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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtualization Architect
Rank 864 869 813
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 9 18 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.018% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 34
Average salary £68,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.26% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £50,000 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £68,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +18.18%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 5 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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 -7 8 £67,500 +17.39% 1
North West 0 3 £68,500 -
South West - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £66,250 -
Cheshire - 2 £66,250 -
London +28 1 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Manchester -14 1 £72,500 -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 25 (83.33%) VMware
1 25 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Citrix
3 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco
5 12 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (33.33%) NetApp
6 10 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 10 (33.33%) vSphere
7 9 (30.00%) VCAP
7 9 (30.00%) vCloud
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (30.00%) MCSE
8 8 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (26.67%) EMC
9 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
9 7 (23.33%) HP
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (23.33%) XenApp
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (20.00%) VTSP
11 5 (16.67%) CCEE
11 5 (16.67%) VCP5
11 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
11 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 5 (16.67%) Application Packaging
11 5 (16.67%) LANDesk

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) WAAS
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) CLARiiON
2 3 (10.00%) Celerra
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 2 (6.67%) HPUX
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (10.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (30.00%) VCAP
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
3 8 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (20.00%) VTSP
5 5 (16.67%) CCEE
5 5 (16.67%) VCP5
6 4 (13.33%) MCITP
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.33%) CCA
6 4 (13.33%) CCIA
7 3 (10.00%) NCDA
7 3 (10.00%) NCIE
7 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) CCEA
7 3 (10.00%) CCNP
7 3 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 10 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (33.33%) vSphere
4 9 (30.00%) vCloud
5 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (23.33%) XenApp
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) UAG
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.33%) XenServer
7 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) XenMobile
2 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Citrix
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco
4 10 (33.33%) NetApp
5 8 (26.67%) EMC
6 7 (23.33%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) LANDesk
8 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
9 3 (10.00%) IBM
10 1 (3.33%) F5
10 1 (3.33%) Isilon
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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