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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 106 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.77% 1.46% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 9.86% 17.97% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 15
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,800 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
142 128 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.82% 8.14% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 131 117 137
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £34,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (88.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (88.64%) Windows
3 35 (79.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (68.18%) DNS
5 28 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
7 26 (59.09%) VMware ESX
8 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 24 (54.55%) MS Exchange
8 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
9 21 (47.73%) DHCP
10 19 (43.18%) Windows XP
10 19 (43.18%) Windows Vista
11 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
11 18 (40.91%) Windows 8
12 17 (38.64%) MCSE
12 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (36.36%) Firewall
13 16 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2003
15 14 (31.82%) Identity Management
15 14 (31.82%) Lync
16 13 (29.55%) SAN
17 12 (27.27%) Backup Exec
17 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
18 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
18 11 (25.00%) MCSA
18 11 (25.00%) Windows 2000
19 9 (20.45%) IIS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 16 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (31.82%) Lync
5 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 9 (20.45%) IIS
7 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
9 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) DNS
2 21 (47.73%) DHCP
3 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 16 (36.36%) Firewall
5 13 (29.55%) SAN
6 8 (18.18%) VPN
6 8 (18.18%) SMTP
7 7 (15.91%) HTTP
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.82%) LAN
8 3 (6.82%) Intranet
9 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.27%) FTP
9 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Administrator
6 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
9 3 (6.82%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) Wintel Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.55%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 35 (79.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (43.18%) Windows Vista
4 19 (43.18%) Windows XP
5 18 (40.91%) Windows 8
6 11 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.36%) Linux
9 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (6.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Identity Management
2 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Release Management
4 5 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Network Management
8 1 (2.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VB
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) MCSE
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) MCSA
4 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) MCP
5 4 (9.09%) MCTS
5 4 (9.09%) MCITP
5 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) CCA
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) CCNP
7 1 (2.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (88.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 26 (59.09%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.82%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 8 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 8 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (11.36%) WSUS
4 4 (9.09%) SCCM
5 3 (6.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Symantec
3 8 (18.18%) McAfee
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Juniper
5 3 (6.82%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.27%) F5
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Genesys
7 1 (2.27%) CommVault
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car + training
Posted: 2 days ago