The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 120 99 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 1.16% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 5.33% 15.50% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 9
Average salary £45,000 £36,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -6.96%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
169 129 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.81% 7.49% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 141 114 110
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,038 £23,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Bristol

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
5 9 (64.29%) VMware ESX
5 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Vista
6 8 (57.14%) Windows 2000
6 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
7 6 (42.86%) Lync
7 6 (42.86%) Firewall
8 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
8 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
8 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
8 5 (35.71%) DHCP
8 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 5 (35.71%) Symantec
8 5 (35.71%) McAfee
8 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (35.71%) XenApp
8 5 (35.71%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (42.86%) Lync
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Vista
3 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 2000
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Information Management
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) VMware ESX
3 5 (35.71%) XenApp
4 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
1 5 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 5 (35.71%) McAfee
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago