The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Architect was £71,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 892 934
Rank change year-on-year +45 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 11 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.027% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 27
Median salary £71,250 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.54% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £47,500 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -23.33%  

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 81728 96163 104440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67454 80920 85598
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Architect in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 7 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 May 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 +65 11 £71,250 +29.54% 1
London +45 9 £75,000 +36.36% 1
South East +67 1 - -
Hampshire +24 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
Fareham - 1 - -

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (67.86%) VMware
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (60.71%) Multicast
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco
4 13 (46.43%) EMC
4 13 (46.43%) Oracle
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) SAN
5 12 (42.86%) Windows
6 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
7 10 (35.71%) NAS
7 10 (35.71%) HBase
7 10 (35.71%) FCoE
7 10 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (35.71%) KVM
7 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (35.71%) Storage Virtualisation
7 10 (35.71%) Solaris
7 10 (35.71%) Sybase
7 10 (35.71%) Intel
7 10 (35.71%) LAN
7 10 (35.71%) WAN
7 10 (35.71%) NFS
7 10 (35.71%) NetApp
7 10 (35.71%) Benchmarking
7 10 (35.71%) Xen
7 10 (35.71%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (35.71%) iSCSI

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 10 (35.71%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (25.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) Multicast
2 12 (42.86%) SAN
3 10 (35.71%) FCoE
3 10 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (35.71%) iSCSI
3 10 (35.71%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) NAS
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
1 10 (35.71%) HBase
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Benchmarking
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (35.71%) Storage Virtualisation
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) ITSM
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Lisp
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) VCAP
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 10 (35.71%) KVM
3 10 (35.71%) NFS
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (35.71%) SRDF
3 10 (35.71%) Xen
4 9 (32.14%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (25.00%) Docker
6 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 2 (7.14%) vSphere
8 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Icinga
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) vRealize
2 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) EMC
2 13 (46.43%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) Intel
3 10 (35.71%) NetApp
3 10 (35.71%) Sybase
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
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