The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 235 254
Rank change year-on-year -34 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.044% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Median salary £18,000 £48,750 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -63.07% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -13.29% +1.76%  

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 758 593 643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.07% 10.57% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 651 491 511
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the North West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in the North West.

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the North West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -30 3 £18,000 -63.07%
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (50.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (50.00%) IT Technician
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Master's Degree
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto