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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 828 827 809
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 61 106 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.090% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.87% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55 96 70
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%

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
12143 12200 10543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.42% 10.39% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10032 10301 8937
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 2 June 2015 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 2 June 2015. 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 -1 60 £45,000 +28.57% 16
London +34 21 £43,500 -3.33% 2
South East -10 10 £32,750 -6.42% 6
Yorkshire 0 9 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South West -6 9 £35,500 -12.34% 2
West Yorkshire +25 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leeds +12 8 £45,000 +38.46% 1
City of London +55 7 £43,750 -7.89%
West Midlands -10 6 £38,500 +14.07% 2
Bristol -7 4 £36,750 -9.25% 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £36,500 -
East of England +4 3 £50,000 -2.43%
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £23,000 -34.28%
Hampshire -10 3 £27,500 -24.13%
Birmingham -16 3 £38,000 +12.59% 1
Cheltenham - 3 £23,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £39,000 - 1
North West +2 2 £48,750 +14.70% 2
Berkshire -9 2 £45,000 +16.88% 5
Reading -12 2 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Manchester - 2 £48,750 - 2
Buckingham - 2 - -
Havant - 2 £27,500 -
Surrey - 2 £47,500 - 1
Stafford - 2 £42,000 -
Wales +6 1 £38,000 -9.52%
Farnborough - 1 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 145 (88.41%) Windows
1 145 (88.41%) VMware
1 145 (88.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (81.10%) Microsoft
3 108 (65.85%) Active Directory
4 105 (64.02%) MS Exchange
5 83 (50.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 82 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (47.56%) Hyper-V
8 60 (36.59%) Citrix
9 56 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 55 (33.54%) SAN
11 53 (32.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 50 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (29.88%) SCCM
14 48 (29.27%) Clustering
14 48 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (28.66%) VMware ESX
16 42 (25.61%) DNS
16 42 (25.61%) MCP
17 40 (24.39%) Firewall
17 40 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2003
17 40 (24.39%) PowerShell
18 39 (23.78%) MS Excel
18 39 (23.78%) TCP/IP
18 39 (23.78%) Symantec
18 39 (23.78%) Microsoft Certification
19 37 (22.56%) ITIL
19 37 (22.56%) Data Centre
20 34 (20.73%) DHCP

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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
1 105 (64.02%) MS Exchange
2 83 (50.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (32.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 40 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 28 (17.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2000
8 19 (11.59%) Lync
9 13 (7.93%) IIS
10 12 (7.32%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.44%) Apache
12 2 (1.22%) WorkSite
12 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (23.78%) MS Excel
2 25 (15.24%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.51%) Office 365
2 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.66%) IaaS
3 6 (3.66%) SaaS
4 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.83%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (33.54%) SAN
2 42 (25.61%) DNS
3 40 (24.39%) Firewall
4 39 (23.78%) TCP/IP
5 34 (20.73%) DHCP
6 23 (14.02%) WAN
7 19 (11.59%) LAN
8 17 (10.37%) Wireless
9 15 (9.15%) VPN
10 11 (6.71%) iSCSI
11 9 (5.49%) Ethernet
11 9 (5.49%) VLAN
11 9 (5.49%) NetScaler
11 9 (5.49%) NAS
12 6 (3.66%) Internet
13 5 (3.05%) VoIP
14 4 (2.44%) Network Security
15 3 (1.83%) WLAN
16 2 (1.22%) IP Telephony
16 2 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (7.32%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Legal
3 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.44%) Law
5 3 (1.83%) Publishing
5 3 (1.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Local Government
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (20.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (14.63%) Analyst
3 19 (11.59%) Architect
4 17 (10.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (9.15%) Consultant
6 12 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Help Desk Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Messaging Consultant
8 8 (4.88%) Field Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.27%) Wintel Architect
10 6 (3.66%) Server Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.05%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.05%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (3.05%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) SAML
1 4 (2.44%) Web Services
2 2 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) RSS
3 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.27%) Clustering
2 37 (22.56%) Data Centre
3 34 (20.73%) Blackberry
4 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.27%) PDA
5 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.27%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.66%) Replication
7 5 (3.05%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.44%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.44%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.22%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.22%) Statistics
10 2 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.61%) DTV
11 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 145 (88.41%) Windows
2 82 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (30.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.54%) Linux
5 14 (8.54%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.49%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.88%) Android
8 6 (3.66%) UNIX
9 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.44%) CentOS
11 3 (1.83%) Solaris
11 3 (1.83%) SUSE
11 3 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.61%) AIX
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.56%) ITIL
2 30 (18.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (14.02%) Server Building
4 21 (12.80%) Migration
5 16 (9.76%) Change Control
6 15 (9.15%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (4.88%) Network Management
9 7 (4.27%) Workflow
10 6 (3.66%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.66%) Service Management
10 6 (3.66%) Project Management
11 5 (3.05%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.05%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.05%) Document Management
11 5 (3.05%) Business Development
12 4 (2.44%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.44%) Security Hardening
12 4 (2.44%) Software Deployment
12 4 (2.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 32 (19.51%) SQL
3 12 (7.32%) VBScript
4 10 (6.10%) VB
5 1 (0.61%) C
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.61%) AWK
5 1 (0.61%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (25.61%) MCP
2 39 (23.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (14.63%) MCSE
5 23 (14.02%) Security Cleared
6 22 (13.41%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (11.59%) SC Cleared
8 12 (7.32%) CCIA
9 10 (6.10%) MCITP
9 10 (6.10%) MCTS
9 10 (6.10%) CCA
10 9 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (4.88%) CCNA
12 6 (3.66%) MCSA
13 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.22%) Degree
14 2 (1.22%) PMP
14 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.61%) CCEE
15 1 (0.61%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) SLA
System Software
1 145 (88.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (65.85%) Active Directory
3 78 (47.56%) Hyper-V
4 47 (28.66%) VMware ESX
5 29 (17.68%) XenApp
6 26 (15.85%) Terminal Services
6 26 (15.85%) vSphere
7 21 (12.80%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (8.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (7.93%) XenDesktop
10 11 (6.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (4.88%) ISA Server
12 7 (4.27%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (3.66%) UAG
13 6 (3.66%) VMware Server
14 5 (3.05%) Firmware
14 5 (3.05%) XenServer
15 2 (1.22%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.61%) NFS
16 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (29.88%) SCCM
2 34 (20.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 33 (20.12%) Backup Exec
4 25 (15.24%) NetBackup
5 23 (14.02%) SCOM
6 22 (13.41%) ARCserve
7 13 (7.93%) WMI
8 12 (7.32%) SCVMM
9 5 (3.05%) vMotion
10 4 (2.44%) WSUS
11 3 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (1.22%) Puppet
12 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
13 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.61%) Nagios
13 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 145 (88.41%) VMware
2 133 (81.10%) Microsoft
3 60 (36.59%) Citrix
4 39 (23.78%) Symantec
5 33 (20.12%) HP
6 19 (11.59%) Cisco
6 19 (11.59%) Veeam
7 15 (9.15%) Dell
8 14 (8.54%) AppSense
9 12 (7.32%) Websense
10 9 (5.49%) Red Hat
11 8 (4.88%) Sophos
11 8 (4.88%) IBM
12 7 (4.27%) NetApp
13 6 (3.66%) EMC
14 5 (3.05%) Apple
14 5 (3.05%) MobileIron
15 4 (2.44%) McAfee
16 3 (1.83%) CommVault
16 3 (1.83%) Remedy
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