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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 829 833 808
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 73 105 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.089% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.84% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 70 95 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
12290 12535 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.10% 10.61% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10167 10496 9255
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -7 72 £45,000 +28.57% 10
London +14 23 £41,533 -12.56% 3
South East +1 14 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Yorkshire -4 14 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Leeds +4 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
West Yorkshire +1 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Berkshire -4 10 £31,750 -17.53% 2
South West -4 8 £35,500 +9.23%
West Midlands -11 8 £38,500 +18.46% 1
City of London +32 7 £43,750 -8.85% 1
Birmingham -9 6 £37,750 +16.15% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £27,500 - 2
Reading -9 4 £44,000 +25.71%
Bristol -24 4 £36,750 +13.07%
East of England +7 3 £50,000 -25.92%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +11 2 £47,500 -40.62%
Kingston Upon Thames +5 2 £38,066 +17.12% 1
North West -5 2 £48,750 +44.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Devon - 2 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £36,500 -
Manchester - 2 £48,750 - 1
Exeter - 2 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £42,000 -
Stafford - 2 £42,000 -
Wales -4 1 £38,000 -
Hampshire -11 1 £57,500 +60.83%
Sheffield - 1 - -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 129 (88.36%) VMware
1 129 (88.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (86.30%) Windows
3 112 (76.71%) Microsoft
4 100 (68.49%) Active Directory
5 89 (60.96%) MS Exchange
6 72 (49.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 67 (45.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (43.15%) Hyper-V
9 55 (37.67%) Citrix
10 48 (32.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 44 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (30.14%) Clustering
12 41 (28.08%) VMware ESX
12 41 (28.08%) SAN
13 40 (27.40%) Firewall
13 40 (27.40%) TCP/IP
14 39 (26.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (26.71%) PowerShell
15 38 (26.03%) Data Centre
16 37 (25.34%) MS Excel
17 36 (24.66%) Symantec
17 36 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2007
17 36 (24.66%) SCCM
18 35 (23.97%) Microsoft Certification
19 34 (23.29%) MCP
19 34 (23.29%) DNS
19 34 (23.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 32 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2003
21 31 (21.23%) ITIL

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 89 (60.96%) MS Exchange
2 72 (49.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (32.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (18.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2000
7 17 (11.64%) Lync
8 14 (9.59%) IIS
9 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
10 5 (3.42%) Apache
11 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.37%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (25.34%) MS Excel
2 24 (16.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.70%) Office 365
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.74%) SaaS
3 4 (2.74%) IaaS
4 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (28.08%) SAN
2 40 (27.40%) Firewall
2 40 (27.40%) TCP/IP
3 34 (23.29%) DNS
4 28 (19.18%) DHCP
5 23 (15.75%) WAN
6 15 (10.27%) LAN
6 15 (10.27%) VPN
7 10 (6.85%) Wireless
7 10 (6.85%) VLAN
7 10 (6.85%) iSCSI
8 8 (5.48%) NetScaler
8 8 (5.48%) Internet
8 8 (5.48%) Ethernet
9 6 (4.11%) VoIP
10 5 (3.42%) NAS
11 3 (2.05%) Network Security
11 3 (2.05%) WLAN
11 3 (2.05%) LDAP
11 3 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (7.53%) Legal
2 9 (6.16%) Finance
3 4 (2.74%) Law
3 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Advertising
4 2 (1.37%) Publishing
4 2 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (16.44%) Analyst
2 23 (15.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (10.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 15 (10.27%) Consultant
5 13 (8.90%) Architect
6 11 (7.53%) Server Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Field Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.79%) Help Desk Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Messaging Specialist
9 7 (4.79%) Exchange Specialist
9 7 (4.79%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) Server Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Field Support Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 5 (3.42%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (1.37%) SAML
3 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) RSS
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (30.14%) Clustering
2 38 (26.03%) Data Centre
3 28 (19.18%) Blackberry
4 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.11%) PDA
6 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.05%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) Statistics
8 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 126 (86.30%) Windows
2 67 (45.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (26.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.96%) Linux
6 14 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.90%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.79%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.79%) UNIX
9 5 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.74%) CentOS
10 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.05%) Android
11 3 (2.05%) SUSE
11 3 (2.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.37%) Debian
12 2 (1.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.68%) AIX
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) ITIL
2 25 (17.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (15.75%) Server Building
4 15 (10.27%) Migration
5 14 (9.59%) Change Control
6 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.79%) Software Deployment
6 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.11%) Service Management
8 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.42%) Document Management
8 5 (3.42%) Project Planning
8 5 (3.42%) Software Distribution
9 4 (2.74%) Security Hardening
9 4 (2.74%) Change Management
9 4 (2.74%) Workflow
10 3 (2.05%) Project Management
10 3 (2.05%) CRM
10 3 (2.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.71%) PowerShell
2 26 (17.81%) SQL
3 14 (9.59%) VBScript
4 11 (7.53%) VB
5 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.68%) AWK
5 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.68%) sed
5 1 (0.68%) C
5 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (23.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (23.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 34 (23.29%) MCP
3 22 (15.07%) MCSE
4 18 (12.33%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (11.64%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.96%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.16%) MCITP
7 9 (6.16%) CCA
7 9 (6.16%) CCIA
7 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.48%) MCSA
8 8 (5.48%) CCNA
9 7 (4.79%) MCTS
10 5 (3.42%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.37%) Degree
12 1 (0.68%) CCEE
12 1 (0.68%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) SLA
System Software
1 129 (88.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (68.49%) Active Directory
3 63 (43.15%) Hyper-V
4 41 (28.08%) VMware ESX
5 25 (17.12%) XenApp
6 24 (16.44%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (15.07%) Terminal Services
8 21 (14.38%) vSphere
9 12 (8.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (7.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (7.53%) XenDesktop
11 6 (4.11%) VMware Server
11 6 (4.11%) ISA Server
12 5 (3.42%) Firmware
12 5 (3.42%) XenServer
12 5 (3.42%) vCloud
12 5 (3.42%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (2.74%) UAG
14 2 (1.37%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.37%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 36 (24.66%) SCCM
2 29 (19.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 28 (19.18%) Backup Exec
4 22 (15.07%) NetBackup
5 19 (13.01%) ARCserve
6 14 (9.59%) SCOM
7 10 (6.85%) WMI
8 9 (6.16%) SCVMM
9 5 (3.42%) vMotion
10 4 (2.74%) WSUS
11 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
11 3 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (1.37%) Puppet
12 2 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Intune
13 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 129 (88.36%) VMware
2 112 (76.71%) Microsoft
3 55 (37.67%) Citrix
4 36 (24.66%) Symantec
5 30 (20.55%) HP
6 22 (15.07%) Cisco
7 19 (13.01%) Dell
8 13 (8.90%) Veeam
9 11 (7.53%) AppSense
10 10 (6.85%) Websense
10 10 (6.85%) IBM
10 10 (6.85%) NetApp
11 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
12 8 (5.48%) EMC
13 7 (4.79%) Sophos
14 5 (3.42%) Apple
14 5 (3.42%) LANDesk
14 5 (3.42%) Sun
14 5 (3.42%) MobileIron
15 4 (2.74%) CheckPoint
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