Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 108 132
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 13 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.11% 0.83% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 7.34% 5.43% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 4
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +31.03% -35.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £49,900 £39,000 £32,475
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -13.33% +4.65%

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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 177 221 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.06% 15.37% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 163 186 287
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £30,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% -11.59% -1.43%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,250 £55,625 £52,813
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Kent

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in Kent

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in Kent over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in Kent

Virtual Servers
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 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
Dartford +8 8 £49,000 +50.77% 1
Swanley - 2 £45,000 -
West Malling 0 1 £45,000 +69.81%
Virtual Servers
South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Kent region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Aruba
6 5 (38.46%) F5
6 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
6 5 (38.46%) ProxySG
6 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
6 5 (38.46%) CommVault
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) WLAN
6 5 (38.46%) Telepresence
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Office 365
8 3 (23.08%) Veeam
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) Replication

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) NuGet
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) Telepresence
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) WLAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) 802.11
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) IT Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) IT Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) ProxySG
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) HP
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Aruba
3 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) CommVault
3 5 (38.46%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) QNAP
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed