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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 877 917 874
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 23 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.024% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 21
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+35.00% +17.64%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Virtualisation Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 10 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 21 April 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
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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 +51 23 £55,000 +10.00% 1
London +41 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
City of London +31 6 £55,000 +25.00%
Docklands, London - 2 £46,000 -
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
North West +7 1 £60,000 -2.04%
South East - 1 £75,000 -
Manchester - 1 £60,000 -
Surrey - 1 £75,000 -

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (100.00%) VMware
1 36 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (55.56%) EMC
3 17 (47.22%) Windows
4 16 (44.44%) HP
5 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 11 (30.56%) Citrix
7 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (27.78%) Finance
9 9 (25.00%) Veeam
10 8 (22.22%) 3PAR
11 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
11 7 (19.44%) Cisco
12 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
12 6 (16.67%) Operations Management
12 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 6 (16.67%) vCloud
12 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (13.89%) FlexPod
13 5 (13.89%) vSphere
14 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (11.11%) SAN
14 4 (11.11%) ITIL
15 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (8.33%) Altiris
15 3 (8.33%) Clustering
15 3 (8.33%) WSUS

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) MPLS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) FlexPod
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 6 (16.67%) Operations Management
1 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.78%) CRM
3 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.78%) Time Management
3 1 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) VCAP
2 1 (2.78%) CCIA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 36 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) vCloud
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
5 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.78%) Xen
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.78%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.78%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (55.56%) EMC
3 16 (44.44%) HP
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) Citrix
6 9 (25.00%) Veeam
7 8 (22.22%) 3PAR
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco
9 3 (8.33%) Altiris
10 2 (5.56%) NetApp
11 1 (2.78%) Veritas
11 1 (2.78%) Symantec
11 1 (2.78%) IBM
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle
11 1 (2.78%) Brocade
11 1 (2.78%) AppSense