The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Virtualisation Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Architect
Rank 122 118 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.048% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.051% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%
Virtualisation Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2213 1954 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.37% 94.08% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1917 1767 1305
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £61,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Virtualisation Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect across the Birmingham region.

Virtualisation Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Virtualisation Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Virtualisation Architect in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) MCSE
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) EMC
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) NetApp
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 16 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 16 (100.00%) vSphere
1 16 (100.00%) VCAP
1 16 (100.00%) VTSP
1 16 (100.00%) vCloud
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) CCIA
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (75.00%) WAAS
2 12 (75.00%) 3PAR
2 12 (75.00%) NCDA
2 12 (75.00%) NCIE
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (75.00%) Celerra
2 12 (75.00%) MCTS
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Virtualisation Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Virtualisation Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) WAAS
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) CLARiiON
1 12 (75.00%) Celerra
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) MCSE
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 16 (100.00%) VCAP
1 16 (100.00%) VTSP
2 12 (75.00%) CCIA
2 12 (75.00%) MCTS
2 12 (75.00%) MCITP
2 12 (75.00%) NCDA
2 12 (75.00%) NCIE
2 12 (75.00%) CCEA
2 12 (75.00%) CCA
3 4 (25.00%) VCP5
3 4 (25.00%) CCEE
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 16 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 16 (100.00%) vSphere
1 16 (100.00%) vCloud
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCOrch
1 4 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) EMC
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) NetApp
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) IBM