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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 401 389 423
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 41 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.16% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% 1.22% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 18
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
2812 2694 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.46% 12.68% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2260 2279 2194
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +11 19 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Hampshire -11 6 £32,000 -
Oxfordshire -3 4 £24,000 -36.84% 2
Surrey -5 4 £62,500 +92.30%
Buckinghamshire -18 3 £45,000 +9.09%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
West Sussex -5 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 29 August 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 67 (94.37%) Microsoft
2 55 (77.46%) VMware
2 55 (77.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
4 48 (67.61%) Windows
5 34 (47.89%) DNS
6 33 (46.48%) Security Cleared
7 31 (43.66%) Hyper-V
7 31 (43.66%) Citrix
8 30 (42.25%) MS Exchange
9 28 (39.44%) Linux
10 25 (35.21%) VPN
10 25 (35.21%) Firewall
11 24 (33.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (32.39%) VMware ESX
12 23 (32.39%) Cisco
13 22 (30.99%) SLA
13 22 (30.99%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (29.58%) CCNA
14 21 (29.58%) ITIL
15 20 (28.17%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (28.17%) Change Control
15 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (28.17%) Degree
15 20 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (26.76%) vSphere
16 19 (26.76%) MCP
17 18 (25.35%) Clustering
17 18 (25.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (42.25%) MS Exchange
2 24 (33.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (23.94%) Lync
4 17 (23.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 15 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (11.27%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (11.27%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.63%) IIS
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) IaaS
2 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.89%) DNS
2 25 (35.21%) Firewall
2 25 (35.21%) VPN
3 16 (22.54%) SAN
4 15 (21.13%) MPLS
4 15 (21.13%) OSPF
4 15 (21.13%) BGP
4 15 (21.13%) SSL
4 15 (21.13%) Multicast
4 15 (21.13%) IPsec
5 12 (16.90%) DHCP
6 11 (15.49%) LAN
6 11 (15.49%) WAN
6 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.04%) Wireless
8 4 (5.63%) Network Security
8 4 (5.63%) NAS
8 4 (5.63%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.63%) SNMP
9 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Automotive
2 2 (2.82%) Electronics
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Consultant
2 12 (16.90%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Wintel Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Team Leader
6 7 (9.86%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Change Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) HTML
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
1 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.63%) XML
1 4 (5.63%) XML Schema
1 4 (5.63%) SAML
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Clustering
2 17 (23.94%) Blackberry
3 15 (21.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.82%) DTV
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 48 (67.61%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Linux
3 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (19.72%) Windows 8
6 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.08%) UNIX
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.04%) Mac OS
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 20 (28.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (28.17%) Change Control
3 15 (21.13%) Network Management
4 10 (14.08%) Business Continuity
5 8 (11.27%) Service Management
6 7 (9.86%) Identity Management
7 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.63%) Change Management
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.23%) High Availability
9 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.82%) Project Management
10 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.82%) BCP
10 2 (2.82%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.04%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) VBScript
3 4 (5.63%) VB
4 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.82%) C
5 1 (1.41%) Perl
5 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (46.48%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.99%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (29.58%) CCNA
4 20 (28.17%) Degree
5 19 (26.76%) MCP
6 18 (25.35%) SC Cleared
6 18 (25.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (12.68%) MCSE
9 7 (9.86%) MCSA
10 4 (5.63%) MCITP
10 4 (5.63%) CISSP
11 2 (2.82%) CCNP
11 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.99%) SLA
2 15 (21.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (77.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
3 31 (43.66%) Hyper-V
4 23 (32.39%) VMware ESX
5 19 (26.76%) vSphere
6 16 (22.54%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (21.13%) XenApp
8 6 (8.45%) VMware Server
9 4 (5.63%) ISA Server
9 4 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (5.63%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (5.63%) UAG
10 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
10 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
11 2 (2.82%) XenServer
12 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) Zenoss
2 8 (11.27%) SCCM
3 6 (8.45%) ARCserve
3 6 (8.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (8.45%) NetBackup
3 6 (8.45%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.63%) SCOM
5 3 (4.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.41%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 67 (94.37%) Microsoft
2 55 (77.46%) VMware
3 31 (43.66%) Citrix
4 23 (32.39%) Cisco
5 10 (14.08%) Symantec
6 9 (12.68%) Polycom
7 8 (11.27%) HP
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle
9 5 (7.04%) Apple
10 3 (4.23%) Remedy
10 3 (4.23%) Sophos
11 2 (2.82%) EMC
11 2 (2.82%) Pegasus
11 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.82%) SAP
11 2 (2.82%) Juniper
11 2 (2.82%) CA
11 2 (2.82%) Veeam
12 1 (1.41%) FalconStor
12 1 (1.41%) NetApp
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