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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 105 98 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.84% 1.22% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 8.96% 10.50% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 7
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
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
134 181 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.40% 11.65% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 114 161 154
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +10.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -10 5 £72,500 +45.00%
Banbury +5 2 £41,000 -18.00%
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) CentOS
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
6 4 (26.67%) Apache
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (26.67%) Zenoss
6 4 (26.67%) NAS
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (20.00%) vCloud
7 3 (20.00%) NetApp
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Perl
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (13.33%) MCSE
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (6.67%) Line Management
1 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (6.67%) Network Design
1 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) Project Management
1 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) vCloud
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) XenServer
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Zenoss
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
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