Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 213 239
Rank change year-on-year +28 +26 +45
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 7 6 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.19% 0.12% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 0.69% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 26
10th Percentile £31,800 £33,448 "
25th Percentile £39,625 £35,005 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £39,674 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.12% +8.70% +21.67%
75th Percentile £46,500 £57,731 £52,938
90th Percentile " £63,750 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,674 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.12% +13.35% -10.26%

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 700 864 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.86% 17.61% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 606 684 895
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £23,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £33,399 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Servers in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram 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 13 April 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 - 6 £44,250 -
Stockport - 1 £23,000 -
Virtual Servers
North West

For the 6 months to 13 April 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%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Azure
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) Veeam
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (14.29%) LogicMonitor
7 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (14.29%) Server Building
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (14.29%) MCITP
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Server

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
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
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%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (14.29%) LogicMonitor
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas