The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 856 921
Rank change year-on-year +45 +65  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 57 83 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.085% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.67% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 58
Median salary £39,250 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.79% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,150
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10857 12359 13001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.69% 12.59% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9202 10471 10743
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 55 £40,000 -10.11% 4
London +42 18 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +14 12 £37,500 -3.84% 1
West Yorkshire +2 12 £37,500 -3.84% 1
South East +65 10 £41,429 -13.68% 1
Leeds +14 8 £35,000 -10.25% 1
West Midlands +4 7 £42,500 +17.24%
Birmingham +1 6 £41,500 +14.48%
Berkshire +29 5 £37,858 -15.87%
North West -22 5 £32,000 -32.63% 1
Pudsey - 5 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £46,250 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £46,250 - 1
Northwich - 3 £32,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £37,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £32,000 -
Manchester -24 2 £18,000 -62.10% 1
Reading - 2 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
City of London +26 1 £57,500 +43.75%
East Midlands +11 1 £20,000 - 1
West End of London +6 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £52,500 +36.55%
South West -4 1 £30,000 -13.04%
Norwich - 1 £65,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
Bath - 1 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 104 (91.23%) Virtual Servers
2 94 (82.46%) Microsoft
3 89 (78.07%) Windows
4 79 (69.30%) VMware
4 79 (69.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 78 (68.42%) Active Directory
6 41 (35.96%) MS Exchange
7 39 (34.21%) Windows Server
8 35 (30.70%) Citrix
8 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
9 34 (29.82%) SQL
10 31 (27.19%) ITIL
10 31 (27.19%) Linux
11 29 (25.44%) IIS
11 29 (25.44%) Firewall
11 29 (25.44%) Hyper-V
12 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
13 24 (21.05%) Office 365
14 23 (20.18%) DNS
15 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (18.42%) SAN
17 20 (17.54%) Change Control
17 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (15.79%) DHCP
19 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (14.91%) SCCM
20 17 (14.91%) LAN
20 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Office

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 41 (35.96%) MS Exchange
2 29 (25.44%) IIS
3 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (11.40%) SharePoint
5 12 (10.53%) Apache
6 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
7 9 (7.89%) Skype for Business
8 7 (6.14%) Alfresco
8 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.05%) Office 365
2 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.14%) G Suite
4 6 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.51%) IaaS
6 3 (2.63%) PaaS
6 3 (2.63%) SaaS
7 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.44%) Firewall
2 23 (20.18%) DNS
3 21 (18.42%) SAN
4 18 (15.79%) DHCP
5 17 (14.91%) LAN
6 15 (13.16%) WAN
7 12 (10.53%) VLAN
8 8 (7.02%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (7.02%) VPN
9 7 (6.14%) NetScaler
10 6 (5.26%) ISDN
10 6 (5.26%) LDAP
10 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 6 (5.26%) VoIP
10 6 (5.26%) Wireless
11 5 (4.39%) Internet
12 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (2.63%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) MySQL
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.75%) MS Access
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) Power BI
8 1 (0.88%) Redis
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MSI
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Publishing
4 3 (2.63%) Advertising
4 3 (2.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (15.79%) Administrator
3 17 (14.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Analyst
5 13 (11.40%) IT Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (8.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 10 (8.77%) IT Support
8 10 (8.77%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) Architect
10 8 (7.02%) Senior IT Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) Team Leader
11 7 (6.14%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) .NET
1 6 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.51%) HTML
2 4 (3.51%) Web Services
2 4 (3.51%) XML
2 4 (3.51%) XSLT
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.89%) EMC VNX
3 8 (7.02%) Linked Data
4 7 (6.14%) Fat Client
4 7 (6.14%) Thin Client
5 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.63%) Clustering
8 3 (2.63%) Replication
9 2 (1.75%) CMDB
9 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.75%) Fintech
9 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 89 (78.07%) Windows
2 39 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 31 (27.19%) Linux
4 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
5 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (11.40%) Windows 10
8 8 (7.02%) Unix
9 7 (6.14%) Debian
9 7 (6.14%) Mac OS X
9 7 (6.14%) NetWare
9 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.14%) SUSE
9 7 (6.14%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.14%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.51%) Android
10 4 (3.51%) Windows Phone
11 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.75%) VMS
13 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.19%) ITIL
2 20 (17.54%) Change Control
3 17 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (13.16%) Time Management
5 13 (11.40%) Change Management
6 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 11 (9.65%) Strategic Planning
8 10 (8.77%) ERP
8 10 (8.77%) Presales
9 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.89%) Business Continuity
9 9 (7.89%) Open Source
9 9 (7.89%) Problem Management
10 8 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.02%) Project Management
10 8 (7.02%) SOA
10 8 (7.02%) TOGAF
11 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.82%) SQL
2 15 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.89%) C
4 8 (7.02%) Java
5 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.51%) VBScript
6 4 (3.51%) XPath
7 2 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) C#
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.04%) MCSE
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
3 11 (9.65%) MCSA
4 7 (6.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.26%) HND
5 6 (5.26%) MCITP
6 3 (2.63%) CCNA
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.75%) MCAD
7 2 (1.75%) MCP
7 2 (1.75%) NCDA
7 2 (1.75%) NCIE
7 2 (1.75%) NCSA
8 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) PCI DSS
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 104 (91.23%) Virtual Servers
2 79 (69.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 29 (25.44%) Hyper-V
5 17 (14.91%) XenApp
6 16 (14.04%) vSphere
7 9 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (7.02%) VMware Server
8 8 (7.02%) XenDesktop
9 6 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (5.26%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.63%) Postfix
10 3 (2.63%) Squid
11 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.88%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.88%) Xen
11 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) EMC VPLEX
2 7 (6.14%) Nagios
2 7 (6.14%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 7 (6.14%) Simpana
3 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.63%) SCOM
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Control-M
6 1 (0.88%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.88%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.88%) WMI
6 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (82.46%) Microsoft
2 79 (69.30%) VMware
3 35 (30.70%) Citrix
4 16 (14.04%) EMC
5 15 (13.16%) Cisco
6 13 (11.40%) Oracle
7 12 (10.53%) HP
8 10 (8.77%) NetApp
8 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
9 8 (7.02%) CommVault
9 8 (7.02%) Google
10 7 (6.14%) Avaya
10 7 (6.14%) Dell
10 7 (6.14%) Novell
11 6 (5.26%) CheckPoint
12 5 (4.39%) Mitel
13 4 (3.51%) Cognos
13 4 (3.51%) Veritas
14 3 (2.63%) Apple
14 3 (2.63%) Siemens
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Hi-Lex Cable System co.,Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago