The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Architect
Rank 855 841 822
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 8 16 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.016% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.017% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 31
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,900 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £68,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +20.83%
Virtualisation Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Virtualisation Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Virtualisation Architect Salary Trend in England

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Virtualisation Architect Salary Histogram in England

Virtualisation Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -7 3 £68,500 -
South West - 3 - -
London +14 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Virtualisation Architect
UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 27 (81.82%) VMware
1 27 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Citrix
3 17 (51.52%) Hyper-V
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco
4 15 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) NetApp
6 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
6 13 (39.39%) vSphere
7 12 (36.36%) VCAP
7 12 (36.36%) vCloud
7 12 (36.36%) MCSE
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (33.33%) EMC
9 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 9 (27.27%) VTSP
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (24.24%) XenApp
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (24.24%) HP
11 6 (18.18%) VCP5
11 6 (18.18%) NetScaler
11 6 (18.18%) CCEE
11 6 (18.18%) CCIA
11 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 6 (18.18%) 3PAR

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 5 (15.15%) WAAS
4 4 (12.12%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.06%) SAN
7 1 (3.03%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) CLARiiON
2 5 (15.15%) Celerra
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
5 2 (6.06%) HPUX
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Operations Management
2 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (36.36%) MCSE
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (36.36%) VCAP
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (27.27%) VTSP
5 6 (18.18%) CCEE
5 6 (18.18%) CCIA
5 6 (18.18%) VCP5
5 6 (18.18%) CCA
5 6 (18.18%) MCITP
6 5 (15.15%) MCTS
6 5 (15.15%) CCEA
6 5 (15.15%) NCDA
6 5 (15.15%) NCIE
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (9.09%) CCNP
8 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (51.52%) Hyper-V
3 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
3 13 (39.39%) vSphere
4 12 (36.36%) vCloud
5 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 8 (24.24%) XenApp
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.03%) XenServer
8 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (3.03%) UAG
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) XenMobile
2 4 (12.12%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Citrix
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco
4 13 (39.39%) NetApp
5 11 (33.33%) EMC
6 8 (24.24%) HP
7 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
7 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
8 4 (12.12%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Isilon
9 1 (3.03%) F5