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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 29 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.68% 2.88% -
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 26.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
Lancashire

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

System Software Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.03% 10.79% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 0
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

vSphere
Salary Trend in Preston

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Preston

vSphere
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware