The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 51 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.87% - 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% - 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £42,500 - £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.61% 9.79% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 21
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -11.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £28,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 2 £42,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £42,500 -
Preston - 1 - -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (33.33%) MCITP
6 3 (33.33%) XenServer
6 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) CCEE
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) NCIE
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) CCIA
7 2 (22.22%) vCloud
7 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) MCTS
7 2 (22.22%) Veeam
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) PBX
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Celerra
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Data Management
1 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
1 1 (11.11%) MOF
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) CCEE
3 2 (22.22%) NCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCIA
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCEA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) VCDX
4 1 (11.11%) NCDA
4 1 (11.11%) HP AIS
4 1 (11.11%) HP MASE
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) vCloud
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
1 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) CommVault
5 1 (11.11%) Nortel
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) Pegasus
5 1 (11.11%) Sage
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR