Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Virtualization
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 830 822 897
Rank change year-on-year -8 +75 -13
Permanent jobs citing Server Virtualisation 241 361 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 217 282 271
UK median annual salary £42,915 £49,039 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.49% +3.24% +2.15%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,705
% change year-on-year - +0.66% +5.19%

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 126,404 150,983 161,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.80% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,380 120,151 127,603
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Server Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Virtualisation in the UK

Server Virtualisation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Virtualisation.

Salary trend for Server Virtualisation in the UK

Server Virtualisation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Virtualisation over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Server Virtualisation in the UK

Server Virtualisation
Top 13 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 17 October 2019. 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 +7 237 £42,915 -14.17% 38
UK excluding London +25 142 £45,000 - 25
London +25 94 £40,000 -23.81% 14
South East +28 49 £60,000 +9.09% 9
North of England +25 40 £55,000 +77.42% 6
Yorkshire -3 20 £60,000 +93.55%
South West +5 19 £32,500 -26.97% 2
Midlands -3 18 £34,000 -20.00% 5
East of England +55 17 £35,000 -15.15% 2
North West +39 13 £55,000 +52.78% 4
West Midlands +2 10 £34,500 -31.00% 3
East Midlands +18 8 £29,500 -1.67% 2
North East +13 7 £42,915 +71.66% 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 168 (69.71%) Windows
2 161 (66.80%) Microsoft
3 140 (58.09%) Active Directory
4 101 (41.91%) Windows Server
5 100 (41.49%) Azure
6 96 (39.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 96 (39.83%) VMware
7 95 (39.42%) Office 365
8 85 (35.27%) Hyper-V
9 79 (32.78%) Data Centre
10 77 (31.95%) SharePoint
11 70 (29.05%) Firewall
12 66 (27.39%) Mentoring
13 63 (26.14%) Cisco Certification
13 63 (26.14%) SQL
14 61 (25.31%) MS Exchange
15 60 (24.90%) Finance
16 57 (23.65%) DNS
16 57 (23.65%) IT Strategy
17 56 (23.24%) DHCP
18 55 (22.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 55 (22.82%) TOGAF
19 51 (21.16%) SQL Server
20 50 (20.75%) Azure Active Directory
21 49 (20.33%) MCSE
22 47 (19.50%) CCNA
23 45 (18.67%) PRINCE2
23 45 (18.67%) Citrix
24 43 (17.84%) AWS
25 42 (17.43%) Configuration Management

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 77 (31.95%) SharePoint
2 61 (25.31%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.32%) IIS
3 8 (3.32%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (13.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 100 (41.49%) Azure
2 95 (39.42%) Office 365
3 50 (20.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 43 (17.84%) AWS
5 12 (4.98%) Amazon S3
6 11 (4.56%) IaaS
6 11 (4.56%) OneDrive
7 10 (4.15%) PaaS
8 9 (3.73%) G Suite
9 7 (2.90%) SaaS
10 6 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.83%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 2 (0.83%) GCP
11 2 (0.83%) npm
11 2 (0.83%) NuGet
11 2 (0.83%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 70 (29.05%) Firewall
2 57 (23.65%) DNS
3 56 (23.24%) DHCP
4 41 (17.01%) WAN
5 34 (14.11%) TCP/IP
6 30 (12.45%) LAN
7 28 (11.62%) VPN
8 25 (10.37%) Network Security
9 20 (8.30%) SAN
10 18 (7.47%) Wireless
11 16 (6.64%) Skype
12 13 (5.39%) VLAN
13 12 (4.98%) BGP
13 12 (4.98%) OSPF
14 10 (4.15%) Unified Communications
15 9 (3.73%) Internet
15 9 (3.73%) MPLS
16 8 (3.32%) NAS
16 8 (3.32%) WLAN
17 6 (2.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) Big Data
3 3 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.83%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.83%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.83%) DB2
4 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.83%) Power BI
5 1 (0.41%) Looker
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) Redis
5 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.83%) Subversion
3 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (24.90%) Finance
2 13 (5.39%) Public Sector
2 13 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.07%) Marketing
4 3 (1.24%) Law
5 2 (0.83%) Electronics
5 2 (0.83%) Legal
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (26.56%) Architect
2 34 (14.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 34 (14.11%) Support Engineer
3 28 (11.62%) IT Engineer
4 27 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (9.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (8.30%) IT Support
7 19 (7.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 15 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.81%) Analyst
9 14 (5.81%) Technical Architect
10 13 (5.39%) Network Engineer
11 12 (4.98%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (4.15%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
13 9 (3.73%) Network Architect
13 9 (3.73%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
14 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Support
15 7 (2.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.90%) .NET
2 5 (2.07%) Apache Thrift
2 5 (2.07%) REST
2 5 (2.07%) SOAP
2 5 (2.07%) WSDL
3 4 (1.66%) XML
4 3 (1.24%) JSON
4 3 (1.24%) LDAP
5 2 (0.83%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.83%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.83%) Aurelia
5 2 (0.83%) RESTful
6 1 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.41%) SAML
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 79 (32.78%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.56%) BYOD
4 10 (4.15%) Clustering
5 9 (3.73%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.49%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.07%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.07%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.66%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.66%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.66%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.24%) CMDB
10 3 (1.24%) Replication
10 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 168 (69.71%) Windows
2 101 (41.91%) Windows Server
3 24 (9.96%) Linux
4 19 (7.88%) Mac OS
5 15 (6.22%) Android
5 15 (6.22%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.98%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.07%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.66%) CentOS
11 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.41%) SUSE
13 1 (0.41%) Unix
13 1 (0.41%) VMS
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.39%) Mentoring
2 57 (23.65%) IT Strategy
3 55 (22.82%) TOGAF
4 45 (18.67%) PRINCE2
5 42 (17.43%) Configuration Management
6 40 (16.60%) Translating Business Requirements
7 35 (14.52%) Service Management
8 34 (14.11%) ITIL
9 33 (13.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 23 (9.54%) Information Security
11 21 (8.71%) DevOps
12 19 (7.88%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (6.22%) Change Management
14 15 (6.22%) ITSM
15 14 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
16 13 (5.39%) Architecture Roadmap
16 13 (5.39%) Project Management
16 13 (5.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.14%) SQL
2 23 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.15%) Python
4 7 (2.90%) Java
4 7 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.07%) C
5 5 (2.07%) VB
5 5 (2.07%) VBA
6 4 (1.66%) Ruby
7 3 (1.24%) PHP
8 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.83%) C#
8 2 (0.83%) F#
8 2 (0.83%) Go
8 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (26.14%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (22.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (20.33%) MCSE
4 47 (19.50%) CCNA
5 19 (7.88%) CCNP
6 12 (4.98%) CCDP
7 10 (4.15%) Degree
8 9 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.49%) CCIE
9 6 (2.49%) MCP
10 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.07%) MCITP
10 5 (2.07%) VCAP
11 4 (1.66%) MCTS
11 4 (1.66%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.24%) CISSP
12 3 (1.24%) RHCSA
12 3 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.79%) SLA
2 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.83%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.41%) BS7799
4 1 (0.41%) GxP
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 140 (58.09%) Active Directory
2 96 (39.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (35.27%) Hyper-V
4 25 (10.37%) XenDesktop
5 23 (9.54%) XenApp
6 19 (7.88%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (4.15%) vSphere
8 5 (2.07%) Docker
9 4 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (1.24%) KVM
10 3 (1.24%) LXC
10 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.24%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.24%) Xen
11 2 (0.83%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.41%) Firmware
12 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (12.03%) SCCM
2 7 (2.90%) Ansible
3 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.07%) WSUS
4 4 (1.66%) vRealize
4 4 (1.66%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.24%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.24%) Mesos
5 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.24%) SCOM
6 2 (0.83%) Puppet
7 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.41%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 161 (66.80%) Microsoft
2 96 (39.83%) VMware
3 45 (18.67%) Citrix
4 42 (17.43%) Cisco
5 22 (9.13%) Dell
6 20 (8.30%) Meraki
7 15 (6.22%) Apple
7 15 (6.22%) HP
7 15 (6.22%) Remedy
8 14 (5.81%) Veeam
9 13 (5.39%) SolarWinds
9 13 (5.39%) Symantec
10 9 (3.73%) Dynatrace
10 9 (3.73%) Google
10 9 (3.73%) New Relic
10 9 (3.73%) Supermicro
11 8 (3.32%) F5
12 7 (2.90%) Juniper
13 5 (2.07%) ESET
13 5 (2.07%) Red Hat