The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 626 612
Rank change year-on-year +51 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 12 25 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.035% 0.059% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.061% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 29
Median salary £60,000 £60,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +21.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £85,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32445 40865 41138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.75% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27449 35261 34593
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Engineer in London

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
4 12 (52.17%) vSphere
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (39.13%) vCloud
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) Citrix
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) vRealize
10 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (17.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
11 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (17.39%) NetApp
11 4 (17.39%) EMC
11 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
11 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
12 3 (13.04%) PowerShell

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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
1 4 (17.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) VMS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.04%) VCAP
3 1 (4.35%) CCA
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (52.17%) vSphere
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) vCloud
5 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
6 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (13.04%) XenApp
7 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
8 2 (8.70%) NFS
8 2 (8.70%) XenServer
9 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) vRealize
2 2 (8.70%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) vMotion
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.70%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) Hitachi