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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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > East of England
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 246 178 196
Rank change year-on-year -68 +18 +93
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 31 17 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 2.92% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 15
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £23,050
25th Percentile £38,125 £35,000 £27,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -27.71%
75th Percentile £55,000 £44,750 £34,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £49,650 £39,350
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,179 583 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.19% 14.56% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 586 390 650
10th Percentile £26,125 £26,989 £25,475
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £30,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £54,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,050 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Servers in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -32 16 £55,000 +51.72%
Cambridgeshire -45 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £36,250 - 1
Essex -49 1 £27,000 -39.33%
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 28 (90.32%) Azure
2 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
3 24 (77.42%) Microsoft 365
4 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (70.97%) VMware
5 21 (67.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 18 (58.06%) Cisco
6 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
7 17 (54.84%) SQL
7 17 (54.84%) SCCM
8 15 (48.39%) Windows
9 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
9 14 (45.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
10 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
10 12 (38.71%) AWS
10 12 (38.71%) Firewall
10 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
11 11 (35.48%) ITIL
11 11 (35.48%) SLA
12 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
13 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
13 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (25.81%) Citrix
13 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
13 8 (25.81%) IT Strategy
13 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (22.58%) Proactive Maintenance
14 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) NetSuite
1 2 (6.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (90.32%) Azure
2 24 (77.42%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (38.71%) AWS
4 5 (16.13%) SaaS
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Sentinel
5 2 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (3.23%) IaaS
6 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) Skype
3 5 (16.13%) SAN
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
6 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) HSRP
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) OSPF
7 1 (3.23%) SNMP
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
7 1 (3.23%) VRRP
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 7 (22.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Social Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (16.13%) Biotechnology
3 5 (16.13%) Cloud Native
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (6.45%) Tandem
7 1 (3.23%) Clustering
7 1 (3.23%) CMDB
7 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (9.68%) CentOS
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (6.45%) VMS
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
3 11 (35.48%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) Problem Management
5 8 (25.81%) IT Strategy
5 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (22.58%) DevOps
6 7 (22.58%) ITSM
6 7 (22.58%) Proactive Maintenance
7 6 (19.35%) CI/CD
7 6 (19.35%) Coaching
7 6 (19.35%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (19.35%) Identity Management
7 6 (19.35%) Microservices
7 6 (19.35%) Server Hardening
8 5 (16.13%) Change Control
8 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
8 5 (16.13%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNP
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNA
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) NCDA
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (16.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) SLA
2 5 (16.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (67.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
5 6 (19.35%) vSphere
6 5 (16.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (19.35%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) NetApp
5 6 (19.35%) McAfee
6 5 (16.13%) Meraki
7 2 (6.45%) Epicor
7 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
8 1 (3.23%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.23%) Mitel
8 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam