The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Virtual Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 202 187 190
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 12 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.048% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.12% 0.48% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £27,000 £29,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
567 415 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.12% 9.91% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 494 334 489
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft Virtual Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the West Midlands region.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Microsoft Virtual Server Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Birmingham -10 10 £26,500 -20.89%
Shropshire -15 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £36,000 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 23 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 23 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (91.30%) VMware
3 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (82.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (56.52%) Office 365
8 12 (52.17%) LAN
8 12 (52.17%) DHCP
8 12 (52.17%) DNS
9 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (47.83%) Clustering
9 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
9 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (39.13%) Android
10 9 (39.13%) Network Management
10 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
10 9 (39.13%) Wireless
10 9 (39.13%) Apple
11 8 (34.78%) MCP
11 8 (34.78%) Citrix
11 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
11 8 (34.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 23 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 23 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (82.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (34.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
1 12 (52.17%) DHCP
1 12 (52.17%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) SMTP
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) IT Support
2 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
2 3 (13.04%) Network Technician
2 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) ICT Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Clustering
2 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (39.13%) Android
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Network Management
2 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) VBScript
2 3 (13.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) MCP
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VCP4
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 23 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
4 6 (26.09%) XenApp
5 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
6 3 (13.04%) vSphere
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) ARCserve
2 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Apple
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 5 (21.74%) Dell
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco
8 1 (4.35%) Avaya
8 1 (4.35%) CommVault
8 1 (4.35%) Twitter