The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 426 401 418
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 31 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 1.05% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 20
Average salary £42,250 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £43,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2823 2759 2290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.34% 12.44% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2360 1983
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +16 10 £42,000 +29.23% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £40,000 -3.03%
Hampshire -2 4 £32,250 -14.00%
Surrey +5 2 £81,250 +150.00%
Oxfordshire +1 2 £31,000 -18.42% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
West Sussex -4 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (98.18%) Microsoft
2 44 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 42 (76.36%) Windows
4 39 (70.91%) VMware
4 39 (70.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (50.91%) Hyper-V
6 27 (49.09%) Citrix
7 25 (45.45%) DNS
7 25 (45.45%) Security Cleared
8 24 (43.64%) MS Exchange
9 21 (38.18%) VMware ESX
10 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
11 19 (34.55%) Linux
12 18 (32.73%) MCP
12 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (32.73%) Change Control
13 17 (30.91%) ITIL
13 17 (30.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (29.09%) Blackberry
14 16 (29.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (29.09%) Clustering
14 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
15 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2000
15 15 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (27.27%) VPN
15 15 (27.27%) SAN
16 14 (25.45%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (43.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (29.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2000
5 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
7 8 (14.55%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (14.55%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (10.91%) Lync
9 4 (7.27%) IIS
9 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.27%) IaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) DNS
2 15 (27.27%) VPN
2 15 (27.27%) SAN
3 13 (23.64%) Firewall
4 12 (21.82%) DHCP
5 7 (12.73%) WAN
5 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 7 (12.73%) LAN
6 5 (9.09%) Multicast
6 5 (9.09%) SSL
6 5 (9.09%) BGP
6 5 (9.09%) MPLS
6 5 (9.09%) OSPF
6 5 (9.09%) IPsec
7 4 (7.27%) Kerberos
7 4 (7.27%) SNMP
7 4 (7.27%) Network Security
8 3 (5.45%) NAS
8 3 (5.45%) Wireless
9 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Wintel Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Server Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Change Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.27%) XML
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) XML Schema
1 4 (7.27%) SAML
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Blackberry
1 16 (29.09%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Firmware
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Linux
3 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (25.45%) Windows 8
4 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.00%) UNIX
6 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.91%) Mac OS
8 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Change Control
2 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 17 (30.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.36%) Business Continuity
4 8 (14.55%) Identity Management
5 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.91%) Service Management
7 5 (9.09%) Network Management
8 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.45%) High Availability
9 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.64%) Change Management
11 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.82%) ERP
11 1 (1.82%) CRM
11 1 (1.82%) Project Management
11 1 (1.82%) Migration
11 1 (1.82%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) VBScript
2 4 (7.27%) VB
3 2 (3.64%) C
4 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 18 (32.73%) MCP
4 15 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (18.18%) MCSE
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (16.36%) CCNA
8 8 (14.55%) Degree
9 6 (10.91%) MCSA
10 4 (7.27%) CISSP
11 2 (3.64%) MCITP
11 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) SLA
2 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (70.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (50.91%) Hyper-V
4 21 (38.18%) VMware ESX
5 13 (23.64%) XenApp
6 9 (16.36%) vSphere
7 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (9.09%) VMware Server
8 5 (9.09%) Terminal Services
9 4 (7.27%) ISA Server
9 4 (7.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (7.27%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (7.27%) UAG
10 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
10 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.82%) XenServer
11 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) NetBackup
1 8 (14.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (14.55%) ARCserve
1 8 (14.55%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) Zenoss
2 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.27%) SCOM
4 3 (5.45%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 54 (98.18%) Microsoft
2 39 (70.91%) VMware
3 27 (49.09%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) Cisco
5 9 (16.36%) Symantec
6 8 (14.55%) HP
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle
7 6 (10.91%) Apple
8 3 (5.45%) Sophos
8 3 (5.45%) Remedy
9 2 (3.64%) Pegasus
9 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.64%) CA
9 2 (3.64%) EMC
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) FalconStor
10 1 (1.82%) Polycom
10 1 (1.82%) PlateSpin
10 1 (1.82%) Dell
10 1 (1.82%) NetApp
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