Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 658 675 719
Rank change year-on-year +17 +44 -61
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 65 130 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.21% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55 104 127
London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -11.11%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,683 10,752 10,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.67% 15.92% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8,010 9,008 8,540
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in London

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in London

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in London

Virtual Servers
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Central London -6 10 £65,000 +41.30% 3
South London -2 4 £67,500 +33.66% 3
East London +21 2 £40,000 +6.67%
West London +16 1 £31,000 -13.29% 3
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 48 (73.85%) VMware
2 48 (73.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
4 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
5 34 (52.31%) DNS
6 28 (43.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 27 (41.54%) Office 365
8 26 (40.00%) DHCP
9 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
10 21 (32.31%) ITIL
10 21 (32.31%) Citrix
11 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 20 (30.77%) Windows Server
12 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (27.69%) TCP/IP
13 17 (26.15%) SCCM
13 17 (26.15%) Firewall
13 17 (26.15%) Finance
14 16 (24.62%) Azure
15 15 (23.08%) SharePoint
15 15 (23.08%) SAN
16 14 (21.54%) Project Management
17 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (20.00%) XenDesktop
18 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
18 12 (18.46%) Cisco
19 11 (16.92%) Linux
19 11 (16.92%) Disaster Recovery

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (16.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (9.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Office 365
2 16 (24.62%) Azure
3 9 (13.85%) AWS
4 5 (7.69%) IaaS
5 4 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.15%) OneDrive
6 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) DNS
2 26 (40.00%) DHCP
3 18 (27.69%) TCP/IP
4 17 (26.15%) Firewall
5 15 (23.08%) SAN
6 8 (12.31%) LAN
6 8 (12.31%) NetScaler
7 6 (9.23%) NAS
7 6 (9.23%) VPN
7 6 (9.23%) WAN
8 5 (7.69%) Skype
9 3 (4.62%) Network Security
9 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
9 3 (4.62%) VLAN
9 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.54%) PBX
11 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) GitLab
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Advertising
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Law
4 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) German Language
6 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Server Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) IT Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Server Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Middleware
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) JSON
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.31%) Hedge funds
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.15%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.54%) PKI
7 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.92%) Linux
4 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.77%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) ITIL
2 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (21.54%) Project Management
4 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (16.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (16.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (15.38%) Change Management
7 9 (13.85%) Line Management
8 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (9.23%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (9.23%) Service Management
10 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (7.69%) Patch Management
10 5 (7.69%) Server Management
10 5 (7.69%) Web Filtering
11 4 (6.15%) Information Security
11 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) CCNA
1 9 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.31%) CCA
2 8 (12.31%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (10.77%) CCNP
3 7 (10.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) CCIE
5 3 (4.62%) MCSE
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.62%) VCAP
6 2 (3.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.54%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 48 (73.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
3 28 (43.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 9 (13.85%) vSphere
6 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
6 8 (12.31%) VMware NSX
6 8 (12.31%) XenApp
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.54%) Docker
8 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) SCCM
2 11 (16.92%) SCOM
3 4 (6.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.62%) Nessus
4 3 (4.62%) RSA Archer
5 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.54%) Ansible
6 1 (1.54%) Automic
6 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) Packer
6 1 (1.54%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.54%) Puppet
6 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.54%) Terraform
6 1 (1.54%) vMotion
6 1 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) VMware
2 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.31%) Citrix
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco
5 9 (13.85%) Meraki
6 8 (12.31%) Qualys
6 8 (12.31%) SolarWinds
7 7 (10.77%) HP
8 5 (7.69%) Sophos
8 5 (7.69%) Symantec
9 4 (6.15%) CommVault
10 3 (4.62%) F5
10 3 (4.62%) Juniper
10 3 (4.62%) McAfee
11 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.08%) Adobe
11 2 (3.08%) NetApp
11 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.08%) Veritas
11 2 (3.08%) WatchGuard