The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Virtual Server
Rank 199 204 191
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 9 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.091% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.83% 0.84% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £33,852 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
492 597 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.19% 10.82% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 423 532 430
Average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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
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 11 July 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
(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 +12 7 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £31,250 - 1
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (46.67%) SLA
4 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Network Management
5 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (33.33%) MCP
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (33.33%) Replication
5 5 (33.33%) ARCserve
5 5 (33.33%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
1 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
1 3 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCP
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) ARCserve
1 5 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
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