Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > East of England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 254 307
Rank change year-on-year +101 +53 +22
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 14 18 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 2.21% 1.35% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 11
Median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,850 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £31,000 £53,350 £45,625
England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -

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 633 1,331 1,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.37% 18.28% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 492 1,060 1,296
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,875 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +10.00%

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
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 5 August 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +72 11 £30,000 -27.71% 1
Essex +9 2 £27,500 -33.73%
Norfolk +13 1 - -
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
3 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
4 11 (78.57%) Office 365
4 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 11 (78.57%) VPN
5 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
5 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
5 10 (71.43%) Wireless
6 9 (64.29%) PBX
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) Azure
8 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 1 (7.14%) PaperCut
9 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
9 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (7.14%) Aruba
9 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
9 1 (7.14%) High Availability

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 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) VPN
4 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (71.43%) Wireless
5 9 (64.29%) PBX
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) Skype
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Server Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Server Support
1 10 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Network Support
2 9 (64.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Server Support Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Handset
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
1 1 (7.14%) DevOps
1 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.14%) High Availability
1 1 (7.14%) Information Security
1 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) Mitel