The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 252 238
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 0 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category - 0.71% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Median salary - £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.20%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 596 843 751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.72% 14.32% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 489 726 600
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the South West

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in the South West.

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 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 West region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Communications Security
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Field Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Communications Security
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP