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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 69 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.71% 1.73% -
As % of the System Software category 7.25% 14.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
69 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.80% 11.88% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 67 44 49
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Northampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (75.00%) MCTS
3 6 (75.00%) MCITP
3 6 (75.00%) XenApp
3 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) CCA
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (50.00%) AppSense
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (50.00%) XenMobile
5 4 (50.00%) CCEE
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (75.00%) MCTS
1 6 (75.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) CCA
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCEE
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) XenApp
1 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp