The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 736 827 840
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 155 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.058% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 141 55 51
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12547 11047 12291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.15% 10.29% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10482 9356 10507
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the UK.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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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
England +52 137 £35,000 -2.77% 11
South East +41 57 £35,000 -7.89% 5
Berkshire +35 31 £35,000 -12.50% 1
London +9 26 £49,250 +4.78% 2
South West +7 23 £35,000 -2.43% 3
Bristol - 18 £35,000 - 2
Slough - 15 £35,000 -
Reading +17 14 £35,000 -3.44% 1
City of London +18 13 £47,500 -7.31% 1
West Midlands -9 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire -29 11 £32,000 - 1
Birmingham 0 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Oxfordshire +7 9 £22,500 -37.50% 1
Wales - 9 £33,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -18 8 £32,000 -
Oxford - 8 £22,500 - 1
Surrey -1 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Leeds -18 6 £32,000 -
Bridgend - 5 £34,000 -
South Wales - 5 £34,000 - 1
Hampshire -5 4 £38,000 +8.57%
Leatherhead -13 4 £34,500 +6.15%
Glasgow - 4 - -
Swansea - 4 £29,023 -
Scotland - 4 - -
West Wales - 4 £29,023 -
East Midlands -10 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 2 £38,000 -5.00%
East of England -9 2 £34,500 -31.00%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 216 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 211 (80.84%) Windows
3 203 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 180 (68.97%) VMware
4 180 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 156 (59.77%) MS Exchange
6 131 (50.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 120 (45.98%) Hyper-V
7 120 (45.98%) Citrix
8 100 (38.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 98 (37.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 96 (36.78%) Clustering
11 93 (35.63%) VMware ESX
12 90 (34.48%) XenApp
13 87 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 86 (32.95%) Exchange Server 2003
15 83 (31.80%) Blackberry
16 82 (31.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 81 (31.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 80 (30.65%) Disaster Recovery
18 80 (30.65%) PowerShell
19 79 (30.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 79 (30.27%) MCP
20 77 (29.50%) Change Control
21 75 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2000
22 68 (26.05%) ITIL
23 64 (24.52%) DNS
24 59 (22.61%) Security Cleared
25 57 (21.84%) Cisco
26 54 (20.69%) Linux

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 156 (59.77%) MS Exchange
2 131 (50.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (38.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 87 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 86 (32.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 82 (31.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 75 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2000
8 32 (12.26%) Lync
9 21 (8.05%) SharePoint
10 15 (5.75%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (5.36%) IIS
12 9 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.92%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.92%) Apache
14 5 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (1.53%) CMS
15 4 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.96%) MS Office
3 7 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.53%) MS Project
5 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.13%) Office 365
2 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.45%) IaaS
4 7 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.53%) SaaS
6 2 (0.77%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (24.52%) DNS
2 49 (18.77%) SAN
3 45 (17.24%) VPN
4 44 (16.86%) DHCP
5 43 (16.48%) TCP/IP
6 38 (14.56%) Firewall
7 33 (12.64%) LAN
8 31 (11.88%) WAN
9 18 (6.90%) SSL
9 18 (6.90%) Ethernet
10 17 (6.51%) MPLS
11 16 (6.13%) IPsec
12 15 (5.75%) OSPF
12 15 (5.75%) BGP
12 15 (5.75%) Multicast
13 9 (3.45%) Unified Communications
14 8 (3.07%) NAS
14 8 (3.07%) Wireless
15 7 (2.68%) Kerberos
15 7 (2.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.77%) GCC
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (12.26%) Finance
2 8 (3.07%) Banking
3 7 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.92%) Electronics
4 5 (1.92%) Marketing
5 4 (1.53%) Retail
5 4 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Private Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Law
6 3 (1.15%) Legal
6 3 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.77%) Billing
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 87 (33.33%) Consultant
2 58 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
3 30 (11.49%) Analyst
4 27 (10.34%) Architect
5 26 (9.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (8.43%) Technical Architect
7 20 (7.66%) Support Engineer
8 19 (7.28%) Server Engineer
9 16 (6.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (4.21%) Server Analyst
10 11 (4.21%) IT Support
10 11 (4.21%) VMware Consultant
11 10 (3.83%) Wintel Architect
11 10 (3.83%) Change Consultant
12 9 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 9 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
12 9 (3.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
13 8 (3.07%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.60%) Web Services
2 9 (3.45%) SAML
3 8 (3.07%) XML
4 7 (2.68%) HTML
4 7 (2.68%) .NET
5 4 (1.53%) COM
6 3 (1.15%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.15%) XHTML
6 3 (1.15%) CSS
6 3 (1.15%) SOAP
6 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.15%) Middleware
6 3 (1.15%) .NET Remoting
6 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 96 (36.78%) Clustering
2 83 (31.80%) Blackberry
3 22 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.51%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.07%) Replication
8 5 (1.92%) DTV
9 4 (1.53%) RIA
9 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.53%) Statistics
10 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.77%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.77%) PDA
11 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.38%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 211 (80.84%) Windows
2 98 (37.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 79 (30.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (20.69%) Linux
5 40 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (9.58%) Windows 7
7 22 (8.43%) Windows 8
8 19 (7.28%) UNIX
9 10 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.68%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.77%) AIX
13 1 (0.38%) HPUX
13 1 (0.38%) SUSE
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 77 (29.50%) Change Control
3 68 (26.05%) ITIL
4 24 (9.20%) Network Management
4 24 (9.20%) Migration
5 16 (6.13%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.60%) Service Management
7 9 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 9 (3.45%) Change Management
7 9 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.07%) Mentoring
8 8 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.68%) Content Management
10 6 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.30%) Capacity Management
10 6 (2.30%) Project Management
11 5 (1.92%) Programme Management
11 5 (1.92%) Incident Management
11 5 (1.92%) High Availability
11 5 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 80 (30.65%) PowerShell
2 22 (8.43%) SQL
3 9 (3.45%) VBScript
4 8 (3.07%) VB
5 6 (2.30%) C
6 5 (1.92%) PHP
7 3 (1.15%) C#
7 3 (1.15%) C++
7 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (31.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 79 (30.27%) MCP
3 59 (22.61%) Security Cleared
4 41 (15.71%) SC Cleared
5 27 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (10.34%) Degree
6 24 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (8.43%) CCNA
8 20 (7.66%) MCSE
9 10 (3.83%) MCSA
10 6 (2.30%) MCITP
11 5 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.53%) CCEE
12 4 (1.53%) CCAA
12 4 (1.53%) CCA
12 4 (1.53%) CCNP
13 3 (1.15%) CISSP
14 2 (0.77%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.34%) SLA
2 15 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 203 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 180 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (45.98%) Hyper-V
4 93 (35.63%) VMware ESX
5 90 (34.48%) XenApp
6 39 (14.94%) vSphere
7 20 (7.66%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (6.13%) XenDesktop
9 14 (5.36%) XenServer
10 13 (4.98%) Terminal Services
10 13 (4.98%) Forefront TMG
11 11 (4.21%) UAG
12 9 (3.45%) ISA Server
13 8 (3.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.15%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.77%) Firmware
16 1 (0.38%) Xen
16 1 (0.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 26 (9.96%) Backup Exec
2 25 (9.58%) SCCM
3 24 (9.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (8.81%) NetBackup
5 21 (8.05%) ARCserve
6 15 (5.75%) Zenoss
7 13 (4.98%) SCOM
8 5 (1.92%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.92%) WSUS
9 4 (1.53%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.15%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.77%) SCSM
Vendors
1 216 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 180 (68.97%) VMware
3 120 (45.98%) Citrix
4 57 (21.84%) Cisco
5 39 (14.94%) Symantec
6 37 (14.18%) HP
7 16 (6.13%) Dell
8 13 (4.98%) PlateSpin
8 13 (4.98%) NetApp
8 13 (4.98%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.21%) Polycom
10 10 (3.83%) FalconStor
11 9 (3.45%) Sophos
12 8 (3.07%) EMC
12 8 (3.07%) Oracle
13 7 (2.68%) Veeam
14 6 (2.30%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.92%) SAP
15 5 (1.92%) Remedy
15 5 (1.92%) IBM
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