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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 67 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.19% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 4.00% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
67 50 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 12.69% 9.11% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 30
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £21,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 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%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) AppSense
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) CCEE
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) XenMobile
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCEE
3 1 (20.00%) VCP5
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
1 2 (40.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) AppSense
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp