Period
to 16 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1205 1251
Rank change year-on-year +49 +46 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 27 50 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.025% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.026% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 45
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +5.07%
10th Percentile £54,500 £46,875 £55,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £83,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -23.33% - +7.14%

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 169446 191120 209618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136792 160701 172474
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Virtualisation Architect in the UK

Virtualisation Architect
Top 10 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 August 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
England +41 27 £75,000 +7.14% 2
UK excluding London +39 14 £57,500 -23.33% 2
London +32 12 £75,000 +7.14% 1
South East +63 6 - -
North of England +6 4 £75,000 +25.00%
South West +2 3 £57,500 +4.55%
North West -29 3 £75,000 +25.00%
Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £46,000 -

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 12 (44.44%) VMware
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) Validation
4 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (29.63%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (25.93%) OpenDaylight
5 7 (25.93%) VXLAN
5 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
5 7 (25.93%) Multicast
5 7 (25.93%) Docker
5 7 (25.93%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) Lisp
5 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
7 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Google
8 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) QA
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) Product Management
8 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing

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 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Multicast
1 7 (25.93%) Software-Defined Networking
1 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
1 7 (25.93%) VXLAN
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Local Government
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Validation
3 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Product Management
4 4 (14.81%) System Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Business Development
6 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Presales
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Lisp
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) VCAP
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (25.93%) Docker
4 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) SAP