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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 882 864 878
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 15 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.025% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 7
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -23.07%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 11 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 19 December 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
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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 -10 15 £48,000 -4.00% 2
London +17 6 £46,750 -6.50% 2
York - 5 £48,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £48,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £48,000 -
East of England -20 4 £44,250 -11.50%
Cambridge -6 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Cambridgeshire -12 3 £52,500 +5.00%
City of London +30 1 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £36,000 -

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (92.86%) VMware
1 26 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 16 (57.14%) Citrix
3 16 (57.14%) vSphere
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (53.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (46.43%) HP
6 13 (46.43%) SAN
7 12 (42.86%) ITIL
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (39.29%) Clustering
9 10 (35.71%) Altiris
9 10 (35.71%) WSUS
10 9 (32.14%) EMC
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco
11 5 (17.86%) Project Management
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.29%) XenApp
12 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
12 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
12 4 (14.29%) NetApp
12 4 (14.29%) Replication
12 4 (14.29%) Finance
13 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (10.71%) Linux
13 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCEA
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) CCAA
3 1 (3.57%) CCIA
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (57.14%) vSphere
3 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) Xen
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 2 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) WSUS
2 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Citrix
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) HP
5 10 (35.71%) Altiris
6 9 (32.14%) EMC
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) NetApp
9 2 (7.14%) IBM
9 2 (7.14%) Brocade
9 2 (7.14%) AppSense
9 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
10 1 (3.57%) Veeam
10 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.57%) Symantec
10 1 (3.57%) BMC
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago