Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 545 493
Rank change year-on-year +43 -52 +61
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 195 261 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 2.57% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 161 229 291
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 8,903 10,149 9,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.53% 16.19% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,365 8,457 8,279
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £86,250
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +17 46 £65,000 - 10
West London +8 10 £52,500 -4.55% 2
South London -2 5 £47,000 -37.33% 1
East London +6 2 £65,000 -6.14% 2
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 89 (45.64%) Microsoft
2 84 (43.08%) VMware
3 83 (42.56%) Windows
3 83 (42.56%) Azure
4 75 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 73 (37.44%) Linux
6 71 (36.41%) AWS
7 66 (33.85%) DevOps
8 63 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (31.28%) Active Directory
10 53 (27.18%) Windows Server
11 48 (24.62%) Hyper-V
12 43 (22.05%) Docker
13 42 (21.54%) PowerShell
14 41 (21.03%) Kubernetes
15 40 (20.51%) Office 365
15 40 (20.51%) SQL
16 37 (18.97%) Puppet
17 35 (17.95%) Ansible
17 35 (17.95%) Python
17 35 (17.95%) Finance
18 34 (17.44%) Firewall
19 33 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
19 33 (16.92%) IaaS
19 33 (16.92%) Public Cloud
20 32 (16.41%) Data Centre
20 32 (16.41%) Citrix
21 30 (15.38%) DNS
21 30 (15.38%) Java
21 30 (15.38%) PaaS

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 18 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.69%) IIS
3 12 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.64%) Anypoint
4 11 (5.64%) Apache
5 8 (4.10%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (4.10%) nginx
6 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.08%) Confluence
8 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.51%) CMS
11 1 (0.51%) Drupal
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.59%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Eikon
2 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 83 (42.56%) Azure
2 71 (36.41%) AWS
3 40 (20.51%) Office 365
4 33 (16.92%) IaaS
5 30 (15.38%) PaaS
6 28 (14.36%) GCP
7 24 (12.31%) Power Platform
8 21 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (9.74%) Serverless
10 16 (8.21%) SaaS
11 13 (6.67%) Azure Functions
12 12 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (5.64%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (3.08%) AWS CodePipeline
16 6 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (3.08%) Mimecast
17 5 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
18 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.44%) Firewall
2 30 (15.38%) DNS
3 27 (13.85%) SAN
4 22 (11.28%) DHCP
5 13 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.15%) LAN
6 12 (6.15%) WAN
7 9 (4.62%) Network Security
8 7 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.59%) iSCSI
8 7 (3.59%) SSH
8 7 (3.59%) VPN
9 6 (3.08%) Internet
10 5 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (2.05%) Intranet
11 4 (2.05%) IPsec
11 4 (2.05%) IPv4
11 4 (2.05%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 20 (10.26%) Data Lake
3 20 (10.26%) Power BI
4 7 (3.59%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.05%) Redis
7 3 (1.54%) MySQL
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) Flink
Development Applications
1 25 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.21%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.15%) gulp
3 12 (6.15%) TeamCity
4 11 (5.64%) git-flow
4 11 (5.64%) RSpec
5 10 (5.13%) Grunt
5 10 (5.13%) Jasmine
5 10 (5.13%) JIRA
6 9 (4.62%) GitLab
7 6 (3.08%) Mocha
7 6 (3.08%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.56%) Protractor
8 5 (2.56%) webpack
9 4 (2.05%) AdminStudio
9 4 (2.05%) AutoIt
9 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 35 (17.95%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Retail
3 14 (7.18%) Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Games
5 7 (3.59%) Publishing
6 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.05%) Advertising
7 4 (2.05%) Local Government
8 3 (1.54%) Legal
9 2 (1.03%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (27.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (11.28%) Azure Engineer
4 20 (10.26%) Architect
5 17 (8.72%) Azure Architect
6 16 (8.21%) Analyst
7 14 (7.18%) Developer
8 13 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (6.15%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (5.64%) Senior DevOps
10 11 (5.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.64%) VMware Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Angular Developer
11 10 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (4.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) Consultant
12 9 (4.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (8.72%) Node.js
3 15 (7.69%) HTML
4 14 (7.18%) Ajax
5 13 (6.67%) Web Services
6 12 (6.15%) RESTful
7 11 (5.64%) CSS
8 10 (5.13%) Angular 2
8 10 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 10 (5.13%) jQuery
8 10 (5.13%) REST
9 9 (4.62%) Lambda Expressions
9 9 (4.62%) SOAP
10 7 (3.59%) .NET
10 7 (3.59%) OAuth
11 5 (2.56%) HTML5
11 5 (2.56%) Kendo UI
11 5 (2.56%) LESS
11 5 (2.56%) MDX
11 5 (2.56%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.92%) Public Cloud
2 32 (16.41%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.72%) Clustering
4 8 (4.10%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (3.59%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.56%) RIA
7 4 (2.05%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.05%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.05%) Replication
8 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.03%) Social Media
9 2 (1.03%) User Experience
9 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 83 (42.56%) Windows
2 73 (37.44%) Linux
3 53 (27.18%) Windows Server
4 22 (11.28%) Windows 7
5 18 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 10 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.59%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.59%) zOS
10 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.54%) CentOS
11 3 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.54%) Solaris
11 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.03%) Android
12 2 (1.03%) Debian
12 2 (1.03%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.85%) DevOps
2 63 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (12.31%) Migration
6 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (11.79%) Load Balancing
7 22 (11.28%) Analytics
7 22 (11.28%) Release Management
8 20 (10.26%) Microservices
9 16 (8.21%) Data Analytics
10 14 (7.18%) Configuration Management
10 14 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (7.18%) Scrum
10 14 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.67%) Project Management
12 12 (6.15%) Infrastructure Automation
13 11 (5.64%) Infrastructure as Code
13 11 (5.64%) Insurtech
13 11 (5.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.54%) PowerShell
2 40 (20.51%) SQL
3 35 (17.95%) Python
4 30 (15.38%) Java
5 29 (14.87%) JavaScript
6 27 (13.85%) Ruby
7 23 (11.79%) Perl
8 15 (7.69%) Go
9 14 (7.18%) Bash Shell
9 14 (7.18%) C++
10 10 (5.13%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.62%) Groovy
12 7 (3.59%) C#
13 5 (2.56%) REXX
14 4 (2.05%) VB
14 4 (2.05%) VBScript
15 3 (1.54%) Korn
16 2 (1.03%) C
16 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (7.18%) Degree
2 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.59%) MCSE
4 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.05%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.54%) CCNA
6 3 (1.54%) MCITP
6 3 (1.54%) MCP
7 2 (1.03%) MCSA
7 2 (1.03%) OCA
7 2 (1.03%) OCP
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.03%) RHCE
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 75 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (31.28%) Active Directory
3 48 (24.62%) Hyper-V
4 43 (22.05%) Docker
5 15 (7.69%) XenApp
6 14 (7.18%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (7.18%) vSphere
7 7 (3.59%) Xen
8 6 (3.08%) NFS
8 6 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (2.56%) Firmware
9 5 (2.56%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 5 (2.56%) RACF
10 2 (1.03%) KVM
10 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (21.03%) Kubernetes
2 37 (18.97%) Puppet
3 35 (17.95%) Ansible
4 33 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.67%) SCCM
5 13 (6.67%) Terraform
6 12 (6.15%) Packer
6 12 (6.15%) vCenter Server
7 11 (5.64%) Consul
7 11 (5.64%) Icinga
7 11 (5.64%) Prometheus
7 11 (5.64%) Salt
8 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (3.59%) SCVMM
10 6 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (2.05%) AppDNA
13 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
13 3 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (45.64%) Microsoft
2 84 (43.08%) VMware
3 32 (16.41%) Citrix
4 29 (14.87%) Cisco
5 14 (7.18%) Veeam
6 13 (6.67%) Oracle
7 11 (5.64%) MuleSoft
7 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.62%) Splunk
9 8 (4.10%) Google
9 8 (4.10%) HP
9 8 (4.10%) NetApp
9 8 (4.10%) Symantec
10 7 (3.59%) IBM
11 6 (3.08%) DataCore
11 6 (3.08%) Dell
12 5 (2.56%) CA
13 4 (2.05%) Apple
13 4 (2.05%) EMC
13 4 (2.05%) Sage