The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 66 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.92% 1.47% -
As % of the System Software category 9.38% 16.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £62,500 £45,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.79% 9.12% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 60 27 35
Average salary £38,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £23,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
vSphere
Northamptonshire

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 31 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Northampton

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (71.43%) MCTS
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
4 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (42.86%) AppSense
4 3 (42.86%) CCA
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) CCEE
4 3 (42.86%) XenMobile
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) IIS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) FlexPod Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) MCTS
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCEE
4 1 (14.29%) NCDA
4 1 (14.29%) NCIE
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
1 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) AppSense
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) EMC