The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 48 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.03% 1.15% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £21,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.30% -57.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

System Software Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.66% 10.38% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 9
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Chester region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Chester

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Chester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Chester

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago