The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 229 224
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 8 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 1.77% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 9
Median salary £40,250 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.55% +18.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -13.29% +1.76%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 567 677 560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.04% 10.98% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 832 924 1130
Median salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +9.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,806 £60,000 £56,575
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Virtual Server in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Virtual Server in the West Midlands

Microsoft Virtual Server
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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
Birmingham +4 6 £40,250 -10.55% 1
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (75.00%) NetApp
5 8 (66.67%) ITIL
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) MCSE
5 8 (66.67%) MCSA
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
6 7 (58.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (50.00%) VBScript
7 6 (50.00%) Linux
8 4 (33.33%) SCCM
8 4 (33.33%) Office 365
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (25.00%) SCOM
9 3 (25.00%) SQL
10 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 2 (16.67%) DHCP
10 2 (16.67%) DNS

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) IPv4
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) DNA
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Server Patching
5 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) MCSA
1 8 (66.67%) MCSE
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) NCDA
3 2 (16.67%) NCIE
3 2 (16.67%) NCSA
4 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) NetApp
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) CommVault
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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