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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 211 205 199
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 7 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.15% 0.092%
As % of the System Software category 1.44% 1.46% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
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
487 549 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.65% 10.23% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 415 475 516
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +11 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (84.62%) Hyper-V
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) MCP
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
6 4 (30.77%) Clustering
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) ARCserve
6 4 (30.77%) Symantec
6 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
6 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) MCSE
6 4 (30.77%) MCSA
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) VBScript
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (30.77%) Change Control
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Server Building
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) VBScript
2 3 (23.08%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) MCSA
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (84.62%) Hyper-V
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
5 2 (15.38%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 4 (30.77%) ARCserve
2 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Intel
5 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
5 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle