The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 101 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.19% 0.61% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 15.48% 9.02% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 18
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £49,650
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
155 122 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.67% 6.74% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 130 105 98
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
South West

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 18 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (78.05%) Windows
3 30 (73.17%) Active Directory
4 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (65.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (53.66%) MCSE
5 22 (53.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (53.66%) SAN
6 20 (48.78%) Citrix
7 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
7 18 (43.90%) VMware ESX
8 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (41.46%) MCSA
9 16 (39.02%) Firewall
10 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
10 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
11 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
12 10 (24.39%) DNS
13 9 (21.95%) WSUS
13 9 (21.95%) iSCSI
13 9 (21.95%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (21.95%) 4G
13 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Management
13 9 (21.95%) SLA
13 9 (21.95%) LAN
13 9 (21.95%) UNIX
14 7 (17.07%) SQL
14 7 (17.07%) DHCP
14 7 (17.07%) Apple
14 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) SAN
2 16 (39.02%) Firewall
3 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (24.39%) DNS
5 9 (21.95%) iSCSI
5 9 (21.95%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (21.95%) 4G
5 9 (21.95%) LAN
6 7 (17.07%) DHCP
7 5 (12.20%) SMTP
7 5 (12.20%) VPN
8 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.32%) Wireless
8 3 (7.32%) HTTP
9 2 (4.88%) WAN
9 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Support Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Network Support
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Windows
2 27 (65.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) UNIX
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (12.20%) Network Management
2 5 (12.20%) Release Management
3 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) Information Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) MCSE
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (41.46%) MCSA
3 5 (12.20%) CCA
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.76%) CCNP
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (73.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (43.90%) VMware ESX
4 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.88%) vCloud
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) XenServer
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (48.78%) Citrix
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) Apple
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) CommVault
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago