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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 759 813 791
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 127 59 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.057% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 0.55% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 96 53 64
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%

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
12670 10747 10826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.99% 10.34% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10761 8905 9216
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +85 125 £47,500 +21.01% 13
London +20 54 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South East -26 19 £39,750 +13.57% 1
City of London +7 14 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire +5 13 - -
West Midlands -10 13 £21,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 13 - -
York - 13 - -
Birmingham +4 10 £21,500 -
East Midlands +33 9 £24,000 -
East of England -3 9 £53,750 -
South West -4 8 £28,000 +4.67% 5
Milton Keynes - 8 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £55,000 -
Essex -15 6 £53,750 -
Hampshire - 6 £22,500 -
Nottingham +19 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +18 5 - -
Cheltenham - 5 £28,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £28,000 - 1
Southampton - 4 £22,000 -
Northampton - 4 £24,000 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £24,000 -
Surrey -15 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Hertfordshire - 3 £51,000 -
Bristol - 3 £47,500 - 2
Watford - 3 £51,000 -
Leatherhead +3 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Reading -2 2 £41,000 +2.50%
Berkshire -10 2 £41,000 +17.14% 1

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 229 (86.09%) Microsoft
2 222 (83.46%) Windows
3 215 (80.83%) VMware
3 215 (80.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 189 (71.05%) Active Directory
5 161 (60.53%) MS Exchange
6 138 (51.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 131 (49.25%) Hyper-V
8 121 (45.49%) Citrix
9 112 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 108 (40.60%) VMware ESX
11 106 (39.85%) Clustering
12 103 (38.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 97 (36.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 96 (36.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 90 (33.83%) Blackberry
16 87 (32.71%) XenApp
17 86 (32.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 82 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2003
19 81 (30.45%) MCP
20 80 (30.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 79 (29.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 76 (28.57%) PowerShell
23 75 (28.20%) DNS
24 71 (26.69%) SAN
25 67 (25.19%) Exchange Server 2000
26 63 (23.68%) Change Control
27 60 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
28 58 (21.80%) ITIL
29 57 (21.43%) MS Excel

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 161 (60.53%) MS Exchange
2 138 (51.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 96 (36.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 82 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 79 (29.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 67 (25.19%) Exchange Server 2000
8 37 (13.91%) Lync
9 27 (10.15%) SharePoint
10 23 (8.65%) IIS
11 8 (3.01%) Apache
12 7 (2.63%) Tomcat
12 7 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
Applications
1 57 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.02%) MS Office
3 15 (5.64%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.92%) Office 365
2 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.63%) IaaS
4 6 (2.26%) SaaS
5 4 (1.50%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.13%) PaaS
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (28.20%) DNS
2 71 (26.69%) SAN
3 50 (18.80%) Firewall
4 49 (18.42%) DHCP
5 45 (16.92%) TCP/IP
6 35 (13.16%) LAN
7 33 (12.41%) VPN
8 28 (10.53%) WAN
9 19 (7.14%) Wireless
10 18 (6.77%) SSL
11 17 (6.39%) NAS
11 17 (6.39%) MPLS
12 16 (6.02%) Ethernet
13 14 (5.26%) IPsec
13 14 (5.26%) BGP
13 14 (5.26%) OSPF
13 14 (5.26%) Multicast
14 13 (4.89%) Network Security
15 11 (4.14%) iSCSI
16 9 (3.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.75%) MySQL
5 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 35 (13.16%) Finance
2 15 (5.64%) Banking
3 10 (3.76%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.63%) Retail
5 6 (2.26%) Advertising
5 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.88%) Legal
7 4 (1.50%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.13%) Law
8 3 (1.13%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (23.31%) Consultant
2 48 (18.05%) Wintel Consultant
3 37 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (9.02%) Architect
5 19 (7.14%) Analyst
6 18 (6.77%) Administrator
7 17 (6.39%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.02%) Wintel Architect
9 15 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.89%) Wintel Engineer
11 12 (4.51%) Technical Architect
11 12 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.14%) IT Support
13 10 (3.76%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 9 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (3.38%) NOC Engineer
15 8 (3.01%) VMware Engineer
16 7 (2.63%) VMware Consultant
16 7 (2.63%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.26%) Web Services
2 5 (1.88%) SAML
3 3 (1.13%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 106 (39.85%) Clustering
2 90 (33.83%) Blackberry
3 25 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.77%) Management Information System
5 16 (6.02%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (3.76%) Replication
7 8 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.26%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.50%) RIA
10 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.13%) PDA
12 2 (0.75%) Statistics
12 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.75%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.75%) DTV
12 2 (0.75%) Open Source
13 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 222 (83.46%) Windows
2 103 (38.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (36.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (12.78%) Linux
6 15 (5.64%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.76%) Android
9 9 (3.38%) UNIX
10 8 (3.01%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.63%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.63%) SUSE
12 6 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.88%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.75%) CentOS
14 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.75%) VMS
15 1 (0.38%) HPUX
15 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (32.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 63 (23.68%) Change Control
3 58 (21.80%) ITIL
4 33 (12.41%) Migration
5 27 (10.15%) Network Management
6 19 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (5.64%) Service Delivery
8 12 (4.51%) Capacity Management
9 10 (3.76%) Project Management
9 10 (3.76%) Analytics
10 9 (3.38%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.01%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.01%) Change Management
11 8 (3.01%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.63%) Service Management
12 7 (2.63%) Workflow
12 7 (2.63%) Time Management
13 6 (2.26%) Wealth Management
13 6 (2.26%) Business Continuity
13 6 (2.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 76 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 35 (13.16%) SQL
3 8 (3.01%) Shell Script
3 8 (3.01%) VB
4 6 (2.26%) VBScript
5 1 (0.38%) C
5 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (30.45%) MCP
2 80 (30.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 44 (16.54%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (10.15%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (8.27%) MCSE
7 22 (8.27%) Degree
8 21 (7.89%) CCNA
9 10 (3.76%) MCITP
9 10 (3.76%) MCSA
10 8 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.26%) PMP
11 6 (2.26%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.88%) CCIA
12 5 (1.88%) MCTS
13 4 (1.50%) CCNP
14 3 (1.13%) CCA
15 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.14%) SLA
2 12 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 215 (80.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 189 (71.05%) Active Directory
3 131 (49.25%) Hyper-V
4 108 (40.60%) VMware ESX
5 87 (32.71%) XenApp
6 41 (15.41%) vSphere
7 34 (12.78%) Terminal Services
8 31 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (6.39%) XenDesktop
10 14 (5.26%) XenServer
11 13 (4.89%) ISA Server
12 11 (4.14%) Forefront TMG
13 10 (3.76%) UAG
14 7 (2.63%) Firmware
15 6 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
17 3 (1.13%) Xsan
17 3 (1.13%) VMware Server
18 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
18 2 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (14.66%) SCCM
2 34 (12.78%) Backup Exec
3 31 (11.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 29 (10.90%) SCOM
5 28 (10.53%) ARCserve
6 26 (9.77%) NetBackup
7 12 (4.51%) Zenoss
8 7 (2.63%) SCVMM
8 7 (2.63%) WMI
9 5 (1.88%) MAILsweeper
9 5 (1.88%) BladeLogic
10 4 (1.50%) Ganglia
11 3 (1.13%) SCSM
11 3 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.75%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.75%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.75%) Puppet
13 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 229 (86.09%) Microsoft
2 215 (80.83%) VMware
3 121 (45.49%) Citrix
4 44 (16.54%) HP
4 44 (16.54%) Cisco
5 42 (15.79%) Symantec
6 23 (8.65%) Dell
7 18 (6.77%) Veeam
8 15 (5.64%) NetApp
9 13 (4.89%) Polycom
10 11 (4.14%) Red Hat
11 10 (3.76%) Apple
11 10 (3.76%) EMC
12 8 (3.01%) IBM
13 7 (2.63%) SAP
13 7 (2.63%) AppSense
13 7 (2.63%) PlateSpin
14 6 (2.26%) Sophos
15 5 (1.88%) Oracle
15 5 (1.88%) Websense
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