The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Architect
Rank - 234 254
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.13% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+26.08% +4.54%
Virtualisation Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6117 6717 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.47% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5420 5859
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Virtualisation Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Virtualisation Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) VCDX
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) VCP4
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (33.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) VCDX
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
1 1 (33.33%) VCAP
1 1 (33.33%) CCEE
1 1 (33.33%) CCAA
1 1 (33.33%) CCIA
1 1 (33.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix