Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1081 1104 1099
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 +56
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 105 97 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.056% 0.094%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.45% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 74 87 155
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,825 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,375 £63,750 £59,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £37,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.74% -4.49% +1.30%

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 24,872 21,610 25,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.31% 12.49% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20,141 18,183 21,272
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +1.95%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -1 100 £45,000 +12.50% 22
UK excluding London +22 79 £41,250 +10.74% 16
South East +39 50 £49,000 +22.50% 9
London -21 22 £58,000 +22.11% 6
North of England +5 10 £32,500 -7.14% 4
East of England +4 9 £36,250 -44.23%
Yorkshire +23 8 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Midlands -2 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands +3 4 £31,500 -21.74% 2
South West -3 4 £42,466 +41.55% 1
East Midlands +7 1 £37,500 +87.50%
North West -6 1 £52,500 +110.00% 2
North East -16 1 £32,500 +91.18%
Isle of Man - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 99 (94.29%) Microsoft
3 81 (77.14%) Windows
4 80 (76.19%) VMware
4 80 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 79 (75.24%) Active Directory
6 64 (60.95%) Windows Server
7 52 (49.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (46.67%) DHCP
9 42 (40.00%) SCCM
10 40 (38.10%) MS Exchange
11 39 (37.14%) DNS
12 35 (33.33%) ITIL
13 31 (29.52%) vSphere
14 28 (26.67%) SCOM
15 23 (21.90%) PowerShell
16 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
16 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
17 21 (20.00%) WAN
17 21 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
18 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (19.05%) Network Management
19 19 (18.10%) SQL
19 19 (18.10%) Firewall
20 18 (17.14%) ITIL V3
21 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
21 17 (16.19%) LAN
21 17 (16.19%) SAN
22 16 (15.24%) Cisco

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 40 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.86%) IIS
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.95%) Apache
7 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Maya
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.95%) NUKE
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (15.24%) Office 365
3 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.71%) IaaS
5 5 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.76%) Mimecast
5 5 (4.76%) SaaS
6 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.90%) NuGet
7 1 (0.95%) npm
7 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (46.67%) DHCP
2 39 (37.14%) DNS
3 21 (20.00%) WAN
4 19 (18.10%) Firewall
5 17 (16.19%) LAN
5 17 (16.19%) SAN
6 15 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 13 (12.38%) NetScaler
8 12 (11.43%) DWDM
8 12 (11.43%) Internet
9 11 (10.48%) VPN
9 11 (10.48%) Wireless
10 9 (8.57%) WLAN
11 8 (7.62%) VLAN
12 6 (5.71%) iSCSI
12 6 (5.71%) Skype
12 6 (5.71%) VoIP
13 5 (4.76%) SMTP
13 5 (4.76%) Telepresence
14 3 (2.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) AdminStudio
1 5 (4.76%) MSI
1 5 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.95%) Bower
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Law
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Architect
1 27 (25.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 13 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.52%) IT Support
4 9 (8.57%) Senior Architect
4 9 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (7.62%) Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.71%) Exchange Specialist
7 6 (5.71%) Exchange Support
7 6 (5.71%) Server Support
7 6 (5.71%) Support Specialist
8 5 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) IT Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) HTML
2 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 4 (3.81%) JSON
2 4 (3.81%) XML
3 2 (1.90%) COM
4 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.95%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.95%) LDAP
4 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (7.62%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.71%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.71%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.76%) e-Learning
6 4 (3.81%) Clustering
6 4 (3.81%) Replication
7 3 (2.86%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.90%) FMCG
8 2 (1.90%) iPad
8 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.95%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.95%) User Experience
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (77.14%) Windows
2 64 (60.95%) Windows Server
3 52 (49.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.38%) Linux
6 6 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.90%) Android
10 2 (1.90%) CentOS
10 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.95%) Unix
11 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) ITIL
2 20 (19.05%) Network Management
3 18 (17.14%) ITIL V3
4 11 (10.48%) Patch Management
5 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.57%) Project Management
6 8 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.67%) Migration
8 6 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (5.71%) DevOps
8 6 (5.71%) E-Discovery
9 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.76%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.76%) Power Management
9 5 (4.76%) Process Improvement
9 5 (4.76%) Security Patching
9 5 (4.76%) Server Building
9 5 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.10%) SQL
3 4 (3.81%) PHP
4 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.95%) VBA
5 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (13.33%) MCSE
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) MCTS
7 4 (3.81%) CCNA
8 3 (2.86%) Degree
8 3 (2.86%) MCP
9 2 (1.90%) HNC
9 2 (1.90%) HND
9 2 (1.90%) MCSA
10 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.95%) VCP5
10 1 (0.95%) VCP6
10 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 105 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 80 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (75.24%) Active Directory
4 31 (29.52%) vSphere
5 15 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.76%) ProxySG
6 5 (4.76%) XenApp
7 4 (3.81%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.90%) XenServer
9 1 (0.95%) Docker
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (40.00%) SCCM
2 28 (26.67%) SCOM
3 6 (5.71%) WSUS
4 5 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.76%) WMI
5 4 (3.81%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.90%) Puppet
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.95%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 99 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 80 (76.19%) VMware
3 16 (15.24%) Cisco
4 15 (14.29%) HP
5 14 (13.33%) CommVault
6 13 (12.38%) Juniper
7 12 (11.43%) Citrix
8 8 (7.62%) Veeam
9 7 (6.67%) LogRhythm
10 5 (4.76%) Aruba
10 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.76%) EMC
10 5 (4.76%) F5
10 5 (4.76%) QNAP
10 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.81%) Dell
11 4 (3.81%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.86%) Mitel