Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Machine (VM)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 238 149 253
Rank change year-on-year -89 +104 -2
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Machines 30 12 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 2.21% 2.39% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 35
10th Percentile £25,481 £25,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £35,688 £27,438 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.89% -35.00% +39.24%
75th Percentile £50,000 £49,125 £60,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £65,875 £69,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -4.55%

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 1,355 502 1,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.28% 18.82% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,093 462 1,274
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £21,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,188 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £56,757 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.19% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -80 16 £47,500 +79.25% 2
North Yorkshire +4 9 £40,000 +11.11% 5
South Yorkshire -45 4 £36,750 +3.52% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Virtual Machines
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Azure
3 10 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (26.67%) Docker
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
6 7 (23.33%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (23.33%) DevOps
7 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.67%) Slack
8 5 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
8 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.67%) AWS
9 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 4 (13.33%) ISMS
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (13.33%) QA

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 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Azure
2 5 (16.67%) AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Slack
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (10.00%) IaaS
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Key Vault
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (3.33%) Datadog
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.00%) VoIP
3 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) BGP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.67%) HSRP
4 2 (6.67%) Junos
4 2 (6.67%) OSPF
4 2 (6.67%) Skype
4 2 (6.67%) VRRP
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) OpenVPN
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 3 (10.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (6.67%) Kafka
2 2 (6.67%) Loki
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.33%) Blazor
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.33%) WebAssembly
3 1 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) VMS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Analytics
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.33%) ISMS
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Server Management
7 2 (6.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Accessibility
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Docker
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.00%) vSphere
6 2 (6.67%) Firmware
7 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.00%) Ansible
2 3 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.67%) Grafana
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Prometheus
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.33%) SmoothWall
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Brio
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks