Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 39 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.96% 2.61% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 16.67% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 10
Chester median annual salary £25,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.47% +4.62% -
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +10.77% -

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 Chester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 50 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.02% 15.67% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 17 27
Chester median annual salary £27,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.92% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,700 £19,900
90th Percentile £58,750 £45,250 £64,250
Cheshire median annual salary £36,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +13.08% +3.17% -16.00%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 20 January 2018, 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Sage
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Data Security
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Sage 1000
4 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sage
1 4 (100.00%) VMware