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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 111 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.45% 0.89% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 4.38% 9.47% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 6
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -21.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £33,417 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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
160 169 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.35% 9.37% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 137 153 180
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
(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 2 £61,250 +49.39%
Banbury - 2 £41,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (64.29%) MCSE
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) XenApp
4 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 7 (50.00%) SAN
6 7 (50.00%) HP
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (50.00%) MCTS
6 7 (50.00%) MCITP
6 7 (50.00%) XenServer
6 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (42.86%) NetApp
8 5 (35.71%) Symantec
8 5 (35.71%) Dell
8 5 (35.71%) EMC
8 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (35.71%) PlateSpin
8 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
8 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
8 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (35.71%) Veeam
8 5 (35.71%) NCDA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) MCSE
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (50.00%) MCTS
2 7 (50.00%) MCITP
3 5 (35.71%) NCDA
3 5 (35.71%) NCIE
3 5 (35.71%) VCAP
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (64.29%) XenApp
1 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
2 7 (50.00%) XenServer
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 5 (35.71%) Symantec
5 5 (35.71%) PlateSpin
5 5 (35.71%) Veeam
5 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 5 (35.71%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago