Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 219 234
Rank change year-on-year +35 +15 +42
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 24 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.57% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 3.26% 2.75% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 16
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -32.58% +18.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £53,600 £65,625
South East median annual salary £54,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.12% +3.75% -5.88%

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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 737 765 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.59% 14.58% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 663 671 714
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £22,600 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £67,275
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Surrey

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Surrey

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Surrey

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 6 £31,500 -
Leatherhead +6 5 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Woking - 5 £77,500 -
Guildford 0 1 - - 1
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) VMware
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (45.83%) Office 365
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (25.00%) Tech Ops
9 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) Python
9 6 (25.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.83%) Security Management
10 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
10 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.83%) Change Management
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.83%) Application Packaging
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Management
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
10 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (45.83%) Office 365
3 5 (20.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 5 (20.83%) IaaS
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (8.33%) Datadog
4 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
1 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Manager
3 5 (20.83%) IT Operations Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Operations Manager
3 5 (20.83%) SCCM Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Support
4 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
2 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) CentOS
6 2 (8.33%) DC/OS
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (25.00%) Tech Ops
2 5 (20.83%) Application Packaging
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Disk Encryption
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
2 5 (20.83%) Patch Management
2 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Security Management
2 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (8.33%) SDLC
3 2 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) BitLocker
4 2 (8.33%) Docker
4 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Packer
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Terraform
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) New Relic
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk