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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 428 414 415
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 15 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 27
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £62,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,852 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.16% -9.72%
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
2889 2919 2818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.93% 12.89% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2416 2308 2414
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +7 11 £36,000 -14.79%
Surrey +17 3 £40,000 -50.76%
Hampshire 0 2 £58,750 +82.17%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £23,000 -42.50%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (52.00%) Firewall
7 12 (48.00%) Citrix
7 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
7 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (44.00%) DNS
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (44.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (40.00%) MCP
9 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
9 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (36.00%) DHCP
10 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (36.00%) Symantec
11 8 (32.00%) WAN
11 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (32.00%) LAN
11 8 (32.00%) ITIL
11 8 (32.00%) Backup Exec
11 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
11 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (28.00%) NetBackup

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (24.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (20.00%) Lync
5 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) IaaS
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) DNS
3 9 (36.00%) DHCP
4 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (28.00%) SAN
6 4 (16.00%) NAS
7 3 (12.00%) WebEx
7 3 (12.00%) VPN
8 2 (8.00%) DMZ
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 2 (8.00%) WLAN
8 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) IMAP
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
9 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Consultant
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Architect
3 2 (8.00%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) SAML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (28.00%) Clustering
3 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX
6 2 (8.00%) Android
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) AIX
7 1 (4.00%) Debian
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (8.00%) Security Management
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Server Building
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) AWK
4 1 (4.00%) sed
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (40.00%) MCP
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (16.00%) MCTS
6 4 (16.00%) MCITP
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (24.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (20.00%) vCloud
7 4 (16.00%) XenApp
8 2 (8.00%) vSphere
8 2 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (8.00%) UAG
8 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
9 1 (4.00%) NFS
9 1 (4.00%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Backup Exec
2 7 (28.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (24.00%) ARCserve
4 3 (12.00%) SCCM
5 2 (8.00%) SCOM
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) Citrix
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco
5 9 (36.00%) Symantec
6 5 (20.00%) Apple
6 5 (20.00%) Sun
7 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) Sophos
9 2 (8.00%) McAfee
9 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (8.00%) Splunk
9 2 (8.00%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (4.00%) Remedy
10 1 (4.00%) Altiris
10 1 (4.00%) Brocade
10 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
10 1 (4.00%) Polycom
10 1 (4.00%) Tandberg