The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 45 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.36% 0.68% -
As % of the System Software category 22.58% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £29,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
vSphere
Gloucestershire

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

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.47% 8.16% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 27
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Cheltenham

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Symantec
2 10 (76.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (76.92%) Backup Exec
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 10 (76.92%) MCSE
2 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (69.23%) XenApp
4 7 (53.85%) SCCM
4 7 (53.85%) SCOM
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) VBScript
5 6 (46.15%) MCSA
5 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) Sophos
5 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
5 6 (46.15%) MCITP
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
3 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
4 3 (23.08%) SMTP
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Server Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
1 4 (30.77%) PDA
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) VBScript
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) MCSE
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (46.15%) MCITP
4 6 (46.15%) MCSA
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) CCA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) XenApp
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (76.92%) Backup Exec
2 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 7 (53.85%) SCOM
3 6 (46.15%) WSUS
3 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
4 5 (38.46%) Zenoss
4 5 (38.46%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (30.77%) vMotion
5 4 (30.77%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Symantec
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) Sophos
4 4 (30.77%) Websense
4 4 (30.77%) Veeam
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco