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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 35 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.92% 3.64% 5.43%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 28.95% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 25
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
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
26 38 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.98% 12.58% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 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 £22,250 £45,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,750 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) VCP5
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) SaaS
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) Lumesse
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) VMFS
6 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
6 2 (28.57%) PowerShell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) DMZ
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (85.71%) VCP5
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) VMFS
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Lumesse
5 1 (14.29%) Wyse
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault