The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 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 Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 31 42
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - 5.95% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category - 33.33% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.89% 17.84% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 12
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Manchester

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

vSphere
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Stockport

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
1 6 (100.00%) XenServer
1 6 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 6 (100.00%) CCEE
1 6 (100.00%) CCIA
2 3 (50.00%) CCAA
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) VCDX
2 3 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (50.00%) NCDA
2 3 (50.00%) NCIE
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (50.00%) VCAP
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Celerra
2 3 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) HP AIS
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 3 (50.00%) Celerra
2 2 (33.33%) CLARiiON
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) CCEE
1 6 (100.00%) CCIA
2 3 (50.00%) CCAA
2 3 (50.00%) VCDX
2 3 (50.00%) NCDA
2 3 (50.00%) NCIE
2 3 (50.00%) VCAP
2 3 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 3 (50.00%) HP AIS
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
2 3 (50.00%) CCEA
3 2 (33.33%) HP ASE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
1 6 (100.00%) XenServer
1 6 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco