The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Specialist was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtualization Specialist
UK
Rank 859 957 932
Rank change year-on-year +98 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 8 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.007% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 19
Median salary £43,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,900 £45,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £54,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.36% -5.00%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Specialist in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Virtualisation Specialist in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Specialist in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +94 8 £43,000 -14.00%
London +77 5 £43,000 -25.21%
City of London - 3 £43,000 -
Bradford - 3 £44,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £44,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £44,000 -

Virtualisation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Virtualisation Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) VMware
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) vSphere
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle
7 6 (37.50%) Google
7 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) Unix
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) G Suite
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
8 5 (31.25%) Coaching
8 5 (31.25%) EMC VNX
8 5 (31.25%) EMC VPLEX
8 5 (31.25%) Simpana
8 5 (31.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
8 5 (31.25%) HP Storage
8 5 (31.25%) Alfresco
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (31.25%) XenApp

Virtualisation Specialist 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 5 (31.25%) Alfresco
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) G Suite
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
2 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) EMC VNX
1 5 (31.25%) HP Storage
2 2 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Debian
4 5 (31.25%) HPUX
4 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
4 5 (31.25%) NetWare
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) SUSE
4 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) VMS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Fedora
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Document Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) NCDA
2 1 (6.25%) NCIE
2 1 (6.25%) VCAP
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (75.00%) vSphere
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (31.25%) XenApp
5 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (18.75%) vCloud
7 2 (12.50%) NFS
7 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
8 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) EMC VPLEX
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Simpana
2 2 (12.50%) vMotion
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 7 (43.75%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Google
4 5 (31.25%) CommVault
4 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) Novell
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp