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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Architect
Rank 872 848 857
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 30 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.026% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.028% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 27
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £73,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -9.52%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 19 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 19 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 -9 30 £62,500 +31.57%
South East -4 16 £70,000 -
Berkshire +16 14 - -
Reading +9 14 - -
Birmingham +6 14 - -
West Midlands +2 14 - -
South Yorkshire -2 11 - -
Sheffield -12 11 - -
Leeds -25 11 - -
West Yorkshire -30 11 - -
Yorkshire -30 11 - -
London -24 10 £53,000 -24.28%
City of London - 6 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £65,000 -
Cambridge -8 2 £65,000 -
East of England -23 2 £65,000 -
Manchester - 1 £75,000 -
North West - 1 £75,000 -
Surrey - 1 £80,000 -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 43 (89.58%) VMware
1 43 (89.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (64.58%) vCloud
3 30 (62.50%) Citrix
4 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
5 24 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (43.75%) Hyper-V
7 20 (41.67%) MCITP
8 18 (37.50%) vSphere
9 17 (35.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (35.42%) NetApp
9 17 (35.42%) Cisco
10 16 (33.33%) EMC
11 15 (31.25%) MCSE
11 15 (31.25%) XenDesktop
12 14 (29.17%) VCAP
12 14 (29.17%) VTSP
12 14 (29.17%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
14 12 (25.00%) NCIE
14 12 (25.00%) 3PAR
14 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 12 (25.00%) CLARiiON
15 11 (22.92%) MCTS
15 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (22.92%) CCEA
15 11 (22.92%) CCA

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (22.92%) WAAS
3 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 11 (22.92%) Celerra
3 3 (6.25%) Social Media
3 3 (6.25%) Blog
4 2 (4.17%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 8 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (10.42%) Change Management
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Operations Management
3 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.25%) MOF
4 3 (6.25%) Service Management
4 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.17%) Product Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Product Management
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.08%) Use Case
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.08%) Migration
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (41.67%) MCITP
3 17 (35.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (31.25%) MCSE
5 14 (29.17%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (29.17%) VCAP
5 14 (29.17%) VTSP
6 12 (25.00%) NCIE
7 11 (22.92%) NCDA
7 11 (22.92%) CCIA
7 11 (22.92%) CCEA
7 11 (22.92%) CCA
7 11 (22.92%) MCTS
8 6 (12.50%) Degree
9 4 (8.33%) VCP5
10 3 (6.25%) CCEE
11 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (89.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (64.58%) vCloud
3 21 (43.75%) Hyper-V
4 18 (37.50%) vSphere
5 15 (31.25%) XenDesktop
6 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (18.75%) Xen
8 5 (10.42%) XenApp
9 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
10 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (2.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
1 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (89.58%) VMware
2 30 (62.50%) Citrix
3 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco
4 17 (35.42%) NetApp
5 16 (33.33%) EMC
6 12 (25.00%) 3PAR
7 9 (18.75%) HP
8 7 (14.58%) IBM
9 5 (10.42%) LANDesk
10 3 (6.25%) BMC
10 3 (6.25%) CA
11 2 (4.17%) Oracle
11 2 (4.17%) Veeam
12 1 (2.08%) McAfee
12 1 (2.08%) F5