The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Virtual Server
England / North West
Rank - 228 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.14% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £34,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%

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

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
630 666 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.47% 11.79% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 486 551 627
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 17 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) VMware
4 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
6 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
6 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
6 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (52.94%) SQL
8 8 (47.06%) Linux
8 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
8 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (41.18%) SCOM
10 6 (35.29%) Office 365
10 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
10 6 (35.29%) Cisco
10 6 (35.29%) Firewall
11 5 (29.41%) SAN
11 5 (29.41%) DNS
11 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
12 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (23.53%) SCCM
12 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (23.53%) Marketing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) DBA
1 5 (29.41%) SQL DBA
2 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
1 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
1 4 (23.53%) Direct Marketing
1 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (23.53%) Information Management
1 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
2 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (17.65%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (11.76%) vSphere
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCOM
2 4 (23.53%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (17.65%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) arcserve
4 3 (17.65%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
4 3 (17.65%) SonicWALL
4 3 (17.65%) Sophos
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat