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 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 vSphere
Rank - 67 47
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton - 1.06% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category - 11.11% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £62,500 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
65 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.90% 9.50% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 62 60 37
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 4 (66.67%) Lync
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) VCP5
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) SCSM
6 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (16.67%) iSeries

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) VCP5
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCSM
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam