Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 424 511 513
Rank change year-on-year +87 +2 +104
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 484 365 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 4.47% 3.77% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 407 296 359
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,900 £30,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £83,350
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.18% +6.11% -

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 10,831 9,688 10,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.22% 13.13% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9,018 8,267 9,074
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +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 July 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 21 July 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 +22 105 £70,000 +33.33% 11
West London +41 44 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South London +4 8 £45,000 +87.50% 1
East London -6 3 £73,750 +13.46% 2
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 264 (54.55%) Linux
2 246 (50.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (47.52%) Windows
4 188 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
5 186 (38.43%) SQL
6 177 (36.57%) Git (software)
7 131 (27.07%) Microsoft
8 125 (25.83%) Active Directory
9 118 (24.38%) Finance
10 115 (23.76%) DevOps
11 114 (23.55%) Docker
12 108 (22.31%) Amazon EC2
13 107 (22.11%) Banking
14 103 (21.28%) MySQL
14 103 (21.28%) Python
15 101 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
15 101 (20.87%) Kubernetes
16 98 (20.25%) Amazon S3
17 97 (20.04%) Test Automation
18 95 (19.63%) Ansible
19 92 (19.01%) GitHub
20 91 (18.80%) Office 365
21 90 (18.60%) NoSQL
21 90 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
22 84 (17.36%) Redis
23 83 (17.15%) Telecoms
24 81 (16.74%) VMware
24 81 (16.74%) Firewall
24 81 (16.74%) Node.js
25 80 (16.53%) API Development

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 78 (16.12%) Ethereum
2 52 (10.74%) IIS
3 44 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 37 (7.64%) Confluence
5 33 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 25 (5.17%) Tomcat
7 18 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (3.31%) nginx
9 15 (3.10%) Skype for Business
10 14 (2.89%) Apache
11 12 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (2.48%) SugarCRM
12 11 (2.27%) Apache Spark
12 11 (2.27%) WebSphere
13 10 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (1.03%) CMS
15 5 (1.03%) Drupal
15 5 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (8.68%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 246 (50.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 188 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (22.31%) Amazon EC2
4 98 (20.25%) Amazon S3
5 92 (19.01%) GitHub
6 91 (18.80%) Office 365
7 90 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
8 65 (13.43%) IaaS
9 49 (10.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 43 (8.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 43 (8.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 40 (8.26%) Serverless
12 36 (7.44%) Amazon SQS
12 36 (7.44%) Azure Data Factory
12 36 (7.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 31 (6.40%) PaaS
14 10 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (2.07%) npm
15 9 (1.86%) Datadog
16 8 (1.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (16.74%) Firewall
2 49 (10.12%) DNS
3 32 (6.61%) VPN
4 29 (5.99%) SAN
5 24 (4.96%) BGP
6 23 (4.75%) DHCP
6 23 (4.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (4.34%) OSPF
7 21 (4.34%) VoIP
8 16 (3.31%) RIP
9 15 (3.10%) Skype
10 13 (2.69%) IGMP
10 13 (2.69%) Junos
10 13 (2.69%) TCP/IP
10 13 (2.69%) WAN
11 12 (2.48%) Network Security
12 11 (2.27%) LAN
12 11 (2.27%) VLAN
13 10 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (21.28%) MySQL
2 90 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 84 (17.36%) Redis
4 80 (16.53%) Blockchain
5 79 (16.32%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (10.74%) Big Data
7 43 (8.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 38 (7.85%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (7.64%) Power BI
10 36 (7.44%) Data Lake
11 23 (4.75%) SQL Server
12 16 (3.31%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.65%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.83%) BigQuery
16 4 (0.83%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 177 (36.57%) Git (software)
2 72 (14.88%) Jenkins
3 59 (12.19%) Mocha
4 53 (10.95%) TeamCity
5 48 (9.92%) JIRA
6 46 (9.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (8.06%) Octopus Deploy
8 37 (7.64%) Visual Studio
9 17 (3.51%) Vagrant
10 13 (2.69%) JUnit
10 13 (2.69%) Maven
11 11 (2.27%) Gradle
11 11 (2.27%) Travis CI
12 10 (2.07%) gulp
13 7 (1.45%) JMeter
13 7 (1.45%) VisualVM
14 5 (1.03%) Redmine
15 4 (0.83%) Subversion
16 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
16 3 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 118 (24.38%) Finance
2 107 (22.11%) Banking
3 83 (17.15%) Telecoms
4 36 (7.44%) Marketing
5 23 (4.75%) Law
6 19 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.48%) Japanese Language
7 12 (2.48%) Retail
8 11 (2.27%) Games
9 5 (1.03%) Legal
10 4 (0.83%) Advertising
10 4 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.41%) Military
11 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 100 (20.66%) Developer
2 73 (15.08%) Consultant
3 66 (13.64%) Blockchain Developer
3 66 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 57 (11.78%) Backend Developer
5 50 (10.33%) Node.js Developer
6 40 (8.26%) Administrator
7 36 (7.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 36 (7.44%) Power BI Consultant
7 36 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 35 (7.23%) Microsoft BI Consultant
9 33 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (6.40%) Architect
11 29 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
12 26 (5.37%) Senior Backend Developer
13 24 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 23 (4.75%) Linux Administrator
15 22 (4.55%) Analyst
16 21 (4.34%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (16.74%) Node.js
2 79 (16.32%) Smart Contracts
3 78 (16.12%) Truffle
3 78 (16.12%) web3js
4 59 (12.19%) Chai
5 58 (11.98%) Enzyme
5 58 (11.98%) Jest
6 41 (8.47%) CSS
6 41 (8.47%) HTML
7 22 (4.55%) Web Services
8 21 (4.34%) LDAP
9 18 (3.72%) React
10 14 (2.89%) Middleware
11 8 (1.65%) .NET
11 8 (1.65%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.45%) JMX
12 7 (1.45%) JSON
13 6 (1.24%) Spring
13 6 (1.24%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.12%) Bitcoin
2 42 (8.68%) Data Centre
3 41 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 35 (7.23%) Private Cloud
5 23 (4.75%) Cybercrime
6 20 (4.13%) User Experience
7 18 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (3.51%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.69%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (2.27%) Clustering
11 11 (2.27%) Public Cloud
12 10 (2.07%) CMDB
12 10 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (1.86%) HP Storage
14 8 (1.65%) Fintech
15 7 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (1.24%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 264 (54.55%) Linux
2 230 (47.52%) Windows
3 60 (12.40%) VMS
4 59 (12.19%) Windows Server
5 56 (11.57%) Unix
6 38 (7.85%) Windows 10
7 35 (7.23%) Windows 7
7 35 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (4.96%) Mac OS X
10 21 (4.34%) Ubuntu
11 15 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.07%) FreeNAS
13 9 (1.86%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.86%) Solaris
14 8 (1.65%) CentOS
15 7 (1.45%) DC/OS
16 6 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (1.03%) Android
17 5 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (23.76%) DevOps
2 101 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (20.04%) Test Automation
4 80 (16.53%) API Design
4 80 (16.53%) API Development
4 80 (16.53%) Front End Development
5 76 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (13.64%) Data Security
6 66 (13.64%) Identity Management
6 66 (13.64%) KYC
7 54 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (10.95%) Presales
9 51 (10.54%) Cybersecurity
10 50 (10.33%) Security Operations
10 50 (10.33%) Service Delivery
11 44 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 44 (9.09%) Data Science
12 42 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (8.47%) Analytics
14 40 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 186 (38.43%) SQL
2 103 (21.28%) Python
3 79 (16.32%) ES6
3 79 (16.32%) Solidity
4 70 (14.46%) Java
5 68 (14.05%) C#
6 54 (11.16%) JavaScript
7 49 (10.12%) Ruby
8 48 (9.92%) Bash Shell
8 48 (9.92%) PowerShell
9 37 (7.64%) C
10 36 (7.44%) U-SQL
11 24 (4.96%) C++
12 23 (4.75%) VBA
13 22 (4.55%) Shell Script
14 20 (4.13%) Scala
15 19 (3.93%) Perl
16 15 (3.10%) Go
17 14 (2.89%) Lua
18 13 (2.69%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 44 (9.09%) Degree
2 33 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (5.58%) CCNP
5 24 (4.96%) CCNA
6 23 (4.75%) Master's Degree
7 18 (3.72%) MCSE
7 18 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (3.51%) CISMP
8 17 (3.51%) CISSP
8 17 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (2.27%) MCP
10 9 (1.86%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.65%) MCSA
12 6 (1.24%) AWS Certification
12 6 (1.24%) GCIA
12 6 (1.24%) GCIH
12 6 (1.24%) GIAC
13 5 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 11 (2.27%) SLA
3 7 (1.45%) QA
4 6 (1.24%) COBIT
4 6 (1.24%) GDPR
4 6 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) GCP
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (25.83%) Active Directory
2 114 (23.55%) Docker
3 72 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (8.26%) Hyper-V
5 22 (4.55%) vSphere
6 20 (4.13%) XenApp
7 13 (2.69%) iptables
7 13 (2.69%) NFS
7 13 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (2.07%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.86%) VirtualBox
11 7 (1.45%) KVM
12 6 (1.24%) Xen
13 4 (0.83%) Varnish
13 4 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.62%) vCloud
15 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 101 (20.87%) Kubernetes
2 95 (19.63%) Ansible
3 69 (14.26%) Docker Swarm
4 56 (11.57%) Puppet
5 36 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (6.82%) SCCM
7 24 (4.96%) ZABBIX
8 15 (3.10%) Terraform
9 14 (2.89%) Nagios
9 14 (2.89%) SCOrch
10 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (1.86%) Control-M
11 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (1.86%) Packer
12 8 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (1.65%) Grafana
12 8 (1.65%) SCDPM
12 8 (1.65%) SCSM
12 8 (1.65%) SCVMM
12 8 (1.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (27.07%) Microsoft
2 81 (16.74%) VMware
3 58 (11.98%) Oracle
4 53 (10.95%) New Relic
5 41 (8.47%) Citrix
6 36 (7.44%) Trend Micro
7 35 (7.23%) Tableau
8 33 (6.82%) Cisco
9 29 (5.99%) Red Hat
10 28 (5.79%) HP
11 18 (3.72%) EMC
12 17 (3.51%) Apple
13 13 (2.69%) SonicWALL
14 12 (2.48%) Google
14 12 (2.48%) HubSpot
15 11 (2.27%) Veeam
16 10 (2.07%) Cognizant
16 10 (2.07%) SAP
17 9 (1.86%) CA
17 9 (1.86%) CommVault