Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 270 246
Rank change year-on-year +107 -24 +72
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 35 33 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.42% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 5.12% 2.21% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 54
Median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.91% +29.41% +41.67%
10th Percentile £31,375 £32,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +15.79%

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 683 1,496 1,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.13% 19.17% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 597 1,356 1,135
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,835
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +9.20%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Yorkshire

Virtual Machines
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Virtual Machines in Yorkshire

Virtual Machines
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Machines in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 +63 27 £62,500 +13.64% 1
North Yorkshire +83 6 £35,500 -15.48% 2
South Yorkshire +30 2 £39,000 +20.00%
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Azure
3 15 (42.86%) Migration
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 14 (40.00%) SAN
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) Firewall
6 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (34.29%) Wireless
6 12 (34.29%) Facilities Management
6 12 (34.29%) Retail
6 12 (34.29%) IP Telephony
6 12 (34.29%) CCNA
6 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) MCSE
6 12 (34.29%) MCSA
6 12 (34.29%) LAN
6 12 (34.29%) VoIP
6 12 (34.29%) WAN
6 12 (34.29%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (34.29%) Network Architecture
6 12 (34.29%) IaaS
7 11 (31.43%) Power BI
7 11 (31.43%) Data Centre

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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Abaqus
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) Azure
2 12 (34.29%) IaaS
3 11 (31.43%) Azure Data Factory
3 11 (31.43%) Azure Stack
3 11 (31.43%) PaaS
3 11 (31.43%) Power Platform
4 6 (17.14%) Office 365
5 4 (11.43%) AWS
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) SAN
2 13 (37.14%) Firewall
3 12 (34.29%) IP Telephony
3 12 (34.29%) LAN
3 12 (34.29%) VoIP
3 12 (34.29%) WAN
3 12 (34.29%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 11 (31.43%) Azure SQL Database
1 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (31.43%) Power BI
2 7 (20.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (34.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Administrator
1 12 (34.29%) IT Administrator
1 12 (34.29%) IT Systems Administrator
1 12 (34.29%) Network Administrator
1 12 (34.29%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Clustering
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Migration
2 12 (34.29%) Collaborative Working
2 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (34.29%) Facilities Management
2 12 (34.29%) Network Architecture
3 11 (31.43%) Analytics
3 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (31.43%) Data Analytics
3 11 (31.43%) Data Transformation
3 11 (31.43%) Visualisation
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) Data Security
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Storage Management
5 2 (5.71%) Availability Management
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNA
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) MCSA
2 12 (34.29%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Terraform
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Databricks
3 11 (31.43%) PlateSpin
3 11 (31.43%) Tableau
3 11 (31.43%) VirtaMove
4 1 (2.86%) ANSYS
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.86%) Veeam