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

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK > England
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1063 771 843
Rank change year-on-year -292 +72 +151
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 60 91 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.59% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 41
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £44,500 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.93% +17.11% -17.39%
75th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £86,625 £80,000 £50,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +1.12% +14.84% -9.88%

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 24,477 15,298 15,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.04% 19.09% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13,749 12,135 12,646
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 19 May 2022.

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 19 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
East of England -70 21 £43,750 -4.37%
London -272 20 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Midlands -66 10 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -54 8 £40,000 -
South East -115 5 £52,500 -8.70% 1
South West -31 2 £42,500 +84.78% 3
North of England -104 2 £22,500 -40.00%
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -41 1 £22,500 -71.88%
North West -87 1 - -
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 60 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 48 (80.00%) Azure
3 47 (78.33%) Active Directory
4 45 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
5 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
6 41 (68.33%) VMware
6 41 (68.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 33 (55.00%) Windows
9 28 (46.67%) Windows Server
10 27 (45.00%) Firewall
11 25 (41.67%) Cisco
11 25 (41.67%) Hyper-V
12 23 (38.33%) ITIL
12 23 (38.33%) SQL
12 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (36.67%) DNS
14 21 (35.00%) SAN
15 20 (33.33%) DHCP
15 20 (33.33%) SaaS
16 19 (31.67%) SCCM
16 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
17 18 (30.00%) Patch Management
18 17 (28.33%) NAS
19 16 (26.67%) AWS
20 15 (25.00%) Business Continuity
21 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
21 14 (23.33%) WAN
21 14 (23.33%) Meraki
22 13 (21.67%) Veeam

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 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Workfront
2 2 (3.33%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.67%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.67%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 48 (80.00%) Azure
2 45 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (33.33%) SaaS
4 16 (26.67%) AWS
5 11 (18.33%) IaaS
5 11 (18.33%) OneDrive
6 9 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (15.00%) PaaS
7 8 (13.33%) Mimecast
8 7 (11.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (8.33%) Azure Storage
10 2 (3.33%) Azure Sentinel
10 2 (3.33%) Cohesity
10 2 (3.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) Firewall
2 22 (36.67%) DNS
3 21 (35.00%) SAN
4 20 (33.33%) DHCP
5 17 (28.33%) NAS
6 14 (23.33%) WAN
7 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (13.33%) Skype
9 7 (11.67%) LAN
10 3 (5.00%) VLAN
10 3 (5.00%) VPN
11 2 (3.33%) FTP
11 2 (3.33%) HTTP
11 2 (3.33%) MPLS
11 2 (3.33%) Network Security
11 2 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (3.33%) VoIP
11 2 (3.33%) Wireless
12 1 (1.67%) BGP
12 1 (1.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
1 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
1 10 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Azure Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Head of IT
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.67%) Ajax
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) Kafka
2 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) WCF
2 1 (1.67%) WebSockets
2 1 (1.67%) WinForms
2 1 (1.67%) WPF
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (8.33%) Biotechnology
4 5 (8.33%) Cloud Native
4 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.33%) User Experience
5 3 (5.00%) CMDB
6 2 (3.33%) AS400
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) iSeries
6 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.33%) Tandem
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Life Science
7 1 (1.67%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) Linux
6 3 (5.00%) VMS
7 2 (3.33%) Android
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (38.33%) ITIL
3 18 (30.00%) Patch Management
4 15 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 13 (21.67%) Service Delivery
5 13 (21.67%) Service Management
6 12 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (18.33%) Change Control
7 11 (18.33%) DevOps
8 10 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (15.00%) Information Security
9 9 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (15.00%) Software Deployment
10 8 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (13.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) Bash
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) MCSE
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (15.00%) CCNP
3 9 (15.00%) Degree
3 9 (15.00%) MCSA
4 8 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (11.67%) CCNA
6 6 (10.00%) NCDA
7 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.67%) CCSA
8 1 (1.67%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.67%) NIST
System Software
1 60 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 47 (78.33%) Active Directory
3 41 (68.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 11 (18.33%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (15.00%) vSphere
7 3 (5.00%) Docker
7 3 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.00%) XenApp
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) SCCM
2 10 (16.67%) WSUS
3 8 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (11.67%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.33%) PaperCut
8 2 (3.33%) Terraform
9 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (68.33%) VMware
3 25 (41.67%) Cisco
4 14 (23.33%) Meraki
5 13 (21.67%) Citrix
5 13 (21.67%) Veeam
6 10 (16.67%) Dell
6 10 (16.67%) NetApp
6 10 (16.67%) Sophos
7 9 (15.00%) Forcepoint
8 8 (13.33%) arcserve
8 8 (13.33%) EqualLogic
9 7 (11.67%) McAfee
10 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
11 4 (6.67%) Ivanti
11 4 (6.67%) Remedy
11 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.00%) EMC
12 3 (5.00%) N-able
13 2 (3.33%) Avaya