Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 451 465 525
Rank change year-on-year +14 +60 +42
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 97 78 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.22% 1.88% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 57 73 109
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -11.36% +2.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,533 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £55,900 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -

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 4,367 4,138 5,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.39% 13.88% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,492 3,550 4,607
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,775 £61,250
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 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 18 July 2018.

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 18 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
Hampshire +32 64 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Thames Valley -15 15 £50,000 +35.14% 1
Kent +13 13 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Berkshire -4 8 £48,750 +28.77%
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Sussex +2 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Isle of Wight - 1 - - 1
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 80 (82.47%) Windows
2 67 (69.07%) VMware
2 67 (69.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (57.73%) Windows Server
4 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
5 50 (51.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 45 (46.39%) Active Directory
7 43 (44.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (40.21%) vSphere
9 36 (37.11%) SCCM
10 34 (35.05%) DHCP
11 32 (32.99%) SCOM
12 28 (28.87%) Security Cleared
12 28 (28.87%) Cisco
13 26 (26.80%) CommVault
14 24 (24.74%) SAN
15 23 (23.71%) ITIL
16 22 (22.68%) DNS
16 22 (22.68%) Replication
17 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
18 19 (19.59%) Self-Motivation
19 17 (17.53%) Firewall
20 16 (16.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
20 16 (16.49%) Virtual Machines
21 15 (15.46%) EMC VNX
21 15 (15.46%) EMC VPLEX
21 15 (15.46%) vMotion
21 15 (15.46%) Brocade
21 15 (15.46%) NAS
21 15 (15.46%) Isilon

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 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.09%) Apache
2 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Office 365
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) GitHub
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.03%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.05%) DHCP
2 24 (24.74%) SAN
3 22 (22.68%) DNS
4 17 (17.53%) Firewall
5 15 (15.46%) NAS
6 11 (11.34%) NetScaler
7 10 (10.31%) DWDM
7 10 (10.31%) LAN
7 10 (10.31%) WAN
8 7 (7.22%) VLAN
9 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.19%) Wireless
10 5 (5.15%) Internet
10 5 (5.15%) Telepresence
10 5 (5.15%) WLAN
11 4 (4.12%) SSL
12 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.09%) FTP
13 2 (2.06%) VoIP
13 2 (2.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) AdminStudio
1 4 (4.12%) MSI
1 4 (4.12%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.06%) gulp
2 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.06%) Protractor
2 2 (2.06%) Selenium
2 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Architect
1 32 (32.99%) Infrastructure Architect
2 19 (19.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Senior Architect
3 14 (14.43%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (11.34%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco Specialist
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.12%) IT Support
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) .NET
1 3 (3.09%) XML
1 3 (3.09%) XML Messaging
2 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.06%) COM
2 2 (2.06%) Kafka
2 2 (2.06%) Node.js
2 2 (2.06%) WireMock
3 1 (1.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Replication
2 19 (19.59%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (15.46%) EMC VNX
4 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.25%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.12%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.03%) FMCG
9 1 (1.03%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 80 (82.47%) Windows
2 56 (57.73%) Windows Server
3 43 (44.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (14.43%) Linux
5 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.19%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) ITIL
2 16 (16.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 15 (15.46%) Capacity Management
3 15 (15.46%) Collaborative Working
4 14 (14.43%) ITIL V3
5 11 (11.34%) Migration
6 10 (10.31%) Network Management
7 8 (8.25%) Change Management
7 8 (8.25%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 4 (4.12%) MOF
10 4 (4.12%) Patch Management
10 4 (4.12%) Power Management
10 4 (4.12%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.12%) Security Patching
10 4 (4.12%) Software Distribution
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (3.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (28.87%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.37%) EMC Certification
4 12 (12.37%) MCSE
4 12 (12.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) Degree
7 4 (4.12%) MCTS
8 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.09%) MCP
8 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.09%) PMP
9 2 (2.06%) CCNA
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 67 (69.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (51.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 45 (46.39%) Active Directory
4 39 (40.21%) vSphere
5 16 (16.49%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (8.25%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.15%) ProxySG
8 4 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.09%) Firmware
9 3 (3.09%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (3.09%) GPFS
9 3 (3.09%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.09%) UAG
9 3 (3.09%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (37.11%) SCCM
2 32 (32.99%) SCOM
3 15 (15.46%) EMC VPLEX
3 15 (15.46%) vMotion
4 12 (12.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (12.37%) vRealize
5 4 (4.12%) WMI
5 4 (4.12%) WSUS
6 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.09%) Puppet
6 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 67 (69.07%) VMware
2 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.87%) Cisco
4 26 (26.80%) CommVault
5 15 (15.46%) Brocade
5 15 (15.46%) EMC
5 15 (15.46%) Isilon
6 13 (13.40%) HP
7 12 (12.37%) Juniper
8 6 (6.19%) LogRhythm
8 6 (6.19%) Veeam
9 5 (5.15%) Aruba
9 5 (5.15%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.15%) Dell
9 5 (5.15%) F5
10 3 (3.09%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.06%) NetApp
11 2 (2.06%) Oracle
12 1 (1.03%) IBM