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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1145 961 746
Rank change year-on-year -184 -215 +271
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 67 57 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.050% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 40
10th Percentile £35,925 £31,250 £26,650
25th Percentile £41,813 £32,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,646 £43,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year +32.52% +11.54% -17.89%
75th Percentile £85,000 £71,875 £48,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £79,000 £51,825
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £39,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year +8.81% +4.61% -8.43%

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 29,047 21,040 11,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.20% 18.39% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15,192 14,924 9,524
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £39,372 £38,799 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 15 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 12 August 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
England -192 59 £58,073 +30.50% 10
UK excluding London -87 38 £43,250 +8.81% 9
London -193 26 £80,000 +6.67% 2
Work from Home -225 23 £60,000 +19.40% 4
East of England -50 21 £48,000 +7.87%
Midlands -62 6 £32,500 -13.33% 2
North of England -64 4 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
West Midlands -62 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
North West - 3 £53,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £58,500 - 1
Yorkshire -30 1 £22,500 -30.77% 1
South West -35 1 £41,500 -3.49% 2
Scotland -49 1 £45,000 +37.40% 1
South East -66 1 £38,000 -3.80% 2

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 67 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 55 (82.09%) Microsoft
3 50 (74.63%) Azure
4 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
5 43 (64.18%) VMware
5 43 (64.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (64.18%) Microsoft 365
6 29 (43.28%) Firewall
7 28 (41.79%) Windows
7 28 (41.79%) DevOps
8 27 (40.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 25 (37.31%) DNS
9 25 (37.31%) Cisco
10 23 (34.33%) Hyper-V
11 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
12 19 (28.36%) DHCP
12 19 (28.36%) WAN
12 19 (28.36%) PowerShell
12 19 (28.36%) vSphere
12 19 (28.36%) Windows Server
13 18 (26.87%) SAN
14 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
14 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Office
14 17 (25.37%) NAS
14 17 (25.37%) SCCM
15 16 (23.88%) SaaS
16 15 (22.39%) ITIL
16 15 (22.39%) IT Strategy
17 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
17 14 (20.90%) Degree

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 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 50 (74.63%) Azure
2 43 (64.18%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (23.88%) SaaS
4 11 (16.42%) AWS
5 9 (13.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (7.46%) OneDrive
7 4 (5.97%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) IaaS
8 3 (4.48%) Google Play
9 2 (2.99%) Azure Sentinel
9 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.99%) Mimecast
9 2 (2.99%) PaaS
9 2 (2.99%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.49%) Azure Stack
10 1 (1.49%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.28%) Firewall
2 25 (37.31%) DNS
3 19 (28.36%) DHCP
3 19 (28.36%) WAN
4 18 (26.87%) SAN
5 17 (25.37%) NAS
6 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
7 9 (13.43%) LAN
8 7 (10.45%) Skype
9 6 (8.96%) VLAN
10 4 (5.97%) VSAN
11 3 (4.48%) Network Security
11 3 (4.48%) VPN
11 3 (4.48%) Wireless
12 2 (2.99%) FTP
12 2 (2.99%) HTTP
12 2 (2.99%) Internet
12 2 (2.99%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (2.99%) VoIP
13 1 (1.49%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.99%) Power BI
3 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (19.40%) Social Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (7.46%) Finance
4 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Law
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) IT Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Head of IT
5 5 (7.46%) Developer
5 5 (7.46%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
1 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 5 (7.46%) jQuery
1 5 (7.46%) WCF
2 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.49%) Ajax
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) Kafka
3 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.49%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.49%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.49%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.49%) WinForms
3 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) User Experience
2 7 (10.45%) Biotechnology
2 7 (10.45%) Cloud Native
2 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.97%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.97%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.99%) AS400
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Housing Association
5 2 (2.99%) iSeries
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Tandem
6 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.49%) Educational Technology
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (5.97%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) Android
5 3 (4.48%) VMS
6 2 (2.99%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) DevOps
2 27 (40.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (22.39%) IT Strategy
3 15 (22.39%) ITIL
4 13 (19.40%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (19.40%) Migration
5 12 (17.91%) Full Stack Development
6 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
7 9 (13.43%) High Availability
7 9 (13.43%) Service Management
8 8 (11.94%) CI/CD
8 8 (11.94%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (11.94%) Insurtech
8 8 (11.94%) Patch Management
8 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (11.94%) Security Operations
8 8 (11.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 8 (11.94%) Workflow
9 7 (10.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.40%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) Bash
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (14.93%) CCNP
4 9 (13.43%) CCNA
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.45%) NCDA
6 5 (7.46%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.99%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) CCA
8 1 (1.49%) CCSA
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.49%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.45%) SLA
3 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 67 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
3 43 (64.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (34.33%) Hyper-V
5 19 (28.36%) vSphere
6 9 (13.43%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.97%) VMware NSX
9 3 (4.48%) XenApp
10 2 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.49%) Docker
11 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) SCCM
2 11 (16.42%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (8.96%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (5.97%) SCOM
4 4 (5.97%) VxRail
4 4 (5.97%) WSUS
5 3 (4.48%) PaperCut
6 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) vMotion
7 1 (1.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.49%) Terraform
7 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (82.09%) Microsoft
2 43 (64.18%) VMware
3 25 (37.31%) Cisco
4 11 (16.42%) Veeam
5 10 (14.93%) Citrix
6 9 (13.43%) Dell
7 7 (10.45%) BMC
7 7 (10.45%) NetApp
8 6 (8.96%) McAfee
9 4 (5.97%) Google
9 4 (5.97%) Meraki
9 4 (5.97%) Scality
9 4 (5.97%) Sophos
9 4 (5.97%) Zerto
10 3 (4.48%) Avaya
10 3 (4.48%) IBM
10 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.99%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.99%) HP