The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 103 97 129
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.48% 0.85% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 4.48% 6.59% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
134 182 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.82% 12.92% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 111 138 153
Median salary £36,736 £38,564 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.74% +2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,850 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Firewall
4 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (61.11%) VPN
5 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) MCSE
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (33.33%) EMC VNX
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (33.33%) Replication
8 6 (33.33%) VLAN
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) EMC
8 6 (33.33%) Terminal Services
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (22.22%) EMC VPLEX
10 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
10 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) EMC VNX
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Server Building
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (44.44%) MCSE
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (22.22%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix