The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 45 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.56% 0.87% 21.82%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 20.00% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 24
Average salary - - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.74% 4.35% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 27
Average salary £32,500 £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
Manchester

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Bolton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCAA
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCEA
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
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%) Load Balancing
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%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCAA
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCEA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC