The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Specialist was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 919 962
Rank change year-on-year +43 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Specialist 7 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 13
Median salary £38,250 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £38,250 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £38,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.25% -18.42%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +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 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Specialist in the UK

Virtualisation Specialist
Top 11 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 24 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 +54 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Leeds - 3 - -
London +27 1 £72,500 +34.88%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £34,000 -
Motherwell - 1 £32,500 - 1
Bradford - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £34,000 -

Virtualisation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (73.33%) vSphere
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) Service Management
6 7 (46.67%) Change Management
6 7 (46.67%) HPUX
6 7 (46.67%) Coaching
6 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
7 6 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) Citrix
9 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
9 4 (26.67%) Unix
9 4 (26.67%) Project Management
9 4 (26.67%) Google
9 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
9 4 (26.67%) Change Control
9 4 (26.67%) HP Storage
9 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Alfresco
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) G Suite
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) HP Storage
2 3 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) HPUX
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Debian
6 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (20.00%) NetWare
6 3 (20.00%) SUSE
7 2 (13.33%) CentOS
8 1 (6.67%) Fedora
8 1 (6.67%) Solaris
8 1 (6.67%) VMS
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) Coaching
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Document Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (73.33%) vSphere
3 6 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Docker
5 1 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (6.67%) Shibboleth
5 1 (6.67%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) Xen
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
1 3 (20.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Simpana
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Google
4 3 (20.00%) CommVault
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Novell
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
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