The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 851 914
Rank change year-on-year +24 +63  
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 43 62 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.063% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.065% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 69
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £59,750
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Virtualisation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Engineer in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Virtualisation Engineer in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Engineer in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Engineer within the UK 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
England +37 41 £40,000 -15.78% 5
London +7 13 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Yorkshire +11 11 £32,500 +25.00% 1
South East +46 8 £40,000 -
Surrey +34 6 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +16 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England - 6 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Leeds - 6 £37,500 - 1
Watford - 6 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £32,500 -
Berkshire +29 3 £40,000 -
South West +8 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Wiltshire +1 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
Chesham - 2 £34,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £34,000 -
Swindon +1 1 £30,000 -45.45%
North West -40 1 £42,500 +10.38%
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
Warrington - 1 £42,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £40,000 -

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (84.34%) VMware
1 70 (84.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (56.63%) Windows
3 41 (49.40%) Active Directory
4 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
5 34 (40.96%) Hyper-V
6 30 (36.14%) Windows Server
7 26 (31.33%) Cisco
8 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (28.92%) Linux
10 23 (27.71%) HP
11 22 (26.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (25.30%) SAN
13 20 (24.10%) vSphere
13 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (22.89%) NetApp
15 15 (18.07%) MS Exchange
16 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (15.66%) EMC
18 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (14.46%) vCloud
19 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2013
19 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
19 11 (13.25%) Finance
20 10 (12.05%) Backup Exec
20 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
20 10 (12.05%) ITIL
20 10 (12.05%) Office 365
20 10 (12.05%) PowerShell

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (18.07%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.43%) OpenStack
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) Apache
7 1 (1.20%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) IIS
7 1 (1.20%) nginx
7 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.05%) Office 365
4 5 (6.02%) IaaS
4 5 (6.02%) PaaS
4 5 (6.02%) SaaS
5 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.20%) GitHub
6 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) SAN
2 7 (8.43%) DNS
2 7 (8.43%) Firewall
2 7 (8.43%) Internet
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (4.82%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.41%) LDAP
5 2 (2.41%) NAS
5 2 (2.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.20%) DHCP
6 1 (1.20%) FTP
6 1 (1.20%) IMAP
6 1 (1.20%) LAN
6 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.20%) POP3
6 1 (1.20%) SMTP
6 1 (1.20%) VoIP
6 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Legal
2 5 (6.02%) Local Government
3 4 (4.82%) Advertising
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) POSIX
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 30 (36.14%) Windows Server
3 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (28.92%) Linux
5 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.02%) Debian
9 3 (3.61%) Unix
10 1 (1.20%) CentOS
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.20%) VMS
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.05%) ITIL
2 6 (7.23%) DevOps
2 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
3 5 (6.02%) Capacity Management
3 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (6.02%) Release Management
4 4 (4.82%) Data Management
4 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (4.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.61%) Migration
6 2 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.41%) Change Management
6 2 (2.41%) Functional Programming
6 2 (2.41%) Memory Management
6 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.41%) Software Architecture
6 2 (2.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.64%) Bash Shell
3 7 (8.43%) Python
4 6 (7.23%) C
4 6 (7.23%) Perl
4 6 (7.23%) Ruby
5 3 (3.61%) Java
6 2 (2.41%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) C++
6 2 (2.41%) F#
6 2 (2.41%) Haskell
6 2 (2.41%) ML
6 2 (2.41%) OCaml
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.43%) MCSE
4 6 (7.23%) VCP5
5 5 (6.02%) MCITP
5 5 (6.02%) MCP
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) VCP6
7 2 (2.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) VCAP
8 1 (1.20%) CCA
8 1 (1.20%) CCNA
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) EMC Certification
8 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (84.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (49.40%) Active Directory
3 34 (40.96%) Hyper-V
4 20 (24.10%) vSphere
5 12 (14.46%) vCloud
6 8 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.23%) KVM
7 6 (7.23%) Xen
8 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.41%) QEMU
10 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.41%) XenApp
11 1 (1.20%) Docker
11 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.43%) Puppet
3 6 (7.23%) Ansible
4 5 (6.02%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.02%) vRealize
5 3 (3.61%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.41%) SCCM
6 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (1.20%) Packer
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 70 (84.34%) VMware
2 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
3 26 (31.33%) Cisco
4 23 (27.71%) HP
5 19 (22.89%) NetApp
6 13 (15.66%) EMC
7 9 (10.84%) Citrix
8 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
9 7 (8.43%) 3PAR
10 6 (7.23%) Veritas
11 5 (6.02%) CommVault
11 5 (6.02%) Hitachi
11 5 (6.02%) Veeam
12 4 (4.82%) arcserve
13 3 (3.61%) Brocade
13 3 (3.61%) F5
14 2 (2.41%) Dell
14 2 (2.41%) IBM
14 2 (2.41%) Juniper
14 2 (2.41%) Riverbed
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