The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 25 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.90% 6.92% 2.55%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 69.23% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 6
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

System Software Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.21% 10.00% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 18
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

vSphere
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Belfast region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Belfast

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) OpenVMS
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware