The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Virtualisation Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 126 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 1 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.045% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Virtualisation Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2078 2037 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.53% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1827 1348
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Virtualisation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Virtualisation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Virtualisation Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant across the Birmingham region.

Virtualisation Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Virtualisation Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Virtualisation Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) VCAP
5 3 (42.86%) VCDX
5 3 (42.86%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 2 (28.57%) XenServer
7 1 (14.29%) Veeam
7 1 (14.29%) CCEE
7 1 (14.29%) CCAA
7 1 (14.29%) CCIA
7 1 (14.29%) VCP5
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
7 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
7 1 (14.29%) NCDA
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) CCIE
7 1 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) CCDA
7 1 (14.29%) Windows

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Virtualisation Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Virtualisation Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (57.14%) VCAP
3 3 (42.86%) VCDX
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) CCDA
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCEA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) NCDA
5 1 (14.29%) CCEE
5 1 (14.29%) CCAA
5 1 (14.29%) CCIA
5 1 (14.29%) VCP5
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
1 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco