The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 810 794 805
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 73 102 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.091% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 69 93 63
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11709 11952 10358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.36% 10.66% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9761 10070 8874
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in England

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Histogram in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
London +42 23 £41,533 -12.56% 2
South East +4 15 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Yorkshire -5 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
West Midlands -9 9 £38,000 +16.92% 1
South West -16 8 £35,500 +9.23%
East of England +5 3 £50,000 -25.92% 1
North West 0 2 £48,750 +27.69% 1
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 128 (88.28%) VMware
1 128 (88.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (86.90%) Windows
3 110 (75.86%) Microsoft
4 99 (68.28%) Active Directory
5 89 (61.38%) MS Exchange
6 71 (48.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 66 (45.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (42.76%) Hyper-V
9 52 (35.86%) Citrix
10 48 (33.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 44 (30.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 43 (29.66%) Clustering
13 41 (28.28%) VMware ESX
13 41 (28.28%) SAN
13 41 (28.28%) Firewall
14 40 (27.59%) TCP/IP
15 39 (26.90%) PowerShell
15 39 (26.90%) Data Centre
16 38 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (24.83%) MS Excel
18 35 (24.14%) Symantec
18 35 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
18 35 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
18 35 (24.14%) SCCM
19 34 (23.45%) MCP
19 34 (23.45%) DNS
20 33 (22.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 32 (22.07%) ITIL
22 31 (21.38%) Exchange Server 2003

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 89 (61.38%) MS Exchange
2 71 (48.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (33.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (21.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (17.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (11.72%) Lync
8 16 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2000
9 14 (9.66%) IIS
10 10 (6.90%) SharePoint
11 5 (3.45%) Apache
12 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (24.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.79%) Office 365
2 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.76%) SaaS
3 4 (2.76%) IaaS
4 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (28.28%) Firewall
1 41 (28.28%) SAN
2 40 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 34 (23.45%) DNS
4 28 (19.31%) DHCP
5 23 (15.86%) WAN
6 15 (10.34%) LAN
6 15 (10.34%) VPN
7 10 (6.90%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.90%) Wireless
7 10 (6.90%) VLAN
8 8 (5.52%) Internet
8 8 (5.52%) NetScaler
8 8 (5.52%) Ethernet
9 6 (4.14%) VoIP
10 5 (3.45%) NAS
11 3 (2.07%) Network Security
11 3 (2.07%) WLAN
11 3 (2.07%) LDAP
11 3 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.07%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (6.21%) Legal
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
3 4 (2.76%) Law
3 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Publishing
4 2 (1.38%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (17.24%) Analyst
2 24 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (9.66%) Consultant
5 13 (8.97%) Architect
6 11 (7.59%) Server Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Field Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.83%) Help Desk Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Messaging Specialist
10 6 (4.14%) Server Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Exchange Specialist
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Wintel Consultant
11 5 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 5 (3.45%) Messaging Consultant
11 5 (3.45%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.76%) Web Services
2 2 (1.38%) SAML
3 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.69%) RSS
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.66%) Clustering
2 39 (26.90%) Data Centre
3 25 (17.24%) Blackberry
4 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.14%) PDA
6 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.07%) Replication
8 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.38%) Statistics
8 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.69%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 126 (86.90%) Windows
2 66 (45.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (30.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (11.03%) Linux
6 12 (8.28%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.59%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.83%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.83%) UNIX
9 4 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.76%) CentOS
9 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.07%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.07%) Android
10 3 (2.07%) SUSE
10 3 (2.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.38%) Debian
11 2 (1.38%) Solaris
12 1 (0.69%) AIX
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.07%) ITIL
2 24 (16.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (15.17%) Server Building
4 15 (10.34%) Migration
5 13 (8.97%) Change Control
6 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.83%) Software Deployment
6 7 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.14%) Service Management
8 5 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.45%) Project Planning
8 5 (3.45%) Software Distribution
9 4 (2.76%) Security Hardening
9 4 (2.76%) Change Management
9 4 (2.76%) Workflow
10 3 (2.07%) Project Management
10 3 (2.07%) Document Management
10 3 (2.07%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.07%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.90%) PowerShell
2 25 (17.24%) SQL
3 13 (8.97%) VBScript
4 10 (6.90%) VB
5 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.69%) AWK
5 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.69%) sed
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (23.45%) MCP
3 33 (22.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (15.17%) MCSE
5 19 (13.10%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
7 15 (10.34%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.90%) CCIA
9 9 (6.21%) CCA
9 9 (6.21%) MCITP
9 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (5.52%) MCSA
10 8 (5.52%) CCNA
11 7 (4.83%) MCTS
12 5 (3.45%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.38%) Degree
14 1 (0.69%) CCEE
14 1 (0.69%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) SLA
System Software
1 128 (88.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (68.28%) Active Directory
3 62 (42.76%) Hyper-V
4 41 (28.28%) VMware ESX
5 25 (17.24%) XenApp
6 24 (16.55%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (14.48%) vSphere
7 21 (14.48%) Terminal Services
8 12 (8.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (7.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (7.59%) XenDesktop
10 6 (4.14%) VMware Server
10 6 (4.14%) ISA Server
11 5 (3.45%) Firmware
11 5 (3.45%) XenServer
11 5 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (3.45%) vCloud
12 4 (2.76%) UAG
13 2 (1.38%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.38%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 35 (24.14%) SCCM
2 28 (19.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 28 (19.31%) Backup Exec
3 21 (14.48%) NetBackup
4 18 (12.41%) ARCserve
5 14 (9.66%) SCOM
6 11 (7.59%) WMI
7 9 (6.21%) SCVMM
8 5 (3.45%) vMotion
9 4 (2.76%) WSUS
10 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
10 3 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (1.38%) Puppet
11 2 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.69%) EMC VPLEX
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Intune
12 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 128 (88.28%) VMware
2 110 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 52 (35.86%) Citrix
4 35 (24.14%) Symantec
5 30 (20.69%) HP
6 22 (15.17%) Cisco
7 17 (11.72%) Dell
8 13 (8.97%) Veeam
9 12 (8.28%) AppSense
10 10 (6.90%) Websense
10 10 (6.90%) IBM
10 10 (6.90%) NetApp
11 9 (6.21%) Red Hat
12 8 (5.52%) EMC
13 7 (4.83%) Sophos
14 5 (3.45%) Apple
14 5 (3.45%) LANDesk
14 5 (3.45%) Sun
14 5 (3.45%) MobileIron
15 4 (2.76%) CheckPoint
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