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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 841 781 874
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +93
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 55 86 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.081% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.086% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 48 82 28
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Virtualisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Virtualisation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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 -34 53 £50,000 - 6
London -34 23 £57,500 +9.52% 2
City of London +12 9 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South East -5 8 £35,000 -30.00% 1
South West - 8 £50,000 -
Swindon - 8 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 8 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridge -11 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North West -14 5 £40,000 +4.57%
East of England -25 5 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Gatwick - 4 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Manchester -7 3 £40,000 +4.57%
Leeds - 2 £32,750 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham +6 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £40,000 +5.26%
East Midlands -6 1 £40,000 +5.26%
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -
Stockport - 1 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Virtualisation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 90 (89.11%) VMware
1 90 (89.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (50.50%) Windows
3 45 (44.55%) Citrix
4 43 (42.57%) Hyper-V
5 39 (38.61%) Cisco
6 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
7 33 (32.67%) HP
8 32 (31.68%) XenApp
9 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (27.72%) Active Directory
10 25 (24.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (23.76%) Finance
11 24 (23.76%) NetApp
11 24 (23.76%) XenServer
11 24 (23.76%) XenDesktop
11 24 (23.76%) vSphere
12 23 (22.77%) VMware ESX
13 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (19.80%) Dell
15 18 (17.82%) EMC
15 18 (17.82%) DNS
15 18 (17.82%) DHCP
16 16 (15.84%) SAN
17 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
18 14 (13.86%) SCCM
19 13 (12.87%) SQL
20 12 (11.88%) Degree

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Virtualisation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) Lync
3 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.97%) IIS
6 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.99%) SAS
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Summit
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) DNS
1 18 (17.82%) DHCP
2 16 (15.84%) SAN
3 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.91%) NetScaler
4 8 (7.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.96%) Firewall
6 3 (2.97%) NAS
7 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.98%) VoIP
8 1 (0.99%) VPN
8 1 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) FlexPod
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) Open Source
3 3 (2.97%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.97%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.97%) Replication
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.99%) DTV
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 51 (50.50%) Windows
2 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.92%) Linux
6 7 (6.93%) Windows 2000
6 7 (6.93%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Vista
6 7 (6.93%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.95%) UNIX
8 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.90%) Identity Management
2 9 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (6.93%) Data Protection
4 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.93%) Migration
5 6 (5.94%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.96%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.96%) Project Management
8 3 (2.97%) ITIL
8 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.97%) Memory Management
8 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.97%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.97%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (1.98%) High Availability
9 2 (1.98%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.98%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.87%) SQL
3 3 (2.97%) C
4 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.88%) Degree
3 12 (11.88%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.91%) VCAP
5 9 (8.91%) MCITP
5 9 (8.91%) CCA
6 7 (6.93%) MCSE
7 6 (5.94%) CCAA
7 6 (5.94%) MCSM
8 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.95%) MCP
9 3 (2.97%) MCTS
9 3 (2.97%) VCP5
9 3 (2.97%) VCP4
9 3 (2.97%) NCDA
10 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.98%) MCSA
10 2 (1.98%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
1 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (89.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (42.57%) Hyper-V
3 32 (31.68%) XenApp
4 28 (27.72%) Active Directory
5 24 (23.76%) XenServer
5 24 (23.76%) XenDesktop
5 24 (23.76%) vSphere
6 23 (22.77%) VMware ESX
7 12 (11.88%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (8.91%) VMware Server
9 5 (4.95%) vCloud
10 4 (3.96%) Xen
11 3 (2.97%) NFS
11 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.99%) Firmware
13 1 (0.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) SCCM
2 9 (8.91%) WSUS
3 8 (7.92%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.94%) Puppet
5 5 (4.95%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (4.95%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.96%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.98%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.99%) SCOM
9 1 (0.99%) Legato
Vendors
1 90 (89.11%) VMware
2 45 (44.55%) Citrix
3 39 (38.61%) Cisco
4 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
5 33 (32.67%) HP
6 24 (23.76%) NetApp
7 20 (19.80%) Dell
8 18 (17.82%) EMC
9 9 (8.91%) Fujitsu
10 8 (7.92%) McAfee
10 8 (7.92%) Hitachi
11 5 (4.95%) Symantec
12 3 (2.97%) IBM
12 3 (2.97%) Oracle
13 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.98%) AppSense
13 2 (1.98%) Brocade
13 2 (1.98%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.98%) Aerohive Networks
13 2 (1.98%) LANDesk
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago