The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 208 219 200
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 19 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.055% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.45% 0.41% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
776 737 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.04% 13.41% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 532 565 523
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,320 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the Berkshire region.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 15 £35,000 -
Reading -4 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Microsoft Virtual Server
South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) VMware
2 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (60.00%) DNS
5 17 (56.67%) CCNA
5 17 (56.67%) Cisco
5 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (56.67%) Firewall
5 17 (56.67%) vSphere
6 16 (53.33%) VPN
7 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (50.00%) SSL
7 15 (50.00%) SLA
7 15 (50.00%) Linux
7 15 (50.00%) IPsec
7 15 (50.00%) MPLS
7 15 (50.00%) OSPF
7 15 (50.00%) BGP
7 15 (50.00%) Zenoss
7 15 (50.00%) Network Management
7 15 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (50.00%) Lync
7 15 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (50.00%) Degree
7 15 (50.00%) Multicast
8 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
9 12 (40.00%) Change Control
9 12 (40.00%) Windows

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Virtual Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (50.00%) Lync
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) DNS
2 17 (56.67%) Firewall
3 16 (53.33%) VPN
4 15 (50.00%) SSL
4 15 (50.00%) MPLS
4 15 (50.00%) OSPF
4 15 (50.00%) BGP
4 15 (50.00%) IPsec
4 15 (50.00%) Multicast
5 3 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Wintel Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Change Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 1 (3.33%) Wintel Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Network Management
2 12 (40.00%) Change Control
3 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) CCNA
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (50.00%) Degree
4 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (30.00%) MCP
5 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.67%) MCITP
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) SLA
1 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (56.67%) vSphere
3 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
5 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (23.33%) XenApp
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
9 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (3.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) Zenoss
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (10.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) Polycom
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 3 (10.00%) Sophos
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) EMC