Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 684 947 1032
Rank change year-on-year +263 +85 +94
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 70 89 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.071% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55 68 69
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -22.73% +22.22%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £32,247
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% -7.06% -1.73%

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 11,512 21,365 23,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.38% 17.04% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9,657 17,669 19,333
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,500 £25,253
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +252 70 £40,000 -5.88% 11
UK excluding London +200 60 £40,000 +1.27% 9
South East +179 33 £40,000 -34.69% 5
Midlands +94 19 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +66 19 £40,000 -23.81%
Work from Home -55 12 £40,000 -23.81% 1
London +196 10 £51,250 -2.38% 2
South West - 5 £23,000 - 2
North of England +75 2 £40,000 +14.29%
North East +15 2 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England +101 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 70 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 62 (88.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (88.57%) Active Directory
2 62 (88.57%) VMware
3 57 (81.43%) Microsoft
4 49 (70.00%) Windows
5 36 (51.43%) DNS
6 34 (48.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 32 (45.71%) Azure
7 32 (45.71%) DHCP
8 29 (41.43%) Linux
8 29 (41.43%) ITIL
9 28 (40.00%) SAN
9 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 27 (38.57%) Hyper-V
11 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (37.14%) MCSE
11 26 (37.14%) Service Management
12 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (35.71%) Data Centre
13 24 (34.29%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (34.29%) MS Exchange
13 24 (34.29%) Red Hat
14 23 (32.86%) MCSA
14 23 (32.86%) SCCM
15 22 (31.43%) Windows 10
15 22 (31.43%) Office 365
15 22 (31.43%) Firewall
15 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Office

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 24 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
8 1 (1.43%) Apache
8 1 (1.43%) nginx
8 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 32 (45.71%) Azure
2 22 (31.43%) Office 365
3 17 (24.29%) AWS
4 10 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (14.29%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.43%) IaaS
6 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.43%) PaaS
6 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (51.43%) DNS
2 32 (45.71%) DHCP
3 28 (40.00%) SAN
4 22 (31.43%) Firewall
5 20 (28.57%) NAS
6 14 (20.00%) VSAN
7 8 (11.43%) LAN
7 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
7 8 (11.43%) VLAN
8 6 (8.57%) Skype
8 6 (8.57%) VPN
8 6 (8.57%) WAN
9 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.29%) GoToMeeting
10 3 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (4.29%) Wireless
11 2 (2.86%) Internet
12 1 (1.43%) Intranet
12 1 (1.43%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (38.57%) IT Engineer
3 23 (32.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Design Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) IT Support
7 5 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) IT Technician
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Server Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Server Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Server Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Replication
3 4 (5.71%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (70.00%) Windows
2 29 (41.43%) Linux
3 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (31.43%) Windows 10
6 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
10 5 (7.14%) CentOS
11 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (41.43%) ITIL
3 26 (37.14%) Service Management
4 15 (21.43%) Project Management
5 14 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 14 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 14 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (15.71%) Change Control
6 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
6 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
6 11 (15.71%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
7 10 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 10 (14.29%) eTOM
7 10 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
7 10 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
8 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
8 9 (12.86%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.71%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) MCSE
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (32.86%) MCSA
3 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (15.71%) MCP
6 10 (14.29%) CCNP
6 10 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.71%) Degree
8 3 (4.29%) VCP6
9 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.86%) MCITP
10 1 (1.43%) CEH
10 1 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 70 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 62 (88.57%) Active Directory
2 62 (88.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (38.57%) Hyper-V
4 24 (34.29%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (25.71%) VMware NSX
6 16 (22.86%) vSphere
6 16 (22.86%) XenApp
7 13 (18.57%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.86%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (32.86%) SCCM
2 14 (20.00%) SCOM
3 12 (17.14%) WSUS
4 10 (14.29%) Ansible
4 10 (14.29%) HAProxy
4 10 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 10 (14.29%) vRealize
5 9 (12.86%) Backup Exec
5 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (12.86%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 62 (88.57%) VMware
2 57 (81.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (34.29%) Red Hat
4 19 (27.14%) Citrix
5 14 (20.00%) Cisco
5 14 (20.00%) Dell
6 11 (15.71%) Ivanti
6 11 (15.71%) Remedy
6 11 (15.71%) ServiceNow
7 10 (14.29%) F5
7 10 (14.29%) IBM
7 10 (14.29%) Infoblox
7 10 (14.29%) Oracle
8 9 (12.86%) EMC
8 9 (12.86%) NetApp
9 4 (5.71%) Veeam
10 3 (4.29%) Avaya
10 3 (4.29%) CommVault
10 3 (4.29%) EqualLogic
10 3 (4.29%) Kaspersky