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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PlateSpin
Rank 880 846 855
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +9
Permanent jobs citing PlateSpin 6 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.053% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 20
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,175 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%

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
50441 49470 51504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.75% 47.60% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41589 39334 43095
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 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 -9 6 £57,500 +9.52%
London -16 4 £60,125 +9.31%
South East -28 2 £55,000 -18.51%

PlateSpin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 16 (80.00%) SAN
4 15 (75.00%) vSphere
5 12 (60.00%) Migration
5 12 (60.00%) Veeam
6 10 (50.00%) Citrix
7 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (45.00%) HP
7 9 (45.00%) NetApp
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (35.00%) IaaS
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (35.00%) CommVault
9 7 (35.00%) Dell
9 7 (35.00%) LAN
9 7 (35.00%) WAN
9 7 (35.00%) DHCP
9 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (35.00%) VPN
9 7 (35.00%) DNS
9 7 (35.00%) Web Services
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) Windows
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
2 7 (35.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Data Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Senior VMware Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) VXML
3 1 (5.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Debian
2 1 (5.00%) Fedora
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 15 (75.00%) vSphere
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (25.00%) XenServer
8 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (20.00%) XenApp
9 3 (15.00%) Xen
10 1 (5.00%) Varnish
10 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Veeam
4 10 (50.00%) Citrix
5 9 (45.00%) HP
5 9 (45.00%) NetApp
6 7 (35.00%) CommVault
6 7 (35.00%) Dell
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) FalconStor
9 3 (15.00%) BMC
10 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle
11 1 (5.00%) Red Hat