Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 323 323
Rank change year-on-year +56 0 +45
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 37 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.87% 1.23% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 35
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.50% +9.29% +20.69%
10th Percentile £21,350 £28,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £44,000 £57,500 £52,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% +10.00%

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 1289 1380 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.23% 12.49% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1196 1263
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +36 25 £41,500 +6.41% 2
South Yorkshire +18 7 £42,500 +37.10% 1
North Yorkshire +13 1 £35,000 -6.67%
East Yorkshire - 1 £22,000 - 1
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Machines also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
4 14 (37.84%) Unix
4 14 (37.84%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
6 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (29.73%) VMware
6 11 (29.73%) DevOps
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) MCSE
8 8 (21.62%) MCSA
8 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
8 8 (21.62%) Time Management
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
9 7 (18.92%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (18.92%) Private Cloud
9 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
9 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (18.92%) Clustering

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 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Office 365
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.41%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) PaaS
5 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
1 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Administrator
1 13 (35.14%) DBA
2 8 (21.62%) IT Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) IT Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Middleware
2 6 (16.22%) Java EE
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) COM
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Clustering
1 7 (18.92%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 14 (37.84%) Unix
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
5 6 (16.22%) Solaris
6 4 (10.81%) Mac OS
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (29.73%) DevOps
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Time Management
5 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.92%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
6 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (16.22%) Software Deployment
7 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
9 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.70%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (2.70%) Front End Development
10 1 (2.70%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 8 (21.62%) MCSA
4 4 (10.81%) HND
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (10.81%) iptables
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (13.51%) Data Guard
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 11 (29.73%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Meraki
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Zerto