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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 920 921 906
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 15 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.016% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 21
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £38,900 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £58,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Virtualisation Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 12 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 11 February 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
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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 +18 14 £52,500 +11.70%
South East - 12 £52,500 -
Basingstoke - 11 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 11 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - -
Cambridge -1 1 - -
London -2 1 £57,500 +22.34%
East of England -3 1 - -
Erskine - 1 £46,000 -
Kent - 1 £67,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £46,000 -
Scotland - 1 £46,000 -

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) VMware
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (61.90%) NetApp
3 11 (52.38%) SAN
4 10 (47.62%) SLA
5 7 (33.33%) Veeam
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) vCloud
6 6 (28.57%) Presales
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Statistics
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (19.05%) MCSA
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (14.29%) EMC
9 3 (14.29%) EMC VNX
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (9.52%) VCAP
10 2 (9.52%) NCDA
10 2 (9.52%) NCIE
10 2 (9.52%) vSphere
10 2 (9.52%) SaaS
10 2 (9.52%) PaaS
10 2 (9.52%) IaaS
10 2 (9.52%) EMC VNXe

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Statistics
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) EMC VNX
4 2 (9.52%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (9.52%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (4.76%) Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSA
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) NCDA
2 2 (9.52%) NCIE
2 2 (9.52%) NCSA
2 2 (9.52%) VCAP
2 2 (9.52%) VCDX
3 1 (4.76%) CCA
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) vCloud
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
1 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.76%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) NetApp
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Veeam
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Intel