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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 886 855 810
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 11 50 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.043% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.045% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 66
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.15%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Virtualisation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 11 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 4 August 2015. 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 -18 11 £55,000 +15.78%
Bedford +7 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Bedfordshire +1 5 £55,000 +15.78%
East of England -2 5 £55,000 +15.78%
London +13 4 £55,000 +4.76%
City of London +35 2 £55,000 +7.31%
South East +13 2 £62,500 +31.57%
Berkshire +8 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Surrey +3 1 £55,000 -26.66%
Reading 0 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Horley - 1 £55,000 -

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 64 (98.46%) VMware
1 64 (98.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (64.62%) Citrix
3 40 (61.54%) vSphere
4 36 (55.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
6 32 (49.23%) XenApp
7 21 (32.31%) Hyper-V
7 21 (32.31%) XenDesktop
7 21 (32.31%) HP
8 19 (29.23%) Degree
9 18 (27.69%) Veeam
10 17 (26.15%) NetScaler
10 17 (26.15%) Citrix Certification
10 17 (26.15%) Windows
11 16 (24.62%) CCA
12 15 (23.08%) NetApp
13 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
13 14 (21.54%) Cisco
13 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
13 14 (21.54%) VCP5
14 13 (20.00%) ITIL
15 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
16 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (15.38%) Network Security
17 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (15.38%) MCP
17 10 (15.38%) SQL Server

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) IaaS
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) NetScaler
2 10 (15.38%) Network Security
3 6 (9.23%) Wireless
4 4 (6.15%) DNS
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) SAN
6 1 (1.54%) VLAN
6 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
General
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
1 1 (1.54%) Legal
1 1 (1.54%) Advertising
1 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) HP Storage
3 3 (4.62%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.54%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.54%) BYOD
5 1 (1.54%) Celerra
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (15.38%) Server Building
3 5 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (4.62%) Operations Management
4 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.62%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.08%) Coaching
6 1 (1.54%) High Availability
6 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.54%) Workflow
6 1 (1.54%) Service Management
6 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) Perl
1 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (55.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (29.23%) Degree
3 17 (26.15%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (24.62%) CCA
5 14 (21.54%) VCP5
6 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (15.38%) MCP
6 10 (15.38%) MCSE
6 10 (15.38%) MCSA
7 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (98.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (61.54%) vSphere
3 32 (49.23%) XenApp
4 21 (32.31%) XenDesktop
4 21 (32.31%) Hyper-V
5 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
6 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
7 7 (10.77%) vCloud
8 4 (6.15%) XenServer
9 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.08%) Xen
10 1 (1.54%) NFS
10 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.54%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 64 (98.46%) VMware
2 42 (64.62%) Citrix
3 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
4 21 (32.31%) HP
5 18 (27.69%) Veeam
6 15 (23.08%) NetApp
7 14 (21.54%) Cisco
8 10 (15.38%) Intel
9 9 (13.85%) EMC
10 6 (9.23%) Sophos
10 6 (9.23%) WatchGuard
10 6 (9.23%) SonicWALL
11 5 (7.69%) IBM
12 4 (6.15%) Fujitsu
13 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
13 2 (3.08%) PlateSpin
14 1 (1.54%) Wyse
14 1 (1.54%) AppSense
14 1 (1.54%) Altiris
14 1 (1.54%) Brocade