Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > East of England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 201 280
Rank change year-on-year +28 +79 +45
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 16 16 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.84% 1.94% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 11
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,050 £33,000
25th Percentile £34,375 £27,625 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £30,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.67% -27.71% -3.77%
75th Percentile £45,563 £36,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £49,875 £41,250 "
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -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 563 824 1,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.47% 18.44% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 384 684 1,147
10th Percentile £26,647 £25,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £30,774 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £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 18 May 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 18 May 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 +12 7 £44,500 +61.82%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +16 3 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Suffolk - 1 £47,500 -
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (56.25%) Veeam
3 9 (56.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Organisational Skills
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Azure
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) vSphere
6 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 6 (37.50%) PaperCut
6 6 (37.50%) Google Play
6 6 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Service Management
6 6 (37.50%) BMC
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Android
6 6 (37.50%) Google
6 6 (37.50%) Smartphone

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 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Organisational Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Avaya Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Smartphone
2 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
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%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
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
3 9 (56.25%) Veeam
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) BMC
5 6 (37.50%) Google
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat