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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 830 849 835
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 51 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.041% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.043% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 35
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 49 £47,000 -1.05%
London +17 19 £47,000 -14.54%
Yorkshire +10 11 £42,000 +13.51%
South Yorkshire - 10 £31,500 -
Sheffield - 10 £31,500 -
Birmingham - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 -
City of London +1 5 £56,250 -
South East -21 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Hampshire -8 4 £45,000 -18.18%
South West - 4 £45,000 -
Bristol - 4 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +3 1 - -
West Yorkshire -4 1 £52,500 +41.89%
Leeds -10 1 £52,500 +41.89%
Derbyshire - 1 £31,500 -
Chesterfield - 1 £31,500 -
Jersey - 1 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
Hook - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 106 (94.64%) VMware
1 106 (94.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 57 (50.89%) Hyper-V
4 54 (48.21%) Windows
5 44 (39.29%) Citrix
6 36 (32.14%) XenApp
7 34 (30.36%) vSphere
8 33 (29.46%) Active Directory
9 31 (27.68%) HP
9 31 (27.68%) Cisco
10 30 (26.79%) NetApp
11 28 (25.00%) Finance
12 27 (24.11%) XenDesktop
13 26 (23.21%) SAN
14 24 (21.43%) EMC
15 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (16.96%) SQL
16 19 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 18 (16.07%) VMware ESX
17 18 (16.07%) ITIL
17 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (13.39%) PowerShell
18 15 (13.39%) VMware ESXi
19 14 (12.50%) SCVMM
20 13 (11.61%) SCCM
20 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) Lync
3 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.46%) IIS
5 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Office
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) SaaS
1 9 (8.04%) Office 365
2 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.21%) SAN
2 15 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (9.82%) Unified Communications
4 10 (8.93%) DNS
5 8 (7.14%) Firewall
6 7 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 7 (6.25%) VPN
7 5 (4.46%) DHCP
8 4 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.57%) NAS
8 4 (3.57%) MRTG
9 2 (1.79%) LAN
10 1 (0.89%) WAN
10 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.89%) SSL
10 1 (0.89%) MPLS
10 1 (0.89%) Wireless
10 1 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.57%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.36%) EqualLogic
3 5 (4.46%) Clustering
4 4 (3.57%) Statistics
4 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.57%) Replication
4 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.57%) Open Source
5 3 (2.68%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) DTV
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) CMDB
6 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (48.21%) Windows
2 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.71%) Linux
6 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.46%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.46%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.57%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.68%) VMS
9 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) ITIL
2 12 (10.71%) Migration
3 10 (8.93%) Change Management
4 9 (8.04%) High Availability
5 8 (7.14%) Use Case
6 5 (4.46%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.57%) Project Management
7 4 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.57%) Benchmarking
7 4 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.57%) Memory Management
8 3 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.68%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.68%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.68%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.68%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) SQL
2 15 (13.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.46%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.25%) CCNA
4 6 (5.36%) MCSA
4 6 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.57%) Degree
6 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) MCSE
8 2 (1.79%) VCAP
9 1 (0.89%) VCP5
9 1 (0.89%) HP MASE
9 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.89%) MCP
9 1 (0.89%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (94.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (50.89%) Hyper-V
3 36 (32.14%) XenApp
4 34 (30.36%) vSphere
5 33 (29.46%) Active Directory
6 27 (24.11%) XenDesktop
7 18 (16.07%) VMware ESX
8 15 (13.39%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (9.82%) vCloud
11 10 (8.93%) XenServer
12 9 (8.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (3.57%) Xen
14 3 (2.68%) VMware Server
15 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) SCVMM
2 13 (11.61%) SCCM
3 9 (8.04%) SCOM
4 5 (4.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.57%) Cacti
5 4 (3.57%) HP SIM
5 4 (3.57%) WSUS
6 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.79%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.89%) Legato
Vendors
1 106 (94.64%) VMware
2 64 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 44 (39.29%) Citrix
4 31 (27.68%) HP
4 31 (27.68%) Cisco
5 30 (26.79%) NetApp
6 24 (21.43%) EMC
7 12 (10.71%) Dell
8 9 (8.04%) CommVault
9 7 (6.25%) AppSense
9 7 (6.25%) LANDesk
9 7 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.57%) Sophos
10 4 (3.57%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.79%) Brocade
11 2 (1.79%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.79%) IBM
12 1 (0.89%) SAP
12 1 (0.89%) BMC