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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 97 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 1.65% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
188 242 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.43% 13.05% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 156 205 117
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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
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 9 February 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
Chester - 2 £32,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 2 £32,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £32,500 -
Warrington - 2 £35,000 - 1
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) XenApp
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) vCloud
8 2 (16.67%) vRealize
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DMZ
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
1 2 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) CCA
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) vCloud
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) vRealize
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) Axway
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Sophos
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam
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