Period
to 30 September 2020

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 6 months to 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 629 974 1082
Rank change year-on-year +345 +108 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 44 116 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.083% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39 106 64
Median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +6.06% +16.47%
10th Percentile £19,000 £25,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £49,500 £72,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,939 24,153 24,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.55% 17.33% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,540 19,810 19,828
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.03%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server.

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 12 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 6 months to 30 September 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
UK excluding London +296 44 £40,000 -11.11% 12
England +327 43 £40,000 -23.81% 12
Midlands +118 16 £41,250 -17.50% 3
West Midlands +95 16 £41,250 -21.43% 3
South East +218 13 £43,500 -35.56% 3
East of England +145 9 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Work from Home +42 5 £42,500 -19.05% 1
North of England +175 4 £40,000 +23.08% 5
North East - 3 £40,000 -
North West +116 1 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 44 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 42 (95.45%) Microsoft
3 37 (84.09%) VMware
3 37 (84.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (79.55%) Windows
5 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
6 27 (61.36%) Hyper-V
7 25 (56.82%) Office 365
8 24 (54.55%) Windows Server
9 21 (47.73%) DHCP
9 21 (47.73%) DNS
10 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (40.91%) Firewall
12 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
13 14 (31.82%) VPN
13 14 (31.82%) Wireless
13 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2016
14 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (27.27%) Linux
15 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
15 12 (27.27%) ITIL
16 11 (25.00%) LAN
16 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (25.00%) Azure
17 10 (22.73%) vSphere
17 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
18 9 (20.45%) SAN
18 9 (20.45%) PBX
18 9 (20.45%) SQL

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 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (9.09%) IIS
5 4 (9.09%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.27%) Apache
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 25 (56.82%) Office 365
2 11 (25.00%) Azure
3 5 (11.36%) AWS
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) DHCP
1 21 (47.73%) DNS
2 18 (40.91%) Firewall
3 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
4 14 (31.82%) VPN
4 14 (31.82%) Wireless
5 11 (25.00%) LAN
6 9 (20.45%) PBX
6 9 (20.45%) SAN
7 6 (13.64%) WAN
8 4 (9.09%) Skype
8 4 (9.09%) VLAN
8 4 (9.09%) VSAN
9 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
9 3 (6.82%) Modbus
9 3 (6.82%) NAS
9 3 (6.82%) Network Security
9 3 (6.82%) RS-232
9 3 (6.82%) RS-485
9 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.82%) InfluxDB
1 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2016
1 3 (6.82%) SQLite
2 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Subversion
1 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Electronics
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) IT Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Network Support
4 9 (20.45%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Server Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Server Support
4 9 (20.45%) Server Support Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) VMware Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) IT Support
6 5 (11.36%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Ajax
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (6.82%) COM
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) Kafka
2 3 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (6.82%) MFC
2 3 (6.82%) MSMQ
2 3 (6.82%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (6.82%) REST
2 3 (6.82%) WCF
2 3 (6.82%) WebSockets
2 3 (6.82%) WinForms
2 3 (6.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (27.27%) Linux
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
9 4 (9.09%) Android
9 4 (9.09%) CentOS
10 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.27%) Debian
11 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Service Management
4 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Threat Management
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) MCSE
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) MCSA
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 37 (84.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 27 (61.36%) Hyper-V
5 10 (22.73%) vSphere
6 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (11.36%) XenApp
8 4 (9.09%) VMware NSX
9 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
9 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
10 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
11 1 (2.27%) Docker
11 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) WSUS
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.55%) SCOM
6 1 (2.27%) Ansible
6 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 37 (84.09%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) Veeam
6 4 (9.09%) Apple
6 4 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (6.82%) Avaya
7 3 (6.82%) EqualLogic
7 3 (6.82%) Kaspersky
7 3 (6.82%) SonicWALL
7 3 (6.82%) Symantec
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) IronPort
8 2 (4.55%) Ivanti
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.55%) Remedy
8 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow