The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Virtualisation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 934 946 967
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 3 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.026% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 28
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £45,150 £48,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Virtualisation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +5 2 £53,750 +2.38%
London +1 2 £53,750 -2.27%
City of London +38 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Erskine - 1 £46,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £46,000 -
Scotland - 1 £46,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £50,000 -

Virtualisation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (76.47%) NetApp
3 9 (52.94%) SLA
3 9 (52.94%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Veeam
5 6 (35.29%) vCloud
5 6 (35.29%) Presales
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Statistics
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (23.53%) MCSA
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) EMC
9 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 2 (11.76%) MCSE
9 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) Unix
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.76%) Citrix
9 2 (11.76%) Clustering
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008

Virtualisation Specialist 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Statistics
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Presales
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSA
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) NCDA
3 2 (11.76%) NCIE
3 2 (11.76%) NCSA
3 2 (11.76%) VCAP
3 2 (11.76%) VCDX
4 1 (5.88%) CCA
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.88%) HP AIS
4 1 (5.88%) HP ASE
4 1 (5.88%) HPE ATP
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) vCloud
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.88%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) vRealize
1 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) NetApp
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Veeam
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 3 (17.65%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Brocade
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Intel
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat