The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 23 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.24% 3.73% -
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 23.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
System Software Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.97% 15.67% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +71.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Lancashire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya