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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 82 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.34% 0.58% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 3.16% 5.21% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +63.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £62,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £44,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.84%
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
95 96 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.65% 11.12% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 83 91 38
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,300 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -3 1 £35,000 -44.00%
Kettering - 1 - -
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) MCSE
6 6 (40.00%) CCNP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) Retail
7 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (33.33%) LAMP
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon S3
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (33.33%) SaaS
7 5 (33.33%) Google
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
1 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) NAS
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Head of IT
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Operations
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (40.00%) MCSE
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) VCP5
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam