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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 840 898
Rank change year-on-year +26 +58  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 58 84 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.087% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 70 69
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +8.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £52,050
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.73% +11.25%  

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11339 12341 13042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.71% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9621 10508 10784
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in the UK

Microsoft Virtual Server
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 57 £40,000 -11.11% 10
London +15 20 £47,500 +9.19% 3
Yorkshire +15 15 £35,000 -10.25% 1
West Yorkshire +15 15 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Leeds +3 11 £35,000 -10.25% 1
West Midlands +9 8 £40,250 -10.55%
South East +42 7 £45,000 - 4
Birmingham +2 6 £40,250 -10.55%
Pudsey - 5 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Milton Keynes -7 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Manchester -20 3 £18,000 -63.07%
North West -36 3 £18,000 -63.07%
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
East of England - 2 £65,000 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £65,000 - 1
Norwich - 2 £65,000 - 1
Havant - 2 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Berkshire +30 1 £45,000 - 1
City of London +27 1 £57,500 +53.33%
East Midlands +24 1 £20,000 -33.33%
West End of London +3 1 - -
South West +1 1 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £45,000 - 1
Loughborough - 1 £20,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 94 (96.91%) Virtual Servers
2 80 (82.47%) Windows
2 80 (82.47%) Microsoft
3 70 (72.16%) VMware
3 70 (72.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (71.13%) Active Directory
5 43 (44.33%) Windows Server
6 32 (32.99%) Citrix
6 32 (32.99%) MS Exchange
6 32 (32.99%) SQL
7 29 (29.90%) Linux
8 28 (28.87%) Firewall
8 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
10 25 (25.77%) IIS
11 24 (24.74%) ITIL
11 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
12 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (22.68%) DNS
13 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (21.65%) Windows 7
15 20 (20.62%) MCSE
15 20 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (19.59%) LAN
17 18 (18.56%) DHCP
18 17 (17.53%) WAN
18 17 (17.53%) SAN
18 17 (17.53%) Finance
18 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure

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 32 (32.99%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.77%) IIS
3 20 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.28%) Apache
6 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (5.15%) Alfresco
8 5 (5.15%) Skype for Business
8 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
9 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.46%) Office 365
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.15%) G Suite
4 3 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.09%) SaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.87%) Firewall
2 22 (22.68%) DNS
3 19 (19.59%) LAN
4 18 (18.56%) DHCP
5 17 (17.53%) SAN
5 17 (17.53%) WAN
6 15 (15.46%) VLAN
7 8 (8.25%) ISDN
7 8 (8.25%) LDAP
7 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.19%) VPN
9 5 (5.15%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.12%) Internet
10 4 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.09%) VoIP
11 3 (3.09%) Wireless
12 2 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.06%) Skype
13 1 (1.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.22%) MySQL
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) MS Access
8 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MSI
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Publishing
3 3 (3.09%) Advertising
3 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Automotive
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) Administrator
1 17 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) IT Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) IT Support
4 13 (13.40%) Support Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (11.34%) Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) Senior IT Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Team Leader
9 8 (8.25%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Citrix Support
9 8 (8.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Citrix Support
9 8 (8.25%) Senior IT Support
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Support Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.15%) Web Services
3 4 (4.12%) HTML
3 4 (4.12%) XML
3 4 (4.12%) XSLT
4 2 (2.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) COM
5 1 (1.03%) LAMP
5 1 (1.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.25%) Linked Data
3 7 (7.22%) EMC VNX
4 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.15%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.15%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.15%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.09%) Replication
7 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) CMDB
7 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) Fintech
7 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.03%) CCTV
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.03%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 80 (82.47%) Windows
2 43 (44.33%) Windows Server
3 29 (29.90%) Linux
4 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (21.65%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.22%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.19%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.19%) Unix
9 5 (5.15%) Android
9 5 (5.15%) Debian
9 5 (5.15%) NetWare
9 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.15%) SUSE
9 5 (5.15%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.03%) CentOS
11 1 (1.03%) VMS
11 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) ITIL
2 16 (16.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (14.43%) Change Control
3 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.37%) Change Management
5 11 (11.34%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.28%) Information Security
6 9 (9.28%) Open Source
6 9 (9.28%) Server Virtualisation
7 8 (8.25%) Contingency Planning
7 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.25%) Performance Management
7 8 (8.25%) Presales
7 8 (8.25%) SOA
7 8 (8.25%) TOGAF
8 7 (7.22%) Business Continuity
8 7 (7.22%) ERP
8 7 (7.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.99%) SQL
2 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.28%) C
4 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.25%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) VBScript
6 4 (4.12%) XPath
7 3 (3.09%) C#
8 2 (2.06%) Python
9 1 (1.03%) C++
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (20.62%) MCSE
3 14 (14.43%) MCSA
4 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (8.25%) Degree
5 8 (8.25%) MCITP
6 3 (3.09%) CCNA
6 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.09%) HND
6 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.06%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.06%) MCTS
7 2 (2.06%) NCDA
7 2 (2.06%) NCIE
7 2 (2.06%) NCSA
7 2 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.03%) MCAD
8 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.19%) SLA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 94 (96.91%) Virtual Servers
2 70 (72.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (71.13%) Active Directory
4 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
5 17 (17.53%) XenApp
6 13 (13.40%) vSphere
7 10 (10.31%) XenDesktop
8 6 (6.19%) Terminal Services
8 6 (6.19%) VMware Server
9 4 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.06%) Postfix
10 2 (2.06%) Squid
11 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.03%) Shibboleth
11 1 (1.03%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) SCCM
2 5 (5.15%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (5.15%) Nagios
2 5 (5.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 5 (5.15%) Simpana
3 4 (4.12%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.09%) SCOM
5 1 (1.03%) Control-M
5 1 (1.03%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.03%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.03%) Terraform
5 1 (1.03%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.03%) WMI
5 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (82.47%) Microsoft
2 70 (72.16%) VMware
3 32 (32.99%) Citrix
4 13 (13.40%) EMC
5 12 (12.37%) Cisco
6 11 (11.34%) NetApp
6 11 (11.34%) Oracle
7 9 (9.28%) Avaya
8 8 (8.25%) HP
9 7 (7.22%) Google
9 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.19%) CommVault
10 6 (6.19%) Dell
11 5 (5.15%) Apple
11 5 (5.15%) Novell
12 4 (4.12%) Cognos
13 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.09%) Veritas
14 2 (2.06%) Splunk
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