Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 967 1050 1039
Rank change year-on-year +83 -11 +48
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 96 87 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.054% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 93 60 97
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% +1.25%
10th Percentile £29,200 £29,900 £23,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 22,567 22,763 19,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.79% 14.10% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18,436 18,555 16,817
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
North of England +60 35 £38,000 +16.92%
London +93 34 £60,000 +5.73%
Yorkshire +18 26 £41,500 +32.80%
South East -3 14 £46,000 -4.66% 4
North West +33 9 £38,000 -27.62%
East of England +76 6 £55,750 +53.79%
Midlands +26 5 £45,000 +16.13% 2
West Midlands +12 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West +26 2 £28,000 -34.06%
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 96 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 81 (84.38%) Microsoft
3 74 (77.08%) Active Directory
4 69 (71.88%) VMware
4 69 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 58 (60.42%) Windows
6 45 (46.88%) Windows Server
7 43 (44.79%) PowerShell
8 42 (43.75%) MS Exchange
9 36 (37.50%) Firewall
10 35 (36.46%) DNS
11 32 (33.33%) SharePoint
11 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (31.25%) Office 365
13 29 (30.21%) TCP/IP
14 27 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (28.13%) SCCM
15 26 (27.08%) Patch Management
16 25 (26.04%) Cisco
17 23 (23.96%) Citrix
17 23 (23.96%) ITIL
17 23 (23.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
19 20 (20.83%) DHCP
20 19 (19.79%) SLA
20 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (19.79%) SAN
20 19 (19.79%) SCOM
21 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (18.75%) Internet

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 42 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 32 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 27 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (8.33%) IIS
7 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (31.25%) Office 365
3 12 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (11.46%) IaaS
4 11 (11.46%) OneDrive
5 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (5.21%) PaaS
7 3 (3.13%) SaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.50%) Firewall
2 35 (36.46%) DNS
3 29 (30.21%) TCP/IP
4 20 (20.83%) DHCP
5 19 (19.79%) SAN
6 18 (18.75%) Internet
6 18 (18.75%) Skype
7 12 (12.50%) SMTP
7 12 (12.50%) VoIP
7 12 (12.50%) WAN
7 12 (12.50%) Wireless
8 11 (11.46%) LAN
9 10 (10.42%) VLAN
10 8 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (7.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (7.29%) VPN
12 6 (6.25%) Network Security
12 6 (6.25%) SSL
13 4 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Law
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Military
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.54%) IT Support
2 13 (13.54%) Messaging Specialist
2 13 (13.54%) Messaging Support
2 13 (13.54%) Support Specialist
3 12 (12.50%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
3 12 (12.50%) Exchange Support
4 11 (11.46%) Server Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) IT Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Specialist
5 10 (10.42%) Security Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) IT Support Specialist
6 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) WSH
2 2 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
3 1 (1.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.46%) e-Learning
3 11 (11.46%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.21%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.04%) CMDB
7 1 (1.04%) Fintech
7 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 58 (60.42%) Windows
2 45 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (17.71%) Windows 10
5 15 (15.63%) Linux
6 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.04%) Solaris
10 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.08%) Patch Management
2 23 (23.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (23.96%) ITIL
3 15 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (14.58%) Performance Management
5 11 (11.46%) E-Discovery
5 11 (11.46%) Process Improvement
6 9 (9.38%) Server Management
7 8 (8.33%) Security Patching
8 7 (7.29%) Business Continuity
8 7 (7.29%) Data Management
8 7 (7.29%) Information Security
8 7 (7.29%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.29%) Network Design
8 7 (7.29%) Software Licensing
9 6 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (5.21%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.21%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.42%) SQL
3 5 (5.21%) VBScript
4 2 (2.08%) C
4 2 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.54%) MCSE
3 8 (8.33%) CCNA
3 8 (8.33%) CCNP
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.33%) MCSA
4 7 (7.29%) Degree
5 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) HNC
7 2 (2.08%) HND
7 2 (2.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.04%) CEH
8 1 (1.04%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.04%) MCP
8 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.79%) SLA
2 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.04%) GDPR
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 15022
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 74 (77.08%) Active Directory
3 69 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
5 10 (10.42%) VMware NSX
5 10 (10.42%) XenApp
6 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.08%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.08%) Firmware
9 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.08%) vSphere
10 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (28.13%) SCCM
2 19 (19.79%) SCOM
3 6 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.25%) WSUS
4 5 (5.21%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.21%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.04%) Automic
7 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.04%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 69 (71.88%) VMware
3 25 (26.04%) Cisco
4 23 (23.96%) Citrix
5 10 (10.42%) NetApp
6 9 (9.38%) HP
7 7 (7.29%) EMC
7 7 (7.29%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.29%) Meraki
7 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.25%) McAfee
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle
9 5 (5.21%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (5.21%) Hitachi
9 5 (5.21%) Veeam
10 4 (4.17%) Nintex
11 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.13%) IronPort
11 3 (3.13%) Zerto
11 3 (3.13%) Zscaler