The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Virtualisation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 844 907 893
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 64 63 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.057% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.059% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 84
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Virtualisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

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 25 July 2016 within the UK.

Virtualisation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 57 £37,500 -16.66% 3
South East +37 23 £43,750 +2.94%
Yorkshire +45 12 £26,000 - 1
Surrey +42 12 £43,750 +2.94%
London +21 12 £47,500 +1.06% 2
North Yorkshire - 8 £26,000 -
York - 8 £26,000 -
Guildford - 8 £35,500 -
South Wales - 6 £40,000 -
Wales - 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire +11 5 £60,000 +37.14%
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Abingdon - 5 - -
North West +25 4 £37,500 -21.05%
West Yorkshire +21 4 £35,500 - 1
Bradford - 4 £35,500 - 1
Twickenham - 4 £62,500 -
Manchester - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +57 2 £47,500 -20.83%
South West +19 2 £38,750 -44.64%
Bristol +16 2 £38,750 -44.64%
West Midlands +2 2 £40,000 -
Bridgend - 2 £40,000 -
Reading - 2 £60,000 -
Godalming - 2 £47,500 -
East of England +32 1 £18,000 -56.36%
Bedfordshire +21 1 £18,000 -
East Midlands +7 1 £38,500 -3.75%
Bedford +7 1 £18,000 -
Birmingham -7 1 £47,500 +18.75%

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Virtualisation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 89 (72.36%) VMware
1 89 (72.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (69.92%) Windows
3 64 (52.03%) Hyper-V
4 63 (51.22%) Microsoft
5 46 (37.40%) Linux
6 43 (34.96%) Windows Server
7 39 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (30.08%) Cisco
9 31 (25.20%) MS Excel
10 28 (22.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (21.95%) Active Directory
11 27 (21.95%) HP
11 27 (21.95%) Citrix
12 26 (21.14%) Firewall
12 26 (21.14%) vSphere
13 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (19.51%) SAN
13 24 (19.51%) MCSE
13 24 (19.51%) ITIL
14 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (17.89%) DNS
15 21 (17.07%) Data Centre
16 20 (16.26%) NetApp
16 20 (16.26%) XenDesktop
17 17 (13.82%) PowerShell
17 17 (13.82%) Office 365
17 17 (13.82%) Virtual Machines
18 16 (13.01%) Security Cleared
18 16 (13.01%) VMware ESX

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.69%) JBoss
4 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.69%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.07%) Apache
6 5 (4.07%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.63%) Site Server
8 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (25.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.82%) Office 365
2 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.81%) IaaS
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.14%) Firewall
2 24 (19.51%) SAN
3 22 (17.89%) DNS
4 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
5 15 (12.20%) DHCP
6 10 (8.13%) iSCSI
7 9 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (5.69%) CTI
8 7 (5.69%) PBX
8 7 (5.69%) VoIP
9 6 (4.88%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.25%) FTP
10 4 (3.25%) NAS
11 2 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.63%) LAN
11 2 (1.63%) MPLS
11 2 (1.63%) VPLS
11 2 (1.63%) WAN
11 2 (1.63%) Wireless
12 1 (0.81%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Ant
1 3 (2.44%) Maven
2 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.63%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Billing
3 3 (2.44%) Games
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Local Government
4 2 (1.63%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.63%) CGI
3 2 (1.63%) J2EE
3 2 (1.63%) RESTful
4 1 (0.81%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.94%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) FlexPod
4 4 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.25%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.44%) Equities
5 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.63%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.63%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.63%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.63%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (69.92%) Windows
2 46 (37.40%) Linux
3 43 (34.96%) Windows Server
4 39 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.01%) VMS
6 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (12.20%) Windows 2000
8 12 (9.76%) Unix
9 9 (7.32%) Windows NT
10 8 (6.50%) Windows XP
11 7 (5.69%) Windows 8
12 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
12 6 (4.88%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.44%) CentOS
13 3 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (2.44%) Debian
13 3 (2.44%) Solaris
14 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) Presales
3 12 (9.76%) Migration
4 11 (8.94%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 8 (6.50%) OpenUP
6 7 (5.69%) CRM
6 7 (5.69%) Prototyping
6 7 (5.69%) Server Building
7 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.88%) Data Protection
7 6 (4.88%) Identity Management
7 6 (4.88%) Release Management
7 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.07%) Pair Programming
8 5 (4.07%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.25%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.44%) DevOps
10 3 (2.44%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.57%) Java
3 11 (8.94%) SQL
4 10 (8.13%) C#
5 9 (7.32%) Python
6 6 (4.88%) C++
7 5 (4.07%) Perl
8 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (22.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (19.51%) MCSE
2 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (13.01%) Security Cleared
4 15 (12.20%) Degree
4 15 (12.20%) MCSA
5 13 (10.57%) MCITP
5 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.32%) MCP
7 6 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.25%) HP AIS
8 4 (3.25%) HP ASE
8 4 (3.25%) HPE ATP
8 4 (3.25%) VCP5
9 2 (1.63%) CCNA
9 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) CCA
10 1 (0.81%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) PA-DSS
1 7 (5.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.44%) SLA
3 2 (1.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 89 (72.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (52.03%) Hyper-V
3 27 (21.95%) Active Directory
4 26 (21.14%) vSphere
5 20 (16.26%) XenDesktop
6 17 (13.82%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (13.01%) VMware ESX
8 15 (12.20%) vCloud
9 11 (8.94%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (7.32%) NFS
11 8 (6.50%) XenServer
12 6 (4.88%) XenApp
13 5 (4.07%) Firmware
13 5 (4.07%) Terminal Services
14 3 (2.44%) Xen
15 2 (1.63%) MetaFrame
15 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (1.63%) Sendmail
15 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Backup Exec
1 13 (10.57%) NetBackup
2 9 (7.32%) SCCM
2 9 (7.32%) vMotion
3 8 (6.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (6.50%) SCOM
4 7 (5.69%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.07%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.44%) Puppet
8 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.63%) vRealize
9 1 (0.81%) Ansible
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.81%) Simpana
9 1 (0.81%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 89 (72.36%) VMware
2 63 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 37 (30.08%) Cisco
4 27 (21.95%) Citrix
4 27 (21.95%) HP
5 20 (16.26%) NetApp
6 13 (10.57%) Symantec
7 11 (8.94%) Oracle
8 10 (8.13%) EMC
9 8 (6.50%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.69%) Avaya
10 7 (5.69%) Genesys
10 7 (5.69%) Hitachi
10 7 (5.69%) Mitel
11 6 (4.88%) Intel Security
11 6 (4.88%) Remedy
12 5 (4.07%) Sophos
13 4 (3.25%) 3PAR
13 4 (3.25%) AppSense
14 3 (2.44%) Blue Coat
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