The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 31
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.13% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category - 9.09% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

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 Chester with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 17 22 14
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.94% 12.43% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 9
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.81% -14.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,850 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Sage
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) NDS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (25.00%) GroupWise
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) NDS
3 1 (25.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto