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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 109 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.47% 0.46% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 3.72% 4.40% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 17
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,722 £50,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
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
188 159 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.55% 10.51% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 157 136 180
Average salary £37,722 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.30% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bicester - 2 - -
vSphere
South East

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
9 5 (31.25%) Veeam
9 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 4 (25.00%) DNS
10 4 (25.00%) Citrix
10 4 (25.00%) DHCP
10 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 3 (18.75%) Line Management
11 3 (18.75%) VLAN
11 3 (18.75%) Degree
11 3 (18.75%) WSUS
11 3 (18.75%) NAS
11 3 (18.75%) CentOS
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 3 (18.75%) ITIL
11 3 (18.75%) Apache
11 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
11 3 (18.75%) Red Hat

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (12.50%) WPA
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Redmine
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 3 (18.75%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (18.75%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Line Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) People Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
4 2 (12.50%) vCloud
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) Cacti
2 2 (12.50%) Ganglia
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Veeam
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Sophos
6 2 (12.50%) CommVault
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) Google