Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Virtual Servers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Servers over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 785 729
Rank change year-on-year +19 -56 +118
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 368 395 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 1.81% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 239 322 441
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,775 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,900 £63,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% +3.53%

Virtual Servers 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 23,215 21,844 22,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.31% 12.97% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19,020 18,432 18,618
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in England

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in England.

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in England

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in England

Virtual Servers
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the England region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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 +45 129 £50,000 +11.11% 20
North of England +76 92 £22,500 -35.71% 15
South East +21 89 £50,000 +33.33% 12
North West +46 67 £22,500 -45.45% 3
Midlands +13 38 £32,500 -9.81% 9
Yorkshire +19 22 £35,000 +2.94% 10
East Midlands +13 20 £24,250 +7.78% 3
East of England +3 19 £22,400 -50.22% 4
West Midlands +21 18 £34,500 -8.00% 6
South West +5 13 £42,250 +36.29% 3
North East +3 3 £38,750 +37.17% 2
Virtual Servers
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Virtual Servers.

1 226 (61.41%) VMware
1 226 (61.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 224 (60.87%) Windows
3 189 (51.36%) Active Directory
4 152 (41.30%) Microsoft
5 147 (39.95%) Windows Server
6 109 (29.62%) Firewall
7 103 (27.99%) ITIL
8 102 (27.72%) SAN
9 99 (26.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 88 (23.91%) Linux
11 87 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 73 (19.84%) DNS
13 71 (19.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 70 (19.02%) LAN
15 69 (18.75%) SCCM
16 67 (18.21%) Cisco
17 62 (16.85%) DHCP
17 62 (16.85%) SQL
17 62 (16.85%) Office 365
17 62 (16.85%) vSphere
18 61 (16.58%) WAN
19 57 (15.49%) Change Management
19 57 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
20 56 (15.22%) PowerShell
21 55 (14.95%) Hyper-V
21 55 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
22 52 (14.13%) TCP/IP
23 47 (12.77%) Data Centre
24 46 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Virtual Servers
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 46 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 41 (11.14%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.53%) IIS
5 12 (3.26%) IBM Notes
6 10 (2.72%) Apache
6 10 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.17%) Confluence
7 8 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.82%) nginx
12 3 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.54%) Site Server
14 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Maya
6 1 (0.27%) NUKE
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.85%) Office 365
2 57 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (2.72%) SaaS
6 9 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.90%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.36%) G Suite
8 5 (1.36%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.82%) Yammer
10 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.54%) IaaS
10 2 (0.54%) PaaS
10 2 (0.54%) Serverless
11 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 109 (29.62%) Firewall
2 102 (27.72%) SAN
3 73 (19.84%) DNS
4 70 (19.02%) LAN
5 62 (16.85%) DHCP
6 61 (16.58%) WAN
7 52 (14.13%) TCP/IP
8 37 (10.05%) Wireless
9 27 (7.34%) VPN
10 24 (6.52%) Internet
11 23 (6.25%) VLAN
12 22 (5.98%) Skype
13 18 (4.89%) NAS
14 16 (4.35%) iSCSI
14 16 (4.35%) VoIP
15 13 (3.53%) Ethernet
15 13 (3.53%) SNMP
16 12 (3.26%) NetScaler
16 12 (3.26%) SSL
17 10 (2.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.45%) MySQL
2 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.82%) DB2
5 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.17%) JIRA
4 7 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.82%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 43 (11.68%) Finance
2 26 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.79%) Banking
4 14 (3.80%) Law
5 8 (2.17%) Advertising
5 8 (2.17%) Legal
5 8 (2.17%) Retail
6 4 (1.09%) Back Office
7 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.54%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (17.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (13.32%) Analyst
3 47 (12.77%) Architect
4 42 (11.41%) IT Support
5 35 (9.51%) Administrator
6 31 (8.42%) Infrastructure Architect
6 31 (8.42%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (7.61%) IT Engineer
7 28 (7.61%) IT Support Technician
7 28 (7.61%) IT Technician
7 28 (7.61%) Support Technician
8 27 (7.34%) Server Support
9 26 (7.07%) SAN Support
9 26 (7.07%) Server Support Technician
9 26 (7.07%) Server Technician
9 26 (7.07%) Support Engineer
10 22 (5.98%) Server Analyst
10 22 (5.98%) Service Analyst
10 22 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.53%) XML
2 8 (2.17%) XML Messaging
3 6 (1.63%) .NET
4 5 (1.36%) HTML
4 5 (1.36%) JSON
5 4 (1.09%) Node.js
5 4 (1.09%) WinForms
6 3 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.82%) Kafka
6 3 (0.82%) LAMP
6 3 (0.82%) Spring
7 2 (0.54%) COM
7 2 (0.54%) Middleware
7 2 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.27%) WAP
8 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.51%) Replication
3 30 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (7.88%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.89%) Clustering
6 17 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.26%) Blackberry
7 12 (3.26%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.99%) Hedge funds
9 10 (2.72%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.45%) EMC VNX
11 7 (1.90%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.90%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.36%) Fintech
12 5 (1.36%) IVR
12 5 (1.36%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.09%) EPoS
13 4 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 224 (60.87%) Windows
2 147 (39.95%) Windows Server
3 88 (23.91%) Linux
4 87 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (9.24%) Windows 7
7 23 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 12 (3.26%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.63%) Unix
11 6 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.09%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.09%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.54%) Debian
13 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (27.99%) ITIL
2 71 (19.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 57 (15.49%) Change Management
4 46 (12.50%) DevOps
5 35 (9.51%) Problem Management
6 32 (8.70%) Service Management
7 31 (8.42%) Server Management
8 25 (6.79%) Incident Management
9 22 (5.98%) ITIL V3
10 21 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
10 21 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (5.71%) Statistics
11 20 (5.43%) Migration
11 20 (5.43%) Service Delivery
12 19 (5.16%) Storage Management
13 17 (4.62%) Time Management
14 16 (4.35%) Configuration Management
14 16 (4.35%) Identity Management
14 16 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.85%) SQL
2 56 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.16%) Java
4 9 (2.45%) C#
4 9 (2.45%) Python
4 9 (2.45%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.45%) VBScript
5 8 (2.17%) VB
6 7 (1.90%) C
6 7 (1.90%) C++
7 5 (1.36%) PHP
8 4 (1.09%) Perl
8 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.09%) Ruby
8 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 46 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (10.05%) MCSE
3 33 (8.97%) Network+ Certification
4 29 (7.88%) Security Cleared
5 27 (7.34%) SC Cleared
6 23 (6.25%) Degree
7 20 (5.43%) MCSA
8 17 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (4.08%) MCP
10 12 (3.26%) A+ Certification
10 12 (3.26%) ACDT
10 12 (3.26%) ACHDS
10 12 (3.26%) ACTC
10 12 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.26%) MCDST
10 12 (3.26%) MCSM
11 8 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.17%) PMI Certification
11 8 (2.17%) PMP
12 7 (1.90%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.15%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.09%) GDPR
3 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 226 (61.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 189 (51.36%) Active Directory
3 99 (26.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 62 (16.85%) vSphere
5 55 (14.95%) Hyper-V
6 44 (11.96%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.17%) Docker
9 7 (1.90%) Firmware
9 7 (1.90%) XenApp
10 6 (1.63%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.36%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.09%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.09%) GPFS
12 4 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (1.09%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.09%) XenServer
13 3 (0.82%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 69 (18.75%) SCCM
2 45 (12.23%) SCOM
3 13 (3.53%) Ansible
3 13 (3.53%) Puppet
4 10 (2.72%) vRealize
5 9 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (2.45%) EMC VPLEX
5 9 (2.45%) vMotion
6 8 (2.17%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.17%) WSUS
7 7 (1.90%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.90%) Terraform
8 6 (1.63%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.09%) IBM BigFix
10 4 (1.09%) Packer
10 4 (1.09%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 226 (61.41%) VMware
2 152 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 67 (18.21%) Cisco
4 41 (11.14%) Citrix
5 26 (7.07%) Fortinet
6 25 (6.79%) Veeam
7 23 (6.25%) CommVault
8 21 (5.71%) Huawei
9 20 (5.43%) HP
10 19 (5.16%) EMC
10 19 (5.16%) Remedy
11 15 (4.08%) Google
11 15 (4.08%) Oracle
12 13 (3.53%) Apple
13 12 (3.26%) Dell
13 12 (3.26%) Lotus
14 11 (2.99%) Juniper
14 11 (2.99%) LogRhythm
15 10 (2.72%) Mitel
16 9 (2.45%) Isilon