The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.67% 2.86% 7.63%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 41.67% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 10
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +69.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
Manchester

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

System Software Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.67% 6.86% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 21
Average salary £19,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
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%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago