The table below looks at the statistics for vCloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 247 235 271
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +36
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.046% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.50% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £72,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
vCloud
England

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

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
743 603 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.68% 9.30% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 637 511 494
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

vCloud
Salary Trend in the North West

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

vCloud Salary Trend in the North West

vCloud
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Manchester -12 1 £72,500 +75.75% 1
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing vCloud 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 vCloud.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (69.23%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) iSCSI
4 8 (61.54%) vSphere
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
6 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (46.15%) IPsec
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (46.15%) Dell
6 6 (46.15%) SNMP
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) SCOM
6 6 (46.15%) Acronis
6 6 (46.15%) OpenNMS
6 6 (46.15%) NAS
6 6 (46.15%) Veeam
6 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
7 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (38.46%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) MCSE
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing vCloud 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 vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 8 (61.54%) iSCSI
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
3 6 (46.15%) SNMP
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Architect
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) e-Health
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) VCAP
4 1 (7.69%) CCEE
4 1 (7.69%) CCAA
4 1 (7.69%) CCIA
4 1 (7.69%) VCP5
4 1 (7.69%) VCDX
4 1 (7.69%) VCP4
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCSD
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (61.54%) vSphere
3 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) VMFS
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCOM
1 6 (46.15%) OpenNMS
2 5 (38.46%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Dell
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Acronis
2 6 (46.15%) Veeam
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits + relocation where appropriate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Home Working + Company Shares
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Package, Home Working
Posted: 23 days ago