Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 587 771 701
Rank change year-on-year +184 -70 +8
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 154 63 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.091% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 0.63% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 150 51 108
London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £35,750 £28,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £76,375 £62,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +3.33%

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 9,698 10,066 8,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.63% 14.61% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,079 8,431 7,409
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +6.48% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
South London +32 21 £45,000 +5.88%
West London +36 16 £45,000 -5.26%
Central London +17 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East London - 5 £45,000 -
North London +14 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 123 (79.87%) Windows
2 91 (59.09%) VMware
2 91 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (53.90%) Active Directory
4 80 (51.95%) Windows Server
5 70 (45.45%) Office 365
6 62 (40.26%) Firewall
7 59 (38.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 49 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (31.17%) Data Centre
10 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
10 47 (30.52%) Linux
11 45 (29.22%) SharePoint
12 39 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
13 37 (24.03%) SAN
13 37 (24.03%) Finance
14 35 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 35 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 32 (20.78%) DNS
16 27 (17.53%) TCP/IP
17 26 (16.88%) MS Exchange
18 25 (16.23%) Palo Alto
19 23 (14.94%) LAN
19 23 (14.94%) ITIL
19 23 (14.94%) SCCM
19 23 (14.94%) PowerShell
20 22 (14.29%) SQL
20 22 (14.29%) Cisco
20 22 (14.29%) vSphere
21 21 (13.64%) Change Management

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 45 (29.22%) SharePoint
2 26 (16.88%) MS Exchange
3 16 (10.39%) IIS
4 11 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (5.19%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.90%) JBoss
6 6 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.90%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.25%) Confluence
8 4 (2.60%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.30%) Anypoint
10 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 70 (45.45%) Office 365
2 59 (38.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.55%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.25%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.25%) Serverless
6 4 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.95%) IaaS
8 2 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.65%) Route 53
9 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (40.26%) Firewall
2 37 (24.03%) SAN
3 32 (20.78%) DNS
4 27 (17.53%) TCP/IP
5 23 (14.94%) LAN
6 20 (12.99%) VPN
6 20 (12.99%) WAN
7 19 (12.34%) DHCP
8 13 (8.44%) VLAN
9 10 (6.49%) VoIP
10 8 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (4.55%) NAS
11 7 (4.55%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.55%) Skype
12 6 (3.90%) PCoIP
12 6 (3.90%) Wireless
13 5 (3.25%) Internet
13 5 (3.25%) Network Security
14 3 (1.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.55%) UniData
4 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) DataStax
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MSI
2 5 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.25%) JIRA
3 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.95%) Subversion
3 3 (1.95%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 37 (24.03%) Finance
2 20 (12.99%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Marketing
3 8 (5.19%) Retail
4 7 (4.55%) Electronics
4 7 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Games
6 2 (1.30%) Law
6 2 (1.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (19.48%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (14.94%) Analyst
4 17 (11.04%) Administrator
4 17 (11.04%) Support Analyst
5 16 (10.39%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (9.74%) Network Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Active Directory Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) Consultant
8 12 (7.79%) IT Analyst
8 12 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) IT Support
10 10 (6.49%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (6.49%) Security Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) Server Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) Software Consultant
12 8 (5.19%) Implementation Consultant
12 8 (5.19%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) Middleware
1 8 (5.19%) Web Services
2 6 (3.90%) Software Packaging
2 6 (3.90%) YAML
3 5 (3.25%) WSH
4 4 (2.60%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.65%) Kafka
5 1 (0.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.17%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.84%) Private Cloud
3 9 (5.84%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.60%) Clustering
4 4 (2.60%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.60%) Fintech
4 4 (2.60%) Smart Energy
4 4 (2.60%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) CMDB
7 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 123 (79.87%) Windows
2 80 (51.95%) Windows Server
3 49 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (30.52%) Linux
5 14 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 13 (8.44%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.95%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (14.94%) ITIL
3 21 (13.64%) Change Management
4 19 (12.34%) DevOps
5 16 (10.39%) Security Patching
6 14 (9.09%) Migration
7 13 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (7.14%) Patch Management
8 11 (7.14%) Server Management
9 9 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (5.84%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.19%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.19%) Information Security
10 8 (5.19%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (4.55%) Performance Testing
11 7 (4.55%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.94%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.90%) Python
4 5 (3.25%) Perl
4 5 (3.25%) Ruby
4 5 (3.25%) VBScript
5 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.30%) C#
6 2 (1.30%) Java
7 1 (0.65%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.14%) CCNA
1 11 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.49%) MCSE
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.19%) CCNP
4 6 (3.90%) Degree
5 4 (2.60%) MCSA
6 2 (1.30%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.30%) ACDT
6 2 (1.30%) ACHDS
6 2 (1.30%) ACTC
6 2 (1.30%) Dell Certification
6 2 (1.30%) MCDST
6 2 (1.30%) MCP
6 2 (1.30%) MCSM
6 2 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.95%) GDPR
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 15022
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.65%) MiFID
System Software
1 91 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (53.90%) Active Directory
3 35 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 22 (14.29%) vSphere
5 16 (10.39%) VMware NSX
6 12 (7.79%) Hyper-V
7 10 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (5.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (4.55%) XenApp
10 6 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.60%) Docker
12 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (14.94%) SCCM
2 11 (7.14%) SCOM
3 10 (6.49%) Puppet
4 9 (5.84%) Tivoli
4 9 (5.84%) WSUS
5 6 (3.90%) Kibana
5 6 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.60%) Ansible
7 4 (2.60%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.60%) Packer
7 4 (2.60%) Terraform
8 2 (1.30%) vMotion
9 1 (0.65%) Automic
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.65%) logstash
9 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 91 (59.09%) VMware
2 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
3 25 (16.23%) Palo Alto
4 22 (14.29%) Cisco
5 18 (11.69%) HP
6 12 (7.79%) Oracle
7 11 (7.14%) Citrix
8 9 (5.84%) McAfee
9 8 (5.19%) 3PAR
9 8 (5.19%) IBM
10 7 (4.55%) EMC
10 7 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.55%) SAP
11 6 (3.90%) Extreme Networks
11 6 (3.90%) Hitachi
12 5 (3.25%) Atlassian
12 5 (3.25%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (3.25%) Google
13 4 (2.60%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.95%) IronPort