The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 34 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.38% 0.78% 3.57%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% 9.52% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Average salary £21,500 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £50,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £50,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.66% 8.14% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 18
Average salary £27,000 £35,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +41.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
vSphere
Cheshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Chester

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Chester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Thin Client
3 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 9 (81.82%) Fat Client
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (54.55%) XenApp
6 6 (54.55%) Citrix
7 5 (45.45%) ADSL
7 5 (45.45%) VPN
7 5 (45.45%) HP
7 5 (45.45%) Firewall
8 4 (36.36%) SAN
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (18.18%) MCTS
9 2 (18.18%) MCITP
9 2 (18.18%) NetApp
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) EMC
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 2 (18.18%) NCIE
9 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
10 1 (9.09%) VCAP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
1 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) ADSL
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Thin Client
1 9 (81.82%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
1 1 (9.09%) MOF
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
1 1 (9.09%) Data Management
1 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) NCIE
3 1 (9.09%) VCAP
3 1 (9.09%) CCEE
3 1 (9.09%) CCIA
3 1 (9.09%) NCDA
3 1 (9.09%) VCDX
3 1 (9.09%) HP AIS
3 1 (9.09%) HP MASE
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) CommVault
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