Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 130 158
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.20% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 1.86% 6.92% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 22
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.61% -4.00% +27.12%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,250 £63,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +14.50%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 323 260 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.69% 11.54% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 235 230 326
Cheshire median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% +3.17% -7.35%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £18,875
90th Percentile £56,850 £48,875 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Cheshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Cheshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Cheshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -6 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Wilmslow - 2 £52,500 -
Warrington -5 1 £30,000 -22.08% 1
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Sage
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (33.33%) Presales
5 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (33.33%) Data Security
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Sage
3 2 (33.33%) HP