Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > London
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 382 510 462
Rank change year-on-year +128 -48 +38
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 82 231 405
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 2.14% 2.34% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 77 151 368
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £33,950 £37,750 £42,675
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +15.79%

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 3,832 9,880 10,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.40% 17.85% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,349 8,149 8,783
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in London

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in London.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in London

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in London over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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 +128 8 £70,000 +16.67% 6
South London +39 8 £65,000 +36.84% 2
West London +85 7 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 48 (58.54%) Azure
2 43 (52.44%) Linux
3 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 32 (39.02%) Windows
4 32 (39.02%) VMware
5 29 (35.37%) Finance
6 28 (34.15%) Python
6 28 (34.15%) AWS
7 25 (30.49%) DevOps
7 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (28.05%) Docker
9 21 (25.61%) Hyper-V
9 21 (25.61%) VPN
10 20 (24.39%) Active Directory
10 20 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (23.17%) Ansible
11 19 (23.17%) Firewall
12 18 (21.95%) LAN
12 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
13 17 (20.73%) Puppet
13 17 (20.73%) Cisco
13 17 (20.73%) ITIL
14 16 (19.51%) WAN
14 16 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
15 15 (18.29%) Red Hat
15 15 (18.29%) Skype for Business
15 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
15 15 (18.29%) Terraform
15 15 (18.29%) Skype

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 15 (18.29%) Skype for Business
2 8 (9.76%) Confluence
3 7 (8.54%) IIS
4 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.88%) Apache
5 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.88%) nginx
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.44%) Ethereum
7 1 (1.22%) Anypoint
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.22%) Mule
7 1 (1.22%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 48 (58.54%) Azure
2 28 (34.15%) AWS
3 14 (17.07%) Office 365
4 10 (12.20%) IaaS
5 8 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (9.76%) GCP
6 6 (7.32%) GitHub
6 6 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (6.10%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
7 5 (6.10%) PaaS
8 4 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (4.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (3.66%) Datadog
9 3 (3.66%) Route 53
10 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (2.44%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.44%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) VPN
2 19 (23.17%) Firewall
3 18 (21.95%) LAN
4 16 (19.51%) WAN
5 15 (18.29%) Skype
6 12 (14.63%) DNS
7 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.76%) Unified Communications
9 7 (8.54%) Wireless
10 6 (7.32%) HTTP
11 5 (6.10%) DHCP
11 5 (6.10%) Network Security
12 4 (4.88%) SSH
13 3 (3.66%) HTTPS
13 3 (3.66%) Internet
13 3 (3.66%) PBX
13 3 (3.66%) WLAN
14 2 (2.44%) IPv4
14 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
14 2 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Big Data
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (7.32%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.66%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.44%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.22%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.22%) KDB
7 1 (1.22%) Kdb+
7 1 (1.22%) Parquet
7 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.41%) JIRA
3 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.32%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.88%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (2.44%) GitLab
7 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.22%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.22%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.22%) git-flow
8 1 (1.22%) MSI
8 1 (1.22%) Redmine
8 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.22%) RSpec
8 1 (1.22%) Subversion
8 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.22%) Xcode
General
1 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.20%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.44%) Billing
6 2 (2.44%) Front Office
6 2 (2.44%) Local Government
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Games
7 1 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Administrator
2 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (15.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (9.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Audio Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Node.js
2 4 (4.88%) LDAP
3 3 (3.66%) LAMP
3 3 (3.66%) MEAN Stack
3 3 (3.66%) Middleware
4 2 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.44%) Jinja
4 2 (2.44%) Kafka
5 1 (1.22%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Avro
5 1 (1.22%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.22%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.22%) RAML
5 1 (1.22%) SAML
5 1 (1.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Public Cloud
2 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Clustering
4 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.88%) Replication
6 3 (3.66%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.22%) Eurex
8 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) IPTV
8 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.22%) NHS
8 1 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 43 (52.44%) Linux
2 32 (39.02%) Windows
3 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 16 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (13.41%) Ubuntu
6 10 (12.20%) Unix
7 9 (10.98%) Debian
7 9 (10.98%) Windows 10
8 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.44%) CentOS
11 2 (2.44%) VMS
12 1 (1.22%) Android
12 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.22%) Kali Linux
12 1 (1.22%) SUSE
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) DevOps
2 20 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (20.73%) ITIL
4 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
6 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.63%) Creative Thinking
6 12 (14.63%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (14.63%) Fintech
6 12 (14.63%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure as Code
7 7 (8.54%) Open Source
7 7 (8.54%) Server Management
8 6 (7.32%) Migration
9 5 (6.10%) Analytics
9 5 (6.10%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.10%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) Python
2 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (17.07%) Bash Shell
3 14 (17.07%) SQL
4 9 (10.98%) Java
5 5 (6.10%) Ruby
6 4 (4.88%) C++
6 4 (4.88%) PHP
7 3 (3.66%) C
7 3 (3.66%) Clojure
7 3 (3.66%) Perl
7 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.22%) C-shell
8 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.22%) Korn
8 1 (1.22%) R
8 1 (1.22%) Scala
8 1 (1.22%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) AWS Certification
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) CCNP
4 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) CCIE
6 2 (2.44%) Degree
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
7 1 (1.22%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) MCSA
7 1 (1.22%) RHCE
7 1 (1.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (28.05%) Docker
3 21 (25.61%) Hyper-V
4 20 (24.39%) Active Directory
5 10 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.66%) XenApp
7 2 (2.44%) vCloud
8 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.22%) BIND 9
8 1 (1.22%) Firmware
8 1 (1.22%) LXC
8 1 (1.22%) NFS
8 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.22%) vSphere
8 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.22%) zsh
Systems Management
1 19 (23.17%) Ansible
2 17 (20.73%) Puppet
3 15 (18.29%) Terraform
4 12 (14.63%) SCVMM
5 10 (12.20%) Kubernetes
6 9 (10.98%) SCCM
7 5 (6.10%) Packer
8 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (4.88%) SCOM
8 4 (4.88%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.66%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (3.66%) Grafana
9 3 (3.66%) Mesos
9 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (3.66%) Nagios
9 3 (3.66%) Salt
10 2 (2.44%) Marathon
10 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Prometheus
10 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 32 (39.02%) VMware
3 17 (20.73%) Cisco
4 15 (18.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.76%) Google
6 7 (8.54%) Oracle
6 7 (8.54%) Splunk
7 4 (4.88%) AppDynamics
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix
7 4 (4.88%) Dialogic
7 4 (4.88%) HP
7 4 (4.88%) Veeam
8 3 (3.66%) Juniper
9 2 (2.44%) Capita
9 2 (2.44%) Meraki
9 2 (2.44%) RightScale
10 1 (1.22%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.22%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.22%) Synology