Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 547 603
Rank change year-on-year +25 +56 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 24 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.078% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 25
South East median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £81,125 £71,500 £50,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 the South East

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 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
Thames Valley +38 17 £33,000 -45.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 11 £32,000 - 1
Berkshire +32 6 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Hampshire +14 5 £80,000 +166.67% 1
Surrey -2 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Virtualisation Engineer
England

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

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 South East region featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (91.67%) VMware
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) Legal
9 6 (25.00%) MCP
9 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (25.00%) MCSE
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (25.00%) Local Government
9 6 (25.00%) MCITP
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (20.83%) vSphere
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (20.83%) Clustering
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.83%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) NetApp
11 4 (16.67%) C
11 4 (16.67%) HP

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 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) VSAN
3 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.17%) FCoE
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Legal
2 6 (25.00%) Local Government
3 2 (8.33%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
1 3 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) DevOps
2 2 (8.33%) High Availability
2 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.33%) Presales
2 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (4.17%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Server Building
3 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) C
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCITP
1 6 (25.00%) MCP
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) VCP5
4 1 (4.17%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.83%) vSphere
5 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.33%) KVM
7 1 (4.17%) vCloud
7 1 (4.17%) XenApp
7 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (4.17%) Kaseya
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat