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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 759 788 868
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +80
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 144 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.074% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 1.17% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 128 74 52
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%

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
12307 10534 11962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 9.90% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10213 8946 10263
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 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 15 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 15 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
(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 +11 127 £35,000 -6.66% 15
South East -1 50 £35,000 -7.89% 5
Berkshire +24 27 £35,000 +7.69% 1
London -4 26 £51,000 +15.90% 1
South West -2 18 £35,000 -2.43% 7
Yorkshire - 16 £32,000 - 1
Slough - 15 £35,000 -
Bristol - 14 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands +2 11 £35,000 +7.69% 1
City of London +22 10 £48,500 -
Reading +2 10 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Birmingham -1 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £32,000 - 1
Wales +12 8 £31,262 -3.81% 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Leeds - 7 £32,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 6 £24,000 -33.33% 2
Surrey +1 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Oxford - 5 £24,000 - 2
Bridgend +17 4 £34,500 +6.15%
South Wales +7 4 £34,500 +6.15% 2
Hampshire -6 4 £38,000 -
York - 4 - -
Swansea - 4 £29,023 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
West Wales - 4 £29,023 -
Harrogate - 3 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £38,000 -5.00% 1

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 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.

1 212 (83.14%) Microsoft
2 201 (78.82%) Windows
3 193 (75.69%) Active Directory
4 172 (67.45%) VMware
4 172 (67.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 141 (55.29%) MS Exchange
6 115 (45.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 112 (43.92%) Citrix
8 110 (43.14%) Hyper-V
9 87 (34.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 84 (32.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 84 (32.94%) Clustering
11 82 (32.16%) VMware ESX
11 82 (32.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 78 (30.59%) XenApp
13 74 (29.02%) Exchange Server 2003
14 73 (28.63%) ITIL
15 72 (28.24%) Exchange Server 2013
16 71 (27.84%) DNS
17 70 (27.45%) Blackberry
18 69 (27.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 69 (27.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 68 (26.67%) MCP
19 68 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
20 66 (25.88%) Change Control
20 66 (25.88%) PowerShell
21 64 (25.10%) Security Cleared
22 63 (24.71%) Exchange Server 2000
23 59 (23.14%) Cisco
24 56 (21.96%) Linux

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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
1 141 (55.29%) MS Exchange
2 115 (45.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (34.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 74 (29.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 72 (28.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 69 (27.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 63 (24.71%) Exchange Server 2000
8 33 (12.94%) Lync
9 23 (9.02%) SharePoint
10 17 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (5.88%) IIS
12 14 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (1.96%) IBM Notes
17 4 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
17 4 (1.57%) Apache
17 4 (1.57%) CMS
18 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (17.25%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.98%) MS Office
3 7 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.57%) MS Project
5 3 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.27%) Office 365
2 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.53%) IaaS
4 7 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.78%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (27.84%) DNS
2 52 (20.39%) SAN
3 49 (19.22%) DHCP
4 47 (18.43%) VPN
5 43 (16.86%) TCP/IP
6 38 (14.90%) Firewall
7 37 (14.51%) LAN
8 35 (13.73%) WAN
9 18 (7.06%) SSL
9 18 (7.06%) Ethernet
10 17 (6.67%) MPLS
11 16 (6.27%) IPsec
12 15 (5.88%) OSPF
12 15 (5.88%) BGP
12 15 (5.88%) Multicast
13 10 (3.92%) Unified Communications
14 8 (3.14%) NAS
14 8 (3.14%) Wireless
15 7 (2.75%) Internet
15 7 (2.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) MySQL
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.78%) GCC
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (13.73%) Finance
2 8 (3.14%) Banking
3 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.96%) Electronics
4 5 (1.96%) Marketing
5 4 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Private Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Retail
5 4 (1.57%) Law
6 3 (1.18%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (27.45%) Consultant
2 41 (16.08%) Wintel Consultant
3 33 (12.94%) Analyst
4 31 (12.16%) Architect
5 27 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (10.20%) Technical Architect
7 23 (9.02%) Server Engineer
8 19 (7.45%) Support Engineer
8 19 (7.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (5.49%) Wintel Architect
10 11 (4.31%) VMware Consultant
10 11 (4.31%) IT Support
10 11 (4.31%) Server Analyst
11 10 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 10 (3.92%) Change Consultant
12 9 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (3.53%) NOC Engineer
12 9 (3.53%) Administrator
12 9 (3.53%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (3.53%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.71%) Web Services
2 9 (3.53%) XML
2 9 (3.53%) HTML
2 9 (3.53%) SAML
3 8 (3.14%) .NET
4 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.57%) COM
4 4 (1.57%) CSS
4 4 (1.57%) Middleware
4 4 (1.57%) XML Schema
5 3 (1.18%) XHTML
5 3 (1.18%) .NET Remoting
5 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (32.94%) Clustering
2 70 (27.45%) Blackberry
3 21 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.14%) Replication
8 5 (1.96%) DTV
9 4 (1.57%) RIA
9 4 (1.57%) Statistics
9 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.18%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.18%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.78%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.78%) PDA
12 1 (0.39%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 201 (78.82%) Windows
2 84 (32.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 82 (32.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (21.96%) Linux
5 44 (17.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (10.20%) Windows 7
7 24 (9.41%) Windows 8
8 23 (9.02%) UNIX
9 9 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.14%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.78%) AIX
13 2 (0.78%) HPUX
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.39%) Android
14 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (28.63%) ITIL
2 68 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 66 (25.88%) Change Control
4 24 (9.41%) Network Management
4 24 (9.41%) Migration
5 16 (6.27%) Service Delivery
6 13 (5.10%) Service Management
7 11 (4.31%) Business Continuity
8 10 (3.92%) Change Management
9 9 (3.53%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.75%) Content Management
12 6 (2.35%) Project Management
12 6 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.35%) Capacity Management
13 5 (1.96%) High Availability
13 5 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (1.96%) Investment Management
13 5 (1.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.88%) PowerShell
2 22 (8.63%) SQL
3 10 (3.92%) VBScript
4 9 (3.53%) VB
5 7 (2.75%) C
6 5 (1.96%) PHP
7 3 (1.18%) C#
7 3 (1.18%) C++
7 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.39%) Perl
9 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (27.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 68 (26.67%) MCP
3 64 (25.10%) Security Cleared
4 46 (18.04%) SC Cleared
5 34 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (10.59%) Degree
7 25 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (9.41%) MCSE
9 23 (9.02%) CCNA
10 13 (5.10%) MCSA
11 7 (2.75%) MCITP
12 6 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.57%) CISSP
13 4 (1.57%) CCNP
13 4 (1.57%) CCA
13 4 (1.57%) CCEE
13 4 (1.57%) CCAA
14 3 (1.18%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.55%) SLA
2 15 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 193 (75.69%) Active Directory
2 172 (67.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (43.14%) Hyper-V
4 82 (32.16%) VMware ESX
5 78 (30.59%) XenApp
6 40 (15.69%) vSphere
7 18 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (6.67%) XenDesktop
8 17 (6.67%) Terminal Services
9 14 (5.49%) XenServer
10 13 (5.10%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (3.92%) UAG
12 9 (3.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (3.53%) ISA Server
12 9 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.96%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.18%) Shibboleth
15 1 (0.39%) SRDF
15 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 29 (11.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 28 (10.98%) NetBackup
4 26 (10.20%) ARCserve
4 26 (10.20%) SCCM
5 15 (5.88%) Zenoss
6 13 (5.10%) SCOM
7 5 (1.96%) WSUS
7 5 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
8 4 (1.57%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.18%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.39%) SCSM
10 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 212 (83.14%) Microsoft
2 172 (67.45%) VMware
3 112 (43.92%) Citrix
4 59 (23.14%) Cisco
5 43 (16.86%) HP
6 42 (16.47%) Symantec
7 16 (6.27%) Dell
8 14 (5.49%) NetApp
9 13 (5.10%) PlateSpin
10 12 (4.71%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.31%) Polycom
12 10 (3.92%) Sophos
12 10 (3.92%) EMC
12 10 (3.92%) Oracle
12 10 (3.92%) FalconStor
13 7 (2.75%) Veeam
14 6 (2.35%) Apple
14 6 (2.35%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.96%) IronPort
15 5 (1.96%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £26k - 32k per year + Pension and Healthcare and
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burgess Hill
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hyphen
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago