Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Virtualisation Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1167 1170 1235
Rank change year-on-year +3 +65 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Virtualisation Architect 22 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.018% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 32
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -6.90%
10th Percentile £64,125 £55,250 £46,375
90th Percentile £77,750 £89,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +21.74% -8.00% -16.67%

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 166,603 170,818 195,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.18% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,776 139,014 164,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 23 July 2018.

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 6 months to 23 July 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
England +22 22 £70,000 -6.67% 4
UK excluding London +5 21 £70,000 +21.74% 2
South East +3 17 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire +34 3 £65,000 +41.30%
North of England +16 3 £65,000 -13.33%
South West -10 1 £57,500 -
London -14 1 £75,000 - 2

Virtualisation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Virtualisation Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Virtualisation Architect in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) VMware
1 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (77.27%) Data Centre
2 17 (77.27%) vCenter Server
2 17 (77.27%) VMware NSX
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) SAN
4 14 (63.64%) LAN
5 13 (59.09%) Oracle Service Bus
5 13 (59.09%) Big Data
5 13 (59.09%) Big Data Analytics
5 13 (59.09%) Data Analytics
5 13 (59.09%) Analytics
5 13 (59.09%) Public Cloud
5 13 (59.09%) Converged Infrastructure
5 13 (59.09%) Strategic Thinking
5 13 (59.09%) IBM Cloud
5 13 (59.09%) WAN
5 13 (59.09%) DHCP
5 13 (59.09%) NFS
5 13 (59.09%) DNS
5 13 (59.09%) IBM
5 13 (59.09%) Oracle
5 13 (59.09%) CommVault
5 13 (59.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (59.09%) Middleware
5 13 (59.09%) 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 13 (59.09%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (59.09%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) LAN
2 14 (63.64%) SAN
3 13 (59.09%) DHCP
3 13 (59.09%) DNS
3 13 (59.09%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Big Data
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Data Centre
2 13 (59.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (59.09%) Mainframe
2 13 (59.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Analytics
1 13 (59.09%) Big Data Analytics
1 13 (59.09%) Converged Infrastructure
1 13 (59.09%) Data Analytics
1 13 (59.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (59.09%) Strategic Thinking
1 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (77.27%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (77.27%) VMware NSX
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
3 13 (59.09%) NFS
4 4 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) vCenter Server
2 13 (59.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (18.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) CommVault
3 13 (59.09%) IBM
3 13 (59.09%) Intel
3 13 (59.09%) Oracle
3 13 (59.09%) Veeam
4 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.55%) Capita