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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 72 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 1.66% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 9.38% 25.00% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 10
Average salary £70,000 £38,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -2.94%
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
96 60 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.63% 6.64% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 83 56 103
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,450 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Oxford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) CentOS
5 6 (42.86%) SCCM
5 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 6 (42.86%) IBM
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) Apache
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (21.43%) VLAN
9 2 (14.29%) MS Office
9 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (14.29%) Time Management
9 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) WPA
3 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Data Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre Architect
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (14.29%) Time Management
1 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) NetApp
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) CommVault
5 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 2 (14.29%) Veeam