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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 765 847 848
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 132 52 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.048% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 116 45 48
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £75,000 £42,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
12853 11285 11917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.30% 10.35% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10815 9500 10253
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,100
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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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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 +45 114 £35,000 -12.50% 11
South East +23 43 £35,000 -5.40% 5
Berkshire +37 24 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South West 0 24 £35,000 -2.43% 3
London +14 19 £47,500 -5.00%
Bristol - 18 £35,000 - 3
Reading -1 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
West Midlands -8 13 £35,000 +4.47% 3
Birmingham - 13 £35,000 - 3
City of London +35 11 £47,500 -7.31%
Oxfordshire +17 8 £22,500 -37.50%
Wales +17 8 £33,500 +71.79% 1
Yorkshire -30 8 £32,000 -
Oxford - 8 £22,500 -
Slough - 8 £35,000 -
Surrey - 6 £35,000 - 1
Bridgend +24 5 £34,000 +74.35% 1
South Wales +14 5 £34,000 +74.35% 1
East Midlands +3 5 £24,000 -31.42%
West Yorkshire -18 5 £32,000 -
Hampshire +2 4 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Leeds -25 4 £32,000 -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 4 £34,500 - 1
Scotland - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +10 3 - -
Nottingham +5 3 - -
Poole - 3 £27,500 -
York - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 204 (83.27%) Microsoft
2 200 (81.63%) Windows
3 192 (78.37%) Active Directory
4 173 (70.61%) VMware
4 173 (70.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 152 (62.04%) MS Exchange
6 129 (52.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 115 (46.94%) Citrix
8 113 (46.12%) Hyper-V
9 100 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 99 (40.41%) Clustering
11 93 (37.96%) VMware ESX
11 93 (37.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 90 (36.73%) XenApp
13 85 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 85 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2003
14 84 (34.29%) Blackberry
15 83 (33.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 80 (32.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 80 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
17 77 (31.43%) PowerShell
18 76 (31.02%) MCP
19 73 (29.80%) Exchange Server 2000
19 73 (29.80%) Change Control
20 69 (28.16%) Windows Server 2008
21 65 (26.53%) DNS
22 64 (26.12%) ITIL
23 54 (22.04%) Security Cleared
24 53 (21.63%) Cisco
25 47 (19.18%) Linux

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 152 (62.04%) MS Exchange
2 129 (52.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 85 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 85 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 83 (33.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 73 (29.80%) Exchange Server 2000
7 34 (13.88%) Lync
8 19 (7.76%) SharePoint
9 12 (4.90%) IIS
9 12 (4.90%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (4.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.86%) Apache
11 6 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.63%) CMS
14 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (15.10%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.39%) MS Office
3 7 (2.86%) MS Project
4 6 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.12%) Office 365
2 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.04%) IaaS
3 5 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (26.53%) DNS
2 44 (17.96%) DHCP
3 42 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 42 (17.14%) SAN
4 39 (15.92%) VPN
5 32 (13.06%) LAN
5 32 (13.06%) Firewall
6 28 (11.43%) WAN
7 18 (7.35%) SSL
8 17 (6.94%) Ethernet
8 17 (6.94%) MPLS
9 15 (6.12%) OSPF
9 15 (6.12%) BGP
9 15 (6.12%) IPsec
9 15 (6.12%) Multicast
10 11 (4.49%) Wireless
11 10 (4.08%) Unified Communications
12 7 (2.86%) Internet
12 7 (2.86%) NAS
12 7 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) GCC
General
1 26 (10.61%) Finance
2 8 (3.27%) Banking
3 4 (1.63%) Retail
3 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
3 4 (1.63%) Retail Banking
3 4 (1.63%) Private Banking
3 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.22%) Law
4 3 (1.22%) Legal
4 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.82%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Advertising
5 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (31.84%) Consultant
2 56 (22.86%) Wintel Consultant
3 27 (11.02%) Analyst
4 26 (10.61%) Architect
5 20 (8.16%) Technical Architect
6 18 (7.35%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (6.53%) Server Engineer
9 15 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) Server Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) VMware Consultant
10 11 (4.49%) Wintel Architect
11 10 (4.08%) IT Support
11 10 (4.08%) Change Consultant
12 9 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (3.67%) NOC Engineer
12 9 (3.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
13 7 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
13 7 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 7 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.08%) Web Services
2 6 (2.45%) XML
3 5 (2.04%) HTML
3 5 (2.04%) .NET
3 5 (2.04%) SAML
4 4 (1.63%) COM
5 3 (1.22%) CSS
5 3 (1.22%) SOAP
5 3 (1.22%) XHTML
5 3 (1.22%) Middleware
5 3 (1.22%) .NET Remoting
5 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 99 (40.41%) Clustering
2 84 (34.29%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (6.12%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.45%) Replication
6 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.63%) RIA
7 4 (1.63%) Statistics
7 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.82%) DTV
8 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.82%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.82%) PDA
8 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 200 (81.63%) Windows
2 93 (37.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 69 (28.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (19.18%) Linux
5 40 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (7.35%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.71%) UNIX
9 10 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.63%) Android
11 3 (1.22%) SUSE
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.82%) VMS
12 2 (0.82%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 73 (29.80%) Change Control
3 64 (26.12%) ITIL
4 24 (9.80%) Migration
4 24 (9.80%) Network Management
5 13 (5.31%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.08%) Business Continuity
7 9 (3.67%) Service Management
8 8 (3.27%) Change Management
8 8 (3.27%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.86%) Content Management
9 7 (2.86%) Project Management
10 5 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.04%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.04%) Mentoring
11 4 (1.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (1.63%) Analytics
11 4 (1.63%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (1.63%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (1.63%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 77 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.57%) SQL
3 7 (2.86%) C
4 6 (2.45%) VBScript
4 6 (2.45%) VB
5 5 (2.04%) PHP
5 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.22%) C#
6 3 (1.22%) C++
6 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (32.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 76 (31.02%) MCP
3 54 (22.04%) Security Cleared
4 37 (15.10%) SC Cleared
5 25 (10.20%) Degree
6 21 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (7.76%) CCNA
8 16 (6.53%) MCSE
9 10 (4.08%) MCSA
10 6 (2.45%) MCITP
11 4 (1.63%) CCNP
11 4 (1.63%) CCA
11 4 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.63%) CCEE
11 4 (1.63%) CCAA
12 2 (0.82%) ISEB
12 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.98%) SLA
2 15 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 192 (78.37%) Active Directory
2 173 (70.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (46.12%) Hyper-V
4 93 (37.96%) VMware ESX
5 90 (36.73%) XenApp
6 34 (13.88%) vSphere
7 22 (8.98%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (6.53%) XenDesktop
8 16 (6.53%) Terminal Services
9 14 (5.71%) XenServer
10 8 (3.27%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (3.27%) UAG
11 6 (2.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (2.04%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.63%) Firmware
14 3 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.22%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.82%) vCloud
16 1 (0.41%) Xen
16 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (9.80%) Backup Exec
2 21 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 21 (8.57%) NetBackup
3 20 (8.16%) ARCserve
4 18 (7.35%) SCCM
5 15 (6.12%) Zenoss
6 9 (3.67%) SCOM
7 6 (2.45%) MAILsweeper
8 4 (1.63%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.22%) SCSM
9 3 (1.22%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.82%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.82%) WSUS
11 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 204 (83.27%) Microsoft
2 173 (70.61%) VMware
3 115 (46.94%) Citrix
4 53 (21.63%) Cisco
5 37 (15.10%) HP
6 34 (13.88%) Symantec
7 17 (6.94%) Dell
8 14 (5.71%) NetApp
9 13 (5.31%) PlateSpin
10 11 (4.49%) Polycom
11 10 (4.08%) FalconStor
12 8 (3.27%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.86%) Apple
13 7 (2.86%) Oracle
13 7 (2.86%) Sophos
14 6 (2.45%) Veeam
14 6 (2.45%) 3PAR
14 6 (2.45%) IBM
14 6 (2.45%) EMC
15 5 (2.04%) IronPort
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