The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 920 946
Rank change year-on-year +77 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 15 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.033% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.034% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 23
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -24.13%  
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £55,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +13.63% -24.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Virtualisation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Architect in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 18 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +88 15 £62,500 +13.63% 1
London +71 12 £80,000 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire +31 3 £62,500 +47.05%
South East +45 2 £62,500 +13.63%
West Yorkshire +26 2 £62,500 +47.05%
Liverpool - 2 £62,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £62,500 -
North West - 2 £62,500 -
Barnet - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £62,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
Leeds - 2 £62,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £46,000 -
York - 1 £46,000 -

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 32 (84.21%) VMware
1 32 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (55.26%) LAN
2 21 (55.26%) WAN
2 21 (55.26%) Hyper-V
3 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 18 (47.37%) EMC
4 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco
5 16 (42.11%) Windows
5 16 (42.11%) Finance
5 16 (42.11%) Multicast
6 15 (39.47%) SAN
6 15 (39.47%) NetApp
7 14 (36.84%) Intel
7 14 (36.84%) Benchmarking
7 14 (36.84%) Solaris
7 14 (36.84%) Sybase
7 14 (36.84%) NFS
7 14 (36.84%) KVM
7 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (36.84%) FCoE
7 14 (36.84%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (36.84%) HBase
7 14 (36.84%) Storage Virtualisation
7 14 (36.84%) NAS
7 14 (36.84%) SRDF
7 14 (36.84%) Hadoop
7 14 (36.84%) Xen
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle RAC

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 14 (36.84%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) DataSynapse
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) LAN
1 21 (55.26%) WAN
2 16 (42.11%) Multicast
3 15 (39.47%) SAN
4 14 (36.84%) FCoE
4 14 (36.84%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (36.84%) iSCSI
4 14 (36.84%) NAS
5 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 4 (10.53%) HTTP
7 2 (5.26%) IPv4
7 2 (5.26%) IPv6
7 2 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) VXLAN
8 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Hadoop
1 14 (36.84%) HBase
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) Rendezvous
2 4 (10.53%) Ultra Messaging
2 4 (10.53%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) XSLT
3 2 (5.26%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Benchmarking
1 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (36.84%) Storage Virtualisation
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy
4 3 (7.89%) ITSM
4 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Presales
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) MCSD
1 5 (13.16%) MCSE
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) VCAP
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 32 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (55.26%) Hyper-V
3 14 (36.84%) KVM
3 14 (36.84%) NFS
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (36.84%) SRDF
3 14 (36.84%) Xen
4 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.26%) Docker
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Icinga
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) vRealize
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) EMC
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco
4 15 (39.47%) NetApp
5 14 (36.84%) Intel
5 14 (36.84%) Sybase
6 7 (18.42%) IBM
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.53%) TIBCO
9 3 (7.89%) Dell
9 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.63%) HP
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