The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bridgend region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 19 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 3.28% 1.85% -
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
System Software Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.48% 29.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 0
Average salary £40,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
South Wales

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Bridgend

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 11 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (100.00%) Symantec
1 11 (100.00%) Remedy
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 11 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) vCloud
3 8 (72.73%) XenServer
3 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
3 8 (72.73%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (72.73%) MetaFrame
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) vCloud
2 8 (72.73%) XenServer
2 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
2 8 (72.73%) MetaFrame
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 11 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (72.73%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (27.27%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Symantec
1 11 (100.00%) Remedy
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) Sophos