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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
North West / Cheshire
Rank 86 99 122
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.66% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 7.37% 1.63% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 2
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +16.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,500 £36,800
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -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 Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 95 184 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.90% 14.15% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 74 154 147
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northwich - 3 £32,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £41,250 - 1
Warrington +6 1 £37,500 - 1
Chester +2 1 £34,000 +4.61% 1
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (86.96%) Windows
4 17 (73.91%) SQL
4 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
5 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
6 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) MCSA
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (43.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (39.13%) ITIL
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco
8 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (34.78%) vRealize
9 8 (34.78%) MCSE
9 8 (34.78%) SAN
9 8 (34.78%) MCITP
10 7 (30.43%) Firewall
10 7 (30.43%) IBM
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (30.43%) Process Improvement
11 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
11 6 (26.09%) EMC VNX
11 6 (26.09%) EMC
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
11 6 (26.09%) Oracle
11 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec

vSphere
Top Related 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) IT Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) IT Support
3 6 (26.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (26.09%) EMC VNX
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Process Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Data Extraction
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Statistics
6 1 (4.35%) Presales
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) MCSA
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (34.78%) MCITP
2 8 (34.78%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) NCDA
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) VCAP
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.70%) Firmware
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) NDS
5 1 (4.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (4.35%) vCloud
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) vRealize
2 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) SCCM
4 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) EMC
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
7 4 (17.39%) NetApp
8 3 (13.04%) Sage
9 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (8.70%) Citrix
9 2 (8.70%) HP
9 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.35%) Draytek
10 1 (4.35%) Juniper
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