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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 229 214 205
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 10 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 1.20% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
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
647 502 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.37% 9.39% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 511 409 439
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -9 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (91.67%) VMware
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (33.33%) MCSA
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Support
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSA
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Tandberg
6 1 (8.33%) EMC