Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 540 612 772
Rank change year-on-year +72 +160 -58
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 75 147 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.092%
As % of the System Software category 1.09% 1.52% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62 146 58
Median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,750 £31,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £80,000
England 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,855 9,698 10,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.09% 16.69% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,721 8,077 8,518
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +6.48%
10th Percentile £34,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +76 15 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West London +20 8 £57,500 +27.78%
East London +4 1 £70,000 +55.56%
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) VMware
2 35 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 32 (42.67%) AWS
4 31 (41.33%) Linux
4 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
5 26 (34.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (30.67%) Red Hat
7 19 (25.33%) ITIL
7 19 (25.33%) Azure
8 18 (24.00%) Finance
9 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.67%) PowerShell
9 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2016
10 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
11 15 (20.00%) DNS
11 15 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (20.00%) Office 365
12 14 (18.67%) CentOS
12 14 (18.67%) Docker
12 14 (18.67%) Citrix
12 14 (18.67%) vCenter Server
13 13 (17.33%) Cisco
13 13 (17.33%) DevOps
14 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.67%) DHCP
15 11 (14.67%) MCSE

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 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.67%) Apache
2 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.33%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.00%) SAS
5 4 (5.33%) Confluence
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
6 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.67%) AWS
2 19 (25.33%) Azure
3 15 (20.00%) Office 365
3 15 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (10.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (10.67%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (10.67%) Amazon S3
5 7 (9.33%) GCP
5 7 (9.33%) Stackdriver
6 6 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.67%) GitHub
7 2 (2.67%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.67%) Route 53
7 2 (2.67%) Serverless
8 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) DNS
2 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.67%) DHCP
4 10 (13.33%) SAN
5 7 (9.33%) Network Security
6 6 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (8.00%) Firewall
6 6 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (6.67%) LAN
7 5 (6.67%) WAN
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (5.33%) Softphone
8 4 (5.33%) TACACS
8 4 (5.33%) tcpdump
8 4 (5.33%) Wireless
8 4 (5.33%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Bitbucket
1 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) Maven
3 4 (5.33%) Postman
3 4 (5.33%) REST Assured
3 4 (5.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Games
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Administrator
5 9 (12.00%) IT Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (10.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) IT Support
9 5 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) J2EE
2 4 (5.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) SAML
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Clustering
2 9 (12.00%) Public Cloud
3 7 (9.33%) Replication
4 4 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 31 (41.33%) Linux
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (18.67%) CentOS
7 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (9.33%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (9.33%) Unix
8 7 (9.33%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (25.33%) ITIL
3 15 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (17.33%) DevOps
5 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Automation
6 10 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.00%) Change Management
7 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.00%) Patch Management
8 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) Data Integration
9 7 (9.33%) ETL
9 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.33%) Security Management
9 7 (9.33%) Service Management
9 7 (9.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.00%) Python
3 8 (10.67%) PHP
4 4 (5.33%) Java
5 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) MCSE
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.33%) MCP
3 8 (10.67%) RHCE
4 6 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (8.00%) MCSA
4 6 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 35 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (18.67%) Docker
4 10 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (12.00%) vSphere
6 8 (10.67%) XenApp
7 7 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (8.00%) Firmware
8 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.67%) vCloud
9 2 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.67%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.67%) Xen
9 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) vCenter Server
2 8 (10.67%) Ansible
2 8 (10.67%) Icinga
3 6 (8.00%) SCCM
4 4 (5.33%) Packer
4 4 (5.33%) WSUS
5 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.67%) SCOM
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.67%) Terraform
6 2 (2.67%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.33%) Automic
7 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) VMware
2 23 (30.67%) Red Hat
3 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.67%) Citrix
5 13 (17.33%) Cisco
6 11 (14.67%) HP
7 8 (10.67%) Oracle
8 7 (9.33%) Google
8 7 (9.33%) Palo Alto
8 7 (9.33%) Splunk
9 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (8.00%) Veeam
10 5 (6.67%) F5
11 4 (5.33%) Arista
12 3 (4.00%) EMC
13 2 (2.67%) Adobe
13 2 (2.67%) Dell
13 2 (2.67%) Juniper
13 2 (2.67%) NetApp
13 2 (2.67%) Symantec