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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 872 883 844
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 26 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.042% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 32
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 £31,600 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,850 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.25% +21.87%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 30 June 2015 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 12 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 30 June 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 +12 26 £47,000 -6.00% 9
London +11 20 £47,000 -12.96% 3
City of London +36 4 £57,500 -13.20% 2
South East +18 2 £28,000 -41.05% 3
East of England +10 2 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £28,000 -15.78%
West Midlands -4 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Milton Keynes -18 2 £28,000 -15.78%
Hertfordshire - 2 £36,500 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £28,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £45,000 -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 65 (94.20%) VMware
1 65 (94.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
3 36 (52.17%) Windows
4 27 (39.13%) vSphere
5 24 (34.78%) Hyper-V
6 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 16 (23.19%) EMC
8 16 (23.19%) Citrix
8 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
9 15 (21.74%) XenApp
10 14 (20.29%) ITIL
10 14 (20.29%) VMware ESX
11 13 (18.84%) Cisco
11 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (15.94%) SCVMM
13 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
13 11 (15.94%) SAN
13 11 (15.94%) Migration
13 11 (15.94%) SQL
14 10 (14.49%) Change Management
14 10 (14.49%) NetApp
15 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
15 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (13.04%) Lync
15 9 (13.04%) vMotion
16 8 (11.59%) Unified Communications
16 8 (11.59%) High Availability

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (13.04%) Lync
2 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Office
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) SaaS
1 8 (11.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) SAN
2 8 (11.59%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) Unified Communications
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (7.25%) VPN
4 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.35%) DNS
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.90%) MRTG
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) SSL
7 1 (1.45%) MPLS
7 1 (1.45%) LAN
7 1 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) DHCP
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Advertising
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Statistics
2 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) CMDB
5 1 (1.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.45%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Vista
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.90%) CentOS
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Migration
3 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 8 (11.59%) High Availability
6 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (10.14%) Benchmarking
7 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.90%) Time Management
8 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.45%) Line Management
9 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.45%) Server Building
9 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) MCP
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) CCA
6 1 (1.45%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (94.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (39.13%) vSphere
3 24 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 15 (21.74%) XenApp
6 14 (20.29%) VMware ESX
7 12 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
9 8 (11.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (5.80%) vCloud
11 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (4.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCVMM
2 9 (13.04%) vMotion
3 8 (11.59%) SCCM
3 8 (11.59%) SCOM
4 3 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Cacti
6 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (94.20%) VMware
2 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.19%) EMC
3 16 (23.19%) Citrix
4 13 (18.84%) Cisco
5 10 (14.49%) NetApp
6 8 (11.59%) CommVault
7 7 (10.14%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.45%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.45%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.45%) McAfee
9 1 (1.45%) Sophos
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