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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 22 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 2.74% 20.83% -
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £58,000 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
23 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 31.51% 20.83% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 4
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard