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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 113 112 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.064% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 0.76% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £43,750 £60,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +150.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £60,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
244 132 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.54% 8.44% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 210 98 92
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 - 2 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
3 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
5 9 (56.25%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (56.25%) Lync
5 9 (56.25%) CentOS
6 7 (43.75%) WhatsUp Gold
6 7 (43.75%) HP SIM
6 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (43.75%) SCCM
6 7 (43.75%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (43.75%) WSUS
6 7 (43.75%) Backup Exec
6 7 (43.75%) Symantec
6 7 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (43.75%) Sophos
6 7 (43.75%) Dell
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
6 7 (43.75%) Firmware
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) UNIX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
2 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (56.25%) Lync
4 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SNMP
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) WLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Intranet
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 6 (37.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Operations Team Leader
1 7 (43.75%) Team Leader
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) CentOS
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
8 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCSA
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Firmware
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) WhatsUp Gold
1 7 (43.75%) HP SIM
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
1 7 (43.75%) WSUS
1 7 (43.75%) Backup Exec
1 7 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Symantec
3 7 (43.75%) Sophos
3 7 (43.75%) Dell
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs / Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 8 days ago