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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 773 799 838
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 134 75 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.070% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 0.71% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 118 70 49
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,716 £29,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £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
12364 10606 11846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 9.88% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10243 9034 10136
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 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 September 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 2 September 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 +18 119 £35,000 -6.66% 8
South East -12 42 £35,000 -10.25% 3
London +14 29 £50,000 +9.89%
Berkshire +11 20 £35,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire - 16 £32,000 -
Slough - 15 £35,000 -
South West - 14 £35,000 - 3
Bristol - 12 £35,000 - 1
City of London +16 10 £47,500 -2.06%
West Midlands +2 9 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Yorkshire - 9 £32,000 -
Leeds - 8 £32,000 -
Wales +10 7 £29,023 -10.69% 1
Birmingham +4 7 £35,000 +7.69% 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 5 £24,000 -35.13% 3
Reading -3 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Hampshire -4 5 £32,000 -
Surrey -5 4 £62,500 +92.30%
Scotland - 4 - -
West Wales - 4 £29,023 -
Oxford - 4 £24,000 - 3
York - 4 - -
Southampton - 4 £26,500 -
Swansea - 4 £29,023 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Bridgend +14 3 £35,000 +7.69%
South Wales +2 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire -22 3 £45,000 +9.09%
Milton Keynes -25 3 £45,000 +9.09%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 203 (84.23%) Microsoft
2 186 (77.18%) Windows
3 182 (75.52%) Active Directory
4 160 (66.39%) VMware
4 160 (66.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 124 (51.45%) MS Exchange
6 100 (41.49%) Citrix
7 97 (40.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 94 (39.00%) Hyper-V
9 76 (31.54%) ITIL
10 75 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (30.29%) VMware ESX
12 71 (29.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 71 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (28.63%) Clustering
13 69 (28.63%) DNS
14 65 (26.97%) XenApp
15 60 (24.90%) Security Cleared
15 60 (24.90%) Linux
15 60 (24.90%) Exchange Server 2003
16 59 (24.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 57 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2013
18 56 (23.24%) Disaster Recovery
18 56 (23.24%) MCP
18 56 (23.24%) Blackberry
19 55 (22.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 54 (22.41%) Cisco
20 54 (22.41%) PowerShell
20 54 (22.41%) Change Control
21 49 (20.33%) SAN

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 124 (51.45%) MS Exchange
2 97 (40.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (29.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 60 (24.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 57 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 55 (22.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 49 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2000
8 31 (12.86%) Lync
9 23 (9.54%) SharePoint
10 15 (6.22%) SharePoint Server
10 15 (6.22%) IIS
11 13 (5.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (2.49%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (2.07%) IBM Notes
15 4 (1.66%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (1.66%) Apache
15 4 (1.66%) CMS
16 1 (0.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 46 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.79%) MS Office
3 7 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.49%) MS Project
5 3 (1.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.39%) Office 365
2 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.90%) IaaS
4 5 (2.07%) SaaS
4 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.83%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.63%) DNS
2 49 (20.33%) SAN
3 45 (18.67%) DHCP
4 43 (17.84%) VPN
5 39 (16.18%) LAN
6 38 (15.77%) TCP/IP
7 37 (15.35%) WAN
8 35 (14.52%) Firewall
9 18 (7.47%) SSL
10 16 (6.64%) Ethernet
10 16 (6.64%) IPsec
11 15 (6.22%) MPLS
11 15 (6.22%) OSPF
11 15 (6.22%) BGP
11 15 (6.22%) Multicast
12 10 (4.15%) Unified Communications
13 8 (3.32%) NAS
13 8 (3.32%) Wireless
14 6 (2.49%) Internet
14 6 (2.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.83%) GCC
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (3.73%) Banking
3 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.07%) Law
5 5 (2.07%) Electronics
5 5 (2.07%) Marketing
6 4 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.66%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.66%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.66%) Retail
6 4 (1.66%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.83%) Billing
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (24.07%) Consultant
2 33 (13.69%) Analyst
3 30 (12.45%) Wintel Consultant
4 28 (11.62%) Architect
5 25 (10.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (9.54%) Technical Architect
7 22 (9.13%) Server Engineer
8 19 (7.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 16 (6.64%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Wintel Architect
11 11 (4.56%) VMware Consultant
12 10 (4.15%) IT Support
12 10 (4.15%) Administrator
12 10 (4.15%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (4.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 9 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
13 9 (3.73%) Change Consultant
13 9 (3.73%) NOC Engineer
13 9 (3.73%) Server Analyst
13 9 (3.73%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.39%) Web Services
2 9 (3.73%) XML
2 9 (3.73%) HTML
3 8 (3.32%) .NET
4 7 (2.90%) SAML
5 4 (1.66%) Middleware
5 4 (1.66%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.66%) COM
5 4 (1.66%) CSS
5 4 (1.66%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.24%) XHTML
6 3 (1.24%) SOAP
6 3 (1.24%) .NET Remoting
6 3 (1.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (28.63%) Clustering
2 56 (23.24%) Blackberry
3 15 (6.22%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.15%) Replication
6 9 (3.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.07%) DTV
8 4 (1.66%) RIA
8 4 (1.66%) Statistics
8 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.24%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.41%) PDA
11 1 (0.41%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.41%) Firmware
11 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 186 (77.18%) Windows
2 75 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (24.90%) Linux
5 42 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (10.37%) UNIX
6 25 (10.37%) Windows 7
7 23 (9.54%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.32%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.07%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.83%) AIX
12 2 (0.83%) HPUX
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.41%) Android
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.54%) ITIL
2 56 (23.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 54 (22.41%) Change Control
4 24 (9.96%) Network Management
5 23 (9.54%) Migration
6 16 (6.64%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.81%) Service Management
8 13 (5.39%) Business Continuity
9 11 (4.56%) Change Management
10 9 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (3.73%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.90%) Content Management
11 7 (2.90%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.90%) Identity Management
11 7 (2.90%) Mentoring
12 6 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.49%) Capacity Management
12 6 (2.49%) Project Management
13 5 (2.07%) Incident Management
13 5 (2.07%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.41%) PowerShell
2 25 (10.37%) SQL
3 9 (3.73%) VBScript
4 8 (3.32%) VB
5 7 (2.90%) C
6 5 (2.07%) PHP
7 3 (1.24%) C#
7 3 (1.24%) C++
7 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (24.90%) Security Cleared
2 59 (24.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 56 (23.24%) MCP
4 42 (17.43%) SC Cleared
5 35 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (11.62%) Degree
7 26 (10.79%) MCSE
8 25 (10.37%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (9.96%) CCNA
10 14 (5.81%) MCSA
11 7 (2.90%) MCITP
12 6 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.66%) CISSP
13 4 (1.66%) CCA
13 4 (1.66%) CCNP
13 4 (1.66%) CCEE
13 4 (1.66%) CCAA
14 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.11%) SLA
2 15 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 182 (75.52%) Active Directory
2 160 (66.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (39.00%) Hyper-V
4 73 (30.29%) VMware ESX
5 65 (26.97%) XenApp
6 38 (15.77%) vSphere
7 17 (7.05%) XenDesktop
8 16 (6.64%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (5.81%) Terminal Services
10 13 (5.39%) XenServer
11 10 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (4.15%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (3.32%) UAG
12 8 (3.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (2.90%) ISA Server
14 6 (2.49%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.24%) Shibboleth
16 1 (0.41%) SRDF
16 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (11.20%) Backup Exec
2 25 (10.37%) SCCM
2 25 (10.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (9.96%) NetBackup
4 22 (9.13%) ARCserve
5 15 (6.22%) Zenoss
6 12 (4.98%) SCOM
7 6 (2.49%) WSUS
8 5 (2.07%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (1.66%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.24%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 203 (84.23%) Microsoft
2 160 (66.39%) VMware
3 100 (41.49%) Citrix
4 54 (22.41%) Cisco
5 42 (17.43%) HP
6 37 (15.35%) Symantec
7 15 (6.22%) Dell
7 15 (6.22%) NetApp
8 13 (5.39%) Red Hat
8 13 (5.39%) PlateSpin
9 11 (4.56%) Sophos
9 11 (4.56%) Oracle
10 10 (4.15%) FalconStor
11 9 (3.73%) Polycom
12 8 (3.32%) Apple
12 8 (3.32%) EMC
13 7 (2.90%) Veeam
14 6 (2.49%) Remedy
14 6 (2.49%) 3PAR
15 5 (2.07%) IronPort
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