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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 109 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.94% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.83% 8.72% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 8
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £33,417 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
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
164 195 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.95% 10.79% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 141 164 191
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 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 +2 1 £50,000 +25.00%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (70.00%) MCTS
3 7 (70.00%) MCITP
3 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) NetApp
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) Dell
5 5 (50.00%) EMC
5 5 (50.00%) Symantec
5 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
5 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (50.00%) Veeam
5 5 (50.00%) XenServer
5 5 (50.00%) NCDA
5 5 (50.00%) NCIE
5 5 (50.00%) VCAP
5 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) PlateSpin

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (70.00%) MCTS
1 7 (70.00%) MCITP
2 5 (50.00%) NCDA
2 5 (50.00%) NCIE
2 5 (50.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) XenApp
1 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (50.00%) XenServer
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Dell
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) PlateSpin
3 5 (50.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
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