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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 244 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 17 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.16% -
As % of the System Software category 2.41% 1.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 0
Average salary £52,000 £29,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +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
706 575 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.53% 8.39% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 561 484 537
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 11 £50,000 +75.43% 3
Merseyside - 6 £57,500 -
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (64.44%) SAN
4 26 (57.78%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (55.56%) EMC
6 24 (53.33%) HP
7 23 (51.11%) NetApp
7 23 (51.11%) VMware ESX
7 23 (51.11%) vSphere
8 22 (48.89%) PowerShell
9 20 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (42.22%) VMFS
10 19 (42.22%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (42.22%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (42.22%) VMware Server
10 19 (42.22%) Client/Server
11 18 (40.00%) SLA
11 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (40.00%) Change Management
11 18 (40.00%) CA
11 18 (40.00%) e-Health
11 18 (40.00%) Capacity Management
12 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (33.33%) Internet
12 15 (33.33%) Web Services
12 15 (33.33%) SQL
13 14 (31.11%) Cisco
14 12 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
15 11 (24.44%) SCCM

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (8.89%) Apache
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon S3
4 6 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 29 (64.44%) SAN
2 15 (33.33%) Internet
3 11 (24.44%) iSCSI
4 9 (20.00%) IPsec
5 7 (15.56%) NAS
5 7 (15.56%) SNMP
5 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.33%) Firewall
6 6 (13.33%) DMZ
7 4 (8.89%) WAN
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.44%) DHCP
8 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.44%) LAN
8 2 (4.44%) PBX
8 2 (4.44%) DNS
8 2 (4.44%) SSL
8 2 (4.44%) DSL
9 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) VMWare Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Client/Server
2 18 (40.00%) e-Health
3 3 (6.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) Debian
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (42.22%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 18 (40.00%) Change Management
4 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 10 (22.22%) Coaching
5 10 (22.22%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) PowerShell
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (57.78%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (51.11%) vSphere
3 23 (51.11%) VMware ESX
4 19 (42.22%) VMware Server
4 19 (42.22%) VMFS
5 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
5 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.89%) XenApp
6 2 (4.44%) Squid
7 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) SCOM
2 7 (15.56%) OpenNMS
3 6 (13.33%) Puppet
3 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.44%) WSUS
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (55.56%) EMC
3 24 (53.33%) HP
4 23 (51.11%) NetApp
5 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.00%) CA
6 14 (31.11%) Cisco
7 8 (17.78%) Veeam
8 7 (15.56%) Acronis
8 7 (15.56%) Dell
8 7 (15.56%) Citrix
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle
10 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.44%) ProCurve
10 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.44%) Symantec
11 1 (2.22%) AppSense
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago