Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 678 708 667
Rank change year-on-year +30 -41 +79
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 133 143 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 1.42% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 106 126 168
London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +14.13%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £31,025
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +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 10,684 10,048 9,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.89% 13.30% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,941 8,524 8,121
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 16 November 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 16 November 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 35 £46,000 -3.16% 2
South London +5 10 £50,500 +31.35% 6
West London +9 5 £39,000 +11.43% 4
East London - 2 £37,500 -
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 107 (80.45%) Windows
2 84 (63.16%) VMware
2 84 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (56.39%) Windows Server
4 72 (54.14%) Active Directory
5 71 (53.38%) Microsoft
6 42 (31.58%) Firewall
7 40 (30.08%) PowerShell
7 40 (30.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 38 (28.57%) Office 365
9 37 (27.82%) Linux
10 36 (27.07%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 35 (26.32%) DNS
12 33 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (24.06%) Hyper-V
14 31 (23.31%) ITIL
15 30 (22.56%) SCCM
16 29 (21.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 28 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
18 27 (20.30%) SharePoint
19 26 (19.55%) SAN
20 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
20 25 (18.80%) DevOps
21 23 (17.29%) DHCP
21 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
21 23 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
22 22 (16.54%) Banking
22 22 (16.54%) Citrix
23 19 (14.29%) Wireless

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 35 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 27 (20.30%) SharePoint
3 16 (12.03%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.01%) Confluence
7 3 (2.26%) Apache
7 3 (2.26%) nginx
8 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.75%) IIS
9 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.26%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.75%) Maya
4 1 (0.75%) NUKE
4 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.57%) Office 365
2 36 (27.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (7.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.76%) G Suite
7 4 (3.01%) OneDrive
7 4 (3.01%) SaaS
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.50%) IaaS
8 2 (1.50%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.50%) PaaS
8 2 (1.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.58%) Firewall
2 35 (26.32%) DNS
3 26 (19.55%) SAN
4 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
5 23 (17.29%) DHCP
6 19 (14.29%) Wireless
7 17 (12.78%) VLAN
8 16 (12.03%) VPN
9 15 (11.28%) WAN
10 14 (10.53%) iSCSI
10 14 (10.53%) LAN
11 11 (8.27%) Skype
12 8 (6.02%) WLAN
13 7 (5.26%) Internet
13 7 (5.26%) VoIP
14 5 (3.76%) Intranet
15 4 (3.01%) SNMP
15 4 (3.01%) Unified Communications
16 2 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
16 2 (1.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.01%) JIRA
3 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (16.54%) Banking
2 17 (12.78%) Finance
3 13 (9.77%) Law
4 7 (5.26%) Legal
5 4 (3.01%) Retail
6 3 (2.26%) Advertising
7 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.50%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (12.78%) Administrator
2 17 (12.78%) Analyst
2 17 (12.78%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (12.03%) IT Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (9.77%) IT Manager
6 11 (8.27%) IT Support
6 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.77%) IT Operations Manager
8 9 (6.77%) Operations Manager
9 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Architect
9 8 (6.02%) Head of Infrastructure
9 8 (6.02%) IT Architect
9 8 (6.02%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) AWS Architect
10 7 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) HTML
1 5 (3.76%) JSON
1 5 (3.76%) XML
2 4 (3.01%) WinForms
3 3 (2.26%) LAMP
4 2 (1.50%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.03%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.77%) Replication
4 11 (8.27%) Hedge funds
5 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.76%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.76%) Fintech
7 5 (3.76%) SWIFT
8 4 (3.01%) Clustering
8 4 (3.01%) EPoS
8 4 (3.01%) IVR
8 4 (3.01%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.01%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.26%) User Experience
10 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 107 (80.45%) Windows
2 75 (56.39%) Windows Server
3 37 (27.82%) Linux
4 33 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (13.53%) Windows 7
7 14 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 9 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.51%) Unix
11 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (3.01%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) ITIL
2 29 (21.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (18.80%) DevOps
4 15 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.53%) Server Management
6 13 (9.77%) Change Management
6 13 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (9.77%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.77%) Patch Management
8 9 (6.77%) Project Management
9 8 (6.02%) Performance Management
9 8 (6.02%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (6.02%) Supplier Management
10 7 (5.26%) Migration
10 7 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.26%) Process Improvement
11 6 (4.51%) Data Management
11 6 (4.51%) Security Patching
11 6 (4.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.03%) SQL
3 9 (6.77%) VBScript
4 8 (6.02%) VB
5 6 (4.51%) Python
6 5 (3.76%) PHP
7 4 (3.01%) C
7 4 (3.01%) Perl
7 4 (3.01%) Ruby
8 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) C#
9 1 (0.75%) Java
9 1 (0.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.27%) MCSE
3 9 (6.77%) Degree
4 8 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.76%) CCA
5 5 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.01%) CCNA
6 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.26%) MCSA
7 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.50%) CISSP
8 2 (1.50%) MCITP
9 1 (0.75%) ACHDS
9 1 (0.75%) ACTC
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.75%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (54.14%) Active Directory
3 40 (30.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 32 (24.06%) Hyper-V
5 17 (12.78%) vSphere
6 8 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (4.51%) Docker
9 5 (3.76%) XenApp
10 4 (3.01%) BitLocker
10 4 (3.01%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (22.56%) SCCM
2 7 (5.26%) Ansible
2 7 (5.26%) Puppet
3 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.51%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (4.51%) SCOM
4 5 (3.76%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.76%) WSUS
5 4 (3.01%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (3.01%) Terraform
6 3 (2.26%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.26%) vRealize
7 2 (1.50%) Kibana
7 2 (1.50%) Nagios
7 2 (1.50%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.50%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 84 (63.16%) VMware
2 71 (53.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (16.54%) Citrix
4 18 (13.53%) Cisco
5 16 (12.03%) Veeam
6 14 (10.53%) Google
7 9 (6.77%) CommVault
8 6 (4.51%) Dell
8 6 (4.51%) EMC
8 6 (4.51%) Hitachi
8 6 (4.51%) McAfee
8 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.51%) Sophos
9 5 (3.76%) Avaya
9 5 (3.76%) EqualLogic
10 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.01%) HP
10 4 (3.01%) Nortel
10 4 (3.01%) Remedy
10 4 (3.01%) Snow