Period
to 26 November 2021

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 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 679 479 686
Rank change year-on-year -200 +207 -9
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 56 14 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 0.34% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 14 56
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,656 £45,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £61,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% -14.63% +23.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £67,050 £61,950 £72,500
England median annual salary £40,077 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.19% -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 9,702 4,097 9,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.67% 18.97% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6,343 3,591 8,112
10th Percentile £36,000 £41,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £56,757 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.19% +10.00% -

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 November 2021.

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 November 2021. 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 -32 18 £37,500 -38.27% 6
South London - 3 £35,000 -
East London - 1 £25,000 - 3
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
3 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 22 (39.29%) Azure
4 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (37.50%) Social Skills
4 21 (37.50%) Unix
4 21 (37.50%) VMware
5 19 (33.93%) Firewall
6 18 (32.14%) AWS
6 18 (32.14%) Data Analytics
6 18 (32.14%) Analytics
7 17 (30.36%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (28.57%) VPN
9 15 (26.79%) Python
9 15 (26.79%) Risk Management
9 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
10 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Management
10 13 (23.21%) PowerShell
10 13 (23.21%) Finance
11 11 (19.64%) DNS
11 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
11 11 (19.64%) Citrix
11 11 (19.64%) Terraform
11 11 (19.64%) Systems Engineering
11 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (17.86%) GitLab
12 10 (17.86%) Puppet
13 9 (16.07%) NoSQL

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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) WordPress
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) Azure
2 18 (32.14%) AWS
3 17 (30.36%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (16.07%) GitHub
5 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.57%) Azure Sentinel
5 2 (3.57%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
2 19 (33.93%) Firewall
3 16 (28.57%) VPN
4 11 (19.64%) DNS
5 9 (16.07%) DHCP
5 9 (16.07%) LAN
6 6 (10.71%) IPv4
6 6 (10.71%) IPv6
6 6 (10.71%) Network Security
6 6 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (10.71%) SNMP
6 6 (10.71%) tcpdump
6 6 (10.71%) Wireshark
7 4 (7.14%) Wireless
8 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.57%) IPsec
9 2 (3.57%) SSL
9 2 (3.57%) VLAN
9 2 (3.57%) VoIP
9 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MarkLogic
1 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) GitLab
2 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.07%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (37.50%) Social Skills
2 13 (23.21%) Finance
3 6 (10.71%) Marketing
4 5 (8.93%) Electronics
4 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.93%) Public Sector
4 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.36%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Advertising
6 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.93%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.93%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.36%) IT Support
6 3 (5.36%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.57%) Remote Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.36%) CCTV
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 21 (37.50%) Unix
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.57%) Android
7 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Analytics
1 18 (32.14%) Data Analytics
2 15 (26.79%) Risk Management
3 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (19.64%) Systems Engineering
5 9 (16.07%) Actionable Insight
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) Change Management
5 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.07%) Data Science
5 9 (16.07%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (16.07%) DevOps
5 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.07%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (12.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Python
2 13 (23.21%) PowerShell
3 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.71%) CCNP
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SSCP
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Accessibility
1 6 (10.71%) GDPR
1 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.79%) NIST
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.07%) Docker
4 8 (14.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 7 (12.50%) VMware Server
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.79%) Firmware
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Terraform
2 10 (17.86%) Puppet
3 9 (16.07%) Kubernetes
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (10.71%) Ansible
5 6 (10.71%) Nmap
5 6 (10.71%) OpenNMS
6 3 (5.36%) SCCM
7 2 (3.57%) cPanel
7 2 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (3.57%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.79%) EnCase
8 1 (1.79%) FTK
8 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.79%) vRealize
8 1 (1.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) LexisNexis
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco
6 7 (12.50%) Bloomberg
7 5 (8.93%) SAP
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle
9 2 (3.57%) Apple
9 2 (3.57%) Google
9 2 (3.57%) HP
9 2 (3.57%) Meraki
9 2 (3.57%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.79%) CommVault
10 1 (1.79%) Dell
10 1 (1.79%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.79%) Veeam
10 1 (1.79%) Veritas