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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 98 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 0.10% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 6.90% 1.12% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 11
Average salary £32,500 - £45,000
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
174 178 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.10% 9.33% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 126 147 130
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £29,143 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cambridge

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco
4 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (40.74%) SCCM
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) UNIX
7 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) DHCP
7 9 (33.33%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (29.63%) 3PAR
8 8 (29.63%) Firewall
9 7 (25.93%) IBM
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (22.22%) NetApp
10 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) Ansible
11 5 (18.52%) User Experience
11 5 (18.52%) Puppet
11 5 (18.52%) vCloud
11 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (18.52%) RESTful
11 5 (18.52%) iSCSI

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
1 9 (33.33%) DHCP
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (18.52%) iSCSI
4 5 (18.52%) SAN
5 4 (14.81%) NAS
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 2 (7.41%) BGP
6 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
6 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) DMVPN
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
1 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Data Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Data Centre Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Manager
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 5 (18.52%) PKI
3 5 (18.52%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Debian
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Data Security
1 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.41%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Information Management
5 1 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) vCloud
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (18.52%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) HP
5 8 (29.63%) 3PAR
6 7 (25.93%) IBM
7 6 (22.22%) NetApp
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix
9 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
10 1 (3.70%) Marketo
10 1 (3.70%) Google
10 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (3.70%) SAP
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle