Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 959 633 952
Rank change year-on-year -326 +319 +110
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 37 41 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.090% 0.086%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 94
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,400 £25,875
25th Percentile £35,625 £29,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -21.95% +10.81%
75th Percentile £60,875 £47,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £49,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +8.11%

Microsoft Virtual Server 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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 20,041 8,627 22,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.66% 18.94% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13,771 7,370 18,892
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,117 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,775 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
London - 11 £75,000 - 4
Midlands -133 7 £37,500 -14.29% 2
East of England -96 6 £44,500 +48.33% 3
West Midlands -111 6 £40,000 -8.57% 1
South West -102 5 £42,500 - 3
North of England -118 4 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South East -168 4 £39,500 -9.20% 2
North East -39 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £35,233 - 1
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 37 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 33 (89.19%) VMware
2 33 (89.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
4 29 (78.38%) Windows
5 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
6 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
7 18 (48.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (37.84%) Azure
8 14 (37.84%) Microsoft 365
9 13 (35.14%) ITIL
9 13 (35.14%) SAN
10 12 (32.43%) Firewall
11 11 (29.73%) Citrix
11 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
12 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
12 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
12 9 (24.32%) DNS
13 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 8 (21.62%) Veeam
13 8 (21.62%) SCCM
13 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (18.92%) AWS
14 7 (18.92%) vSphere
14 7 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (18.92%) WAN
14 7 (18.92%) DHCP
15 6 (16.22%) Cisco

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Azure
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (18.92%) AWS
3 6 (16.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.41%) GCP
4 2 (5.41%) Google Play
4 2 (5.41%) IaaS
4 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.70%) Cohesity
5 1 (2.70%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) Firewall
3 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
5 6 (16.22%) Wireless
6 5 (13.51%) NAS
7 4 (10.81%) LAN
7 4 (10.81%) VLAN
7 4 (10.81%) VPN
8 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.41%) ISDN
9 2 (5.41%) Network Security
9 2 (5.41%) VoIP
10 1 (2.70%) BGP
10 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.70%) Skype
10 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Social Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Local Government
4 3 (8.11%) Public Sector
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Advertising
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) IT Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) LDAP
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (5.41%) Android
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.51%) ITSM
5 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (8.11%) Change Control
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Project Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Server Management
6 3 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) Go
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) NCSC
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 33 (89.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
4 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
5 7 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (18.92%) vSphere
6 5 (13.51%) XenApp
6 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (10.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (5.41%) Terminal Server
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
3 3 (8.11%) WSUS
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.41%) PaperCut
4 2 (5.41%) vRealize
5 1 (2.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) VMware
2 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) Veeam
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco
6 5 (13.51%) Qualys
6 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.11%) Avaya
7 3 (8.11%) EMC
7 3 (8.11%) Google
7 3 (8.11%) Ivanti
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Remedy
7 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.41%) BMC
8 2 (5.41%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.41%) Sophos