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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 827 807 849
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 53 72 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.067% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.071% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 34
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 26 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 24 December 2014. 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 -9 51 £50,000 +5.26% 5
London -7 26 £54,500 +3.80% 1
City of London +16 11 £67,500 +28.57%
South East -11 8 £55,750 +17.36% 1
West Sussex - 7 £60,000 -
South West - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £50,000 -
Swindon - 5 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £50,000 -
Crawley - 4 £62,500 -
East of England -35 3 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Gatwick - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge -5 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 2 - -
Surrey -6 1 £51,500 +8.42% 1
Yorkshire -19 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £32,500 -
Stockport - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 98 (94.23%) VMware
1 98 (94.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
4 40 (38.46%) Citrix
5 39 (37.50%) Windows
5 39 (37.50%) Cisco
6 35 (33.65%) HP
7 34 (32.69%) Finance
8 33 (31.73%) NetApp
9 26 (25.00%) XenApp
10 24 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (22.12%) EMC
12 21 (20.19%) Active Directory
13 20 (19.23%) SAN
14 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (17.31%) XenServer
15 18 (17.31%) vSphere
16 17 (16.35%) Dell
17 16 (15.38%) XenDesktop
18 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
19 13 (12.50%) FlexPod
20 12 (11.54%) VMware ESX
21 10 (9.62%) SQL
22 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
22 9 (8.65%) Microsoft App-V
22 9 (8.65%) VMware Server
22 9 (8.65%) Root Cause Analysis

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.77%) IIS
3 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.96%) Lync
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) SAN
2 15 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 8 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (4.81%) DHCP
4 5 (4.81%) NAS
5 3 (2.88%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.88%) Firewall
5 3 (2.88%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.92%) VPN
6 2 (1.92%) MRTG
7 1 (0.96%) LAN
7 1 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Advertising
3 2 (1.92%) Electronics
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.77%) Clustering
2 6 (5.77%) EqualLogic
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.85%) Open Source
3 4 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.85%) Replication
3 4 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.92%) DTV
5 2 (1.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.50%) Windows
2 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.69%) Linux
5 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.92%) VMS
6 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (8.65%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (5.77%) Use Case
4 5 (4.81%) ITIL
4 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (3.85%) Memory Management
5 4 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.88%) Project Management
6 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.92%) Programme Management
7 2 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.92%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (1.92%) Fault Management
7 2 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.62%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.73%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.73%) CCNA
4 6 (5.77%) MCSA
4 6 (5.77%) VCAP
5 5 (4.81%) MCITP
5 5 (4.81%) MCSE
6 4 (3.85%) CCA
6 4 (3.85%) Degree
7 3 (2.88%) CCAA
7 3 (2.88%) NCDA
7 3 (2.88%) MCSM
8 2 (1.92%) VCP5
8 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.92%) MCP
9 1 (0.96%) VCP4
9 1 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (94.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 26 (25.00%) XenApp
4 21 (20.19%) Active Directory
5 18 (17.31%) XenServer
5 18 (17.31%) vSphere
6 16 (15.38%) XenDesktop
7 12 (11.54%) VMware ESX
8 9 (8.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (8.65%) VMware Server
8 9 (8.65%) vCloud
9 8 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (4.81%) Xen
11 3 (2.88%) NFS
12 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (4.81%) SCCM
2 4 (3.85%) SCVMM
2 4 (3.85%) WSUS
3 3 (2.88%) HP SIM
3 3 (2.88%) Puppet
3 3 (2.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.92%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.92%) Cacti
5 1 (0.96%) Legato
5 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 98 (94.23%) VMware
2 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
3 40 (38.46%) Citrix
4 39 (37.50%) Cisco
5 35 (33.65%) HP
6 33 (31.73%) NetApp
7 23 (22.12%) EMC
8 17 (16.35%) Dell
9 8 (7.69%) Hitachi
10 7 (6.73%) AppSense
10 7 (6.73%) LANDesk
11 6 (5.77%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.85%) Fujitsu
13 3 (2.88%) Sophos
14 2 (1.92%) Kaspersky
14 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.92%) Aerohive Networks
14 2 (1.92%) Brocade
14 2 (1.92%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.92%) IBM
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