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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 113 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.64% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 2.42% 6.01% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 9
Average salary £36,000 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £20,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
165 183 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.25% 10.68% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 127 129 114
Average salary £34,000 £33,852 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.43% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Chester +11 1 £22,500 -16.66% 3
Warrington +1 1 £34,500 +18.96%
Knutsford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Northwich - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) XenApp
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) EMC
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (25.00%) vCloud
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) ProCurve
7 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (25.00%) iSCSI

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Celerra
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) vCloud
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) ProCurve
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
7 1 (12.50%) McAfee
7 1 (12.50%) Avaya
7 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 1 (12.50%) Veeam
7 1 (12.50%) Aerohive Networks
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