The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Consultant
Rank 222 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Consultant 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.096% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Virtualisation Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5474 4973 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.18% 95.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 4246 3804
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 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 -16 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Virtualisation Consultant
England

Virtualisation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) EMC
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
4 4 (57.14%) XenMobile
5 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
5 3 (42.86%) VCAP
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) VCDX
7 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
7 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VCAP
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VCDX
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VTSP
3 1 (14.29%) CCEE
3 1 (14.29%) VCP5
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) XenMobile
2 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR