The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 105 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.53% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.98% 4.67% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £75,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
vSphere
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
201 214 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.34% 12.91% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 123 154 95
Average salary £35,088 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Cambridge

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (44.44%) MCSE
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (27.78%) HNC
6 5 (27.78%) IIS
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (27.78%) XenApp
6 5 (27.78%) XenServer
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (22.22%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) EMC VNX
7 4 (22.22%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) EMC VNX
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) e-Health
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) MCSE
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) HNC
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) CCA
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) XenServer
4 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Dovecot
5 2 (11.11%) NFS
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (22.22%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) HP
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