Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 274 291
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 13 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 4.29% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 42
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +15.71% -15.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £28,275
90th Percentile £46,750 £52,500 £48,625
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Virtual Servers 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 1,206 1,050 1,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.34% 10.49% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 873 873 1,065
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Virtual Servers
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Servers in the West Midlands

Virtual Servers
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Virtual Servers in the West Midlands

Virtual Servers
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Servers in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtual Servers in the West Midlands

Virtual Servers
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 Virtual Servers within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Warwickshire +27 4 £36,000 -
Coventry - 3 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +7 2 £32,500 -8.63%
Wolverhampton -11 2 £31,500 +1.61%
Walsall -1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Birmingham -25 1 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Virtual Servers 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Virtual Servers.

1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Kaspersky
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (30.77%) Mimecast
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Meraki
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) DSL
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP

Virtual Servers
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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.69%) CATIA
1 1 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ENOVIA
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (30.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) DSL
3 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Voice Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) CAD
3 1 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Server Management
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) HNC
2 3 (23.08%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
3 4 (30.77%) Kaspersky
4 3 (23.08%) Meraki
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software