The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 66 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.77% 0.86% 2.11%
As % of the System Software category 5.00% 8.82% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £30,750 £44,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.50% +13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £37,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,850 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
80 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 15.44% 9.74% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 72 23 77
Average salary £32,500 £32,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Cheshire

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

vSphere
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Warrington region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Warrington

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco
5 6 (60.00%) Citrix
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) SAN
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) LAN
6 5 (50.00%) MCSE
6 5 (50.00%) WAN
7 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (40.00%) Firewall
7 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (40.00%) MCTS
7 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (40.00%) XenApp
7 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (30.00%) XenServer
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Celerra
1 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) HP AIS
5 1 (10.00%) HP MASE
5 1 (10.00%) VCDX
5 1 (10.00%) NCDA
5 1 (10.00%) NCIE
5 1 (10.00%) VCAP
5 1 (10.00%) CCEE
5 1 (10.00%) CCIA
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC