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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 768 804 841
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +37
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 126 76 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.070% 0.052%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 112 70 55
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,023 £29,000 £32,500
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
12233 10648 11939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 9.85% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10113 9085 10232
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -15 112 £35,000 -6.66% 9
South East -22 38 £35,000 -10.25% 4
London +6 29 £50,000 +9.89%
Berkshire +18 18 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire -19 17 £32,000 -
Slough - 14 £35,000 - 1
South West - 12 £35,000 - 2
Bristol - 11 £35,000 - 1
City of London +20 10 £47,500 -2.06%
West Yorkshire -15 10 £32,000 -
Leeds -20 9 £32,000 -
West Midlands +2 8 £33,750 +3.84% 3
Wales +3 7 £29,023 -10.69%
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Birmingham +1 6 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Hampshire -7 6 £32,000 -
Southampton - 5 £32,000 -
Surrey +1 4 £62,500 +92.30%
Reading -1 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Swansea - 4 £29,023 -
York - 4 - -
West Wales - 4 £29,023 -
Bridgend +15 3 £35,000 +7.69%
South Wales +3 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £45,000 +9.09%
Milton Keynes -20 3 £45,000 +9.09%
Glasgow - 3 - -
Harrogate - 3 £35,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -6 2 £28,000 -26.31% 2

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 200 (85.84%) Microsoft
2 178 (76.39%) Windows
3 177 (75.97%) Active Directory
4 154 (66.09%) VMware
4 154 (66.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 117 (50.21%) MS Exchange
6 97 (41.63%) Citrix
7 91 (39.06%) Hyper-V
8 90 (38.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 75 (32.19%) ITIL
10 71 (30.47%) VMware ESX
11 70 (30.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 69 (29.61%) DNS
13 68 (29.18%) Exchange Server 2007
13 68 (29.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 66 (28.33%) Clustering
15 62 (26.61%) XenApp
16 59 (25.32%) Security Cleared
17 58 (24.89%) Linux
18 57 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2003
19 56 (24.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 54 (23.18%) Cisco
20 54 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2013
21 53 (22.75%) MCP
21 53 (22.75%) Blackberry
21 53 (22.75%) Disaster Recovery
22 52 (22.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 51 (21.89%) Change Control
23 51 (21.89%) PowerShell
24 49 (21.03%) SAN

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 117 (50.21%) MS Exchange
2 90 (38.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (29.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 57 (24.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 54 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 52 (22.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 46 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2000
8 27 (11.59%) Lync
9 23 (9.87%) SharePoint
10 15 (6.44%) SharePoint Server
10 15 (6.44%) IIS
11 13 (5.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (2.58%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (2.15%) IBM Notes
15 4 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (1.72%) Apache
15 4 (1.72%) CMS
16 1 (0.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 46 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.87%) MS Office
3 7 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (3.00%) MS Project
4 3 (1.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.58%) Office 365
2 12 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.00%) IaaS
4 5 (2.15%) SaaS
4 5 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.86%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (29.61%) DNS
2 49 (21.03%) SAN
3 45 (19.31%) DHCP
4 42 (18.03%) VPN
5 36 (15.45%) TCP/IP
5 36 (15.45%) LAN
6 34 (14.59%) WAN
7 31 (13.30%) Firewall
8 17 (7.30%) SSL
9 15 (6.44%) IPsec
10 14 (6.01%) MPLS
10 14 (6.01%) OSPF
10 14 (6.01%) BGP
10 14 (6.01%) Multicast
11 13 (5.58%) Ethernet
12 10 (4.29%) Unified Communications
13 8 (3.43%) NAS
14 6 (2.58%) LDAP
14 6 (2.58%) Kerberos
14 6 (2.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.86%) GCC
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (14.59%) Finance
2 8 (3.43%) Banking
3 7 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.15%) Law
5 5 (2.15%) Electronics
5 5 (2.15%) Marketing
6 4 (1.72%) Legal
7 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Retail
7 3 (1.29%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.86%) Billing
8 2 (0.86%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 55 (23.61%) Consultant
2 32 (13.73%) Analyst
3 28 (12.02%) Architect
4 27 (11.59%) Wintel Consultant
5 24 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (9.87%) Technical Architect
7 22 (9.44%) Server Engineer
8 20 (8.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 15 (6.44%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.58%) Wintel Architect
11 11 (4.72%) VMware Consultant
12 10 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (4.29%) Administrator
12 10 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 9 (3.86%) Change Consultant
13 9 (3.86%) Server Analyst
13 9 (3.86%) Virtualisation Consultant
14 8 (3.43%) IT Support
14 8 (3.43%) NOC Engineer
14 8 (3.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.58%) Web Services
2 9 (3.86%) XML
2 9 (3.86%) HTML
3 8 (3.43%) .NET
4 7 (3.00%) SAML
5 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.72%) COM
5 4 (1.72%) CSS
5 4 (1.72%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.29%) XHTML
6 3 (1.29%) SOAP
6 3 (1.29%) Middleware
6 3 (1.29%) .NET Remoting
6 3 (1.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.33%) Clustering
2 53 (22.75%) Blackberry
3 14 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.01%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.29%) Replication
5 9 (3.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.15%) DTV
7 4 (1.72%) RIA
7 4 (1.72%) Statistics
7 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.29%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.29%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.86%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.43%) PDA
10 1 (0.43%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.43%) Firmware
10 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 178 (76.39%) Windows
2 70 (30.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (29.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (24.89%) Linux
5 41 (17.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (11.16%) UNIX
7 25 (10.73%) Windows 7
8 24 (10.30%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.43%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.58%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.86%) AIX
13 2 (0.86%) HPUX
14 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.43%) Android
14 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (32.19%) ITIL
2 53 (22.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 51 (21.89%) Change Control
4 23 (9.87%) Network Management
4 23 (9.87%) Migration
5 16 (6.87%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.01%) Business Continuity
7 13 (5.58%) Service Management
8 10 (4.29%) Change Management
9 9 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.86%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.43%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.43%) Identity Management
11 7 (3.00%) Content Management
12 6 (2.58%) Project Management
12 6 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.58%) Capacity Management
13 5 (2.15%) High Availability
13 5 (2.15%) Incident Management
13 5 (2.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.89%) PowerShell
2 25 (10.73%) SQL
3 9 (3.86%) VBScript
4 8 (3.43%) VB
5 7 (3.00%) C
6 5 (2.15%) PHP
7 3 (1.29%) C#
7 3 (1.29%) C++
7 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (25.32%) Security Cleared
2 56 (24.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 53 (22.75%) MCP
4 42 (18.03%) SC Cleared
5 36 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (11.59%) MCSE
6 27 (11.59%) Degree
7 21 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (8.58%) CCNA
9 15 (6.44%) MCSA
10 7 (3.00%) MCITP
11 6 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.72%) CISSP
12 4 (1.72%) CCA
12 4 (1.72%) CCEE
12 4 (1.72%) CCAA
13 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.86%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.86%) MCTS
14 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.16%) SLA
2 14 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 177 (75.97%) Active Directory
2 154 (66.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (39.06%) Hyper-V
4 71 (30.47%) VMware ESX
5 62 (26.61%) XenApp
6 37 (15.88%) vSphere
7 17 (7.30%) XenDesktop
8 15 (6.44%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (6.01%) Terminal Services
10 13 (5.58%) XenServer
11 10 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (4.29%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (3.43%) UAG
12 8 (3.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (3.00%) ISA Server
14 6 (2.58%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.29%) Shibboleth
16 1 (0.43%) SRDF
16 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (10.73%) Norton AntiVirus
1 25 (10.73%) SCCM
2 24 (10.30%) NetBackup
2 24 (10.30%) Backup Exec
3 22 (9.44%) ARCserve
4 14 (6.01%) Zenoss
5 12 (5.15%) SCOM
6 6 (2.58%) WSUS
7 5 (2.15%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.29%) Ganglia
8 3 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.29%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 200 (85.84%) Microsoft
2 154 (66.09%) VMware
3 97 (41.63%) Citrix
4 54 (23.18%) Cisco
5 42 (18.03%) HP
6 33 (14.16%) Symantec
7 15 (6.44%) Dell
7 15 (6.44%) NetApp
8 13 (5.58%) Red Hat
8 13 (5.58%) PlateSpin
9 11 (4.72%) Sophos
10 10 (4.29%) Oracle
10 10 (4.29%) FalconStor
11 9 (3.86%) Apple
12 8 (3.43%) Polycom
12 8 (3.43%) EMC
13 7 (3.00%) Veeam
14 6 (2.58%) Remedy
14 6 (2.58%) 3PAR
15 5 (2.15%) IronPort
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