Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1081 1036 1149
Rank change year-on-year -45 +113 -99
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 93 151 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.086% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.70% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 143 136
UK median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £22,375 £23,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £59,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,966 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.19% +7.69% -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 23,325 21,572 24,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.32% 12.28% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19,276 17,882 20,942
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,125 £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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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 -52 89 £42,500 +5.59% 23
UK excluding London -38 76 £39,966 +14.19% 21
South East -3 35 £47,500 -13.64% 13
Midlands +9 19 £22,500 -30.77% 1
London -28 15 £54,000 +24.14% 2
East Midlands - 10 £22,500 - 1
Yorkshire +2 9 £33,750 +46.74% 3
West Midlands +1 9 £29,750 -8.46%
North of England -31 9 £33,750 +12.50% 3
East of England +11 6 £53,750 +13.76% 3
South West 0 5 £42,466 +25.73% 1
Scotland - 2 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 93 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 84 (90.32%) Microsoft
3 75 (80.65%) VMware
3 75 (80.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (67.74%) Active Directory
4 63 (67.74%) Windows
5 44 (47.31%) Windows Server
6 39 (41.94%) DHCP
7 35 (37.63%) DNS
8 29 (31.18%) MS Exchange
9 28 (30.11%) ITIL
9 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (25.81%) SCCM
12 23 (24.73%) Hyper-V
12 23 (24.73%) Cisco
13 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
14 21 (22.58%) SAN
15 20 (21.51%) SQL
15 20 (21.51%) Office 365
16 19 (20.43%) vSphere
17 18 (19.35%) SCOM
17 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
17 18 (19.35%) Firewall
18 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (18.28%) WAN
19 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
20 13 (13.98%) ITIL V3
20 13 (13.98%) Project Management

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 29 (31.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (21.51%) Office 365
3 11 (11.83%) IaaS
4 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.53%) SaaS
5 6 (6.45%) PaaS
6 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.15%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.94%) DHCP
2 35 (37.63%) DNS
3 21 (22.58%) SAN
4 18 (19.35%) Firewall
5 17 (18.28%) WAN
6 13 (13.98%) LAN
7 10 (10.75%) VPN
8 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
9 8 (8.60%) NetScaler
9 8 (8.60%) Wireless
9 8 (8.60%) WLAN
10 7 (7.53%) DWDM
10 7 (7.53%) Internet
10 7 (7.53%) VoIP
11 6 (6.45%) 802.11
11 6 (6.45%) DPNSS
11 6 (6.45%) MPLS
11 6 (6.45%) QSIG
11 6 (6.45%) SNMP
11 6 (6.45%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.15%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.15%) Bower
2 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) MSI
2 2 (2.15%) NuGet
2 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Architect
2 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) IT Support
7 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Exchange Specialist
8 5 (5.38%) Exchange Support
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.30%) JSON
3 3 (3.23%) .NET
4 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.08%) Ajax
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.08%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
1 7 (7.53%) Private Cloud
2 6 (6.45%) User Experience
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) iPad
5 2 (2.15%) Linked Data
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.74%) Windows
2 44 (47.31%) Windows Server
3 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.60%) Linux
6 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.23%) Unix
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) Android
8 2 (2.15%) CentOS
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) ITIL
2 13 (13.98%) ITIL V3
2 13 (13.98%) Patch Management
2 13 (13.98%) Project Management
3 10 (10.75%) Network Management
4 8 (8.60%) Security Patching
4 8 (8.60%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (7.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.45%) Time Management
7 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.38%) E-Discovery
7 5 (5.38%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.30%) Migration
8 4 (4.30%) Presales
8 4 (4.30%) Process Improvement
8 4 (4.30%) Service Management
9 3 (3.23%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.15%) C
3 2 (2.15%) Java
3 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.60%) MCSE
5 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.23%) CCNA
6 3 (3.23%) HND
6 3 (3.23%) MCSA
6 3 (3.23%) MCTS
7 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) Degree
8 1 (1.08%) HNC
8 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.08%) VCP5
8 1 (1.08%) VCP6
8 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 75 (80.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (67.74%) Active Directory
4 23 (24.73%) Hyper-V
5 19 (20.43%) vSphere
6 6 (6.45%) ProxySG
7 4 (4.30%) XenApp
8 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.23%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.15%) XenServer
10 1 (1.08%) Docker
10 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (25.81%) SCCM
2 18 (19.35%) SCOM
3 4 (4.30%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.30%) WSUS
4 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.15%) Puppet
4 2 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.15%) WMI
5 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 84 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 75 (80.65%) VMware
3 23 (24.73%) Cisco
4 13 (13.98%) CommVault
4 13 (13.98%) HP
5 10 (10.75%) Citrix
5 10 (10.75%) Veeam
6 9 (9.68%) Sophos
7 8 (8.60%) Juniper
8 6 (6.45%) Aruba
8 6 (6.45%) Autodesk
8 6 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (6.45%) Blue Coat
8 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.45%) ProCurve
8 6 (6.45%) Riverbed
8 6 (6.45%) Veritas
9 5 (5.38%) LogRhythm
9 5 (5.38%) Oracle
10 3 (3.23%) Red Hat