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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 104 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.52% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 4.42% 8.40% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 13
Average salary £41,250 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £34,607 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
181 131 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.69% 7.59% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 158 118 201
Average salary £40,000 £34,607 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.58% -11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +9 3 £37,250 -17.22%
Henley-on-Thames +2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Banbury - 1 £60,000 -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 20 (80.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
6 10 (40.00%) CentOS
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) SAN
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (28.00%) IBM
8 7 (28.00%) Apache
8 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (24.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) NetApp
9 6 (24.00%) 3PAR
9 6 (24.00%) SCCM
10 5 (20.00%) NAS
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 5 (20.00%) DHCP
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.00%) Solaris
11 4 (16.00%) Veeam
11 4 (16.00%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (16.00%) Zenoss
11 4 (16.00%) VLAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (20.00%) NAS
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (16.00%) VLAN
5 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (12.00%) WPA
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
1 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.00%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) IT Support
3 6 (24.00%) Data Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (16.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) CentOS
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Solaris
6 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) Android
8 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Time Management
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.00%) People Management
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Security Management
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) Terminal Server
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (28.00%) IBM
4 6 (24.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) NetApp
4 6 (24.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (16.00%) Veeam
6 3 (12.00%) Sophos
6 3 (12.00%) CommVault
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Google
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) Apple