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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 824 900 912
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 85 65 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.060% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 0.50% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 73 60 93
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £51,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%

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
12344 12874 12621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.38% 11.91% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10464 10630 10690
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +41 82 £42,000 -6.66% 3
London +48 33 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Yorkshire +18 17 £39,000 -13.33%
Yorkshire +17 17 £39,000 -13.33%
Leeds +8 15 £39,000 -13.33%
Birmingham -2 12 £36,250 -9.93%
West Midlands -10 12 £36,250 -7.05%
South East +19 11 £48,000 +26.31%
Surrey +9 9 £48,500 +2.10%
Woking - 9 £48,500 -
City of London +46 4 £40,000 -8.57%
South West +4 4 £34,500 -2.81%
East Midlands - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £38,447 -
North West +19 2 £43,750 -10.25%
Wales +9 2 £40,000 +5.26%
Devon +5 2 £34,500 +15.00%
Exeter -5 2 £34,500 +15.00%
Manchester -7 2 £43,750 -10.25%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Harrow - 2 £30,000 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire +10 1 £45,000 -
Bristol +2 1 - -
Kent -3 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £27,000 -
Halifax - 1 £25,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £27,000 -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 154 (83.24%) Microsoft
2 144 (77.84%) Active Directory
3 140 (75.68%) Windows
4 136 (73.51%) VMware
4 136 (73.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 99 (53.51%) Windows Server
5 99 (53.51%) MS Exchange
6 60 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (31.89%) SAN
8 57 (30.81%) MS Excel
9 56 (30.27%) Firewall
10 51 (27.57%) DNS
11 49 (26.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 48 (25.95%) SQL Server
13 47 (25.41%) Hyper-V
14 46 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 46 (24.86%) MCSE
15 44 (23.78%) SQL
15 44 (23.78%) Cisco
16 42 (22.70%) Data Centre
17 38 (20.54%) VPN
18 37 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 37 (20.00%) PowerShell
19 35 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (18.38%) ITIL
21 33 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2013
22 32 (17.30%) DHCP
22 32 (17.30%) Disaster Recovery
23 30 (16.22%) IBM
24 29 (15.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 99 (53.51%) MS Exchange
2 46 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (10.27%) Skype for Business
6 18 (9.73%) IIS
7 13 (7.03%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.16%) Apache
10 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.08%) WordPress
13 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.54%) JBoss
13 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (30.81%) MS Excel
2 25 (13.51%) MS Office
3 9 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.08%) Line 500
3 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.16%) Office 365
3 2 (1.08%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (31.89%) SAN
2 56 (30.27%) Firewall
3 51 (27.57%) DNS
4 38 (20.54%) VPN
5 32 (17.30%) DHCP
6 26 (14.05%) TCP/IP
6 26 (14.05%) WAN
7 25 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (8.65%) LAN
8 16 (8.65%) NAS
9 11 (5.95%) VLAN
10 9 (4.86%) VoIP
11 8 (4.32%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.78%) IPsec
13 6 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (3.24%) PPTP
13 6 (3.24%) SSL
14 5 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (2.16%) Internet
15 4 (2.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.70%) MySQL
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) DB2
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) OLAP
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) MSI
2 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (10.81%) Finance
2 18 (9.73%) Retail
3 17 (9.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (8.65%) Law
5 7 (3.78%) Banking
6 5 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.08%) French Language
8 2 (1.08%) German Language
8 2 (1.08%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (15.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (14.59%) Analyst
3 23 (12.43%) Exchange Specialist
3 23 (12.43%) Messaging Specialist
4 19 (10.27%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (8.65%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Engineer
7 15 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (7.57%) Exchange Support
8 14 (7.57%) Server Engineer
8 14 (7.57%) Support Analyst
9 13 (7.03%) Messaging Support
9 13 (7.03%) Storage Engineer
9 13 (7.03%) Support Specialist
10 11 (5.95%) Administrator
10 11 (5.95%) Exchange Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (5.41%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.86%) .NET
2 4 (2.16%) HTML
3 3 (1.62%) XML
4 2 (1.08%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.08%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.70%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.43%) Clustering
3 19 (10.27%) e-Learning
3 19 (10.27%) Replication
4 18 (9.73%) Computer Science
5 17 (9.19%) FMCG
6 13 (7.03%) Visualisation
7 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.32%) Fat Client
8 8 (4.32%) Thin Client
9 6 (3.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (3.24%) EMC VNX
9 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (3.24%) LPAR
9 6 (3.24%) Public Cloud
10 4 (2.16%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.16%) iSeries
10 4 (2.16%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 140 (75.68%) Windows
2 99 (53.51%) Windows Server
3 60 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (14.05%) Windows 8
7 23 (12.43%) Windows XP
8 22 (11.89%) Linux
9 18 (9.73%) Windows 7
10 13 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (4.86%) CentOS
11 9 (4.86%) Solaris
12 8 (4.32%) Unix
13 6 (3.24%) AIX
13 6 (3.24%) SUSE
13 6 (3.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (2.16%) Windows 10
15 2 (1.08%) Android
15 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.38%) ITIL
2 32 (17.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (12.97%) Change Management
4 23 (12.43%) Migration
5 19 (10.27%) E-Discovery
6 18 (9.73%) Problem Management
7 15 (8.11%) High Availability
8 13 (7.03%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (5.41%) Service Management
11 9 (4.86%) Capacity Management
11 9 (4.86%) Software Delivery
12 8 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (4.32%) Server Building
12 8 (4.32%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (3.78%) Information Security
13 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (3.78%) Presales
14 6 (3.24%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.78%) SQL
2 37 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.78%) Perl
4 6 (3.24%) C++
4 6 (3.24%) Korn
4 6 (3.24%) Python
5 5 (2.70%) C#
6 4 (2.16%) C
6 4 (2.16%) Java
6 4 (2.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.62%) VB
8 2 (1.08%) VBScript
8 2 (1.08%) VC++
9 1 (0.54%) AWK
9 1 (0.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) sed
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (26.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (24.86%) MCSE
3 29 (15.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (12.97%) Degree
5 22 (11.89%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (11.35%) MCSA
7 20 (10.81%) CCNA
8 8 (4.32%) MCITP
8 8 (4.32%) MCP
9 7 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.78%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.24%) MCTS
10 6 (3.24%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.62%) CCNP
12 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.54%) CCA
13 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.54%) NCDA
13 1 (0.54%) NCIE
13 1 (0.54%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO15022
2 2 (1.08%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) SAS 70
System Software
1 144 (77.84%) Active Directory
2 136 (73.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (25.41%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.65%) vSphere
5 13 (7.03%) VMware ESX
5 13 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.41%) XenApp
7 8 (4.32%) Firmware
8 7 (3.78%) Xen
9 5 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.16%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.62%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.54%) NFS
13 1 (0.54%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (10.81%) SCCM
2 15 (8.11%) WSUS
3 11 (5.95%) SCOM
4 10 (5.41%) Backup Exec
4 10 (5.41%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.78%) Tivoli
5 7 (3.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (3.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (3.24%) Puppet
7 4 (2.16%) DameWare
7 4 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.62%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.62%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.08%) Simpana
9 2 (1.08%) vMotion
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 154 (83.24%) Microsoft
2 136 (73.51%) VMware
3 44 (23.78%) Cisco
4 30 (16.22%) IBM
5 28 (15.14%) HP
6 26 (14.05%) Citrix
7 18 (9.73%) Oracle
8 16 (8.65%) Veeam
9 14 (7.57%) Symantec
10 13 (7.03%) CommVault
11 12 (6.49%) Dell
12 11 (5.95%) EMC
12 11 (5.95%) Red Hat
13 10 (5.41%) NetApp
14 7 (3.78%) SonicWALL
15 6 (3.24%) Maconomy
15 6 (3.24%) SunGard
16 4 (2.16%) SolarWinds
17 3 (1.62%) Brocade
17 3 (1.62%) Veritas
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