Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtualization Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1057 1081 1122
Rank change year-on-year +24 +41 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 109 122 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.068% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.071% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 80 89 125
England median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% -20.00% +4.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £28,600
90th Percentile £68,125 £65,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Virtualisation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Engineer in England

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Virtualisation Engineer in England

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Engineer in England

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 47 £45,000 - 1
South East +15 24 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North of England -8 24 £37,500 +4.17%
Yorkshire +11 13 £37,500 +4.17%
North West -13 11 £62,500 +62.34%
Midlands +24 7 £42,500 +10.39%
East of England +11 7 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands +32 5 - -
West Midlands +15 2 £42,500 -
Virtualisation Engineer
UK

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Virtualisation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 83 (76.15%) VMware
1 83 (76.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (57.80%) Windows
3 57 (52.29%) Hyper-V
4 45 (41.28%) Microsoft
5 40 (36.70%) Active Directory
5 40 (36.70%) Citrix
6 37 (33.94%) Cisco
6 37 (33.94%) Windows Server
7 35 (32.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (30.28%) Linux
9 31 (28.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (28.44%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (28.44%) vSphere
10 28 (25.69%) SAN
11 27 (24.77%) MCSE
12 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (20.18%) Finance
14 20 (18.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (18.35%) PowerShell
15 17 (15.60%) XenDesktop
15 17 (15.60%) ITIL
16 16 (14.68%) Red Hat
16 16 (14.68%) Banking
17 15 (13.76%) Google
17 15 (13.76%) Degree
17 15 (13.76%) DNS
17 15 (13.76%) XenApp
17 15 (13.76%) Google Cloud Platform

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.50%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 35 (32.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (28.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (11.01%) Office 365
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.69%) SAN
2 15 (13.76%) DNS
3 12 (11.01%) DHCP
4 11 (10.09%) Firewall
4 11 (10.09%) NAS
5 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.34%) Internet
7 6 (5.50%) VSAN
8 5 (4.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.59%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.67%) VPN
10 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.75%) FCoE
10 3 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.75%) MPLS
10 3 (2.75%) WAN
11 2 (1.83%) LAN
11 2 (1.83%) LDAP
11 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) Big Data
2 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Banking
3 11 (10.09%) Investment Banking
3 11 (10.09%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Legal
4 5 (4.59%) Local Government
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Military
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.92%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.59%) Clustering
4 4 (3.67%) Replication
5 3 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.92%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 63 (57.80%) Windows
2 37 (33.94%) Windows Server
3 33 (30.28%) Linux
4 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.93%) Debian
6 13 (11.93%) Windows 10
7 10 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.83%) Unix
8 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) ITIL
2 12 (11.01%) Network Virtualisation
3 11 (10.09%) Application Virtualisation
3 11 (10.09%) Asset Management
3 11 (10.09%) Wealth Management
4 10 (9.17%) DevOps
5 9 (8.26%) Presales
5 9 (8.26%) Product Management
5 9 (8.26%) Validation
6 7 (6.42%) Time Management
7 6 (5.50%) High Availability
8 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.59%) Network Management
9 4 (3.67%) ITSM
9 4 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.67%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (3.67%) Task Automation
10 3 (2.75%) Converged Infrastructure
10 3 (2.75%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (2.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.35%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.84%) Bash Shell
3 13 (11.93%) Python
4 11 (10.09%) Perl
5 6 (5.50%) Ruby
6 5 (4.59%) C
7 2 (1.83%) SQL
7 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.92%) C#
8 1 (0.92%) C++
8 1 (0.92%) F#
8 1 (0.92%) Haskell
8 1 (0.92%) Java
8 1 (0.92%) ML
8 1 (0.92%) OCaml
8 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (24.77%) MCSE
3 20 (18.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (13.76%) Degree
5 11 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (10.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (10.09%) MCSA
6 10 (9.17%) CCNA
7 7 (6.42%) CCA
7 7 (6.42%) CCNP
7 7 (6.42%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (6.42%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (6.42%) HP ASE
7 7 (6.42%) HPE ATP
7 7 (6.42%) MCITP
7 7 (6.42%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (6.42%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (4.59%) MCP
9 4 (3.67%) VCP6
10 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) GCP
System Software
1 83 (76.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (52.29%) Hyper-V
3 40 (36.70%) Active Directory
4 31 (28.44%) vSphere
5 17 (15.60%) XenDesktop
6 15 (13.76%) XenApp
7 14 (12.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (12.84%) XenServer
8 10 (9.17%) KVM
9 8 (7.34%) vCloud
10 6 (5.50%) Xen
11 1 (0.92%) QEMU
11 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (10.09%) Puppet
2 10 (9.17%) Ansible
3 9 (8.26%) SCCM
4 7 (6.42%) vCenter Server
4 7 (6.42%) vRealize
5 5 (4.59%) PowerCLI
6 4 (3.67%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.75%) SCOM
8 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.83%) Simpana
9 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 83 (76.15%) VMware
2 45 (41.28%) Microsoft
3 40 (36.70%) Citrix
4 37 (33.94%) Cisco
5 16 (14.68%) Red Hat
6 15 (13.76%) Google
7 10 (9.17%) NetApp
8 9 (8.26%) HP
9 5 (4.59%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.75%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.83%) Brocade
11 2 (1.83%) CommVault
11 2 (1.83%) EMC
11 2 (1.83%) F5
11 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.83%) Symantec
12 1 (0.92%) Exinda
12 1 (0.92%) Ipanema Technologies
12 1 (0.92%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.92%) Riverbed