The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 863 832 772
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 30 79 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.071% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.075% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 62 99
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Virtualisation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Virtualisation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Virtualisation Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -60 30 £65,000 +30.00% 1
London -10 13 £62,500 -
South East -29 12 £62,500 +13.63%
City of London +30 7 £55,000 -
East Midlands -7 5 £70,000 +55.55%
South West -25 5 £70,000 +61.84%
Crawley +2 4 £62,500 +25.00%
West Sussex -1 4 £62,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -2 4 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Birmingham -14 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Swindon +1 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Wiltshire -6 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Leeds -16 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Northampton -16 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Northamptonshire -17 3 £70,000 +55.55%
West Yorkshire -21 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Yorkshire -36 3 £70,000 +40.00%
North East - 3 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £70,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £70,000 -
Brighton - 3 £70,000 -
Berkshire +5 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Reading -3 2 £55,000 +2.32%
Dorset -23 2 £45,000 +8.43%
Derbyshire +8 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Nottingham -7 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester -17 1 £40,000 -42.85%
North West -26 1 £40,000 -25.58%

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 67 (78.82%) VMware
1 67 (78.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 40 (47.06%) Citrix
3 40 (47.06%) Hyper-V
4 39 (45.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (44.71%) NetApp
6 37 (43.53%) HP
7 29 (34.12%) Windows
8 28 (32.94%) Cisco
9 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
9 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (29.41%) vSphere
11 24 (28.24%) SAN
12 23 (27.06%) XenApp
12 23 (27.06%) XenDesktop
13 19 (22.35%) Dell
14 17 (20.00%) EMC
14 17 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 17 (20.00%) ITIL
15 15 (17.65%) MCSE
15 15 (17.65%) Migration
16 14 (16.47%) VMware ESX
17 13 (15.29%) MCITP
17 13 (15.29%) NetScaler
17 13 (15.29%) XenMobile
18 11 (12.94%) XenServer
19 10 (11.76%) 3PAR
19 10 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
19 10 (11.76%) DHCP

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.53%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) SAN
2 13 (15.29%) NetScaler
3 10 (11.76%) DNS
3 10 (11.76%) DHCP
4 9 (10.59%) LAN
4 9 (10.59%) WAN
4 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.59%) VPN
5 5 (5.88%) NAS
6 4 (4.71%) RTP
7 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.18%) Firewall
9 1 (1.18%) VLAN
9 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) French Language
2 4 (4.71%) German Language
2 4 (4.71%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) Middleware
1 2 (2.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Clustering
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.71%) Replication
3 4 (4.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.35%) Blog
4 2 (2.35%) Social Media
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.35%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) ITIL
2 15 (17.65%) Migration
3 8 (9.41%) Project Management
4 7 (8.24%) Business Continuity
5 6 (7.06%) Change Management
5 6 (7.06%) SOA
6 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.71%) Time Management
7 4 (4.71%) V-Model
7 4 (4.71%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.71%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.71%) DevOps
7 4 (4.71%) Line Management
7 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.71%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) C
3 1 (1.18%) Perl
3 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (45.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (17.65%) MCSE
4 13 (15.29%) MCITP
5 9 (10.59%) Degree
5 9 (10.59%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (10.59%) NCDA
6 8 (9.41%) NCIE
6 8 (9.41%) MCSA
7 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.06%) MCTS
8 6 (7.06%) CCNA
8 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.71%) VCAP
10 4 (4.71%) VTSP
10 4 (4.71%) CCIA
10 4 (4.71%) VCP5
11 3 (3.53%) VCDX
12 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (78.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
4 25 (29.41%) vSphere
5 23 (27.06%) XenDesktop
5 23 (27.06%) XenApp
6 14 (16.47%) VMware ESX
7 11 (12.94%) XenServer
8 10 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (5.88%) vCloud
11 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.35%) Xen
12 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) XenMobile
2 4 (4.71%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (4.71%) CA LISA
3 3 (3.53%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.53%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.18%) SCOM
5 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 67 (78.82%) VMware
2 55 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 40 (47.06%) Citrix
4 38 (44.71%) NetApp
5 37 (43.53%) HP
6 28 (32.94%) Cisco
7 19 (22.35%) Dell
8 17 (20.00%) EMC
9 10 (11.76%) IBM
9 10 (11.76%) PlateSpin
9 10 (11.76%) 3PAR
10 9 (10.59%) FalconStor
11 6 (7.06%) Veeam
11 6 (7.06%) AppSense
11 6 (7.06%) CA
11 6 (7.06%) SAP
12 4 (4.71%) Green Hat
13 3 (3.53%) Oracle
14 2 (2.35%) BMC