The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 302 322 327
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.025% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 0.31% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 5
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £38,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Microsoft Virtual Server
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1210 974 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.34% 8.11% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 852 1085
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 the City of London

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (52.38%) DNS
6 11 (52.38%) HP
6 11 (52.38%) DHCP
6 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco
7 10 (47.62%) Clustering
7 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (42.86%) SAN
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
10 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 6 (28.57%) MCP
11 6 (28.57%) Citrix
11 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
11 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (28.57%) XenApp
12 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
12 5 (23.81%) SQL
13 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.52%) Lync
7 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DHCP
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) SAN
3 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.76%) LDAP
7 1 (4.76%) SMTP
7 1 (4.76%) PBX
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Server Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 3 (14.29%) DTV
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Change Control
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.52%) Information Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Development
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (28.57%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
4 6 (28.57%) XenApp
4 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (14.29%) UAG
6 1 (4.76%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) XenMobile
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (14.29%) ARCserve
2 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) HP
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Symantec
7 3 (14.29%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) SAP
7 3 (14.29%) PlateSpin
7 3 (14.29%) FalconStor
8 2 (9.52%) EMC
9 1 (4.76%) Sophos
9 1 (4.76%) IronPort
9 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro