Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 223 155 278
Rank change year-on-year -68 +123 -31
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 27 29 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.80% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.14% 4.63% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 30
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,825 £32,500
25th Percentile £33,000 £33,000 £38,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £39,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.02% -28.64% +29.41%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,875 £65,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% -5.45%

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 1,262 627 1,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.11% 17.27% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,072 556 1,317
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,500 £21,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £29,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.60% +16.88% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -50 22 £49,000 -27.41% 1
North Yorkshire -3 4 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 12 (44.44%) Windows
1 12 (44.44%) Azure
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
5 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) Ansible
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) Firewall
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (22.22%) Apache
6 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (18.52%) Kafka
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (18.52%) DNS
7 5 (18.52%) VMS
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (18.52%) Loki
7 5 (18.52%) Grafana
7 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (18.52%) Prometheus

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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) OpenEdge
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (11.11%) AWS
3 3 (11.11%) IaaS
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Key Vault
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (3.70%) Datadog
5 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
1 6 (22.22%) VPN
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 3 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) BGP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.41%) HSRP
4 2 (7.41%) Junos
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) VRRP
5 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Law
2 3 (11.11%) Social Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Server Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (18.52%) Kafka
1 5 (18.52%) Loki
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 5 (18.52%) VMS
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Android
6 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Decision-Making
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) HOOD
6 3 (11.11%) Logistics
6 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSA
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Docker
4 2 (7.41%) Firmware
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) Grafana
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (18.52%) Prometheus
3 3 (11.11%) WSUS
4 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
4 2 (7.41%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM
5 1 (3.70%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk