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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 115 122 136
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 0.12% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.07% 1.74% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £60,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
261 115 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.77% 6.80% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 232 85 134
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £19,325 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
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 24 December 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
Chester +8 2 - -
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
Warrington +8 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (95.00%) MS Exchange
3 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) VMware
5 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
6 11 (55.00%) Linux
6 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 10 (50.00%) HP
7 10 (50.00%) Lync
8 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (45.00%) Citrix
8 9 (45.00%) CentOS
8 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (35.00%) UNIX
10 7 (35.00%) SNMP
10 7 (35.00%) Dell
10 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (35.00%) Firmware
10 7 (35.00%) Symantec
10 7 (35.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (35.00%) Sophos
10 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
10 7 (35.00%) Strategic Planning
10 7 (35.00%) WSUS
10 7 (35.00%) SCCM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (95.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (50.00%) Lync
5 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (35.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SNMP
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.00%) Intranet
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) ADSL
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Team Leader
1 7 (35.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Celerra
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) CentOS
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) UNIX
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.00%) AIX
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Time Management
2 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSA
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) Firmware
4 6 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (10.00%) XenServer
6 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (35.00%) WSUS
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
1 7 (35.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 7 (35.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (35.00%) Symantec
4 7 (35.00%) Dell
4 7 (35.00%) Sophos
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) McAfee
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago