Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 995 730 937
Rank change year-on-year -265 +207 +94
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 68 77 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.64% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 58
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £24,600
25th Percentile £36,491 £33,375 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -21.00%
75th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £76,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -9.41%

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 23,104 11,956 21,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.71% 18.42% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15,538 10,081 17,722
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £37,813 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 14 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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -198 55 £42,500 +6.25% 21
England -291 50 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Northern Ireland - 15 - - 1
Midlands -111 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -77 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Work from Home -205 12 £42,500 +6.25% 4
London -200 11 £60,000 +17.07% 1
South East -138 10 £42,250 +4.32% 2
East of England -93 7 £42,500 -10.53% 5
South West -49 6 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Scotland - 2 £45,000 - 2
North of England -123 1 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £35,233 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 68 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 49 (72.06%) Azure
3 45 (66.18%) Windows
4 42 (61.76%) Windows Server
5 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
5 41 (60.29%) VMware
5 41 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
7 33 (48.53%) Microsoft 365
8 28 (41.18%) ITIL
9 27 (39.71%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (39.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
10 25 (36.76%) Hyper-V
10 25 (36.76%) SaaS
11 23 (33.82%) SAN
12 21 (30.88%) Firewall
12 21 (30.88%) SCCM
13 19 (27.94%) SQL
13 19 (27.94%) DNS
14 17 (25.00%) Data Centre
14 17 (25.00%) DHCP
15 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (23.53%) DevOps
15 16 (23.53%) NAS
16 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
16 15 (22.06%) WCF
16 15 (22.06%) jQuery
16 15 (22.06%) Software Testing

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 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Workfront
2 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (72.06%) Azure
2 33 (48.53%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (36.76%) SaaS
4 11 (16.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (13.24%) AWS
5 9 (13.24%) IaaS
6 8 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (10.29%) PaaS
8 6 (8.82%) Azure Storage
8 6 (8.82%) Mimecast
8 6 (8.82%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.94%) Cohesity
10 1 (1.47%) Azure Monitor
10 1 (1.47%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (1.47%) Azure Stack
10 1 (1.47%) Google Workspace
10 1 (1.47%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) SAN
2 21 (30.88%) Firewall
3 19 (27.94%) DNS
4 17 (25.00%) DHCP
5 16 (23.53%) NAS
6 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
7 8 (11.76%) VLAN
7 8 (11.76%) Wireless
8 4 (5.88%) WAN
9 3 (4.41%) Skype
10 2 (2.94%) BGP
10 2 (2.94%) SNMP
10 2 (2.94%) SSL
10 2 (2.94%) VPN
11 1 (1.47%) Internet
11 1 (1.47%) MPLS
11 1 (1.47%) OSPF
11 1 (1.47%) SMTP
11 1 (1.47%) VoIP
11 1 (1.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Social Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Local Government
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (26.47%) IT Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C# Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.35%) IT Support
9 5 (7.35%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) .NET
1 15 (22.06%) AngularJS
1 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET
1 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
1 15 (22.06%) jQuery
1 15 (22.06%) WCF
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.47%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.88%) CMDB
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Windows
2 42 (61.76%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 10 (14.71%) Linux
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.47%) Android
9 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.47%) CentOS
9 1 (1.47%) Debian
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.47%) Solaris
9 1 (1.47%) Unix
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) ITIL
2 27 (39.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (39.71%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) DevOps
4 15 (22.06%) Full Stack Development
4 15 (22.06%) Information Management
4 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
5 14 (20.59%) Service Management
6 13 (19.12%) Change Control
7 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 12 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (16.18%) Project Management
9 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
9 10 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (14.71%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (13.24%) Patch Management
11 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (11.76%) ITSM
11 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) C#
2 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.47%) AWK
4 1 (1.47%) Bash
4 1 (1.47%) sed
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.65%) MCSA
2 12 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) NIST
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 68 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
2 41 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (36.76%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (10.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (5.88%) vSphere
7 2 (2.94%) Docker
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.47%) Firmware
8 1 (1.47%) NFS
8 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) SCCM
2 13 (19.12%) WSUS
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (14.71%) Backup Exec
4 10 (14.71%) NetBackup
5 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (11.76%) SCOM
6 5 (7.35%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (4.41%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.47%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.47%) Nagios
9 1 (1.47%) PaperCut
9 1 (1.47%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (60.29%) VMware
2 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.65%) Veeam
4 11 (16.18%) Citrix
5 10 (14.71%) Ivanti
5 10 (14.71%) Remedy
5 10 (14.71%) ServiceNow
6 8 (11.76%) NetApp
7 7 (10.29%) Cisco
7 7 (10.29%) Dell
7 7 (10.29%) EMC
7 7 (10.29%) Meraki
8 5 (7.35%) arcserve
8 5 (7.35%) EqualLogic
8 5 (7.35%) Forcepoint
8 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.35%) Sophos
9 4 (5.88%) McAfee
9 4 (5.88%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.94%) SonicWALL