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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 814 891 850
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -41
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 101 65 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 0.53% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78 64 110
Median salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,023
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
11880 12226 13249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.20% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10084 10181 10903
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 99 £40,000 +0.62% 8
South East +42 43 £42,500 +10.38% 2
London +43 20 £42,724 -5.05%
Buckinghamshire +43 18 £42,500 +84.78%
West Midlands +5 17 £31,500 -16.00%
Birmingham -8 15 £30,500 -18.66%
Surrey +42 14 £40,000 -5.88%
Woking - 13 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 12 £42,500 -
Dartford - 9 £57,500 - 1
Kent - 9 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire +27 8 £27,500 -21.42%
Leeds +22 6 £45,000 +28.57%
West Yorkshire +14 6 £45,000 +28.57%
North West +18 4 £41,250 +3.12% 5
City of London +64 3 £75,000 +141.93%
East of England +21 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Manchester +10 3 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South West +1 3 £38,750 +2.64% 1
Harrow - 3 £19,000 -
Bristol +14 2 £40,000 -0.62%
South Yorkshire +9 2 £27,500 -
High Wycombe -2 2 £57,500 +150.00%
Bexleyheath - 2 £22,500 -
Barnsley - 2 £27,500 -
Warwick - 2 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £47,500 -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 184 (98.92%) Virtual Servers
2 162 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 149 (80.11%) VMware
3 149 (80.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 144 (77.42%) Active Directory
5 138 (74.19%) Windows
6 101 (54.30%) MS Exchange
7 78 (41.94%) Windows Server
8 77 (41.40%) Firewall
9 71 (38.17%) Cisco
9 71 (38.17%) SAN
10 65 (34.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 58 (31.18%) PowerShell
12 57 (30.65%) MS Excel
13 56 (30.11%) DNS
14 53 (28.49%) Data Centre
15 52 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
16 49 (26.34%) Hyper-V
16 49 (26.34%) MCSE
17 48 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 47 (25.27%) VPN
18 47 (25.27%) SQL
18 47 (25.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 44 (23.66%) SQL Server
20 42 (22.58%) WAN
21 41 (22.04%) ITIL
22 40 (21.51%) LAN
22 40 (21.51%) Citrix
23 39 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
23 39 (20.97%) DHCP

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (54.30%) MS Exchange
2 33 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (13.44%) SharePoint
6 16 (8.60%) IIS
7 13 (6.99%) Skype for Business
8 12 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (5.91%) Apache
10 7 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
12 4 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
14 2 (1.08%) WordPress
15 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.54%) JBoss
15 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.75%) MS Office
3 9 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.60%) Office 365
3 6 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.61%) IaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (41.40%) Firewall
2 71 (38.17%) SAN
3 56 (30.11%) DNS
4 47 (25.27%) VPN
5 42 (22.58%) WAN
6 40 (21.51%) LAN
7 39 (20.97%) DHCP
8 28 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (12.37%) TCP/IP
10 22 (11.83%) MPLS
11 19 (10.22%) IPsec
12 18 (9.68%) VLAN
13 13 (6.99%) VoIP
13 13 (6.99%) Wireless
14 12 (6.45%) Network Security
15 10 (5.38%) IP Telephony
15 10 (5.38%) NAS
15 10 (5.38%) SNMP
16 9 (4.84%) 802.11
16 9 (4.84%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.99%) MySQL
3 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.69%) MariaDB
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.08%) Power BI
6 2 (1.08%) Redis
6 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MSI
1 1 (0.54%) Subversion
1 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (16.13%) Finance
2 22 (11.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 22 (11.83%) Retail
3 8 (4.30%) Banking
4 6 (3.23%) French Language
4 6 (3.23%) German Language
5 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.69%) Law
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (13.98%) Analyst
2 26 (13.98%) Network Engineer
3 19 (10.22%) Support Engineer
4 18 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (8.60%) Administrator
5 16 (8.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.06%) Exchange Specialist
6 15 (8.06%) Messaging Specialist
6 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
8 12 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.91%) Network Support
10 10 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.84%) Architect
11 9 (4.84%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.38%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.30%) .NET
3 7 (3.76%) HTML
4 3 (1.61%) HTML5
5 1 (0.54%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (0.54%) Ajax
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.54%) LAMP
5 1 (0.54%) Ninject
5 1 (0.54%) REST
5 1 (0.54%) WCF
5 1 (0.54%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.54%) WinForms
5 1 (0.54%) WPF
5 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (28.49%) Data Centre
2 25 (13.44%) Computer Science
3 22 (11.83%) FMCG
3 22 (11.83%) Visualisation
4 19 (10.22%) Clustering
5 10 (5.38%) e-Learning
6 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (4.30%) Replication
8 6 (3.23%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.23%) LPAR
9 5 (2.69%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (2.69%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.08%) HP Storage
11 2 (1.08%) NHS
11 2 (1.08%) Reinsurance
11 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (74.19%) Windows
2 78 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 52 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (18.28%) Windows 8
6 32 (17.20%) Linux
7 30 (16.13%) Windows XP
8 28 (15.05%) Windows 7
9 19 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (7.53%) Windows 10
11 10 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (4.84%) Solaris
13 8 (4.30%) CentOS
14 7 (3.76%) AIX
14 7 (3.76%) Unix
15 6 (3.23%) Ubuntu
16 2 (1.08%) Android
16 2 (1.08%) SUSE
16 2 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.04%) ITIL
2 22 (11.83%) Change Management
3 21 (11.29%) Migration
4 15 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.53%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 11 (5.91%) Service Management
8 10 (5.38%) E-Discovery
8 10 (5.38%) Patch Management
8 10 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.30%) Matrix Management
10 8 (4.30%) Time Management
11 7 (3.76%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.76%) High Availability
11 7 (3.76%) Network Design
11 7 (3.76%) Remediation Plan
11 7 (3.76%) Server Building
11 7 (3.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.18%) PowerShell
2 47 (25.27%) SQL
3 10 (5.38%) VBScript
4 6 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.69%) C
5 5 (2.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.15%) Java
7 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.61%) Perl
7 3 (1.61%) VB
8 2 (1.08%) C#
8 2 (1.08%) Korn
8 2 (1.08%) Python
9 1 (0.54%) AWK
9 1 (0.54%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) sed
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 65 (34.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (26.34%) MCSE
3 47 (25.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 39 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (19.89%) CCNA
6 32 (17.20%) Degree
7 20 (10.75%) MCSA
8 16 (8.60%) MCITP
9 14 (7.53%) CCNP
10 10 (5.38%) MCP
11 9 (4.84%) CCA
11 9 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (4.30%) VCAP
13 4 (2.15%) MCTS
13 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.61%) DV Cleared
15 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.54%) CCSA
16 1 (0.54%) CCVP
16 1 (0.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) SAS 70
System Software
1 184 (98.92%) Virtual Servers
2 149 (80.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (77.42%) Active Directory
4 49 (26.34%) Hyper-V
5 27 (14.52%) VMware ESX
6 19 (10.22%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (8.60%) XenApp
8 10 (5.38%) vSphere
8 10 (5.38%) Xen
9 7 (3.76%) NFS
10 5 (2.69%) GlusterFS
10 5 (2.69%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.15%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.61%) Firmware
12 3 (1.61%) KVM
12 3 (1.61%) Postfix
12 3 (1.61%) Squid
13 2 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (14.52%) SCCM
2 17 (9.14%) SCOM
3 13 (6.99%) NetBackup
4 12 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 12 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (5.38%) WSUS
6 8 (4.30%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (3.76%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (2.15%) DameWare
10 4 (2.15%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.08%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 162 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 149 (80.11%) VMware
3 71 (38.17%) Cisco
4 40 (21.51%) Citrix
5 29 (15.59%) HP
6 27 (14.52%) NetApp
7 26 (13.98%) IBM
8 22 (11.83%) SolarWinds
9 20 (10.75%) CheckPoint
10 15 (8.06%) Symantec
11 11 (5.91%) arcserve
11 11 (5.91%) Mitel
11 11 (5.91%) Oracle
11 11 (5.91%) Veeam
12 10 (5.38%) EMC
13 9 (4.84%) Dell
13 9 (4.84%) Red Hat
14 8 (4.30%) AppSense
14 8 (4.30%) CommVault
15 7 (3.76%) Apple
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