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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 116 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.63% 1.67%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% 8.06% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 32
Average salary £30,250 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.24% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
220 124 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.28% 7.81% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 91 160
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Warrington -18 4 £31,750 -13.01% 2
Knutsford - 2 £31,000 -
Chester -9 1 £21,500 -57.00%
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
1 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 19 (73.08%) VMware
4 19 (73.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (50.00%) HP
6 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
6 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (34.62%) Fat Client
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) XenApp
7 9 (34.62%) Citrix
7 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Firewall
7 9 (34.62%) SAN
7 9 (34.62%) Thin Client
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 8 (30.77%) Dell
8 8 (30.77%) VPN
8 8 (30.77%) Lync
8 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (26.92%) CentOS
9 7 (26.92%) WhatsUp Gold
9 7 (26.92%) HP SIM
9 7 (26.92%) WSUS
9 7 (26.92%) Strategic Planning

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 19 (73.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (30.77%) Lync
4 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 8 (30.77%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) SNMP
4 5 (19.23%) ADSL
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) BGP
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.85%) NAS
7 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) SMTP
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Team Leader
1 7 (26.92%) Operations Team Leader
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Thin Client
1 9 (34.62%) Fat Client
2 7 (26.92%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Celerra
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
1 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) CentOS
5 7 (26.92%) UNIX
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (19.23%) MCSE
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (15.38%) MCTS
5 3 (11.54%) MCSA
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.85%) MCP
7 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CCNP
7 1 (3.85%) CCNA
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.85%) HP AIS
7 1 (3.85%) HP MASE
7 1 (3.85%) VCDX
7 1 (3.85%) NCDA
7 1 (3.85%) NCIE
7 1 (3.85%) VCAP
7 1 (3.85%) CCEE
7 1 (3.85%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) XenApp
3 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.54%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) vCloud
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (26.92%) Backup Exec
1 7 (26.92%) WSUS
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
1 7 (26.92%) WhatsUp Gold
1 7 (26.92%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) Citrix
5 8 (30.77%) Dell
6 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
6 7 (26.92%) Symantec
6 7 (26.92%) Sophos
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (3.85%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) Mitel
8 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
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