The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 14 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 9.09% 19.23% 5.26%
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 71.43% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 1
Average salary £44,750 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.85% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
vSphere
Manchester

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

System Software Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 40.91% 26.92% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 3
Average salary £54,000 £25,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.00% -45.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

vSphere
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Rochdale

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Rochdale

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) vCloud
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) DSL
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) DSL
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Zerto
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard