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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 131 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.31% 0.72% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 8.72% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 22
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £52,500 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
216 149 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.27% 8.20% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 165 134 127
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 2 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (41.67%) SAN
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) Lync
8 4 (33.33%) vCloud
8 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 4 (33.33%) Firewall
8 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (33.33%) VPN
8 4 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) Linux
8 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
9 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (25.00%) Citrix
9 3 (25.00%) SSL
9 3 (25.00%) IPsec
9 3 (25.00%) CentOS
9 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) Windows 8

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Lync
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) IPsec
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) BCP
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VCP4
3 1 (8.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (33.33%) vCloud
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (8.33%) UAG
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Dell