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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Engineer
Rank 855 816 865
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 49 55 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.051% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.054% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 34
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,300 £32,925
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +12.50%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -17 47 £50,000 - 5
London +2 25 £57,500 +4.54% 4
South West - 9 £50,000 -
City of London -4 7 £57,500 +16.16% 2
South East -24 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Bristol - 6 £50,000 -
North West -18 4 £40,000 +4.57%
Gatwick - 4 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £50,000 -
Swindon - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester -4 2 £39,750 +3.92%
Milton Keynes - 2 £33,250 -
Chester - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £33,250 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Nottingham -8 1 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands -11 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds -26 1 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -35 1 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -36 1 £45,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 83 (88.30%) VMware
1 83 (88.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (61.70%) Windows
3 46 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 44 (46.81%) Citrix
5 35 (37.23%) Cisco
6 33 (35.11%) Active Directory
7 32 (34.04%) HP
8 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (32.98%) Hyper-V
8 31 (32.98%) XenApp
9 27 (28.72%) vSphere
10 25 (26.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (24.47%) Finance
12 22 (23.40%) VMware ESX
13 21 (22.34%) NetApp
13 21 (22.34%) PowerShell
14 20 (21.28%) XenDesktop
14 20 (21.28%) EMC
14 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (20.21%) XenServer
15 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (17.02%) SAN
16 16 (17.02%) Dell
17 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
18 14 (14.89%) DNS
18 14 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
19 13 (13.83%) DHCP
20 12 (12.77%) Degree

Virtualisation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) Lync
2 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (4.26%) IIS
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.13%) Apache
8 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Summit
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) SAN
2 14 (14.89%) DNS
3 13 (13.83%) DHCP
4 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.57%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.19%) Firewall
7 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.13%) VoIP
9 1 (1.06%) VPN
9 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.06%) VLAN
9 1 (1.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Electronics
5 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Law
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Application Packaging
1 2 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) EqualLogic
2 3 (3.19%) Clustering
2 3 (3.19%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.06%) Firmware
3 1 (1.06%) DTV
3 1 (1.06%) Replication
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.70%) Windows
2 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.57%) Linux
6 7 (7.45%) Windows 2000
6 7 (7.45%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.45%) UNIX
6 7 (7.45%) Windows Vista
6 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (10.64%) Data Protection
2 10 (10.64%) Identity Management
3 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.57%) Migration
4 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.38%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.32%) Project Management
6 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.19%) ITIL
7 3 (3.19%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.19%) High Availability
7 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.13%) Workflow
8 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.06%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.06%) ERP
9 1 (1.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.64%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) Python
4 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.06%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.77%) Degree
3 12 (12.77%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (11.70%) CCA
4 11 (11.70%) MCITP
4 11 (11.70%) VCAP
5 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.57%) MCSE
7 8 (8.51%) CCAA
7 8 (8.51%) MCSM
8 7 (7.45%) MCP
9 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.26%) VCP5
11 3 (3.19%) MCTS
11 3 (3.19%) VCP4
12 2 (2.13%) NCDA
13 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
1 1 (1.06%) QA
1 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (88.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (35.11%) Active Directory
3 31 (32.98%) Hyper-V
3 31 (32.98%) XenApp
4 27 (28.72%) vSphere
5 22 (23.40%) VMware ESX
6 20 (21.28%) XenDesktop
7 19 (20.21%) XenServer
8 14 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (9.57%) vCloud
10 6 (6.38%) VMware Server
11 4 (4.26%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (2.13%) NFS
13 1 (1.06%) MetaFrame
13 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) SCCM
2 8 (8.51%) Puppet
2 8 (8.51%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.38%) WSUS
3 6 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.32%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.26%) SCOM
6 3 (3.19%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 83 (88.30%) VMware
2 46 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 44 (46.81%) Citrix
4 35 (37.23%) Cisco
5 32 (34.04%) HP
6 21 (22.34%) NetApp
7 20 (21.28%) EMC
8 16 (17.02%) Dell
9 8 (8.51%) McAfee
10 7 (7.45%) Symantec
11 5 (5.32%) Hitachi
11 5 (5.32%) Fujitsu
12 4 (4.26%) Oracle
13 3 (3.19%) Veeam
14 2 (2.13%) Kaspersky
14 2 (2.13%) Aerohive Networks
14 2 (2.13%) Fortinet
14 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.13%) IBM
15 1 (1.06%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent bonuses + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago