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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 97 77 119
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +42
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 19 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 2.03% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 11.05% 20.78% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 6
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +22.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
172 154 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.39% 9.78% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 147 118 97
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cambridge

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 17 (80.95%) ITIL
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
3 16 (76.19%) EMC
4 15 (71.43%) DNS
4 15 (71.43%) SQL
5 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (66.67%) Red Hat
5 14 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
6 13 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (61.90%) PKI
6 13 (61.90%) EMC NetWorker
6 13 (61.90%) Data Analysis
6 13 (61.90%) VMware ESX
6 13 (61.90%) Migration
6 13 (61.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (61.90%) OCP
6 13 (61.90%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (61.90%) RHCE
6 13 (61.90%) Perl
6 13 (61.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 13 (61.90%) DHCP
6 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
6 13 (61.90%) Apache
7 12 (57.14%) ERP
8 11 (52.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (47.62%) Oracle EBS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (61.90%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Documentum
2 3 (14.29%) LiveCycle
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
2 13 (61.90%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Ant
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (52.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Administrator
1 16 (76.19%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Documentum Support
4 2 (9.52%) Documentum Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) HP Superdome
2 1 (4.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (47.62%) CentOS
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) SELinux
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (4.76%) HPUX
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) ITIL
2 13 (61.90%) Data Analysis
2 13 (61.90%) Migration
2 13 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (57.14%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) BCP
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) OCP
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle Certification
1 13 (61.90%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
1 13 (61.90%) VMware ESX
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.76%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) EMC NetWorker
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 10 (47.62%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Oracle
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) EMC
3 14 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) Adobe
6 2 (9.52%) Splunk
7 1 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
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