The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 51 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.88% 0.91% -
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 10.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
North West

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

System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.60% 8.64% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 44
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,650 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Lancashire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Lancashire

vSphere
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 2 £30,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) HP
6 7 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (50.00%) Sophos
6 7 (50.00%) DHCP
6 7 (50.00%) LAN
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) WatchGuard
7 5 (35.71%) WMI
8 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
8 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) Thin Client

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) BCP
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) WMI
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) HP
4 7 (50.00%) Sophos
5 5 (35.71%) WatchGuard
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Avaya
7 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) Dell