The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 826 798 833
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 91 85 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.077% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 0.80% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 76 76
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £25,700 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12056 10642 10834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.94% 9.58% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10102 8885 9320
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 85 £37,500 +2.73% 13
South East 0 25 £34,250 -4.86% 3
London -47 24 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Hampshire +9 12 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire -47 11 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Berkshire +6 10 £37,750 -41.92% 1
City of London -11 9 £48,500 -6.73% 1
Reading - 9 £35,000 - 1
South West +2 8 £39,000 +50.00% 2
York - 7 - -
North Yorkshire - 7 - -
West Midlands +6 6 £35,000 -
Birmingham +3 5 £35,000 -
East Midlands -20 5 £24,385 +10.84%
Southampton - 5 £33,163 -
South Wales +1 4 £38,750 +40.90%
Wales -6 4 £38,750 +40.90%
East of England -15 4 £36,500 -7.59% 1
West Yorkshire -47 4 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -12 3 £27,500 -23.61% 1
Leeds -21 3 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Bristol - 3 £36,250 -
Abingdon - 3 £27,500 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £38,000 -
North West -6 2 £43,750 +9.37%
Scotland -12 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £43,750 -
Basingstoke - 2 £37,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 132 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 124 (82.67%) Active Directory
3 123 (82.00%) Windows
4 106 (70.67%) VMware
4 106 (70.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (55.33%) Hyper-V
6 70 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 67 (44.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (42.67%) Citrix
9 59 (39.33%) ITIL
10 58 (38.67%) MS Excel
11 55 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 52 (34.67%) DNS
13 50 (33.33%) VMware ESX
14 49 (32.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 44 (29.33%) DHCP
16 39 (26.00%) SQL
16 39 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 37 (24.67%) SAN
18 36 (24.00%) SQL Server
18 36 (24.00%) Clustering
19 35 (23.33%) MCP
19 35 (23.33%) SCCM
20 34 (22.67%) MCSE
20 34 (22.67%) SharePoint
21 33 (22.00%) SC Cleared
21 33 (22.00%) Security Cleared
22 32 (21.33%) Change Control
23 31 (20.67%) Disaster Recovery
24 30 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 49 (32.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (22.67%) SharePoint
4 27 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 27 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 16 (10.67%) Lync
6 16 (10.67%) IIS
7 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (7.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (2.67%) Apache
13 3 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
13 3 (2.00%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 58 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.67%) MS Office
3 7 (4.67%) MS Project
4 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.67%) Office 365
2 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.00%) IaaS
4 5 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.00%) SaaS
5 3 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (34.67%) DNS
2 44 (29.33%) DHCP
3 37 (24.67%) SAN
4 29 (19.33%) Firewall
4 29 (19.33%) TCP/IP
5 22 (14.67%) VPN
6 17 (11.33%) LAN
7 15 (10.00%) WAN
8 12 (8.00%) VoIP
8 12 (8.00%) SMTP
9 11 (7.33%) Unified Communications
9 11 (7.33%) Kerberos
10 9 (6.00%) MPLS
11 7 (4.67%) NAS
11 7 (4.67%) SSL
11 7 (4.67%) PBX
11 7 (4.67%) VLAN
12 6 (4.00%) IP Telephony
12 6 (4.00%) LDAP
12 6 (4.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.33%) MySQL
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Legal
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.33%) Advertising
4 2 (1.33%) Law
4 2 (1.33%) Electronics
4 2 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (18.00%) Consultant
2 25 (16.67%) Architect
2 25 (16.67%) Analyst
3 19 (12.67%) Technical Architect
4 15 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (8.00%) Administrator
7 11 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.33%) Server Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) Project Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
8 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
9 9 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Wintel Architect
10 8 (5.33%) Wintel Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.33%) SAML
2 6 (4.00%) .NET
3 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.67%) Web Services
4 4 (2.67%) HTML
5 3 (2.00%) Middleware
5 3 (2.00%) XML Schema
5 3 (2.00%) XML
6 1 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.00%) Clustering
2 24 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.67%) Open Source
4 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.00%) iPad
5 6 (4.00%) iPhone
6 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) DTV
8 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.67%) Firmware
8 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.67%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 123 (82.00%) Windows
2 67 (44.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (18.00%) Linux
5 25 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (8.00%) UNIX
9 9 (6.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.00%) Android
10 6 (4.00%) Windows Phone
11 5 (3.33%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.33%) CentOS
15 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.67%) HPUX
15 1 (0.67%) Solaris
15 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.33%) ITIL
2 32 (21.33%) Change Control
3 31 (20.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.33%) Service Management
5 13 (8.67%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.33%) Migration
7 9 (6.00%) Business Development
8 8 (5.33%) Document Management
8 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.67%) Integration Testing
9 7 (4.67%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.67%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.00%) Project Management
11 5 (3.33%) Time Management
11 5 (3.33%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.33%) Identity Management
12 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.67%) CRM
12 4 (2.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.00%) SQL
2 30 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.33%) VBScript
3 8 (5.33%) VB
4 4 (2.67%) C
5 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) VBA
7 1 (0.67%) Perl
7 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.67%) C#
7 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (23.33%) MCP
3 34 (22.67%) MCSE
4 33 (22.00%) SC Cleared
4 33 (22.00%) Security Cleared
5 30 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (14.67%) MCSA
7 19 (12.67%) MCITP
8 12 (8.00%) Degree
9 10 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (5.33%) CCA
10 8 (5.33%) CCAA
11 6 (4.00%) MCTS
11 6 (4.00%) CCNA
11 6 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (4.00%) CCEE
12 3 (2.00%) CISSP
13 1 (0.67%) RHCE
13 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 124 (82.67%) Active Directory
2 106 (70.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (55.33%) Hyper-V
4 50 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 26 (17.33%) XenApp
6 17 (11.33%) Terminal Services
7 13 (8.67%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (8.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (8.00%) UAG
9 10 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (4.67%) vSphere
10 7 (4.67%) XenServer
10 7 (4.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (4.00%) ISA Server
12 5 (3.33%) XenDesktop
12 5 (3.33%) Terminal Server
12 5 (3.33%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.33%) vCloud
14 1 (0.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 35 (23.33%) SCCM
2 18 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (11.33%) NetBackup
3 17 (11.33%) SCOM
4 16 (10.67%) ARCserve
5 15 (10.00%) Backup Exec
6 14 (9.33%) WSUS
7 3 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.00%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.33%) DameWare
9 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 132 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 106 (70.67%) VMware
3 64 (42.67%) Citrix
4 22 (14.67%) Symantec
5 21 (14.00%) Cisco
6 19 (12.67%) HP
7 14 (9.33%) Sophos
8 12 (8.00%) Dell
9 11 (7.33%) Remedy
10 7 (4.67%) Oracle
11 6 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.00%) Apple
11 6 (4.00%) EMC
12 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.00%) Trend Micro
13 3 (2.00%) Juniper
13 3 (2.00%) Lotus
13 3 (2.00%) Sun
13 3 (2.00%) IronPort
13 3 (2.00%) TOWER Software
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Hot Rec
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus bonus, pension, and additional
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Including a full Benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + oncall
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon
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Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
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