Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 149 155
Rank change year-on-year +41 +6 +36
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 38 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.91% 0.39% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 9.55% 2.79% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 20
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -26.83% +7.89%
10th Percentile £39,000 £29,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £42,500 £58,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 398 358 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.02% 14.12% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 347 322 379
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,200 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (60.53%) Java
4 21 (55.26%) DevOps
5 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
5 18 (47.37%) Linux
6 17 (44.74%) Web Services
6 17 (44.74%) SQL
7 16 (42.11%) Windows
7 16 (42.11%) VMware
7 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
8 15 (39.47%) RESTful
8 15 (39.47%) JIRA
8 15 (39.47%) QA
8 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (39.47%) XML
8 15 (39.47%) Python
8 15 (39.47%) Oracle
8 15 (39.47%) Eclipse
9 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (34.21%) Open Source
11 12 (31.58%) Google
12 11 (28.95%) Mule
12 11 (28.95%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (28.95%) Spring
12 11 (28.95%) Maven
12 11 (28.95%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (28.95%) IntelliJ

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 11 (28.95%) Anypoint
1 11 (28.95%) Confluence
1 11 (28.95%) Mule
1 11 (28.95%) Mule ESB
2 6 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 6 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
5 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 26 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (28.95%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon S3
5 4 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (10.53%) GitHub
5 4 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (7.89%) Datadog
6 3 (7.89%) Office 365
7 1 (2.63%) G Suite
7 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) H.323
2 6 (15.79%) Unified Communications
3 4 (10.53%) HTTP
4 3 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) Skype
6 1 (2.63%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (15.79%) Apache Hive
3 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.79%) HBase
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.16%) Big Data
4 5 (13.16%) MySQL
5 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (10.53%) Cloudera CDH
5 4 (10.53%) Couchbase
5 4 (10.53%) Data Lake
5 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.53%) QlikView
5 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.53%) Spark SQL
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 15 (39.47%) Eclipse
2 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (39.47%) JIRA
3 11 (28.95%) IntelliJ
3 11 (28.95%) JUnit
3 11 (28.95%) Maven
3 11 (28.95%) Mockito
3 11 (28.95%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) Subversion
6 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.89%) Travis CI
6 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Lead Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Lead Developer
3 7 (18.42%) MuleSoft Architect
3 7 (18.42%) MuleSoft Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Web Services
2 15 (39.47%) RESTful
2 15 (39.47%) XML
3 11 (28.95%) ActiveMQ
3 11 (28.95%) RAML
3 11 (28.95%) REST
3 11 (28.95%) SOAP
3 11 (28.95%) Spring
4 8 (21.05%) HTML
4 8 (21.05%) HTML5
5 7 (18.42%) Django
5 7 (18.42%) Twisted
5 7 (18.42%) WebRTC
6 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) JSON
6 4 (10.53%) Kafka
6 4 (10.53%) React
6 4 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (23.68%) User Experience
2 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) PACS
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Android
3 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) CentOS
6 3 (7.89%) DC/OS
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) DevOps
2 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (34.21%) Open Source
4 11 (28.95%) High Availability
4 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
4 11 (28.95%) OO
4 11 (28.95%) Post-Production
5 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
5 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
6 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) Android Development
7 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
7 7 (18.42%) OOP
8 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (13.16%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (10.53%) Microservices
10 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (10.53%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) Java 8
4 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
5 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) C
6 8 (21.05%) Go
6 8 (21.05%) Ruby
7 7 (18.42%) C++
7 7 (18.42%) Objective-C
8 4 (10.53%) Assembly Language
8 4 (10.53%) Scala
8 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.26%) C#
9 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) HL7
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.95%) Docker
3 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.79%) Apache Flume
4 6 (15.79%) HDFS
5 5 (13.16%) VirtualBox
6 3 (7.89%) BitLocker
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (7.89%) XenApp
6 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) iptables
7 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) CloudHub
2 7 (18.42%) Kibana
2 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
3 5 (13.16%) Puppet
4 4 (10.53%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) Oozie
4 4 (10.53%) Rundeck
5 3 (7.89%) AirWatch
5 3 (7.89%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.89%) Packer
5 3 (7.89%) SCDPM
5 3 (7.89%) SCOrch
5 3 (7.89%) SCSM
5 3 (7.89%) SCVMM
5 3 (7.89%) Terraform
6 1 (2.63%) Nagios
6 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 15 (39.47%) Oracle
4 12 (31.58%) Google
5 11 (28.95%) MuleSoft
5 11 (28.95%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (10.53%) Cloudera
6 4 (10.53%) Hortonworks
6 4 (10.53%) Tableau
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) MobileIron
7 3 (7.89%) New Relic
7 3 (7.89%) Splunk
8 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.63%) Apple
9 1 (2.63%) Centreon
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco
9 1 (2.63%) Meraki
9 1 (2.63%) WSO2