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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 248 230 233
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 7 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.24% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 2.53% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 2
Average salary £58,000 £54,750 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.93% +37.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,500 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £61,500 £41,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
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
691 712 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.28% 9.66% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 529 567 497
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 -3 4 £58,000 +16.00%
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
vCloud
England

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) vSphere
3 13 (72.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (66.67%) Windows
5 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (50.00%) Citrix
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco
7 7 (38.89%) VCDX
7 7 (38.89%) VCAP
8 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
9 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 5 (27.78%) EMC
9 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
10 4 (22.22%) EMC VNX
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (22.22%) Internet
10 4 (22.22%) Symantec
10 4 (22.22%) DSL
10 4 (22.22%) HP
10 4 (22.22%) DNS
10 4 (22.22%) DHCP
10 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) LAN

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
1 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) DSL
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Broadband
3 2 (11.11%) PBX
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) IPsec
3 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) EMC VNX
2 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
1 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
2 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (38.89%) VCDX
2 7 (38.89%) VCAP
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) MCSE
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) NCDA
4 2 (11.11%) NCIE
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) vSphere
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 4 (22.22%) WSUS
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 4 (22.22%) ProCurve
6 3 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.56%) Novell
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
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