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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Architect
Rank 872 843 863
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 32 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.035% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 32
Average salary £53,000 £47,500 £59,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% -20.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 32 £53,000 +8.71% 3
South East +1 14 £70,000 -12.50%
London -2 13 £53,000 -18.46% 3
Berkshire +13 12 - -
Reading +4 12 - -
Birmingham - 12 - -
West Midlands - 12 - -
City of London - 9 £53,000 - 2
South Yorkshire -14 8 - -
Sheffield -17 8 - -
Yorkshire -25 8 - -
West Yorkshire -29 8 - -
Leeds -33 8 - -
North West - 2 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £65,000 -
Manchester - 2 £75,000 -
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
Surrey - 1 £80,000 -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 41 (83.67%) VMware
1 41 (83.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (65.31%) vCloud
2 32 (65.31%) Citrix
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (44.90%) Hyper-V
6 21 (42.86%) MCITP
7 19 (38.78%) NetApp
7 19 (38.78%) Cisco
7 19 (38.78%) vSphere
8 18 (36.73%) EMC
8 18 (36.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (34.69%) MCSE
9 17 (34.69%) XenDesktop
10 16 (32.65%) VCAP
10 16 (32.65%) VTSP
10 16 (32.65%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (26.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (26.53%) 3PAR
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
11 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
11 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
11 13 (26.53%) CLARiiON
12 12 (24.49%) MCTS
12 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (24.49%) CCEA
12 12 (24.49%) CCA

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (24.49%) WAAS
3 4 (8.16%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) CLARiiON
2 12 (24.49%) Celerra
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Blog
3 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Business Continuity
1 8 (16.33%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (10.20%) Operations Management
3 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.12%) Change Management
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL
4 2 (4.08%) MOF
4 2 (4.08%) Service Management
4 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.08%) Product Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Product Management
4 2 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.04%) Use Case
5 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (42.86%) MCITP
3 18 (36.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (34.69%) MCSE
5 16 (32.65%) VCAP
5 16 (32.65%) VTSP
5 16 (32.65%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (24.49%) MCTS
6 12 (24.49%) CCEA
6 12 (24.49%) CCA
6 12 (24.49%) NCDA
6 12 (24.49%) NCIE
6 12 (24.49%) CCIA
7 5 (10.20%) Degree
8 4 (8.16%) VCP5
8 4 (8.16%) CCEE
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (83.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (65.31%) vCloud
3 22 (44.90%) Hyper-V
4 19 (38.78%) vSphere
5 17 (34.69%) XenDesktop
6 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
7 9 (18.37%) Xen
8 6 (12.24%) XenApp
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.04%) UAG
10 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCOrch
1 4 (8.16%) XenMobile
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) VMware
2 32 (65.31%) Citrix
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 19 (38.78%) NetApp
4 19 (38.78%) Cisco
5 18 (36.73%) EMC
6 13 (26.53%) 3PAR
7 10 (20.41%) HP
8 8 (16.33%) LANDesk
9 6 (12.24%) IBM
10 2 (4.08%) BMC
10 2 (4.08%) CA
11 1 (2.04%) F5
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago