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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Servers
UK
Rank 709 678 692
Rank change year-on-year -31 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 156 271 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 2.17% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 140 237 227
Median salary £43,500 £41,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +3.31%  

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 10140 12489 13196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.09% 12.20% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8455 10543 10945
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in the UK

Virtual Servers
Top 30 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 22 March 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 +13 143 £44,000 +3.52% 31
London +41 61 £47,500 - 9
South East +56 43 £39,500 -2.46% 6
East of England +15 16 £40,000 +30.24% 9
City of London +46 14 £43,000 -14.00% 2
West Midlands +17 11 £49,250 +9.44% 1
Docklands, London - 10 £44,000 -
Kent +32 9 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Norfolk - 9 £53,125 - 4
Berkshire +37 8 £37,000 +34.54% 1
Hampshire +17 8 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Surrey +42 7 £58,000 +22.10% 1
King's Lynn - 7 £53,125 - 3
Warwick - 6 £55,827 -
Basingstoke - 6 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £55,827 -
Scotland +17 5 £38,000 +15.15% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Guildford +21 4 £59,000 +24.21%
Cheshire +16 4 £32,250 -19.37% 2
Oxford +8 4 £30,764 -24.96%
Oxfordshire +7 4 £30,764 -24.96%
Cambridge +5 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Birmingham +1 4 £35,250 -11.87%
North West -27 4 £32,250 -19.37% 3
Inverclyde - 4 £38,000 - 1
Gourock - 4 £38,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +23 3 £47,500 -5.00%

Virtual Servers
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 245 (64.47%) VMware
1 245 (64.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 243 (63.95%) Windows
3 188 (49.47%) Microsoft
4 176 (46.32%) Active Directory
5 133 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 117 (30.79%) Firewall
7 116 (30.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 110 (28.95%) Linux
9 107 (28.16%) Cisco
10 99 (26.05%) SQL
11 98 (25.79%) Hyper-V
12 93 (24.47%) SAN
13 91 (23.95%) SQL Server
14 87 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 80 (21.05%) ITIL
16 73 (19.21%) MS Excel
17 70 (18.42%) MS Exchange
17 70 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 68 (17.89%) Office 365
19 67 (17.63%) Data Centre
20 66 (17.37%) WAN
20 66 (17.37%) Citrix
21 64 (16.84%) Unix
22 62 (16.32%) Microsoft Certification
22 62 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
23 61 (16.05%) LAN
24 54 (14.21%) IIS
24 54 (14.21%) Finance
25 53 (13.95%) Agile Software Development

Virtual Servers
Top Related 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 70 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 54 (14.21%) IIS
3 37 (9.74%) Apache
4 33 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (6.84%) SharePoint
5 26 (6.84%) Tomcat
6 20 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (3.68%) Alfresco
8 12 (3.16%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.32%) IBM Domino
11 5 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.05%) SAS
13 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.26%) Moodle
14 1 (0.26%) nginx
14 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (19.21%) MS Excel
2 48 (12.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) CATIA
4 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.79%) ENOVIA
2 3 (0.79%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.79%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.26%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 68 (17.89%) Office 365
2 62 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.74%) G Suite
5 14 (3.68%) SaaS
6 11 (2.89%) DigitalOcean
6 11 (2.89%) Linode
7 10 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.84%) IaaS
9 6 (1.58%) PaaS
10 5 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.26%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.26%) GitHub
12 1 (0.26%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 117 (30.79%) Firewall
2 93 (24.47%) SAN
3 66 (17.37%) WAN
4 61 (16.05%) LAN
5 51 (13.42%) DNS
6 42 (11.05%) DHCP
7 31 (8.16%) VoIP
8 29 (7.63%) VPN
9 28 (7.37%) TCP/IP
10 24 (6.32%) Internet
10 24 (6.32%) IP Telephony
11 23 (6.05%) VLAN
11 23 (6.05%) Wireless
12 20 (5.26%) NAS
13 18 (4.74%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (3.95%) SNMP
14 15 (3.95%) WLAN
15 14 (3.68%) NetScaler
16 12 (3.16%) Cisco IPT
16 12 (3.16%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (23.95%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.37%) MySQL
3 19 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.79%) IDOL
10 2 (0.53%) MS Access
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (4.21%) JIRA
2 15 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.68%) Subversion
4 11 (2.89%) Vagrant
5 10 (2.63%) git-flow
6 3 (0.79%) AccuRev
6 3 (0.79%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.26%) Bower
8 1 (0.26%) gulp
8 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.26%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (14.21%) Finance
2 19 (5.00%) Retail
3 13 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.37%) Banking
5 8 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.58%) Back Office
7 3 (0.79%) Automotive
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
8 2 (0.53%) Advertising
8 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (16.32%) Analyst
2 48 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (12.37%) Administrator
4 35 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
5 33 (8.68%) Architect
5 33 (8.68%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (7.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 25 (6.58%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (6.05%) IT Support
9 23 (6.05%) Network Engineer
10 22 (5.79%) IT Engineer
11 20 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 20 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
12 19 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (4.47%) Service Analyst
13 17 (4.47%) VMware Engineer
14 16 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (4.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.63%) .NET
2 23 (6.05%) Web Services
3 11 (2.89%) Lucene
3 11 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (2.89%) Symfony
4 5 (1.32%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.79%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.79%) Flash
6 3 (0.79%) HTML
6 3 (0.79%) LAMP
7 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.53%) CSS
7 2 (0.53%) Laravel
8 1 (0.26%) HTML5
8 1 (0.26%) jQuery
8 1 (0.26%) RESTful
8 1 (0.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.63%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.11%) EMC VNX
3 25 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.68%) Linked Data
5 12 (3.16%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.37%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.84%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.84%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.84%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.58%) Replication
11 5 (1.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 4 (1.05%) User Experience
13 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.79%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.79%) Clustering
13 3 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 243 (63.95%) Windows
2 133 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 110 (28.95%) Linux
4 87 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (16.84%) Unix
7 52 (13.68%) Windows 7
8 32 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (6.05%) Debian
10 20 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (5.00%) AIX
12 18 (4.74%) CentOS
13 17 (4.47%) Ubuntu
13 17 (4.47%) Windows 8
14 16 (4.21%) Windows 10
15 14 (3.68%) Mac OS X
15 14 (3.68%) NetWare
15 14 (3.68%) SUSE
16 11 (2.89%) Solaris
17 4 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.05%) ITIL
2 53 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 34 (8.95%) Patch Management
6 31 (8.16%) Business Continuity
6 31 (8.16%) High Availability
7 29 (7.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 27 (7.11%) Change Control
9 24 (6.32%) Change Management
9 24 (6.32%) Software Engineering
10 21 (5.53%) Project Management
11 20 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (5.26%) Presales
12 19 (5.00%) Document Management
12 19 (5.00%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (4.74%) DevOps
13 18 (4.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.05%) SQL
2 25 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.21%) PHP
4 15 (3.95%) C#
5 13 (3.42%) C
6 11 (2.89%) PHP 5
7 9 (2.37%) Java
8 7 (1.84%) Python
9 5 (1.32%) Perl
9 5 (1.32%) VBScript
10 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.05%) Ruby
11 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.79%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.79%) VB
12 2 (0.53%) C++
12 2 (0.53%) Korn
13 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (16.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (10.79%) MCSE
3 36 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (9.47%) Degree
4 33 (8.68%) CCNA
5 27 (7.11%) MCSA
6 21 (5.53%) MCP
7 14 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.37%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.11%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (1.84%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.58%) HND
12 5 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.05%) CCNP
13 4 (1.05%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.05%) MCITP
14 3 (0.79%) NCDA
14 3 (0.79%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.68%) SLA
2 5 (1.32%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 245 (64.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (46.32%) Active Directory
3 116 (30.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 98 (25.79%) Hyper-V
5 39 (10.26%) vSphere
6 35 (9.21%) XenApp
7 28 (7.37%) VMware ESX
8 26 (6.84%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (3.42%) XenDesktop
10 12 (3.16%) Forefront TMG
10 12 (3.16%) ISA Server
10 12 (3.16%) UAG
11 11 (2.89%) Docker
11 11 (2.89%) LXC
12 9 (2.37%) Terminal Server
13 7 (1.84%) VMware Server
14 6 (1.58%) iptables
14 6 (1.58%) pfSense
15 5 (1.32%) KVM
15 5 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (10.26%) SCCM
2 16 (4.21%) EMC VPLEX
2 16 (4.21%) Nagios
3 14 (3.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 14 (3.68%) SCOM
3 14 (3.68%) Simpana
4 9 (2.37%) XenMobile
5 8 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (1.84%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (1.32%) EMC Navisphere
7 5 (1.32%) Puppet
7 5 (1.32%) WSUS
8 4 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.05%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.79%) WMI
10 2 (0.53%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 245 (64.47%) VMware
2 188 (49.47%) Microsoft
3 107 (28.16%) Cisco
4 66 (17.37%) Citrix
5 51 (13.42%) Red Hat
6 50 (13.16%) Oracle
7 49 (12.89%) HP
8 39 (10.26%) EMC
9 29 (7.63%) SolarWinds
10 26 (6.84%) Dell
11 21 (5.53%) Google
11 21 (5.53%) Mitel
12 20 (5.26%) Apple
12 20 (5.26%) IBM
13 16 (4.21%) CheckPoint
13 16 (4.21%) LANDesk
14 15 (3.95%) CommVault
15 14 (3.68%) NetApp
15 14 (3.68%) Novell
16 13 (3.42%) Riverbed
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Car All + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Lynn
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £47500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gourock, Renfrewshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Final Salary Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Oyster Card + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Blackpool and The Fylde College
Salary: From £27,449 to £30,004 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Kings Lynn
aap3
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: £39,000 p.a plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 20 days ago