Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Virtual Servers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Servers over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 191 156
Rank change year-on-year +18 -35 +19
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 25 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 5.48% 4.86% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 22
Birmingham median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.85% -18.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,500 £33,100
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.62% -18.75% -9.09%

Virtual Servers is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 456 576 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.97% 12.52% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 373 389 364
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -6.41% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,550 £22,900 £21,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +2.86%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Birmingham

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in Birmingham

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Birmingham over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Virtual Servers.

1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (28.00%) Terminal Services
8 7 (28.00%) NetApp
8 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.00%) Information Security
10 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (20.00%) Change Management
10 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (20.00%) VBScript
10 5 (20.00%) MCSE
10 5 (20.00%) MCSA
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.00%) DHCP
10 5 (20.00%) DNS

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) NaaS
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MariaDB
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Games
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) IT Support
2 6 (24.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Head of IT
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Head of IT Infrastructure
7 1 (4.00%) NetBackup Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) LAMP
1 3 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Debian
5 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Coaching
4 4 (16.00%) Information Management
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (16.00%) ISMS
4 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) Logistics
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Security Management
4 4 (16.00%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.00%) VBScript
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCSA
1 5 (20.00%) MCSE
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (28.00%) Terminal Services
5 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.00%) Docker
6 3 (12.00%) KVM
6 3 (12.00%) pfSense
6 3 (12.00%) Samba
6 3 (12.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
1 4 (16.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) Ansible
2 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Salt
3 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Capita
4 3 (12.00%) Sophos
5 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat