Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1066 1066 1053
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +153
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 90 125 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.55% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 60 92 159
UK median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,550 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -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 24,514 22,840 24,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.72% 12.93% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20,029 19,218 20,443
UK median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +9 88 £46,250 +8.82% 23
UK excluding London -9 57 £37,500 - 16
South East +28 41 £49,000 +10.11% 5
London +28 32 £58,500 +1.74% 7
North of England +8 6 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Midlands +20 5 £32,500 -18.75% 5
West Midlands +26 4 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Yorkshire +19 3 £30,000 -14.29% 2
South West +13 2 £32,250 +43.33% 2
North West +9 2 £41,250 +129.17% 2
East of England +6 2 £30,000 -53.85%
East Midlands +1 1 £32,233 +61.17% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £32,500 -
North East - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 89 (98.89%) Virtual Servers
2 81 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 74 (82.22%) Windows
4 65 (72.22%) VMware
4 65 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 64 (71.11%) Windows Server
6 61 (67.78%) Active Directory
7 46 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (47.78%) SCCM
9 37 (41.11%) DHCP
10 32 (35.56%) SCOM
11 30 (33.33%) DNS
12 28 (31.11%) vSphere
13 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
14 22 (24.44%) PowerShell
15 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (21.11%) Firewall
15 19 (21.11%) ITIL
15 19 (21.11%) TCP/IP
16 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
16 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 18 (20.00%) Office 365
17 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
17 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (18.89%) Self-Motivation
18 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 15 (16.67%) Wireless
18 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
19 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (14.44%) Linux

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 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (2.22%) Apache
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Maya
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.11%) NUKE
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (20.00%) Office 365
3 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.67%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.22%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 37 (41.11%) DHCP
2 30 (33.33%) DNS
3 19 (21.11%) Firewall
3 19 (21.11%) TCP/IP
4 15 (16.67%) Wireless
5 11 (12.22%) LAN
5 11 (12.22%) VLAN
5 11 (12.22%) WAN
6 10 (11.11%) VPN
6 10 (11.11%) WLAN
7 7 (7.78%) DWDM
8 6 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 6 (6.67%) SAN
8 6 (6.67%) Skype
9 4 (4.44%) IP Telephony
9 4 (4.44%) SNMP
9 4 (4.44%) Telepresence
10 3 (3.33%) Internet
10 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
10 3 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.11%) MSI
1 1 (1.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Law
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Legal
5 4 (4.44%) Advertising
6 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Architect
2 25 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 15 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 15 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Support Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) IT Support
8 7 (7.78%) Server Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Administrator
9 6 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) IT Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) HTML
1 5 (5.56%) JSON
1 5 (5.56%) XML
2 3 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) COM
4 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.11%) LDAP
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (12.22%) Hedge funds
3 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.56%) Replication
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (82.22%) Windows
2 64 (71.11%) Windows Server
3 46 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.44%) Linux
6 10 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.11%) Debian
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.11%) Solaris
10 1 (1.11%) Unix
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 10 (11.11%) Network Management
4 7 (7.78%) DevOps
4 7 (7.78%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (6.67%) Server Building
5 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.44%) Migration
7 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management
7 4 (4.44%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.33%) Change Management
8 3 (3.33%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.33%) Time Management
8 3 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.44%) MCSE
5 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) HNC
5 3 (3.33%) HND
5 3 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (98.89%) Virtual Servers
2 65 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (67.78%) Active Directory
4 28 (31.11%) vSphere
5 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.44%) ProxySG
7 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.33%) XenApp
8 2 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.11%) KVM
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (47.78%) SCCM
2 32 (35.56%) SCOM
3 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.22%) WSUS
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 81 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (72.22%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) Veeam
4 11 (12.22%) Citrix
5 10 (11.11%) Cisco
6 8 (8.89%) HP
7 6 (6.67%) CommVault
7 6 (6.67%) Juniper
8 5 (5.56%) LogRhythm
9 4 (4.44%) Aruba
9 4 (4.44%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.44%) EMC
9 4 (4.44%) F5
9 4 (4.44%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.44%) Kaspersky
10 3 (3.33%) Dell
10 3 (3.33%) Mitel
10 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.22%) Draytek