Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1065 1013 1162
Rank change year-on-year -52 +149 -99
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 109 185 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.10% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.84% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76 156 116
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,783
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.87% +7.95%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £52,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,066
% change year-on-year - +5.08% +8.76%

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 21932 22114 23482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.93% 12.40% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18471 18704 19678
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in England

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +17 30 £55,750 +28.16% 1
South East 0 28 £44,500 +4.71%
Midlands +34 25 £36,500 +12.31% 3
North of England -7 14 £35,000 -
West Midlands +1 13 £40,000 +23.08% 2
East Midlands +52 12 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +20 11 £35,000 -
East of England +10 8 £65,000 +36.84%
South West +9 4 £22,500 -43.11%
North West -16 3 £18,000 -45.99%
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 106 (97.25%) Virtual Servers
2 97 (88.99%) Microsoft
3 83 (76.15%) Windows
4 80 (73.39%) VMware
4 80 (73.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 78 (71.56%) Active Directory
6 58 (53.21%) Windows Server
7 38 (34.86%) DNS
8 37 (33.94%) ITIL
9 36 (33.03%) MS Exchange
10 35 (32.11%) DHCP
10 35 (32.11%) Firewall
11 32 (29.36%) Cisco
12 31 (28.44%) SCCM
13 28 (25.69%) Hyper-V
13 28 (25.69%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (23.85%) PowerShell
15 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
16 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
17 24 (22.02%) SQL
18 22 (20.18%) LAN
18 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (19.27%) Office 365
19 21 (19.27%) WAN
19 21 (19.27%) MCSE
20 20 (18.35%) Finance
21 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2010
22 18 (16.51%) Windows 7

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 36 (33.03%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.67%) IIS
8 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (19.27%) Office 365
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (4.59%) IaaS
4 3 (2.75%) PaaS
4 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (34.86%) DNS
2 35 (32.11%) DHCP
2 35 (32.11%) Firewall
3 22 (20.18%) LAN
4 21 (19.27%) WAN
5 18 (16.51%) VPN
6 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
7 14 (12.84%) SAN
8 13 (11.93%) Wireless
9 12 (11.01%) WLAN
10 11 (10.09%) NAS
10 11 (10.09%) VLAN
11 10 (9.17%) 802.11
11 10 (9.17%) DPNSS
11 10 (9.17%) IPsec
11 10 (9.17%) MPLS
11 10 (9.17%) QSIG
11 10 (9.17%) SNMP
11 10 (9.17%) Telepresence
12 9 (8.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) MySQL
3 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) AdminStudio
1 3 (2.75%) MSI
1 3 (2.75%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Legal
3 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (17.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (15.60%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (13.76%) IT Support
5 14 (12.84%) Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) IT Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Network Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Architect
8 8 (7.34%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Server Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (6.42%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.59%) Web Services
3 4 (3.67%) JSON
4 1 (0.92%) COM
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.34%) Linked Data
2 8 (7.34%) User Experience
3 4 (3.67%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.67%) Replication
3 4 (3.67%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.75%) Clustering
4 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.75%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.92%) CCTV
5 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (76.15%) Windows
2 58 (53.21%) Windows Server
3 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (16.51%) Windows 7
6 17 (15.60%) Linux
7 8 (7.34%) Unix
7 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.50%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.67%) Android
9 4 (3.67%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) ITIL
2 13 (11.93%) Server Virtualisation
3 12 (11.01%) Open Source
3 12 (11.01%) Time Management
4 11 (10.09%) Patch Management
4 11 (10.09%) Project Management
4 11 (10.09%) Security Patching
5 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (8.26%) Presales
6 9 (8.26%) Web Development
7 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.34%) Data Security
7 8 (7.34%) Document Composition
7 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (7.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (7.34%) SOA
7 8 (7.34%) TOGAF
8 7 (6.42%) Change Control
8 7 (6.42%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.85%) PowerShell
2 24 (22.02%) SQL
3 8 (7.34%) C
3 8 (7.34%) Java
4 7 (6.42%) C#
5 6 (5.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.59%) VBScript
7 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.92%) Perl
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.27%) MCSE
3 12 (11.01%) MCSA
4 8 (7.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (7.34%) MCTS
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.50%) MCITP
6 5 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.67%) HND
8 3 (2.75%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.75%) CCNA
8 3 (2.75%) Degree
8 3 (2.75%) Master's Degree
8 3 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 106 (97.25%) Virtual Servers
2 80 (73.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (71.56%) Active Directory
4 28 (25.69%) Hyper-V
5 10 (9.17%) ProxySG
6 8 (7.34%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (6.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (6.42%) XenApp
8 6 (5.50%) vSphere
9 4 (3.67%) VMware Server
9 4 (3.67%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (28.44%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
3 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.59%) WSUS
4 3 (2.75%) vCenter Server
4 3 (2.75%) WMI
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.83%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (88.99%) Microsoft
2 80 (73.39%) VMware
3 32 (29.36%) Cisco
4 18 (16.51%) HP
5 14 (12.84%) Citrix
5 14 (12.84%) Veeam
6 11 (10.09%) Sophos
7 10 (9.17%) Aruba
7 10 (9.17%) Blue Coat
7 10 (9.17%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.17%) ProCurve
7 10 (9.17%) Riverbed
8 9 (8.26%) CommVault
9 8 (7.34%) Autodesk
9 8 (7.34%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (7.34%) Veritas
10 7 (6.42%) NetApp
11 4 (3.67%) Apple
12 3 (2.75%) Avaya
12 3 (2.75%) Synology