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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 107 104 99
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.41% 0.81% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 2.58% 7.36% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 10
Median salary £36,000 £33,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -56.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 194 163 231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 16.03% 10.98% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 154 113 167
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (53.85%) DHCP
5 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Veeam
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) Solaris
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
9 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (15.38%) Python
9 2 (15.38%) VB
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 2 (15.38%) Unix

vSphere
Top Related 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 7 (53.85%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
1 1 (7.69%) HP Storage
1 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Veeam
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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