Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 834 848
Rank change year-on-year +49 +14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 47 23 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.030% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.032% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 58
London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,950
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.96% -11.00%
10th Percentile £41,000 £19,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £66,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Engineer in London

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London +13 7 £68,750 +37.50%
South London - 7 £42,500 -
West London +14 3 £45,000 -15.09%
Virtualisation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (78.72%) VMware
1 37 (78.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
3 27 (57.45%) Citrix
3 27 (57.45%) Windows
4 25 (53.19%) vSphere
5 22 (46.81%) Hyper-V
6 21 (44.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (40.43%) MCSE
8 18 (38.30%) Cisco
8 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
11 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (31.91%) Banking
11 15 (31.91%) Finance
12 14 (29.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (29.79%) XenApp
12 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
13 13 (27.66%) XenServer
13 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (27.66%) Windows 10
14 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
14 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
14 12 (25.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
15 11 (23.40%) Asset Management
15 11 (23.40%) Retail Banking
15 11 (23.40%) Degree
15 11 (23.40%) Computer Science

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (8.51%) Office 365
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) NAS
1 10 (21.28%) SAN
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) DHCP
4 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.38%) VSAN
5 2 (4.26%) FCoE
5 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.13%) ADSL
6 1 (2.13%) BGP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.13%) HSRP
6 1 (2.13%) IPsec
6 1 (2.13%) MPLS
6 1 (2.13%) OSPF
6 1 (2.13%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (31.91%) Banking
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
2 11 (23.40%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
4 13 (27.66%) Windows 10
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (23.40%) Linux
6 7 (14.89%) Debian
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Application Virtualisation
1 11 (23.40%) Asset Management
1 11 (23.40%) Wealth Management
2 7 (14.89%) Network Virtualisation
2 7 (14.89%) Presales
2 7 (14.89%) Time Management
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 3 (6.38%) ITSM
4 3 (6.38%) Task Automation
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (4.26%) DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) High Availability
5 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.38%) Perl
2 3 (6.38%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (40.43%) MCSE
3 12 (25.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (23.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (23.40%) Degree
5 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (17.02%) CCNA
6 8 (17.02%) MCSA
7 7 (14.89%) CCA
7 7 (14.89%) CCNP
7 7 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (14.89%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (14.89%) HP ASE
7 7 (14.89%) HPE ATP
7 7 (14.89%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (14.89%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (6.38%) VCP6
9 1 (2.13%) CCIE
9 1 (2.13%) CCIP
9 1 (2.13%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 37 (78.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (53.19%) vSphere
3 22 (46.81%) Hyper-V
4 14 (29.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (29.79%) XenApp
4 14 (29.79%) XenDesktop
5 13 (27.66%) XenServer
6 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
7 3 (6.38%) vCloud
8 2 (4.26%) KVM
9 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) vRealize
2 4 (8.51%) vCenter Server
3 3 (6.38%) Ansible
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.38%) PowerCLI
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) VMware
2 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
3 27 (57.45%) Citrix
4 18 (38.30%) Cisco
5 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.51%) Google
7 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.26%) Brocade
7 2 (4.26%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) Exinda
8 1 (2.13%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Riverbed