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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 220 213 218
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.038% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
632 428 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.19% 8.23% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 531 363 601
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 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
Bristol - 7 £32,500 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) MCP
5 6 (46.15%) Change Control
5 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
6 5 (38.46%) Clustering
6 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
6 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Service Management
8 3 (23.08%) SAN
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Lync
5 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Change Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
1 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) RHCE
5 1 (7.69%) LPIC
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) ARCserve
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro
6 1 (7.69%) IronPort
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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