Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtualization Architect
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1128 1162 1221
Rank change year-on-year +34 +59 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 23 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.028% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.029% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 34
England median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -5.80%
10th Percentile £52,500 £63,750 £49,125
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £95,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -23.33% +15.38% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,013 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Virtualisation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Virtualisation Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Architect in England

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect in England.

Salary trend for Virtualisation Architect in England

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Architect in England

Virtualisation Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 10 £65,000 -8.77%
North of England - 5 £75,000 - 1
London +5 4 £75,000 -6.25%
Midlands - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
South West +11 3 £57,500 +35.29% 1
North West - 3 £75,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Virtualisation Architect
UK

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Virtualisation Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) VMware
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Validation
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) IT Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Presales
6 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Product Management
6 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (17.39%) VCDX
6 4 (17.39%) VCAP
6 4 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Google
6 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) Business Development
6 4 (17.39%) QA

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Multicast
2 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VXLAN
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Validation
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) IT Strategy
3 4 (17.39%) Business Development
3 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Line Management
3 4 (17.39%) Presales
3 4 (17.39%) Product Management
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) System Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
3 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 4 (17.39%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Lisp
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) MCP
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) VCAP
2 4 (17.39%) VCDX
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Google
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Capita
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
5 2 (8.70%) HP