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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 103 73 121
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +48
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 35 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.53% 2.36% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 5.00% 21.60% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 7
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £32,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £53,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
180 162 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.56% 10.95% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 140 128 108
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cambridge

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (87.50%) EMC
2 20 (83.33%) VMware
3 19 (79.17%) Oracle
3 19 (79.17%) Linux
4 17 (70.83%) ITIL
5 16 (66.67%) Migration
5 16 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (62.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 15 (62.50%) SQL
7 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
7 14 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
8 13 (54.17%) PKI
8 13 (54.17%) Data Analysis
8 13 (54.17%) VMware ESX
8 13 (54.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (54.17%) OCP
8 13 (54.17%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (54.17%) RHCE
8 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
8 13 (54.17%) Apache
8 13 (54.17%) DHCP
8 13 (54.17%) DNS
8 13 (54.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
8 13 (54.17%) Perl
9 12 (50.00%) ERP
9 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (41.67%) Oracle EBS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (54.17%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Documentum
2 5 (20.83%) LiveCycle
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) DHCP
1 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Ant
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Administrator
2 14 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (58.33%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (58.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Documentum Support
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Documentum Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) PKI
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) HACMP
3 1 (4.17%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (41.67%) CentOS
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) ITIL
2 16 (66.67%) Migration
2 16 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (54.17%) Data Analysis
4 12 (50.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) OCP
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle Certification
1 13 (54.17%) RHCE
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
1 13 (54.17%) VMware ESX
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (41.67%) SCCM
3 10 (41.67%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) EMC
2 20 (83.33%) VMware
3 19 (79.17%) Oracle
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (41.67%) SAP
6 5 (20.83%) Adobe
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Sun
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago