Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 364 324
Rank change year-on-year +46 -40 +29
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 51 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.98% 0.77% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 11
North West median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,050 £28,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,675 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,767 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% -

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,712 1,429 1,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.62% 10.85% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,388 1,180 999
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the North West

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in the North West

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in the North West over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in the North West

Virtual Servers
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 Virtual Servers within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Manchester +57 38 £28,750 -10.16% 1
Merseyside - 10 - -
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Cheshire -13 1 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 30 (58.82%) VMware
1 30 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (54.90%) ITIL
3 24 (47.06%) Firewall
4 20 (39.22%) Windows
5 18 (35.29%) SAN
6 17 (33.33%) SQL
7 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
10 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
10 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
10 11 (21.57%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (21.57%) Huawei
10 11 (21.57%) Statistics
10 11 (21.57%) Fortinet
10 11 (21.57%) Cisco
10 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
10 11 (21.57%) Service Management
10 11 (21.57%) Change Management
10 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
10 11 (21.57%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
11 10 (19.61%) Release Management
12 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (17.65%) LAN
12 9 (17.65%) WAN
13 7 (13.73%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V

Virtual Servers
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 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) IaaS
3 2 (3.92%) PaaS
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Firewall
2 18 (35.29%) SAN
3 9 (17.65%) LAN
3 9 (17.65%) WAN
4 4 (7.84%) VoIP
4 4 (7.84%) VSAN
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
5 2 (3.92%) DNS
6 1 (1.96%) DMZ
6 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Selenium
1 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
2 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) IT Support
3 11 (21.57%) Server Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Service Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 9 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) IT Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) IT Support Technician
5 7 (13.73%) IT Technician
5 7 (13.73%) SAN Support
5 7 (13.73%) Server Support
5 7 (13.73%) Server Support Technician
5 7 (13.73%) Server Technician
5 7 (13.73%) Support Technician
6 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Change Management
2 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
2 11 (21.57%) Knowledge Management
2 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
2 11 (21.57%) Service Management
2 11 (21.57%) Statistics
3 10 (19.61%) Release Management
4 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Analytics
5 3 (5.88%) BDD
5 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.88%) DevOps
5 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.88%) Operations Management
5 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) MCITP
3 1 (1.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.73%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.84%) VMware NSX
6 3 (5.88%) vSphere
7 2 (3.92%) Docker
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) FlexNet
1 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) VMware
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco
3 11 (21.57%) Fortinet
3 11 (21.57%) Huawei
4 3 (5.88%) Epicor
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Lotus
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya