Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 412 455 476
Rank change year-on-year +43 +21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 81 87 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.93% 2.07% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 68 51 71
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -14.77%
10th Percentile £32,238 £33,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £48,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.69% -11.11%

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 4,191 4,193 4,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.68% 14.58% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,437 3,425 3,587
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +84 40 £50,000 +23.46% 8
Buckinghamshire +37 28 £50,000 +24.22% 3
Hampshire -41 20 £38,000 -24.00% 2
Surrey +33 9 £49,000 -6.67% 1
Berkshire +37 8 £56,202 +18.32% 2
East Sussex +7 5 £41,000 -25.45%
Kent -4 5 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £39,250 - 3
West Sussex +5 2 £47,500 +49.61%
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (39.51%) Windows
2 30 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (37.04%) Architectural Design
3 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
3 28 (34.57%) Retail
3 28 (34.57%) Degree
4 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 27 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (32.10%) VMware
6 25 (30.86%) Technical Architecture
6 25 (30.86%) Network Architecture
7 24 (29.63%) Enterprise Modelling
7 24 (29.63%) SaaS
7 24 (29.63%) Data Protection
7 24 (29.63%) Data Integration
7 24 (29.63%) Computer Science
7 24 (29.63%) Business Analysis
7 24 (29.63%) Data Security
7 24 (29.63%) Finance
7 24 (29.63%) Legal
7 24 (29.63%) UML
8 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
9 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 16 (19.75%) WAN
10 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
11 15 (18.52%) Azure
11 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
12 14 (17.28%) Migration
13 13 (16.05%) Firewall

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 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.41%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.23%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.23%) Jupyter
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.23%) SAS
7 1 (1.23%) Site Server
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.63%) SaaS
2 15 (18.52%) Azure
3 12 (14.81%) Office 365
4 9 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (11.11%) Power Platform
4 9 (11.11%) PowerApps
5 6 (7.41%) AWS
6 3 (3.70%) IaaS
6 3 (3.70%) NuGet
6 3 (3.70%) PaaS
7 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.47%) GCP
7 2 (2.47%) npm
8 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) WAN
2 13 (16.05%) Firewall
3 10 (12.35%) DNS
4 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.64%) DHCP
5 7 (8.64%) LAN
6 6 (7.41%) SAN
7 5 (6.17%) NAS
8 4 (4.94%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.94%) SSL
8 4 (4.94%) VLAN
8 4 (4.94%) VPN
9 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.47%) Internet
10 2 (2.47%) VoIP
11 1 (1.23%) Converged Networks
11 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Zeppelin
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) Impala
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Bower
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (34.57%) Retail
2 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) Legal
3 9 (11.11%) Military
4 4 (4.94%) Fire and Rescue
5 3 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Architect
2 24 (29.63%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (23.46%) IT Architect
4 18 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (18.52%) IT Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) IT Support
7 11 (13.58%) Support Engineer
8 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (12.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) VMware Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Wintel Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Telephony Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Middleware
2 3 (3.70%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.47%) XML
3 2 (2.47%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.23%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (1.23%) LAMP
4 1 (1.23%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.47%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.47%) FMCG
5 2 (2.47%) IVR
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Windows
2 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.35%) Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Unix
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Debian
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Solaris
7 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.23%) VMS
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Architectural Design
1 30 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (30.86%) Network Architecture
3 25 (30.86%) Technical Architecture
4 24 (29.63%) Business Analysis
4 24 (29.63%) Computer Science
4 24 (29.63%) Data Integration
4 24 (29.63%) Data Protection
4 24 (29.63%) Data Security
4 24 (29.63%) Enterprise Modelling
4 24 (29.63%) UML
5 14 (17.28%) Migration
6 13 (16.05%) ITIL
7 6 (7.41%) DevOps
7 6 (7.41%) Service Management
8 5 (6.17%) Patch Management
8 5 (6.17%) Presales
8 5 (6.17%) Project Delivery
9 4 (4.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.23%) Python
3 1 (1.23%) R
3 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.41%) MCSE
5 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) MCSA
5 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (3.70%) CCNA
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
2 26 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.41%) Docker
6 4 (4.94%) Firmware
6 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.70%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.47%) XenApp
9 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.23%) NFS
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.23%) vSphere
9 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) Puppet
2 5 (6.17%) WSUS
3 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) AppManager
4 2 (2.47%) Nagios
4 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.47%) SCOM
4 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) VMware
2 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) PlateSpin
4 4 (4.94%) Avaya
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Remedy
4 4 (4.94%) Virgin Media
5 3 (3.70%) EMC
5 3 (3.70%) Forcepoint
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) Ivanti
5 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Mitel
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) Symantec
6 2 (2.47%) Veeam
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp