Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 315 301
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 13 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% 2.13% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 14
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -16.13% +13.97%
10th Percentile £20,650 £28,500 £31,700
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £49,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Microsoft Virtual Server is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1174 1314 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.58% 11.44% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1006 852
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% -0.70%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +14 8 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Shropshire - 2 £21,000 - 1
Walsall +3 1 £45,000 +38.46%
West Bromwich - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Virtual Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 13 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
5 7 (53.85%) NetApp
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) MCSE
6 6 (46.15%) MCSA
6 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
6 6 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (38.46%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (38.46%) VBScript
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 4 (30.77%) SCOM
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) Capita
9 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (23.08%) Office 365
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (23.08%) Citrix

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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) NaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) NetBackup Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) VBScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSA
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) SCDPM
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Capita
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) CommVault
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat