Period
to 13 July 2020

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 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 123 133
Rank change year-on-year +42 +10 +22
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 16 38 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 1.57% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 8.38% 7.31% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 14
Median annual salary £38,000 £52,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% -13.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £84,500 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -31.82% -8.33% +20.00%

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 191 520 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.57% 21.45% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 140 454 399
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,925 £26,250 £25,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £73,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.40% -3.00% +5.26%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Reading

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Reading

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in Reading.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Reading

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Reading

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in Reading over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Reading

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

1 16 (100.00%) Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (43.75%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) AWS
7 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 5 (31.25%) NAS
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
7 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (31.25%) Private Cloud
7 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (31.25%) Security Patching
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) Emulex
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (31.25%) Arista
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) SAN

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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Azure
2 8 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (37.50%) AWS
4 4 (25.00%) GCP
5 3 (18.75%) Power Platform
6 2 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (12.50%) BrowserStack
6 2 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
1 5 (31.25%) NAS
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
1 5 (31.25%) Wireless
2 4 (25.00%) H.323
3 3 (18.75%) Skype
3 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
4 2 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
1 3 (18.75%) Power BI
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Appium
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 2 (12.50%) JBehave
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) JMeter
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
1 2 (12.50%) Postman
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) TestNG
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Coded UI
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) IT Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Operations Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Power BI Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Python Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) WebRTC
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 3 (18.75%) React
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) COM
4 1 (6.25%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (31.25%) Private Cloud
1 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Social Network
4 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Android
3 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Break/Fix
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Decision-Making
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
1 5 (31.25%) Security Management
1 5 (31.25%) Security Patching
1 5 (31.25%) Server Management
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
1 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
1 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) OOP
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 2 (12.50%) Groovy
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Arista
2 5 (31.25%) Brocade
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Emulex
3 4 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo