The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Virtualisation Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtualization Architect
Rank 855 930 916
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 28 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.033% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.035% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 43
Median salary £70,000 £54,400 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.67% -16.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £50,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £87,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £54,400 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+24.08% -16.30%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Virtualisation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Virtualisation Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +95 28 £70,000 +9.37% 1
South East +79 20 £67,500 +35.00%
Berkshire - 20 £67,500 -
London +80 7 £80,000 -1.53% 1
Reading - 4 £90,000 -
South West +17 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Chippenham - 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Virtualisation Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 46 (86.79%) VMware
1 46 (86.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (69.81%) Hyper-V
3 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (50.94%) MCSE
4 25 (47.17%) Windows
4 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
4 25 (47.17%) Cisco
4 25 (47.17%) Data Centre
5 24 (45.28%) Presales
6 23 (43.40%) vSphere
6 23 (43.40%) HP
6 23 (43.40%) Linux
7 22 (41.51%) vCloud
8 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
8 21 (39.62%) IIS
9 20 (37.74%) Project Planning
9 20 (37.74%) Project Management
9 20 (37.74%) Validation
10 19 (35.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
10 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
10 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (33.96%) Clustering
12 17 (32.08%) MCITP
12 17 (32.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 17 (32.08%) Load Balancing
12 17 (32.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (32.08%) Veritas Cluster Server

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (39.62%) IIS
2 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.89%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
1 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (18.87%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.66%) PaaS
5 2 (3.77%) IaaS
5 2 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.89%) Heroku
6 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) DHCP
1 17 (32.08%) DNS
1 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
2 14 (26.42%) LAN
2 14 (26.42%) WAN
3 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 5 (9.43%) SAN
5 4 (7.55%) FCoE
5 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (7.55%) HTTP
5 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.55%) Multicast
5 4 (7.55%) NAS
5 4 (7.55%) Network Security
6 2 (3.77%) IPv4
6 2 (3.77%) IPv6
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.55%) HBase
3 2 (3.77%) DB2
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Power BI
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) Rendezvous
2 4 (7.55%) Ultra Messaging
2 4 (7.55%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) XSLT
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Data Centre
2 18 (33.96%) Clustering
3 10 (18.87%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Linux
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.77%) Unix
7 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Presales
2 20 (37.74%) Project Management
2 20 (37.74%) Project Planning
2 20 (37.74%) Validation
3 17 (32.08%) Load Balancing
4 12 (22.64%) Migration
5 11 (20.75%) SOA
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Benchmarking
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.55%) Storage Virtualisation
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.66%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.77%) ERP
9 2 (3.77%) eTOM
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) MCSE
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (35.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (32.08%) MCITP
3 17 (32.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (15.09%) MCSD
5 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) CCNP
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CCDP
7 1 (1.89%) CCNA
7 1 (1.89%) EMC Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MBA
7 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 46 (86.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (69.81%) Hyper-V
3 23 (43.40%) vSphere
4 22 (41.51%) vCloud
5 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
6 17 (32.08%) Terminal Services
6 17 (32.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (7.55%) KVM
7 4 (7.55%) NFS
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (7.55%) SRDF
7 4 (7.55%) Xen
8 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.77%) XenApp
9 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) VMware
2 25 (47.17%) Cisco
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (43.40%) HP
4 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
4 17 (32.08%) Veritas
5 9 (16.98%) EMC
5 9 (16.98%) NetApp
6 8 (15.09%) IBM
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle
8 4 (7.55%) DataSynapse
8 4 (7.55%) Intel
8 4 (7.55%) Sybase
8 4 (7.55%) TIBCO
9 3 (5.66%) Citrix
10 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.77%) Juniper
11 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.89%) Dell
11 1 (1.89%) F5