The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere 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 vSphere over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 191 174 200
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 63 66 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.98% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 7.75% 11.60% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 48
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £55,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
vSphere
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
813 569 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.12% 8.48% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 710 479 552
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

vSphere
Salary Trend in the North West

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

vSphere Salary Trend in the North West

vSphere
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in the North West

vSphere
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 vSphere within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -6 45 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Lancashire -3 9 £27,500 -19.11% 2
Cheshire +7 8 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Merseyside -6 1 £40,000 -11.11%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 118 (94.40%) VMware
2 91 (72.80%) Windows
3 83 (66.40%) Active Directory
4 82 (65.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 81 (64.80%) Microsoft
6 68 (54.40%) MS Exchange
6 68 (54.40%) Citrix
7 67 (53.60%) Cisco
8 58 (46.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (45.60%) SAN
10 46 (36.80%) NetApp
10 46 (36.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 44 (35.20%) DNS
11 44 (35.20%) XenApp
12 43 (34.40%) DHCP
13 42 (33.60%) HP
14 40 (32.00%) SQL
15 37 (29.60%) LAN
16 36 (28.80%) Hyper-V
16 36 (28.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (26.40%) SharePoint
17 33 (26.40%) Firewall
18 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
18 32 (25.60%) WAN
18 32 (25.60%) NAS
19 31 (24.80%) Linux
20 30 (24.00%) XenDesktop
21 27 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
22 24 (19.20%) ITIL
22 24 (19.20%) CCA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 68 (54.40%) MS Exchange
2 46 (36.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (26.40%) SharePoint
4 19 (15.20%) IIS
5 16 (12.80%) Lync
6 15 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (10.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (4.00%) Apache
11 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.60%) nginx
12 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
3 5 (4.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (9.60%) Office 365
2 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 57 (45.60%) SAN
2 44 (35.20%) DNS
3 43 (34.40%) DHCP
4 37 (29.60%) LAN
5 33 (26.40%) Firewall
6 32 (25.60%) NAS
6 32 (25.60%) WAN
7 24 (19.20%) NetScaler
8 18 (14.40%) Internet
9 15 (12.00%) iSCSI
9 15 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 13 (10.40%) SNMP
10 13 (10.40%) VLAN
11 12 (9.60%) Wireless
11 12 (9.60%) VPN
12 10 (8.00%) MPLS
13 9 (7.20%) IPsec
13 9 (7.20%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (5.60%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (4.80%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.40%) MySQL
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.60%) MS Access
5 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.80%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Back Office
2 6 (4.80%) Legal
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (13.60%) Citrix Engineer
3 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (10.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.60%) Analyst
6 11 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.80%) Architect
7 10 (8.00%) Citrix Support
8 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Operations Team Leader
8 7 (5.60%) Team Leader
8 7 (5.60%) Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.20%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.40%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.60%) Web Services
2 2 (1.60%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Replication
2 6 (4.80%) Clustering
2 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.00%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.20%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.40%) Life Science
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) Celerra
6 2 (1.60%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.80%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.80%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 91 (72.80%) Windows
2 58 (46.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (28.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (24.80%) Linux
5 27 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (12.80%) Windows XP
6 16 (12.80%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.00%) UNIX
8 9 (7.20%) CentOS
9 8 (6.40%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.80%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (4.00%) AIX
12 4 (3.20%) Windows 2000
13 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.60%) Debian
14 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.80%) Android
15 1 (0.80%) Tru64
15 1 (0.80%) HPUX
15 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.20%) ITIL
2 19 (15.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (11.20%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (7.20%) Coaching
4 9 (7.20%) Strategic Planning
4 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.80%) Business Continuity
5 6 (4.80%) Validation
6 5 (4.00%) Service Management
6 5 (4.00%) ERP
6 5 (4.00%) Line Management
6 5 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.20%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.40%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (2.40%) Time Management
8 3 (2.40%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.40%) Project Management
8 3 (2.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.00%) SQL
2 17 (13.60%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.60%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.00%) C
5 2 (1.60%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (19.20%) CCA
1 24 (19.20%) Citrix Certification
2 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.00%) MCSE
5 10 (8.00%) CCNA
6 9 (7.20%) MCSA
7 8 (6.40%) NCDA
8 5 (4.00%) Degree
9 4 (3.20%) MCP
10 3 (2.40%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.40%) MCTS
10 3 (2.40%) NCIE
11 2 (1.60%) VCAP
11 2 (1.60%) VTSP
11 2 (1.60%) VCDX
11 2 (1.60%) LPIC
11 2 (1.60%) Avaya Certification
11 2 (1.60%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (66.40%) Active Directory
2 82 (65.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (35.20%) XenApp
4 36 (28.80%) Hyper-V
5 30 (24.00%) XenDesktop
6 17 (13.60%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (11.20%) vCloud
8 12 (9.60%) VMware ESX
9 10 (8.00%) Firmware
10 6 (4.80%) Terminal Services
10 6 (4.80%) XenServer
11 5 (4.00%) NFS
11 5 (4.00%) Xen
12 3 (2.40%) MetaFrame
13 2 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.80%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) WSUS
2 16 (12.80%) SCCM
3 12 (9.60%) WMI
4 10 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 10 (8.00%) SCOM
5 7 (5.60%) WhatsUp Gold
5 7 (5.60%) HP SIM
5 7 (5.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (4.80%) OpenNMS
7 3 (2.40%) Puppet
7 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.60%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.60%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.60%) Nagios
8 2 (1.60%) Legato
8 2 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 118 (94.40%) VMware
2 81 (64.80%) Microsoft
3 68 (54.40%) Citrix
4 67 (53.60%) Cisco
5 46 (36.80%) NetApp
6 42 (33.60%) HP
7 23 (18.40%) Dell
8 20 (16.00%) EMC
9 18 (14.40%) Sophos
10 14 (11.20%) Symantec
11 13 (10.40%) Avaya
12 12 (9.60%) WatchGuard
13 11 (8.80%) Oracle
14 10 (8.00%) Red Hat
15 7 (5.60%) Fortinet
15 7 (5.60%) Veeam
16 6 (4.80%) Acronis
17 5 (4.00%) Mitel
18 4 (3.20%) McAfee
18 4 (3.20%) Nortel
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Posted: 24 days ago