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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 833 818 825
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 53 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.052% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.055% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 41
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 24 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 23 January 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 +22 52 £50,000 +5.26% 8
London -3 22 £48,500 -11.81% 4
West Midlands - 10 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 9 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -6 6 £52,500 +42.85%
South West - 6 £45,000 - 1
City of London -1 5 £67,500 +28.57% 1
South East -32 5 £61,250 +28.94% 2
South Yorkshire - 5 - -
Sheffield - 5 - -
Bristol - 4 £45,000 - 1
Crawley - 3 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
Hampshire -15 2 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Swindon - 2 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -7 1 £52,500 +42.85%
Leeds -11 1 £52,500 +42.85%
East of England -23 1 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hook - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 114 (95.00%) VMware
1 114 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 60 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 51 (42.50%) Windows
4 47 (39.17%) Citrix
5 41 (34.17%) Cisco
6 38 (31.67%) NetApp
7 37 (30.83%) HP
8 34 (28.33%) Finance
8 34 (28.33%) XenApp
9 30 (25.00%) vSphere
9 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 25 (20.83%) SAN
11 24 (20.00%) EMC
12 23 (19.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (18.33%) XenDesktop
14 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (15.00%) VMware ESX
16 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (14.17%) XenServer
16 17 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (13.33%) Dell
17 16 (13.33%) SQL
18 15 (12.50%) MS Exchange
19 14 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
20 13 (10.83%) FlexPod
21 12 (10.00%) PowerShell
22 11 (9.17%) vCloud

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.00%) IIS
4 5 (4.17%) Lync
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Summit
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) SaaS
1 5 (4.17%) Office 365
2 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.83%) SAN
2 17 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (8.33%) DNS
4 9 (7.50%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.67%) Firewall
6 7 (5.83%) Unified Communications
7 6 (5.00%) VPN
8 5 (4.17%) DHCP
8 5 (4.17%) NAS
9 4 (3.33%) MRTG
9 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.50%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.83%) VLAN
11 1 (0.83%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 34 (28.33%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 6 (5.00%) Clustering
3 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.33%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.33%) Replication
3 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.33%) Open Source
4 3 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) DTV
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (42.50%) Windows
2 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.17%) Linux
5 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.50%) VMS
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.17%) ITIL
2 8 (6.67%) Use Case
2 8 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (5.00%) Change Management
4 6 (5.00%) Migration
4 6 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.17%) High Availability
6 4 (3.33%) Memory Management
6 4 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (3.33%) Project Management
7 3 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (1.67%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.67%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.33%) SQL
2 12 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.83%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.83%) CCNA
4 6 (5.00%) MCSA
5 5 (4.17%) VCAP
6 4 (3.33%) MCSE
6 4 (3.33%) Degree
7 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.50%) MCITP
7 3 (2.50%) NCDA
7 3 (2.50%) CCA
8 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.67%) CCAA
8 2 (1.67%) VCP5
8 2 (1.67%) MCSM
9 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) MCTS
9 1 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 34 (28.33%) XenApp
4 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 30 (25.00%) vSphere
5 22 (18.33%) XenDesktop
6 18 (15.00%) VMware ESX
7 17 (14.17%) XenServer
8 14 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (9.17%) vCloud
9 11 (9.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (6.67%) VMware Server
11 5 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (4.17%) Xen
12 3 (2.50%) NFS
13 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) SCVMM
2 9 (7.50%) SCCM
3 5 (4.17%) SCOM
3 5 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (3.33%) Cacti
4 4 (3.33%) WSUS
5 3 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.50%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.67%) Puppet
6 2 (1.67%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Legato
Vendors
1 114 (95.00%) VMware
2 60 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 47 (39.17%) Citrix
4 41 (34.17%) Cisco
5 38 (31.67%) NetApp
6 37 (30.83%) HP
7 24 (20.00%) EMC
8 16 (13.33%) Dell
9 7 (5.83%) AppSense
9 7 (5.83%) Hitachi
9 7 (5.83%) LANDesk
9 7 (5.83%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.17%) CommVault
11 4 (3.33%) Sophos
11 4 (3.33%) Fujitsu
11 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.67%) Brocade
12 2 (1.67%) IBM
12 2 (1.67%) Oracle
13 1 (0.83%) SAP
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