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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - 34 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 4.37% -
As % of the System Software category - 34.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £27,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
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
7 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.48% 12.57% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 5
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Compaq
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware