Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 358 433 481
Rank change year-on-year +75 +48 -18
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 43 71 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 1.67% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 48
Median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £28,100 £30,199 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,200 £61,250 £72,500
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 2,478 4,263 4,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.78% 16.43% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,943 3,409 3,402
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Servers in the South East over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +79 21 £40,000 -3.90% 2
Berkshire +63 14 £41,250 -13.16% 2
Hampshire +31 11 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Oxfordshire +34 5 £34,500 +6.66%
West Sussex +38 4 £28,500 -25.00%
Kent +32 3 £40,000 +6.67%
Surrey +63 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire +31 2 - -
East Sussex +17 2 £43,500 -24.35% 1
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
4 19 (44.19%) Linux
5 18 (41.86%) VMware
5 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (41.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (32.56%) Firewall
7 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.91%) Azure
8 12 (27.91%) Office 365
9 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
9 10 (23.26%) LAN
9 10 (23.26%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.60%) IIS
11 8 (18.60%) WAN
11 8 (18.60%) SSL
11 8 (18.60%) SLA
11 8 (18.60%) AWS
11 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (16.28%) DHCP
12 7 (16.28%) VPN
12 7 (16.28%) DNS
12 7 (16.28%) Apache
13 6 (13.95%) XML
13 6 (13.95%) ITIL
13 6 (13.95%) Cisco
13 6 (13.95%) SAN

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 8 (18.60%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
3 4 (9.30%) GeoServer
4 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
6 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Azure
1 12 (27.91%) Office 365
2 8 (18.60%) AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) GCP
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) LAN
3 8 (18.60%) SSL
3 8 (18.60%) WAN
4 7 (16.28%) DHCP
4 7 (16.28%) DNS
4 7 (16.28%) VPN
5 6 (13.95%) iSCSI
5 6 (13.95%) SAN
6 5 (11.63%) NAS
6 5 (11.63%) VLAN
6 5 (11.63%) Wireless
7 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.65%) IPsec
8 2 (4.65%) Modbus
8 2 (4.65%) MQTT
8 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.65%) Profibus
8 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.65%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) GIS
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) InfluxDB
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.65%) SQLite
4 1 (2.33%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
1 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.63%) Advertising
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) XML
1 6 (13.95%) XML Messaging
2 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) Ajax
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) COM
3 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML5
3 2 (4.65%) jQuery
3 2 (4.65%) Kafka
3 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (4.65%) MFC
3 2 (4.65%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) WCF
3 2 (4.65%) WebSockets
3 2 (4.65%) WinForms
3 2 (4.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (13.95%) Debian
6 3 (6.98%) Unix
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Project Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (9.30%) Data Management
4 4 (9.30%) Server Management
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (4.65%) B2B
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) Informatics
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.65%) Terminal Server
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) Docker
7 1 (2.33%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) Veeam
4 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.63%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Meraki
4 5 (11.63%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
4 5 (11.63%) Synology
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Acronis
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat