Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 53 68
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 -26
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.74% 1.94% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 6.45% 13.79% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% -14.06%
10th Percentile £33,975 £24,900 £23,600
90th Percentile £54,575 £39,400 £40,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.95% +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 62 58 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.42% 14.04% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 68
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.08% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,000 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £53,950 £52,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Northern Ireland

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Northern Ireland

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Northern Ireland

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
County Antrim -13 4 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Virtual Machines
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Proxmox
3 1 (25.00%) Architectural Design
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) AWS

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Architectural Design
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Proxmox
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft