Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 218 288 321
Rank change year-on-year +70 +33 +5
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 5 12 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.78% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 10
10th Percentile £56,000 £37,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £59,375 £54,063 £33,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.81% +34.78% -20.35%
75th Percentile £63,750 " £64,375
90th Percentile " £62,450 £67,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £61,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +32.61% -0.54%

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 945 1,536 1,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.59% 18.15% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1,371 1,627
10th Percentile £46,050 £28,500 £31,150
25th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% - +13.04%
75th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Servers in the City of London.

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Azure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (20.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (20.00%) vRealize
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Release Management
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (20.00%) vRealize
2 1 (20.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam