Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 928 1037 1068
Rank change year-on-year +109 +31 -33
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 110 99 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.065% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 89 59 78
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +28.13% -

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 21,970 23,314 21,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.36% 15.37% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18,177 19,096 18,502
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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
Midlands +62 39 £42,500 +30.77% 1
West Midlands +67 33 £46,250 +42.31%
London +66 28 £65,000 +18.18%
South East +20 25 £70,000 +16.67% 4
North of England +48 12 £36,065 +4.54% 2
North West +30 8 £46,065 +53.55% 1
East of England +81 7 £31,000 - 2
East Midlands +31 6 £29,000 -10.03% 1
Yorkshire 0 2 £32,500 -5.80% 1
North East - 2 - -
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 95 (86.36%) Windows
3 90 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 79 (71.82%) VMware
4 79 (71.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 70 (63.64%) Active Directory
6 60 (54.55%) Office 365
7 46 (41.82%) Windows Server
8 39 (35.45%) DNS
9 38 (34.55%) ITIL
10 35 (31.82%) Hyper-V
11 34 (30.91%) PowerShell
11 34 (30.91%) Citrix
12 31 (28.18%) SCCM
13 30 (27.27%) XenDesktop
14 29 (26.36%) Azure
14 29 (26.36%) DHCP
15 26 (23.64%) SAN
15 26 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 24 (21.82%) Firewall
17 23 (20.91%) Project Management
17 23 (20.91%) MS Exchange
18 22 (20.00%) Cisco
19 21 (19.09%) Finance
20 20 (18.18%) Incident Management
20 20 (18.18%) Data Centre
20 20 (18.18%) Windows 10
20 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
21 17 (15.45%) Service Management
22 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP

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 23 (20.91%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.36%) IIS
5 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.73%) Apache
6 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.91%) Site Server
8 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 60 (54.55%) Office 365
2 29 (26.36%) Azure
3 6 (5.45%) AWS
3 6 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (5.45%) IaaS
3 6 (5.45%) PaaS
4 3 (2.73%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.73%) NuGet
5 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.82%) npm
6 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (35.45%) DNS
2 29 (26.36%) DHCP
3 26 (23.64%) SAN
4 24 (21.82%) Firewall
5 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
5 16 (14.55%) VPN
6 14 (12.73%) Network Security
6 14 (12.73%) Wireless
7 11 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 11 (10.00%) VLAN
8 10 (9.09%) LAN
9 9 (8.18%) WAN
10 8 (7.27%) BGP
10 8 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (7.27%) HSRP
10 8 (7.27%) IPsec
10 8 (7.27%) MPLS
10 8 (7.27%) OSPF
10 8 (7.27%) RIP
10 8 (7.27%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MSI
2 2 (1.82%) Bower
2 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Military
3 8 (7.27%) Banking
4 7 (6.36%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 21 (19.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 15 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Architect
5 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Server Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Firewall Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) IT Support
8 8 (7.27%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Network Systems Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (2.73%) XML
1 3 (2.73%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.82%) .NET
2 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.27%) Hedge funds
2 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.27%) Virtual Team
3 7 (6.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.73%) NHS
6 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.91%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (86.36%) Windows
2 46 (41.82%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.91%) Linux
6 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.18%) Android
8 7 (6.36%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.64%) CentOS
9 4 (3.64%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.73%) Debian
11 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.91%) Unix
11 1 (0.91%) VMS
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.55%) ITIL
2 26 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (20.91%) Project Management
4 20 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 17 (15.45%) Service Management
6 15 (13.64%) Line Management
6 15 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (12.73%) Change Management
8 13 (11.82%) Migration
8 13 (11.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (10.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 11 (10.00%) Change Control
10 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (10.00%) Problem Management
11 9 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (8.18%) Information Security
11 9 (8.18%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (7.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 8 (7.27%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.82%) MCSA
4 12 (10.91%) CCA
4 12 (10.91%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (10.00%) CCNA
5 11 (10.00%) CCNP
5 11 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (10.00%) MCSE
6 8 (7.27%) CCDA
7 7 (6.36%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.91%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 79 (71.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 35 (31.82%) Hyper-V
5 30 (27.27%) XenDesktop
6 12 (10.91%) XenApp
7 8 (7.27%) VMware NSX
8 6 (5.45%) Firmware
9 4 (3.64%) Docker
10 3 (2.73%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (28.18%) SCCM
2 16 (14.55%) SCOM
2 16 (14.55%) WSUS
3 15 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (8.18%) NetBackup
5 8 (7.27%) Backup Exec
5 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (3.64%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.73%) Puppet
8 2 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.91%) Automic
Vendors
1 90 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 79 (71.82%) VMware
3 34 (30.91%) Citrix
4 22 (20.00%) Cisco
5 15 (13.64%) Symantec
6 12 (10.91%) Qualys
6 12 (10.91%) SolarWinds
7 11 (10.00%) PlateSpin
8 10 (9.09%) NetApp
9 9 (8.18%) Remedy
10 8 (7.27%) CheckPoint
10 8 (7.27%) Forcepoint
10 8 (7.27%) Huawei
10 8 (7.27%) Ivanti
10 8 (7.27%) ServiceNow
11 6 (5.45%) HP
12 5 (4.55%) Apple
12 5 (4.55%) Dell
13 4 (3.64%) EMC
14 3 (2.73%) Oracle