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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 107 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.23% 0.59% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 12.23% 5.24% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 23
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £31,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
188 229 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.07% 11.21% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 171 165 126
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 28 April 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Firewall
3 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 23 (63.89%) VMware
5 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (47.22%) DNS
7 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
8 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (41.67%) Linux
9 15 (41.67%) ITIL
9 15 (41.67%) SAN
9 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (38.89%) VMware ESX
10 14 (38.89%) Intel Security
10 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
10 14 (38.89%) DHCP
11 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
11 13 (36.11%) Windows 2000
11 13 (36.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2000
11 13 (36.11%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
12 12 (33.33%) Identity Management
12 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
13 11 (30.56%) Skype for Business
14 10 (27.78%) Puppet

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2000
5 11 (30.56%) Skype for Business
6 10 (27.78%) CloudStack
6 10 (27.78%) JBoss
6 10 (27.78%) OpenStack
6 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
6 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
6 10 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (8.33%) IIS
11 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
2 17 (47.22%) DNS
3 15 (41.67%) SAN
4 14 (38.89%) DHCP
5 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) Internet
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) NAS
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 10 (27.78%) Subversion
1 10 (27.78%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) MODAF Architect
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
1 10 (27.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) SCADA
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.33%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (36.11%) Windows 2000
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
5 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (27.78%) Unix
6 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 13 (36.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.78%) Auto-Scaling
5 10 (27.78%) Build Automation
5 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.78%) DevOps
5 10 (27.78%) DSDM
5 10 (27.78%) OWASP
5 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (27.78%) RUP
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 4 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
1 10 (27.78%) Python
1 10 (27.78%) Ruby
1 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.89%) MCSE
5 4 (11.11%) VCP4
5 4 (11.11%) VCP5
6 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.78%) CCA
8 1 (2.78%) CCNA
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CISSP
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.78%) MCITP
8 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (38.89%) VMware ESX
3 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (27.78%) Xen
3 10 (27.78%) XenServer
4 7 (19.44%) XenApp
5 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (11.11%) UAG
6 4 (11.11%) vCloud
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (27.78%) Ansible
2 10 (27.78%) Cobbler
2 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (27.78%) Puppet
2 10 (27.78%) Salt
2 10 (27.78%) Terraform
2 10 (27.78%) Tivoli
3 9 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 9 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 9 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (16.67%) SCCM
5 4 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) Intel Security
4 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (27.78%) EnterpriseDB
5 10 (27.78%) Oracle
6 9 (25.00%) Symantec
7 8 (22.22%) HP
8 7 (19.44%) Citrix
8 7 (19.44%) EMC
9 5 (13.89%) Dell
9 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
10 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
10 4 (11.11%) Avaya
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco
10 4 (11.11%) NetApp
10 4 (11.11%) Sophos
11 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
12 1 (2.78%) Remedy