Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 438 530
Rank change year-on-year -41 +92 -41
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 73 125 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.77% 2.76% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 54 107 113
South East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,375 £62,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% -3.41%

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 4,124 4,525 5,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.34% 14.42% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,502 3,816 4,755
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -11 31 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Thames Valley +6 17 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Surrey 0 11 £35,000 -36.36%
Kent -8 11 - - 7
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +20 6 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Oxfordshire -15 3 £34,630 -39.77%
Middlesex +15 2 £37,500 -33.33%
East Sussex -30 1 £42,500 -
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 41 (56.16%) VMware
1 41 (56.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
3 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
4 30 (41.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 28 (38.36%) Windows
6 26 (35.62%) DHCP
6 26 (35.62%) DNS
7 22 (30.14%) WAN
7 22 (30.14%) Hyper-V
8 20 (27.40%) Cisco
8 20 (27.40%) Windows Server
9 19 (26.03%) LAN
10 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (24.66%) SCCM
11 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
11 17 (23.29%) ITIL
12 13 (17.81%) Firewall
12 13 (17.81%) VPN
12 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
12 13 (17.81%) SCOM
12 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (17.81%) Office 365
13 12 (16.44%) vSphere
13 12 (16.44%) Linux
13 12 (16.44%) HP
14 11 (15.07%) Virtual Machines
15 10 (13.70%) MPLS
15 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
15 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012

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 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.59%) Skype for Business
4 6 (8.22%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (17.81%) Office 365
2 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.48%) IaaS
3 4 (5.48%) PaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.74%) npm
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) DHCP
1 26 (35.62%) DNS
2 22 (30.14%) WAN
3 19 (26.03%) LAN
4 13 (17.81%) Firewall
4 13 (17.81%) VPN
5 10 (13.70%) MPLS
6 9 (12.33%) 802.11
6 9 (12.33%) DPNSS
6 9 (12.33%) IPsec
6 9 (12.33%) QSIG
6 9 (12.33%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (12.33%) SNMP
6 9 (12.33%) Telepresence
6 9 (12.33%) Wireless
6 9 (12.33%) WLAN
7 7 (9.59%) Skype
7 7 (9.59%) VLAN
8 6 (8.22%) SAN
8 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) Bower
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) NuGet
3 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Administrator
3 11 (15.07%) Network Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) IT Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (9.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Implementation Specialist
7 6 (8.22%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) IT Support
9 4 (5.48%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) JSON
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) Ajax
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.37%) mod_perl
4 1 (1.37%) Mojolicious
4 1 (1.37%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.74%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.44%) Linux
4 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 10
5 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.85%) Unix
7 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
3 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (8.22%) CRM
4 6 (8.22%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (8.22%) Service Management
4 6 (8.22%) Workflow
5 5 (6.85%) Change Control
5 5 (6.85%) ITSM
5 5 (6.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.11%) Coaching
7 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.11%) Migration
7 3 (4.11%) Network Management
7 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.37%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) MCSE
3 7 (9.59%) MCSA
3 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) MCP
5 5 (6.85%) CCNA
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.37%) EMC Certification
7 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (56.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
3 30 (41.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 22 (30.14%) Hyper-V
5 12 (16.44%) vSphere
6 11 (15.07%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (12.33%) ProxySG
8 6 (8.22%) Terminal Services
9 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.11%) VMware Server
9 3 (4.11%) XenApp
10 2 (2.74%) VMware NSX
11 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) SCCM
2 13 (17.81%) SCOM
3 6 (8.22%) Backup Exec
3 6 (8.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.22%) Puppet
3 6 (8.22%) WSUS
4 4 (5.48%) Ansible
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.74%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (2.74%) vMotion
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) VMware
2 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (27.40%) Cisco
4 12 (16.44%) HP
5 9 (12.33%) Aruba
5 9 (12.33%) Blue Coat
5 9 (12.33%) CheckPoint
5 9 (12.33%) ProCurve
5 9 (12.33%) Riverbed
6 6 (8.22%) Dell
6 6 (8.22%) Symantec
6 6 (8.22%) Veeam
7 5 (6.85%) Citrix
7 5 (6.85%) CommVault
8 4 (5.48%) EMC
8 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.11%) Remedy
9 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.74%) Brocade
10 2 (2.74%) Isilon