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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 829 804 869
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 68 95 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.087% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.092% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 59 92 22
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
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 £38,500
% 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 31 October 2014 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 31 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 -34 66 £50,000 +5.26% 12
London +9 30 £56,250 +12.50% 6
City of London +39 14 £57,500 +9.52% 4
South East -9 12 £40,000 -20.00%
South West - 11 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 11 £50,000 -
Swindon - 11 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -10 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridge -14 6 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England -40 6 £50,000 +8.10% 6
Gatwick - 5 £40,000 -
Manchester -13 4 £40,000 -9.09%
North West -19 4 £40,000 -9.09%
Stockport - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Leeds - 2 £32,750 -
Crawley - 2 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire +7 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Nottingham +2 1 £40,000 +5.26%
East Midlands -2 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Surrey -13 1 £51,500 +3.00%

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 103 (91.96%) VMware
1 103 (91.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (50.89%) Windows
3 45 (40.18%) Hyper-V
4 42 (37.50%) Citrix
5 41 (36.61%) HP
5 41 (36.61%) Microsoft
6 40 (35.71%) Cisco
7 32 (28.57%) Finance
8 31 (27.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (26.79%) Active Directory
10 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (25.89%) vSphere
11 28 (25.00%) XenApp
12 27 (24.11%) NetApp
13 26 (23.21%) EMC
14 24 (21.43%) VMware ESX
15 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (19.64%) XenServer
16 22 (19.64%) Dell
16 22 (19.64%) SAN
16 22 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (17.86%) XenDesktop
18 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (15.18%) DNS
20 16 (14.29%) DHCP
21 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
22 12 (10.71%) Linux
22 12 (10.71%) SQL
22 12 (10.71%) PowerShell

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.93%) Lync
4 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
5 7 (6.25%) IIS
6 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.79%) Apache
7 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Summit
2 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) IaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.64%) SAN
2 17 (15.18%) DNS
3 16 (14.29%) DHCP
4 12 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.46%) NAS
8 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.79%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.79%) Firewall
9 2 (1.79%) VLAN
10 1 (0.89%) VPN
10 1 (0.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
General
1 32 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Back Office
4 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.36%) Clustering
2 6 (5.36%) EqualLogic
3 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Open Source
4 4 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.68%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) DTV
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.89%) Windows
2 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.71%) Linux
6 7 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 7 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.46%) UNIX
8 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.93%) Identity Management
2 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (5.36%) Business Continuity
4 5 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 4 (3.57%) Memory Management
5 4 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.57%) Migration
5 4 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.57%) ITIL
5 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.68%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (2.68%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.79%) Programme Management
7 2 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (1.79%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.71%) SQL
1 12 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.82%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.93%) VCAP
5 8 (7.14%) MCITP
5 8 (7.14%) Degree
5 8 (7.14%) CCA
5 8 (7.14%) MCSE
6 6 (5.36%) CCNA
6 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.46%) CCAA
7 5 (4.46%) MCSA
7 5 (4.46%) MCSM
8 4 (3.57%) MCP
9 3 (2.68%) VCP5
9 3 (2.68%) VCP4
9 3 (2.68%) NCDA
9 3 (2.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (91.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (40.18%) Hyper-V
3 30 (26.79%) Active Directory
4 29 (25.89%) vSphere
5 28 (25.00%) XenApp
6 24 (21.43%) VMware ESX
7 22 (19.64%) XenServer
8 20 (17.86%) XenDesktop
9 10 (8.93%) vCloud
9 10 (8.93%) VMware Server
10 9 (8.04%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (4.46%) Xen
12 4 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
13 3 (2.68%) NFS
14 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) SCCM
2 8 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.25%) WSUS
4 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.46%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.46%) Puppet
5 4 (3.57%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.68%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.79%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.89%) SCOM
8 1 (0.89%) Legato
Vendors
1 103 (91.96%) VMware
2 42 (37.50%) Citrix
3 41 (36.61%) Microsoft
3 41 (36.61%) HP
4 40 (35.71%) Cisco
5 27 (24.11%) NetApp
6 26 (23.21%) EMC
7 22 (19.64%) Dell
8 8 (7.14%) Hitachi
8 8 (7.14%) McAfee
9 7 (6.25%) Fujitsu
10 5 (4.46%) Symantec
11 4 (3.57%) AppSense
11 4 (3.57%) IBM
11 4 (3.57%) LANDesk
11 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.68%) Oracle
13 2 (1.79%) SAP
13 2 (1.79%) Brocade
13 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
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