The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 129 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.38% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.59% 4.81% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 11
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
vSphere
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
223 291 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.68% 13.69% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 183 227 195
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,400 £29,143
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Cambridgeshire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +12 8 £32,500 -56.66%
vSphere
East of England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) MCSE
5 9 (45.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) VLAN
9 5 (25.00%) Replication
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Terminal Services
9 5 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (25.00%) EMC
9 5 (25.00%) EMC VNX
9 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Confluence
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) EMC VNX
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Server Building
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) MCSE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) HNC
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam