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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 388 400 430
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 52 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 0.97% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 15
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
2804 2669 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.74% 12.63% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2267 2250 2253
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +28 29 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire +6 7 £24,000 -33.33% 3
Surrey +5 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Hampshire -5 4 £38,000 -
West Sussex -13 2 £27,500 -47.61% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 74 (89.16%) Microsoft
2 66 (79.52%) VMware
2 66 (79.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (75.90%) Active Directory
4 60 (72.29%) Windows
5 43 (51.81%) MS Exchange
6 42 (50.60%) Hyper-V
7 40 (48.19%) Citrix
8 36 (43.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (40.96%) Security Cleared
10 32 (38.55%) DNS
10 32 (38.55%) VMware ESX
11 31 (37.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (36.14%) Change Control
13 29 (34.94%) Exchange Server 2007
13 29 (34.94%) VPN
14 28 (33.73%) MCP
14 28 (33.73%) Firewall
14 28 (33.73%) Clustering
15 27 (32.53%) Blackberry
15 27 (32.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 27 (32.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2003
16 26 (31.33%) Exchange Server 2000
16 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (31.33%) Cisco
17 25 (30.12%) PowerShell
17 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (28.92%) XenApp
18 24 (28.92%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (51.81%) MS Exchange
2 36 (43.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (34.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (32.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (31.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 24 (28.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (24.10%) Lync
8 9 (10.84%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (10.84%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
9 6 (7.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (7.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.61%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Office
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 6 (7.23%) IaaS
2 6 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) DNS
2 29 (34.94%) VPN
3 28 (33.73%) Firewall
4 17 (20.48%) MPLS
5 16 (19.28%) SAN
6 15 (18.07%) OSPF
6 15 (18.07%) BGP
6 15 (18.07%) SSL
6 15 (18.07%) IPsec
6 15 (18.07%) Multicast
7 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
8 13 (15.66%) DHCP
9 10 (12.05%) LAN
9 10 (12.05%) WAN
10 6 (7.23%) Kerberos
10 6 (7.23%) Wireless
11 3 (3.61%) Network Security
11 3 (3.61%) NAS
11 3 (3.61%) SNMP
11 3 (3.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Automotive
2 2 (2.41%) Electronics
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Consultant
2 21 (25.30%) Wintel Consultant
3 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) NOC Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Architect
7 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Team Leader
8 6 (7.23%) Server Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Change Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) IT Support
10 4 (4.82%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) SAML
2 3 (3.61%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.61%) XML
2 3 (3.61%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Clustering
2 27 (32.53%) Blackberry
3 17 (20.48%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.41%) DTV
5 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 60 (72.29%) Windows
2 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (27.71%) Linux
5 12 (14.46%) Windows 8
6 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.02%) UNIX
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (36.14%) Change Control
3 22 (26.51%) ITIL
4 15 (18.07%) Network Management
5 7 (8.43%) Service Management
5 7 (8.43%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.82%) Identity Management
6 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.61%) Performance Testing
7 3 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.61%) High Availability
7 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.61%) Change Management
7 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.41%) Project Management
8 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.41%) BCP
8 2 (2.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.02%) VBScript
2 5 (6.02%) VB
3 4 (4.82%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) C
4 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) Security Cleared
2 28 (33.73%) MCP
3 27 (32.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (26.51%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (25.30%) CCNA
6 20 (24.10%) Degree
7 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (7.23%) MCSE
10 4 (4.82%) MCSA
10 4 (4.82%) MCITP
11 3 (3.61%) CISSP
11 3 (3.61%) CCNP
12 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.41%) ISEB
12 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.30%) SLA
2 15 (18.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (79.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (75.90%) Active Directory
3 42 (50.60%) Hyper-V
4 32 (38.55%) VMware ESX
5 24 (28.92%) XenApp
6 22 (26.51%) vSphere
7 19 (22.89%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (7.23%) ISA Server
8 6 (7.23%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (7.23%) UAG
9 5 (6.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (6.02%) VMware Server
10 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
11 2 (2.41%) XenServer
11 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
12 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) Zenoss
2 10 (12.05%) SCCM
3 8 (9.64%) ARCserve
3 8 (9.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (9.64%) NetBackup
3 8 (9.64%) Backup Exec
4 6 (7.23%) SCOM
5 3 (3.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (89.16%) Microsoft
2 66 (79.52%) VMware
3 40 (48.19%) Citrix
4 26 (31.33%) Cisco
5 14 (16.87%) Symantec
6 11 (13.25%) Polycom
7 6 (7.23%) HP
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle
9 3 (3.61%) Remedy
9 3 (3.61%) Sophos
10 2 (2.41%) EMC
10 2 (2.41%) Veeam
10 2 (2.41%) SAP
10 2 (2.41%) Apple
11 1 (1.20%) Dell
11 1 (1.20%) Juniper
11 1 (1.20%) CA
11 1 (1.20%) NetApp
11 1 (1.20%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
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