The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 29 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.97% 2.26% -
As % of the System Software category 41.38% 26.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
System Software Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.43% 8.47% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 9
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £47,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
UK

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 23 July 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 +4 12 £26,000 -45.26%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (100.00%) IIS
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
1 19 (100.00%) Veritas
1 19 (100.00%) DHCP
1 19 (100.00%) Symantec
1 19 (100.00%) Sophos
1 19 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 19 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 19 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) NAS
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (73.68%) Clustering
2 14 (73.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (100.00%) IIS
2 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) NAS
1 19 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2000
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Clustering
2 6 (31.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (42.11%) Capacity Management
2 8 (42.11%) Compatibility Testing
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 19 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 14 (73.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) Veritas
1 19 (100.00%) Symantec
1 19 (100.00%) Sophos
1 19 (100.00%) VMware