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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 46 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.56% 1.43% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 22.58% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -29.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £25,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £29,400 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
41 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.58% 6.31% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 50
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £27,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 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
(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
Chorley - 1 £37,500 -
Fleetwood - 1 £40,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL