Virtual Machines Jobs in the UK excluding London

Virtual Machine (VM)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 400 255 441
Rank change year-on-year -145 +186 +11
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 407 817 489
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.58% 1.31% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 4.52% 8.65% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 339 204 202
10th Percentile £31,225 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,999 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £54,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.48% +20.00% -2.17%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,350 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +15.00% -9.09%

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,003 9,441 12,151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.91% 15.15% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,240 6,044 8,361
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -3.51% +3.64%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in the UK excluding London

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Machines in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in the UK excluding London

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in the UK excluding London

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
South East -28 126 £60,000 +11.11% 14
North of England -34 90 £52,500 -8.70% 12
Midlands -39 60 £46,250 -13.15% 18
South West -69 46 £57,500 +53.33% 12
Yorkshire +40 39 £36,500 -23.16% 7
North West -35 39 £57,500 -6.12% 5
West Midlands -17 37 £48,750 -8.45% 6
East of England +7 34 £55,000 +69.23% 13
Wales -19 31 £45,000 -6.98% 2
East Midlands -27 23 £46,250 -31.48% 12
Scotland -140 20 £57,500 +4.55% 5
North East +8 12 £55,000 -4.35%
Virtual Machines
UK

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 64 (15.72%) Microsoft Exchange
2 35 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.97%) IIS
4 6 (1.47%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.74%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.49%) Confluence
6 2 (0.49%) Resin
6 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
Applications
1 19 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 283 (69.53%) Azure
2 109 (26.78%) Microsoft 365
3 80 (19.66%) Power Platform
4 63 (15.48%) Entra ID
5 40 (9.83%) Azure DevOps
6 36 (8.85%) IaaS
7 35 (8.60%) AWS
8 33 (8.11%) SaaS
9 23 (5.65%) Azure Monitor
9 23 (5.65%) Nutanix
10 20 (4.91%) Azure Storage
11 18 (4.42%) GitHub
12 17 (4.18%) Serverless
13 14 (3.44%) PaaS
14 13 (3.19%) Azure Functions
14 13 (3.19%) Azure Key Vault
15 12 (2.95%) Amazon S3
15 12 (2.95%) Azure Logic Apps
15 12 (2.95%) Azure Sentinel
16 11 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 95 (23.34%) Firewall
2 77 (18.92%) DNS
3 76 (18.67%) Broadband
4 71 (17.44%) VPN
5 47 (11.55%) DHCP
6 26 (6.39%) LAN
7 24 (5.90%) VLAN
8 23 (5.65%) WAN
9 22 (5.41%) Wireless
10 16 (3.93%) 5G
10 16 (3.93%) Internet
10 16 (3.93%) SAN
11 13 (3.19%) HTTP
11 13 (3.19%) VoIP
12 12 (2.95%) Network Security
13 10 (2.46%) iSCSI
14 9 (2.21%) NAS
14 9 (2.21%) TCP/IP
14 9 (2.21%) Unified Communications
15 7 (1.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 84 (20.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 80 (19.66%) Power BI
4 15 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.98%) BigQuery
7 3 (0.74%) Big Data
8 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.49%) MySQL
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.49%) Tableau
9 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (7.62%) Git
2 18 (4.42%) JIRA
3 11 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.46%) Trac
5 5 (1.23%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.25%) GitLab
General
1 207 (50.86%) Social Skills
2 76 (18.67%) Finance
3 36 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.65%) Games
5 21 (5.16%) Telecoms
6 18 (4.42%) Banking
7 11 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (1.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.47%) Automotive
10 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.47%) Local Government
11 4 (0.98%) Back Office
11 4 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (0.98%) Retail
12 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.74%) Electronics
12 3 (0.74%) Law
13 2 (0.49%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (18.18%) DBA
2 74 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 41 (10.07%) Senior
4 37 (9.09%) Architect
5 31 (7.62%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (7.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (6.14%) IT Support
7 19 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (4.67%) IT Engineer
8 18 (4.42%) Support Engineer
8 18 (4.42%) Support Specialist
9 17 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (4.18%) Security Architect
10 15 (3.69%) Azure Specialist
10 15 (3.69%) IT Technician
11 14 (3.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (3.44%) Active Directory Specialist
11 14 (3.44%) Active Directory Support
12 13 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.14%) .NET
2 24 (5.90%) ARM Templates
3 10 (2.46%) JWT
3 10 (2.46%) RESTful
4 4 (0.98%) REST
5 3 (0.74%) Azure Blueprints
6 2 (0.49%) ADO
6 2 (0.49%) Flash
6 2 (0.49%) JSON
6 2 (0.49%) SOAP
6 2 (0.49%) XML
7 1 (0.25%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.35%) Data Centre
1 34 (8.35%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (4.91%) Hybrid Cloud
3 18 (4.42%) IoT
4 16 (3.93%) PKI
5 15 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.21%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.97%) Legacy Systems
9 7 (1.72%) Cyberattack
9 7 (1.72%) Replication
10 6 (1.47%) CCTV
10 6 (1.47%) Clustering
10 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.98%) Onboarding
13 3 (0.74%) EPoS
13 3 (0.74%) Smartcard
14 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.49%) IBM Storwize
Operating Systems
1 190 (46.68%) Windows
2 127 (31.20%) Windows Server
3 84 (20.64%) Linux
3 84 (20.64%) VMS
4 37 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
5 32 (7.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (6.14%) Windows 10
7 18 (4.42%) Unix
8 16 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.21%) Debian
10 8 (1.97%) AIX
10 8 (1.97%) Solaris
10 8 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.23%) CentOS
13 4 (0.98%) Android
14 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.74%) SUSE
14 3 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 118 (28.99%) DevOps
3 98 (24.08%) High Availability
4 92 (22.60%) Collaborative Working
5 91 (22.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 80 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
7 79 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
9 58 (14.25%) ITIL
10 52 (12.78%) Network Virtualisation
11 46 (11.30%) CI/CD
12 41 (10.07%) Actionable Insight
12 41 (10.07%) Containerisation
12 41 (10.07%) Infrastructure as Code
13 36 (8.85%) Agile
14 31 (7.62%) Configuration Management
14 31 (7.62%) RBAC
14 31 (7.62%) Validation
15 28 (6.88%) Cybersecurity
15 28 (6.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (27.52%) SQL
2 90 (22.11%) T-SQL
3 82 (20.15%) PowerShell
4 44 (10.81%) Bash
5 42 (10.32%) Python
6 32 (7.86%) C#
7 27 (6.63%) Bicep
8 19 (4.67%) Perl
9 14 (3.44%) VB
9 14 (3.44%) VBScript
10 9 (2.21%) Java
11 6 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.98%) Ruby
13 3 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 86 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (13.76%) Security Cleared
3 50 (12.29%) Degree
4 29 (7.13%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (3.69%) Azure Certification
7 14 (3.44%) DV Cleared
7 14 (3.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (1.97%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.47%) MCP
10 5 (1.23%) ISEB
10 5 (1.23%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.25%) CCNA
11 1 (0.25%) CCNP
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CISM
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.25%) GIAC
11 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.91%) Cyber Essentials
2 16 (3.93%) Data Quality
3 14 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.46%) GDPR
5 9 (2.21%) SLA
6 7 (1.72%) PMO
7 6 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (1.23%) QA
9 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.25%) GRC
10 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.25%) NCSC
System Software
1 131 (32.19%) Active Directory
2 84 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (17.20%) Hyper-V
4 25 (6.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 24 (5.90%) vSphere
6 22 (5.41%) Docker
6 22 (5.41%) Firmware
7 16 (3.93%) pfSense
8 11 (2.70%) NFS
8 11 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.72%) XenApp
11 6 (1.47%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.74%) Ceph
12 3 (0.74%) Gluster
12 3 (0.74%) KVM
12 3 (0.74%) oVirt
13 1 (0.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 37 (9.09%) Terraform
2 36 (8.85%) Ansible
3 34 (8.35%) Kubernetes
3 34 (8.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 27 (6.63%) SCCM
5 22 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 22 (5.41%) SCOM
6 21 (5.16%) ZABBIX
7 17 (4.18%) Grafana
8 16 (3.93%) SCDPM
9 14 (3.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 14 (3.44%) WSUS
10 7 (1.72%) FortiGate
11 6 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.74%) Graylog
12 3 (0.74%) Observium
12 3 (0.74%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.74%) Puppet
12 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 234 (57.49%) Microsoft
2 108 (26.54%) VMware
3 32 (7.86%) Veeam
4 24 (5.90%) Fortinet
5 18 (4.42%) Cisco
6 17 (4.18%) Juniper
7 15 (3.69%) Citrix
8 12 (2.95%) Commvault
9 11 (2.70%) Oracle
10 10 (2.46%) McAfee
10 10 (2.46%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.21%) HP
12 8 (1.97%) Dell
13 7 (1.72%) Aruba
14 6 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
14 6 (1.47%) ForgeRock
14 6 (1.47%) Google
14 6 (1.47%) Kaseya
14 6 (1.47%) Meraki
14 6 (1.47%) ServiceNow