The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 117 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 3.16% 1.14% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £33,852 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
190 263 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.65% 13.04% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 165 245 147
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Microsoft Virtual Server
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) SLA
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Network Management
3 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Replication
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (41.67%) Clustering
3 5 (41.67%) ARCserve
3 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
1 7 (58.33%) Network Management
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
1 3 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (41.67%) MCP
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (41.67%) ARCserve
1 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix