The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 126 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.12% 1.06% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.26% 11.11% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 18
Average salary £41,750 £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.83% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
vSphere
South East

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

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
159 135 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.67% 9.58% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 129 114 146
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -22 1 £37,500 -49.15%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Back Office
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) LAMP
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) VBA
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VCAP
2 1 (16.67%) VCDX
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec