Veeam
14 8 (1.93%) Asigra
14 8 (1.93%) SkyKick