Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Servers
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 289 314
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 -16
Permanent jobs citing Virtual Servers 19 34 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 3.28% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 39
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,700 £27,800 £28,850
90th Percentile £47,500 £56,879 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,535 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.08% +0.08% -

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 1,350 1,036 1,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.32% 10.59% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 970 856 1,076
West Midlands median annual salary £39,750 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.42% -4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Wolverhampton -12 5 £31,000 -
Warwickshire +15 4 £36,000 -35.51%
Coventry - 4 £38,500 - 1
Walsall -1 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Birmingham -24 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Virtual Servers
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) Office 365
3 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (15.79%) ENOVIA
7 3 (15.79%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.79%) Kaspersky
7 3 (15.79%) Mimecast
7 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (15.79%) Meraki
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (15.79%) Rational DOORS

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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) AutoCAD
1 3 (15.79%) CATIA
1 3 (15.79%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ENOVIA
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Mimecast
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) BGP
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DSL
3 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) MPLS
3 3 (15.79%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) DMZ
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) NaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) AccuRev
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Voice Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Support
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) CAD
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (10.53%) HNC
3 2 (10.53%) HND
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) VCP5
4 1 (5.26%) VCP6
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.79%) Kaspersky
4 3 (15.79%) Meraki
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) TOWER Software