Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 310 318
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 +66
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 29 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 1.70% 0.96% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 33
City of London median annual salary £46,000 £62,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.40% -19.35% +82.35%
10th Percentile £26,500 £51,950 £43,250
90th Percentile £89,000 £72,250 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £46,000 £55,250 £58,500
% change year-on-year -16.74% -5.56% +40.96%

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

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,702 1,464 1,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.40% 14.73% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,567 1,355 1,290
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £28,363
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £59,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.21% +7.00% +11.11%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the City of London

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in the City of London

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
4 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (41.38%) Office 365
7 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
8 10 (34.48%) Veeam
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (31.03%) DevOps
9 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
10 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (27.59%) Citrix
10 8 (27.59%) Linux
10 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco
10 8 (27.59%) Wireless
11 7 (24.14%) Law
11 7 (24.14%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) DNS
11 7 (24.14%) VLAN
11 7 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
12 6 (20.69%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL V3
12 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (20.69%) SAN

Virtual Servers
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 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Office 365
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (10.34%) SaaS
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 7 (24.14%) VLAN
4 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) DHCP
5 4 (13.79%) Skype
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) WLAN
6 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) WAN
7 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
General
1 7 (24.14%) Law
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Private Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) IT Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) IT Support
4 4 (13.79%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Head of Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) Head of IT
4 4 (13.79%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
1 4 (13.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.34%) iPhone
4 3 (10.34%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.90%) Unix
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL V3
3 6 (20.69%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.79%) Server Building
5 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (10.34%) OpenUP
6 3 (10.34%) Runbook
6 3 (10.34%) Ticket Management
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (10.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.90%) Kibana
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Veeam
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
5 3 (10.34%) Google
5 3 (10.34%) Nortel
5 3 (10.34%) Wyse
6 1 (3.45%) Mitel
6 1 (3.45%) Polycom
6 1 (3.45%) Sonus
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos