Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Specialist was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Virtualization Specialist
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1214 1283
Rank change year-on-year +43 +69 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 17 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 12
UK median annual salary £50,500 £40,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.25% -14.89% -2.08%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,950 £40,363
90th Percentile £70,000 £46,450 £83,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,750 £39,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.56% -12.22% -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171576 182627 210672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137617 152768 175132
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Virtualisation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Specialist in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 10 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 6 months to 25 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
England +27 16 £60,000 +50.00% 1
UK excluding London +42 11 £33,750 -14.56% 1
London +9 6 £67,500 +55.17%
Midlands +42 4 £33,500 -10.67% 1
West Midlands - 4 £33,500 - 1
South East +47 3 £41,000 +2.50%
North of England +13 3 - -
Yorkshire +27 2 - -
Scotland -18 1 £32,500 -27.37%
North West - 1 - -

Virtualisation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 14 (82.35%) VMware
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (70.59%) SAN
3 9 (52.94%) vSphere
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) NAS
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) Dell
5 7 (41.18%) EMC
5 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) IBM
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) Isilon
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (29.41%) EMC VNX
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Celerra
7 5 (29.41%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (29.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 5 (29.41%) CLARiiON
7 5 (29.41%) NetApp
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008

Virtualisation Specialist 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) NAS
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.76%) Skype
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Celerra
1 5 (29.41%) CLARiiON
1 5 (29.41%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Change Control
1 4 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
1 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Monetization
3 2 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (11.76%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
4 1 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Postgraduate
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) vSphere
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
5 5 (29.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
6 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
2 5 (29.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) PowerCLI
4 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) Dell
2 7 (41.18%) EMC
2 7 (41.18%) HP
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Isilon
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) CommVault
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Cognos