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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank 874 852 874
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs citing PlateSpin 6 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.052% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 20
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,175 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%

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
52922 51507 53578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.90% 47.79% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43371 41141 45089
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 3 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 24 December 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 -23 6 £57,500 +9.52%
London -16 4 £60,125 +14.52%
South East - 2 £55,000 -

PlateSpin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
1 31 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (87.10%) SAN
3 27 (87.10%) VMware ESX
4 25 (80.65%) vSphere
5 19 (61.29%) Citrix
6 18 (58.06%) HP
6 18 (58.06%) NetApp
6 18 (58.06%) Migration
7 17 (54.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (54.84%) Veeam
8 16 (51.61%) Windows
8 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
9 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
9 15 (48.39%) Dell
10 13 (41.94%) ITIL
10 13 (41.94%) LAN
10 13 (41.94%) WAN
10 13 (41.94%) DHCP
10 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
10 13 (41.94%) VPN
10 13 (41.94%) DNS
10 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (41.94%) XenApp
10 13 (41.94%) XenServer
10 13 (41.94%) XenDesktop
11 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
11 11 (35.48%) Cisco
11 11 (35.48%) VMware ESXi

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (22.58%) MS Exchange
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (29.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) SAN
2 13 (41.94%) LAN
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
2 13 (41.94%) DHCP
2 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
2 13 (41.94%) VPN
2 13 (41.94%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
3 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Consultant
2 12 (38.71%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (35.48%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 11 (35.48%) VMware Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Senior VMware Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Data Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) Flash
3 1 (3.23%) VXML
3 1 (3.23%) Django
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Debian
2 1 (3.23%) Fedora
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Migration
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCTS
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) NCDA
3 2 (6.45%) NCIE
3 2 (6.45%) VCAP
System Software
1 31 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (87.10%) VMware ESX
3 25 (80.65%) vSphere
4 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
5 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
6 13 (41.94%) XenApp
6 13 (41.94%) XenServer
6 13 (41.94%) XenDesktop
6 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (35.48%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (12.90%) Xen
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (3.23%) KVM
10 1 (3.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
1 3 (9.68%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) Citrix
4 18 (58.06%) HP
4 18 (58.06%) NetApp
5 17 (54.84%) Veeam
6 15 (48.39%) Dell
7 11 (35.48%) Cisco
8 10 (32.26%) FalconStor
9 9 (29.03%) CommVault
10 6 (19.35%) 3PAR
11 3 (9.68%) Symantec
11 3 (9.68%) BMC
11 3 (9.68%) EMC
12 1 (3.23%) Oracle
12 1 (3.23%) Red Hat