The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Specialist
Rank 890 862 918
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 27 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.020% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.60%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 24 £50,000 -
London -36 20 £50,000 -16.66%
Twickenham - 3 £52,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £50,000 -
South Wales - 3 £50,000 -
Wales - 3 £50,000 -
North West -1 2 £61,250 +2.08%
Merseyside - 2 £61,250 -
Liverpool - 2 £61,250 -
City of London -21 1 £44,000 -26.66%

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (95.92%) VMware
1 47 (95.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (69.39%) SAN
3 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
3 32 (65.31%) vSphere
4 31 (63.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (61.22%) Cisco
6 27 (55.10%) EMC
6 27 (55.10%) HP
7 25 (51.02%) Windows
8 24 (48.98%) VCP5
9 21 (42.86%) MS Excel
9 21 (42.86%) Citrix
9 21 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (40.82%) MCSE
10 20 (40.82%) XenServer
10 20 (40.82%) XenDesktop
11 19 (38.78%) 3PAR
12 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (36.73%) XenApp
12 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
12 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
13 17 (34.69%) PRINCE2
13 17 (34.69%) MCITP
14 16 (32.65%) Dell
15 15 (30.61%) HP AIS
15 15 (30.61%) HP ASE
16 14 (28.57%) Brocade
16 14 (28.57%) VMware ESX

Virtualisation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2013
1 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (69.39%) SAN
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) NAS
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (18.37%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) SUSE
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) PRINCE2
2 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.16%) Change Management
3 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
3 4 (8.16%) Project Management
3 4 (8.16%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.04%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.04%) Network Management
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.04%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) PowerHouse
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (48.98%) VCP5
3 21 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (40.82%) MCSE
5 17 (34.69%) MCITP
6 15 (30.61%) HP AIS
6 15 (30.61%) HP ASE
7 3 (6.12%) EMC Certification
7 3 (6.12%) CCA
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (95.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (65.31%) vSphere
3 20 (40.82%) XenServer
3 20 (40.82%) XenDesktop
4 18 (36.73%) XenApp
4 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
5 14 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.04%) vCloud
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) ARCserve
2 3 (6.12%) HP SIM
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) VMware
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
3 30 (61.22%) Cisco
4 27 (55.10%) EMC
4 27 (55.10%) HP
5 21 (42.86%) Citrix
6 19 (38.78%) 3PAR
7 16 (32.65%) Dell
8 14 (28.57%) Brocade
9 8 (16.33%) Capita
10 7 (14.29%) NetApp
11 4 (8.16%) Veeam
12 3 (6.12%) Avaya
13 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
13 2 (4.08%) Compaq