Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 645 709 673
Rank change year-on-year +64 -36 +79
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 140 115 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 1.22% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 125 102 141
London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,900 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +3.53%

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 10,044 9,454 8,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.04% 13.45% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8,347 8,064 7,181
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +13 19 £45,000 +1.76% 3
Central London -4 13 £46,000 +2.22% 9
West London +22 8 £45,000 +24.14% 7
North London +10 2 £47,500 -2.06%
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 104 (74.29%) Windows
2 90 (64.29%) VMware
2 90 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (57.86%) Windows Server
4 68 (48.57%) Active Directory
5 61 (43.57%) Microsoft
6 60 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 52 (37.14%) Office 365
8 50 (35.71%) Firewall
9 47 (33.57%) Linux
10 41 (29.29%) SharePoint
10 41 (29.29%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (29.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (28.57%) Data Centre
12 39 (27.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 37 (26.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 35 (25.00%) SAN
15 31 (22.14%) PowerShell
16 27 (19.29%) TCP/IP
16 27 (19.29%) DNS
17 26 (18.57%) MS Exchange
18 25 (17.86%) Hyper-V
18 25 (17.86%) DevOps
19 24 (17.14%) ITIL
20 22 (15.71%) Palo Alto
20 22 (15.71%) Server Management
21 21 (15.00%) Management Information System
22 20 (14.29%) Finance
22 20 (14.29%) Banking
23 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Office

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 41 (29.29%) SharePoint
2 26 (18.57%) MS Exchange
3 17 (12.14%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.71%) Confluence
5 6 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.86%) IIS
8 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (37.14%) Office 365
3 41 (29.29%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (7.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 7 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (5.00%) OneDrive
5 7 (5.00%) Serverless
6 5 (3.57%) SaaS
7 4 (2.86%) G Suite
8 3 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.14%) IaaS
9 2 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (35.71%) Firewall
2 35 (25.00%) SAN
3 27 (19.29%) DNS
3 27 (19.29%) TCP/IP
4 17 (12.14%) DHCP
5 16 (11.43%) VLAN
6 14 (10.00%) Skype
7 12 (8.57%) VoIP
7 12 (8.57%) Wireless
8 10 (7.14%) VPN
9 9 (6.43%) iSCSI
9 9 (6.43%) LAN
10 8 (5.71%) WAN
11 5 (3.57%) SNMP
12 4 (2.86%) Internet
12 4 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.86%) WLAN
13 3 (2.14%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.14%) UniData
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (5.71%) JIRA
3 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (14.29%) Banking
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 4 (2.86%) Law
3 4 (2.86%) Legal
3 4 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Electronics
4 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (18.57%) Administrator
2 26 (18.57%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (12.86%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (8.57%) Windows Administrator
4 12 (8.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 11 (7.86%) IT Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) IT Manager
6 10 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
7 9 (6.43%) Head of Infrastructure
7 9 (6.43%) IT Operations Manager
7 9 (6.43%) Operations Manager
8 8 (5.71%) Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Architect
8 8 (5.71%) IT Architect
9 7 (5.00%) AWS Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Head of DevOps
9 7 (5.00%) IT Support
9 7 (5.00%) VMware Architect
10 6 (4.29%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.00%) Middleware
2 4 (2.86%) WSH
3 3 (2.14%) LAMP
3 3 (2.14%) WinForms
4 1 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 21 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.71%) Fintech
3 8 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 8 (5.71%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.00%) Replication
4 7 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.86%) Clustering
5 4 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.86%) EPoS
5 4 (2.86%) IVR
5 4 (2.86%) Smart Energy
6 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 104 (74.29%) Windows
2 81 (57.86%) Windows Server
3 47 (33.57%) Linux
4 41 (29.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.86%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.14%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.14%) Unix
10 3 (2.14%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.71%) CentOS
12 1 (0.71%) Debian
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (17.86%) DevOps
3 24 (17.14%) ITIL
4 22 (15.71%) Server Management
5 17 (12.14%) Security Patching
6 15 (10.71%) Change Management
7 13 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (8.57%) Service Delivery
9 11 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.86%) Information Security
10 10 (7.14%) Process Improvement
11 9 (6.43%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.43%) Patch Management
11 9 (6.43%) Performance Management
12 8 (5.71%) Data Management
12 8 (5.71%) Server Monitoring
13 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (5.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.14%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.29%) SQL
3 12 (8.57%) VBScript
4 8 (5.71%) Perl
4 8 (5.71%) Python
4 8 (5.71%) Ruby
5 7 (5.00%) VB
6 2 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) MCSE
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.29%) CCNA
2 6 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.57%) Degree
3 5 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.86%) CCNP
5 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.43%) ACDT
6 2 (1.43%) ACHDS
6 2 (1.43%) ACTC
6 2 (1.43%) CCA
6 2 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.43%) Dell Certification
6 2 (1.43%) MCDST
6 2 (1.43%) MCP
6 2 (1.43%) MCSA
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.43%) GDPR
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 90 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (48.57%) Active Directory
3 39 (27.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 25 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 17 (12.14%) vSphere
6 7 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.57%) Docker
8 5 (3.57%) XenApp
9 4 (2.86%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.14%) BitLocker
10 3 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (8.57%) SCCM
2 7 (5.00%) Kibana
2 7 (5.00%) WSUS
3 6 (4.29%) SCOM
4 5 (3.57%) Ansible
4 5 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.57%) Puppet
4 5 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.14%) Terraform
6 3 (2.14%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.14%) vRealize
7 2 (1.43%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Nagios
8 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 90 (64.29%) VMware
2 61 (43.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (15.71%) Palo Alto
4 17 (12.14%) Google
5 16 (11.43%) Citrix
6 15 (10.71%) Cisco
7 14 (10.00%) McAfee
8 13 (9.29%) EMC
8 13 (9.29%) Red Hat
9 12 (8.57%) Hitachi
9 12 (8.57%) HP
10 8 (5.71%) Atlassian
11 7 (5.00%) Veeam
12 6 (4.29%) IBM
13 5 (3.57%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (2.86%) Nortel
15 3 (2.14%) CommVault
15 3 (2.14%) Dell
15 3 (2.14%) SAP