Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > London
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 532 578 599
Rank change year-on-year +46 +21 +176
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 56 78 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 1.03% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 166
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,750
25th Percentile £36,125 £41,563 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +26.32% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £62,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £69,500 £76,875
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% -

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 6,639 7,552 9,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.06% 18.06% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,127 6,362 8,266
10th Percentile £39,204 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £61,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69% +6.96%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021. 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 +47 10 £57,500 -5.74%
West London +34 2 £36,000 -37.39% 2
East London +15 1 £40,000 - 2
South London - 1 £36,000 -
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 45 (80.36%) VMware
1 45 (80.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (69.64%) Microsoft
3 34 (60.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
4 33 (58.93%) Windows
5 30 (53.57%) Finance
6 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
7 24 (42.86%) Banking
8 20 (35.71%) Azure
9 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 16 (28.57%) DNS
10 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
10 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2016
11 14 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
11 14 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
12 13 (23.21%) Linux
12 13 (23.21%) SCCM
12 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (21.43%) VMware NSX
13 12 (21.43%) Hedge funds
13 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (21.43%) SCOM
14 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (17.86%) AWS
15 10 (17.86%) Citrix
16 9 (16.07%) vCenter Server
17 7 (12.50%) Kubernetes

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 15 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Azure
2 14 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (17.86%) AWS
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.79%) NuGet
4 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.93%) VLAN
4 4 (7.14%) DHCP
4 4 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
5 3 (5.36%) Firewall
6 2 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) FTP
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.79%) LAN
7 1 (1.79%) Skype
7 1 (1.79%) SSL
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Social Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) VMware Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Server Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) PowerShell Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) PowerShell Specialist
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Server Specialist
4 12 (21.43%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) Server Specialist
4 12 (21.43%) VMware Specialist
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server Specialist
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Specialist
5 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.79%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2016
4 13 (23.21%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) VMS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (7.14%) ITSM
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.14%) Time Management
6 3 (5.36%) Analytics
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analytics
6 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) Change Control
7 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) VB
3 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 4 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (80.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
4 12 (21.43%) VMware NSX
5 5 (8.93%) Firmware
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Server
7 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (3.57%) vSphere
9 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.79%) Docker
9 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) SCCM
2 12 (21.43%) SCOM
3 9 (16.07%) vCenter Server
4 7 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 4 (7.14%) Ansible
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (3.57%) PowerCLI
7 2 (3.57%) vRealize
7 2 (3.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.79%) EnCase
8 1 (1.79%) FTK
8 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.79%) Puppet
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.79%) Terraform
8 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) VMware
2 39 (69.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) Qualys
5 4 (7.14%) Centrify
6 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.57%) CommVault
7 2 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) Veeam
8 1 (1.79%) Adobe
8 1 (1.79%) Brocade
8 1 (1.79%) Polycom
8 1 (1.79%) Sophos
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec