Virtual Machines Jobs in Scotland

Virtual Machine (VM)
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 229 159 209
Rank change year-on-year -70 +50 -37
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 16 75 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 1.55% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 10.70% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 16
10th Percentile - £26,500 £36,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £34,375 £40,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% -5.56% -26.95%
75th Percentile £70,000 £57,716 -
90th Percentile £70,625 £58,750 -
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

All System Software Skills
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 600 701 858
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 12.65% 14.51% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 394 397 514
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,475
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.66% +0.95% +10.53%
75th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,715 £90,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Scotland

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Scotland

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Scotland

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +36 7 £65,000 +30.15%
Glasgow -102 3 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Dundee - 2 £57,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £57,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £57,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £57,500 -
Virtual Machines
UK

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Power Platform
3 5 (31.25%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Azure Sentinel
3 5 (31.25%) Entra ID
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) AWS
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Functions
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Monitor
4 1 (6.25%) GCP
4 1 (6.25%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Serverless
4 1 (6.25%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Broadband
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (62.50%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.25%) BigQuery
General
1 11 (68.75%) Social Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) DBA
1 10 (62.50%) SQL DBA
2 5 (31.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Native
1 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) VMS
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (68.75%) High Availability
2 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) Collaborative Working
2 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) Network Design
4 5 (31.25%) Ticket Management
5 1 (6.25%) Containerisation
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Bash
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Terraform
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Google