The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 430 454
Rank change year-on-year +46 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 8 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.087% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.090% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 18
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £27,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year +10.34% -12.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Engineer in the South East

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Virtualisation Engineer in the South East

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Engineer in the South East

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +34 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire +29 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £34,000 -
Virtualisation Engineer
England

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (86.36%) VMware
1 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
4 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 8 (36.36%) NetApp
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (27.27%) SAN
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (27.27%) MCSE
9 5 (22.73%) MCP
9 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) HP
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Legal
9 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (22.73%) Local Government
9 5 (22.73%) MCITP
9 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
10 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) VSAN
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Legal
1 5 (22.73%) Local Government
2 4 (18.18%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Data Management
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) MCITP
3 5 (22.73%) MCP
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (13.64%) VCP5
5 1 (4.55%) CCA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) NetApp
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 4 (18.18%) arcserve
6 4 (18.18%) CommVault
6 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 4 (18.18%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) Mitel
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat