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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 843 801 864
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 44 72 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.068% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.072% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 40 70 35
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 25 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 16 September 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 -43 42 £50,000 - 8
London -20 20 £57,500 +4.54%
South East -27 6 £35,000 -30.00% 2
South West - 6 £50,000 -
Swindon - 6 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £50,000 -
City of London -2 5 £57,500 +15.00%
North West -14 4 £40,000 +4.57% 1
West Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridge -7 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Manchester -14 2 £39,750 +3.92% 1
East of England -42 2 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
Leeds - 2 £32,750 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 88 (89.80%) VMware
1 88 (89.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (57.14%) Windows
3 42 (42.86%) Citrix
4 40 (40.82%) Cisco
5 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
5 39 (39.80%) Hyper-V
6 32 (32.65%) HP
7 31 (31.63%) Active Directory
7 31 (31.63%) XenApp
8 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (25.51%) vSphere
9 25 (25.51%) NetApp
9 25 (25.51%) Finance
10 23 (23.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (22.45%) VMware ESX
11 22 (22.45%) XenServer
11 22 (22.45%) XenDesktop
12 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (19.39%) EMC
14 17 (17.35%) Dell
14 17 (17.35%) PowerShell
14 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (16.33%) DNS
15 16 (16.33%) DHCP
16 14 (14.29%) SAN
16 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (12.24%) Degree
17 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (12.24%) MS Exchange

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.20%) Lync
2 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.02%) SAS
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Summit
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) DNS
1 16 (16.33%) DHCP
2 14 (14.29%) SAN
3 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.16%) NetScaler
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.08%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.08%) Firewall
7 2 (2.04%) VoIP
8 1 (1.02%) VPN
8 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.02%) VLAN
8 1 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Banking
3 7 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) COM
2 1 (1.02%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) FlexPod
2 4 (4.08%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) Firmware
5 1 (1.02%) DTV
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 56 (57.14%) Windows
2 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 7 (7.14%) Linux
5 7 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 7 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.12%) UNIX
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (11.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (10.20%) Configuration Management
3 10 (10.20%) Identity Management
3 10 (10.20%) Migration
3 10 (10.20%) Data Protection
4 8 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.12%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.08%) Project Management
8 3 (3.06%) ITIL
8 3 (3.06%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.06%) High Availability
9 2 (2.04%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.04%) Workflow
9 2 (2.04%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.02%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.02%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.35%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.22%) SQL
3 1 (1.02%) Python
3 1 (1.02%) Perl
3 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (23.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.24%) Degree
4 11 (11.22%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (10.20%) CCA
5 10 (10.20%) MCITP
5 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.20%) VCAP
6 8 (8.16%) MCSE
7 7 (7.14%) MCSM
7 7 (7.14%) CCAA
8 6 (6.12%) MCP
9 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.06%) MCTS
10 3 (3.06%) VCP5
10 3 (3.06%) NCDA
10 3 (3.06%) VCP4
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
1 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (89.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (39.80%) Hyper-V
3 31 (31.63%) Active Directory
3 31 (31.63%) XenApp
4 25 (25.51%) vSphere
5 22 (22.45%) VMware ESX
5 22 (22.45%) XenServer
5 22 (22.45%) XenDesktop
6 12 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (9.18%) VMware Server
8 6 (6.12%) vCloud
9 4 (4.08%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.06%) NFS
11 1 (1.02%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.02%) Xen
11 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.14%) Puppet
3 7 (7.14%) WSUS
4 6 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.12%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.10%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (4.08%) SCOM
7 3 (3.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (3.06%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 88 (89.80%) VMware
2 42 (42.86%) Citrix
3 40 (40.82%) Cisco
4 39 (39.80%) Microsoft
5 32 (32.65%) HP
6 25 (25.51%) NetApp
7 19 (19.39%) EMC
8 17 (17.35%) Dell
9 8 (8.16%) McAfee
9 8 (8.16%) Hitachi
10 7 (7.14%) Fujitsu
11 6 (6.12%) Symantec
12 4 (4.08%) Oracle
13 3 (3.06%) IBM
14 2 (2.04%) Kaspersky
14 2 (2.04%) Veeam
14 2 (2.04%) Aerohive Networks
14 2 (2.04%) Fortinet
14 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
15 1 (1.02%) Sun
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
NST Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negoti
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago