Apprenticeships Salary & Benefits

Who doesn’t love the idea of earning whilst you’re learning?

At Virgin Media you’ll open every payslip with a smile, as your starting salary could be anywhere between £18,530 and £30,000 a year! Starting salaries depend on the level of the apprenticeship and where it is based (as some roles have London weighting). At Virgin Media though, we also offer performance pay opportunities and many apprentices will see a starting salary increase of between £2,000 and £3,000 within the first year. In addition to that At Virgin Media, all our apprentices are on permanent contracts so you have an exciting role with added job security.

Check out all of the other benefits that you’ll receive!



You’ll get 25 days’ holiday each year, rising to 28 days once you’ve been with us five years



As a special gift, we’ll also give you your birthday off every year!

Team rates


As part of Team Virgin Media, you’ll get unbeatable deals on our mobile, broadband, TV and home phone services



You can make even more savings through Tribe – a great Virgin Group discount scheme that slashes the prices of products, services and experiences from us and other companies



You can customise your benefits package by choosing from a range of personal and family benefits – including medical plans, dental cover or buying and selling holiday

Season ticket loan


If the cost of commuting is getting on top of you, we’ll sort out a loan to cover your rail journey to and from work

Bupa Healthy Minds / Employee Assistance Programme


We’re always here to help and this programme gives you round-the-clock access to free, impartial and completely confidential support from trained therapists

Contributory pension scheme


To make sure you’re taken care of long after you leave us, we’ll match every pound that you put into our contributory pension plan, up to 10%

Payroll Giving


This is a simple way of donating to your chosen charity, if you choose to, directly from your monthly pay

Car Scheme


Subject to eligibility, this scheme enables you to lease a brand new car with all your running costs (apart from fuel) included in one monthly payment, so you can just ‘Fuel It and Go’!

Ride to Work scheme


This cycle scheme is aimed to help get you on the road so you can enjoy those benefits of a safe and comfortable commute to work

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