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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 66 59 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.63% 2.38% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 18.46% 19.57% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 7
Average salary £73,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £36,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
65 92 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.83% 12.17% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61 78 91
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,290 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Oxford

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) SCCM
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) IBM
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) 3PAR
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (38.46%) CentOS
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) Solaris
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (15.38%) Zenoss
7 2 (15.38%) NAS
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) WPA
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Data Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
1 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) 3PAR
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago