The first table below looks at the demand for the Virtualisation Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Virtualisation Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 210 199 167
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 3 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.11% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 22
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5112 5273 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.70% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 4428 4017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Virtualisation Consultant
England

Virtualisation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Virtualisation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Virtualisation Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Virtualisation Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Virtualisation Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +2 2 £47,500 -9.52%
Coventry - 2 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Virtualisation Consultant
England

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
3 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
4 9 (75.00%) vSphere
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (50.00%) XenServer
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (50.00%) HP
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (41.67%) VCAP
7 5 (41.67%) CCEE
7 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (33.33%) CCIA
8 4 (33.33%) MCITP
8 4 (33.33%) VCDX
8 4 (33.33%) CCEA
8 4 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
9 3 (25.00%) MCSE
9 3 (25.00%) SAN
9 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (25.00%) CCAA
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 2 (16.67%) MCTS
10 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 2 (16.67%) NCDA
10 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications

Virtualisation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Virtualisation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (41.67%) VCAP
3 5 (41.67%) CCEE
4 4 (33.33%) CCIA
4 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) VCDX
4 4 (33.33%) CCEA
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) CCAA
6 2 (16.67%) MCTS
6 2 (16.67%) NCDA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) CCA
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE
7 1 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) CCDA
7 1 (8.33%) NCIE
7 1 (8.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 9 (75.00%) vSphere
4 6 (50.00%) XenServer
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR