The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PlateSpin over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within PlateSpin Ltd.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank 879 867 845
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -22
Permanent jobs citing PlateSpin 26 6 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.006% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.012% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 46
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54236 50826 57125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.54% 47.73% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42982 41717 47758
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

PlateSpin
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PlateSpin within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

PlateSpin Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PlateSpin
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PlateSpin within the UK.

PlateSpin Salary Trend in the UK

PlateSpin
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PlateSpin over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

PlateSpin Salary Histogram in the UK

PlateSpin
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PlateSpin within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 26 £52,500 +16.66%
London +23 22 £55,000 +10.00%
South East -6 4 £50,000 -
City of London - 3 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Amersham - 2 £50,000 -
Oxford - 2 £50,000 -
Slough - 2 £50,000 -
Watford - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £50,000 -
East of England - 2 £50,000 -

PlateSpin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin.

1 38 (100.00%) VMware
1 38 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (97.37%) Microsoft
3 36 (94.74%) VMware ESX
4 34 (89.47%) vSphere
5 33 (86.84%) SAN
6 25 (65.79%) Veeam
7 24 (63.16%) HP
7 24 (63.16%) Citrix
7 24 (63.16%) NetApp
8 22 (57.89%) Hyper-V
8 22 (57.89%) XenDesktop
9 21 (55.26%) Windows
9 21 (55.26%) Dell
9 21 (55.26%) XenApp
9 21 (55.26%) XenServer
10 20 (52.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (36.84%) LAN
12 13 (34.21%) Web Services
12 13 (34.21%) ITIL
12 13 (34.21%) WAN
12 13 (34.21%) DHCP
12 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
12 13 (34.21%) VPN
12 13 (34.21%) DNS
12 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
12 13 (34.21%) Migration
12 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (34.21%) VMware ESXi

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
1 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (34.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) SAN
2 14 (36.84%) LAN
3 13 (34.21%) WAN
3 13 (34.21%) DHCP
3 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
3 13 (34.21%) VPN
3 13 (34.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Consultant
2 16 (42.11%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (28.95%) Technical Consultant
3 11 (28.95%) VMware Consultant
4 9 (23.68%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 6 (15.79%) Senior VMware Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Backup Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Architect
9 1 (2.63%) VMware Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
1 13 (34.21%) Migration
2 10 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (13.16%) MCTS
2 5 (13.16%) MCITP
2 5 (13.16%) MCSE
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) NCDA
2 5 (13.16%) NCIE
2 5 (13.16%) VCAP
3 1 (2.63%) VCP4
System Software
1 38 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (94.74%) VMware ESX
3 34 (89.47%) vSphere
4 22 (57.89%) XenDesktop
4 22 (57.89%) Hyper-V
5 21 (55.26%) XenApp
5 21 (55.26%) XenServer
6 13 (34.21%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
6 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (10.53%) vCloud
9 1 (2.63%) Xen
9 1 (2.63%) PowerConvert
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 9 (23.68%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (97.37%) Microsoft
3 25 (65.79%) Veeam
4 24 (63.16%) HP
4 24 (63.16%) Citrix
4 24 (63.16%) NetApp
5 21 (55.26%) Dell
6 10 (26.32%) EMC
6 10 (26.32%) Symantec
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco
6 10 (26.32%) FalconStor
7 9 (23.68%) CommVault
8 6 (15.79%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.63%) Leostream