Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 450 463 470
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 +59
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 89 82 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 2.06% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52 70 106
South East median annual salary £49,500 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.00% -14.77% +1.73%
10th Percentile £29,707 £29,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% -8.89% +5.88%

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 4,222 3,984 4,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.50% 13.71% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,426 3,448 4,245
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 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +16 69 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Kent +6 7 £49,000 +84.91%
Thames Valley -11 4 £40,250 +7.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £40,000 +6.67% 4
East Sussex -21 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Sussex +4 2 £31,750 -29.44%
Surrey +16 1 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Berkshire -19 1 £47,500 +9.83% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 61 (68.54%) VMware
1 61 (68.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (64.04%) Windows
3 50 (56.18%) Microsoft
4 45 (50.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 39 (43.82%) Windows Server
6 35 (39.33%) vSphere
7 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (35.96%) Active Directory
9 31 (34.83%) SCCM
9 31 (34.83%) SCOM
10 29 (32.58%) DHCP
11 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
12 22 (24.72%) Self-Motivation
12 22 (24.72%) ITIL
13 21 (23.60%) Cisco
13 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
14 20 (22.47%) SAN
15 18 (20.22%) CommVault
15 18 (20.22%) Replication
15 18 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 17 (19.10%) DNS
17 15 (16.85%) Storage Management
18 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
19 13 (14.61%) SQL
19 13 (14.61%) Linux
19 13 (14.61%) ITIL V3
19 13 (14.61%) Virtual Infrastructure
20 12 (13.48%) Collaborative Working
20 12 (13.48%) Virtual Machines

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 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) Confluence
3 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
4 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.74%) Office 365
3 2 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) DHCP
2 20 (22.47%) SAN
3 17 (19.10%) DNS
4 12 (13.48%) Firewall
5 11 (12.36%) NAS
6 9 (10.11%) DWDM
6 9 (10.11%) LAN
6 9 (10.11%) SSL
6 9 (10.11%) WAN
7 8 (8.99%) NetScaler
7 8 (8.99%) SNMP
7 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.62%) Wireless
9 4 (4.49%) FTP
9 4 (4.49%) Telepresence
9 4 (4.49%) WLAN
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.37%) DSL
10 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) MySQL
3 3 (3.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.49%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (3.37%) JIRA
3 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) gulp
4 1 (1.12%) Protractor
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.49%) Advertising
1 4 (4.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (41.57%) Architect
2 30 (33.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Senior Architect
3 15 (16.85%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (8.99%) Integration Specialist
4 8 (8.99%) Technical Specialist
4 8 (8.99%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Administrator
5 6 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) XML
1 8 (8.99%) XML Messaging
2 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.37%) Spring
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) COM
4 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.12%) Kafka
4 1 (1.12%) Node.js
4 1 (1.12%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (20.22%) Replication
3 11 (12.36%) EMC VNX
4 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.74%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) IVR
7 1 (1.12%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.04%) Windows
2 39 (43.82%) Windows Server
3 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.61%) Linux
5 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) ITIL
2 18 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (16.85%) Storage Management
4 13 (14.61%) ITIL V3
4 13 (14.61%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 12 (13.48%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (12.36%) Capacity Management
7 9 (10.11%) Network Management
8 8 (8.99%) B2B
8 8 (8.99%) Change Management
8 8 (8.99%) DevOps
8 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.87%) Computer Forensics
9 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.87%) SIEM
9 7 (7.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (6.74%) Migration
11 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.61%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) C++
2 3 (3.37%) Java
2 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) EMC Certification
3 9 (10.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.99%) Degree
4 8 (8.99%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (8.99%) PMI Certification
4 8 (8.99%) PMP
5 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.74%) MCSE
7 3 (3.37%) MCP
8 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.12%) CCNA
9 1 (1.12%) CCNP
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (68.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (50.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 35 (39.33%) vSphere
4 32 (35.96%) Active Directory
5 12 (13.48%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.49%) Firmware
7 4 (4.49%) GPFS
7 4 (4.49%) ProxySG
7 4 (4.49%) VMware Server
7 4 (4.49%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.37%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.37%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.37%) UAG
9 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (34.83%) SCCM
1 31 (34.83%) SCOM
2 11 (12.36%) EMC VPLEX
2 11 (12.36%) vMotion
3 10 (11.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (10.11%) vRealize
5 4 (4.49%) Ansible
5 4 (4.49%) Puppet
5 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (68.54%) VMware
2 50 (56.18%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.60%) Cisco
4 18 (20.22%) CommVault
5 11 (12.36%) Brocade
5 11 (12.36%) EMC
5 11 (12.36%) Isilon
6 10 (11.24%) HP
6 10 (11.24%) LogRhythm
7 9 (10.11%) Juniper
8 6 (6.74%) Veeam
9 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.62%) Dell
10 4 (4.49%) Aruba
10 4 (4.49%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.49%) F5
10 4 (4.49%) Oracle
11 3 (3.37%) Ab Initio
12 2 (2.25%) NetApp
13 1 (1.12%) BT