Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 280 319
Rank change year-on-year +26 +39 +20
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 40 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 2.57% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 15
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -27.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% +6.67% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,235 1,364 1,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.72% 14.34% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 1,157 1,192
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.85%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £50,975
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Yorkshire

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Yorkshire

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Machines in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Machines in Yorkshire

Virtual Machines
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +34 24 £37,000 +5.71% 4
South Yorkshire +1 10 £33,500 -21.18% 3
North Yorkshire -8 4 £38,750 +10.71%
East Yorkshire +6 2 £55,000 +150.00%
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
3 18 (45.00%) Migration
4 17 (42.50%) DevOps
5 15 (37.50%) Linux
6 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (32.50%) Windows
7 13 (32.50%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (30.00%) VMware
9 11 (27.50%) QA
9 11 (27.50%) REST
10 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
11 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
11 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (20.00%) Degree
13 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.50%) Oracle
13 7 (17.50%) VMS
13 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
13 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
14 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
14 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
14 6 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 6 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.50%) GitHub
5 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 3 (7.50%) NAS
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.50%) Extranet
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
5 1 (2.50%) IPsec
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) WebEx
5 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.00%) SSDT
5 1 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (20.00%) DBA
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) REST
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) VMS
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Migration
2 17 (42.50%) DevOps
3 13 (32.50%) Deployment Automation
4 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Information Security
9 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
9 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (7.50%) Service Management
9 3 (7.50%) Task Automation
10 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Clojure
6 1 (2.50%) Fortran
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) OCP
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (10.00%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) Firmware
7 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (12.50%) Ansible
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.50%) New Relic
5 5 (12.50%) Trend Micro
6 2 (5.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) ANSYS
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.50%) Meraki
7 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.50%) Sophos
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam