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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 112 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.99% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 9.00% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 9
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 £25,793 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +1.21%
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
156 200 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.52% 11.00% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 136 169 195
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 £23,700 £29,000
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 21 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 21 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (63.64%) MCTS
5 7 (63.64%) MCITP
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (63.64%) XenApp
5 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (63.64%) MCSE
6 6 (54.55%) SAN
6 6 (54.55%) NetApp
6 6 (54.55%) EMC
6 6 (54.55%) NCDA
6 6 (54.55%) NCIE
7 5 (45.45%) Veeam
7 5 (45.45%) XenServer
7 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 5 (45.45%) PlateSpin
7 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
7 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
7 5 (45.45%) HP
7 5 (45.45%) Dell
7 5 (45.45%) Symantec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) EqualLogic
2 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (63.64%) MCTS
2 7 (63.64%) MCITP
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) NCDA
3 6 (54.55%) NCIE
4 5 (45.45%) VCAP
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (63.64%) XenApp
1 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
2 5 (45.45%) XenServer
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
1 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) EMC
5 5 (45.45%) Veeam
5 5 (45.45%) PlateSpin
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Dell
5 5 (45.45%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
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