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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 15 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.90% - 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 21.43% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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
14 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.18% 2.52% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 10
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp