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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 21 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.10% 2.88% 1.34%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 35.29% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
9 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.89% 8.17% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 11
Average salary £35,000 £24,418 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 3 March 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
County Antrim +17 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) VMware