The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 110 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 1.51% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 7.86% 13.51% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 9
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
140 185 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.87% 11.20% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 121 145 93
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vSphere
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cambridge

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) EMC
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
4 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (66.67%) PKI
4 10 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (66.67%) Migration
4 10 (66.67%) Data Analysis
4 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (66.67%) OCP
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (66.67%) RHCE
4 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Perl
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (66.67%) Apache
4 10 (66.67%) DHCP
5 9 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (53.33%) SAP
6 8 (53.33%) ERP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) DNS
2 10 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 9 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Administrator
1 13 (86.67%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (73.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (73.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.67%) HACMP
3 1 (6.67%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) SELinux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (53.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) BCP
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Perl
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
1 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) OCP
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
1 10 (66.67%) RHCE
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) NCDA
2 2 (13.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) EMC
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Splunk
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) IBM