Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 175 121
Rank change year-on-year +43 -54 +25
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.40% 0.13% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.40% 1.28% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 28
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.78% +2.86%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.27%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 334 313 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.59% 9.78% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 258 238 252
Cambridge median annual salary £53,916 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.83% +25.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,750 £75,000 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Cambridge

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Cambridge.

Salary trend for vSphere in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Ubuntu
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Debian
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) IT Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Senior IT Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Server Administrator
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Debian
2 7 (87.50%) Ubuntu
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp