The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtualization Architect
Rank 888 864 853
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 17 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.014% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.015% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 33
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Virtualisation Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 15 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -27 17 £57,500 -4.16%
London -41 10 £57,500 -17.85%
South East -11 7 £75,000 +7.14%
City of London -6 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Berkshire +4 4 - -
Birmingham +3 4 - -
Reading -1 4 - -
Sheffield -2 4 - -
West Midlands -5 4 - -
South Yorkshire -6 4 - -
West Yorkshire -29 4 - -
Leeds -32 4 - -
Yorkshire -36 4 - -
Surrey -5 2 £75,000 -6.25%
Kent - 1 £57,500 -

Virtualisation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (97.30%) VMware
1 36 (97.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (54.05%) Citrix
3 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (48.65%) MCITP
4 17 (45.95%) vCloud
5 15 (40.54%) Cisco
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 15 (40.54%) EMC
6 14 (37.84%) HP
6 14 (37.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (35.14%) vSphere
8 11 (29.73%) XenDesktop
8 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 10 (27.03%) Dell
9 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
9 10 (27.03%) MCSE
9 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
10 9 (24.32%) NetApp
10 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
11 8 (21.62%) CLARiiON
11 8 (21.62%) SAN
11 8 (21.62%) IBM
12 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (18.92%) VCP5
12 7 (18.92%) Linux
12 7 (18.92%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (18.92%) XenApp
12 7 (18.92%) Xen

Virtualisation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) WAAS
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) CLARiiON
2 4 (10.81%) Symmetrix
2 4 (10.81%) Celerra
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Social Media
3 3 (8.11%) Blog
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
2 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
3 5 (13.51%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Data Management
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) MOF
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (48.65%) MCITP
2 14 (37.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (27.03%) MCSE
4 7 (18.92%) VCP5
5 6 (16.22%) HP AIS
5 6 (16.22%) HP ASE
6 5 (13.51%) CCIA
6 5 (13.51%) NCIE
6 5 (13.51%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (10.81%) CCEA
7 4 (10.81%) CCA
7 4 (10.81%) MCTS
7 4 (10.81%) VCAP
7 4 (10.81%) VTSP
7 4 (10.81%) NCDA
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
9 1 (2.70%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (97.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (45.95%) vCloud
3 13 (35.14%) vSphere
4 11 (29.73%) XenDesktop
5 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
7 7 (18.92%) XenApp
7 7 (18.92%) Xen
8 6 (16.22%) XenServer
9 4 (10.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (10.81%) VMware Server
10 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) VMware
2 20 (54.05%) Citrix
3 15 (40.54%) EMC
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) HP
5 10 (27.03%) Dell
6 9 (24.32%) NetApp
7 8 (21.62%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) Veeam
8 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.11%) CA
9 3 (8.11%) BMC
10 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle
10 1 (2.70%) McAfee
10 1 (2.70%) AppSense