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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Architect
Rank 888 869 840
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 11 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.033% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.035% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 33
Average salary £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 17 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 22 December 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 -21 11 £60,000 -20.00% 3
London -9 6 £53,000 -29.33%
North West -8 3 £72,500 +48.71% 3
City of London - 3 £53,000 -
Berkshire +10 2 - -
Birmingham -5 2 - -
Reading -10 2 - -
South East -14 2 - -
West Midlands -20 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £73,750 - 2
Leeds -7 1 - -
West Yorkshire -15 1 - -
Yorkshire -28 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £68,500 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £68,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 33 (80.49%) VMware
1 33 (80.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (68.29%) Citrix
3 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (56.10%) Hyper-V
5 21 (51.22%) vCloud
6 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (48.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (46.34%) NetApp
8 18 (43.90%) EMC
8 18 (43.90%) Cisco
9 17 (41.46%) MCSE
9 17 (41.46%) VCAP
9 17 (41.46%) XenDesktop
9 17 (41.46%) vSphere
10 16 (39.02%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (36.59%) MCITP
11 15 (36.59%) VTSP
12 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
12 14 (34.15%) Windows
13 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (29.27%) CCIA
13 12 (29.27%) 3PAR
13 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
13 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
13 12 (29.27%) CCA
13 12 (29.27%) CLARiiON
14 11 (26.83%) MCTS
14 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2003

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (26.83%) WAAS
3 4 (9.76%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (17.07%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.88%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) CLARiiON
2 11 (26.83%) Celerra
3 2 (4.88%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) HPUX
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Operations Management
2 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL
3 2 (4.88%) Product Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Product Management
4 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.44%) Use Case
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Migration
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (48.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (41.46%) MCSE
2 17 (41.46%) VCAP
3 16 (39.02%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (36.59%) VTSP
4 15 (36.59%) MCITP
5 12 (29.27%) CCA
5 12 (29.27%) CCIA
6 11 (26.83%) NCDA
6 11 (26.83%) NCIE
6 11 (26.83%) CCEA
6 11 (26.83%) MCTS
7 6 (14.63%) VCP5
8 5 (12.20%) CCEE
9 3 (7.32%) Degree
10 1 (2.44%) VCDX
10 1 (2.44%) VCP4
10 1 (2.44%) CCAA
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (80.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (56.10%) Hyper-V
3 21 (51.22%) vCloud
4 17 (41.46%) XenDesktop
4 17 (41.46%) vSphere
5 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (14.63%) XenApp
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (7.32%) Xen
8 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.44%) UAG
8 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCOrch
1 4 (9.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) VMware
2 28 (68.29%) Citrix
3 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 19 (46.34%) NetApp
5 18 (43.90%) EMC
5 18 (43.90%) Cisco
6 12 (29.27%) 3PAR
7 9 (21.95%) HP
8 8 (19.51%) LANDesk
9 4 (9.76%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) Isilon
10 1 (2.44%) F5
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 20 days ago