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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 849 806 713
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 55 65 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.060% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.063% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 165
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -23 53 £47,500 - 3
London +8 21 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England -5 9 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire -12 8 £47,500 -
Dorset -4 6 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -22 6 £45,000 -
South East -35 6 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Manchester -1 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
City of London -2 5 £55,000 +12.24%
North West -19 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands -13 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Northamptonshire - 4 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £47,500 -
Cambridge -15 3 £47,500 -
Ely - 3 £47,500 -
Huntingdon - 3 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £47,500 -
Northampton - 3 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 3 £47,500 -
Bedford - 3 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Leeds -29 2 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -39 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -40 2 £45,000 -
Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
Wales +1 1 £50,000 -
Surrey -2 1 £75,000 +17.64%
Reading -8 1 £60,000 +29.72%
West Midlands -13 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Berkshire -17 1 £60,000 +26.31%

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 76 (73.79%) VMware
1 76 (73.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (61.17%) Microsoft
3 46 (44.66%) Hyper-V
4 44 (42.72%) Citrix
5 42 (40.78%) NetApp
6 41 (39.81%) Windows
7 39 (37.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (36.89%) Active Directory
8 38 (36.89%) HP
9 35 (33.98%) vSphere
10 29 (28.16%) XenApp
11 28 (27.18%) Cisco
12 27 (26.21%) XenDesktop
13 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
13 23 (22.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (20.39%) SAN
14 21 (20.39%) MCITP
15 20 (19.42%) MS Exchange
15 20 (19.42%) NCDA
16 19 (18.45%) Dell
16 19 (18.45%) VMware ESX
17 18 (17.48%) NCIE
18 17 (16.50%) XenServer
18 17 (16.50%) ITIL
19 15 (14.56%) MCSE
20 14 (13.59%) Migration
21 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
22 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
23 11 (10.68%) EMC

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (19.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.39%) SAN
2 11 (10.68%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.68%) DNS
3 10 (9.71%) DHCP
4 9 (8.74%) LAN
4 9 (8.74%) WAN
4 9 (8.74%) VPN
5 6 (5.83%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.88%) RTP
6 4 (3.88%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.91%) NAS
8 2 (1.94%) Firewall
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 4 (3.88%) French Language
3 4 (3.88%) German Language
3 4 (3.88%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Clustering
2 7 (6.80%) Replication
3 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.88%) Blog
3 4 (3.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (3.88%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.88%) Social Media
4 3 (2.91%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.94%) Celerra
5 2 (1.94%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.97%) Firmware
6 1 (0.97%) DTV
6 1 (0.97%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.81%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.94%) Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
6 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) ITIL
2 14 (13.59%) Migration
3 11 (10.68%) Business Continuity
4 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
5 9 (8.74%) Project Management
6 8 (7.77%) Change Management
6 8 (7.77%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.85%) SOA
7 5 (4.85%) Service Management
8 4 (3.88%) V-Model
8 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.88%) MOF
8 4 (3.88%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.88%) DevOps
8 4 (3.88%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.88%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (3.88%) Waterfall
9 3 (2.91%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (1.94%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (37.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (22.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (20.39%) MCITP
4 20 (19.42%) NCDA
5 18 (17.48%) NCIE
6 15 (14.56%) MCSE
7 11 (10.68%) MCTS
8 10 (9.71%) Degree
9 9 (8.74%) VCAP
10 8 (7.77%) VCDX
11 7 (6.80%) VCP5
11 7 (6.80%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (5.83%) CCEE
13 5 (4.85%) HP AIS
14 4 (3.88%) HP ASE
14 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
14 4 (3.88%) CCEA
14 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (3.88%) CCA
14 4 (3.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (73.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (44.66%) Hyper-V
3 38 (36.89%) Active Directory
4 35 (33.98%) vSphere
5 29 (28.16%) XenApp
6 27 (26.21%) XenDesktop
7 19 (18.45%) VMware ESX
8 17 (16.50%) XenServer
9 10 (9.71%) vCloud
10 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.88%) CA LISA
3 3 (2.91%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.94%) SCOM
4 2 (1.94%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (73.79%) VMware
2 63 (61.17%) Microsoft
3 44 (42.72%) Citrix
4 42 (40.78%) NetApp
5 38 (36.89%) HP
6 28 (27.18%) Cisco
7 19 (18.45%) Dell
8 11 (10.68%) EMC
9 10 (9.71%) Veeam
10 9 (8.74%) FalconStor
10 9 (8.74%) IBM
10 9 (8.74%) PlateSpin
11 8 (7.77%) CA
12 7 (6.80%) 3PAR
13 6 (5.83%) SAP
14 4 (3.88%) BMC
14 4 (3.88%) Oracle
14 4 (3.88%) Green Hat
15 2 (1.94%) AppSense
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