Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 721 652
Rank change year-on-year +25 -69 +93
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 110 121 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 1.22% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 90 106 177
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £30,300
90th Percentile £76,375 £68,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +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 10,639 9,913 9,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.46% 13.24% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8,949 8,424 8,452
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £90,650 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Central London -17 37 £47,500 -17.39% 2
South London +20 4 £40,000 +4.04%
West London +16 4 £35,750 +2.14% 6
East London - 2 £37,500 - 1
North London +2 1 £50,000 +3.09%
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 91 (82.73%) Windows
2 75 (68.18%) VMware
2 75 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (60.91%) Active Directory
4 64 (58.18%) Microsoft
5 63 (57.27%) Windows Server
6 37 (33.64%) PowerShell
7 36 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (32.73%) Firewall
8 33 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 32 (29.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 31 (28.18%) MS Exchange
11 30 (27.27%) SCCM
12 29 (26.36%) Office 365
13 28 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (24.55%) Hyper-V
14 27 (24.55%) DNS
15 25 (22.73%) ITIL
15 25 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (20.91%) Citrix
17 22 (20.00%) SharePoint
18 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Office
18 21 (19.09%) Linux
19 20 (18.18%) Windows 7
20 18 (16.36%) Finance
20 18 (16.36%) DevOps
21 17 (15.45%) Cisco
21 17 (15.45%) SAN
22 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
22 16 (14.55%) DHCP

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 31 (28.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.73%) Apache
7 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.73%) nginx
8 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Maya
3 1 (0.91%) NUKE
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.36%) Office 365
2 28 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (7.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.55%) G Suite
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.82%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.82%) Serverless
7 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (32.73%) Firewall
2 27 (24.55%) DNS
3 17 (15.45%) SAN
4 16 (14.55%) DHCP
4 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
4 16 (14.55%) Wireless
5 14 (12.73%) iSCSI
6 13 (11.82%) VPN
7 12 (10.91%) WAN
8 11 (10.00%) LAN
8 11 (10.00%) VLAN
9 9 (8.18%) Internet
10 8 (7.27%) VoIP
11 7 (6.36%) Skype
12 6 (5.45%) WLAN
13 5 (4.55%) Intranet
14 4 (3.64%) SNMP
15 3 (2.73%) Unified Communications
16 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
17 1 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 16 (14.55%) Banking
3 11 (10.00%) Law
4 5 (4.55%) Legal
5 4 (3.64%) Advertising
5 4 (3.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.82%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.91%) Billing
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.36%) Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Administrator
3 13 (11.82%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (10.91%) IT Support
4 12 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) Team Leader
5 10 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) IT Manager
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Exchange Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) HTML
1 5 (4.55%) JSON
1 5 (4.55%) XML
2 4 (3.64%) WinForms
3 1 (0.91%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Hedge funds
2 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.09%) Replication
4 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.55%) SWIFT
7 4 (3.64%) Clustering
7 4 (3.64%) EPoS
7 4 (3.64%) Fintech
7 4 (3.64%) IVR
8 3 (2.73%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.73%) iPhone
8 3 (2.73%) User Experience
9 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (82.73%) Windows
2 63 (57.27%) Windows Server
3 36 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (19.09%) Linux
6 20 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 13 (11.82%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.55%) Unix
9 5 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (22.73%) ITIL
3 18 (16.36%) DevOps
4 15 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.09%) Project Management
6 10 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (8.18%) Change Management
7 9 (8.18%) Patch Management
8 8 (7.27%) Migration
8 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.27%) Supplier Management
9 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.45%) Data Management
9 6 (5.45%) Server Management
9 6 (5.45%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.55%) Server Building
10 5 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.64%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.91%) SQL
3 9 (8.18%) VBScript
4 8 (7.27%) VB
5 5 (4.55%) PHP
6 4 (3.64%) C
7 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) C#
8 1 (0.91%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.09%) Degree
3 8 (7.27%) MCSE
4 3 (2.73%) CCA
4 3 (2.73%) CCNA
4 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.82%) CISSP
5 2 (1.82%) MCITP
5 2 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 75 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (60.91%) Active Directory
3 33 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 27 (24.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (10.91%) vSphere
6 6 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.55%) Docker
7 5 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.55%) XenApp
8 4 (3.64%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.73%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (27.27%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) Puppet
2 6 (5.45%) SCOM
3 5 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.55%) IBM BigFix
3 5 (4.55%) Terraform
3 5 (4.55%) WSUS
4 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.73%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.82%) Ansible
6 2 (1.82%) Kibana
6 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.82%) Nagios
6 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.91%) Packer
Vendors
1 75 (68.18%) VMware
2 64 (58.18%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.91%) Citrix
4 17 (15.45%) Cisco
5 11 (10.00%) Veeam
6 10 (9.09%) CommVault
7 6 (5.45%) Dell
7 6 (5.45%) Sophos
8 5 (4.55%) EqualLogic
8 5 (4.55%) Google
8 5 (4.55%) HP
9 4 (3.64%) Avaya
9 4 (3.64%) Remedy
9 4 (3.64%) Snow
10 3 (2.73%) Wyse
11 2 (1.82%) Draytek
11 2 (1.82%) McAfee
11 2 (1.82%) Mitel
11 2 (1.82%) Polycom
11 2 (1.82%) Sonus