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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 130 125 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.25% 0.70% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.16% 6.22% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 22
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -19.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,150 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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
158 209 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.86% 11.26% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 127 176 132
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
5 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
6 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
7 11 (57.89%) DNS
7 11 (57.89%) Windows XP
7 11 (57.89%) Windows Vista
8 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (52.63%) Windows 8
8 10 (52.63%) DHCP
8 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
8 10 (52.63%) VMware ESX
9 8 (42.11%) Backup Exec
9 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (36.84%) Lync
10 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
10 7 (36.84%) Identity Management
11 6 (31.58%) Linux
11 6 (31.58%) Windows 2000
11 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (26.32%) MCSE
12 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (21.05%) Service Management
13 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (36.84%) Lync
5 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (5.26%) IIS
8 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
2 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Vista
4 11 (57.89%) Windows XP
5 10 (52.63%) Windows 8
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Windows 2000
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) CentOS
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Identity Management
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
3 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (21.05%) MCTS
3 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 4 (21.05%) MCP
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) VMware ESX
4 4 (21.05%) XenApp
5 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (15.79%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
7 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Backup Exec
2 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Plus generous benefits
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