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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PlateSpin
Rank 886 903 852
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -51
Permanent jobs citing PlateSpin 6 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.048% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 27
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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
50532 54660 51810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.72% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40962 43828 42353
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 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 31 July 2015. 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 6 £53,750 +7.50%
London +21 5 £55,000 +4.76%
City of London +25 2 £53,750 -2.27%
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £52,500 +5.00%
High Wycombe -9 1 £52,500 +5.00%
South East -10 1 £52,500 +5.00%

PlateSpin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) IaaS
3 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 8 (53.33%) Migration
6 7 (46.67%) CommVault
6 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (40.00%) JNCIA
7 6 (40.00%) Xen
7 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (40.00%) vSphere
7 6 (40.00%) Private Cloud
7 6 (40.00%) Public Cloud
7 6 (40.00%) Zerto
7 6 (40.00%) vCloud
7 6 (40.00%) VPN
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (40.00%) Windows
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) CCNA
7 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (33.33%) BMC
9 4 (26.67%) IBM
9 4 (26.67%) HP
9 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (26.67%) Veeam

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (40.00%) JNCIA
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 6 (40.00%) vCloud
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) CommVault
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Zerto
4 5 (33.33%) BMC
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp