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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 841 877
Rank change year-on-year +26 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 37 109 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.10% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.85% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 88 60
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10296 12810 13383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.06% 12.27% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8599 10810 11089
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +12 33 £42,535 +9.06% 3
London +45 14 £43,000 -21.81% 2
South East +61 8 £42,500 -11.45% 1
City of London +49 7 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Berkshire +41 4 £37,429 +36.10% 1
West Midlands +31 4 £35,250 +13.70%
Birmingham +23 4 £35,250 +16.52%
North West -8 3 £32,000 -13.51%
Northern Ireland - 3 £23,500 -
County Tyrone - 3 £23,500 -
Dungannon - 3 £23,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £37,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £32,000 -
Northwich - 3 £32,000 -
Yorkshire +17 2 £35,000 -10.25%
Leeds +8 2 £35,000 -10.25%
West Yorkshire +5 2 £35,000 -10.25%
Reading +32 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Surbiton +13 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £29,500 -36.21%
Kingston Upon Thames +10 1 £52,500 +10.52%
East of England +7 1 £29,500 +15.68%
North East - 1 £17,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £17,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £57,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £29,500 -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £17,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 114 (90.48%) Virtual Servers
2 97 (76.98%) Microsoft
3 96 (76.19%) Windows
4 94 (74.60%) VMware
4 94 (74.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 87 (69.05%) Active Directory
6 52 (41.27%) MS Excel
7 48 (38.10%) MS Exchange
8 44 (34.92%) Windows Server
9 41 (32.54%) Linux
9 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
10 40 (31.75%) ITIL
11 39 (30.95%) SQL
12 34 (26.98%) Hyper-V
13 33 (26.19%) Firewall
14 32 (25.40%) IIS
15 30 (23.81%) Cisco
15 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (23.81%) Office 365
16 29 (23.02%) Windows 7
16 29 (23.02%) Citrix
16 29 (23.02%) DNS
17 25 (19.84%) Tomcat
17 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (19.05%) vSphere
19 23 (18.25%) DHCP
19 23 (18.25%) SAN
20 22 (17.46%) EMC
20 22 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (16.67%) SCCM

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 48 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.40%) IIS
3 25 (19.84%) Tomcat
4 18 (14.29%) Apache
5 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (11.11%) Alfresco
7 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (6.35%) Skype for Business
9 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.79%) Moodle
12 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (41.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.81%) Office 365
2 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (11.11%) G Suite
4 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.97%) SaaS
7 4 (3.17%) IaaS
8 3 (2.38%) PaaS
9 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.19%) Firewall
2 29 (23.02%) DNS
3 23 (18.25%) DHCP
3 23 (18.25%) SAN
4 21 (16.67%) LAN
5 20 (15.87%) WAN
6 15 (11.90%) Wireless
7 14 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 11 (8.73%) Cisco IPT
8 11 (8.73%) IP Telephony
8 11 (8.73%) SNMP
8 11 (8.73%) Telepresence
8 11 (8.73%) VLAN
8 11 (8.73%) VPN
8 11 (8.73%) WLAN
9 9 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (5.56%) VoIP
11 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.38%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.29%) MySQL
3 16 (12.70%) Oracle Database
4 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.59%) MS Access
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Power BI
8 1 (0.79%) Redis
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.59%) Subversion
1 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Automotive
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (15.87%) Analyst
3 15 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) Administrator
5 13 (10.32%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (10.32%) Support Engineer
6 12 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 12 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.52%) Unix Specialist
7 9 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (6.35%) Web Services
3 3 (2.38%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.70%) EMC VNX
3 7 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.97%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.97%) Linked Data
4 5 (3.97%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.38%) Replication
7 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) Clustering
7 2 (1.59%) Derivative
7 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 96 (76.19%) Windows
2 44 (34.92%) Windows Server
3 41 (32.54%) Linux
4 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (23.02%) Windows 7
6 22 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (14.29%) Unix
8 16 (12.70%) Windows 10
9 14 (11.11%) Debian
9 14 (11.11%) Mac OS X
9 14 (11.11%) NetWare
9 14 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (11.11%) SUSE
9 14 (11.11%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.97%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.17%) Windows Phone
11 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.38%) Android
12 3 (2.38%) Solaris
13 2 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.75%) ITIL
2 21 (16.67%) Change Control
3 19 (15.08%) Business Continuity
4 17 (13.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (12.70%) Strategic Planning
5 16 (12.70%) Time Management
6 14 (11.11%) Document Management
6 14 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 14 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 11 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (8.73%) Network Design
7 11 (8.73%) Presales
8 10 (7.94%) Patch Management
8 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.94%) Project Management
9 9 (7.14%) Change Management
10 7 (5.56%) High Availability
11 6 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.95%) SQL
2 15 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.76%) C
4 5 (3.97%) Java
5 4 (3.17%) VBScript
6 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) C#
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.14%) Degree
2 9 (7.14%) MCSE
3 7 (5.56%) MCSA
4 6 (4.76%) HND
5 5 (3.97%) CCNA
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.17%) MCP
7 2 (1.59%) MCAD
7 2 (1.59%) MCITP
7 2 (1.59%) NCDA
7 2 (1.59%) NCIE
7 2 (1.59%) NCSA
8 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.79%) MCTS
8 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 114 (90.48%) Virtual Servers
2 94 (74.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (69.05%) Active Directory
4 34 (26.98%) Hyper-V
5 24 (19.05%) vSphere
6 16 (12.70%) XenApp
7 10 (7.94%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (5.56%) VMware Server
9 5 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.59%) Postfix
10 2 (1.59%) Squid
10 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.79%) KVM
11 1 (0.79%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.79%) Xen
11 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (16.67%) SCCM
2 14 (11.11%) EMC VPLEX
2 14 (11.11%) Nagios
2 14 (11.11%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 14 (11.11%) Simpana
3 6 (4.76%) SCOM
4 4 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.38%) WSUS
6 2 (1.59%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.79%) Puppet
7 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 97 (76.98%) Microsoft
2 94 (74.60%) VMware
3 30 (23.81%) Cisco
4 29 (23.02%) Citrix
5 22 (17.46%) EMC
6 19 (15.08%) HP
7 17 (13.49%) Oracle
8 16 (12.70%) Google
8 16 (12.70%) Red Hat
9 14 (11.11%) CommVault
9 14 (11.11%) Novell
10 13 (10.32%) Mitel
11 11 (8.73%) CheckPoint
11 11 (8.73%) Riverbed
11 11 (8.73%) Siemens
12 7 (5.56%) Dell
12 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds
13 6 (4.76%) Apple
14 5 (3.97%) NetApp
15 3 (2.38%) Avaya
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