The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 104 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.39% 0.60% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 20.97% 5.73% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 5
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,607 £32,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,750 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
124 192 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.64% 10.47% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 109 179 93
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +11 17 £38,500 -3.75%
Wallingford - 6 £34,607 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £38,750 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (81.40%) Windows
3 32 (74.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
5 27 (62.79%) SAN
6 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (55.81%) Hyper-V
7 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
7 23 (53.49%) Citrix
8 20 (46.51%) iSCSI
9 19 (44.19%) HP
10 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (41.86%) XenApp
10 18 (41.86%) XenDesktop
11 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
12 15 (34.88%) Cisco
12 15 (34.88%) Dell
13 13 (30.23%) DNS
13 13 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
15 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
15 11 (25.58%) SCCM
15 11 (25.58%) Windows 8
15 11 (25.58%) IBM
16 10 (23.26%) SAS
16 10 (23.26%) DHCP
16 10 (23.26%) SQL
16 10 (23.26%) Apple
16 10 (23.26%) Fujitsu

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) SAS
2 10 (23.26%) Lync
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.30%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) SAN
2 20 (46.51%) iSCSI
3 13 (30.23%) DNS
4 10 (23.26%) DHCP
5 9 (20.93%) Firewall
6 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
6 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
7 4 (9.30%) NAS
8 3 (6.98%) Internet
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.98%) Games
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Consultant
2 13 (30.23%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) FlexPod Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (9.30%) FlexPod
4 3 (6.98%) Online Games
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
5 11 (25.58%) Windows 8
6 7 (16.28%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
2 8 (18.60%) Project Management
2 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.28%) Time Management
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (13.95%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCITP
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) CEH
4 4 (9.30%) NCDA
4 4 (9.30%) NCIE
4 4 (9.30%) CCEE
4 4 (9.30%) CCIA
5 3 (6.98%) CCAA
5 3 (6.98%) CCEA
5 3 (6.98%) CCA
6 2 (4.65%) MBA
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.65%) VCAP
7 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (72.09%) Active Directory
3 24 (55.81%) Hyper-V
4 18 (41.86%) XenApp
4 18 (41.86%) XenDesktop
5 8 (18.60%) XenServer
6 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCCM
2 10 (23.26%) WSUS
3 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) Citrix
3 19 (44.19%) HP
4 15 (34.88%) Cisco
4 15 (34.88%) Dell
5 11 (25.58%) IBM
6 10 (23.26%) Apple
6 10 (23.26%) Fujitsu
7 6 (13.95%) EMC
7 6 (13.95%) NetApp
7 6 (13.95%) Veeam
8 3 (6.98%) ProCurve
8 3 (6.98%) Symantec
9 1 (2.33%) AppSense