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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 227 229 218
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 9 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.082% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 0.86% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £35,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.34% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +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
840 583 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.39% 9.57% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 630 488 391
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £23,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Bristol -2 4 £36,750 -9.25%
Gloucestershire - 4 £36,500 -
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
3 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
4 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
5 15 (78.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (78.95%) Citrix
6 14 (73.68%) SAN
6 14 (73.68%) Backup Exec
6 14 (73.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (73.68%) Symantec
6 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (68.42%) XenApp
7 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (68.42%) Firewall
7 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
7 13 (68.42%) VPN
8 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (63.16%) Veeam
9 11 (57.89%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (57.89%) SCCM
9 11 (57.89%) VMware ESX
9 11 (57.89%) Clustering
9 11 (57.89%) Websense
10 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (52.63%) Wireless
10 10 (52.63%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 15 (78.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (42.11%) Lync
5 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (21.05%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 1 (5.26%) Apache
9 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) SAN
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (68.42%) VPN
3 10 (52.63%) Wireless
4 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 8 (42.11%) VLAN
5 8 (42.11%) NetScaler
6 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 2 (10.53%) VoIP
9 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (5.26%) Network Security
9 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (5.26%) Broadband
9 1 (5.26%) DNS
9 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Clustering
2 7 (36.84%) PDA
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Change Control
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Server Hardening
3 1 (5.26%) Server Building
3 1 (5.26%) B2B
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) VBScript
4 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (47.37%) MCSE
4 8 (42.11%) CCA
4 8 (42.11%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
3 13 (68.42%) XenApp
4 11 (57.89%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (57.89%) VMware ESX
5 10 (52.63%) XenDesktop
6 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 5 (26.32%) vSphere
7 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
8 2 (10.53%) XenServer
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Backup Exec
1 14 (73.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (57.89%) SCCM
3 10 (52.63%) SCOM
3 10 (52.63%) SCVMM
4 5 (26.32%) vMotion
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
5 3 (15.79%) ARCserve
6 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (78.95%) Citrix
4 14 (73.68%) Symantec
5 12 (63.16%) Veeam
6 11 (57.89%) Websense
7 3 (15.79%) Sophos
8 2 (10.53%) NetApp
9 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.26%) IronPort
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco
9 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.26%) HP
9 1 (5.26%) AppSense