The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Virtual Server
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 120 131 109
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.22% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.55% 1.13% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Median salary £35,250 £30,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.52% -28.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,650 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £30,850 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 157 265 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.57% 11.27% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 116 207 151
Median salary £41,000 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.79% +2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,625 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Birmingham

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in Birmingham

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in Birmingham

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) MCSA
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) NCSA
6 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 2 (28.57%) Server Patching
6 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Network Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Server Patching
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) NCDA
3 2 (28.57%) NCIE
3 2 (28.57%) NCSA
4 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos