Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK > England
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 739 853 990
Rank change year-on-year +114 +137 +119
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 91 51 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.056% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60 39 89
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,550 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,000 £32,375 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.11% -15.56% +2.86%
75th Percentile £75,000 £48,125 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £51,150 £76,250
UK median annual salary £44,500 £38,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year +14.84% -9.88% -4.44%

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 14,980 15,955 22,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 17.44% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,962 13,229 18,601
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021. 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 +89 34 £75,000 +114.29% 1
South East +57 28 £57,500 +32.18%
West Midlands +1 9 £40,000 -14.89% 3
Midlands +1 9 £40,000 -14.89% 4
East of England +33 8 £45,750 +52.50% 2
South West -20 7 £23,000 -19.30% 1
North of England +2 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
North East +6 3 £37,500 -11.76%
North West +24 1 £23,000 -51.58% 1
Yorkshire -19 1 £80,000 +110.53% 1
Microsoft Virtual Server
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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 91 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 86 (94.51%) VMware
2 86 (94.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (90.11%) Microsoft
4 73 (80.22%) Active Directory
5 61 (67.03%) Windows
6 50 (54.95%) Windows Server
7 46 (50.55%) Azure
8 42 (46.15%) DNS
9 38 (41.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 35 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
11 33 (36.26%) SAN
12 31 (34.07%) ITIL
12 31 (34.07%) PowerShell
13 30 (32.97%) Citrix
14 29 (31.87%) DHCP
15 28 (30.77%) Data Centre
16 27 (29.67%) AWS
17 26 (28.57%) MS Exchange
18 25 (27.47%) Cisco
18 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2016
19 24 (26.37%) SCCM
19 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (25.27%) Hyper-V
20 23 (25.27%) Service Management
21 22 (24.18%) NAS
21 22 (24.18%) XenApp
21 22 (24.18%) XenDesktop
22 21 (23.08%) Firewall
22 21 (23.08%) Finance

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 26 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 12 (13.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.20%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 46 (50.55%) Azure
2 35 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (29.67%) AWS
4 15 (16.48%) OpenShift
5 13 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (6.59%) Google Play
7 3 (3.30%) IaaS
8 2 (2.20%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.20%) NuGet
8 2 (2.20%) SaaS
8 2 (2.20%) Serverless
9 1 (1.10%) Cohesity
9 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (46.15%) DNS
2 33 (36.26%) SAN
3 29 (31.87%) DHCP
4 22 (24.18%) NAS
5 21 (23.08%) Firewall
6 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.89%) LAN
7 9 (9.89%) VSAN
8 8 (8.79%) WAN
9 7 (7.69%) VLAN
10 6 (6.59%) Network Security
10 6 (6.59%) VPN
11 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (3.30%) VoIP
13 2 (2.20%) PBX
13 2 (2.20%) Wireless
14 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
14 1 (1.10%) SSL
14 1 (1.10%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Banking
3 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (12.09%) Social Skills
5 8 (8.79%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Front Office
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) IT Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) VMware Engineer
4 15 (16.48%) Server Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Design Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
7 12 (13.19%) PowerShell Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) PowerShell Specialist
7 12 (13.19%) Senior Server Specialist
7 12 (13.19%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) Server Specialist
7 12 (13.19%) Windows Server Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) Windows Server Specialist
7 12 (13.19%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) LDAP
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.10%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.10%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.19%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.59%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.49%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (67.03%) Windows
2 50 (54.95%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2016
4 18 (19.78%) Linux
5 13 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.69%) Android
9 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (34.07%) ITIL
3 23 (25.27%) Service Management
4 17 (18.68%) Load Balancing
5 16 (17.58%) Converged Infrastructure
5 16 (17.58%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (17.58%) Requirements Gathering
6 15 (16.48%) eTOM
6 15 (16.48%) Network Virtualisation
7 11 (12.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.89%) IT Strategy
8 9 (9.89%) ITIL V3
8 9 (9.89%) ITSM
9 8 (8.79%) Project Management
10 7 (7.69%) Change Control
10 7 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (6.59%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (21.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (17.58%) CCNP
3 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (16.48%) MCSE
5 14 (15.38%) MCSA
6 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.59%) MCP
8 5 (5.49%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.40%) AWS Certification
9 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.30%) MCITP
10 3 (3.30%) VCP6
11 2 (2.20%) Degree
12 1 (1.10%) CCA
12 1 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 91 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 86 (94.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (80.22%) Active Directory
4 23 (25.27%) Hyper-V
5 22 (24.18%) XenApp
5 22 (24.18%) XenDesktop
6 21 (23.08%) VMware NSX
7 17 (18.68%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (14.29%) vSphere
9 6 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
10 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.10%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 24 (26.37%) SCCM
2 18 (19.78%) SCOM
3 17 (18.68%) Ansible
4 16 (17.58%) HAProxy
4 16 (17.58%) vRealize
5 15 (16.48%) Kubernetes
6 6 (6.59%) Backup Exec
6 6 (6.59%) PaperCut
6 6 (6.59%) vCenter Server
6 6 (6.59%) WSUS
7 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (5.49%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.20%) Puppet
8 2 (2.20%) Terraform
9 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 86 (94.51%) VMware
2 82 (90.11%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.97%) Citrix
4 25 (27.47%) Cisco
5 21 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 20 (21.98%) Dell
7 16 (17.58%) F5
7 16 (17.58%) IBM
7 16 (17.58%) Infoblox
8 15 (16.48%) Oracle
9 14 (15.38%) Veeam
10 7 (7.69%) Ivanti
10 7 (7.69%) Remedy
10 7 (7.69%) ServiceNow
11 6 (6.59%) Avaya
11 6 (6.59%) BMC
11 6 (6.59%) Google
11 6 (6.59%) Sophos
12 5 (5.49%) EMC
12 5 (5.49%) NetApp