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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 101 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.62% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 4.79% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 11
Average salary £37,722 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.55% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £50,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
189 146 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.00% 9.23% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 169 127 182
Average salary £39,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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 -3 4 £38,750 -22.50%
Bicester - 2 - -
Banbury -4 1 £60,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (25.00%) SAN
6 6 (25.00%) Veeam
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) CentOS
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
7 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) IBM
8 4 (16.67%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) VLAN
8 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.50%) vCloud
9 3 (12.50%) Line Management
9 3 (12.50%) Lync
9 3 (12.50%) NAS
9 3 (12.50%) Open Source

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) VLAN
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (12.50%) NAS
4 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.50%) WPA
5 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Redmine
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
4 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) CentOS
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) People Management
3 2 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
3 2 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) Network Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 3 (12.50%) vCloud
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Cacti
2 2 (8.33%) Ganglia
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Veeam
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) CommVault
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.50%) Sophos
7 2 (8.33%) Google
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Apple