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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Architect
Rank 924 912 897
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 27 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.028% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.029% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 32
Average salary £54,400 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.30% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £64,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-22.48% -7.85%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Virtualisation Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 13 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 5 February 2016. 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 +6 24 £60,000 -9.43%
South East +6 14 £50,000 -9.90%
London -3 7 £82,500 +10.00%
Worthing - 5 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Guildford - 4 - -
Yorkshire +14 2 £42,500 -34.61%
West Yorkshire +5 2 £42,500 -34.61%
Wakefield - 2 £42,500 -
Manchester +20 1 £70,000 -3.44%
North West +3 1 £70,000 +2.18%
City of London - 1 £80,000 -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (60.66%) Microsoft
1 37 (60.66%) VMware
1 37 (60.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (59.02%) HP
3 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
3 31 (50.82%) Hyper-V
4 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
5 28 (45.90%) Citrix
6 25 (40.98%) SAN
7 23 (37.70%) Cisco
7 23 (37.70%) Clustering
8 22 (36.07%) High Availability
9 21 (34.43%) SQL
9 21 (34.43%) Oracle
9 21 (34.43%) Windows
10 20 (32.79%) TOGAF
11 18 (29.51%) Finance
11 18 (29.51%) Linux
11 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
12 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
13 15 (24.59%) SharePoint
13 15 (24.59%) NetApp
14 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (22.95%) CheckPoint
14 14 (22.95%) MCSE
14 14 (22.95%) F5
14 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
15 13 (21.31%) Translating Business Requirements
15 13 (21.31%) Mentoring

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (24.59%) SharePoint
2 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (21.31%) Lync
2 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.31%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (21.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (9.84%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (9.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (14.75%) SaaS
2 8 (13.11%) IaaS
2 8 (13.11%) PaaS
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) SAN
2 13 (21.31%) VoIP
3 8 (13.11%) Firewall
4 7 (11.48%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) NAS
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 1 (1.64%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.64%) MPLS
7 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.75%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
2 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Clustering
2 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
3 9 (14.75%) Replication
4 6 (9.84%) LPAR
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Celerra
5 3 (4.92%) CLARiiON
5 3 (4.92%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Social Media
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.64%) Equities
7 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.75%) Unix
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.84%) AIX
7 6 (9.84%) CentOS
7 6 (9.84%) Solaris
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) High Availability
2 20 (32.79%) TOGAF
3 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
4 13 (21.31%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 13 (21.31%) Data Management
4 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
4 13 (21.31%) Network Load Balancing
4 13 (21.31%) Translating Business Requirements
5 12 (19.67%) Presales
6 10 (16.39%) Business Continuity
6 10 (16.39%) ITIL
6 10 (16.39%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
7 9 (14.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) CMMI
8 5 (8.20%) DevOps
8 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (8.20%) eTOM
8 5 (8.20%) IT Governance
8 5 (8.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) C
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (22.95%) MCSE
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (21.31%) CCNA
3 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) MBA
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.64%) CCDP
7 1 (1.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.64%) VCAP
7 1 (1.64%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.20%) COBIT
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 37 (60.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 31 (50.82%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
3 6 (9.84%) Xen
4 3 (4.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (4.92%) XenServer
5 2 (3.28%) vCloud
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (14.75%) Hyperic
2 6 (9.84%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.84%) Tivoli
2 6 (9.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.20%) Puppet
4 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
1 37 (60.66%) VMware
2 36 (59.02%) HP
3 28 (45.90%) Citrix
4 23 (37.70%) Cisco
5 21 (34.43%) Oracle
6 15 (24.59%) NetApp
7 14 (22.95%) CheckPoint
7 14 (22.95%) F5
8 13 (21.31%) 3PAR
8 13 (21.31%) Juniper
9 10 (16.39%) EMC
10 9 (14.75%) SolarWinds
10 9 (14.75%) Symantec
11 6 (9.84%) Bloomberg
11 6 (9.84%) CommVault
11 6 (9.84%) Dell
12 5 (8.20%) IBM
13 2 (3.28%) Sophos
13 2 (3.28%) WatchGuard