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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 828 881
Rank change year-on-year +23 +53  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 61 83 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.090% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 0.71% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 52 70 68
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £52,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10854 11742 12203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.96% 12.69% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9232 10110 10167
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,182 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 23 £47,500 +9.19% 3
Yorkshire +1 15 £35,000 -10.25% 1
South East +31 8 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +4 8 £40,250 -10.55% 1
North West -39 3 £18,000 -63.07%
East of England - 2 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands +13 1 £20,000 -33.33%
South West -7 1 £30,000 -13.04% 2
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 91 (96.81%) Virtual Servers
2 78 (82.98%) Windows
3 77 (81.91%) Microsoft
4 70 (74.47%) VMware
4 70 (74.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (71.28%) Active Directory
6 44 (46.81%) Windows Server
7 30 (31.91%) MS Exchange
7 30 (31.91%) SQL
8 29 (30.85%) Linux
9 28 (29.79%) Citrix
10 27 (28.72%) Firewall
10 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (27.66%) ITIL
11 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
12 24 (25.53%) IIS
13 22 (23.40%) DNS
14 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (22.34%) Finance
14 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (21.28%) MCSE
15 20 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (20.21%) PowerShell
16 19 (20.21%) Hyper-V
17 18 (19.15%) DHCP
17 18 (19.15%) LAN
18 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (18.09%) XenApp
18 17 (18.09%) Windows 7
18 17 (18.09%) SCCM

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 30 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 24 (25.53%) IIS
3 20 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.57%) Apache
5 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.32%) Alfresco
7 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (5.32%) Skype for Business
7 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.64%) Office 365
3 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.32%) G Suite
5 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.19%) SaaS
6 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.13%) IaaS
6 2 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.72%) Firewall
2 22 (23.40%) DNS
3 18 (19.15%) DHCP
3 18 (19.15%) LAN
4 16 (17.02%) WAN
5 15 (15.96%) SAN
6 14 (14.89%) VLAN
7 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.45%) ISDN
8 7 (7.45%) LDAP
8 7 (7.45%) VPN
9 5 (5.32%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.26%) Internet
11 3 (3.19%) Wireless
12 2 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.13%) NAS
12 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.13%) Skype
13 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.45%) MySQL
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.13%) MS Access
7 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MSI
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Publishing
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) IT Engineer
3 14 (14.89%) IT Support
4 13 (13.83%) Administrator
5 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Analyst
7 10 (10.64%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Senior IT Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Team Leader
9 8 (8.51%) Architect
9 8 (8.51%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Citrix Support
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Citrix Support
9 8 (8.51%) Senior IT Support
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Support Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Support Team Leader
9 8 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.38%) Web Services
3 4 (4.26%) HTML
3 4 (4.26%) XML
3 4 (4.26%) XSLT
4 2 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) COM
5 1 (1.06%) LAMP
5 1 (1.06%) Middleware
5 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.51%) Linked Data
3 7 (7.45%) EMC VNX
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.26%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.13%) CMDB
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.13%) Fintech
6 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.06%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.06%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 78 (82.98%) Windows
2 44 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 29 (30.85%) Linux
4 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (18.09%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.38%) Unix
9 5 (5.32%) Android
9 5 (5.32%) Debian
9 5 (5.32%) NetWare
9 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.32%) SUSE
9 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.06%) Fedora
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) ITIL
2 14 (14.89%) Service Delivery
3 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.70%) Strategic Planning
4 10 (10.64%) Change Control
4 10 (10.64%) Change Management
5 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.51%) Information Security
6 8 (8.51%) Open Source
6 8 (8.51%) Performance Management
6 8 (8.51%) Presales
6 8 (8.51%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (8.51%) SOA
6 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
7 7 (7.45%) Contingency Planning
7 7 (7.45%) Project Management
7 7 (7.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) SQL
2 19 (20.21%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.57%) C
4 8 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.51%) Java
5 6 (6.38%) VBScript
6 5 (5.32%) C#
7 4 (4.26%) XPath
8 2 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (1.06%) C++
9 1 (1.06%) Perl
9 1 (1.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (21.28%) MCSE
3 14 (14.89%) MCSA
4 8 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.45%) MCITP
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.26%) Degree
7 3 (3.19%) CCNA
7 3 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.19%) Master's Degree
8 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.13%) MCTS
8 2 (2.13%) NCDA
8 2 (2.13%) NCIE
8 2 (2.13%) NCSA
8 2 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.06%) MCAD
9 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 91 (96.81%) Virtual Servers
2 70 (74.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (71.28%) Active Directory
4 19 (20.21%) Hyper-V
5 17 (18.09%) XenApp
6 14 (14.89%) vSphere
7 9 (9.57%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.32%) Terminal Services
8 5 (5.32%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.13%) Postfix
10 2 (2.13%) Squid
11 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.06%) Shibboleth
11 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) SCCM
2 5 (5.32%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (5.32%) Nagios
2 5 (5.32%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 5 (5.32%) Simpana
3 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.26%) SCOM
4 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.13%) Terraform
4 2 (2.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.06%) Control-M
5 1 (1.06%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (81.91%) Microsoft
2 70 (74.47%) VMware
3 28 (29.79%) Citrix
4 13 (13.83%) EMC
5 12 (12.77%) Cisco
6 11 (11.70%) NetApp
6 11 (11.70%) Oracle
7 9 (9.57%) HP
8 8 (8.51%) Avaya
9 7 (7.45%) Google
9 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.38%) CommVault
10 6 (6.38%) Dell
11 5 (5.32%) Apple
11 5 (5.32%) Novell
12 4 (4.26%) Cognos
13 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.19%) Veritas
14 2 (2.13%) Maconomy
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