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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 308 319 336
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 10 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.017% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £48,500 £49,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.52% +27.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
1180 978 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.28% 8.39% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 854 1055
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 13 (61.90%) HP
4 13 (61.90%) DHCP
4 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
4 13 (61.90%) DNS
4 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (52.38%) SAN
6 11 (52.38%) Clustering
6 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (42.86%) Ethernet
9 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 5 (23.81%) MCP
11 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
11 5 (23.81%) Citrix
11 5 (23.81%) XenApp
11 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
12 4 (19.05%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.52%) Lync
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) 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%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) DHCP
1 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
1 13 (61.90%) DNS
2 11 (52.38%) SAN
3 9 (42.86%) Ethernet
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 1 (4.76%) LDAP
7 1 (4.76%) PBX
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) SMTP
7 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
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 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Server Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Server Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Clustering
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) DTV
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) Business Development
2 2 (9.52%) Information Management
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCP
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (9.52%) MCTS
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
4 5 (23.81%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (14.29%) UAG
6 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.76%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) XenMobile
3 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.52%) ARCserve
3 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.76%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) HP
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) EMC
6 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (14.29%) PlateSpin
6 3 (14.29%) FalconStor
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos
7 1 (4.76%) IronPort
7 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro
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