Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1031 1196
Rank change year-on-year -71 +165 -135
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 109 191 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.10% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 0.82% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75 162 120
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,066
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.08% +8.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £54,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 23309 23383 24804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.94% 12.36% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19473 19613 20703
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 12 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 November 2017. 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 -33 109 £40,000 - 4
UK excluding London -26 79 £37,500 -6.25% 3
London -1 30 £55,750 +28.16% 1
South East +12 28 £44,500 +4.71% 1
Midlands +31 27 £31,250 -3.85% 2
West Midlands +3 14 £38,750 +19.23% 1
East Midlands +43 13 £22,500 -25.00% 1
North of England -11 12 £35,000 +5.02%
Yorkshire +19 10 £35,000 +27.27%
East of England +16 8 £65,000 +36.84%
South West +16 4 £22,500 -43.11%
North West -39 2 £18,000 -45.99%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 107 (98.17%) Virtual Servers
2 97 (88.99%) Microsoft
3 83 (76.15%) Windows
4 80 (73.39%) VMware
4 80 (73.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 78 (71.56%) Active Directory
6 59 (54.13%) Windows Server
7 38 (34.86%) DNS
8 37 (33.94%) ITIL
9 36 (33.03%) Firewall
10 35 (32.11%) MS Exchange
10 35 (32.11%) DHCP
11 33 (30.28%) Cisco
12 31 (28.44%) SCCM
13 29 (26.61%) Hyper-V
13 29 (26.61%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (23.85%) PowerShell
14 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
14 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
15 24 (22.02%) SQL
16 22 (20.18%) LAN
16 22 (20.18%) Office 365
17 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (19.27%) WAN
17 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (18.35%) MCSE
18 20 (18.35%) Finance
19 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (16.51%) Windows 7

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 35 (32.11%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.67%) IIS
8 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (20.18%) Office 365
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (4.59%) IaaS
4 3 (2.75%) PaaS
4 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (34.86%) DNS
2 36 (33.03%) Firewall
3 35 (32.11%) DHCP
4 22 (20.18%) LAN
5 21 (19.27%) WAN
6 18 (16.51%) VPN
7 15 (13.76%) SAN
7 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
8 13 (11.93%) Wireless
9 12 (11.01%) NAS
9 12 (11.01%) WLAN
10 11 (10.09%) VLAN
11 10 (9.17%) 802.11
11 10 (9.17%) DPNSS
11 10 (9.17%) IPsec
11 10 (9.17%) MPLS
11 10 (9.17%) QSIG
11 10 (9.17%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (9.17%) SNMP
11 10 (9.17%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.67%) MySQL
4 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) AdminStudio
1 3 (2.75%) MSI
1 3 (2.75%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Legal
3 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (17.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Support Engineer
3 17 (15.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) Analyst
4 13 (11.93%) IT Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) IT Support
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Network Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Architect
6 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.34%) Server Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.59%) Web Services
3 4 (3.67%) JSON
4 1 (0.92%) COM
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.26%) User Experience
3 8 (7.34%) Linked Data
4 4 (3.67%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.67%) Replication
4 4 (3.67%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.75%) Clustering
5 3 (2.75%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.92%) CCTV
7 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (76.15%) Windows
2 59 (54.13%) Windows Server
3 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (16.51%) Windows 7
6 17 (15.60%) Linux
7 8 (7.34%) Unix
7 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.67%) Android
9 4 (3.67%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) ITIL
2 14 (12.84%) Server Virtualisation
3 12 (11.01%) Open Source
3 12 (11.01%) Patch Management
3 12 (11.01%) Project Management
3 12 (11.01%) Security Patching
3 12 (11.01%) Time Management
4 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (8.26%) Presales
5 9 (8.26%) Web Development
6 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.34%) Data Security
6 8 (7.34%) Document Composition
6 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (7.34%) SOA
6 8 (7.34%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.42%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.85%) PowerShell
2 24 (22.02%) SQL
3 8 (7.34%) C
3 8 (7.34%) Java
4 7 (6.42%) C#
5 6 (5.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.59%) VBScript
7 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.92%) Perl
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (18.35%) MCSE
3 12 (11.01%) MCSA
4 8 (7.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (7.34%) MCTS
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.50%) MCITP
6 5 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.67%) HND
8 3 (2.75%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.75%) CCNA
8 3 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.83%) Degree
9 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 107 (98.17%) Virtual Servers
2 80 (73.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (71.56%) Active Directory
4 29 (26.61%) Hyper-V
5 10 (9.17%) ProxySG
6 8 (7.34%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (6.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (5.50%) vSphere
8 6 (5.50%) XenApp
9 4 (3.67%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (28.44%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) SCOM
3 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.59%) WSUS
4 3 (2.75%) vCenter Server
4 3 (2.75%) WMI
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.83%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (88.99%) Microsoft
2 80 (73.39%) VMware
3 33 (30.28%) Cisco
4 18 (16.51%) HP
5 16 (14.68%) Veeam
6 14 (12.84%) Citrix
7 12 (11.01%) Sophos
8 10 (9.17%) Aruba
8 10 (9.17%) Blue Coat
8 10 (9.17%) CheckPoint
8 10 (9.17%) CommVault
8 10 (9.17%) ProCurve
8 10 (9.17%) Riverbed
9 9 (8.26%) Autodesk
9 9 (8.26%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (8.26%) Veritas
10 7 (6.42%) NetApp
11 4 (3.67%) Apple
12 3 (2.75%) Avaya
12 3 (2.75%) Synology