The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Virtualisation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 898 870 884
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 15 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 11
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £44,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Virtualisation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Virtualisation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist within the UK.

Virtualisation Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 13 £48,750 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 -
York - 7 - -
North Yorkshire - 7 - -
London -61 2 £60,000 +0.84%
Sheffield - 2 £45,000 -
Epsom - 2 £61,250 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey - 2 £61,250 -
South East - 2 £61,250 -
City of London -13 1 £47,500 +7.95%
Scotland - 1 £28,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £28,500 -

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 37 (90.24%) VMware
1 37 (90.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (78.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 32 (78.05%) Citrix
3 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
4 30 (73.17%) HP
5 29 (70.73%) SAN
5 29 (70.73%) vSphere
6 28 (68.29%) Windows
7 22 (53.66%) XenDesktop
8 21 (51.22%) VCP5
8 21 (51.22%) MCSE
8 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
8 21 (51.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (48.78%) XenApp
10 19 (46.34%) XenServer
10 19 (46.34%) 3PAR
10 19 (46.34%) EMC
11 18 (43.90%) Cisco
12 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
12 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
12 17 (41.46%) PRINCE2
12 17 (41.46%) Dell
12 17 (41.46%) MCITP
12 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (36.59%) HP AIS
13 15 (36.59%) HP ASE
14 9 (21.95%) Project Management
14 9 (21.95%) ITIL

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
1 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (41.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Kindle
2 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) PRINCE2
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) PowerHouse
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (51.22%) VCP5
2 21 (51.22%) MCSE
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (41.46%) MCITP
4 15 (36.59%) HP AIS
4 15 (36.59%) HP ASE
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (7.32%) CCA
7 2 (4.88%) EMC Certification
7 2 (4.88%) CCEE
8 1 (2.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.44%) CCAA
8 1 (2.44%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (90.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (70.73%) vSphere
3 22 (53.66%) XenDesktop
4 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
5 20 (48.78%) XenApp
6 19 (46.34%) XenServer
7 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
9 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
9 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) WSUS
2 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) VMware
2 32 (78.05%) Citrix
3 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
4 30 (73.17%) HP
5 19 (46.34%) 3PAR
5 19 (46.34%) EMC
6 18 (43.90%) Cisco
7 17 (41.46%) Dell
8 7 (17.07%) Altiris
9 2 (4.88%) Brocade
9 2 (4.88%) Capita
9 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.44%) Veeam
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas