Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 168 145
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23 +18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 29 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.03% 0.50% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 7.38% 4.42% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 48
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -40.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,100 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £48,225 £75,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 393 362 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 14.01% 11.37% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 339 319 322
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +15.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Oxfordshire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Oxfordshire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Oxfordshire

vSphere
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 12 £32,500 -
Abingdon +44 7 £32,500 -
Oxford +3 3 £45,000 +7.14%
vSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) VMware
3 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
3 26 (89.66%) Windows Server
4 22 (75.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (72.41%) SAN
6 18 (62.07%) HP
6 18 (62.07%) Veeam
7 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (48.28%) DHCP
9 14 (48.28%) DNS
9 14 (48.28%) Presales
10 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (41.38%) Dell
11 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
11 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
12 11 (37.93%) Apple
12 11 (37.93%) Office 365
12 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
13 10 (34.48%) iSCSI
13 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (34.48%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (34.48%) Symantec
13 10 (34.48%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (34.48%) Sophos
13 10 (34.48%) SQL
13 10 (34.48%) WSUS
13 10 (34.48%) Backup Exec
14 9 (31.03%) Migration

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
3 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (31.03%) SAS
4 9 (31.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) SAN
2 14 (48.28%) DHCP
2 14 (48.28%) DNS
3 10 (34.48%) iSCSI
4 9 (31.03%) Skype
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.90%) Firewall
8 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Support Engineer
2 17 (58.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Support
3 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 11 (37.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (37.93%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (37.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (37.93%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (37.93%) Systems Support
4 11 (37.93%) Systems Support Engineer
5 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 5 (17.24%) Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) IT Support
7 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Replication
2 7 (24.14%) EMC VNX
3 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server
3 22 (75.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Presales
2 10 (34.48%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (31.03%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (31.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 9 (31.03%) Migration
3 9 (31.03%) Web Filtering
4 7 (24.14%) Server Patching
5 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (24.14%) MCSE
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (31.03%) XenApp
4 9 (31.03%) XenDesktop
5 7 (24.14%) Terminal Services
6 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Backup Exec
1 10 (34.48%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (34.48%) WSUS
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 9 (31.03%) SCCM
2 9 (31.03%) SmoothWall
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) HP
2 18 (62.07%) Veeam
3 12 (41.38%) Dell
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Apple
5 10 (34.48%) Sophos
5 10 (34.48%) Symantec
6 9 (31.03%) Citrix
7 7 (24.14%) EMC
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco
9 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
10 1 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (3.45%) F5
10 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds