The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 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 Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 46 47
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 1.84% 2.47%
As % of the System Software category - 22.22% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 7
Average salary - £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 27 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.48% 8.28% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 58
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,650 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Suffolk

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Ipswich

vSphere
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware