Period
to 23 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 232 249
Rank change year-on-year +63 +17 +33
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 7 8 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.14% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 0.91% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 30
Median annual salary £44,250 £35,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.43% +55.56% -35.71%
10th Percentile £39,625 £32,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £63,750 £45,000
North West median annual salary £44,250 £39,674 £22,500
% change year-on-year +11.53% +76.33% -48.86%

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 582 881 1,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.52% 15.77% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 513 738 1,055
Median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,265 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +17.33%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in Manchester

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Servers in Manchester.

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in Manchester

Virtual Servers
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Bolton +17 6 £44,250 +26.43%
Virtual Servers
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) Veeam
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (14.29%) User Experience
7 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
7 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
7 1 (14.29%) WebEx
7 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) WebEx
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk