Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Virtualization Architect
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1142 1219
Rank change year-on-year -7 +77 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 25 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.031% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.032% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 17 64 33
UK median annual salary £55,000 £72,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.14% +13.28% -1.54%
10th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £85,000 £96,025
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.52% +35.00% -23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,635 170,262 199,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,263 141,781 167,134
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Virtualisation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtualisation Architect 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.

Salary trend for Virtualisation Architect in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Architect in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Virtualisation Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
UK excluding London +13 22 £55,000 -18.52% 2
England -27 19 £62,500 -13.79% 2
South East -4 10 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Yorkshire +35 6 £55,000 -12.00%
North of England +10 6 £55,000 -12.00%
Scotland - 6 £55,000 -
Midlands +17 4 - -
West Midlands +4 4 - -
London -8 3 £70,000 -12.50%

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Finance
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (48.00%) Capita
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
1 12 (48.00%) IT Strategy
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) Presales
6 4 (16.00%) Bluemix
6 4 (16.00%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (16.00%) Public Cloud
6 4 (16.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
6 4 (16.00%) vCenter Server
6 4 (16.00%) VMware NSX
6 4 (16.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (16.00%) Business Development
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (16.00%) VCAP
6 4 (16.00%) Big Data
6 4 (16.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) IBM Mainframe

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (16.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Bluemix
2 4 (16.00%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Multicast
3 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) IT Strategy
2 5 (20.00%) Presales
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Business Development
3 4 (16.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Line Management
3 4 (16.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) MCP
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) VCAP
2 4 (16.00%) VCDX
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) NFS
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.00%) Docker
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (16.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Capita
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) CommVault
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Intel
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Veeam
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Riverbed