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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 93 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 0.28% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 9.15% 3.62% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 9
Average salary £37,400 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £57,300 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
164 138 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.33% 7.81% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 122 115 139
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £31,661
10% offered a salary of more than £54,009 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 30 June 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cambridge

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (38.46%) HP
4 10 (38.46%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) UNIX
5 9 (34.62%) SCCM
5 9 (34.62%) 3PAR
5 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
6 7 (26.92%) SAN
7 6 (23.08%) NetApp
7 6 (23.08%) IBM
7 6 (23.08%) DHCP
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (19.23%) Ansible
8 5 (19.23%) Puppet
8 5 (19.23%) vCloud
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (19.23%) RESTful
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) Debian
9 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (7.69%) DMVPN
5 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.69%) LDAP
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) MPLS
5 2 (7.69%) BGP
5 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Data Architect
1 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Architect
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) Debian
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) CentOS
6 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) SIEM
3 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
3 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (7.69%) Data Security
3 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) vCloud
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) 3PAR
5 6 (23.08%) IBM
5 6 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) F5
7 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Veeam
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