The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.46% 1.55% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 5.00% 13.56% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
40 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.17% 11.41% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 38
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 2 £37,500 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL