The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere 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 vSphere
Rank 60 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.35% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 7.14% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.79% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
vSphere
Northamptonshire

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

System Software Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
63 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.07% 5.85% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 61 27 44
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

vSphere
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Northampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) CCA
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) CCEE
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) CCEE
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
1 2 (40.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense