The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 89 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% 1.09% 2.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 11.27% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 16
Average salary £37,500 £73,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.15% +47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
vSphere
Oxfordshire

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

System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
74 71 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.27% 9.67% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 80
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £20,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

vSphere
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Oxford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) VCDX
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec