The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - 80 57
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.76% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category - 8.14% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Average salary - £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
82 86 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.65% 9.33% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 76 77 38
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 £20,200 £26,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (33.33%) Lync
7 4 (33.33%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) Retail
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (33.33%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (25.00%) SaaS
8 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) Lync
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Operations
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (25.00%) VCP5
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCSM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp