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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 872 810 799
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 25 80 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.073% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.077% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 18 63 82
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 17 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 19 December 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 -53 25 £60,000 +20.00% 3
London +21 11 £65,000 -7.14% 2
South East -5 8 £60,000 +14.28%
Crawley +5 4 £62,500 +25.00%
West Sussex +2 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Leeds -11 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Yorkshire -20 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire -31 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
City of London +30 2 £58,750 -6.00%
Derbyshire +8 1 £60,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +1 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Reading -4 1 - -
Berkshire -7 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 - -
Birmingham -16 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £55,000 -

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 71 (81.61%) VMware
1 71 (81.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 48 (55.17%) Citrix
4 42 (48.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 40 (45.98%) NetApp
5 40 (45.98%) Hyper-V
6 38 (43.68%) HP
7 31 (35.63%) Windows
8 30 (34.48%) Cisco
9 28 (32.18%) SAN
9 28 (32.18%) XenApp
9 28 (32.18%) XenDesktop
10 26 (29.89%) vSphere
10 26 (29.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (29.89%) Active Directory
11 20 (22.99%) Dell
12 18 (20.69%) EMC
12 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
13 17 (19.54%) ITIL
14 16 (18.39%) Migration
14 16 (18.39%) MCSE
14 16 (18.39%) XenServer
14 16 (18.39%) XenMobile
15 15 (17.24%) VMware ESX
16 13 (14.94%) NetScaler
17 12 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (13.79%) MCITP
18 11 (12.64%) PlateSpin
18 11 (12.64%) VMware ESXi

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) SAN
2 13 (14.94%) NetScaler
3 10 (11.49%) DNS
3 10 (11.49%) DHCP
4 9 (10.34%) LAN
4 9 (10.34%) WAN
4 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.34%) VPN
5 8 (9.20%) NAS
6 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.45%) Network Security
6 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.45%) RTP
7 2 (2.30%) Firewall
7 2 (2.30%) VLAN
7 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) French Language
2 3 (3.45%) German Language
2 3 (3.45%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Flash
1 2 (2.30%) Middleware
1 2 (2.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Replication
1 5 (5.75%) Clustering
1 5 (5.75%) EqualLogic
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.30%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) Migration
3 7 (8.05%) Project Management
4 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
4 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.75%) SOA
5 5 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.60%) Time Management
7 3 (3.45%) V-Model
7 3 (3.45%) Operations Management
7 3 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (3.45%) DevOps
7 3 (3.45%) Line Management
7 3 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.45%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.45%) Change Management
7 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C
3 1 (1.15%) Perl
3 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (48.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (29.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (18.39%) MCSE
4 12 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (13.79%) MCITP
5 8 (9.20%) MCSA
6 7 (8.05%) Degree
6 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.05%) NCDA
6 7 (8.05%) CCIA
7 6 (6.90%) VCP5
7 6 (6.90%) NCIE
7 6 (6.90%) MCTS
7 6 (6.90%) CCNA
7 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.75%) CCEE
9 4 (4.60%) CCAA
9 4 (4.60%) VCAP
9 4 (4.60%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (81.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (45.98%) Hyper-V
3 28 (32.18%) XenApp
3 28 (32.18%) XenDesktop
4 26 (29.89%) vSphere
4 26 (29.89%) Active Directory
5 16 (18.39%) XenServer
6 15 (17.24%) VMware ESX
7 11 (12.64%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.45%) vCloud
10 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.30%) Xen
11 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) XenMobile
2 3 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (3.45%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) CA LISA
2 3 (3.45%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (81.61%) VMware
2 57 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 48 (55.17%) Citrix
4 40 (45.98%) NetApp
5 38 (43.68%) HP
6 30 (34.48%) Cisco
7 20 (22.99%) Dell
8 18 (20.69%) EMC
9 11 (12.64%) PlateSpin
10 10 (11.49%) 3PAR
11 9 (10.34%) FalconStor
12 7 (8.05%) Veeam
12 7 (8.05%) IBM
13 6 (6.90%) AppSense
14 5 (5.75%) SAP
15 3 (3.45%) Oracle
15 3 (3.45%) CA
15 3 (3.45%) Green Hat
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