The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Virtual Servers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Servers over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 710 689 733
Rank change year-on-year -21 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 164 249 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 1.99% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 133 209 193
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £64,500 £53,950
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -8.23%  

Virtual Servers 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 11500 12483 12809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.93% 12.69% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 18682 19844
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Virtual Servers as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the UK

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in the UK

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in the UK

Virtual Servers
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Servers within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -39 153 £42,250 -0.58% 19
UK excluding London -5 109 £38,000 -2.56% 15
London -15 52 £48,500 -3.00% 5
South East +29 40 £37,750 -16.11% 4
Midlands -1 27 £42,500 +21.42% 1
North of England -10 27 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Scotland +23 8 £42,500 +9.90% 1
East of England -12 4 £52,500 +39.07% 3
South West -9 3 £35,000 +1.44% 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 Virtual Servers.

1 209 (65.31%) Windows
2 198 (61.88%) VMware
2 198 (61.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 151 (47.19%) Microsoft
3 151 (47.19%) Active Directory
4 109 (34.06%) Windows Server
5 97 (30.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 93 (29.06%) Linux
6 93 (29.06%) Firewall
7 92 (28.75%) SAN
8 81 (25.31%) Hyper-V
9 79 (24.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 75 (23.44%) Cisco
11 68 (21.25%) ITIL
12 67 (20.94%) MS Exchange
13 66 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (20.31%) Citrix
15 64 (20.00%) Data Centre
16 62 (19.38%) SQL
17 60 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
18 58 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
19 55 (17.19%) SQL Server
20 54 (16.88%) Office 365
21 53 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 51 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
23 50 (15.63%) Finance
24 43 (13.44%) Unix
25 42 (13.13%) WAN
26 41 (12.81%) DNS
26 41 (12.81%) Windows 7

Virtual Servers
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 67 (20.94%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (11.25%) IIS
4 26 (8.13%) Apache
5 25 (7.81%) SharePoint
6 17 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.19%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.19%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.88%) IBM Domino
9 6 (1.88%) nginx
10 5 (1.56%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.56%) SAS
10 5 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.25%) InDesign
3 4 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 60 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (16.88%) Office 365
4 13 (4.06%) DigitalOcean
4 13 (4.06%) Linode
5 12 (3.75%) SaaS
6 9 (2.81%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.88%) IaaS
8 5 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.56%) G Suite
8 5 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) PaaS
10 2 (0.63%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 93 (29.06%) Firewall
2 92 (28.75%) SAN
3 42 (13.13%) WAN
4 41 (12.81%) DNS
5 40 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 38 (11.88%) LAN
7 34 (10.63%) DHCP
8 31 (9.69%) VPN
9 28 (8.75%) Internet
10 25 (7.81%) VoIP
11 21 (6.56%) VLAN
12 17 (5.31%) NAS
13 13 (4.06%) LDAP
14 12 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (3.44%) ISDN
15 11 (3.44%) SSL
16 7 (2.19%) Wireless
17 6 (1.88%) Asterisk PBX
17 6 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
17 6 (1.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.50%) MySQL
3 15 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (2.81%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.88%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.63%) MS Access
12 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (5.94%) Vagrant
2 17 (5.31%) Subversion
3 14 (4.38%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.06%) JIRA
5 11 (3.44%) git-flow
6 4 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (1.25%) MSI
7 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (15.63%) Finance
2 22 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.06%) Banking
3 13 (4.06%) Retail
4 6 (1.88%) Back Office
4 6 (1.88%) Games
4 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.56%) Publishing
6 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (17.81%) Administrator
2 52 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (14.38%) Analyst
4 41 (12.81%) Systems Administrator
5 32 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 28 (8.75%) IT Engineer
7 27 (8.44%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 20 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 20 (6.25%) IT Support
9 20 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
10 19 (5.94%) Architect
11 18 (5.63%) Developer
11 18 (5.63%) PHP Developer
11 18 (5.63%) Storage Engineer
12 17 (5.31%) Support Analyst
13 16 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
13 16 (5.00%) Server Engineer
14 15 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
15 13 (4.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.06%) Lucene
1 13 (4.06%) RabbitMQ
1 13 (4.06%) Symfony
2 12 (3.75%) LAMP
3 11 (3.44%) HTML
4 10 (3.13%) Regular Expression
5 7 (2.19%) 802.1X
5 7 (2.19%) CSS
5 7 (2.19%) Web Services
6 6 (1.88%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (1.25%) Ajax
7 4 (1.25%) jQuery
7 4 (1.25%) JSON
7 4 (1.25%) Middleware
7 4 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.25%) XML
7 4 (1.25%) XSLT
8 3 (0.94%) .NET
8 3 (0.94%) Laravel
9 2 (0.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.81%) Linked Data
5 8 (2.50%) EMC VNX
5 8 (2.50%) Replication
6 6 (1.88%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.88%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.25%) Clustering
8 4 (1.25%) Fintech
9 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.63%) CMDB
10 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 209 (65.31%) Windows
2 109 (34.06%) Windows Server
3 93 (29.06%) Linux
4 79 (24.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (13.44%) Unix
7 41 (12.81%) Windows 7
8 20 (6.25%) Debian
9 18 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (5.00%) Ubuntu
10 16 (5.00%) Windows 10
11 15 (4.69%) Windows 8
11 15 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (3.75%) AIX
12 12 (3.75%) Solaris
13 9 (2.81%) Android
13 9 (2.81%) CentOS
14 6 (1.88%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.56%) NetWare
15 5 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (21.25%) ITIL
2 37 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (9.69%) Change Management
5 24 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 22 (6.88%) DevOps
7 21 (6.56%) Business Continuity
7 21 (6.56%) Configuration Management
7 21 (6.56%) Problem Management
8 20 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 20 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 20 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.94%) Software Engineering
10 18 (5.63%) Change Control
10 18 (5.63%) Patch Management
10 18 (5.63%) Project Management
11 17 (5.31%) High Availability
11 17 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (5.00%) Service Management
12 16 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.38%) SQL
2 27 (8.44%) PHP
3 22 (6.88%) PowerShell
4 17 (5.31%) Java
5 13 (4.06%) C
5 13 (4.06%) PHP 5
6 12 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.19%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.88%) C#
8 6 (1.88%) Python
8 6 (1.88%) VBScript
9 4 (1.25%) XPath
10 3 (0.94%) Perl
11 2 (0.63%) C++
11 2 (0.63%) Korn
12 1 (0.31%) Ruby
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (11.88%) MCSE
3 33 (10.31%) MCSA
4 26 (8.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.63%) CCNA
6 18 (5.63%) Degree
7 17 (5.31%) MCP
8 12 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (3.75%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
10 9 (2.81%) MCITP
11 8 (2.50%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.56%) CISMP
13 4 (1.25%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.94%) HND
14 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.06%) SLA
2 9 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.25%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 198 (61.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (47.19%) Active Directory
3 97 (30.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 81 (25.31%) Hyper-V
5 31 (9.69%) vSphere
6 28 (8.75%) XenApp
7 21 (6.56%) Docker
8 18 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (4.69%) XenDesktop
10 14 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (4.06%) LXC
12 12 (3.75%) KVM
13 11 (3.44%) Terminal Server
13 11 (3.44%) VMware Server
14 10 (3.13%) pfSense
15 6 (1.88%) Cronacle
15 6 (1.88%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (1.88%) Terminal Services
15 6 (1.88%) Veritas File System
15 6 (1.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (12.50%) SCCM
2 15 (4.69%) SCOM
3 14 (4.38%) vCenter Server
4 10 (3.13%) Puppet
5 8 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.19%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.88%) Ansible
7 6 (1.88%) Salt
8 5 (1.56%) EMC Navisphere
8 5 (1.56%) EMC VPLEX
8 5 (1.56%) Nagios
8 5 (1.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 5 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.56%) Simpana
8 5 (1.56%) WMI
9 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.94%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.63%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 198 (61.88%) VMware
2 151 (47.19%) Microsoft
3 75 (23.44%) Cisco
4 65 (20.31%) Citrix
5 30 (9.38%) HP
6 29 (9.06%) Red Hat
7 28 (8.75%) NetApp
8 27 (8.44%) Oracle
9 24 (7.50%) Dell
9 24 (7.50%) EMC
10 19 (5.94%) SolarWinds
11 18 (5.63%) IBM
12 10 (3.13%) Avaya
12 10 (3.13%) LANDesk
12 10 (3.13%) Sun
13 9 (2.81%) Draytek
13 9 (2.81%) Veritas
14 8 (2.50%) Apple
14 8 (2.50%) CommVault
14 8 (2.50%) Splunk
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20 - 30% bonus + 8% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
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Huntingdon
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Salary: £32000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
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