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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 112 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 1.22% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 6.50% 17.32% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 10
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
200 127 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.38% 7.07% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 154 113 101
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Vista
6 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (50.00%) Lync
6 8 (50.00%) Windows 2000
6 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) Symantec
8 6 (37.50%) Firewall
8 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
8 6 (37.50%) Windows 8
9 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (31.25%) XenApp
9 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
9 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) McAfee
9 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
10 4 (25.00%) Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Lync
3 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Vista
3 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 2000
5 6 (37.50%) Windows 8
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (6.25%) UNIX
8 1 (6.25%) HPUX
8 1 (6.25%) Solaris
8 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Identity Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (31.25%) XenApp
4 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
2 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Symantec
4 5 (31.25%) McAfee
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago