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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% 1.35% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 10.29% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
28 68 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.62% 13.15% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 67 44
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 27 August 2014. 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
Preston -4 1 £32,500 -7.80%
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenServer
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Celerra
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) NCIE
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) HP AIS
4 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
4 1 (16.67%) VCDX
4 1 (16.67%) NCDA
4 1 (16.67%) VCAP
4 1 (16.67%) CCEE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
1 5 (83.33%) XenServer
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) vCloud
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) CommVault
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago