The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 35 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.84% - 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% - 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £26,250 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
vSphere
UK

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

System Software Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.20% 7.32% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 12
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £57,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

vSphere
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

vSphere
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
County Antrim - 2 £26,000 -
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) DHCP
2 19 (95.00%) DNS
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) NAS
3 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (90.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (90.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (90.00%) VMware ESX
3 18 (90.00%) NetBackup
3 18 (90.00%) Backup Exec
3 18 (90.00%) Sophos
3 18 (90.00%) IIS
3 18 (90.00%) ITIL
3 18 (90.00%) Veritas
3 18 (90.00%) Symantec
3 18 (90.00%) ITIL V3
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (65.00%) Clustering

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 18 (90.00%) IIS
2 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 19 (95.00%) DHCP
2 19 (95.00%) DNS
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) NAS
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Server Support
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Clustering
2 6 (30.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 18 (90.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 18 (90.00%) ITIL
1 18 (90.00%) ITIL V3
2 7 (35.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (90.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (90.00%) NetBackup
1 18 (90.00%) Backup Exec
2 13 (65.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
3 18 (90.00%) Sophos
3 18 (90.00%) Veritas
3 18 (90.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Compaq
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint