The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 220 214 214
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 10 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.21% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 2.36% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 2
Average salary £28,000 £33,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.41% +38.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,750 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £40,000 £25,650
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
688 467 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.52% 8.73% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 582 398 450
Average salary £35,820 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.96% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in the South West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Histogram in the South West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Gloucestershire +1 8 £28,000 -30.00% 2
Bristol -7 2 £36,250 +8.20%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
1 28 (96.55%) MS Exchange
1 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (89.66%) VMware
2 26 (89.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (89.66%) Hyper-V
2 26 (89.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (82.76%) XenApp
3 24 (82.76%) Citrix
4 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
4 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (68.97%) Clustering
6 19 (65.52%) VMware ESX
6 19 (65.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (51.72%) Blackberry
7 15 (51.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (48.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (48.28%) MCP
8 14 (48.28%) Change Control
8 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
9 13 (44.83%) Symantec
9 13 (44.83%) Backup Exec
10 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2000
10 12 (41.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (41.38%) Firewall
10 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
10 12 (41.38%) Office 365
11 11 (37.93%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 28 (96.55%) MS Exchange
2 26 (89.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (65.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (51.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2000
7 8 (27.59%) Lync
8 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
9 1 (3.45%) IIS
9 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 11 (37.93%) SAN
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 6 (20.69%) VLAN
6 6 (20.69%) NetScaler
7 3 (10.34%) iSCSI
7 3 (10.34%) NAS
7 3 (10.34%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
8 2 (6.90%) SMTP
9 1 (3.45%) Broadband
9 1 (3.45%) LAN
9 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
1 10 (34.48%) Wintel Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Change Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Clustering
2 15 (51.72%) Blackberry
3 5 (17.24%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (48.28%) Change Control
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (48.28%) MCP
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.69%) MCSE
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) CCA
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (89.66%) Hyper-V
2 24 (82.76%) XenApp
3 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
4 19 (65.52%) VMware ESX
5 11 (37.93%) XenDesktop
6 8 (27.59%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
7 4 (13.79%) XenServer
8 3 (10.34%) vSphere
8 3 (10.34%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (10.34%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Backup Exec
2 12 (41.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (37.93%) SCCM
3 11 (37.93%) SCOM
4 8 (27.59%) SCVMM
5 4 (13.79%) ARCserve
5 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (10.34%) SCSM
7 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (3.45%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (89.66%) VMware
3 24 (82.76%) Citrix
4 13 (44.83%) Symantec
5 8 (27.59%) Websense
5 8 (27.59%) Veeam
6 3 (10.34%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) AppSense
7 1 (3.45%) IronPort
7 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro
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