The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 17 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 253 250 231
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 2 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 1.08% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 9
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
692 558 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.64% 7.57% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 539 438 626
Average salary £33,000 £36,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.96% +9.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in the North West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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Merseyside - 2 £43,750 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel