Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 325 338
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 33 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 2.66% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 25
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,900
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -4.05% +25.07%
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £45,625 £67,500 £63,250
England median annual salary £40,250 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -10.56% +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 1,688 1,506 1,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.36% 12.98% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,241 1,218 1,194
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,325
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend 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 23 September 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +16 15 - - 1
Hertfordshire +16 14 £30,000 - 6
Norfolk -7 2 £43,750 -2.78% 1
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 31 (93.94%) Active Directory
3 27 (81.82%) Citrix
3 27 (81.82%) Data Centre
4 17 (51.52%) DNS
4 17 (51.52%) Firewall
4 17 (51.52%) VMware
4 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
5 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
5 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (48.48%) vSphere
5 16 (48.48%) DevOps
5 16 (48.48%) Linux
6 15 (45.45%) Python
6 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 15 (45.45%) Unix
6 15 (45.45%) Cisco
6 15 (45.45%) BMC
6 15 (45.45%) Internet
6 15 (45.45%) Middleware
6 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
6 15 (45.45%) AppDynamics
6 15 (45.45%) Ansible
6 15 (45.45%) Public Cloud
6 15 (45.45%) WorldPay
6 15 (45.45%) Bash Shell
6 15 (45.45%) F5
6 15 (45.45%) Splunk

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 12 (36.36%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) DNS
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) Internet
3 13 (39.39%) LAN
3 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
4 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
4 12 (36.36%) Wireless
5 3 (9.09%) NAS
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (6.06%) SSL
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
7 1 (3.03%) DHCP
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.03%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Desktop Support
2 12 (36.36%) Deskside Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Server Support
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (81.82%) Data Centre
2 15 (45.45%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (45.45%) Public Cloud
3 13 (39.39%) Client/Server
4 12 (36.36%) Blackberry
4 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Unix
4 12 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) DevOps
1 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
2 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 15 (45.45%) Continuous Deployment
2 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 12 (36.36%) Change Management
3 12 (36.36%) Identity Management
3 12 (36.36%) Server Management
3 12 (36.36%) Time Management
3 12 (36.36%) Validation
4 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (30.30%) Service Management
6 5 (15.15%) Line Management
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
8 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
2 15 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) Python
2 15 (45.45%) Ruby
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) MCSE
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (36.36%) A+ Certification
2 12 (36.36%) ACDT
2 12 (36.36%) ACHDS
2 12 (36.36%) ACTC
2 12 (36.36%) MCDST
2 12 (36.36%) MCP
2 12 (36.36%) MCSA
2 12 (36.36%) MCSM
2 12 (36.36%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCTS
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (93.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (48.48%) vSphere
4 15 (45.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Ansible
1 15 (45.45%) vCenter Server
1 15 (45.45%) vRealize
2 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (30.30%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Terraform
3 2 (6.06%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) WMI
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Citrix
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) AppDynamics
3 15 (45.45%) BMC
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) F5
3 15 (45.45%) Fortinet
3 15 (45.45%) Splunk
3 15 (45.45%) WorldPay
4 12 (36.36%) Apple
4 12 (36.36%) Lotus
4 12 (36.36%) Oracle
4 12 (36.36%) Remedy
5 10 (30.30%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft