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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 865 867 860
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 27 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.040% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.042% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 38
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 23 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 29 July 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 0 27 £47,000 -6.00% 3
London +17 16 £47,000 -13.76% 1
South East +18 3 £28,000 -15.78%
East of England +2 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
City of London +26 2 £52,500 -8.69%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £28,000 -15.78%
Milton Keynes -5 2 £28,000 -15.78%
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
North West +8 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire -1 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South West -22 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £47,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £47,500 - 1
Watford - 1 £28,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £45,000 -
Addlestone - 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 46 (92.00%) VMware
1 46 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (46.00%) Windows
3 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.00%) vSphere
5 14 (28.00%) EMC
6 13 (26.00%) Hyper-V
7 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (22.00%) ITIL
9 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (16.00%) Cisco
10 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
10 8 (16.00%) Migration
11 7 (14.00%) SAN
11 7 (14.00%) Citrix
11 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (12.00%) Project Planning
12 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (12.00%) SQL
12 6 (12.00%) NetApp
13 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (10.00%) Change Management
13 5 (10.00%) Finance
13 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 5 (10.00%) Lync
13 5 (10.00%) XenApp
13 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (10.00%) Lync
2 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
2 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.00%) MPLS
5 1 (2.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.00%) SSH
5 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) Statistics
4 3 (6.00%) Replication
5 2 (4.00%) FlexPod
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.00%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 4 (8.00%) Benchmarking
5 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.00%) High Availability
6 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Service Management
8 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.00%) Security Management
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.00%) Line Management
8 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) CCA
4 1 (2.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (2.00%) NCDA
4 1 (2.00%) NCIE
4 1 (2.00%) VCP5
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.00%) vSphere
3 13 (26.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
6 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (10.00%) XenApp
7 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (6.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (4.00%) vCloud
11 1 (2.00%) Firmware
11 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCVMM
1 5 (10.00%) vMotion
2 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) SCOM
3 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) VMware
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) EMC
4 8 (16.00%) Cisco
5 7 (14.00%) Citrix
6 6 (12.00%) NetApp
7 4 (8.00%) HP
7 4 (8.00%) CommVault
8 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.00%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) McAfee
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