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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Architect
Rank 887 854 852
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 20 20 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.020% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 23
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £73,500 £59,900
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+36.84% +2.70%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -25 20 £62,500 +31.57% 4
London -3 9 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South East -16 9 £60,000 -14.28%
Birmingham +6 8 - -
West Midlands +4 8 - -
Reading +2 8 - -
Berkshire +1 8 - -
South Yorkshire -4 8 - -
Sheffield -11 8 - -
West Yorkshire -20 8 - -
Leeds -28 8 - -
Yorkshire -41 8 - -
City of London +13 5 £50,750 -7.72% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £65,000 -
Cambridge -8 2 £65,000 -
East of England -21 2 £65,000 -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (94.87%) VMware
1 37 (94.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (61.54%) vCloud
3 23 (58.97%) Citrix
4 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (48.72%) MCITP
5 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
7 13 (33.33%) vSphere
7 13 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco
8 12 (30.77%) EMC
9 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.64%) MCSE
10 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
10 10 (25.64%) NetApp
10 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (25.64%) XenDesktop
11 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (23.08%) NCIE
11 9 (23.08%) CLARiiON
11 9 (23.08%) Xen
12 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (20.51%) Finance
12 8 (20.51%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (20.51%) MCTS
12 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (20.51%) Business Continuity
12 8 (20.51%) CCA

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) WAAS
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) CLARiiON
2 8 (20.51%) Celerra
3 3 (7.69%) Social Media
3 3 (7.69%) Blog
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (20.51%) Business Continuity
2 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 3 (7.69%) Service Management
3 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) MOF
3 3 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.13%) Product Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Product Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Management
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.56%) Use Case
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) MCITP
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (25.64%) MCSE
4 9 (23.08%) NCIE
5 8 (20.51%) VCAP
5 8 (20.51%) VTSP
5 8 (20.51%) CCIA
5 8 (20.51%) MCTS
5 8 (20.51%) NCDA
5 8 (20.51%) CCA
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (20.51%) CCEA
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 3 (7.69%) VCP5
8 2 (5.13%) HP AIS
8 2 (5.13%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (94.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (61.54%) vCloud
3 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
4 13 (33.33%) vSphere
5 10 (25.64%) XenDesktop
5 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
6 9 (23.08%) Xen
7 2 (5.13%) XenApp
7 2 (5.13%) XenServer
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) VMware
2 23 (58.97%) Citrix
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco
4 12 (30.77%) EMC
5 10 (25.64%) NetApp
6 8 (20.51%) 3PAR
7 7 (17.95%) HP
8 5 (12.82%) IBM
9 4 (10.26%) Veeam
10 3 (7.69%) Dell
10 3 (7.69%) BMC
10 3 (7.69%) CA
11 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
12 1 (2.56%) McAfee
12 1 (2.56%) Oracle
UK
Stott & May
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £7,200 + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago