Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 218 175 211
Rank change year-on-year -43 +36 +42
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 48 17 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 3.50% 2.16% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 29
10th Percentile £25,481 £26,800 £31,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,557 £50,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £49,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.19% -10.00% +64.18%
75th Percentile £47,500 £67,500 £60,750
90th Percentile £51,750 £77,500 £64,500
England median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.91% - -

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 1,371 786 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.59% 20.73% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,105 712 940
10th Percentile £27,750 £23,775 £21,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,625 £29,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
West Yorkshire -55 24 £37,500 -24.24% 6
South Yorkshire - 15 £42,500 - 2
North Yorkshire -16 8 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 34 (70.83%) Azure
2 28 (58.33%) Windows
3 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 16 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (31.25%) VMware
6 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (27.08%) Public Sector
8 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (25.00%) AWS
8 12 (25.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.92%) DNS
9 11 (22.92%) VMS
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (18.75%) ISMS
11 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (16.67%) IaaS
12 8 (16.67%) Docker
12 8 (16.67%) DevOps
13 7 (14.58%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
13 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
13 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
13 7 (14.58%) QA
13 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
13 7 (14.58%) Citrix
13 7 (14.58%) Social Skills
13 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
14 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (70.83%) Azure
2 12 (25.00%) AWS
3 8 (16.67%) IaaS
4 7 (14.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (10.42%) Slack
6 4 (8.33%) Azure Monitor
7 3 (6.25%) PaaS
8 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
8 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.08%) Azure App Service
9 1 (2.08%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) DHCP
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.25%) VoIP
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (4.17%) OpenVPN
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) Skype
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Terragrunt
General
1 13 (27.08%) Public Sector
2 7 (14.58%) Social Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Local Government
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) QA Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Azure Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.08%) Blazor
3 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.08%) WebAssembly
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Legacy Code
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) CCTV
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) VMS
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Debian
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (18.75%) ISMS
4 8 (16.67%) DevOps
5 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 6 (12.50%) SDLC
6 5 (10.42%) Analytics
6 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
6 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
6 5 (10.42%) Data Management
6 5 (10.42%) Due Diligence
7 4 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Service Design
7 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.42%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) Bash
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Accessibility
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) Docker
4 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
5 6 (12.50%) vSphere
6 3 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) WSUS
3 3 (6.25%) Terraform
4 2 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.08%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) NEC
4 4 (8.33%) Northgate
4 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.25%) Brio
6 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Veeam