The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.84% 1.35% 4.38%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 12.90% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 22
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
vSphere
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

System Software Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 31 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.88% 10.44% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 54
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

vSphere
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Luton region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Luton

vSphere
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) VCP5
1 3 (100.00%) Lumesse
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Lumesse
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell