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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 855 870 843
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 18 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.044% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 38
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £37,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.15% +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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 May 2015 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 9 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 May 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 +19 18 £47,000 -6.00% 6
London +44 16 £47,000 -30.37% 3
City of London +36 6 £57,500 -14.81% 1
East of England +20 1 £45,000 - 1
South East +11 1 £28,000 -41.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £28,000 -36.36% 1
Milton Keynes -15 1 £28,000 -36.36% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 67 (97.10%) VMware
1 67 (97.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (62.32%) Microsoft
3 39 (56.52%) Windows
4 31 (44.93%) Hyper-V
5 27 (39.13%) vSphere
6 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
7 20 (28.99%) Citrix
8 19 (27.54%) XenApp
8 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
8 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
9 16 (23.19%) VMware ESX
9 16 (23.19%) Cisco
9 16 (23.19%) EMC
10 15 (21.74%) ITIL
11 14 (20.29%) NetApp
11 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (20.29%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (18.84%) XenDesktop
12 13 (18.84%) SAN
12 13 (18.84%) SQL
13 12 (17.39%) Migration
13 12 (17.39%) SCVMM
14 11 (15.94%) Change Management
15 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
15 10 (14.49%) Lync
15 10 (14.49%) vMotion
16 9 (13.04%) Unified Communications
16 9 (13.04%) High Availability

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
1 10 (14.49%) Lync
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Office
2 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Office 365
1 9 (13.04%) SaaS
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) SAN
2 9 (13.04%) Unified Communications
2 9 (13.04%) Firewall
3 7 (10.14%) VPN
3 7 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (7.25%) DNS
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.80%) MRTG
5 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.45%) LAN
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) DHCP
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) MPLS
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) WSH
2 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Statistics
2 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.25%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.80%) Replication
5 3 (4.35%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.90%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) CMDB
7 1 (1.45%) Wiki
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.90%) CentOS
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Migration
3 11 (15.94%) Change Management
4 9 (13.04%) High Availability
5 7 (10.14%) Benchmarking
5 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.14%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.25%) Use Case
7 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.90%) Project Management
9 2 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.45%) Line Management
10 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.45%) Security Hardening
10 1 (1.45%) Server Building
10 1 (1.45%) Converged Infrastructure
10 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) HP MASE
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCA
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (97.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (44.93%) Hyper-V
3 27 (39.13%) vSphere
4 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
5 19 (27.54%) XenApp
6 16 (23.19%) VMware ESX
7 14 (20.29%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (18.84%) XenDesktop
9 9 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (7.25%) vCloud
11 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (4.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) SCVMM
2 10 (14.49%) vMotion
3 9 (13.04%) SCCM
3 9 (13.04%) SCOM
4 4 (5.80%) Cacti
5 3 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (97.10%) VMware
2 43 (62.32%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.99%) Citrix
4 16 (23.19%) Cisco
4 16 (23.19%) EMC
5 14 (20.29%) NetApp
6 9 (13.04%) CommVault
7 7 (10.14%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.35%) Sophos
10 1 (1.45%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.45%) AppSense
10 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.45%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec
10 1 (1.45%) McAfee
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + Car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago