The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 37 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.26% 1.42% 2.64%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 12.50% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £44,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £55,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
vSphere
Buckinghamshire

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

System Software Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.43% 11.35% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 20
Average salary £31,000 £24,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -43.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

vSphere
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

vSphere Salary Trend in High Wycombe

vSphere
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 4 (57.14%) Veeam
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) PlateSpin
5 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
5 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
5 3 (42.86%) XenServer
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) CCA
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Foundation
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) NCDA
2 2 (28.57%) NCIE
2 2 (28.57%) VCAP
2 2 (28.57%) CCEE
2 2 (28.57%) CCAA
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) XenServer
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Veeam
5 3 (42.86%) PlateSpin
5 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
6 1 (14.29%) Kaseya