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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 795 798 822
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 112 71 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.065% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 0.66% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 100 65 72
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,902 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,426 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12396 10734 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 9.87% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10279 9143 9676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
England -6 108 £38,000 +1.33% 11
South East +1 31 £42,250 +8.33% 3
London -3 30 £47,500 +1.06% 3
Yorkshire -29 20 £32,500 -19.75% 1
West Yorkshire -30 13 £32,500 -19.75%
Leeds -32 11 £32,500 -
Berkshire +10 10 £42,000 +29.23% 2
City of London +4 10 £47,500 +26.66% 2
West Midlands +6 8 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes -9 8 £40,000 -3.03%
Buckinghamshire -13 8 £40,000 -3.03%
South West -6 7 £32,500 -13.33% 3
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Bristol - 7 £32,500 - 2
Birmingham +11 6 £32,500 -
East of England -1 5 £67,500 +150.00% 1
Reading -3 5 £36,000 +10.76%
Slough - 5 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire +6 4 £32,250 -14.00%
North West -8 4 £33,852 +16.73%
Essex - 4 £67,500 -
York - 4 - -
Southampton +3 3 £32,000 -14.66%
Cheshire -6 3 £33,852 +16.73%
Greenford - 3 £21,500 -
Harrogate - 3 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -4 2 £31,000 -18.42% 1
Wales -6 2 £29,023 -10.69% 1
Surrey -10 2 £81,250 +150.00%
Shropshire - 2 £31,250 -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 177 (87.19%) Microsoft
2 160 (78.82%) Windows
3 158 (77.83%) Active Directory
4 135 (66.50%) VMware
4 135 (66.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 96 (47.29%) MS Exchange
6 78 (38.42%) Citrix
7 77 (37.93%) Hyper-V
8 71 (34.98%) ITIL
9 66 (32.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 65 (32.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 58 (28.57%) VMware ESX
12 55 (27.09%) DNS
13 52 (25.62%) MS Excel
13 52 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 49 (24.14%) Linux
14 49 (24.14%) Clustering
15 47 (23.15%) Security Cleared
16 45 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2007
17 44 (21.67%) SAN
18 43 (21.18%) Cisco
19 42 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 42 (20.69%) MCP
20 40 (19.70%) DHCP
20 40 (19.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 40 (19.70%) SC Cleared
21 39 (19.21%) XenApp
21 39 (19.21%) SQL Server
22 38 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2003
22 38 (18.72%) PowerShell

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 96 (47.29%) MS Exchange
2 66 (32.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 32 (15.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 30 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2000
6 30 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (12.81%) SharePoint
8 17 (8.37%) IIS
8 17 (8.37%) Lync
9 12 (5.91%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (4.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (2.96%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (2.96%) IBM Notes
13 6 (2.96%) Apache
14 4 (1.97%) CMS
15 2 (0.99%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 52 (25.62%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.82%) MS Office
3 11 (5.42%) MS Project
4 7 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Tridion
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.39%) Office 365
2 13 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.45%) IaaS
4 5 (2.46%) SaaS
4 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.99%) PaaS
5 2 (0.99%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (27.09%) DNS
2 44 (21.67%) SAN
3 40 (19.70%) DHCP
4 30 (14.78%) LAN
5 29 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 28 (13.79%) WAN
7 27 (13.30%) VPN
8 23 (11.33%) Firewall
9 8 (3.94%) SSL
9 8 (3.94%) Ethernet
9 8 (3.94%) NAS
9 8 (3.94%) Unified Communications
10 7 (3.45%) Kerberos
10 7 (3.45%) MPLS
11 6 (2.96%) IPsec
12 5 (2.46%) VLAN
12 5 (2.46%) OSPF
12 5 (2.46%) BGP
12 5 (2.46%) LDAP
12 5 (2.46%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.48%) MySQL
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.99%) GCC
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (12.81%) Finance
2 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.46%) Banking
3 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.48%) Electronics
4 3 (1.48%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.48%) Marketing
5 2 (0.99%) Billing
5 2 (0.99%) Automotive
5 2 (0.99%) Law
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (18.23%) Consultant
2 31 (15.27%) Analyst
3 28 (13.79%) Architect
4 24 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (10.84%) Technical Architect
6 18 (8.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 18 (8.87%) Server Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Project Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Wintel Consultant
8 13 (6.40%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.40%) Administrator
9 12 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 10 (4.93%) Wintel Architect
11 8 (3.94%) Server Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.91%) Web Services
2 9 (4.43%) XML
2 9 (4.43%) HTML
2 9 (4.43%) .NET
3 8 (3.94%) SAML
4 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.97%) COM
5 4 (1.97%) CSS
5 4 (1.97%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.48%) XHTML
6 3 (1.48%) SOAP
6 3 (1.48%) Middleware
6 3 (1.48%) .NET Remoting
6 3 (1.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.14%) Clustering
2 35 (17.24%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.93%) Replication
4 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.48%) Statistics
7 3 (1.48%) DTV
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.99%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.99%) Open Source
9 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.49%) RIA
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) PDA
9 1 (0.49%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 160 (78.82%) Windows
2 65 (32.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (24.14%) Linux
5 36 (17.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (12.32%) UNIX
7 23 (11.33%) Windows 8
7 23 (11.33%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.93%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.96%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.99%) AIX
13 1 (0.49%) HPUX
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.98%) ITIL
2 37 (18.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 36 (17.73%) Change Control
4 15 (7.39%) Migration
4 15 (7.39%) Service Delivery
5 13 (6.40%) Business Continuity
5 13 (6.40%) Network Management
6 12 (5.91%) Service Management
7 9 (4.43%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (3.94%) Identity Management
8 8 (3.94%) Change Management
9 7 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 6 (2.96%) Project Management
10 6 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.96%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.46%) High Availability
12 4 (1.97%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (1.97%) ITIL V3
12 4 (1.97%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.72%) PowerShell
2 32 (15.76%) SQL
3 9 (4.43%) VBScript
4 8 (3.94%) VB
5 7 (3.45%) C
6 5 (2.46%) PHP
7 4 (1.97%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.48%) C#
8 3 (1.48%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (23.15%) Security Cleared
2 42 (20.69%) MCP
2 42 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (19.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 40 (19.70%) SC Cleared
4 30 (14.78%) MCSE
5 18 (8.87%) MCSA
6 17 (8.37%) Degree
7 11 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.93%) CCNA
9 9 (4.43%) MCITP
10 8 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.96%) CCA
11 6 (2.96%) CCEE
11 6 (2.96%) CCAA
12 4 (1.97%) CISSP
13 3 (1.48%) MCTS
13 3 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.99%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.82%) SLA
2 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 158 (77.83%) Active Directory
2 135 (66.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (37.93%) Hyper-V
4 58 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 39 (19.21%) XenApp
6 24 (11.82%) vSphere
7 16 (7.88%) Terminal Services
8 14 (6.90%) XenDesktop
9 12 (5.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (5.42%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (4.43%) UAG
11 9 (4.43%) XenServer
12 8 (3.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (3.45%) ISA Server
14 5 (2.46%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.48%) Shibboleth
16 1 (0.49%) SRDF
16 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (14.29%) SCCM
2 23 (11.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (10.34%) NetBackup
3 21 (10.34%) Backup Exec
4 19 (9.36%) ARCserve
5 13 (6.40%) SCOM
6 8 (3.94%) WSUS
7 5 (2.46%) Zenoss
7 5 (2.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.99%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.99%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.99%) DameWare
9 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 177 (87.19%) Microsoft
2 135 (66.50%) VMware
3 78 (38.42%) Citrix
4 43 (21.18%) Cisco
5 34 (16.75%) HP
6 31 (15.27%) Symantec
7 14 (6.90%) Dell
8 12 (5.91%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.93%) Sophos
10 9 (4.43%) Apple
10 9 (4.43%) Oracle
10 9 (4.43%) NetApp
11 8 (3.94%) Remedy
12 7 (3.45%) PlateSpin
12 7 (3.45%) EMC
12 7 (3.45%) FalconStor
13 6 (2.96%) Lotus
14 5 (2.46%) Veeam
15 4 (1.97%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.97%) IBM
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