The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 35 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.51% - 7.36%
As % of the System Software category 18.75% - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £30,000 - £65,000
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 Stockport region.

System Software Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 8.04% 9.26% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 22
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -57.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £19,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £73,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) NCDA
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) NCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco