Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 807 875 772
Rank change year-on-year +68 -103 +70
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 359 303 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.51% 1.43% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 233 252 455
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £27,100 £28,533 £26,600
90th Percentile £62,250 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23,792 21,173 23,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.49% 12.67% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19,335 17,915 20,471
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +13 102 £47,500 -9.52% 18
South East +23 97 £40,000 +2.56% 13
North of England +51 79 £31,250 -10.71% 8
North West +53 51 £30,000 -6.25% 1
East of England +28 49 £37,000 -17.78% 1
Yorkshire +20 25 £35,000 - 6
Midlands -3 21 £36,750 -13.53% 4
West Midlands -4 16 £36,000 -15.29% 2
South West +14 14 £40,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +4 5 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North East -19 3 £38,750 +61.46% 1
Virtual Servers
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 274 (76.32%) Windows
2 237 (66.02%) VMware
2 237 (66.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (57.38%) Active Directory
4 166 (46.24%) Windows Server
5 164 (45.68%) Microsoft
6 123 (34.26%) Firewall
7 112 (31.20%) Cisco
8 107 (29.81%) ITIL
9 103 (28.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 101 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 97 (27.02%) DNS
12 92 (25.63%) Linux
13 84 (23.40%) vSphere
13 84 (23.40%) PowerShell
14 80 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 76 (21.17%) Office 365
15 76 (21.17%) SAN
16 72 (20.06%) Data Centre
17 69 (19.22%) Citrix
18 66 (18.38%) DHCP
18 66 (18.38%) SCCM
19 59 (16.43%) MS Exchange
19 59 (16.43%) SQL
20 51 (14.21%) WAN
20 51 (14.21%) Hyper-V
21 49 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
21 49 (13.65%) LAN
22 47 (13.09%) DevOps
23 46 (12.81%) Unix

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 59 (16.43%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.69%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.06%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.79%) Apache
7 8 (2.23%) IIS
8 7 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.84%) nginx
11 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.56%) Confluence
11 2 (0.56%) Site Server
12 1 (0.28%) CMS
12 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) CATIA
5 1 (0.28%) Maya
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) NUKE
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (21.17%) Office 365
3 49 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.95%) IaaS
5 7 (1.95%) Mimecast
5 7 (1.95%) SaaS
6 3 (0.84%) GitHub
7 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.56%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) G Suite
8 1 (0.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 123 (34.26%) Firewall
2 97 (27.02%) DNS
3 76 (21.17%) SAN
4 66 (18.38%) DHCP
5 51 (14.21%) WAN
6 49 (13.65%) LAN
7 30 (8.36%) Internet
8 28 (7.80%) TCP/IP
9 27 (7.52%) VPN
10 23 (6.41%) NAS
11 22 (6.13%) Wireless
12 20 (5.57%) VLAN
13 15 (4.18%) iSCSI
14 14 (3.90%) VoIP
15 12 (3.34%) NetScaler
16 11 (3.06%) SSL
17 10 (2.79%) DWDM
17 10 (2.79%) WLAN
18 8 (2.23%) Skype
19 7 (1.95%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.67%) MySQL
2 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.28%) Big Data
7 1 (0.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (9.47%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.39%) AdminStudio
2 5 (1.39%) MSI
2 5 (1.39%) Selenium
2 5 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.56%) gulp
5 2 (0.56%) JIRA
5 2 (0.56%) Protractor
5 2 (0.56%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (6.13%) Finance
2 20 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.79%) Banking
3 10 (2.79%) Law
4 8 (2.23%) Advertising
5 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.11%) Games
6 4 (1.11%) Legal
7 3 (0.84%) Retail
8 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (17.55%) Analyst
3 35 (9.75%) IT Support
4 33 (9.19%) Administrator
5 32 (8.91%) Architect
5 32 (8.91%) Infrastructure Architect
6 31 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
7 30 (8.36%) IT Engineer
8 25 (6.96%) Support Engineer
9 23 (6.41%) Team Leader
10 21 (5.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 21 (5.85%) Support Analyst
11 20 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (5.29%) Automation Engineer
12 19 (5.29%) Infrastructure Manager
13 16 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
14 15 (4.18%) Service Analyst
14 15 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.36%) Middleware
2 10 (2.79%) .NET
2 10 (2.79%) HTML
3 8 (2.23%) XML
4 6 (1.67%) Node.js
5 5 (1.39%) JSON
6 4 (1.11%) Ajax
6 4 (1.11%) DOM
7 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.84%) Web Services
7 3 (0.84%) XML Messaging
8 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.56%) COM
8 2 (0.56%) Kafka
8 2 (0.56%) WireMock
9 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.28%) LDAP
9 1 (0.28%) WAP
9 1 (0.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.06%) Data Centre
2 34 (9.47%) Public Cloud
3 33 (9.19%) Linux Command Line
4 31 (8.64%) Replication
5 23 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (4.18%) EMC VNX
7 11 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.79%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.51%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.51%) Private Cloud
10 8 (2.23%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.95%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.95%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.95%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.67%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.67%) Clustering
13 5 (1.39%) e-Learning
13 5 (1.39%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.39%) SWIFT
14 4 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 274 (76.32%) Windows
2 166 (46.24%) Windows Server
3 101 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 92 (25.63%) Linux
5 46 (12.81%) Unix
5 46 (12.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (6.41%) Windows 7
7 21 (5.85%) Windows 10
8 13 (3.62%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.51%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.84%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.84%) Solaris
12 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.56%) Android
13 2 (0.56%) CentOS
13 2 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.81%) ITIL
2 47 (13.09%) DevOps
3 44 (12.26%) Load Balancing
4 37 (10.31%) Test Automation
5 36 (10.03%) Service Management
6 33 (9.19%) Configuration Management
7 32 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (8.36%) Change Management
8 30 (8.36%) Continuous Deployment
8 30 (8.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (6.96%) ITIL V3
10 22 (6.13%) Migration
10 22 (6.13%) Patch Management
10 22 (6.13%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (4.74%) Performance Management
11 17 (4.74%) Problem Management
11 17 (4.74%) Project Management
12 16 (4.46%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (4.46%) Network Management
13 15 (4.18%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 59 (16.43%) SQL
3 37 (10.31%) Bash Shell
3 37 (10.31%) Python
4 34 (9.47%) Ruby
5 33 (9.19%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.34%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.51%) PHP
8 8 (2.23%) Java
9 5 (1.39%) Perl
10 4 (1.11%) C
10 4 (1.11%) C#
10 4 (1.11%) Tcl
11 2 (0.56%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) JCL
12 1 (0.28%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (9.75%) MCSE
3 31 (8.64%) Security Cleared
4 24 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (6.41%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (4.46%) Degree
8 14 (3.90%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (3.34%) EMC Certification
10 9 (2.51%) CCNA
10 9 (2.51%) MCSA
11 8 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.95%) MCP
13 6 (1.67%) CCA
13 6 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.67%) MCTS
13 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.39%) MCITP
15 3 (0.84%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.41%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 237 (66.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 206 (57.38%) Active Directory
3 103 (28.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 84 (23.40%) vSphere
5 51 (14.21%) Hyper-V
6 35 (9.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 28 (7.80%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (2.79%) XenApp
9 7 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.39%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.39%) ProxySG
10 5 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.11%) Docker
11 4 (1.11%) Firmware
11 4 (1.11%) VMware NSX
11 4 (1.11%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.11%) XenServer
12 3 (0.84%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 66 (18.38%) SCCM
2 42 (11.70%) vRealize
3 37 (10.31%) Ansible
4 36 (10.03%) SCOM
5 34 (9.47%) vCenter Server
6 28 (7.80%) Puppet
7 24 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (5.85%) Terraform
9 15 (4.18%) EMC VPLEX
9 15 (4.18%) vMotion
10 12 (3.34%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (2.51%) WSUS
12 5 (1.39%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.39%) IBM BigFix
12 5 (1.39%) Nagios
12 5 (1.39%) WMI
13 4 (1.11%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
14 3 (0.84%) EMC Navisphere
14 3 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 237 (66.02%) VMware
2 164 (45.68%) Microsoft
3 112 (31.20%) Cisco
4 69 (19.22%) Citrix
5 45 (12.53%) Fortinet
6 39 (10.86%) CommVault
6 39 (10.86%) F5
7 30 (8.36%) AppDynamics
7 30 (8.36%) BMC
7 30 (8.36%) Splunk
7 30 (8.36%) WorldPay
8 26 (7.24%) HP
9 23 (6.41%) EMC
10 19 (5.29%) ServiceNow
10 19 (5.29%) Veeam
11 17 (4.74%) Brocade
12 15 (4.18%) Isilon
13 14 (3.90%) Dell
14 12 (3.34%) Juniper
15 11 (3.06%) Huawei