The table below looks at the statistics for the Virtualisation Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Architect
Rank 868 866 842
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 25 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.043% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 35
Average salary £56,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Virtualisation Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Trend

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

Virtualisation Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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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
England -19 25 £56,500 -13.07% 1
South East -10 11 £70,000 -12.50%
London -13 11 £53,000 -29.33% 1
Berkshire +21 9 - -
Reading +10 9 - -
West Midlands +8 9 - -
Birmingham -4 9 - -
City of London - 7 £53,000 -
Leeds -16 5 - -
West Yorkshire -21 5 - -
Yorkshire -36 5 - -
Sheffield - 5 - -
South Yorkshire - 5 - -
North West -20 2 £75,000 +53.84%
Manchester - 2 £75,000 -
Surrey - 1 £80,000 -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 37 (82.22%) VMware
1 37 (82.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (62.22%) Citrix
3 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (60.00%) vCloud
4 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (48.89%) Hyper-V
5 20 (44.44%) NetApp
6 19 (42.22%) EMC
6 19 (42.22%) Cisco
6 19 (42.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (42.22%) vSphere
7 17 (37.78%) VCAP
7 17 (37.78%) XenDesktop
7 17 (37.78%) MCITP
7 17 (37.78%) MCSE
8 16 (35.56%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (35.56%) VTSP
9 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
10 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
10 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
10 13 (28.89%) CLARiiON
10 13 (28.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (28.89%) 3PAR
11 12 (26.67%) NCDA
11 12 (26.67%) NCIE
11 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (26.67%) WAAS
11 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (26.67%) Celerra

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (26.67%) WAAS
3 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
1 8 (17.78%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) CLARiiON
2 12 (26.67%) Celerra
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 5 (11.11%) Operations Management
2 4 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (4.44%) Change Management
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL
3 2 (4.44%) Product Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Product Management
3 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.22%) Use Case
4 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.22%) MOF
4 1 (2.22%) Project Management
4 1 (2.22%) Service Management
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (42.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (37.78%) MCITP
3 17 (37.78%) MCSE
3 17 (37.78%) VCAP
4 16 (35.56%) VTSP
4 16 (35.56%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (26.67%) CCEA
5 12 (26.67%) CCA
5 12 (26.67%) MCTS
5 12 (26.67%) NCDA
5 12 (26.67%) NCIE
5 12 (26.67%) CCIA
6 4 (8.89%) VCP5
6 4 (8.89%) CCEE
6 4 (8.89%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (82.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (60.00%) vCloud
3 22 (48.89%) Hyper-V
4 19 (42.22%) vSphere
5 17 (37.78%) XenDesktop
6 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
7 6 (13.33%) XenApp
8 5 (11.11%) Xen
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
10 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (2.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCOrch
1 4 (8.89%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) VMware
2 28 (62.22%) Citrix
3 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (44.44%) NetApp
5 19 (42.22%) Cisco
5 19 (42.22%) EMC
6 13 (28.89%) 3PAR
7 10 (22.22%) HP
8 8 (17.78%) LANDesk
9 5 (11.11%) IBM
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle
10 1 (2.22%) BMC
10 1 (2.22%) CA
10 1 (2.22%) Isilon
10 1 (2.22%) F5
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