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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 854 914 909
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 94 57 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.052% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.42% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 79 46 76
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +16.42%

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
12672 13445 12508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 12.15% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10724 11026 10486
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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 +37 87 £40,000 -9.09% 4
London +16 32 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Yorkshire +33 22 £39,000 -15.67% 1
West Yorkshire +29 22 £39,000 -15.67% 1
Leeds +25 21 £39,000 -15.67% 1
West Midlands -16 10 £42,500 +4.29%
South East +23 9 £48,500 +55.20%
Birmingham -12 9 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England +20 8 £25,250 -46.84%
Surrey +16 7 £48,500 -11.81%
Woking - 7 £48,500 -
Essex - 7 £25,000 -
City of London +42 5 £55,000 +7.31%
Witham - 4 £25,000 -
Wales - 3 - - 1
Cardiff - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - - 1
North West +27 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Manchester +1 2 £40,000 -15.78%
South West -1 2 £27,000 -7.69% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £29,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £27,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £27,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Hampshire -3 1 £62,500 +127.27%
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Halifax - 1 £25,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 153 (83.61%) Microsoft
2 148 (80.87%) Active Directory
3 143 (78.14%) Windows
4 136 (74.32%) VMware
4 136 (74.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 104 (56.83%) MS Exchange
6 97 (53.01%) Windows Server
7 71 (38.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (33.88%) MS Excel
9 57 (31.15%) DNS
10 55 (30.05%) Firewall
11 54 (29.51%) SAN
12 53 (28.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 49 (26.78%) Hyper-V
14 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
15 46 (25.14%) SQL
16 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (22.95%) Cisco
17 42 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
18 41 (22.40%) MCSE
19 37 (20.22%) DHCP
19 37 (20.22%) PowerShell
19 37 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
19 37 (20.22%) Data Centre
20 36 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
21 35 (19.13%) VPN
22 34 (18.58%) Disaster Recovery
23 32 (17.49%) Citrix
23 32 (17.49%) WAN
24 31 (16.94%) ITIL

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 104 (56.83%) MS Exchange
2 53 (28.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (11.48%) Skype for Business
6 13 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (7.10%) IIS
7 12 (6.56%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.09%) WordPress
12 1 (0.55%) Apache
12 1 (0.55%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.55%) JBoss
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (33.88%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.39%) MS Office
3 13 (7.10%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.64%) Line 500
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.09%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.73%) Office 365
3 2 (1.09%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (31.15%) DNS
2 55 (30.05%) Firewall
3 54 (29.51%) SAN
4 37 (20.22%) DHCP
5 35 (19.13%) VPN
6 32 (17.49%) WAN
7 27 (14.75%) TCP/IP
8 22 (12.02%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (11.48%) LAN
10 17 (9.29%) NAS
11 11 (6.01%) VLAN
12 7 (3.83%) IPsec
12 7 (3.83%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.83%) SSL
13 6 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (3.28%) PPTP
13 6 (3.28%) VoIP
13 6 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.73%) Internet
15 4 (2.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.09%) MySQL
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) DB2
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) MS Access
7 1 (0.55%) OLAP
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Subversion
2 1 (0.55%) MSI
2 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (10.93%) Finance
2 15 (8.20%) Retail
3 14 (7.65%) Law
3 14 (7.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.37%) Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) Automotive
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (14.21%) Analyst
3 22 (12.02%) Exchange Specialist
3 22 (12.02%) Messaging Specialist
4 17 (9.29%) Support Engineer
4 17 (9.29%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (8.74%) Support Analyst
6 15 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 14 (7.65%) Exchange Support
7 14 (7.65%) Support Specialist
8 13 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (7.10%) Messaging Support
8 13 (7.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Administrator
9 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Server Engineer
10 11 (6.01%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (5.46%) Exchange Engineer
11 10 (5.46%) Storage Engineer
12 9 (4.92%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) .NET
2 5 (2.73%) HTML
3 4 (2.19%) XML
4 3 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.64%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.22%) Data Centre
2 25 (13.66%) Clustering
3 19 (10.38%) e-Learning
4 17 (9.29%) Replication
5 15 (8.20%) Computer Science
6 14 (7.65%) FMCG
7 11 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (5.46%) Visualisation
9 9 (4.92%) LPAR
10 8 (4.37%) Fat Client
10 8 (4.37%) Thin Client
11 6 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (3.28%) EMC VNX
11 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (3.28%) Public Cloud
12 5 (2.73%) Blackberry
13 4 (2.19%) iSeries
14 3 (1.64%) EqualLogic
14 3 (1.64%) HP Storage
14 3 (1.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 143 (78.14%) Windows
2 97 (53.01%) Windows Server
3 71 (38.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (13.66%) Windows 8
7 22 (12.02%) Windows XP
8 21 (11.48%) Windows 7
9 16 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (7.10%) Linux
11 12 (6.56%) CentOS
11 12 (6.56%) Solaris
12 9 (4.92%) AIX
13 8 (4.37%) Unix
14 6 (3.28%) SUSE
14 6 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (2.19%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000
17 2 (1.09%) Android
17 2 (1.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (16.94%) ITIL
3 24 (13.11%) Change Management
4 21 (11.48%) Migration
5 19 (10.38%) E-Discovery
6 18 (9.84%) Problem Management
7 15 (8.20%) High Availability
8 12 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (6.01%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.01%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.92%) Software Delivery
11 8 (4.37%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.37%) ERP
11 8 (4.37%) Information Security
12 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (3.83%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (3.83%) Server Building
12 7 (3.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.14%) SQL
2 37 (20.22%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.83%) Perl
4 6 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.28%) C#
4 6 (3.28%) C++
4 6 (3.28%) Korn
4 6 (3.28%) Python
5 5 (2.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.19%) Java
7 3 (1.64%) C
7 3 (1.64%) VB
8 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.09%) VC++
9 1 (0.55%) AWK
9 1 (0.55%) sed
9 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (22.40%) MCSE
3 26 (14.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (10.93%) Degree
5 19 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (10.38%) MCSA
6 18 (9.84%) CCNA
7 8 (4.37%) MCP
7 8 (4.37%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.28%) MCITP
9 6 (3.28%) MCTS
10 2 (1.09%) CCA
10 2 (1.09%) CCNP
10 2 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.55%) CCDA
11 1 (0.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.64%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) SAS 70
System Software
1 148 (80.87%) Active Directory
2 136 (74.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (26.78%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.84%) vSphere
5 15 (8.20%) VMware ESX
6 12 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (6.01%) XenApp
8 10 (5.46%) Xen
9 8 (4.37%) Firmware
10 6 (3.28%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.19%) VMware Server
11 4 (2.19%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.55%) NFS
13 1 (0.55%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 19 (10.38%) SCCM
2 15 (8.20%) NetBackup
3 12 (6.56%) WSUS
4 11 (6.01%) Backup Exec
5 9 (4.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (4.92%) SCOM
5 9 (4.92%) Tivoli
5 9 (4.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (3.28%) Puppet
7 5 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.19%) DameWare
9 3 (1.64%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.64%) vMotion
10 2 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.09%) Simpana
11 1 (0.55%) Nagios
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 153 (83.61%) Microsoft
2 136 (74.32%) VMware
3 42 (22.95%) Cisco
4 32 (17.49%) Citrix
5 29 (15.85%) HP
6 27 (14.75%) IBM
7 22 (12.02%) Oracle
8 16 (8.74%) CommVault
8 16 (8.74%) Symantec
9 15 (8.20%) Veeam
10 13 (7.10%) Dell
11 9 (4.92%) EMC
11 9 (4.92%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.37%) SonicWALL
13 7 (3.83%) NetApp
14 6 (3.28%) Maconomy
15 5 (2.73%) SunGard
16 4 (2.19%) Bloomberg
16 4 (2.19%) Lotus
17 3 (1.64%) Intel Security
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