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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 835 792 883
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +91
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 69 87 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.080% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.085% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 59 84 22
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 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 -26 67 £50,000 +2.56% 10
London -15 32 £57,500 +15.00% 6
City of London +19 16 £57,500 +12.19% 4
South East -8 11 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South West - 10 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 10 £50,000 -
Swindon - 10 £50,000 -
Cambridge -11 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England -35 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Gatwick - 6 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
North West -3 5 £40,000 -9.09%
Manchester -14 4 £40,000 -9.09%
Leeds - 2 £32,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Stockport - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham +3 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £40,000 +5.26%
East Midlands -4 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Surrey -18 1 £51,500 +3.00%
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
Chester - 1 £40,000 -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 101 (90.99%) VMware
1 101 (90.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (51.35%) Windows
3 47 (42.34%) Citrix
3 47 (42.34%) Hyper-V
4 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
5 39 (35.14%) HP
6 38 (34.23%) Cisco
7 33 (29.73%) XenApp
8 31 (27.93%) Active Directory
9 30 (27.03%) Finance
10 29 (26.13%) vSphere
10 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (25.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (22.52%) NetApp
12 25 (22.52%) XenDesktop
13 24 (21.62%) EMC
14 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (20.72%) VMware ESX
14 23 (20.72%) XenServer
15 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (19.82%) Dell
16 20 (18.02%) SAN
17 18 (16.22%) DNS
18 17 (15.32%) DHCP
18 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (12.61%) MS Exchange
20 13 (11.71%) SCCM
21 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
21 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (12.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.01%) Lync
4 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (5.41%) IIS
7 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.80%) Apache
8 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Summit
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) IaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) SAN
2 18 (16.22%) DNS
3 17 (15.32%) DHCP
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (7.21%) NetScaler
6 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.50%) NAS
8 3 (2.70%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.80%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.80%) VLAN
9 2 (1.80%) Firewall
10 1 (0.90%) VPN
10 1 (0.90%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
General
1 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 12 (10.81%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.41%) Clustering
3 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.60%) Open Source
4 4 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.60%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.70%) Replication
6 2 (1.80%) DTV
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 57 (51.35%) Windows
2 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.81%) Linux
6 7 (6.31%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Vista
6 7 (6.31%) Windows 2000
6 7 (6.31%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.50%) UNIX
8 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.01%) Identity Management
2 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (7.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (5.41%) Business Continuity
4 5 (4.50%) Migration
4 5 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.50%) Data Protection
4 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (3.60%) Memory Management
5 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.80%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.80%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.80%) Project Management
7 2 (1.80%) ITIL
7 2 (1.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.91%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.11%) VCAP
5 9 (8.11%) Degree
6 8 (7.21%) CCA
6 8 (7.21%) MCITP
7 7 (6.31%) MCSE
8 5 (4.50%) MCSM
8 5 (4.50%) CCAA
8 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.60%) MCP
9 4 (3.60%) MCSA
9 4 (3.60%) CCNA
10 3 (2.70%) MCTS
10 3 (2.70%) VCP5
10 3 (2.70%) NCDA
10 3 (2.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (90.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (42.34%) Hyper-V
3 33 (29.73%) XenApp
4 31 (27.93%) Active Directory
5 29 (26.13%) vSphere
6 25 (22.52%) XenDesktop
7 23 (20.72%) VMware ESX
7 23 (20.72%) XenServer
8 10 (9.01%) VMware Server
8 10 (9.01%) vCloud
9 9 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (4.50%) Xen
11 4 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (2.70%) NFS
12 3 (2.70%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 13 (11.71%) SCCM
2 8 (7.21%) WSUS
2 8 (7.21%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.50%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.50%) Puppet
4 4 (3.60%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.70%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.80%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.90%) Legato
7 1 (0.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 101 (90.99%) VMware
2 47 (42.34%) Citrix
3 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
4 39 (35.14%) HP
5 38 (34.23%) Cisco
6 25 (22.52%) NetApp
7 24 (21.62%) EMC
8 22 (19.82%) Dell
9 8 (7.21%) McAfee
9 8 (7.21%) Hitachi
9 8 (7.21%) Fujitsu
10 5 (4.50%) Symantec
11 4 (3.60%) IBM
11 4 (3.60%) LANDesk
11 4 (3.60%) AppSense
12 3 (2.70%) Oracle
13 2 (1.80%) Aerohive Networks
13 2 (1.80%) Kaspersky
13 2 (1.80%) SAP
13 2 (1.80%) Fortinet
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