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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 116 107 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.65% 2.86% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £33,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £54,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
242 140 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.10% 8.79% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 201 104 70
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £39,000 - 2
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (41.67%) EMC
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Wireless
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (25.00%) Lync
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (25.00%) CentOS
8 3 (25.00%) MCSE

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) Lync
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) SMTP
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (8.33%) Firmware
6 1 (8.33%) vCloud
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (8.33%) Sophos
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lavastorm Analytics
Posted: 17 days ago