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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 879 880 845
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 29 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.041% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.043% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 36
Average salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £35,700 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%

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
105077 114312 105347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.60% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85966 92614 87650
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £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 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 20 April 2015 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 20 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 20 April 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 +17 27 £47,000 -10.47% 7
London +12 12 £58,750 +6.81% 1
Yorkshire +5 6 £31,500 -14.86%
South Yorkshire - 6 £31,500 -
Sheffield - 6 £31,500 -
City of London +15 5 £62,500 -
South East +14 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Hampshire -1 3 £45,000 -5.26%
West Midlands -8 2 £43,750 -12.50%
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £43,750 -
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -
South West - 2 £43,750 - 1
Basingstoke +20 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -
Chesterfield - 1 £31,500 -
Jersey - 1 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £31,500 -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 77 (97.47%) VMware
1 77 (97.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (68.35%) Microsoft
3 41 (51.90%) Windows
3 41 (51.90%) Hyper-V
4 29 (36.71%) vSphere
5 26 (32.91%) Citrix
6 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
7 23 (29.11%) XenApp
8 21 (26.58%) Cisco
8 21 (26.58%) NetApp
9 18 (22.78%) VMware ESX
10 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
10 17 (21.52%) SAN
10 17 (21.52%) Finance
10 17 (21.52%) ITIL
11 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (18.99%) XenDesktop
12 15 (18.99%) SQL
12 15 (18.99%) EMC
13 14 (17.72%) HP
13 14 (17.72%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (16.46%) SCVMM
15 12 (15.19%) Migration
16 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
16 11 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (12.66%) Lync
17 10 (12.66%) vMotion
17 10 (12.66%) Change Management

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.66%) Lync
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) SaaS
1 9 (11.39%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) SAN
2 11 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (11.39%) Unified Communications
4 8 (10.13%) Firewall
5 7 (8.86%) VPN
6 6 (7.59%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.33%) DNS
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.06%) MRTG
9 1 (1.27%) Wireless
9 1 (1.27%) SSL
9 1 (1.27%) MPLS
9 1 (1.27%) LAN
9 1 (1.27%) WAN
9 1 (1.27%) DHCP
9 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) WSH
2 3 (3.80%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) FlexPod
2 5 (6.33%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.33%) Statistics
3 3 (3.80%) Replication
3 3 (3.80%) Clustering
3 3 (3.80%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.53%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) Wiki
5 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.90%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Vista
5 5 (6.33%) Linux
5 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.53%) CentOS
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) ITIL
2 12 (15.19%) Migration
3 10 (12.66%) Change Management
4 9 (11.39%) High Availability
5 8 (10.13%) Use Case
6 5 (6.33%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.33%) Benchmarking
6 5 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.80%) Project Management
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.53%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.27%) Fault Management
10 1 (1.27%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.27%) Change Control
10 1 (1.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
2 15 (18.99%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) CCNA
5 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 2 (2.53%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) CCA
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.27%) VCAP
6 1 (1.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (97.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (51.90%) Hyper-V
3 29 (36.71%) vSphere
4 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
5 23 (29.11%) XenApp
6 18 (22.78%) VMware ESX
7 15 (18.99%) XenDesktop
8 14 (17.72%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (11.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (10.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (6.33%) vCloud
12 2 (2.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) SCVMM
2 10 (12.66%) vMotion
3 9 (11.39%) SCCM
3 9 (11.39%) SCOM
4 4 (5.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (5.06%) Cacti
5 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 77 (97.47%) VMware
2 54 (68.35%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.91%) Citrix
4 21 (26.58%) Cisco
4 21 (26.58%) NetApp
5 15 (18.99%) EMC
6 14 (17.72%) HP
7 9 (11.39%) CommVault
8 6 (7.59%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.80%) AppSense
10 3 (3.80%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.80%) Sophos
11 2 (2.53%) Dell
12 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.27%) Symantec
12 1 (1.27%) McAfee
12 1 (1.27%) Trend Micro
12 1 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
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