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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Virtual Server
England / West Midlands
Rank 212 218 204
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 3 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.077% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.74% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 14
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +86.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £40,000 £34,650
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £33,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +7.14%

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
561 542 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.49% 10.39% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 423 418 577
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 2 £30,250 -24.37%
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 26 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (88.46%) Windows Server
4 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 18 (69.23%) DHCP
5 18 (69.23%) DNS
6 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (65.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (61.54%) SCCM
8 14 (53.85%) Office 365
9 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 13 (50.00%) SQL
10 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
10 12 (46.15%) Cisco
10 12 (46.15%) SolarWinds
11 11 (42.31%) Patch Management
11 11 (42.31%) Server Patching
11 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 11 (42.31%) ITIL
12 8 (30.77%) Problem Management
13 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
13 7 (26.92%) Change Management
13 7 (26.92%) Service Management
14 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (23.08%) MCSE
14 6 (23.08%) MCSA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (53.85%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) DHCP
1 18 (69.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (46.15%) Support Engineer
3 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows Server
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
1 11 (42.31%) Patch Management
1 11 (42.31%) Server Patching
2 8 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) BCP
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.85%) Process Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCSA
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) NCDA
3 2 (7.69%) NCIE
3 2 (7.69%) NCSA
4 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) SolarWinds
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Sophos