Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 140 169
Rank change year-on-year +32 +29 +17
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 40 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.83% 0.60% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 10.15% 4.40% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 22
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £58,625
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +12.36% -4.81%

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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 394 318 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.07% 13.54% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 343 281 440
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £26,700
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.73%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Reading

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Reading

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Reading over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 28 (70.00%) DevOps
2 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 22 (55.00%) Linux
4 21 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (47.50%) Java
6 17 (42.50%) SQL
6 17 (42.50%) Web Services
6 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
6 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 16 (40.00%) QA
8 15 (37.50%) Degree
8 15 (37.50%) JIRA
8 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (37.50%) XML
8 15 (37.50%) Oracle
8 15 (37.50%) Eclipse
8 15 (37.50%) Kibana
8 15 (37.50%) RESTful
8 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
9 14 (35.00%) Apache Flume
9 14 (35.00%) Apache Hive
9 14 (35.00%) HBase
9 14 (35.00%) HDFS
9 14 (35.00%) Apache Spark
9 14 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
10 12 (30.00%) C

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 14 (35.00%) Apache Spark
1 14 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (27.50%) Anypoint
2 11 (27.50%) Confluence
2 11 (27.50%) Mule
2 11 (27.50%) Mule ESB
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 21 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (10.00%) GitHub
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
5 3 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.00%) Datadog
7 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.50%) G Suite
7 1 (2.50%) IaaS
7 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) H.323
2 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.50%) Skype
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (35.00%) Apache Hive
2 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
2 14 (35.00%) HBase
3 10 (25.00%) Big Data
3 10 (25.00%) Impala
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
5 5 (12.50%) MySQL
6 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (10.00%) Cloudera CDH
6 4 (10.00%) Couchbase
6 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (10.00%) QlikView
6 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (10.00%) Spark SQL
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (10.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 15 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (37.50%) JIRA
3 11 (27.50%) IntelliJ
3 11 (27.50%) JUnit
3 11 (27.50%) Maven
3 11 (27.50%) Mockito
3 11 (27.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.00%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
6 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium
7 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Lead Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Lead Developer
3 7 (17.50%) MuleSoft Architect
3 7 (17.50%) MuleSoft Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Hadoop Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) Web Services
2 15 (37.50%) RESTful
2 15 (37.50%) XML
3 11 (27.50%) ActiveMQ
3 11 (27.50%) RAML
3 11 (27.50%) REST
3 11 (27.50%) SOAP
3 11 (27.50%) Spring
4 7 (17.50%) HTML
4 7 (17.50%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 4 (10.00%) JSON
5 4 (10.00%) Kafka
5 4 (10.00%) React
5 4 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) Django
6 3 (7.50%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.50%) PACS
6 1 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.50%) CentOS
3 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) DC/OS
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.50%) VMS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) DevOps
2 16 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
3 11 (27.50%) Post-Production
3 11 (27.50%) Release Management
4 10 (25.00%) Change Management
4 10 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 10 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 10 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (22.50%) Open Source
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) High Availability
6 7 (17.50%) OO
6 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.00%) Use Case
8 5 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) C
4 11 (27.50%) Java 8
4 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
5 10 (25.00%) Python
6 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) Go
7 4 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (10.00%) Scala
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.50%) Assembly Language
8 3 (7.50%) C++
8 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
9 2 (5.00%) C#
9 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Apache Flume
1 14 (35.00%) HDFS
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Docker
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (10.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.50%) iptables
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Xen
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Kibana
2 12 (30.00%) Puppet
3 11 (27.50%) CloudHub
4 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
5 4 (10.00%) Oozie
5 4 (10.00%) Rundeck
6 3 (7.50%) Ansible
7 2 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (5.00%) Packer
7 2 (5.00%) Terraform
8 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
8 1 (2.50%) Graphite
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.50%) SCCM
8 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
8 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.50%) SCSM
8 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
3 11 (27.50%) MuleSoft
3 11 (27.50%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 10 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) Google
6 4 (10.00%) Cloudera
6 4 (10.00%) Hortonworks
6 4 (10.00%) Tableau
7 2 (5.00%) New Relic
7 2 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Centreon
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Meraki
8 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.50%) WSO2