The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 886 898 888
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 6 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.014% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 11
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,700 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 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
Top 8 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 29 July 2015. 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 +11 6 £47,000 -6.00% 2
London +27 4 £46,500 -22.50% 2
Docklands, London - 3 £46,500 -
South East +19 2 £47,500 -22.44%
Surrey +9 2 £47,500 -22.44%
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 -
Camberley - 2 £47,500 -
Gatwick - 2 £47,500 -

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 27 (93.10%) VMware
1 27 (93.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (58.62%) EMC
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) HP
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) EMC VPLEX
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) EMC VNX
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (20.69%) Veeam
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (17.24%) 3PAR
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco
8 5 (17.24%) FlexPod
8 5 (17.24%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
9 4 (13.79%) vCloud
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.79%) Operations Management
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (6.90%) Office 365
11 1 (3.45%) VCAP
11 1 (3.45%) vSphere
11 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
11 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) MPLS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) EMC VNX
2 5 (17.24%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
2 4 (13.79%) Operations Management
3 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) VCAP
System Software
1 27 (93.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) vCloud
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) EMC
3 10 (34.48%) HP
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix
5 6 (20.69%) Veeam
6 5 (17.24%) 3PAR
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas
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