Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 439 455 467
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 +37
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 83 89 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.88% 2.04% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 81
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,875 £55,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,415 4,368 4,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.83% 14.66% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,595 3,494 3,497
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the South East

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in the South East

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in the South East

Virtual Servers
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley +68 44 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Buckinghamshire +42 31 £50,000 +10.50% 1
Hampshire -31 23 £52,500 +40.00% 1
East Sussex - 12 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £32,347 -
Berkshire +16 6 £61,250 +25.64% 1
Kent +1 2 £56,250 +25.00% 1
West Sussex -4 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 36 (43.37%) Windows
2 33 (39.76%) Architectural Design
3 31 (37.35%) Finance
4 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
4 28 (33.73%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (32.53%) SaaS
6 25 (30.12%) Degree
6 25 (30.12%) Technical Architecture
7 24 (28.92%) Business Analysis
7 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
7 24 (28.92%) Data Protection
7 24 (28.92%) Data Integration
7 24 (28.92%) Legal
7 24 (28.92%) Retail
7 24 (28.92%) UML
7 24 (28.92%) Data Security
7 24 (28.92%) Network Architecture
7 24 (28.92%) Enterprise Modelling
7 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
8 23 (27.71%) Linux
9 22 (26.51%) ITIL
10 21 (25.30%) VMware
10 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
11 20 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 19 (22.89%) Office 365
13 18 (21.69%) MS Exchange
14 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared

Virtual Servers
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (21.69%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) IIS
3 8 (9.64%) Apache
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.02%) Confluence
6 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.20%) Jupyter
8 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.53%) SaaS
2 19 (22.89%) Office 365
3 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.02%) IaaS
4 5 (6.02%) PaaS
5 2 (2.41%) NuGet
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.20%) GitHub
6 1 (1.20%) npm
6 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.20%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) SSL
2 10 (12.05%) Firewall
3 8 (9.64%) DNS
3 8 (9.64%) LAN
3 8 (9.64%) WAN
4 7 (8.43%) DHCP
5 6 (7.23%) SAN
6 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.20%) MPLS
7 1 (1.20%) VLAN
7 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) DB2
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Zeppelin
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) Impala
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.02%) JIRA
3 5 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (6.02%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.20%) Bower
4 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.20%) gulp
4 1 (1.20%) Protractor
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (37.35%) Finance
2 24 (28.92%) Legal
2 24 (28.92%) Retail
3 5 (6.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Architect
2 24 (28.92%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (22.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) IT Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Integration Specialist
4 9 (10.84%) IT Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (7.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Java Technologist
7 5 (6.02%) Technologist
8 4 (4.82%) Server Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Server Support
8 4 (4.82%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) XML
1 9 (10.84%) XML Messaging
2 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
2 5 (6.02%) Spring
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.20%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (1.20%) Kafka
3 1 (1.20%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.20%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) e-Learning
3 5 (6.02%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.02%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.82%) Clustering
5 3 (3.61%) Replication
5 3 (3.61%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.20%) FMCG
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) IVR
6 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.37%) Windows
2 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
3 23 (27.71%) Linux
4 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.64%) Debian
7 7 (8.43%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Architectural Design
2 28 (33.73%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (30.12%) Technical Architecture
4 24 (28.92%) Business Analysis
4 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
4 24 (28.92%) Data Integration
4 24 (28.92%) Data Protection
4 24 (28.92%) Data Security
4 24 (28.92%) Enterprise Modelling
4 24 (28.92%) Network Architecture
4 24 (28.92%) UML
5 22 (26.51%) ITIL
6 20 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.64%) DevOps
7 8 (9.64%) Project Management
8 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.23%) Migration
8 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) C++
2 5 (6.02%) Java
2 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) R
3 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Degree
2 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) MCSA
6 3 (3.61%) CCNA
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.61%) MCSE
7 2 (2.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) SLA
2 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (24.10%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.23%) Firmware
6 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.02%) vSphere
7 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.41%) XenApp
9 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Puppet
2 7 (8.43%) SCCM
3 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.61%) SCOM
3 3 (3.61%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) Ansible
4 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) VMware
3 12 (14.46%) Cisco
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle
5 6 (7.23%) Dell
5 6 (7.23%) Virgin Media
6 5 (6.02%) Ab Initio
6 5 (6.02%) PlateSpin
7 4 (4.82%) Sophos
8 3 (3.61%) Ivanti
8 3 (3.61%) NetApp
8 3 (3.61%) Remedy
8 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.61%) Veeam
8 3 (3.61%) Zerto
9 2 (2.41%) Citrix
10 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.20%) EMC
10 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.20%) Symantec