The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 72 64
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.14% 0.31% 1.70%
As % of the System Software category 1.18% 2.53% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Median salary £45,000 £29,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.17% -61.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -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 Oxford with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 85 79 79
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 12.28% 12.15% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80 70 69
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

vSphere
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Oxford

vSphere
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxford region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware