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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 236 231 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 20 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.070% -
As % of the System Software category 2.81% 0.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 0
Average salary £52,000 £39,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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
712 581 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.59% 8.16% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 574 502 605
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vCloud across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

vCloud Salary Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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 +3 11 £48,000 +12.94% 2
Merseyside - 9 £57,500 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (63.64%) SAN
4 26 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (56.82%) EMC
6 24 (54.55%) HP
7 23 (52.27%) vSphere
7 23 (52.27%) PowerShell
8 22 (50.00%) NetApp
8 22 (50.00%) VMware ESX
9 20 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
11 18 (40.91%) Client/Server
11 18 (40.91%) VMFS
11 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (40.91%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (40.91%) VMware Server
12 17 (38.64%) e-Health
12 17 (38.64%) Capacity Management
12 17 (38.64%) SLA
12 17 (38.64%) Change Management
12 17 (38.64%) CA
13 16 (36.36%) SQL
14 14 (31.82%) Web Services
14 14 (31.82%) Cisco
14 14 (31.82%) Internet
14 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
15 12 (27.27%) Windows
15 12 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (18.18%) Amazon S3
4 6 (13.64%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) SAN
2 14 (31.82%) Internet
3 11 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 8 (18.18%) IPsec
5 6 (13.64%) NAS
5 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 6 (13.64%) DMZ
5 6 (13.64%) SNMP
5 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.82%) LAN
8 3 (6.82%) DNS
8 3 (6.82%) DHCP
9 2 (4.55%) DSL
9 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.55%) SSL
9 2 (4.55%) PBX
9 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Client/Server
2 17 (38.64%) e-Health
3 3 (6.82%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Debian
4 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (38.64%) Capacity Management
3 17 (38.64%) Change Management
4 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.82%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.27%) Analytics
9 1 (2.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) PowerShell
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) VBScript
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (22.73%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (52.27%) vSphere
4 22 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 18 (40.91%) VMFS
5 18 (40.91%) VMware Server
6 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.09%) XenApp
6 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.82%) Squid
8 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) SCOM
2 6 (13.64%) OpenNMS
2 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) WSUS
3 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (56.82%) EMC
3 24 (54.55%) HP
4 22 (50.00%) NetApp
5 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
6 17 (38.64%) CA
7 14 (31.82%) Cisco
8 8 (18.18%) Citrix
9 7 (15.91%) Veeam
10 6 (13.64%) Acronis
10 6 (13.64%) Dell
11 3 (6.82%) ProCurve
11 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.82%) Symantec
12 2 (4.55%) Oracle
12 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
13 1 (2.27%) AppSense
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago