Virtual Machines Jobs in the South West

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > South West

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West requiring Virtual Machines skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months leading up to 23 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 220 142 298
Rank change year-on-year -78 +156 +3
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 54 124 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 1.98% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 4.99% 11.37% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 28
10th Percentile £33,750 - £33,625
25th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £35,200
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £43,024 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.84% -6.47% -5.45%
75th Percentile £60,918 £59,375 £52,188
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £83,375
England median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +14.29% +5.00%

All System Software Skills
South West

Virtual Machines falls under the System Software category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring system software skills in the South West.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,083 1,091 1,442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 11.94% 17.43% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 815 684 955
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £74,375
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -4.35%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in the South West

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in the South West.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in the South West

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in the South West over the 6 months to 23 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in the South West

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Devon +16 17 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Bristol -40 15 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Wiltshire -28 12 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire -31 4 £61,250 +88.46% 2
Somerset - 4 £50,000 - 1
Cornwall -15 1 £55,000 +17.65%
Dorset -19 1 £57,500 +76.92%
Virtual Machines
England

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.41%) Jupyter
4 3 (5.56%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (48.15%) Azure
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (20.37%) Entra ID
4 7 (12.96%) Power Platform
5 5 (9.26%) Azure Storage
5 5 (9.26%) Nutanix
5 5 (9.26%) SaaS
6 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
6 4 (7.41%) OneDrive
7 3 (5.56%) AWS
7 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (5.56%) OCI
8 2 (3.70%) IaaS
9 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.85%) Azure Table
9 1 (1.85%) Cohesity
9 1 (1.85%) PaaS
9 1 (1.85%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Broadband
1 7 (12.96%) Skype
1 7 (12.96%) Unified Communications
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
2 5 (9.26%) NAS
2 5 (9.26%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) DHCP
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) IMAP
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) SMTP
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (12.96%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Git
General
1 17 (31.48%) Social Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) DBA
3 7 (12.96%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) SQL DBA
3 7 (12.96%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Research Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior
6 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.70%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.85%) Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 22 (40.74%) Windows
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
4 15 (27.78%) VMS
5 12 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 8 (14.81%) Debian
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.56%) SUSE
9 3 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.85%) CentOS
10 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (35.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (24.07%) Security Patching
5 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (18.52%) B2B
6 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 10 (18.52%) Containerisation
6 10 (18.52%) High Availability
6 10 (18.52%) ITIL
7 8 (14.81%) DevOps
8 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.96%) Coaching
8 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
8 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
8 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (12.96%) Physics
8 7 (12.96%) Release Management
8 7 (12.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Python
2 13 (24.07%) Bash
3 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Go
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.41%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Azure Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (12.96%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (18.52%) vSphere
4 7 (12.96%) Docker
5 4 (7.41%) NFS
5 4 (7.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Ceph
6 3 (5.56%) Gluster
6 3 (5.56%) KVM
6 3 (5.56%) oVirt
7 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.96%) Ansible
3 4 (7.41%) Grafana
3 4 (7.41%) Nagios
4 3 (5.56%) Graylog
4 3 (5.56%) Observium
4 3 (5.56%) Prometheus
4 3 (5.56%) Puppet
4 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Veeam
4 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Dialogic
6 1 (1.85%) Draytek
6 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Ribbon
6 1 (1.85%) Sage
6 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard