The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Engineer
UK
Rank 826 897 845
Rank change year-on-year +71 -52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Engineer 38 52 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.050% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.052% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 83
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Engineer in the UK

Virtualisation Engineer
Top 30 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 27 March 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 +76 35 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South East +69 13 £49,500 -1.00% 3
London +66 12 £60,000 +5.26% 1
Berkshire +36 5 £50,000 - 1
Reading +35 4 £50,000 - 1
East of England +29 4 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £52,500 -
Surrey +42 3 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £33,000 -
Chesham - 3 £33,000 -
Glasgow +27 2 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +25 2 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +20 2 £39,250 +28.68%
South West +20 2 £55,000 +41.93%
Hampshire +22 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Swindon +16 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +15 1 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire +7 1 £46,000 +15.00%
Peterborough +3 1 - -
Wales +3 1 £40,000 +26.98%
North West -12 1 - -
Manchester -23 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £36,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £49,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Fareham - 1 £40,000 -
York - 1 £46,000 -
Northampton - 1 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 featuring Virtualisation Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (81.44%) VMware
1 79 (81.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (62.89%) Windows
3 50 (51.55%) Microsoft
4 48 (49.48%) Windows Server
5 36 (37.11%) Hyper-V
5 36 (37.11%) Active Directory
6 34 (35.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (34.02%) MS Excel
8 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (24.74%) Linux
10 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (20.62%) vSphere
10 20 (20.62%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (19.59%) Office 365
11 19 (19.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (19.59%) SAN
12 18 (18.56%) Citrix
13 17 (17.53%) EMC
13 17 (17.53%) NetApp
13 17 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (16.49%) MCSE
15 15 (15.46%) HP
15 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (14.43%) Cisco
16 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
16 14 (14.43%) LAN
17 13 (13.40%) WAN
17 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
17 13 (13.40%) Data Centre

Virtualisation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.09%) Apache
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.03%) IIS
7 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (34.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) Office 365
2 17 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.15%) IaaS
4 5 (5.15%) PaaS
4 5 (5.15%) SaaS
5 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.59%) SAN
2 14 (14.43%) LAN
3 13 (13.40%) WAN
4 12 (12.37%) DNS
4 12 (12.37%) Firewall
5 9 (9.28%) VPN
6 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.15%) Internet
8 4 (4.12%) DHCP
8 4 (4.12%) FCoE
8 4 (4.12%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.12%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.12%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.12%) SNMP
9 3 (3.09%) NAS
9 3 (3.09%) Skype
10 2 (2.06%) BGP
10 2 (2.06%) ICMP
10 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
1 4 (4.12%) Redmine
2 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Legal
3 3 (3.09%) Local Government
3 3 (3.09%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Web Services
2 4 (4.12%) REST
2 4 (4.12%) SOAP
3 2 (2.06%) MAPI
3 2 (2.06%) POSIX
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.31%) Clustering
3 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.25%) Driving Licence
4 6 (6.19%) EMC VNX
5 5 (5.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.09%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.06%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.06%) FlexPod
8 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.06%) iPad
8 2 (2.06%) PKI
9 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.89%) Windows
2 48 (49.48%) Windows Server
3 34 (35.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (24.74%) Linux
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.12%) Android
8 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.09%) Unix
10 2 (2.06%) CentOS
10 2 (2.06%) Debian
10 2 (2.06%) Fedora
10 2 (2.06%) SUSE
10 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.06%) VMS
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.06%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) ITIL
2 8 (8.25%) Information Security
3 6 (6.19%) Analytics
3 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
3 6 (6.19%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.12%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (4.12%) Data Management
5 4 (4.12%) High Availability
5 4 (4.12%) Release Management
5 4 (4.12%) Server Building
5 4 (4.12%) User Stories
6 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.09%) DevOps
6 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.09%) Migration
6 3 (3.09%) Presales
7 2 (2.06%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (2.06%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.19%) C
4 5 (5.15%) Perl
4 5 (5.15%) Python
5 4 (4.12%) Korn
5 4 (4.12%) Ruby
6 3 (3.09%) Java
7 2 (2.06%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) C++
7 2 (2.06%) F#
7 2 (2.06%) Haskell
7 2 (2.06%) ML
7 2 (2.06%) OCaml
7 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (16.49%) MCSE
4 11 (11.34%) Degree
4 11 (11.34%) MCP
4 11 (11.34%) MCSA
5 7 (7.22%) MCITP
6 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.15%) CCNA
7 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.12%) CISSP
8 4 (4.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.12%) GIAC
8 4 (4.12%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (4.12%) MCTS
8 4 (4.12%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (4.12%) SANS
8 4 (4.12%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (4.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 79 (81.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (37.11%) Active Directory
2 36 (37.11%) Hyper-V
3 20 (20.62%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (20.62%) vSphere
4 10 (10.31%) vCloud
4 10 (10.31%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.19%) NFS
5 6 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (6.19%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.12%) Samba
7 4 (4.12%) XenApp
8 3 (3.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (3.09%) KVM
8 3 (3.09%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.06%) Ceph
9 2 (2.06%) QEMU
9 2 (2.06%) Squid
9 2 (2.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Puppet
1 8 (8.25%) SCOM
2 7 (7.22%) SCCM
3 6 (6.19%) Ansible
4 5 (5.15%) Nagios
4 5 (5.15%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.15%) vRealize
5 4 (4.12%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.09%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.06%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (2.06%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) vMotion
8 1 (1.03%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.03%) Packer
8 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 79 (81.44%) VMware
2 50 (51.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.56%) Citrix
4 17 (17.53%) EMC
4 17 (17.53%) NetApp
5 15 (15.46%) HP
6 14 (14.43%) Cisco
7 8 (8.25%) Veeam
8 6 (6.19%) Mitel
9 5 (5.15%) CommVault
9 5 (5.15%) Dell
9 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.12%) arcserve
10 4 (4.12%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (4.12%) Hitachi
10 4 (4.12%) Nortel
11 3 (3.09%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.09%) F5
11 3 (3.09%) Riverbed
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
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