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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 767 819 825
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 113 60 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.056% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 85 51 54
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £37,167
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -0.44%

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
13219 11265 11513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 10.45% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11198 9313 9891
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +56 111 £45,958 +14.89% 6
London +8 43 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South East -4 21 £34,000 -15.00%
City of London +17 14 £48,750 -7.14% 1
West Midlands -6 12 £21,500 -35.82% 1
Birmingham -2 11 £21,500 - 1
Yorkshire -8 11 £47,500 - 1
South West -4 10 £34,000 +27.10%
York - 10 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 10 - - 1
East Midlands +26 8 £24,000 -
East of England -12 7 £53,625 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £48,500 -
Bristol - 6 £40,750 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £48,500 -
Hampshire -15 5 £22,500 -35.71%
Surrey - 5 £35,750 -
Nottinghamshire +17 4 - -
Nottingham +16 4 - -
Reading +1 4 £34,000 -17.07%
Berkshire +1 4 £34,000 -17.07%
Essex -11 4 £53,750 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £24,000 -
Northampton - 4 £24,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £35,750 -
Southampton - 3 £21,500 -
Watford - 3 £51,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £51,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £25,750 -
Cheltenham - 2 £25,750 -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 229 (88.08%) Microsoft
2 214 (82.31%) Windows
3 197 (75.77%) VMware
3 197 (75.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 190 (73.08%) Active Directory
5 153 (58.85%) MS Exchange
6 127 (48.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 124 (47.69%) Hyper-V
8 123 (47.31%) Citrix
9 106 (40.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 104 (40.00%) VMware ESX
11 96 (36.92%) Clustering
12 95 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 94 (36.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 90 (34.62%) XenApp
15 85 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2013
16 84 (32.31%) Blackberry
17 81 (31.15%) Disaster Recovery
17 81 (31.15%) Exchange Server 2003
18 80 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 79 (30.38%) DNS
20 76 (29.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 72 (27.69%) MCP
22 70 (26.92%) SAN
23 69 (26.54%) PowerShell
24 67 (25.77%) ITIL
25 64 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2000
26 61 (23.46%) Change Control
27 57 (21.92%) Cisco
28 56 (21.54%) SQL Server

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 153 (58.85%) MS Exchange
2 127 (48.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (40.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 85 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 81 (31.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 76 (29.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 64 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2000
8 39 (15.00%) Lync
9 29 (11.15%) SharePoint
10 21 (8.08%) IIS
11 9 (3.46%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (1.92%) Apache
13 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.62%) MS Office
3 17 (6.54%) MS Project
4 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.00%) Office 365
2 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.08%) IaaS
4 4 (1.54%) SaaS
4 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.54%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (30.38%) DNS
2 70 (26.92%) SAN
3 52 (20.00%) DHCP
4 49 (18.85%) Firewall
5 46 (17.69%) TCP/IP
6 41 (15.77%) VPN
7 38 (14.62%) LAN
8 30 (11.54%) WAN
9 21 (8.08%) SSL
10 20 (7.69%) MPLS
11 18 (6.92%) Wireless
12 17 (6.54%) IPsec
12 17 (6.54%) OSPF
12 17 (6.54%) BGP
12 17 (6.54%) Multicast
13 16 (6.15%) NAS
14 13 (5.00%) Ethernet
15 12 (4.62%) Network Security
16 9 (3.46%) iSCSI
16 9 (3.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.77%) MySQL
5 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (15.38%) Finance
2 14 (5.38%) Banking
3 10 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.31%) Retail
5 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.54%) Advertising
5 4 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.54%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Law
6 3 (1.15%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 69 (26.54%) Consultant
2 48 (18.46%) Wintel Consultant
3 29 (11.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (8.46%) Architect
5 18 (6.92%) Administrator
6 17 (6.54%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.54%) Analyst
7 15 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (5.38%) Technical Architect
8 14 (5.38%) Wintel Architect
9 13 (5.00%) IT Support
10 12 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
11 11 (4.23%) VMware Consultant
11 11 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
12 10 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.85%) Server Engineer
13 9 (3.46%) NOC Engineer
13 9 (3.46%) Virtualisation Consultant
14 8 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.31%) SAML
2 4 (1.54%) Web Services
3 3 (1.15%) .NET
3 3 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 96 (36.92%) Clustering
2 84 (32.31%) Blackberry
3 22 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.31%) Management Information System
4 19 (7.31%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (3.85%) Replication
6 7 (2.69%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.69%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.54%) RIA
8 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.15%) PDA
9 3 (1.15%) Statistics
9 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.77%) DTV
11 1 (0.38%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.38%) User Experience
11 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 214 (82.31%) Windows
2 95 (36.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 94 (36.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (14.23%) Linux
6 16 (6.15%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.46%) Android
8 9 (3.46%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.08%) UNIX
10 7 (2.69%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.92%) SUSE
11 5 (1.92%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.77%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) HPUX
13 1 (0.38%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 67 (25.77%) ITIL
3 61 (23.46%) Change Control
4 37 (14.23%) Migration
5 30 (11.54%) Network Management
6 16 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (3.85%) Analytics
8 10 (3.85%) Service Management
9 9 (3.46%) Change Management
9 9 (3.46%) Project Management
9 9 (3.46%) Capacity Management
10 8 (3.08%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.08%) Asset Management
11 7 (2.69%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.69%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.69%) Time Management
12 6 (2.31%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (2.31%) Workflow
12 6 (2.31%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.54%) PowerShell
2 27 (10.38%) SQL
3 7 (2.69%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.31%) VB
5 5 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (0.38%) C
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 72 (27.69%) MCP
3 44 (16.92%) Security Cleared
4 29 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (10.77%) Degree
6 26 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (9.62%) SC Cleared
8 23 (8.85%) CCNA
9 19 (7.31%) MCSE
10 9 (3.46%) MCSA
11 8 (3.08%) MCITP
12 6 (2.31%) PMP
12 6 (2.31%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.54%) MCTS
13 4 (1.54%) CCNP
14 2 (0.77%) ISEB
14 2 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.38%) LPIC
15 1 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.85%) SLA
2 15 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 197 (75.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 190 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 124 (47.69%) Hyper-V
4 104 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 90 (34.62%) XenApp
6 46 (17.69%) vSphere
7 30 (11.54%) Terminal Services
8 29 (11.15%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (7.69%) XenDesktop
10 17 (6.54%) XenServer
11 13 (5.00%) ISA Server
12 12 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (4.23%) UAG
14 6 (2.31%) Firmware
15 5 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (1.15%) Xsan
17 2 (0.77%) vCloud
18 1 (0.38%) Veritas File System
18 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 27 (10.38%) SCCM
3 26 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 25 (9.62%) ARCserve
4 25 (9.62%) SCOM
5 23 (8.85%) NetBackup
6 15 (5.77%) Zenoss
7 6 (2.31%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.92%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.54%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.15%) SCSM
10 3 (1.15%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.15%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.77%) WMI
11 2 (0.77%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 229 (88.08%) Microsoft
2 197 (75.77%) VMware
3 123 (47.31%) Citrix
4 57 (21.92%) Cisco
5 42 (16.15%) HP
6 38 (14.62%) Symantec
7 22 (8.46%) Dell
8 18 (6.92%) NetApp
9 13 (5.00%) PlateSpin
9 13 (5.00%) Polycom
9 13 (5.00%) Veeam
10 10 (3.85%) FalconStor
10 10 (3.85%) Apple
11 8 (3.08%) Oracle
11 8 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.69%) SAP
12 7 (2.69%) EMC
13 6 (2.31%) IBM
13 6 (2.31%) Sophos
13 6 (2.31%) 3PAR
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