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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 839 835 810
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 57 94 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.079% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.77% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 80 84
Average salary £44,000 £37,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +4.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%

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
12963 12181 10980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.76% 10.21% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10624 10242 9202
Average salary £41,674 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -11 56 £44,500 +27.14% 12
London +28 25 £45,000 - 3
South East -9 10 £31,250 -10.71%
City of London +29 8 £51,250 +5.67% 1
South West -3 6 £29,250 -25.94% 2
West Midlands -15 6 £40,750 +16.42% 1
Hampshire -11 5 £27,500 -24.13%
Gloucestershire -14 5 £23,000 -42.50% 2
Cheltenham - 5 £23,000 - 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £46,250 +32.14% 5
Birmingham -17 4 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England +13 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £50,000 +78.57%
Havant - 3 £27,500 -
York +12 2 - -
West Yorkshire +12 2 £46,250 +32.14% 3
North Yorkshire +8 2 - - 1
Leeds +6 2 £46,250 +15.62% 3
North West +4 2 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £33,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Buckingham - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £50,000 -
Manchester - 2 £48,750 -
Scotland +16 1 £18,000 -
Edinburgh +13 1 £18,000 -
Bristol -2 1 £35,500 -8.97%
Milton Keynes -16 1 £50,000 +78.57%
Stafford - 1 £39,000 -
Winchester - 1 £35,000 -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 164 (88.65%) Windows
2 153 (82.70%) Microsoft
3 151 (81.62%) VMware
3 151 (81.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 117 (63.24%) Active Directory
5 103 (55.68%) MS Exchange
6 101 (54.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (43.24%) Hyper-V
8 76 (41.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 69 (37.30%) SAN
10 64 (34.59%) Citrix
11 61 (32.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (30.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 54 (29.19%) DNS
13 54 (29.19%) MS Excel
13 54 (29.19%) Clustering
14 53 (28.65%) VMware ESX
15 52 (28.11%) Exchange Server 2007
16 51 (27.57%) Exchange Server 2013
16 51 (27.57%) SCCM
17 48 (25.95%) Firewall
18 47 (25.41%) Microsoft Certification
19 46 (24.86%) SQL Server
19 46 (24.86%) ITIL
20 45 (24.32%) Office 365
21 40 (21.62%) TCP/IP
22 39 (21.08%) SQL
23 38 (20.54%) DHCP
24 37 (20.00%) MCP
25 35 (18.92%) HP

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 103 (55.68%) MS Exchange
2 76 (41.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (28.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 51 (27.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (14.05%) Lync
7 24 (12.97%) IIS
8 21 (11.35%) SharePoint
8 21 (11.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.70%) Apache
11 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.08%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (29.19%) MS Excel
2 28 (15.14%) MS Office
3 12 (6.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (24.32%) Office 365
2 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.32%) IaaS
4 7 (3.78%) SaaS
4 7 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.16%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (37.30%) SAN
2 54 (29.19%) DNS
3 48 (25.95%) Firewall
4 40 (21.62%) TCP/IP
5 38 (20.54%) DHCP
6 24 (12.97%) WAN
7 22 (11.89%) LAN
8 18 (9.73%) Wireless
9 16 (8.65%) VPN
9 16 (8.65%) iSCSI
10 15 (8.11%) NAS
11 11 (5.95%) Network Security
12 9 (4.86%) Ethernet
12 9 (4.86%) VLAN
13 8 (4.32%) NetScaler
14 7 (3.78%) SSL
15 6 (3.24%) IPv4
15 6 (3.24%) VoIP
15 6 (3.24%) IP Telephony
16 5 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (12.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (14.59%) Finance
2 11 (5.95%) Legal
2 11 (5.95%) Banking
3 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.16%) Law
4 4 (2.16%) Advertising
5 3 (1.62%) Retail
5 3 (1.62%) Publishing
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Local Government
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (21.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (12.97%) Analyst
3 18 (9.73%) Administrator
4 16 (8.65%) Architect
4 16 (8.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (7.57%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.03%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (7.03%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Consultant
9 9 (4.86%) Server Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Wintel Architect
10 8 (4.32%) Help Desk Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Messaging Consultant
11 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 7 (3.78%) Field Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.78%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) IT Support
12 6 (3.24%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) .NET
1 4 (2.16%) SAML
2 3 (1.62%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.19%) Clustering
2 31 (16.76%) Blackberry
3 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.86%) Replication
4 9 (4.86%) Hedge funds
5 8 (4.32%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.78%) PDA
7 5 (2.70%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.62%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.62%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.62%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.08%) Open Source
10 2 (1.08%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 164 (88.65%) Windows
2 101 (54.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (32.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (30.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (9.19%) Linux
6 13 (7.03%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.49%) UNIX
8 8 (4.32%) Android
8 8 (4.32%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.78%) Windows 2000
9 7 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.70%) SUSE
10 5 (2.70%) Windows NT
10 5 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.16%) CentOS
11 4 (2.16%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.62%) Solaris
13 2 (1.08%) Debian
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.86%) ITIL
2 32 (17.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (15.14%) Migration
4 16 (8.65%) Service Delivery
4 16 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (6.49%) Network Management
5 12 (6.49%) Capacity Management
6 10 (5.41%) Analytics
7 9 (4.86%) Project Management
7 9 (4.86%) Workflow
8 8 (4.32%) Change Control
9 7 (3.78%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.78%) Business Development
9 7 (3.78%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.78%) Change Management
9 7 (3.78%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.78%) Time Management
10 6 (3.24%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.24%) Service Management
11 5 (2.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.08%) SQL
2 35 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.78%) VB
4 6 (3.24%) VBScript
5 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.54%) AWK
6 1 (0.54%) C
6 1 (0.54%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) sed
Qualifications
1 47 (25.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (20.00%) MCP
3 30 (16.22%) MCSE
4 26 (14.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (11.35%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (7.57%) Security Cleared
7 13 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (7.03%) MCITP
8 12 (6.49%) CCIA
9 11 (5.95%) CCNA
9 11 (5.95%) MCTS
10 10 (5.41%) SC Cleared
10 10 (5.41%) MCSA
11 9 (4.86%) CCA
12 8 (4.32%) Degree
13 6 (3.24%) PMP
13 6 (3.24%) PMI Certification
14 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.54%) CCEE
15 1 (0.54%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) SLA
System Software
1 151 (81.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (63.24%) Active Directory
3 80 (43.24%) Hyper-V
4 53 (28.65%) VMware ESX
5 32 (17.30%) vSphere
6 27 (14.59%) XenApp
7 26 (14.05%) Terminal Services
8 24 (12.97%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (7.57%) XenDesktop
9 14 (7.57%) ISA Server
10 13 (7.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (4.86%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (4.32%) UAG
13 7 (3.78%) Firmware
14 6 (3.24%) XenServer
15 5 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (2.16%) VMware Server
17 3 (1.62%) Terminal Server
17 3 (1.62%) Xsan
18 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (27.57%) SCCM
2 30 (16.22%) SCOM
3 29 (15.68%) Backup Exec
4 26 (14.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (9.19%) NetBackup
6 16 (8.65%) ARCserve
7 14 (7.57%) WMI
8 12 (6.49%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.70%) BladeLogic
9 5 (2.70%) vMotion
10 3 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (1.08%) Puppet
11 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (1.08%) WSUS
12 1 (0.54%) Nagios
12 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 153 (82.70%) Microsoft
2 151 (81.62%) VMware
3 64 (34.59%) Citrix
4 35 (18.92%) HP
5 31 (16.76%) Symantec
6 28 (15.14%) Cisco
7 21 (11.35%) Veeam
8 20 (10.81%) Dell
9 14 (7.57%) AppSense
10 10 (5.41%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.41%) NetApp
10 10 (5.41%) Websense
11 9 (4.86%) IBM
12 7 (3.78%) Sophos
13 6 (3.24%) SAP
13 6 (3.24%) EMC
13 6 (3.24%) Apple
14 5 (2.70%) WatchGuard
14 5 (2.70%) MobileIron
15 4 (2.16%) Intel
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £6000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 19 days ago