The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 260 316
Rank change year-on-year +28 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.063% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.48% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £57,500 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 732 825 957
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.16% 12.91% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 653 762 845
Median salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,850 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (55.56%) NetWare
4 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) CommVault
4 5 (55.56%) Novell
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) Mac OS X
4 5 (55.56%) Nagios
4 5 (55.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 5 (55.56%) SUSE
4 5 (55.56%) Debian
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
4 5 (55.56%) Document Management

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (55.56%) Alfresco
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Unix Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) EMC VNX
2 3 (33.33%) Linked Data
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Debian
2 5 (55.56%) Mac OS X
2 5 (55.56%) NetWare
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) SUSE
2 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Fedora
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Document Management
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
1 5 (55.56%) Strategic Planning
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) EMC VPLEX
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) CommVault
1 5 (55.56%) EMC
1 5 (55.56%) Google
1 5 (55.56%) Novell
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft