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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 134 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.50% 0.80% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Microsoft Virtual Server
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
334 373 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.39% 16.35% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 227 310 192
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 Reading

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in Reading

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Hyper-V
2 13 (86.67%) Change Control
3 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Citrix
4 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
5 10 (66.67%) Clustering
5 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
5 10 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (66.67%) MCP
5 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (53.33%) XenApp
7 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (33.33%) ITIL
10 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (20.00%) SCCM
11 3 (20.00%) WSUS

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Change Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Change Control
2 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) MCP
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
5 8 (53.33%) XenApp
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (13.33%) vSphere
8 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) ARCserve
1 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 3 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco