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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Virtual Server
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 838 655 310
Rank change year-on-year -183 -345 +33
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Virtual Server 21 8 3
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.028% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 2
10th Percentile £35,813 £35,875 -
25th Percentile £47,063 £40,938 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £50,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +39.30% +11.67% -14.29%
75th Percentile £86,875 £59,938 £47,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £65,225 -
UK median annual salary £57,646 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.64% +6.25% -15.79%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14,005 7,878 1,756
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 18.79% 18.98% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,731 6,099 1,572
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,750
Median % change year-on-year - +3.90% -7.60%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - +0.92% +9.00%

Microsoft Virtual Server
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Virtual Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Microsoft Virtual Server trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Virtual Server.

Microsoft Virtual Server salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Virtual Server
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Microsoft Virtual Server over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Microsoft Virtual Server salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Microsoft Virtual Server job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Microsoft Virtual Server.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 17 (80.95%) DevOps
3 16 (76.19%) Azure
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
5 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 11 (52.38%) DNS
6 11 (52.38%) DHCP
6 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
7 10 (47.62%) SAN
7 10 (47.62%) WAN
7 10 (47.62%) NAS
8 8 (38.10%) vSphere
8 8 (38.10%) SaaS
8 8 (38.10%) User Experience
8 8 (38.10%) Front End Development
8 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
8 8 (38.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (38.10%) Insurtech
8 8 (38.10%) Full Stack Development
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (38.10%) Cisco
8 8 (38.10%) Workflow
8 8 (38.10%) AWS
9 7 (33.33%) Firewall
9 7 (33.33%) IT Strategy
10 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (28.57%) CI/CD

Microsoft Virtual Server
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) Azure
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (38.10%) AWS
3 8 (38.10%) SaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.52%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.76%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DHCP
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) NAS
2 10 (47.62%) SAN
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) PPP
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Power BI
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (4.76%) IT Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) Biotechnology
2 5 (23.81%) Cloud Native
2 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.52%) Housing Association
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Educational Technology
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Front End Development
2 8 (38.10%) Full Stack Development
2 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure as Code
2 8 (38.10%) Insurtech
2 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
2 8 (38.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) Workflow
3 7 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 6 (28.57%) CI/CD
4 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
5 5 (23.81%) Identity Management
5 5 (23.81%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Network Design
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) AWS Certification
2 5 (23.81%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) NCDA
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (38.10%) vSphere
5 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) vMotion
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Veeam
6 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Google
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos