The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 115 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 5.23% 6.77% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 3
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -48.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £17,300 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £31,800 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
vSphere
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
172 192 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.00% 10.65% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 140 152 106
Average salary £32,250 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.73% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Cheshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Cheshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Knutsford - 4 £37,500 -
Warrington +6 2 £38,500 +25.20% 1
Chester -9 2 £27,500 +27.90% 2
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
5 8 (61.54%) Degree
5 8 (61.54%) DNS
5 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 8 (61.54%) DHCP
6 6 (46.15%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) MCSE
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Symantec
6 6 (46.15%) WSUS
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
7 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
7 5 (38.46%) EMC VNX
7 5 (38.46%) vCloud
7 5 (38.46%) XenApp
7 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (38.46%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (38.46%) SCCM
7 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (38.46%) ProCurve
7 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
7 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
7 5 (38.46%) Migration

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) ADSL
7 1 (7.69%) FTP
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) SMTP
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) SSH
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) IT Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
2 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) MCSE
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) XenApp
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (38.46%) vCloud
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) WSUS
2 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) Symantec
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) EMC
5 5 (38.46%) ProCurve
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) Sage
6 1 (7.69%) Sophos
6 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago