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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 96 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.92% 0.33% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 7.33% 3.79% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 18
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +77.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
191 132 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.55% 8.76% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 129 105 123
Average salary £38,564 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.30% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cambridge

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (90.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) SCCM
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) IBM
6 7 (35.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (30.00%) NetApp
7 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (25.00%) UNIX
8 5 (25.00%) IIS
8 5 (25.00%) EMC
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) Data Security
8 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) Clustering
8 5 (25.00%) SLA
8 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (25.00%) User Experience
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
8 5 (25.00%) PKI
9 4 (20.00%) Migration

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (10.00%) Documentum
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Data Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Documentum Support
5 2 (10.00%) Documentum Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) PKI
3 3 (15.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Data Security
1 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) DRM
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (30.00%) NetApp
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) EMC
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.00%) Adobe
8 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (5.00%) SAP
8 1 (5.00%) Google
8 1 (5.00%) Marketo
8 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago