Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 230 284
Rank change year-on-year +65 +54 +43
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 16 13 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.25% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category 3.00% 1.36% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 8
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,700 £39,325
25th Percentile £34,375 £26,125 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,750 £33,250 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +19.55% -42.17% +31.43%
75th Percentile £45,563 £41,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £49,875 £42,375 "
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%

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 East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 534 956 1,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.03% 18.27% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 394 787 1,196
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -4.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the East of England

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Servers in the East of England.

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in the East of England

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Servers in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in the East of England

Virtual Servers
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +21 7 £44,500 +61.82% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +40 3 £35,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £47,500 - 1
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Avaya
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) Veeam
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (56.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Organisational Skills
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Azure
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) vSphere
6 6 (37.50%) PaperCut
6 6 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (37.50%) Google Play
6 6 (37.50%) BMC
6 6 (37.50%) Service Management
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 6 (37.50%) Android
6 6 (37.50%) Google
6 6 (37.50%) Smartphone
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (56.25%) Azure
2 9 (56.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Avaya Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) IT Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Organisational Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Smartphone
3 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (43.75%) vSphere
5 6 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) PaperCut
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Avaya
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Veeam
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) BMC
4 6 (37.50%) Google
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel