Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > South West
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 307 326
Rank change year-on-year +103 +19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 12 19 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 1.01% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 15
Median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% - +77.78%
10th Percentile £28,775 £31,875 £31,500
90th Percentile £49,375 £47,150 £44,800
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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 863 1,888 1,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.30% 18.77% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1,593 1,138
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,050 £25,750 £23,175
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,199 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the South West

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Virtual Servers in the South West.

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in the South West

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Virtual Servers in the South West over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in the South West

Virtual Servers
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 13 August 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
Gloucestershire +59 5 £42,500 -
Devon - 3 £35,000 -
Dorset - 3 £31,000 -
Bristol +68 1 £45,000 +33.33%
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 West region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Office 365
4 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (50.00%) Veeam
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) VoIP
6 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Server
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Exchequer
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) Sage
8 3 (25.00%) HND

Virtual Servers
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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 5 (41.67%) Azure
3 1 (8.33%) AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) PyQt
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) CAD
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (8.33%) Contract Negotiation
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Server Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (16.67%) Firmware
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Veeam
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Sage
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Draytek
6 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL