Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 979 1089 1107
Rank change year-on-year +110 +18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 111 110 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.063% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 109 74 92
UK median annual salary £43,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,650 £23,650
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,375 £67,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,716 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.78% +3.24% -6.25%

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 24,749 25,316 22,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.96% 14.38% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20,318 20,468 18,960
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 11 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 15 July 2019. 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
England +88 103 £46,750 +10.00% 28
UK excluding London +39 70 £42,500 +9.78% 26
London +91 33 £65,000 +29.35% 3
North of England +44 29 £38,000 +16.92% 5
Yorkshire +21 18 £32,500 +4.00% 2
South East +4 17 £47,500 -3.06% 9
Midlands +59 14 £42,500 +40.50% 6
West Midlands +42 14 £42,500 +84.78% 5
North West +34 11 £38,000 -27.62% 3
East of England +86 8 £41,500 +38.33% 3
South West +22 2 £28,000 -29.88% 2

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 92 (82.88%) Active Directory
3 85 (76.58%) VMware
3 85 (76.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (75.68%) Microsoft
5 81 (72.97%) Windows
6 59 (53.15%) Windows Server
7 46 (41.44%) SCCM
8 44 (39.64%) MS Exchange
9 42 (37.84%) DNS
9 42 (37.84%) Office 365
10 41 (36.94%) SharePoint
11 37 (33.33%) ITIL
12 36 (32.43%) PowerShell
13 35 (31.53%) TCP/IP
13 35 (31.53%) Firewall
14 33 (29.73%) Cisco
15 32 (28.83%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (27.03%) SCOM
17 28 (25.23%) Exchange Server 2010
17 28 (25.23%) Data Centre
17 28 (25.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 27 (24.32%) Citrix
19 26 (23.42%) SharePoint 2013
20 24 (21.62%) Finance
21 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (20.72%) SAN
22 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Office
22 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
23 20 (18.02%) SLA

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 44 (39.64%) MS Exchange
2 41 (36.94%) SharePoint
3 28 (25.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (23.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (7.21%) IIS
6 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 42 (37.84%) Office 365
2 32 (28.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.61%) IaaS
4 13 (11.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (7.21%) OneDrive
5 8 (7.21%) PaaS
6 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.70%) SaaS
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.84%) DNS
2 35 (31.53%) Firewall
2 35 (31.53%) TCP/IP
3 23 (20.72%) SAN
4 19 (17.12%) DHCP
5 16 (14.41%) Skype
6 15 (13.51%) Wireless
7 12 (10.81%) LAN
8 11 (9.91%) VLAN
8 11 (9.91%) VPN
8 11 (9.91%) WAN
9 10 (9.01%) Network Security
10 8 (7.21%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (7.21%) Internet
10 8 (7.21%) VoIP
10 8 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (6.31%) SMTP
12 6 (5.41%) BGP
12 6 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Military
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.22%) Server Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) VMware Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Windows Server Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Active Directory Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Senior Server Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) IT Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) Support Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) IT Support
10 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) IT Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) WSH
2 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.90%) JSON
2 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.12%) Hedge funds
3 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.50%) Replication
6 4 (3.60%) Clustering
6 4 (3.60%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) CMDB
8 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (72.97%) Windows
2 59 (53.15%) Windows Server
3 15 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.71%) Windows 10
6 9 (8.11%) Linux
7 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.80%) Android
8 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.80%) CentOS
8 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.90%) Solaris
9 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) ITIL
2 28 (25.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (15.32%) Patch Management
4 14 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.01%) Change Control
9 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.21%) Information Security
9 8 (7.21%) Low Latency
9 8 (7.21%) Network Design
9 8 (7.21%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (6.31%) Business Continuity
10 7 (6.31%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (6.31%) Project Management
10 7 (6.31%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (6.31%) Service Management
10 7 (6.31%) Software Licensing
11 6 (5.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.91%) SQL
3 2 (1.80%) C#
3 2 (1.80%) VBScript
4 1 (0.90%) C
4 1 (0.90%) PHP
4 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.41%) MCSE
3 15 (13.51%) MCSA
4 10 (9.01%) CCNA
4 10 (9.01%) CCNP
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) CCDA
6 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.70%) Degree
8 2 (1.80%) MCITP
8 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.90%) CEH
9 1 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.90%) HNC
9 1 (0.90%) HND
9 1 (0.90%) MCP
9 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.02%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.90%) GDPR
4 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 92 (82.88%) Active Directory
3 85 (76.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
5 18 (16.22%) VMware NSX
6 14 (12.61%) XenApp
7 10 (9.01%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.90%) Firmware
11 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (41.44%) SCCM
2 30 (27.03%) SCOM
3 13 (11.71%) WSUS
4 9 (8.11%) NetBackup
5 8 (7.21%) Backup Exec
5 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.90%) Automic
9 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (76.58%) VMware
2 84 (75.68%) Microsoft
3 33 (29.73%) Cisco
4 27 (24.32%) Citrix
5 13 (11.71%) NetApp
6 9 (8.11%) HP
7 8 (7.21%) Meraki
8 7 (6.31%) Fortinet
8 7 (6.31%) Ivanti
8 7 (6.31%) Oracle
8 7 (6.31%) Remedy
8 7 (6.31%) ServiceNow
9 6 (5.41%) Veritas
10 5 (4.50%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.50%) Veeam
11 4 (3.60%) Forcepoint
11 4 (3.60%) Huawei
11 4 (3.60%) Nintex
11 4 (3.60%) PlateSpin
12 3 (2.70%) Zerto