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

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 523 489 511
Rank change year-on-year -34 +22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 207 350 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.14% 3.28% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 142 309 308
London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,400 £42,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £92,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 9,669 10,663 9,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.71% 15.93% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7,999 8,920 8,407
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 November 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 November 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 +6 32 £60,000 -7.69% 17
South London +19 20 £47,500 -7.32% 2
East London +25 11 £65,000 -7.14% 5
West London -6 2 £48,000 -8.57% 4
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 117 (56.52%) Windows
2 90 (43.48%) VMware
3 81 (39.13%) Azure
4 78 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (30.43%) Linux
6 56 (27.05%) Active Directory
7 54 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 50 (24.15%) AWS
9 49 (23.67%) DevOps
10 47 (22.71%) SQL
10 47 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 46 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (20.29%) Office 365
13 41 (19.81%) Hyper-V
14 35 (16.91%) Finance
15 31 (14.98%) PowerShell
16 30 (14.49%) IaaS
17 28 (13.53%) Jenkins
18 27 (13.04%) Windows 10
18 27 (13.04%) vSphere
19 26 (12.56%) SaaS
20 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
20 25 (12.08%) Ansible
20 25 (12.08%) C#
20 25 (12.08%) Java
21 24 (11.59%) Cisco
21 24 (11.59%) Cybersecurity
21 24 (11.59%) Puppet
22 23 (11.11%) Network Security

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 17 (8.21%) nginx
2 16 (7.73%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.25%) IIS
4 12 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (5.31%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.83%) Anypoint
7 9 (4.35%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.35%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.38%) Confluence
9 5 (2.42%) CMS
10 4 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.93%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.45%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.97%) Apache
13 1 (0.48%) Drupal
13 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.48%) JBoss
13 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.48%) Gliffy
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Eikon
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (39.13%) Azure
2 50 (24.15%) AWS
3 42 (20.29%) Office 365
4 30 (14.49%) IaaS
5 26 (12.56%) SaaS
6 22 (10.63%) PaaS
7 17 (8.21%) GCP
7 17 (8.21%) Power Platform
8 16 (7.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (4.35%) npm
10 7 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (3.38%) Azure Functions
10 7 (3.38%) Serverless
11 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.93%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.45%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.11%) Network Security
2 21 (10.14%) DNS
3 18 (8.70%) Firewall
4 15 (7.25%) VPN
5 14 (6.76%) DHCP
5 14 (6.76%) SAN
6 13 (6.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.42%) LAN
8 5 (2.42%) SMTP
9 3 (1.45%) Internet
9 3 (1.45%) Skype
9 3 (1.45%) WAN
10 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.97%) IPv4
10 2 (0.97%) IPv6
10 2 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.97%) VLAN
10 2 (0.97%) VoIP
10 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.21%) Power BI
3 16 (7.73%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (6.76%) Data Lake
5 6 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.42%) MySQL
6 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.97%) Redis
10 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (13.53%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.18%) gulp
3 16 (7.73%) TeamCity
4 12 (5.80%) Maven
5 11 (5.31%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.31%) Gradle
5 11 (5.31%) JIRA
6 9 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 9 (4.35%) JUnit
7 8 (3.86%) Grunt
7 8 (3.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (3.38%) Mocha
9 6 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.42%) GitLab
10 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.93%) AdminStudio
11 4 (1.93%) AutoIt
11 4 (1.93%) IBM UrbanCode
11 4 (1.93%) NUnit
11 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (16.91%) Finance
2 22 (10.63%) Retail
3 10 (4.83%) Aerospace
3 10 (4.83%) Publishing
4 8 (3.86%) Banking
4 8 (3.86%) Local Government
5 7 (3.38%) Games
6 4 (1.93%) Advertising
6 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.45%) Law
7 3 (1.45%) Marketing
8 2 (0.97%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (19.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (10.14%) Analyst
3 20 (9.66%) Developer
4 18 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 15 (7.25%) Azure Engineer
5 15 (7.25%) Security Engineer
6 14 (6.76%) Architect
6 14 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) Programmer
7 13 (6.28%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (6.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) Senior Security Engineer
8 12 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Mainframe Programmer
8 12 (5.80%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
8 12 (5.80%) Systems Programmer
9 11 (5.31%) Azure Architect
9 11 (5.31%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (4.83%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.80%) HTML
2 11 (5.31%) AngularJS
3 10 (4.83%) CSS
3 10 (4.83%) Web Services
4 9 (4.35%) Node.js
4 9 (4.35%) RESTful
5 8 (3.86%) Ajax
5 8 (3.86%) Angular 2
5 8 (3.86%) jQuery
6 6 (2.90%) .NET
6 6 (2.90%) React
7 5 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (1.93%) Lambda Expressions
9 3 (1.45%) JSON
9 3 (1.45%) Kendo UI
9 3 (1.45%) LESS
9 3 (1.45%) SOAP
9 3 (1.45%) Vue.js
10 2 (0.97%) FIXML
10 2 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Public Cloud
2 19 (9.18%) Private Cloud
3 18 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (6.28%) Clustering
6 12 (5.80%) Mainframe
6 12 (5.80%) Replication
7 10 (4.83%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.42%) User Experience
8 5 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.93%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.45%) PKI
10 3 (1.45%) RIA
11 2 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.97%) Derivative
11 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 117 (56.52%) Windows
2 63 (30.43%) Linux
3 46 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 27 (13.04%) Windows 10
5 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 17 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.80%) zOS
9 8 (3.86%) Android
9 8 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.38%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.90%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.45%) Solaris
13 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.48%) CentOS
14 1 (0.48%) Unix
14 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.67%) DevOps
2 47 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (11.59%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (9.18%) Identity Access Management
6 18 (8.70%) Migration
7 16 (7.73%) Analytics
7 16 (7.73%) Forensic Analysis
8 15 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (6.76%) DDoS Mitigation
9 14 (6.76%) Load Balancing
9 14 (6.76%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.76%) Microservices
9 14 (6.76%) Network Virtualisation
10 13 (6.28%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 13 (6.28%) Network Segmentation
10 13 (6.28%) Records Management
10 13 (6.28%) Scrum
10 13 (6.28%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.71%) SQL
2 31 (14.98%) PowerShell
3 25 (12.08%) C#
3 25 (12.08%) Java
4 22 (10.63%) Python
5 18 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 17 (8.21%) Groovy
6 17 (8.21%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.28%) C++
8 12 (5.80%) REXX
8 12 (5.80%) VB
9 10 (4.83%) Ada
9 10 (4.83%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.83%) Perl
9 10 (4.83%) Ruby
10 8 (3.86%) Go
11 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.93%) R
12 4 (1.93%) VBScript
13 2 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.90%) DV Cleared
3 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.93%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.93%) MCSE
6 3 (1.45%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.45%) CCNA
6 3 (1.45%) MCITP
7 2 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.97%) OCP
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.90%) QA
3 3 (1.45%) SLA
4 2 (0.97%) GDPR
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 78 (37.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (27.05%) Active Directory
3 41 (19.81%) Hyper-V
4 27 (13.04%) vSphere
5 17 (8.21%) Docker
6 12 (5.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 12 (5.80%) RACF
7 9 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.42%) KVM
8 5 (2.42%) Xen
8 5 (2.42%) XenApp
9 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.48%) Gluster
10 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (12.08%) Ansible
2 24 (11.59%) Puppet
3 23 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (10.14%) Kubernetes
4 21 (10.14%) SCCM
5 10 (4.83%) Perfmon
6 9 (4.35%) MAINVIEW
7 6 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (2.90%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.42%) Terraform
9 4 (1.93%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.93%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.45%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.48%) Consul
12 1 (0.48%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 90 (43.48%) VMware
2 54 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.59%) Cisco
4 18 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.25%) Citrix
6 13 (6.28%) NetApp
6 13 (6.28%) Oracle
7 12 (5.80%) CA
7 12 (5.80%) Dell
7 12 (5.80%) IBM
8 10 (4.83%) BMC
8 10 (4.83%) MuleSoft
9 7 (3.38%) Apple
10 6 (2.90%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.42%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.42%) Avaya
11 5 (2.42%) Veeam
12 4 (1.93%) Meraki
12 4 (1.93%) Splunk
13 3 (1.45%) ServiceNow