Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 182 163
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 14 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.41% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 3.40% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 27
Birmingham median annual salary £29,375 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.62% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £41,750 £45,450 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.62% -18.75% +14.29%

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 463 500 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.59% 12.05% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 337 339 386
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -5.41% +5.71%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Servers also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Sophos
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) SCCM
5 3 (21.43%) SCOM
5 3 (21.43%) Capita
5 3 (21.43%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) WSUS
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) NaaS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) IT Support
2 6 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) Information Security
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.14%) ISMS
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.14%) Logistics
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Security Management
2 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VCP5
1 1 (7.14%) VCP6
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Capita
3 3 (21.43%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp