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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 26 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 796 540 551
Rank change year-on-year -256 +11 +76
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 82 61 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.88% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 71 56 61
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £39,375 £36,188 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £71,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +26.32%
75th Percentile £62,500 £80,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 13,447 6,971 6,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.95% 20.00% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,893 5,204 5,823
10th Percentile £34,500 £38,750 £34,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £46,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in London

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Servers in London.

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in London

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Servers in London over the 6 months to 26 May 2022.

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 26 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -46 7 £47,500 -17.39% 3
South London -51 3 £36,500 +1.39% 1
East London -53 2 £102,500 +156.25% 1
West London -69 1 £36,500 +1.39% 3
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 68 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 62 (75.61%) Windows
3 59 (71.95%) Microsoft 365
4 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
5 50 (60.98%) Windows Server
6 49 (59.76%) Firewall
7 43 (52.44%) SQL Server
7 43 (52.44%) Azure
8 39 (47.56%) VPN
9 33 (40.24%) VMware
9 33 (40.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (39.02%) Finance
10 32 (39.02%) DNS
10 32 (39.02%) DHCP
11 30 (36.59%) IIS
12 27 (32.93%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Office
13 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
14 25 (30.49%) Public Sector
15 24 (29.27%) Patch Management
15 24 (29.27%) Windows 10
15 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (29.27%) Marketing
16 23 (28.05%) Digital Marketing
16 23 (28.05%) AWS
16 23 (28.05%) SAP
16 23 (28.05%) Manufacturing
16 23 (28.05%) Electronics
16 23 (28.05%) Programme Management
16 23 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 30 (36.59%) IIS
2 11 (13.41%) Apache
2 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.32%) WordPress
5 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 59 (71.95%) Microsoft 365
2 43 (52.44%) Azure
3 23 (28.05%) AWS
4 21 (25.61%) SaaS
5 17 (20.73%) IaaS
6 16 (19.51%) PaaS
7 15 (18.29%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (10.98%) Mimecast
9 8 (9.76%) OneDrive
10 6 (7.32%) Google Workspace
11 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (4.88%) GCP
12 3 (3.66%) Nutanix
13 2 (2.44%) Google Play
14 1 (1.22%) Power Platform
14 1 (1.22%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 49 (59.76%) Firewall
2 39 (47.56%) VPN
3 32 (39.02%) DHCP
3 32 (39.02%) DNS
4 16 (19.51%) NAS
4 16 (19.51%) SAN
5 12 (14.63%) WAN
6 10 (12.20%) Network Security
6 10 (12.20%) VoIP
7 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.76%) Wireless
9 7 (8.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (8.54%) VLAN
9 7 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (8.54%) Wireless Security
10 6 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (7.32%) Internet
10 6 (7.32%) IPsec
10 6 (7.32%) SSL
11 5 (6.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (52.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) UniData
3 8 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) GIS
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.22%) Power BI
4 1 (1.22%) Power Query
4 1 (1.22%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.88%) GitLab
3 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (39.02%) Finance
2 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
3 25 (30.49%) Public Sector
4 24 (29.27%) Marketing
5 23 (28.05%) Electronics
5 23 (28.05%) Manufacturing
6 19 (23.17%) Social Skills
7 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.88%) Legal
9 3 (3.66%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (2.44%) Japanese Language
11 1 (1.22%) Banking
11 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 1 (1.22%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Support Engineer
2 21 (25.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (15.85%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Administrator
8 8 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Applications Support
9 7 (8.54%) Applications Support Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Middleware
1 1 (1.22%) Node.js
1 1 (1.22%) OpenLayers
1 1 (1.22%) OpenTelemetry
1 1 (1.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.76%) Smartphone
3 6 (7.32%) User Experience
4 5 (6.10%) IoT
5 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) AS400
6 2 (2.44%) iSeries
6 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) iPad
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
7 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 50 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 24 (29.27%) Windows 10
4 19 (23.17%) Linux
5 9 (10.98%) Unix
6 8 (9.76%) Android
7 6 (7.32%) Mac OS
7 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.66%) CentOS
8 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (29.27%) Patch Management
3 23 (28.05%) Digital Marketing
3 23 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (28.05%) Programme Management
4 21 (25.61%) Mobile Device Management
5 20 (24.39%) Business Continuity
6 19 (23.17%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (21.95%) Service Management
8 17 (20.73%) Software Testing
9 16 (19.51%) Change Management
9 16 (19.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (19.51%) Security Monitoring
10 15 (18.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (18.29%) ITIL
11 13 (15.85%) DevOps
11 13 (15.85%) Software Deployment
11 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.63%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.41%) Python
3 10 (12.20%) Perl
4 6 (7.32%) Bash
4 6 (7.32%) SQL
5 4 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.44%) VBScript
7 1 (1.22%) Go
7 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.66%) MCSE
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) CCNA
4 2 (2.44%) CCNP
4 2 (2.44%) CISSP
4 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) CCA
5 1 (1.22%) CCSA
5 1 (1.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) Accessibility
3 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (2.44%) GDPR
3 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 33 (40.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.66%) vSphere
8 2 (2.44%) Docker
8 2 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (18.29%) WSUS
3 11 (13.41%) Kubernetes
4 8 (9.76%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (7.32%) cPanel
5 6 (7.32%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (6.10%) Ansible
6 5 (6.10%) Terraform
7 4 (4.88%) Grafana
7 4 (4.88%) Nagios
7 4 (4.88%) SCCM
8 3 (3.66%) Graylog
8 3 (3.66%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.44%) PaperCut
9 2 (2.44%) Puppet
10 1 (1.22%) EdgeSight
10 1 (1.22%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.22%) VxRail
Vendors
1 68 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 33 (40.24%) VMware
3 23 (28.05%) SAP
4 18 (21.95%) Veeam
5 15 (18.29%) arcserve
6 14 (17.07%) Meraki
7 12 (14.63%) Cisco
8 11 (13.41%) Dell
9 8 (9.76%) Apple
9 8 (9.76%) Citrix
9 8 (9.76%) EqualLogic
9 8 (9.76%) Forcepoint
9 8 (9.76%) Google
9 8 (9.76%) Sophos
10 7 (8.54%) Oracle
11 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.66%) BMC
13 2 (2.44%) Avaya
13 2 (2.44%) Bloomberg
13 2 (2.44%) IBM