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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 820 819 807
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 72 110 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.094% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.87% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71 97 65
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,609 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £66,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,852 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.16% -9.72%

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
12012 12699 10966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.97% 10.86% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9986 10508 9348
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 71 £40,000 +5.26% 12
London +18 18 £42,033 -11.51% 4
South East -14 15 £39,500 -7.05%
Yorkshire -1 14 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Leeds +18 13 £45,000 +38.46% 2
West Yorkshire +11 13 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Berkshire +7 11 £36,000 -14.79%
West Midlands -9 9 £38,000 +16.92% 3
Birmingham -5 8 £37,750 +16.15% 1
South West -11 7 £38,000 +16.92%
Maidenhead - 5 £27,500 -
City of London +20 4 £40,500 -14.73%
Manchester +9 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Reading +7 4 £44,000 +46.66%
Kingston Upon Thames +6 4 £38,066 +4.28%
North West -4 4 £40,000 +18.16% 1
Bristol -13 4 £41,500 +27.69%
Surrey +17 3 £40,000 -50.76%
East of England +3 3 £46,000 -31.85% 1
Hampshire 0 2 £58,750 +82.17%
Devon - 2 £30,000 -
Exeter - 2 £30,000 -
Leicestershire +12 1 £23,500 - 1
East Midlands +1 1 £23,500 - 1
Wales -1 1 £38,000 +30.93%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £23,000 -42.50%
Essex -5 1 £46,000 -31.85%
Gloucestershire -13 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 111 (84.73%) VMware
1 111 (84.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (83.97%) Windows
3 100 (76.34%) Microsoft
4 92 (70.23%) Active Directory
5 78 (59.54%) MS Exchange
6 59 (45.04%) Hyper-V
7 57 (43.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 54 (41.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (36.64%) Citrix
10 44 (33.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (33.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 40 (30.53%) Firewall
12 37 (28.24%) PowerShell
13 36 (27.48%) Clustering
14 35 (26.72%) SAN
15 34 (25.95%) VMware ESX
16 33 (25.19%) TCP/IP
16 33 (25.19%) Data Centre
17 31 (23.66%) DNS
17 31 (23.66%) ITIL
17 31 (23.66%) SQL Server
17 31 (23.66%) MS Excel
17 31 (23.66%) Symantec
18 30 (22.90%) MCP
19 29 (22.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (22.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 27 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2003
20 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (19.85%) DHCP

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (59.54%) MS Exchange
2 57 (43.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (33.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (19.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (19.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2000
7 16 (12.21%) Lync
8 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
9 10 (7.63%) IIS
10 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
11 3 (2.29%) Apache
12 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.76%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 21 (16.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.92%) Office 365
2 6 (4.58%) IaaS
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (30.53%) Firewall
2 35 (26.72%) SAN
3 33 (25.19%) TCP/IP
4 31 (23.66%) DNS
5 26 (19.85%) DHCP
6 22 (16.79%) WAN
7 18 (13.74%) LAN
8 15 (11.45%) VPN
9 11 (8.40%) Internet
10 10 (7.63%) iSCSI
11 7 (5.34%) Wireless
12 6 (4.58%) VLAN
13 5 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (3.82%) NetScaler
13 5 (3.82%) VoIP
13 5 (3.82%) LDAP
14 4 (3.05%) Ethernet
14 4 (3.05%) NAS
15 3 (2.29%) WebEx
15 3 (2.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.34%) Finance
1 7 (5.34%) Legal
2 4 (3.05%) Law
2 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.53%) Publishing
3 2 (1.53%) Local Government
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (14.50%) Analyst
2 16 (12.21%) Consultant
3 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Server Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Field Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Team Leader
6 10 (7.63%) Architect
7 9 (6.87%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Messaging Specialist
8 8 (6.11%) Exchange Specialist
9 7 (5.34%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 6 (4.58%) Storage Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Administrator
11 5 (3.82%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Help Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Field Support Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) SAML
2 2 (1.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) RSS
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) CSS
3 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.48%) Clustering
2 33 (25.19%) Data Centre
3 23 (17.56%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.05%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.05%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.05%) PDA
5 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) Statistics
6 2 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Handset
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 110 (83.97%) Windows
2 54 (41.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (33.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.21%) Linux
6 14 (10.69%) Windows 7
7 12 (9.16%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.11%) UNIX
9 6 (4.58%) Debian
9 6 (4.58%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.05%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.29%) Solaris
12 3 (2.29%) CentOS
12 3 (2.29%) Android
13 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.53%) AIX
14 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.66%) ITIL
2 25 (19.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (13.74%) Server Building
4 16 (12.21%) Migration
5 15 (11.45%) Change Control
6 8 (6.11%) Service Management
6 8 (6.11%) Software Deployment
7 7 (5.34%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.58%) Project Management
8 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.82%) Software Distribution
9 5 (3.82%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.05%) Workflow
10 4 (3.05%) Document Management
10 4 (3.05%) Network Design
10 4 (3.05%) Security Hardening
11 3 (2.29%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.24%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.79%) SQL
3 13 (9.92%) VBScript
4 9 (6.87%) VB
5 1 (0.76%) AWK
5 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.76%) sed
5 1 (0.76%) C
5 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (22.90%) MCP
2 29 (22.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (22.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (16.79%) MCSE
4 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
5 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.16%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (6.11%) MCSA
7 8 (6.11%) CCNA
7 8 (6.11%) MCITP
8 7 (5.34%) MCTS
9 6 (4.58%) CCA
9 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
9 6 (4.58%) CCIA
10 2 (1.53%) Degree
11 1 (0.76%) CCEE
11 1 (0.76%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (84.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (70.23%) Active Directory
3 59 (45.04%) Hyper-V
4 34 (25.95%) VMware ESX
5 21 (16.03%) XenApp
6 20 (15.27%) Terminal Services
7 17 (12.98%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (12.21%) vSphere
9 11 (8.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (6.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (4.58%) ISA Server
11 6 (4.58%) XenDesktop
11 6 (4.58%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (3.82%) UAG
12 5 (3.82%) vCloud
12 5 (3.82%) VMware Server
13 4 (3.05%) Samba
13 4 (3.05%) pfSense
14 3 (2.29%) XenServer
15 2 (1.53%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 25 (19.08%) Backup Exec
1 25 (19.08%) SCCM
2 24 (18.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 23 (17.56%) NetBackup
4 22 (16.79%) ARCserve
5 9 (6.87%) SCVMM
6 8 (6.11%) SCOM
7 6 (4.58%) WMI
7 6 (4.58%) Tivoli
7 6 (4.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (3.05%) WSUS
8 4 (3.05%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.05%) vMotion
9 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 111 (84.73%) VMware
2 100 (76.34%) Microsoft
3 48 (36.64%) Citrix
4 31 (23.66%) Symantec
5 26 (19.85%) Cisco
6 20 (15.27%) HP
7 12 (9.16%) Dell
8 9 (6.87%) IBM
9 8 (6.11%) NetApp
9 8 (6.11%) LANDesk
10 7 (5.34%) AppSense
10 7 (5.34%) Veeam
11 6 (4.58%) WatchGuard
11 6 (4.58%) Sophos
11 6 (4.58%) Websense
12 5 (3.82%) Remedy
12 5 (3.82%) McAfee
12 5 (3.82%) Apple
12 5 (3.82%) Sun
12 5 (3.82%) EMC
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