Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Server Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Server Virtualisation over the 6 months to 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Virtualization
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 717 864 898
Rank change year-on-year +147 +34 +54
Permanent jobs citing Server Virtualisation 150 241 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 113 201 237
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -7.22% +14.12%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,915 £44,750
% change year-on-year +16.51% -4.10% +11.88%

Server Virtualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,858 131,792 158,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.27% 92.23% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63,292 103,221 127,466
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Server Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Server Virtualisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Server Virtualisation in the UK

Server Virtualisation
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Server Virtualisation.

Salary trend for Server Virtualisation in the UK

Server Virtualisation
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Server Virtualisation over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Server Virtualisation in the UK

Server Virtualisation
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Virtualisation within the UK over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 +134 144 £47,500 +5.56% 9
UK excluding London +147 90 £50,000 +16.51% 8
London +114 59 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North of England +119 41 £47,500 +35.71% 2
North West +100 31 £45,000 +18.55% 2
South East +114 18 £67,500 -10.00% 5
South West +79 12 £56,250 +38.89%
East of England +81 11 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Yorkshire +92 9 £60,000 +38.66%
Scotland +70 4 £43,500 +26.09%
West Midlands +66 4 £39,750 -19.70%
Midlands +61 4 £39,750 +6.00%
Work from Home +35 2 £42,500 -33.33%
North East -1 1 £27,500 -6.78%

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing Server Virtualisation 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 Server Virtualisation.

1 110 (73.33%) Windows
2 72 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 70 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 65 (43.33%) Office 365
5 63 (42.00%) Active Directory
6 58 (38.67%) VMware
6 58 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 51 (34.00%) Azure
8 49 (32.67%) AWS
9 44 (29.33%) DNS
10 35 (23.33%) Firewall
11 34 (22.67%) Linux
12 33 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (22.00%) Data Centre
13 28 (18.67%) Cisco
14 27 (18.00%) Hyper-V
15 26 (17.33%) VPN
15 26 (17.33%) SharePoint
15 26 (17.33%) WAN
15 26 (17.33%) DHCP
16 25 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 25 (16.67%) SCCM
17 23 (15.33%) DevOps
18 22 (14.67%) Configuration Management
19 21 (14.00%) PowerShell
20 20 (13.33%) LAN
20 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 19 (12.67%) Apple iOS
22 18 (12.00%) MCSE
22 18 (12.00%) ITIL

Server Virtualisation
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 26 (17.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 65 (43.33%) Office 365
2 51 (34.00%) Azure
3 49 (32.67%) AWS
4 12 (8.00%) OneDrive
5 11 (7.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (6.00%) IaaS
8 8 (5.33%) Amazon S3
8 8 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (5.33%) GitHub
9 7 (4.67%) GCP
9 7 (4.67%) PaaS
10 6 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (3.33%) OpenShift
11 5 (3.33%) SaaS
12 3 (2.00%) Power Platform
12 3 (2.00%) PowerApps
13 2 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (29.33%) DNS
2 35 (23.33%) Firewall
3 26 (17.33%) DHCP
3 26 (17.33%) VPN
3 26 (17.33%) WAN
4 25 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 20 (13.33%) LAN
6 17 (11.33%) NetScaler
6 17 (11.33%) Network Security
7 15 (10.00%) HTTP
8 13 (8.67%) SMTP
9 12 (8.00%) SAN
9 12 (8.00%) VoIP
10 9 (6.00%) VLAN
10 9 (6.00%) WLAN
11 7 (4.67%) Unified Communications
12 6 (4.00%) MPLS
12 6 (4.00%) Skype
13 5 (3.33%) IPsec
13 5 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.00%) Power BI
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.33%) GitLab
1 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.33%) JIRA
1 2 (1.33%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.33%) WebScarab
General
1 10 (6.67%) Local Government
2 9 (6.00%) Finance
3 8 (5.33%) Public Sector
4 6 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.00%) Housing Association
5 3 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (13.33%) Analyst
2 17 (11.33%) Architect
3 15 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) Security Analyst
5 13 (8.67%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 11 (7.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (7.33%) Consultant
8 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Citrix Consultant
9 8 (5.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) .NET
1 3 (2.00%) CSS
1 3 (2.00%) HTML
1 3 (2.00%) LDAP
2 2 (1.33%) OAuth
2 2 (1.33%) OAuth2
2 2 (1.33%) OpenID
2 2 (1.33%) SAML
2 2 (1.33%) YAML
3 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.33%) Cloud Native
3 10 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (5.33%) NHS
5 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.00%) BYOD
6 6 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (4.00%) Life Science
6 6 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.33%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.67%) PKI
9 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.33%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (73.33%) Windows
2 70 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 34 (22.67%) Linux
4 19 (12.67%) Apple iOS
5 17 (11.33%) Windows 10
6 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.00%) Android
8 6 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.33%) DevOps
2 22 (14.67%) Configuration Management
3 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 18 (12.00%) ITIL
5 17 (11.33%) Mentoring
6 16 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.67%) SIEM
6 16 (10.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (9.33%) Project Management
8 13 (8.67%) Blue Team
8 13 (8.67%) IT Strategy
8 13 (8.67%) Red Team
8 13 (8.67%) Security Operations
9 11 (7.33%) Change Control
9 11 (7.33%) Service Management
9 11 (7.33%) Storage Management
9 11 (7.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.33%) Python
3 15 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.33%) SQL
5 2 (1.33%) C#
5 2 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.00%) MCSE
3 10 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.33%) CCA
4 8 (5.33%) CCNA
4 8 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (5.33%) MCP
5 7 (4.67%) MCSA
5 7 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.33%) RHCE
7 4 (2.67%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.67%) CCNP
8 2 (1.33%) CCDP
8 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) CISM
9 1 (0.67%) CISSP
9 1 (0.67%) SANS
9 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) GDPR
2 2 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 58 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.33%) XenApp
4 11 (7.33%) XenDesktop
5 9 (6.00%) KVM
6 7 (4.67%) vSphere
7 6 (4.00%) VMware NSX
8 5 (3.33%) Ceph
8 5 (3.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (3.33%) oVirt
8 5 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (16.67%) SCCM
2 17 (11.33%) Puppet
3 15 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (7.33%) Ansible
5 11 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (7.33%) Terraform
6 8 (5.33%) XenMobile
7 6 (4.00%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.00%) SCOM
9 3 (2.00%) SCOrch
9 3 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (2.00%) WSUS
10 2 (1.33%) Core Impact
10 2 (1.33%) Nessus
10 2 (1.33%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (38.67%) VMware
3 28 (18.67%) Cisco
4 16 (10.67%) Citrix
4 16 (10.67%) Veeam
5 9 (6.00%) Meraki
6 7 (4.67%) F5
6 7 (4.67%) HP
7 6 (4.00%) Apple
7 6 (4.00%) Arista
7 6 (4.00%) EMC
7 6 (4.00%) Juniper
8 5 (3.33%) McAfee
8 5 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.67%) Google
9 4 (2.67%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.00%) Darktrace
10 3 (2.00%) Ivanti
10 3 (2.00%) Symantec