The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Blackburn region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 19 23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn - 3.70% 2.63%
As % of the System Software category - 14.29% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £41,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
System Software Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 23.53% 25.93% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 4
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Lancashire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

vSphere
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Blackburn

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) NCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VCDX
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
2 1 (50.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (50.00%) Celerra
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Celerra
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) MOF
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (50.00%) VCDX
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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