The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 119 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 2.62% 3.41% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Microsoft Virtual Server
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
229 205 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.54% 9.35% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 197 175 269
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 6 (66.67%) MCP
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 4 (44.44%) Clustering
4 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (44.44%) ARCserve
4 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) Server Building
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
2 3 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) MCP
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
2 4 (44.44%) ARCserve
2 4 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Intel
4 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow