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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 10 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 9.09% 2.70% -
As % of the System Software category 30.00% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £52,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 30.30% 13.51% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £52,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) Internet
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (100.00%) vCloud
2 8 (66.67%) IPsec
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) SNMP
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Dell
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (50.00%) SCOM
3 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) OpenNMS
3 6 (50.00%) NAS
3 6 (50.00%) Veeam
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (50.00%) Acronis
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Internet
2 8 (66.67%) IPsec
3 6 (50.00%) SNMP
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (50.00%) NAS
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) DSL
5 2 (16.67%) PBX
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Debian
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) vCloud
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
1 6 (50.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Dell
2 6 (50.00%) Acronis
2 6 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet