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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 98 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 0.66% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 8.89% 7.41% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 10
Average salary £37,400 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,100 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
135 162 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.82% 8.98% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 107 137 139
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco
6 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
7 10 (41.67%) UNIX
8 9 (37.50%) SAN
9 7 (29.17%) Debian
9 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (29.17%) HP
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (25.00%) 3PAR
10 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (20.83%) Ansible
11 5 (20.83%) vCloud
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.83%) DNS
11 5 (20.83%) DHCP
11 5 (20.83%) LDAP
11 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
11 5 (20.83%) RESTful
11 5 (20.83%) Puppet
11 5 (20.83%) Degree
11 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
12 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) SAN
3 5 (20.83%) LDAP
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 4 (16.67%) NAS
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.33%) DMVPN
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) MPLS
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.17%) SMTP
7 1 (4.17%) LAN
7 1 (4.17%) HTTP
7 1 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) SSH
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) Debian
4 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) CentOS
7 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
4 2 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
1 4 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) vCloud
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.67%) F5
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
8 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.17%) Veeam
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