Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 141 155
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 10 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.37% 0.83% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 3.56% 6.32% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 26
Oxfordshire median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -27.27% +3.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,125 £32,375
90th Percentile £72,250 £50,650 £48,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% +0.91%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 281 364 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.30% 13.10% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 262 290 298
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,450 £22,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,250 £61,625
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Oxfordshire

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Oxfordshire

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Oxfordshire

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Abingdon - 5 - -
Banbury -5 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Oxford -14 1 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Nagios
3 5 (50.00%) Sophos
3 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) WPA
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) VLAN
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) CentOS
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Cacti
3 5 (50.00%) Veeam
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) VLAN
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
1 5 (50.00%) WPA
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Graduate
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) IT Graduate
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior IT Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
1 5 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Data Science
3 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Cacti
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) Sophos
1 5 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (30.00%) VMware