The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 407 417 432
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 39 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.068% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 13
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3041 2632 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.78% 11.94% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2482 2183 2300
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in the South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Histogram in the South East

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
(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
Berkshire +25 18 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire +16 7 £22,500 -37.50%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £42,000 -
Hampshire -8 4 £38,250 +9.28% 2
Surrey - 4 £34,500 -
West Sussex -4 1 £27,500 -47.61%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 65 (84.42%) Microsoft
2 60 (77.92%) VMware
2 60 (77.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (75.32%) Active Directory
3 58 (75.32%) Windows
4 44 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 36 (46.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (45.45%) Citrix
7 34 (44.16%) Hyper-V
8 33 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (41.56%) Clustering
10 29 (37.66%) VMware ESX
11 28 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (35.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (35.06%) Blackberry
12 27 (35.06%) MCP
13 26 (33.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 26 (33.77%) Exchange Server 2003
13 26 (33.77%) Security Cleared
13 26 (33.77%) Change Control
14 25 (32.47%) Exchange Server 2000
14 25 (32.47%) Exchange Server 2013
14 25 (32.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 25 (32.47%) VPN
14 25 (32.47%) Cisco
15 24 (31.17%) DNS
15 24 (31.17%) Firewall
15 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
17 22 (28.57%) Degree

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 44 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 36 (46.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (35.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (33.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (33.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (32.47%) Exchange Server 2000
5 25 (32.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (25.97%) Lync
7 10 (12.99%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (6.49%) IIS
8 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
8 5 (6.49%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Office
2 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
1 5 (6.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) VPN
2 24 (31.17%) DNS
2 24 (31.17%) Firewall
3 17 (22.08%) SAN
3 17 (22.08%) MPLS
4 15 (19.48%) OSPF
4 15 (19.48%) BGP
4 15 (19.48%) SSL
4 15 (19.48%) IPsec
4 15 (19.48%) Multicast
5 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.09%) NAS
7 6 (7.79%) Wireless
7 6 (7.79%) LAN
7 6 (7.79%) WAN
7 6 (7.79%) DHCP
8 5 (6.49%) Kerberos
9 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.60%) Broadband
10 2 (2.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Consultant
2 22 (28.57%) Wintel Consultant
3 13 (16.88%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.79%) IT Support
8 5 (6.49%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.49%) Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) SAML
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.56%) Clustering
2 27 (35.06%) Blackberry
3 17 (22.08%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (6.49%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.60%) DTV
6 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 58 (75.32%) Windows
2 28 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.68%) Linux
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.79%) UNIX
7 5 (6.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (6.49%) Windows 2000
7 5 (6.49%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (33.77%) Change Control
3 15 (19.48%) Network Management
4 14 (18.18%) ITIL
5 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity
5 6 (7.79%) Change Management
6 4 (5.19%) Service Management
7 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.90%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.90%) High Availability
8 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.60%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.60%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.90%) VBScript
2 3 (3.90%) VB
3 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.60%) C
3 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) MCP
2 26 (33.77%) Security Cleared
3 25 (32.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (28.57%) Degree
5 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (24.68%) CCNA
7 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 9 (11.69%) MCSE
9 4 (5.19%) MCSA
10 3 (3.90%) CCNP
11 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.60%) ISEB
11 2 (2.60%) MCITP
12 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.97%) SLA
2 15 (19.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (77.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (75.32%) Active Directory
3 34 (44.16%) Hyper-V
4 29 (37.66%) VMware ESX
5 22 (28.57%) XenApp
6 21 (27.27%) vSphere
7 19 (24.68%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (12.99%) ISA Server
9 7 (9.09%) Terminal Services
10 5 (6.49%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (6.49%) UAG
11 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (2.60%) XenServer
13 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
13 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.30%) Xen
13 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) Zenoss
2 7 (9.09%) SCOM
2 7 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.79%) SCCM
4 5 (6.49%) BladeLogic
4 5 (6.49%) ARCserve
4 5 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (84.42%) Microsoft
2 60 (77.92%) VMware
3 35 (45.45%) Citrix
4 25 (32.47%) Cisco
5 13 (16.88%) Symantec
6 11 (14.29%) Polycom
7 4 (5.19%) Intel
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle
9 2 (2.60%) SAP
9 2 (2.60%) HP
9 2 (2.60%) Veeam
10 1 (1.30%) FalconStor
10 1 (1.30%) AppSense
10 1 (1.30%) PlateSpin
10 1 (1.30%) Dell
10 1 (1.30%) Avaya
10 1 (1.30%) NetApp
10 1 (1.30%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.30%) Apple
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