The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 111 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.82% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 9.15% 3.88% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 7
Median salary £62,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% +41.66%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
153 206 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.94% 10.96% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 138 174 153
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) Firewall
4 16 (59.26%) XenServer
5 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (51.85%) EnterpriseDB
5 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
5 14 (51.85%) Puppet
5 14 (51.85%) Scrum
5 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (51.85%) Ruby
5 14 (51.85%) Xen
5 14 (51.85%) Tivoli
5 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
5 14 (51.85%) Configuration Management
5 14 (51.85%) RUP
5 14 (51.85%) DSDM
5 14 (51.85%) Python
5 14 (51.85%) Linux
5 14 (51.85%) Oracle
5 14 (51.85%) Unix
5 14 (51.85%) Cobbler
5 14 (51.85%) OpenStack
5 14 (51.85%) CloudStack
5 14 (51.85%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (51.85%) DevOps
6 13 (48.15%) ITIL
6 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (51.85%) CloudStack
1 14 (51.85%) OpenStack
2 10 (37.04%) JBoss
2 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
2 10 (37.04%) WebSphere
2 10 (37.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.70%) NAS
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
1 10 (37.04%) Subversion
1 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
1 10 (37.04%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Unix
3 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (51.85%) Configuration Management
1 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (51.85%) DevOps
1 14 (51.85%) DSDM
1 14 (51.85%) RUP
1 14 (51.85%) Scrum
2 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Auto-Scaling
3 10 (37.04%) Build Automation
3 10 (37.04%) OWASP
3 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) High Availability
5 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
5 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
2 14 (51.85%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) Ruby
2 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) XenServer
2 14 (51.85%) Xen
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Cobbler
1 14 (51.85%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (51.85%) Puppet
1 14 (51.85%) Tivoli
2 10 (37.04%) Ansible
2 10 (37.04%) Salt
2 10 (37.04%) Terraform
3 4 (14.81%) SCCM
4 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (7.41%) WSUS
6 1 (3.70%) Nagios
6 1 (3.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) EnterpriseDB
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) F5