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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 60 58
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.06% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category - 10.34% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £31,797 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.50%
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
19 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.81% 10.21% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 53 36
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 £18,500 £20,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenServer
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Celerra
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
3 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (20.00%) VCDX
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) NCIE
3 1 (20.00%) VCAP
3 1 (20.00%) CCEE
3 1 (20.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenServer
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Carnforth
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
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