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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 82 119
Rank change year-on-year -32 +37  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 1.83% 4.35% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 164 92 176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 11.35% 9.65% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 133 73 141
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

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
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 June 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
Macclesfield - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) NetApp
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) VoIP
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (30.00%) VLAN

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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) NCDA
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (10.00%) Draytek
8 1 (10.00%) Juniper
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago